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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 51 events
from August 24, 2016 to September 30, 2016
in Free Summer Movies (x) category

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Aug24

Central Park Conservancy Film Festival: I Am Legend

at Landscape between Sheep Meadow and the 72nd Street Cross Drive (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
The last man on Earth, scientist Robert Neville, struggles to survive while fending off the infected survivors of a plague which he is inexplicably immune to.
Category: Festivals, Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Aug24

Outdoor Cinema 2016: Embrace of the Serpent (Colombia)

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Set in the Colombian Amazon, the Oscar-nominated Embrace of the Serpent tells the story of a shaman encountering two Western explorers who search for rare botanical species.
Category: Film, History, Free Summer Movies, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug24

Movies Under the Stars: Hairspray

at McKinely Park (in McKinley Park), Brooklyn

7:45 p.m.9:45 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for this free film! In this hilarious 2007 remake of the Broadway musical (based on John…
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Aug24

Classic Film Series

at Jane Bailey Memorial Garden, Brooklyn

8:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join us for the Western classic, Buck and the Preacher (1972, PG) and watch Sidney Poitier lead freed slaves west in post Civil War America.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Aug24

Movies Under the Stars: Men in Black

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film!
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug24

Movies Under the Stars: Jurassic Park

at Bloomingdale Park, Staten Island

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Unemployed parapsychologists set themselves up as "Ghostbusters" to rid New York of evil monstrous apparitions that are taking over the city.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug24

Movies Under the Stars: A League of Their Own

at Carlton Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug24

Movies Under the Stars: Ratatouille

at Harris Playground (in Harris Park), Bronx

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
A scrawny rat named Remy finds his dreams of culinary superstardom stirring up sizable controversy in the kitchen of a fine French restaurant in director Brad Bird's madcap computer-animated comedy...
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Aug25

Movies With a View: Public Vote: The Sandlot, Milk, or La Bamba

at Pier 1 Entrance (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Our Public Vote returns! Cast your vote for The Sandlot, Milk, or La Bamba.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug25

Central Park Conservancy Film Festival: Tootsie

at Landscape between Sheep Meadow and the 72nd Street Cross Drive (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Take a tour of New York City's neighborhoods through movies at the 2016 Central Park Conservancy Film Festival.
Category: Festivals, Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

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