Events for March 17-19, 2007

Saturday

7 a.m. Congressman Joseph Crowley will host a political breakfast before the St. Patrick’s Day Parade at TGIFriday’s, 47 East 42nd Street.

9 a.m. Bill Perkins will host a forum on the New York State health budget to disseminate the facts about the Governor’s Executive Budget for Health Care at the Amalgamated Bank, 564 West 125th Street.

9:30 a.m. Mayor Michael Bloomberg will speak at the funeral service for Auxiliary Police Officer Nicholas Pekearo at Redden’s Funeral Home, 325 West 14th Street between 8th and 9th avenues.

10 a.m. Gov. Eliot Spitzer will attend the Irish American Breakfast at the Waldorf Astoria at 301 Park Avenue.

11 a.m. The annual Saint Patrick’s Day Parade starts at 44th Street and 5th Avenue and travels north on 5th Avenue to 86th Street.

12:30 p.m. Speaker Christine C. Quinn will speak with reporters by phone to describe her march in Dublin’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Ireland.

Chris Dodd headlines a fundraiser in Concord, N.H.

Sunday

8:30 p.m. Gov. Eliot Spitzer will deliver remarks at the Greater Allen A.M.E. Cathedral, 110-31 Merrick Boulevard, in Jamaica, Queens.

1 p.m. United for Peace and Justice, Progressive Democrats of America New York and other coalition groups will mark the four-year anniversary of the war in Iraq with an NYC March to End the War, along 6th Avenue between 35th and 39th streets.

3 p.m. Central Labor Council Executive Director Ed Ott and AFL-CIO President John Sweeney will speak to the New York Taxi Workers Alliance and drivers from other cities at the first-ever International Conference of Taxi Workers at the Murphy Center at CUNY, 25 West 43rd Street.

Monday

10 a.m. The city’s Education Committee, chaired by Robert Jackson, will meet at City Hall.

11 a.m. The grand jury indictments in the in the Sean Queens case will be unsealed by District Attorney Richard Brown at his office at 125-01 Queens Boulevard.

6 p.m. ABC News’ Mark Halperin will moderate a panel discussion featuring Barack Obama’s senior strategist David Axelrod, John Edwards’ senior strategist Nick Baldick, and Sen. Hillary Clinton’s campaign manager Patti Solis Doyle at Harvard.

8 p.m. Moveon.org will host a Stop the War Vigil at 90 Street and Broadway.

– Gillian Reagan