The City of Tuscaloosa will host an environmental movie series, "Green Scenes," informing the younger generation about eco-friendly habits with well-known animated favorites.

For every Friday in July, the City of Tuscaloosa Environmental Services Division will host each movie at the Richard A. Curry Jr. complex, located at 3440 Kauloosa Ave., at 1 p.m.

"Attendees at this free event will learn about environmental stewardship through popular children’s movies shown on a big screen," the city said in a Friday press release.

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At each event, guests will receive a free bag of popcorn and refreshments from Coca-Cola.

Check out what's playing:

On Friday, July 2, “The Croods: A New Age” will be showing. This story follows the human growth and industry impact on the environment and its natural inhabitants.  

On Friday, July 9, families can watch “Raya and the Last Dragon”, an emotional movie about peace between different cultures and appreciation for the services nature provides. 

On Friday, July 16, “Abominable" will be playing. This movie will teach the importance of protecting wildlife, as they also have important lives and connections to the world. 

On Friday, July 23, “Onward” will be shown to emphasize family development and the beauty that raw, uninhibited nature provides.

On Friday, July 30, families can see “Tom and Jerry." This 2021 rendition of the classic tale provides many themes, including the unlikely friendship between two species that develops gradually. 

Adults must be present with children under the age of 15, with no more than five children per adult. 

Private showings are also available for groups larger than 10. To schedule a private screening, contact the environmental services office at 205-248-4900 or

For more information, contact Tuscaloosa 311.

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