Events for May 8, 2007

9 a.m. The directors of the New York City Industrial Development Agency will meet at the New York City Economic Development Center, 110 William Street

10 a.m. Eighty police officers from around the country will gather to start a 300-mile bicycle tour to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington, starting at near Ground Zero, Church and Vesey streets.

11 a.m. Bill Clinton and African and Asian health ministers will announce major reductions in the price of HIV/AIDS medicines at the Clinton Foundation, 55 West 125th Street.

11 a.m. Community activists will rally against abusive tenants at 198 Knickerbocker Avenue, between Jefferson and Troutman streets, in Brooklyn.

Noon. Virginia Madsen, the curly haired blonde actress who starred in Sideways and recently in The Number 23, will kick off a public health campaign on injectable aesthetic treatments at Les Salons at Le Bernadin, 155 West 51st Street, between Sixth and Seventh avenues.

Noon. The state’s Committee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions will hold a public hearing on the general oversight of the Empire State Development Corporation at the Legislative Office Building in Albany.

2 p.m. A delegation of Appalachia coalfield citizen groups will call on the United Nations’ Commission on Sustainable Development to abolish certain forms of coal surface mining such as mountain top removal at the Dag Hammarksjold Plaza Park, East 47th Street between First and Second avenues.

5 p.m. The city’s Department of Environmental Protection will hold an outreach meeting for water and sewer account holders at P.S. 200, 70-10 164th Street at Jewel Avenue, in Fresh Meadows, Queens.

5:30 p.m. French representatives will honor American World War II veterans at the Consulate General of France, 934 Fifth Avenue at 75th Street.

6 p.m. Ann Romney, former first lady of Massachusetts and wife of presidential candidate Mitt Romney, will speak at the Women's National Republican Club, 3 West 51st Street.

7:30 p.m. Jane Fonda and Gloria Steinem, founding board members of The Women's Media Center, will attend the New York premiere of Fonda's film "Georgia Rule" at a benefit for the Women’s Media Center at Manhattan's Ziegfeld Theatre, Sixth Avenue and 54th Street.

7:30 p.m. The Manhattan Institute will honor Rupert Murdoch and Edward Koch at its annual Alexander Hamilton Awards Dinner at Cipriani's, 107 East 41st Street, between Lexington and Park avenues.