Hudson River Park's signature, free concert series staged on the Pier 84 waterfront (at 44th Street on West Side).

Date:
7/10, 7/24 & 8/7, 6pm

A party atmosphere reigns on the first Saturday of the month at one of the country’s oldest and largest art museums.

Date:
Ongoing - 1st Saturdays; 5pm

On three consecutive Saturdays in August, nearly seven miles of New York City’s streets are opened to the public to play, run, walk and bike.

Date:
Aug 2, 9, 16
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Films in Tompkins Square Park

Date:
July 31, 2014 - 6:00pm
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Cost:
Free

The free Films in Tompkins series will be showing classic films with live music every Thursday through August 15. Gates open at 6PM and the movies start at sundown. For Full 'Films in Tompkins' read full post:

Brooklyn Museum First Saturdays

Brooklyn Museum First Saturdays
Date:
August 1, 2014 - 5:00pm
Category:
Cost:
Free

At the Brooklyn Museum's Target First Saturdays, thousands of visitors enjoy free programs of art and entertainment each month from 5 to 11 p.m.

The Best of Dan Zanes: Deno's Wonder Wheel Release Party & Contest

Dan Zanes
Date:
August 1, 2014 - 7:30pm
Category:
Cost:
Free

Calling all fans of Dan Zanes and his popular "Wonder Wheel" song! Join Dan on August 1st as he celebrates 15 years of award winning CDs with a live concert at the world-famous NYC Landmark Deno's Wonder Wheel in Coney Island. Dan will perform favorites featured on his new greatest hits collection "Get Loose and Get Together!: The Best of Dan Zanes." Come for the music, enjoy the rides and watch the FREE Fireworks Show! Get Loose and Get Together!

Summer Streets 2014

Summer Streets
Date:
August 2, 2014 - 7:00am
Category:
Cost:
Free

On three consecutive Saturdays in August, nearly seven miles of New York City’s streets are opened to the public to play, run, walk and bike.  Summer Streets is an annual celebration of New York City's most valuable public space—our streets. Summer Streets provides space for healthy recreation and encourages New Yorkers to use more sustainable forms of transportation. In 2013, more than 300,000 people took advantage of the open streets.

Hudson River Rocks Waterfront Concert Series at the Hudson River

Date:
August 7, 2014 - 6:00pm
Category:
Cost:
Free

RiverRocks is Hudson River Park's signature, free concert series staged on the Pier 84 waterfront (at 44th Street on West Side). With the setting sun and the Hudson River serving as the backdrop, each show is expected to draw capacity audiences.

Intrepid FREE Summer Movie Series: 2014: Spaceballs

Date:
August 7, 2014 - 7:30pm
Category:
Cost:
Free

Join Intrepid in celebrating some of our favorite heroes from the movies with their summer annual Intrepid Summer Movie Series. Doors open at 7:30PM, film begins at sunset, weather permitting. 

Brooklyn Bridge Park Summer Movies

syfy movies with a view
Date:
August 7, 2014 - 8:00pm
Category:
Cost:
Free

The Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy, in cooperation with Brooklyn Bridge Park, is pleased to announce the lineup for the fourteenth year of its signature movie series. This will be Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy’s sixth year partnering with Syfy to present Syfy Movies With A View. The free, outdoor film series will take place on Pier 1 in Brooklyn Bridge Park and will feature films from different cities around the globe.

Celebrate Brooklyn Concerts at Prospect Park Bandshell 2014: ASIAN DUB FOUNDATION

Date:
August 8, 2014 - 7:00pm
Category:
Cost:
Free

Celebrate Brooklyn! at Prospect Park Bandshell has many free and paid concerts for you to enjoy this summer. Free concerts tend to get pack, no surprise, so try to get there early to guarantee you a spot inside. Check their website for a full lineup or check out the list below for schedule of free shows playing at prospect park bandshell. 

Mae West in Bohemia — — Gin, Sin, Censorship, and Eugene O'Neill

Mae West joins Eugene O'Neill at The Golden Swan Saloon
Date:
August 13, 2014 - 6:30pm
Category:
Cost:
Free

Celebrate Mae West in Bohemia Gin, Sin, Censorship, and Eugene O'Neill. Lecture by LindaAnn Loschiavo, a Greenwich Village historian and dramatist; 

Free Afro-punk Festival 2014

Date:
August 23, 2014 - 12:00pm
Category:
Cost:
Free

AFROPUNK is back in Brooklyn this August for another weekend of live music, vibrant art and good vibes. Described by the New York Times as “the most multicultural festival in the US,” the word AFROPUNK itself has become synonymous with open-minded, non-conforming and unconventional, placing the institution at the epicenter of urban culture inspired by alternative music.

Charlie Parker Jazz Festival in Tompkins Square Park

Date:
August 24, 2014 - 3:00pm
Category:
Cost:
Free

Enjoy this awesome annual free summer jazz festival at Thompkins square park. Charlie Parker Jazz Festival presented by SummerStage. This year performers include: Kenny Barron / Cindy Blackman Santana / Craig Handy & 2nd Line Smith / Brianna Thomas

The Brazilian Day festival

Date:
August 31, 2014 - 10:00am
Category:
Cost:
Free

The Brazilian Day festival, a spirited annual celebration of Brazil's Independence Day, marks its 30th anniversary this year with music, dance, food and a sea of green-and-gold-bedecked expatriates. Big-name Brazilian musicians are booked to play the festival's main stage, which is located on East 46th Street between Fifth and Madison Avenues, the heart of the Little Brazil.

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