CHAR: DISCOVER YOUR PSYCHIC ABILITIES
Learn how to tap into your psychic intuition during workshop at the Seminar Center, 1776 B'way, Su. 1001 (57th St.), 655-0077; 6:30-9, $39.
THE FUNDAMENTALS OF AROMATHERAPY
Workshop incl. overview on oils, diffusion techniques & basic aromatherapy techniques; Sol Goldman YM-YWHA, 344 E. 14th St. (betw. 1st & 2nd Aves.), 780-0800; 7-9, $15.
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.
MUSIC BUSINESS BASICS
Learn how to build a recording studio with engineer Curland Noel; Brooklyn Conservatory of Music, 58 7th Ave. (Lincoln Pl.), Park Slope, 6:30, $10, $5 st.
Ongoing discussion & critique of participants' poetry; Riverside Library, 127 Amsterdam Ave. (W. 65th St.) 874-0772; 6-8, free.
Village Voice's sex columnist gives lecture at Schimmel Aud., New York Univ., 40 W. 4th St. (betw. Greene St. & LaGuardia Pl.), 998-4999; 8, $5, $3 st.
ADULT attention deficit disorder
Manhattan Adult Attention Deficit Disorder Support Group sponsors workshop with psychologist Valerie Raymond; West End Collegiate Church, 245 W. 77th St. (West End Ave.), 914-378-3295; 6-9, free.
CEO Strauss Zelnick leads workshop/lecture on BMG, a record distributor, music club & home video co. at Center for Communication, 271 Madison Ave., 7th fl. (betw. 40th & 41st Sts.), 686-5005, res. req.; 4-6, $10.
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.
A TASTE OF HEALTH
Lecture series at Japan Society. Today, "Flavor & It's Orgin: The Story of Soy Sauce" with CEO of Kikkoman, Yuzaburo Mogi, followed by a reception with soy-sauce induced appetizers?participants receive copy of Soy Sauce Cooking; Japan Society, 333 E. 47th St. (betw. 1st & 2nd Aves.), 752-3015; 6:30, $10, $5 st.
IMPROVING THE QUALITY OF TEACHERS
Rena Subotnik addresses the Federal Government's role in education & education accountability; NY Academy of Sciences, 2 E. 63rd St. (5th Ave.), 838-0230 ext.230; 6, free.
MILITARY WAR CRIMES: HISTORY & MEMORY
Symposiums in conjunction with The German Army & Genocide exhibition at The Cooper Union; Tishman Aud., New School, 66 W. 12th St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 229-5777, call for times, free [continues Sat.-Mon.].
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.
Gillette hosts "Connecting to Wellness" seminar with Ronnie Kaye, author of Spinning Straw Into Gold: Your Emotional Recovery From Breast Cancer; St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center, 1000 10th Ave. (58th St.), 800-688-9777 or www.gillettecancerconnect.org; 9-1, free.
Decorate a six foot piece of eucalyptus garland for the holidays?bring lunch; NY Botanical Garden, 200th St. (Southern Blvd.), Bronx, 718-817-8747; 10-2:30, $77.
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].
GOTHAM WRITER'S WORKSHOP
Larry Carr instructs "Characterization in Playwriting" workshop at Village Barnes & Noble, 4 Astor Pl. (betw. Lafayette St. & B'way), 420-0816; 7:30, free.
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].
JOB HUNT WORKSHOP
"Developing New Momentum in Your Search" workshop at the Five O'Clock Club, 20 W. 44th St., 4th Fl. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 286-9332; 6:30-8:30, $45.
"AN EVENING WITH"
Lecture series feat. Tom Brokaw; St. Luke's School, 487 Hudson St. (betw. Christopher & Barrow Sts.), rsvp 924-5960; 7:30, $20.
sexual HARASSMENT SUPPORT GROUP
Free confidential forum for those experiencing unwanted sexual badgering; 423-2150 to register; 6-7:30.
Lois Geller, author of RESPONSE: The Complete Guide to Profitable Direct Marketing hosts motivational lecture, "How to Use Direct Marketing in Career Transition or to Build Your Business" at St. Jean's High School, 175 E. 75th St. (betw. Lexington & 3rd Aves.), 949-9300; 6-8:30, $10 contrib.