Thursday, August 11: Free Cocktails, Free Food Truck Grub, Dine in BK + 80 More Photo: @joana_m_l | Follow @niftynyc & tag your photos with #niftynyc for a chance to be featured Today’s Events Free Cocktails, Free Grilled Cheese & '90s Jams $12 Brunch & More Restaurant Deals During Dine in Brooklyn 2016 (Through Monday, August 22) 2016 UNFringed Festival (Through Sunday, August 21) Cutting Edge Playhouse: Emerging Playwrights Competition (Through Sunday, September 4) New Work from Female Artists During LadyFest 2016 (Through Sunday, August 16) Free Midtown Silent Disco Nights (Thursdays Through September 1) Free Broadway Performances in Bryant Park: Phantom of the Opera, Something Rotten, Cagney, Ruthless Free Film: 'Romeo & Juliet' + Food Fair Free Film: 'Selma' 'Secretary' Screening COOL: Uncomfortable Truths About Our Air-Conditioned City Loose Comedy Show with Jo Firestone & Aparna Nancherla Free Tony Vega Concert 'Star Trek' Burlesque Free Movie: 'Grease' Junior Brown Concert See free & cheap NYC events for tomorrow, Friday, August 12 (more added later today). Trending: free films, concerts, Shakespeare, fitness & wellness classes Ending Today Free Yoga in Prospect Park (Thursdays Through August 11) Free Fitness Classes & Performances in Union Sq. (Thursdays Through August 11) Commemorate the Olympic Games at Rio on the Hudson 2016 (Through Thursday, August 11) Ongoing See more ongoing & upcoming NYC events Free Admission to the Museum of the City of New York + Free Breakfast 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) '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 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) '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) '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) 2016 Bronx Salsa Fest (Through Sunday, August 28) 2016 Caribbean Jerk & Reggae Fest (Through Saturday, September 3) 2016 Grand Street Restaurant Week (Through Sunday, August 14) Free Shakespeare in Brooklyn Bridge Park: 'The Winter's Tale' (Through Sunday, August 14) Stop by charity: water 's Pop-Up & Give Clean Water to Someone in Need for Free (Through Sunday, August 28) Wes Anderson Week at Syndicated (Through Sunday, August 14) Free Bryant Park Yoga with Stellar Instructors Like Colleen & Rodney Yee + Elena Brower (Tuesdays & Thursdays Through September 22) Hangry Garden 2016 Pop-Up Food Oasis with Art, Games & More (Through Sunday, October 30) Free Yoga Classes in Washington Sq. Park (Wednesdays & Thursdays Through September 8) Iconic Midtown Architecture Tour (Tuesdays & Thursdays Through September 6) Free Summery Drinks at Bottlerocket (Thursdays Through August 25) Free Concerts Under the DUMBO Archway (Thursdays Through September 29) Shakespeare in the Parking Lot: 'The Merchant of Venice' (Through Saturday, August 13) Subscribe to our free daily e-newsletter or follow us on Twitter or Instagram.