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Cheap$kate: This week's best FREE events


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Jane Lynch book signing
We don’t think she’ll be wearing a Sue Sylvester tracksuit, but Jane Lynch is sure to be entertaining regardless of her outfit. The veteran comedienne signs copies of her new memoir, “Happy Accidents,” tomorrow at Barnes & Noble Union Square. (Tomorrow, 7 p.m., FREE, Barnes & Noble Union Square, 33 E. 17th St., 212-253-0810,

New York Motorexpo
Rev up those engines! The New York Motorexpo will be showcasing more than 100 hot new cars from around the world at the World Financial Center this week, including a Gene Simmons/Kiss inspired Mini. Snag the opportunity to test-drive, purchase and cruise away in a brand-new car, some making their U.S. debuts. (Runs to Friday, Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-6 p.m., FREE, World Financial Center, 200 Vesey St., artsworld

‘2001: A Space Odyssey’
Snuggle up under a blanket or snag a seat behind the Eventi Hotel to take your journey into outer space with Stanley Kubrick’s “2001: A Space Odyssey,” part of the Big Screen Plaza FREE movie night tomorrow. (Tomorrow, 7 p.m., FREE, Big Screen Plaza behind Eventi Hotel, 851 Sixth Ave., 212-533-4100,

Gotham Writers’ Workshop — Fall Open House
So you fancy yourself a writer, huh? Prove it by hitting the books this week with one or two out of 42 FREE writing classes from the Gotham Writers’ Workshop. Each creative writing class runs one hour, and they’re happening all over the city. Check the site for details and to register. The classes may be FREE, but space is limited. (Tues., Wed., 7-9:15 p.m., Wed., 11 a.m.-5 p.m., FREE, various locations,

Red Carpet to Redbook
Want to walk the red carpet? On Thursday, you can feel like a celeb with makeovers and massages courtesy of Redbook at the “Red Carpet to Redbook” event. (Thursday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., FREE, Grand Central Terminal, Vanderbilt Hall East Side,

Justine Picardie
Picardie unveils the history of Gabrielle Chanel and her transformation into Coco. She’ll be signing copies of her new book, “Coco Chanel: The Legend and the Life,” tomorrow. (Tomorrow, 5 p.m, FREE, Barnes & Noble at FIT, 227 W. 27th St.,


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