ANSONIA-The Assumption Home School Association will conduct their first family movie night Oct. 14 in the newly renovated Bob and Maureen O’Keefe Arts and Athletic Center.
The Association will show The Wizard of Oz and will issue replica 1910 admission tickets for which they will charge 7 cents.
“Seven cents was the cost of a movie ticket in 1910 which was also the year Assumption School was built,” explained the Rev. James Sullivan, pastor of the Church of Assumption on North Cliff Street. “All future family movie nights will be free admission. We just wanted to do something fun and be able to use the original movie ticket booth in the auditorium. It probably hasn’t been used in at least five decades.”
The movie will be show on a screen approximately 20 feet by 15 feet placed on the stage. The public is invited to attend and refreshments will be sold.
On Oct. 15, Sullivan will be formally installed as pastor during a 10:45 a.m. Installation Mass celebrated by the Very Rev. Christopher Ford, who is Archdiocese of Hartford’s episcopal vicar for the Waterbury area.