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If you're wondering what to do in New York City (NYC) today (11/28/2014) we recommend to first take a look at what's happening here free of charge. You'll see lots of high quality, off the beaten path, unique free events which will take your breath away!

Club Free Time editors are happy to be your guides to the free arts, culture and entertainment in the city that never sleeps.

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Where else but in New York City 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 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 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.

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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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'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, November 28, 2014

All events, activities, things to do today, Friday, November 28, 2014 are free unless otherwise noted.

Tour | Lower Manhattan Tour
It is here, as much as anywhere, where American history started. It's where the first US Congress assembled and produced the Bill of Rights and where President George Washington took his first oath of office. It's here where the world's most important stock exchange and one of the most famous bridges stand. And it is here where an unspeakable tragedy took place and where a rebirth is underway.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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10:00 am
Free
Tours, November 28, 2014, 11/28/2014, Lower Manhattan Tour
Tour | SoHo, Little Italy and Chinatown Tour
You've seen the iconic skyscrapers, attended a Broadway show, visited Lady Liberty and relaxed in Central Park. Looking for a little more of the Big Apple? Maybe it's time to visit some of Manhattan's oldest and most enchanting historic districts. Take a relaxing stroll through SoHo, Little Italy and Chinatown.
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Tours, November 28, 2014, 11/28/2014, SoHo, Little Italy and Chinatown Tour
Tour |
This tour utilizes your feet and the New York City Subway* to transport you from Lower Manhattan, the birthplace of New York, through Wall St and the Financial District, Greenwich Village, SoHo, Chinatown and Midtown Manhattan. There will be ample opportunities for memorable pictures. You'll get the chance to savor NY's best pizza and cannoli and other treats, learn how to play NY handball, maybe bargain with a shopkeeper in Chinatown, observe a game of street chess in Greenwich Village, people watch and window shop in SoHo, and kick back on the Highline Park. Along the way, you'll master the subway and learn about New York's Finest!
   New York City, NY; NYC

Free
Tours, November 28, 2014, 11/28/2014, All-in-One Downtown Tour
Workshop | Learn Juggling in the Park
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun. Equipment is provided. Lessons are weather permitting. You'll be surprised that Alex and Jordan can often be found outside tossing pins in the snow!
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12:00 pm
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Workshops, November 28, 2014, 11/28/2014, Learn Juggling in the Park
Park Walk | Heart of the Park Tour
On this east-west walk you will see some of the Park's most well-known landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, the Lake, and Strawberry Fields. Route involves a few stairs. 90 minutes.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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12:00 pm
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Park Walks, November 28, 2014, 11/28/2014, Heart of the Park Tour
Concert | Bach at Noon
The keyboard works of Bach offered in 30-minute meditations by Patrick Allen, organist and master of choristers, and Phillip Lamb, organ scholar.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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12:20 pm
Free
Concerts, November 28, 2014, 11/28/2014, Bach at Noon
Tour | Grand Central and Its Neighborhood Tour
Discover architecture and social history of Grand Central neighborhood; learn secrets of Whispering Gallery in Grand Central Terminal; gaze upon hubcaps and roadsters on side of Chrysler Building; discover favorite Midtown Manhattan hangout of Mercury, Hercules, and Minerva; learn why Pershing Square isn’t really square; visit original Lincoln Memorial by Daniel Chester French. Award-winning tour led by urban explorer, historian, and storyteller Justin Ferate.
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12:30 pm
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Tours, November 28, 2014, 11/28/2014, Grand Central and Its Neighborhood Tour
Tour | Federal Reserve Bank Tour
Learn about central banking functions that Federal Reserve System performs and see Bank's vault of international monetary gold on bedrock of Manhattan Island, five stories below street level. Learn why Federal Reserve has "Federal" in its name, while it's a private bank, not Federal at all. Tour times: 1:00pm, 2:00pm.
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1:00 pm
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Tours, November 28, 2014, 11/28/2014, Federal Reserve Bank Tour
Tour | U.S. Custom House Tour
Join a Museum Ambassador for an in-depth look at the unique architecture and exquisite beauty of the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House, home of the museum. Designed by famed architect Cass Gilbert and completed in 1907, the Custom House is a National Historic Landmark. The building’s interior splendor includes an elliptical rotunda with a 140-ton dome skylight designed by Valencia-born engineer Raphael Gustavino and murals by New York painter Reginald Marsh, as well as monumental marble arches and columns. Tours include a visit to the Collectors Office, not normally accessible to the public. The Collectors Office features woodwork by Tiffany Studios and can be seen on Boardwalk Empire and in films like Spike Lee’s Inside Man.
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1:00 pm
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Tours, November 28, 2014, 11/28/2014, U.S. Custom House Tour
Film | Phil Alden Robinson's The Angriest Man in Brooklyn (2013): 90 Minutes to Say Goodbye
With Robin Williams, Mila Kunis, Peter Dinklage. A foul-tempered Brooklyner is told he has ninety minutes to live, sending him rushing all over New York to make amends. 83 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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1:00 pm
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Films, November 28, 2014, 11/28/2014, Phil Alden Robinson's The Angriest Man in Brooklyn (2013): 90 Minutes to Say Goodbye
Tour | Greenwich Village Neighborhood Tour
Greenwich Village is among Manhattan's most desirable and expensive residential neighborhoods. It's history, however, betrays it's monied status. The Village, with it's quiet, shaded streets, lined with lovely brick and brownstone townhouses, was once the incubating ground of artistic, social and political movements that have helped shape US history. From the Beats to the Folk Movement, from workers rights to gay rights, the Village has often been the center of it all.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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2:00 pm
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Tours, November 28, 2014, 11/28/2014, Greenwich Village Neighborhood Tour
Tour | Harlem Tour
Although world famous, Harlem may be New York's best kept secret with some of the city's best architecture, food, music and people. Harlem's history is also one of the city's most dramatic, having gone through many ethnic, cultural and socioeconomic changes over the past roughly 400 years, which have resulted in a diverse array of places of worship, theaters, homes and eating establishments.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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2:00 pm
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Tours, November 28, 2014, 11/28/2014, Harlem Tour
Film |
With Daniel Day-Lewis, Emma Thompson and Tom Wilkinson. A man's coerced confession to an IRA bombing he did not commit results in the imprisonment of his father as well. An English lawyer fights to free them. 133 Minutes
   New York City, NY; NYC

Free
Films, November 28, 2014, 11/28/2014, Jim Sheridan's In the Name of the Father (1993): Nominated for 7 Oscars
2:00 pm
to 3:30 pm

Regular: $69.5
Member: $0.00
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Theaters, November 28, 2014, 11/28/2014, hilarious interactive parody...
Workshop | Numbers for Mac Workshop
Get acquainted with Apple's powerful spreadsheet application that gives you everything you need to create ledgers, reports, and graphs that help you visualize or present your data. Work seamlessly between Mac and iOS devices, as well as with colleagues, friends, and family who use Microsoft Excel.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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4:00 pm
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Workshops, November 28, 2014, 11/28/2014, Numbers for Mac Workshop
Park Walk |
Once described as the lungs of the city, Central Park brings a breath of fresh air to New York's crowded urban terrain. What started out as the rocky and desolate northern fringes of a rapidly expanding city is today among the world's most famous and beloved public parks. With over 843 acres of meadows, hills, ball fields and bodies of water, it's impossible not to find something to enjoy in Central Park.
   New York City, NY; NYC

Free
Park Walks, November 28, 2014, 11/28/2014, Central Park Tour - Lower Section
Book Discussion | Friday Night Book Group
Join the staple Friday Night Book Group for their discussion of The Girl Who Fell From the Sky by Heidi W. Durrow. Please read the book first.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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7:00 pm
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Book Discussions, November 28, 2014, 11/28/2014, Friday Night Book Group
7:00 pm
to 8:30 pm

Regular: $20
Member: $0.00
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Performances, November 28, 2014, 11/28/2014, Comedy in East Village
8:00 pm
Regular: $15
Member: $0.00
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Theaters, November 28, 2014, 11/28/2014, Comedy theater
8:00 pm
to 9:15 pm

Regular: $75
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Theaters, November 28, 2014, 11/28/2014, Hysterically funny show directed by Tony®-nominee
8:00 pm
to 9:30 pm

Regular: $69.5
Member: $0.00
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Theaters, November 28, 2014, 11/28/2014, hilarious interactive parody...
8:00 pm
Regular: $65
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Theaters, November 28, 2014, 11/28/2014, one of Bernard Shaw's major plays
8:00 pm
to 9:15 pm

Regular: $69.95
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Performances, November 28, 2014, 11/28/2014, Hilarious Romantic-Comedy Play Based on A Hit Book!
Concert |
Dancer, beatboxer, and all-around hip-hop visionary Akim Funk Buddha returns for a genre-busting, cross-cultural evening of music and dance. Having toured with legendary choreographer Bill T. Jones’ dance company, Akim draws on everything from martial arts and circus acrobatics to Mongolian throat singing and Balinese monkey chanting to completely reinvent hip-hop.
   New York City, NY; NYC

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Concerts, November 28, 2014, 11/28/2014, Akim Funk Buddha's Hip-Hop Holiday
9:00 pm
Regular: $20
Member: $0.00
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Performances, November 28, 2014, 11/28/2014, Comedy in East Village
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Theater | hilarious interactive parody...

Regular: $69.5; Member: $0.00

Concert | Clarinet and piano duo works of Prokofiev and others

Regular: $45; Member: $0.00

Theater | Dark comedy

Regular: $39.50; Member: $0.00

Concert | Tribute to a rock star

Regular: $15; Member: $0.00

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