Joint Media Release

Area municipalities are showing their appreciation to volunteers in the community with a free drive-in movie event on April 23 and 24 brought to you by their Family and Community Support Services (FCSS) departments.

The event is open to all residents in the region who have volunteered in some capacity at any organization over the past year. Volunteers can register for their ticket at Registration is free and only requires indicating which organization(s) the attendee has volunteered for.

The event is being screened at dusk at Evergreen Park’s Grande Sunset Theatre and features the movies Hotel For Dogs and Instant Family. Gates open at 9 p.m. and movies begin at 9:30 p.m.

Limited tickets are available.

Volunteers are welcome to bring their families with them, however as it is a drive-in movie event, there is a restriction of seatbelt capacity per vehicle and attendees must remain in their cars during the movies.

A food truck will be on-site or volunteers may bring their own snacks. Volunteers must watch the film from their trucks. They can leave for the washroom and to purchase food.

FCSS teams in the City, County, Beaverlodge, Wembley, Sexsmith, Hythe, and Municipal District of Greenview are proud to collaborate on this appreciation event to thank volunteers for continued efforts to make communities in the region better places to live.


Media contact:
Kathleen Turner
County of Grande Prairie FCSS Director

Anna Stewart
Home Support Coordinator, City of Grande Prairie