Events for Wednesday, March 19, 2008

10:15 a.m. Suffolk County Executive Steve Levy unveils “There Oughta Be a Law” program; Cherokee Elementary School, 130 Cherokee St., Ronkonkoma.

10:30 a.m. Congressman Tim Bishop discusses benefits of the economic stimulus bill for Long Island seniors; Hampton Bays Senior Center, 25 Ponquogue Ave., Hampton Bays.

11 a.m. Mount Vernon Mayor welcomes “Sister City” Chinese delegation; Council Chambers, Mount Vernon City Hall, One Roosevelt Square.

11 a.m. Council Member Leroy Comrie honors “N-word” essay winners; Red Room, City Hall.

12 p.m. Granny Peace Brigade holds “knit-in for peace” to mark fifth anniversary of Iraq war; Times Square Recruitment Center, Broadway and 44th Street.

4 p.m. Meeting of the Board of Directors of the New York Convention Center Operating Corporation; 655 West 34th St.

5:30 p.m. Korean American peace group marks fifth anniversary of the Iraq war; The Plaza in front of Woori Bank, 32nd Street and Broadway.

4:30 p.m. Pre-trial conference in corruption case against Bernard Kerik; White Plains federal courthouse, before U.S. District Judge Stephen Robinson, White Plains.

5:30 p.m. Silent march and peace rally marking fifth anniversary of the Iraq war; West End and 86th Street to 73rd Street and Broadway.

6:30 p.m. Rally to save Section 8 funding from budget cuts; Judson Memorial Church, 55 Washington Square South.

6:30 p.m. Candlelight vigil marking fifth anniversary of Iraq war; intersection of 125th and Lenox Avenue.

7 p.m. John Jay College of Criminal Justice President Jeremy Travis delivers lecture on “Race, Crime and Justice: A Fresh Look at Old Questions”; New York City Bar Association, 42 West 44th St.

7 p.m. Candlelight vigil marking fifth anniversary of the Iraq war; Madison Square Park, Broadway at 23rd Street.

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Events for Wednesday, March 19, 2008