Cheap$kate: FREE events in NYC this week

Stacy Keibler

Stacy Keibler (Credit: Stacy Keibler (Getty Images))

Colgate and Stacy Keibler work to break Guinness World Record with ‘A Wish for a Swish’ event
Here’s your chance to make the record books — and for a good cause, to boot. Join the Colgate company and actress Stacy Keibler in an attempt to break a Guinness World Record for the most people using mouthwash simultaneously. For every participant who attends, Colgate will donate $1 to Make-A-Wish, while you get to play games and enter raffles for a chance to score prizes ranging from iPads to gift cards. (Tuesday, 11:30 a.m., FREE, Times Square, btwn 45th & 47th sts., btwn Broadway & Seventh Ave., facebook.com/colgate)

Party

Bedtime Math National Pajama Party Week
Don some PJs and brush up on your math skills before heading over to the National Museum of Mathematics Monday for the annual Pajama Party Week. MoMath will host family-friendly math-focused games to celebrate the launch of the book “Bedtime Math: A Fun Excuse to Stay Up Late” by Bedtime Math founder Laura Overdeck, hitting stores this week. Make sure you register for your spot. (Monday, 3-6 p.m., FREE, registration required, National Museum of Mathematics, 11 E. 26th St., 212-542-0566, bedtimemath.momath.org)

Food

HISTORY Cross-Country Cookout Tour
Hey y’all! Come on over to Union Square Tuesday to snag a real taste of Texas sausage from HISTORY’s 80-foot BBQ smoker and grill truck, part of the Cross-Country Cookout Tour. Stop by the massive smoker and grill on wheels to sample some of Trace “Rib Whisperer” Arnold's hickory-smoked and jalapeño Cheddar sausage and play backyard games like cornhole and ladder golf to snag HISTORY merchandise and prizes. (Tuesday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., FREE, E. 17th St. & Park Avenue South, history.com/interactives/cookout)

Music

The Jewbadours
Get your tokhes (that’s Yiddish for rear end) to the Rockwood Music Hall Tuesday night to check out The Jewbadours, Yakob and Ariel, as they sing male-male duets of the late ’70s and early ’80s, covering the likes of Hall and Oates, Lionel Richie and Steely Dan, among others. So are you going? Don’t make us lay some Jewish guilt on you! (Tuesday, 11 p.m., FREE, 21+, one drink minimum per set, Rockwood Music Hall, 196 Allen St., 212-477-4155, rockwoodmusichall.com)

Sports

Steve Nash Foundation Showdown
Check out Steve Nash and celebrity friends, including NBA players and European League soccer stars, go at it in a fast-paced eight-a-side match to benefit the Steve Nash Foundation for underserved children around the world. Want more? Purchase tickets to the Showdown After Hours event and auction; all proceeds go to the Steve Nash Foundation. (Wednesday, 6:30 p.m., FREE, Sarah D. Roosevelt Park, Chrystie & Stanton sts., stevenash.org/showdown)

Competition

10th Annual Little Italy Pasta Eating Competition
Fuhgeddaboudit! Head down to Little Italy this Saturday to see employees of the area's restaurants, cafes and boutiques stuff their faces full of pasta at the 10th Annual Little Italy Pasta Eating Competition. Cheer on the contestants as they try to break the existing record of five pounds of pasta in 10 minutes. Mangia, mangia! (Saturday, 2 p.m., FREE, outside 133 Mulberry St., littleitalynyc.com)
 

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