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Are you looking for free things to do in New York City (NYC) on August 8, 2020?

4 free events take place on Saturday, August 8 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 8 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.
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Free events, free things to do in New York City (NYC)
Saturday, August 8, 2020

All events, things to do on Saturday, August 8, 2020 are free unless otherwise noted.

Park Walk | Foraging Tour (in-person): elderberries, peaches, gourmet mushrooms, cherries


Thanks to its varied habitats and combination of native and introduced species, this world-famous park overflows with wild food in mid-summer. You will find sweet, juicy European cut-leaf blackberries, black cherries, cornelian cherries, elderberries, gourmet wild mushrooms. Wild greens also thrive in meadows and along trail edges; you will hunt for purslane, lamb's-quarters (a wild spinach), wood sorrel, sheep sorrel, poor man's pepper, lady's thumb, and many more. The tour will last for about 4 hours. Please wear a mask and observe social distancing.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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11:15 am
$20 suggested donation,...
Park Walks, August 08, 2020, 08/08/2020, Foraging Tour (in-person): elderberries, peaches, gourmet mushrooms, cherries

Musical | LIBERTY Or JUST US, A City Parks Story


LIBERTY Or JUST US, A City Parks Story is an oratorio that honors NYC parks for being sites of activism for many 20th and 21st century progressive causes, from the Triangle Shirtwaist protests to Occupy Wall Street. It revisits these movements through the eyes of a contemporary Parks Manager in songs featuring him and the multi-ethnic, multi-abled ensemble. The piece celebrates the idea that the USA can be a country of all its people, that moral aspiration can be reinvented to harness energy to overcome our problems, and that our vision can focus on dignity rather than power, equality rather than wealth and solidarity rather than competition. Written and Directed by Crystal Field, Composed by Joseph Vernon Banks.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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2:00 pm
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Musicals, August 08, 2020, 08/08/2020, LIBERTY Or JUST US, A City Parks Story

Opera | Met Opera: Handel’s Agrippina


Handel’s breakout opera masterpiece, Agrippina offers a wryly satirical look at the political maneuverings and personal entanglements of the Roman emperor Claudius, his cadre of advisers and hangers-on, and his cunning wife, Agrippina. Mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato delivers a knockout performance of the title role, a woman who will stop at nothing to get her depraved son, Nero (sung by mezzo-soprano Kate Lindsey), on the throne. Harry Bicket conducts.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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7:30 pm
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Concerts, August 08, 2020, 08/08/2020, Met Opera:&nbsp;Handel&rsquo;s Agrippina

Concert | Interactive Musical Show and Comedy


Shake Rattle & Roll Dueling Pianos – Livestream! Songs at audience requests (everything from Billy Joel to Bon Jovi, Britney Spears to Bruno Mars!), comedy, interaction and play-at-home elements! The show takes place every Sat at 8 pm.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Concerts, August 08, 2020, 08/08/2020, Interactive Musical Show and Comedy
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