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November 17, 2009 07:00 ET

Galaxy Cinemas Guelph Hosts Starlight Community Day

Enjoy free movies and meet players from the Guelph Storm hockey club the morning of Saturday, November 21st

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 17, 2009) - Cineplex Entertainment (TSX:CGX.UN), via Galaxy Cinemas Guelph, is pleased to host Starlight Community Day on Saturday, November 21, 2009 from 9:00 am to 11:30 am in support of Starlight Children's Foundation.

The morning will offer Guelph and area residents the opportunity to escape to Galaxy Cinemas Guelph and enjoy a great selection of free movies as well as specially discounted concession items at the concession stand. Concession pricing will include $2 for regular-size popcorn and $2 for a regular-size fountain drink, with all concession proceeds donated to Starlight Children's Foundation. In addition to clowns and face painting, players from the Guelph Storm hockey club will be in attendance to sign autographs, assist at the box office and work on the floor as theatre ushers!

"Starlight Children's Foundation provides much needed assistance to children and families living with serious illnesses in communities across the country," said Pat Marshall, Vice President Communications and Investor Relations, Cineplex Entertainment. "We want to host a special morning filled with entertainment and fun that Guelph and area residents can come out and enjoy all while supporting a wonderful charity," said Marshall.

"We (the Storm) are extremely honoured to be a part of this special event," Owner, Rick Hoyle, of the Guelph Storm said. "Being able to assist in helping make life easier for kids and their families is such a worthwhile cause and we hope all of our fans and their families will come out to show their support."

The Starlight Children's Foundation helps seriously ill children and their families cope with their pain, fear and isolation through entertainment, education and family activities.

The morning movie schedule includes:

9:00 am Hotel for Dogs
9:10 am Monsters vs Aliens 3D
9:20 am The Tale of Despereaux
9:30 am Paul Blart: Mall Cop
9:40 am Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa

All the movies are free of charge to guests and are based on seat availability on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Galaxy Cinemas Guelph is located at 485 Woodlawn Road W.

About Cineplex Entertainment LP

As the largest motion picture exhibitor in Canada, Cineplex Entertainment LP owns, leases or has a joint-venture interest in 130 theatres with 1,338 screens serving more than 63.5 million guests annually. Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, Cineplex Entertainment operates theatres from British Columbia to Quebec and is the largest exhibitor of digital, 3D and IMAX projection technologies in the country. Proudly Canadian and with a workforce of approximately 10,000 employees, the company operates the following top tier brands: Cineplex Odeon, Galaxy, Famous Players, Colossus, Coliseum, SilverCity, Cinema City and Scotiabank Theatres. The units of Cineplex Galaxy Income Fund, which owns approximately 99.6% of Cineplex Entertainment LP, are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (symbol CGX.UN). For more information, visit

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