Events for July 12, 2007

8:30 a.m. The Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce will release results of a congestion pricing survey at the Brooklyn business community forum at 6 MetroTech Center at Polytechnic University’s Dibner Library in Brooklyn.

8:30 a.m. The city’s Department of Juvenile Justice will hold a forum on strategies help youth exiting detention centers integrate into the education and workforce mainstream at Medgar Evers College, 1650 Bedford Avenue, in Brooklyn.

9 a.m. The Parks Department’s monuments preservation program will announce a restoration and cleaning of the Christopher Columbus bust at D'Auria Murphy Triangle, East 183rd Street and Crescent Avenue, in the Bronx.

9:30 a.m. Bronx borough president and Greenpeace co-founder Dr. Patrick Moore will host a symposium for business and environmental groups at 198 East 161st Street.

10:30 a.m. Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz will announce a new major retailer for Brooklyn at Borough Hall, 209 Joralemon Street.

11 a.m. Wheelchair-bound youth will receive hand cycles from the organizers of the 7th Annual Nautica New York City Triathlon at the Top of the Rock Observation Deck, 30 Rockefeller Plaza, 49th Street between Fifth and Sixth avenues.

1 p.m. The Disabled Riders Coalition leader will make a public statement following a subway tour with the NYC Transit president at the Union Square Subway Station.

2 p.m. NYC Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan and Council member David Yassky will announce the completion of new bicycle parking at the Bedford L train stop in Williamsburg at Bedford Avenue and North 7th Street in Brooklyn.

3 p.m. Council member James Gennaro, joined by Mister Softee and local civic leaders, will announce a new noise code initiative at 185-10 Union Turnpike in Queens.

7:30 p.m. Pete Hegseth, executive director of Vets for Freedom, will speak at the New York Young Republican Club’s Monthly Forum at the Soldiers, Sailors, Marines and Airmens Club, 283 Lexington Ave between 36th and 37th streets. Events for July 12, 2007