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Are you looking for free things to do in New York City (NYC) on February 4, 2023?

23 free events take place on Saturday, February 4 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 February 4 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 February . 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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23 free things to do in New York City (NYC) on Saturday, February 4, 2023

All events are free unless otherwise noted.

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free events nyc Winter Jam NYC
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free events nyc Life Sucks: A Reworking of Chekhov's Uncle Vanya
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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
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10:00 am
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Birdwatching | Introduction to Birdwatching Walk


Whether you’re just starting out or have already joined the birding ranks, this introductory walk is for you. A member of the Brooklyn Bird Club and the Park Alliance lead an introductory walk to learn the basics of birding and search for the dozens of species that visit the Park through all seasons. All levels are welcome. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Please bring binoculars if you have them.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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10:00 am
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Hike | Park Super Hike


Experience the wonders of America’s preeminent city park, rich in both history and mystery. Not just any hike, the Rangers will be leading a super hike, from the sculpted southern end to wooded northern end of the park, talking about nature, history, and all other things Park along the way.
   New York City, NY; NYC
11:00 am
Free

Symposium | Real People, Real Lives, Real Theater: 30 Years of Interdisciplinary Art


This conversation will feature Kyle Bass (resident playwright a Syracuse Stage and Assistant Professor, Department of Theater at Colgate University), Billye J. Jones (therapist, educator, trainer, and nonprofit leader), Zeyba Rahman (Director, Building Bridges Program at the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art), Kirya Traber (Writer, performer, and cultural worker, MFA in Drama from the School of Drama), and moderator Sara Zatz (Associate Director of Ping Chong and Company, lead artistic collaborator on Undesirable Elements series). 
   New York City, NY; NYC
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11:00 am
Free

Festival | Winter Jam NYC


Past activities included: Sledding Curling Ice Bowling Snowplay Dodgeball Flag Football Puppet Making Activities with the New York Public Library Bobsled Photo Op Snowcat Photo Op Waiting lines for the activities are subject to close early. Waivers required.
   New York City, NY; NYC
11:00 am
Free

Book Discussion | D'Erlon's Attack at Waterloo: Napoleon and the Army of the North (online)


Andrew Field, author and independent military historian, discusses his book about the commander of the Napoleon's Army of the North at Waterloo.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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1:00 pm
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Gallery Talk | DomesticanX: Exhibition Walkthrough


A gallery tour to explore and discuss the on-view exhibition that explores the concept of “domesticana,” first theorized by artist, scholar, and critic Amalia Mesa-Bains in the 1990.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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1:00 pm
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Discussion | Fresh Focus on Native American Photography (online)


Examine the work of photographers who are lending their voices to defining what it means to be Indigenous today. Photojournalists Donovan Quintero (Navajo), Tailyr Irvine (Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes), and Russel Albert Daniels (Diné descent and Ho-Chunk descent)—whose works are featured in the museum’s Developing Stories: Native Photographers in the Field exhibition—discuss their personal journeys.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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1:00 pm
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Film | Creed (2015) with Michael B. Jordan


The former World Heavyweight Champion Rocky Balboa serves as a trainer and mentor to Adonis Johnson, the son of his late friend and former rival Apollo Creed. Directed by Ryan Coogler. With Sylvester Stallone, Tessa Thompson, Phylicia Rashad, Anthony Bellew. 133 Min. Michael Bakari Jordan is an American actor known for his film roles as shooting victim Oscar Grant in the drama Fruitvale Station (2013), boxer Adonis Creed in Creed (2015), and Erik Killmonger in Black Panther (2018), all of which were written and directed by Ryan Coogler. Jordan has reprised his role of Creed in Creed II (2018). Also in 2018, Jordan received a nomination for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Television Movie, as a producer on the television film Fahrenheit 451. In 2020, Jordan was named one of the 100 most influential people in the world by Time magazine, as well as People's Sexiest Man Alive. In the same year, The New York Times ranked him 15th on its list of the 25 greatest actors of the 21st century.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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2:00 pm
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Film | The Woman King (2022): historical epic


In the 1800s, a group of all-female warriors protects the African kingdom of Dahomey with skills and fierceness unlike anything the world has ever seen. Faced with a new threat, Gen. Nanisca trains the next generation of recruits to fight against a foreign enemy that's determined to destroy their way of life. Director: Gina Prince-Bythewood. With Viola Davis, Thuso Mbedu, Lashana Lynch, Sheila Atim, Hero Fiennes Tiffin, John Boyega. 135 minutes.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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2:00 pm
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Film | CANCELLED Lady of the Night (1925): Silent Romantic Drama


A world-weary prostitute yearns after respectability and the love of an inventor. Dir: Monta Bell With Norma Shearer, Malcolm McGregor, George K. Arthur, and Dale Fuller 75 Min. Not Rated.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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2:00 pm
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Classical Music | Chamber Music by Debussy and Schubert in Beautiful Mansion


Enjoy an afternoon of chamber music performed by members of Steinhardt's Instrumental Performance program. Program: Claude Debussy (1862-1918) Sonata for Flute, Viola, and Harp Performed by The Debussy Trio: Olivia Putenney, viola; Tiffany Wu, harp; Annie Jung, flute. Frank Schubert (1797-1828) String Quartet No. 14 in D minor Performed by The String Quartet: Daniel Apolonio, violin; Lara Narkiewicz, violin; Maxim Estevez-Curtis, viola; Thea Mesirow, cello. Proof of vaccination required for entry.
   New York City, NY; NYC
2:00 pm
Free

Gallery Talk | Juan Francisco Elso: Por América: Exhibition Walkthrough


A gallery tour to explore and discuss the on-view exhibition that examines the brief yet significant career of the late Cuban artist Juan Francisco Elso (1956-1988).
   New York City, NY; NYC
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2:30 pm
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Discussion | The Power of Naming Yourself in Public: Cast Members Reflect


Speakers: -- Amir Khafagy (cast member of Beyond Sacred: Voices of Muslim Identity, journalist) -- Zazel Chavah O’Garra (cast member of Inside/Out: Voices from the Disability Community, founder and Artistic Director of ZCO/DANCEPROJECT) -- Leyla Modirzadeh (moderator, cast member and creator of multiple UE productions, actor, and current Assistant Professor in the Department of Theatre Arts SUNY New Paltz) -- Vaimoana Niumeitolu (cast member and creator of multiple UE productions, actor, poet and visual artist) -- Kilhah St. Fort (cast member Generation Rise, poet, Lehman College student)
   New York City, NY; NYC
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2:30 pm
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Birdwatching | Twilight Winter Bird Stroll


Meet the win­ter birds. Near­ly 240 bird species have been spot­ted on the island, which pro­vides excel­lent habi­tat all year round. Whether you’re an expert bird­er or a begin­ner, these month­ly tours will help you dis­cov­er all of the bird life the island has to offer this win­ter.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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3:00 pm
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Open Studios | Open Studios


Celebrate the completion of Dawn Frasch's six-week residency. Enjoy refreshments and discuss the work.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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4:00 pm
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Classical Music | Serene organ meditations in an intimate venue


Enjoy a program of hymns, anthems, and voluntaries for the organ.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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4:00 pm
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Discussion | Testimony, Dialogue, Community: Documentary Theater, Raising Up Voices


This conversation will feature Raquel Almazan (interdisciplinary performer, writer, director and educator), Aizzah Fatima (actress and writer, creator of Dirty Paki Lingerie (one-woman show) and Americanish (film), with Cecilia Rubino (moderator). Cecilia Rubino is the Director of the Lang College Theater Program. She recently wrote and directed the documentary play Gage County NE with community members in Beatrice, Nebraska which is featured in each episode of HBO’s Mind Over Murder true-crime series directed by Nanfu Wang. The series has been nominated for multiple 2023 awards including an Independent Spirit award, a Gotham award for ‘Breakthrough Non-Fiction Series’ and a Cinema Eye Honors. Rubino has also created theater pieces which have performed at Lincoln Center’s Walter Reade Theater, The New Victory @ 42nd Street, Jefferson Market Playhouse, and the New York and Edinburgh Fringe Festivals. She directed the documentary film, Remembering Shakespeare, which explores new ways of thinking about memory and Shakespeare’s words in our digital age where memory itself is at risk and the short film Menstrual Rosary with a score by Stefania de Kenessey which in 2022 won citations and awards at an array of film festivals worldwide.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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4:00 pm
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Festival | First Saturdays: Free Programs of Art and Entertainment


At the monthly First Saturdays, thousands of visitors enjoy free programs of art and entertainment, including dynamic performances and participatory experiences.
   New York City, NY; NYC
5:00 pm
Free

Hike | Sunset Sensory Perception Hike


Urban Park Rangers lead a sunset hike in Crotona Park to explore how changes in light impact our senses and by extension our perception of the surrounding environment. The hike will be interspersed with stories about how humans across time, discipline, and cultures have come to understand the darkness .
   New York City, NY; NYC
5:00 pm
Free

Opening Reception | John Alexander Parks: Oceans and Seas


John Alexander Parks presents a set of new paintings that explore and revel in the time-honored challenge of representing the ocean.  Riffing on historic renderings of naval battles, wrecks and catastrophic storms, Parks embraces the inherent artificiality of the genre, remaking the ocean in paint with extraordinary conviction.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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6:00 pm
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Book Discussion | Emmy and Golden Globe Award-Winning Actor Leads Conversation 


Actor Alan Cumming welcomes author Danny Ramadan to discuss his newest novel, The Foghorn Echoes, the deeply moving story of forbidden love between two young men in war-torn Syria at the turn of the new millenium. 
   New York City, NY; NYC
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7:00 pm
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Play | Life Sucks: A Reworking of Chekhov's Uncle Vanya


The play by Aaron Posner, an American playwright and theater director. Posner was co-founder of the Arden Theatre Company in Philadelphia and was the artistic director of Two River Theatre from 2006 to 2010. He has directed over 100 productions at major regional theater companies across the country. He has won many awards including six Helen Hayes Awards, two Barrymore Awards, the Outer Critics Circle Award, the John Gassner Prize, a Joseph Jefferson Award ,a Bay Area Theatre Award, an Eliot Norton Award, and many more.
   New York City, NY; NYC
7:00 pm
Free
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Classical Music | Choral Pieces at a Landmark Venue

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