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Fri, December 20, 2013
Free events, free things to do in New York City, NYC

All events, things to do on Friday, December 20, 2013 are free unless otherwise noted.

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free events nyc Lewis Allen's Oscar-Nominated The Uninvited (1944): Haunted Mansion
free events nyc The Big Apple Chorus
free events nyc The Sway Machinery, a Rock & Roll Spin on Jewish Cantorial Music
Workshop |
Enjoy views of the Park's landscapes as you get fit. Coach Lon Wilson of the New York Walkers Club leads ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Workshops, December 20, 2013, 12/20/2013, Health and Race Walking
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It is here, as much as anywhere, where American history started. It's where the first US Congress assembled ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; tips encouraged; reservations required
Tours, December 20, 2013, 12/20/2013, Lower Manhattan Tour
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This tour utilizes your feet and the New York City Subway* to transport you from Lower Manhattan, the ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free plus $6.75 metrocard; tips encouraged; reservations required
Tours, December 20, 2013, 12/20/2013, All-in-One Downtown Tour
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Explore the Cathedral's newly cleaned and restored Nave. Learn about the art, architecture and history ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

$6; $5 seniors/students; reservation required
Tours, December 20, 2013, 12/20/2013, Cathedral Tour
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Learn about central banking functions that Federal Reserve System performs and see Bank's vault of international ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; reservations can be made up to 90 days in advance
Tours, December 20, 2013, 12/20/2013, Federal Reserve Bank Tour
Gallery Talk |
A Museum Ambassador gives a 45-minute free guided tour through the permanent exhibition. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Gallery Talks, December 20, 2013, 12/20/2013, Infinity of Nations Guided Tour
Workshop |
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Workshops, December 20, 2013, 12/20/2013, Learn Juggling in the Park
Concert |
The keyboard works of Bach offered in 30-minute meditations by Patrick Allen, organist and master of ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Concerts, December 20, 2013, 12/20/2013, Bach at Noon
Gallery Talk |
Enjoy a 45-minutes docent-led tour of the exhibition. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Gallery Talks, December 20, 2013, 12/20/2013, Gallery Tour: The ABC of It: Why Children's Books Matter
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Discover architecture and social history of Grand Central neighborhood; learn secrets of Whispering Gallery ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Tours, December 20, 2013, 12/20/2013, Grand Central and Its Neighborhood Tour
Film |
With Frankie Muniz, Diane Lane, Luke Wilson. This powerful coming-of-age story of a boy and his ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Films, December 20, 2013, 12/20/2013, Jay Russell's My Dog Skip (2000): Boy and His Pet
Tour |
Explore the Cathedral's newly cleaned and restored Nave. Learn about the art, architecture and history ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

$6; $5 seniors/students; reservation required
Tours, December 20, 2013, 12/20/2013, Cathedral Tour
Film |
Starring Jared Padalecki, Marcia Gay Harden, Peter O'Toole. Returning home from college one Christmas, ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Films, December 20, 2013, 12/20/2013, Michael Campus' Thomas Kinkade's Christmas Cottage (2008): Holiday Drama
Talk |
An introduction to Bonds and to the best of print and electronic resources for researching bonds and ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Talks, December 20, 2013, 12/20/2013, Bonds Basics
Tour |
Greenwich Village is among Manhattan's most desirable and expensive residential neighborhoods. It's history, ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; tips encouraged; reservations required
Tours, December 20, 2013, 12/20/2013, Greenwich Village Neighborhood Tour
Film |
With Ray Milland, Ruth Hussey, Donald Crisp. A composer and his sister discover that the reason ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Films, December 20, 2013, 12/20/2013, Lewis Allen's Oscar-Nominated The Uninvited (1944): Haunted Mansion
Gallery Talk |
Enjoy a 45-minutes docent-led tour of the exhibition. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Gallery Talks, December 20, 2013, 12/20/2013, Gallery Tour: The ABC of It: Why Children's Books Matter

Regular: $65
Member: $0.00
Theaters, December 20, 2013, 12/20/2013, Christmas musical journey
Concert |
5:30 Nana Schwartzlose - Danish alt folk 6:05 Alec Spiegelman of Cuddle Magic - Plaintive love ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Concerts, December 20, 2013, 12/20/2013, 3 Folk Music Acts
Concert |
Anastasia Dolak, Violin, and Chris Reynolds, Piano ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Concerts, December 20, 2013, 12/20/2013, College Violin and Piano Recital
Tour |
It’s time to celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah and the New Year as Midtown Manhattan lights up like no ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; tips encouraged; reservations required
Tours, December 20, 2013, 12/20/2013, Holiday Lights Tour
Performance |
With the talents of blogger/pundit Leighann Lord (Fox News Strategy Room), author/storyteller Tommy Pryor ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

No cover; no minimum
Performances, December 20, 2013, 12/20/2013, No Name... & A Bag O' Chips Comedy/Variety Show

Regular: $35
Member: $0.00
Concerts, December 20, 2013, 12/20/2013, Quartet with a worldwide cult following

Regular: $20
Member: $0.00
Performances, December 20, 2013, 12/20/2013, Comedy in East Village
Film |
In 1996, Wojciech Staroń documented Malgosia, his girlfriend, as she traveled the Siberian city Usolie-Sibirskoe ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

$10 suggested admission
Films, December 20, 2013, 12/20/2013, Wojciech Staroń's Two Lessons (1998-2013): Polish Documentary

free
Concerts, December 20, 2013, 12/20/2013, Hänsel und Gretel, an Opera in Concert
Concert |
Melanie Genin, Harp ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Concerts, December 20, 2013, 12/20/2013, College Harp Recital
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The Little Band From Gingerland will be presenting songs from their current CD Sir Prise, their debut ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; RSVP requested
Concerts, December 20, 2013, 12/20/2013, Christmas Concert: The Little Band from Gingerland

free
Concerts, December 20, 2013, 12/20/2013, College Violin Recital

Regular: $67.5
Member: $0.00
Theaters, December 20, 2013, 12/20/2013, Love story with timeless music and lyrics

Regular: $40
Member: $0.00
Theaters, December 20, 2013, 12/20/2013, World premiere of a play by a famous playwright!

Regular: $20
Member: $0.00
Performances, December 20, 2013, 12/20/2013, Comedy in East Village
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Jewish cantorial music gets a brass-heavy, worldbeat-meets-raucous-rock ’n’ roll spin in the music ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

No cover, no minimum
Concerts, December 20, 2013, 12/20/2013, The Sway Machinery, a Rock & Roll Spin on Jewish Cantorial Music
Performance |
The evening will feature an array of activities, including Sad Sack Karaoke, live-streamed improvisational ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

$10 suggested donation; RSVP required
Performances, December 20, 2013, 12/20/2013, Layover, a 10-Hour Participatory Performance

Regular: $20
Member: $0.00
Theaters, December 20, 2013, 12/20/2013, Comedy

Regular: $79
Member: $0.00
Theaters, December 20, 2013, 12/20/2013, a mind-blowing show!
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Theater | Shakespeare's play

Regular: $18; Member: $0.00

Performance | Hilarious Romantic-Comedy Play Based on A Hit Book!

Regular: $69.95; Member: $0.00

Concert | A Sultry, Sweaty, and Sinful Cabaret

Regular: $20; Member: $0.00

Theater | Extraordinary drama comes from London to NYC!

Regular: $65; Member: $0.00

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