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Noah Aden, general manager of Yelm Cinemas, explains all that the movie theater has to offer, including sensory-friendly showings of many kid-friendly films throughout the year to benefit those on the autism spectrum.

Yelm Cinemas will be offering a pair of sensory-friendly showings of “Frozen II.”

The first will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 30. The second will be at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 1. The doors will open at 9:45 a.m. for both shows.

Tickets will only be available at the cinema. They are available for purchase now. 

The shows are aimed at providing a comfortable experience for those on the autism spectrum or others who might prefer a non-traditional cinema experience. 

“A sensory show is pretty easy,” Noah Aden, general manager of the theater, told the NVN last summer. “We just turn the lights up in the theater and turn the sound down and that allows kids and people of all ages who have disabilities to get up and walk around the auditorium if they want to and kind of shout and be happy and laugh and not afraid to be loud and disturb other guests.”

Yelm Cinemas is located at at 201 Prairie Park St. SE in Yelm.

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