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

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