Events for August 22-23, 2006

Tonight, Lolita Jackson, the mayor’s community affairs liason in Manhattan, celebrates her birthday by singing at the Knitting Factory at 7 pm. Think of a Republican Ella Fitzgerald.

Tomorrow, Jonathan Tasini releases his economic plan at the Kittay House Senior Center in the Bronx.

The Empire State Development Corporation holds a public hearing on the Atlantic Yards plan at the New York City College of Technology.

Scott Stringer helps sort and fill backpacks for homeless children at the Javits Convention Center.

—Nicole Brydson

Events for August 22-23, 2006