December film: Elf (rated PG)
In this warmhearted yuletide comedy, Will Ferrell plays a normal-sized foundling named "Buddy" about a foundling, played by Will Ferrell, who is raised by elves in Santa's workshop. Buddy travels from the North Pole to New York City in order to reconnect with his long-lost father (James Caan), a workaholic scrooge bereft of Christmas cheer. This movies is full of goofy candy-cane humor.Rossi Park is transformed into an outdoor movie venue on the third Friday of each month. Movies start at 7 pm, if it is dark. When it is still light at 7 pm, they start at sunset. Public parking is available at the park, on the first two floors of the Promenade Parking Garage & downtown. Residents are invited to bring blankets or lawn chairs, or park your boat on the Manatee River & watch it from the water. Rossi Park is located in downtown Bradenton on 3rd Ave. W between 9th St. W & U.S. 301 at 808 3rd Ave. W.