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Updated Monday, June 1, 9:55 p.m.

As the nights warm up, take advantage of the nicer weather with a free movie at a local park.

Through September, Queens residents can watch a variety of family-friendly flicks, including “The Lego Movie,” and “Frozen,” ’80s classics, such as “Ghostbusters” and “The Karate Kid,” and  international cinema at Socrates Sculpture Park. Some showings will even offer popcorn, ices or refreshments.

Friday, June 5

The Lego Movie” (PG)
Crocheron Park at 35th Avenue and Cross Island Parkway, Bayside
(The movie will be shown at the grass area on 35th Avenue across from Golden Pond, where 35th Avenue dead ends by the Cross Island Parkway.)
8:30 p.m.

Friday, June 12

Muppets Most Wanted” (PG)
Phil “Scooter” Rizzuto Park, Atlantic Avenue, 95th Avenue, between 127th and 125 streets, South Richmond Hill
7 p.m.
Popcorn and ices will be served. Board games begin at 7:00 pm. Movie begins at dusk.

Frozen” (PG)
MacNeil Park, Poppenhusen Avenue, between 115 Street and College Place, College Point
8:30 p.m.

Saturday, June 27

Annie” (PG)
Lawn Area, Springfield Park, Springfield Gardens,
Recreational activities begin at 7:00 pm. Movie begins at dusk.

Tuesday, June 30

Despicable Me 2” (PG)
Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson Community Garden, 117-15 165th St., Jamaica
Complimentary popcorn will be provided. Movie begins between 8:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. at sunset.

Wednesday, July 1

Dont Look Back” (U.S.A)
Socrates Sculpture Park, 32-01 Vernon Blvd., Long Island City
Pre-screening performances at 7 p.m., film begins at sundown.
Film Forum and Socrates Sculpture Park in collaboration with Rooftop Films presents the 17th Outdoor Cinema film festival, eight weeks of international movies shown Wednesday evenings from July 1 to Aug. 19. The festival features open-air cinema, music, dance and food at the 5-acre waterfront park.

Tuesday, July 7

The Iron Giant” (PG)
Beach 17th Street and Boardwalk, Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk
(At the performance stage in O’Donohue Park)
8:30 to 11 p.m.
Complimentary popcorn will be provided. Movie begins between 8:30 and 9 p.m. at sunset.

Wednesday, July 8

Live-In Maid” (Argentina)
Socrates Sculpture Park, 32-01 Vernon Blvd., Long Island City
Pre-screening performances at 7 p.m., film begins at sundown.
Film Forum and Socrates Sculpture Park in collaboration with Rooftop Films presents the 17th Outdoor Cinema film festival, eight weeks of international movies shown Wednesday evenings from July 1 to Aug. 19. The festival features open-air cinema, music, dance and food at the 5-acre waterfront park.

Wednesday, July 15

Gainsbourg: A Heroic Life” (France)
Socrates Sculpture Park, 32-01 Vernon Blvd., Long Island City
Pre-screening performances at 7 p.m., film begins at sundown.
(Note: Due to some nudity, this film is not recommended for children.)
Film Forum and Socrates Sculpture Park in collaboration with Rooftop Films presents the 17th Outdoor Cinema film festival, eight weeks of international movies shown Wednesday evenings from July 1 to Aug. 19. The festival features open-air cinema, music, dance and food at the 5-acre waterfront park.

Friday, July 17

Ghostbusters” (PG)
Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center, 93-29 Queens Blvd., Rego Park
Recreational activities begin at 7:30 p.m. The movie will be shown at dusk.

Wednesday, July 22

Iron Crows” (Bangladesh)
Socrates Sculpture Park, 32-01 Vernon Blvd., Long Island City
Pre-screening performances at 7 p.m., film begins at sundown.
Film Forum and Socrates Sculpture Park in collaboration with Rooftop Films presents the 17th Outdoor Cinema film festival, eight weeks of international movies shown Wednesday evenings from July 1 to Aug. 19. The festival features open-air cinema, music, dance and food at the 5-acre waterfront park.

Friday, July 24

Back to the Future” (PG)
Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center, 93-29 Queens Blvd., Rego Park
Recreational activities begin at 7:30 p.m. The movie will be shown at dusk.

Monday, July 27

“The Princess Bride” (PG)
Central Astoria Movies on the Waterfront: Astoria Park Lawn in Astoria Park, Shore Boulevard between Hell Gate Bridge and the pool
8:30 p.m.

Wednesday, July 29

Kings of The Wind & Electric Queens” (India)
Socrates Sculpture Park, 32-01 Vernon Blvd., Long Island City
Pre-screening performances at 7 p.m., film begins at sundown.
Film Forum and Socrates Sculpture Park in collaboration with Rooftop Films presents the 17th Outdoor Cinema film festival, eight weeks of international movies shown Wednesday evenings from July 1 to Aug. 19. The festival features open-air cinema, music, dance and food at the 5-acre waterfront park.

Friday, July 31

The Karate Kid” (PG)
Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center, 93-29 Queens Blvd., Rego Park
Recreational activities begin at 7:30 p.m. The movie will be shown at dusk.

Monday, Aug. 3

Dead Poets Society” (PG)
Main Park House in Cunningham Park, 196th Street and Union Turnpike, Fresh Meadows
8 p.m.
Rain date is Tuesday evening

“Frozen” (PG)
Central Astoria Movies on the Waterfront: Astoria Park Lawn in Astoria Park, Shore Boulevard between Hell Gate Bridge and the pool
8:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Aug. 4

Back to the Future Part II” (PG)
Beach 17th Street and Boardwalk (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk
(At the performance stage in O’Donohue Park)
Complimentary popcorn will be provided. Movie begins between 8 and 9 p.m. at sunset.

Wednesday, Aug. 5

Big Hero 6” (PG)
Flushing Meadows Corona Park, 111th Street and 53rd Avenue
(On the grass area near the carousel)
8 p.m.

Cold Conflicts: Swedish short films
Socrates Sculpture Park, 32-01 Vernon Blvd., Long Island City
Pre-screening performances at 7 p.m., films begins at sundown.
(Note: Due to graphic language, this evening is not recommended for children.)
Film Forum and Socrates Sculpture Park in collaboration with Rooftop Films presents the 17th Outdoor Cinema film festival, eight weeks of international movies shown Wednesday evenings from July 1 to Aug. 19. The festival features open-air cinema, music, dance and food at the 5-acre waterfront park.

Monday, Aug. 10

Raiders of the Lost Ark” (PG)
Main Park House in Cunningham Park, 196th Street and Union Turnpike, Fresh Meadows
8 p.m.
Rain date is Tuesday evening

“How to Train Your Dragon” (PG)
Central Astoria Movies on the Waterfront: Astoria Park Lawn in Astoria Park, Shore Boulevard between Hell Gate Bridge and the pool
8:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Aug. 12

Wadjda” (Saudi Arabia)
Socrates Sculpture Park, 32-01 Vernon Blvd., Long Island City
Pre-screening performances at 7 p.m., films begins at sundown.
Film Forum and Socrates Sculpture Park in collaboration with Rooftop Films presents the 17th Outdoor Cinema film festival, eight weeks of international movies shown Wednesday evenings from July 1 to Aug. 19. The festival features open-air cinema, music, dance and food at the 5-acre waterfront park.

Monday, Aug. 17

“Mr. Holland’s Opus” (PG)
Main Park House in Cunningham Park, 196th Street and Union Turnpike, Fresh Meadows
8 p.m.
Rain date is Tuesday evening

“Ghostbusters” (PG)
Central Astoria Movies on the Waterfront: Astoria Park Lawn in Astoria Park, Shore Boulevard between Hell Gate Bridge and the pool
8:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Aug. 19

Guardians of the Galaxy” (PG-13)
Flushing Meadows Corona Park, 111th Street and 53rd Avenue
(On the grass area near the carousel)
8 p.m.

Alice” (Czech Republic)
Socrates Sculpture Park, 32-01 Vernon Blvd., Long Island City
Pre-screening performances at 7 p.m., films begins at sundown.
(Note: This film is not recommended for young children.)
Film Forum and Socrates Sculpture Park in collaboration with Rooftop Films presents the 17th Outdoor Cinema film festival, eight weeks of international movies shown Wednesday evenings from July 1 to Aug. 19. The festival features open-air cinema, music, dance and food at the 5-acre waterfront park.

Monday, Aug. 24

Big Hero 6” (PG)
Main Park House in Cunningham Park, 196th Street and Union Turnpike, Fresh Meadows
8 p.m.
Rain date is Tuesday evening

“The Incredibles” (PG)
Central Astoria Movies on the Waterfront: Astoria Park Lawn in Astoria Park, Shore Boulevard between Hell Gate Bridge and the pool
8:30 p.m.

Sunday, Aug. 26

Big Hero 6” (PG)
Highland Park at Elton Street and Jamaica Avenue, Cypress Hills near the Brooklyn/Queens border
7:30 p.m.

Monday, Aug. 31

Lagaan” (PG)
Main Park House in Cunningham Park, 196th Street and Union Turnpike, Fresh Meadows
7:30 p.m.
Rain date is Tuesday evening

Wednesday, Sept. 2

Big Hero 6” (PG)
Forest Park at George Seuffert Bandshell, Woodhaven Boulevard and Forest Park Drive
7:30 p.m.

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