8:30 a.m. The Union Square Partnership hosts a speakers forum called “Obama & NYC: What’s next?” at the Vineyard Theatre, 108 East 15th Street.
8:45 a.m. City Council Speaker Christine C. Quinn speaks at a community meeting regarding the city’s plan to help small businesses during the economic crisis. At La Pregunta Arts Café, 1528 Amsterdam Avenue.
9 a.m. New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission will hold a public meeting on St. Vincent’s Hospital’s proposal for a new hospital in Greenwich Village. At Eisner & Lubin Auditorium, on the fourth floor of the Kimmel Center, New York University, 60 Washington Square South.
9 a.m. Councilman Al Vann celebrates Harriet Tubman Day at the Boys & Girls High School, 1700 Fulton Street in Brooklyn.
9 a.m. Immigrants march to City Hall for a rally in support of “workforce development for low-wage workers and other issues.” The march will begin at Battery Park.
9 a.m. All-day marches and rallies commemorate the 50th anniversary of Tibetan uprising and protest. March will begin at 195 Cadman Plaza West, Brooklyn.
9:30 a.m. Tenants of Bronx apartment will announce lawsuit against landlord at 1600 Sedgwick Avenue in the Bronx.
10:30 a.m. A panel called: “Embracing Human-Technology Interactions” will detail emerging technologies in biomedical engineering, biometrics, computing, robotics, telecommunications, wireless power and others “that have potential to change the world.” At the New Yorker Hotel, 481 Eighth Avenue.
1 p.m. Stephen A. Schwarzman of the Blackstone Group discusses global impact of financial crisis at Japan Society, 333 East 47th Street.
1 p.m. Gay Men’s Health Crisis meets with elected officials and others to call for action that combats rising rates of infection from HIV and other diseases among girls and women. On the steps of City Hall.
2 p.m. Council member Tony Avella and Bridge View Nursing Home staff and volunteers demand that officials address the “blind spot” caused by a retaining wall fence at the 20th Avenue reconstruction project. At 143-10 20th Avenue in Queens.
5 p.m. Schools Chancellor Joel Klein will speak at the Economist’s Global Education 20/20 conference. The Rubin Museum of Art, 150 West 17th Street.
5:30 p.m. City Council celebrates Irish heritage and honors Jack Ahearn, president of the New York City Central Labor Council, with the Thomas Manton Irish Man of the Year award. In Council chambers, City Hall.
9:30 a.m. The Suffolk County Department of Health Services pesticide community advisory committee holds a meeting in the main conference room, second floor, H. Lee Dennison Building.
11 a.m. Nassau County Legislator Dave Mejias holds a news conference to discuss the problem of bed bugs. At 1550 Franklin Avenue, Mineola.
1 p.m. Village of Hempstead Mayor Wayne Hall Sr., and village tenants rally to stop David Paterson from closing the Division of Housing and Community Renewal office. On the steps of Hempstead Village Hall, 99 Nichols Court, Hempstead.