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Are you looking for free things to do in New York City (NYC) on September 20, 2019?

27 free events take place on Friday, September 20 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 20 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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Fri, September 20, 2019
27 Free events, free things to do in New York (NYC)

All events, things to do on Friday, September 20, 2019 are free unless otherwise noted.

Workshop | Tai Chi Outdoors


Improve balance, strength and focus through gentle exercises. The sights and sounds of the river provide a serene background for the ancient flowing postures. Tai Chi results in strength and focus of body and mind. An ideal choice for participants of all ages. Instructor: Alex Hing
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Workshops, September 20, 2019, 09/20/2019, Tai Chi Outdoors

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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Tours, September 20, 2019, 09/20/2019, 13 Tours, All City Neighborhoods, Any Time Of The Day, Choose One Tour Or Many

Discussion | Understanding Investment Products


Suzanne McGovern provides an overview of investment products, including stocks, bonds, mutual funds and ETFs, the risks of investing and risk mitigation, the fees of investing, and an update on crypto-assets and initial coin offerings. Learn about the red flags of investment fraud, recent scams, how to check out your investment professional and questions to ask before investing. Suzanne McGovern is a Senior Advisor to the Director of the Office of Investor Education and Advocacy at the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) where she is responsible for outreach and education to investors including students, seniors, women and new investors. She has been at the SEC for almost 15 years, most recently as an Assistant Director in the Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations, Broker-Dealer /Exchange Examination Program.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Discussions, September 20, 2019, 09/20/2019, Understanding&nbsp;Investment Products

Workshop | Guided Falun Dafa Meditation Class


Stress relief, gain wisdom and work toward enlightenment
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Workshops, September 20, 2019, 09/20/2019, Guided Falun Dafa Meditation Class

Tour | Grand Central and Its Neighborhood Tour


Discover architecture and social history of Grand Central neighborhood; learn secrets of Whispering Gallery in Grand Central Terminal; gaze upon hubcaps and roadsters on side of Chrysler Building; discover favorite Midtown Manhattan hangout of Mercury, Hercules, and Minerva; learn why Pershing Square isn’t really square; visit original Lincoln Memorial by Daniel Chester French. Award-winning tour led by urban historians Peter Laskowich and Madeleine Levi. This tour takes place every Friday.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Discussion | How To Understand Your Financial Statements


One very important tool for understanding your brokerage account performance is to carefully review your account statements on a regular basis. Monica Cirillo provides some helpful hints to understand the different components of an account statement. She also introduces a number of publicly-available resources to explore further.  Monica Cirillo is an Executive Director and strategic lead in the Technology Transformation team at Morgan Stanley. She focuses on optimizing the business value delivered through technology by driving greater business and technology collaboration. Monica joined Morgan Stanley in 2015 as head of Business Architecture for Wealth Management, where she drove efforts on process optimization and risk management. Monica helps foster the next generation of technology leaders as part of the Morgan Stanley Women in Technology group.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Discussions, September 20, 2019, 09/20/2019, How To Understand Your Financial Statements

Concert | Piano in the Park: Ragtime, Stride, and Jazz


Summertime, and the livin’ is easy... so swing on by for toe-tappin’ performances by New York’s finest, playing ragtime, stride, and jazz to your heart’s delight. With: Yuka Aikawa, Jazz, Composer, Accompanist
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Concerts, September 20, 2019, 09/20/2019, Piano in the Park: Ragtime, Stride, and Jazz

Discussion | Tips For Cyber Safety And ID Theft Prevention


Are you an educated, cyber-savvy consumer? Do you think about cyber safety and security in your daily life and business choices – or is it something that only seems to impact other careless people. Unfortunately, consumer fraud and ID theft are all around us. ID theft remains one of the most common crimes to strike consumers – even conscientious consumers. It continually takes on new forms that may be more difficult to detect and correct. Before falling prey to cyber-scams, educate yourself, look for the red flags and know what to avoid. If you are victimized, know the key steps to take to minimize the damage. This important program by Brian Rauer is offered free to the general public as a service of your local Better Business Bureau. Brian Rauer is Executive Director of the Mid-Hudson (NY) BBB and General Counsel of the Better Business Bureau of Metropolitan New York. Earlier experience includes the Manhattan-based law firm of Plunkett & Jaffe, P.C. Mr. Rauer serves as Chair of the Westchester County Consumer Advisory Council and was formerly on the Administrative Law Judge/Hearing Officer roster for the Westchester County Human Rights Commission.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Discussions, September 20, 2019, 09/20/2019, Tips For Cyber Safety And ID Theft Prevention

Film | Happy-Go-Lucky (2008): Oscar Nominated Story Of An Optimistic Teacher


A look at a few chapters in the life of Poppy, a cheery, colorful, North London schoolteacher whose optimism tends to exasperate those around her. 118 min. Director: Mike Leigh. Starring Sally Hawkins, Alexis Zegerman, Samuel Roukin. Happy-Go-Lucky had an Academy Award nomination for Best Screenplay. 
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Films, September 20, 2019, 09/20/2019, Happy-Go-Lucky (2008): Oscar Nominated Story Of An Optimistic Teacher

Film | Papillon (2017) With Rami Malek: Trying To Escape From The Penal Colony On An Island


Wrongfully convicted for murder, Henri Charriere forms an unlikely relationship with fellow inmate and quirky convicted counterfeiter Louis Dega, in an attempt to escape from the notorious penal colony on Devil's Island. 133 min. Director: Michael Noer. Starring Charlie Hunnam, Damijan Oklopdzic, Christopher Fairbank. The film's screenplay is based on Charrière's autobiographies Papillon and Banco, as well as the former's 1973 film adaptation.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Films, September 20, 2019, 09/20/2019, Papillon (2017) With Rami Malek: Trying To Escape From The&nbsp;Penal Colony On An Island

Discussion | Can Financial Planning Be Spiritual?


Do you consider yourself too "spiritual" to care about your finances? Think again! Hunter College Professor of Religion Constantina Rhodes introduces you to classic teachings on prosperity consciousness that can help you acquire a healthy, practical, courageous, and spiritually sound attitude toward your financial life. Based on Prof. Rhodes's original translations of ancient Sanskrit texts, this class offers basic concepts and guided exercises to help you remove debilitating blocks and take charge of your financial wellbeing. Constantina Rhodes, PhD teaches in the Program in Religion at CUNY's Hunter College and at the New York Open Center. She is the author of Invoking Lakshmi: The Goddess of Wealth in Song and Ceremony.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Discussion | How To Decipher Financial Statements To Improve Small Businesses


In order to enhance decision-making, small business owners should fully understand the meaning, significance, and connection of the major financial statements. Sallie Mullins Thompson discusses the need to identify important business numbers, what they indicate and how they relate to each other, as well as the need for accurate information. Sallie Mullins Thompson started her CPA practice in 1995, providing assistance to professionals, families, and small business owners in accounting; tax return preparation; budgeting/cash flow; payroll; income/asset protection; investments; and college/retirement planning. In addition, she is a holistic financial planner; tax strategist; investment adviser; and divorce financial analyst and helps her clients navigate all aspects of their financial lives.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Discussion | How To Improve Your Financial Capability


The U.S. economy is improving, but not all Americans are benefiting equally. Many Americans are failing to save money, struggling with student loan debt and facing decreasing financial literacy.  Where do you stand, and how does New York stack up against other states? Gary R. Mottola of the FINRA Foundation discusses which segments of the population are gaining ground, and who is struggling, according to the FINRA Foundation’s most recent national study. Learn how you can improve your financial capability, starting today!  Presented by the FINRA Foundation.    Gary R. Mottola is the Research Director for the FINRA Investor Education Foundation and a social psychologist with over 20 years of research experience, much of which was spent in the financial services industry. In his role at the FINRA Foundation, he oversees and conducts research projects aimed at better understanding financial capability in America, protecting investors from financial fraud, and improving financial disclosure statements. 
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Discussions, September 20, 2019, 09/20/2019, How To Improve Your Financial Capability

Lesson | Mapping New York With Fire Insurance Maps


The fire insurance maps covered in this course provide access to detailed property maps for towns and cities across New York state. The information contained within these maps includes outlines of buildings (size, construction materials, location of windows, etc.), street names, sidewalk widths, property boundaries and more. One can even find information regarding pipelines, railroads, wells, and dumps. This course will cover how to access and use fire insurance maps in both print and electronic form. Learn about the physical maps available in the Map Division, the Digital Collection and the Geocoded Sanborn Maps database. The Geocoded version of Sanborn Maps contains GIS information that allows users to locate data by address or geographic coordinates.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Lecture | Introduction To Life Planning Documents


A representative from the City Bar Justice Center provides an introduction to life-planning documents, including wills, healthcare proxies, living wills and powers of attorney. Learn why these documents are important and how they can help you plan for the future.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Workshop | Bingo in the Park


BYO food and beverages to this all ages, free to enter, B-I-N-G-O night. A mix of music plays as the numbers roll out and each game winner receives a prize. Fridays, September 6-27, 2019
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Workshop | Summer Dance Nights: Line Dance


An evening of dance, fitness and fun! Enjoy the sounds and songs from R&B, Pop, Latin, Hip-Hop and many more artists. They’ll have an open house and give special tours of the center, all while you get fit.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Movie in a Park | Daughters of the Dust (1991): Gullah Culture Drama (Outdoors)


Languid look at the Gullah culture of the sea islands off the coast of South Carolina and Georgia, where African folk-ways were maintained well into the 20th Century and was one of the last bastions of these mores in America. Director: Julie Dash Stars: Cora Lee Day, Alva Rogers, Barbarao 112 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Discussion | 270: Debating the Electoral College


Hear from leading voices in the debate about the electoral college, including Neal Peirce, author of The People’s President, the reigning standard for reforming the voting process, John R. Koza, who drafted the National Popular Vote bill which has been enacted into law in 15 states, Tara Ross, author of Enlightened Democracy: The Case for the Electoral College, and Trent England, a conservative legal scholar and policy expert. MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell moderates this discussion on whether the electoral college is an essential element of our democracy or an obstacle to it.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Discussions, September 20, 2019, 09/20/2019, 270: Debating the Electoral College

Author Reading | The Life of Jamgon Kongtrul the Great: Tibet’s Most Famous Nonsectarian Buddhist Lama


Dr. Alexander Gardner, Director of The Treasury of Lives, will discuss his new book, the first-ever extensive biography of Tibet’s most famous nonsectarian Buddhist lama. Well-known for preserving Tibetan Buddhist lineages in an era of great political strife, Kongtrul is one of the most important figures of the 19th-century Rimé period. Discussion and reading will be followed by a Q&A and book-signing with the author.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Lecture | Violence and Sex: An Uncensored History of War


A talk by Eugenia Kiesling of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Movie in a Park | For Sama (2019): The Female Experience of War (Outdoors)


For Sama is both an intimate and epic journey into the female experience of war. Directors: Waad Al-Khateab, Edward Watts 100 min. There will be a post-screening discussion for insight into the Syrian conflict, the global refugee crisis, and human rights.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Concert | A 21-Piece Grammy-Nominated Multiverse Big Band


Led by renowned percussionist composer, arranger, and educator Bobby Sanabria, the 21-piece multi-Grammy-nominated Multiverse Big Band has been hailed by Downbeat Magazine as a "force of nature." Uniquely known for its versatility, the orchestra can seamlessly transition from complex concert repertoire to swinging big-band dance music.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Concerts, September 20, 2019, 09/20/2019, A 21-Piece Grammy-Nominated Multiverse Big Band

Comedy Club | An Evening of Standup Comedy


A standup comedy show featuring comics who have appeared on NBC, TruTV, Comedy Central and more.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Classical Music | Music of Anton Coppola for Voice and Piano


Dr. Jeffrey A. Springer  will present a concert of voice and piano selections of the music of Anton Coppola. Antonio Francesco Coppola (b.1917) is an American opera conductor and composer (the uncle of film director Francis Ford Coppola). Among his works are a violin concerto, a symphony, and Sacco and Vanzetti, an opera in both Italian and English about immigrants Sacco and Vanzetti. In the 1950s and 1960s, Coppola was the musical director of six Broadway musicals, including Silk Stockings, Bravo Giovanni and The Boy Friend. He conducted two film scores, 1990's The Godfather Part III and 1992's Dracula. 
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Screening | SVA Premieres: Best of 2019


School of Visual Arts will spotlight exceptional live action, documentary, and animated shorts by its most recent graduates from ten different academic departments, including films nominated for Student Academy Awards. Meet the filmmakers in the lobby following the screening for a special dessert reception. 
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Discussion | How To Make A Good First Impression During A Job Interview


Career coach and recruiter Steven Davis will discuss how to use your resume, LinkedIn, and interviewing skills to create a powerful first impression needed to secure a job offer Steven Davis has coached thousands of business and technology professionals for over 20 years as Practice Director in global technology recruiting firms and as a Career Counselor and Coach. His strengths include improving upward mobility and making a difference in careers. He's also a Coach for the JPMorgan Chase Expert Engineer (E2) Program, which is a key leadership program aimed at developing and retaining top performing technical talent across the global Investment Bank Technology group.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Musical | Romantic musical

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Play | Broadway Actors in a Drama, New York Times Critic's Pick

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