City teams with animal group for free movie event

By BROOKE STEVENSON
Times-Herald Newspapers
WYANDOTTE — The second screening in the city’s new outdoor movie series will be held this week.
Flicks on Bricks will feature “Hotel For Dogs” at dusk on Friday at the site of the old Wyandotte Theater at Elm and First streets.
The series is an outdoor movie night that features family-friendly films shown on an inflatable screen at the site.
Friday’s movie is based on Lois Duncan’s novel, and the story revolves around two orphaned teenagers who decide to turn an abandoned building into a safe haven for stray dogs. “Hotel For Dogs” is rated PG and has a run time of 100 minutes.
Volunteers from the nonprofit group Precious Animal Welfare Society of Michigan will also be on hand with adoptable dogs and cats.
P.A.W.S. is an all-volunteer group that promotes the humane, compassionate and responsible treatment of all animals. The group works with the city pound to reduce euthanasia rates, provide low-cost programs, and helps in finding permanent homes for animals.
Information will be available at the event about pound hours; low-cost spay-and-neuter programs; and dog obedience.
Admission to Flicks on Bricks is free, and moviegoers are encouraged to being lawn chairs, blankets and snacks, though refreshments will be available for purchase.
The third and final screening in the series will be “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” on Aug. 14.
For more information contact the Special Events Office at (734) 324-4502 or info@wyan.org.
For more information about P.A.W.S. go to www.pawsofmichigan.com.

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