A chance to ‘chill out’
Free movies and ADF tours delight
KIDS had no reason to be bored last week.
The Proserpine Entertainment Centre screened two days of free movies for people to come together and chill out.
Kids were treated to three showings of Paddington on Thursday while Finding Dory was shown at 10am on Friday.
There was also a chance for kids to have a look inside army vehicles as the Australian Defence Force were based at the venue.
Proserpine Entertainment Centre manager Chris Patrick said people were grateful to have a place to relax.
“This whole thing has been really well received. I had a lady thank me for letting them chill out for a couple of hours with the kids,” he said.
“Kids are also having a look inside the army jeeps and getting pictures taken and having the army explain how they work.”
Mr Patrick said the ADF were a welcome presence at the centre.
“It has been a real pleasure, an absolute pleasure working with these beautiful people, very polite and very obliging and very helpful in any shape or form, it’s been a pleasure to have them in the building,” he said.
Army operations officer Liam Clarke said the arrangement worked well.
“After the movie screenings we invited kids to come out and have a look at our protected mobility vehicles, so they got a chance to be in the back seat and also got to talk to the soldiers,” he said.
SHOWTIME: Proserpine Entertainment Centre screened free movie sessions last Thursday and Friday.
Caitlin Baole, Andy Fletcher, Bessie Simpson and Peter Simpson check out military vehicles.
Zara Gross-Lyons, Maddy Raymant, Kirra Angel, Phoebe Raymant, Saxon Angel, Taylor Tovey and Tyler Tovey.