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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 (4/23/2014) 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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'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)
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Free Events, Free Things to Do in New York City!

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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, April 23, 2014

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

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, April 23, 2014, 04/23/2014, Central Park Tour
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, April 23, 2014, 04/23/2014, Greenwich Village Neighborhood 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
10:00 am
to 2:00 pm

Free; reservations can be made up to 90 days in advance
Tours, April 23, 2014, 04/23/2014, Federal Reserve Bank Tour
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, April 23, 2014, 04/23/2014, Cathedral Tour
Talk |
Francine Prose has written books of fiction and non-fiction, including Household Saints which was made ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
12:00 pm
free
Talks, April 23, 2014, 04/23/2014, Author Talk: Francine Prose
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, April 23, 2014, 04/23/2014, Learn Juggling in the Park
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, April 23, 2014, 04/23/2014, Bach at Noon
Book Signing |
Books are to be purchased at the host bookstore. The event line will form outside the front entrance ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
12:30 pm
free
Book Signings, April 23, 2014, 04/23/2014, Good Morning America anchor Robin Roberts signs copies of her book Everybody's Got Something
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, April 23, 2014, 04/23/2014, Infinity of Nations Guided Tour
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, April 23, 2014, 04/23/2014, 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, April 23, 2014, 04/23/2014, Midtown Jazz
Performance |
Who’s afraid of William Shakespeare? Just about everyone. He wrote too much and what he wrote is inaccessible ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
1:15 pm
free
Performances, April 23, 2014, 04/23/2014, Shakespeare on Toast
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, April 23, 2014, 04/23/2014, SoHo, Little Italy & Chinatown Tour
Concert |
4pm Da Young Kim, Violin 4pm Piano Performance Forum 6pm Haim Mazur, Tuba 6pm Laura ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
4:00 pm
to 8:00 pm

free
Concerts, April 23, 2014, 04/23/2014, College Recitals: Baroque Violin, Tuba, Piano
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, April 23, 2014, 04/23/2014, Harlem Tour
Opening Reception |
With Mary Anderson, Kathryn Kendall, Molly Lambe, Sawyer Alexis Mitchell, Julie Stopper, Morgan Thomas ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
5:00 pm
to 7:00 pm

free
Opening Receptions, April 23, 2014, 04/23/2014, Senior Thesis Exhibition
Opening Reception |
An exhibition of sculptures by New York-based artist Dana Melamed. This marks the artistʼs first solo ... more

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

free
Opening Receptions, April 23, 2014, 04/23/2014, Sculpture: Dana Melamed's Behind the Grid
Talk |
In New York-based writer, curator and art historian Joshua Decter’s new book, the author examines contemporary ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
6:00 pm
free
Talks, April 23, 2014, 04/23/2014, Joshua Decter discusses his book Art Is a Problem
Workshop |
If "Just come up and say a few words" is the scariest thing anyone could say to you, then this program ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
6:00 pm
free
Workshops, April 23, 2014, 04/23/2014, Public Speaking: From Freak-Out to Fun
Talk |
A lecture by artist, critic, curator and teacher Stephen Maine. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
6:00 pm
Free; RSVP required
Talks, April 23, 2014, 04/23/2014, Artist Talk: Stephen Maine
Lecture |
Society assigns places: it pronounces verdicts and marks us for life. It puts up frontiers and establishes ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
6:00 pm
free
Lectures, April 23, 2014, 04/23/2014, On Social Verdicts: Classes, Identities, Trajectories
Talk |
Audiences are invited to engage in a conversation about the creative process across sectors featuring ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
6:00 pm
Free; RSVP required
Talks, April 23, 2014, 04/23/2014, Artist Talk: Mary Mattingly
Talk |
With Alessandra Rotondi. The second part of the journey will begin with the Birth of Italy as a state ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
6:00 pm
free
Talks, April 23, 2014, 04/23/2014, Libiamo! A Cultural History of Wine
Book Reading |
The City of Palaces is set in Mexico City in the years before and at the beginning of the 1910 ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
6:00 pm
free
Book Readings, April 23, 2014, 04/23/2014, Michael Nava reads from his book The City of Palaces
Reading |
Featuring readings by Rebecca Nison, Filip Noterdaeme and Joanna Valente and responses from book designers ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
6:00 pm
free
Readings, April 23, 2014, 04/23/2014, Books Without Words Reading
Book Reading |
Peter Maass is the author of Love Thy Neighbor: A Story of War, an award-winning memoir of the war in ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
6:30 pm
$5
Book Readings, April 23, 2014, 04/23/2014, Nonfiction Forum: Peter Maass
Book Reading |
This salon focuses on a
 new memoir by writer Janet Mock, Redefining Realness: My Path 
to Womanhood, ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
6:30 pm
free
Book Readings, April 23, 2014, 04/23/2014, Redefining Realness: A Salon in Honor of Janet Mock
Slide Lecture |
This illustrated lecture investigates the relationship between comedy and morality. The author explores ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
6:30 pm
free
Slide Lectures, April 23, 2014, 04/23/2014, Comedy in Society: Satire, Censorship and Swearing
Talk |
Johan Grimonprez's curatorial projects have been exhibited at museums worldwide, such as at the Hammer ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
7:00 pm
free
Talks, April 23, 2014, 04/23/2014, Artist Talk: Johan Grimonprez
Talk |
Toni Dove creates hybrids of film, installation art and experimental theater. In her work, performers ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
7:00 pm
free
Talks, April 23, 2014, 04/23/2014, Artist Talk: Toni Dove
Book Reading |
Publishing Triangle Literary Award finalists read from their nominated works. Attending authors include: ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
7:00 pm
free
Book Readings, April 23, 2014, 04/23/2014, Publishing Triangle Awards Finalists
Poetry Reading |
National Book Award finalist, Iraq War veteran, novelist, and poet Kevin Powers debuts a collection of ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
7:00 pm
free
Poetry Readings, April 23, 2014, 04/23/2014, Iraq War vet Kevin Powers reads from his book Letter Composed During a Lull in the Fighting
Poetry Reading |
Rather than advance an overarching argument concerning “the state of poetry,” this book engages a ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
7:00 pm
free
Poetry Readings, April 23, 2014, 04/23/2014, Andy Fitch reads from his book Sixty Morning Talks: Serial Interviews with Contemporary Authors
Talk |
Speaker: Ravi Agarwal. Delhi's Yamuna River is a metaphor of changing times: caught between ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
7:00 pm
free
Talks, April 23, 2014, 04/23/2014, Project Y: Public. Art. Outreach
Reading |
Three pairs of authors trade takes on a shared experience. Featuring: Mike Heppner ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
7:00 pm
free
Readings, April 23, 2014, 04/23/2014, Double Take IX Reading
Lecture |
A reading by Gary Shteyngart from his new memoir followed by a discussion with the author. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
7:00 pm
free
Lectures, April 23, 2014, 04/23/2014, Gary Shteyngart reads from his book Little Failure
Book Reading |
Jamal Joseph is a writer, filmmaker, producer, poet, activist, and educator. He was one of the original ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
7:00 pm
free
Book Readings, April 23, 2014, 04/23/2014, Jamal Joseph reads from his book Panther Baby: A Life of Rebellion and Reinvention
Book Signing |
An unlikely political star tells the inspiring story of the two-decade journey that taught her how Washington ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
7:00 pm
free
Book Signings, April 23, 2014, 04/23/2014, Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren signs copies of her book A Fighting Chance
Concert |
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM Alex Depew, Horn 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM Freshman Vocal Recital 7:30 PM ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
7:30 pm
to 9:30 pm

free
Concerts, April 23, 2014, 04/23/2014, College Recitals
Concert |
Program: MOZART Sonata in G Major, K. 379/373a PROKOFIEV Sonata No. 1 in F ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
7:30 pm
free
Concerts, April 23, 2014, 04/23/2014, Violin Works by Prokofiev and Mozart
Concert |
Eduardus Halim has captured the imagination of piano lovers the world over with the originality and maturity ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
8:00 pm
free
Concerts, April 23, 2014, 04/23/2014, Faculty Recital: Eduardus Halim, Piano
Concert |
Program: Mozart Quartet in G minor, K. 478, for piano, violin, viola, and cello and ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
8:00 pm
free
Concerts, April 23, 2014, 04/23/2014, All-Mozart Program: The Piano Quartets
8:00 pm
to 9:30 pm

Regular: $87
Member: $0.00
Theaters, April 23, 2014, 04/23/2014, Tony Award-nominated actress in an Off-Broadway comedy
8:00 pm
Regular: $67.50
Member: $0.00
Theaters, April 23, 2014, 04/23/2014, Musical about a Broadway legend
Performance |
Stand-up comedy show (that has been featured on MTV, and that fills to standing-room only each week). ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
9:00 pm
free, no food/drink minimum, free pizza
Performances, April 23, 2014, 04/23/2014, Gandhi, Is That You? Comedy Show
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Theater | Tony Award-nominated actress in an Off-Broadway comedy

Regular: $87; Member: $0.00

Theater | An amazing evening of intimate magic

Regular: $47; Member: $0.00

Concert | Choral works on Biblical themes

Regular: $50; Member: $0.00

Dance Performance | Renowned Modern Dance Company

Regular: $40; Member: $0.00

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