February 23, 2024

Bank of America’s Screen on the Green brings Blockbuster Movies, Barbie & Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, to Discovery Green®

HOUSTON – Bank of America’s Screen on the Green, Houston’s premier, free outdoor film experience, puts the spotlight on Discovery Green with screenings of family friendly movies.
     Additionally, ahead of the Barbie showtime on Saturday, March 2 and in honor of Women’s History Month in March, Discovery Green will host the complimentary Girls on the Green at 4 p.m. The women-led lineup of activities and entertainment will include a panel discussion moderated by Discovery Green Conservancy board member Staci LaToison, featuring Miss Texas 2023/Miss America runner-up, Ellie Breaux and other women of achievement. The afternoon will also include a women makers’ market and entrepreneur showcase, dragon boat demonstration from breast cancer survivors, mammograms from The Rose, and fun photo opportunities such as life-sized Barbie boxes to a colorful set of Cars by Pink Thangz.
     “Discovery Green is thrilled to bring beloved movies to the park for all to enjoy – free and against a dramatic backdrop of trees and skyline,” said Discovery Green Conservancy President Kathryn Lott. “This season’s series also celebrates extraordinary women of all generations through Girls on the Green, an afternoon jam-packed with inspiring people, panel and performances.”
     Screenings begin at 7 p.m. Families are encouraged to arrive early for games and activities. Guests are welcome to bring blankets, camping chairs and snacks. Please leave alcohol and glass containers at home. Food, beer and wine are available for purchase at The Lake House. See below additional details on Barbie, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem, Wonka and Mean Girls. 
 “Each year, Houston residents look forward to spending time with loved ones at the Screen on the Green’s free movie series. A beloved family activity, Screen on the Green is a great way to get outdoors and enjoy the season’s highly anticipated movies.” said Hong Ogle, Bank of America Houston President. “Bank of America’s longstanding partnership with Discovery Green speaks to our commitment to bring the community together to celebrate the arts.”

For more information on the series, please visit discoverygreen.com/screenonthegreen.

BarbieSaturday, March 2 from 7-9 p.m.; Girls on the Green begins at 4 p.m.
Barbie and Ken are having the time of their lives in the colorful and seemingly perfect world of Barbie Land. However, when they get a chance to visit the real world, they soon discover the joys and perils of living among humans. (PG-13) 2023, 116 min. CC Spanish

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant MayhemSaturday, March 16 from 7–8:45 p.m.
Raphael, Leonardo, Donatello and Michelangelo are four turtle brothers with a unique set of skills and a penchant for mischief, which runs them afoul of New York City. Yet when a horde of sinister mutants begins to wreak havoc, the city must learn to rely on the turtles if they are to be saved. (PG) 2023, 99 min. CC English

Wonka Saturday, May 25 from 7 – 9 p.m.
This fantasy musical film follows the story of Willy Wonka, the famous but eccentric chocolatier based on the character from Roald Dahl’s novel. In particular, it emphasizes his rise to the top. The narrative traces his beginnings as a young adult who started as an employee selling chocolate in a store until he became driven to enter the chocolate industry eventually. This film acts as a prequel to the 1971 film adaptation of Dahl’s novel. (PG-13) 2023 112 minutes CC Spanish

Mean GirlsSaturday, June 22 from 7 – 9 p.m.
Cady Heron is a hit with the Plastics, an A-list girl clique at her new school. But everything changes when she makes the mistake of falling for Aaron Samuels, the ex-boyfriend of alpha Plastic Regina George. (PG-13) 2024 115 minutes CC English

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