June 7, 2019
Attendees will enjoy a screening of Mary Poppins Returns, a 2018 American musical fantasy film directed by Rob Marshall. The film is a sequel to the 1964 film Mary Poppins, and stars Emily Blunt as the eponymous character with Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ben Whishaw, Emily Mortimer, Julie Walters, Dick Van Dyke, Angela Lansbury, Colin Firth, and Meryl Streep in supporting roles. Set in 1930’s London, twenty-five years after the events of the original film, it sees Mary Poppins, the former nanny of Jane and Michael Banks, returning after a family tragedy.
Pre-movie activities for kids begin at 6:45 p.m. Before the movie begins guests are invited to take the Fairies vs Trolls challenge or go for a sunset stroll in the Garden. Movie begins at dusk, approximately 8:15 p.m. Families are invited to bring their own picnics (with non-alcoholic beverages). Food and drink concessions will be available for purchase. (Family-friendly options, as well as beer and wine. No outside alcohol permitted.)
Tickets are $6 for Members and $11 for non-members. Advance tickets are required. Ticket Sale Dates: April 15 for Members and May 1 for Non-members.
For additional information and ticket purchase, visit the website at https://southcoastbotanicgarden.org/event/movie-night-mary-poppins-returns/.
The South Coast Botanic Garden is located at 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard, Palos Verdes, CA 90247.