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Are you looking for free things to do in New York City (NYC) on September 14, 2022?

31 free events take place on Wednesday, September 14 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 14 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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31 free things to do in New York City (NYC) on Wednesday, September 14, 2022

All events are free unless otherwise noted.

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Birdwatching | Battery Bird Walk


Explore the diversity of migrating birds that find food and habitat in The Battery. The walk will be led by Gabriel Willow, an educator from NYC Audubon. He is an experienced birder and naturalist, and is well-versed in the ecology and history of New York City.  He has been leading walks for NYC Audubon for more than ten years, guiding new and experienced birders in all five boroughs and beyond.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Birdwatchings, September 14, 2022, 09/14/2022, Battery Bird 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
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Tours, September 14, 2022, 09/14/2022, 13 Tours, All City Neighborhoods, Any Time Of The Day, Choose One Tour Or Many

Workshop | Figure Al Fresco


This event offers a unique setting to observe and sketch the human figure. Each week a model will strike short and long poses for participants to draw. An artist/educator will offer constructive suggestions and critique. Drawing materials provided, and artists are encouraged to bring their own favorite media.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Workshops, September 14, 2022, 09/14/2022, Figure Al Fresco

Park Walk | Park Tour: From Freight to Flowers


Hear the story behind New York City's park in the sky: an insider's perspective on the park's history, design, and landscape.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Park Walks, September 14, 2022, 09/14/2022, Park Tour: From Freight to Flowers

Book Discussion | Sugihara Chiune and the Soviet Union: New Documents, New Perspectives (in-person and online)


A discussion with David Wolff, coeditor. Moderated by Valentina Izmirlieva, Director of the Harriman Institute. In 1940 with Europe already at war, Japanese diplomat-spy Sugihara Chiune (often called the “Japanese Schindler”) ignored direct orders from Foreign Minister Matsuoka and issued over 2000 Japanese transit visas to Jews stranded in Lithuania after the invasion of Poland. But these visas would have been worthless without Soviet transit visas to cross from Kaunas/Kovno to Vladivostok. Why did Stalin approve this transit, supervised by Molotov, Mikoyan and Beria? How did nearly 4000 Jews travel on 2000 visas? Documents from Soviet and Japanese archives collected, edited and published by Japan’s Slavic-Eurasian Research Center and the Holocaust Research Center in Moscow provide answers to these questions and more. Sugihara remains the only Japanese citizen designated a Righteous among the Gentiles by Yad Vashem in Jerusalem.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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12:00 pm
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Book Discussions, September 14, 2022, 09/14/2022, Sugihara Chiune and the Soviet Union: New Documents, New Perspectives&nbsp;(in-person and online)

Park Walk | Equine Central Park Walk (online)


Eq-what? Oh, horses! Central Park (and NYC) have a long history with horses. Want to learn about how these animals had two paths specially designed for them in Central Park? Then you're going to want to tune into this Weekly Walk all about horses!
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Park Walks, September 14, 2022, 09/14/2022, Equine Central Park Walk (online)

Workshop | Juggling in the Park


Jugglers use the park throughout the year to provide free classes to the public. Stop by for a quick lesson, stay for the whole time, or just enjoy watching them put their skills to the test. They're a friendly group and open to drop-ins, even if you catch them outside of the regular juggling lessons. All skill levels welcome. Equipment is provided.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Workshops, September 14, 2022, 09/14/2022, Juggling in the Park

Book Discussion | The Dancer and the Holocaust: A Biography of Pola Nirenska (online)


In her book, Weronika Kostyrko uncovers the story of dancer Pola Nirenska (1910-1992) whose career was repeatedly interrupted by antisemitism and fascism. Born Pola Nirensztajn in Warsaw, Nirenska lived and worked in Poland, Germany, Austria, Italy and Great Britain before leaving for America. Kostyrko's biography intertwines the story of an outstanding Jewish dancer, the history of the avant-garde in Europe and the United States, and the story of the Holocaust in Poland. Kostyrko's book also sheds light on an unknown chapter in the biography of Jan Karski, a member of the Polish prewar establishment and wartime underground, with new revelations on Karski's attitude towards Jews.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Book Discussions, September 14, 2022, 09/14/2022, The Dancer and the Holocaust: A Biography of Pola Nirenska (online)

Workshop | Knitting in the Park


Cast on al fresco with fellow enthusiasts and experts to guide your knits and purls. Swing by for free instruction from Knitty City, a yarn community and store, and knit with fellow enthusiasts. Yarn and needles are provided.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Workshops, September 14, 2022, 09/14/2022, Knitting in the Park

Film | Victor/Victoria (1982): Oscar and Golden Globe Winning Musical Comedy


A struggling female soprano finds work playing a male impersonator, but it complicates her personal life. Directed by Blake Edwards. Starring Julie Andrews, James Garner, Robert Preston, and Lesley Ann Warren. 1982 | PG | 133 minutes
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Films, September 14, 2022, 09/14/2022, Victor/Victoria (1982): Oscar and Golden Globe Winning Musical Comedy

Discussion | After Ayotzinapa. The Case of 43 Disappeared Students in Mexico (in-person and online)


In 2014, students from the Ayotzinapa rural college in Guerrero, Mexico, were attacked by police. Forty-three of them disappeared and were never seen again. Corruption and impunity turned the government investigation into a coverup, igniting a national political scandal. The students are among the estimated 100,000 victims of forced disappearance in Mexico today. Produced by the National Security Archive and Reveal News of the Center for Investigative Reporting, After Ayotzinapa is a podcast that explores the unresolved case. This is a discussion of the podcast, the Ayotzinapa case, and the crisis of forced disappearance in Mexico. Discussion Panel: Nara Milanich, Director, Center for Mexico and Central America Sheila Coronel, Director, Toni Stabile Center for Investigative Journalism Alexandra Delano Alonso, Associate Professor of Global Studies, The New School Omar Gomez Trejo, Special Unit Prosecutor for the Investigation and Litigation of the Ayotzinapa Case Kate Doyle, Senior Analyst
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Discussions, September 14, 2022, 09/14/2022, After Ayotzinapa. The Case of 43 Disappeared Students in Mexico (in-person and online)

Book Discussion | The Stolen Hours: Racing for Life (online)


In Allen Eskens's gripping thriller, a woman finds herself in a race not only for justice but for her life.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Book Discussions, September 14, 2022, 09/14/2022, The Stolen Hours: Racing for Life (online)

Discussion | Berlin Meets NYC: Sustainable Nightlife


What is happening in NYC and Berlin regarding sustainability in nightlife? What are the first steps to more sustainability, and what would it need to make (more) sustainability happen in nightlife? What solutions, models and best practises do already exist and can inspire?
   New York City, NY; NYC
4:00 pm
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Discussions, September 14, 2022, 09/14/2022, Berlin Meets NYC: Sustainable Nightlife

Opening Reception | Zachary Armstrong: Bits & Pieces Put Together to Present a Semblance of a Whole


An exhibition of new paintings and sculptures by Zachary Armstrong, the title taken from a work by Lawrence Weiner that, for Armstrong, encapsulates his desire in this exhibition to gather a wide variety of interests and areas of conceptual exploration into one show.  
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Opening Receptions, September 14, 2022, 09/14/2022, Zachary Armstrong: Bits & Pieces Put Together to Present a Semblance of a Whole

Birdwatching | Evening Fall Migration Walk


Witness the spectacle of autumn migration as songbirds follow the Atlantic Flyway to their tropical wintering grounds. Look for tanagers, warblers, and other neotropical migrants in the wilds of the park.    
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Birdwatchings, September 14, 2022, 09/14/2022, Evening Fall Migration Walk

Gallery Talk | The Clamor of Ornament: Exchange, Power, and Joy from the Fifteenth Century to the Present: A Exhibition Discussion (online)


A virtual conversation about the significance of ornament, history, culture and joy with Veronica Chambers, Narrative Projects editor at The New York Times. She will be in conversation with Professor Martha S. Jones, a legal and cultural historian whose work examines how black Americans have shaped the story of American democracy, Dr Yao-Fen You, Senior Curator at Cooper Hewitt and Head of Product Design and Decorative Arts and Dr. Michelle May-Curry, project director for Humanities for All and a lecturer at Georgetown University.
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Gallery Talks, September 14, 2022, 09/14/2022, The Clamor of Ornament: Exchange, Power, and Joy from the Fifteenth Century to the Present: A Exhibition Discussion (online)

Park Walk | Tide Deck Tour


Explore the Tide Deck, a rocky tidal marsh located on the western end of a pier in the park. Learn more about this special environment and the animals that inhabit the 400-acre Estuarine Sanctuary. Start times: 5:30pm, 6pm, 6:30pm
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Workshop | Yoga Wednesdays


A variety of yoga and meditation classes to make wellness and mindfulness more accessible to all.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Workshops, September 14, 2022, 09/14/2022, Yoga Wednesdays

Opening Reception | 2 Art Shows: Ruido / Noise / I love being creative


Ruido / Noise is the first international survey of the work of Colombian American artist Karen Lamassonne. Lamassonne was a central figure in the male-dominated Cali and Bogotá art and film scenes of the 1970s and 80s, and throughout her career has maintained a focus on self-portraiture and depictions of intimacy. Her practice was initially centered on painting, yet her involvement with cinema led to an engagement with video, photography, animation, storyboarding and art direction. Spanning from her early years to today, the exhibit at Swiss Institute shows Lamassonne’s radical, longstanding commitment to portraying women as desiring subjects. I love being creative is the first institutional solo show in the United States by Swiss artist Gina Fischli. Much of Fischli’s work invokes issues of desire and entrapment with wry humor, often featuring references to domestic spaces, such as furniture and pets, and cute crafts, including glitter and cakes made from clay. In a new multi-channel video and suite of murals, Fischli dissects the ideals that fuel artistic ambitions and irreverently alludes to their contradictions.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Opening Receptions, September 14, 2022, 09/14/2022, 2 Art Shows: Ruido / Noise / I love being creative

Opening Reception | Casa Malaparte: Furniture


Constructed on an isolated promontory on the rugged eastern coast of Capri, Italy, Casa Malaparte is a unique exemplar of twentieth-century Italian architecture. The visionary residence was designed in 1938 by Curzio Malaparte (the pseudonym of Kurt Erich Suckert), a provocative writer, editor, and intellectual active in the Italian literary and artistic avant-garde who was notorious for his oscillations between the ideological extremes of the era. Malaparte completed the home in 1941, realizing a strikingly spare design incorporating a trapezoidal exterior staircase that leads to a broad terrace overlooking the luscious green of maritime pine trees, the buff tones of limestone cliffs, and the aqueous blues of the Tyrrhenian Sea. Combining an austere modernism with interpretations of classical elements, Casa Malaparte exhibits a decidedly personal and poetic sensibility, leading its creator to declare the structure to be casa come me—a “house like me.”
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Opening Receptions, September 14, 2022, 09/14/2022, Casa Malaparte: Furniture

Opening Reception | Cataclysm: The 1972 Diane Arbus Retrospective Revisited


Organized to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the artist’s momentous 1972 posthumous retrospective at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, Cataclysm recreates the iconic exhibition’s checklist of 113 photographs, underscoring the subversive poignancy of Arbus’s work even today while highlighting the popular and critical upheaval the original exhibition precipitated.
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Opening Receptions, September 14, 2022, 09/14/2022, Cataclysm: The 1972 Diane Arbus Retrospective Revisited

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. Bringing your own mat is encouraged, as provided accessories are first come first serve.
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Workshops, September 14, 2022, 09/14/2022, Sunset Yoga

Classical Music | Period Instrument Ensemble: Sounds of Galileo's World


From Galileo to the James Webb: a concert, talk and preview of excerpts from Galileo's Daughters' film "Perpetual Motion." Galileo's Daughters was founded by soprano Sarah Pillow in 2001 to present a different kind of early music recital that combines music, spoken word and the visual arts to create thought-provoking and intriguing programs. Praised for her "gorgeous" singing (Sunday London Times), Sarah and Mary Anne Ballard, viola da gamba, along with special guests, present performances that clarify the vibrant relationship between science, the arts, human thought and faith.
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6:30 pm
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Concerts, September 14, 2022, 09/14/2022, Period Instrument Ensemble: Sounds of Galileo's World

Workshop | Yoga: Evening Salute to the Sun


End your day with Hatha yoga in a beautiful sunset setting. Suitable for all fitness levels. Please wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring your own mat. Wednesdays, July 6- Spetember 28, 2022
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Film | Above Water (2021): A Well and a Way


12-years-old Houlaye lives in Niger, and travels several kilometers each day to fetch water. The village got together to construct a well. This is the promise of a new life for people who have literally been walking on water since birth. Director: Aissa Maiga 90 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
7:00 pm
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Films, September 14, 2022, 09/14/2022, Above Water (2021): A Well and a Way

Classical Music | Chamber Music by Brahms and More Honoring Poet Jack Kerouac


Concert honoring the 100th Birthday of novelist, poet and a pioneer of the Beat Generation Jack Kerouac (1922-1969), and the legacies of Brahms (1833-1897) and David Amram (b. 1930). Performers DAVID AMRAM, piano; ADIRA AMRAM, narration; PHILIP MYERS, horn; ELMIRA DARVAROVA, violin; RONALD CARBONE, viola; HOWARD WALL, horn; THOMAS WEAVER, piano Program AMRAM: Blues & Variations for Monk AMRAM: Violin Sonata SCHULLER: Duets for Unaccompanied Horns AMRAM: The Wind and The Rain BRAHMS: Horn Trio AMRAM: Excerpts from JACK KEROUAC's "On the Road", in honor of Kerouac's centennial Proof of vaccination required at entrance, and face masks must be worn by the members of the audience.
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Concerts, September 14, 2022, 09/14/2022, Chamber Music by Brahms and More Honoring Poet Jack Kerouac

Classical Music | Czech, Brazilian and German National Songs


Martin Vydra, vocalist, and Ricardo Itaborahy, piano, perform classic music from various centuries and continents, and Czech, Brazilian and German national songs.
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Concerts, September 14, 2022, 09/14/2022, Czech, Brazilian and German National Songs

Dance Performance | Music and Choreography of Melancholy and Longing


sueno is a new music project of tiny epic songs dedicated to melancholy and longing. Miguel Gutierrez is a choreographer, performer, music maker, writer, video artist, educator and Feldenkrais Method practitioner. He makes performances to create empathetic and irreverent spaces to talk about things in complicated ways beyond the limitations of propriety, party lines, and conventional logic. His performances are immediate and honest, untamed, and flush with joyful color, bringing audiences together in the experience of being alive. Gutierrez uses dreamy synth sounds, spare arrangements, and his long standing obsession with church-like harmonies. The special performance expands his vision to incorporate dancers and live musicians offering the audience a heightened world of fantastical drama.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Dance Performances, September 14, 2022, 09/14/2022, Music and Choreography of Melancholy and Longing

Poetry Reading | Bluest Nude: Poetry About Looking (online)


Shifting between the role of artist and subject, seer and seen, Ama Codjoe's poems ask what the act of looking does to a person—public looking, private looking, and that most intimate, singular spectacle of looking at one’s self. 
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Poetry Readings, September 14, 2022, 09/14/2022, Bluest Nude: Poetry About Looking (online)

Movie in a Park | Ghostbusters: Afterlife (2021): Paranormal Comedy with Paul Rudd


When a single mom and her two kids arrive in a small town, they begin to discover their connection to the original Ghostbusters and the secret legacy their grandfather left behind. Director: Jason Reitman Stars: Carrie Coon, Paul Rudd, Finn Wolfhard 124 min.
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Movie in a Parks, September 14, 2022, 09/14/2022, Ghostbusters: Afterlife (2021): Paranormal Comedy with Paul Rudd
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