Events for Tuesday, December 23, 2008

10 a.m. Councilman Eric Gioia cuts ribbon at a new computer lab for his alma mater. I.S. 125, 46-02 47th Avenue, Queens.

11 a.m. "Santa Claus" and residents carol for Michael Bloomberg about quality health care for children. On the steps of City Hall.

11 a.m. Council member Tony Avella will present a U.S. flag that was flown over the U.S. Capitol to the Bayside Senior Center at 221-15 Horace Harding Expressway, in Queens.

Noon.  State Senator Eric Adams holds press conference urging U.S. Attorney's office to file federal civil rights charges against Robert Ellis after his acquittal in the shooting of an N.Y.P.D. officer.  At the U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District, 271 Cadman Plaza East, Brooklyn.

2:45 p.m. Council member Letitia James will join other elected officials and residents to discuss a manhole explosion in Clinton Hill. At Washington and Lafayette Avenues, Brooklyn.

5 p.m. Council member Diana Reyna and Grand Street Business Improvement District present the Bushwick Salvation Army after-school program with gifts. At 1151 Bushwick Avenue in Brooklyn.

5:45 p.m. Michael Bloomberg lights the menorah at Grand Army Plaza, Prospect Park West and Union Street, in Brooklyn.

LONG ISLAND

10:30 a.m. Republican Assembly members will discuss the effects of David Paterson's budget proposal. In the press room of 100 Supreme Court Drive, Mineola.

11:15 a.m. Nassau County Legislator Dave Mejias will join over two hundred families from local shelters at Glen Cove Baptist Church, 7 Continental Place, Glen Cove.

2 p.m. Town of Islip officials will announce a landfill agreement at the waste-to-energy facility, 4001 Veterans Memorial Highway, Ronkonkoma.

NORTH

10:45 a.m. The New York Power Authority Trustees' Governance Committee holds videoconference meeting at 123 Main Street on the 16th Floor Boardroom in White Plains. (Videoconfrence also available at: 10th floor of 30 South Pearl Street in Albany. 5777 Lewiston Road, the Administration Building, in Lewiston. And on the fifth floor of 830 Barnhart Island in Massena.)