2018 Summer Kids Movie Series


Georgia Paxos, Executive Director
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In its 16th year this movie series is a summer tradition in Stark County


Canton, Ohio, April 3, 2018—The Canton Palace Theatre and the Canton Professional Educators’ Association (CPEA) presents the eight-week movie series Summer Kids Movies. The movies will begin at 1pm, with doors opening at 12:30pm.  Admission is $1.00 and group reservations are available by calling 330-454-8172 up until 4pm on the Friday before the movie showing. All tickets are sold at the door the day of the movie showing.

The 2018 schedule of films include:

  • June 18 – Ferdinand
  • June 25 – Despicable Me 3
  • July 2 – Early Man
  • July 9 – The Smurfs: Lost Village
  • July 16 – Emoji Movie
  • July 23 – Kung Fu Panda 3
  • July 30 – Elf
  • August 6 –Wonder

The Summer Kids Movie Series, now in its 16th year brings children and adults from all parts of our community, including many summer camps and child care facilities.  The concession stand is always open, serving movie theatre favorites including popcorn, soft drinks, water and candy.

“With the annual CPEA sponsorship, we are happy to be able to continue to provide this annual movie tradition.  Many, many children watch their first ever movie in a theater, during the Summer Kids Movie Series.  The historic atmosphere, the stars and the clouds in the sky provide the complete experience,” said Georgia Paxos, Executive Director of the Canton Palace Theatre.

More information for each of the movies can be found on the Canton Palace Theatre website, including film ratings, run times and a brief synopsis of each film.

About the Canton Professional Educators’ Association (CPEA)

The Canton Professional Educators’ Association was established in 1959. It began as a representative of both teachers and administrators. Today, CPEA represents 731 classroom teachers, psychologists, guidance counselors, specialists, nurses, tutors, pre-school teachers, librarians and special substitutes. The association initiates and supports positive changes in the public school system, promotes the educational profession, and actively serves as an advocate for its members. CPEA members are dedicated to children and public education. The CPEA is committed to working in partnership with parents, community leaders and elected officials to help Canton’s students and improve public education and the quality of teaching and learning.  For more information on the Canton Professional Educators’ Association, please visit

About the Canton Palace Theatre

Completed in 1926, the Canton Palace Theatre is a downtown architectural jewel registered on the National Historic Registry. A prized community venue for classic, contemporary and art films, The Palace annually hosts more than 300 special events, concerts, recitals and Broadway-style productions. For more information, please visit

The Palace is located at 605 Market Avenue North in Canton, Ohio. Business and box office hours are Monday through Friday 10:00a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Business offices can be reached at (330) 454-8172 and a 24-Hour Recorded Event Information line is (330) 454-8171.


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