Events for September 18, 2007

8 a.m. The Brooklyn district attorney’s annual Prisoner Re-entry Conference will take place at the NYC College of Technology’s Klitgord Auditorium, 285 Jay Street.

8:30 a.m. The YMCA of Greater New York will launch the “Y Personal Fitness” program at the Long Island City YMCA Branch, 32-23 Queens Boulevard.

10 a.m. A public service announcement campaign to encourage pre-k enrollment for Latinos will launch at the Bronx Community College Child Development Center, 2205 Sedgwick Avenue, in the Bronx.

10 a.m. Rep. Anthony Weiner and the House of Representatives Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands will convene in an oversight hearing to review the National Parks Service’s management of the Statue of Liberty and their decision to keep its crown closed in Washington, DC.

Noon. City transportation officials will launch a bicycle safety campaign at Union Square South Plaza, 14th Street and Broadway.

1 p.m. The city’s Committee on Governmental Operations will meet to discuss oversight on the mayor’s Community Assistant Unit’s issuance of street activity permits at City Hall.

1:45 p.m. Richard Armitage will keynote the Japan Society conference on “East Asia’s Future Role in Defining U.S.-Japan Relations” at the Hilton New York’s Trianon

2 p.m. City health leaders will meet on disaster preparedness as part of the annual “State of the City’s Healthcare Market” briefing at Cipriani’s The Pegasus Suite, 30 Rockefeller Plaza.

5:30 p.m. Sen. Hillary Clinton will host New York Farm Day, featuring local produce from across the state, in Washington, D.C.

6:30 p.m. David Paterson will discuss stem cell research at a meeting organized by DL21C at the Retreat Lounge, 37 West 17th Street [added].

7 p.m. Community leaders will demand better local postal service at St. Paul the Apostle Church, 98-16 55th Avenue, in Corona, Queens.

Events for September 18, 2007