Events for Friday, January 18, 2008

8:15 a.m. Center for New York City Law at New York law School hosts City Law breakfast with City Council speaker Christine Quinn; 47 Worth St., between Church and West Broadway, Stiefel Reading Room.

9 a.m. About 300 singing and sign-carrying elementary schoolers re-enact Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s march on Washington; starts at Public School 261, 314 Pacific St., between Smith and Hoyt. Arrival ceremony with BP Markowitz around 10 a.m. at Brooklyn Borough Hall, 209 Joralemon St.

10:30 a.m. Gov. Spitzer and the CEOs of AIG, BlackRock and TIAA-CREF financial services hold Q&A following the first meeting of the Governor’s Commission to Modernize the Regulation of Financial Services; Room 808, The Helen and Martin Kimmel Center for University Life, New York University, 60 Washington Square South (corner of La Guardia Place).

1:30 p.m. Councilman James Gennaro and local officials honor hero from Kew Gardens Hill who saved elderly neighbor; 185-10 Union Turnpike, Queens.

5 p.m. Q&A with transit workers who talked a man out of jumping off the Williamsburg Bridge; 30th floor, NYC Transit headquarters, 2 Broadway, between Stone and Beaver streets.

8 p.m. Representatives from presidential campaigns appear at PeaceSmiths forum on peace, economic and social justice; First United Methodist Church, 25 Broadway-Route 110, Amityville.