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December 01, 2009 06:00 ET

Galaxy Cinemas St. Thomas Hosts Community Day

Enjoy free movies and more the morning of Saturday, December 5th

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Dec. 1, 2009) – Cineplex Entertainment (TSX:CGX.UN), via our Galaxy Cinemas St.Thomas, is pleased to host Community Day on Saturday, December 5, 2009 from 9:00 am to 11:30 am in support of the United Way of Elgin-St. Thomas.

The morning will offer St. Thomas and area residents the opportunity to escape to Galaxy Cinemas St. Thomas and enjoy a great selection of free movies as well as specially discounted concession items at the concession stand. Special pricing for the event will be $2 for a regular-size popcorn and $2 for a regular- size fountain drink, with all concession proceeds donated to the United Way of Elgin-St. Thomas. In addition, clowns and face painting will be available in the lobby for guests to enjoy!

"United Way of Elgin-St. Thomas provides support to people in need in their local community," said Pat Marshall, Vice President Communications and Investor Relations, Cineplex Entertainment. "We want to host a special morning filled with entertainment and fun that St. Thomas and area residents can come out and enjoy all while supporting a wonderful charity," said Marshall.

"The Elgin-St. Thomas United Way is currently $100,000 below what it raised in 2008. We encourage everyone in the community to support this year's campaign to ensure needed programs and services are in place for 2010," Sharon Lechner, CEO.

The morning movie schedule includes:

 9:00 am         Hotel for Dogs
 9:15 am         Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa
 9:30 am         Monsters vs Aliens
 9:45 am         Paul Blart: Mall Cop

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

Galaxy Cinemas St. Thomas is located at 417 Wellington Street.

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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