The Smith Haven Mall in Lake Grove is hosting free outdoor movie nights this summer.
Mondays in August, the Movies Under the Stars event will show family-friendly movies on a big outdoor screen in the mall's Lifestyle Village. The movies begin at 8 p.m., but the event kicks off with a Kids Expo starting at 5 p.m.
Families are encouraged to bring their own chairs or blankets, as seating will be limited to benches and planters within Lifestyle Village. The August movie night schedule includes:See also100 things for kids
"Shrek" on Aug. 10: An ogre agrees to rescue a princess for a villainous lord in order to get his land back.
"Ice Age" on Aug. 17: Set during an ice age, a sabretooth tiger, a sloth and a woolly mammoth find a lost human infant and try to return him to his tribe.
"Puss in Boots" on Aug. 24: This journey chronicles the events leading up to the sword fighting cat's meeting with Shrek and his friends.
The Kids Expo will include free activities and giveaways, including a moon bounce and popcorn. There will also be complimentary child identification kits from New York Life, arts and crafts, face-painting and more. Additionally, there will be a coloring contest, drumming and food samples.
For more information about the Smith Haven Mall Family Movie Night, visit the mall's Facebook page or call (631) 724-8066.