Save money. Enjoy NYC on the cheap with one or more of these FREE and cheap events today through Friday, including film screenings, museum exhibits, lectures and more. See our free and cheap weekend events round-up on Friday.
All our listings are $15 or less, because you don’t have to spend a lot of money to enjoy NYC on the Cheap.
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Daily, through Thursday
Hello, I Must be Going – Laugh yourself silly at The Marx Brothers & The Golden Age of Vaudeville, screenings of some of the funniest films Hollywood ever produced, daily through Thursday at the Film Forum, 209 West Houston Street. Films are $8 each. The laughs are free.
Tonight, Monday, Sept. 26
The Uncondemned – FREE screening of a powerful documentary about the 1994 Rwanda genocide. The film follows a group of young underdog lawyers, activists, and survivors who pursue the first-ever prosecution of rape as an international crime of war, and includes a post-screening discussion with Michele Mitchell, co-director/producer, and Sara Darehshori, senior counsel, US Program at Human Rights Watch. Registration is recommended to ensure space. 7pm, at the Museum of Jewish Heritage just north of Battery Park.
No debate about this party – Want to watch the first Clinton-Trump debate with friends, and great beer? Join the crowd at Black Forest Brooklyn to watch, cheer or jeer, on the supersize screen also used to show World Cup events. Black Forest Restaurant is at 733 Fulton St.
Tuesday, Sept. 27
Stargazing at the High Line – Every Tuesday until October 25th, take a closer look at the stars, FREE. Peer through high-powered telescopes provided by the knowledgeable members of the Amateur Astronomers Association of New York to see rare celestial sights. At the Diller-von Furstenberg Sundeck, on the High Line at West 14th Street
Wednesday, Sept. 28
– FREE admission to more than 1,400 museums nationwide, including more than one dozen in NYC and the NYC Metro area, on Wednesday, Sept. 28. Download your FREE ticket for two in order to take advantage of the free museum day.
- See our list of other NYC museums with FREE Friday admission.
Architecture’s Odd Couple: Frank Lloyd Wright and Philip Johnson – FREE lecture about the unlikely friendship between two of the most important architects of our time, and how their views of the world changed ours. Lecturer is historian and writer Hugh Howard. 6:30PM, at the Mid-Manhattan Library, across Fifth Avenue from the main branch with the stone lions out front.
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We’ll have information about free and cheap events in NYC on our regular Friday morning posting.