CanstructionArts Brookfield, 230 Vesey St.
10 a.m.-8 p.m. Free
Peruse sculptures constructed entirely by canned food on the 24th annual charity competition’s opening day.
Subway BeatsLomography Gallery Store, 41 West Eighth St.
6-8 p.m. Free
Celebrate the launch of Brooklyn author Kurt Boone’s book “Subway Beats: Celebrating New York City Buskers.”
Foodie Ways to Make FriendsCloud Gallery, 66 West Broadway
6-10 p.m. Free
Catch the interactive pop-up exhibition Foodie Ways to Make Friends, where visitors get to make friends through food.
Kirtan with Jai UttalIntegral Yoga Institute New York City, 227 West 13th St.
8-11 p.m. $33 in advance, $40 at the door
Chant traditional yogic phrases and sacred sounds of ancient India with the American musician.
Lecture SeriesChina Institute, 100 Washington St.
2-4 p.m. $10-15
Learn about the various nuances involved with Chinese poetry at this session, “Expanding the Boundaries of Chinese Poetry.”
Build StorybooksSkyscraper Museum, 39 Battery Place
10:30 a.m.-noon. $5
Bring children to this interactive, challenging and imaginative day of skyscraper discussions and storybook creations.
Free ClassEnfleurage, 237 West 13th St.
6-7:30 p.m. Free
Learn how plant oils, such as from nuts and seeds, can dilute essential oils and serve as a therapeutic escape.
‘There Will Be Blood’Washington Square Park
2-6 p.m. $15-20
Throw on a menstrual themed costume to join a menstruation themed charity bike ride around the city.
Family Genealogy WorkshopNational Archives, 1 Bowling Green
Noon-1 p.m. Free
Study how to find your genealogy and why it is important with professional genealogist Roger Joslyn.
Playing Dead: A Journey Through the World of Death FraudThe Half King, 505 West 23rd St.
A reading series on Elizabeth Greenwood’s foray into the world of death fraud.
‘Friends’ TriviaThe Dubliner, 45 Stone St.
7-8:30 p.m. Free
Gather a group of four friends to test your knowledge of this iconic television sitcom.
Slams UniteBureau of General Services-Queer Division, 208 West 13th St.
7-10 p.m. $5
Enjoy a night of two poetry slam clubs uniting: Union Square Slam and Jersey City Slam.
‘Girl on Girl on Girl’The Duplex, 61 Christopher St.
9:30-11 p.m. $10 in advance, $15 at door
Join DeAnne Smith, Jess Salomon, Eman El-Husseini and Sydnee Washington for a night of stand-up comedy.
Bach at OneTrinity Church, 75 Broadway
1 p.m.-midnight. Free
Enjoy almost half a day of Bach’s sacred choral music as a continuation of last season’s holy music.