Celebrate World Water Week (March 19-25) by participating in the UNICEF Tap Project. Restaurants this week will ask customers to donate $1 or more for the tap water they drink while dining, and donate all proceeds to the program. Here’s a list of participating restaurants.
Monday: The American Institute of Wine & Food is hosting an interactive benefit at 6 p.m. with demonstrations, food and wine tastings, and a history lesson on the midday meal, with all proceeds going to its food research program Days of Taste. The event takes place at the GE Monogram Design Center, and tickets are $30.
Have some cocktails while looking at design installations at Cocktails by Design, part of the 15th Annual Dining by Design event, taking place at Pier 94. The party begins at 7 p.m., and tickets are $150.