Events for July 18, 2007

8 a.m. The Lower Manhattan Development Corporation directors will meet at 1 Liberty Plaza.

8:30 a.m. The International Immigrants Foundation will host a lecture on immigrants transforming the consumer landscape at 7 W. 44th Street.

10 a.m. Assemblyman Adriano Espaillat will help launch the new parent leadership institute at the Children's Aid Society community school at Salome Urena Middle Academies, 4600 Broadway.

11 a.m. Manhattan Borough President Sheldon Silver will participate in the BE COOL air conditioner campaign to save energy and reduce carbon emissions at City Hall Park.

11 a.m. Community organizations will launch a campaign to encourage eligible legal permanent residents to apply for U.S. citizenship on the City Hall steps.

11:45 a.m. Labor groups will sponsor a one-hour bus tour to show the high concentration of private equity-owned companies in Times Square. The bus will leave at 310 West 43rd Street.

12:30 p.m. Garment workers will protest sweatshop conditions at 265 West 37th Street.

3 p.m. Garment Center business owners will discuss the launch of a campaign against gentrification at 242 West 38th Street.

4 p.m. A viewing for slain police Officer Russel Timoshenko will take place at I.J. Morris, 1895 Flatbush Avenue, in Brooklyn.

4:30 p.m. Immigrant youths will call on Sens. Charles Schumer and Hillary Clinton to support the Dream Act immigration bill at 757 Third Avenue and 780 Third Avenue.

6 p.m. Council Speaker Christine Quinn will attend Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce’s Harlem Week Reception at Gracie Mansion, East End Avenue at 88th Street.

7 p.m. Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley is honored at the Wall Street 50 awards celebrating Irish-American business leaders at the New York Yacht Club, 37 W. 44th Street.

7 p.m. Residents will announce the formation of the Staten Island/Brooklyn Civic Association at the Staten Island South Beach boardwalk gazebo. Events for July 18, 2007