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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 (9/19/2014) 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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Get a taste of free culture and free entertainment in New York City (NYC)!

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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:
Friday, September 19, 2014

All events, activities, things to do today, Friday, September 19, 2014 are free unless otherwise noted.

Workshop |
Increase physical balance, strength, and mental focus. Learn the ancient Chinese martial art with expert ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
8:30 am
free
Workshops, September 19, 2014, 09/19/2014, Tai Chi Workshop
Tour |
It is here, as much as anywhere, where American history started. It's where the first US Congress assembled ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
10:00 am
Free; tips encouraged; reservations required
Tours, September 19, 2014, 09/19/2014, Lower Manhattan 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 19, 2014, 09/19/2014, 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 19, 2014, 09/19/2014, Brooklyn Bridge, Brooklyn Heights and Dumbo Tour
Tour |
Ready, set, shoot! Whether you possess a professional camera or an Iphone, join a Central Park Photography ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
10:00 am
Free; tips encouraged; reservations required
Tours, September 19, 2014, 09/19/2014, Central Park Photography Tour
10:00 am
to 5:00 pm

free
Fairs, September 19, 2014, 09/19/2014, Street Fair
Workshop |
Learn what a blog is, see examples of blogs, learn how to blog and to create your own using Blogger/Word ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
11:00 am
Free; registration required
Workshops, September 19, 2014, 09/19/2014, Blogging for Beginners Workshop
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, September 19, 2014, 09/19/2014, 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, September 19, 2014, 09/19/2014, Experience Fort Jay: An Island Star
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 19, 2014, 09/19/2014, 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, September 19, 2014, 09/19/2014, Mid-Park Welcome Tour
Workshop |
Get crafty for a cause at this monthly knitting and crochet gathering guided by fiber artist Ina Braun. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
12:00 pm
free
Workshops, September 19, 2014, 09/19/2014, In the Loop Knitting Circle
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 19, 2014, 09/19/2014, Bach at Noon
Concert |
Pianist and composer Yuka Aikawa began playing piano at the age of five in her native country, Japan. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
12:30 pm
free
Concerts, September 19, 2014, 09/19/2014, Piano in the Park: Yuka Aikawa
Tour |
Discover architecture and social history of Grand Central neighborhood; learn secrets of Whispering Gallery ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
12:30 pm
free
Tours, September 19, 2014, 09/19/2014, Grand Central and Its Neighborhood Tour
Film |
Stars: Craig Sheffer, Brad Pitt, Tom Skerritt. Two fly-fishing sons of a Presbyterian minister - ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
1:00 pm
free
Films, September 19, 2014, 09/19/2014, Robert Redford's Oscar Winner A River Runs Through It (1992): Fishy Tale
Workshop |
Take a stab at the modern sport of fencing with masters from Manhattan Fencing Center. No prior experience ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
1:00 pm
Free; pre-registration suggested
Workshops, September 19, 2014, 09/19/2014, Fencing in the Park
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 19, 2014, 09/19/2014, 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 19, 2014, 09/19/2014, Federal Reserve Bank Tour
Slide Lecture |
The New York Public Library has one of the world’s most significant collections of photography that ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
1:15 pm
free
Slide Lectures, September 19, 2014, 09/19/2014, The Romanovs and Photography: A New Lens on Empire
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 19, 2014, 09/19/2014, Greenwich Village Neighborhood Tour
Master Class |
eighth blackbird is a contemporary music sextet based in Chicago. The group derives its name from the ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
2:00 pm
free
Concerts, September 19, 2014, 09/19/2014, Master Class: eighth blackbird
Workshop |
Find out how puppets are constructed and learn the basic techniques that bring characters to life in ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
2:30 pm
Free; reservations required
Workshops, September 19, 2014, 09/19/2014, Muppet Master Class
Workshop |
Learn how to create, edit and share online documents using Google's ever-evolving word processing, spreadsheet, ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
2:30 pm
Free; registration required
Workshops, September 19, 2014, 09/19/2014, Google Drive/Docs Workshop
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, September 19, 2014, 09/19/2014, Hike through History
Workshop |
Join and meet up with like-minded players interested in the same games as you. The Party Game Social ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
5:00 pm
to 8:00 pm

free
Workshops, September 19, 2014, 09/19/2014, Party Game Social
Workshop |
With the Chinatown YMCA. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
5:00 pm
free
Workshops, September 19, 2014, 09/19/2014, Tai Chi Outdoors
Opening Reception |
Featuring work by: Meghann Riepenhoff, First Place Winner; Cynthia Henebry, Second Place Winner; Katie ... more

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

free
Opening Receptions, September 19, 2014, 09/19/2014, The 2014 Annual Juried Exhibition
Park Walk |
The area around the High Line Park was a vital business district of New York City, supplying fresh fruits, ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
6:00 pm
Free; tips encouraged; reservations required
Park Walks, September 19, 2014, 09/19/2014, The High Line Tour
Park Walk |
Once described as the lungs of the city, Central Park brings a breath of fresh air to New York's crowded ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
6:00 pm
Free; tips encouraged; reservations required
Park Walks, September 19, 2014, 09/19/2014, Central Park Tour - Lower Section
Dancing |
Do-si-do and promenade at a dance party like no other, with a whole lot of country food, music, and fun. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
6:00 pm
free
Dancings, September 19, 2014, 09/19/2014, Park Square Dance
6:00 pm
to 8:00 pm

free
Opening Receptions, September 19, 2014, 09/19/2014, Exhibition: Joseph Geagan and Jessica Reaves' La Casa del Casu Marzu
Lecture |
Professor Alan Bass will deliver a talk entitled: "A Reading of On the Cult of Fetish Gods by ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
6:00 pm
free
Lectures, September 19, 2014, 09/19/2014, A Reading of On the Cult of Fetish Gods
Tour |
On this tour you not only learn about some of the most significant acts of heroism and the people who ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
7:00 pm
Free; tips encouraged; reservations required
Tours, September 19, 2014, 09/19/2014, World Trade Center and 9/11 Memorial Tour
Book Reading |
Rebecca Alexander was born with a rare disease that robbed her of her sight and hearing. She then survived ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
7:00 pm
free
Book Readings, September 19, 2014, 09/19/2014, Rebecca Alexander reads from her book Not Fade Away: A Memoir of Senses Lost and Found
Book Reading |
Christopher Williams: The Production Line of Happiness — the first retrospective ever mounted of Christopher ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
7:00 pm
free
Book Readings, September 19, 2014, 09/19/2014, Artist Christopher Williams discusses his book The Production Line of Happiness
Staged Reading |
Followed by a discussion. Donation includes beverages and snack. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
7:00 pm
$10 suggested donation
Staged Readings, September 19, 2014, 09/19/2014, Play Reading: Athol Fugard’s The Road to Mecca
Opening Reception |
Celebrating the Evolution of Consciousness and Honoring International Day of Peace, 2014. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
7:00 pm
Free; donations welcome
Opening Receptions, September 19, 2014, 09/19/2014, Paintings by Marika Popovits
Screening |
The inaugural After School Special Film Festival features films and animations by some of the most accomplished ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
7:00 pm
to 11:30 pm

free
Screenings, September 19, 2014, 09/19/2014, After School Special Film Festival
Performance |
With performers Liam McEneaney (Comedy Central’s “Premium Blend”), comedian/pundit/blogger Leighann ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
7:00 pm
No cover; no minimum
Performances, September 19, 2014, 09/19/2014, No Name Comedy/Variety Show
Performance |
Projections become part of a consumer feedback opera as three opera singers arrive to activate the otherwise ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
7:00 pm
free
Performances, September 19, 2014, 09/19/2014, Performance Art: Cally Spooner's It's About You
Film |
André Robert Lee takes a journey back in time to revisit the events of his adolescence while also spending ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
7:30 pm
$10 suggested donation
Films, September 19, 2014, 09/19/2014, Documentary: André Robert Lee's The Prep School Negro (2012)
8:00 pm
Regular: $45
Member: $0.00
Theaters, September 19, 2014, 09/19/2014, Romantic musical comedy
8:00 pm
Regular: $15
Member: $0.00
Theaters, September 19, 2014, 09/19/2014, Comedy theater
8:00 pm
to 10:00 pm

Regular: $75
Member: $0.00
Theaters, September 19, 2014, 09/19/2014, Hysterically funny show directed by Tony®-nominee
8:00 pm
to 10:00 pm

Regular: $69.00
Member: $0.00
Theaters, September 19, 2014, 09/19/2014, New Musical - Featuring Tony Award Winning Talent
Concert |
Program: Haydn: Quartet in F minor, op. 20 no. 5 Haydn: Quartet in E-flat ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
8:00 pm
Free tickets required
Concerts, September 19, 2014, 09/19/2014, Orion String Quartet performs works by Haydn and Beethoven
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Theater | New Musical - Featuring Tony Award Winning Talent

Regular: $69.00; Member: $0.00

Theater | Hysterically funny show directed by Tony®-nominee

Regular: $75; Member: $0.00

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