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Cheap$kate: This week's best FREE events in NYC

Scott Pilgrim vs. The World

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'Scott Pilgrim vs. The World' screening
No need to break out in a fight scene; there will be plenty of them in the movie. Calmly find a spot on Pier 63, grab some free popcorn, sit back and relax as Michael Cera, left, kicks butt in the awesome graphic-novel adaptation "Scott Pilgrim vs. the World." (Wednesday, dusk around 8:30 p.m., FREE, Pier 63, Hudson River Park, riverflicks.com)

'Annie Hall'
What could be more New York than watching a Woody Allen film about New York on a New York beach? Indulge your own neuroses while watching Diane Keaton and Woody Allen deal with theirs in "Annie Hall," part of the Coney Island Flicks on the Beach series. (Monday, 8 p.m., FREE, Coney Island Beach at W. 10th St., Brooklyn, freeforall.epixhd.com/venues)

Deer Tick
The alt-country quartet from Rhode Island is all set to rock out in NYC on Pier 54 this Thursday. Lead singer and songwriter John McCauley will grab your attention with his raw vocals - and from what we hear, the band puts on quite a live show. (Thursday, gates open at 6 p.m., FREE, Pier 54 on the Hudson River, partisanrecords.com)

Third Annual Hudson Square Music & Wine Festival
Head downtown after work to enjoy some good music, food and wine this Tuesday night. Entry to the Hudson Square Music & Wine Festival is FREE, and it's only running for two more weeks! This week will feature indie rockabilly singer-songwriter Nicole Atkins. (Tuesday, 5:30 p.m., FREE, behind City Winery, 155 Varick St., 212-608-0555, city
winery.com)

Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival
Celebrate Chinese culture by watching more than 170 dragon boat teams from all over the world compete while you nosh on Chinese food and view performances. (Sat. & Sun., 9 a.m.-5 p.m., FREE, Meadow Lake, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens, hkdbf-ny.org)

Sri Dharma Mittra's 'Thank You New York' FREE yoga day
Yoga teacher Sri Dharma Mittra is celebrating more than 40 years of teaching yoga to New Yorkers by offering you all a "Thank You New York" FREE yoga day. So assume the downward-facing dog position and keep that breathing steady. (Sunday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., FREE, Governors Island, Colonel's Row, dharmayogacenter.com)

Living Language Food Truck
Brush up on those language skills to score a FREE international treat from Living Language. Prep some proper pronunciation on a few French, Spanish, Italian or German phrases and get a snack from each country. Yum! (That's universal.) (Wed., 11 a.m.-4 p.m., FREE, Union Square West and 16th St. and Thurs., noon-5 p.m., Broadway btwn 55th and 56th, randomhouse.com/livinglanguage/2011/08/food_truck.html)

Tuesday nights at Bierkraft
Unwind on Tuesday nights with some FREE beer in Park Slope at the Bierkraft weekly beer tasting, paired with complimentary snacks. Stop by, sit and enjoy five to six beers, along with info all about them. (Tuesday, 7 p.m., FREE, Bierkraft, 191 Fifth Ave., Park Slope, 718-230-7600, bierkraft.com)

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