Dozens of musicians celebrate Bob Dylan's 69th birthday tonight (sans the man himself).
DOUGH RE MI: The humble dumpling pops up in nearly every national (and sometimes even regional) cuisine on the planet. Tonight, Wai Hon Chu—chef and author of “The Dumpling: A Season Guide”—comes to the Tenement Museum with some special guests to talk about the foodstuff’s tasty but impoverished beginnings. Fittingly, the Rickshaw Dumpling Cart will be on hand for this event. .
HARDSCORE: B.Y.O. board and tiles to the 92nd Street Y tonight and prepare to get straight-up schooled by three-time National Scrabble Champion Joe Edley in a rare strategy masterclass. Sure, they say “all levels welcome,” but you’d best brush up on your Q-words-that-don’t-need-a-U if you know what’s good for you. .