Events for July 17, 2007

8:30 a.m. Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer will host a forum on Land Value Taxation at the Newman Center at Baruch College, 137 East 22nd Street at Lexington Avenue.

9 a.m. The Capital Construction Company & Planning/Real Estate Committee will meet at the MTA Board Room, 347 Madison Avenue. The Long Island Rail Road/Long Island Bus Committee meeting will meet at 9:45 a.m. and the Bridges & Tunnels Committee will meet at 10:30 a.m. at the same location.

9:30 a.m. The MTA will introduce the next phase of its “See Something, Say Something” security campaign at the Grand Central Terminal, 42nd Street entrance.

9:30 a.m. Members of the New York clergy will make a public statement about police misconduct on the City Hall steps.

10 a.m. Community groups will call for action against rising milk prices on the steps of the Bronx Supreme Court, 161st Street and Grand Concourse.

10 a.m. The ASPCA will launch a mobile spay/neuter clinic at the ASPCA Adoption Center, 424 East 92nd Street.

10 a.m. Members of the Hugh L. Carey Battery Park City Authority will meet at One World Financial Center.

10 a.m. Friends of Hudson Square will hold a forum on the future of the Hudson Square neighborhood at Don Hills, 511 Greenwich Street.

10 a.m. Katrina survivors, Council member Charles Barron and advocates will call for an international tribunal to investigate Katrina injustices at the Center for Constitutional Rights, 666 Broadway.

11 a.m. US PIRG will release a report by the Union of Concerned Scientists with results showing that a federal renewable electricity standard would create jobs and cut pollution at the Solar1 Green Energy Arts & Education Center, East 23rd Street and FDR Drive.

11 a.m. The Center for Constitutional Rights will hold a press conference with a black firefighters union regarding a lawsuit against the city, charging discriminatory hiring practices, on the City Hall steps.

11 a.m. Council member Bill de Blasio will demand that the Department of Buildings stop work on all of architect Robert Scarano’s projects at the Department of Buildings, 210 Joralemon Street, in Brooklyn.

1:30 p.m. The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority will launch a BE COOL campaign to save electricity and reduce carbon dioxide emissions on the steps of the Bronx Borough Courthouse, 851 Grand Concourse at 158th Street, in the Bronx.

4 p.m. A viewing for slain Police Officer Russel Timoshenko will take place at I.J. Morris, 1895 Flatbush Avenue one block north of Kings Highway, in Brooklyn.

6 p.m. Tony award winning actress Kristin Chenoweth will host a party celebrating heart health awareness and education at Lotus Space, 122 West 26th Street between Sixth and Seventh avenues.

6 p.m. Sen. Liz Krueger will hold a fundraiser at Look Out, East 44th Street.

7 p.m. Residents will rally and march on the first anniversary of the Queens power outage at the Thomas P. Noonan Playground, 43rd Street and Greenpoint Avenue, in Sunnyside, Queens.

 

Events for July 17, 2007