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DON’T FENCE THEM IN. “Fencing Masters NYC” hopes to score points (and dollars) for the U.S. Olympic team in their last tournament before they head to the London games. The event at the Hammerstei­n Ballroom was organized by New Yorker and Olympic silver medalist Tim Morehouse as a way to help defray the team’s expenses. Also, it will help raise funds for Fencing-in-the-Schools, which brings the sport to hundreds of kids. 6 p.m. Tickets start at $25. 311 W. 43rd St. Info: fencingmas­

KLEZMERIZI­NG. Central Park’s SummerStag­e concert series salutes the mix of Yiddish and contempora­ry music. The Grammy-winning Klezmatics will headline, joined by Joshua Nelson, the “Prince of Kosher Gospel,” and Josh Dolgin, who does mashups of hip-hop and Hebraic music. 7 p.m. Free. Rumsey Playfield, Fifth Ave. and 72nd St.

THEY SHOOT, SHE SCORES. Enjoy “An Evening With Cinema 16,” which pairs five short films with a commission­ed score by Matteah Baim. 7 p.m. $12. The Kitchen, 512 W. 19th St. (212) 255-5793.

WAR OF THE WORDS. The Bowery Poetry Club and Cafe hosts the Urbana Decathlon Slam, 10 rounds of a verbal battle of rhymes and rhythm. 7 p.m. Free. 308 Bowery, between Houston and Bleecker Sts. (212) 614-0505.

CHILL OUT WITH THE CELLO. Portland Cello Project will play everything from Beethoven to heavy metal at City Winery. They are kicking off the Fourth Annual Hudson Square Music and Wine Festival, which will showcase diverse acts each Tuesday through Aug. 28. 5:30 p.m. Free. 155 Varick St. (212) 608-0555. For future lineups:

ANIMAL HOUSE. Get wild and bring your whole family to the “Animals Alive” program at the LeFrak City branch of the Queens Public Library. Kids can meet all kinds of reptiles, birds and mammals at this event, hosted by the Alley Pond Environmen­tal Center. 3:45 p.m. Free. 98-30 57th Ave., Corona, Queens. (718) 592-7677.

TO INFINITY AND BEYOND. Take “The Grand Tour of the Universe” using the 3-D Digital Universe atlas at the Hayden Planetariu­m. 6:30 p.m. Adults, $15; children, $8. American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West at 79th St. (212) 769-5100.

STAYING VIGIL-ANT. Amnesty Internatio­nal will protest the abuse of human rights by holding the “NYC Vigil Against Torture, Guantanamo and the National Defense Authorizat­ion Act” at City Hall. 6:30-8 p.m. Free. Center St. and Brooklyn Bridge Promenade.

SAMPLE SUMMER SALSA. Best-selling recording artist and Puerto Rican salsa singer Cano Estremera will bring his sizzling sounds to Soundview Park. 7 p.m. Free. Metcalf Ave. and Seward Ave., Bronx. (212) 639-9675.

Joanna Fantozzi

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En garde! Olympic fencer Tim Morehouse

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