Events for March 16, 2007

10 a.m. The city’s Higher Education committee will meet at City Hall.

10 a.m. Mayor Michael Bloomberg will speak on “Live from City Hall with Mayor Mike and John Gambling,” airing on WABC Radio, 770 AM.

10:30 a.m. The Rev. Al Sharpton, Bronx Borough President Adolfo Carrion and other politicians and officials will urge Schools Chancellor Joel Klein and the Department of Education to create an Equity Task Force to examine funding and programmatic initiatives at the City Hall steps.

11 a.m. Goodwill Industries will give community service awards to Rep. Carolyn Maloney and Rob Carmona, founder of STRIVE job-placement group at 4-21 27th Avenue in Astoria, Queens.

11:30 a.m. Dan Doctoroff, Shaun Donovan and others are expected to testify at a hearing on the 421-a tax incentive program and its use as a vehicle for producing affordable housing, chaired by Assemblyman Vito Lopez, at 250 Broadway.

12:30 p.m. Governor Eliot Spitzer meets with DC 37 Union Members at 79-01 Broadway in Elmhurst, Queens.

7 p.m. Rudy Giuliani will speak at the Macomb County GOP Lincoln Day Dinner in Sterling Heights, Michigan.

8 p.m. Mayor Michael Bloomberg will attend the 223rd Anniversary Dinner of the Society of the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick in the City of New York at the Sheraton New York Hotel & Towers, 811 7th Avenue between 52nd and 53rd Streets.

— Gillian Reagan Events for March 16, 2007