Events for January 30-February 2

SATURDAY

11 a.m. Flushing's Annual Lunar New Year Parade will begin at Union Street and 37th Avenue, will progress to Main Street and 39th Avenue in Queens.

11 a.m. City comptroller William C. Thompson, Jr. joins Queens borough president and other elected officials to keep Mary Immaculate and St. John's Queens Hospitals open. At 152-11 89th Avenue, in Queens.

11 a.m. Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer and Representative Charles Rangel will present free tax preparation services (in Spanish and English). At Adam Clayton Powell Jr. State Office Building, 163 West 125th Street, in second floor art gallery.

LONG ISLAND

7 p.m. Artist Richard Maywhew keynotes pre-Black History Month "Gallery Talk" at Stony Brook Southampton Avram Gallery, 239 Montauk Highway, Southampton.

NORTH

8 a.m. Environmentalist Robert F. Kennedy Jr. joins World Bank and United Nations adviser Dr. Thomas Eugene to address Bedford Environmental Summit. At Fox Lane High School, Route 172, Bedford.

12:00 p.m. David Paterson holds a town hall meeting at Cayuga Community College, in Irene A. Bisgrove Community Theater, 197 Franklin Street, Auburn.

SUNDAY

1 p.m. Show "The Communicators" airs on City College Radio on the topic of "economic empowerment and the Administration of President Barack Obama." At WHCR, 90.3 FM.

MONDAY

6:30 p.m. "Transportation Alternatives Volunteer University," is held at Transportation Alternatives headquarters, 127 West 26th Street (between Sixth and Seventh Avenues), in Suite 1002.