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Sat, July 21, 2012
Free events, free things to do in New York City, NYC

All events, things to do on Saturday, July 21, 2012 are free unless otherwise noted.
Workshop |
Hour-long classes with a 10-minute warm up, 30 minute fitness walk, and 20 minutes of strengthening, ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; advance registration required
Workshop |
Join 20-minute instructional paddles, and explore the Hudson River first-hand. Please wear a bathing ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Workshops, July 21, 2012, 07/21/2012, Kayaking on the Hudson
Birdwatching |
Join Audubon New York Educators in a walk as you learn to spot and identify common NYC birds. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; RSVP required
Workshop |
Sketch and paint the Hudson River and neighboring parks with an artist/educator. Materials provided. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Workshop |
Help NYPL build the geospatial library of the future! This workshop will get you oriented with the a ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Workshops, July 21, 2012, 07/21/2012, Citizen Cartography Workshop
Workshop |
Join them Saturday mornings for free beginners yoga with a certified instructor. Begin the process toward ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Workshop |
Get out on the water for kayaking and community rowing. Children under 18 must have an adult guardian ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Workshops, July 21, 2012, 07/21/2012, Kayaking and Community Rowing
Workshop |
Get tips from a master to improve your chess game, and then test your new skills. In July, International ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Workshops, July 21, 2012, 07/21/2012, Chess Program: Advanced Players Lecture/Simul
Park Walk |
Experience the Park's only formal garden with the Garden staff. See exuberant perennial and annual beds, ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Park Walks, July 21, 2012, 07/21/2012, Garden Tour

free
Fairs, July 21, 2012, 07/21/2012, Street Fair

free
Fairs, July 21, 2012, 07/21/2012, Street Fair
Tour |
Explore the Cathedral's newly cleaned and restored Nave. Learn about the art, architecture and history ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

$6
Tours, July 21, 2012, 07/21/2012, Cathedral Tour
Poetry Reading |
Come out for readings and performances by The Poetry Brothel, Cave Canem, Poets House, EARSHOT!, The ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

$5
Poetry Readings, July 21, 2012, 07/21/2012, Second Annual New York Poetry Festival
City Walk |
Highlighting the unique, bizarre and beautiful bohemia we call Greenwich Village. Tours are led by licensed ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Tour |
Seneca Village was Manhattan's first known community of African-American property owners, on land that ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Tours, July 21, 2012, 07/21/2012, “Seneca Village” Tour
Staged Reading |
Presented by the Instant Shakespeare Company. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Other |
The Corning Museum of Glass will once again partner with Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum to present ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Tour |
Explore the Cathedral's newly cleaned and restored Nave. Learn about the art, architecture and history ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

$6
Tours, July 21, 2012, 07/21/2012, Cathedral Tour
Opera |
New York Opera Forum performs the complete opera Serse (Xerxes) by George Frideric Handel (1685-1759). ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Concerts, July 21, 2012, 07/21/2012, New York Opera Forum performs Handel's Serse
Dance Performance |
Naja is an Egyptian-style belly dance performer and instructor who brings the spirit of the Middle East ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Tour |
The tour explores the social and political history of the Union Square neighborhood through discussions ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Tours, July 21, 2012, 07/21/2012, Union Square: Crossroads of New York
Park Walk |
Walk through a scenic area on the western edge of the Park, much of which is off the beaten track for ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Park Walks, July 21, 2012, 07/21/2012, West Side Stories Tour
Film |
The Silent Clowns Film Series is back and dedicated to silent era film star, Raymond Griffith, a star ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Films, July 21, 2012, 07/21/2012, Silent Film: Hands Up! (1926)
Concert |
Celebrate the newest generation of musicians making a mark on the Brazilian music scene with up and coming ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Workshop |
Teaches the fundamentals of disipline, balance, Health and Wellness. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Concert |
The concert is at the coolest classical music concerts location in New York City. Program and musicians ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Concerts, July 21, 2012, 07/21/2012, Concert on Water
Performance |
SIGN UP 4:00 pm--- Come Early!! it gets crowded!! POETS, SINGERS, SPOKEN WORD ARTISTS, PERFORMANCE ARTISTS, ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

No cover, one-drink minimum
Performances, July 21, 2012, 07/21/2012, Stark Reality Open Mic
Theater |
The “rover” of the play’s title is Willmore, a rakish naval captain, who falls in love with a young ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Theaters, July 21, 2012, 07/21/2012, Outdoor Theater: The Rover by Aphra Behn
Theater |
New York Classical Theatre's roving production of Twelfth Night recasts the beloved comedy's setting ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Theaters, July 21, 2012, 07/21/2012, New York Classical Theatre's Outdoor Production of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night
Performance |
Johnny Velvet and the Moonbeams is an improv group featuring Michelle Ciotta, Dylan Donahue, Keith Kingbay, ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

$5
Performances, July 21, 2012, 07/21/2012, Comedy:  Johnny Velvet and the Moonbeams
Concert |
Efendi, headed by Scott Wilson playing his unique “Baglama Hydra“—a combination oud, saz, and bouzouki—perform ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Screening |
A captivating documentary directed by Ben Walters and Gavin Butt about how queer artists armed with video ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Opera |
Vertical Player Repertory presents Water Music: A lyrical summer evening of water-themed opera. The Brooklyn ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Lecture |
An experimental lecture series on debt. Five artists from Eastern Europe paired with five American scholars ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

$5
Lectures, July 21, 2012, 07/21/2012, Debt! A Series of Performative Lectures on Debt
Jazz |
A night of red hot Latin jazz with two Grammy winners. ARTURO SANDOVAL can burn through an ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

$3 suggested admission
Theater |
This year Pulse Ensemble Theatre is going to reprise Shakespeare in July instead of its usual August ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Theaters, July 21, 2012, 07/21/2012, Outdoor Presentation of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Theater |
The play is presented in a working parking lot, so you can drive there but you should expect to pay the ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Theaters, July 21, 2012, 07/21/2012, Outdoor Presentation of Shakespeare's The Merry Wives of Windsor
Performance |
Check out some of the top improvisers performing an improvised Quentin Tarantino movie before your eyes. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

$5
Performances, July 21, 2012, 07/21/2012, Comedy: The Tarantino
Party |
A late night dance party with guest DJs and VJs. "Boogie down with the avant garde." ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Partys, July 21, 2012, 07/21/2012, Dance Party: latenightzero
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Dance Performance | Rising dancers and choreographers

Regular: $25; Member: $0.00

Theater | Hysterically funny show directed by Tony®-nominee

Regular: $75; Member: $0.00

Theater | Falling in love or falling prey?

Regular: $25; Member: $0.00

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