5:30 p.m. cocktail hour (or two) at the National Realty Club Party, Williams Club, 24 East 39th Street. $45. NRC members only.
5:30 to 7:30 p.m. What can be done to jumpstart Newark real estate and improve the city’s economy? Find out at the “The New Newark, Part 1: Maintaining Momentum for Renewal in a Slowing Economy,” featuring Newark deputy mayor Stefan Pryor and a panel of local community and business leaders. The Center for Law and Justice, Rutgers University, 123 Washington Street, Newark. Free. Call 212-229-5418 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP.
6:30 to 11 p.m. Celebrate the Real Estate Board of New York’s 20th anniversary and find out this year’s winner of the Residential Deal of the Year award at REBNY’s Masked Ball. Central Park. 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue. $500. All proceeds benefit charity. Call Jeanne Oliver-Taylor at 212-616-5261 for more information. Invitation only.