BEAT THE GEEK
Challenge "Cybie Kid" at Sony Lincoln Sq. Theater for your chance to win wireless "intertainment" system, Cybiko; 1992 B'way (68th St.), 917-945-5775; 5 p.m., free [through 5/31].
KEITH HARING: THE SVA YEARS (1978-1980)
Continuing exhibit at School of Visual Arts, Visual Arts Museum, 209 E. 23rd St. (betw. 2nd & 3rd Aves.), 212-592-2144; call for hours, free [through 6/17].
Blessing for physical, spiritual & environmental well-being; Mama Donna's Tea Garden & Healing Haven, 279 Sterling Pl. (Vanderbilt Ave.), Bklyn., 718-857-2247, res. req.; 7:30, free.
UNION SQUARE: A WINE EMPORIUM
Wine tasting: White wines of the Southern hemisphere; Union Sq. Wine & Spirits, 33 Union Sq. W. (betw. 16th & 17th Sts.), 212-675-8100; 4-7, free.
To help restore the all night John Lennon vigil; 718-634-3894 for info.
Bi-monthly support group for spouses of Alzheimer's patients; Mt. Sinai Medical Center, 5th Ave. (98th St.), 212-628-5045; 4-5:30, call for info.
NEW YORK CARES
Second annual benefit/silent auction, incl. drinks, hors d'oeuvres; 370 Park Ave. (betw. 52nd & 53rd Sts.), 212-228-5000; 7-10, $125, $100 adv.
BARBARA SCHWARTZ: TILE PAINTINGS
Opening reception for new paintings; Andre Zarre Gallery, 515 W. 20th St., 6th fl. (betw. 10th & 11th Aves.), 212-255-0202; 5-7, free [through 6/30].
Dinner & socializing for bisexuals & their supporters; NY Spaces, 131 W. 72nd St. (betw. B'way & Columbus Ave.), 212-714-7714; 6-8, call for info.
San Francisco photographer, Terri Loewenthal's exhibit of more than 30 "doppleganger" Polaroids, often of well-known musicians who appear to have a mirroring effect from utilizing double exposure technique, like Simon Ratcliffe (of Basement Jaxx) appears to be lighting his own cigarette; DDC Lab, 180 Orchard St. (betw. Houston & Stanton Sts.), 212-741-9260, call for hours, free [through 6/25].
psychology discussion group
Discuss gay life with other men & women; Lesbian & Gay Community Center, One Little West 12th St. (betw. Hudson St. & 9th Ave.), 212-228-5153; 8, $5.
SINGLES UPBEAT SOIREE
Introductions, buffet, conversation & drinks; Penthouse at Sutton Pl. Suites, 300 E. 58th St. (betw. 1st & 2nd Aves.), 718-875-3878 res. req.; 9:30, $38 [repeats Sat.].
A BIRTHDAY TRIBUTE TO ALEXANDER PUSHKIN
With Vinie Burrows, Louis Reyes Rivera, Lily Golden; Brecht Forum, 122 W. 27th St., 10th fl. (betw. 6th & 7th Aves.), 212-242-4201; 1-4, $6-$10.
CONTRA & SQUARE DANCE
Beginners welcome, no partner needed, live music, wear soft-soled nonstreet shoes; Metropolitan Duane Church, 201 W. 13th St. (7th Ave.), 212-459-4080; 7:45, $11.
OPEN STUDIOS 1999-2000
Six artists from Henry Street Settlement's Artists-in-Residence program exhibit paintings, sculptures & installations at 466 Grand St. (Pitt St.), 212-598-0400; 5-8, free [repeats Sun. 2-5].
NATIONAL CANCER SURVIVOR'S DAY
Beth Israel Medical Center hosts annual celebration for cancer survivors; Union Sq. Park, 14th St. (betw. B'way & Park Ave.), 800-420-4004; 1-4, free.
In celebration of our favorite vodka, more than 75 pieces of art decorate Grand Central Terminal, 89 E. 42nd St. (Park Ave.), 212-704-4505; 8 a.m.-8 p.m., free [daily, through 6/13].
Bi-monthly support group for sons & daughters of parents with Alzheimer's disease; 212-744-5022 ext.1205 for location & registration info; 6, free.
FRIENDLY FRENCH CONVERSATION GROUP
Moderate & advanced French speakers gather to read & chat every Monday night at The Magic Carpet, 54 Carmine St. (betw. Bedford & Bleecker Sts.), 914-776-7723; 7-9, free.
Auditions for gay men's a cappella singing group, good singers only; Lesbian & Gay Community Services Center, 1 Little W. 12th St. (Hudson St.), 718-624-7776, res. req.; free [repeats 6/20].
ENGLISH COUNTRY DANCE
Beginners welcome, no partner needed, live music, wear soft-soled nonstreet shoes; Metropolitan Duane Church, 201 W. 13th St. (7th Ave.), 212-459-4080; 7, $10.
SAVE the CHILDREN
Partners for Children host international gala benefit w/cocktail & dinner party; Chelsea Pier, Pier 60, 19th St. (West St.), 212-221-8466; 6:30, call for info.