On Saturday, Feb. 24 at 10:30 a.m. at six participating Emagine Theatres, the lights in the theater will be brighter, the sound in the theater will be lower, and most of the children watching Peter Rabbit will either have an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) or know someone that does.
Families with food allergies or food sensitivities will also be allowed to bring their own snacks from home.
Centria Healthcare partnered with Emagine Theaters in 2017 to dedicate one movie theater a month to show autism-friendly movies in a sensory-friendly environment. Participating Emagine Theaters include:
Emagine Birch Run: 12280 Dixie Hwy, Birch Run, MI 48415
Emagine Canton: 39535 Ford Rd, Canton, MI 48187
Emagine Macomb: 15251 23 Mile Rd, Macomb, MI 48042
Emagine Novi: 44425 West 12 Mile Road, Novi, MI 48377
Emagine Rochester Hills: 200 Barclay Cir, Rochester Hills, MI 48307
Emagine Saline: 1335 E Michigan Ave, Saline, MI 48176
To learn more about Centria Healthcare's Autism-Friendly Movie program, please visit
. Parents and caregivers can purchase tickets at
or at participating theaters.