King Ralph

'Tis the season to watch A Christmas Story over and over again. Even though you've always had to watch Ralphie and his friends battle Scut Farkus on the small screen at home every year, your kids don't have to. Monday nights are Family Nights at Mockingbird Station (5307 E. Mockingbird Lane) and they're here to help get the next generation hooked on everyone's favorite holiday classic—in style. Leave the remote at home this Monday and take the kids out for a night of fun as they enjoy free treats at Gelato Paradiso, Margarita Ranch, Rockfish or Trinity Hall, and then sit back as they ask for an official Red Ryder, carbine action, 200-shot range air rifle from a Santa that won't kick them in the face before you all sit back and enjoy an outdoor screening of A Christmas Story. The fun starts at 5 p.m. with the movie screening at 7 p.m. Call 214-452-7180 or visit mockingbirdstation.com.
Mon., Dec. 17, 7 p.m., 2007
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