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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 (8/27/2014) 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;
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in New York City (NYC)
today!

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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:
Wednesday, August 27, 2014

All events, activities, things to do today, Wednesday, August 27, 2014 are free

unless otherwise noted.

Workshop |
Energize your day with a workout before work. Join The Rise NYC, a community-driven pop-up fitness group, ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
6:30 am
free
Workshops, August 27, 2014, 08/27/2014, Park FitClub: Boot Camp with The Rise NYC
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, August 27, 2014, 08/27/2014, Morning Crunch Fitness
Workshop |
Stop by to play some brain games like chess, checkers, and other board games. All Ages. ... more

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

free
Workshops, August 27, 2014, 08/27/2014, Chess, Checkers and Board Games
Tour |
Greenwich Village is among Manhattan's most desirable and expensive residential neighborhoods. It's history, ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
10:00 am
Free; tips encouraged; reservations required
Tours, August 27, 2014, 08/27/2014, Greenwich Village Neighborhood Tour
Park Walk |
Stroll through the park and tell the epic story of New York's green oasis. Once described as the lungs ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
10:00 am
Free; tips encouraged; reservations required
Park Walks, August 27, 2014, 08/27/2014, Central Park Tour
Workshop |
Join to meet up with like-minded players interested in the same games as you. The Early Bird Game Social ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
10:00 am
to 12:00 pm

free
Workshops, August 27, 2014, 08/27/2014, Early Bird Game Social
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, August 27, 2014, 08/27/2014, Federal Reserve Bank Tour
Workshop |
A two-hour crash course in the basics of using Photoshop. Topics covered include layers, fixing blemishes, ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
10:00 am
Free; registration required
Workshops, August 27, 2014, 08/27/2014, Photoshop for Beginners
Workshop |
Enjoy drawing nature in the parks and gardens with an artist/educator. Materials provided. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
11:00 am
free
Workshops, August 27, 2014, 08/27/2014, Elements of Nature Drawing
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, August 27, 2014, 08/27/2014, Cathedral Tour
Tour |
Explore Castle Williams and get some history in the round at the best-preserved circular fortification ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
11:30 am
to 4:30 pm

Free tickets required
Tours, August 27, 2014, 08/27/2014, Explore Castle Williams Tour
Tour |
About 30 minutes. Fortify your mind! Tour one of the best examples of classic star-shaped fort design ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
11:30 am
to 3:30 pm

free
Tours, August 27, 2014, 08/27/2014, Experience Fort Jay: An Island Star
Concert |
12:00 – 2:00 - Opera Collective ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
12:00 pm
free
Concerts, August 27, 2014, 08/27/2014, Lunchtime Concert: Celebrating Richard Tucker
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, August 27, 2014, 08/27/2014, Learn Juggling in the Park
Workshop |
A mid-day, 30-minute moving mediation. Take your lunch break in the garden, and breathe. No mat or clothing ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
12:00 pm
free
Workshops, August 27, 2014, 08/27/2014, Lunchtime Reset: 30-Minute Moving Meditation
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, August 27, 2014, 08/27/2014, Exhibit Tour: The ABC of It: Why Children's Books Matter
Concert |
Equally at home in the world of jazz and cabaret, singer/pianist Daryl Sherman is internationally ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
12:30 pm
free
Concerts, August 27, 2014, 08/27/2014, Piano in the Park: Daryl Sherman
Workshop |
Learn about the various types and components of computers, including basic computer terminology, an overview ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
1:00 pm
Free; registration required
Workshops, August 27, 2014, 08/27/2014, Workshop: Saving and Recovering Data
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, August 27, 2014, 08/27/2014, Cathedral Tour
Jazz |
A jazz concert for the midtown community. These popular midday concerts feature well-regarded artists. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
1:00 pm
$10 suggested donation
Concerts, August 27, 2014, 08/27/2014, Midday Jazz
Gallery Talk |
A Museum Ambassador gives a 45-minute free guided tour through the permanent exhibition. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
1:00 pm
free
Gallery Talks, August 27, 2014, 08/27/2014, Infinity of Nations Guided Tour
Workshop |
This class clarifies the differences between mutual funds and ETFs. It explains concepts such as net ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
1:15 pm
free
Workshops, August 27, 2014, 08/27/2014, Mutual Funds and ETFs
Tour |
You've seen the iconic skyscrapers, attended a Broadway show, visited Lady Liberty and relaxed in Central ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
2:00 pm
Free; tips encouraged; reservations required
Tours, August 27, 2014, 08/27/2014, SoHo, Little Italy & Chinatown Tour
2:00 pm
to 3:15 pm

Regular: $65
Member: $0.00
Theaters, August 27, 2014, 08/27/2014, Extraordinary drama comes from London to NYC!
Hike |
About 90 minutes. See the whole history of the island in one go. The most comprehensive program takes ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
2:30 pm
free
Hikes, August 27, 2014, 08/27/2014, Hike through History
Workshop |
Learn figure drawing outdoors with a clothed model and an artist/educator. Materials provided. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
2:30 pm
free
Workshops, August 27, 2014, 08/27/2014, Figure Al Fresco: Drawing Outdoors
Workshop |
Learn about the online social networking Twitter. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
3:00 pm
Free; registration required
Workshops, August 27, 2014, 08/27/2014, Twitter Basics
Workshop |
Learn to use SmartArt graphic tools to create visual representations of your information and ideas on ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
3:15 pm
Free; registration required
Workshops, August 27, 2014, 08/27/2014, SmartArt Graphic Tools Using MS Power Point 2010
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
4:00 pm
Free; tips encouraged; reservations required
Tours, August 27, 2014, 08/27/2014, Harlem Tour
Workshop |
Learn desktop publishing basics using Microsoft Publisher 2010. Topics include creating flyers, brochures, ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
4:30 pm
Free; registration required
Workshops, August 27, 2014, 08/27/2014, MS Publisher 2010 for Beginners Workshop
Workshop |
Learn the basics of working with spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel 2003. Topics include entering data ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
5:00 pm
Free; registration required
Workshops, August 27, 2014, 08/27/2014, MS Excel 2010 for Beginners Workshop
Workshop |
Leave your workday behind and join other adults for good-natured and fun pick-up games of VOLLEYBALL ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
6:00 pm
free
Workshops, August 27, 2014, 08/27/2014, Volleyball After Work
Book Discussion |
Plant your interest in this book by Michael Pollan about the fascinating life of plants. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
6:00 pm
free
Book Discussions, August 27, 2014, 08/27/2014, Book Group: The Botany of Desire by Michael Pollan
6:00 pm
free
Concerts, August 27, 2014, 08/27/2014, Black Bottom Revue, a Rock 'n' Roll Cabaret
Workshop |
End your day with relaxing Hatha yoga in a beautiful sunset setting. Suitable for all fitness levels. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
6:30 pm
free
Workshops, August 27, 2014, 08/27/2014, Yoga: Evening Salute to the Sun
Film |
For five years, filmmaker Gu Tao followed Weijia, a member of the Ewenti minority group with a dwindling ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
6:30 pm
Free; advance registration required
Films, August 27, 2014, 08/27/2014, Chinese Documentary: Gu Tao's The Last Moose of Aoluguya (2013)
Tour |
Historian Barnet Schecter walks you through how the East River acted as a strategic hub in the American ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
6:30 pm
Free; RSVP required
Tours, August 27, 2014, 08/27/2014, Wednesday Night Tour: A Key to the Continent
Talk |
In celebration of City Parks Foundation’s Charlie Parker Jazz Festival, join Joe Conzo Sr. for a discussion ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
6:30 pm
Free; RSVP recommended
Talks, August 27, 2014, 08/27/2014, The Marriage of Latin Music and Jazz
Video |
Featuring: George Barber, Robert Beatty, Stephen Beck, Ginny Benson, Cheryl Donegan, Maura Jasper, Cynthia ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
6:30 pm
free
Videos, August 27, 2014, 08/27/2014, SummerJam Music Video Mix
Slide Lecture |
This illustrated lecture is the story of Manhattan’s growth and transformation in the 1920s and the ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
6:30 pm
free
Slide Lectures, August 27, 2014, 08/27/2014, Donald L. Miller discusses his book Supreme City: How Jazz Age Manhattan Gave Birth to Modern America
Workshop |
Join Lou Cornacchia, founder of Cobble Hill’s Body in Balance Studio, for an Intermediate Pilates Mat ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
7:00 pm
free
Workshops, August 27, 2014, 08/27/2014, Sunset Pilates
Book Reading |
PETER MENDELSUND is the associate art director of Alfred A. Knopf and a recovering classical pianist. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
7:00 pm
free
Book Readings, August 27, 2014, 08/27/2014, Peter Mendelsund reads from his book What We See When We Read
Dancing |
Grab your friends and bring your dancing shoes – evenings of live Latin music and dancing are returning ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
7:00 pm
free
Dancings, August 27, 2014, 08/27/2014, ¡Arriba! Community Dance Party
7:00 pm
to 9:10 pm

Regular: $70
Member: $0.00
Theaters, August 27, 2014, 08/27/2014, A drama by a well-known modern playwright
Jazz |
Jimmy Owens (born 1943) is a jazz trumpeter, composer, arranger, lecturer, and educator. He has played ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
7:00 pm
free
Concerts, August 27, 2014, 08/27/2014, Jimmy Owens, Jazz Trumpeter
Film |
Follow National Geographic photographer James Balog across the Arctic as he deploys time-lapse cameras ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
7:00 pm
free
Films, August 27, 2014, 08/27/2014, Oscar-Nominated Documentary: Jeff Orlowski's Chasing Ice (2012)
Dance Performance |
Co-conceived, directed and performed by dance artists Maré Hieronimus and Nicole Nigro, and sound artist ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
7:30 pm
free
Dance Performances, August 27, 2014, 08/27/2014, Augur, 'a Collaborative, Site-Situated Traveling Performance Experiment'
Film |
A follow-up to the documentary Herb & Dorothy that captures an ordinary couple's extraordinary ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
8:00 pm
free
Films, August 27, 2014, 08/27/2014, Documentary: Megumi Sasaki's Herb and Dorothy 50x50 (2013)
8:00 pm
to 9:15 pm

Regular: $38
Member: $0.00
Theaters, August 27, 2014, 08/27/2014, Percussion musical
8:00 pm
to 9:15 pm

Regular: $65
Member: $0.00
Theaters, August 27, 2014, 08/27/2014, Extraordinary drama comes from London to NYC!
Film |
Vampire Count Orlok expresses interest in a new residence and real estate agent. 81 min. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
8:00 pm
free
Films, August 27, 2014, 08/27/2014, Classic Silent Film: F.W. Murnau's Nosferatu (1922)
Screening |
James Levine conducts Robert Carsen’s acclaimed new production, starring Ambrogio Maestri in the title ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
8:00 pm
free
Screenings, August 27, 2014, 08/27/2014, Summer HD Festival: Verdi’s Falstaff, conducted by James Levin
Film |
UMBERTO D. , 1952, 88 mins. Directed by Vittorio De Sica. - A neorealist masterpiece from De Sica (The ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
8:00 pm
free
Films, August 27, 2014, 08/27/2014, Double Feature: Umberto D. / Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer
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, August 27, 2014, 08/27/2014, Journey to the Stars
9:00 pm
Regular: $12
Member: $0.00
Concerts, August 27, 2014, 08/27/2014, Global Postive Hip-hop Troupe
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Theater | Extraordinary drama comes from London to NYC!

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