FRI., FEB. 28; 7 – 9 P.M.; BOTANY HALL AUDITORIUM

Join us on Fri., Feb. 28  from 7 – 9 p.m. in Botany Hall Auditorium at Phipps for a screening of E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial. After a gentle alien becomes stranded on Earth, the being is discovered and befriended by a young boy named Elliott. Bringing the extraterrestrial into his suburban California house, Elliott introduces E.T., as the alien is dubbed, to his brother and his little sister, Gertie, and the children decide to keep its existence a secret. Soon, however, E.T. falls ill, resulting in government intervention and a dire situation for both Elliott and the alien. After the film, guests are welcome to explore our spaced-themed Orchid and Tropical Bonsai Show: Out of This World until 10 p.m. 

Bringing little ones? Check out Common Sense Media's review of the content of this all-ages film. 

Watch the Trailer

How to Attend

Advance registration is required to attend the screening and is included with purchase of admission to Phipps through the link below. You will receive a ticket receipt to present at the admissions desk in print or on your smartphone on the day of the screening. Seating is limited and tickets will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.

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