Events for Wednesday, January 7, 2009

10 a.m. City Council member Bill de Blasio will join elected officials to call for the Department of Buildings to reprioritize responsibilities in wake of crane disasters. On the steps of City Hall.

4 p.m. The Board of Directors of the New York Convention Center Operating Corporation meet at 655 West 34th Street.

4:30 A coalition of anti-war Arab and Muslim organizations protest Michael Bloomberg’s support of Israel’s attacks on Gaza. At City Hall.

7 p.m. A tribute to poet and Holocaust survivor Paul Celan will be held at the Museum of Jewish Heritage, 36 Battery Place.

11:35 p.m. David Paterson appears on ABC’s “Nightline.”

LONG ISLAND

6 p.m. Officers and civilian members of the Third Precinct serve a meal they have prepared to people at Ronald McDonald House of Long Island, 267-07 76th Avenue, in New Hyde Park.

NORTH

1 p.m. Michael Bloomberg will attend David Paterson’s State of the State address at the State Capitol Building.

Events for Wednesday, January 7, 2009