Events for March 14, 2007

10 a.m. The American Heart Association launches its Infant CPR Anytime Personal Learning Program at the Children’s Museum of Manhattan, 212 West 83rd Street.

10 a.m. Maurice Carroll, director of the Quinnipiac University Polling Institute, will discuss results of a Quinnipiac University Poll of New York City voters, asking their opinions about Mayor Bloomberg and his handling of snow and school buses at City Hall.

10 a.m. Bronx Borough President Adolfo Carrion attends the opening of the Montefiore Medical Center’s umbilical cord blood collection site at The Jack D. Weiler Hospital, a Division of Montefiore Medical Center, 1825 Eastchester Road in the Bronx.

10:15 a.m. The General Welfare Committee considers a bill relating to amendments to domestic partnerships at City Hall.

10:15 a.m. Sen. Hillary Clinton, along with Representative John D. Dingell of Michigan will announce an initiative in both chambers of Congress to provide access to healthcare coverage for all children in Washington, D.C..

10:30 a.m. The Transportation Committee considers a bill requiring safety measures for bicycle delivery workers at City Hall.

10:30 a.m. Council Member Rosie Mendez introduces a bill to prevent developers from destroying landmarked buildings on the City Hall steps.

10:30 a.m. Immigrants and advocates hold a march and rally for immigration reforms. The march begins at Battery Park, near State and Pearl streets, and proceeds up Trinity Place and then Church Street to rally at City Hall Park on Broadway.

10:45 The Health Committee considers an amendment to the artificial trans fat ban legislation at City Hall.

11 a.m. The Governmental Operations Committee considers a bill urging the Board of Elections to certify precinct based-optical scan voting systems at City Hall.

11:10 a.m. Irish Prime Minister Bertie Ahern visits the Tribute WTC Visitors Center at 120 Liberty Street, between Church and Greenwich streets.

Noon. Bronx Borough President Adolfo Carrion Jr. will host the 2nd Annual Woman’s Power Lunch, in honor of Women’s History Month, featuring author Karenna Gore-Schiff and New York Secretary of State Lorraine Cortes Vazquez. Both woman will address the crowd and Gore-Schiff will autograph copies of her book “Lighting the Way: Nine Woman Who Changed Modern America” at the Metro Cafe, 1200 Waters Place in the Bronx.

12:30 p.m. Waterford Crystal presents a sculpture honoring 9/11 victims at a pre-St. Patrick’s Day ceremony at Engine 1, Ladder 24, 142 West 31st Street.

1 p.m. Supporters of paper ballot/optical scan voting systems legislation make a public statement on the City Hall steps.

1 p.m. The Council on Foreign Relations hosts discussion a with Irish Prime Minister Bertie Ahern at 58 East 68th Street.

1:30 p.m. The City Council will vote on the Education Committee’s recommendation to rescind the Board of Education’s decision to limit students to fat-free and one percent milk choices at City Hall.

3 p.m. Israeli Defense Minister Amir Peretz lays a wreath at World Trade Center site at the Bronze Memorial Wall, near Liberty and Greenwich streets.

5:30 p.m. Randall’s Island Community Council will hold a meeting and a reception at the New York Athletic Club, 180 Central Park South at 59th Street.

6 p.m. Rudy Giuliani attends a campaign fundraiser hosted by comedian Dennis Miller at the Sheraton New York Hotel & Towers, 811 Seventh Avenue at 53rd Street.

6 p.m. Council Member Hiram Monserrate will hold a Town Hall meeting with representatives of the NYC Economic Development Committee to discuss the Mayor Bloomberg’s plans to redevelop the “Iron Triangle” at Willets Point at PS 127, 98-01 25th Avenue in Queens.

6:30 p.m. Current and former NFL players will attend the “Kickoff For A Cure II” benefit for Autism Speaks at The Waldorf-Astoria, 301 Park Avenue at 50th Street.

7 p.m. Italian journalist held hostage in Iraq, Giuliana Sgrena, discusses her book, “Friendly Fire” at Judson Church, 55 Washington Square South.

7:15 p.m. Schools Chancellor Joel I. Klein presents award at the 2007 PENCIL Gala and Awards Dinner at Gotham Hall, 1356 Broadway between 36th and 37th streets.

8 p.m. Reason magazine editor Brian Doherty discusses his new book “Radicals for Capitalism: A Freewheeling History of the Modern American Libertarian Movement” on the basement level of Lolita Bar, 266 Broome Street at Allen Street.

– Gillian Reagan