Events for February 17-19, 2007


10 a.m. The Rev. Al Sharpton and the National Action Network announce details of a home ownership project at 106 West 145th Street at Lenox Avenue.

Noon. The New York City Council plays against NY State Legislators at Bronx Community College’s Annual Legislative Classic basketball game at University Avenue and West 181st Street.

1 p.m. The city will inaugurate Bill Perkins as state senator for the 30th District, followed by a tribute to subway hero Wesley Autrey and a health fair at the Harlem Hospital Center, 506 Lenox Avenue.

1 p.m. New York University will host a “Day of Remembrance” program on the WWII internment of Japanese Americans at Brittany Hall, 55 E. 10th St.

4 p.m. Anglican Women’s Empowerment and the Office of the Anglican Communion Observer to the United Nations present a panel discussion on “Ending All Forms of Violence and Discrimination Against the Girl Child” at the Trinity Church on Broadway at Wall Street.

John Edwards campaigns in New Hampshire.


11 a.m. Council Member Leroy Comrie will discuss the N-Word Resolution at 506 MacDonough Street in Brooklyn

1 p.m. More than 20 members of the New York State Senate and Assembly, NY ACORN, city council members and Starrett City tenants will announce state legislation to force any new owner to keep Starrett City rent-stabilized if the complex is sold at City Hall.

2 p.m. Congressman Anthony Weiner will screen Al Gore’s documentary “An Inconvenient Truth,” for free, followed by a discussion with leading environmental scientists and policy experts in Rockaway at Queens College [updated].

3 p.m. Senator Hillary Clinton hosts the 7th Annual African American Heritage Celebration where she will honor notable African American leaders from New York at the AFL-CIO, 125 Barclay Street.

5 p.m. Senator Hillary Clinton attends and give brief remarks at a discussion of Senator Chuck Schumer’s new book “Positively American: Winning Back the Middle-Class Majority One Family at a Time” at the 92nd Street Y, 1395 Lexington Avenue.

Barack Obama headlines a fundraiser in Louisville, Ky.


8 a.m. Craig Moffett, cable and satellite broadcasting analyist and vice president of Sanford C. Bernstein & Co., will discuss the satellite radio merger of Sirius and XM in Washington. Airs on C-Span.

9 a.m. Quinnipiac University will release the results of a global “Thermometer” survey asking voters their feelings about other nations and whether they are friendly to the U.S.

10 a.m. NYC Council Committee on Civil Rights will have a hearing on the N-Word Resolution, a “Symbolic moratorium on the use of the n-word in NYC,” at City Hall.

1 p.m. California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger will give a speech about health care reform to the National Press Club. Airs on C-Span.

Barack Obama headlines a fundraiser in Cleveland, Ohio.

Rudy Giuliani headlines a Virginia GOP fundraiser in Vienna.

John Edwards headlines a fundraiser in New Jersey.

Hillary Clinton campaigns in upstate New York.

— Gillian Reagan

Events for February 17-19, 2007