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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 (4/21/2014) 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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  • 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
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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:
Monday, April 21, 2014

All events, activities, things to do today, Monday, April 21, 2014 are free unless otherwise noted.

Birdwatching |
Discover the birds that call the Park home, as well as those that may stop by during migration. A surprising ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
8:00 am
free
Birdwatchings, April 21, 2014, 04/21/2014, Spring Birding Tour of the Park
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, April 21, 2014, 04/21/2014, SoHo, Little Italy & Chinatown 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 21, 2014, 04/21/2014, 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 21, 2014, 04/21/2014, Cathedral Tour
Tour |
A Museum Ambassador provides a 45-minute in-depth look at the unique architecture and design of the Alexander ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
12:00 pm
free
Tours, April 21, 2014, 04/21/2014, US Customs House Building 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
12:00 pm
free
Workshops, April 21, 2014, 04/21/2014, Learn Juggling in the Park
Workshop |
Instructor: Wendy Wong. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
1:00 pm
Free; registration required
Workshops, April 21, 2014, 04/21/2014, Drawing Workshop
Lecture |
Shakespeare's The Winter’s Tale looks forward and backward, continually exploring how the past ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
1:15 pm
free
Lectures, April 21, 2014, 04/21/2014, A Meeting of the Petty Gods: Elizabethan Entertainments and The Winter's Tale
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, April 21, 2014, 04/21/2014, Harlem Tour
Concert |
4pm Chun Wang, Piano 6pm Bryony Gibson-Cornish, Viola 8pm Chi Wei Lo and Naomi Causby, Pianos 8pm ... more

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

free
Concerts, April 21, 2014, 04/21/2014, College Recitals: Piano, Viola, Composition
Lecture |
A lecture by Mouna Andraos and Melissa Mongiat, co-founders of Daily Tous Les Jours, a design studio ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
5:50 pm
Free; registration required
Lectures, April 21, 2014, 04/21/2014, Design at the Edge: Daily Tous Les Jours
Concert |
In honor of the memory of distinguished alumnus Lamar Alsop and his wife Ruth Alsop with an orchestra ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
6:00 pm
Free; reservations requested
Concerts, April 21, 2014, 04/21/2014, Alsop Memorial Concert: Works by Vivaldi, Mozart, Faure, Barber, and Brahms
Discussion |
This panel explores local initiatives to empower students with hands-on opportunities to make a difference. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
6:00 pm
free
Discussions, April 21, 2014, 04/21/2014, Global Climate – Local Initiatives
Lecture |
Plantation landscapes have been understood by historical archaeologists to be fundamentally part of the ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
6:00 pm
Free; registration required
Lectures, April 21, 2014, 04/21/2014, Capitalism and Cloves: Islamic Plantations on Nineteenth-Century Zanzibar
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, April 21, 2014, 04/21/2014, The High Line Tour
Book Reading |
Join James Sanders as he discusses, and has an audio-visual presentation of, his book. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
6:00 pm
free
Book Readings, April 21, 2014, 04/21/2014, James Sanders reads from his book Scenes from the City: Filmmaking in New York
Slide Lecture |
This illustrated lecture questions why it is that, compared to all other industrialized countries, Americans ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
6:30 pm
free
Slide Lectures, April 21, 2014, 04/21/2014, Elizabeth Bradley discusses her book The American Health Care Paradox: Why Spending More is Getting Us Less
Book Reading |
Despite quotas set in the 1920s meant to sharply reduce the influx of immigrants into the country, immigrants ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
6:30 pm
free
Book Readings, April 21, 2014, 04/21/2014, Libby Garland discusses her book After They Closed the Gates
Reading |
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as they read you a story or two. Featuring stories about ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
7:00 pm
free
Readings, April 21, 2014, 04/21/2014, Story Time for Grown-Ups
Book Reading |
The bestselling author of 15 Seconds and No Way Back presents his latest work. Set during the devastating ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
7:00 pm
free
Book Readings, April 21, 2014, 04/21/2014, Andrew Gross reads from his novel Everything to Lose
Staged Reading |
On September 11, 2001, journalist Tom Flynn set off on his bike toward the World Trade Towers not knowing ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
7:00 pm
free
Staged Readings, April 21, 2014, 04/21/2014, Play Reading: Bikeman: A 9/11 Play by Tom Flynn
Discussion |
By the time the Cold War came to its end, the region had experienced ruthless dictatorships and had survived ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
7:00 pm
free
Discussions, April 21, 2014, 04/21/2014, Book Presentation: Crecer a golpes, a Collection by Thirteen Renowned Authors on Conflicts in Latin America
Concert |
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM Hsi-Wen Hui, piano 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM Jazz Room Series 7:30 ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
7:30 pm
to 10:30 pm

free
Concerts, April 21, 2014, 04/21/2014, College Recitals
Concert |
Program: Dave Hall: Escape Velocity Minoru Miki: Marimba Spiritual Steve ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
7:30 pm
free
Concerts, April 21, 2014, 04/21/2014, NYU Marimba Ensemble performs works by Reich and others
7:30 pm
Regular: $20
Member: $0.00
Concerts, April 21, 2014, 04/21/2014, Modern chamber music
Concert |
***THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED*** Performances from finalists of the string competition. Stephanie ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
8:00 pm
free
Concerts, April 21, 2014, 04/21/2014, CANCELLED***College Recital: Viva Strings***CANCELLED
Dance Performance |
A free, high visibility low-tech forum for experimentation, emerging ideas and works-in-progress held ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
8:00 pm
free
Dance Performances, April 21, 2014, 04/21/2014, Dance Works-in-Progress: My Lindblad & Ursula Eagly / Melanie Maar / RISK / Antonio Ramos
Performance |
A new type of variety show with comedy, dance, music, video, and original mashups by Chambaland and DJ ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
8:00 pm
$5; RSVP required
Performances, April 21, 2014, 04/21/2014, Comedy: Mashterpiece Theater
8:00 pm
Regular: $40
Member: $0.00
Concerts, April 21, 2014, 04/21/2014, Youth choruses
8:00 pm
Regular: $56.95
Member: $0.00
Theaters, April 21, 2014, 04/21/2014, Vaudeville, burlesque and more....
Complimentary Tickets

to shows, concerts ... (CFT Deals!)

Theater | An amazing evening of intimate magic

Regular: $47; Member: $0.00

Concert | Choral works on Biblical themes

Regular: $50; Member: $0.00

Theater | Exploration of Shakespearean themes

Regular: $22; Member: $0.00

Concert | Modern chamber music

Regular: $20; Member: $0.00

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