Events for Friday, January 11, 2008

9:30 a.m. Puerto Rican independence advocates protest federal grand jury subpoenas of three activists; U.S. Federal Court, 225 Cadman Plaza East, Brooklyn.

11 a.m.. White House Office of National Drug Control Policy hosts forum on “Intervening with Abusing Patients in Primary Care Medical Settings: New Research Evidence, Practice Guidelines and Policy Changes”; New York State Psychiatric Institute, 1051 Riverside Drive, 1st floor auditorium.

11 a.m. Sentencing of former Olympic champion Marion Jones for lying about steroid use and a check fraud scheme; White Plains federal courthouse, courtroom 218, 300 Quarropas st., at South Lexington Avenue, White Plains.

12 p.m. Parents protest closing of child care center; Lucille Murray Developmental Center; 300 East 140th St., Bronx.

11:30 a.m. Congressman Joseph Crowley announces federal funding for an internet cafe at Soundview Community in Action; 1217 Stratford Ave., Bronx.

1 p.m. Interfaith anti-torture vigil and press conference; Foley Square, Worth Street, between Pearl and Centre streets.

1 p.m. Rikers Island K-9 Unit dogs receive microchip implants to aid in recovery; 1831 Hazen St., Security Trailer, Rikers Island, East Elmhurst, Queens.

1 p.m. Holocaust and Rwandan genocide survivors keynote annual Martin Luther King Day Commemoration at North Shore University Hospital; Rust Auditorium, 300 Community Drive, Manhasset.

2 p.m. Anti-war activists demonstrate waterboarding; Times Square, in the triangle north of the Military Recruitment office, 44th Street and Broadway.

4:30 p.m. until 7 p.m. Micah Kellner’s "New Year/new office" open house, 315 East 65th St. 

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