Free Events in New York – July 30

EMBRACE THE ‘CAUSE.’ A free screening of a classic coming-of-age tale can start your week off right. Come to Bryant Park to see “Rebel Without a Cause,” the iconic James Dean flick. If you’re feeling particularly wild, show up early for a “Reel Talks” session for a discussion of the film with experts and movie buffs. Free. Lawn opens at 5 p.m. Sixth Ave., between 40th and 42nd Sts. Info: bryantpark.org.

AY, CARAMBA. Hablas espanol? Well, you can now. Free language classes in Spanish, French, Italian and Japanese are being offered in Bryant Park during lunch hour. Today it’s beginner Spanish. Free. Registration required. 11:30 a.m. Upper Terrace across from the Bryant Park Grill. Sixth Ave., between 40th and 42nd Sts. Info: bryantpark.org.

GO LONG! Football season is quickly approaching, and if your child wants to be the next Peyton Manning, here’s the chance. St. Mary’s Recreation Center is offering a Flag Football Mini Camp to teach children in groups age 8-11 and 12-14 the basics of flag football. Free with registration. 6:30 p.m. St. Ann’s Ave. and E. 145th St., Bronx. Info: nycgovparks.org.

SAND, SUNSET, CINEMA. Coney Island Beach hosts a lively gathering every Monday night that features music, dancing and a film. Tonight’s show is “Girl Walk//All Day,” an SXSW film festival entry that follows three dancers around New York City as they explore and share the joy of movement. Free. 7 p.m. 3059 W. 12th St., Brooklyn. Info: rooftopfilms.com

PUSH IT REAL GOOD. Two N.Y.-based old-school hip-hop acts, Public Enemy and Salt-n-Pepa, will perform at a free show in Brooklyn tonight at Wingate Field as a part of the Martin Luther King Jr. concert series. Ooh, baby, baby! Free. 7:30 p.m. Brooklyn Ave., between Rutland Road. and Winthrop St., Brooklyn. Info: brooklynconcerts.com.

JAZZY JAMS. Melt away the stress of Monday with a free rooftop jazz concert at the Empire Hotel Rooftop bar. Drink specials are available until 8, and live music will be groovin’ until 9:30. Free, plus the cost of drinks. 6:30 p.m. 44 W. 63rd St. (212) 956-3313.

ONE, TWO, STEP. Have you dreamed of being in Riverdance? Start stepping tonight at the New York Irish Center for beginner Irish step dancing classes with Niall O’Leary. $15. 6 p.m. 10-40 Jackson Ave., Queens. (718) 482-0909.

IT’S A TOSS-UP. Kids will love the antics of Lucky Bob, a juggler, illusionist and entertainer, one of the best variety performers around, who’s part of the NYC Parks SummerStage Series. Free. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Haffen Park, Laconia, the Bronx. (212) 360-1399.

DON’T SHRINK AWAY. Head out for an evening of laughs at “The Big Shrink,” a comedy variety show starring Sharon Spell at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater. Featuring sketches, sing-alongs and standup! $5. 8 p.m. 153 E. Third St. (212) 366-9231.

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