Events for Tuesday, November 11, 2008

8:30 a.m. A panel called "Grading New York: An Evaluation of New York City's Progress Report Program," held at the Manhattan Institute, 52 Vanderbilt Avenue.

11 a.m. Local officials to rededicate World War I Memorial at the Kissena Park Memorial Knoll, near 164th Street gate, in Queens.

11:20 a.m. President and C.E.O. of Nasdaq Robert Greifeld speaks at the Merrill Lynch Banking & Financial Services Investor Conference at the Grand Hyatt on 109 East 42nd Street.

11:30 a.m. George H.W. Bush to speak at the rededication of the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum on 46th Street and 12th Avenue.

11:30 a.m. Veterans Day Parade starts from Fifth Avenue and 26th Street, ends at 56th Street. (An opening ceremony for the parade will be held at the Eternal Light Monument in Madison Square Park at 10 a.m.)

3 p.m. A symposium held to explore the expansion of HIV/AIDS services in Africa at the Alumni Auditorium, 630 West 168th Street, Columbia University Medical Center.

5 p.m. Gruber Women's Rights Symposium on "Ensuring Women's Rights in Times of Conflict and Times of Peace,” honors international activists. At Jerome L. Greene hall, Room 102, 435 West 116th Street, Columbia Law School.

6:30 p.m. Pete Steinfels, James Dunn and James Rudin to participate in a forum on religion and politics at The Center for Jewish History, 15 West 16th Street.

6:30 p.m. Greg Ip of The Economist, Brad W. Setser of the Council on Foreign Relations and Professor Roy C. Smith of N.Y.U. Stern School of Business attend discussion and Q&A on “Fixing Global Finance.” At Schimmel Auditorium, 40 West Fourth Street, Stern School of Business.

7 p.m. Former U.S. weapons inspector Scott Ritter speaks at an anti-war forum on Barack Obama's Mideast policy at Judson Memorial Church, 55 Washington Square South.

7 p.m. The Anti-Defamation League hosts a briefing on "Cartoons and Extremism: Israel and the Jews in Arab and Western Media" at the ADL Offices on 605 Third Avenue, between 39th and 40th Streets.

8 p.m. Democratic National Committee Chairman, Howard Dean addresses a post-election forum at the 92nd Street Y on Lexington Avenue and 92nd Street.

LONG ISLAND

10:30 a.m. Veterans Day observance at Tanger Outlets at the Arches on Commack Road and Grand Boulevard in Deer Park.

11:30 a.m. The American Legion unveils a monument honoring Long Island military veterans at American Legion Hall, 115 Church Street, in Lake Ronkonkoma.

7:30 p.m. Congressman Tim Bishop honors WWII veterans with medals at the Leisure Knolls Clubhouse, 710 Whiskey Road, in Ridge.

NORTH

10 a.m. Yonkers Veterans Day Ceremony is held at Washington Park Veterans War Memorial on South Broadway in Yonkers.

Noon. The Westchester Guardian publisher, Sam Zherka, discusses filing a discrimination lawsuit against Mount Vernon officials. At Mount Vernon City Hall, Mount Vernon.