Free NYC Events List (Monday, 11/11/19-Sunday, 11/17/19)

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I met a lot of women travelers at the Women Who Travel event. This event was free and could have easily costed $25 for the drinks in coconuts and appetizers.

Can you believe we are going to be halfway done with November this week? Time is moving so quickly! For this week’s free NYC event list expect manicure, Dunkin + BlogHer Breakfast, Breakup Bootcamp w/Amy Chan, holiday wreath making, podcast taping, yoga, Broadway live performance, cooking demonstration, and panels about starting a side hustle and entrepreneurship.

If you are looking for upcoming free NYC events in November 2019, please be sure to bookmark/pin my “Free NYC Events List November 2019” article, and to check periodically for updates.

Please note, times and things may change, so it is best to contact the event organizer for the latest updates. The event organizer can be found in the link in the title. Events may also fill up to capacity. In addition, promo codes may run out or expire, so please utilize while supplies last.

Pop-ups may occur in multiple dates, and to avoid repetition only a few dates were selected for this post.

For a list of standard free events, such as landmarks and museums please go here for a weekend guide. For a list of my 5 main resources for finding free events please go here.

Monday, 11/11/19

Friendsgiving Free Mani Morning With sundays studio – Co-hosted by Alyssa Brieloff & Melanie Torres (9am-11am)

What: Tickets are first come first serve for free manis with nail art. The max capacity for manis is 20 people so be sure to sign up asap. Never fear! If you did not get a spot for your mani, we’d still love to see you! Come shop sundays products, sip, snack, and hang with us! There will be a waitlist available for you to get a complimentary mani if time permits.
Where: sundays nail studio Unit RU 301 (500 West 33rd Street New York, NY)
When: 9am-11am
Nearest Train: 7/ 34th Street–Hudson Yards 
RSVP: Required (link in title)

Broadway Under The Stars (5pm-6pm)

What:  Enjoy live performances featuring the most popular shows on Broadway every Monday night starting November 11th!
November 11 – Waitress, Chicago, Oklahoma!, The Lightning Thief
November 18 – Come From Away, Rock of Ages
November 25 – Dear Evan Hansen, Frozen, The Illusionist
December 2 – Beetlejuice, Tootsie, Mean Girls
December 9 – Phantom of the Opera, Wicked
Where: The Shops at Columbus Circle (10 Columbus Circle New York, NY)
When: 5pm-6pm
Nearest Train: A/C/B/D/1 59th Street–Columbus Circle
RSVP: Required (link in title)

Monday Night Group Runs with JackRabbit 3rd Ave (6:30pm-7:30pm)

What: Join JackRabbit 3rd Ave every Monday night at 6:30pm for a 3-5 mile run with group run leader, Evan! Lockers available on-site, and all attendees get 15% off their in-store purchase after the run. This event repeats every Monday until 12/30/19.
Where: JackRabbit (1051 Third Ave, New York, NY)
When: 6:30pm-7:30pm
Nearest Train: F/Q Lexington Ave/63rd St
RSVP: Required (link in title)

Tuesday, 11/12/19

Money Matters: Improv & Empathy: Dementia Communication Essentials for Caregivers (3pm-4:30pm)

What: Join Staymon Braithwaite and Shaina Jacques for free, interactive communications workshop for families and friends caring for someone with memory loss. It combines the rules of improv comedy and principles of empathy to better understand what it’s like to be the person with dementia. This session will offer techniques and tools to overcome everyday communications challenges. 
Where: Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 018 (188 Madison Ave, New York, NY)
When: 3pm-4:30pm
Nearest Train: 6/ 33rd Street
RSVP: Walk in

The Spirituality of Financial Planning (6pm-7:30pm)

What: Hunter College Professor of Religion Constantina Rhodes introduces you to classic teachings on prosperity consciousness that can help you acquire a healthy, practical, courageous, and spiritually sound attitude toward your financial life. Based on Prof. Rhodes’s original translations of ancient Sanskrit texts, this class offers basic concepts and guided exercises to help you remove debilitating blocks and take charge of your financial wellbeing.
Where: Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 018 (188 Madison Ave, New York, NY)
When: 6pm-7:30pm
Nearest Train: 6/ 33rd Street
RSVP: Walk in

Jackrabbit FREE Weekly Runs (6:30pm-8pm)

What:  Join us every Tuesday evening throughout the year for our Free Jackrabbit Runs paced by local legand, Brandon Wei! The runs are usually casual, easy going 3-4miles from our Union Square location and back. We have water (sometimes hydration samples!), lockers and changing rooms! This event repeats each Tuesday October 15, 2019 – December 17, 2019.
Where: JackRabbit – Union Square (42 W 14th St New York, NY)
When: 6:30pm-8pm
Nearest Train: N/R/W/L/4/5/6 14 Street – Union Square
RSVP: Required (link in title)

RENEW PRESENTS: Breakup Bootcamp w/Amy Chan (6:30pm-8pm)

What: Deep dive into the topic of love and relationships led by Amy Chan, Chief Heart Hacker and Founder of Renew Breakup Bootcamp. This monthly series will empower women to discuss and learn about creating and maintaining healthy relationships. Each event will kick off with thought leadership around a specific theme followed by breakout chats in partnership with Quilt, an app-based community that enables women to open their homes for less small talk and more real talk.
Where: The Assemblage Park Avenue South (Sky Room), 3rd Floor (331 Park Ave S, New York, NY)
When: 6:30pm-8pm
Nearest Train: 6/ 23rd St
RSVP: Required (link in title)

Wednesday, 11/13/19

TODAY Thanksgiving Event with Dylan Dreyer (6:30pm-8pm)

What: TODAY’s Dylan Dreyer will be doing an exciting cooking demonstration featuring her recipe for Crispy Bacon Brussels with Walnut-Parm Crunch! This class includes our new TODAY Thanksgiving Guide to take home.
Where: Williams Sonoma Columbus Circle (10 Columbus Circle New York, NY)
When: 6:30pm-8pm
Nearest Train: A/C/B/D/1 59th Street–Columbus Circle
RSVP: Required (link in title)

Wellness Wednesday: Women Entrepreneur Panel + Shop

What: We’ll feature a panel of women entrepreneurs highlighting the question, “How did you do that?” Speakers include Lauren Chiarello (@chichilifenyc), Diana Davis (@dianadaviscreative), Alyssa Gagarin (@meal.prep.chef @alyssagagrin), Marnie Kunz (@runstreet), and Harper Spero (@madevisiblepodcast @harper_spero). Post-Panel, enjoy refreshments, Prosecco + 20% off shopping.
Where: Sweaty Betty (1153 Madison Ave, New York, NY)
When: 6:30pm-8:30pm
Nearest Train: 4/5/6/ 86th St
RSVP: Required (link in title)

Sophia Roe x Marimekko: Love + Joy (7pm-9pm)

What:  Join an intimate conversation with chef and food activist, Sophia Roe and indulge in beverages, wine, and lite bites curated by Sophia. As a thank you for joining us, enjoy of an exclusive 15% off store-wide discount and take home a free Marimekko logo tote.
Where: Marimekko NYC Flagship Store (200 5th Ave, New York, NY)
When: 7pm-9pm
Nearest Train: W/R 23rd St
RSVP: Required (link in title)

Illuminati Party November 13 (9pm-10:30pm)

What: Get to Gelso & Grand around 8 PM and head downstairs to the secret Illuminati lair. It’s dark and dimly lit with string lights. Major chic cellar vibes.  Hot 97’s DJ Mike Medium will be spinning the latest bangers. Order some pizza and drinks. At 9 PM, your hosts Alexis Guerreros and Mike Cannon will start off the show. They will bring out the hottest comedians in the city and some dropping in from out of town. This event repeats on Wednesday, 11/13 and Wednesday, 11/27.
Where: Gelso & Grand (186 Grand St, New York, NY)
When: 9pm-10:30pm
Nearest Train: N/Q/R/W/6 Canal St
RSVP: Required (link in title)

Thursday, 11/14/19

Deck the Halls with Dunkin’ + BlogHer (9am-10:30am)

What: Join us for an intimate Holiday Breakfast featuring Dunkin’s handcrafted espresso drinks with festive flavors and Holiday-inspired donuts! You’ll get a sneak peek of exclusive Dunkin’ merch (think perfect holiday sweater for your family’s annual holiday party!), enjoy latte art with world-renowned latte artist Michael Breach aka @Baristart, and get a tutorial from a professional gift wrapper on how to create the most perfectly wrapped present, just in time for the Holiday season!
Where: Locanda Verde (377 Greenwich St, New York, NY)
When: 9am-10:30am
Nearest Train: 1/ Franklin St
RSVP: Required (link in title)

Investing In Stocks: The Basics (1:15pm-2:45pm)

What: Introduction for basic investment terms and concepts such as risk and reward, IPO’s, p/e ratios, and relative p/e ratios. Learn how to approach investment decisions and alternative stock investments such as mutual funds and ETF’s. 
Where: Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3(188 Madison Ave, New York, NY)
When: 1:15pm-2:45pm
Nearest Train: 6/ 33rd Street
RSVP: Walk in

Sweaty Betty X Monica Yates X Kombrewcha (6pm-7pm)

What: This free event will get you to step into a version of yourself that is not a control freak, perfectionist or constantly in your head!
Monica is a next-level coach. She has a no bullsh*t approach which is loved by thousands of clients and listens via her podcast, Feminine as F*ck. Following the chat will be a presentation from Kombrewcha!
Where: Sweaty Betty Tribeca (271 Church Street New York, NY)
When: 6pm-7pm
Nearest Train: 1/ Franklin St
RSVP: Required (link in title)

Tech Bites LIVE with Feel Good Foods at Industry City (6pm-8pm)

What: Join us for a special live edition of Tech Bites to hear the story of Feel Good Foods – a gluten-free frozen food company founded by Vanessa Phillips and Tryg Siverson. Hear how the company leverages the digital space to reach customers, and how they’ve grown from making lasagnas in Vanessa’s apartment to occupying shelf space at Whole Foods.
Where: BIG aLICe Brewing Co. Brooklyn Barrel Room (52 34th St, Brooklyn, NY)
When: 6pm-8pm
Nearest Train: D/N/R 36th St
RSVP: Required (link in title)

Friday, 11/15/19

Terri Irwin & Robert Irwin (5pm-5:30pm)

What:  Crikey! The countdown has begun for Steve Irwin Day on November 15 – an international and annual event to celebrate the extraordinary life of the one and only Crocodile Hunter, Steve Irwin. The day represents the many things Steve was passionate about: family, wildlife conservation and fun. BUILD hosts Terri Irwin and Robert Irwin to discuss the celebration.
Where: BUILD Studio (692 Broadway, New York, NY)
When: 5pm-5:30pm
Nearest Train: R/W 8th St
RSVP: Required (link in title)

It’s Your Town! Monthly Networking Mixer (6pm-11pm)

What: During the networking portion, we will have a “Pitch Spotlight” where those who are looking for specific expertise, own a startup company, or may be working on an initiative that you would like to share with attendees, feel free to fill out this google form.
Where: Town Stages (221 W Broadway, New York, NY)
When: 6pm-11pm
Nearest Train: 1/ Franklin St
RSVP: Required (link in title)

Corbu’s BEAUTIFUL MONSTER: A Night of Sound + Vision at the Ace Hotel (8pm-11pm)

What:  This is more than a show – this is some kind of art party / show / all-star night, with musical performances, collaborative performance art rituals, costumes, live visuals and more. Entry is FREE and all ages. Corbu will be returning from our recording hiatus, performing all-new songs from our forthcoming 2nd album, with additional music and performance art pieces by TaphariSprng VlvtRosana Cabán, and the debut of Lovesport. DJ sets by thelimitdoesnotexist and Sprng Vlvt until late.
Where: Ace Hotel (20 W 29th St, New York, NY)
When: 8pm-11pm
Nearest Train: W/R 28th St
RSVP: Required (link in title)

Saturday, 11/16/19

Darcei Giles Meet and Greet with Nature Republic (12pm-2pm)

What:  RSVP for to come meet Darcei Giles at Nature Republic!
There will be a free gift with purchase, snacks, and drinks! Nature Republic will also run a raffle style giveaway for attendee’s to get their hands on some awesome goodies.
Where: Nature Republic (12 E 14th St, New York, NY)
When: 12pm-2pm
Nearest Train: N/R/W/L/4/5/6 14 Street – Union Square
RSVP: Required (link in title)

AGORA, a Greek Brand Popup (12pm-6pm)

What: Join us for the first edition of Agora, a Greek brand pop-up shop event. Brought to you by Yia Mas and Hellenic Aesthetic, AGORA is a marketplace to exchange goods and ideas. Inspired by the ancient Athenian agora, we’ve curated a selection of Greek brands to shop! From 2-3 there will also be a (free!) Yia Mas Greek wellness workshop, and healthy Mastiqua to sip throughout the day. Join us to shop, sip on Greek libations, and mingle!
Where: (39-14 Crescent St, Long Island City, NY)
When: 12pm-6pm
Nearest Train: N/W 39 Avenue
RSVP: Required (link in title)

Well Travelled Walking Tour: Soho (2:30pm-4pm)

What: Herschel Supply is excited to host a free walking tour made for explorers, design-lovers, visitors and locals alike. This event repeats every Saturday October 19, 2019 – December 28, 2019.
Tours to include:
-Free Herschel Supply Tote
-Gifts from Design Within Reach
Where: Herschel Supply: The Soho Pop-Up (462 Broadway New York, NY)
When: 2:30pm-4pm
Nearest Train: N/Q/R/W/6 Canal St
RSVP: Required (link in title)

Sunday, 11/17/19

Sunday Yoga with lululemon x Chelsea Market (9am-10am)

What: Join us for a complimentary 1-hour flow open to all-levels. Following class, there will be a complimentary treat from Manhattan Fruit Market. BYOM (bring your own mat) if possible. Limited mats provided by lululemon. This event repeats every Sunday until 12/29.
Where: Chelsea Market, The Local (75 9th Ave, New York, NY)
When: 9am-10am
Nearest Train: A/C/E/L 14th St
RSVP: Required (link in title)

A-Door-able: Holiday Wreath Making – Herald Square (3pm-5pm)

What:  How a-Door-able (and do-able!) Join CraftJam to welcome in the holidays with a beginner friendly workshop. Learn to bend plants and flowers into lush holiday masterpieces. No experience necessary!
Where: Macy’s, Herald Square STORY (151 West 34th Street, New York, NY)
When: 3pm-5pm
Nearest Train: 1/2/3 34th St – Penn Station
RSVP: Required (link in title)

Recharge with MINDBODY NYC and VOLVO (3pm-6pm)

What:  Recharge your body and mind before the holiday season with Silent Disco Yoga with Sputnik Yoga and pampering sessions with MINDBODY NYC partners. Snacks and refreshments will be served.
Where: Volvo Studio Manhattan (565 11th Ave, New York, NY)
When: 3pm-6pm
Nearest Train: 1/2/3/7/A/C/E/N/Q/R/W/S 42nd St – Times Square
RSVP: Required (link in title)

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