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Are you looking for free things to do in New York City on Saturday, May 7, 2011 (5/7/2011)? Are you looking for something to do in New York on a budget?

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Sat, May 7, 2011
Free events, free things to do in New York City, NYC

All events, things to do on Saturday, May 7, 2011 are free unless otherwise noted.
Symposium |
With Najwa Adra, Muzaffar Alam, Ammiel Alcalay, Kazim Ali, Reza Aslan, Kaveh Bassiri, Clarissa Burt, ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Workshop |
Moderate to brisk walks led by the NY Walkers Club for people 18 years and older of all abilities. This ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Tour |
5 miles, easy/moderate pace. Visit historic sights and Warinanco Park (cement trails). Bring lunch/water. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

$3 plus r/t PATH fare ($15.50/$6 seniors)
Workshop |
Sketch and paint the Hudson River and neighboring parks with an artist/educator. Materials provided. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Workshop |
A full-body military-based workout that includes circuit training, calisthenics, running, stretching ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; advance registration required
Park Walk |
Take a break to enjoy the Park on this one hour walk through the Park's smallest woodland area. Learn ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Festival |
A day filled with "green" and community events. Bring family and friends to free events and enjoy music, ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Park Walk |
The tour highlights the history, design, and unique plantings of the 70-year-old Garden, led by staff. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Dance Performance |
In another special two-date engagement, Grammy nominees Dave Eggar and Chuck Palmer return, this time ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free

free

free
Workshop |
Test your skills at state-of-the-art tables. Paddles and balls are provided free of charge. ... 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
Other |
Street Games brings back the classic street games from the '60s and '70s and introduces them to a new ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Workshop |
Audiences of all ages are encouraged to come together and experience artist-led drawing projects by Jean-Philippe ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
City Walk |
El Barrio Today Arts Cluster invites you to come explore the neighborhood. Highlights include the Graffiti ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; RSVP required
Tour |
Take a walk around the lands dominated by the Castle, situated high on Vista Rock. Visit the tiny 55-acre ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Gallery Talk |
An expert leads informal discussions in the room and answers questions. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Concert |
The Prep Division's young musicians perform a wide variety of repertoire. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Staged Reading |
Join the Instant Shakespeare Company for a dramatic reading of William Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Concert |
Artz, Rootz & Rhythm is intended to showcase the multi-disciplinary talent and art forms of its member ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Screening |
Featuring UNRESERVED: The Work of Louie Gong, Writing the Land, Airplane, Button Blanket, and ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Workshop |
All ages can learn to swing on adult and junior traveling rings, the only traveling rings outside of ... 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
Tour |
Explore the Cathedral's newly cleaned and restored Nave. Learn about the art, architecture and history ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

$6
Theater |
Performed by the Graduate Acting Class of 2012. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; reservations recommended starting 4/27
Jazz |
Jazz student Pablo Moser (saxophone) presents his senior recital. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Screening |
Award-winning selections from the 30th Annual Black Maria Film and Video Festival will be screened. John ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Workshop |
Got knitting skills? If you are a pro or are just starting out join our Knitting Circle. They'll provide ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Reading |
When actress Teri Black broke her leg, she couldn't audition. To keep her creative juices flowing, she ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Tour |
Holding the Park's northern highlands was key in the American Revolution and the War of 1812 because ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Video |
New media arts selected by Essentially Indigenous? curator Mario A. Caro will be screened together with ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Other |
Animals in the library? Join Andrew Simmons and his traveling zoo as he introduces you to pythons, alligators, ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Book Reading |
Star Wars fans rejoice over this visit by R2-D2 builders and stormtroopers from the 501st. Also, ... 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
Gallery Talk |
In addition, Gersht will debut his new film, Will You Dance For Me (2011). In his most recent series ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Workshop |
Hands on using wireless laptops. Learn to find consumer health information online, including doctors' ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; registration required starting 4/30 at 1pm
Concert |
Magill is cellist with the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Theater |
The Actors Studio Drama School presents its annual Repertory Season at Pace University, in five weeks ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; reservations recommended
Book Reading |
White Hand Society weaves an entertaining tale of the life, times and friendship of these two ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Jazz |
Jazz student Soomi Yoon (voice) presents her senior recital. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Concert |
The program features the great repertoire of the Organ on the 101 rank Pipe Organ built by Herman Schlicker ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Screening |
Rainer Judd is the daughter of artist Donald Judd (1928 – 1994). A graduate of New York University’s ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; RSVP required

Regular: $45
Member: $0.00
Opening Reception |
An exhibition of work by students in the Pre-Scholars program within the School of Design Strategies ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Jazz |
Jazz student Maddie Deutch (voice) presents her senior recital. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Performance |
Tonight, brilliant students take the stage. The legends of tomorrow show you they're actually the stars ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

$5
Tour |
Join Dia director Philippe Vergne for a visit to Walter De Maria's iconic long-term installations. Vergne ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; reservations required
Screening |
The festival highlights over 100 films by students graduating from the BFA Film, Video and Animation ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; RSVP required
Dancing |
Kick up your heels to the bluesy, stirring, and joyful sounds of THE EBONY HILLBILLIES rollicking bluegrass ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Screening |
Lennon's theme was what do you do with a revolution once you've won. Lennon found that you give it straight ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Park Walk |
Celebrate native bats with Dr. Bill Schutt, local bat expert, biologist, and author of Dark Banquet: ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Theater |
Performed by the Graduate Acting Class of 2012. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; reservations recommended starting 4/27

Regular: $40
Member: $0.00
Concert |
Come and enjoy an evening of Chamber Music. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Theater |
The Actors Studio Drama School presents its annual Repertory Season at Pace University, in five weeks ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; reservations recommended
Concert |
In collaboration with the NYU Steinhardt Program in Dance Education. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Concert |
This eclectic band uses a wide variety of acoustic instruments, to interpret traditional pieces and play ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; donations accepted

Regular: $75
Member: $0.00
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Theater | Hysterically funny show directed by Tony®-nominee

Regular: $75; Member: $0.00

Dance Performance | Rising dancers and choreographers

Regular: $25; Member: $0.00

Theater | hilarious interactive parody...

Regular: $69.5; Member: $0.00

Dance Performance | Rising dancers and choreographers

Regular: $25; Member: $0.00

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