WHALLONSBURG, N.Y. – The Champlain Valley Film Series presents First Man, the riveting story of the mission to land a man on the moon, at the Whallonsburg Grange Hall on Saturday, February 16, at 7:30 p.m.
The film, starring Ryan Gosling and nominated for an Academy Award for Best Picture, focuses on Neil Armstrong and the years 1961-1969. It explores the early space program and the cost and sacrifices for Armstrong of this dangerous mission.

Tickets are $6 for adults and $3 for those under 18. The Whallonsburg Grange Hall is located at 1610 NYS Route 22, in Essex, New York. Visit www.thegrangehall.info for reviews and trailers.

The Grange serves as a community gathering space for eastern Essex County, hosting musical and theatrical performances, lectures, forums, and workshops, as well as hall rentals for private events.