The first-ever accesso ShoWare Center Outdoor Cinema, presented by Kent Downtown Partnership and Kent Lions Club, is featuring its first two films on July 8.

The outdoor film series will be held in the rear lot of accesso ShoWare Center, and will have two films featured Wednesdays through Sundays at 6:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. each night. Weekly film announcements will be made each Wednesday for the following week. Tickets for the first two films — “The Land Before Time” and “Jurassic Park” — are available at

The number of seatbelts per vehicle denotes how many passengers will be allowed to each showing. There are 95 vehicle spots available per showing, and no RVs will be allowed.

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, hygienic safeguards will be provided including cleaning staff at restrooms, touchless ticket scanning, and hand sanitizer stations near food and beverage stalls.