Wednesday, July 22, 2009

A Reely Good Time-Free Summer Outdoor Movies

So I know I'm a little late on this because the free outdoor movie season is in full bloom but tonight alone there are so many good movies that I want to see so I thought I'd share with you all the great opportunities to enjoy a movie in this awesome summer weather.

Here's the line-up for the rest of this week.....

Wednesday, July 22

Dinner at Eight: Pier 70, Riverside Park

The Dark Knight: Pier 54, Hudson River Park

The Dark Knight: Pier a Park, Hoboken

“Contempt” (France): Socrates Sculpture Park

Original Student Films: The Old Stone House, Park Slope

24 Hour Party People: McCarren Park Ballfields

Thursday, July 23

Paper Moon- Brooklyn Bridge Park

Toy Story- Narrows Botanical Gardens,Bay Ridge

Friday, July 24

Ghostbusters: Pier 46, Hudson River Park

Summer Screen at McCarren Park Ballfields in Brooklyn
Where: McCarren Park Ballfields, Greenpoint (this is the series formerly known as McCarren Park Pool), on the corner of Bedford and North 12th.
When: Movies begin at dusk.
Admission: Free.
Blankets and lawn chairs are encouraged.

Bryant Park in Midtown Manhattan
Where: Sixth Avenue from 40th to 42nd Streets
When: Lawn opens at 5 p.m. for blankets and picnicking, movies start at dusk.
Admission: Free.

Riverflicks at Pier 54 in Lower Manhattan
Where: Pier 54, Hudson River at 14th Street.
When: Movies begin at 8:30 p.m.
Admission: Free.
Free popcorn.

Riverflicks at Pier 46 in Lower Manhattan
Where: Pier 46, Hudson River at Charles and West Streets.
When: Movies begin at 8:30 p.m.
Admission: Free.
Free popcorn.

Movies with a View at Brooklyn Bridge Park in Lower Manhattan
Where: 1 Main Street at Water Street.
When: Movies begin at dusk. Music begins at 6 p.m.
Admission: Free.

Movies Under the Stars in Riverside Park on the Upper West Side
Where: Pier 1 at West 70th Street and the Hudson River.
When: Movies begin at dusk (around 8:30 p.m.).
Admission: Free.

River to River Festival in Manhattan
Where: 55 Water Street, “The Elevated Acre.”
When: Movies begin at 8 p.m.
Admission: Free.

Socrates Sculpture Park in Queens
Where: Broadway at Vernon Boulevard in Long Island City.
When: Movies begin at 7 p.m., weather permitting.
Admission: Free.
Held in conjunction with the Museum of the Moving Image. All films are foreign.

Movies Under the Stars in Hoboken, N.J.
Where: Pier a Park, Hoboken.
When: Movies begin at dusk (8:30-9 p.m.).
Admission: Free.

Celebrate Brooklyn in Prospect Park
Where: Prospect Park Bandshell, Entrance at Ninth Street and Prospect Park West
When: Varies. Check Web site.
Admissions: $3.
Live music accompanies each movie.

Brooklyn Film Works at the Old Stone House in Park Slope
Where: J. J. Byrne Park at the Old Stone House, Fifth Avenue between Third and Fourth Streets, Brooklyn.
When: Wednesday nights in July. Movies start at 8:30 p.m.
Admissions: Free.

Outdoor Cinema Series at the Narrow Botanical Gardens in Bay Ridge
Where: Narrows Botanical Gardens — entrance on Shore Road between Bay Ridge Avenue and 72nd Street.
When: Movies begin at sundown.
Admissions: Free.

Central Park Film Festival
Where: Rumsey Playfield, Central Park.
When: Gates open at 6 p.m. Movies start at 8 p.m.
Admissions: Free.
Vote at, from mid-July to mid-August, to cast your vote for the Saturday movie.

Pelham Bay Park Movies
Where: Bartow Pell Mansion, Pelham Bay Park, 895 Shore Road, the Bronx.
When: 8 p.m.
Admission: Free.

Full listings and more information is here.

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