This week, celebrate the life of Malcolm X, brush up on your photography skills or bake marshmallow brownies.
Here is a sampling of the week’s events and how to tune in (all times are Eastern). Note that events are subject to change after publication.
Craft your own kombucha at home with a virtual demonstration led by Cheryl Paswater, a fermentation specialist and educator. In this class, presented by the New York Botanical Garden, you will learn the science of fermenting tea, the effect kombucha has on gut health and how to brew your own. A materials list will be provided for those who want to participate during or after the event. Tickets are $49 and attendance is capped at 60.
When 6:30 p.m.
Tune in to an online program celebrating the life of the civil rights leader Malcolm X a day after the anniversary of his assassination. Presented by the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture and sponsored by M&T Bank, the event will feature presentations and conversations between the authors Anna Malaika Tubbs and Michael Sawyer. The professor and author Imani Perry will moderate. Tickets are free, but registration is required.
When 6:30 p.m.
Get to know the Studio Museum in Harlem’s latest batch of artists in residence in an online open-studio session. The prestigious 11-month residency, which began in 1968, gives emerging and midcareer artists the chance to create and exhibit their work by providing a studio space and a stipend. This year’s artists, Widline Cadet, Genesis Jerez, Texas Isaiah and Jacolby Satterwhite, had a slightly different arrangement, thanks to the pandemic. They will speak about their works in progress and participate in a round-table discussion. This event is free, but registration is required.
When 6 p.m.
Brush up on your photography skills with a virtual class from The Los Angeles Times. Francine Orr, a staff photographer at the paper who has been covering the pandemic’s effect on the city, will share examples of her photography from the past year, and talk about how she manages to work in challenging and dangerous situations. Ms. Orr will also offer photography tips to viewers and answer questions. Registration is required. This event is free.
When 9 p.m.
Spend an evening with the Pulitzer Prize-winning author Isabel Wilkerson and Saida Grundy, an assistant professor of sociology, African-American studies and women’s and gender studies at Boston University. In a conversation hosted by the Museum of Science in Boston, Ms. Wilkerson and Dr. Grundy will discuss Ms. Wilkerson’s latest book, “Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents,” which the New York Times critic Dwight Garner called “an instant American classic.” Registration closes at 5 p.m., and attendance is capped at 1,000 people. This event is free, and donations are encouraged.
When 7 p.m.
Celebrate the end of the Lunar New Year by making tang yuan, a Chinese dessert that is traditionally eaten during the holiday. Ye Ye, a New-York based culinary instructor who was born and raised in Suzhou, China, will teach participants the basics of the glutinous rice ball dish and talk about its cultural significance in a cooking class hosted by Think!Chinatown, a nonprofit organization that fosters community in Manhattan’s Chinatown neighborhood. Registration is required, and attendance is capped at 300. This event, which is in collaboration with Essex Market, is free, and donations are suggested.
When 6 p.m.
Dive into a conversation about the intersectionality between “Brooklyn Liberation,” a march for Black transgender lives last June, and Purim, a Jewish holiday that begins on Feb. 25. The activists Raquel Willis and Eliel Cruz and Rabbi Samantha Frank will dissect the parallel themes between the two occasions and discuss how anyone can create change in the world. This event, presented by 92Y, is free, but registration is required.
When 7 p.m.
Join a kid-friendly virtual tour of the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum. A museum educator will lead viewers on an exploration of the aircraft carrier Intrepid, which was used in World War II and the Vietnam War and also served as a recovery vessel for space missions. Visitors will learn about the history of the ship and the crew who served on it. The tour, presented by the museum, will utilize the Google Arts and Culture platform to create an immersive experience. This event is free.
When 3 p.m.
Where Streaming on the Intrepid Museum’s Twitch, Facebook and YouTube pages
Make a delicious treat with Allysa Torey, the founder of Magnolia Bakery, in a cooking class presented by A Mighty Blaze, an organization that connects authors and readers during the pandemic and beyond. As part of the organization’s virtual show, “Blaze Baking With Rach,” the authors and hosts Rachel Levy Lesser and Jenna Blum will interview Ms. Torey about her cookbook “At Home With Magnolia,” while baking her marshmallow-Oreo brownies. This event is free.
When 2 p.m.
Tour botanical gardens around the world with the naturalist Keith Tomlinson in the first of a six-session series. The digital tour will focus on Singapore’s Gardens by the Bay and will delve into the history and science of this hub of horticulture through a virtual exploration. Tickets to this event, presented by the Smithsonian Associates, are $30. Registration will close two hours before start time.
When 4 p.m.