Inova Fairfax Hospital for Children Invites Families to ‘Cox Movies Under the Moon’

Free Summer Movie Event Featuring Big-Screen Hits to Benefit Hospital

Falls Church, VA  – (June 17, 2009) — For five nights, from Wednesday, June 24, through Sunday, June 28, Cox Communications will host its annual Cox Movies Under the Moon® at Van Dyck Park in Fairfax. The free outdoor film festival, which offers family–friendly entertainment, benefits Inova Fairfax Hospital for Children.

6:30 p.m. Field opens
8:30 p.m. Movies begin

Wednesday, June 24   Kung Fu Panda (PG)
Thursday, June 25    Twilight (PG-13)
Friday, June 26      Boomerang Cartoons (PG)
Saturday, June 27    Dark Knight (PG-13)
Sunday, June 28      Mamma Mia! (PG-13)

Van Dyck Park
3730 Old Lee Highway
Fairfax, VA

The films are shown using state-of-the-art digital projection on a giant 40-foot by 20-foot outdoor screen, with Dolby surround sound. Cox is partnering with the City of Fairfax and 97.1 WASH FM to present this year’s event.

Spectators are encouraged to bring blankets and beach chairs, and purchase food from on-site vendors. Funds raised from the event will go to programs at Inova Fairfax Hospital for Children. The event raises an average of $10,000 each year. For more information, call the hospital Event Hotline at 703-776-2235 or visit

Inova Health System is a not-for-profit healthcare system based in Northern Virginia that consists of hospitals and other health services, including emergency- and urgent-care centers, home care, nursing homes, mental health and blood donor services, and wellness classes. Governed by a voluntary board of community members, Inova’s mission is to improve the health of the diverse community it serves through excellence in patient care, education and research. Inova provides a healthy environment for its patients, families, visitors, staff and physicians by prohibiting tobacco use on its campuses.

About Cox Communications:
Cox Communications is a multi-service broadband communications and entertainment company with more than 6.2 million total residential and commercial customers.  The third-largest cable television company in the United States, Cox offers an array of advanced digital video, high-speed Internet and telephony services over its own nationwide IP network, as well as integrated wireless services. Cox Business is a full-service, facilities-based provider of communications solutions for commercial customers, providing high-speed Internet, voice and long-distance services, as well as data and video transport services for small to large-sized businesses.  Cox Media offers national and local cable advertising in traditional spot and new-media formats, along with promotional opportunities and production services.  Cox Communications wholly owns and operates the Travel Channel.  More information about the services of Cox Communications, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cox Enterprises, is available at,, and

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