Events for May 11, 2007

8:30 a.m. Sen. Hillary Clinton, John Edwards, Barack Obama, Christopher Dodd, Bill Richardson, John McCain and Joe Biden will speak at the International Association of Fire Fighters Bipartisan 2008 Presidential Forum in the Hyatt Regency Ballroom in Washington, D.C.

10 a.m. The New York Bankers Association will host a forum on "Global Competitiveness: New York State's Future as a World Financial Center" at the Waldorf-Astoria, 301 Park Avenue at 50th Street.

10 a.m. The Mount Sinai School of Medicine will hold its 38th commencement ceremony at Avery Fisher Hall, 132 West 65th Street.

10 a.m. The Assembly Standing Committee on Housing and Assembly Subcommittee on Mitchell-Lama will hold a public hearing about preserving Mitchell-Lama units for low-and moderate-income tenants at the Starrett City Community Center, 1540 Van Siclen, in Brooklyn.

10:15 a.m. State Labor Commissioner Patricia Smith will declare May 2007 Labor History Month at the Joseph S. Murphy Center for Labor, Community, and Policy Studies at CUNY, 25 West 43rd Street.

11 a.m. The ribbon cutting ceremony for the reconstruction of West 110th Street playground will take place in Central Park between Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Boulevard and Central Park West.

11 a.m. Council member Eric Gioia and Assembly member Cathy Nolan will join seniors to protest the closure of St. Mary's Senior Center at 1015 49th Avenue in Long Island City.

2 p.m. Sen. Martin Golden will announce the Vial of Life Program for Brooklyn seniors at the O'Keefe home, 163-81st Street, in Brooklyn.

4 p.m. Architects will discuss the transformation of the former NYC Board of Education headquarters at 110 Livingston Street into luxury condos at St. Ann's Warehouse, 38 Water Street, in Brooklyn.

7 p.m. The city’s “premier pro-life event,” the 22nd Annual Charity Ball for Life, will take placeat 370 Park Avenue at 52nd Street.

8 p.m. A benefit concert for victims of the fatal Bronx fire in March will take place at the Gramercy Theater, 127 East 23rd Street.

Events for May 11, 2007