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41 Free events, free things to do in New York City (NYC)

All events, things to do on June 5, 2017 are free unless otherwise noted.
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Escape the bustle of the city with sunrise yoga in the morning light.Mondays at 7:30 am, June 5 - July 31 
   New York City, NY; NYC
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7:30 am
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Workshops, June 05, 2017, 06/05/2017, Waterfront Workouts: Sunrise Abhaya Yoga
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.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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9:30 am
Free
Tours, June 05, 2017, 06/05/2017, Downtown Manhattan 3-Hour Tour
City Walk |
This is a 3-hour tour that begins with a walk over the Brooklyn Bridge, an icon of New York City for over 125 years, with spectacular views of Manhattan and Brooklyn. The tour then moves on to a stroll of Brooklyn Heights, America’s and New York City’s first suburb. The tour then explores the neighborhood DUMBO before ending at the Fulton Ferry landing.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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9:30 am
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City Walks, June 05, 2017, 06/05/2017, Brooklyn Bridge, Brooklyn Heights and Dumbo Tour
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Start your morning with a peaceful mind. Primordial Sound Meditation can lower blood pressure, reduce stress, and strengthen the immune system.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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9:30 am
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Workshops, June 05, 2017, 06/05/2017, Morning Meditation
Tour |
You've seen the iconic skyscrapers, attended a Broadway show, visited Lady Liberty and relaxed in Central Park. Looking for a little more of the Big Apple? Maybe it's time to visit some of Manhattan's oldest and most enchanting historic districts. Take a relaxing stroll through SoHo, Little Italy and Chinatown.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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9:45 am
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Tours, June 05, 2017, 06/05/2017, SoHo, Little Italy and Chinatown Tour
City Walk |
It is here, as much as anywhere, where American history started. It's where the first US Congress assembled and produced the Bill of Rights and where President George Washington took his first oath of office. It's here where the world's most important stock exchange and one of the most famous bridges stand. And it is here where an unspeakable tragedy took place and where a rebirth is underway.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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9:45 am
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City Walks, June 05, 2017, 06/05/2017, Lower Manhattan Tour
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Brooklyn resident James Martinelli’s Cardio Dance and Range of Movement workout offers improved strength and increased flexibility.Set to swinging show tunes, this class is appropriate for anyone who wants a safe, effective and fun workout. Sneakers are a must.A few notes: - Registration begins at 9:30 am before each class. - Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. - All participants must sign a waiver each morning before participating.Mondays at 10 am, May 8 - August 14
   New York City, NY; NYC
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10:00 am
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Workshops, June 05, 2017, 06/05/2017, Waterfront Workouts: Broadway Dance
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Strengthen the whole body through instructor-lead rhythmic movement and aerobic, balance and coordination exercises, as well as strength training. Join this fun and vigorous workout to great music.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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10:30 am
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Workshops, June 05, 2017, 06/05/2017, Group Exercise
Park Walk |
Explore the southwest of Central Park with Central Park Conservancy tour guides, and see it like never before. From a planned military parade ground to the site commemorating a famous activist for peace, one of the most-visited areas of the Park has some secrets to share with even the most seasoned Park-goer.Highlights of this tour include: Maine Monument, the Children’s District, Sheep Meadow, Tavern on the Green, and Strawberry Fields.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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11:00 am
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Park Walks, June 05, 2017, 06/05/2017, Stroll to Strawberry Fields
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Learn a new language in these standalone beginner classes. Classes are not cumulative, so you may attend any class throughout the season without needing to play catch up.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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11:45 am
Free
Workshops, June 05, 2017, 06/05/2017, Beginner Language Class: Italian
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Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun. Equipment is provided.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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12:00 pm
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Workshops, June 05, 2017, 06/05/2017, Juggling in the Park
Book Reading |
Stephen D. King is Specialist Adviser to the House of Commons Treasury Committee and Senior Economic Adviser, HSBC. Hosted by Jeffrey Goldfarb, U.S. Editor of Reuters Breakingviews.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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12:30 pm
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Book Readings, June 05, 2017, 06/05/2017, Stephen D. King reads from his book Grave New World: The End of Globalization, The Return of History
Jazz |
Luis Simaz plays Brazilian and American genres of jazz.
   New York City, NY; NYC
12:30 pm
Free
Concerts, June 05, 2017, 06/05/2017, Luiz Simas, Jazz Pianist
Tour |
Join this tour to learn more about the history, architecture, and sculpture of Columbia and the Morningside Heights campus. Whether you're an amateur New York City historian or visiting campus for the first time, you will leave the tour knowing more about our storied past.Given that the tour route is outdoors, please be aware that tours are occasionally suspended due to inclement weather.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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1:00 pm
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Tours, June 05, 2017, 06/05/2017, Guided Historical Tour of the Columbia University Campus
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An in-depth look at the unique architecture and exquisite beauty of the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House. Designed by famed architect Cass Gilbert and completed in 1907, the Custom House is a National Historic Landmark. The building’s interior splendor includes an elliptical rotunda with a 140-ton dome skylight designed by Valencia-born engineer Raphael Gustavino and murals by New York painter Reginald Marsh, as well as monumental marble arches and columns. Tours include a visit to the Collectors Office, not normally accessible to the public. Takes place daily.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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1:00 pm
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Tours, June 05, 2017, 06/05/2017, Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House Tour
Tour |
Although world famous, Harlem may be New York's best kept secret with some of the city's best architecture, food, music and people. Harlem's history is also one of the city's most dramatic, having gone through many ethnic, cultural and socioeconomic changes over the past roughly 400 years, which have resulted in a diverse array of places of worship, theaters, homes and eating establishments.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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2:00 pm
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Tours, June 05, 2017, 06/05/2017, Harlem Tour
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Greenwich Village is among Manhattan's most desirable and expensive residential neighborhoods. It's history, however, betrays it's monied status. The Village, with it's quiet, shaded streets, lined with lovely brick and brownstone townhouses, was once the incubating ground of artistic, social and political movements that have helped shape US history. From the Beats to the Folk Movement, from workers rights to gay rights, the Village has often been the center of it all.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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2:00 pm
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Tours, June 05, 2017, 06/05/2017, Greenwich Village Neighborhood Tour
Film |
Stars: Spencer Tracy, Lana Turner, Zachary Scott.Judge Cass Timberlane marries a girl from the wrong side of the tracks. A baby is stillborn and she turns more and more to an attorney friend of Cass'. While quarreling the judge tells her to stay with him, but when she becomes sick he brings her home.119 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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2:00 pm
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Films, June 05, 2017, 06/05/2017, George Sidney's Cass Timberlane (1947): Legal Love Triangle
Gallery Talk |
A guided tour through the permanent exhibition. This exhibition presents works of art from throughout Native North, Central, and South America, with more than 700 works on display. The rich exposition of focal objects, including a magnificent Apsáalooke (Crow) warrior’s exploit robe, demonstrates the degree to which Native America was interconnected before European peoples arrived and how cultural exchange has profoundly shaped our shared histories.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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3:00 pm
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Gallery Talks, June 05, 2017, 06/05/2017, Gallery Tour: Infinity of Nations
Book Discussion |
Discuss the mystery novel by Sarah Pinborough.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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4:00 pm
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Book Discussions, June 05, 2017, 06/05/2017, Behind Her Eyes
5:30 pm
Regular: $15
Member: $0.00
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Concerts, June 05, 2017, 06/05/2017, Tribute to flamenco guitar master
Workshop |
Learn a list of super foods under $1.99 that will make your skin glow, waistline tight, and cut your food costs Together we will explore 15 super foods that reduce your risk of cancer and heart disease under $2.99.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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5:30 pm
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Workshops, June 05, 2017, 06/05/2017, 15 Super Foods Under $2.99: Lose Weight on a Budget
Talk |
A conversation with Vogel, author of The Baltimore Waltz, How I Learned to Drive, and the current Broadway production Indecent, and theatre critic Linda Winer.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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6:00 pm
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Talks, June 05, 2017, 06/05/2017, Paula Vogel, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Playwright
Tour |
The area around the High Line Park was a vital business district of New York City, supplying fresh fruits, French Cheeses and Russian caviar as well as fresh meats to City markets. The hustle and bustle of the streets induced the City to elevate the railroad trains delivering goods to the commercial buildings. When interstate truck traffic made the railway outdated, it fell into ruin, only to be regenerated as a park.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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6:00 pm
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Tours, June 05, 2017, 06/05/2017, High Line Tour
Workshop |
Mah Jongg Socials, led by Linda Fisher, throughout the summer. Basic instruction included.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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6:00 pm
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Workshops, June 05, 2017, 06/05/2017, Mah Jongg Social
Book Discussion |
Discuss the book by Mark Haddon.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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6:00 pm
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Book Discussions, June 05, 2017, 06/05/2017, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime
Talk |
For the past few years Gary Hershorn has been working to documents the ever changing skyline of NYC. From sunrise to sunset and each month with the rise of a full moon he looks for ways to show off the beauty of the city using Instagram and social media as the platform to display the photos. Gary Hershorn has been working as a photojournalist since 1978. He first started working for United Press International in Toronto and moved to Reuters in 1985 when the global agency purchased UPI's foreign picture service. From 1990 to 2000 he worked in Washington, DC covering the White House, national news, entertainment, sporting events and global stories like the Olympics. After being promoted to managing Reuters picture dept in the Americas in 2000, he moved to New York where he worked for Reuters until 2014. Presently he is freelancing in New York City.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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6:30 pm
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Talks, June 05, 2017, 06/05/2017, Finding in Pictures in New York City
Book Reading |
This lecture showcases the history of how an idea that once seemed unfathomable—and for many gays and lesbians undesirable—became a legal and moral right in just half a century.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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6:30 pm
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Book Readings, June 05, 2017, 06/05/2017, Nathaniel Frank discusses his book Awakening: How Gays and Lesbians Brought Marriage Equality to America
Book Reading |
A special evening featuring Chimamanda N’gozi Adichie and her book Americanah, which was the winner of the first annual One Book, One New York program.The event will feature a conversation with Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Buzzfeed Books Editor Isaac Fitzgerald. Adichie and Fitzgerald will discuss the many themes in the book, which include immigration, race and love. Broadway and Showtime’s Billions series star Condola Rashad will also present a reading from Americanah.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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7:00 pm
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Book Readings, June 05, 2017, 06/05/2017, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie discusses her book Americanah
Book Reading |
This book offers a fresh examination of both canonic and overlooked writers and artists and their works, by revealing them in conversation with one another. Riley's celebration of the many masterpieces shows how the creative community of postwar Paris supported astounding experiments in content and form that still resonate today.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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7:00 pm
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Book Readings, June 05, 2017, 06/05/2017, Charles A. Riley reads from his book Free as Gods: How the Jazz Age Reinvented Modernism
Book Signing |
Comedian and actor Kevin Hart turns his talent to the written word by writing some words. Some of those words include: the, a, for, above, and even even. Put them together and you have the funniest, most heartfelt, and most inspirational memoir on survival, success, and the importance of believing in yourself since Old Yeller.Restrictions may apply.  Call store for details.
   New York City, NY; NYC
7:00 pm
Free
Book Signings, June 05, 2017, 06/05/2017, Comedian Kevin Hart signs copies of his book I Can't Make This Up: Life Lessons
7:00 pm
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Concerts, June 05, 2017, 06/05/2017, Tribute to great jazz singers
Staged Reading |
TWINS: The Legend of Wolves and Men is a three part story, spanning 640 years, that tells the epic tragic tale of 6 men who fought to preserve their bloodline. The first two were twins who had to fight for family and legacy, the next two were those who had to tell the story of those who fought, and the last two were immigrants who told their story by weaving all the stories together. By Bulgarian writer/director Hristo Hristov.The performance will be followed by a Q&A with the author and book signing. Discounted copies of the book will be available, or you can bring your pre-purchased copy for signing.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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7:00 pm
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Staged Readings, June 05, 2017, 06/05/2017, Twins:The Legend of Wolves & Men: a concert staged reading
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Use the pier for your workout. Based on ballet techniques and movements, this class will engage muscles in focused exercises for a complete body workout.Mondays at 7 pm, June 5 – August 7 
   New York City, NY; NYC
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7:00 pm
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Workshops, June 05, 2017, 06/05/2017, Waterfront Workouts: Ballet Barre
Film |
The film’s focus is a topic near and dear to those who live in and visit (and also write about) Greenwich Village and New York City at large, and asks the questions: "Can the Village be saved? Or is Greenwich Village lost forever?"
   New York City, NY; NYC
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7:00 pm
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Films, June 05, 2017, 06/05/2017, Roger Paradiso's The Lost Village (2017): Documentary
Other |
The sixth annual epic game of musical chairs features the park's iconic green bistro chair. Host: Ophira EisenbergMusic: DJ Flip BundlezPrizes for last chair standing.You must be 18-years of age or older to participate.
   New York City, NY; NYC
7:30 pm
Free
Others, June 05, 2017, 06/05/2017, 6th Annual Musical Chairs in the Park
Discussion |
Before he was a Nobel laureate, he was a young, double-talking Woody Guthrie devotee from Minnesota. A show at a Greenwich Village café and a positive review in The New York Times would change everything. In the latest installment of his beloved series that investigates essential cultural moments, New Yorker writer Adam Gopnik with guest artists including The Tallest Man on Earth and New Yorker critic David Remnick dig into the legendary performance.With special guests The Tallest Man on Earth and David Remnick. 
   New York City, NY; NYC
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7:30 pm
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Discussions, June 05, 2017, 06/05/2017, The History of the World in 100 Performances: Bob Dylan at Gerde’s Folk City
Tour |
New York is a skyscraper city and there is no better time to view Manhattan’s icons than after the sun sets and the lights go on. Fueled by competition and a dash of audacity, New York City is still producing one of mankind’s most remarkable skyline. NOTE** THIS TOUR SPENDS MUCH TIME INDOORS OR IN SUBWAYS AND GREAT FOR ALL WEATHER CONDITIONS. Please note they do utilize the subway on this tour so you will need $5 for subway.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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8:00 pm
Free
Tours, June 05, 2017, 06/05/2017, Midtown Manhattan Night Tour
Open Mike |
Drunken Shakespeare is the only event of its kind that invites you to get rowdy with rogues and strut your Stratfordian swagger. Got an audition piece you've been dying to show off? Want to give that soliloquy from your high school English class a try? From professional actors to professional fans, Drunken Shakespeare is the judgment-free and admission-free way to spend a Monday night.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Open Mikes, June 05, 2017, 06/05/2017, Drunken Shakespeare
8:30 pm
Regular: $15
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Concerts, June 05, 2017, 06/05/2017, Tributes to soul, jazz, R&B singers
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Learn how to enhance photos using the number 1 photo editing software in the world; Adobe Photoshop. In this class you learn the features of Photoshop and learn about layers and use them to manipulate images to your desire. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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8:30 pm
Free
Workshops, June 05, 2017, 06/05/2017, Photoshop for Beginners
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Classical Music | Orchestra performs Mozart, Beethoven and more

Regular: $50; Member: $0.00

Musical | sci-fi musical theatre and dance party

Regular: $45; Member: $0.00

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