Going to the movies can be a lot of fun. You pick the perfect seat, have snacks in hand, and the anticipation builds as the lights dim and the surround sound kicks in and you find yourself immersed in the film.

For some people however, it can be an uncomfortable, even scary experience. For those with sensory sensitivities, having the lights go out can cause anxiety and when the sound comes roaring out of the speakers all around the theater, it can be uncomfortable, even painful. Plus, being able to sit still and be quiet during a film isn’t always easy, or possible.

That’s about to change. Thanks to Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro and the ThinkDifferently campaign, individuals with special needs and their families are invited to have some free movie fun on Saturday, May 6 at 10 am at the Roosevelt Cinemas in Hyde Park.

Seating is limited to the first 150 people, so here's where you can register. Don't wait, these tickets will go fast and reservations must be made by Wednesday, May 3.


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