CONTAX CAMERA & LENS SEMINAR
High-end photography equipment sale, instruction & manufacturing information; Adorama, 42 W. 18th St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 800-223-2500 or www.contaxcameras.com; 9-12, free.
FOCUS ON CHILDREN'S HEALTH: IMMUNIZATIONS
Doctor Sunil Sood speaks at 92nd St. Y, 1395 Lexington Ave. (92nd St.), 996-1100; 9:30 a.m., $20 [repeats 1/31 at 5:30].
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.
Free confidential forum for those experiencing unwanted sexual badgering; 888-979-7765 to register; 6.
Grammar & vocabulary basics; Makor, 35 W. 67th St. (Central Park W. & Columbus Ave.), 601-1000; 6:30-8, call for price.
UNTANGLING THE WEB
"Advertising on the Internet" panel feat. Screaming Media's Jay Chiat & Double Click's Kevin O'Connor; Museum of Television & Radio, 25 W. 52nd St. (5th Ave.), 621-6600; 6-7:30, $10.
CAPTAIN KIDD: DOWNTOWN PIRATE
Talk with National Maritime Historical Society's Director of Education, David Allen; Fraunces Tavern Museum, 54 Pearl St., 3rd Fl. (Broad St.), 425-1778; 6, free w/mus. adm.
90-minute lecture on eating better for 20- & 30-somethings, followed by discussion with diet analyses; Makor, 35 W. 67th St. (Central Park W. & Columbus Ave.), 601-1000; 7:30-9, $15.
OLD TEXTS, NEW EYES
Talmudic scholar Dr. Judith Hauptman lectures on women & Judism; Civic Center Synagogue, 49 White St. (betw. Church St. & B'way), 966-7141; 7, $7, $5 st./s.c.
RESURRECTION OF THE OUT-OF-PRINT BOOK
Women's National Book Association pres. panelists Larry Brewster, Susan Frost, Henry Topping & Gary Urda with moderator Marge Mordstrom from Baker & Taylor; Time & Life Building, 1271 6th Ave., 8th fl. (betw. 50th & 51st Sts.), 663-5824; 6-8, $10, $5 st.
Photographer's work has encouraged efforts to abolish the National Endowment of Art, speaks at The Camera Club of NY, 853 B'way (14th St.), 260-7077; 7, $3.
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.
WIELDING THE WEB
Seminar incl. information on marketing essentials & the Internet; Business Library at Brooklyn Public Library, 280 Camden Plaza W. (betw. Clinton & Pierrepont Sts.), 718-623-7000, res. req., 8:30-12, free.
Learn the ancient Chinese discipline of breathing & body movement; North Meadow Recreation Center, Central Park (midpark at 97th St.), 348-4867, res. req.; Sat. at 10, free.
Racism & homophobia
Men of Color Together hosts workshop at Lesbian & Gay Community Services Center, 1 Little W. 12th St. (Hudson St.), rsvp 942-9145; 9-3, free.
Hands-on workshop about converting word processing & desktop publishing documents to PDF; 643-NYPC or www.nypc.org; call for info., $100-$135.
GOTHAM WRITER'S WORKSHOP
Adam Sexton instructs "Structure in Fiction Writing" at Xando Coffee & Bar, 2160 B'way (76th St.), 595-5616; call for time, free.
HEALING YOUR BODY WITH YOUR MIND
Learn how to prevent toxic habits with Joseph Loizzo, MD; 92nd St. Y, 1395 Lexington Ave. (92nd St.), 996-1100; 7:30, $20.
JOYS OF ANAL SEX
Porn star & back door specialist Tristan Taormino shares tips & answers questions about anal pleasure; Toys in Babeland, 94 Rivington St. (betw. Ludlow & Orchard Sts.), 375-1701; 8, $20 [repeats 1/24 at 8].
LESSONS FROM THE LIGHT
George Anderson, man known for his ability to communicate with the dead appears at the Seminar Center, 1776 B'way, Su. 1001 (57th St.), 655-0077; 6:30-9, $48.
Wellness Education Foundation hosts free workshop; Kips Bay Border's, 576 2nd Ave. (32nd St.), 685-3938; 7, free.
ETHICS IN MEDIA
The New York Times reporter Jane Gross on "What to Leave Out of an Article & Why!;" Parish House Living Room at Episcopal Church, 209 Madison Ave. (betw. 35th & 36th Sts.), rsvp 689-6350; 12-1:45, $5 contrib.
INS & OUTS OF ANAL PLAY
Porn star & back door specialist Tristan Taormino shares tips & answers questions about anal pleasure?workshop for women only; Toys in Babeland, 94 Rivington St. (betw. Ludlow & Orchard Sts.), 375-1701; 8, $20.
Robert Bailey hosts motivational lecture, "E-Mail with Impact" at the Community Center at St. Jean Baptiste, 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].