Close Encounters of the Third Kind! | World UFO Day

07/02/19 1:00 pm until 07/02/19 3:15 pm
Categories: Library

Make contact again & watch this classic 1977 science fiction film on World UFO Day!

Electric lineman, Roy Neary, watches how his quiet & ordinary daily life turns upside down after a close encounter with a UFO. Written & directed by Steven Spielberg, the film used the Devils Tower formation near Hulett, Wyoming as a plot element & location of its climactic scenes.

This film is rated PG. Popcorn & beverages will be served.

A UFO, or unidentified flying object, is considered an unknown entity that is unclassified and unidentifiable. UFO sightings have had a profound impact on our culture and our curiosity, with the unknown spawning books, movies, video games and television shows.

World UFO Day is an awareness day for people to gather together and watch the skies for unidentified flying objects. July 2 commemorates the 1949 Roswell, New Mexico UFO incident.

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