9 a.m. Former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Peter Pace unveils new 17 ton High Mobility Engineer Excavator built for the U.S. Army service in Iraq and Afghanistan at Tavern on the Green.
10 a.m. The Writers’ Guild will picket at NewsCorp, Sixth Avenue and 48th Street.
10 a.m. State officials hold public hearing on universal health care at Recital Hall, Campus Center, SUNY College at Old Westbury, Route 107.
10 a.m. Long Island Regional Planning Board meeting in Nassau County Legislative Chamber, 5th floor, One West St., Mineola.
10:30 a.m. L.I.P.A. public comment session on its 2008 operating budget at L.I.P.A.’s 2nd Floor Assembly Center, 333 Earle Ovington Blvd., Uniondale.
11 a.m. Nassau County Executive Thomas Suozzi calls on taxpayers to pay attention to upcoming special districts elections at 1 West St., Room 340, Mineola.
11 a.m. African American workers and N.A.A.C.P. representatives discuss noose hung at a Long Island warehouse in the Nassau County Press Room, 100 Supreme Court Drive, Mineola.
11 a.m. Finance Committee hearing on O.T.B. in the Committee Room, City Hall.
4 p.m. Former intelligence officials participate in a forum on “The Intelligence Community: The Inside Perspective” at The New School, 55 West 13th St., 2nd Floor.
7 p.m. Panel discussion on “Can New York Neighborhoods Maintain Character During Growth Spurt?” at The Municipal Art Society, 457 Madison Ave.
7:30 p.m. Assemblyman Dov Hikind speaks at the annual dinner of the New York Association for New Americans at the Pierre Hotel.