Entertainment

Clova continues Christmas Break tradition

The Clova presents its 8th annual showing of Polar Express on the last day before Christmas Break. -
The Clova presents its 8th annual showing of Polar Express on the last day before Christmas Break.
— image credit:

The Clova Cinema in Cloverdale is keeping with a favourite local Christmas tradition.

Friday, Dec. 16, the family-owned and operated theatre presents its 8th annual after school screening of The Polar Express.

The 2004 animated movie is directed by Robert Zemekis and features the voice of Tom Hanks.

It tells the story of how a boy's faith is rewarded one Christmas Eve when a stream train pulls up outside his house and takes him on a mysterious, thrilling journey to the North Pole – home of Santa's Workshop.

It's adapted from an illustrated children's book by Chris Van Allsburg. It's simply breathtaking on the big screen, like a storybook brought to life.

The traditional screening always takes place on the last day of school before Christmas break.

Egg nog is $1. There will be Christmas goodies, and admission is by donation. There's a $5 minimum, with proceeds going to the Surrey Food Bank.

The movie starts at 4 p.m., Friday, Dec. 16.

Check www.theclova.com for more details.



Follow the Cloverdale Reporter on Twitter and Facebook. View our print edition online.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

Community Events, July 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Jul 31 edition online now. Browse the archives.