Events for June 7, 2007

7:45 a.m. Straphangers Campaign members will leaflet riders on the M-15 bus route, urging them to speak out for faster bus service at 42nd Street and Second Avenue, 34th Street and Second Avenue, and 14th Street and First Avenue.

9:15 a.m. U.S. Secretary of Transportation Mary Peters will announce plans to reduce traffic congestion in New York City at Queens Plaza North at 27th Street in Queens.

10 a.m. The Transportation Committee will consider legislation that would redefine commercial vehicles operating in the City at City Hall.

11:45 a.m. 20/20 co-anchor Elizabeth Vargas will headline the annual Women in Industry Luncheon at The Pierre, Fifth Avenue at 61st Street.

Noon. John Edwards, Mets pitcher Tom Glavine, Hulk Hogan, Harry Smith and Gen. George Casey will be honored at the National Father's Day Committee's 66th Annual Awards Luncheon at the Sheraton New York Hotel & Tower, 811 Seventh Avenue.

3:30 p.m. A community forum on the spread of Crystal Meth will be held at the Montefiore Medical Center’s Cherkasky Auditorium, East Gun Hill Road and Rochambeau Avenue, in the Bronx.

4 p.m. Deputy Borough President Rosemonde Pierre-Louis will speak at the Globe Institute of Technology’s graduation ceremony at City Hall Park, Fountain Plaza South between Barclay Street and Broadway.

6 p.m. The Fresh Air Fund will hold its Annual Spring Gala at Tavern on the Green, 67th Street and Central Park West.

6 p.m. A panel discussion on the media coverage of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict will be held at the Museum of Television & Radio, 25 West 52nd Street between Fifth and Sixth avenues.

6:30 p.m. Protesters will rally against developers’ plans to build a dorm in a landmarked building at Armando Perez Place, 9th Street and Avenue B.

7 p.m. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice will address The Economic Club of New York at its Centennial Celebration Dinner at the Waldorf-Astoria, 301 Park Avenue between 49th and 50th streets.

7 p.m. A rally in support of St. Brigid's Church will be held at 119 Avenue B at 8th Street.

7 p.m. AFL-CIO President John Sweeney will speak at a town hall meeting on the Domestic Workers Bill of Rights at Judson Memorial Church, 55 Washington Square South between Thompson and Sullivan streets.

7:30 p.m. The Democrats for New Politics will host the Citizens Action's Public Forum on Clean Money, Clean Elections at the I.S. 93 Auditorium, 66-56 Forest Avenue, in Ridgewood, Queens.

9 p.m. Adolfo Carrion will appear on Professor Doug Muzzio's television show, which airs on CUNY TV on Channel 75.

John McCain will fundraise in New York.

John Edwards will fundraise in Boston.

Rudy Giuliani will campaign in Michigan and Washington, D.C.