Events for April 24, 2007

8 a.m. Save Darfur Coalition activists, and Council members Eric Gioia and David Yassky will demand that Fidelity Investments divest their funds from Sudan-related investments at 61 Broadway, between Exchange Place and Rector Street.

8 a.m. A forum on the increasing number of women in the New York City construction industry; will be held at The Museum of Jewish Heritage, 36 Batter Place.

8:30 a.m. The Metro-North Railroad Committee will meet in the MTA Board Room, 347 Madison Avenue.

9:30 a.m. WABC-TV’s Diana Williams will host a Bronx child abuse prevention and awareness forum at the Gould Memorial Library at the Bronx Community College, University Avenue at West 181st Street.

11 a.m. Women’s groups will hold Equal Pay Day a rally on the City Hall steps.

11:30 a.m. The Parks Department will celebrate improvements at Irving Square Park at Irving Square Park, Halsey Street and Knickerbocker Avenue, in Brooklyn.

1:20 p.m. President George Bush will deliver remarks on the No Child Left Behind reauthorization at the Harlem Village Academy Charter School, 244 West 144th Street.

3 p.m. The Bronx District Attorney’s Office will unveil the 11th Annual Bronx Clothesline Project to raise awareness of crime victims at the John Phillip Sousa Middle School 142, 3750 Baychester Avenue, in the Bronx.

6 p.m. A candlelight vigil will be held in honor of the 13th Annual Staten Island Crime Victims’ Rights Week at the Seamen’s Society for Children and Families, 50 Bay Street, on Staten Island.

6:30 p.m. Council member Joseph Addabbo, Jr. will conduct a Transportation Committee hearing at the Broad Channel American Legion, 209 Crossbay Boulevard, in Queens.

6:30 p.m. Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund will host a reception for South Africa’s Ambassador to the U.S. Barbara Masekela at the Tribeca Grand Hotel, 310 Broadway.

7:30 p.m. Sen. John McCain will address the Co-operation Ireland 2007 Annual Dinner at The Pierre Hotel, 2 East 61st Street.

Rudy Giuliani will campaign in New Hampshire.

Bill Richardson will speak to the National Jewish Democratic Council in Washington, D.C.