Things to do this weekend for (mostly) free


OK, it’s vaudeville and it’s silly, but your brain has probably had a rough couple of days. The Muppets Take Manhattan, all weekend at Symphony Space (Adults $11; Children $9; Members $8)


It’s Always Fair Weather at the Film Forum — Gene Kelly and Cyd Charisse, gangsters, advertising and a truly evil parody of early reality TV. Worth it for the dance on roller skates or the tap dancing with garbage can lids. also, Some Like It Hot

Skateboard Culture in Native America at the National Museum of the American Indian

Three Kings Workshop Kids make epiphany costumes and crowns at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine ($5)

Storytelling at the Carrousel in Bryant Park

Stargazing in Inwood Park


Ghostbikes Fifth Annual Memorial Ride and Walk in memory of pedestrians and bikers killed by cars. Meetups in Queens, Brooklyn and Manhattan

Winter Walking Tour, Fort Tryon Park

Free magic show at the Carrousel in Bryant Park

Siwanoy trail walk in the Bronx

View the Quadrantid meteor shower from Fort Totten

All Weekend

Pixar short subjects at the Museum of the Moving Image (suggested admission $7)

Free skating in Bryant Park

Try needlepoint, writing with quill pens and colonial games in Lefferts House


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