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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 (9/23/2014) 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.

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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
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  • 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
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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, September 23, 2014

All events, activities, things to do today, Tuesday, September 23, 2014 are free unless otherwise noted.

Concert |
The Tennessee-born singer has recorded 15 albums, 14 of which have been certified gold or higher. He ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
7:00 am
free
Concerts, September 23, 2014, 09/23/2014, Kenny Chesney, Country Crooner
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, September 23, 2014, 09/23/2014, Park Tai Chi
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 23, 2014, 09/23/2014, 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 23, 2014, 09/23/2014, 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 23, 2014, 09/23/2014, Brooklyn Bridge, Brooklyn Heights and Dumbo 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 23, 2014, 09/23/2014, Bushwick Graffiti and Street Art 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 23, 2014, 09/23/2014, Midtown Manhattan Tour
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 23, 2014, 09/23/2014, 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 23, 2014, 09/23/2014, 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 23, 2014, 09/23/2014, Dixieland Jazz with the Gotham Jazzmen
Park Walk |
On this east-west walk you will see some of the Park's most well-known landmarks, including Conservatory ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
12:00 pm
free
Park Walks, September 23, 2014, 09/23/2014, Heart of the Park Tour
Discussion |
A panel discussion about recent events in Ukraine. Participants: - Alexander ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
12:00 pm
Free; registration strongly suggested
Discussions, September 23, 2014, 09/23/2014, The Crisis in Ukraine and Its Implications for International Relations
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 23, 2014, 09/23/2014, Bach at Noon
Workshop |
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include using formulas and functions, ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
12:30 pm
Free; registration required
Workshops, September 23, 2014, 09/23/2014, Advanced MS Excel 2010 Workshop
Concert |
An eclectic musician of Armenian origin, Armen Donelian has appeared internationally as a pianist, ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
12:30 pm
free
Concerts, September 23, 2014, 09/23/2014, Piano in the Park: Armen Donelian
Concert |
Program: Music by Schubert and Faure Strauss’s Ophelialieder Julio ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
12:30 pm
$5 suggested donation
Concerts, September 23, 2014, 09/23/2014, Duo Moderne performs works by Strauss, Schubert and Faure
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 23, 2014, 09/23/2014, 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 23, 2014, 09/23/2014, 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 23, 2014, 09/23/2014, 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 23, 2014, 09/23/2014, Harlem Tour
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 23, 2014, 09/23/2014, 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 23, 2014, 09/23/2014, Scrabble Game Social
Workshop |
Ginger Romero Pardlo discusses how to start saving for college for your children, grandchildren, another ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
6:00 pm
free
Workshops, September 23, 2014, 09/23/2014, New York’s 529 College Savings Program
Lecture |
What determined the magnitude and the timing of the Jewish migration from the Pale of Settlement in czarist ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
6:00 pm
free
Lectures, September 23, 2014, 09/23/2014, Pogroms, Networks, and Migration: Jewish Migration from the Russian Empire to the United States 1881–1914
Book Reading |
In this riveting work of narrative nonfiction, Jonathan Darman tells the story of two giants of American ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
6:00 pm
free
Book Readings, September 23, 2014, 09/23/2014, Jonathan Darman discusses his book Landslide: LBJ and Ronald Reagan at the Dawn of a New America
Talk |
A lecture by artist and MFA Fine Arts faculty member Sarah Trigg. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
6:00 pm
free
Talks, September 23, 2014, 09/23/2014, Artist Talk: Sarah Trigg
Screening |
A pioneering figure in film and video for more than four decades, Charles Atlas will screen films of ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
6:00 pm
Free; RSVP required
Screenings, September 23, 2014, 09/23/2014, Radical Glam: The Films of Charles Atlas
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, September 23, 2014, 09/23/2014, Guided Walking Tour: The High Line
Slide Lecture |
This illustrated lecture shows New York's largest borough between the years 1920 and 1950, when it was ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
6:30 pm
free
Slide Lectures, September 23, 2014, 09/23/2014, Kevin Walsh discusses his book Forgotten Queens
Reading |
Lit, the school's's MFA literary journal, and the School of Writing hosts past editors for an ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
6:30 pm
$5
Readings, September 23, 2014, 09/23/2014, Lit Editors' Reading
Book Reading |
Novelist Brian Morton (Starting Out in the Evening) introduces his latest fiction, about an independent ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
7:00 pm
free
Book Readings, September 23, 2014, 09/23/2014, Brian Morton reads from his book Florence Gordon
Book Reading |
Vanessa Manko's first novel is a sweeping story of accusations, misunderstandings and exile that is based ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
7:00 pm
free
Book Readings, September 23, 2014, 09/23/2014, Vanessa Manko reads from her book The Invention of Exile
Book Signing |
An essential, galvanizing narrative about making a difference here and abroad — a road map to becoming ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
7:00 pm
free
Book Signings, September 23, 2014, 09/23/2014, Nicholas Kristof, Pulitzer-winning Times columnist, signs copies of his book A Path Appears: Transforming Lives, Creating Opportunity
Poetry Reading |
Featuring the poets of Poetry Society of America: Timothy Liu, Catherine Barnett, Mark Doty, and Jack ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
7:00 pm
free
Poetry Readings, September 23, 2014, 09/23/2014, 4 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 23, 2014, 09/23/2014, Experiments in Dance
Film |
A legend has been whispered of for ten years – one of a ghost whale that attacked a ship and swallowed ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
7:00 pm
free
Films, September 23, 2014, 09/23/2014, Korean Film: Seok-hoon Lee’s The Pirates (2014)
Talk |
Editorial, documentary and corporate photographer Ben Lowy provides an overview of recent projects, including ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
7:00 pm
free
Talks, September 23, 2014, 09/23/2014, Photographer Talk: Ben Lowy
7:00 pm
to 8:00 pm

Regular: $39.50
Member: $0.00
Theaters, September 23, 2014, 09/23/2014, One-woman comedy theater
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 23, 2014, 09/23/2014, 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, September 23, 2014, 09/23/2014, 9/11 Memorial and Brooklyn Bridge Night Tour
Book Reading |
Drawing on her grandfather’s intimate correspondence with Picasso, Matisse, Braque, and others, Sinclair ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
7:30 pm
free
Book Readings, September 23, 2014, 09/23/2014, Anne Sinclair discusses her book My Grandfather’s Gallery: A Family Memoir of Art and War
8:00 pm
to 9:30 pm

Regular: $75
Member: $0.00
Theaters, September 23, 2014, 09/23/2014, Hysterically funny show directed by Tony®-nominee
Film |
More than 20 years ago, Ayatollah Khomeini issues a fatwa to make sex change permissible for “diagnosed ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
8:00 pm
free
Films, September 23, 2014, 09/23/2014, Iranian Documentary: Tanaz Eshaghian's Be Like Others (2008)
8:00 pm
Regular: $25
Member: $0.00
Concerts, September 23, 2014, 09/23/2014, Piano works by Franck, Barber and more
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Theater | Romantic musical comedy

Regular: $45; Member: $0.00

Dance Performance | Rising dancers and choreographers

Regular: $25; Member: $0.00

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