Tots in Tow Matinee Series

November 19 – December 31, 2019 · view days & times
Price: $8 | $7.50 ArtsQuest Member
Venue: Frank Banko Alehouse Cinemas

Every Tuesday, one of our 1 p.m. hour screenings will be geared specifically for parents and/or caregivers with small babies in tow. These Tots in Tow Matinee screenings feature one of the films that we are currently showing in the evenings, but with theater conditions adjusted to provide you with a more baby-friendly movie theater environment.

Lights will be dimmed so that you can find your way in and out of the theater as needed, and the volume level will be turned down so as not to damage your baby's more sensitive eardrums. We'll even provide you with a changing table in our lobby.

Ticket prices for parents will be the usual matinee rates, while babies come free!

Tuesday, November 19, 1:45 p.m. - Western Stars

Live concert performance of Bruce Springsteen singing songs from his album 'Western Stars'.

Frequently Asked Questions about the Tots in Tow Matinees:

Q: When do Tots in Tow Matinee screenings take place?
A: Tots in Tow Matinee screenings take place every Tuesday in the 1 p.m. hour (typically 1:30 or 1:45). Check our website for the exact time.

Q: Do I need to buy tickets in advance?
A: No. The ArtsQuest Center box office is open as early as 12 p.m. on Tuesdays and you can also purchase tickets online.

Q: How much do tickets cost?
A: Adults pay $8 per ticket; ArtsQuest members pay $7.50. Babies come free!

Q: What kinds of movies do you show at the Tots in Tow Matinees?
A: We show the same newly released films that we show in the evening. Just check our website for the listings.

Q: Is there an age limit for babies?
A: There is no official age limit for babies. However, remember that the films that we screen are geared towards an adult audience and are sometimes rated R. We therefore recommend that babies be no older than eighteen months.

Q: Is there a place to change diapers?
A: Yes, changing tables are provided in our 1st floor bathrooms.

Q: Can I bring a stroller into the theater?
A: Yes. We’ll ask that you place them away from areas wherein they’ll block access in and out of the theater, however.

Q: How is the theater environment baby-friendly?
A: Lights are dimmed, but never off, making it easy to find your way in and out of the theater as needed. Also, the volume level will be turned down so as not to damage your baby's more sensitive eardrums.

Q: Can I nurse in the theater?
A: Yes.

Q: What if my baby cries?
A: That's okay! Tots in Tow Matinees are specifically geared towards parents with young infants, so nobody will mind if your baby cries or makes noise during the movie.

Q: Are you going to show Labyrinth in this series?
A: No, we just liked the pic of David Bowie holding a baby. We do screen Labyrinth every Thanksgiving weekend, though!

Venue Information
Frank Banko Alehouse Cinemas
ArtsQuest Center
101 Founders Way
Bethlehem, PA 18015
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