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Are you looking for free things to do in New York City (NYC) on August 26, 2020?

5 free events take place on Wednesday, August 26 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 26 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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5 free things to do in New York City (NYC) on Wednesday, August 26, 2020

All events are free unless otherwise noted.

Workshop | Learn Juggling in a Park (in-person)

Join in for a quick lesson, stay for the whole time, or just enjoy watching the jugglers put their skills to the test. They're a friendly group and open to drop-ins. All skill levels welcome. Equipment is provided and regularly sanitized. Participants are encouraged to: Wear face coverings at all times Maintain at least six feet of distance between fellow participants at all times Use the park's hand-washing stations to wash hands before and after juggling Refrain from juggling back-and-forth with others
   New York City, NY; NYC
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12:00 pm
Workshops, August 26, 2020, 08/26/2020, Learn Juggling in a Park (in-person)

Staged Reading | Shakespeare's Troilus and Cressida

British actor and director Robert Myles presents a weekly online reading group performing live Shakespeare's plays in the order they were written.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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2:00 pm
Staged Readings, August 26, 2020, 08/26/2020, Shakespeare's Troilus and Cressida

Workshop | Kayaking (in-person)

Paddle on a sit-on-top kayak in the East River! All levels are welcome. Must wear a face covering at all times. Must sign a waiver before participating. Check-in 10 min before your slot. Children and teens under 18 must have an adult guardian present.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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4:00 pm
Workshops, August 26, 2020, 08/26/2020, Kayaking (in-person)

Opera | Met Opera: Verdi’s Luisa Miller

Soprano Sonya Yoncheva takes on the riveting title role, capping off a season in which she starred in three cinema transmissions. As her father, Miller, the legendary Plácido Domingo adds another baritone role to his extensive repertoire. Tenor Piotr Beczała as Rodolfo, Alexander Vinogradov as Count Walter, and Dmitry Belosselskiy as Wurm round out the illustrious cast, and Bertrand de Billy conducts.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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7:30 pm
Concerts, August 26, 2020, 08/26/2020, Met Opera: Verdi&rsquo;s Luisa Miller

Play | Feast: "a powerful piece", "lush dialogue"

You are cordially invited to break bread, virtually, with one of the seminal monsters of literature: Grendel's Mother, from the Anglo-Saxon epic, Beowulf. Share in her hard won victories and shattering griefs. Turn your collective gaze upon the wreckage of the 21st century, and find what it takes to maybe build a better world. 10 words: Make a monstrously maternal meal of mythology and modernity. Written by Megan Gogert. Rated: PG-13
   New York City, NY; NYC
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8:00 pm
$6 in advance...
Plays, August 26, 2020, 08/26/2020, Feast: "a powerful piece", "lush dialogue"
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Play | A "Spellbinding" Play

Regular Price: $79
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