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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 719 events
from May 30, 2013 (x) to April 18, 2017
in Free Summer Movies (x) & Film (x) categories

Saturday, December 26, 2015

Dec26

Ranger's Choice: Central Park in the Movies

at Grand Army Plaza, Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Hundreds of TV shows and movies have been filmed in Central Park.Hike along some of the pathways of lower Central Park to see where some of these iconic films were made.
Category: Art, Film, History, Tours
Free!

Saturday, January 9, 2016

Jan 9

Penguins Are Cool!

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn about penguins, then make a pom-pom penguin craft. Afterwards join us for a popular free penguin movie starting at 1pm. Ages 4-8 with chaperone. $5/Members $3
Category: Arts & Crafts, Film, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids

Friday, January 15, 2016

Jan15

Movies in the Parks: Selma

at Brownsville Recreation Center (in Brownsville Playground), Brooklyn

11:30 a.m.1:30 p.m.
Join us for this powerful chronicle of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s campaign to secure equal voting rights via an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama in 1965.
Category: Education, Film, Best for Kids, Black History Month
Free!

Must See
Event
Jan15

Arts, Culture & Fun: Preview Screening of In Football We Trust

at West Bronx Recreation Center, Bronx This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
In Football We Trust intimately follows four Polynesian high school football players in Utah struggling to overcome gang violence, family pressures, and poverty.
Category: Film, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Jan21

Arts, Culture & Fun: Preview Screening of In Football We Trust

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

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Presented by Indie Lens Pop Up. A sneak peak preview screening of Autism in Love which premieres on PBS January 11th. Four adults at different places on the autism spectrum open up…
Category: Film, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Friday, January 22, 2016

Jan22

Arts, Culture & Fun: Preview Screening of In Football We Trust

at Sorrentino Recreation Center, Queens This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Presented by Indie Lens Pop Up. A sneak peak preview screening of Autism in Love which premieres on PBS January 11th. Four adults at different places on the autism spectrum open up…
Category: Accessible, Education, Art, Film, Sports, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Friday, February 5, 2016

Feb 5

Arts, Culture & Fun: Preview Screening of The Black Panthers

at St. Johns Recreation Center, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Join us for a preview screening of The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution by Stanley Nelson before it airs on PBS.
Category: Accessible, Education, Art, Film, Sports, Black History Month, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Friday, February 12, 2016

Feb12

Arts, Culture & Fun: Preview Screening of The Black Panthers

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

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
The screening will be followed by a discussion with Brittany Williams, Million Hoodies Movement for Justice, and former Black Panthers.
Category: Accessible, Education, Art, Film, Sports, Black History Month, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Must See
Event
Feb12

Movies in the Parks: "Black Rose"

at Brownsville Recreation Center (in Brownsville Playground), Brooklyn

11:30 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Join Parks as we preview an exciting new TV show! Set in Brownsville, “Black Rose” follows an anthropology professor as she investigates the mysterious abduction of youth…
Category: Film, Talks
Free!

Friday, February 19, 2016

Feb19

Film Screening: Ghosts of Amistad, In the Footsteps of the Rebels

at Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning Black Box Theatre, Queens This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join us as we explore the Amistad slave ship rebellion 177 years later with a screening of the documentary Ghosts of Amistad.
Category: Accessible, Education, Film, History, Black History Month, Talks
Free!

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