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met council’s helpful tips

free Summer Fun in NYC Museums (Located in Manhattan unless otherwise noted)

Free everyday Forbes Magazine Galleries Museum at Fashion Institute of Technology National Museum of the American Indian Goethe Institute Sony Wonder Technology Lab Free on Tuesdays Brooklyn Botanical Garden Free on Wednesday Bronx Zoo New York Botanical Garden (Bronx)

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Free on Thursday American Craft Museum (6pm-8pm) Children’s Museum of the Arts (4pm-6pm) Museum of Arts and Design (6pm-9pm)

Music • The New York Philharmonic will play 6 concerts in July at parks in all 5 boroughs. More information at: nyphil.org • Celebrate Brooklyn puts on $3 concerts in Prospect Park throughout the summer More information at: www.bricartsmedia.org • Free concerts in many parks across the city More information at: nycgovparks.org/events

Free on Fridays American Folk Art Museum (5:30pm-7:30pm) Asia Society Museum (6pm-9pm) Morgan Library (7pm-9pm) Museum of Modern Art (4pm-8pm) Museum of the Moving Image (4pm-8pm) New York Historical Society (6pm-8pm) Whitney Museum of American Art (6pm-9pm)

Movies From the end of June to the end of August, the NYC Parks Department shows free movies in outdoor venues across the city. More information at: nycgovparks.org/events

Free on Saturdays Brooklyn Botanical Gardens (10am-12pm) Guggenheim (5:15pm-7:45pm) The Jewish Museum (11am-5:45pm) New York Botanical Garden (10am-12pm) Free on Sunday The Frick Collection (11am-1pm) Free with Suggested Admission Metropolitan Museum of Art American Museum of Natural History Discover Your City • Take a walk on the wild side; NYC Audubon offers free educational and fun walks around the city. More information at www.nycaudubon.org • Local icon, Steve “Wildman” Brill gives tours around local parks, pointing out edible local flora. More information at: www.wildmanstevebrill.com

Stay active • Free aerobics, yoga, pilaties and zumba classes, oh my! More information at: nycgovparks.org/events • Indoor and outdoor dance instruction and dancing just for fun at various spaces across the city. More information at: nycgovparks.org/events • If you know how to swim you can get a free kayak. More information at www.downtownboathouse.org and www.licboathouse.org More ideas Check out the L Magazine, your local library and freenyc.org for more fun and free things to do this summer!

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