Events For Friday, June 29, 2007

8 a.m. All-day public health leadership conference held at Kingsborough Community College in the MAC Playhouse, 2001 Oriental Blvd., in Brooklyn.

10 a.m. Local officials attend a grand opening of the Amalgamated Bank in Long Island City at 18 21st Street in Queens.

10 a.m. Michael Bloomberg joins John Gambling on his WABC morning show, live from City Hall.

10:30 a.m. NYC Public Schools Chancellor Joel Klein makes an announcement at Evander Childs High School, 800 East Gun Hill Road in the Bronx.

10:30 a.m. Directors of the New York Empowerment one Corporation meet at the Business Resource and Investment Service Center at 290 Lenox
Avenue.

11 a.m. City pools are officially open by Parks Commissioner Adrian Benepe, at the Van Cortlandt Pool on West 242nd Street in the Bronx.

11:30 a.m. Assemblyman Rory Lancman announces his plan to reduce traffic congestion — a tax credit incentive for companies that push employees to telecommute — outside Public School No. 32 in Flushing.

12 p.m. A Guinness World Record for longest period of typing on a computer keyboard will (hopefully) be set on the Upper East Side when
Norman Perez completes his four day typing marathon." Okay, not political, but interesting nonetheless. Root for him at 1216 Lexington Avenue.

12 p.m. The Hudson Institute hosts a panel featuring Lou Dobbs, James Woolsey and William Bennet to discuss the U.S. trade deficit at the Four Seasons Restaurant at 55 East 52nd Street.

12 p.m. Michael Bloomberg holds a press conference at the NYPD College Point Auto Pound, 31st Avenue and College Point Blvd. in Queens.

1 p.m. Court of Appeals Judge Carmen Beauchamp Ciparick and Chief Administrative Judge Ann Pfau deliver keynote addresses at the LGBT Pride celebration at New York County's Supreme Court, 60 Centre Street.

2:30 p.m. The New York Immigration Coalition responds to the failed U.S. Senate vote on the immigration bill at its offices at 137-139 West 25th Street.

7 p.m. Concert held to benefit families and children affected by the September 11 attacks in St. Peter's Church at 54th Street and Lexington Avenue.