8 a.m. The Center for Arts Education will host a panel discussion for business and government leaders on the role of arts education in preparing youth for urban careers at the Hearst Corporation, 959 Eighth Avenue at 57th Street.
8:30 a.m. Council member Tony Avella will announces a traffic connection between the College Point Target and Waldbaums parking lots at Target/Wadlbaums, 133-11 20th Avenue, in College Point, Queens.
9:30 a.m. Vietnam Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung will ring in the Opening Bell at the New York Stock Exchange at Exchange and Broad streets.
9:30 a.m. FreshDirect workers and advocates will protest the firings of two employees for union organizing at a FreshDirect facility, Borden Avenue and 23rd Street, in Long Island City, Queens.
9:30 a.m. Young adults will pledge to volunteer for one year at the City Year corps opening ceremony at the Tishman Auditorium at The New School, 66 West 12th Street between Fifth and Sixth avenues.
11:30 a.m. Speaker Christine Quinn and council members will call on Arbitron to ensure accurate representation of minority and ethic listeners at City Hall.
Noon . The ground breaking for New York City’s first certified “green” supportive housing building will take place at 133 Pitt Street between East Houston and Stanton streets.
6 p.m. War Resisters League will host a reception honoring the Center for Constitutional Rights at the New York Society for Ethical Culture, 2 West 64th Street at Central Park West.
6 p.m. The Masakhane Center, a nonprofit sexual and reproductive health education organization, will hold a “Cocktail and Condoms” fund-raiser at Wish 26, 765 Sixth Avenue between 25th and 26th streets.