By Maggie Caraway
For the Opelika Observer

Looking for a fun summer event the entire family will enjoy? Opelika Parks and Recreation is holding a Float-N-Movie. “Up” will be playing Friday June 25 at 7 p.m. at the Opelika SportsPlex pool. Admission is free for SportsPlex members and $5 per guest. Registration is required. To register, call 334-705-5560.

Participants must bring their own float. However, the float does not have to be already inflated. The Opelika Parks and Recreation staff will be available and ready to blow up floats before the movie starts.

Everyone is encouraged to come to the enjoy the summer fun. “Bring your float. Bring your family. Just relax in the pool for a fun, family-friendly movie,” said Laura Leigh Chesser, public relations coordinator for Opelika Parks and Recreation department. 

The Disney classic “Up” follows elderly widower Carl Fredricksen and a young boy named Russell as they set out to follow Carl’s dream of exploring South Africa. Their mode of transportation is Carl’s home attached to thousands of balloons. This movie is sure to please the entire family, and this is an event you do not want to miss.