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Merrick Kiwanis offering family film for Sandy victims


The Merrick Kiwanis Club will host a special movie morning for families impacted by Hurricane Sandy.

The family-friendly film will be “Escape from Planet Earth” and will be shown at Merrick Cinemas on Monday, Feb. 18. Doors will open at 9:30 a.m. for a 10 a.m. show time.

In addition to the movie, attendees will receive a free soda and popcorn. The idea behind the event is to give families a little break after all that they have been through after Sandy, according to organizers.

Advanced reservations are required. Email your name, town and number of people attending to The program is provided by Merrick Kiwanis with a grant received from the Kiwanis International Foundation.