Events for Friday, February 29, 2008

8:30 a.m. Rep. Keith Ellison of Minnesota meets with supporters, at Sylvia’s, on the corner of 126 Street and Lenox Avenue.

9 a.m. Baruch College hosts a conference on corporate political participation, at 151 E. 25th Street.

10 a.m. Michael Bloomberg speaks with radio host John Gambling, on 770 WABC.

10 a.m. Lou Tobacco hosts an autism awareness forum, at 6451 Hylan Boulevard, Staten Island.

11 a.m. Officials open the city’s first indoor public pool in forty years, at Flushing Meadows-Corona Park Aquatic Center, Queens.

Noon. Betsy Gotbaum and environmental advocates demand the city test potentially toxic artificial turf, at 113th Street and First Avenue.

7 p.m. Activists host a fundraiser for local underground railroad sites, at 334 Grand Avenue, Brooklyn.

1 p.m. Tim Bishop announces an increase in V.A. medical travel reimbursements, at 31 Horseblock Road, Long Island.

2:30 p.m. State legislators and others discuss proposed budget cuts on hospitals, at South Nassau Communities Hospital on Merrick Road, Long Island.

Events for Friday, February 29, 2008