Thursday, August 25: Free Ice Cream, Free Cocktails, Prince & MJ + 78 More Photo: @pattabb | Follow @niftynyc & tag your photos with #niftynyc for a chance to be featured Today’s Events Free Van Leeuwven Ice Cream + Free Drinks '50s Production of 'The Taming of the Shrew' in Central Park (Through Sunday, September 4) Prince & Michael Jackson's Greatest Hits Free Prospect Park Nature Walk The National Park Service Turns 100!—Tour of Alexander Hamilton's Former Home Final Free Brooklyn Bridge Park Film: 'The Sandlot' HER: Freelance Economy Panel 'I Am Not A Serial Killer' Screening with Christopher Lloyd In Person Brooklyn Uke Night Elements of Tea Magic James Corden ('The Late Late Show') in 'One Man, Two Guvnors' The English Kills Project: Socially Engaged Bio-Art What Are You Afraid Of? Hosted by Mara Wilson 'Vow of Celibacy' Book Release Party with Myq Kaplan, Aparna Nancherla & Phoebe Robinson Moon Hooch / Bears Summer Fling Comedy Show with Aparna Nancherla Fake Church Free Film: 'Tootsie' See free & cheap NYC events for tomorrow, Friday, August 26 (more added later today). Trending: free films, concerts, fitness & wellness classes Ending Today Free Summery Drinks at Bottlerocket (Thursdays Through August 25) 2016 Queens World Film Festival Encores (Through Thursday, August 25) Ongoing See more ongoing & upcoming NYC events Free Admission to the Museum of the City of New York + Free Breakfast Staten Island Unlimited 2016 Photography Triennial (Through Wednesday, August 31) 'Wanderlust' on the High Line Explores Journeys We Make (Through March 2017) '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 Monday, September 2) Socrates Sculpture Park Celebrates 30 Years with 'LANDMARK' Exhibition (Through Sunday, August 28) 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) 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) 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) Stop by charity: water 's Pop-Up & Give Clean Water to Someone in Need for Free (Through Sunday, August 28) Cutting Edge Playhouse: Emerging Playwrights Competition (Through Sunday, September 4) FringeNYC 2016 (Through Sunday, August 28) 2016 Battle of Brooklyn Week (Through Sunday, August 28) Double Feature Screenings with Films From Hollywood's Golden Age (Through Tuesday, September 13) Failure, Imperfection & Destruction at Flux Factory (Through Sunday, September 11) Kartemquin Films Docs at MoMI (Through Sunday, August 28) Free Hudson & East River Cruises (Through Wednesday, August 31) 2016 Brooklyn Comedy Festival (Through Sunday, August 28) Watch the 2016 US Open for Free (Through Friday, August 26) 2016 Charlie Parker Jazz Festival with Concerts, Film Screenings & More (Through Sunday, August 28) 2016 Grand Central Summer Send-Off with Free Treats & Broadway Performances (Through Friday, August 26) Wine & Chocolate Pairing Tours (Through Monday, August 29) 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 Concerts Under the DUMBO Archway (Thursdays Through September 29) Free Midtown Silent Disco Nights (Thursdays Through September 1) Subscribe to our free daily e-newsletter or follow us on Twitter or Instagram.