Every weekend through mid-March will feature a different children's movie.
MJR Digital Cinemas will offer a Free Spring Children’s Film Festival every Saturday and Sunday beginning this weekend. Every weekend will feature a new children's movie. Children 12 and under will be admitted at no charge, while parents tickets cost $1. Tickets will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis until the theater reaches capacity. Tickets will be available the day of the show only with no advance ticket sales. For showtimes, check the Brighton Towne Square Digital Cinema 20 website or call 810-227-4700 beginning Tuesday for the week's chosen movie. Spring Children's Film Festival Schedule:
Popcorn prices are rising in retail and wholesale markets.
Severe drought conditions in the Midwest will soon hit Americans where it hurts the most - their snack foods. WDIV Channel 4 reported that triple digit temperatures and weeks without rain have withered soybean, grain and popcorn crops and scarcity has caused retail and wholesale prices to jump. Mike Mihalich, owner of Brighton MJR Towne Square Theater, said he is not yet sure if the shortage will increase the cost of popcorn in MJR Theaters. "The cost is going to go up, just like anything else," he said about popcorn. "If there's a fire in a refinery and oil becomes a little more scarce, they raise the prices. We'll have plenty of popcorn. We'll just have to pay more for it." Mihalich said his company pays farmers a premium in advance to …