NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2016 NYC Department of Parks and Recreation http://nyc.gov/parks/events NYC Department of Parks and Recreation en-us Sun, 24 Jul 2016 22:27:11 GMT <![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Pan]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/05/20/movies-under-the-stars-pan http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/05/20/movies-under-the-stars-pan Date: May 20, 2016

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An orphan boy (Levi Miller) discovers his destiny as Peter Pan, and is whisked away to an enchanted land to battle the fearsome pirate Blackbeard (Hugh Jackman) with the help of the warrior woman Tiger Lily (Rooney Mara). Directed by Joe Wright (Hanna) and Atonement). Cast includes Garrett Hedlund, Amanda Seyfried, Adeel Akhtar, Nonso Anozie, and Kathy Burke. - Courtesy of Swank

Know Before You Go
You should arrive before 8:00 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on; there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled water is OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken; space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 363-0215

Location: Cpl. Thompson Park (in CPL. Thompson Park)

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R109 CPL. Thompson Park 2016-05-20 2016-05-20 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.63790130615234400, -74.11910247802734000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/572a860e801a1.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:48:14 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Jurassic World]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/05/29/movies-under-the-stars-jurassic-world http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/05/29/movies-under-the-stars-jurassic-world Date: May 29, 2016

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In this thrilling fourth installment of the "Jurassic Park" franchise, two young brothers (Ty Simpkins and Nick Robinson) visit their Aunt Claire (Bryce Dallas Howard) who's an executive at Jurassic World, a theme park populated with genetically-resurrected dinosaurs. But chaos erupts when a newly created dino escapes its enclosure, forcing the park's animal behaviorist Owen Grady (Chris Pratt) to save the day.

Know Before You Go
You should arrive before 8:00 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on; there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled water is OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken; space is available on a first-come, first served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 363-0215

Location: Hylan Boulevard and Cornelia Avenue (in Wolfe's Pond Park)

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R031 Wolfe's Pond Park 2016-05-29 2016-05-29 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.52209854125976600, -74.19010162353516000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5744962b2dab7.jpg Tue, 24 May 2016 15:00:11 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Aladdin]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/06/04/movies-under-the-stars-aladdin http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/06/04/movies-under-the-stars-aladdin Date: June 4, 2016

Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film.

Robin Williams's dizzying and hilarious voicing of the Genie is the main attraction of Aladdin, the third in the series of modern Disney animated movies. After a sultan (Douglas Seale) gives his daughter, Jasmine (Linda Larkin), three days to find a husband, she escapes the palace and encounters the street-savvy urchin Aladdin (Scott Weinger), who charms his way into her heart. While the sultan's Vizier, Jafar (Jonathan Freeman), weaves a spell so that he may marry Jasmine and become sultan himself, Aladdin discovers the Genie's lamp in a cave, rubs it, and sets the mystical entity free, leading the Genie to pledge his undying loyalty to the dazzled youth. Aladdin begins his quest to defeat Jafar and win the hand of the princess, with the Genie's help. Monsters, Disney's trademark talking animals, and a flying carpet all figure into the ensuing adventures, but the Genie, who can change into anything or anybody, steals the show as he launches into one crazed monologue after another, impersonating figures from Ed Sullivan to Elvis Presley.

Know Before You Go
You should arrive before 8:00 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on; there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled water is OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken; space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: (917) 363-0215

Location: Father Macris Park

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R075A Father Macris Park 2016-06-04 2016-06-04 8:00 pm 9:30 pm 40.61679840087890600, -74.16169738769531000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/574499ec756ac.jpg Wed, 25 May 2016 18:00:15 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Casablanca]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/06/04/movies-under-the-stars-casablanca http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/06/04/movies-under-the-stars-casablanca Date: June 4, 2016

Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film.

One of the most memorable of all film experiences, Casablanca is a true Hollywood legend. All the elements of the production—story, cast, photography, direction, and music—are woven expertly together to create a motion picture monument. Wartime refugees gather in Morocco to obtain scarce exit visas to Lisbon. The final airport sequence is an event not to be forgotten.

Know Before You Go
You should arrive before 8:00 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on; there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled water is OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken; space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: (917) 363-0215

Location: Greenbelt Recreation Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2016-06-04 2016-06-04 8:00 pm 10:00 am 40.59198260134300000, -74.13947248458900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57449afe185a7.jpg Wed, 25 May 2016 18:00:15 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: 42]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/06/10/movies-under-the-stars-42 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/06/10/movies-under-the-stars-42 Date: June 10, 2016

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Jackie Robinson's story is told in this biopic from writer/director Brian Helgeland. Robinson paved a new road by becoming the first African-American to play in Major League Baseball.

Know Before You Go
You should arrive before 8:00 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on; there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled water is OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken; space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 363-0215

Location: Cpl. Thompson Park (in CPL. Thompson Park)

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R109 CPL. Thompson Park 2016-06-10 2016-06-10 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.63790130615234400, -74.11910247802734000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57449bb00a427.jpg Wed, 25 May 2016 18:00:15 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Space Jam]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/06/11/movies-under-the-stars-space-jam http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/06/11/movies-under-the-stars-space-jam Date: June 11, 2016

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The entire Looney Tunes gang joins basketball superstar Michael Jordan for this magically entertaining live-action/animated feature about a winners-take-all basketball game with a ruthless group of unsavory outer space creatures. Motion picture funnyman Bill Murray and Wayne Knight are also on hand to save the day in this hilarious romp through the far reaches to the galaxy.

Know Before You Go
You should arrive before 8:00 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on; there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled water is OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken; space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: (917) 363-0215

Location: Lenevar Avenue and Ramona Avenue (in Bloomingdale Park)

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R106 Bloomingdale Park 2016-06-11 2016-06-11 8:00 pm 9:30 pm 40.53555741248300000, -74.20811891555800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57449c41b05d0.jpg Wed, 25 May 2016 18:00:15 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: My Fair Lady]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/06/16/movies-under-the-stars-my-fair-lady http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/06/16/movies-under-the-stars-my-fair-lady Date: June 16, 2016

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At one time the longest-running Broadway musical, My Fair Lady was adapted by Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe from the George Bernard Shaw comedy Pygmalion. Outside Covent Garden on a rainy evening in 1912, dishevelled cockney flower girl Eliza Doolittle (Audrey Hepburn) meets linguistic expert Henry Higgins (Rex Harrison). After delivering a musical tirade against "verbal class distinction," Higgins tells his companion Colonel Pickering (Wilfred Hyde-White) that, within six months, he could transform Eliza into a proper lady, simply by teaching her proper English. The next morning, face and hands freshly scrubbed, Eliza presents herself on Higgins' doorstep, offering to pay him to teach her to be a lady. "It's almost irresistable," clucks Higgins. "She's so deliciously low. So horribly dirty." He turns his mission into a sporting proposition, making a bet with Pickering that he can accomplish his six-month miracle to turn Eliza into a lady.

Know Before You Go
You should arrive before 8:00 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on; there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled water is OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken; space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 363-0215

Location: Greenbelt Recreation Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2016-06-16 2016-06-16 8:00 pm 11:00 pm 40.59198260134300000, -74.13947248458900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57449cf42ccf5.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 17:00:16 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Jaws]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/06/17/movies-under-the-stars-jaws http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/06/17/movies-under-the-stars-jaws Date: June 17, 2016

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There has never been a movie or a phenomenon like Jaws, the terrifying motion picture from the horrific best seller and one of the most popular films of all time. Directed by Steven Spielberg and acclaimed by critics worldwide, Jaws continues to shock moviegoers with its riveting tale of three men who become allied in a life-and-death hunt to destroy a killer embodying nearly three tons of instant white death.

Know Before You Go
You should arrive before 8:00 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on, although there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled waters are OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken, so space is available on a first come first served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (917) 363-0215

Location: Detective Russel Timoshenko Soccer Field (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach)

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2016-06-17 2016-06-17 8:00 pm 10:30 pm 40.57553656314600000, -74.08273506164600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57449d7c17f72.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 17:00:16 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Shaun the Sheep]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/06/18/movies-under-the-stars-shaun-the-sheep1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/06/18/movies-under-the-stars-shaun-the-sheep1 Date: June 18, 2016

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In this delightful family film, a sheep takes the day off to have some fun. He gets more than he anticipated when a mix up with a farmer, a caravan, and a steep hill leads to a big-city adventure. It becomes the whole flock's responsibility to embark on a whimsical mission and bring everyone home.

Know Before You Go
You should arrive before 8:00 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on; there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled water is OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken; space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: (917) 363-0215

Location: Parking Lot near New Dorp Beach

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2016-06-18 2016-06-18 8:00 pm 9:30 pm 40.56144250000000000, -74.10005630000000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57449f916f105.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 17:00:16 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Ant-Man]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/06/18/movies-under-the-stars-ant-man http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/06/18/movies-under-the-stars-ant-man Date: June 18, 2016

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A con artist named Scott Lang (Paul Rudd) gets a shot at redemption when his mentor (Michael Douglas) asks him to protect a superpowered suit. Donning the stunning technology, which shrinks him down to minuscule size, he fights off villains seeking to steal the invention, and organizes a heist that could save the world. Peyton Reed directs this high-octane superhero flick.

Know Before You Go
You should arrive before 8:00 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on; there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled water is OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken; space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 363-0215

Location: Willowbrook Park Archery Range (in Willowbrook Park)

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R030 Willowbrook Park 2016-06-18 2016-06-18 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.60267767781100000, -74.15647268295300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57449ec393595.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 17:00:16 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Annie (2014)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/06/23/movies-under-the-stars-annie-2014 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/06/23/movies-under-the-stars-annie-2014 Date: June 23, 2016

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Annie is a young, happy foster kid who's also tough enough to make her way on the streets of New York in 2014. Originally left by her parents as a baby with the promise that they'd be back for her someday, it's been a hard knock life ever since with her mean foster mom Miss Hannigan. But everything's about to change when the hard-nosed tycoon and New York mayoral candidate Will Stacks makes a thinly-veiled campaign move and takes her in.

Know Before You Go
You should arrive before 8:00 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on; there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled water is OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken, so space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 363-0215

Location: Faber Park (in Faber Pool and Park)

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R008 Faber Pool and Park 2016-06-23 2016-06-23 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.64089965820312500, -74.13580322265625000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5744a086605ba.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 17:00:16 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Avengers: Age of Ultron]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/06/24/movies-under-the-stars-avengers-age-of-ultron http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/06/24/movies-under-the-stars-avengers-age-of-ultron Date: June 24, 2016

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This sequel to the smash-hit comic-book epic The Avengers finds the iconic superhero team dealing with a threat of their own making: a sentient robot called Ultron (voice of James Spader), who was originally designed as part of a peacekeeping program. Since the events of the last film, Captain America (Chris Evans), Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.), the Hulk (Mark Ruffalo), Thor (Chris Hemsworth), Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner), and Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson) have been working to take down various cells of a secret society of villains known as HYDRA. Their zeal to make the world a better, safer place inspires Tony Stark, genius billionaire and alter ego of Iron Man, to create Ultron in order to respond to additional threats that the Avengers aren't able to handle. Ultron, unfortunately, takes this directive way too seriously; he believes that world peace can only be achieved by exterminating humanity, and he'll stop at nothing to accomplish this goal. The battle between the Avengers and Ultron is further complicated by the appearance of superpowered siblings Quicksilver (Aaron Taylor-Johnson) and Scarlet Witch (Elizabeth Olsen), who ally themselves with the homicidal android. Samuel L. Jackson and Cobie Smulders co-star as, respectively, S.H.I.E.L.D. operatives Nick Fury and Maria Hill. Joss Whedon, writer and director of the previous Avengers movie, returns in both capacities here.

Know Before You Go
You should arrive before 8:00 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on; there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled water is OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken; space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (917) 363-0215

Location: Willowbrook Park Archery Range (in Willowbrook Park)

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R030 Willowbrook Park 2016-06-24 2016-06-24 8:00 pm 10:30 pm 40.60267767781100000, -74.15647268295300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5744a15003ece.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 18:00:13 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Creed]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/06/25/movies-under-the-stars-creed http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/06/25/movies-under-the-stars-creed Date: June 25, 2016

Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film.

Adonis Johnson Creed (Michael B. Jordan), the son of former heavyweight champion Apollo Creed, attempts to follow in his father's footsteps and become a boxing legend in his own right. Apollo died in the ring in the 1980s at the hand of Russian pugilist Ivan Drago, forcing Adonis to grow up without his dad in his life. The young man travels to Philadelphia to find his late father's nemesis-turned-best friend, Rocky Balboa (Sylvester Stallone), in order to recruit him as a trainer. Balboa soon takes the young Creed under his wing and helps him get in shape for a shot at the title. Ryan Coogler directs this spin-off of the hugely successful Rocky franchise.

Know Before You Go
You should arrive before 8:00 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on; there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled water is OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken; space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (917) 363-0215

Location: Cpl. Thompson Park (in CPL. Thompson Park)

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R109 CPL. Thompson Park 2016-06-25 2016-06-25 8:00 pm 10:30 pm 40.63790130615234400, -74.11910247802734000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5744a1e8b6a3f.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 18:00:13 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Despicable Me 2]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/06/28/movies-under-the-stars http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/06/28/movies-under-the-stars Date: June 28, 2016

Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film.

Universal Pictures presents this sequel to the wildly successful 2010 animated picture following Gru (voiced by Steve Carell), the ex-scheming evildoer-turned-parental figure, from animation company Illumination Entertainment.

Know Before You Go
You should arrive before 8:00 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on, although there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled waters are OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken, so space is available on a first come first served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: (917) 363-0215

Location: P.S.14 (in Stapleton Playground)

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R061 Stapleton Playground 2016-06-28 2016-06-28 8:00 pm 9:30 pm 40.62325565730000000, -74.07964130390000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5744a28378aa8.jpg Fri, 27 May 2016 13:00:14 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: The Wiz]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/06/30/movies-under-the-stars-the-wiz http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/06/30/movies-under-the-stars-the-wiz Date: June 30, 2016

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Sidney Lumet's The Wiz is the film version of the popular Broadway musical that retells the events of L. Frank Baum's classic novel The Wonderful Wizard of Oz through the eyes of a young African-American kindergarten teacher who's "never been below 125th Street". Leaving a large family dinner to chase her dog into a snowstorm, Dorothy (Diana Ross) is swept up by a cyclone and transplanted to the land of Oz, which looks suspiciously like a skewed version of the run-down Manhattan of the late '70s. Landing on top of the Wicked Witch of the East, the puzzled Dorothy is greeted by munchkins who peel themselves from a graffiti mural and sing to her about the Wiz (Richard Pryor), a powerful wizard living in Emerald City who can help her get home. On her journey down the yellow brick road, she encounters a garbage-stuffed scarecrow (Michael Jackson) in a junkyard, a broken-down tin man (Nipsey Russell) caught in the decay of an old amusement park, and a cowardly lion (Ted Ross) posing as a stone statue outside a museum. The quartet tangles with a subway station that comes to life, a poppy den, and a gaggle of motorcycle henchman on their way to the Wiz who orders them to kill the Wicked Witch of the West (a sweatshop tyrant) before he will grant them their wishes.

Know Before You Go
You should arrive before 8:00 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on; there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled water is OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken; space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (917) 363-0215

Location: Heritage Park

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R160 Heritage Park 2016-06-30 2016-06-30 8:00 pm 10:30 pm 40.64089237274100000, -74.12157845795100000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5744a411b3c95.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 18:00:13 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Minions]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/02/movies-under-the-stars-minions1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/02/movies-under-the-stars-minions1 Date: July 2, 2016

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Despicable Me's minions get their very own spin-off in this summer tent-pole from Universal Pictures. Pierre Coffin and Kyle Balda co-direct this animated comedy featuring the voices of Sandra Bullock and Jon Hamm.

Know Before You Go
You should arrive before 8:00 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on; there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled water is OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken; space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 363 - 0215

Location: Kivlehan Park

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2016-07-02 2016-07-02 8:30 pm 10:00 pm 40.55902800000000000, -74.10249150000000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/574497784e42f.jpg Fri, 24 Jun 2016 11:00:42 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: Movies Under the Stars: A League of Their Own]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/02/movies-under-the-stars-a-league-of-their-own http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/02/movies-under-the-stars-a-league-of-their-own Date: July 2, 2016

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film.

The All-American Girls' Professional Baseball League was founded in 1943, when most of the men of baseball-playing age were far away in Europe and Asia fighting World War II. The league flourished until after World War II, when, with the men's return, the league was consigned to oblivion. Director Penny Marshall and screenwriters Lowell Ganz and Babaloo Mandel re-create the wartime era when women's baseball looked to stand a good chance of sweeping the country. The story begins as a candy-bar tycoon enlists agents to scour the country to find women who could play ball. In the backwoods of Oregon, two sisters -- Dottie (Geena Davis) and Kit (Lori Petty) -- are discovered. Dottie can hit and catch, while Kit can throw a mean fastball. The girls come to Chicago to try out for the team with other prospects that include their soon-to-be-teammates Mae Mordabito (Madonna), Doris Murphy (Rosie O'Donnell), and Marla Hooch (Megan Cavanagh). The team's owner, Walter Harvey (Gary Marshall) needs someone to coach his team and he picks one-time home-run champion Jimmy Dugan (Tom Hanks), who is now a broken-down alcoholic. After a few weeks of training, as Dugan sobers up, the team begins to show some promise. By the end of the season, the team has improved to the point where they are competing in the World Series (which is no big deal, since there are only four teams in the league).

Know Before You Go
You should arrive before 8:00 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on; there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled water is OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken; space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (917) 363-0215

Location: Continental Place and Grandview Avenue (in Grandview Playground)

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R068 Grandview Playground 2016-07-02 2016-07-02 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.63037343389100000, -74.16522834866000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/576c331d21ad8.jpg Sat, 02 Jul 2016 22:00:43 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: The Birds]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/06/movies-under-the-stars-the-birds http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/06/movies-under-the-stars-the-birds Date: July 6, 2016

Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film.

The story begins as an innocuous romantic triangle involving wealthy, spoiled Melanie Daniels (Tippi Hedren), handsome Mitch Brenner (Rod Taylor), and schoolteacher Annie Hayworth (Suzanne Pleshette). The human story begins in a San Francisco pet shop and culminates at the home of Mitch's mother (Jessica Tandy) at Bodega Bay, where the characters' sense of security is slowly eroded by the curious behavior of the birds in the area. At first, it's no more than a sea gull swooping down and pecking at Melanie's head. Things take a truly ugly turn when hundreds of birds converge on a children's party. There is never an explanation as to why the birds have run amok, but once the onslaught begins, there's virtually no letup.

Know Before You Go
You should arrive before 8:00 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on; there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled water is OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken; space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (917) 363-0215

Location: Greenbelt Recreation Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2016-07-06 2016-07-06 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.59198260134300000, -74.13947248458900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/576c699ec85df.jpg Tue, 05 Jul 2016 12:00:04 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/12/movies-under-the-stars-teenage-mutant-ninja-turtles-1990 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/12/movies-under-the-stars-teenage-mutant-ninja-turtles-1990 Date: July 12, 2016

Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
This movie is the live-action, feature film adaptation of the cult comic book and the popular animated television show. After prolonged exposure to radiation, four teenage turtles—Michelangelo, Raphael, Leonardo, and Donatello—have mutated into ninjas and have begun living in the sewers of a large city. Under the guidance of a ninja master Splinter the Rat and television reporter April, the Turtles embark on a mission to run crime out of the city and battle the warlord Shredder. The Turtles have been designed by Jim Henson Productions and effortlessly fit into the live-action surroundings.

Know Before You Go
You should arrive before 8:00 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on; there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled water is OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken; space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (917) 363-0215

Location: Detective Russel Timoshenko Soccer Field (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach)

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2016-07-12 2016-07-12 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.57553656314600000, -74.08273506164600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57449858497b1.jpg Fri, 24 Jun 2016 15:00:30 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Wreck It Ralph]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/13/movies-under-the-stars-wreck-it-ralph http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/13/movies-under-the-stars-wreck-it-ralph Date: July 13, 2016

Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film.

Wreck-It Ralph longs to be as beloved as his game's perfect Good Guy, Fix-It Felix. Problem is, nobody loves a bad guy. But they do love heroes; so when a modern, first-person shooter game arrives featuring tough-as-nails Sergeant Calhoun, Ralph sees it as his ticket to heroism and happiness. He sneaks into the game with a simple plan—win a medal—but soon wrecks everything, and accidentally unleashes a deadly enemy that threatens every game in the arcade. Ralph's only hope? Vanellope von Schweetz, a young troublemaking "glitch" from a candy-coated cart racing game who might just be the one to teach Ralph what it means to be a Good Guy.

Know Before You Go
You should arrive before 8:00 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on, although there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled waters are OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken, so space is available on a first come first served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (917) 363-0215

Location: Hylan Boulevard and Satterlee Street (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2016-07-13 2016-07-13 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.50279998779297000, -74.25189971923828000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/576c6cee3aae5.jpg Fri, 24 Jun 2016 15:00:30 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Whatever Happened to Baby Jane]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/14/movies-under-the-stars-whatever-happened-to-baby-jane http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/14/movies-under-the-stars-whatever-happened-to-baby-jane Date: July 14, 2016

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As a child, "Baby Jane" Hudson was the toast of vaudeville. As an adult, however, Baby Jane was overshadowed by her more talented sister, Blanche, who became a top movie star. Then, one night in the early '30s, came the accident, which crippled Blanche for life and which was blamed on a drunken, jealous Jane. Flash-forward to 1962: Jane (Bette Davis), decked out in garish chalk-white makeup, still lives with the invalid Blanche (Joan Crawford) in their decaying L.A. mansion. When Jane isn't tormenting the helpless Blanche by serving her dead rats for breakfast, she is plotting and planning her showbiz comeback. Convinced that her days are numbered if she remains in the house with her addlepated sister, Blanche desperately tries to get away, but all avenues of escape are cut off by the deranged Jane.

Know Before You Go
You should arrive before 8:30 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on, although there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled waters are OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken, so space is available on a first come first served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (917) 363-0215

Location: Greenbelt Recreation Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2016-07-14 2016-07-14 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.59198260134300000, -74.13947248458900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/576c6ef5614b3.jpg Fri, 24 Jun 2016 17:00:31 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Star Wars: The Force Awakens]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/15/movies-under-the-stars-star-wars-the-force-awakens http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/15/movies-under-the-stars-star-wars-the-force-awakens Date: July 15, 2016

Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film.

In this thrilling continuation of the epic space opera, ex-stormtrooper Finn (John Boyega), scrappy desert dweller Rey (Daisy Ridley), and droid companion BB-8 get caught up in a galactic war when they come across a map containing the whereabouts of the vanished Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill). They soon embark on an epic adventure that brings them face-to-face with heroes from the past, as well as new villains such as Kylo Ren (Adam Driver) and the First Order, a fascist regime that has emerged from the ashes of the old Empire.

Know Before You Go
You should arrive before 8:30 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on, although there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled waters are OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken, so space is available on a first come first served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:45 pm

Contact phone: (917) 363-0215

Location: Bloomingdale Park

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R106 Bloomingdale Park 2016-07-15 2016-07-15 8:30 pm 10:45 pm 40.53219985961914000, -74.20950317382812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/576c6f9a5d12e.jpg Fri, 24 Jun 2016 17:00:31 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: Movies Under the Stars: Inside Out]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/16/movies-under-the-stars-inside-out http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/16/movies-under-the-stars-inside-out Date: July 16, 2016

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film.

Emotions run wild in the mind of a little girl who is uprooted from her peaceful life in the Midwest and forced to move to San Francisco in this Pixar adventure from director Pete Docter (Up, Monsters Inc.). Young Riley was perfectly content with her life when her father landed a new job in San Francisco, and the family moved across the country. Now, as Riley prepares to navigate a new city and attend a new school, her emotional headquarters becomes a hot bed of activity. As Joy (voice of Amy Poehler) attempts to keep Riley feeling happy and positive about the move, other emotions like Fear (voice of Bill Hader), Anger (voice of Lewis Black), Disgust (voice of Mindy Kaling) and Sadness (Phyllis Smith) make the transition a bit more complicated.

Know Before You Go
You should arrive before 8:30 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on, although there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled waters are OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken, so space is available on a first come first served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (917) 363-0215

Location: Cpl. Thompson Park (in CPL. Thompson Park)

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R109 CPL. Thompson Park 2016-07-16 2016-07-16 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.63790130615234400, -74.11910247802734000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/576c70eb2132e.jpg Sun, 17 Jul 2016 15:00:20 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: The Incredibles]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/16/movies-under-the-stars-the-incredibles http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/16/movies-under-the-stars-the-incredibles Date: July 16, 2016

Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film.

Directed by Brad Bird, The Incredibles revolves around former high-profile superhero Bob Parr (aka Mr. Incredible), who has not-so-successfully settled into suburban life along with his wife and kids under the watchful eye of the Superhero Protection Program. A far cry from the "glory days" during which "supers" were a welcome addition to society, the Parrs' living situation was brought on after a series of superhero-related lawsuits forced them into hiding. When not trying to fight small-time crime undercover with fellow former superhero Frozone (Samuel L. Jackson), Parr (voice by Craig T. Nelson) is muddling through the corporate world as a paunchy, emotionally unsatisfied insurance claims adjuster. His family is like any other with some notable exceptions -- his daughter has the uncanny ability to become invisible and create impenetrable force fields at will; his son, Dash, can run at incredible speeds; his wife, Helen (Holly Hunter), is known in super circles as Elastigirl, one of the most respected (and pliable) superwomen of her time. Just when it looks as if things can't get any worse for Bob, he gets a summons to show up at a remote island to receive instructions for a highly classified assignment, which he promptly accepts. Thrust back into the world of fighting crime, the Incredible family is back in familiar territory -- saving the world from Syndrome, a jilted former fan of Mr. Incredible.

Know Before You Go
You should arrive before 8:30 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on, although there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled waters are OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken, so space is available on a first come first served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (917) 363-0215

Location: Kivlehan Park

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2016-07-16 2016-07-16 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.55902800000000000, -74.10249150000000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/576c7179dfab3.jpg Fri, 24 Jun 2016 17:00:31 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun: Rear Window]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/20/arts-culture-fun-rear-window1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/20/arts-culture-fun-rear-window1 Date: July 20, 2016

Bring a blanket, chair, and a friend and enjoy Hitchcock movies. The movie is held outdoors and it's free!

Laid up with a broken leg, photojournalist L.B. Jeffries (James Stewart) is confined to his tiny, sweltering courtyard apartment. To pass the time between visits from his nurse (Thelma Ritter) and his fashion model girlfriend Lisa (Grace Kelly), the binocular-wielding Jeffries stares through the rear window of his apartment at the goings-on in the other apartments around his courtyard. Of particular interest is seemingly mild-mannered travelling salesman Lars Thorwald (Raymond Burr), who is saddled with a nagging, invalid wife. One afternoon, Thorwald pulls down his window shade, and his wife's incessant bray comes to a sudden halt. Out of boredom, Jeffries casually concocts a scenario in which Thorwald has murdered his wife and disposed of the body in gruesome fashion. Trouble is, Jeffries' musings just might happen to be the truth. One of Alfred Hitchcock's very best efforts, As in most Hitchcock films, the protagonist is a seemingly ordinary man who gets himself in trouble for his secret desires.

Accessible seating available.

In case of rain, the screening will move indoors.

Start time: 8:20 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 227-1463

Location: Hylan Boulevard and Satterlee Street (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2016-07-20 2016-07-20 8:20 pm 10:30 pm 40.50299835205078000, -74.25170135498047000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/576adf3153909.jpg Mon, 11 Jul 2016 14:00:15 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Rear Window]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/20/movies-under-the-stars-rear-window http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/20/movies-under-the-stars-rear-window Date: July 20, 2016

Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film.

Laid up with a broken leg, photojournalist L.B. Jeffries (James Stewart) is confined to his tiny, sweltering courtyard apartment. To pass the time between visits from his nurse (Thelma Ritter) and his fashion model girlfriend Lisa (Grace Kelly), the binocular-wielding Jeffries stares through the rear window of his apartment at the goings-on in the other apartments around his courtyard. As he watches his neighbors, he assigns them such roles and character names as "Miss Torso" (Georgine Darcy), a professional dancer with a healthy social life or "Miss Lonelyhearts" (Judith Evelyn), a middle-aged woman who entertains nonexistent gentlemen callers. Of particular interest is seemingly mild-mannered travelling salesman Lars Thorwald (Raymond Burr), who is saddled with a nagging, invalid wife. One afternoon, Thorwald pulls down his window shade, and his wife's incessant bray comes to a sudden halt. Out of boredom, Jeffries casually concocts a scenario in which Thorwald has murdered his wife and disposed of the body in gruesome fashion. Trouble is, Jeffries' musings just might happen to be the truth. One of Alfred Hitchcock's very best efforts, Rear Window is a crackling suspense film that also ranks with Michael Powell's Peeping Tom (1960) as one of the movies' most trenchant dissections of voyeurism. As in most Hitchcock films, the protagonist is a seemingly ordinary man who gets himself in trouble for his secret desires

Know Before You Go
You should arrive before 8:30 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on, although there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled waters are OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken, so space is available on a first come first served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (917) 363-0215

Location: Greenbelt Recreation Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2016-07-20 2016-07-20 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.59198260134300000, -74.13947248458900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/576c7227f21fe.jpg Fri, 24 Jun 2016 17:00:31 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Selena]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/21/movies-under-the-stars-selena http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/21/movies-under-the-stars-selena Date: July 21, 2016

Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film.

Selena Quintanilla was a major figure in Tejano music, a Grammy-winning recording artist, a beloved star in the American Southwest and Mexico, and seemed poised to cross over into mainstream popularity on the U.S. pop charts when she was murdered on March 31, 1995 by the president of her fan club. Written and directed by Gregory Nava, this biopic concentrates on Selena's relationship with her family and her rise to fame, dealing only briefly with her tragic death. Abraham Quintanilla (Edward James Olmos) is a veteran musician who leads a family-based singing group, The Dinos. At a young age, he notices that his daughter Selena (played as a child by Becky Lee Meza) has a strong singing voice, and he works her into the act (her big number is a version of Over the Rainbow).

Know Before You Go
You should arrive before 8:30 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on, although there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled waters are OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken, so space is available on a first come first served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:45 pm

Contact phone: (917) 363-0215

Location: Faber Park (in Faber Pool and Park)

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R008 Faber Pool and Park 2016-07-21 2016-07-21 8:30 pm 10:45 pm 40.64089965820312500, -74.13580322265625000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/576c72c56f27d.jpg Fri, 24 Jun 2016 17:00:31 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Field of Dreams]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/22/movies-under-the-stars-field-of-dreams http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/22/movies-under-the-stars-field-of-dreams Date: July 22, 2016

Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film.

"If you build it, he will come." That's the ethereal message that inspires Iowa farmer Ray Kinsella (Kevin Costner) to construct a baseball diamond in the middle of his cornfield. At first, "he" seems to be the ghost of disgraced ballplayer Shoeless Joe Jackson (Ray Liotta), who materializes on the ballfield and plays a few games with the awestruck Ray. But as the weeks go by, Ray receives several other messages from a disembodied voice, one of which is "Ease his pain." He realizes that his ballfield has been divinely ordained to give a second chance to people who have sacrificed certain valuable aspects of their lives. One of these folks is <I>Salingeresque</I> writer Terence Mann (James Earl Jones), whom Ray kidnaps and takes to a ball game and then to his farm. Another is Doc Graham (Burt Lancaster), a beloved general practitioner who gave up a burgeoning baseball career in favor of medicine. The final "second-chancer" turns out to be much closer to Ray. That "magical" field in Dyersville, Iowa still draws thousands of baseball-happy tourists each year.

Know Before You Go
You should arrive before 8:30 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on, although there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled waters are OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken, so space is available on a first come first served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (917) 363-0215

Location: South Beach Ballfield (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach)

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2016-07-22 2016-07-22 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.58825683593750000, -74.06791687011719000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/576c735b65134.jpg Fri, 24 Jun 2016 17:00:31 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Zootopia]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/23/movies-under-the-stars-zootopia http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/23/movies-under-the-stars-zootopia Date: July 23, 2016

Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film.

In a city inhabited by anthropomorphic animals who have abandoned traditional predator/prey roles in favor of civilized coexistence, uptight rabbit police officer Judy Hopps (voiced by Ginnifer Goodwin) is forced to work with charismatic fox con artist Nick Wilde (Jason Bateman) to crack a major case involving the mysterious disappearance of some carnivorous citizens. But when a few of the missing critters reappear, having reverted to pre-enlightenment savagery, it exposes existing anti-carnivore prejudice among the city's herbivores that threatens to damage the fabric of their diverse metropolis.

Know Before You Go
You should arrive before 8:30 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on, although there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled waters are OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken, so space is available on a first come first served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (917) 363-0215

Location: Wolfes Pond Park at Hylan Blvd (in Wolfe's Pond Park)

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R031 Wolfe's Pond Park 2016-07-23 2016-07-23 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.52169036865234400, -74.19256591796875000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/576c77d13a82d.jpg Fri, 24 Jun 2016 17:00:31 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Maleficent]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/movies-under-the-stars-maleficent http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/26/movies-under-the-stars-maleficent Date: July 26, 2016

Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film.

Robert Stromberg's Maleficent stars Angelina Jolie stars as the title character, who, as a teenager, is a powerful and respected winged fairy helping to rule a magical land full of strange creatures. Her homeland borders a country that is populated by humans and run by the cruel King Henry (Kenneth Cranham). One day, a farm boy named Stefan (Jackson Bews) traipses into the fairy's land and meets Maleficent, causing the two crazy teens to fall into forbidden love. Year later, Henry seeks to take over the magical land next to his kingdom, but is thwarted in battle by Maleficent. Eager for revenge, he offers his daughter's hand in marriage to whoever can stop the fairy, and the now-grown Stefan (played as an adult by Sharlto Copley) succeeds by betraying her and clipping her wings. In response, an infuriated Maleficent swears revenge on Stefan; she gets her chance when he becomes king himself and has his first child, a daughter named Aurora (Elle Fanning) -- as Sleeping Beauty fans will remember, Maleficent curses her to fall into a death-like sleep after pricking her finger on a spinning wheel on her 16th birthday. Stefan demands that all of the spinning wheels be collected, and orders his daughter to be secretly raised in the woods by three good-hearted but dim-witted fairies, who will return her to him the day after her 16th birthday. However, Maleficent refuses to stay away from Aurora and ends up developing maternal feelings for the girl, eventually inspiring her to try to undo the curse she placed upon the princess.

Know Before You Go
You should arrive before 8:00 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on; there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled water is OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken; space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 363-0215

Location: Seaside Wildlife Nature Park

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R145 Seaside Wildlife Nature Park 2016-07-26 2016-07-26 8:30 pm 10:00 pm 40.54041126733600000, -74.14245438575800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5776a978408f0.jpg Fri, 01 Jul 2016 17:00:44 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Frozen]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/27/movies-under-the-stars-frozen http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/27/movies-under-the-stars-frozen Date: July 27, 2016

Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film.

After the kingdom of Arendelle is cast into eternal winter by the powerful Snow Queen Elsa (voice of Idina Menzel), her sprightly sister Anna (Kristen Bell) teams up with a rough-hewn mountaineer named Kristoff (Jonathan Groff) and his trusty reindeer Sven to break the icy spell. Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee co-directed this Walt Disney Animation Studios production based on Hans Christian Andersen's beloved fairy tale The Snow Queen

Know Before You Go
You should arrive before 8:30 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on; there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled water is OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken; space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (917) 363-0215

Location: Conference House Park

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R006 Conference House Park 2016-07-27 2016-07-27 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.50279998779297000, -74.25250244140625000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/576ea57b2274b.jpg Wed, 29 Jun 2016 10:00:53 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Million Dollar Arm]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/28/movies-under-the-stars-million-dollar-arm http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/28/movies-under-the-stars-million-dollar-arm Date: July 28, 2016

Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film.

Craig Gillespie's drama Million Dollar Arm stars Jon Hamm as JB Bernstein, a one-time successful sports agent who left the massive company he worked for to start in his own agency, Seven Figures Management, with his business partner Aash (Aasif Mandvi). The company is in serious financial straits, and they lose the big client they've been grooming. In a fit of inspiration, JB believes they can go to India, find a cricket bowler, and teach him to be a baseball pitcher. In order to pay for the scheme, he convinces wealthy businessman Chang (Tzi Ma) to create a reality show titled "Million Dollar Arm" to help with his quest for fresh talent. Upon arriving in India, he is quickly befriended by Amit (Pitobash), an overly eager man who loves baseball and wants to do anything he can to help. JB also brings in retired scout Ray (Alan Arkin) to help him weed through the thousands of candidates who try to whip a baseball over 90 mph. Although at first the going is rough, they eventually find a pair of eager and promising prospects -- Dinesh (Madhur Mittal) and Rinku (Suraj Sharma). The duo travel back to the States with JB where they are then tutored by Tom House (Bill Paxton), a USC baseball coach whose approach to the game is as much mental as physical. The two young men are finally given a highly publicized tryout in front of scouts from numerous pro teams, as well as media from around the world. Meanwhile, the fiercely single JB, whose personal life involves dating a string of models, begins to strike up something of a serious romance with his tenant, Brenda (Lake Bell), a doctor who rents the guest house on JB's beautiful L.A. estate.

Know Before You Go
You should arrive before 8:30 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on; there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled water is OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken; space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (917) 363-0215

Location: Walker Park

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R015 Walker Park 2016-07-28 2016-07-28 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.64329910278320000, -74.10939788818360000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/576ea6662de45.jpg Wed, 29 Jun 2016 10:00:53 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Little Giants]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/29/movies-under-the-stars-little-giants http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/29/movies-under-the-stars-little-giants Date: July 29, 2016

Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film.

A successful retired jock and his geeky younger brother play out their sibling rivalry by coaching rival little league football teams in this family comedy. Ed O'Neill plays the older brother, Kevin O'Shea, a former Heisman Trophy winner whose gridiron exploits have made him a local hero in his small Illinois hometown. Kevin is the almost unanimous choice to head up the town's Pop Warner football team, and he happily builds an imposing team from the best local players. One of the few objectors is Kevin's young brother Danny (Rick Moranis), an awkward, bespectacled gas station owner who empathizes with the kids rejected from the team, including his own athletic daughter Becky (Shawna Waldron). As revenge, Danny starts his own competing team of misfits, taking on the coaching duties himself. Naturally, despite the total ineptitude of Danny and his players, they eventually find themselves major underdogs in a climactic battle against Kevin's well-trained juggernaut. Director Duwayne Dunham and a team of four screenwriters hit all the expected sports film conventions, throwing in a few innocent romantic subplots and cameos by real football players for good measure.

Know Before You Go
You should arrive before 8:30 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on; there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled water is OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken; space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (917) 363-0215

Location: Father Macris Park

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R075A Father Macris Park 2016-07-29 2016-07-29 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.61679840087890600, -74.16169738769531000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/576ea6ef40c7a.jpg Wed, 29 Jun 2016 10:00:53 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Cinderella (2015)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/30/movies-under-the-stars-cinderella-2015 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/30/movies-under-the-stars-cinderella-2015 Date: July 30, 2016

Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film.

Kenneth Branagh directs Disney's 2015, live-action take on the classic fairy tale Cinderella, which stars Lily James as the put-upon young women forced to endure a life of labor at the hands of her stepmother (Cate Blanchett) after her father dies unexpectedly. Forced to do every menial chore imaginable, Ella maintains her good spirits and eventually strikes up a friendship with a stranger in the woods who turns out to be the prince. When the royal court holds a gala ball, Cinderella wants nothing more to attend, and although her stepmother won't allow it, she gets help from a surprising source.

Know Before You Go
You should arrive before 8:30 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on; there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled water is OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken; space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (917) 363-0215

Location: Clove Lakes Park Parkhouse (in Clove Lakes Park)

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R005 Clove Lakes Park 2016-07-30 2016-07-30 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.61798545080600000, -74.10562247037900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/576ea78f3bb40.jpg Wed, 29 Jun 2016 10:00:53 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Monsters University]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/30/movies-under-the-stars-monsters-university http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/30/movies-under-the-stars-monsters-university Date: July 30, 2016

Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film.

Take a trip back in time to when star Monsters, Inc. employees Mike Wazowski (voice of Billy Crystal) and James P. "Sulley" Sullivan (voice of John Goodman) were just two promising young students at Monsters University in this frightfully fun Disney/Pixar prequel. Long before they were lurking in closets for a living, Mike and Sulley were just two Scaring majors at Monsters University, dreaming of the day they would make children shriek in terror. When their heated competition to be the most fearsome in their class gets out of hand, however, Mike and Sulley find themselves ejected from the prestigious Scare Program, and they are forced to seek the aid of their oddball friends in order to get their education back on track.

Know Before You Go
You should arrive before 8:30 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on; there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled water is OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken; space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (917) 363-0215

Location: Kivlehan Park

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2016-07-30 2016-07-30 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.55902800000000000, -74.10249150000000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/576ea83c54cb7.jpg Wed, 29 Jun 2016 10:00:53 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun Presents: Screening of The Girls in the Band]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/31/arts-culture-fun-presents-screening-of-the-girls-in-the-band http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/07/31/arts-culture-fun-presents-screening-of-the-girls-in-the-band Date: July 31, 2016

Join us for an outdoor screening of The Girls in the Band, by Judy Chaikin!

The Girls in the Band tells the poignant, untold stories of female jazz and big band instrumentalists and their fascinating, groundbreaking journeys from the late 30s to the present day.

These incredibly talented women endured diminished opportunities for decades, yet continued to persevere, inspire and elevate their talents in a field that seldom welcomed them. Today, there is a new breed of gifted young women taking their rightful place in the world of jazz, which can no longer deny their talents.

Rain or Shine. The event moves indoors in case of rain.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: 718-667-3545

Location: Greenbelt Recreation Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2016-07-31 2016-07-31 8:00 pm 9:30 pm 40.59198260134300000, -74.13947248458900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57502c6012fe9.jpg Wed, 15 Jun 2016 12:00:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Aladdin]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/02/movies-under-the-stars-aladdin http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/02/movies-under-the-stars-aladdin Date: August 2, 2016

Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film.

Robin Williams's dizzying and hilarious voicing of the Genie is the main attraction of Aladdin. After a sultan (Douglas Seale) gives his daughter, Jasmine (Linda Larkin), three days to find a husband, she escapes the palace and encounters the street-savvy urchin Aladdin (Scott Weinger), who charms his way into her heart. While the sultan's Vizier, Jafar (Jonathan Freeman), weaves a spell so that he may marry Jasmine and become sultan himself, Aladdin discovers the Genie's lamp in a cave, rubs it, and sets the mystical entity free, leading the Genie to pledge his undying loyalty to the dazzled youth. Aladdin begins his quest to defeat Jafar and win the hand of the princess, with the Genie's help.

Know Before You Go
You should arrive before 8:30 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on; there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled water is OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken; space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-3545

Location: Superstorm Sandy Memorial Garden (in Great Kills Park)

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R016 Great Kills Park 2016-08-02 2016-08-02 8:30 pm 10:00 pm 40.56267166137700000, -74.09904479980500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5790e3780aab9.jpg Fri, 22 Jul 2016 12:00:39 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun: Vertigo]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/03/arts-culture-fun-vertigo http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/03/arts-culture-fun-vertigo Date: August 3, 2016

Bring a blanket, chair and a friend and enjoy Hitchcock movies. The movie will be held outdoors and it's free!

This adaptation of the French novel D'entre les Morts weaves an intricate web of obsession and deceit. It opens as Scottie Ferguson (James Stewart) realizes he has vertigo, a condition resulting in a fear of heights, when a police officer is killed trying to rescue him from falling off a building. Scottie then retires from his position as a private investigator, only to be lured into another case by his old college friend, Gavin Elster (Tom Helmore). Elster's wife, Madeleine (Kim Novak), has been possessed by a spirit, and Elster wants Scottie to follow her. He hesitantly agrees, and thus begins the film's wordless montage as Scottie follows the beautiful yet enigmatic Madeleine through 1950s San Francisco (accompanied by Bernard Herrmann's hypnotic score). After saving her from suicide, Scottie begins to fall in love with her, and she appears to feel the same way. Here tragedy strikes, and each twist in the movie's second half changes our preconceptions about the characters and events.

In case of rain, the screening will move indoors.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-3545

Location: Conference House Park

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R006 Conference House Park 2016-08-03 2016-08-03 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.50279998779297000, -74.25250244140625000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/576ae6a6e576c.jpg Fri, 22 Jul 2016 12:00:38 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Raiders of the Lost Ark]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/04/movies-under-the-stars-raiders-of-the-lost-ark http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/04/movies-under-the-stars-raiders-of-the-lost-ark Date: August 4, 2016

Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film.

Indiana Jones (Harrison Ford) is no ordinary archeologist. When we first see him, he is somewhere in the Peruvian jungle in 1936, running a booby-trapped gauntlet (complete with an over-sized rolling boulder) to fetch a solid-gold idol. He loses this artifact to his chief rival, a French archeologist named Belloq (Paul Freeman), who then prepares to kill our hero. In the first of many serial-like escapes, Indy eludes Belloq by hopping into a convenient plane. So, then: is Indiana Jones afraid of anything? Yes, snakes. The next time we see Jones, he's a soft-spoken, bespectacled professor. He is then summoned from his ivy-covered environs by Marcus Brody (Denholm Elliott) to find the long-lost Ark of the Covenant. The Nazis, it seems, are already searching for the Ark, which the mystical-minded Hitler hopes to use to make his stormtroopers invincible. But to find the Ark, Indy must first secure a medallion kept under the protection of Indy's old friend Abner Ravenwood, whose daughter, Marion (Karen Allen), evidently has a "history" with Jones. Whatever their personal differences, Indy and Marion become partners in one action-packed adventure after another, ranging from wandering the snake pits of the Well of Souls to surviving the pyrotechnic unearthing of the sacred Ark.

Know Before You Go
You should arrive before 8:00 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on; there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled water is OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken; space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-3545

Location: Lenevar Avenue and Ionia Avenue (in Bloomingdale Park)

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R106 Bloomingdale Park 2016-08-04 2016-08-04 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.53408348886800000, -74.20820498466500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/576c305e9b32d.jpg Fri, 22 Jul 2016 12:00:38 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Pirates of the Caribbean - Curse of the Black Pearl]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/05/movies-under-the-stars-pirates-of-the-caribbean-curse-of-the-black-pearl http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/05/movies-under-the-stars-pirates-of-the-caribbean-curse-of-the-black-pearl Date: August 5, 2016

Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film.

Charming rouge pirate Jack Sparrow (Depp) loves his life of adventure on the Caribbean Sea. All of his pleasure is brought to an end, however, when his nemesis Captain Barbossa (Rush) steals his ship. When Elizabeth Swann, the daughter of the governor, is captured by Barbossa aboard the Black Pearl Elizabeth’s childhood friend Will Turner joins with Jack to rescue the girl and get his ship back in this rollicking adventure.

Know Before You Go
You should arrive before 8:30 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on; there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled water is OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken; space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-3545

Location: South Beach Ballfield (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach)

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2016-08-05 2016-08-05 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.58825683593750000, -74.06791687011719000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5790e50f6900d.jpg Fri, 22 Jul 2016 12:00:39 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Remember the Titans]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/06/movies-under-the-stars-remember-the-titans http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/06/movies-under-the-stars-remember-the-titans Date: August 6, 2016

Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film.

A high school football coach finds himself fighting for stakes much higher than the State Championship in this drama based on actual events. In 1971, a court order forces three high schools in Alexandria, Virginia (two white, one African-American), to integrate their student bodies and faculties for the first time. As a result, Coach Bill Yoast (Will Patton), longtime head coach of the T.C. Williams High School football team, is asked to step down, and Herman Boone (Denzel Washington) is appointed to replace him as the school's first black faculty member. The new coach is hardly welcomed with open arms, either by the school's staff or the students, and the newly integrated team is full of players (both black and white) who have little trust or respect for one another. But Boone is determined to put a winning team on the field -- it's how he approaches the game, and his future depends on it. Against long odds, Boone helps his team overcome distrust and misunderstanding of their coach (and each other) as they become a gridiron force to be reckoned with.

Know Before You Go
You should arrive before 8:30 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on; there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled water is OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken; space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-3545

Location: Willowbrook Park Archery Range (in Willowbrook Park)

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R030 Willowbrook Park 2016-08-06 2016-08-06 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.60267767781100000, -74.15647268295300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5790e5777b23b.jpg Fri, 22 Jul 2016 12:00:39 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer Movie Nights: An American Tail: Fievel Goes West]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/23/summer-movie-nights-an-american-tail-fievel-goes-west http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/08/23/summer-movie-nights-an-american-tail-fievel-goes-west Date: August 23, 2016

Watch An American Tail: Fievel Goes West (1991, G) under the NYC sky! Join us for an animated western - cats versus mice! A family of mice decide to move out to the west, where cats and mice are rumored to live in peace.

The film starts at sunset, between 8:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m.

Complimentary hot popcorn will be provided.

Start time: 7:55 pm

End time: 9:45 pm

Contact phone: (212) 333-2552

Location: Westervelt Community Garden

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2016-08-23 2016-08-23 7:55 pm 9:45 pm 40.64419937133789000, -74.08470153808594000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5706791d318db.jpg Thu, 26 May 2016 15:47:47 EDT