free things to do in New York City
< April 2014 >
Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa
  12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
27282930   
Free Events, Free Things to Do in New York City!  Read More

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 (4/19/2014) 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).

Join the Club!

Go!

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!

Join the Club!

Go!

Club Free Time is your perfect guide to Free Entertainment and Free Culture in the City That Never Sleeps.

Join the Club!

Go!

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!

Join the Club!

Go!

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!

Join the Club!

Go!

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

Join the Club!

Go!

'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

Join the Club!

Go!
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!

Let New York City surprise, stimulate, entertain and excite you! Read More
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:
Saturday, April 19, 2014

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

Hike |
A linear hike of 10 miles on forested rolling hills. Trails on The Osborn Loop, Appalachian Trail, with ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
8:25 am
$3 plus r/t train fare
Hikes, April 19, 2014, 04/19/2014, Garrison-to-Manitou, NY Hike
Workshop |
Enjoy views of the Park's landscapes as you get fit. Coach Lon Wilson of the New York Walkers Club leads ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
9:30 am
free
Workshops, April 19, 2014, 04/19/2014, Health and Race Walking
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
10:00 am
Free; tips encouraged; reservations required
Tours, April 19, 2014, 04/19/2014, Harlem Tour
Park Walk |
A multi-neighborhood tour of the Lower Manhattan area. The tour begins on Wall Street, where you will ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
10:00 am
Free; tips encouraged; reservations required
Park Walks, April 19, 2014, 04/19/2014, Financial District, Little Italy, Chinatown and SoHo Tour
Tour |
It’s once abandoned waterfront is now is now filled with newly constructed condo towers and magnificent ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
10:00 am
Free; tips encouraged; reservations required
Tours, April 19, 2014, 04/19/2014, Williamsburg, Brooklyn Tour
Tour |
Time to learn about the other New York City; the city that nurtured political, cultural and intellectual ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
11:00 am
Free; tips encouraged; reservations required
Tours, April 19, 2014, 04/19/2014, Alternative New York Tour
Park Walk |
Learn about the thousands of trees, flowers, shrubs, and perennials that decorate the Garden from horticulturalists ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
11:00 am
free
Park Walks, April 19, 2014, 04/19/2014, Garden 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 19, 2014, 04/19/2014, Cathedral 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 19, 2014, 04/19/2014, 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, April 19, 2014, 04/19/2014, Mid-Park Welcome Tour
Film |
Stars: Channing Tatum, Jamie Foxx, Maggie Gyllenhaal. While on a tour of the White House with his ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
12:15 pm
Free; RSVP recommended
Films, April 19, 2014, 04/19/2014, Roland Emmerich's White House Down (2013): Cop vs. Terrorists
Concert |
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM Bei Yu, Piano 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM Fei Luo, Piano 3:00 PM - 4:30 ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
12:30 pm
to 9:00 pm

free
Concerts, April 19, 2014, 04/19/2014, College Recitals
Film |
Stars: Denzel Washington, Will Patton, Wood Harris. The true story of a newly appointed African-American ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
1:00 pm
free
Films, April 19, 2014, 04/19/2014, Boaz Yakin's Remember the Titans (2000): Football Drama
Discussion |
With writers Mark Adams, Stephen Belber, Amy Berg, Megan Griffiths, Aaron Katez, and Adam Rapp. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
1:00 pm
free
Discussions, April 19, 2014, 04/19/2014, Pen to Paper 2014: Adaptation and Creation
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 19, 2014, 04/19/2014, Cathedral Tour
Tour |
Approx. 4 miles at an easy pace with rest stops. Bring water, early dinner after walk (Teresa’s). MUST ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
1:00 pm
$3
Tours, April 19, 2014, 04/19/2014, Park Slope-to-Brooklyn Heights Walk
Opera |
A concert version. Musical Director, Richard Nechamkin. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
1:30 pm
free
Concerts, April 19, 2014, 04/19/2014, The New York Opera Forum performs Verdi's Aida
Performance |
From students in the Program in Educational Theatre. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
2:00 pm
free
Performances, April 19, 2014, 04/19/2014, Theatrix! A Festival of Short Plays and Musicals
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 19, 2014, 04/19/2014, SoHo, Little Italy & Chinatown Tour
Tour |
Known as America's first suburb, Brooklyn Heights is truly a gem. Travel and Leisure named it one of ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
2:00 pm
Free; tips encouraged; reservations required
Tours, April 19, 2014, 04/19/2014, Brooklyn Heights 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
2:00 pm
Free; tips encouraged; reservations required
Tours, April 19, 2014, 04/19/2014, Bushwick Graffiti and Street Art Tour
Tour |
The tour explores the social and political history of the Union Square neighborhood through discussions ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
2:00 pm
free
Tours, April 19, 2014, 04/19/2014, Union Square-Crossroads of New York Tour
2:00 pm
to 3:30 pm

Regular: $22
Member: $0.00
Theaters, April 19, 2014, 04/19/2014, Modern play based on Thomas Mann
2:00 pm
Regular: $25
Member: $0.00
Theaters, April 19, 2014, 04/19/2014, A play by Pope John Paul II
2:00 pm
Regular: $39.5
Member: $0.00
Theaters, April 19, 2014, 04/19/2014, Hilarious and heartwarming musical!
Theater |
When a traffic-cop accidentally spills a cup of coffee on a grad-student’s laptop, their disparate ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
3:00 pm
Free; reservations recommended
Theaters, April 19, 2014, 04/19/2014, New Voices Playwrights Festival: The Old Forever New Things by Dan Kitrosser
Opening Reception |
The show includes paintings by artist, musician and educator David Tobey, who has discovered a way of ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
3:00 pm
to 6:00 pm

free
Opening Receptions, April 19, 2014, 04/19/2014, Paintings: David Tobey's Wet Paint
Concert |
The concert is at the coolest classical music concerts location in New York City. Program and musicians ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
3:00 pm
free
Concerts, April 19, 2014, 04/19/2014, Concert on Water
Film |
Stars: Jean Dujardin, Bérénice Bejo, John Goodman. A silent movie star meets a young dancer, but ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
3:00 pm
Free; RSVP recommended
Films, April 19, 2014, 04/19/2014, Michel Hazanavicius' The Artist (2011): Winner of Best Picture Oscar
3:00 pm
Free; RSVP required
Discussions, April 19, 2014, 04/19/2014, Photography Show Roundtable: I see in the sea nothing except the sea. I don’t see a shore. I don’t see a dove.
Concert |
8pm Kenneth A. Rodriguez, Trumpet 8:30pm Mitchell Lyon, Cello 8:30pm Pippa Macmillan, Baroque ... more

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

free
Concerts, April 19, 2014, 04/19/2014, College Recitals: Trumpet, Cello, Baroque Double Bass
Concert |
The program features the great repertoire of the Organ on the 101 rank Pipe Organ built by Herman Schlicker ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
4:00 pm
free
Concerts, April 19, 2014, 04/19/2014, Saturday Afternoon Organ Meditation
Dance Performance |
This dance performance explores how information is transmitted and altered through performance, translation, ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
4:00 pm
free
Dance Performances, April 19, 2014, 04/19/2014, Dance Performance: Christy Funsch's Impose Upon Me
Concert |
This concert involves students, faculty, and alumni in collaborative projects, and this concert is one ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
5:00 pm
free
Concerts, April 19, 2014, 04/19/2014, The Columbia University Orchestra presents Peter and the Wolf
Screening |
Both Jose Carlos Casado and Sean Capone will present conceptual film shorts and discuss the creative ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
5:00 pm
Free; RSVP required
Screenings, April 19, 2014, 04/19/2014, Films and Talks by Artists Jose Carlos Casado and Sean Capone
5:00 pm
to 6:15 pm

Regular: $47
Member: $0.00
Theaters, April 19, 2014, 04/19/2014, An amazing evening of intimate magic
Opening Reception |
Recuperative Tactics is an immersive installation reconstructing Raskin’s 2013 experience of ... more

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

free
Opening Receptions, April 19, 2014, 04/19/2014, Lisi Raskin's Recuperative Tactics, a Site-Specific Environment
Dance Performance |
The Studio Series offers an opportunity for research and development in a creative residency format, ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
6:00 pm
$5
Dance Performances, April 19, 2014, 04/19/2014, Dance Work-in-Progress: Jon Kinzel
Opening Reception |
The exhibition will include a backroom installation that allows participants to fully absorb the all-encompassing ... more

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

free
Opening Receptions, April 19, 2014, 04/19/2014, This Is You, an Installation by Tapp Francke
Opening Reception |
Featuring: Adam Golfer, Ashley Hunt, Carlos Motta, Samira Yamin. A roundtable with the artists will take ... more

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

free
Opening Receptions, April 19, 2014, 04/19/2014, Photography Show: I see in the sea nothing except the sea. I don’t see a shore. I don’t see a dove.
6:00 pm
Regular: $20
Member: $0.00
Performances, April 19, 2014, 04/19/2014, Improvisational comedy, played as a sport
6:00 pm
to 7:30 pm

Regular: $10
Member: $0.00
Concerts, April 19, 2014, 04/19/2014, Japanese taiko drumming
Theater |
In the desolate landscape of a North Dakota boomtown, where oil flows and space is limited, residents ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
7:00 pm
Free; reservations recommended
Theaters, April 19, 2014, 04/19/2014, New Voices Playwrights Festival: The House Itself Does Not Burn by Molly Haas-Hooven
7:30 pm
Regular: $25
Member: $0.00
Theaters, April 19, 2014, 04/19/2014, A play by Pope John Paul II
Performance |
From students in the Program in Educational Theatre. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
8:00 pm
free
Performances, April 19, 2014, 04/19/2014, Theatrix! A Festival of Short Plays and Musicals
Concert |
The Dynamic Music Festival is a two-night concert series featuring premieres of works written by student ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
8:00 pm
free
Concerts, April 19, 2014, 04/19/2014, The Dynamic Music Festival
Tour |
New York is a skyscraper city and there is no better time to view Manhattan’s icons than after the ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
8:00 pm
free
Tours, April 19, 2014, 04/19/2014, Manhattan Night Tour
Concert |
This concert will feature traditional instruments of Japan such as taiko, shakuhachi, and hichiriki, ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
8:00 pm
free
Concerts, April 19, 2014, 04/19/2014, Composers Concordance: All About Japan
8:00 pm
Regular: $20
Member: $0.00
Theaters, April 19, 2014, 04/19/2014, Stand-up Comedy
8:00 pm
Regular: $50
Member: $0.00
Theaters, April 19, 2014, 04/19/2014, Off Broadway Musical
Concert |
The Brooklyn-based group Trio Feral unleash tribal beats, sub-bass frequencies, outer-space sounds, and ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
9:00 pm
No cover, no minimum
Concerts, April 19, 2014, 04/19/2014, Trio Feral, Far-Out Soundscapers
Complimentary Tickets

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

Concert | Choral works on Biblical themes

Regular: $50; Member: $0.00

Theater | Exploration of Shakespearean themes

Regular: $22; Member: $0.00

Theater | A play by Pope John Paul II

Regular: $25; Member: $0.00

Join the Club!

Go!