Friday, September 23: Square Dancing, Idina Menzel, Americana Fest + This Weekend

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Today’s Events

Free Credit Counseling, Workshops & More During Financial Planning Day 2016

Word, Rock & Sword: 2016 Arts Festival Exploration of Women’s Lives (Through Sunday, September 25)

2016 Bryant Park Square Dance (Through Saturday, September 24)

2016 Brooklyn Americana Music Fest (Through Sunday, September 25)

'Generation Startup' Entrepreneurship Doc Screenings + Q&As (Through Tuesday, September 27)

A Tribute to Bill Cunningham at New-York Historical Society

Idina Menzel

Grammy Winner Brian McNight

A 'Hamilton'-Inspired Improvised Historical Hip-Hopera

Summer Stories at the City Reliquary: Back To School

Ladies of Pop Sing-Along

Sex-Ed Game Show (Pin the Tail on the Vulva, Anyone?)

WES ANDERSON BINGO: 'The Grand Budapest Hotel'

2016 NYC Yarn Crawl (Through Sunday, September 25)

Free Drag Disney Shows (Fridays Through November 18)

Free Fencing Classes (Fridays Through October 14)

Hidden Corridors & Atriums of Midtown Manhattan

Consciousness & Its Role in Our Lives

Fandom Fest 2016 with BookCon & NYCC

Italy's Witches and Medicine Women

Madonna vs. Janet Jackson Roller Disco

Trending: free films, concerts, fitness & wellness classes

Ending Today

2016 BEAT Festival (Through Friday, September 23)

This Weekend in NYC

Saturday 2016 4Heads Art Fair on Governors Island (Weekends Through September 25)

Saturday Free Admission to NYC Institutions During 2016 Museum Day Live

Saturday Free Oktoberfest Cruises on the Hudson (Through Sunday, September 25)

Saturday SHE Sexual Health Expo 2016 (Through Sunday, September 25)

Saturday 2016 NYC Dumpling Festival + Dumpling Eating Contest

Saturday NYC Bike Race Scavenger Hunt

Saturday Boozy Rooftop Beach Party

Saturday Free Dar Williams Concert Tix

Saturday 'Superman' … Entirely From Memory

Saturday Free Gotham Dance Party—Wild Beats & Acrobats (Saturdays Through October 29)

Sunday 'Glee' Broadway Walking Tour

Sunday NYC Comic Con 2016 Scavenger Hunt

Sunday Sondheim Unplugged

Sunday The Boy with a Thorn in His Side: The Legacy of Morrissey’s Melancholy

Sunday The Music of Nina Simone

Sunday Free Film: 'New Jack City'

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)

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

Free Weekday Piano Concerts in Bryant Park

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)

Free Public Kayaking in Manhattan

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

Free Mini Golf on Governors Island

Discounted Admission to the Museum of Sex

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

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)

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

$20 Off-Broadway Shows During 20at20 (Through Sunday, September 25)

'Botany Under Influence' (Through Saturday, October 22)

2016 Fringe Fest Encore Series (Through Saturday, October 29)

60 Years of Richard Avedon's Fashion Photography (Through Friday, September 30)

Sol LeWitt (Through Saturday, October 22)

200 Years of Charlotte Brontë at The Morgan (Through Monday, January 1)

Taste Dishes from Buzzworthy Local Eateries During Madison Square Eats 2016 (Through Friday, October 7)

2016 Feast of San Gennaro (Through Sunday, September 25)

Illuminate 100 Years of Poetry During Morningside Lights 2016 (Through Saturday, September 24)

See the World's Largest Viking Ship (Through Monday, September 26)

2016 NY Gypsy Fest (Through Saturday, October 8)

3 Courses for $25 During 2016 Sunnyside Restaurant Week (Through Sunday, September 25)

Climate Week 2016 (Through Sunday, September 25)

2016 Queer New York Festival (Through Thursday, October 6)

Tony Nominee Melissa Errico (Through Saturday, September 24)

Photoville 2016 Under the Brooklyn Bridge (Through Sunday, September 25)

2016 Crossing the Line Festival (Through Thursday, November 3)

Artsy Pumpkins & Scarecrows at New York Botanical Garden (Through Sunday, October 30)

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

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