By LORI ABBOTTS
Daily News Staff
St. Thomas will get a well-needed treat thanks to Eccentric Mocko Jumbie leader Randolph Donovan. Pile the kids in the car and head to the Fort Christian parking lot for a drive-in movie, to be shown both Saturday and Sunday, a safe way to get out and have a little fun.
“I wanted to have an event that my 5-year old daughter could go to, because with the COVID virus, there’s nothing going on right now,” said Donovan. “With that and home schooling, kids are stuck in the house too much. It’s summer when they are supposed to be out having fun.”
A drive-in movie, he says, would be a chance for people to “get out of the house in a safe way, a safe outing to have some family fun.”
A 25- to 30-foot inflatable screen will be set up to view the movie and sound will be transmitted through the car radio. Concessions such as popcorn and drinks will be served, with runners serving to individual cars.
Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for children ages 6 to 13. Younger children will be admitted free. The gates open at 6 p.m. for the family movie and 9:30 p.m. for the PG-13 movie.
The Saturday family movie is “Scooby Doo,” starting at 7 p.m. The 10:30 p.m. movie will be “Just Mercy.” On Sunday, enjoy “Frozen 2” at 6 p.m. and “The Upside” at 10:30 p.m.