Cinema Sundays First Sunday of the month January 5, February 2, March 2, April 6 1:30 PM: Jeannie Meg Smith Theater inside Eaton Conservation Hall Come celebrate 50 years of Conservancy work in the region. Bring the family to enjoy a new, nature-inspired movie the first Sunday of each month - followed by a children’s craft for hands-on learning about the movie theme. We’ll even supply the popcorn! All movie topics reinforce the Conservancy mission to protect our water, land and wildlife. (Regular Nature Center admission rates apply for non-members.) January 5: "Oceans" Disney nature’s “Oceans” is a spectacular story about the incredible creatures that inhabit the ocean’s depths. Narrated by Pierce Brosnan, “Oceans” delivers never before seen footage of some of the ocean’s most elusive creatures. “Swim” alongside humpback whales, “dive” with massive great white sharks, and “leap” with the dolphins. The movie will be followed by an ocean-inspired children’s craft. Movie length is 84 minutes. February 2: "Born to be Wild" Features two extraordinary women who have dedicated their lives to rescuing orphaned baby animals. In Africa, Dame Daphne Sheldrick protects baby elephants that have lost their parents to poachers. Across the world, Birute Galdikas rescues baby orangutans when their jungle homes are cut down and turned into “palm oil fields.” Narrated by Morgan Freeman, this heartwarming story of two incredible women, and the playful, brave and sometimes mischievous orphans they raise, serves as a reminder that one person truly can make a difference! Followed by an animal inspired craft. Movie length is 45 minutes. March 2: "Invasion of the Giant Pythons" This PBS Nature series film explores the foremost of the “alien invaders” - the Burmese Python. Scientists and snake huntersstudy the pythons and try to find solutions to the growing crisis. Especially relevant to the invasive species issues in Southwest Florida, this exciting documentary follows scientists and snake hunters as they study the pythons, the effect they have on the local wildlife and how to find solutions to the growing crisis. Followed by an “invasive” species craft. Movie length is 53 minutes. April 6: "Earth" Narrated by James Earl Jones, this film takes you alongside three animal families as they journey across the globe. This fun and inspiring epic story of adventure includes amazing footage of some of nature’s most magnificent creatures. These heartwarming adventures demonstrate how precious life really is. The movie will be followed by an earth-inspired craft. Movie length is 99 minutes. Questions? Call 239.262.0304 or email CherylL@conservancy.org.