Today's "Check it Out"
Today the city celebrates art, horticulture and healthy eating ... check it out:
10:30 a.m. to noon: Unveiling of a 35-foot light sculpture at Rockefeller Plaza,
between 49th and 50th streets and Fifth and Sixth avenues.
11 a.m. to 1 p.m.: New York Botanical Garden celebrates African Heritage Month;
Arthur and Janet Ross Lecture Hall, Bronx River Parkway and Fordham Road, Bronx.
2 p.m. to 4 p.m.: Celebration of Black History Month with Deion Sanders and Steve
Harvey; ESPN Zone, Screening Room, 1472 Broadway.
2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.: National Park Service open house on management alternatives presented in Governors Island draft general management plan and
environmental impact statement; Federal Hall National Memorial, 26 Wall St.
3 p.m. to 5 p.m.: Seminar on history of Brooklyn waterfront; College of
Technology, amphitheater, 300 Jay St.
4:30 p.m.: Mel Brooks signs copies of Young Frankenstein cast album;
Hilton Theatre, 214 W. 43rd St.
5:30 p.m.: Discussion with Broadway and film director Arthur Penn; City
College of New York, Great Hall in Shepard Hall, 138th Street and Convent Avenue, Bronx.
6:30 p.m.: Manhattan borough president hosts book signing for Go Green
East Harlem Cookbook; Museo del Barrio, 1230 Fifth Ave.
-- Lauren Johnston