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Get up, get out, and do something! Just about any day of the year, you can find something fun, informative, and healthy to enjoy at an area park. Feel free to browse the listings below, or use the search tools to find an event that matches your interests and location.

Viewing 1–10 out of 81 events
from August 2, 2015 to September 26, 2015
in Free Summer Movies (x) category

Sunday, August 2, 2015

Aug 2

Reel Harlem Film Festival: Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown

at Richard Rodgers Amphitheater (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Hailed as the definitive documentary on James Brown, this film offers an in-depth look at the life of the legendary rhythm and blues musician.
Category: Film, History, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Aug 2

Movies in the Parks: Jurassic Park

at West Lawn (in Sunset Park), Brooklyn

8:45 p.m.10:30 p.m.
During a preview tour, a theme park suffers a major power breakdown that allows its cloned dinosaur exhibits to run amok.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Monday, August 3, 2015

Aug 3

HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival: Marathon Man

at Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Dustin Hoffman stars in this harrowing thriller, directed by John Schlesinger, as a Columbia grad student and runner who gets mixed up with international intrigue.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Aug 3

Movies Under the Stars: Dead Poets Society

at Main Park House (in Cunningham Park), Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
In this film, English teacher John Keating inspires his students to discover their love for poetry and seize the day.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 3

Central Astoria Movies on the Waterfront: Frozen

at Shore Blvd between Hells Gate Bridge and the Pool

8:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
You're invited to watch this Disney animated musical that will appeal to families and children of all ages.
Category: Film, Kids, Free Summer Movies, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 3

Coney Island Flicks on the Beach: Big Hero 6

at West 10th Street (in Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk), Brooklyn

8:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
On Mondays during July and August, a giant 40-foot inflatable screen turns the beach at West 10th Street into an outdoor movie theater! Come on down and see great flicks, representing…
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Aug 3

Movies in the Parks: Annie (2014)

at Kaiser Park Entrance (in Kaiser Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

8:45 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks for free, family-friendly movies in our city's parks!
Category: Accessible, Film, Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Aug 4

Summer Movie Night: Back to the Future 2

at Beach 17th Street and Boardwalk (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk), Queens This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Watch a film under the NYC sky! Complimentary hot popcorn will be provided.
Category: Film, Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

Arts, Culture & Fun City Classics: Casablanca (1942)

at Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, Manhattan

8:15 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Set during the early days of World War II, Casablanca is a sentimental love story of an American expatriate Rick Blaine and the woman he loves, Ilsa.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 4

Movies in the Parks: Guardians of the Galaxy

at Conference House Beach (in Conference House Park), Staten Island

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Bring a chair or blanket to the park and enjoy this Marvel story about a team of misfit space heroes.
Category: Film, Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Best For
Kids

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