Events for September 7-9, 2007

Saturday

10 a.m. Sen. Hillary Clinton, elected officials and 9/11 workers will participate in the Central Labor Council and AFL-CIO’s Labor Day Rally, calling for the federal government to cover the long-term medical monitoring and treatment needs of all those who are suffering from the health effects of the September 11th attacks, at West Broadway between Vesey and Barclay Streets.

10 a.m. Senate Democratic Leader Malcolm Smith and elected officials will host the 2nd Annual Family Day to raise awareness about childhood obesity prevention at the O’Donahue Park Beach Playground, 17th Street and Seagirt Boulevard in Far Rockaway.

1 p.m. A pub discussion on "The War and Rural America" hosted by Farms Not Arms and Family Farm Defenders will be held at the Warwick Hotel, 65 West 54th Street.

Sunday

11 a.m. Council Speaker Christine Quinn, Gov. Eliot Spitzer, Parks Commissioner Adrian Benepe and Farm Aid will discuss the importance of family farms for an urban community at Icahn Stadium on Randall's Island.

Monday  

10 a.m. Former New York Giants defensive end George Martin will officially launch his “Journey for 9/11” to benefit Ground Zero rescue and recovery workers at The Beginning with Children Charter School at 11 Bartlett Street in Brooklyn.

6:30 p.m. Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society Young Leaders will host a discussion on the future of immigration in the United States at 333 Seventh Avenue.