Movie lovers, car enthusiasts and lovers of nostalgia get ready – The Twilight Drive-In in Aldergrove opens this Friday for the first outdoor cinema event of the season.

The two movies that will kick off a summer of movie experiences are Man on a Ledge and The Grey.

According to the drive-in’s coming attractions webpage, some of the summer blockbusters to look forward to on the big open-air screen are Men in Black III, G.I.Joe: Retaliation, The Avengers, and American Reunion. It looks like this will be yet another summer of serial continuations.

Though I’ve only ever made it to this drive-in once (and I went to the drive-in back when I was a kid), I have found that they do often show movies I would be interested in seeing against a night sky, and they seem to try varying the programming so there’s bound to be something for everyone at some point over the summer.

Tickets are just $12.50 each for adults, $9.50 each for seniors, and $7.50 each for children aged 5-12. One ticket gets you access to all the movies shown that night.

For now the drive-in is only open Friday through Sunday and is only showing two films nightly, but by summer it will be open 7 days a week with three movies playing Friday through Sunday nights (and two movies on weeknights).

Twilight also offers reduced admission twice weekly, with general admission set at $9.50 per person on Tuesdays and a carload deal of $28 for up to 5 people on Thursdays.

Movies play rain or shine, and walk-ins are welcome – bring a lawn chair and a radio!

You can sign-up to recieve the Twilight Drive-In weekly showtimes newsletter on the homepage of their website.

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This coming Tuesday night in the Alice McKay Room on the lower level of the Central Branch of the Vancouver Public Library, Liberation BC is sponsoring a free screening of the film Vegucated.

Vegucated takes viewers along for the journey undertaken by three dairy and meat-loving New Yorkers to swap bacon for seitan and fish for flax by going vegan.

During their six week experiment we see bachelor Brian, single mom Ellen and college student Tesla challenge their taste buds, their resolve, and ultimately their compassion.

This award-winning film is definitely one to see, whether you’re an omnivore, a vegan, or somewhere in between.

The screening starts at 7pm and admission is free, but it’s best to arrive early to avoid disappointment. (Last year when Liberation BC held a film screening for Forks Over Knives, the library had to turn people away once they reached capacity.)

Be sure to check out GetVegucated.com for more info, including how you can rent or buy the film digitally online if you can’t make the screening.

The Central Branch is located at 350 West Georgia Street in downtown Vancouver.