‘Sergeant York’ to play at the Troy-Hayner Cultural Center

TROY — The Troy-Hayner Cultural Center will show “Sergeant York” at 7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 5.

The film is free and includes an informational introduction to the film. Popcorn and drinks are provided. The Troy-Hayner Cultural Center is located at 301 W. Main St. in downtown Troy.

Howard Hawks directed this 1941 Oscar winning film that stars Gary Cooper as Sgt. York. Alvin York is a prize-winning Tennessee marksman recruited to serve in the Army during World War I. While at war, he finds himself torn between his non-violent beliefs and a desire to serve his country. York’s skill with a gun leads him to acts of heroism and he earns much acclaim as a soldier.

Hours of operation at the Center are 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. The Hayner Center is closed on holidays. For more information, visit www.troyhayner.org or call 937-339-0457.