Events for November 8, 2006

Tomorrow is… the City Department of Environmental Protection’s Employee Recognition Day at DC 37 headquarters! Okay, not as exciting as election day but here we go..

The board of directors of the City’s Economic Development Corporation meet at 110 William Street.

Gary Ackerman hosts a town hall meeting for small business owners at the public library in Corona, Queens.

Prisoner and AIDS advocates protest the closure of the HIV testing program at Rikers Island on the steps of City Hall.

A Veterans Day ceremony will be held at the Brooklyn VA hospital.

Staten Island Borough President James Molinaro announces funding for the Staten Island Recreation Association’s therapeutic horseback riding program.

James Gennaro and John Liu host a Kristallnacht commemoration at the Free Synagogue of Flushing.

People for the American Way host a discussion of the election results and debate on same-sex marriage at their Northeast Regional Office.

The International Rescue Committee honors Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirlief at their Freedom Award dinner at the Waldorf, which John Edwards is also scheduled to attend.

Susan Sarandon is honored at the Habitat for Humanity gala at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine.

Bob Schieffer moderates a panel discussion on national security reporting with journalists Dana Priest, James Risen, Pierre Thomas and David Remnick at the Sheraton.

—Nicole Brydson