Just Add WordsWarby Parker, 121 Greene St.
4-8 p.m. Free
Enjoy a couple hours of uninterrupted holiday card writing with the pens, postage and cards all provided.
Women Writers of ColorInsurgent Poets Society, 55 Walker St.
7-10 p.m. Free
Join Mahogany Browne, Lynne Procope, Shanelle Gabriel and other women writers of color for a discussion themed around decolonization.
Spicy Pepper and Ugly Sweater ContestMad Dog and Beans Mexican Cantina, 83 Pearl St.
7-9 p.m. Free
Wear your ugliest sweaters while competing for a trophy and $100 prize to see who can down the spiciest peppers.
Harry Potter Holiday BallBarnes & Noble, 97 Warren St.
Celebrate the holidays Harry Potter-style at the store’s holiday ball, complete with dancing, music and Hogwarts magic.
Story TimeNational Museum of the American Indian, 1 Bowling Green
1-2 p.m. Free
Make a cornhusk doll and listen to Chief Jake Swamp of the Mohawk tribe narrate a children’s version of the Six Nations’ Thanksgiving Address.
What the Dickens?Housing Works Bookstore Cafe, 126 Crosby St.
Noon-4:30 p.m. Free
Enjoy an afternoon of caroling and holiday spirit with a performance of “A Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickens.
WeihnachtsfreudeThe Church of Saint Luke in the Fields, 487 Hudson St.
4:30-6:30 p.m. $20 online, $25 at door
Listen to Rheinberger, Bach and Mendelssohn during an evening of caroling supplemented with a wine reception.
Doula Healing CircleLove Child, 1 Horatio St.
3-5 p.m. Free
Relax with some restorative yoga, trauma release hypnosis and a healing circle to discuss and digest any traumatic birth experiences.
Chair DancingCWA Local 1180 Retiree Division, 6 Harrison St.
10:30 a.m.-noon. Free
Learn how to stay fit with chair dancing, a way to tone muscles, burn calories and improve flexibility.
Committee MeetingAsian Mentoring Committee, 40 Rector St.
6:30-8 p.m. Free
Join the conversation on how to become a leader and mentor for communities of Asian youth.
Marijuana SymposiumNYSSCPA/FAE, 14 Wall St.
11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. $50 members, $69 non-members
Discuss and debate the various implications of marijuana legalization during this interdisciplinary conference.
City Hall, City Hall Park11 a.m.-noon. Free
Join the Right to Council NYC as they deliver 5,000 postcards and signatures of support to pass the Right to Counsel.
Movie Night180 Maiden Lane
8 p.m. Free
Attend an animated film festival hosted by Free Reign that will feature work by various independent international artists.
Fearless ExhibitionSoho Photo Gallery, 15 White St.
6:30-8:30 p.m. Free
View New York-based photographer Larissa Nowak’s blue footed booby photo exhibition that highlights their fun, fearless characters.