NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2014 NYC Department of Parks and Recreation http://www.nycgovparks.org/sub_things_to_do/upcoming_events/events_search.php NYC Department of Parks and Recreation en-us Sat, 23 Aug 2014 13:33:08 GMT NYC Parks News 25 25 http://www.nycgovparks.org/sub_things_to_do/upcoming_events/events_search.php http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/parks_leaf_thumb.gif <![CDATA[Red Hook Flicks: On the Waterfront]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/26/red-hook-flicks-on-the-waterfront http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/26/red-hook-flicks-on-the-waterfront Date: August 26, 2014

Red Hook Films are shown at Valentino Pier, on the Brooklyn waterfront. The screen is set up in front of a Civil War-era warehouse, with sweeping views of the harbor and the Statue of Liberty as a backdrop.

This classic Marlon Brando film from 1954 tells the story of an ex-prize fighter turned longshoreman who struggles to stand up to his corrupt union bosses.

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time:

Contact phone:

Location: Valentino Pier

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B418 Valentino Pier 2014-08-26 2014-08-26 8:30 pm 40.6784, -74.0183 Sat, 23 Aug 2014 09:33:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Film: Sing Your Song]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/27/film-sing-your-song http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/27/film-sing-your-song Date: August 27, 2014

Follow Harry Belafonte’s contributions to American civil rights and global social justice in a journey through the life of this artist and activist. Light refreshments will be served starting at 7:00 p.m. and the film begins at sunset.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 333-2552

Location: Willis Avenue Community Garden

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2014-08-27 2014-08-27 7:00 pm 9:30 pm 40.8122, -73.9202 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/53ea30c1c8b5c.jpg Sat, 23 Aug 2014 09:33:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Disney's Movie "Frozen"]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/27/disneys-movie-frozen http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/27/disneys-movie-frozen Date: August 27, 2014

Come and enjoy Disney's Oscar-winning movie "Frozen".

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 235-4100

Location: George Seuffert Bandshell (in Forest Park)

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Q015 Forest Park 2014-08-27 2014-08-27 7:30 pm 9:30 pm 40.6994, -73.8572 Sat, 23 Aug 2014 09:33:08 EDT
<![CDATA[NYC Parks Summer Movie Series: Frozen]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/27/summer-movie-series-frozen http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/27/summer-movie-series-frozen Date: August 27, 2014

See our city one movie at a time. Throughout July and August, NYC Parks is showing free movies in its parks and recreation centers! No RSVP required, just bring yourself and a blanket to sit on.

In Frozen, Fearless Princess Anna teams up with the unwilling Kristoff and a hilarious talking snowman to save her kingdom from an eternal winter. Rated PG.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: George Seuffert Bandshell (in Forest Park)

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Q015 Forest Park 2014-08-27 2014-08-27 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.6994, -73.8572 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/53b5caba664c0.jpg Sat, 23 Aug 2014 09:33:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Outdoor Cinema: Umberto D. & Pussy Riot]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/27/outdoor-cinema-umberto-d-pussy-riot http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/27/outdoor-cinema-umberto-d-pussy-riot Date: August 27, 2014

As part of its Outdoor Cinema 2014 season, Socrates Sculpture Park will be screening the Italian film Umberto D., directed by Vittorio De Sica. A neorealist masterpiece from De Sica (The Bicycle Thief), Umberto D.follows a few days in the life of the title character, a retired bureaucrat: the police break up his pensioners’ strike; a canteen hostess catches him feeding his lunch to his dog, Flike; his landlady threatens him with eviction; a sympathetic young maid reveals she’s pregnant; and pride quashes his attempts to beg in front of the Pantheon. Umberto D. is bursting with life – a heartfelt tale of a man struggling to hold onto his dignity in the face of ageism and a changing, postwar Italy.

Following Umberto D. will be Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer, with filmmaker Maxim Pozdorovkin in person. Rated R for explicit sexual content. Not appropriate for audiences under 17.

Directed by Maxim Pozdorovkin and Mike Lerner, Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer tells the story of Russian punk-rock activists Pussy Riot--Katia, Masha, and Nadia--who staged a balaclava-masked performance at a Moscow cathedral (protesting the head of the Orthodox Church for supporting Putin's campaign) and earned the wrath of the regime. Their arrest and trial for "hooliganism" against the church follows. A fascinating documentary portrait of a courageous, defiant collective whose impact continues to be felt worldwide.

Outdoor Cinema is an annual international film festival that takes place every Wednesday evening in July and August. Focusing on a different country or culture each screening, this program invites visitors to picnic on the grass, see musical and dance performances, enjoy the waterfront breeze, and watch exceptional international films on an outdoor screen.

Start time: 8:00 pm

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Contact phone: (718) 956-1819

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2014-08-27 2014-08-27 8:00 pm 40.7687, -73.9369 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/53e28cd23ac61.jpg Sat, 23 Aug 2014 09:33:08 EDT
<![CDATA[NYC Parks Summer Movie Series: Frozen]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/28/summer-movie-series-frozen http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/28/summer-movie-series-frozen Date: August 28, 2014

See our city one movie at a time. Throughout July and August, NYC Parks is showing free movies in its parks and recreation centers! No RSVP required, just bring yourself and a blanket to sit on.

In Frozen, Fearless Princess Anna teams up with the unwilling Kristoff and a hilarious talking snowman to save her kingdom from an eternal winter. Rated PG.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Hunt's Point Recreation Center

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2014-08-28 2014-08-28 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.8155, -73.8891 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/539f698990933.jpg Sat, 23 Aug 2014 09:33:08 EDT
<![CDATA[NYC Parks Summer Movie Series: The LEGO Movie]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/29/summer-movie-series-the-lego-movie http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/29/summer-movie-series-the-lego-movie Date: August 29, 2014

See our city one movie at a time. Throughout July and August, NYC Parks is showing free movies in its parks and recreation centers! No RSVP required, just bring yourself and a blanket to sit on.

In The LEGO Movie, an ordinary LEGO minifigure is mistakenly placed on a team whose quest is to save the world from an evil LEGO tyrant! Rated PG.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

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Location: Westerleigh Park

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R029 Westerleigh Park 2014-08-29 2014-08-29 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.6198, -74.1345 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/53b1a4f229ecb.jpg Sat, 23 Aug 2014 09:33:08 EDT
<![CDATA[NYC Parks Summer Movie Series: Despicable Me 2]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/30/summer-movie-series-despicable-me-2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/30/summer-movie-series-despicable-me-2 Date: August 30, 2014

See our city one movie at a time. Throughout July and August, NYC Parks is showing free movies in its parks and recreation centers! No RSVP required, just bring yourself and a blanket to sit on.

In Despicable Me 2, Gru and the minions are back, this time to help the Anti-Villain League track down the most powerful criminal yet! Rated PG.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

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Location: Brower Park

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B012 Brower Park 2014-08-30 2014-08-30 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.6736, -73.9431 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/539f6d0db377b.jpg Sat, 23 Aug 2014 09:33:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Films on the Green: The French Minister]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/04/films-on-the-green http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/04/films-on-the-green Date: September 4, 2014

Films on the Green, a free outdoor French film festival, will be presenting the comedy The French Minister, starring Raphaël Personnaz, on September 4th at Columbia University!

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 439-1425

Location: Low Memorial Library, Columbia University

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2014-09-04 2014-09-04 8:30 pm 11:00 pm 40.8083, -73.9619 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/537cf8fbcc671.jpg Sat, 23 Aug 2014 09:33:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Movie Night at Crocheron Park: Despicable Me 2]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/05/movie-night-at-crocheron-park-despicable-me2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/05/movie-night-at-crocheron-park-despicable-me2 Date: September 5, 2014

Join us and watch an outdoor movie for free! Please bring along a blanket or low chair.

In Despicable Me 2, Gru and the minions are back, this time to help the Anti-Villain League track down the most powerful criminal yet! Rated PG

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 9:55 pm

Contact phone:

Location: 35th Avenue and Cross Island Parkway (in Crocheron Park)

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Q012 Crocheron Park 2014-09-05 2014-09-05 8:00 pm 9:55 pm 40.7713, -73.7653 Sat, 23 Aug 2014 09:33:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Dance 'n' Film: An American in Paris]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/06/dance-n-film-an-american-in-paris http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/06/dance-n-film-an-american-in-paris Date: September 6, 2014

Enjoy a fun dance workshop and a dance-themed movie night. All are welcome! The dance workshop takes place from 4:00-6:30 p.m. No dance experience is necessary. Join professional dancers Shannon Hummel and the Cora Dance company to express through dance the pleasure we experience in NYC’s outdoor spaces.

An American in Paris will begin at sunset, and light refreshments will be available starting at 7:00 p.m.

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 333-2552

Location: Target Brooklyn Community Garden

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2014-09-06 2014-09-06 4:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.6921, -73.9553 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/53f3706b3b68c.jpg Sat, 23 Aug 2014 09:33:08 EDT