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Are you looking for free things to do in New York City (NYC) on February 15, 2017?

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Wed, February 15, 2017
23 Free events, free things to do in New York City (NYC)

All events, things to do on February 15, 2017 are free unless otherwise noted.
Tour |
The 3-hour walking and subway tour covers the Financial District including Wall Street and the World Trade Center, SoHo, Little Italy and Chinatown. These are neighborhoods that simply can’t be fully appreciated from a bus. There will be one or two opportunities to sample tasty treats.Takes place daily.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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9:30 am
Free
Tours, February 15, 2017, 02/15/2017, Downtown Manhattan 3-Hour Tour
Workshop |
The AARP will provide free tax preparation for New Yorkers. Up to 30 clients will be processed each session on a first come first serve basis. This program runs from February 1, 2017 to April 15, 2017, Wednesdays and Saturdays.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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10:00 am
Free
Workshops, February 15, 2017, 02/15/2017, AARP Free Tax Preparation Service
Workshop |
Free tax aid and preparation courtesy of the AARP organization. Returns are prepared by AARP volunteers certified by the IRS.  Most returns are filed electronically (e-filed) at no cost to you. Bring all your documents.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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10:00 am
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Workshops, February 15, 2017, 02/15/2017, AARP Tax Aid and Preparation
Concert |
Featuring: Patrice Eaton, mezzo-soprano.Patrice Eaton is garnering national attention for her lustrous mezzo-soprano, dramatically "affecting" portrayals and great versatility across the range of operatic and concert repertoire. Eaton made her debut as Dorabella in Opera Ebony’s production of Cosi Fan Tutte.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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12:00 pm
Free
Concerts, February 15, 2017, 02/15/2017, African-American Women Composers
Classical Music |
Program:Bach Sonata for Viola da Gamba and Harpsichord No. 2 in D major BWV 1028Beethoven Sonata for Cello and Piano No. 4 in C Major, Op. 102 No. 1C.Debussy Cello Sonata in d minor L. 135A.Piazzolla Le Grand TangoFeaturing ALEC HON and HARVEY WU, cello-piano duo. Alec Hon is a junior at Columbia University, where he is majoring in Chemistry and concentrating in Music and Mathematics. A resident of Southern California, Alec has won numerous awards from the area, and has played with local orchestras, such as the Mount Saint Mary College Orchestra, the South Coast Symphony, and the Bellflower Symphony Orchestra. As a member of Southern California’s Junior Chamber Music, Alec has toured in Austria, Estonia, Finland, and Russia. Alec participates in Columbia University’s Music Performance Program, where he has been selected to play in Carnegie Weill Recital Hall. He has participated in masterclasses with Robert DeMaine, Ilya Finkelshteyn, Donald and Vivian Weilerstein, the Pacifica Quartet, the Muir String Quartet, etc.. Alec is currently the principal cellist of the Columbia University Orchestra, and has served as principal cellist in his high school orchestra as well as summer festival orchestras. This spring, as the winner of the 2017 Columbia University Orchestra Concerto Competition, Alec will perform with the orchestra at Alice Tully Hall in Lincoln Center.Harvey Wu is a third-year applied physics student at Columbia Engineering. As a Dolan Prize recipient, he studies piano with Martin Canin of the Juilliard School. Harvey is an active chamber musician, as well as a champion of Nikolai Medtner, an unjustly neglected Russian composer of the early 20th century.    
   New York City, NY; NYC
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12:00 pm
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Concerts, February 15, 2017, 02/15/2017, Mid-Day Music: Piazzolla, Bach, Beethoven, Debussy
Gallery Talk |
This is an an exhibit of framed sheet music that tells a story of collaborations between the neighboorhood’s black and Jewish composers, performers, and music publishers during the late-19th century into the 1930s.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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12:45 pm
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Gallery Talks, February 15, 2017, 02/15/2017, Gallery Tour: Harlem's Black and Jewish Music Culture (1890-1930)
Tour |
Learn about central banking functions that Federal Reserve System performs and see Bank's vault of international monetary gold on bedrock of Manhattan Island, five stories below street level. Learn why Federal Reserve has "Federal" in its name, while it's a private bank, not Federal at all. Tour times: 1:00pm, 2:00pm. This tour takes place Mondays through Fridays, except bank holidays.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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1:00 pm
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Tours, February 15, 2017, 02/15/2017, Federal Reserve Bank Tour
Concert |
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM Piano Finals 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM Voice
   New York City, NY; NYC
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2:00 pm
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Concerts, February 15, 2017, 02/15/2017, Eisenberg-Fried Student Musical Competition
Jazz |
During the run of the exhibition Securing the Shadow: Posthumous Portraiture in America, the Bill Wurtzel trio will perform music that celebrates remembrance and life.The jazz trio plays each Wednesday.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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2:00 pm
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Concerts, February 15, 2017, 02/15/2017, The Bill Wurtzel Trio: A Midweek Jazz Break
Workshop |
This class will demonstrate the first steps and highlight the basic resources in genealogical research, and serve as an introduction to using genealogy and local history collections at NYPL.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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2:00 pm
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Workshops, February 15, 2017, 02/15/2017, Getting Started in Genealogy
Workshop |
Learn to play the most popular game ever: A game of strategy and problem solving. Whether you are beginner or a more advanced player you can learn the strategies that will make you a better chess player. Best part of all: CHESS IS FUN!
   New York City, NY; NYC
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2:00 pm
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Workshops, February 15, 2017, 02/15/2017, Learn to Play Chess for Adults
Talk |
With curator Melissa Yaverbaum.Hear the stories of displaced children from World War II and meet some of the survivors from Kloster Indersdorf, a center for displaced children that was near Dachau.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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3:00 pm
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Talks, February 15, 2017, 02/15/2017, The Lost Children of Kloster Indersdorf
Symposium |
"Economic Reforms in Cuba: Present and Future" Omar Everleny Pérez Villanueva, Revista Temas "Prospects for Cuba's Emerging Usufruct Farmers" Mario González-Corzo (pictured), Lehman College, CUNY "Post-Fidel Dynamics" Mauricio Font, Bildner Center for Western Hemisphere Studies
   New York City, NY; NYC
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4:00 pm
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Symposiums, February 15, 2017, 02/15/2017, Transforming Cuba: Economic Reforms Beyond 2016
Concert |
Piano Performance Forum 4 p.m. Jakub Jozef Orlinski, Countertenor 8 p.m. Edvard Pogossian, Cello 8 p.m.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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4:00 pm
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Concerts, February 15, 2017, 02/15/2017, Student Recitals
Master Class |
Daniel Panner enjoys a varied career as a performer and teacher. He has performed at music festivals in Marlboro, Tanglewood and Aspen and has collaborated with members of the Cleveland, Emerson, Guarneri and Juilliard String Quartets. As a member of the Whitman String Quartet, Panner received the 1998 Walter W. Naumburg Chamber Music Award and served as teaching assistant to the Juilliard String Quartet for two years.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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4:00 pm
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Concerts, February 15, 2017, 02/15/2017, Viola Master Class: Daniel Panner
Party |
Stop by every Wednesday in January and February and make Wednesday your new favorite day.Wednesday Social is the museum’s latest event series, which features free wine, docent highlights, and different surprises each week.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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5:00 pm
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Partys, February 15, 2017, 02/15/2017, Wednesday Social
Book Discussion |
Discuss the book by Bernice McFadden.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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5:30 pm
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Book Discussions, February 15, 2017, 02/15/2017, Harlem Heights Book Discussion Group: The Book of Harlan
Talk |
Ishmael Houston-Jones is an award-winning choreographer, author, performer, teacher, curator, and arts advocate known for his improvisational dance and language work.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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6:00 pm
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Talks, February 15, 2017, 02/15/2017, An Evening with Award-Winning Choreographer Ishmael Houston-Jones
Opening Reception |
Serialities is a group exhibition that investigates the relationship between photography, sculpture, and drawings, and examines notions of seriality and repetition. Artists include Carl Andre, Yuji Agematsu, Bernd and Hilla Becher, Liz Deschenes, Isa Genzken, Eva Hesse, Roni Horn, On Kawara, Robert Kinmont, Louise Lawler, Zoe Leonard, Sherrie Levine, Paul McCarthy, Roman Opalka, Andrea Robbins and Max Becher, August Sander, Karin Sander, Mira Schendel, Cindy Sherman, David Smith, Ian Wallace, and Mark Wallinger. Organized with Olivier-Renaud Clement, Serialities reveals both the linear and non-linear narratives that emerge from artists’ experiments with sequencing or exploration of a continuous idea or concept.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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6:00 pm
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Opening Receptions, February 15, 2017, 02/15/2017, Group Show: Serialities
Book Reading |
In celebration of the unprecedented publication of Intimate Geometries: The Art and Life of Louise Bourgeois, Robert Storr, author, art historian, curator, painter and critic; and special guest experts converse about the book and the artist's oeuvre and life. The discussion is moderated by Christopher Lyon, editor and Bookforum columnist. Robert Storr worked closely with Louise Bourgeois on the book for over twenty years. 
   New York City, NY; NYC
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6:00 pm
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Book Readings, February 15, 2017, 02/15/2017, Robert Storr discusses his book Intimate Geometries: The Art and Life of Louise Bourgeois
Film |
Stars: Sienna Miller, Toby Jones, Imelda Staunton.The turbulent relationship between filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock and actress Tippi Hedren. 91 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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6:00 pm
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Films, February 15, 2017, 02/15/2017, Julian Jarrold's The Girl (2012): Aldred Hitchcock and His Actress
7:00 pm
Regular: $15
Member: $0.00
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Concerts, February 15, 2017, 02/15/2017, Tribute to world famous band
7:30 pm
Regular: $15
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Concerts, February 15, 2017, 02/15/2017, Tribute to a popular rock band
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Musical | Operetta with a Broadway performer

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Classical Music | Life and music of a Russian Romantic composer

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Classical Music | Art songs by

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Classical Music | Piano works by Schumann, Beethoven and more

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