Free NYC Events List (Monday, 6/17/19-Sunday, 6/23/19)

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The world is smaller than you think! At Chris Guillebeau’s #100SideHustle event, I met Michelle from Frugality and Freedom in person. Michelle and I previously met “online” at the Experian #CreditChat about saving for travel. I also met 2 of my followers at the event!

Free events are abundant in New York. Please see below for a list of selected free events that are occurring Monday, 6/17/19-Sunday, 6/23/19 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, 6/17/19

HWW CBD Full Moon Ritual. Hosted by Higher Wave Wellness (6pm-7pm)


What:  Holy Fire Reiki Meditation and Sound Bath performed by Nicole Rutsch.
Where: Arlo Soho (231 Hudson St, New York, NY)
When: 6pm-7pm
Nearest Train: 1/ Canal St
RSVP: Required (link in title)

How to Not Go Broke This Wedding Season (6pm-8pm)


What:  Learn from Jen Glantz (CEO, Bridesmaid for Hire) money saving tips and tricks so that you don’t go broke during wedding season 2019. 
Where: The Financial Gym, 2nd Floor (134 W 25th St, New York, NY)
When: 6pm-8pm
Nearest Train: F/M 23rd St
RSVP: Required (link in title)

FREE COMEDY: The Flower Shop Comedy Show (8pm-10:30pm)

What:  Free comedy show that features comics from Comedy Central, truTV, Netflix, The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, Late Night with Stephen Colbert and more.
Where: The Flower Shop (107 Eldridge St, New York, NY)
When: 8pm-10:30pm
Nearest Train: J/Z Bowery
RSVP: Required (link in title)

Tuesday, 6/18/19

FiDi! Meet Your Hair Hero at Birchbox at Walgreens! (12pm-4pm)


What:  Free hair styling session from a Birchbox pro.
Where: Duane Reade (40 Wall St, New York, NY)
When: 12pm-4pm
Nearest Train: J/Z Broad St
RSVP: Required (link in title)

Panel: What’s it worth? Design, Labor, and the global economy (6pm-7pm)


What:  Learn about the design, labor, and the global economy of goods.
Where: Good Stuff (205 Front Street New York, NY
When: 6pm-7pm
Nearest Train: A/C/J/Z/2/3/4/5 Fulton St
RSVP: Required (link in title)

Flatiron Talk Tuesday- Female Empowerment 101 (6pm-7pm)


What:  Event led by Leanne Shear, founder of Uplift and expert in female empowerment,
Where: Flatiron South Public Plaza (Broadway between 22nd and 23rd Streets New York, NY
When: 6pm-7pm
Nearest Train: W/R 23rd St
RSVP: Required (link in title)

Wednesday, 6/19/19

SoHo! Meet Your Hair Hero at Birchbox at Walgreens! (2pm-7pm)


What:  Free hair styling session from a Birchbox pro.
Where: Duane Reade (60 Spring Street, New York, NY)
When: 2pm-7pm
Nearest Train: 6/ Spring St
RSVP: Required (link in title)

WELLNESS WEDNESDAY – Life Ready Fitness (6pm-8pm)


What:  Learn from organizational life fitness experts Robyn Wagman and Marilee Fitzgerald on how life affairs affects mental health and wellbeing. 
Where: Sweaty Betty (271 Church St, New York, NY)
When: 6pm-8pm
Nearest Train: A/C/E Canal St
RSVP: Required (link in title)

InspiRituals Gratitude & Trust with NYT bestselling writer Tracey Jackson (6:30pm-8:30pm)


What:  Meditation and learn about Tracey Jackson’s latest book on how to deal with life’s speed bumps and how to outline the six affirmations that will change your life.
Where: Rituals Cosmetics (172 5th Avenue New York, NY)
When: 6:30pm-8:30pm
Nearest Train: W/R 23rd St
RSVP: Required (link in title)

Illuminati Party June 19th (9pm-10:30pm)


What:  Illuminati Party is a bi-weekly, invite-only comedy show located in the cellar of a rustic, yet stylish Italian restaurant in Little Italy. Hosted by Mike Cannon and Alexis Guerreros. Music by Hot 97’s DJ Mike Medium. 
Where: Gelso & Grand (186 Grand St, New York, NY)
When: 9pm-10:30pm
Nearest Train: J/Z Bowery
RSVP: Required (link in title)

Thursday, 6/20/19

Brooklyn! Meet Your Hair Hero at Birchbox at Walgreens! (2pm-7pm)


What:  Free hair styling session from a Birchbox pro.
Where: Duane Reade (250 Bedford Avenue Brooklyn, NY)
When: 2pm-7pm
Nearest Train: L/ Bedford St
RSVP: Required (link in title)

Taste of Pride: Culinary Panel @ Macy’s! (6pm-8pm)


What:  Taste of Pride Culinary Panel, featuring a conversation about being queer in the food industry with chefs Anita Lo, Elizabeth Falkner, and Zac Young, and hosted by food editor, Jake Cohen. After the discussion, enjoy festive drinks and tastes of different recipes.
Where: Macy’s, 9th Floor: Furniture Dept. (151 West 34th Street, New York, NY)
When: 6pm-8pm
Nearest Train: 1/2/3/A/C/E 34th St Penn Station

FREE: Serena Kerrigan (aka SFK) Presents: Cool for the Summer Panel (6pm-9pm)

What:  Serena Kerrigan (Host & Producer, Refinery29) hosts an intimate panel with Jasmine Contomichalos (Associate Experiences Editor, Vogue), Arianna Davis (Digital Director, Oprah Magazine) and Alexa Luria (Blogger, Girl With A Gourmet Palate) where they’ll share their best tips for how to multitask and balance your hustle, happy hours and getaway trips this summer.
Where: Wander Beauty Pop Up Shop (787 Lexington Ave New York, NY)
When: 6pm-9pm
Nearest Train: N/R/W/4/5/6 59th St – Lexington
RSVP: Required (link in title)

Clothing Swap (6:30pm-8:30pm)

What:  Bring clothes, shoes, and bags to swap and take home something new to you (used). There will also be pizza, and this event is also hosted by Julianne Simson, creator of @HowToBeBrokeInNewYork.
Where: The Financial Gym, 2nd Floor (134 W 25th St, New York, NY)
When: 6:30pm-8:30pm
Nearest Train: F/M 23rd St
RSVP: Required (link in title)

Friday, 6/21/19

The Dream Closet x ABLE Cosmetics x APTO Skincare (5pm-7pm)


What:  Borrow items from ba&sh for free (as long as you return them by the following Monday by 7pm), ABLE Cosmetics (makeup tutorials) and APTO Skin Care (skincare tutorials).
Where: ba&sh (257 Elizabeth St, New York, NY)
When: 5pm-7pm
Nearest Train: R/W Prince St
RSVP: Required (link in title)

Art Inspired By Frida Kahlo (6pm-8pm)


What:  Hands-on workshop on how to create a masterpiece inspired by an artist.
Where: Asser Levy Recreation Center (392 Asser Levy Pl, New York, NY)
When: 6pm-8pm
Nearest Train: 6/ 23rd St
RSVP: Required (link in title)

Saturday, 6/22/19

HWW CBD x The Session. Hosted by Higher Wave Wellness (9:30am-11am)


What:  Enjoy CBD and a full body workout on the rooftop.
Where: Arlo Soho (231 Hudson St, New York, NY)
When: 9:30am-11am
Nearest Train: 1/ Canal St
RSVP: Required (link in title)

Take a Recess with pride (12pm-5pm)


What:  Stop by IRL and take a Recess with an array of queer-owned businesses and artists that will help you show your pride. the market will include pet (and human) treats from RuPaw’s Drag Race, a new line of accessories from ISLYNYC, makeup from Unicorn Skin Cosmetics, and art, stickers and prints from Werk Zine.
Where: Recess IRL (680 Broadway, New York, NY)
When: 12pm-5pm
Nearest Train: B/D/F/M/6 Broadway – Lafayette
RSVP: Required (link in title)

PRIORI Mini Facials (2pm-6pm)

What:  Mini facials, first come, first served.
Where: SHOWFIELDS (11 Bond St, New York, NY)
When: 12pm-5pm
Nearest Train: B/D/F/M/6 Broadway – Lafayette
RSVP: Required (link in title)

Levi’s® Pride Series – New York City (4pm-6pm)

What:  Join Levi’s® and Nordstrom for customization, bites and drinks, a live DJ. Hosted by lifestyle blogger Justin Livingston. Must be 21+ to consume alcohol.
Where: Nordstrom Men’s Store (235 West 57th Street New York, NY)
When: 4pm-6pm
Nearest Train: 1/A/C/B/D 59th Street–Columbus Circle
RSVP: Required (link in title)

Sunday, 6/23/19

CALPAK: Jen Atkin (10am-12pm)


What:  Come meet Jen Atkin at the CALPAK NYC Pop Up for a quick photo and see her collection IRL
Where: CALPAK Pop-up (498 Broome St, New York, NY)
When: 10am-12pm
Nearest Train: A/C/E Canal St
RSVP: Required (link in title)

LOA Wellness Series + Pop-Up (1pm-5pm)


What:  Join Lotus On Air for our brand new Wellness Series + Pop-Up with a yoga class, Holistic Self Care panel discussion, and wellness vendors.
Where: The Glasshouses (545 West 25th Street, New York, NY)
When: 1pm-5pm
Nearest Train: C/E Spring St
RSVP: Required (link in title)

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