Friday, August 26: Free Met Opera, MGM Musicals, Free US Open Ends + 78 More

Today’s Events

2016 Met Opera Summer HD Festival (Through Monday, September 5)

MGM Musicals at BAM (Through Wednesday, September 21)

2016 Puppy Painting Takedown + Free Beer

'1776' Screening—See the Film That Inspired 'Hamilton'

'Complete Unknown' Screenings with Joshua Marston, Ira Glass & Tom McCarthy (Through Sunday, August 28)

Free Drag Disney Shows (Fridays Through November 18)

Free Rooftop Dance Parties + 2-for-1 Drinks (Fridays Through September 2)

Brazilian Rooftop Dance Party + Open Bar

Choreographer Mark Morris & Ara Guzelimian of the Juilliard School

Alchemy and Dream: The Lunar Realm of Alchemy

Campfire Jamming & Storytelling at Riis Park Beach Bazaar (Fridays Through September 2)

Free Couples’ Massage Class + Free Bubbly

Refinery29 and RIOT's Woke Bae Live with Phoebe Robinson, Michelle Buteau

Ambient Church with Projections, Performances & More

Flashdance Roller Disco

Free Film: ' Desperately Seeking Susan'

Free Film: 'Ratatouille'

SalON! 2-Year Anniversary

Free Coney Island Fireworks (Fridays Through September 2)

House of Yes Dollhouse Party

Campy Drag Fun at 'Make America Gay Again!'

Dance Yourself Clean: Indie Pop Dance Party

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

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Ending Today

2016 Grand Central Summer Send-Off with Free Treats & Broadway Performances (Through Friday, August 26)

Watch the 2016 US Open for Free (Through Friday, August 26)

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

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

'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)

2016 Charlie Parker Jazz Festival with Concerts, Film Screenings & More (Through Sunday, August 28)

Wine & Chocolate Pairing Tours (Through Monday, August 29)

'50s Production of 'The Taming of the Shrew' in Central Park (Through Sunday, September 4)

The National Park Service Turns 100!—Tour of Alexander Hamilton's Former Home

Hangry Garden 2016 Pop-Up Food Oasis with Art, Games & More (Through Sunday, October 30)

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