Events for Friday, March 28, 2008

8 a.m. Council Members join Queens civic groups to oppose the mayor’s congestion pricing plan; foot of the 59th Street/Queensboro Bridge in Queensborough Plaza, Queens.

8:15 A.M. Breakfast with Martin Horn, N.Y.C. Commissioner of Probation AND Commissioner of Correction. New York Law School, 47 Worth St.

8:45 a.m. Reform environmentalists attend symposium on “Breaking the Logjam: An Environmental Law for the 21st Century”; NYU School of Law, Vanderbilt Hall, 40 Washington Square South, between MacDougal and Sullivan streets.

9:30 a.m. Directors meeting of the Queens West Development Corporation; Empire State Development Corporation, 633 Third Ave., 37th floor conference room.

11 a.m. Brooklyn borough president announces winning name in the Prospect Park Zoo’s on-line baby kangaroo naming contest; Prospect Park Zoo, 450 Flatbush Ave., Brooklyn.

1:30 p.m. Sanitation Department honors uniformed and civilian women with over 45 years of service; 125 Worth St., 2nd floor auditorium, between Centre and Lafayette streets.

2 p.m. Conference on “Immigrant Youth: Growing Up in Chinatown”; St. Francis College, 180 Remsen St., Brooklyn Heights.

5 p.m. Cornell West is honored at opening reception for the Ninth National Black Writers Conference; Medgar Evers College, President’s Conference Center, 1650 Bedford Ave., at Crown Street.

7 p.m. Cyclists and community supporters hold rally protesting NYPD First Amendment abuses; Union Square Park North, 17th Street and Park Avenue.

7:30 p.m. Send-off ceremony for soldiers deploying to Afghanistan; Atlantis Marine World, 431 Main St., Riverhead.

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