Events for Tuesday, November 27, 2007

8:30 a.m. M.T.A. Executive Director and C.E.O. Elliot Sander addresses the Construction Industry Forum at the New York Hilton, Trianon Room, 1335 Sixth Ave.

10 a.m. N.Y.C. Department of Health and Mental Hygiene holds a public hearing on the proposal to require chain restaurants to prominently display calorie information at 125 Worth St., 2nd floor auditorium.

12 p.m. Lawmakers announce a plan to file a lawsuit to prevent the discontinuation of emergency room services, outside of Victory Memorial Hospital, 699 92nd St., Brooklyn.

1 p.m. The Campaign for Fiscal Equity releases report on reducing class size in New York City’s lowest performing schools at the N.Y.C. Department of Education, Tweed Building steps, 52 Chambers St.

1 p.m. Staten Island borough president presents the sanitation department with a new vehicle at Borough Hall, 10 Richmond Terrace, St. George, Staten Island.

1:30 p.m. Congressman Vito Fossella honors Judge John Fusco for being named “Angel in Adoption” by the Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute at Surrogate’s Court, 18 Richmond Terrace, Room 200, Staten Island.

2 p.m. Members of Rights for Imprisoned People with Psychiatric Disabilities holds press conference and rally to denounce police shooting of Khiel Coppin at One Police Plaza.

2:30 p.m. Council Member Bill de Blasio is honored by the Human Services Council and the Jewish Board of Family and Children Services at Southern Brooklyn Family Services, 2233 Nostrand Ave.

5:30 p.m. Rally protesting proposed Brookhaven Town 18-month building moratorium in the Forge River Watershed Area at the Brookhaven Town Hall, 1 Independence Hill, Farmingville.

6:30 p.m. Send off ceremony for New York Army National Guard soldiers heading to Afghanistan at the State Armory, 68 Lexington Ave.

6:30 p.m. The Municipal Arts Society of New York hosts a panel discussion on the N.Y.C. development boom at The New York Times State Auditorium, 620 Eighth Ave.

7 p.m. Congressman Joseph Crowley hosts town hall meeting with Woodside residents on flooding issues, at St. Mary’s Church gymnasium, 70-31 48th Ave., Woodside, Queens