COMFORTS OF HOME: THE EVOLUTION OF TECHNOLOGY IN THE AMERICAN HOUSEHOLD
Slide show lecture with historian Merritt Ierley; New York Public Library, 188 Madison Ave. (betw. 34th & 35th Sts.), 592-7000; 5:30, free.
HEALTH ISSUES ANONYMOUS
Twelve-step group for those living with a health concern; St Luke's Roosevelt Center, 324 W. 108th St. (betw. B'way & Riverside Dr.), rm. 205, 874-7372; 5:30-7.
INTERIOR DESIGN LECTURE
New York School of Interior Design teacher Lady Caroline Wrey gives illustrated lecture, which includes tips from her book Finishing Touches; NY School of Interior Design, 170 E. 70th St. (betw. 3rd & Lexington Aves.), 718-res. req. 472-1500 ext.194; 6, $10.
COUNTER CULTURE: PARISIAN CABARETS & THE AVANT-GARDE, 1875-1905
Phillip Dennis Cate's illustrated lecture tracks the history of Counter Culture through economics, society & relationships; Church of the Resurrection, 115 E. 74th St. (betw. Park & Lexington Aves.), 639-9120, res. req.; 6:30, $20.
GETTING RID OF ALL THAT STUFF
Nadine Ellman hosts talk sponsored by Manhattan Adult Attention Deficit Disorder; West End Collegiate Church, 245 W. 77th St. (West End Ave.), 914-378-3295; 6-9, free.
STOOP POETRY WORKSHOP
Serious scribers bring 10 copies of your work to Tribes Gallery, 285 E. 3rd St. (betw. Aves. C & D), 674-3778; 7:30-9:30, $3 contrib.
COMPOSING A CAREER
Woman's Philharmonic hosts two day symposium at New School, 66 W. 12th St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 415-437-0121 or www.womensphil.org to register [repeats Sun.].
EDITORIAL FREELANCERS SEMINAR
"Breaking into Corporate Writing;" Editorial Freelancers Association, 71 W. 23rd St., 3rd fl. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 929-5400; 1-4, $130.
Greg Sullivan's comedy improv workshop for amateurs; Producer's Club, 358 W. 44th St. (betw. 8th & 9th Aves.), 501-2905; 12-3, $7 [through 12/11].
MEDITATION: THE WAY TO INNER PEACE
Monk, Brother Santoshananda offers teachings at Hotel Pennsylvania, 401 7th Ave. (33th St.), 718-432-5978; 8, free.
NYU professor, Marilyn Horowitz leads bimonthly workshop about turning your dreams into screenplays?price incl. lunch; 60 W. 71st St., Su. 1B (betw. Columbus Ave. & Central Pk. W.), rsvp 496-9631; 12:30-6, $95 [through 12/11].
Advice on "How to Not Take Your Life Too Seriously" at 92nd St. Y, 1395 Lexington Ave. (92nd St.), 996-1100; 12-3, $50.
PRINT COLLECTING INTO THE 21ST-CENTURY
Panel discussion with BMA's Marilyn Kushner, collector Marc Schwartz, Art on Paper's Faye Hirsch & others; Seventh Regiment Armory, Louis Comfort Tiffany Room, Park Ave. (67th St.), 759-4469; 1, free.
RABBI SHMULEY BOTEACH
Author of Kosher Sex leads "East Meets West: A Spiritual Journey for Body & Soul" discussion with Dr. Deepak Chopra & Gary Rosenblatt; Park E. Synagogue, 164 E. 68th St.(Lexington Ave.), 921-7822 ext.205; 8, $20, $15 adv.
Flamenco with Andrea Del Conte (6-7:30) & Middle Eastern with Nadia Moussa (7:30-8:45); Lotus Fine Arts Center, 109 W. 27th St. (betw. 6th & 7th Aves.), 627-1076; $25 & $20 [through 11/8 & 11/22, respectively].
Greg Sullivan's comedy improv workshop for experienced students; Producer's Club, 358 W. 44th St. (betw. 8th & 9th Aves.), 501-2905; 8-10:30, $10 [through 12/13].
LONG POEM WORKSHOP
Weekly workshop for select applicants, hosted by poet who's written for Crazyhorse; 26 E. 63rd St., (Madison), rsvp 421-8875; 8-10, call for price.
SEXUAL DIFFERENCE & POLITICAL EQUALITY
Philosopher & author of La Politique des sexes gives lecture at La Maison Française, 16 Washington Mews at University Pl. (betw. 8th St. & Waverly Pl.), 998-8750; 8:15, free.
"Getting Started with Your Vegetarian Diet" workshop at Vegetarian Center of NY, 150 5th Ave., Su. 510 (20th St.), 414-9100; 7, free.
BREAKING BARRIERS & MOVING FORWARD
Eleanor Smeal speaks on global feminism & gender barriers; Barnard College, 202 Altschul, 117th St. (B'way), 854-2067; 6:30-8.
IRVING HOWE MEMORIAL LECTURE
"Art & Invention: How Shakespeare & Pushkin Create Character" is tonight's topic with guest speaker John Bayley; CUNY Grad Center, 365 5th Ave. (betw. 35th & 36th Sts.), 817-2005; 6, free.
Randy Rosler hosts motivational lecture, "Putting on Your Entrepreneurial Mindset for the New Workplace" at St. Jean's High School, 175 E. 75th St. (betw. Lexington & 3rd Aves.), 949-9300; 6-8:30, $10 contrib.