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New York City (NYC) is saturated with free events to go to and free things to do. This comes as a surprise not only to tourists, but to many New Yorkers as well. New York's culture, art and entertainment scene goes far beyond Broadway. And so if you're wondering what to do in New York City (NYC) today (7/29/2014) we recommend to first take a look at what's happening in New York City (NYC) free of charge, and you'll see lots of high quality, off the beaten path, unique events which will take your breath away! Club Free Time will be your guide to the free arts, free culture and free entertainment in New York City (NYC).

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Where else but in New York City (NYC) can you listen to a world-class musician, discuss a book with a famous author, take a part in poetry reading, have a glass of wine at an art exhibition opening, and all that on the same day, and all that free of charge!

The trick is to know about those free events, free things to do BEFORE they happen, not after the fact. That's where Club Free Time comes in handy! Become a Club Free Time member and start using these unique New York City (NYC) opportunities today!

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Club Free Time is your perfect guide to Free Entertainment and Free Culture in the City That Never Sleeps.

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October and March are the busiest months in New York City (NYC) in terms of free events, free things to do. That is contrary to the common misconception that most of free events happen in New York City in summer. That 'summer' misconception is due to big publicity that some of New York City summer free events get.

In fact, New York City (NYC) never ceases to amaze you with quantity and quality of its free culture and free entertainment whether it's summer or winter, spring or fall.

So start using these unique New York City opportunities today!

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In addition to providing information about free events, Club Free Time offers its members complimentary tickets to classical music concerts, dance performances and theater in New York City (NYC): when a producer wants that special buzz of the 'full house' - Club Free Time members are welcomed for their enthusiasm and sophistication!

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'Open up a whole new cultural world... in one of the most vibrant capital cities in the world, sampling cultural delights beyond anyone's wildest dream.' Rupert Parker, journalist, photographer, cameraman, and TV producer

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The quality and quantity of
free events,
free things to do
that happen in New York City (NYC)
every day of the year
is truly amazing.

So don't miss the opportunities
that only New York provides:
stop wondering what to do;
start taking advantage of
free things to do,
free events to go to
in New York City (NYC)
today!

Free Events, Free Things to Do in New York City!

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Don't miss the opportunities that only New York provides:
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  • free tours/hikes in New York City, NYC
  • free city walks in New York City, NYC
  • free Yoga /Tai Chi in New York City
  • fairs and parades in New York City, NYC
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'New York is abuzz with so much culture that they're giving it away.' (The New York Times article about Club Free Time).

Free Events, Free Things to Do in New York City (NYC) today:
Tuesday, July 29, 2014

All events, activities, things to do today, Tuesday, July 29, 2014 are free unless otherwise noted.

Workshop |
The Crunch Gym will be holding FREE fitness classes. Schedule: Mondays: Yoga, Sunrise ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
7:00 am
free
Workshops, July 29, 2014, 07/29/2014, Morning Crunch Fitness
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
7:30 am
free
Workshops, July 29, 2014, 07/29/2014, Park Tai Chi
Tour |
This tour utilizes your feet and the New York City Subway* to transport you from Lower Manhattan, the ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
10:00 am
to 4:00 pm

Free plus $6.75 metrocard; tips encouraged; reservations required
Tours, July 29, 2014, 07/29/2014, All-in-One Downtown Tour
Tour |
Arguably the world's most valuable, busiest and most crowded pieces of real estate, Midtown Manhattan ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
10:00 am
Free; tips encouraged; reservations required
Tours, July 29, 2014, 07/29/2014, Midtown Manhattan Tour
Tour |
You've seen the iconic skyscrapers, attended a Broadway show, visited Lady Liberty and relaxed in Central ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
10:00 am
Free; tips encouraged; reservations required
Tours, July 29, 2014, 07/29/2014, SoHo, Little Italy & Chinatown Tour
Workshop |
Downward dog under the trees with YogaWorks instructor Heather Seagraves, whose classes are spirited ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
10:00 am
free
Workshops, July 29, 2014, 07/29/2014, Park Yoga
Tour |
Learn about central banking functions that Federal Reserve System performs and see Bank's vault of international ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
10:00 am
to 3:00 pm

Free; reservations can be made 30 days in advance
Tours, July 29, 2014, 07/29/2014, Federal Reserve Bank Tour
Tour |
Explore the Cathedral's newly cleaned and restored Nave. Learn about the art, architecture and history ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
11:00 am
$6; $5 seniors/students; reservation required
Tours, July 29, 2014, 07/29/2014, Cathedral Tour
Workshop |
Do you knit or crochet? Join our knitting circle to meet your knitting and crocheting neighbors, share ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
11:30 am
free
Workshops, July 29, 2014, 07/29/2014, Crochet/ Knitting Circle
Workshop |
Join an all-new weekly Game Social to meet up with like-minded players interested in the same games as ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
12:00 pm
to 3:00 pm

free
Workshops, July 29, 2014, 07/29/2014, Board Game Social
Workshop |
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
12:00 pm
free
Workshops, July 29, 2014, 07/29/2014, Learn Juggling in the Park
Park Walk |
Explore the Park’s central features including the Lake and Ramble woodland, then marvel at the views ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
12:00 pm
free
Park Walks, July 29, 2014, 07/29/2014, Mid-Park Welcome Tour
Workshop |
Learn how to find apps, review apps, and discover some of the most popular apps around for iOS and Android ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
12:00 pm
Free; registration required
Workshops, July 29, 2014, 07/29/2014, App/Vice Workshop
Concert |
Isaac ben Ayala has performed and recorded with many notable bands and greats - from Quincy Jones, ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
12:30 pm
free
Concerts, July 29, 2014, 07/29/2014, Piano in the Park: Isaac ben Ayala
Discussion |
With: Paul Greenberg, Ocean Life Expert and Best-selling Author of Four Fish Karl ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
12:30 pm
free
Discussions, July 29, 2014, 07/29/2014, We Are What We Eat, After All
Gallery Talk |
Join a 45-minute docent-led tour of the ABC of It exhibition. Start times: 12:30pm, 2:30pm. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
12:30 pm
to 2:30 pm

free
Gallery Talks, July 29, 2014, 07/29/2014, Exhibit Tour: The ABC of It: Why Children's Books Matter
Tour |
A Museum Ambassador provides a 45-minute in-depth look at the unique architecture and design of the Alexander ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
1:00 pm
free
Tours, July 29, 2014, 07/29/2014, US Customs House Building Tour
Tour |
Explore the Cathedral's newly cleaned and restored Nave. Learn about the art, architecture and history ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
1:00 pm
$6; $5 seniors/students; reservation required
Tours, July 29, 2014, 07/29/2014, Cathedral Tour
Workshop |
Discover the library's extensive and unique collection of financial information. This class will feature ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
1:15 pm
free
Workshops, July 29, 2014, 07/29/2014, Stocks and Mutual Funds: Investment Resources
Workshop |
Free beginner classes presented by Knitty City. Yarn and needles are provided. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
1:30 pm
Free; reservations recommended
Workshops, July 29, 2014, 07/29/2014, Knitting in the Park
Tour |
Time to learn about the other New York City; the city that nurtured political, cultural and intellectual ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
2:00 pm
Free; tips encouraged; reservations required
Tours, July 29, 2014, 07/29/2014, Alternative New York Tour
Tour |
New York City is a mecca for graffiti and street art, making it a very attractive playground for artists ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
2:00 pm
Free; tips encouraged; reservations required
Tours, July 29, 2014, 07/29/2014, Bushwick Graffiti and Street Art Tour
Tour |
Greenwich Village is among Manhattan's most desirable and expensive residential neighborhoods. It's history, ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
2:00 pm
Free; tips encouraged; reservations required
Tours, July 29, 2014, 07/29/2014, Greenwich Village Neighborhood Tour
Tour |
Although world famous, Harlem may be New York's best kept secret with some of the city's best architecture, ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
2:00 pm
Free; tips encouraged; reservations required
Tours, July 29, 2014, 07/29/2014, Harlem Tour
Workshop |
Explore Library databases and free websites that will help you learn a variety of skills and subjects. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
2:30 pm
Free; registration required
Workshops, July 29, 2014, 07/29/2014, Teach Yourself Using Online Resources
Concert |
Take a cross-cultural musical journey - from France to Colombia, from the Balkans to Louisiana, from ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
5:00 pm
to 7:15 pm

free
Concerts, July 29, 2014, 07/29/2014, Accordions Around the World
Concert |
Individually, the musicians are some of the finest in New York, having performed with The Roots, India ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
5:30 pm
free
Concerts, July 29, 2014, 07/29/2014, Chop and Quench, Members of the Cast and Band of the Musical Fela!
Workshop |
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
5:30 pm
free
Workshops, July 29, 2014, 07/29/2014, Learn Juggling in the Park
Workshop |
Free yoga for all levels. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
5:45 pm
free
Workshops, July 29, 2014, 07/29/2014, Yoga Class
Workshop |
Sahaja Meditation is a holistic approach to living in balance. The simple technique gives the experience ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
6:00 pm
free
Workshops, July 29, 2014, 07/29/2014, Meditation at the Library
Workshop |
The Scrabble Game Social brings together the park's wordsmiths in pursuit of Scrabble bingos, and high ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
6:00 pm
to 8:00 pm

free
Workshops, July 29, 2014, 07/29/2014, Scrabble Game Social
Other |
Everyone is invited to come out every Tuesday night this summer to hang out on the lawn and surrounding ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
6:00 pm
free
Others, July 29, 2014, 07/29/2014, Game Night
Workshop |
Join instructor Melissa Ricci from Base Fitness for a flowing, multi-level Pilates mat class that will ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
6:30 pm
free
Workshops, July 29, 2014, 07/29/2014, Pilates Mat Class
Park Walk |
Hear the story behind New York City’s park in the sky. Weekly Guided Walking Tours are free hour-long ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
6:30 pm
free
Park Walks, July 29, 2014, 07/29/2014, Guided Walking Tour: The High Line
Dance Lesson |
Things heat up when the sun goes down. Every Tuesday night its Salsa dancing with some of NYC’s best ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
6:30 pm
free
Dance Lessons, July 29, 2014, 07/29/2014, Sunset Salsa
Workshop |
Lolë’s health and fitness store is offering complimentary wellness and fitness “meet-ups” with ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
6:30 pm
to 3:30 pm

free
Workshops, July 29, 2014, 07/29/2014, Summer Wellness Classes
Book Reading |
Most people assume that others will live on after they themselves have died. In this lecture, the author ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
6:30 pm
free
Book Readings, July 29, 2014, 07/29/2014, Samuel Scheffler discusses his book Death and the Afterlife
Workshop |
Take your yoga practice outdoors and be inspired by the waterfront views. Grab your mat and bring your ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
6:30 pm
free
Workshops, July 29, 2014, 07/29/2014, Outdoor Sunset Yoga Class
Park Walk |
Hear the story behind New York City’s park in the sky. Weekly Guided Walking Tours are free hour-long ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
6:30 pm
free
Park Walks, July 29, 2014, 07/29/2014, Guided Walking Tour: The High Line
Book Reading |
Douglas Brinkley is one of the most popular historians writing today. His books on Theodore Roosevelt ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
6:30 pm
Free; RSVP required
Book Readings, July 29, 2014, 07/29/2014, Douglas Brinkley reads from his book The Nixon Tapes, 1971-72
6:30 pm
Free; registration required
Workshops, July 29, 2014, 07/29/2014, Digital Photo Editing Workshop
Workshop |
Reach your fitness goals in the world’s most beautiful outdoor gym – Central Park! Get fit with innovative ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
6:30 pm
free
Workshops, July 29, 2014, 07/29/2014, Central Park Circuit Workout
Dance Performance |
This is a new initiative that allows company members to take on the role of choreographer, creating works ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
7:00 pm
free
Dance Performances, July 29, 2014, 07/29/2014, Ballet Works-in-Progress Showcase
Film |
Given the seven assassination attempts on his life in his first year as king, young King Jeongjo was ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
7:00 pm
free
Films, July 29, 2014, 07/29/2014, Korean Film: Lee Jae-gyu’s The Fatal Encounter (2014)
Poetry Reading |
Featuring: Saeed Jones Rickey Laurentiis Darrel Alejandro Holnes Wendy Chin-Tanner Valerie ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
7:00 pm
free
Poetry Readings, July 29, 2014, 07/29/2014, The Poets of Sibling Rivalry Press
Book Reading |
Join us as Amy Bloom discusses her poignant and funny new novel in which two teenage half-sisters seek ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
7:00 pm
free
Book Readings, July 29, 2014, 07/29/2014, Amy Bloom reads from her book Lucky Us
Screening |
Hosted by a different teaching artist each week, this series features work that inspires, influences, ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
7:00 pm
free
Screenings, July 29, 2014, 07/29/2014, Dance on Film: Levi Gonzalez
Book Signing |
Malcolm Gladwell, the #1 bestselling author of The Tipping Point, Blink, Outliers, and What the Dog Saw, ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
7:00 pm
free
Book Signings, July 29, 2014, 07/29/2014, Malcolm Gladwell signs copies of his book David and Goliath
Workshop |
You don’t have to leave New York City to see the stars. Gaze at the stars, planets, and moon through ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
7:30 pm
to 10:30 pm

free
Workshops, July 29, 2014, 07/29/2014, Stargazing in the Park
Tour |
A renaissance is taking place on the southern tip of Manhattan Island. Since the terrorist attacks of ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
7:30 pm
free
Tours, July 29, 2014, 07/29/2014, 9/11 Memorial and Brooklyn Bridge Night Tour
Workshop |
You don’t have to leave New York City to see the stars. Gaze at the stars, planets, and moon through ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
7:30 pm
to 10:30 pm

free
Workshops, July 29, 2014, 07/29/2014, Stargazing in the Park
Theater |
Urban Theatre Movement's Handball delivers an explosive take on gentrification in New York City. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
8:00 pm
free
Theaters, July 29, 2014, 07/29/2014, Drama: Seth Zvi Rosenfeld's Urban Theatre Movement's Handball
Theater |
Revenge, rage, grief and delusion thunder as John Lithgow takes the stage as one of theater’s great ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
8:00 pm
Free tickets required
Theaters, July 29, 2014, 07/29/2014, Shakespeare's King Lear, with Tony and Emmy Winner John Lithgow
Dance Performance |
This is a new initiative that allows company members to take on the role of choreographer, creating works ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
8:30 pm
free
Dance Performances, July 29, 2014, 07/29/2014, Ballet Works-in-Progress Showcase
Film |
With Dom DeLuise, Christopher Plummer, Erica Yohn. While emigrating to the United States, a young ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
8:30 pm
free
Films, July 29, 2014, 07/29/2014, Don Bluth's Oscar Nominee An American Tail (1986): Immigrant Mouse
Workshop |
The Amateur Astronomers Association of NY will guide your eyes across the sky as you discover the wonders ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
8:30 pm
free
Workshops, July 29, 2014, 07/29/2014, Journey to the Stars
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Theater | Extraordinary drama comes from London to NYC!

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Theater | 1960s cabaret

Regular: $45; Member: $0.00

Theater | Shakespeare's play

Regular: $18; Member: $0.00

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