Events for September 25, 2007

8:30 a.m. Anti-war groups will protest the Iraq war and President Bush's speech before the U.N. General Assembly at Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, 47th Street and First Avenue.

9 a.m. The New York Disaster Interfaith Services will hold a disaster preparedness summit for religious leaders at the NYU Kimmel Center, 60 Washington Square South, West Fourth Street between LaGuardia and Thompson streets.

9:30 a.m. Pennsylvania Gov. Edward Rendell, San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom and Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius will discuss urban policy at The New School, 55 West 13th Street.

10 a.m. Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Christopher Cox will make an announcement regarding interactive data in financial reporting at the SEC regional office, 3 World Financial Center, 200 Vesey Street.

10 a.m. The deputy schools chancellor will join the New York Jets to encourage public school parents to sign up for free or reduced-price meals for their children at Stuyvesant High School, 345 Chambers Street.

10 a.m. The Transportation Committee will consider a bill to improve traffic safety and enforcement at City Hall.

10 a.m. The MTA will present Medals of Excellence to transit employees at the U.S. Custom House, Bowling Green, Battery Park.

10 a.m. The Police Athletic League and New York Life Foundation will celebrate the expansion of PAL Smarts program at the PAL Miccio Center, 110 West 9th Street, in Brooklyn.

10:30 a.m. Turai Umar Yar'Adua, the first lady of Nigeria, will visit P.S. 154 Harriet Tubman School, 250 West 127th Street.

11 a.m. Iranian Americans will protest Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad at Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, First Avenue and 47th Street.

11 a.m. Assemblywoman Margaret Markey, child sex abuse survivors and legal advocates will call for the lifting of statue of limitations on victim lawsuits at Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law of Yeshiva University, 55 5th Avenue.

11 a.m. Assemblyman Lou Tobacco will be appointed to the MTA review board at 4500 Arthur Kill Road.

11 a.m. Korean Americans will protest a visit by former South Korean President Kim Dae Jung near the Waldorf-Astoria hotel, Park Avenue and 49th Street.

11:20 a.m. The Appeal of Conscience Foundation will honor German Chancellor Angela Merkel at St. Regis Hotel, 2 East 55th Street.

11:30 a.m. Celebrities and teen dating abuse survivors will launch an education campaign to combat teen dating abuse at Liz Claiborne, 1441 Broadway.

Noon. Council members will introduce legislation to curb bicycle riding on sidewalks on the City Hall steps.

Noon. Brooklyn borough president and Muslim leaders will mark Ramadan at Borough Hall, 209 Joralemon Street, in Brooklyn.

1 p.m. AIDS advocates will rally in support of legislation that would extend rental assistance to HIV-positive homeless on the City Hall steps.

1 p.m. Filipino nurses discuss a complaint against a recruitment agency at 224 West 35th Street.

2 p.m. The Landmarks Preservation Commission will vote on a proposal to landmark former Domino Sugar Corp. refinery in Brooklyn at 1 Centre Street.

2 p.m. Stars from Hollywood, Bollywood and Nollywood will lead a rally to combat global hunger at the Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, 47th Street and First Avenue.

2 p.m. The Traffic Congestion Mitigation Committee will meet at Baruch College, William & Anita Vertical Campus, 55 Lexington Avenue.

3:30 p.m. Tenants and advocates will protest eminent domain evictions at 402 Albee Square in Brooklyn.

6 p.m. The parks department will celebrate the opening of "Outdoor Gallery: 40 Years of Public Art in New York City Parks" at the Arsenal Gallery, 830 5th Avenue, Central Park at 64th Street.

7 p.m. A panel discussion on "Terror: How Israel Coped and What America Can Learn" will be held at Bnai Zion, 136 East 39th Street.

8 p.m. The Gotham Comedy Club will host a comedy show to benefit people with cancer at 208 West 23rd Street.

 

Events for September 25, 2007