Events for Thursday, November 1, 2007

8:15 a.m. Michael Bloomberg delivers a speech to the Manhattan Institute, at Madison Avenue and 45th Street.

9 a.m. Michael Bloomberg holds his daily Q&A with reporters, at the same location.

10 a.m. Hospital officials hold a briefing on the drug-resistant staph bug, at 56-45 Main Street in Queens.

10 a.m. The Anti-Defamation League holds its annual meeting at East 42nd Street and Lexington Avenue.

10 a.m. Ben Bernanke testifies before a congressional committee chaired by Chuck Schumer, in D.C.

10:30 a.m. Christine Quinn and officials announce the “Day Out Against Hate,“ on the steps of City Hall.

10:30 a.m. A public hearing on land use issues in Queens is held at 120-55 Queens Boulevard, in Queens.

11 a.m. Joel Klein holds a briefing with reporters, at 52 Chambers Street.

11 a.m. Malcolm Smith, Ruth Hassell-Thompson and Jeffrey Klein endorse Clinton Young Jr. for Mount Vernon mayor, at 1 Park Avenue, in Mt. Vernon.

11 a.m. Andrew Cuomo discusses his investigation of the mortgage industry, on the 25th Floor of 120 Broadway.

11 a.m. Dov Hikind announces plans to distribute 10,000 alcohol-based hand sanitizer pens to combat the drug-resistant staph bug, at 1310 48th Street, in Brooklyn.

11 a.m. Rafael Martinez Alequin and Norman Siegel discuss the NYPD press credentialing process, outside One Police Plaza.

Noon. Ray Kelly receives the lifetime achievement award from the Federal Law Enforcement Foundation, at 301 Park Avenue.

Noon. Republicans in the Assembly discuss plans for growth in the local agriculture and tourism sectors, at 296 Hampton Road, on Long Island.

1 p.m. Michael Bloomberg will meet members of the Zadroga family, at City Hall.

1 p.m. The city’s fire department and the American Red Cross discuss disaster preparedness, at 215 West 58th Street.

1:30 p.m. John Sabini unveils an outreach health program, at 40-20 76th Street, in Queens.

2:30 p.m. Michael Bloomberg endorses a local legislator, in Virginia.

3 p.m. James Gennaro discusses recommendations to the Wetlands Transfer Taskforce, at 421 Bert Road, in Queens.

5:15 p.m. Lew Fidler announces an alternate plan to congestion pricing, at 285 Jay Street in Brooklyn.

6 p.m. Michael Bloomberg host a reception in honor of the new bullpen in his D.C. office, at 1301 Pennsylvania Avenue NW.

6 p.m. The New York City Traffic Congestion Mitigation Commission meets at 285 Jay Street, in Brooklyn.

6 p.m. Nicholas Scoppetta delivers a keynote speech at a disaster preparedness conference, at 66 West 12th Street.

6:30 p.m. The city’s Police Museum holds an awards benefit, at 1535 Broadway.

6:30 p.m. The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund holds an annual awards dinner, at 1335 Sixth Avenue.

7 p.m. Michael Bloomberg attends the Conservation International Dinner, in D.C.

7 p.m. Reporting the Iraq War is the topic of a discussion hosted by the Columbia Journalism Review, at 116th Street and Broadway.