9:30 a.m. Representative Ed Towns joins UnitedHealth Group to promote flu vaccinations as part of National Influenza Vaccination Week at the Brownsville Recreation Center, 15555 Linden Blvd., Brooklyn.
10 a.m. Striking writers rally at the Time Warner Center/Time Warner Studios, Columbus Circle.
10:30 a.m. Maura Moynihan and civic groups announce principles for the design and construction of Moynihan Station on the steps of the Farley Post Office building.
11 a.m. Public Advocate Betsy Gotbaum releases report on child fatalities in homeless shelters at the public advocate’s office, 1 Centre St., north entrance, 15th floor. [added]
11 a.m. State Senator Martin Golden hosts roundtable on youth violence at the Prospect Park Y.M.C.A., 357 9th St., between Fifth and Sixth avenues, Brooklyn.
11 a.m. Media briefing on the immigrant’s role in New York’s economy at the Fiscal Policy Institute, 11 Park Place, 7th floor.
11:15 a.m. Elected officials and tenants call on Starrett City owners to keep the complex affordable on the City Hall Steps.
5:30 p.m. World Trade Center Health Registry Meeting and Resource Fair at Pace University’s Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts, 3 Spruce St.
6 p.m. Former Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney speaks at Baruch College’s Newman Conference Center, 151 East 25th St.
7 p.m. Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree lighting ceremony. –4 p.m. to 6 p.m. _ Press check-in.
7 p.m. Susan Sarandon attends launch of WE tv’s WE Vote ’08 campaign to register over one million women to vote; Tenjune, 26 Little West 12th St.