GOTHAM WRITER'S WORKSHOP
Emmeline Chang instructs "Action in Fiction" workshop at Borders, 461 Park Ave. (57th St.), 980-6785; 7, 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.
PROFESSIONAL WOMEN PHOTOGRAPHERS
Monthly seminar workshops with technique instruction. Today, Polaroid workshop about 35 mm film & transfers; B&H Photo's Executive Training Room, 355 W. 33rd St. (betw. 8th & 9th Aves.), 726-8292; 6-8:15, $15.
YOU CAN BECOME A MICROSOFT CERTIFIED SYSTEMS ENGINEER
Berkeley College, 3 E. 43rd St. (betw. 5th & Madison Aves.), 986-4343 ext. 340 or www.berkeleycollege.edu, res. req.; 5:30-6:30, free.
ADULT ATTENTION DEFICIT DISORDER
Nutrition consultant, Lisa Hammel on "Can Special Diets Help Adults with ADD?;" West End Collegiate Church, 245 W. 77th St. (West End Ave.), 914-378-3295; 6-9, free.
SMOKING CESSATION PROGRAM
First of eight workshops on how to kick the habit; Sol Goldman YM-YWHA, 344 E. 14th St. (betw. 1st & 2nd Aves.), 780-0800 ext.227; 7-8:30, $40 [through 1/27].
BACHELOR COOKING PARTY
Learn to make aphrodisiac food; Italian Culinary Center, 230 5th Ave., 11th Fl. (betw. 27th & 28th St.), 742-2373 ext.25; 7, $55.
LESSONS FROM THE DYING
Rodney Smith, teacher at the Insight Meditation Society & author leads discussion & meditation on learning to live more freely; Sufi Books, 227 W. B'way (betw. Franklin & White Sts.), 334-5212; 7, contrib.
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.
GET UP & GARDEN
Monthly talk & demonstration. Today, garden instructor Christopher Raimondi instructs workshop on exotic flowers & fruits, "Get to Know Tropical Plants" at NY Botanical Garden, 200th St. (Southern Blvd.), Bronx, 718-817-8773; 1-3, free w/grounds adm.
learning to talk & listen
Workshop designed to help people deal with everyday life situations using the basic skills of improvisation; Performance of a Lifetime, 588 B'way, Su. 403 (betw. Houston & Prince Sts.), 343-2884, res. req.; 3-4:30, free.
Becoming a Jew: Growing Up in Brownsville, 1930s-1950s
Empire State College Prof. Carole Bell Ford discusses the construction of a Jewish identity, sponsored by the Jewish Historical Society of New York; Central Synagogue Community House, 123 E. 55th St. (betw. Park & Lexington Aves.), 415-5544; 2, $5.
GARDEN TO TABLE 'ROUND THE WORLD
Natural Gourmet School grad Natanya Siegel cooks vitamin-rich meal with greens & grains & shares freezing tips; Kerlin Learning Center at Wave Hill, 675 W. 252nd St. (Indep. Ave.), Bronx, 718-549-3200; 2, free w/grounds adm.
JOB HUNT WORKSHOP
"Approach to Interviewing" workshop at the Five O'Clock Club, 20 W. 44th St., 4th Fl. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 255-6458, reg. req.; 6:30-8:30, $45.
COOKING WITH THE MAGAZINE
"Olive Oil Consultant Courses" with Micol Negrin; Italian Culinary Center, 230 5th Ave., 11th Fl. (betw. 27th & 28th St.), 742-2373 ext.25; 6-8, $65.
THE DEATH OF FILM: A MILLENNIAL SYMPOSIUM
NYPress' film critic Godfrey Cheshire & panel of filmmakers & professionals explore questions posed by Cheshire's essay; Museum of Modern Art's Titus Theater, 18 W. 54th St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 708-9480; 6, free w/mus. adm.
HOW TO BREAK INTO RADIO
Radio personalities Ken Dashow & Al Bernstein host workshop at the Learning Annex; call for location & registration, 371-0280; 6:30, $39.
MARKETING & SALES SKILLS FOR THE SELF EMPLOYED
Workshop held by career development & training consultant, Zena Schechter; Science, Industry & Business Library of the New York Public Library, 188 Madison Ave. (betw. 34th & 35th Sts.), 592-7000; 7, free.
sexual HARASSMENT SUPPORT GROUP
Free confidential forum for those experiencing unwanted sexual badgering; 423-2150 to register; 6-7:30.
Terry Van Tell hosts motivational lecture, "The Apple Sauce Recipe for Personal & Professional Success" at St. Jean's High School, 175 E. 76th St. (betw. Lexington & 3rd Aves.), 949-9300 or www.walktalk.org; 6-8:30, $10 contrib.
WORLD WIDE WEB
New York Public Library hosts "Introduction to the World Wide Web" workshop, limited to 8 participants; Donnell Library Center, 20 W. 53rd St. (5th Ave.), 621-0618; 10:00, free [through 1/25].