EDUCATION AS A CIVIL RIGHT
Bob Moses gives fourth annual Barbara Jordan Lecture at the New School, 66 W. 12th St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 229-5690; 6, $5.
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.
Wendy Shalit, author of A Return to Modesty moderates discussion at Barnes & Noble, 240 E. 86th St. (betw. 2nd & 3rd Aves.), 794-2264; 7:30, free.
THE LATE, THE GREAT, PENNSYLVANIA STATION
Illustrated lecture with historian Lorraine B. Diehl, author of book of the same name; Church of the Resurrection, 115 E. 74th St. (betw. Park & Lexington Aves.), 639-9120, res. req.; 6:30, $20.
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.; 7-8:30, free.
CAPTAINS OF INDUSTRY
Conversation with Yahoo's Tim Koogle & Business Week's Stephen Shepard; 92nd St. Y, 1395 Lexington Ave. (92nd St.), 996-1100; 8, $20.
GOTHAM WRITER'S WORKSHOP
Emmeline Chang discusses "Creating Real Characters in Fiction" at Village Barnes & Noble, 4 Astor Pl. (betw. Lafayette St. & B'way), 420-0816; 7:30, free.
HISTORY, MEMORY & HOLOCAUST VIDEO TESTIMONY
Lecture by Geoffrey Hartman; CUNY Grad Center, 365 5th Ave. (34th St.), 817-2005; 6, free.
NEXT GENERATION OF GARDENERS
Monthly lecture series feat. Jim Adams on "Gardening in the Fast Lane...With a Few Detours;" Wave Hill, 675 W. 252nd St. (Indep. Ave.), Bronx, 718-549-3200 ext.220; 6:30, $15.
THE RIPPLE EFFECT
Betty J. Eadie, author of The Awaking Heart, lectures on the effects of our actions & analyzes dreams & premonitions, sponsored by the Seminar Center; 655-0077 for location & registration; 6:30, $42.
KEITH HARING-OFF THE WALL
Lecture & slide show by Sharon Mechling; St. Francis College, 180 Remsen St. (betw. Court & Clinton Sts.), Bklyn., 718-489-5272; 1, free.
PERMANENT BEGINNINGS: CLASSICAL NORMS IN MODERN TIMES
Editor of the Boston Book Review, Theoharis C. Theoharis introduces author Charles M. Stang on "The Bliss of Discipline"?jacket required for men; National Arts Club, 15 Gramercy Park South (20th St.) 604-4823; 6:30, free.
SO MUCH ART, SO LITTLE TIME
The New York Times' Judith H. Dobrzynski moderates "The Critics Role in the Contemporary Art World" discussion with top NYC critics; Seventh Regiment Armory, Park Ave. (67th St.), 940-8925; 3-4:30, $25, incl. pass to The Art Show
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.
PUERTO RICO IN THE MILLENNIUM
Author of The Disenchanted Island, Ronald Fernandez offers analysis on political prisoners in Puerto Rico & the U.S.; Brecht Forum, 122 W. 27th St. (betw. 6th & 7th Aves.), 242-4201; 6, $6-$10.
WRITING BETWEEN THE LANGUAGES
Symposium on disappearing language barriers & whether or not it threatens linguistic diversity; NYU's Deutsches Haus, 42 Washington Mews (University Pl.), 998-8663; 1:30, call for info.
THE BRITISH ON BROADWAY
Actress & author Elizabeth Sharland on Britain's contribution to Broadway theater; Martin Luther King, Jr. High School, 122 Amsterdam Ave. (66th St.), 273-5304; 2-3:30, free.
EYES IN ALL HEADS
Writing workshop with Anne Waldman, writer, teacher & founder of The Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poets; Open Center, 83 Spring St. (betw. B'way & Lafayette St.), 219-2527; 10-4, $85.
"The Symbolic World of Chinese Scholars' Rocks" lecture in collaboration with The World of Scholars' Rocks exhibit at Metropolitan Museum of Art's Grace Rainey Rogers Aud., 5th Ave. (82nd St.), 535-7710; 3, free w/mus. adm.
YEARNING FOR MEANING OF OUR LIVES
Lecture series feat. "Sacred Geometry II: The Unknown Egypt" at NY Film Academy, 100 E. 17th St. (Park Ave. S.), 465-7254; 8, $15.
PAST, PRESENT & FUTURE OF THE WOMEN'S MOVEMENT
Feminist author Susan Brownmiller on women's issues & the feminist movement; Barnard College's Julius S. Held Lecture Hall, 3009 B'way (betw. W. 117th St. & B'way), 854-2037; 6, free.
The New York Times' ongoing series on gay & lesbian issues. Today, advertising columnist, Stuart Elliott on "The Boys in the Bandwidth: The Growth of the Gay & Lesbian Online Marketplace," preceded by reception at 6; Walter Reade Theater at Lincoln Center, 165 W. 65th St. (B'way), 556-3595; 7-8:30, $25.
WHY READ THE CLASSICS?
Panel discussion with David Denby, Paul Muldoon, Cynthia Ozick & Michael Wood in celebration of Italo Calvino; NYPL's Celeste Bartos Forum, 5th Ave. (42nd St.), 930-0855; 6, $10.
WOMEN AS CHEFS
"Food Lovers' Special" with Anne Rosenzweig, Lidia Matticchio Bastianich & Amy Scherber; 92nd St. Y, 1395 Lexington Ave. (92nd St.), 996-1100; 8:15, $20.
PAUL ZWEIG MEMORIAL LECTURE
Donald Hall on the "Craft of Poetry;" the Poets House, 72 Spring St. (Lafayette St.), 431-7920; 7, $7.