The Texarkana, Texas Parks and Recreations Department kicks of their free "Movies in the Park"  with 'The Lion King'.

The movies start between 7-8 PM and are shown in the field across from the old airplane. The movies are free of charge and the Texarkana Parks Department wants to promote a very family-friendly atmosphere so no alcohol or smoking is allowed. This is what IMDB has to say about the movie.

After the murder of his father, a young lion prince flees his kingdom only to learn the true meaning of responsibility and bravery.

Here is the movie trailer for 'The Lion King'.

Make sure to bring blankets and chairs for you to sit on and you are allowed to bring food and drinks as well. Concessions will be available. The movie will be shown in the filed across from the airplane.

If you have any questions call the Parks and Recreation office at 903-798-3900.