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NYC Parks Events Calendar

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 722 events
from May 30, 2013 (x) to December 31, 2016
in Free Summer Movies (x) & Film (x) categories

Friday, November 13, 2015

Nov13

Movie Night: Hotel Transylvania

at Sorrentino Recreation Center, Queens This is an Accessible location

5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Welcome to the Hotel Transylvania, Dracula's lavish five-stake resort, where monsters and their families can live it up, free from meddling from the human world.
Category: Film, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, November 21, 2015

Nov21

NYC Parks Retro Drive-In Cinema: The Addams Family

at New York Aquarium (in Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk), Brooklyn

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks for a free drive-in movie! Pack-up the kids in the car and join us in the parking lot at the NY Aquarium as we screen freaky family favorite, 'The Addams…
Category: Film, Best for Kids
Free!

Must See
Event

Friday, December 4, 2015

Dec 4

Arts, Culture & Fun: Preview Screening of Autism in Love

at Red Hook Recreation Center (in Red Hook Recreation Area), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Four adults at different places on the autism spectrum open up their personal lives as they navigate dating and romantic relationships.
Category: Film, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Saturday, December 12, 2015

Dec12

Arts, Culture & Fun: Preview Screening of Autism in Love

2:00 p.m.4:00 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, Film, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Dec15

Arts, Culture & Fun: Preview Screening of Autism in Love

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: Education, Film, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Saturday, December 19, 2015

Dec19

Holiday Spectacular

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join us for an afternoon of fun activities, including a bounce house, games, photos with Santa, crafts, movies, music, and more!
Category: Film, Games, Best for Kids, Winter Holidays, Santa's Coming to Town
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, December 21, 2015

Dec21

Film Screening: A Christmas Story

at 112th Street and Manhattan Avenue (in Morningside Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
NYC Parks' Manhattan Recreation and Historic Harlem Parks presents the film, A Christmas Story, as a holiday film screening event.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Winter Holidays
Free!

Must See
Event

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

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