Events for April 28-30, 2007


10 a.m. UNITY 2007 presents It’s Not a Done Deal, an all-day workshop to create a
community driven development plan for Brooklyn’s Vanderbilt Yards at the Hanson Place United Methodist Church, 144 Saint Felix Street, in Brooklyn.

Noon. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito will be honored by the Columbian Lawyers Association at its 42nd annual Charles A. Rapallo Award ceremony at the Waldorf-Astoria, Park Avenue and 49th Street.

1 p.m. Council member Gale Brewer, Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer and others will protest the closing of the Claremont Riding Academy at the Claremont Riding Academy, 175 West 89th Street, between Columbus and Amsterdam avenues.


7 a.m. Family Matters: The National Fertility and Adoption Conference, the largest annual U.S. fertility and adoption educational event, will hold panels and workshops covering topics from in vitro fertilization to adoption policy and alternative family options at the Grand Hyatt New York Hotel, 109 East 42 Street.

Noon. The Mayor’s Alliance/Maddie’s Pet Adoption Festival, designed to raise public awareness of the problem of unwanted pets and to encourage adoption of homeless pets, at Juniper Park in Queens

1 p.m. CROP, Communities Responding to Overcome Poverty, will hold their 7th Annual New York City CROP Hunger Walk starting at the Church of the Heavenly Rest at Fifth Avenue and 90th Street.


1 p.m. Council members will discuss the 9/11 Heroes Health Improvement Act of 2007 resolution, which will establish a grant program for individuals still suffering health effects as a results of the World Trade Center attacks during the city’s Civil Service & Labor Committee meeting at City Hall. Events for April 28-30, 2007