NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2015 NYC Department of Parks and Recreation http://nyc.gov/parks/events NYC Department of Parks and Recreation en-us Fri, 31 Jul 2015 03:15:30 GMT <![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun Film Series at Sunset: Wayne's World]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/07/08/arts-culture-fun-film-series-at-sunset-waynes-world http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/07/08/arts-culture-fun-film-series-at-sunset-waynes-world Date: July 8, 2014

Watch Wayne's World as the sun sets over the West Village! Party on!

NYC Parks' Arts, Culture & Fun program brings you a free, summer film series on the rooftop of Tony Dapolito Recreation Center. Bring a blanket, picnic and friends! The first 50 people will get in, and doors will open one hour prior to screening time.

In Wayne's World, two small town, metal head cable talk-show hosts and lifelong friends, Wayne and Garth, spend their days and nights chasing babes, refusing to budge from their long hair high school style and glorying in Rock and Roll. Directed by Penelope Spheeris 1992 (PG-13) © Criterion Pictures, USA.

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 242-5418

Location: Tony Dapolito Recreation Center

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2014-07-08 2014-07-08 8:30 pm 10:00 pm 40.7295, -74.0055 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5391ccfb7d0b9.JPG Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:30:40 EST
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun Film Series at Sunset: Breaking Away]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/07/15/arts-culture-fun-film-series-at-sunset-breaking-away http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/07/15/arts-culture-fun-film-series-at-sunset-breaking-away Date: July 15, 2014

Watch Breaking Away as the sun sets over the West Village!

NYC Parks' Arts, Culture & Fun program brings you a free, summer film series on the rooftop of Tony Dapolito Recreation Center. Bring a blanket, picnic and friends! The first 50 people will get in, and doors will open one hour prior to screening time.

In Breaking Away, rivalry develops between four high-school graduates and the arrogant college students in a small Midwestern town. It's played out in a rousing bicycle race, the University's "Little 500." An exciting Winner! Directed by Peter Yates 1979 (PG) © Criterion Pictures, USA.

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 242-5418

Location: Tony Dapolito Recreation Center

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2014-07-15 2014-07-15 8:30 pm 10:00 pm 40.7295, -74.0055 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5391d02807dd3.JPG Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:30:40 EST
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun Film Series at Sunset: Edward Scissorhands]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/07/22/arts-culture-fun-film-series-at-sunset-edward-scissorhands http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/07/22/arts-culture-fun-film-series-at-sunset-edward-scissorhands Date: July 22, 2014

Watch Edward Scissorhands as the sun sets over the West Village!

NYC Parks' Arts, Culture & Fun program brings you a free, summer film series on the rooftop of Tony Dapolito Recreation Center. Bring a blanket, picnic and friends! The first 50 people will get in, and doors will open one hour prior to screening time.

Edward Scissorhands is a fantastic modern day suburban fairy tale. Edward's unconventional charm is soon discovered as he styles hair, gardens and grooms dogs with the shears of metal where his fingers should have been. Directed by Tim Burton. 1990 (PG-13) © Criterion Pictures, USA.

Start time: 8:15 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 242-5418

Location: Tony Dapolito Recreation Center

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2014-07-22 2014-07-22 8:15 pm 10:00 pm 40.7295, -74.0055 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/53921a1f4b958.JPG Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:30:40 EST
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun Film Series at Sunset: To Catch A Thief]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/07/29/arts-culture-fun-film-series-at-sunset-to-catch-a-thief http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/07/29/arts-culture-fun-film-series-at-sunset-to-catch-a-thief Date: July 29, 2014

Watch To Catch A Thief as the sun sets over the West Village!

NYC Parks' Arts, Culture & Fun program brings you a free, summer film series on the rooftop of Tony Dapolito Recreation Center. Bring a blanket, picnic and friends! The first 50 people will get in, and doors will open one hour prior to screening time.

In To Catch A Thief, Cary Grant is at his charming, sophisticated best. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock, this comedy-adventure follows retired jewel thief Grant, who is suspected of committing new thefts when an imposter copies his methods along the glamorous French Riviera. As he tries to catch the real burglar, he falls in love with cold hearted Grace Kelly who is accompanied by her diamond-encrusted mother. A suspense film in the best Hitchcock tradition featuring a dazzling rooftop escape sequence. 1995 © Criterion Pictures, USA.

Start time: 8:15 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 242-5418

Location: Tony Dapolito Recreation Center

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2014-07-29 2014-07-29 8:15 pm 10:00 pm 40.7295, -74.0055 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/53921bd067ca1.JPG Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:30:40 EST
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun Film Series at Sunset: Young Frankenstein]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/05/arts-culture-fun-film-series-at-sunset-young-frankenstein http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/05/arts-culture-fun-film-series-at-sunset-young-frankenstein Date: August 5, 2014

Watch Young Frankenstein as the sun sets over the West Village!

NYC Parks' Arts, Culture & Fun program brings you a free, summer film series on the rooftop of Tony Dapolito Recreation Center. Bring a blanket, picnic and friends! The first 50 people will get in, and doors will open one hour prior to screening time.

In Young Frankenstein, Gene Wilder is the professor who creates a new zippernecked monster. Marty Feldman is his assistant; Cloria lady of the castle; and Madeline Kahn is Dr. Frankenstein's fiancee! Directed by Mel Brooks 1974 (PG) © Criterion Pictures, USA.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 242-5418

Location: Tony Dapolito Recreation Center

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2014-08-05 2014-08-05 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.7295, -74.0055 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5392202d2e95b.JPG Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:30:40 EST
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun Film Series at Sunset: Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/12/arts-culture-fun-film-series-at-sunset-butch-cassidy-and-the-sundance-kid http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/12/arts-culture-fun-film-series-at-sunset-butch-cassidy-and-the-sundance-kid Date: August 12, 2014

Watch Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid as the sun sets over the West Village!

NYC Parks' Arts, Culture & Fun program brings you a free, summer film series on the rooftop of Tony Dapolito Recreation Center. Bring a blanket, picnic and friends! The first 50 people will get in, and doors will open one hour prior to screening time.

In Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, Robert Redford and Paul Newman are perfectly cast as the outlaw buddies who are running for their lives to Bolivia with Katharine Ross and are not exactly sure who's chasing them. This classic of the changing West won five Academy Awards. Directed by George Roy Hill 1969 (PG) © Criterion Pictures, USA.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 242-5418

Location: Tony Dapolito Recreation Center

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2014-08-12 2014-08-12 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.7295, -74.0055 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/53922a9ba111e.JPG Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:30:40 EST
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun Film Series at Sunset: Raiders of the Lost Ark]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/19/arts-culture-fun-film-series-at-sunset-raiders-of-the-lost-ark http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/19/arts-culture-fun-film-series-at-sunset-raiders-of-the-lost-ark Date: August 19, 2014

Watch Raiders of the Lost Ark as the sun sets over the West Village!

NYC Parks' Arts, Culture & Fun program brings you a free, summer film series on the rooftop of Tony Dapolito Recreation Center. Bring a blanket, picnic and friends! The first 50 people will get in, and doors will open one hour prior to screening time.

Raiders of the Lost Ark leaves you breathless. Its spirit is straight from the days of those thrilling matinee classics. Harrison Ford is the swashbuckling hero, Indiana Jones, who, with his spunky girlfriend, must battle foes of every shape, size and description to keep the mysterious Lost Ark of the Covenant out of Hitler's hands. Directed by Steven Spielberg. 1981 (PG-13) © Criterion Pictures, USA.

Start time: 7:45 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 242-5418

Location: Tony Dapolito Recreation Center

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2014-08-19 2014-08-19 7:45 pm 10:00 pm 40.7295, -74.0055 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/53922b98ca4e2.JPG Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:30:40 EST
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun Film Series at Sunset: Hugo]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/26/arts-culture-fun-film-series-at-sunset-hugo http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/26/arts-culture-fun-film-series-at-sunset-hugo Date: August 26, 2014

Watch Hugo as the sun sets over the West Village!

NYC Parks' Arts, Culture & Fun program brings you a free, summer film series on the rooftop of Tony Dapolito Recreation Center. Bring a blanket, picnic and friends! The first 50 people will get in, and doors will open one hour prior to screening time.

Set in 1930s Paris, Hugo tells the story of an orphan who lives in the walls of a train station is wrapped up in a mystery involving his late father and an automaton. Directed by Martin Scorsese. 2011 (PG) © Criterion Pictures, USA.

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 242-5418

Location: Tony Dapolito Recreation Center

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2014-08-26 2014-08-26 7:30 pm 10:00 pm 40.7295, -74.0055 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/53922d3ca7099.JPG Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:30:40 EST
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun City Classics: Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/07/arts-culture-fun-presents-invasion-of-the-body-snatchers http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/07/arts-culture-fun-presents-invasion-of-the-body-snatchers Date: July 7, 2015

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!

Invasion of the Body Snatchers is science fiction done right. It features a small-town doctor, Miles Bennel, who catches wind that local residents are concerned about their loved ones. They don't seem like themselves lately, and are colder, more emotionally distant. Soon he discovers that they're literally not themselves: aliens have taken over his small town!

Know Before You Go:

This movie is shown on the rooftop of Tony Dapolito Recreation Center. Bring a blanket to sit on, and a picnic if you like. There are a limited number of chairs available. No alcohol.

Doors open one hour before the start of the screening. Space is limited and admission is on a first come-first served basis, so it's best to get there well before the screening starts. Please bring one form of ID with you.

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 242-5228

Location: Tony Dapolito Recreation Center

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2015-07-07 2015-07-07 8:30 pm 10:00 pm 40.7295, -74.0055 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/554a51ce2e443.jpg Mon, 11 May 2015 14:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun City Classics: Forbidden Planet (1956)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/14/arts-culture-fun-city-classics-forbidden-planet-1956 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/14/arts-culture-fun-city-classics-forbidden-planet-1956 Date: July 14, 2015

Watch classics and soon-to-be classics handpicked by NYC Parks' Arts, Culture & Fun series. All films are screened outside NYC's great outdoors and they're free!

Forbidden Planet is a science-fiction film with a story line based on Shakespeare's The Tempest. In the 23rd century, Cmdr. J.J. Adams guides United Planets cruiser C-57-D on a rescue mission to faraway planet Altair-4. Twenty years earlier, Earth ship Bellerophon disappeared while en route to Altair-4. Dr. Edward Morbius, the ship's philologist, is the only survivor along with his young daughter Altaria. In the decades following the ship's disappearance, Dr. Morbius has created a paradise world of his own guarded by his faithful robot, Robby. When Cmdr. J.J. Adams and his crew land on Altair-4, Dr. Morbius announces that he has no intention of being rescued and returned to Earth.

Know Before You Go

This movie will be shown on the rooftop of Tony Dapolito Recreation Center. Bring a blanket to sit on, and a picnic if you like. There are a limited number of chairs available. No alcohol.

Doors open one hour before the start of the screening. Space is limited and admission is on a first come-first served basis, so it's best to get there well before the screening starts. Please bring one form of ID with you.

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 242-5228

Location: Tony Dapolito Recreation Center

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M103 Tony Dapolito Recreation Center 2015-07-14 2015-07-14 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.7296, -74.0054 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/555240023b33e.jpg Wed, 20 May 2015 19:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun City Classics: Ghostbusters (1984)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/21/breaking-away http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/21/breaking-away Date: July 21, 2015

Watch classics and soon-to-be classics handpicked by NYC Parks' Arts, Culture & Fun series. All films are screened outside NYC's great outdoors and they're free!

Ghostbusters is an action and aventure blend of special effects and comedy. Unemployed parapsychologists set themselves up as "Ghostbusters" to rid New York of evil monstrous apparitions that are taking over the city. Bill Murray's infectous comedy and a hilarious cast make the perfect film that will keep you on the edge of your seat when you're not rolling with laughter. Ghostbuster's is a timeless classic that the whole family will be sure to enjoy!

Know Before You Go:

This movie is shown on the rooftop of Tony Dapolito Recreation Center. Bring a blanket to sit on, and a picnic if you like. There are a limited number of chairs available. No alcohol.

Doors open one hour before the start of the screening. Space is limited and admission is on a first come-first served basis, so it's best to get there well before the screening starts. Please bring one form of ID with you.

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 242-5228

Location: Tony Dapolito Recreation Center

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M103 Tony Dapolito Recreation Center 2015-07-21 2015-07-21 8:30 pm 11:00 pm 40.7296, -74.0054 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5552424083f8d.jpg Thu, 28 May 2015 14:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun City Classics: Star Trek II The Wrath of Khan (1982)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/28/grease http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/07/28/grease Date: July 28, 2015

Watch classics and soon-to-be classics handpicked by NYC Parks' Arts, Culture & Fun series. All films are screened outside NYC's great outdoors and they're free!

Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan is considered by many fans to be the best of the Star Trek movies. With assistance from the USS Enterprise crew, Admiral Kirk crosses the path of his old enemy Khan, who was the chief antagonist in the 1966 Trek TV episode "Space Seed". Leading a crew of near-savage space prisoners, Khan insinuates himself into the Genesis Project, which is designed to introduce living organisms on long-dead planets. Intending to harness this program for his own purposes, Khan engages in battle with the Enterprise crew.

Know Before You Go:

This movie is shown on the rooftop of Tony Dapolito Recreation Center. Bring a blanket to sit on, and a picnic if you like. There are a limited number of chairs available. No alcohol.

Doors open one hour before the start of the screening. Space is limited and admission is on a first come-first served basis, so it's best to get there well before the screening starts. Please bring one form of ID with you.

Start time: 8:15 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 408-0243

Location: Tony Dapolito Recreation Center

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M103 Tony Dapolito Recreation Center 2015-07-28 2015-07-28 8:15 pm 10:30 pm 40.7296, -74.0054 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55524598bf9f2.jpg Thu, 28 May 2015 14:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun City Classics: Casablanca (1942)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/star-trek-ii http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/04/star-trek-ii Date: August 4, 2015

Watch classics and soon-to-be classics handpicked by NYC Parks' Arts, Culture & Fun series. All films are screened outside NYC's great outdoors and they're free!

Casablanca is regarded as one of the most memorable of all film experiences, a true Hollywood classic. Set during the early days of World War II, it is a sentimental love story of an American expatriate Rick Blaine and the woman he loves, Ilsa. Ilsa is married to another man who comes to Rick in search of illicit letters of transit which will allow them to escape to America. Ilsa is faced with the battle of loyalty to her husband and her hearts yearning desire to stay behind in Casablanca where Rick resides. Rick has a plan for him and Ilsa that will bring the plot to a satisfying conclusion.

Know Before You Go:

This movie is shown on the rooftop of Tony Dapolito Recreation Center. Bring a blanket to sit on, and a picnic if you like. There are a limited number of chairs available. No alcohol.

Doors open one hour before the start of the screening. Space is limited and admission is on a first come-first served basis, so it's best to get there well before the screening starts. Please bring one form of ID with you.

Start time: 8:15 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 242-5228

Location: Tony Dapolito Recreation Center

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M103 Tony Dapolito Recreation Center 2015-08-04 2015-08-04 8:15 pm 10:30 pm 40.72959899902344000, -74.00540161132812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55524702a25d6.jpg Tue, 28 Jul 2015 14:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun City Classics: Grease (1978)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/11/casablanca http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/11/casablanca Date: August 11, 2015

Watch classics and soon-to-be classics handpicked by NYC Parks' Arts, Culture & Fun series. All films are screened outside NYC's great outdoors and they're free!

Come sit back, relax and enjoy Grease, a classic that takes you back to the 1950's. This musical is sure going to make you get up and dance as they sing classic hits such as "Grease Lightning" "Hopelessly Devoted" and "Beauty School Dropout". The plot involves two high-school students who fall in love one summer. Unexpectedly they end up attending the same high school. Sweetheart Sandy Olsson doesn't realize that her summer love, Danny Zuko, is far from the gentle, senstive guy she met. Will Danny be willing to drop his tough-guy reputation? Will they be able to figure out how to make their love last in the midst of High School and all the drama that goes with it? Come join us for the timeless classic and find out!

This movie is shown on the rooftop of Tony Dapolito Recreation Center. Bring a blanket to sit on, and a picnic if you like. There are a limited number of chairs available. No alcohol.

Doors open one hour before the start of the screening. Space is limited and admission is on a first come-first served basis, so it's best to get there well before the screening starts. Please bring one form of ID with you.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 242-5228

Location: Tony Dapolito Recreation Center

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M103 Tony Dapolito Recreation Center 2015-08-11 2015-08-11 8:00 pm 10:30 pm 40.7296, -74.0054 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55660d8b7eb1e.jpg Tue, 02 Jun 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun City Classics: Roman Holiday (1953)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/18/roman-holiday http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/18/roman-holiday Date: August 18, 2015

Watch classics and soon-to-be classics handpicked by NYC Parks' Arts, Culture & Fun series. All films are screened outside NYC's great outdoors and they're free!

Roman Holiday is romantic comedy telling the story of Joe Bradley, an American reporter and Princess Ann. Joe misses his interview with Princess Ann and is now on the verge of getting fired. Princess Ann, tired of living her sheltered life as princess, escapes from her home and tries to live life as a normal citizen, for at least one day. The pair, both of them hiding their true identities end up spending a weekend together in Rome.

This movie is shown on the rooftop of Tony Dapolito Recreation Center. Bring a blanket to sit on, and a picnic if you like. There are a limited number of chairs available. No alcohol.

Doors open one hour before the start of the screening. Space is limited and admission is on a first come-first served basis, so it's best to get there well before the screening starts. Please bring one form of ID with you.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 242-5228

Location: Tony Dapolito Recreation Center

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M103 Tony Dapolito Recreation Center 2015-08-18 2015-08-18 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.7296, -74.0054 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55660f10a7375.jpg Tue, 02 Jun 2015 18:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun City Classics: Dreamgirls (2006)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/25/indiana-jones http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/08/25/indiana-jones Date: August 25, 2015

Watch classics and soon-to-be classics handpicked by NYC Parks' Arts, Culture & Fun series. All films are screened outside NYC's great outdoors and they're free!

Dreamgirls tells the story of the rise of the promising trio Effie, Deena and Lorrell who call themselves The Dreamettes. They are first discovered at a talent show and offered the opportunity of a lifetime, to be the backup singers for the famous performer James "Thunder" Early. Eventually, they are offered the chance in the spotlight, changing their entire look, sound and style and even their name into "The Dreams". Manager Curis Taylor Jr. narrows the spotlight on Deena, which begins a compromising the group. Will the cost of fame and fortune be too much? Find out on August 25th!

This movie is shown on the rooftop of Tony Dapolito Recreation Center. Bring a blanket to sit on, and a picnic if you like. There are a limited number of chairs available. No alcohol.

Doors open one hour before the start of the screening. Space is limited and admission is on a first come-first served basis, so it's best to get there well before the screening starts. Please bring one form of ID with you.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 242-5228

Location: Tony Dapolito Recreation Center

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M103 Tony Dapolito Recreation Center 2015-08-25 2015-08-25 8:00 pm 11:00 pm 40.7296, -74.0054 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5566102a3ba87.jpg Tue, 02 Jun 2015 18:00:05 EDT