Wednesday, August 17: Free Wine Class, Cheap Movie Tix, Battle of Brooklyn + 68 More Photo: @josephoholmes | Follow @niftynyc & tag your photos with #niftynyc for a chance to be featured Today’s Events Intro Wine Class & Tasting with a Certified Sommelier ($49 Value, Free for Nifty Readers!) Cheap Movie Tickets (Through Friday, August 19) 2016 Battle of Brooklyn Week (Through Sunday, August 28) Drink & DrawBots + Unlimited Drinks Free Morgenstern's Ice Cream (Through Friday, August 19) Final Uptown Bounce of 2016 with Hip-Hop Dance Class & Fashion Zine-Making Free Film: 'The Martian' Photographing US Open Tennis Healing Hands: The Art of Jin Shin Jyutsu How Women Write About Beauty (in a Post Lena Dunham World) with Phoebe Robinson & Jennifer Goldstein Saul Williams / Kimberly Nichole Taste of Streep: 'Mamma Mia!' Zombie Preparedness: Surviving a Zombie Apocalypse Free Film: 'Aguirre, the Wrath of God' See free & cheap NYC events for tomorrow, Thursday, August 18 (more added later today). Trending: free films, concerts, Shakespeare, fitness & wellness classes 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) '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) 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) 2016 NYC Restaurant Week (Through Friday, August 19) 'Othello' in Riverside Park (Through Friday, August 21) 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) $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) FringeNYC 2016 (Through Sunday, August 28) Werner Herzog Doc Festival (Through Thursday, August 18) 2016 Battery Dance Festival (Through Saturday, August 20) 2016 Harlem Havana Music Festival (Through Sunday, August 21) Free Coffee All Week (Through Saturday, August 20) Free Film: 'Aguirre, the Wrath of God' Free Watercolor Workshops in Bryant Park (Through Thursday, August 18) Free Yoga Classes in Washington Sq. Park (Wednesdays & Thursdays Through September 8) Cheap Bronx Little Italy & Arthur Avenue Tours (Wednesdays Through August 31) Free Lunchtime Concerts Near Lincoln Center (Wednesdays Through August 31) Free Accordion Concerts in Bryant Park (Wednesdays Through August 31) Brooklyn Bridge Park Walking Tours (Wednesdays Through September 21) Free Evening Yoga Classes on the Hudson (Wednesdays Through September 28) Free Double Dutch Classes (Wednesdays Through August 31) 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.