Events for May 23, 2007

9 a.m. Postal veterans will be honored at the 3rd Annual USPS Memorial Day Ceremony at the Brooklyn P&DC Veteran's Hall, 1050 Forbell Street, in Brooklyn.

9:30 a.m. The Fleet Week Parade of Ships and aircraft fly-over will take place on the Hudson River from Verrazano Bridge to the George Washington Bridge. Narrators will be at Stapleton Pier on Staten Island and at Fort Hamilton in Brooklyn.

9:30 a.m. The MTA board will meet at 347 Madison Avenue.

9:30 a.m. Citizen groups will protest the Department of Energy's creation of National Interest Electric Transmission Corridors in front of the Park Central New York Hotel, 870 Seventh Avenue.

10 a.m. The Quinnipiac University Polling Institute will release results of a Quinnipiac University Poll of New York City voters asking their opinions about Mayor Bloomberg and who they would like to see as the next mayor.

10:30 a.m. A state assembly hearing on mental health services for veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan will be held at 250 Broadway.

11 a.m. Staten Island Borough President James Molinaro will honor preschoolers who participated in a therapeutic horseback riding program at the Staten Island Recreation Association Headquarters, 599 Father Capodanno Boulevard.

Noon. The state assembly will hold a hearing on Con Ed's proposed year rate plan at the New York University Silver Center, 32 Waverly Place between Washington Square East and Greene Street.

Noon. Small businesses and retail leaders will announce opposition to the congestion pricing tax feature of PlaNYC at the Food Emporium, 405 East 59th Street.

1 p.m. John Edwards will speak at a meeting at the Council on Foreign Relations, 58 East 68th Street.

1:30 p.m. The New York Taxi Workers Alliance will discuss the recent spate of taxi robberies at Houston Street and Avenue A.

4:30 p.m. An affordable housing march and rally will take place starting at 14th Street and First Avenue and ending in Union Square by 6:30 p.m.

6 p.m. The Citizen Budget Commission will honor Gov. Eliot Spitzer at its 75th anniversary dinner at the The Pierre, Fifth Avenue at 61st Street.

Events for May 23, 2007