10 a.m. hearing on the progress of the Commission on Economic Opportunity. 250 Broadway, 14th floor. Chaired by Council members Bill de Blasio and Albert Vann.
6 to 9 p.m. Come out to the CANstruction Gala (hosted by the Society for Marketing Professional Services) and see teams of architects and engineers create structures made entirely out of cans of food. All food will be donated to Long Island Cares/Harry Chapin Food Bank. Exhibit to run through Nov. 12. RexCorp Plaza-Wintergarden, 1 RexCorp Plaza (corner of Glen Curtiss Boulevard & Hempstead Turnpike), Uniondale. One can of food required to attend. Register online.