Events for Thursday, February 1, 2007

At 10 a.m. Mayor Bloomberg will tour parts of Sderot in Israel with a pool report to be filed by Michael Saul of the Daily News.

At 10:45 a.m. Bloomberg will announce renovation of Jerusalem’s main ambulance center and blood bank, in Jerusalem.

At noon, Councilman Leroy Comrie will introduce a resolution at City Hall calling for a moratorium on the N-word.

Police Commissioner Ray Kelly will give the keynote speech at a Harper’s Bazaar anticounterfeiting summit at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel.

At 12:15 Elinor Tatum, editor in chief of New York Amsterdam News, will speak at Bronx Community College’s Freshman Convocation.

At 1 p.m. Red Cross officials will release a report on the lessons learned from major urban disasters on West 49th Street.

At 1 p.m. the supervisor of North Hempstead will deliver the annual State of the Town address at George Washington Manor Restaurant in Roslyn.

Long Island AARP members will demand drug affordability outside the campaign office of Craig Johnson. At 1:30, the group will do the same outside the campaign office of Maureen O’Connell.

At 1:30 p.m. at City Hall, Councilman Eric Gioia will call for the city and state to divest pension funds invested in Sudan.

Starting at 2 p.m., the City Bar Justice Center will host a small business legal clinic at the Flushing Library.

At 3 p.m. Bloomberg will meet with the families of Israeli soldiers.

At 3:30 p.m. education advocates will call for the passage of a New York Bill of Rights for Adult Education on the City Hall steps.

At 4 p.m. Bloomberg will meet with acting Israeli President Dalia Itzik.

At 6 p.m. Bloomberg will meet with Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert

A documentary about the Atlantic Yards project will be shown at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn.

And First Lady Laura Bush will speak at the Woman’s Day Red Dress Award near Columbus Circle.

At 6:30 p.m., “Bamako,” a documentary about African development and the economy, will be shown at Columbia University.

At 7 p.m., Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz will give his State of the Borough speech at Steiner Studios.

The Public Service Commission will hold a public meeting on the proposed gas rate increase and the proposed merger of National Grid and KeySpan at The Petrides School on Staten Island.

Public Advocate Betsy Gotbaum will speak on the work-family dilemma facing poor working mothers at Barnard Hall on West 117th Street.

And Amadou Diallo’s mother and former mayor David Dinkins host the screening of the documentary, “Death of Two Sons,” in honor of the eighth anniversary of the Diallo shooting, at the Riverside Church.

– Azi Paybarah