• Wildlife Conservation Safari. Central Park Zoo, 830 Fifth Ave., nr. 64th St., 6:30 p.m. Expected guests include Glenn Close, Isabella Rossellini, Karenna Schiff, Muffy Potter Aston, Lydia Hearst, and Harrison LeFrak. Call us dubious of anyone who suggests Harrison LeFrak is not the sidekick of Stephen Colbert alter ego Tek Janssen.
• D.R.E.A.M.S. in the City benefit. West Side Loft, 347 W. 39th St., nr. Ninth Ave., 7 p.m. Emeril Lagasse, Aida Turturro, Richard Kind, and others expected. It will be the spiciest, most Cajun fund-raiser Richard Kind has ever experienced.
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