June NYC Events (06/07/21)

Pre Covid-19 we searched the internet everyday looking for the very best of What’s Happening, primarily on Manhattan’s WestSide, so that you didn’t have to.” We made it as easy as 1-2-3.
Covid has required some changes.

Best Free Things To Do in NYC This Week

“The quality and quantity of free events, free things to do that take place in New York City every day of the year is truly amazing. So don’t miss the opportunities that only New York provides: stop wondering what to do; start taking advantage of free things to do, free events to go to in NYC today!”

Join Club Free Time – I did, and it’s one of the best things I ever did. Here is a sample of FREE events this week. Get more information by going to the Club Free Time website.

Best Free Things To Do in NYC This Week

Monday, June 7, 2021
Mon, Jun 7 – 5:00 pm / free; RSVP required
Talk | The Art of Being Indispensable at Work: Win Influence, Beat Overcommitment, and Get the Right Things Done
In today’s high collaboration workplace, where you must deal with more and more people — up, down, … more

Mon, Jun 7 – 9:00 pm / free tickets required
Discussion | Ethan Hawke Talks About his Role in Showtime’s The Good Lord Bird (virtual)
Ethan Hawke, Daveed Diggs and Joshua Caleb Johnson star in a humorous, dramatic and historical tapes … more

Tuesday, June 8, 2021
Tue, Jun 8
3:00 pm
free; RSVP required Discussion | Partners in Democracy: Perspectives on the U.S.-ROK Alliance in light of President Moon’s visit to the United States (virtual)
Panelists:Rep. Ami Bera (D-CA)Ambassador Kathleen Stephens, KEIDr. Victor Cha, CSI … more

Tue, Jun 8 – 7:30 pm / free
Opera | Met Opera: Gounod’s Faust (virtual, streaming for 23 hours)
Goethe’s seminal drama Faust, which sees an aging philosopher sell his soul for renewed you … more

Wednesday, June 9, 2021
Wed, Jun 9 – 6:30 pm / free, RSVP required
Classical Music | Orchestra of St. Luke’s Musicians: Portraits of Josephine (virtual, live stream)
Orchestra of St. Luke’s musicians will perform a livestreamed concert of composer Valerie Coleman’s … more

Wed, Jun 9 – 7:00 pm / free; RSVP required
Author Reading | Languages of Truth: Salman Rushdie Introduces His Latest Book (virtual)
The Booker Prize–winning, internationally bestselling author discusses a newly collected editi … more

Thursday, June 10, 2021
Thu, Jun 10 – 12:00 pm / free; RSVP required
Author Reading | The Power of Nunchi: The Korean Secret to Happiness and Success (virtual)
Nunchi is Korea’s superpower. A sixth sense for winning friends and influencing people, this time-ho … more

Thu, Jun 10 – 7:30 pm / free; RSVP required
Jazz | (IN-PERSON, outdoors) Celebrate Jazz Legend Wayne Shorter
To kick off the 2021 River To River Festival, honor the great jazz legend, Wayne Shorter. esperanza … more

Friday, June 11, 2021
Fri, Jun 11 – 6:00 pm / free; $12 donation requested; RSVP required Dance Performance | (IN-PERSON, outdoors) Mark Morris Dance Group
See in-person Mark Morris On The Plaza. Dance Group performances throughout the weekend will include … more

Fri, Jun 11 – 7:30 pm / free, RSVP required
Dance Performance | Contemporary Dance Festival (virtual)
A celebration of the vibrant and diverse Asian American contemporary dance in New York. Produced by … more

Fri, Jun 11 – 10:00 am / Pay-what-you-wish for NY State residents Museums | (IN-PERSON) Dutch Masterpieces: Paintings by Rembrandt, Hals, and Vermeer
Dutch paintings of the 17th century: the Golden Age of Rembrandt, Hals, and Vermeer. Through sixty-s … more

Saturday, June 12, 2021
Sat, Jun 12 – 12:00 am / free
Dance Performance | New York City Ballet: Balanchine’s Vienna Waltzes (virtual, streaming for 24 hours)
New York City Ballet presents Balanchine’s Vienna Waltzes. Created in 1977 and set to waltz … more

Sat, Jun 12 – 5:00 pm / free; no reservation required
Concert | (IN-PERSON, outdoors) Los Hacheros: Fiery Latin Rhythms
Brooklyn-based Los Hacheros’s exuberant sound heralds a new golden age of Latin music. The music lif … more

Sat, Jun 12 – 7:00 pm / free; RSVP required
Dance Performance | Global Pillow: A Night of Dance Performances from Around the World (virtual)
Jacob’s Pillow is thrilled to invite you to a global celebration of dance! This unforgettable event … more

Sat, Jun 12 – 7:30 pm / free
Opera | Met Opera: Verdi’s Falstaff (virtual, streaming for 23 hours)
Music Director James Levine conducts his first new Met production after a two-year absence: Robert C … more

Sat, Jun 12 – 7:30 pm / free
Jazz | A Tribute to Chick Corea by an Array of Musicians (virtual)
With a career that spanned nearly six decades, Chick Corea achieved iconic status as one of the most … more

Sunday, June 13, 2021
Sun, Jun 13 – 10:00 am / free
Fair | (IN-PERSON) Outdoor Bazaar: Food, Antiques, Artists, Designers, Craft-Makers
From the hand made to the hand-picked, find every Sunday all one-of-a-kind art, fashion, vintage, co … more

Sun, Jun 13 – 11:00 am / free, registration required
Museums | (IN-PERSON, outdoors) Historic 1885 Ship and History Exhibition
Wavertree is a historic iron-hulled sailing ship built in 1885, now the largest wrought iro … more

Sun, Jun 13 – 3:00 pm / free
Jazz | (IN-PERSON, outdoors) Jazz Quartet Performs Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, George Gershwin, Irving Berlin
Saxophonists and clarinetists Peter and Will Anderson will be joined by Joe Boga on trumpet and Alex … more

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