Events for Thursday, November 6, 2008

10 a.m. Hispanic business leaders in Queens urge people to urge the City Council to vote in favor of Willets Point redevelopment. On the second floor of 40-03 National Street, Queens.

10:30 a.m. M.T.A. officials and Kerry Kenned brief members of the media on the naming of the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge. At M.T.A. headquarters, 347 Madison Avenue, in the fifth floor board room.

11:30 a.m. Anthony Weiner the discusses election with Forest Hills High School students, 67-01 110th Street. Noon. The Port Authority Board of Commissioners meets on the 10th floor of 115 Broadway. (W.T.C. Redevelopment Subcommittee hearing on real estate and the Downtown Restoration Program begins at 11 a.m.)

2 p.m. The New York State Commission on State Asset Maximization holds its first public meeting at the Borough of Manhattan Community College, The Richard Harris Terrace, 199 Chambers Street.

5:30 p.m. Sandra Day O’Connor discusses judicial independence in the N.Y.U. School of Law’s Tishman Auditorium, 40 Washington Square South. 6 p.m. The Clintons are honored at the 17th annual “Salute to Freedom Dinner” at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, Pier 86, West Side Highway at 46th Street.

6:30 p.m. The NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund’s 22nd Annual National Equal Justice Awards Dinner at the Hilton Hotel and Towers, 1335 Sixth Avenue

6:30 p.m. Jeff Mardrick, author of The Case for Big Government, lectures at Cooper Union’s Great Hall, seven East 7th Street. He will sign books after. 6:30 p.m. Deputy Mayor Dennis Walcott receives the Distinguished Public Leadership Award from the YMCA of Greater New York at Kum Gang San Restaurant, 138-28 Northern Boulevard in Flushing.

LONG ISLAND

9 a.m. Suffolk County Sheriff Vincent Demarco hosts the Second Annual Gang Seminar at the Smithtown Sheraton, 110 Vanderbilt Motor Parkway.

9:30 a.m. Executives of both Suffolk and Nassau County discuss the economic impact of foreclosures at the Long Island Housing Partnership’s Seventh Annual Chairman’s Symposium. It will be held at The Woodbury Country Club, 884 Jericho Turnpike.

NORTH

1 p.m. Legislative meeting on proposed calorie labeling mandate at the Westchester County Board of Legislators, on the eigth floor of 800 Michaelian Office Building, 148 Martine Avenue, 8th Floor White Plains.

Events for Thursday, November 6, 2008