The historic Carolina Theatre in downtown Greensboro has announced two summer movies series beginning in July.

The Carolina Kids Club is the modern version of the Circle K Club of the 1950s and 1960s, with a change that no one could have imagined in the ’50s and ’60s – kids will be required to wear masks.

Showtime for the Carolina Kids Club is 9:30 a.m. on Wednesdays beginning on July 14 and ending on August 11.  The family friendly movies will be preceded by child-focused live stage entertainment.  Carolina Kids Club tickets are $5 and include a snack pack with popcorn and a juice box.  Watching kids eat popcorn and drinking juice while wearing a mask could be the source of additional entertainment.

The Carolina Kids Club is being supported with a grant from the Lincoln Financial Foundation.

Show time for Summer Film Fest movies is 7 p.m. and the series will begin on Monday, July 12 running through Thursday, August 19.  A different movie will be shown each night Monday through Thursday.

Tickets are $7 for adults, $6 for students, teachers, seniors, military and groups of 10 or more.  Essential workers receive a special discount of one free ticket with the purchase of a ticket.  According to the Carolina Theatre essential workers include healthcare professionals; first responders; military and national guard; teachers and school staff; grocery and big box store employees; restaurant and gas station employees; government and utility employees; manufacturing employees; delivery employees including Uber and Lyft drivers; as well as artists, musicians and technicians.

The definition of essential workers covers a lot of territory, but journalists didn’t make the cut.

The Summer Film Fest begins with “Rebecca” on Monday July 12 and ends with “Coming to America” on Thursday, Aug. 19.

Tickets as well as the complete schedule of events at the Carolina Theatre is available at