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School Supply Giveaway is August 3

school-supply-giveaway900 W. 10th Street, Metropolis
Friday, August 3, 2018 ~ 5:00 p.m.

Need help gathering necessary school supplies for the upcoming school year? The employees of Harrah’s Metropolis, along with other local businesses and organizations are teaming up once again to distribute school supplies gathered through fundraising and donations.

Individuals may stop by the Metropolis Community Center beginning at 5 p.m. to pick up items, while supplies last. Due to demand, adults without children present are limited to up to 3 students’ supplies. Once through, they may return to the back of the line for the chance to acquire more.

Dental Services, Any child is eligible for free dental cleanings.

Southern Seven Health Department will also be on hand offering vaccinations for individuals with medical cards and those who are private pay. There will be a vast array of information on hand as well as information on which car seat is appropriate for your child. Website

Massac County Drug Awareness Coalition (MCDAC) will be handing out drug awareness buttons among other supplies. Facebook

Local hair stylists are donating special offers and free haircuts. They will be giving out coupons that may be redeemed only once at one of the participating businesses.

“Beginning a new school year can be very stressful for both kids and parents. Our goal for this event is to make sure we help alleviate the stress and make their school year enjoyable,” says Chad Lewis, Advertising and Public Relations Supervisor for Harrah’s Metropolis. “A simple haircut alone can boost self-esteem and increase confidence when starting a new school year.”

Movies in the Park 2018

Select Fridays, May through September 28, 2018
Dusk: movie begins
Fort Massac State Park picnic area, across from Sonic

All movies are free to the public. Come early and bring your blanket and/or lawn chairs. Concessions will be available for purchase. No alcohol is allowed and pets must be on leashes. Provided by Harrah’s Metropolis.  Monitor Facebook for cancellation notices. For more information, call 618-524-4712.

despicable-me-3Friday, May 25 – Despicable Me 3
The mischievous Minions hope that Gru will return to a life of crime after the new boss of the Anti-Villain League fires him. Instead, Gru decides to remain retired and travel to Freedonia to meet his long-lost twin brother for the first time. The reunited siblings soon find themselves in an uneasy alliance to take down the elusive Balthazar Bratt, a former 1980s child star who seeks revenge against the world.

cocoFriday, June 8 – Coco
Despite his family’s generations-old ban on music, young Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol Ernesto de la Cruz. Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead. After meeting a charming trickster named Héctor, the two new friends embark on an extraordinary journey to unlock the real story behind Miguel’s family history.

wonderFriday, July 6 – Wonder
This New York Times bestseller tells the inspiring and heartwarming story of August Pullman, a boy with facial differences who enters fifth grade, attending a mainstream elementary school for the first time and Auggie becomes the most unlikely of heroes. As his family, his new classmates, and the larger community all struggle to find their compassion and acceptance, Auggie’s extraordinary journey will unite them all and prove you can’t blend in when you were born to stand out.

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Friday, July 20 – Peter Rabbit
Peter Rabbit and his three sisters — Flopsy, Mopsy and Cotton-Tail — enjoy spending their days in Mr. McGregor’s vegetable garden. When one of McGregor’s relatives suddenly moves in, he’s less than thrilled to discover a family of rabbits in his new home. A battle of wills soon breaks out as the new owner hatches scheme after scheme to get rid of Peter — a resourceful rabbit who proves to be a worthy and wily opponent.

cars-3Friday, August 3 – Cars 3
Blindsided by a new generation of blazing-fast cars, the legendary Lighting McQueen finds himself pushed out of the sport that he loves. Hoping to get back in the game, he turns to Cruz Ramirez, an eager young technician who has her own plans for winning. With inspiration from the Fabulous Hudson Hornet and a few unexpected turns, No. 95 prepares to compete on Piston Cup Racing’s biggest stage.

nut-job-2Friday, August 24 – The Nut Job 2
Surly the squirrel and his animal friends find out that the corrupt mayor of Oakton plans to bulldoze their beloved Liberty Park to make way for an amusement park. Hoping to save the place they call home, Surly, Andie, Buddy and the rest of the gang join forces with Mr. Feng, a seemingly cute and innocent mouse who happens to be a fierce master of kung fu.

sherlock-gnomesFriday, September 7 – Sherlock Gnomes
When Gnomeo and Juliet first arrive in London with their friends and family, their biggest concern is getting a new garden ready for spring. When everyone in the garden suddenly goes missing they call Sherlock Gnomes. The famous detective and sworn protector of the city shows up with his sidekick Watson to investigate the case. The mystery soon leads the gnomes on a rollicking adventure as they meet all-new ornaments and explore an undiscovered side of London.

the-starFriday, September 28 – The Star
A small but brave donkey named Bo yearns for a life beyond his daily grind at the village mill. One day he finds the courage to break free, and finally goes on the adventure of his dreams. On his journey, he teams up with Ruth, a loveable sheep who has lost her flock and Dave, a dove with lofty aspirations. Along with three wise-cracking camels and some eccentric stable animals, Bo and his new friends follow the Star and become accidental heroes in the greatest story ever told – the first Christmas.

 

New Year’s Weekend Fun at Harrah’s


Light Up The Night!

Ring in the excitement of the New Year at our 2018 celebration. Join us for a New Year’s Eve unlike any other!

Enjoy drink specials and live music at the Signature Bar with a champagne toast at midnight.

LIVE ENTERTAINMENT

Dec. 29 & 30, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. each night
Back to Avalon
The musicians in this band out of Nashville are wealthy in talent, experience and skill; thus obtaining their title as “monster musicians”.

Dec. 30 & 31, 5 p.m.-9 p.m. each night
DJ Johnny Holland
Johnny provides and eclectic blend of popular music spanning many genres and decades.

Dec. 31, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.
The Remedies
The Remedies deliver high-energy rock, pop, and dance hits from the 70’s to today. Their set list is as diverse as it is deep allowing the band to practically custom tailor a set list for any event. Comprised of veteran musicians with extensive professional experience, they are sure to bring you some of the best live music Nashville has to offer! If you’re looking for the cure for the common cover band, look no further! For more information check them out at: http://www.remediesband.com

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School Supply Giveaway is July 28

school-supply-giveaway900 W. 10th Street, Metropolis
Friday, July 28, 2017 ~ 5:00 p.m.

Need help gathering necessary school supplies for the upcoming school year? The employees of Harrah’s Metropolis, along with other local businesses and organizations are teaming up once again to distribute school supplies gathered through fundraising and donations.

Individuals may stop by the Metropolis Community Center beginning at 5 p.m. to pick up items, while supplies last. Due to demand, adults without children present are allowed up to 3 students’ supplies. Once through, they may return to the back of the line for the chance to acquire more.

Dental Safari Company, a mobile dentistry company specializing in children of all ages 0-18, will be on site offering dental exams, cleanings, fluoride treatments and sealants as needed. Any child is eligible and it is at no cost to the family. Dental Safari accepts Illinois medical card and all private insurance. Find them online at dentalsafaricompany.com or on Facebook.

Southern Seven Health Department will also be on hand offering vaccinations for individuals with medical cards and those who are private pay. There will be a vast array of information on hand as well as information on which car seat is appropriate for your child. Website

Massac County Drug Awareness Coalition (MCDAC) will be handing out drug awareness buttons among other supplies. Facebook

Local hair stylists are donating special offers and free haircuts. They will be giving out coupons that may be redeemed only once at one of the participating businesses.

“Beginning a new school year can be very stressful for both kids and parents. Our goal for this event is to make sure we help alleviate the stress and make their school year enjoyable,” says Chad Lewis, Advertising and Public Relations Supervisor for Harrah’s Metropolis. “Among the many offerings we have planned this year, I’m particularly excited to see some of the local hair stylists who jumped on board by offering their talents and services. A simple haircut alone can boost self-esteem and increase confidence when starting a new school year.”

Harrah’s Hometown Celebration is July 1

Saturday, July 1
Hometown Celebration
6:00 p.m.  -11:00 p.m.
Harrah’s Metropolis Casino parking lot
between Ferry St. and Metropolis St.

Harrah’s Metropolis is once again hosting the Hometown Celebration for the entire family. The event will feature music, a Kid’s Zone along food and drinks available for purchase. Cash is required for all purchases. The Kid’s Zone will feature obstacle courses, bounce houses and more from 6:00-9:00 p.m. Live music will be provided by Throwing Copper starting at 7:30 p.m.

A large display of fireworks will be lighting up the sky at approximately 9:15 p.m. provided by Melrose Pyrotechnics. The fireworks display has been generously sponsored by Harrah’s Metropolis, Greater Metropolis Convention and Visitors Bureau and the City of Metropolis.

A $5 entry fee is required for anyone 2 years and older which will benefit the Harrah’s Metropolis School Supply Giveaway being held on Friday, July 28 at the Metropolis Community Center beginning at 5 p.m.

As an added bonus, another display of fireworks is planned for Tuesday, July 4 located on the Metropolis riverfront at dusk. This public display is hosted by the Farmer family in memory of the late Steven Farmer. Music will be provided by Michelle Bradley.

Movies in the Park 2017

Select Fridays, May through September and Saturday, December 16, 2017
Dusk: movie begins
Fort Massac State Park picnic area, across from Sonic

All movies are free to the public. Come early and bring your blanket and/or lawn chairs. Concessions will be available for purchase. No alcohol is allowed and pets must be on leashes. Provided by Harrah’s Metropolis.  Monitor Facebook for cancellation notices. For more information, call 618-524-4712.

May 26 – The Secret Life of Pets

June 2 – Disney’s Pete’s Dragon

July 7 – Bunyan & Babe

July 21 – Disney’s Moana

Aug. 4 - Rock Dog

August 4 – Rock Dog

Aug. 25 – The Lego Batman Movie – Changed to Aug. 19

Sept. 8 – Disney’s The Jungle Book

Sept. 22 – Disney’s Beauty and the Beast

Dec. 16 – Prep & Landing

December movie will be held inside the Visitor Center.

Alabama Horns at Harrah’s Signature Bar May 5-6

Friday-Saturday, May 5-6, 2017
9:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.
Harrah’s, 100 E. Front Street, Metropolis

Clear your schedule this weekend and get to Harrah’s Signature Bar for live music from the Alabama Horns!

This group is one of the most talented collections of musicians in the Mid-South. The band is known for playing favorite rock, soul, pop and classic rock rhythm.

The live music begins 9 p.m. both Friday and Saturday night.