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Arts, Culture, and Fun Series

Arts, Culture, and Fun

The Arts, Culture & Fun series offers a variety of cultural events, including, book readings and signings, film screenings, lectures on arts, dance, history, photography and music, as well as concerts, architecture, food, popular culture and much more.

These events are held at various recreation centers throughout the city. The goal of this program is to capture the essence of New York City with all of its diversity, sophistication, maturity and culture. Due to our diversity in topics, this series is able to appeal to plenty of different communities! All of our events are free and open to the public.

 

Arts, Culture, and Fun Series Events

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Jun 2

Arts, Culture & Fun: Painting Workshop

at Tony Dapolito Recreation Center , Manhattan

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Back by popular demand, join artist Amy Digi for an rooftop painting workshop, hosted in partnership with the Art Students League’s Seeds of the League program! Participants will…
Free!

Friday, June 12, 2015

Jun 12

NYC Parks Arts, Culture & Fun MOCA CINEMA: 101 Dalmatians

at Columbus Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) for films screening at the Columbus Park Pavilion in the month of June.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, June 19, 2015

Jun 19

NYC Parks Arts, Culture & Fun MOCA CINEMA: Special Preview of Lucky Chow

at Columbus Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and MOCA for a special preview of the upcoming PBS series Lucky Chow that takes audiences on a journey across the country showcasing how Asian Cuisine has impacted our understanding of food and food culture in the United States.
Free!

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Jun 25

Astoria Park Festival

at Parking Lot (in Astoria Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
It is a four-night summer favorite that's packed with family fun, which will include rides, games, food, and entertainment.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, June 26, 2015

Jun 26

Astoria Park Festival

at Parking Lot (in Astoria Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
It is a four-night summer favorite that's packed with family fun, which will include rides, games, food, and entertainment.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 26

NYC Parks Arts, Culture & Fun MOCA CINEMA: Berry Gordy's The Last Dragon

at Columbus Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and MOCA for a special retro screening of Berry Gordy's The Last Dragon on the Columbus Park Ball Field. Set in New York City, this 80s kung-fu musical comedy tells the story of a martial artist name Leroy Green (A.K.A "Bruce Leroy"), who dreams of becoming a great martial artist like his idol Bruce Lee.
Free!

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Jun 27

Astoria Park Festival

at Parking Lot (in Astoria Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.11:59 p.m.
It is a four-night summer favorite that's packed with family fun, which will include rides, games, food, and entertainment.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Jun 28

Astoria Park Festival

at Parking Lot (in Astoria Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.11:30 p.m.
It is a four-night summer favorite that's packed with family fun, which will include rides, games, food, and entertainment.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Jul 7

Arts, Culture & Fun City Classics: Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)

at Tony Dapolito Recreation Center , Manhattan

8:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Watch classics and soon-to-be classics handpicked by NYC Parks' Arts, Culture & Fun series. All films are screened outside in NYC's great outdoors and they're free!
Free!

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Jul 14

Arts, Culture & Fun City Classics: Forbidden Planet (1956)

at Tony Dapolito Recreation Center , Manhattan

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Forbidden Planet is a science-fiction film with a story line based on Shakespeare's The Tempest.
Free!

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