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Are you looking for free things to do in New York City (NYC) on September 1, 2019?

17 free events take place on Sunday, September 1 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 September 1 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 September . 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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Sun, September 1, 2019
17 Free events, free things to do in New York (NYC)

All events, things to do on Sunday, September 1, 2019 are free unless otherwise noted.

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Tour | River Nature Walk


Learn about the park’s wildlife by joining knowledgeable naturalists on guided nature walks along the park’s esplanade. Don’t forget to take photos! Sundays, June 2-September 22, 2019
   New York City, NY; NYC
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9:00 am
Free
Tours, September 01, 2019, 09/01/2019, River Nature Walk

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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Tours, September 01, 2019, 09/01/2019, 13 Tours, All City Neighborhoods, Any Time Of The Day, Choose One Tour Or Many

Fair | Street Fair


Free fun for the whole family, including arts, crafts, antiques, plants, entertainment, games, and more.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Fairs, September 01, 2019, 09/01/2019, Street Fair

Fair | Street Fair


Free fun for the whole family, including arts, crafts, antiques, plants, entertainment, games, and more.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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10:00 am
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Fairs, September 01, 2019, 09/01/2019, Street Fair

Workshop | Yoga Sundays


Please be sure to bring your own yoga mat. With Active Spaces and volunteer Katy Nelson. Sundays, August 4-September 29, 2019
   New York City, NY; NYC
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10:30 am
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Workshops, September 01, 2019, 09/01/2019, Yoga Sundays

Other | 27th Annual Great North River Tugboat Race


See start of the annual Working Harbor Committee Tugboat Race! Watch the Parade of Tugs from Pier I and listen to radio broadcasts from those on board as the race begins.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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11:00 am
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Others, September 01, 2019, 09/01/2019, 27th Annual Great North River Tugboat Race

Workshop | New York Outrigger Sessions


Hit the water and the turf this summer at our outdoor fitness series, with new workouts added at more locations along the park’s four-mile footprint. Get on the water in HRPK at select outrigger paddle sessions!
   New York City, NY; NYC
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11:15 am
Free
Workshops, September 01, 2019, 09/01/2019, New York Outrigger Sessions

Workshop | Tejal Yoga


Tejal Yoga is back, overlooking the Fountain, the blooming Bosque, and majestic Lady Liberty for open-level yoga practice. Bring your own mat. No additional music other than sounds of the park and nature. No props or towels provided. Sundays, June 2-September 29, 2019
   New York City, NY; NYC
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11:30 am
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Workshops, September 01, 2019, 09/01/2019, Tejal Yoga

Tour | Alexander Hamilton U.S. Customs House Tour


Highlights include a discussion of the history of the site, information about architect Cass Gilbert and viewings of the Collectors Office with its Tiffany woodwork, Reginald Marsh murals and the 140-ton rotunda dome, designed and built by Rafael Gustavino.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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12:00 pm
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Tours, September 01, 2019, 09/01/2019, Alexander Hamilton U.S. Customs House Tour

Workshop | Community Rowing


Village Community Boathouse provides free, no experience necessary Community Rowing on the Hudson River. After a brief orientation, participants will be split into crews with an experienced coxswain to steer the boat and a mixture of experienced and new rowers. The boats, Whitehall Gigs, are stable, traditional working boats for four rowers and a coxswain. Please note: Rows will last between one and three hours, dependent on weather, tides, and destination. Participants are expected to help launch, retrieve, and clean the boats each session. Community rowing is open to all, although some physical agility is required. The focus of the program is teamwork and recreation in a safe and respectful environment. Each participant must sign a waiver. Life jackets are provided. Expect to be out in the hot sun for several hours - bring water and sunscreen! Sundays, May 26-October 27, 2019
   New York City, NY; NYC
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12:00 pm
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Workshops, September 01, 2019, 09/01/2019, Community Rowing

Festival | NYC Unicycle Festival


This festival has something for everyone, from long-time unicycle enthusiasts to first-time thrill-seekers, from extreme sports adventurers to circus fans, from avid bicyclists to families looking for the best way to spend a summer's day in the Big Apple. Activities include races, competitions, exhibitions, and a variety of unicycle sports including basketball, hockey and sumo. For fans of extreme riding, the Hell on Wheel trials course challenges riders throughout the day. World-famous riders display their skills, and members of the public have the opportunity to try one-wheel riding in the Learn-to-ride area. DJ Sky King, famous for DJing New York's disco roller skaters, lays down the uni groove. All ages and abilities are welcome.
   New York City, NY; NYC
12:00 pm
Free
Festivals, September 01, 2019, 09/01/2019, NYC Unicycle Festival

Fair | Outdoor Art Exhibit


Enjoy looking at (and maybe buying some) oil paintings, pastels, watercolors, mixed media, graphics, photography, sculpture, and crafts including fabric, jewelry, glass, wood, and ceramics. August 31-September 2 and September 7-8, 2019
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Fairs, September 01, 2019, 09/01/2019, Outdoor Art Exhibit

Tour | Garden Tour


Bring your binoculars and take a walking tour of the Heather Garden with expert naturalist Ken Chaya and learn about the dozens of plants currently in bloom. Learn about the garden’s history, the park's diverse bird population, and the importance of native plant species within the parkark on this tour.      
   New York City, NY; NYC
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1:00 pm
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Tours, September 01, 2019, 09/01/2019, Garden Tour

Concert | Harlem Meer Performance Festival: New York's Finest Salsa Improvisors


Directed by Johnny Rodriguez (who spent more than 40 years with the Tito Puente Orchestra), the 'Dream Team' is a group of New York's finest--the special kind of musician who can create and improvise on the spot. They specialize in New York and Cuban-style salsa music. The Harlem Meer Performance Festival brings the best local talent to the park! Enjoy a variety of performances featuring multicultural music and dance, family-friendly entertainment, and more while admiring the lakeside views. All ages are welcome.
   New York City, NY; NYC
2:00 pm
Free
Concerts, September 01, 2019, 09/01/2019, Harlem Meer Performance Festival: New York's Finest Salsa Improvisors

Play | Lady Capulet: A Prequel to Romeo and Juliet


What caused the feud between the Montagues and the Capulets?  This prequel to Romeo and Juliet follows the journey of Rose from country girl to Lady of Verona and explores the betrayal, revenge, and manipulations that set the Houses of Capulet and Montague against one other in a time when family, money, social strata, and gender determine everything. Presented by Barefoot Shakespeare Company. Written by Melissa Bell Featuring: Jianzi Colón-Soto, Preston Fox, Andrew Dunn, Marlena Holman, Jefferson Reardon, Emily Duncan, Hunter Fink, Violet Wang, and Laura Zawarski Original Music: Lord Russell Graham of Air Supply
   New York City, NY; NYC
4:00 pm
Free
Plays, September 01, 2019, 09/01/2019, Lady Capulet: A Prequel to Romeo and Juliet

Play | Othello: Shakespeare's Devastating Tragedy


The classic tale of betrayal, race, friendship, and loss is reinterpreted through a contemporary lens in this fresh exploration of Shakespeare's devastating tragedy. Produced by The Drilling Company.
   New York City, NY; NYC
7:00 pm
Free
Plays, September 01, 2019, 09/01/2019, Othello: Shakespeare's Devastating Tragedy

Screening | The Met Presents: Verdi's Luisa Miller


Sonya Yoncheva is the title character and Piotr Beczala is her lover, Rodolfo. Placido Domingo added a new role to his Met repertory as Miller alongside Olesya Petrova as the widowed duchess Federica. Alexander Vinogradov is the lord Walter, and Dmitry Belosselskiy sings the role of Wurm. Bertrand de Billy conducts. *Met's Summer HD Festival features ten thrilling performances from the Met's Live in HD series of cinema transmissions.
   New York City, NY; NYC
8:00 pm
Free
Screenings, September 01, 2019, 09/01/2019, The Met Presents: Verdi's Luisa Miller
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