CIVIL & CRIMINAL FORFEITURE & NYC DRUNK DRIVING
NYU law professor Steven Kessler leads lecture at Mid-Manhattan Library, 455 5th Ave. (betw. 39th & 40th Sts.), 340-0934; 6, 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.
HERETICS WITHIN COMMUNISM
Mario Kessler on "The Lost History of the Socialist & Communist Movements;" Brecht Forum, 122 W. 27th St. (betw. 6th & 7th Aves.), 242-4201; 7:30, $6-$10.
PRIVACY & THE INTERNET
Journalist Sara Lee Kessler moderates seminar on "What You Don't Know Can Hurt You" with panelists from legal & technology companies; Law offices of Kaye, Scholer, Fierman, Hays & Handler, LLP, 425 Park Ave., (55th St.), 505-7700 ext.235, res. req., 6:30-8:30, $15.
the ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF A MEAT-CENTERED DIET
Pamela Rice leads talk at Vegetarian Center of NY, 150 5th Ave., Su. 510 (20th St.), 414-9100; 6:45, $5 contrib.
Photographer lectures on Harlem Renaissance & signs copies of Harlem: The Vision of Morgan & Marvin Smith at The Camera Club of NY, 853 B'way (14th St.), 260-7077; 7, $3.
WHO'S MINDING THE STORE
NYC tour guide Jane Marx gives a slide show/lecture "Overview of the History of New York City's Department Stores" at the Science, Industry & Business Library of the New York Public Library, 188 Madison Ave. (betw. 34th & 35th Sts.), 592-7000; 5:30-7, free.
Monthly free-range debate hosted by Albert Baron Solomon; ABC No Rio, 156 Rivington St. (betw. Suffolk & Clinton Sts.), 674-3585 or www.abcnorio.org; 5-11, $5 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.
Gardener Laurel Rimmer instructs rustic basket decorating workshop at Wave Hill, 675 W. 252nd St. (Indep. Ave.), Bronx, 718-549-3200 ext.215; 2, $15.
Central Park hosts monthly workshop for adults; learn how to stretch, increase flexibility & reduce stress; North Meadow Recreation Center, Central Park (midpark at 97th St.), rsvp 348-4867; 11-12:30, free.
Comedian Joy Behar speaks with Burnett about show business at the 92nd St. Y, 1395 Lexington Ave. (92nd St.), 996-1100; 8, $20.
Wave Hill's kosher baker, Judy Matthews hosts "Garden to Table Round the World" bread-making workshop at Wave Hill, 675 W. 252nd St. (Indep. Ave.), Bronx, 718-549-3200; 2, free.
JOB HUNT WORKSHOP
"Getting Interviews Through Direct & Targeted Mail" 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.
sexual HARASSMENT SUPPORT GROUP
Free confidential forum for those experiencing unwanted sexual badgering; 423-2150 to register; 6-7:30.
Author Paul McGhee gives motivational lecture, "Humor As Survival Training in the Workplace" at St. Jean's High School, 175 E. 75th St. (betw. Lexington & 3rd Aves.), 949-9300; 6-8:30, $10 contrib.