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The Goonies

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'The Goonies' screening
Remember, Goonies never say die! Stop by the flight deck of the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum Friday for a FREE sunset screening of "The Goonies," the 1985 adventure cult classic starring Sean Astin, Josh Brolin and Corey Feldman, among others. Arrive early because seating is first-come, first-served. (Friday, doors at 7:30 p.m., film at sunset, FREE, Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, Pier 86 at 12th Ave. and 46th St., 877-957-SHIP,


Sprinklerfest 2012
Get ready to get drenched - and for once this summer, not in sweat! Head over to Staten Island Friday to beat the heat with the Sprinklerfest at Snug Harbor Cultural Center. Dozens of sprinklers will adorn the South Meadow, ready to be jumped and skipped through. There also will be a puppet show and live music. (Friday, 1-5 p.m., FREE, Snug Harbor Cultural Center and Botanical Garden South Meadow, 914 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island, 718-448-2500,


'Half Past Autumn: The Life and Works of Gordon Parks'
Get an inside look at American photographer, musician, writer and film director Gordon Parks in "Half Past Autumn: The Life and Works of Gordon Parks," a documentary film on Parks' life and career, screening for FREE on Saturday at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. Arrive early to check out the exhibit "Gordon Parks: 100 Moments." Registration required at or 212-491-2040. (Saturday, 3-5 p.m., FREE, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, 515 Malcolm X Blvd., 212-491-2200,

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