Glendale Arts kicks off a month-long film series tonight and along with providing a family-friendly event, it also will help the needy.
Through a partnership with Tegan Summer Productions, Glendale Arts will show four American classics at the Alex Theatre. The first film is “The Sound of Music.” It screens at 7 p.m. tonight.
Subsequent titles are “E.T.: The Extra Terrestrial — 25th Anniversary Screening,” at 7 p.m. Aug. 15; “The Princess Bride,” at 7 p.m. Aug. 22; and “The Neverending Story,” at 7 p.m. Aug. 29.
Patrons who bring canned goods to any of the screenings will receive a coupon good for $5 off tickets to any of the Glendale Pops Orchestra concerts. The canned goods will go to the Glendale Salvation Army Food Bank.
Tickets for each screening are $12 for adults and $8.50 for children and seniors, plus a $2.50 per-ticket facility/restoration fee. Tickets can be purchased at www.AlexTheatre.org, or in person at the Americana at Brand concierge desk in the Grand Lobby.