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Free Outdoor Summer Movies Animated family movies presented by Spokane Valley Parks and Recreation Department. Today, 8:50 p.m., “Despicable Me 2.” Gru is recruited by the Anti-Villain League to help deal with a powerful new super criminal. Rated PG. Aug. 22, 8:10 p.m., “Frozen.” Bring blankets, chairs and snacks and enjoy the show. There will be activities in the park an hour before the movie start time. Mirabeau Point Park, 13500 E. Mirabeau Parkway, Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 688-0300.

“How to Train Your Dragon” A hapless young Viking who aspires to hunt dragons becomes the unlikely friend of a young dragon himself, and learns there may be more to the creatures than he assumed. Rated PG. Shown at dusk. Bring blankets or low-back chairs. Friday, Half Moon Park, 19995 E. Meyers Ave. (near Holl Boulevard and Indiana Avenue), Liberty Lake. Free. (509) 499-3180.

$1 Family Movies Garland Theater Today, “Shrek” (PG); Monday-Aug. 1, “Kung Fu Panda” (PG); Aug. 4-8, “How to Train Your Dragon” (PG); Aug. 11-15, “Madagascar” (PG). Movies shown daily Monday-Friday at 9:30 a.m. Box office opens at 9 a.m. Garland Theater, 924 W. Garland Ave. $1. (509) 327-1050.

“Turbo” A freak accident might just help an everyday garden snail achieve his biggest dream: winning the Indy 500. Rated PG. Show at dusk. Bring blankets or low-back chairs. Concessions available through Liberty Lake Kiwanis. Saturday, Pavillion Park, 727 N. Molter Road, Liberty Lake. Free. (509) 499-3180.

$1 Summer Movies at Garland Theater Saturday, Tuesday and Thursday, “Fear & Loathing in Las Vegas” (R); Aug. 2, 5 and 7, “The Goonies” (PG); Aug. 9, 12 and 14, “Labyrinth” (PG); Aug. 16, 19 and 21, “Pulp Fiction” (R); Aug. 23, 26 and 28, “Dr. Strangelove” (PG). Movies will show Saturdays at midnight; Tuesdays at 7 p.m. and Thursdays at 9 p.m. Garland Theater, 924 W. Garland Ave. $1. (509) 327-1050.

“Up” By tying thousands of balloons to his home, 78-year-old Carl sets out to fulfill his lifelong dream to see the wilds of South America. Russell, a Wilderness Explorer 70 years younger, inadvertently becomes a stowaway. Rated PG. Monday, 1 p.m., Coeur d’Alene Library, Shirley Parker Storyroom, 702 E. Front Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 769-2315, ext. 438.

$1 Summer Movies Express - Spokane Valley Regal Theater Two movies to choose from each Tuesday and Wednesday at 10 a.m. Portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Will Rogers Institute. Tuesday and Wednesday, “The Croods” and “Epic”; Aug. 5-6, “Turbo” and “Walking with Dinosaurs.” All shows are rated PG and both movies show each day. Spokane Valley Mall, 14760 E. Indiana Ave., Spokane Valley. $1. (509) 922-2590.

Fifth Annual Selkirk International Film Festival Short films from the U.S. and Canada with connections to the area. The event shows 10 films, each four to 20 minutes long, and will include comedy, drama, documentary and experimental films. Filmmakers will be on hand to answer questions. Wine, beer and refreshments will be available. Tickets sales benefit the nonprofit Cutter Theatre. Thursday, 7 p.m., Cutter Theatre, 302 Park St., Metaline Falls, Washington. $5. (509) 446-4108.


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