Are you looking for free things to do in New York on Friday, December 14? Check out this list of fun, cheap and free things to do in New York:
FREE CUPCAKES. Cupcake Vineyards celebrates National Cupcake Day by sending out its truck around midtown Manhattan. It will offer complimentary cupcakes and wine tastings. 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Free. For the locations, visit the Facebook page for Cupcake Vineyards.
SEE KEVIN JONAS Pop star Kevin Jonas and his wife, Danielle, are heading up the Daily News Readers Care to Feed the Hungry Canned Food Drive (DNRC). Bring nonperishable foods to donate to City Harvest, and you can meet, take pictures with and get autographs from the celebrity couple from the E! reality show “Married to Jonas.” Noon-2 p.m. FDNY Station, 165 E. 51st St., between Lexington and Third Aves.
HANG WITH NBA STAR ALLEN HOUSTON. Join former NBA star Allen Houston and his iCharity five-borough tour at St. Raymond’s High School. This community initiative is geared toward strengthening families. Fathers and sons will sign up and enjoy a day of fun on the basketball court. Registration is required. 2-5 p.m. Free. 2151 St. Raymond Ave., Bronx. Info: istarcharityshootout.org.
FREE DRUMMING PERFORMANCE. David Pleasant will march to the beat of his own drumming at “Rhythms of Resistance.” He’ll show how drums, tambourines and other percussion were helpful in the fight against slavery. To register, email email@example.com. 10:30 a.m.-noon. Free. Schomburg Center for Research, 515 Malcolm X Blvd. (212) 491-2234.
FREE FLOOD SUPPORT EVENT . Clinique and supermodel Petra Nemcova are celebrating their “Happy Day” initiative at Bloomingdale’s. Nemcova founded the Happy Hearts Fund after experiencing the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami. She seeks to build and rebuild schools that have been devastated by natural disasters. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Free. 1003 Third Ave. at 59th St.
FREE QUEENS HOLIDAY SPECTACULAR. Bring your family to the Queens Holiday Spectacular for fun, games and crafts at the Al Oerter Recreation Center in Flushing Meadows Corona Park. 5-8 p.m. Free. 131-40 Fowler Ave. (718) 353-7853.
FREE NYLON SHOP POPUP STORE. Explore your passion for fashion at Nylon magazine’s first popup shop. Enjoy manicures, makeup and festive drinks. The shop will run through Tuesday. Noon-7 p.m. Free. 72 Gansevoort, between Washington St. and Greenwich. (212) 972-0277.
FREE TREE LIGHTING AT ISHAM PARK. Join the Holiday Celebration and Tree Lighting at Bruce’s Garden in Isham Park. There will be caroling and refreshments. Donations also will be collected for the New York Cares Annual Coat Drive. 6:30-8 p.m. Free. Broadway and Isham St. (347) 834-4814.