an article revealing the more than 1000 free musical and other performance events taking place beginning today and going on over the course of the Summer. Of course there’s always the beach which is mostly free and always a great way to cool down. This Saturday is the famous Mermaid Parade on Coney Island which is free, fun and comes with a heaping side order of sun, sand and surf. Here’s a link to all the latest info on happenings on Coney Island. For a list of alot of free music events in New York City visit: makemusicny.org. If you know of low-to no-cost events around the 5 boros, feel free to share them with your classmates in the comments section below. Most of all remember as the Summer heats up, Stay Cool Allen School!