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February 20, 2019.  Free shows, free concerts, free tours, free movies, free dance performances and dancing, free readings by famous authors, free lectures by world-famous experts and many more free things to do and free events to go to take place in New York every day of the year.

And if you are an NYC dweller, the  City will never cease to amaze you with quantity and quality of its free culture and free entertainment as whether it's summer or winter, spring or fall, January or June, May or September, NYC art, culture and entertainment scene is saturated with free offerings.

New York's cultural scene is at its busiest in October and March (and the same is true when it comes to free entertainment and culture), but other months of the year still offer incredible amount of high quality, off the beaten path, unique free events which will take your breath away! So if you looking for something to do in April or November, December or February, you still will find tons of free things to do, free events to go to.

So do not wot till tomorrow, start using these unique New York City opportunities today, February 20, 2019!

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Where else but in New York City 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, and all of that on any day of the year, whether it's December or July, April or November!

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, February 20, 2019!

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Free things to do, free events that take place in the City every day of the year are truly amazing. So if you're looking for something interesting to do today (February 20, 2019) or on any other day of the year don't miss those free-of-charge opportunities that only New York provides! You can find lots of high quality, off the beaten path, unique free events, free things to do which will take your breath away!

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In addition to providing information about free events, free things to do in New York, Club Free Time offers its members complimentary tickets to classical music concerts, dance performances and theater: 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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The quality and quantity of
free events,
free things to do
that happen in New York City
every day of the year
is truly amazing.

So don't miss the opportunities
that only New York provides:
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News Flash: Still plenty of great live music in August

Gail Wein
July 31, 2015

Though it seems like much of New York is away on summer vacation, August is by no means a dead time for live music in New York. The Mostly Mozart Festival at Lincoln Center is in full swing, and the festival's namesake orchestra offers up a number of different programs featuring works by Haydn, Beethoven, Bach, and - of course - Mozart. The late night chamber recitals at the Kaplan Penthouse are an intimate experience and a hot ticket. I'm especially eager to see the Danish String Quartet on August 9 and pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard on August 17. The festival runs through August 22; tickets at the Lincoln Center box office.

The venerable Orchestra of St. Luke's wraps up its season at Caramoor on August 2 with featured soloist piano-superstar Helene Grimaud. Caramoor isn't in the city, but it's worth the trip to Westchester to experience this renowned venue in its cool green garden setting. Tickets via

Joe's Pub hosts classical performances from time to time, and on August 7, the flute-piano duo RighteousGIRLS gives a performance in celebration of its new CD, gathering blue. The recording - and this concert - features works by a double fistful of contemporary classical and jazz artists, including Vijay Iyer, Randy Woolf and Christian Carey. Tickets at or at the door.

I have to say, I am completely thrilled to discover there's a terrific - and free - summer concert series in Inwood, presented by the chamber music initiative, Listen Closely. Works for violin and viola will be performed at Dichter Pharmacy Soda Shop (Aug. 14), Inwood Greenmarket and Fort Tryon Park (Aug. 15) and Bruce's Garden (Aug. 16). The group also has a free program of music for string quartet at the same venues on September 18, 19 and 20.

One more bit to carry you through the end of summer: Usually Labor Day weekend and the week leading up to it are dead dead dead as far as classical music offerings. Metropolitan Opera has the cure for the what-do-we-do-tonight dilemma - screenings of HD performances from past seasons every evening, August 28 through September 7. It's completely free, chairs are set up on the plaza and (my favorite aspect) you can come and go as you please.

Stay cool and enjoy the lazy days of summer.

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