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Written by Jenna Smith   
Friday, 14 September 2012 14:44

Theater Throwback

You can't get it anywhere else, movies from the 70’s and 80’s showing every Thursday for eight weeks! Dancing, movie trivia, or themed food - it's a unique experience at each throwback movie! See it where it's meant to be seen - on the GIANT Screen!

Later shows will have the biggest crowds, so get your tickets now!
Thursday, September 13: Footloose, 6 & 8:30 p.m.
Thursday, September 20: American Graffiti, 8:30 p.m.
Thursday, September 27: Field of Dreams, 6 & 8:30 p.m.
Thursday, October 4: Ferris Bueller's Day Off, 6 and 8:30 p.m.
Thursday, October 11: Grease, 6 and 8:30 p.m.*
*The 8:30 p.m. show will be a sing-a-long format.
Thursday, October 18: The Breakfast Club, 8:30 p.m.
Thursday, October 25: Top Gun, 6 and 8:30 p.m.
Thursday, November 1: Raiders of the Lost Ark, 6 and 8:30 p.m.


Get the series package of all 8 movies for $56! Individual tickets are available for purchase, $8.50/adults; $7.50/seniors/students/military; $6.50/youth. Members receive $1 off individual prices.

You can stop in the Museum to buy the series package or call 563-324-1054 ext. 256. Alcohol will be available for purchase during this series. One type of selected candy will be $1 each week during the series!


2012 Classic Film Series

The Putnam’s Classic Film Series presents a great opportunity for movie-goers to revisit some of the greatest Hollywood films of all time! One classic movie will show one Tuesday a month, showing two times that day.

Tuesday, September 25: Gone with the Wind, 1 p.m. & 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday, October 23: To Kill a Mockingbird*, 3 p.m. & 7 p.m.
Tuesday, November 27: The Bridge on the River Kwai, 3 p.m. & 7 p.m.
Tuesday, December 11: It’s a Wonderful Life*, 3 p.m. & 7 p.m.


$8.50/Adults; $7.50/Seniors/Students/Military; $6.50/Youth. Members receive $1 off these prices.

*Special short documentaries available in between shows with purchase of tickets at no additional charge. 


2012-2013 World Adventure Series

The World Adventure Series is held September through April each year in the National Geographic Giant Screen Theater - you can travel the globe via the six-story screen, where filmmakers personally present their films. This film series has been held for more than 40 years at the Putnam, making it one of the most popular programs each year!

Individual film tickets may be purchased for $7. Putnam members pay $5/film or $25/series. First-come, first-served. Subject to availability.

Presentations starting at 1, 4, and 7 p.m.
October 9, 2012: Hawaii, America's Paradise - Don VanPolen
November 6, 2012: Prague to Paris & a Cruise Too - Clint Denn
February 19, 2013: Mongolia - Land of Ghengis Kahn - Buddy Hatton
March 5, 2013: Inside Ireland - Clint Denn
April 9, 2013: The Silk Road - Marlin Darrah


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