Events for August 15, 2007

9 a.m. Sen. Serphin R. Maltese and the Red Cross will host an emergency preparedness program at the American Legion Post 1404, 209 Cross Bay Boulevard, on Broad Channel, Queens.

9 a.m. Quinnipiac University will release the result of a poll of American voters, asking their opinions about 2008 presidential hopefuls with more detailed questions about Hillary Clinton and President Bush.

10 a.m. Sen. Joseph Bruno and other officials will testify before a state Senate committee hearing on topics including port security, gas and fuel pipeline security, communication, evacuation, response times and business impact at the Community Club at the Fort Hamilton Army Base.

11 a.m. Speaker Christine Quinn and other council members will announce legislation that will increase safety measures for the use of explosives during construction and other development projects at Columbus Avenue and 97th Street.

Noon. Pedicab supports will leave from Columbus Circle and then converge at City Hall for a 2 p.m. rally protesting a pedicab regulation bill.

5 p.m. A march for peace will start in front of Public School 92, West 134th Street between 8th and 7th avenues and ends with music, dancers, speakers and a candlelight vigil on 142nd Street between Fifth and Lenox avenues.

Events for August 15, 2007