Events for Thursday, December 13

10 a.m. Public meeting of the NYC Campaign Finance Board in the O.A.T.H. Conference Room E, 6th floor, 40 Rector St.

10:30 a.m. The Hispanic Institute and the Dominican American National Roundtable denounce fraud in the calling-card industry in the Multimedia Room B-115 of building B at Hostos Community College, 500 Grand Concourse, Bronx.

11 a.m. City Council Member Erik M. Dilan joins Fire Department Officials to officially re-open the once shuttered Ladder 112, Engine 277 firehouse located in the Bushwick section of Brooklyn. 

11:30 a.m. Handover ceremony of two therapy dogs to the U.S. Army to be deployed in Iraq with the 85th Medical Detachment’s Combat Stress Unit; Vetogs Campus, 371 East Jericho Turnpike, Smithtown.

12 p.m. Council Members urge State Assembly to pass law making the displaying of a noose a class E felony; City Hall Steps.

12:15 p.m. The American Immigration Law Foundation posthumously honors NYPD officer Russel Timoshenko; Broadway Ballroom, New York Marriott Marquis, 1535 Broadway.

1 p.m. Transportation Committee hearing on suspending alternate-side parking regulations during certain snow storms; Hearing Room, 250 Broadway.

2 p.m. Baseball drugs investigator George Mitchell announces results of his 20-month investigation into drug use in baseball; Grand Hyatt New York, Manhattan Ballroom, 109 East 42nd St.

6:30 p.m. Representative Gregory Meeks hosts Town Hall on emergency preparedness at the Rochdale Village Community Center, 169-65 137th Ave., Queens.

7 p.m. N.Y.C. Bar Association symposium on “Beyond Guantanamo: Administering Justice and Protecting National Security”; 42 West 44th St., between Fifth and Sixth avenues.

7 p.m. John Bolton discusses his book, Surrender is Not an Option: Defending America at the UN and Abroad at the Barnes & Noble Lincoln Triangle, Broadway and West 65th Street.

7 p.m. Park-River Independent Democrats holiday party at the Council Sr. Center, 241 W. 72nd Street.

7 p.m. Eleanor Roosevelt Democratic Club holiday party at Churchill, 300 East 40th Str.