8 a.m., the Association of Real Estate Women presents a breakfast seminar, “Finding Yourself in a Tough Climate,” with leading real estate author (The Skinny on the Housing Crisis) and investor Jim Randel as guest speaker. Members, $15; non-members, $20. Offices of Herman Miller, 1177 Avenue of the Americas. Register online.
Noon, the Brooklyn Historical Society presents a Real Estate Roundtable Luncheon focusing on critical issues surrounding Brooklyn real estate. All proceeds benefit the Brooklyn Historical Society. Tickets start at $300. Brooklyn Historical Society, 128 Pierrepont Street, Brooklyn Heights. For more information, contact 718-243-1414. More info here.
6:30 p.m., Phyllis Ross, author of Gilbert Rohde: Modern Design for Modern Living, discusses the life of this highly influential New York designer. MCNY members, $5; non-members, $9. Museum of the City of New York, 1220 Fifth Avenue. For information, call 212-534-1672, ext. 3395.
5:30 p.m., Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce’s Committee on Real Estate & Development (RED) presents a networking event for real estate professionals. Drinks and hors d’oeuvres provided. Chamber members, free; non-members, $25. The Bell House, 149 Seventh Street (between Second and Third avenues), Gowanus, Brooklyn. Advance registration is requested by Feb. 9. Call Lori Raphael at 718-875-1000, ext. 140.