Dr. Winawer of Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center & Dr. Neuget of Columbia University discuss genetic risk & screening; Academy of Medicine, 1216 5th Ave. (103rd St.), 212-822-7273, res. req.; 6-7:30, 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.), #205, 212-874-7372; 5:30-7.
Laurel Rimmer offers tips & advice on home gardening; Wave Hill, 675 W. 252nd St. (Indep. Ave.), Bronx, 718-549-3200; 6:30, free [through 8/30].
Getting started with your small business computer network
Paul T. Ward discusses backups, security, productivity & maintenance; Science, Industry & Business Library of the New York Public Library, 188 Madison Ave. (betw. 34th & 35th Sts.), 212-592-7000; 5:30-7, free.
improving the chemotherapy experience
First female baseball sportscaster & Breast cancer survivor Suzyn Waldman gives advice for patients & caregivers; Cancer Care. 275 7th Ave., 22nd fl., (betw. 26th & 27th Sts.), rsvp 212-302-2400; 5:30-8.
LEARN THE ART OF GARDEN PHOTOGRAPHY
Stroll through the garden & let professional horticultural photographer Alan Detrick show you how to capture it; NY Botanical Garden, 200th St. (Southern Blvd.), Bronx, 718-817-8747; 8:30-4:30, $193.
Author, philosopher & anthropologist on the interface between parapsychology & religion; Parapsychology Foundation, 228 E. 71st St. (betw. 2nd & 3rd Aves.), 212-628-1559; 7, $12-$15.
LESSONS IN LEADERSHIP
Author of 7 Habits of Highly Effective People Dr. Stephen R. Covey offers "The Four Roles of a Leader: How To Make Every Team Player A Leader"; United Artists Union Square, 850 B'way (13th St.), 800-689-9771 for times & prices.
MASTER THE MEDIA: MULTIMEDIA TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE
Learn about interactive, multimedia stuff & how to create it; Citicorp Bldg., 153 E. 53rd St., 29th fl. (betw. Lexington & 3rd Aves.), rsvp 800-895-4853 for more info.
SELF PUBLISHING SECRETS
Flip Putnam the bird & learn how to do it yourself; 92nd St. Y, 1395 Lexington Ave. (92nd St.), 212-996-1100; 6-9, $30.
ABCs OF PURCHASING A HOME
Learn how to select a broker, lawyer, location, moving company & finally a house; 92nd St. Y, 1395 Lexington Ave. (92nd St.), 212-996-1100; 8-9:30, $35.
BROWN BAG LUNCH LECTURES
Informal lectures on modern art?this week, James Latham on "Filming the Family"; Museum of Modern Art's Edward John Noble Ed. Center, 18 W. 54th St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 212-708-9781; 12:30, $5.
DEPRESSION & HOW TO LICK IT
Lecture & workshop by Dr. Albert "grandfather of cognitive therapy" Ellis; Albert Ellis Institute, 45 E. 65th St. (Madison Ave.), 212-869-9477; 1-4, $100.
PAST LIFE REGRESSION: EXPERIENCE PAST LIVES TO HEAL YOUR BODY & TRANSFORM YOUR SOUL
Led by Dr. Brian Weiss & featuring "an incredible group regression;" Seminar Center, reg. req. call 212-665-0077 for location; 6:30-9, $35-$42.
"Creating Community" lecture focuses on discounts available to people on limited incomes; CUNY Grad Center, 365 5th Ave. (34th St.), 212-817-2005 for time; $15.
THE MONGOL KHANS & CULTURAl TRANSMISSION ACROSS EURASIA
Prof. Morris Rossabi of Columbia lectures at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 5th Ave. (82nd St.), 212-570-3710; 6, free.
STOOP POETRY WORKSHOP
Serious scribers bring 10 copies of your work to Tribes Gallery, 285 E. 3rd St. (betw. Aves. C & D), 212-674-3778; 7:30-9:30, $3 contrib.
OUR WAY INTO THE FUTURE WITH THOMAS BERRY
Historian unveils the "Great Work" & encourages us to cherish the earth rather than exploit it; CUNY Graduate Center, 365 5th Ave. (34th St.), 212-817-2005; 7, $15.
annual free qigong introductory class in central park
Ancient art allegedly boosts the immune system, slows down the aging process & reduces anxiety; Central Park, 81st (Central Park W.), 212-343-1541; 10:30 a.m.
free father's day weekend workshops
Central Park Conservatory offers lessons on fly-tying & fishing, rsvp 212-772-0210; Origami, rsvp 212-772-0210; or chess, rsvp 212-794-6564; call for locations & directions, 1-2:30, free.
Founder of Belgrade Women in Black & feminist/lesbian activist Mladkenovic speaks at Bluestockings, 172 Allen St. (betw. Stanton & Rivington Sts.), 212-777-6028; 7, free.
tribute to patricia zipprodt
Costume Society of America hosts panel discussion on designer for Fiddler on the Roof, Cabaret, etc. at Museum of the City of NY, 1220 5th Ave. (103rd St.), 212-426-6891 ext.257, res. req., 2, free.
warmed by the Sparks of genius
Curator Elizabeth Barker explores use of volcanoes & fireworks in 18th-century British art; Metropolitan Museum of Art, 5th Ave. (82nd St.), 212-570-3710; 6, free.
doing good salons
Big Brothers & Big Sisters of NYC sponsor discussion on how media helps/hurts volunteer recruitment; Sabera's Restaurant; 111 Nassau St. (betw. Ann & Beekman Sts.), rsvp 212-686-2042, ext.268; 6:30-8.
Elected officials & airline employees meet to discuss issues & trends; NYU's Bobst Library, 70 Washington Sq. S., 12th fl. (LaGuardia Pl.), 212-998-6808; 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
Informal lectures on modern art?this week, "Anatomically Correct;" Museum of Modern Art's Edward John Noble Ed. Center, 18 W. 54th St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 212-708-9781; 12:30, $5 [repeats 6/22]
"The World of Exterior: Garden Furniture Through the Ages" illustrated talk at NY School of Interior Design, 170 E. 70th St. (betw. 3rd & Lexington Aves.), rsvp 212-420-1500, ext.194; 6, $15.
ESTATE & INCOME TAXES IN THE YEAR 2000
All you fat cats find out how giving to charity can help not only yourselves but somebody else for a change; Workmen's Circle, 45 E. 33rd St. (betw. Park & Madison Aves.), 212-869-9477; 2-4, call for price.
THE KITCHEN PUBLIC TALKS
Multimedia artists discuss their work, part of "Sound Circus 2000" series feat. Carl Hancock Rux; 512 W. 19th St. (betw. 10th & 11th Aves.), 212-255-5793; 8, $10.
Series about female jazz instrumentalists: this week: Paula Hampton talks about her jazz royalty roots & being a drummer; New School, 100 Greenwich Ave. (betw. 12th & 13th Sts.), 212-969-8756; 7:45-9:30, call for price.
TUESDAY EVENING HOUR
Photographer/graphic designer Jacqui Bonavito offers slide presentation: "The Enduring Landscape: Transitory or Permanent;" 310 Greenwich St. (Independence Plaza), 718-388-2835; 6:30, contrib.
WHAT'S ALL THE TALK ABOUT ANTIOXIDANTS?
Learn what all those pills at health stores are for; Vanderbilt YMCA, 224 E. 47th St. (betw. 2nd & 3rd Aves.), 212-756-9600, ext. 641; 7, $25.
WOMEN & INVESTING
Arline Segal offers tips at CUNY Graduate Center, 365 5th Ave. (34th St.), 212-817-2005; 6.