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Are you looking for free things to do in New York City (NYC) on September 29, 2021?

33 free events take place on Wednesday, September 29 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 29 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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33 free things to do in New York City (NYC) on Wednesday, September 29, 2021

All events are free unless otherwise noted.
        

Poetry Reading | Dawn Reading of the Poetry of Audre Lord


A reading in canoes as the sun comes up. Audre Lorde was a self-described "black, lesbian, mother, warrior, poet," who "dedicated both her life and her creative talent to confronting and addressing injustices of racism, sexism, classism, and homophobia."
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Poetry Readings, September 29, 2021, 09/29/2021, Dawn Reading of the Poetry of Audre Lord

Birdwatching | Guided Bird Walk


An experienced birding guide leads a walk to observe the diversity of migrating birds that visit the park. Wednesdays, September 8-October 13, 2021
   New York City, NY; NYC
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8:00 am
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Birdwatchings, September 29, 2021, 09/29/2021, Guided Bird Walk

Workshop | Drawing Nature in a Park


Practice your art at a beautiful place with views of the river and gardens. Bring your own art supplies: drawing boards, paints, water. Paper will be offered.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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11:00 am
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Workshops, September 29, 2021, 09/29/2021, Drawing Nature in a Park

Park Walk | Park Tour


Led by park staff, this an enjoyable walking tour of park. Discover how the park successfully transformed a haven for crime and drugs into Manhattan’s Town Square . Guides are loaded with expertise on the park’s rich history, award-winning design, distinct amenities, and ongoing maintenance efforts. Weather permitting.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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11:00 am
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Park Walks, September 29, 2021, 09/29/2021, Park Tour

Performance | An Outdoor Celebration of Off-Broadway: Music, Dance and More


This event willl feature concert versions of current musicals, jazz and Latin music, dancers, singers, and even circus performers
   New York City, NY; NYC
12:00 pm
Free
Performances, September 29, 2021, 09/29/2021, An Outdoor Celebration of Off-Broadway: Music, Dance and More

Concert | Classic Country with a Modern Sensibility


A performer from Denver writes songs that blend classic country and contemporary mindsets.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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12:30 pm
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Concerts, September 29, 2021, 09/29/2021, Classic Country with a Modern Sensibility

Workshop | Lunchtime Meditation (livestream)


Connect with your core self and nourish your soul with a meditation. Kundalini Yoga breathing technique will help you reduce stress, increase your focus, and balance your emotion. All levels are welcome. Each Wed through December 15, 2021.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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12:30 pm
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Workshops, September 29, 2021, 09/29/2021, Lunchtime Meditation (livestream)

Concert | Piano Concert Outdoors


Piano concert series, showcasing ragtime, stride, and jazz pianists.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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12:30 pm
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Concerts, September 29, 2021, 09/29/2021, Piano Concert Outdoors

Workshop | Art Class Outdoors: Public Art, Architectural Forms, Landscape and More


You will take a short walk through the park to the location for the lesson. Supplies such as paper, stools will be provided. Bring your own drawing/painting media. Led by an art instructor.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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2:30 pm
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Workshops, September 29, 2021, 09/29/2021, Art Class Outdoors: Public Art, Architectural Forms, Landscape and More

Discussion | Pianist-Composer Plays Right-Hand Arrangements (online)


Pianist and composer Haskell Small in conversation with filmmaker Ching Juhl. They'll talk about Haskell's ongoing recovery and rehabilitation from a recent stroke. He's been creating and will perform right hand alone arrangements of Scarlatti, Schubert, Bach and his own composition, Diary of a Stroke.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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4:00 pm
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Discussions, September 29, 2021, 09/29/2021, Pianist-Composer Plays Right-Hand Arrangements (online)

City Walk | Wall Street Soundwalk, Winner of the 2021 Tribeca Festival


This site-specific experience immerses attendees using sound through headphones, environmental recordings of the sounds of the city, composition and theme of time, destruction, and resilience. The walk starts every 30 min. Duration: 60 min. You will need your own mobile device and headphones.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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4:00 pm
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City Walks, September 29, 2021, 09/29/2021, Wall Street Soundwalk, Winner of the 2021 Tribeca Festival

Workshop | Music and Dance Lessons


Music school open house for adults: take a sample instrument lesson (piano, violin, flute, guitar, cello, clarinet, saxophone, oboe) or voice, or take a mini-music theory lesson. Instruments will be provided. Enjoy a sample dance class and more. All ages and levels. Proof of vaccination and masks are required.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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5:30 pm
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Workshops, September 29, 2021, 09/29/2021, Music and Dance Lessons

Workshop | Sunset Yoga


Join a class with Thai James. Bring your own mat. Proof of vaccination required.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Workshops, September 29, 2021, 09/29/2021, Sunset Yoga

Workshop | Zumba in the Park


Sweat it out, outdoors. Wednesdays, September 15 - October 27, 2021
   New York City, NY; NYC
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5:30 pm
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Workshops, September 29, 2021, 09/29/2021, Zumba in the Park

Discussion | CANCELED The New Woman Behind the Camera (online) CANCELLED


A panel of experts to explore the social, political, and personal experiences of women as captured by "new" women photographers from the 1920s through the 1950s--and reflect on the contemporary resonance of their work.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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6:00 pm
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Discussions, September 29, 2021, 09/29/2021, CANCELED The New Woman Behind the Camera (online) CANCELLED

Discussion | Digital Sanctuary Cities: Surveillance, Immigration, and Protecting Black Dissent (livestream)


The borders of this country are a labyrinth of agencies, individuals, and surveillance technologies. Surveillance uses many technologies including drones and electronic GPS shackles. The speakers iwill examine the technologies of the Department of Homeland Security, and how these technologies impact immigrant, BIPOC communities, and everyone.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Discussions, September 29, 2021, 09/29/2021, Digital Sanctuary Cities: Surveillance, Immigration, and Protecting Black Dissent (livestream)

Concert | From Swing to R&B to 80's Pop Hits


Join a rotating cast of musicians curated by ArBuzz and Sharla, as they play everything from swing to R&B to 80's pop hits. Take a seat in the courtyard and enjoy the show. Food and drinks are available for purchase.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Concerts, September 29, 2021, 09/29/2021, From Swing to R&B to 80's Pop Hits

Concert | Mass of the Angels and a Cook-Out


The Feast of St Michael and All Angels has been kept on this fall date since the fifth century. It celebrates the communication between God and humankind. The Eucharist is sung by a cantor to the timeless music of plainsong, including the "Angels' Mass" Missa de Angelis. Followed by soft drinks and wine and simple cook-out fare (meats and salads) in the courtyard garden. Face-coverings should be worn indoors but are optional out-doors.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Concerts, September 29, 2021, 09/29/2021, Mass of the Angels and a Cook-Out

Discussion | Remembering 9/11: Engineers' Stories (livestream)


This event reviews what has changed because of 9/11. In the months following the tragedy, the engineering analysis of why of the towers fell began. One of the leaders of the forensic analysis will explain the focus and stages of the examination.
   New York City, NY; NYC
6:00 pm
Free
Discussions, September 29, 2021, 09/29/2021, Remembering 9/11: Engineers' Stories (livestream)

Workshop | Sunset Yoga


Namaste! Unwind from the day with outdoor yoga. Immerse yourself in this meditative practice- surrounded by the Hudson’s peaceful aura. Strengthen the body and cultivate awareness in a relaxed environment as your instructor guides you through alignments and poses. All levels are welcome. Participants are expected to bring their own equipment: yoga mat, yoga blocks, water, etc.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Workshops, September 29, 2021, 09/29/2021, Sunset Yoga

Discussion | Clamite Change: Acclaimed Climate Scientist and Environmentalist in Conversation (online)


Climate scientist and chief scientist for The Nature Conservancy Katharine Hayhoe speaks to academic, environmentalist activist, and public servant Tia Nelson, whose father, Governor Gaylord Nelson of Wisconsin, founded the first Earth Day 50 years ago. Hayhoe has been named a United Nations Champion of the Earth and one of Time's 100 Most Influential People. In her new book Saving Us, she offers practical guidance on how, together, we can push forward unity on the climate change issue despite our differences.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Discussions, September 29, 2021, 09/29/2021, Clamite Change: Acclaimed Climate Scientist and Environmentalist in Conversation (online)

Book Discussion | BAM…and Then It Hit Me: A Chronicle of the Brooklyn Academy of Music


On the occasion of her new book, a chronicle of her 36 years at BAM, Karen Brooks Hopkins and actor John Turturro will shoot the breeze and converse about theater, Brooklyn, the arts and of course – BAM, an institution near and dear to both of them. She will read some passages from the book followed by an audience Q+A and book signing. See link for COVID protocols.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Book Discussions, September 29, 2021, 09/29/2021, BAM&hellip;and Then It Hit Me: A Chronicle of the Brooklyn Academy of Music

Talk | A Converstion with the Painter of a Coney Island Mural (online)


Marc Kehoe began painting as a child. He attended two art schools; The Maryland Institute, College of Art (painting), and The Rhode Island School of Design (filmmaking). He has written, produced and directed Super-8 sound underground films, presented his films with a 'live sound track,'organized and hosted 'low tech' film presentations at The Kitchen here in NYC, and various other venues, including Sideshows by the Seashore in Coney Island. Kehoe painted an outdoor mural at Coney Island, Art Directed the Coney Island Mermaid Parade, created original artwork for two large scale musicals that almost made it to Broadway, Art Directed and designed graphics and photography for various magazines, worked in advertising, designed and created websites with multi-media elements, been a performance artist, and a licensed NYC tour guide.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Talks, September 29, 2021, 09/29/2021, A Converstion with the Painter of a Coney Island Mural (online)

Poetry Reading | Brooklyn Poets Reading (online)


The reading features three poets from underrepresented communities.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Poetry Readings, September 29, 2021, 09/29/2021, Brooklyn Poets Reading (online)

Dance Performance | Dance with Indigenous Power (online)


This artist uses words and movement to honor and celebrate her identity as Borikua-Taino and to envision a world that is healing/healed.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Dance Performances, September 29, 2021, 09/29/2021, Dance with Indigenous Power (online)

Poetry Reading | Queer Latin Poets (online)


Six queer Latine poets who come together for a night of healing through poetry and community.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Poetry Readings, September 29, 2021, 09/29/2021, Queer Latin Poets (online)

Reading | Stories of the Pandemic (online)


A selection of stories that reflect our experiences over the past year and a half – anxiety, isolation, and grief on the one hand; resourcefulness, community, and resilience on the other.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Readings, September 29, 2021, 09/29/2021, Stories of the Pandemic (online)

Author Reading | A Celebration of Literary Brooklyn


An evening of readings from John Leonard Prize for Best First Book finalists/winners Raven Leilani, Julia Phillips, and Brandon Taylor, hosted by Maris Kreizman. See link for COVID protocols.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Author Readings, September 29, 2021, 09/29/2021, A Celebration of Literary Brooklyn

Classical Music | String Orchestra Plays Copland and Others (livestream)


Program: Irving Fine Notturno Aaron Copland Appalachian Spring Suite Jessie Montgomery Strum Adolphus Hailstork Essay for Strings
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Concerts, September 29, 2021, 09/29/2021, String Orchestra Plays Copland and Others (livestream)

Book Discussion | On Freedom: Four Songs of Care and Constraint (online)


Maggie Nelson in conversation with Cathy Park Hong in celebration of Nelson’s latest book. Nelson focuses her deft, boundary-pushing writing on freedom within the realm of art, sex, drugs, and climate. Nelson will explore the concept of freedom and the ethics that drive the book with Cathy Park Hong, author of the 2021 Pulitzer Prize finalist and 2020 National Book Critics Circle Award for Autobiography-winning book, Minor Feelings: An Asian American Reckoning.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Book Discussions, September 29, 2021, 09/29/2021, On Freedom: Four Songs of Care and Constraint (online)

Movie in a Park | The Last Days of Gilda (2020): Free Woman Irks Neighbors


Free-spirited Gilda has excellent culinary skills, raises pigs and chickens in the backyard of her home for slaughter and produces recipes capable of enchanting her friends, family and lovers, bothers the neighborhood. Stars: Karine Teles, Julia Stockler, Antonio Saboia 10 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Movie in a Parks, September 29, 2021, 09/29/2021, The Last Days of Gilda (2020): Free Woman Irks Neighbors

Poetry Reading | South Asian Poets (online)


Five poets make an evening of readings and conversation tracing breadths of South Asian diasporic experience. Across a range of inquiries, five poets consider the textual scaffoldings of empire, the human entanglements of production and consumption, and the tenuous, beautiful work of relations to thrive and endure.
   New York City, NY; NYC
8:00 pm
Free
Poetry Readings, September 29, 2021, 09/29/2021, South Asian Poets (online)
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