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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 25 events
from April 29, 2016 to August 31, 2016
in Free Summer Movies (x) & Film (x) categories

Friday, April 29, 2016

Apr 29

Movies Under the Stars: A Tribute to Prince and Screening of Purple Rain

at The Lawn at Myrtle Avenue and North Portland Avenue (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn

5:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Party like it's 1999 with NYC Parks as we celebrate the artistry of Prince!
Category: Dance, Art, Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Must See
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Sunday, May 1, 2016

May 1

Environmental Film Screening: 'Love Thy Nature' (Narrated by Liam Neeson)

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
This award-winning film is a cinematic immersion into the beauty and intimacy of our relationship with the natural world.
Category: Nature, Film
Free!

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

May 4

May the Fourth Be With You!: "Star Wars The Clone Wars" (PG)

at 68th Street and Colonial Road (in Owl's Head Park), Brooklyn

7:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
May the Fourth Be With You! Thirty years after the defeat of the Galactic Empire, the galaxy faces a new threat from the evil Kylo Ren (Adam Driver) and the First Order. When a…
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Must See
Event

Friday, May 6, 2016

May 6

Arts, Culture & Fun; Preview Screening of 'Peace Officer'

at St. James Recreation Center (in St. James Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
The relationship between law enforcement and the public is seen through the eyes of a former sheriff who established Utah's first SWAT team, only to see the same unit kill his son-in-law in a controversial standoff 30 years later.
Category: Accessible, Art, Film, History, Seniors
Free!

May 6

Free Outdoor Movie Night: Minions

at Maurice Park (in Frank Principe Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy a screening of Minions. Rated PG
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 6

Movies Under the Stars: 42

at Clinton Playground, Bronx

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
"42" is the story of Jackie Robinson, from his signing with the Brooklyn Dodgers organization in 1945 to his historic 1947 rookie season when he broke the color barrier in MLB.
Category: Film, History, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Saturday, May 7, 2016

May 7

Movies Under The Stars: E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

at George U. Harvey Park Hockey Rink, Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Bring a chair or blanket and join us! Movie begins at dusk.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, May 20, 2016

May 20

'Drive in' Movie: Rocky

at John Golden Parking Lot (in John Golden Park), Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Enjoy this outdoor screening of "Rocky" from your car (the first 75 pre-registered vehicles will be admitted), or take a seat on the grass and enjoy the show.
Category: Film
Free!

Saturday, May 28, 2016

May 28

Movies Under the Stars: Jurassic World

at The Crotona Park Amphitheater (in Crotona Park), Bronx

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Everything is going well until the park's newest attraction—a genetically-modified, giant stealth killing machine—escapes containment and goes on a killing spree.
Category: Film, Theater, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Friday, June 3, 2016

Jun 3

Arts, Culture & Fun: Screening of 'T-Rex' and Meet the Producer

at Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, Manhattan

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join us for a preview screening of the documentary T-Rex by Zack Canepari and Drea Cooper. After the screening there will be a Q & A with the producer.
Category: Festivals, Film, Free Summer Movies, Talks, Seniors
Free!

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