Free NYC Events List (Monday, 2/10/20-Sunday, 2/16/20)

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I hosted my first Instagram giveaway for a Female Founders event, and Lexi Sidle was the winner! I’m also having another Instagram giveaway for a personal development/career event on Thursday, 2/20/20. The deadline to enter is Wednesday, 2/12/20 8pm EST, so be sure to enter here.

I hope you had a nice weekend! Did you do anything fun? Last week, I hosted my first Instagram giveaway for a Female Founders event! For those, that could not make it, I did a recap here about the event. This event had the below speakers:

1.  @erinclairejones – Human Design
2.  @terriechristine – Energy Healer
3.  @DrTranquilityLydia – Founder of @datetherapy
4.  @hapticbody (Megwyn White) – Somatic Sensual Guide
5.  @lftd_infusedtea (Tasliymah Toomer) – Alcohol & CBD Infused Teas
6.  @privatepalate (Britta Rothauser) – Wellness Chef
7. @_kyma_ (in spirit) – DJ
8. @anya_lust (Krystle Kotara) – Luxury Lingerie Owner

As an added bonus, Dr. Tranquility Lydia is doing a free online Date Therapy session on Saturday, 2/15/20 from 12pm-12:30pm EST. Be sure to bookmark this URL, so you can go to the session online on Saturday.

I’m also doing another ticket giveaway ($40 value) for a personal development and career event on Thursday, 2/20/20 (6:30pm-8:30pm). This event is called Crafting Your Path and will be led by @JacquelineMisla (Founder of @craftingyourpath).  Be sure to enter by Wednesday, 2/12/20 at 8pm EST. Winner will be announced in IG story. This giveaway is not endorsed or sponsored by Instagram.

If you are looking for upcoming free NYC events in February 2020, please be sure to bookmark/pin my “Free NYC Events List February 2020” 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.

Monday, 2/10/20

Free E-file Tax Assistance (1pm-6pm)

What: You can prepare and file your tax return electronically with some help from a tax assistant…all for free.

To participate in this free program, you must:

  • Have a valid e-mail address and basic computer skills
  • Bring all necessary documentation and information


Where: Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 1 (188 Madison Ave, New York, NY)
When: 1pm-6pm
Nearest Train: 6/ 33rd Street
RSVP: Walk in

Yoga + Meditation (5:30pm-6:30pm)

What: Create balance in your body, clarity in your mind and find beauty in your spirit. Join us for a yoga and meditation practice withKiki Williams and Setu. Please wear appropriate clothes and bring your own mat, the hotel has a limited supply. This event repeats every Monday until 2/24/20.
Where: Selina Chelsea New York City, Lower Level Wellness Space (518 West 27th Street, New York, NY)
When: 5:30pm-6:30pm
Nearest Train: 7/ 34th Street–Hudson Yards 
RSVP: Required (link in title)

February Sip and Read: A bookclub for women – The Moment of Lift (6pm-7:30pm)

What:  Join us Sip and Read: a bookclub for women hosted at Athleta NYC! We will be networking for the first 20 minutes and then discuss our first read for January, The Moment of Lift by Melinda Gates (purchase your copy here ). No need to read the entire book (or even have started!). Sip and Read is a monthly gathering that brings wellness, women, and books together. Have an idea for a book? We can’t wait to hear it! Light snacks and wine will be provided.
Where: Athleta (126 5th Ave, New York, NY)
When: 6pm-7:30pm
Nearest Train: N/R/W/L/4/5/6 14 Street – Union Square
RSVP: Required (link in title)

Free Workshop: Your Life on Purpose (6:45pm-9pm)

What:  In this interactive workshop, learn the core elements needed to create a life and career filled with meaning, happiness, and impact. Through engaging exercises and activities, you’ll understand how to identify and connect with your passions and values, better define your purpose, get clarity on the people you want in your life, and begin building the foundation for living and working with a purpose.
Where: Centre for Social Innovation, Suite 325 (601 W. 26th Street, New York, NY)
When: 6:45pm-9pm
Nearest Train: C/E 23rd St
RSVP: Required (link in title)

Tuesday, 2/11/20

Taco ‘Bout Love (6pm-9pm)

What:  Join Bumble & OTF at Tijuana Picnic! Let’s kick off black history month with some Tacos & Tequila. Bring your valentine or your BFF! Music by DJ Milhouse. All attendees can download or show your Bumble profile for a free drink & tacos on us! All you have to do is bring good vibes. You don’t have to create a Bumble Date profile to attend any Bumble events. Partnered-up folks can use Bizz or BFF mode! Note: First come, first serve! The event ends once all drink tickets run out!
Where: Tijuana Picnic (151 Essex St, New York, NY)
When: 6pm-9pm
Nearest Train: F/M/J/Z Delancey St-Essex St
RSVP: Walk in

Paragon Sports x Nike Run Club (6:30pm-8:30pm)

What: Join us on Tuesday, February 11 for a SPECIAL Run Club with Nike! We’ll get the chance to test out the NEW Nike React Infinity Run sneakers*, run along the West Side Highway, and enjoy a post-run tech chat with Head Coach Brian & The Nike Running Team. There will be pacers for all running levels. Bag drop is available.
Where: Paragon Sports (867 Broadway, New York, NY)
When: 6:30pm-8:30pm
Nearest Train: N/R/W/L/4/5/6 14 Street – Union Square
RSVP: Required (link in title)

Saks Fifth Avenue Presents Tory Burch In Conversation with Karamo Brown (6:30pm-8pm)

What:  Designer Tory Burch sits down with star of the Netflix show Queer Eye, Karamo Brown, to discuss female empowerment. Celebrate the designer’s spring RTW collection by shopping the pop up.
Where: Saks Fifth Avenue, The Collective on 5 (611 5th Ave, New York, NY)
When: 6:30pm-8pm
Nearest Train: : B/D/F/M 47-50 Streets Rockefeller Center Station
RSVP: Required (link in title)

Wednesday, 2/12/20

Mars Wrigley Sweet ReTREAT, featuring Bumble (4pm-8pm)

What: Whether looking for love, friendship or business opportunities, Sweet ReTREAT will set the stage for consumers to create and celebrate your connections through Mars Wrigley’s legendary portfolio of sweet treats and Bumble’s expertise.
DOVE® Chocolate All About You Profile ReFresh: Powered by Bumble, guests will have a special chance to receive advice from Bumble’s Profile Stylists.
Rockin’ Pink STARBURST® Nails: Sweet ReTREAT guests can choose from bright STARBURST® color themes  for a manicure.
LIFESAVERS® & ALTOIDS® Mint-or and Mint-ee Lounge: Guests can step into a minty-fresh lounge for one-on-one time with an impressive roster of ‘Guest Mentors’ from Bumble, Mars Wrigley, and more, including author and former Bachelorette Andi Dorfman.
DOVE® Chocolate “Celebrate You” Bar:  Guests can enjoy the taste of a DOVE® Ice Cream Bar or hot chocolate customized with their pick of DOVE® Chocolate products for a hot or cold celebration of their favorite treats.
-Pink Wall [STAR]-BURSTING with Inspiration: Words of encouragement and inspiration go a long way and you never know how your words will connect with someone else.
Mars Wrigley Treat Tastings: Every guest will have the chance to check out Mars Wrigley’s newest innovations and leave with a bag full of our beloved fun-sized treats.
Where: Sweet ReTREAT (579 Broadway, New York, NY)
When: 4pm-8pm
Nearest Train: R/W Prince St
RSVP: Required (link in title)

Photo Restoration in Photoshop (6pm-7pm)

What: Photo Restoration in Photoshop and Bringing Memories Back to Life. This event repeats on Saturday (12pm-1pm) and on Wednesday (6pm-7pm), until 2/29/19. By the end of today’s workshop, you will:

•Be able to retouch and restore using intuitive tools that let you liquify, heal, patch, smooth, lighten and darken your images.

•Edit and adjust, experiment with color; add vignettes; and control exposure, contrast, saturation and focus using a range of essential image editing tools.
Where: Microsoft Store NYC Flagship (677 5th Ave, New York, NY)
When: Wednesday 6pm-7pm, Saturday 12pm-1pm
Nearest Train: E/M 5 Avenue/ 53 St
RSVP: Required (link in title)

Goodbye, stiff suits. Celebrate the launch of All-Day Suiting! (6:30pm-8:30pm)

What:  We’re launching All-Day suiting, a collection we created to replace those stiff, rigid pantsuits. Stretch + machine-washable (you heard us right), our suits are designed to leave you feeling goooood. We’re celebrating accordingly in our New York showroom with sips, bites and complimentary sips, bites + headshots by a few of our favorite photographers (your linkedin will thank you). Headshots from 6:30-8:30pm, with drinks, bites and open studio all day.
Where: #5N (415 W Broadway, New York, NY)
When: 6:30pm-8:30pm
Nearest Train: C/E Spring St
RSVP: Required (link in title)

LIVELY x Beachwaver x Jiggy x Summer Water Present: Pre-Galentine’s Day (7pm-9pm)

What: Bring your BFF and celebrate Galentine’s Day with LIVELY, Beachwaver, Summer Water*, and Jiggy! Get complimentary hair styling by our BFFs at Beachwaver, sip on wine from Summer Water* (must be 21+), and be the first to try on LIVELY’s brand new Leopard & Lace bra styles. With a Leopard & Lace bra fit sesh, get a complimentary, super cute “boobs” Jiggy puzzle to work on with your own BFF (while supplies last)!
Where: The LIVELY Experience Store (242 Lafayette St, New York, NY)
When: 7pm-9pm
Nearest Train: 6/ Spring St
RSVP: Required (link in title

Valentines Self Love Workshop (7pm-9pm)

What: It’s important for people, women especially, to feel like they are happy with themselves and it can be hard on Valentine’s Day. Join us for a workshop in self-love with Marielle Kehoe, complete with worksheets and tools to take home! Give yourself a little love with a self-appreciation workshop with Marielle Kehoe PLUS goody bags, prosecco, and 20% off our new collection!
Where: Sweaty Betty (1153 Madison Ave, New York, NY)
When: 7pm-9pm
Nearest Train: 4/5/6/ 86th St
RSVP: Required (link in title)

Thursday, 2/13/20

Mars Wrigley Sweet ReTREAT, featuring Bumble (12pm-8pm)

What: Whether looking for love, friendship or business opportunities, Sweet ReTREAT will set the stage for consumers to create and celebrate your connections through Mars Wrigley’s legendary portfolio of sweet treats and Bumble’s expertise.
DOVE® Chocolate All About You Profile ReFresh: Powered by Bumble, guests will have a special chance to receive advice from Bumble’s Profile Stylists.
Rockin’ Pink STARBURST® Nails: Sweet ReTREAT guests can choose from bright STARBURST® color themes  for a manicure.
LIFESAVERS® & ALTOIDS® Mint-or and Mint-ee Lounge: Guests can step into a minty-fresh lounge for one-on-one time with an impressive roster of ‘Guest Mentors’ from Bumble, Mars Wrigley, and more, including author and former Bachelorette Andi Dorfman.
DOVE® Chocolate “Celebrate You” Bar:  Guests can enjoy the taste of a DOVE® Ice Cream Bar or hot chocolate customized with their pick of DOVE® Chocolate products for a hot or cold celebration of their favorite treats.
-Pink Wall [STAR]-BURSTING with Inspiration: Words of encouragement and inspiration go a long way and you never know how your words will connect with someone else.
Mars Wrigley Treat Tastings: Every guest will have the chance to check out Mars Wrigley’s newest innovations and leave with a bag full of our beloved fun-sized treats.
Where: Sweet ReTREAT (579 Broadway, New York, NY)
When: 12pm-8pm
Nearest Train: R/W Prince St
RSVP: Required (link in title)

Valentine’s Day Event, Love Your Skin Love Yourself! (1pm-3pm)

What: Grab your friends and indulge in some self-love, sustainable shopping and bubbly with Sweaty Betty & Taïla Skincare. Align your energies and unwind with a complimentary mini-luminous face massage from Taïla Skincare- a 100% natural collection rooted in the botanical science of Ayurveda to feed your skin effective, safe and nutrient-rich ingredients.
Where: Sweaty Betty (1153 Madison Ave, New York, NY)
When: 1pm-3pm
Nearest Train: 4/5/6/ 86th St
RSVP: Required (link in title)

Diversity and Digital Health: Furthering the Conversation (6pm-9pm)

What: Network with and hear from a panel of diverse founders and leaders within Digital Health! Together with Radical Health, Queerly Health, Health In Her Hue and Mt. Sinai’s Diversity Innovation Hub, the Cedars-Sinai Accelerator will host a panel discussion and networking reception focused on female, minority, and non-binary startup founders and leaders of healthcare startups.
Where: Epicured Test Kitchen SoHo, 9th Floor (598 Broadway New York, NY)
When: 6pm-9pm
Nearest Train: B/D/F/M/6 Broadway – Lafayette
RSVP: Required (link in title)

Galentine’s Day by Rae (7pm-11pm)

What: On 2/13 from 7pm to 11pm take the stress of the day away at Galli with an event by Rae. Enjoy complimentary ice cream from St. Marks Ben & Jerry’s (with vegan options!) and free speciality drinks while supplies last and chances to win multiple raffles (beauty products, gift bags, etc) throughout the night!
Where: Galli (45 Mercer St, New York, NY)
When: 7pm-11pm
Nearest Train: 6/ Spring St
RSVP: Required (link in title)

Friday, 2/14/20

Searching Bloomberg (limited to first 5) (11:15am-12:30pm)

What: Hands-on class demonstration for the Bloomberg menu driven system. Learn search methods for information on companies, how to retrieve market and economic data on Bloomberg and how to find securities that match investors’ criteria.
Where: Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3(188 Madison Ave, New York, NY)
When: 11:15am-12:30pm
Nearest Train: 6/ 33rd Street
RSVP: Walk in

Pretty Well Beauty x ba&sh Dream Closet (5pm-7pm)

What: We are celebrating clean beauty this month at ba&sh Nolita with new pop-up partner, Pretty Well Beauty! Discover a curated selection of clean beauty products during the month of February, and on Valentine’s Day, we welcome some of the faces behind the brands for a special Dream Closet. Enjoy chocolate from Haute Chocolate Brooklyn, treat your skin to the newest plant-based skincare, and borrow an amazing dress from our Dream Closet (for free, as always!).
Where: ba&sh (257 Elizabeth St, New York, NY)
When: 5pm-7pm
Nearest Train: R/W Prince St
RSVP: Required (link in title)

Single’s Soirée (7pm-10pm)

What: What’s love got to do with it? Single? Come mingle at The Crown x Bumble’s Single Soirée! Free Drinks if you download or show your Bumble App! See you there!
Where: The Crown at 50 Bowery (50 Bowery, New York, NY)
When: 7pm-10pm
Nearest Train: J/Z/N/Q/R/W/6 Canal St
RSVP: Required (link in title)

Saturday, 2/15/20

Sweaty Betty x The Ballet Spot (9am-10am)

What:  Created and taught by currently working professional dancers, this 60-minute Cardio Ballet class is designed to be an excellent conditioning and endurance workout for non-dancers and dancers alike. This is a special rendition of our signature Cardio Ballet Workout, all choreographed to Pop songs! Appropriate attire is exercise clothes and regular socks, sticky socks, or ballet slippers. Need socks? Come early to buy a pair from us!
Where: Sweaty Betty Tribeca (271 Church Street New York, NY)
When: 9am-10am
Nearest Train: 1/ Franklin St
RSVP: Required (link in title)

Date Therapy Inside Out (12pm-12:30pm)

What: Dr. Tranquility (Lydia) will be hosting a free online date therapy session. Dr.Tranquility, Lydia drtranquility.com is a mental health expert with a background in Psychology, Relaxation Physiology for Mind-Body Medicine from Harvard University’s Mind – Body Institute In affiliation with Mass General and Columbia University’s Rosenthal Center in Botanical Medicine. She has been featured in Forbes.com, abcnews.com, on The View, Glamour, BBC Radio London , Cosmo & Redbook etc. She is in private practice in NYC.
Where: Online (link in title)
When: 12pm-12:30pm
RSVP: Walk in (link in title)

Photo Restoration in Photoshop (12pm-1pm)

What: Photo Restoration in Photoshop and Bringing Memories Back to Life. This event repeats on Saturday (12pm-1pm) and on Wednesday (6pm-7pm), until 2/29/19. By the end of today’s workshop, you will:

•Be able to retouch and restore using intuitive tools that let you liquify, heal, patch, smooth, lighten and darken your images.

•Edit and adjust, experiment with color; add vignettes; and control exposure, contrast, saturation and focus using a range of essential image editing tools.
Where: Microsoft Store NYC Flagship (677 5th Ave, New York, NY)
When: Wednesday 6pm-7pm, Saturday 12pm-1pm
Nearest Train: E/M 5 Avenue/ 53 St
RSVP: Required (link in title)

The Essence of Lavender Workshop (12pm-3pm)

What: Join us in the lobby to immerse yourself in nature’s treasures as you learn from GreenHourNYC and Founder, Iris Rosin on how to create your own aromatic botanical wellness products. Iris will showcase how to create a variety of products using Lavender. All products can be easily replicated at home such as; body/foot scrub, body/ massage oil and lotion, scented roll on bottles, facial/ room/ pillow sprays, herb stick to burn, room freshener/scent, bath blend for body and feet, or even a sachet for your cabinets/ drawers/ suitcase.
Where: 1 Hotel Central Park (1414 6th Ave, New York, NY)
When: 12pm-3pm
Nearest Train: N/Q/R/W 57th Street
RSVP: Walk in

Sunday, 2/16/20

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 4/26.
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)

Sundays with Alli x lululemon Williamsburg (9:30am-10:30am)

What:  Join lululemon Williamsburg & Run Coach Alli Felsenthal of RunWithAlliTM for a complimentary HIIT Class! Alli will be teaching her Signature Sweat Less, Stress Less 45-Minute Full-Body Workout, which includes a series of HIIT, Sculpting, Cardio Kickboxing and Abs Circuits in one class. Please bring your own matwe have a few if you forget, but it is first come, first serve. This event repeats every Sunday 2/2/20-2/23/20.
Where: lululemon (129 N 6th St, Brooklyn, NY)
When: 9:30am-10:30am
Nearest Train: L/ Bedford Ave
RSVP: Required (link in title)

Celebrate the Year of the Metal Mouse: Free Family Event (12pm-4pm)

What: Kick off the year of the Metal Mouse with your family and friends! Celebrate Losar, the Himalayan New Year, with an afternoon of art. Learn about traditional Losar celebrations and this year’s zodiac animal, the creative and adaptable Metal Mouse. Then explore the galleries, get lost in a maze of auspicious symbols, make your own Metal Mouse, construct torma butter sculptures, and let your creativity go wild!
Where: Rubin Museum of Art (150 W 17th St, New York, NY)
When: 12pm-4pm
Nearest Train: 1/18th St
RSVP: Required (link in title)

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