Family movies on tap at New Smyrna Beach Regional Library: 'Alice in Wonderland,' 'Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Family & 'The Sword in the Stone'

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By HENRY FREDERICK

Headline Surfer
NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla -- Make movie watching a family affair at the New Smyrna Beach Regional Library, which will show three family-friendly movies in January.

The free movies include:

• “Alice in Wonderland”: 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 5. Nineteen-year-old Alice returns to Wonderland, where she reunites with her old friends and learns of her true destiny: to end the Red Queen's reign of terror. Mia Wasikowski, Johnny Depp and Helena Bonham Carter star. Rated PG, 108 minutes. 

• “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory”: 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan.12. A poor but hopeful boy seeks one of the five coveted golden tickets that will send him on a tour of Willy Wonka's mysterious chocolate factory. Gene Wilder, Jack Albertson and Peter Ostrum star. Rated G, 100 minutes.

“The Sword in the Stone”: 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19.  A poor boy named Arthur learns the power of love, kindness, knowledge and bravery with the help of the wizard Merlin in the path to become one of the most beloved kings in English history. Rated G, 79 minutes.

Movie reservations not required

For more information, please call the NSB library call 386-424-2910, option 5. The New Smyrna Beach Regional Library, 1001 S. Dixie Freeway, is open from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday,  9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday. 
 
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Henry Frederick is publisher of Headline Surfer®, the award-winning 24/7 internet news outlet covering the Daytona Beach-Sanford-Orlando metro area via HeadlineSurfer.com for a decade now. A longtime cops & courts reporter focused on breaking news & investigative reporting, Frederick is among the Sunshine State's most prolific daily news reporters, having amassed dozens of journalism-industry awards in print anddigital platforms. Frederick is enrolled at Full Sail University in Winter Garden, FL, where he's three-fourths through the online Master of Arts program in New Media Journalism. His graduation is in August.