aesthetic realism foundation, 141 Greene St., 212-777-4490: Feb. 13-Evil Seen Beautifully! or, Voltaires Candide, a production of Eli Siegels 1951 lecture, 2:30 p.m., $10.
apexart, Tribeca Grand, 2 6th Ave., 212-431-5270: Feb. 9-Too Much Pollution to Demonstrate, panel, 6:30 p.m., seating is limited, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
auto-free new york, NYPD Downtown Center, 104 Washington St., 212-475-3394: Feb. 22-Freedom from Car Dependency - The Key to Livable Cities,6-8 p.m., free.
cooper union, the Great Hall, 7 E. 7th St., 212-353-4158: Feb. 8-Happiness: Lessons from a New Science, lecture by Richard Layard & Paul Krugman, 6:30 p.m., free.
nyu maison francaise, 16 Washington Mews, 212-998-8750: Feb. 15-The Reconstruction of Memory: Propaganda Documentaries, French historical lecture by Jean-Pierre Bertin-Maghit, 12:30 p.m., free.
SOHO PHOTO, 15 White St., 212-226-8571: Park West Camera Club hosts monthly slide lectures by well known photographers, call for further information.
TOASTMASTERS CLUB, 125 Worth St., 3rd Fl., 782-4850: 2nd & 4th Tue. of every month Strengthen & Enhance presentations, leadership & listening skills, other hidden speaking talents & thinking quickly on your feet, 6-7:30 p.m., please call for more info.
the village temple, 33 E. 12th St., 212-674-2340: Feb. 9-Rabbi Rachel Cowan will hold a discussion on her experiences working with intermarried couples and families, 7:30 p.m., free.
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