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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 (9/30/2014) 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:
  • free concerts in New York City, NYC
  • free movies in New York City, NYC
  • free jazz in New York City, NYC
  • free poetry readings in New York City
  • 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
  • free theater in New York City, NYC
  • free tickets to concerts, theater and dance performances in New York City, NYC
  • free things to do in New York City, NYC

'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, September 30, 2014

All events, activities, things to do today, Tuesday, September 30, 2014 are free unless otherwise noted.

Concert |
The Nashville-based threesome of Hillary Scott, Charles Kelley and Dave Haywood have seen their last ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
7:00 am
free
Concerts, September 30, 2014, 09/30/2014, Lady Antebellum, Grammy-Winning Country Trio
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, September 30, 2014, 09/30/2014, SoHo, Little Italy & Chinatown Tour
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
Free plus $6.75 metrocard; tips encouraged; reservations required
Tours, September 30, 2014, 09/30/2014, All-in-One Downtown Tour
City Walk |
City Hall Park, Broadway, New York, NY, United States (map) DescriptionFree Tours by Foot is partnering ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
10:00 am
Free; tips encouraged; reservations required
City Walks, September 30, 2014, 09/30/2014, Brooklyn Bridge, Brooklyn Heights and Dumbo 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, September 30, 2014, 09/30/2014, Midtown Manhattan 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
10:00 am
Free; tips encouraged; reservations required
Tours, September 30, 2014, 09/30/2014, Bushwick Graffiti and Street Art Tour
Workshop |
Learn all about the Cloud, what it is and how you use it. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
10:30 am
Free; registration required
Workshops, September 30, 2014, 09/30/2014, Connecting to the Cloud Workshop
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, September 30, 2014, 09/30/2014, 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, September 30, 2014, 09/30/2014, Learn Juggling in the Park
Jazz |
The Gotham Jazzmen bring their take on Dixieland Jazz. The band features: Ed Bonoff on drums; James Collier ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
12:00 pm
free
Concerts, September 30, 2014, 09/30/2014, Dixieland Jazz with the Gotham Jazzmen
Workshop |
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Word 2010. Topics include mail merge, tables, text boxes, ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
12:00 pm
Free; registration required
Workshops, September 30, 2014, 09/30/2014, Advanced MS Word 2010 Workshop
Concert |
The keyboard works of Bach offered in 30-minute meditations by Patrick Allen, organist and master of ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
12:20 pm
free
Concerts, September 30, 2014, 09/30/2014, Bach at Noon
Concert |
Ayako Shirasaki is a virtuoso pianist who performs in and around the New York City area. Her techniques ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
12:30 pm
free
Concerts, September 30, 2014, 09/30/2014, Piano in the Park: Ayako Shirasaki
Concert |
Program: J.S. Bach Toccata and Fugue in D Minor, BWV 565 Alexandre Guilmant ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
12:30 pm
$5 suggested contribution
Concerts, September 30, 2014, 09/30/2014, Organ Works by Bach and Others
Tour |
A Museum Ambassador provides a 45-minute in-depth look at the unique architecture and design. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
1:00 pm
free
Tours, September 30, 2014, 09/30/2014, US Customs House Building 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
1:00 pm
Free; reservations can be made 30 days in advance
Tours, September 30, 2014, 09/30/2014, Federal Reserve Bank 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, September 30, 2014, 09/30/2014, 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, September 30, 2014, 09/30/2014, Harlem Tour
Workshop |
Learn about the electronic resources available on the New York Public Library's website. In this class ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
3:30 pm
free
Workshops, September 30, 2014, 09/30/2014, eNYPL - eBooks, Audiobooks, Images and Music
Book Reading |
JOHN LAHR is the author of seventeen previous books on the theater and two novels, among other publications. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
3:30 pm
free
Book Readings, September 30, 2014, 09/30/2014, John Lahr discusses his book Tennessee Williams: Mad Pilgrimage of the Flesh
Film |
Cast: Liam Neeson, Julianne Moore, Corey Stoll. An air marshal springs into action during a transatlantic ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
4:00 pm
free
Films, September 30, 2014, 09/30/2014, Jaume Collet-Serra's Non-Stop (2014): Action in the Air
Lecture |
With Rania Antonopoulos, senior scholar and program director of Gender Equality and the Economy. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
4:00 pm
free
Lectures, September 30, 2014, 09/30/2014, The State as an Employer of Last Resort: Thinking the 'Thinkable'
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, September 30, 2014, 09/30/2014, Learn Juggling in the Park
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, September 30, 2014, 09/30/2014, Scrabble Game Social
Book Reading |
Comedian, actor and writer B.J. Novak reads from his new children's book. It will tickle the funny bone ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
6:00 pm
free
Book Readings, September 30, 2014, 09/30/2014, The Office star B.J. Novak reads from his children's book The Book with No Pictures
Lecture |
With David Miliband, the President and CEO of the International Rescue Committee. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
6:00 pm
free
Lectures, September 30, 2014, 09/30/2014, Migrants, Refugees and Deportees: Confronting the Humanitarian and Political Challenge
Talk |
Simon Stephens talks with director Christian Parker about his career and his writing. Also, "he makes ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
6:00 pm
free
Talks, September 30, 2014, 09/30/2014, Playwright Simon Stephens in Conversation
Book Reading |
This talk portrays the story of a remarkable slave rebellion that illuminates America’s struggle with ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
6:30 pm
free
Book Readings, September 30, 2014, 09/30/2014, CANCELLED!!! Greg Grandin discusses his book The Empire of Necessity: Slavery, Freedom, and Deception in the New World CANCELLED!!!
Book Reading |
An intriguing journey through Berlin by a longtime interested observer. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
6:30 pm
Free; RSVP requested
Book Readings, September 30, 2014, 09/30/2014, Peter Schneider reads from his book Berlin Now
Workshop |
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include using formulas and functions, ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
6:30 pm
Free; registration required
Workshops, September 30, 2014, 09/30/2014, Advanced MS Excel 2010 Workshop
Workshop |
Are you a Mac, PC... or neither? Learn about the differences between Apple's Mac computers and Windows ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
6:30 pm
Free; registration required
Workshops, September 30, 2014, 09/30/2014, PC vs. Mac Workshop
Workshop |
First session: Introduction and orientation to the Mango Languages program. In the following sessions ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
6:30 pm
free
Workshops, September 30, 2014, 09/30/2014, Basic Chinese Conversation - Level 1
Concert |
In the fifty years since Fiddler on the Roof first opened on Broadway, the shtetl of Anatevka ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
7:00 pm
Free; reservations required
Concerts, September 30, 2014, 09/30/2014, Fiddler on the Roof Singalong Show and Tell
Book Reading |
New Yorker staffer Lawrence Wright, winner of the 2007 Pulitzer Prize for The Looming Tower: Al Quaeda ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
7:00 pm
free
Book Readings, September 30, 2014, 09/30/2014, Pulitzer Prize winner Lawrence Wright reads from his book Thirteen Days in September: Carter, Begin, and Sadat at Camp David
Poetry Reading |
Featuring the poets of Poets Wear Prada: Joel Alleghretti, Erik La Prade, Hilary Sideris, John J. Trause, ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
7:00 pm
free
Poetry Readings, September 30, 2014, 09/30/2014, 5 poets read their work
Dance Performance |
A program of non-curated shared showings of experimentation and work-in-progress, for artists at all ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
7:00 pm
$3 suggested donation
Dance Performances, September 30, 2014, 09/30/2014, Experiments in Dance
Reading |
Featuring authors Lacy M. Johnson, Kiese Laymon, and Tiphanie Yanique and includes special DJ sets by ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
7:00 pm
free
Readings, September 30, 2014, 09/30/2014, The First Person Plural Reading Series
Book Reading |
Anita Shreve (Stella Bain) and debut novelist Katy Simpson Smith (The Story of Land and Sea) will read ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
7:00 pm
Free; RSVP required
Book Readings, September 30, 2014, 09/30/2014, Authors Anita Shreve and Katy Simpson Smith in Conversation
Master Class |
From the Program in Percussion Performance. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
7:00 pm
free
Concerts, September 30, 2014, 09/30/2014, Percussion Master Class: Pandit Ji, Tabla Master
Workshop |
Choose from Business Writing, Creative Writing 101 ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
7:00 pm
Free; registration required
Workshops, September 30, 2014, 09/30/2014, Intro Writing Workshops
Workshop |
Choose from Article Writing, Children's Book Writing, Fiction Writing, Memoir Writing, Poetry Writing, ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
7:00 pm
to 9:15 pm

Free; registration required
Workshops, September 30, 2014, 09/30/2014, Intro Writing Workshops
7:00 pm
to 8:00 pm

Regular: $39.50
Member: $0.00
Theaters, September 30, 2014, 09/30/2014, One-woman comedy theater
Poetry Reading |
Yusef Komunyakaa grew up in the deep South during the dawn of the Civil Rights movement. He served a ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
7:00 pm
free
Poetry Readings, September 30, 2014, 09/30/2014, Yusef Komunyakaa, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Poet
Book Signing |
For readers of Nora Ephron, Tina Fey, and David Sedaris, this hilarious, poignant, and extremely frank ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
7:00 pm
free
Book Signings, September 30, 2014, 09/30/2014, Lena Dunham, Emmy-nominated star of Girls, signs copies of her book Not That Kind of Girl: A Young Woman Tells You What She's 'Learned'
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, September 30, 2014, 09/30/2014, Stargazing in the Park
7:30 pm
Regular: $25
Member: $0.00
Concerts, September 30, 2014, 09/30/2014, All-Bethoven evening
Jazz |
With: Lukas Gabric, saxophone Gregg Duncan, guitar Reuben Allen, piano Paolo Benedettini, ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
8:00 pm
Free tickets required
Concerts, September 30, 2014, 09/30/2014, Two Masters of Time and of Times: Charles Mingus and Dave Brubeck
8:00 pm
to 9:30 pm

Regular: $75
Member: $0.00
Theaters, September 30, 2014, 09/30/2014, Hysterically funny show directed by Tony®-nominee
Tour |
Join ritualists Amichai Lau-Lavie and Shawn Shafner on a Judeo-Pagan walk in Manhattan during the first ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
10:00 pm
Free; RSVP required
Tours, September 30, 2014, 09/30/2014, Let It Go: A Tashlich Walk
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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

Dance Performance | Rising dancers and choreographers

Regular: $25; Member: $0.00

Theater | Falling in love or falling prey?

Regular: $25; Member: $0.00

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