Monday, August 1: Lots of Free Movies, Patty Hearst, The Real ‘Warriors’ + 63 More

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Today’s Events

'American Heiress: The Wild Saga of the Kidnapping, Crimes and Trial of Patty Hearst'

Free Indoor Film: 'Do the Right Thing'

'Rubble Kings' Screening: The Real NYC History That Inspired 'The Warriors'

Free Film: 'Manhattan'

Free Screening of 'Cooked' Climate Change Doc

Free Bryant Park Film: 'Harvey'

See free & cheap NYC events for tomorrow, Tuesday, August 2 (more added later today).

Trending: free films, concerts, Shakespeare, fitness & wellness classes

Ending Today

Genesis Breyer P-Orridge's 'Try to Altar Everything' Explores the Power of Devotion, Expression & Community (Through Monday, August 1)

Ongoing

See more ongoing & upcoming NYC events

Free Admission to the Museum of the City of New York + Free Breakfast

'Pixar: The Design of Story' (Through Sunday, August 7)

Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial 2016 (Through Sunday, August 21)

Two Huge Orchid Sculptures by Isa Genzken Rise Over Central Park (Through Sunday, August 21)

Staten Island Unlimited 2016 Photography Triennial (Through Wednesday, August 31)

'Isaac Mizrahi: An Unruly History' Chronicles the Designer's Creative Projects (Through Sunday, August 7)

'Wanderlust' on the High Line Explores Journeys We Make (Through March 2017)

18 Boombox Sculptures Transform Brooklyn Museum (Through Sunday, August 14)

'Disguise: Masks and Global African Art' at Brooklyn Museum (Through Sunday, September 18)

A 'Psycho'-Inspired House Perches on the Met's Rooftop Garden (Through Monday, October 31)

Free Weekday Piano Concerts in Bryant Park

Manus x Machina: Fashion In the Age of Technology (Through Friday, September 2)

Socrates Sculpture Park Celebrates 30 Years with 'LANDMARK' Exhibition (Through Sunday, August 28)

The Met's Annual Costume Exhibition Examines the Role of Tech in Haute Couture (Through Sunday, August 14)

FLOW.16 Exhibition + Free Tours (Through Saturday, October 29)

40-Foot 'Big Bling' Sculpture Inhabits Madison Sq. Park (Through Sunday, January 8)

'Uniformity' Uniform Exhibit at the Museum at FIT (Through Saturday, November 19)

Classic Arcade Games on Display at MoMI (Through Sunday, October 9)

SONIC CITY: New York's Innovative Musical Instrument Makers (Through Sunday, September 18)

$12 Speedboat Rides in New York Harbor (Through Labor Day)

Free NYC Beaches Are Open in Every Borough

Free Places to BBQ in All Five Boroughs

Free Public Kayaking in Manhattan

Governors Island is Open for 2016 with Even More to See (Through Sunday, September 25)

Jeffrey Deitch-Curated Murals on Display at Coney Island

Free Mini Golf on Governors Island

Martin Creed's Playful Installation at Park Ave. Armory (Through Sunday, August 7)

Discounted Admission to the Museum of Sex

Free Tickets to Dueling Pianos NYC (Through Friday, August 26)

'Alexander Hamilton: Striver, Statesman, Scoundrel' (Through Saturday, December 31)

Free Outdoor Pools in All 5 Boroughs

Cheap NYC Street Art Walking Tours (Through Sunday, August 28)

See Katharina Grosse's Colorful Transformation of a Ft. Tilden Building (Through Wednesday, November 30)

Free Statue of Liberty Cruises (Through Wednesday, August 31)

2016 NY Musical Festival (Through Sunday, August 7)

'diane arbus: in the beginning' Features Never-Before-Seen Photographs (Through Sunday, November 27)

Influence of the AIDS Crisis on American Art (Through Sunday, September 25)

2016 Queens World Film Festival Encores (Through Thursday, August 25)

The Sharing Movement's Impact on NYC's Future (Through Friday, September 2)

American Election Films Screened at BAM (Through Wednesday, August 3)

'The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe' Off-Broadway (Through Wednesday, August 31)

Free Brooklyn Sights & Landmarks Cruises (Through Wednesday, August 31)

Super Cheap Roller Skating in Prospect Park (Through Friday, September 30)

Free Shakespeare in NYC Parks: 'The Winter's Tale' (Through Sunday, August 14)

Free Shakespeare in the Park: 'Troilus and Cressida' (Through Sunday, August 14)

2016 NYC Restaurant Week (Through Friday, August 19)

'Othello' in Riverside Park (Through Friday, August 21)

Free Shakespeare in the Parking Lot: 'The Merchant of Venice' (Through Sunday, August 14)

Museum of Ice Cream is a Wonka-Like Wonderland with Edible Balloons & a Sprinkle Pool (Through Wednesday, August 31)

2016 Harlem Week (Through Saturday, August 27)

Free Italian, Portuguese & Japanese Language Classes (Mondays Through August 29)

Free Yoga on the Beach (Mondays Through August 29)

Free Hoopdance Classes (Mondays Through August 15)

Rooftop Farm Yoga with Amazing Skyline Views (Mondays Through September 26)

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