Events for March 7, 2007

10 a.m. Quinnipiac University will release the results of a recent poll asking Florida, Ohio and Pennsylvania voters about candidates for the 2008 presidential race.

10 a.m. Children bake matzas for U.S. troops serving abroad at the Jewish Children’s Museum, 792 Eastern Parkway, in Brooklyn.

10:30 a.m. Melanie Bloom and ESPN sportscaster Bonnie Bernstein launch a DVT (deep vein thrombosis) awareness campaign at Weill Cornell Medical College, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, 525 East 68th Street at York Avenue.

11 a.m. A tenant complaining of bedbugs and claiming wrongful eviction announces a lawsuit against the landlord at the Offices of Zalman & Schnurman, 61 Broadway.

11 a.m. Assembly Standing Committee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions
Chair and the Senate Standing Committee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions will hold a public hearing on recent Public Authority Reform proposals including the 2006 New York State Commission on Public Authority Reform’s final report at the State Education Building in Albany.

Noon. Public Advocate Betsy Gotbaum releases a report on the availability of the human papiloma virus vaccine in public health clinics at City Hall.

12:30 p.m. The women’s Media Center hosts a panel discussion on the role of women in the visual arts at 350 Fifth Avenue at 34th Street.

1 p.m. The Senate Standing Committee on Crime Victims, Crime and Correction will hold a public hearing to consider the nomination of Brian Fischer as Commissioner of Correctional Services at the State Capitol Building in Albany.

1 p.m. Immigrant advocates announce a class-action lawsuit against the Department of Homeland Security, citing failure to provide visas to domestic violence victims who assist law enforcement personnel at City Hall.

1 p.m. Injured workers from the It’s About Time Campaign for Workers’ Health & Safety call on Gov. Spitzer to overhaul the Workers’ Compensation System at NMASS, 59 Hester Street, between Essex and Ludlow streets.

1 p.m. Delivery workers protest working conditions at the Saigon Grill Restaurant, 620 Amsterdam Avenue, at 90th Street.

2 p.m. Press conference launching the “Vote for Liberty” campaign to get the Statue of Liberty selected as the New 7 Wonders of the World will be held at the The Ritz-Carlton New York, 2 West Street, at Battery Place.

4 p.m. Women’s issues are debated at The Global Summit for a Better Tomorrow at the United Nations, First Avenue and 45th Street.

5 p.m. Long Island Rail Road Commuter’s Council holds their annual President’s Forum at MTA Headquarters, 347 Madison Avenue, between 44th and 45th streets.

6 p.m. Citizens Committee for New York City presents grants to grassroots community groups at the Municipal Arts Society, 457 Madison Avenue, between 50th and 51st streets.

7 p.m. The New York Young Republican Club will have their March Social at Solas,232 E. 9th Street, between 2nd and 3rd avenues.

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

Hillary Clinton and Representative Stephanie Tubbs Jones will hold a press conference with voting rights advocates to announce the reintroduction of comprehensive voting reform legislation in Washington, DC.

– Gillian Reagan