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Free Things to Do in Manhattan This Weekend - June 14-June 16

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There's no denying that Manhattan is the sparkle in New York City's eye, but that doesn't mean you have to dump out your wallet to hang out there. City Guide's compiled all the best free things to do in Manhattan this weekend, and for those wanting to explore the city's most famous borough on the cheap, this is your go-to guide.

In Safe Hands (2018): French Drama - Club Free Time
June 14, 2019 - New York

Theo was born an unwanted child. The social services set out to find the perfect home for his adoption.

Journey to the Stars: Stagazing - Club Free Time
June 14, 2019 - New York

Gaze across the New York sky and all the wonders it holds with Amateur Astronomers Association of New York.

Prospect Park - New York Philharmonic
June 14, 2019 - New york

Long Meadow Ballfields, Prospect Park, Brooklyn Enter at Grand Army Plaza, Prospect Park West at 9th Street, or Bartel-Pritchard Circle at the intersection of Prospect Park West, Prospect Park Southwest, and 15th Street.

DIRT COMEDY - Karma
June 14, 2019 - New York

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Free Comedy Show - ARlo at Arlo NoMad
June 14, 2019 - New York

Comedy Evening is a completely free comedy show in the heart of the West Village featuring comedians who have appeared on Comedy Central, TruTV, Late Night with Stephen Colbert, and more! The show takes place in the downstairs/basement lounge of the venue. Please note that you must be 21+ to attend as the venue is a bar.

Manhattan Pride Ball - Alhambra Ballroom
June 14, 2019 - New York

Manhattan has long been an epicenter of LGBTQ history, community, and activism—from the Stonewall Rebellion 50 years ago to Harlem's iconic ball scene. This Pride Month will be extra special because we'll be welcoming hundreds of thousands of LGBTQ people from around for the globe for World Pride.

Friends of Naap - Symphony Space
June 14, 2019 - New York

Some series regulars, and some newcomers! We welcome Steven Cuevas at the keyboard for the May edition, observing Japan's Kodomo no hi (Children's Day), with songs about parenting and kids (but not necessarily for kids). with: Ann Chow, Angelita Esperanza, Chrissy Pardo, Charles McCall, Ellis Gage, Joanna Parson, Joel Shelton, Karin Kawamoto, Kristina Osterling, Kennedy Kanagawa, Lara Fox, Marissa Parness Rader, Melissa Slaughter, Risa Mickenberg, Stephanie Card.

Free Comedy Show - Oppa Bar NYC
June 14, 2019 - New York

Comedy Evening is a completely free comedy show in the heart of the West Village featuring comedians who have appeared on Comedy Central, TruTV, Late Night with Stephen Colbert, and more! The show takes place in the downstairs/basement lounge of the venue. Please note that you must be 21+ to attend as the venue is a bar. While there is no cover or item minimum for the show, it is recommended that you get a drink (soda, beer, wine, etc.) or food item to support the bar and help keep the show free. Seating for the show begins at 7pm with the show starting at 7:30pm. Seating at the venue is limited and it is recommended that you get there before the show starts. Feel free to drop by Oppa/karaouke lounge before 7pm to enjoy the happy hour specials: $5 beer/$4 wines/$4 well drinks, $6 wings, $4 fries.

Ellie Goulding: British Pop Star - Club Free Time
June 14, 2019 - New York

Ellie Goulding is an English singer and songwriter known for her hits "Lights" and "Love Me like You Do." Her third album is Delirium.

Meditation on the Lawn - Club Free Time
June 14, 2019 - New York

Known benefits of a regular meditation practice include stress reduction, improved concentration, increased self-awareness and sense of happiness, improved cardiovascular and immune health, and more. This class is designed to introduce brand new beginners to the practice of mediation. Please bring a mat or blanket to sit on.

Tai Chi Outdoors - Club Free Time
June 14, 2019 - New York

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

13 Tours, All City Neighborhoods, Any Time Of The Day, Choose One Tour Or Many - Club Free Time
June 14, 2019 - New York

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.

RIMS NextGen Forum 2019 - WellSaid Convene
June 14, 2019 - New York

What does it take to be a successful risk manager? How do you stay informed about new risks? How do you establish yourself and achieve longevity? Attend RIMS NextGen Forum to learn about emerging risks and the skills you'll need to set yourself apart. Why should you attend? - Learn about risk management best practices. - Understand complicated insurance or risk finance theories or tools. - Enhance your soft skills in order to successfully navigate corporate structures and politics and champion risk management. - Make invaluable connections with your peers and experienced risk practitioners at the networking reception. LEARN MORE AND REGISTER SPEAKERS - Alex Amonett, Global Diversity and Inclusion Leader, Marsh - Alumine Bellone, VP, Risk Management, Ardent Health Service - Todd Burke, Partner, Gowling WLG - Kathleen Crowe, Account Executive, Aon - Joseph Mayo, President, J.W. Mayo Consulting, LLC - Carly McCabe, Operating Risk Supervisor, Paychex, Inc. - Bridget Parrone, Operating Risk Supervisor, Paychex - Steve Pottle, Director - Risk Management Services, Thompson Rivers University - Scarlett Trazo, Associate, Gowling WL

Street Fair - Club Free Time
June 14, 2019 - New York

Free fun for the whole family, including arts, crafts, antiques, plants, entertainment, games, and more.

Heart of the Park Tour - Club Free Time
June 14, 2019 - New York

Walk straight through the heart of Central Park on this east-to-west tour led by guides. Enjoy a great variety of the scenic, sculptural, and ar chitectural elements the Park has to offer. Visit some of the Park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Loeb Boathouse, Bethesda Terrace, Bow Bridge, Cherry Hill, The Lake, and Strawberry Fields.

Grand Central and Its Neighborhood Tour - Club Free Time
June 14, 2019 - New York

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.

Piano in the Park: Ragtime, Stride, and Jazz - Club Free Time
June 14, 2019 - New York

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.

Mary Poppins Returns (2018): The Magical Nanny - Club Free Time
June 14, 2019 - New York

Decades after her original visit, the magical nanny returns to help the Banks siblings and Michael's children through a difficult time in their lives.

Saving Private Ryan With Tom Hanks (1998): Five Time Oscar Winning War Drama By Steven Spielberg - Club Free Time
June 14, 2019 - New York

Following the Normandy Landings, a group of U.S. soldiers go behind enemy lines to retrieve a paratrooper whose brothers have been killed in action.

Fencing Workshop - Club Free Time
June 14, 2019 - New York

Learn the basics with masters from Manhattan Fencing Center. Must be 16 or older to participate.

Choral Concert - Club Free Time
June 14, 2019 - New York

Good Shepherd Catholic Community Parish Choir (Colleyville, TX).

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005): Fourth Of The Series - Club Free Time
June 14, 2019 - New York

A young wizard finds himself competing in a hazardous tournament between rival schools of magic, but he is distracted by recurring nightmares.

Next Stop Wonderland (1998): Romantic Comedy With Philip Seymour Hoffman - Club Free Time
June 14, 2019 - New York

An unlucky in love nurse finds her life taking a detour when her mother places a personals ad in the paper, while on the other side of Boston, a plumber is trying to change careers.

Live Model Figure Drawing - Club Free Time
June 14, 2019 - New York

This class will provide students with simple instructions to create solid drawings from life. The instructor will deconstruct the figure drawing process into a few basic steps: Initial landmarks, gesture, structure and anatomy. A live model will stand in a series of poses. Guided group instruction is followed by individual consultations. The techniques discussed can be applied for future practice. All levels of experience are welcome to attend. Limited materials will be provided.

Tips For Writing A LinkedIn Summary - Club Free Time
June 14, 2019 - New York

Creating a LinkedIn profile is a "must", particularly for job-seekers. It's also a "must" that your profile includes a Summary, 2,000 characters of prime real estate located below the Headline. Unlike a resume, a LinkedIn Summary is often written in the first person. It's a place to tell your story, show some humor, chat about interests, explain a career change, flaunt a testimonial, etc. This discussion offers tips for a well written LinkedIn Summary.

Game Nights in the Park - Club Free Time
June 14, 2019 - New York

Weekly Game Nights are the perfect place to learn a new game, challenge yourself with new opponents, swap strategies, and meet like-minded people.

Henry V: Occupy Harry: A Feminist Retelling of Shakespeare - Club Free Time
June 14, 2019 - New York

An energetic, feminist telling of Shakespeare's classic history, reimagined in a post-civilization U.S.A., in which the ingrained forces of patriarchal power are challenged by a new, vibrant resistance embodied by its fearless and charismatic leader, King Harry. Through her struggle, the play explores the many obstacles to true revolutionary change, and the courage necessary to overcome them.

Contemporary Dance in the Park - Club Free Time
June 14, 2019 - New York

Featuring Jennifer Muller, Talissa Bavaresco, Steps Conservatory, and more to be announced.

Jazz Guitarist Who Played with Dizzy Gillespie - Club Free Time
June 14, 2019 - New York

Since his 14-year run with Dizzy Gillespie, guitarist Ed Cherry has cemented a spot as one of the great small-group bandleaders in jazz, especially in the organ trio format. With half a dozen albums under his name, he is in high demand, especially since his two recent releases with Posi-Tone. This show features Kyle Koehler on organ and Anwar Marshall on drums.

Unplugged: Brooklyn Americana Concert - Club Free Time
June 14, 2019 - New York

Intimate, unplugged sets performed by local artists.

Harlem Moves with Limón Dance Company - Club Free Time
June 14, 2019 - New York

The world-renowned Limón Company Dancers teaches the energetic and ease-filled Limón Technique, accompanied by live music. No experience necessary; class is open to all levels.

Conformity: The Power of Social Influences - Club Free Time
June 14, 2019 - New York

Bestselling author Cass R. Sunstein reveals the appeal and the danger of conformity. We live in an era of tribalism, polarization, and intense social division--separating people along lines of religion, political conviction, race, ethnicity, and sometimes gender. How did this happen? In Conformity, Sunstein argues that the key to making sense of living in this fractured world lies in understanding the idea of conformity--what it is and how it works--as well as the countervailing force of dissent.

If You're Not Happy Now: Poetry Anthology - Club Free Time
June 14, 2019 - New York

An evening of poetry with Emily Yaremchuk, Kathleen Radigan, Lauren Peat, Rebecca Levi, Eric Hertz, Daniel Hardisty, Libby Goss, and Madeline Gilmore, all of whom contriubted to the poetry anthology.

Snow: Based on Orhan Pamuk's Acclaimed Novel - Club Free Time
June 14, 2019 - New York

When Ka, a respected poet and journalist living in exile in Germany, returns to his homeland in Kars, Turkey to report on the increase in suicides among young Muslim women, he is swept into a cascade of conflict, corruption, and zealotry among competing factions of the region. This stage adaptation of Nobel Prize Laureate Orhan Pamuk's acclaimed novel captures the great conflicts of our time: Western versus Eastern culture, secularism versus religion, and the lives lost in these struggles.

The Importance of Being Earnest: Oscar Wilde's Classic Comedy Done Two Ways - Club Free Time
June 14, 2019 - New York

In New York Classical Theatre's production, the entire cast will swap roles (and genders) every other performance. Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays are traditional casting. Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays are reversed.

A Non-Binary Transwoman Theatre-Maker - Club Free Time
June 14, 2019 - New York

Adelaide (Matthew Dicken) is a non-binary transwoman Pisces theatre-maker and resource-mover; she is a movement fundraiser, organizer, collaborator or collective member of the Sylvia Rivera Law Project, the NYC Trans Oral History Project, Survived & Punished NY, Free University NYC, ACRE, Angela's Pulse and PURPOSE Productions. They will share recent writing touched by grassroots abolitionist movements committed to freeing criminalized survivors and building support structures for trans economic self-determination.

An Evening Of Dance And Music From Brazil - Club Free Time
June 14, 2019 - New York

Renowned proformance group Grupo Ribeiro brings a masterful and energetic evening of dance and original music inspired by Brazilian folkloric themes.

Change from the Trenches: Innovation in Technology and Tactics from the Ranks of the British Army during the First World War - Club Free Time
June 14, 2019 - New York

A lecture by Andrea Siotto of Temple University. Siotto is an Italian Ph.D. student at the History Department at Temple. He is interested in the technological development before and during the First World War. He holds a B.A. in Art History and a M.A. in History from the Università degli Studi Roma Tre in Rome, Italy, where he specialized in the History of the Italian Risorgimento. He is very interested in understanding how to integrate digital instruments into research and teaching in the humanities.

Sunset on the Hudson Concert - Club Free Time
June 14, 2019 - New York

Experience summer at its best—with free Friday concerts set against beautiful sunsets. These New York artists will help start the weekend off right. The eclectic lineup offers music for everyone - bring your friends, a blanket and enjoy some great music in your west side backyard.

Much Ado About Nothing: Shakespeare's Comedy of Romantic Retribution and Miscommunication - Club Free Time
June 14, 2019 - New York

Tony Award winner Kenny Leon (American Son, A Raisin in the Sun) directs a bold new take on Shakespeare's cherished comedy of romantic retribution and miscommunication. In this modern production, find the community of Messina celebrating a break from an ongoing war. But not all is peaceful amid the revelry, as old rivals engage in a battle of wits, unexpected foes plot revenge, and young lovers are caught in a tumultuous courtship – until love proves the ultimate trickster, and undoes them all.

The Professor: Tai Chi's Journey West (2016): Documentary on a Martial Art's Spread (Outdoors) - Club Free Time
June 14, 2019 - New York

A feature documentary about Tai Chi and one of its great masters, Cheng Man-Ching, a man who brought Tai Chi and Chinese culture to the West during the swinging, turbulent '60s. This documentary film tells his remarkable story and features Tai Chi as a martial art and a spiritual practice.

New York Philharmonic Performs In The Park: Works By Rossini, Rachmaninoff And More - Club Free Time
June 14, 2019 - New York

The New York Philharmonic Orchestra; Jaap van Zweden, conductor.

13 Tours, All City Neighborhoods, Any Time Of The Day, Choose One Tour Or Many - Club Free Time
June 15, 2019 - New York

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.

Drawing in the Park - Club Free Time
June 15, 2019 - New York

Paint in watercolor, or use pastels, chalk, and charcoal to capture the magical vistas of the Hudson River and the unique landscape. An artist/educator will help participants of all levels with instruction and critique. Art materials provided.

Kayaking Workshop - Club Free Time
June 15, 2019 - New York

Glide along the water while kayaking. Children under 18 must have an adult guardian present. All levels are welcome and no experience is necessary. Paddle on a sit-on-top kayak in the East River.

Park Tour: From Freight to Flowers - Club Free Time
June 15, 2019 - New York

Hear the story behind New York City's park in the sky. Guided 75-minute walking tours led by knowledgeable volunteer guides will offer you an insider's perspective on the park's history, design, and landscape.

Street Fair - Club Free Time
June 15, 2019 - New York

Free fun for the whole family, including arts, crafts, antiques, plants, entertainment, games, and more.

Yoga Flow with Malorie - Club Free Time
June 15, 2019 - New York

Come flow through a chaturanga with views of NYC's newest park and neighborhood. Mats and blocks provided for the first 25 participants. Be sure to bring some water! Towels - optional.

Braille Study Group - Club Free Time
June 15, 2019 - New York

Join staff, peers and volunteers who can help you with your braille study plan and assignments and recommend strategies for taking your braille proficiency to the next level. Braille games and activities will help you put your skills into practice. This study group welcomes blind and sighted learners alike.

Disco Turco - DROM
June 15, 2019 - New York

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Chess Lecture and Simul - Club Free Time
June 15, 2019 - New York

Learn techniques from world-renowned chess experts. Then put your new skills to the test against a grandmaster while they challenge 30 participants – simultaneously.

Shape Up NYC Dance Fitness - Club Free Time
June 15, 2019 - New York

Shape Up NYC's dance fitness classes are fun! Colorful outfits are encouraged!

Documentary: A Litany For Survival: the Life and Work of Audre Lorde (1995) - Club Free Time
June 15, 2019 - New York

The documentary tells the story of poet Audre Lorde. She published more than a dozen poetry collections and six books of prose from 1968 to 1993. In 1979, she addressed the first national march for lesbian and gay liberation in Washington, D.C.

Made in New York City: The Business of Folk Art: Exhibition Tour - Club Free Time
June 15, 2019 - New York

Folk art has flourished in the heart of New York City since the eighteenth century, contrary to popular belief that it was a rural genre that reflected local tastes, traditions, and needs. Around 100 works of art by self-taught artists tell the story about New York City as the center of America's financial and commercial world from two perspectives simultaneously: "The Art of Business" portrays the people and places that were part of the city's thrumming commercial life, and "The Business of Art" highlights the diverse mediums and formats used by the artists, artisans, and manufacturers.

Paris Is Burning (1990): Golden Age Of New York City Balls - Club Free Time
June 15, 2019 - New York

A chronicle of New York's drag scene in the 1980s, focusing on balls, voguing and the ambitions and dreams of those who gave the era its warmth and vitality.

The Tragedie of Othello By Shakespeare - Club Free Time
June 15, 2019 - New York

The Actors Shakespeare Company will perform Shakespeare's The Tragedie of Othello. The Tragedie of Othello is a tragedy by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written in 1603. It is based on the story Un Capitano Moro ("A Moorish Captain") by Cinthio, a disciple of Boccaccio, first published in 1565.

Pulp Magazines Meetup - Club Free Time
June 15, 2019 - New York

If you collect, read, or are just interested in classic Pulp magazines, you may want to know about the Gotham Pulp Collectors Club. This is a chance for pulp readers and collectors who meet once a month to talk about their favorite subject: popular fiction magazines from the first half of the 20th century along with new developments in the fields of reprints, movies, TV, auctions, conventions, "New Pulp" fiction, and more.

Warm from Within Deep Breathing Workshop - Club Free Time
June 15, 2019 - New York

Come to enjoy deep breathing with Wim Hof/Tsa Lung- inspired techniques! This program is easy to join as the breathing is (as always) a continuous flow.

Workshop For Women: Dancing - Club Free Time
June 15, 2019 - New York

Explore your creative side with these art workshop led by teaching artists from the Association of Women Artists.

Luxury Whiskeys at The Flatiron Room - The Flatiron Room
June 15, 2019 - New York

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Dance Workshop: Celebrating the Influence of African-American Dances - Club Free Time
June 15, 2019 - New York

A workshop celebrating the influence of African American dances, from traditional to contemporary. Every Saturday afternoon in June, a different afro-dance style will be highlighted. All dance classes are given by professional instructors. Open to all ages and experience levels.

Documentary: Brother Outsider: The Life of Bayard Rustin - Club Free Time
June 15, 2019 - New York

Documentary on civil rights organizer Bayard Rustin, best-remembered as the organizer of the 1963 March on Washington.

Cabaret (1972): 8 Time Oscar Winning Musical Drama Starring Liza Minnelli - Club Free Time
June 15, 2019 - New York

A female girlie club entertainer in Weimar Republic era Berlin romances two men while the Nazi Party rises to power around them.

The Glass Castle (2017): Biographical drama starring Brie Larson and Naomi Watts - Club Free Time
June 15, 2019 - New York

A young girl comes of ae in a dysfunctional family of nonconformist nomads with a mother who's an eccentric artist and an alcoholic father who would stir the children's imagination with hope as a distraction to their poverty.

White Boy Rick (2018): Story of a 14 year old FBI informant starring Matthew McConaughey - Club Free Time
June 15, 2019 - New York

The story of teenager Richard Wershe Jr., who became an undercover informant for the FBI during the 1980s and was ultimately arrested for drug-trafficking and sentenced to life in prison.

Artist Talk: See Why - Club Free Time
June 15, 2019 - New York

Artist Cyrilla Mozenter talks about her exhibition. A follow-up to her previous exhibition with the gallery, See Why continues Mozenter's focus on wool felt sculptures, large scale wall-hanging felt works, and delicate framed works on paper. The artworks further explore Mozenter's abstract narratives of text and sound—animated through personal pictographic imagery—and the deconstruction of letters as both images and sounds.

Works By Bach, Schumann And More - Club Free Time
June 15, 2019 - New York

Pianist Charles Jones has performed throughout the Eastern US, including Lincoln Center and has appeared on radio and public television in New York and Virginia. Mr. Jones has been a soloist with the Charleston Symphony Orchestra as well as the NCSA Orchestra as a result of winning competitions held by both. Mr. Jones has received numerous honors including first place winner in the National Music Teachers Association Competition and as a featured artist at the Rome Festival, Rome, Italy.

A Blend of Hip-Hop, House, Soul, Afrobeat, Funk, And Dance Classics - Club Free Time
June 15, 2019 - New York

Rich Medina is "one of the most in-demand DJs out there, capable of turning any type of crowd into a frenzy" (Philly Voice) spinning grooves old and new. He will be joined by Shareef Keyes and The Groove, who have performed around New York with their high energy, crowd captivating live performances, putting on a show guaranteed to get little feet moving.

Moonlight (2016): Three Time Oscar Winning Drama - Club Free Time
June 15, 2019 - New York

A chronicle of the childhood, adolescence and burgeoning adulthood of a young, African-American, gay man growing up in a rough neighborhood of Miami. 111 min. Director: Barry Jenkins. Starring Mahershala Ali, Naomie Harris, Trevante Rhodes. Moonlight (2016) won the Academy Award for Best Picture at the 89th annual Academy Awards, along with Best Supporting Actor for Ali and Best Adapted Screenplay for Jenkins and McCraney, from a total of eight nominations.

Henry V: Occupy Harry: A Feminist Retelling of Shakespeare - Club Free Time
June 15, 2019 - New York

An energetic, feminist telling of Shakespeare's classic history, reimagined in a post-civilization U.S.A., in which the ingrained forces of patriarchal power are challenged by a new, vibrant resistance embodied by its fearless and charismatic leader, King Harry. Through her struggle, the play explores the many obstacles to true revolutionary change, and the courage necessary to overcome them. Featuring: Laurel Andersen, Amelia Dudley, Emma Green, Becca Musser, Jesenia Pineda, Alex Rafala, Jerry Raik, Andrew Ricks, Regina Renee Russell, Jahmorei Snipes, and Sigmond Varga.

Translator Panel: How Did This Play Get into English? - Club Free Time
June 15, 2019 - New York

Translating for the stage is a special skill, and sometimes plays pass through several hands on their way from their original language (such as French or Spanish) into English. In this brief conversation, Taylor Gaines (translator of Snow by Blandine Savetier and Waddah Saab) and Caridad Svich (playwright and translator of many plays from Spanish) will speak about the challenges of bringing the festival's three plays into English. Moderated by Susan Bernofsky.

It's About Time: A Multi-Generational Dance Company - Club Free Time
June 15, 2019 - New York

Dances For A Variable Population will present a performance featuring a multi-generational company, legendary guest artists, and neighborhood seniors in a celebration of great twentieth-century dance.

Tonight We Dance: A Night of Jazz & Swing - Club Free Time
June 15, 2019 - New York

A night of swing, dance, and live jazz! Enjoy dancing with The Harlem Swing Dance Society and Harlem Renaissance Orchestra. Wear your best white outfit, share stories, and listen to the music reminiscent of the Big Band Era. Dance Lesson 5:00 p.m – 6:00 p.m. Live performance and dancing 6:00 p.m.– 8:00 p.m.

The Importance of Being Earnest: Oscar Wilde's Classic Comedy Done Two Ways - Club Free Time
June 15, 2019 - New York

In New York Classical Theatre's production, the entire cast will swap roles (and genders) every other performance. Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays are traditional casting. Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays are reversed. This production is staged in their signature Panoramic Theatre style, and the audience will move twice during the performance—once for each scene change.

The Sickness of Stone: It All Comes Crumbling Down - Club Free Time
June 15, 2019 - New York

Decades on, and a former dictator's self-mythologizing mausoleum is crumbling from within. Hired by the government of today, a young researcher spends scrupulous hours seeking ways to keep it standing. But as Right and Left clash in the outside world and the political debate creeps violently towards the door of the monument, her attempts at professional distance are quickly challenged. Trapped inside with a guard whose motives are unclear, she can no longer escape her own hypocrisy, and her once-proud arguments are dangerously threatened from every corner. Written by Blanca Domenech. Translated from Spanish by William Gregory.

A Multi-Generational Jazz Supergroup - Club Free Time
June 15, 2019 - New York

The DeJohnette–Coltrane–Garrison Trio is a multi-generational jazz supergroup. DeJohnette is a highly influential jazz drummer inducted into the Modern Drummer Hall of Fame in 2007; Ravi Coltrane – post-bop jazz saxophonist – is the son of jazz pianist Alice Coltrane and saxophonist John Coltrane, who played with DeJohnette; Matthew Garrison is DeJohnette's godson, and an accomplished bassist in his own right, described by the New York Times as "an electric bass virtuoso." Fifty years ago DeJohnette played with Coltrane Garrison's fathers in John Coltrane's group; on the 2016 album In Movement, he plays Coltrane's haunting elegy "Alabama" with their sons. Harpist Brandee Younger, a modern harpist, under the influence of Dorothy Ashby and Alice Coltrane herself will open the show.

Silent Disco Pride Party - Club Free Time
June 15, 2019 - New York

Celebrate World Pride Month in NYC with a silent disco dance party featuring queer DJ's from Quiet Events. Breath-taking sunset views and Lady Liberty will serve as our backdrop as we dance to the hottest beats pumped through light-up headphones. Check-in with friends sharing info about LGBTQI+ community services and stay tuned for few more surprises that will truly make it a special night! Headphones are free.

A Dog's Way Home (2019): Animal Adventure with Ashley Judd, Edward James Olmos (Outdoors) - Club Free Time
June 15, 2019 - New York

A female dog travels four hundred miles in search of her owner throughout a Colorado wilderness. Director: Charles Martin Smith 96 min. Grab a blanket or towel and come enjoy a movie in the park. Glass bottles and alcoholic beverages are strictly prohibited. You should arrive before 7:30 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on.

Much Ado About Nothing: Shakespeare's Comedy of Romantic Retribution and Miscommunication - Club Free Time
June 15, 2019 - New York

Tony Award winner Kenny Leon (American Son, A Raisin in the Sun) directs a bold new take on Shakespeare's cherished comedy of romantic retribution and miscommunication. In this modern production, find the community of Messina celebrating a break from an ongoing war. But not all is peaceful amid the revelry, as old rivals engage in a battle of wits, unexpected foes plot revenge, and young lovers are caught in a tumultuous courtship – until love proves the ultimate trickster, and undoes them all.

Black Panther (2018): Oscar-Winning Superhero Epic with Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong'o (Outdoors) - Club Free Time
June 15, 2019 - New York

T'Challa, heir to the hidden but advanced kingdom of Wakanda, must step forward to lead his people into a new future and must confront a challenger from his country's past. Director: Ryan Coogler 134 min.

Musical Improv Circuit Show - Club Free Time
June 15, 2019 - New York

Up-and-coming stars perform long-form narrative musicals.

Adventures NYC - Club Free Time
June 15, 2019 - New York

Get ready to paddle, climb, race, and glide at Adventures NYC! Celebrate the great outdoors and enjoy a day of adventure—for free! Activity lines are subject to close early, so come early! This year's activities include: Rock Climbing Zip Lining Archery Rod and Reel Skills GaGa Ball Obstacle Races Parkour Wheelchair Basketball Free Bike Rentals Free Bike Valet Parking Dance and Fitness Riglet Park (faux snowboarding for kids under 6) Water-Based Activities Key Log Rolling Stand-Up Paddleboarding Most activities do not require tickets; however, to avoid long wait times for Zip Lining and Stand-Up Paddleboarding, a limited number of passes with assigned time slots will be given out at 11:00 a.m. Passes are free and are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Dejohnette - Coltrane - Garrison Trio / Brandee Younger - Central Park
June 15, 2019 - Manhattan

The DeJohnette – Coltrane – Garrison Trio is a multi-generational jazz supergroup. DeJohnette is a highly influential jazz drummer inducted into the Modern Drummer Hall of Fame in 2007; Ravi Coltrane – post-bop jazz saxophonist – is the son of jazz pianist Alice Coltrane and saxophonist John Coltrane, who played with DeJohnette; Matthew Garrison is DeJohnette's godson, and an accomplished bassist in his own right, described by the New York Times as "an electric bass virtuoso." Fifty years ago DeJohnette played with Coltrane Garrison's fathers in John Coltrane's group; on the 2016 album In Movement, he plays Coltrane's haunting elegy "Alabama" with their sons. Harpist Brandee Younger, a modern harpist, under the influence of Dorothy Ashby and Alice Coltrane herself will open the show.

Jazz on the Cusp Hosted by Nate Chinen - SummerStage, Central Park
June 15, 2019 - Manhattan

From the glories of 1959 to the multiplicity of 2019, jazz has often thrived on the cusp of a new decade. We'll explore that idea with a look back and a leap forward. RSVP is required for all and is on first-come, first-served basis at [email protected]

Just Us Men. - Sofitel New York
June 15, 2019 - New York

UST US MEN. Is an event to celebrate and honor fathers and the father figures in your life! Featuring: Health & Wellness for Dad Grooming for Men The Latest Plastic Surgery Trends for Men Common Dermatology Questions for Men Answered Physical Fitness The Importance of Appearance: The Man & His Suit INCLUDING OUR DAD LOUNGE: ~Complimentary: Cocktails, Shave, & Refreshments ~Gift-bags & Raffle Prizes SPEAKERS Dr. Kaveri Korgavkar, Vanguard Dermatology Dr. David Shafer, Shafer Plastic Surgery & Laser Center Dr. Stephen Handler, Zenith Chiropractic Mr. Eric D. Wolff, The Perfect Fit Apparel Mr. B. JaWuan Jones, Haircut 4 Homeless

Diversity Improv Jam - UCBT Hell's Kitchen
June 15, 2019 - New York

An improv jam that celebrates improv and diversity. Come put your name in the bucket and get on stage! Everyone is welcome.

Second Stage Theater - The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts
Through June 15, 2019 - New York

Come celebrate the decades of plays and musicals that have defined Second Stage as the home for living American playwrights. In 1979, a new theater was born with a novel idea: give a second chance to American plays that are worthy of a second look. Second Stage Theater started in a cramped 100-seat space on the 16th floor of a hotel on the Upper West Side. That first production was far from an easy or auspicious launch – the director and three actors quit, one at the very last minute (luckily, a young actor named Jeff Daniels agreed to step in and perform).

FREE Tickets to Comedy Funday - The Lantern
June 16, 2019 - New York

The Unusual Culprits comedy team bring you a hysterical lineup of comedians you may have seen on networks like MTV, Comedy Central, Colbert and more! Happy Hour drink specials and no cover charge! Critics say "It's a Sunday show that feels like a Saturday!" The perfect event to end the weekend and one you cannot miss!

Tai Chi Workshop - Club Free Time
June 16, 2019 - New York

Join Silvana Pizzuti to learn and practice Tai Chi, a slow-moving martial art with health benefits for all fitness levels. Wear comfortable clothes and sunscreen. Every Sunday through August 11, 2019

River Nature Walk - Club Free Time
June 16, 2019 - New York

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!

13 Tours, All City Neighborhoods, Any Time Of The Day, Choose One Tour Or Many - Club Free Time
June 16, 2019 - New York

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

Kayaking Workshop - Club Free Time
June 16, 2019 - New York

Glide along the water while kayaking. Children under 18 must have an adult guardian present. All levels are welcome and no experience is necessary. Paddle on a sit-on-top kayak in the East River.

Street Fair - Club Free Time
June 16, 2019 - New York

Free fun for the whole family, including arts, crafts, antiques, plants, entertainment, games, and more.

Flatiron District Walking Tour - Club Free Time
June 16, 2019 - New York

A journey through the vibrant neighborhood, viewing some of the City's most notable landmarks, including the New York Life Insurance Building, the MetLife Clock Tower, the Appellate Courthouse and the famous Flatiron Building. Tour guides: Miriam Berman, historian and the author of Madison Square: The Park and Its Celebrated Landmarks and New York in Words and Images, a book of New York postcards. Fred Cookinham, historian, author of The Age of Rand: Imagining an Objectivist Future World. Mike Kaback, a native New Yorker, has an unquenchable enthusiasm for everything about this city.

Taste of Jewish Culture Street Festival - Club Free Time
June 16, 2019 - New York

The Taste of Jewish Culture Annual Street Festival is a signature event that brings together thousands of foodies and dozens of purveyors of delicious food for a day of eating, learning, and celebrating in New York. The festival features dozens of diverse food vendors, music, engaging activities for kids, and much more!

Tejal Yoga - Club Free Time
June 16, 2019 - New York

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.

Egg Rolls, Egg Creams and Empanadas Festival - Club Free Time
June 16, 2019 - New York

Celebrate the diverse ethnic communities of the Lower East Side/Chinatown neighborhood. The landmark synagogue as its centerpiece, this neighborhood festival spills out onto the street with a mash-up of Jewish, Chinese and Puerto Rican tastes, traditions, sights, and sounds. Mah jongg Chinese folk instrument making Willie Martinez and the NYC Salsa All Stars Chinese calligraphy Sarah Myerson's Yiddish Dancing Puppet theater Chinese folk music with the East River Ensemble Bomba drum making Egg Rolls! Egg Creams! Empanadas! ...and a whole lot more.

SecuriTEA Time: Understanding Cyber Risks - Club Free Time
June 16, 2019 - New York

Feel like we're in a bad episode of Black Mirror? Is Mr.Robot looking more like a documentary? Between the corporate, state, and civilian threats we face, talking about cybersecurity can be overwhelming and stir up a lot of difficult emotions. This social event from the CyPurr Collective hopes to provide a comfortable space to discuss these anxieties as well as current events in the digital world. Let's build up our digital-agency and form a critical understand the tech encroaching on our lives. All while enjoying delicious tea and snacks, of course.

Harlem Meer Performance Festival - Club Free Time
June 16, 2019 - New York

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.

Summer 2019 Scandinavian Music Festival - Club Free Time
June 16, 2019 - New York

Scandia Strings. The String Orchestra will perform works by Frank Foerster, Niels W. Gade, Johan Helmich Roman, and Svend S. Schultz. Soloist: Frank Foerster, Viola Music Director/Conductor: Dorrit Matson Bring a blanket and enjoy this free performance with backdrop views of the Hudson River.

You Shall Love: Aliens Amoing Us - Club Free Time
June 16, 2019 - New York

In the near future, a group of facilitators in the surgical community build a presentation about how to break down the cultural and racial bias against Amenites—a newly-arrived alien species. The project turns out to be more complex than any of them could have guessed, revealing their own prejudices against one another, the lure of othering, and the power of cultural stigmas. Written by Pablo Manzi. Translated from Spanish by Cristóbal Pizarro.

Works By Tchaikovsky, Bizet, Grieg And More For Trumpet And Organ - Club Free Time
June 16, 2019 - New York

Program Johann Baptist Georg Neruda (1708-1780) Concerto for Trumpet in E-flat Major George Bizet (1838-1875) (arr. Guiraud) Les dragons d'Alcala Gaetano Donizetti (1791-1848) from L'elisir d'amore "Una furtiva lagrima" Edvard Grieg (1843-1907) from 25 Norwegian Folk Songs and Dances, Op.17 Iver Kleive (b.1949) Toccata on "Store gud, vi lover deg" Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893) from Swan Lake, Neapolitan Dance Formed in 2014, Deux Voix (French for "two voices") has amassed a rapidly growing reputation and both national and international acclaim. In addition to the numerous performances in their home in southeast Texas, they have presented concerts nationwide in over 17 states. A short list of their many performance locations includes St. Patrick's Cathedral in NYC, Minnesota, Washington Music Festival in Port Angeles, Washington, West Point Military Academy, and Myers Park United Methodist in Charlotte, North Carolina. In August of 2018, Deux Voix toured Denmark, Sweden, and Norway as a part of their Scandinavian Tour, and was a featured artist for the International Organ Festival in Bergen, Norway.

Henry V: Occupy Harry: A Feminist Retelling of Shakespeare - Club Free Time
June 16, 2019 - New York

An energetic, feminist telling of Shakespeare's classic history, reimagined in a post-civilization U.S.A., in which the ingrained forces of patriarchal power are challenged by a new, vibrant resistance embodied by its fearless and charismatic leader, King Harry. Through her struggle, the play explores the many obstacles to true revolutionary change, and the courage necessary to overcome them. Featuring: Laurel Andersen, Amelia Dudley, Emma Green, Becca Musser, Jesenia Pineda, Alex Rafala, Jerry Raik, Andrew Ricks, Regina Renee Russell, Jahmorei Snipes, and Sigmond Varga.

International Play Reading Festival: Playwright Panel - Club Free Time
June 16, 2019 - New York

Playwrights Blanca Domenech (Spain), Pablo Manzi (Chile), Blandine Savetier (France), and Waddah Saab (France) in conversation with Festival Director David Henry Hwang. Followed by a reception.

Let's Dance!: Salsa, Cha-Cha and Bachata Lessons - Club Free Time
June 16, 2019 - New York

Learn to dance like a pro at these Salsa, Cha-Cha and Bachata lessons and group social dances led by master teachers from the Piel Canela Dance and Music School and featuring DJ Ray Colon.

The Importance of Being Earnest: Oscar Wilde's Classic Comedy Done Two Ways - Club Free Time
June 16, 2019 - New York

In New York Classical Theatre's production, the entire cast will swap roles (and genders) every other performance. Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays are traditional casting. Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays are reversed. This production is staged in their signature Panoramic Theatre style, and the audience will move twice during the performance—once for each scene change.

Fishing Clinic - Club Free Time
June 16, 2019 - New York

Brand new this year! Take part in an incredible opportunity to learn line fishing without leaving the City. Learn how to tie fishing knots, bait a hook, cast a fishing rod, and maybe even reel up a fish! Guided by a marine biologist and expert anglers, you'll learn the basics of line fishing, while catch-and-releasing some of the park's aquatic organisms. Equipment provided on-site. All ages are welcome.

Much Ado About Nothing: Shakespeare's Comedy of Romantic Retribution and Miscommunication - Club Free Time
June 16, 2019 - New York

Tony Award winner Kenny Leon (American Son, A Raisin in the Sun) directs a bold new take on Shakespeare's cherished comedy of romantic retribution and miscommunication. In this modern production, find the community of Messina celebrating a break from an ongoing war. But not all is peaceful amid the revelry, as old rivals engage in a battle of wits, unexpected foes plot revenge, and young lovers are caught in a tumultuous courtship – until love proves the ultimate trickster, and undoes them all.

Unity of New York Sunday Service - Symphony Space
June 16, 2019 - New York

Unity of New York is a joyful, diverse, and welcoming spiritual community that honors all paths to God. Their mission is to serve the NYC community through spiritual teaching, music, prayer and outreach. They come together at their weekly Sunday Celebration Services (11am, right here at Symphony Space) to discover the power within all to unleash divine potential, know Oneness with God and each other. Unity affirms the power of prayer and the power of thoughts to create our own reality, helping people experience a stronger connection with God every day. Come for the Music... Stay for the message!

Fatherly x Gillette Father's Day Gallery - Pop Up
Through June 16, 2019 - New York

In celebration of Father's Day, Fatherly has partnered with Gillette to launch Sincerely, a gallery experience exploring how today's men can help raise tomorrow's husbands, fathers, and leaders in an era defined by a rethinking of masculine norms. Featuring open letters to young men penned by big thinkers and big doers, including rapper Common, therapist Dr. Michael Reichert, actor Luis Guzman, cook Edward Lee, and BASE jumper Matthias Girard, Sincerely, asks parents and non-parents alike to reconsider how they prepare boys for adulthood.

First Sunday After Pentecost - St. Mark's Church-on-the-Bowery
Through June 17, 2019 - New York

Wherever you might be on your own spiritual journey, St. Mark's welcomes to you to celebrate with us every Sunday, here in the Bowery. Choir practice begins at 9:30 am, one hour before service begins.

Allagash River Trip + Supporting Riverkeeper + Rare Beers on Tap - The Stag's Head
Through June 23, 2019 - New York,

Allagash River Trip + Supporting Riverkeeper + Rare Beers on Tap

Shakespeare in Central Park Much Ado About Nothing - The Public Theater
Through June 23, 2019 - New York

Tony Award winner Kenny Leon puts his modernist take on Shakespeare's tale of deception, old rivals, and torn lovers. The story revolves around the war-torn city of Messina, where there is finally a period of peace. The Governor Leonata decides to hold a masquerade ball, where a battle of wits ensues.

MOCA Cinema Series - Columbus Park
Through June 28, 2019 - New York

Join NYC Parks and the Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) this June for four outdoor film screenings in Columbus Park. This summer, NYC Parks in partnership with the Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment, will host movie showings throughout the five boroughs. Movies begin at dusk. For more information visit nyc.gov/parks or call 311.

Kiki Kogelnik's Art at Mitchell-Innes & Nash Gallery - Mitchell-Innes & Nash
Through June 29, 2019 - New York

A social butterfly and fashion plate as well as an artist, Kiki Kogelnik (1935–1997) was born in Austria, but moved to NYC in 1961, just as Pop Art was starting to take off. Her work, however, wasn't about the cartoons, product brands, celebrities, advertising and other subjects associated with Warhol, Lichtenstein, Rosenquist, etc. Rather, her paintings and sculpture bounced off of couture design for sly observations on gender and the constraints imposed on women by culture and commerce.

BFPL Celebrates WorldPride - Brookfield Place
Through June 30, 2019 - New York

Join Brookfield Place in celebrating WorldPride NYC with activations and events taking place in multiple spaces throughout the complex during the month of June. Explore a large-scale installation in the Pavilion (6/1 – 7/1), visit WorldPride | Stonewall 50 AIDS Memorial Quilt Display Initiative in the Winter Garden (6/27 – 7/1), and snap a photo with a colorful instagrammable moment (6/27 – 7/1) on the Waterfront Plaza. For every post on social media that tags @BFPLNY and #BFPLpride in the Pavilion and on the Waterfront Plaza, $1 will be donated to an LGBTQIA+ charity.

BUILD Brunch - Build Series NYC Studio
Through September 10, 2025 - New York

Digital entertainment program BUILD Series takes its popular and extensive live interview show to the next level, adding a new, daily morning talk show "BUILD Brunch," as BUILD Series continues its commitment to bring its fans closer to culture. Airing weekdays at 11am live on BUILDseries.com/Brunch, it will feature a roundtable of diverse, young and influential personalities speaking to breaking news, hot topics and the latest in entertainment. PLEASE READ BEFORE ARRIVAL: Doors open 30 minutes before showtime and CLOSE 5 minutes prior to each show. There will be a standby line for every show. VALID ID REQUIRED FOR ENTRY for security purposes (No age minimum). Please note we clear the studio after every event and we DO NOT permit autographs on our premises. This event will be streamed LIVE on BUILDseries.com! Make sure to check out the BUILD Series Newsletter for updates and information about our events:

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