Free NYC Events List (Monday, 9/16/19-Sunday, 9/22/19)

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A gentle reminder that all you need is love. Arlo Soho pop up through Monday, September 30, 2019. 

Free events are abundant in New York. Please see below for a list of selected free events that are occurring Monday, 9/16/19-Sunday, 9/22/19 in NYC. 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.

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, 9/16/19

Investing: What Your Money Can Do for You (1:15pm-2:30pm)

What: Learn about investing towards goals, potential risks and rewards of different investments, and different asset types.
Where: Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3(188 Madison Ave, New York, NY)
When: 1:15pm-2:30pm
Nearest Train: 6/ 33rd Street
RSVP: Walk in

Elizabeth Warren Speech in Washington Square Park (4pm-9pm)

What: Elizabeth will deliver a speech on how corruption in Washington has allowed the rich and powerful to grow richer and more powerful. Doors open for the event at 4:00 PM and the event will begin at 7:00 PM. This event is free and open to the public, so feel free to bring your friends and family. Tickets aren’t required, but an RSVP is strongly encouraged. Admission will be first come, first served. RSVP link here.
Where: Washington Square Arch (Washington Square N, New York, NY)
When: 4pm-9pm
Nearest Train: B/D/F/M/A/C/E W 4th St
RSVP: Walk in/ RSVP recommended

Why Design is more important in an age of smartphones? (6pm-8pm)

What:  Good design is more important today both online and offline due to the wide use of digital platforms as well as their distraction. These issues will be discussed by a Silley Circuits panel: Nancy Fire, founder of Design Works International; Tiago Estrada, head of Customer Experience at Atmosphere Proximity, a digital marketing company; Benjamin Williams, founder of Arsome Technology, which does digital brand promotions; and Janet Esquirol, who is creative director at TEDxFultonStreet and teaches at CUNY, as moderator. Cliff Schorer of the Columbia Business School will introduce the panel.
Where: Betaworks Studio (29 Little W 12th St New York, NY)
When: 6pm-8pm
Nearest Train: A/C/E/L 14th St
RSVP: Required (link in title)

Fitness Boot Camp! (6:30pm-7:30pm)

What: Ruel Davis returns to Hudson Yards for a new season of boot camp! This event repeats every week on Monday between 5/13/2019 and 9/30/2019.
Where: Bella Abzug Park, Hudson Park Fountains (Between West 34th and West 35th Streets and 10th Avenue and 11th Avenue)
When: 6:30pm-7:30pm
Nearest Train: 7/ 34th Street–Hudson Yards 
RSVP: Walk in

FERTILITY BOOTCAMP: Fertility Body Boost with DanceBody (6:30pm-8:30pm)

What:  Workout taught by DanceBody (@dancebody) founder, Katia Pryce, followed by a discussion on fertility and your body with fitness and fertility experts including Equinox Instructor, Helen Phelan (@helenvphelan), wellness coach and new mom, Allie Hiller (@healthyalibi), Rumble instructor, Ash Wilking (@ashwilking) and moderated by Well + Good’s, Zoe Weiner (@zoeweinerrr).
Where: DanceBody NoMad (1158 Broadway, New York, NY)
When: 6:30pm-8:30pm
Nearest Train: R/W 28th St
RSVP: Required (link in title)

Tuesday, 9/17/19

Protecting Your Privacy & Security (3:15pm-4:30pm)

What:  Class will be about best practices of keeping your information safe online and your computer virus free. 
Where: Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3(188 Madison Ave, New York, NY)
When: 3:15pm-4:30pm
Nearest Train: 6/ 33rd Street
RSVP: Walk in

How Families Can Afford College (6pm-7:30pm)

What:  David Flores Wilson, CFP®, CFA, CDFA® discusses the best strategies and techniques to save for college, how to save on the actual cost of college, and how to maximize financial aid.
Where: Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018 (188 Madison Ave, New York, NY)
When: 6pm-7:30pm
Nearest Train: 6/ 33rd Street
RSVP: Walk in

FERTILITY BOOTCAMP: Listen Live with Emily Abbate and Aya Kanai, A Talk on Egg Freezing & Fertility (6pm-8pm)

What: Blogger, wellness expert and founder of Hurdle Podcast, Emily Abbate (@emilyabbate), will be sitting down with Hearsts’ Chief Fashion Director and new mom, Aya Kanai (@ayakanai) to tape a live in-studio podcast. They’ll be chatting all things work, fashion and fertility. Join us to listen in followed by a live Q&A.
Where: Trellis, 9th Floor (7 W 18th St, New York, NY)
When: 6pm-8pm
Nearest Train: N/R/W/L/4/5/6 14 Street – Union Square
RSVP: Required (link in title)

WHAT SHE SAID moderated by Nicole Lapin (6:30pm-8:30pm)

What:  W Hotels and Nicole Lapin will set the stage for an engaging conversation centered around BALANCE + BURNOUTS with: Noella Gabriel, co-founder of Elemis, Mindy Grossman, CEO of Weight Watchers, Samantha Skey, CEO of SHE Media, Liz Dee, Co-President of Smarties + Co-Founder of Baleine & Bjorn Capital.
Where: W New York – Times Square (1567 Broadway, New York, NY)
When: 6:30pm-8:30pm
Nearest Train: N/RW 49th Street
RSVP: Required (link in title)

Wednesday, 9/18/19

FERTILITY BOOTCAMP: Financially Fit with The Financial Gym (4pm-7pm)

What: Drop in between 4-7PM for free fertility testing and have the opportunity to chat with experts from the Financial Gym (@thefinancialgym) on how to plan for egg freezing. No appointment necessary.
Where: Trellis, 9th Floor (7 W 18th St, New York, NY)
When: 4pm-7pm
Nearest Train: N/R/W/L/4/5/6 14 Street – Union Square
RSVP: Required (link in title)

Celebrate the First Season of Narratively’s Podcast, Believable (6pm-8pm)

What: Ryan Sweikert (Lit Rep, ’18) & Narratively’s founder, Noah Rosenberg, will discuss the new podcast. Food & drinks will be served!
Where: NYU Journalism Institute, 7th Floor (20 Cooper Square, New York, NY)
When: 6pm-8pm
Nearest Train: 6/ Astor Place
RSVP: Required (link in title)

Wellness Wednesday – Bum-Sculpting Class (6pm-8pm)

What: Get your bum in shape with trainer Zoe! Enjoy discounted shopping, light bites, and drinks post class.
Where: Sweaty Betty (1153 Madison Ave, New York, NY)
When: 6pm-8pm
Nearest Train: 4/5/6/ 86th St
RSVP: Required (link in title)

From Burnout to Balance with Nicole Lapin and Nicci Levy (6:30pm-8:30pm)

What:  Join New York Times bestselling author Nicole Lapin and Alchemy 43 founder Nicci Levy for an honest and empowering evening around banishing burnout and prioritizing self-care.
Where: Alchemy 43 Flatiron (40 E 21st St, New York, NY)
When: 6:30pm-8:30pm
Nearest Train: 6 /23rd St
RSVP: Required (link in title)

Thursday, 9/19/19

FERTILITY BOOTCAMP: Feed Your Fertility + Intro to Egg Freezing (6pm-8pm)

What: Learn how to properly boost your fertility through nutrition as we sit down for an intimate discussion with Danielle Duboise (@danielleduboise), founder of Sakara Life, Founder of Abby’s Food Court, Abby Cannon (@abbysfoocourt), registered dietician, LiLi Hayim (@thewellnecessities) and moderated by Health and Wellness Consultant and Plant-based endurance athlete, Brooke Danielson (@brookeely).
Where: Trellis, 9th Floor (7 W 18th St, New York, NY)
When: 6pm-8pm
Nearest Train: N/R/W/L/4/5/6 14 Street – Union Square
RSVP: Required (link in title)

Becoming Super Woman with Nicole Lapin at DVF (6pm-8pm)

What: Join Nicole Lapin at DVF Studio for an insightful conversation around Banishing Burnout and Becoming a Super Woman with some of NY’s top female powerhouses: Sandra Campos, DVF, CEO, Cate Luzio, Founder and CEO, Luminary, and Amy Shecter, Glamsquad, CEO.
6:00PM Doors Open
6:30 – 7:15PM Conversation
7:15PM – 8PM Cocktails, mingling, and shopping
Where: DVF (440 W 14th St, New York, NY)
When: 6pm-8pm
Nearest Train: A/C/E/L 14th St
RSVP: Required (link in title)

ChangeMakers: NYC Playing with Food: How to Create Stunning Food (6pm-9pm)

What: Get a behind-the-scenes look and learn more about photography, production, videography, stop motion, and art direction by learning what goes into the process with expert content creator David Ma, Brian Haimes, and Melissa Stammer.
Where: Microsoft Store NYC Flagship (677 5th Ave, New York, NY)
When: 6pm-9pm
Nearest Train: E/M 5 Avenue/ 53 St
RSVP: Required (link in title)

The Queen of All Diets (6:30pm-8pm)

What:  Learn fundamental rules for healthy eating that apply to any diet you choose to follow — paleo, ketogenic, low-carb, high-protein, vegetarian, pescaterian, vegan, etc. Get the just of acidity and alcalinity in foods and what those mean for your health. Leave with a guide you can tape to your fridge and refer to as your prepare meals.
Where: Legion of Good Will (LGW), 6th Floor (55 W 45th St, New York, NY)
When: 6:30pm-8pm
Nearest Train: : B/D/F/M 47-50 Streets Rockefeller Center Station
RSVP: Required (link in title)

Friday, 9/20/19

Understanding Investing (10:30am-11:30am)

What: Suzanne McGovern provides an overview of investment products, including stocks, bonds, mutual funds and ETFs, the risks of investing and risk mitigation, the fees of investing, and an update on crypto-assets and initial coin offerings. Learn about the red flags of investment fraud, recent scams, how to check out your investment professional and questions to ask before investing.  Presented by the Securities and Exchange Commission. 
Where: Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018 (188 Madison Ave, New York, NY)
When: 10:30am-11:30am
Nearest Train: 6/ 33rd Street
RSVP: Walk in

New York City Climate Strike with Greta Thunberg (12pm-5pm)

What:  On September 20, three days before the UN Climate Summit in NYC, young people and adults will strike all across the US and the world to demand transformative action be taken to address the climate crisis. n New York, we will march and rally to demand real action by our elected officials and world leaders. We will gather at Foley Square and then take to the streets to march to Battery Park.
12:00 PM – Assemble at Foley Square
1:00 PM – March to Battery Park
2:30 – 5:00 PM – Rally at Battery Park
Where: Foley Square (1 Federal Plaza, New York, NY)
When: 12pm-5pm
Nearest Train: 4/5/6/J/Z Brooklyn Bridge/City Hall/Chambers St
RSVP: Required (link in title)

The Connection Series Opening Exhibition (6:30pm-8:30pm)

What: The Connection Series is a collection of works created and curated by NYC-based artist, Emma Hart. The evening will consist of a period of connection and networking followed by an open mic performance. If guests are interested in the open mic portion of the night, please consider sharing works that incorporate the themes of love, healing, and connections whether they be comfortable or uncomfortable.
Where: HUB Seventeen/lululemon (114 5th Avenue 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

Saturday, 9/21/19

Free PUMA Workouts (9am-12:30pm)

What: Free workouts with PUMA trainers.
9am #DoYou+Dance: Dance your way to fitness with PUMA Trainers Amanda Robinson and Katie Lakotko!
9:30am Saturday Shakeout: Vinnie Miliano of PUMA Trainer/Mile High Run Club for a low-key 3-4 mile group run.
10am Brave Body Project Sculpt: PUMA Trainers and Brave Body Project co-founders Amber Rees and Lindsey Clayton will guide you through a high-energy beat based workout set.
11am Boxing HIIT Remix: PUMA trainers Amanda Butler and Radichell Lopez for this exclusive power mashup of HIIT and boxing.
12pm The Camp: PUMA Trainers and NYC Rumble coaches Callie Gullickson & Kory Flores for the boxing.
Where: Pier 46 at Hudson River Park (Hudson River Greenway, New York, NY)
When: 9am-12:30pm
Nearest Train: 1/ Christopher St
RSVP: Required (link in title)

Mogul X 2019 Free Comp Ticket With Promo code: EXECMOGUL, While Supplies Last (9am-5pm)

What: Mogul X is a conference with classes that dive into the key aspects of any Mogul’s life including: The Hustle, Finance, Relationships, Health & Wellness and Travel. Some of the speakers include Suze Orman (Personal Finance Icon & TV Show Host), Tiffany Pham (Founder & CEO, Mogul), John Henry (Partner, Harlem Capital & Host Of Viceland’S ‘Hustle’), Simone De La Rue (Celebrity Trainer & CEO, Body By Simone), Scott Keyes (Founder & CEO, Scott’s Cheap Flights), Ashley Lemieux (Founder, The Shine Project), Divya Gugnani (Co-Founder, Wander Beauty), Dani Austin (Founder, The Sassy Club), Kara Stevens (Founder Of Frugal Feminista, Life Coach & Author), and Johnny Jet (Money-Saving Travel Expert & Founder, JohnnyJet.com).
Where: Knockdown Center (52-19 Flushing Avenue Queens, NY)
When: 9am-5pm
Nearest Train: M/R Grand Av-Newtown Station + Q59 Bus
RSVP: Required (link in title), Free w/ promo code EXECMOGUL

Walk Up Kayaking in Brooklyn Bridge Park (10am-2pm)

What:  Kayak with the Brooklyn Bridge Park Boathouse at the Pier 2 floating dock. This repeats every week on Sunday and Saturday between 6/1/2019 and 9/29/2019 and is weather permitting.
Where: Brooklyn Bridge Park, Pier 2 Dock (334 Furman St, Brooklyn, NY)
When: 10am-2pm
Nearest Train: A/C High St
RSVP: Walk in

The Craft Ice House by LG (11am-5pm, 8pm- 1am)

What:  Free drinks & yummy small bites, in celebration of the NEW LG InstaView™ Refrigerator with our exclusive, slow-melting Craft Ice.
Daytime Event: 11am-5pm
Enjoy fun-filled activities for the whole family – cookie decorating and story time, games, music, build your own terrarium, drink demos, cocktails/mocktails, snacks and more! All ages welcome.
Evening Event: 8pm- 1am
Come get your party on – live DJ, LG Craft Ice Cocktails, entertainment and more! 21+ for entry.
Where: Location 05 (334 Furman St, Brooklyn, NY)
When: 11am-5pm, 8pm- 1am
Nearest Train: 7/ 34th Street–Hudson Yards 
RSVP: Required (link in title)

Sunday, 9/22/19

Sunday Sweat with Pure Barre (9:30am-10:30am)

What:  For the month of September (9/8/19-9/29/19) join lululemon for a free Pure Barre class. Bring your own mat is suggested.
Where: The Shops at Columbus Circle, 1st Floor (10 Columbus Circle New York, NY)
When: 9:30am-10:30am
Nearest Train: A/C/B/D/1 59th Street–Columbus Circle
RSVP: Required (link in title)

Walk Up Kayaking in Brooklyn Bridge Park (10am-2pm)

What:  Kayak with the Brooklyn Bridge Park Boathouse at the Pier 2 floating dock. This repeats every week on Sunday and Saturday between 6/1/2019 and 9/29/2019 and is weather permitting.
Where: Brooklyn Bridge Park, Pier 2 Dock (334 Furman St, Brooklyn, NY)
When: 10am-2pm
Nearest Train: A/C High St
RSVP: Walk in

Back to school: Keeping it clean edition!!! (12pm-7pm)

What: Come and learn about internal clean beauty with Hum dietary supplements. Next, Indie Lee skincare will walk you through a mini facial, that suits you skincare needs. Lastly, Ilia Beauty will show you how to create a “10 Minutes to flawlessness” tutorial.
Where: SEPHORA (45 E 17th St, New York, NY)
When: 12pm-7pm
Nearest Train: N/R/W/L/4/5/6 14 Street – Union Square
RSVP: Required (link in title

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