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Thu, May 31, 2012
Free events, free things to do in New York City, NYC

All events, things to do on Thursday, May 31, 2012 are free unless otherwise noted.
Workshop |
Tai Chi and Eternal Spring are instructed by members of the Tai Chi Chuan Center for all ages and experience ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Workshops, May 31, 2012, 05/31/2012, Park Tai Chi
Film |
With Emily Blunt, Miranda Richardson, Jim Broadbent. This dramatization covers the turbulent first ... 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, May 31, 2012, 05/31/2012, Cathedral Tour
Tour |
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 required a week in advance
Tours, May 31, 2012, 05/31/2012, Federal Reserve Bank Tour
Workshop |
Join a free Stay Well exercise session. Stay Well volunteers certified by the NYC's Department for the ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Park Walk |
You'll be amazed at what you'll see.... a hidden bench that tells time, miniature boats powered by the ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Park Walks, May 31, 2012, 05/31/2012, “Cross Park Promenade” Tour
Concert |
Ragtime expert & stride pianist, Terry Waldo is the protege of the late Eubie Blake. He has produced ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Concerts, May 31, 2012, 05/31/2012, Pianist Terry Waldo, Protege of the Late Eubie Blake
Other |
All levels of play welcome. Please bring with you...your Scrabble set (be sure it has all 100 tiles!), ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Others, May 31, 2012, 05/31/2012, Scrabble Mania
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, May 31, 2012, 05/31/2012, Cathedral Tour
Talk |
This class is designed to help investors focus on their goals, to recognize the potential risks and rewards ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Talks, May 31, 2012, 05/31/2012, Investment Choices: What Is Right for Me?
Film |
Starring Doris Day, James Stewart, Brenda de Banzie. A family vacationing in Morocco accidentally ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Films, May 31, 2012, 05/31/2012, Alfred Hitchcock's Oscar Winner The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956): Que Sera Sera
Theater |
AMELIA, a new play based on the true story of one woman’s epic journey across Civil War America in ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; reservations required
Workshop |
With Dian Killian. How do you respond to difficult people and situations? How do you ensure that your ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; registration required
Talk |
One of the happiest things about getting a new job is that you don't have to job search anymore! You're ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Talks, May 31, 2012, 05/31/2012, How Do I Handle It All? Managing Your Career While Working
Workshop |
Open-level yoga with a certified instructor! Please wear comfortable clothes and bring your yoga mat ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Workshop |
Expert instructors, provided by lululemon athletica, lead all levels of yogis. Mats are provided. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Workshops, May 31, 2012, 05/31/2012, Park Yoga
Opening Reception |
The FotoVisura Grant for Outstanding Personal Photography Project is focused on providing economical ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Opening Reception |
Schiller's first solo exhibition in the U.S. Shown: "Poolside, Marilyn Monroe, Something's ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Discussion |
In celebration of the DVD release of David Craig's nine-hour video series On Singing Onstage, this event ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Opening Reception |
An interactive performance by one of Poland’s most celebrated contemporary artists, Katarzyna Kozyra. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Opening Reception |
Several of the world’s most famous painters and sculptors will be “taking it all off” in an exhibition. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Opening Reception |
The opening features 2 solo shows by artists in residency Guy Goldstein and Erin Dunn. "Bells & Whistles" ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Lecture |
A lecture by David Kilcullen, counterinsurgency and counterterrorism expert, Johns Hopkins University; ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Opening Reception |
A series of large-scale photographs as well as original drawings from 1975 celebrate the re-installation ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Slide Lecture |
With Suzanne Smeaton, Gallery Director, Eli Wilner & Company. In this illustrated presentation ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Film |
With Hayden Christensen, Peter Sarsgaard and Hank Azaria. The true story of a young journalist ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Performance |
The second part of an ensemble-devised new play by America-In-Play inspired by William Dunlap's 1828 ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; RSVP required
Staged Reading |
The premiere of Frederic Morton’s as yet unpublished play. This staged reading will be directed by ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; reservations required
Book Reading |
A celebration of The Stories of John Cheever to mark the centennial of the author’s birth. Writers ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; RSVP required
Book Reading |
In conversation with Pulitzer Prize winner Annette Gordon-Reed, history professor Jim Downs discusses ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Concert |
A concert in the sanctuary. PARTICIPANTS: Chris Forsyth, Tatsuya Nakatani, Mike Pride & Mick Barr, Jesske ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

$5
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, May 31, 2012, 05/31/2012, New York Classical Theatre's Outdoor Production of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night

Regular: $55
Member: $0.00
Workshop |
Ganesh Das leads a therapeutic meditation practice. This healing Satsang is designed and blessed by his ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

$10 suggested donation; registration required
Concert |
Program: MARTINU Nonet, Op. 374 RAVEL Chansons madécasses SCHOENBERG ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; limited tickets available at box office starting 5/17
Concerts, May 31, 2012, 05/31/2012, Ensemble ACJW performs works by Martinu, Ravel and Schoenberg
Discussion |
Caught between West (Russia) and East (Iran), between Christianity (Armenia and Georgia) and Islam (Azerbaidzhan, ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Performance |
Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival is renowned for its spontaneous, spare, freewheeling and distinctly ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Performance |
The Scene is a weekly showcase of improvised one act plays. Each week the show features New York’s ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

$5
Performances, May 31, 2012, 05/31/2012, Comedy: The Scene
Performance |
Six performers hijack, change, distort or magnify a performance with "that ubiquitous deus ex machina, ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

$5
Performance |
All you need to do is show up. Don’t have an improv group? They’ll put you in one! Have a team then ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Performances, May 31, 2012, 05/31/2012, New Team Lunacy Comedy Show
Jazz |
Hosted by vocalist Michael Mwenso, who successfully ran the internationally acclaimed program at London's ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

$5 cover, $5 menu, $5 cocktails, draft beer and wine
Concerts, May 31, 2012, 05/31/2012, Late Night Session, Hosted by Michael Mwenso
Complimentary Tickets

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Theater | Percussion musical

Regular: $38; Member: $0.00

Theater | Extraordinary drama comes from London to NYC!

Regular: $65; Member: $0.00

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