“Won’t You Be My Neighbor?”

On Thursday, June 14, Tampa Theatre will be one of only a handful of theatres in the country to open the new documentary, “Won’t You Be My Neighbor” In the spirit of Mr. Rogers’ enduring message, the historic movie palace and the Tampa Downtown Partnership will host a FREE Franklin Street Block Party from 5 to 7 p.m. before the 7:30 p.m. premiere screening of the film. Restaurants along the surrounding blocks of Franklin Street, including Bavaro’s Pizza Napoletana & Pastaria, Jerk Hut, SoFresh, and Taco Bus will be sampling house favorites out on the sidewalks in front of each location. Under the Theatre’s historic marquee, guests will experience interactive art exhibits and meet representatives from community organizations including Bits N Pieces Puppet Theatre, Tampa Fire Rescue, WEDU-PBS, and more. For more info, go to

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