“The 12 Days of Membership”

Giving Thanks Campaign Kicks Off  on December 14 with Special Home Alone Screening

Pelham, New York. December 5, 2013 – The Picture House has announced “The 12 Days of Membership,” an appreciation campaign designed to say thank you to loyal members during this holiday season.  Each day a special gift will be offered to members as a token of thanks over the 12 day period.  It begins on December 14th with a morning screening of Home Alone and culminates on December 25th with free movies all day long for members.   “It’s our way of saying thank you to loyal members who make programming, events and education possible through the year”, says Lisa Ahmad, Chair of The Picture House Membership Committee.  For movie buffs on your holiday list, two stocking stuffer items will be available for purchase during the 12 day campaign, including Picture House Gift Cards, in any denomination and special one-month memberships for unlimited screenings and discounts during January 2014.

The 12 Days of Membership, December 14 – 25, 2013

Daily thank you gifts for members-only, include:


  • Day One, Saturday December 14:  Morning Kids Movie– Home Alone

Free Admission for Members


  • Day Two, Sunday December 15:  The Magical Nutcracker Matinee Event

The cinematic version of New York City Ballet’s classic production brings George Balanchine’s chorography to the big screen.  The event starts with a live performance of Nutcracker excerpts performed by students of Pelham’s Ballet Arts studio, photo opportunities with glittering ballerinas and more.  Members will receive holiday light up jewelry to add to the glow of this festive afternoon.


  • Day Three, Monday December 16: Free Hot Cocoa for members at all screenings today.


  • Day Four, Tuesday December 17: Half Price Movies Day

Guests of Members Receive Member Benefits today – All is Lost

Tuesday is Half Price Movie day, just $3 for members.


  • Day Five, Wednesday December 18:  Screening Room Goes Big! Free Evening Admission

See Broken Circle Breakdown in the Main Hall today only.   Free Admission for the evening show.


  • Day Six, Thursday December 19: It’s a Wrap Day! 

Members are invited to relax and watch a movie while The Picture House wraps one of your gifts (that you bring).  Members are also encouraged to bring an unwrapped gift for a child which we will donate to charity, Toys for Tots.


  • Day Seven, Friday December 20: Date Night, It’s About Time

Members receive two free popcorns and two small sodas for the special screening tonight of this romantic comedy about love and time travel.


  • Day Eight, Saturday December21:  –  Morning Matinee for Kids, Elf

Free Admission for Members


  • Day Nine, Sunday December 22 – La Rodine Opera, from Teatro La Fenice in Florence, Italy

Free admission for members.


  • Day Ten, Monday December  23: Raffle Drawing Day

Through the 12 Days members can enter to win one of five favorite movies hand selected by Picture House board members.


  • Day Eleven, Tuesday December 24: – Screening Room Goes Big!

See Some Velvet Morning in the Main Hall today only.   Free Admission for the evening show.


  • Day Twelve, Wednesday December 25, Christmas Day

Free Admission for Members


*During “The 12 Days of Membership”, All is Lost will be presented in the Main Hall and Broken Circle Breakdown will be shown in the Screening Room from December 14 – 19. From December 20 to 26, About Time will show in the Main Hall and Some Velvet Morning in the Screening Room.


The Picture House is dedicated to creating a shared community experience for diverse audiences through film, education programming and unique cultural offerings.  Our historically preserved and restored theater offers a unique gathering place dedicated to entertaining, enriching, and inspiring a sense of wonder for all ages. The Picture House 175 Wolfs Lane, Pelham, NY 10803 (914) 738-3161 www.thepicturehouse.org