free things to do in New York City
Free events for Saturday, 08/03/19
<

August 2019

>
Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031
Free Events, Free Things to Do in New York City!  Read More

Are you looking for free things to do in New York City (NYC) on August 3, 2019?

48 free events take place on Saturday, August 3 in New York City. Don't miss the opportunities that only New York provides! Exciting, high quality, unique and off the beaten path free events and free things to do take place in New York today, tonight, tomorrow and each day of the year, any time of the day: whether it's a weekday or a weekend, day or night, morning or evening or afternoon, December or July, April or November! These events will take your breath away!

New York City (NYC) never ceases to amaze you with quantity and quality of its free culture and free entertainment. Check out August 3 and see for yourself. Summer or Winter, Spring or Fall! Just click on any day of the calendar above and you'll find most inspiring and entertaining free events to go to and free things to do on each day of August . Don't miss the opportunities that only New York provides!

Some events take place all year long: same day of the week, same time there are there for you to take advantage of. One of the oldest free weekly events in Manhattan is Dixieland Jazz with the Gotham Jazzmen, which happen at noon every Tuesday. Another example of an event that you can attend all year round on weekdays is Federal Reserve Bank Tour, which takes place every week day at 1 pm (but advanced reservations are required). You can take at least 13 free tours every day of the year, except the New Year Day, July 4th, and the Christmas Day. If you are classical music afficionado, you can spend whole day in New York going from one free classical concert to another. If you love theater, then New York gives you an option to attend plays and musicals free of charge, or at deep discount. You just need to have information about it. And we are here to make that information available to you.
Join the Club!

Go!
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:
stop wondering what to do;
start taking advantage of
free events to go to,
free things to do in NYC
today!

Sat, August 3, 2019
48 Free events, free things to do in New York (NYC)

All events, things to do on Saturday, August 3, 2019 are free unless otherwise noted.

Editor's Picks

free events nyc Equity Library Theater Summer Festival: Mini-Plays Part One
free events nyc Rossini's Rinaldo
free events nyc Taiwanese Waves: A Showcase of Musical Talent
More Editor's Picks for 08/03/19

Tour | Wildlife Tour: High Line as Habitat


Tour the High Line with horticulturist and resident wildlife expert, Maryanne Stubbs. This tour will focus on how pollinators, migratory birds, and other wildlife use the habitat and food provided by the High Line’s gardens. Tours are subject to cancellation due to weather.
   New York City, NY; NYC
Join the Club!
Go!
8:00 am
Free
Tours, August 03, 2019, 08/03/2019, Wildlife Tour: High Line as Habitat

Festival | The 29th Annual Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival


On the big stage, a multicultural program with professional musicians, dancers and singers will be entertaining all.
   New York City, NY; NYC
Join the Club!
Go!
9:00 am
Free
Festivals, August 03, 2019, 08/03/2019, The 29th Annual Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival

Tour | 13 Tours, All City Neighborhoods, Any Time Of The Day, Choose One Tour Or Many


These free tours take place at various times during the day, all day long. You can make reservations for as many tours as your schedule allows. SoHo, Little Italy and Chinatown Brooklyn Bridge, Brooklyn Heights + DUMBO 3 Hour Lower Manhattan Harlem Chelsea and the High Line 6 Hour Downtown Combined Greenwich Village Central Park Lower Manhattan Midtown Manhattan Grand Central Terminal Graffiti and Street Art Tours World Trade Center
   New York City, NY; NYC
Join the Club!
Go!
10:00 am
Free
Tours, August 03, 2019, 08/03/2019, 13 Tours, All City Neighborhoods, Any Time Of The Day, Choose One Tour Or Many

Workshop | Drawing in the Park


Paint in watercolor, or use pastels, chalk, and charcoal to capture the magical vistas of the Hudson River and the unique landscape. An artist/educator will help participants of all levels with instruction and critique. Art materials provided. Saturdays, July 13-September 7, 2019
   New York City, NY; NYC
Join the Club!
Go!
10:00 am
Free
Workshops, August 03, 2019, 08/03/2019, Drawing in the Park

Workshop | Kayaking Workshop


Glide along the water while kayaking. Children under 18 must have an adult guardian present. All levels are welcome and no experience is necessary. Paddle on a sit-on-top kayak in the East River. Saturdays and Sundays through August 31, 2019
   New York City, NY; NYC
Join the Club!
Go!
10:00 am
Free
Workshops, August 03, 2019, 08/03/2019, Kayaking Workshop

Dance Lesson | Moves with Limón Dance


Experience the joy of movement and dance. Led by dancers from the world-renowned Limón Dance Company, this modern dance class is now in its seventh year. Open to all levels and ages. Saturdays, June 1 – September 28, 2019
   New York City, NY; NYC
Join the Club!
Go!
10:00 am
Free
Dance Lessons, August 03, 2019, 08/03/2019, Moves with Lim&oacute;n Dance

Tour | Park Tour: From Freight to Flowers


Hear the story behind New York City's park in the sky. Guided 75-minute walking tours led by knowledgeable volunteer guides will offer you an insider's perspective on the park's history, design, and landscape.
   New York City, NY; NYC
Join the Club!
Go!
10:00 am
Free
Tours, August 03, 2019, 08/03/2019, Park Tour: From Freight to Flowers

Fair | Street Fair


Free fun for the whole family, including arts, crafts, antiques, plants, entertainment, games, and more.
   New York City, NY; NYC
Join the Club!
Go!
10:00 am
Free
Fairs, August 03, 2019, 08/03/2019, Street Fair

Workshop | Yoga Flow with Malorie


Come flow through a chaturanga with views of NYC's newest park and neighborhood. Mats and blocks provided for the first 25 participants. Be sure to bring some water! Towels - optional. Saturdays, June 1-September 28, 2019
   New York City, NY; NYC
Join the Club!
Go!
10:00 am
Free
Workshops, August 03, 2019, 08/03/2019, Yoga Flow with Malorie

Lesson | Braille Study Group


Join staff, peers and volunteers who can help you with your braille study plan and assignments and recommend strategies for taking your braille proficiency to the next level. Braille games and activities will help you put your skills into practice. This study group welcomes blind and sighted learners alike. Braille is a tactile writing system used by people who are visually impaired. It is traditionally written with embossed paper. Braille users can read computer screens and other electronic supports using refreshable braille displays. They can write braille with the original slate and stylus or type it on a braille writer, such as a portable braille notetaker or computer that prints with a braille embosser.
   New York City, NY; NYC
Join the Club!
Go!
10:30 am
Free
Lessons, August 03, 2019, 08/03/2019, Braille Study Group

Discussion | How To Build Your Professional Network with LinkedIn And How To Use It In Your Job Search


John Crant demonstrates how to start networking with LinkedIn.com’s personal profiles and then use your expanded network in your search for your next career challenge. The discussion includes: Your LinkedIn Profile, and Creating Your Own Personal Network Strategies to Expand Your Network Who to “link” with on LinkedIn How joining groups can benefit you. John Crant has been speaking and educating through his seminar series at Corporate Events, with the YMCA in NYC, at The New York Public Library’s Job Search Central, his specially designed series is now coming to colleges and universities to teach the Secrets to Launching Your Career in a Changed Job Market and his corporate programs help teams excel.
   New York City, NY; NYC
Join the Club!
Go!
10:30 am
Free
Discussions, August 03, 2019, 08/03/2019, How To Build Your Professional Network with LinkedIn And How To Use It In Your Job Search

Workshop | Tai Chi to the People


A walk-in tai chi class with a curriculum tested at the Tai Chi World Cup. Breathwork, visualization, and body-mechanics unite in this unique evolution of the tai chi system that gives practitioners something tangible to take with them in every class. Taught by former US Tai Chi Push Hands Team captain and World Cup silver medalist Jan Lucanus. Every Saturday through August 31, 2019.
   New York City, NY; NYC
Join the Club!
Go!
10:30 am
Pay-what-you-want admission policy
Workshops, August 03, 2019, 08/03/2019, Tai Chi to the People

Concert | Family Day Concert


Bring the kids and get into the spirit during this annual day dedicated to dancing, singing, and fun around the fountain. 11:00 am Brown Rice Family  Move the Crowd: A Day of Hip-Hop and Culture 11:00 am – 2:15 pm Live graffiti by Lola Lovenotes 12:00 pm Najee Omar 1:00 pm VIBEZ by SOLE Defined  
   New York City, NY; NYC
Join the Club!
Go!
11:00 am
Free
Concerts, August 03, 2019, 08/03/2019, Family Day Concert

Workshop | Kayaking Class


Learn to kayak on Governors Island! Use free sit-on-top kayaks for public use at Pier 101. Staff gives free instruction and provides all necessary safety equipment. Kayaking on Governors Island provides an opportunity to create a personal connection with our waterfront, regardless of age, income or location, and it also serves to educate the public on how far we’ve come in cleaning up the Harbor. Saturdays, June 15-September 14, 2019
   New York City, NY; NYC
Join the Club!
Go!
11:00 am
Free
Workshops, August 03, 2019, 08/03/2019, Kayaking Class

Discussion | Learn Nonviolent Civil Disobedience


Local non-profit Rise and Resist presents a five-hour nonviolent civil disobedience action designed for people of all ages and abilities. Civil disobedience is a time-honored, effective method for bringing, fierce, defiant, nonviolent pressure to bear on unjust systems. Protests create an audience, shape political dialogue, and move people to action. Rise and Resist uses civil disobedience along with other forms of nonviolent direct action and voting to make our voices and values heard. This training will introduce you to the philosophy and practicalities of participating in nonviolent disruptive action for social change. Come dressed in comfortable clothing; there will be a lunch break and bathroom breaks.
   New York City, NY; NYC
Join the Club!
Go!
11:00 am
Free
Discussions, August 03, 2019, 08/03/2019, Learn Nonviolent Civil Disobedience

Workshop | Shape Up NYC Dance Fitness


Shape Up NYC‘s dance fitness classes are fun! Colorful outfits are encouraged! Every Saturday through September 28, 2019
   New York City, NY; NYC
Join the Club!
Go!
11:00 am
Free
Workshops, August 03, 2019, 08/03/2019, Shape Up NYC Dance Fitness

Tour | Governors Island Official Walking Tour


Look into the past of Governors Island and talk about its exciting transformation and future! In this one-hour walking tour, they will examine how historic preservation, innovative design and environmental stewardship make the Island what it is today - one of the most unique public spaces in New York City. Walking tours begin at the Governors Island Welcome Center at Soissons Landing and are hosted by the Friends of Governors Island. All tours are weather permitting. Tour times: 11:30am, 1:30pm and 3:30pm
   New York City, NY; NYC
Join the Club!
Go!
11:30 am
Free
Tours, August 03, 2019, 08/03/2019, Governors Island Official Walking Tour

City Walk | Greenwich Village Walking Tour


Steeped in artistic, political and progressively social history, Greenwich Village today remains a cultural melting pot. The ‘Village’ has been, and remains a bohemian capitol, a center of the modern LGBT movement and one of the birthplaces of the ‘Beat’ and 60’s counter culture movements. Alongside historic landmarks the tours visit the Villages’ modern day institutions, observing where the places todays Villagers’ work, live and play, and where they maintain the sense of the unique, bizarre and beautiful bohemia we call Greenwich Village. This event takes place every Saturday from June 1 to September 28.
   New York City, NY; NYC
Join the Club!
Go!
11:30 am
Free
City Walks, August 03, 2019, 08/03/2019, Greenwich Village Walking Tour

Performance | Equity Library Theater Summer Festival: Mini-Plays Part One


Come see 10 great mini-plays: Tina by FJ Hartland The Soldier Returns by Lionelle Hamanaka The Monsters Under My Bed by Todd Persaud Rosemary by Charles Lupia The Man Above by Jamie Horan Father Figure by Liz Amberly Attention Shoppers by Barbara Blumenthal Valentine Shrugged by Wayne Paul Mattingly HOA by Laura Huntt Foti Meaning by Tommy Nichols.
   New York City, NY; NYC
12:00 pm
Free
Performances, August 03, 2019, 08/03/2019, Equity Library Theater Summer Festival: Mini-Plays Part One

Talk | Modern Art Meetup


This meetup is designed to help anyone interested in learning more about modern and contemporary art. Themes can provide an effective structure for engaging with art. Meetup participants receive a pass to MoMA to continue the conversation in MoMA’s galleries.
   New York City, NY; NYC
Join the Club!
Go!
12:30 pm
Free
Talks, August 03, 2019, 08/03/2019, Modern Art Meetup

Film | The Amazing Spider-Man (2012): Fourth Of The Series


After Peter Parker is bitten by a genetically altered spider, he gains newfound, spider-like powers and ventures out to solve the mystery of his parent's mysterious death. 136 min. Director: Marc Webb. Starring Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Rhys Ifans. The Amazing Spider-Man was a box office success, grossing over $757 million worldwide, becoming the seventh highest-grossing film of 2012.
   New York City, NY; NYC
Join the Club!
Go!
1:00 pm
Free
Films, August 03, 2019, 08/03/2019, The Amazing Spider-Man (2012): Fourth Of The Series

Opera | Rossini's Rinaldo


New York Opera Forum performs the complete opera of Rinaldo by Gioachino Rossini. A live musical recital performed in concert with piano accompaniment. Gioachino Antonio Rossini (1792 - 1868) was an Italian composer who gained fame for his 39 operas, although he also wrote many songs, some chamber music and piano pieces, and some sacred music. He set new standards for both comic and serious opera before retiring from large-scale composition while still in his thirties, at the height of his popularity.
   New York City, NY; NYC
1:00 pm
Free
Concerts, August 03, 2019, 08/03/2019, Rossini's Rinaldo

Workshop | Warm from Within Deep Breathing Workshop


Come to enjoy deep breathing with Wim Hof/Tsa Lung- inspired techniques! This program is easy to join as the breathing is (as always) a continuous flow. -- Learn how to warm from within -- Experience the "energy body" within minutes with e.g tingling sensations -- Improve health, avoid sickness -- Gain mood boosts -- Learn about the science on breath, the latest studies on improving immune system, from depression/anxiety to happier states Every Saturday through August 31, 2019.
   New York City, NY; NYC
Join the Club!
Go!
1:00 pm
Free
Workshops, August 03, 2019, 08/03/2019, Warm from Within Deep Breathing Workshop

Film | Crooklyn (1994): Story Of A Brooklyn Family By Spike Lee


A semi-autobiographical portrait of a school teacher, her stubborn jazz musician husband and their five kids living in Brooklyn in 1973. 115 min. Director: Spike Lee.  Starring Alfre Woodard, Delroy Lindo, David Patrick Kelly. Similarly to School Daze, Do the Right Thing, and She's Gotta Have It, Spike Lee appears in Crooklyn. He plays a young glue huffer named Snuffy, who likes to bully the local children.
   New York City, NY; NYC
Join the Club!
Go!
2:00 pm
Free
Films, August 03, 2019, 08/03/2019, Crooklyn (1994): Story Of A Brooklyn Family By Spike Lee

Film | Roman Holiday (1953): Three Time Oscar Winning Romantic Comedy With Audrey Hepburn


A bored and sheltered princess escapes her guardians and falls in love with an American newsman in Rome. 118 min. Director: William Wyler. Starring Gregory Peck, Audrey Hepburn, Eddie Albert.  In 1999, Roman Holiday was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant". Hepburn won an Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance; the screenplay and costume design also won.
   New York City, NY; NYC
Join the Club!
Go!
2:00 pm
Free
Films, August 03, 2019, 08/03/2019, Roman Holiday (1953): Three Time Oscar Winning Romantic Comedy With Audrey Hepburn

Film | The Upside (2017): Comedy Drama With Bryan Cranston, Kevin Hart And Nicole Kidman


A comedic look at the relationship between a wealthy man with quadriplegia and an unemployed man with a criminal record who's hired to help him. 126 min. Director: Neil Burger. Starring  Kevin Hart, Bryan Cranston, Nicole Kidman.  The Upside is a remake of the French 2011 film The Intouchables, which was itself inspired by the life of Philippe Pozzo di Borgo.
   New York City, NY; NYC
Join the Club!
Go!
2:00 pm
Free
Films, August 03, 2019, 08/03/2019, The Upside (2017): Comedy Drama With&nbsp;Bryan Cranston,&nbsp;Kevin Hart And&nbsp;Nicole Kidman

Festival | Harlem Havana 2019 Music and Cultural Festival


Featuring: Oyu Ora Afro Cuban Dance Company Keith The Captain Gamble
   New York City, NY; NYC
Join the Club!
Go!
2:00 pm
Free
Festivals, August 03, 2019, 08/03/2019, Harlem Havana 2019 Music and Cultural Festival

Open Mike | Poetry reading


Poets reading their favorite poems.
   New York City, NY; NYC
Join the Club!
Go!
2:00 pm
Free
Open Mikes, August 03, 2019, 08/03/2019, Poetry reading

Concert | Singer-songwriter Performs


A musical presentation by singer-songwriter Benita Charles. Benita will perform her some of her original songs, as well as share singing tips.  She will also talk about her own journey to becoming a songwriter/producer. 
   New York City, NY; NYC
Join the Club!
Go!
2:00 pm
Free
Concerts, August 03, 2019, 08/03/2019, Singer-songwriter Performs

Dance Performance | Ephemera: An Afrofuturist Site-Specific Dance/Media Work


Renegade Performance Group‘s artistic director André M. Zachery will debut Ephemera, a multimedia project expounding on the body as a living-archive using choreography, sound-design, and technology to activate the current exhibition, Chronos Cosmos: Deep Time, Open Space. The Black Speculative Arts Movement will also join for outreach and engagement between performances. Ephemera is a piece about stargazing both as a futuring action and historically rooted in the African American folklore surrounding “the North Star” that developed on the Underground Railroad. ‘Ephemera’ considers how this celestial wayfinding knowledge – navigating by observing the stars and other night sky patterns – passed from generation to generati
   New York City, NY; NYC
3:00 pm
Free
Dance Performances, August 03, 2019, 08/03/2019, Ephemera: An Afrofuturist Site-Specific Dance/Media Work

Concert | Cello Performance


Be soothed by the sounds of music! Cellist Tomas Ulrich as he plays selections from various composers. Tomas Ulrich has performed and recorded with such diverse artists as Anthony Davis, Joe Lovano, McCoy Tyner, Alice Coltrane, Anthony Braxton, Aretha Franklin, Derek Bailey, Ravi Coltrane, James Moody,Taylor Ho Bynum, Gerry Hemingway, Dom Minasi, Jason Kao Hwang, Dominic Duval, Ayman Fanous, Ben Allison, Ted Nash, Dave Douglas, Kevin James, Karl Berger, Hans Tammen, Coheed and Cambria, Natalie Merchant and Ivo Perelman.
   New York City, NY; NYC
Join the Club!
Go!
3:00 pm
Free
Concerts, August 03, 2019, 08/03/2019, Cello Performance

Concert | Sweet Spot Festival


A family-friendly gathering of community, culture, and music lovers of all ages! Enjoy Reggae, Soulful House, Disco, and Afro-Beat spun by a rotating collection of North America’s most-renowned sound sunset and into the night.
   New York City, NY; NYC
Join the Club!
Go!
3:00 pm
Free
Concerts, August 03, 2019, 08/03/2019, Sweet Spot Festival

Concert | The Gauntlet: Choral and Movement Piece


The immersive, site-specific choral and movement piece The Gauntlet is created by composer Sxip Shirey and choreographer Coco Karol. Hundreds of singers will bathe thousands of people in waves of harmony, poetry and gesture. An intimate, personal experience in the heart Manhattan, you will be led through musical corridors of sonic architecture formed by the human voice. This iteration of The Gauntlet is inspired by the theme of transformation, with text formed from ‘movement interviews’ with changemakers, cultural figures, and artists. As you make your way through the plazas, you will be immersed with stories of transformation presented in the collective choral work.
   New York City, NY; NYC
Join the Club!
Go!
4:00 pm
Free
Concerts, August 03, 2019, 08/03/2019, The Gauntlet: Choral and Movement Piece

Classical Music | Concert At The Coolest Classical Music Concerts Location In NYC


Classical music on a boat with an intimate and romantic setting and beautiful view of New York City. Followed by a Q & A session with the musicians. Program and musicians TBA. Doors open at 3:45 pm.
   New York City, NY; NYC
Join the Club!
Go!
4:00 pm
Free
Concerts, August 03, 2019, 08/03/2019, Concert At The Coolest Classical Music Concerts Location In NYC

City Walk | New Amsterdam and the Evolution of New York


Before there was New York, there was a sleepy outpost of the Dutch West India Company called Nieuw Amsterdam. The entirety of the colony that was New Amsterdam--which eventually evolved into one of the world's greatest cities--could be found south of Wall Street. Participants will walk through what is now known as the Financial District, discuss the Dutch origins in New Amsterdam, their relationship with the indigenous Lenape tribe, the transition from Dutch trading outpost to English colony to the (temporary) capital of a new independent nation, and much more.
   New York City, NY; NYC
Join the Club!
Go!
4:00 pm
Free
City Walks, August 03, 2019, 08/03/2019, New Amsterdam and the Evolution of New York

Museums | Museum Programs of Art, Performance, and Participation for All


At this monthly event, thousands of visitors enjoy free programs of art and entertainment, including dynamic performances and participatory experiences.
   New York City, NY; NYC
Join the Club!
Go!
5:00 pm
Free
Museumss, August 03, 2019, 08/03/2019, Museum Programs of Art, Performance, and Participation for All

Dance Performance | Ephemera: An Afrofuturist Site-Specific Dance/Media Work


Renegade Performance Group‘s artistic director André M. Zachery will debut Ephemera, a multimedia project expounding on the body as a living-archive using choreography, sound-design, and technology to activate the current exhibition, Chronos Cosmos: Deep Time, Open Space. The Black Speculative Arts Movement will also join for outreach and engagement between performances. Ephemera is a piece about stargazing both as a futuring action and historically rooted in the African American folklore surrounding “the North Star” that developed on the Underground Railroad. ‘Ephemera’ considers how this celestial wayfinding knowledge – navigating by observing the stars and other night sky patterns – passed from generation to generati
   New York City, NY; NYC
Join the Club!
Go!
6:00 pm
Free
Dance Performances, August 03, 2019, 08/03/2019, Ephemera: An Afrofuturist Site-Specific Dance/Media Work

Concert | Taiwanese Waves: A Showcase of Musical Talent


For its fourth consecutive year, promoter Mia Min Yen's Taiwanese Waves showcase collects some of Taiwan's most inspiring talents. This year's edition features an all-woman lineup from the island's Mandarin music scene: The delicate ballads of the singer, radio DJ, and actress Wan Fang (??), best known for singing the original theme for the 1993 romance film C'est la vie, mon cheri; The veteran guitar-less piano-rock band Tizzy Bac; The Paiwan singer A Bao (??), and the Taipei-raised, New York-based emerging artist that has been on everyone's radar 9m88.
   New York City, NY; NYC
6:00 pm
Free
Concerts, August 03, 2019, 08/03/2019, Taiwanese Waves: A Showcase of Musical Talent

Play | The Merry Wives of Windsor: Shakespeare in the Borscht Belt


Mistress Page and Mistress Ford conspire to humiliate Shakespeare's much loved character, Sir John Falstaff, set against the backdrop of a 1960s resort hotel in the "Borscht Belt." Presented by Hudson Warehouse. Thursdays through Sundays, August 1-25, 2019
   New York City, NY; NYC
Join the Club!
Go!
6:30 pm
Pay what you...
Plays, August 03, 2019, 08/03/2019, The Merry Wives of Windsor: Shakespeare in the Borscht Belt

Festival | Arte Pa' Mi Gente / Arts For All Festival


This outdoor festival will celebrate the rich cultural history of Puerto Rican Plena, a form of traditional folk music and dance native to Puerto Rico. This year's festivities will include live music, theater, film, food, artisanal vendors and more. The festival showcases Puerto Rican culture and the intersections of Latin American identity through various artistic mediums.
   New York City, NY; NYC
Join the Club!
Go!
6:30 pm
Free
Festivals, August 03, 2019, 08/03/2019, Arte Pa' Mi Gente / Arts For All Festival

Concert | The Gauntlet: Choral and Movement Piece


The immersive, site-specific choral and movement piece The Gauntlet is created by composer Sxip Shirey and choreographer Coco Karol. Hundreds of singers will bathe thousands of people in waves of harmony, poetry and gesture. An intimate, personal experience in the heart Manhattan, you will be led through musical corridors of sonic architecture formed by the human voice. This iteration of The Gauntlet is inspired by the theme of transformation, with text formed from ‘movement interviews’ with changemakers, cultural figures, and artists. As you make your way through the plazas, you will be immersed with stories of transformation presented in the collective choral work.
   New York City, NY; NYC
Join the Club!
Go!
7:00 pm
Free
Concerts, August 03, 2019, 08/03/2019, The Gauntlet: Choral and Movement Piece

Concert | A Signature Blend of Soul and Reggae


Leon & The Peoples have developed their signature blend of soul and reggae while performing nationwide and building a loyal fan base for the last 10 years. Led by multi-talented actor, singer-songwriter, Leon passionately leads the band with his smooth, sultry vocals and heart felt lyrics, while The Peoples features top-notch musical talent from across the globe. The unique creation results in high energy live performances and a commitment to bringing their Reggae-Soul music to a world wide audience.
   New York City, NY; NYC
Join the Club!
Go!
7:00 pm
Free
Concerts, August 03, 2019, 08/03/2019, A Signature Blend of Soul and Reggae

Screening | Lou Reed Tai Chi Day Screening: Oscar Nominated Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)


The plot of Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, Ang Lee’s martial arts extravaganza set in in 18th century Qing Dynasty China, swirls around the theft of a mythical blade called Green Destiny. The film is among the most visually exhilarating adventure-dramas ever made. It won over 40 awards, and was nominated for ten Academy Awards, including Best Picture, winning for Best Foreign Language Film (Taiwan), Best Art Direction, Best Original Score (by Tan Dun) and Best Cinematography. Before the film, as part of the first annual Lou Reed Tai Chi, his teacher Master Ren Guang Yi and Tai Chi practitioners will demonstrate Chen style forms accompanied by Lou Reed DRONES, an immersive sonic work featuring Reed's guitar feedback and special guests Laurie Anderson, John Zorn, Sarth Calhoun, Stewart Hurwood, and others. Doors open at 6 PM.
   New York City, NY; NYC
Join the Club!
Go!
7:00 pm
Free
Screenings, August 03, 2019, 08/03/2019, Lou Reed Tai Chi Day Screening: Oscar Nominated Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)

Comedy Club | An Evening of Stand-Up Comedy


Comedy comes to the Bandshell, headlined with the “charismatic crankiness” of Roy Wood Jr. (Entertainment Weekly). The Daily Show correspondent and host of Comedy Central’s storytelling series This is Not Happening will be joined by comedy’s brightest for this evening of stand up under the stars.
   New York City, NY; NYC
Join the Club!
Go!
7:30 pm
Free
Comedy Clubs, August 03, 2019, 08/03/2019, An Evening of Stand-Up Comedy

Dance Performance | Unique Dance Ensmble Drawn from NYC Public High Schools


Young Dancemakers Company, a unique dance ensemble of students drawn from NYC’s public high schools working under the guidance of acclaimed professionals, is proud to present its 24th annual touring season, which will be performed at various locations across four NYC boroughs, for audiences up to 2000. The series, in which young artists develop their own original choreography and present it in free public showings, will feature works developed under the tutelage of Alice Teirstein, Jessica Gaynor and William Catanzaro, as well as 2019 guest artist Dance Heginbotham, in workshops with members of the acclaimed Bridgman|Packer Dance, the Bessie-nominated choreographer and YDC alum Jonathan González, and musical theater guest teacher Peter Yuen.
   New York City, NY; NYC
Join the Club!
Go!
7:30 pm
Free
Dance Performances, August 03, 2019, 08/03/2019, Unique Dance Ensmble Drawn from NYC Public High Schools

Play | Coriolanus: Shakespeare's Blistering Drama


The Bard’s blistering drama about a general voted into power by a populace hungry for change, and the unraveling that follows. Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan (Proof, Shakespeare In The Park’s Troilus and Cressida) directs a modern-day version of this riveting epic of democracy and demagoguery.
   New York City, NY; NYC
Join the Club!
Go!
8:00 pm
Free
Plays, August 03, 2019, 08/03/2019, Coriolanus: Shakespeare's Blistering Drama

Movie in a Park | Crazy Rich Asians (2018): Meeting the Boyfriend's Family (Outdoors)


This contemporary romantic comedy, based on a global bestseller, follows native New Yorker Rachel Chu to Singapore to meet her boyfriend's family. Director: Jon M. Chu Stars: Constance Wu, Henry Golding, Michelle Yeoh 120 min. Grab a blanket or towel and come enjoy a movie in the park. Glass bottles and alcoholic beverages are strictly prohibited. You should arrive before 7:30 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on.
   New York City, NY; NYC
Join the Club!
Go!
8:00 pm
Free
Movie in a Parks, August 03, 2019, 08/03/2019, Crazy Rich Asians (2018): Meeting the Boyfriend's Family (Outdoors)

Workshop | Stargaze Saturdays


The Amateur Astronomers Association and stargazing return! A summer evening in Manhattan is made complete with a great skyline and the stars, planets, and moon in full view. Manhattan provides a great backdrop as we peer heavenward to see celestial wonders.
   New York City, NY; NYC
Join the Club!
Go!
8:00 pm
Free
Workshops, August 03, 2019, 08/03/2019, Stargaze Saturdays
Complimentary Tickets

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

Discussion | Golden Globe and Tony Nominated Actors and Others in Converstaion

Regular Price: $by invitation only
CFT Member Price: $0.00

Classical Music | Christmas Concert with Chorus and Orchestra

Regular Price: $50
CFT Member Price: $0.00
Join the Club!

Go!