New York Daily News


- Marisa Iati

Enjoy more NYC with a daily look at where to go and what to do – close to home and around the city.

WHAT A KICK! NBA point guard Steve Nash will host the Steve Nash Foundation Showdown, a soccer match featuring NBA and profession­al soccer players. Proceeds from the auction and VIP ticket sales will benefit the Foundation’s work to increase access to early learning services. 6:30 p.m. Free bleacher seating and standing room. Sara D. Roosevelt Park, Chrystie and Stanton Sts. Info:

DELICIOUS DISH. Noted restaurate­ur Marcus Samuelsson will offer the inside dish from “Yes, Chef: A Memoir” at the powerHouse Arena. He will chronicle his journey from Ethiopian orphan to culinary icon. He’ll be joined by fashion designer Isaac Mizrahi. 7-9 p.m. $10. 37 Main St. at corner of Water St., Brooklyn. (718) 666-3049.

GIVE ’EM HILL. Comedian Dave Hill will talk about “Tasteful Nudes ...

and Other Misguided Attempts at Personal Growth and Validation,” his new collection of essays. He’ll be interviewe­d by Janeane Garofalo. 12:30-1:45 p.m. Bryant Park Reading Room. 20 W. 44th St. (212) 768-4242.

CAPTIVATIN­G CAPOEIRA. Learn the Brazilian art form of capoeira, a blend of martial arts, dance and acrobatics that builds strength and stamina. For children and adults. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Free. Indian Road Lawn in Inwood Hill Park, Dyckman St. (212) 569-4112.

MARKET YOURSELF. Peruse the New York Botanical Garden’s Greenmarke­t, which sells locally grown produce, fresh baked goods and other specialty items. Also, learn to make easy, nutritious meals. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Free admission and parking. 2900 Southern Blvd., Bronx. (718) 817-8700.

ISLE BE SEEING YOU. The College of Staten Island Library features “As I See It,” a photo exhibit about what makes Staten Island unique. 9 a.m.-10 p.m. Free. 2800 Victory Blvd., Building 1L, Volpe Rotunda. (718) 982-4128.

CUP OF JOE. Seattle’s Best Coffee will celebrate the opening of its Fort Greene/Downtown store with

compliment­ary, 12-ounce cups of joe. 5:30 a.m.-11 p.m. 253 Livingston St., Brooklyn. (800) 611-7793.

POP QUIZ. Test your pop-culture smarts over drinks at Trivia Night at Murphy’s Bar. 8-11 p.m. Free. 48-20 Skillman Ave., Queens. (917) 775-7919.

GO FOR THE ‘GOLD.’ Wolfram Koeppe will discuss “Natural Wonders Set in Gold: The Art of Johann Christian Neuber” at the Frick Collection. The lecture complement­s “Gold, Jasper and Carnelian,” the museum’s Neuber exhibit of small gold boxes decorated with magnificen­t gemstones. 6 p.m. Free. 1 E. 70th St. (212) 288-0700.

JUST SAY NOEL. “Noël Coward: The Women of His World” offers stories, songs and poems about the most influentia­l female figures in the British playwright-songwriter’s life. Reservatio­ns are recommende­d. 6:30 p.m. Free. New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, 40 Lincoln Center Plaza. (212) 870-1617. Info: noelandcom­

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Steve Nash will have a ball at Showdown.

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