Events for March 8-10, 2008


9 a.m. Community forum on Staten Island’s parks; College of Staten Island, Building P, Williamson Theater, 2500 Victory Blvd.

12 p.m. A meeting of the Empire State Passengers Association will take place at 100 Nott Terrace, Schenectady.

1 p.m. The Gathering of Eagles, organization supporting military personnel, holds rally; in front of Times Square Recruiting Station.

6:30pm, New York County Democratic Party Annual Dinner at Grand Hyatt Hotel.

8 p.m. Save Coney Island Foundation benefit rock concert; Southpaw, 125 Fifth Ave., between Sterling and St. John streets, Park Slope, Brooklyn.


9 a.m. Mike McMahon hosts an annual breakfast in honor of St. Patrick’s Day, at 372 Forest Avenue, Staten Island.

9:30 a.m. Mass for the St. Patrick’s Day Parade takes place at Forest Avenue and Manor Road, Staten Island.

11:30 a.m. Line-up for the St. Patrick’s Day Parade takes place at Hart Boulevard and Forest Avenue, Staten Island. The parade kicks off at 12:30 p.m.

4 p.m. The Village Independent Democrats, DFNYC,, and other groups host a town hall meeting, at 55 Washington Square South.


6 p.m. The Women’s Campaign hosts their annual gala, featuring the attorney who argued Roe v. Wade, at 20 Rockefeller Plaza. At 7:30, the group hosts various parties around the city, with featured guests Silda Wall Spitzer, Alexandra Pelosi, Scott Stringer, Betsy Gotbaum, Dan Garodnick, Gale Brewer, Melinda Katz, Jessica Lapin.

6:30 p.m. A discussion on the impact of congestion pricing on Sunset Park, Brooklyn will take place at 4201 Fourth Avenue. 6:30 p.m. Congestion pricing supporters write to local lawmakers asking them to support the plan, at 35-20 Broadway.

Events for March 8-10, 2008