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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 (4/25/2014) 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)
today!

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:
Friday, April 25, 2014

All events, activities, things to do today, Friday, April 25, 2014 are free unless otherwise noted.

Conference |
A conference with Charles Armstrong, Korea Foundation Professor of Korean Studies in the Social Sciences ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
9:00 am
to 2:00 pm

free
Conferences, April 25, 2014, 04/25/2014, Culture and Everyday Life in North Korea
Colloquium |
Featuring: David Meghnagi (University of Rome 3) on Mordechai HaCohen: Rabbi and Ethnographer. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
9:30 am
to 2:00 pm

free
Colloquiums, April 25, 2014, 04/25/2014, The Jews of Libya Between the 19th Century and the Colonial Era
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
to 4:00 pm

Free plus $6.75 metrocard; tips encouraged; reservations required
Tours, April 25, 2014, 04/25/2014, All-in-One Downtown Tour
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 25, 2014, 04/25/2014, 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 25, 2014, 04/25/2014, Federal Reserve Bank Tour
Conference |
There is no issue more urgent than climate change, yet government, corporations, and the public are reluctant ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
10:00 am
to 4:00 pm

Free; reservations requested
Conferences, April 25, 2014, 04/25/2014, Climate Change Demands We Change. Why Aren’t We?
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 25, 2014, 04/25/2014, 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 25, 2014, 04/25/2014, Learn Juggling in the Park
Tour |
Travel from Grand Army Plaza, past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and stop at the Dairy on this trip through ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
12:00 pm
free
Tours, April 25, 2014, 04/25/2014, Southern Park Welcome Tour
Other |
An afternoon of Open Studios featuring director and producer Christopher McElroen and choreographer Michou ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
12:00 pm
to 5:00 pm

Free; RSVP required
Others, April 25, 2014, 04/25/2014, Open Studios
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 25, 2014, 04/25/2014, Bach at Noon
Tour |
Discover architecture and social history of Grand Central neighborhood; learn secrets of Whispering Gallery ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
12:30 pm
free
Tours, April 25, 2014, 04/25/2014, Grand Central and Its Neighborhood 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
1:00 pm
free
Tours, April 25, 2014, 04/25/2014, US Customs House Building Tour
Workshop |
Take a stab at the modern sport of fencing with masters from Manhattan Fencing Center. No prior experience ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
1:00 pm
Free; pre-registration suggested
Workshops, April 25, 2014, 04/25/2014, Fencing in the Park
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 25, 2014, 04/25/2014, Cathedral Tour
Film |
With Celia Johnson, Trevor Howard, Cyril Raymond. After a chance meeting on a train station, a married ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
2:00 pm
free
Films, April 25, 2014, 04/25/2014, David Lean's Oscar Nominee Brief Encounter (1945): Noel Coward Play Adapted
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 25, 2014, 04/25/2014, Harlem 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
3:00 pm
free
Tours, April 25, 2014, 04/25/2014, US Customs House Building Tour
Concert |
4pm Chamber Music with Fortepiano 4pm Rosie Gallagher, Flute 6pm Alexandrina Boyanova, Violin 6pm ... more

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

free
Concerts, April 25, 2014, 04/25/2014, College Recitals: Flute, Harp, Fortepiano
Gallery Talk |
Exhibition curators Alison Coplan, Heidi Hirschl and Kathleen Langjahr lead an exhibition tour of the ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
4:00 pm
free
Gallery Talks, April 25, 2014, 04/25/2014, Curator's Tour of Hyper-Resemblances
Concert |
5:00 PM - 7:30 PM Piano Chamber Music 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM Electronic Music Concert ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
5:00 pm
to 9:30 pm

free
Concerts, April 25, 2014, 04/25/2014, College Recitals
Forum |
Perhaps more than any other object, software structures our everyday engagement with digital media technologies. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
5:00 pm
free
Forums, April 25, 2014, 04/25/2014, Software Studies Retrospective
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 25, 2014, 04/25/2014, The High Line Tour
Opening Reception |
From the artist: "I wander and find quiet, out-of-the-way places. I marvel at the extravagance of sunlight. ... more

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

free
Opening Receptions, April 25, 2014, 04/25/2014, New Monotypes by Neil Berger
Workshop |
Each Friday, the Illustration Department presents an Open Figure Drawing Session. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
6:00 pm
free
Workshops, April 25, 2014, 04/25/2014, Open Friday Figure Drawing Workshop
Opening Reception |
Smoke School of Art is an Atlanta-based nonprofit think tank that discusses and addresses contemporary ... more

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

Free; RSVP required
Opening Receptions, April 25, 2014, 04/25/2014, Smoke School of Art: Calculated Resistance
Concert |
Sounds of Serendipity, a concert series curated by NY-based conductor and composer Peter Breiner, incorporates ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
7:00 pm
free
Concerts, April 25, 2014, 04/25/2014, Sounds of Serendipity: New and Emerging Composers and Musicians
Performance |
Four senior theatre majors present their theses in directing and two present theses in dramaturgy. Performances ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
7:00 pm
to 10:00 pm

free
Performances, April 25, 2014, 04/25/2014, Theatre Thesis Festival I 2014
Screening |
FINE CUTS is a screening of short film and video works produced by students in The School of Media Studies ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
7:00 pm
free
Screenings, April 25, 2014, 04/25/2014, Fine Cuts: 34th Annual Invitational Film Show
7:00 pm
to 8:30 pm

Regular: $20
Member: $0.00
Performances, April 25, 2014, 04/25/2014, Comedy in East Village
Concert |
The Choir of Men and Boys, The Girls’ Choir, Adult and Parish Choir will join forces to offer some ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
7:00 pm
free
Concerts, April 25, 2014, 04/25/2014, The Annual Spring Choir Concert
7:00 pm
Regular: $56.95
Member: $0.00
Theaters, April 25, 2014, 04/25/2014, Vaudeville, burlesque and more....
Film |
With Ivan Dixon, Abbey Lincoln, Julius Harris. A proud black man and his school-teacher wife face ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
7:30 pm
$10 suggested donation
Films, April 25, 2014, 04/25/2014, Michael Roemer's Nothing But a Man (1964): Facing Down Racism
7:30 pm
to 9:00 pm

Regular: $22
Member: $0.00
Theaters, April 25, 2014, 04/25/2014, A play about love and courage in a small Texas town
7:30 pm
Regular: $40
Member: $0.00
Dance Performances, April 25, 2014, 04/25/2014, Renowned Modern Dance Company
7:30 pm
Regular: $25
Member: $0.00
Theaters, April 25, 2014, 04/25/2014, A play by Pope John Paul II
Dance Performance |
This marks the French-born/UK-based artist's first evening-length performance as part of the ART² contemporary ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
8:00 pm
$10 suggested donation; reservations recommended
Dance Performances, April 25, 2014, 04/25/2014,  Laure Prouvost's From the Sky, a Performance Mixing Video, Music and Live Narrative
Dance Performance |
Senior Dance Production is the culmination of a year-long creative and educational process focused on ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
8:00 pm
Free tickets required
Dance Performances, April 25, 2014, 04/25/2014, Senior Dance Production
Lecture |
Featuring Artistic Director Joseph Colaneri and students of the Opera Young Artists Program. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
8:00 pm
free
Lectures, April 25, 2014, 04/25/2014, Opera Conversations: A Lecture with Live Musical Examples
Lecture |
Speaker: Lucianne Walkowicz (Princeton post-doc) This is a FREE lecture followed by guided ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
8:00 pm
free
Lectures, April 25, 2014, 04/25/2014, The Exoplanet Revolution - Plus Stargazing
8:00 pm
to 9:30 pm

Regular: $87
Member: $0.00
Theaters, April 25, 2014, 04/25/2014, Tony Award-nominated actress in an Off-Broadway comedy
8:00 pm
Regular: $20
Member: $0.00
Theaters, April 25, 2014, 04/25/2014, Stand-up comedy
8:00 pm
Regular: $39.50
Member: $0.00
Theaters, April 25, 2014, 04/25/2014, New off Broadway drama
Concert |
This is Beethoven’s last and greatest choral and orchestral setting of the texts of the Roman Catholic ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
8:00 pm
$5; $3 seniors
Concerts, April 25, 2014, 04/25/2014, The Barnard-Columbia Chorus presents Beethoven’s immortal Missa Solemnis
Concert |
This ultra-tight outfit concocts lush neo-soul awash in electric organs, bright horns, and deep bass-line ... more

New York City, NY; NYC
9:00 pm
No cover, no minimum
Concerts, April 25, 2014, 04/25/2014, Mad Satta, Eight-Piece Neo-Soul Outfit
9:00 pm
to 10:30 pm

Regular: $20
Member: $0.00
Performances, April 25, 2014, 04/25/2014, Comedy in East Village
10:00 pm
Regular: $56.95
Member: $0.00
Theaters, April 25, 2014, 04/25/2014, Vaudeville, burlesque and more....
11:00 pm
to 12:30 am

Regular: $20
Member: $0.00
Performances, April 25, 2014, 04/25/2014, Comedy in East Village
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Theater | Hilarious and heartwarming musical!

Regular: $39.5; Member: $0.00

Theater | An amazing evening of intimate magic

Regular: $47; Member: $0.00

Concert | World premieres of modern works

Regular: $20; Member: $0.00

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