Redding Among 24 U.S. Cities for Free Film Screening: ‘A Place at the Table’

Growing Local, Healthy Shasta and First United Methodist Church present a premiere screening of the film, “A Place at the TableSaturday evening.
From the creators of “Food, Inc.”, this documentary asks the question “Why are almost 50 million Americans hungry and why are 23 million kids overweight and hungry too?”
Shasta County is one of just 24 locations around the country selected to be part of the national “Take Your Place Social Action Campaign” to ignite conversations and spur action around solutions to our nation’s and our community’s hunger and obesity epidemic.
What – ‘A Place At The Table’
When – Saturday, September 21 at 6pm, doors open at 5:30
Where – First United Methodist Church, 1835 East Street, Redding
Immediately following the film, there will be a panel discussion and reception
This free event is a benefit for the Shasta Food Group. Donations of healthy canned foods are appreciated.
More information can be found here.
-from press release
-from press release
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5 Responses

  1. Avatar `AJacoby says:

    Sadly that coincides with the North State symphony for which I already bought season tickets. WAAAAH!!!

    • Avatar Handouts Don't says:

      We're going out to eat at an upscale steak restaurant in San Fran and won't be in town to see the movie about hungry people.


  2. Avatar PSteiner says:

    Phooey! I really wanted to see this, too, but wasn't able to attend. Will there be a repeat?

    • I don't think so, but if you have Netflix you should be able to watch it. (Readers, btw, congratulations on not taking the bait, above. I'm getting better at that, too. It's best for my blood pressure.)

      • Avatar Handouts Don't says:

        No bait dearie. My husband and I went to enjoy a very special occasion and could not make the movie. The dinner was just the two of us, and we had a wonderful time.