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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - Folks brought out their lawn chairs and blankets to enjoy a movie in downtown Youngstown Monday night.

The outdoor movie series kicked off with Dr. Seuss' "The Lorax" on the Covelli Centre lawn.

If you missed the film, you still have time to catch another one.

The 10 free movies are offered almost every Monday through September 9th.

The city of Youngstown, the Covelli Centre and Golden String teamed up for the series. The nonprofit organization, Golden String, is raising money through a concession stand.  

In a news release, organizers say that all children must be accompanied by an adult and that parents should use their own discretion on what films are appropriate for young children. All movies are PG or PG13.

In case of a rain date the movie will be shown the next day.

The movie schedule is below:

July 1 - Men in Black 3

July 8 - Paranormal

July 15 - Jack Reacher

July 22 - Lion King

July 29 - NO MOVIE

August 5 - 42 (The story of Jackie Robinson)

August 12 - The Birds (1963)

August 19 - The Avengers

August 26 - Oz Great and Powerful

September 2 - NO MOVIE

September 9th - Cinderella

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