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.
Ongoing discussion & critique of participants' poetry; Riverside Library, 127 Amsterdam Ave. (W. 65th St.) 874-0772; 6-8, free.
David Talbot & Laura Miller from new internet site lead workshop/lecture "Web News Beat" at Center for Communication, 271 Madison Ave., 7th Fl. (betw. 40th & 41st Sts.), 686-5005, res. req.; 4:30, $10.
Free confidential forum for those experiencing unwanted sexual badgering; 888-979-7765 to register; 6.
UNDERSTANDING THE NEAR-DEATH EXPERIENCE
Learn how & why near death experiences occur during workshop at the Seminar Center, 1776 B'way, Su. 1001 (57th St.), 655-0077; 6:30-9, $27.
FAIRNESS & ACCURACY IN REPORTING
Neil DeMause & Joanna Cagan on "Field of Schemes: How the Great Stadium Swindle Turns Public Money Into Private Profit;" Housing Works Used Book Store Cafe, 126 Crosby St. (betw. Prince & Houston Sts.), 633-6700; 7, free.
NYU professor Suzanne Wasserman recounts the battle between puschcart peddlers & NYC via slide show/lecture; Science, Industry & Business Library of the New York Public Library, 188 Madison Ave. (betw. 34th & 35th Sts.), 592-7000; 5:30-7, free.
E-SHOPPERS & NATURAL INTERACTION
Mark Lucente of Soliloque Inc. examines shopping in stores vs. on the internet; NY Academy of Sciences, 2 E. 63rd St. (5th Ave.), 838-0230 ext.230; 6, free.
Author of A Return to Love & Illuminata lectures on spirituality; Kips Bay Border's, 576 2nd Ave. (32nd St.), 685-3938; 7, free.
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.
WIELDING THE WEB
Seminar incl. information on marketing essentials & the Internet; Business Library at Brooklyn Public Library, 280 Camden Plaza W. (betw. Clinton & Pierrepont Sts.), 718-623-7000, res. req., 8:30-12, free.
FRESH EVERGREEN WREATH
Decorate a 16" wreath for the holidays?bring lunch; NY Botanical Garden, 200th St. (Southern Blvd.), Bronx, 718-817-8747; 10-2:30, $77.
Greg Sullivan's comedy improv workshop for amateurs; Producer's Club, 358 W. 44th St. (betw. 8th & 9th Aves.), 501-2905; 12-3, $7 [through 12/11].
WINTER GREENERY WORKSHOP
Wreath & swag workshop at Merchant's House Museum, 29 E. 4th St. (Lafayette St.), 777-1089; 12-4 $17.
Greg Sullivan's comedy improv workshop for experienced students; Producer's Club, 358 W. 44th St. (betw. 8th & 9th Aves.), 501-2905; 8-10:30, $10 [through 12/13].
JOB HUNT WORKSHOP
"Getting the Most Out of Your Contacts" workshop at the Five O'Clock Club, 20 W. 44th St., 4th Fl. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 255-6458; 6:30-8:30, $45.
Don Anderson gives motivational lecture, "Take Charge of Your Success?Break Out of Your Stereotypes" at St. Jean's High School, 175 E. 75th St. (betw. Lexington & 3rd Aves.), 949-9300; 6-8:30, $10 contrib.