Events for August 17, 2007

7:30 a.m. City and federal officials will speak with day laborers on construction safety at the El Centro Day Laborer Site, 1546 Castleton Avenue at Port Richmond Avenue, on Staten Island.

10 a.m. The Chelsea International Fine Art Exhibition will donate all art sale proceeds to UNICEF at the Agora Gallery, 530 West 25th Street.

2:15 p.m. Mayor Michael Bloomberg will speak at Brooke Astor’s funeral service at Saint Thomas Church, 1 West 53rd Street at Fifth Avenue.

9 p.m. Solar One, a solar-powered arts festival, will screen the movie After Hours in their outdoor “eco-theater” at Stuyvesant Cover Park by East 22rd Street.

Mitt Romney will fund-raise in Kennebunkport, Maine.

Barack Obama will headline an Iowa Democrats’ fundraiser in Clear Lake, Iowa.

Events for August 17, 2007