Events for October 16, 2007

8:30 a.m. New York Building Congress will release a city construction forecast at their Construction Industry Breakfast Forum at the Hilton New York’s Grand Ballroom, 1335 Sixth Avenue at 53rd Street.

1 p.m. The city’s Task Force on Operations and Improvement of the Department of Buildings will hold a public hearing at City Hall.

1 p.m. New York Yankee Robinson Cano and the Bronx Chamber of Commerce will present a check for cancer research to the Jacobi Medical Center, 1400 Pelham Parkway South, in the Bronx.

2 p.m. Rasheda Ali, daughter of Muhammad Ali, will discuss the latest research in Parkinson’s disease treatment at The Waldorf-Astoria, 301 Park Avenue at 50th Street.

4 p.m. A symposium on Muslim women’s rights will take place at the New York University School of Law’s Vanderbilt Hall, 40 Washington Square South.

4:30 p.m. Iranian dissidents will discuss women’s rights in Iran at Fordham Law School, 140 West 62nd Street.

5:30 p.m. Gay rights activists will protest a restaurant that ejected a woman from a restroom because she was too masculine outside Caliente Cab Company, 61 Seventh Avenue South at Bleecker Street.

5:30 p.m. Democratic policy analysts will participate in a panel discussion on “America’s Fiscal Challenges: Deficit Reductions and Public Investment in Infrastructure” at The New School, 55 West 13th Street.

9 p.m. Playboy Playmate Shannon James will help launch a prostate cancer awareness campaign urging men to grow mustaches at The Grand, 41 East 58th Street between Park and Madison avenues.


Events for October 16, 2007