8:30 a.m. NYC Health Department and Visiting Nurse Service unveils multimillion dollar grant for home intervention program for pregnant teens and babies; The Henry Street Settlement, 265 Henry St.
10 a.m. Representatives Jerrold Nadler and Carolyn Maloney attends City Council hearing on resolution calling on Congress to pass the 9/11 health and Compensation Act; Council Chambers, City Hall.
10 a.m. Ash Wednesday observances; Trinity Church, Broadway at Wall Street; St Paul’s Chapel.
12 p.m. State Attorney General Andrew Cuomo announce criminal actions in public integrity investigations; Office of the NY State Attorney General, 120 Broadway, 25th Floor.
2 p.m. Staten Island District Attorney Daniel Donovan, Jr. hosts visit with government officials from Shanghai, China; District Attorney’s Office, 130 Stuyvesant Place, 9th Floor, Staten Island.
3 p.m. Directors meeting of the Governors Island Preservation and Education Corporation; Empire State Development Corporation, 633 Third Ave., 37th floor conference room.
5:30 p.m. The New School hosts immigration forum on how to secure the U.S.-Mexico border; Tishman Auditorium, The New School, 66 West 12th St., near Sixth Avenue, first floor.
6 p.m. Dominican Americans are honored at Dominican Heritage Month Celebration; Columbia University, Low Memorial Library, 116th Street and Broadway. Lt. Governor David Paterson speaks at 7:15.
6:30 p.m. Lt. Governor David Paterson attends Black History Month awards celebration; Marriott Marquis, Broadway Ballroom, 1535 Broadway.
7 p.m. Neighborhood activists gather to protest desecration of burial ground beneath Washington Square Park; Judson Memorial Church, 55 Washington Square South.
7 p.m. Suffolk County Executive Steve Levy delivers State of the County address; Touro Law Center, 225 Eastview Drive, Central Islip.