July Wildlife Wednesdays: A series of four films will screen at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Northwest Stream Center, 600 128th St. SE, Everett, in McCollum Park. The film series is sponsored by Snohomish County Parks and Rec and the Adopt-A-Stream Foundation. Admission is free but reservations are required; call 425-316-8592.
July 31: Free Willy" (PG) A young boy risk everything to free an Orca scheduled to be killed by acquarium owners (1993).
Reel World Cinema: The theme for this summer series is "Bogie Nights," six films starring the iconic anti-hero Humphrey Bogart. Why did he define "cool" for an entire generation? Potluck starts at 6, followed by the film and discussion from 7 to 10 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 2936 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. The series runs through Sept. 27. Call 425-259-7139 for details. Free. Descriptions are edited from the Reel World flier.
Aug. 2: "High Sierra," John Huston collaborated with novelist W.R. Burnett to turn his book into Bogie's first leading role. Bogart plays a convict recently released from prison, and conspiring to rob a resort. Also stars Ida Lupin, Cornel Wilde, Arthue Kennedy and Joan Leslie (1941).
Aug. 9: "Casablanca," considered one of the best films of all time, is the location for Rick's Cafe Americain, a jumping-off place for refugees fleeing Europe during World War II. Rick is Bogar, who is stunned when his former lover, Ingrid Bergman, appears. With Peter Lorre, Sydney Greenstreet, Paul Henreid and Claude Rains (1942).
Aug. 30: "Key Largo," based on Maxwell Anderson's play, brings Bogie, an ex-G.I., together with a hotel owner and his daughter-in-law, Lionel Barrymore and Lauren Bacall. Claire Trevor won an Academy Award for her role (1948).
Sept. 20: "Treasure of the Sierra Madre," another John Huston production, starts Bogart, Tim Holt and Walter Huston, as American's seeking gold in the hills of Mexico. Walter Huston and his son, John Huston, both won Oscars (1948).
Sept. 27: "In a Lonely Place," released the same year as "Sunset Boulevard" and "All About Eve," and like those two films, exposes the pitfalls of celebrity. Bogart is a Hollywood screenwriter down on his luck who is accused of murder. Gloria Grahame is the neighbor and love interest (1950).
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