Events for Tuesday, January 16, 2007

Starting at 8:30 a.m. NYC public high school teachers discuss the Holocaust and pedagogy at the Simon Wiesenthal Center/NY Tolerance Center in Manhattan.

At 9:30 a.m., MTA committee meetings are held on Madison Avenue to discuss the Metro-North Railroad.

At 10:30 a.m., education advocates release a report titled “NYC Middle Grade Schools: Platforms for Success or Pathways to Failure?” on the Tweed Courthouse steps.

Starting at 1:30 p.m., the Public Service Commission holds a public hearing on Oriental Boulevard in Brooklyn about a proposal to acquire KeySpan Corp.

At 2 p.m., Hillary Clinton, Evan Bayh, and John McHugh discuss their trip to Iraq and Afghanistan.

At 5 p.m., Mayor Bloomberg speaks at the opening of Doug Aitken: Sleepwalkers, at the Museum of Modern Art.

Also at 5 p.m., Manhattan’s Community Board 1 holds a special executive session before a regular monthly meeting on Beekman Street.

At 7 p.m., Council Speaker Christine Quinn has a “Community Conversation” at NYU Medical Center on First Avenue.

And starting at 7 p.m., NYU School of Law hosts a discussion about domestic spying on West 3rd Street.

– Azi Paybarah