Check out these unique events on Saturday.

Holiday Boutique: Starting at 10 a.m., PS 199 will host a holiday market on 70th Street, with proceeds going to the school and to Hurricane Sandy victims. Details above.

World AIDS Day: At 6:30pm, commemorate World AIDS Day at Advent Lutheran Church, 2504 Broadway at 93rd Street,  (At 6pm, candlelight vigil begins at Trinity Lutheran Church, 164 West 100 Street and walk to Advent/Broadway), Gale Brewer tells us. Info: 212-367-1016 or

Wikipedia Goes to the Movies: The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts on 65th Street is holding a unique event starting at noon:

“As part of Wikipedia Loves Libraries events happening this fall, The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts will host an edit-a-thon for Wikipedians and researchers in the film and performing arts community. Come and help us improve documentation and access to information about all aspects of movies (as well as performing arts information) on the free online encyclopedia!

Bring your own laptop. Stay for the afternoon or drop in at any time between 12pm and 5 PM. NYPL staff will be on hand to provide information and instruction on using our collections. Volunteer Wikipedians will be present to provide support and instruction on editing Wikipedia. Wiki editing skills not required Interest in film and performing arts highly recommended!”
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