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Posted: 17 Mar 2014 09:54 AM PDT

st. patrick’s day events

free corned beef sandwiches, $4 guinness, all-redhead burlesque, free music, + more of nyc’s best free + cheap st. patrick’s day events can be found in our rounduphere. non-holiday events are listed below. >>

around town today

6:30pm: the aclu’s louise melling gives a lecture on lifting the scarlet letter from abortion at yeshiva university’s cardozo school of law, jacob burns moot court room. a reception follows. 55 5th ave @ 12th st., free (rsvp). >>

6:30pm: director/troma entertainment co-founder lloyd kaufman (the toxic avenger) comes to forbidden planet to sign the dvd/blu-ray release of the return to nuke ’em high vol. 1 (nsfw) with members of the cast and crew. free admission. >>

7pm: photographer todd selby discusses his new book profiling fashion creatives, fashionable selby with barneys creative ambassador-at-large simon doonan. strand books, purchase of the book or a $15 gift card required for admission. >>

7pm: true crime author kevin cook discusses one of the most infamous murders of the 20th century in kitty genovese: the murder, the bystanders, the crime that changed america. b+n 82nd + broadway, free. >>

7pm: folk singer/songwriter judy collins signs copies of her new cd + dvd, live in ireland, at b+n 86th + lexington. free. >>

7:30pm doors, 8pm show: the kondabolu brothers — hari (comedy central, john oliver) and ashok (dapwell of das racist) — guest host wyatt cenac’s weekly night train comedy show with guests ophira eisenberg (npr’s ‘ask me another’), d.c. benny (ferguson, comedy central), adam newman (letterman, john oliver), raj sivaraman and matteo lane. littlefield, $8. >>

7:30pm: the the conductor-less east coast chamber orchestra (ecco) performs radiohead, gesualdo, ravel, satie, and more at this month’s free music mondays concert series. the advent lutheran church/broadway united church of christ (2504 broadway at 93rd st). >>

8, 10pm: two solid comedy shows at the stand: st. patrick’s day stand-up with janeane garofalo (everywhere), sean donnelly (letterman), mike lawrence (john oliver, comedy central), christian finnegan (conan, comedy central), carmen lynch (letterman, comedy central), and pete davidson ($10); frantic! free comedy show with mike lawrence (john oliver, comedy central), giulia rozzi (girl code, ‘dive comedy’ co-host), aaron berg, chloe hilliard, frank liotti, chrissie mayr, fariaz rabbani, and host michael kosta (free). >>

8pm: isadora and beecher’s fault play cameo. $8. >>

9pm: tonight at the sack magic comedy show at legion: eric bergstrom (new yorker cartoonist, robert dean (‘comedy show at alligator lounge’ co-host), ben lerman (musical comedian), chris waleti, joe bartnick, myka fox, and hosts grant gordon and louis katz. free. >>

9pm (mondays): huckleberry bar’s free monday night movie screenings turn march into mad musical month. tonight: velvet goldmine (1998). >>

10pm (mondays): to mark its first year, nitehawk’s simpson’s club counts down the favorite 17 episodes of the simpsons in the bar leading up to a screening of the simpson’s movie on 3/31. free. >>

check our website for a list of ongoing events 

sales, deals, freebies

get tickets to the village voice’s choice eats tasting event, featuring 80+ restaurants, 3/25 for $42 ($60 value) >>

get tickets to see ellen barkin, mary stuart masterson, anna chlumsky and more read selected shorts: back to the ’80s at symphony space 3/19 for $10 (plus ticket fees, reg. $28) >>

3 groupons, each good for a medium smoothie at jamba juice, for $9 ($18.87 value) >>

$20 to spend on produce at rossman fruits + vegetables in sunset park for $12 >>

the 10 best coffee shops in nyc, as picked by gothamist >>

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