Wednesday, August 31: CHICAGO, $1.31 Ice Cream, Saké History + 65 More Photo: @somecallmeking_ | Follow @niftynyc & tag your photos with #niftynyc for a chance to be featured Today’s Events 'Chicago The Musical': 20th Anniversary Concert $1.31 Baskin-Robbins Ice Cream All-Star Charlie Parker Birthday Celebration at Birdland (Through Saturday, September 3) Jaymay LP Release Concert Womanhood Live! with Aparna Nancherla & Jo Firestone Sensory Speed Dating Puppy Model Call for Fashion Week (Through Thursday, September 1) 'The Birth of Saké' Say Farewell to Secret Project Robot's Current Incarnation at a Mellow BBQ 'Not So Different: Finding Human Nature in Animals' Swinging Greenwich Village Walking Tour 'The Lobster' Screening See free & cheap NYC events for tomorrow, Thursday, September 1 (more added later today). Trending: free films, concerts, fitness & wellness classes Ending Today Free Hudson & East River Cruises (Through Wednesday, August 31) Museum of Ice Cream is a Wonka-Like Wonderland with Edible Balloons & a Sprinkle Pool (Through Wednesday, August 31) Staten Island Unlimited 2016 Photography Triennial (Through Wednesday, August 31) Free Brooklyn Sights & Landmarks Cruises (Through Wednesday, August 31) Free Double Dutch Classes (Wednesdays Through August 31) Free Accordion Concerts in Bryant Park (Wednesdays Through August 31) Free Lunchtime Concerts Near Lincoln Center (Wednesdays Through August 31) Cheap Bronx Little Italy & Arthur Avenue Tours (Wednesdays Through August 31) 'The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe' Off-Broadway (Through Wednesday, August 31) Ongoing See more ongoing & upcoming NYC events Free Admission to the Museum of the City of New York + Free Breakfast '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) 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, October 23) See Katharina Grosse's Colorful Transformation of a Ft. Tilden Building (Through Wednesday, November 30) Free Statue of Liberty Cruises (Through Friday, September 30) '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) Super Cheap Roller Skating in Prospect Park (Through Friday, September 30) 2016 Caribbean Jerk & Reggae Fest (Through Saturday, September 3) Cutting Edge Playhouse: Emerging Playwrights Competition (Through Sunday, September 4) Double Feature Screenings with Films From Hollywood's Golden Age (Through Tuesday, September 13) Failure, Imperfection & Destruction at Flux Factory (Through Sunday, September 11) '50s Production of 'The Taming of the Shrew' in Central Park (Through Sunday, September 4) 2016 Met Opera Summer HD Festival (Through Monday, September 5) MGM Musicals at BAM (Through Wednesday, September 21) 2016 Dream Up Theatre Festival (Through Sunday, September 18) Watch the US Open on a Manhattan Rooftop (Through Sunday, September 11) Toms Shoes & Swell Bottle Sample Sale (Through Sunday, September 4) Free Yoga Classes in Washington Sq. Park (Wednesdays & Thursdays Through September 8) Brooklyn Bridge Park Walking Tours (Wednesdays Through September 21) Free Evening Yoga Classes on the Hudson (Wednesdays Through September 28) Free Pilates Classes in Brooklyn Bridge Park (Tuesdays Through September 6) Subscribe to our free daily e-newsletter or follow us on Twitter or Instagram.