Events for Friday, February 22, 2008

9:15 a.m. Silda Wall Spitzer speaks at a summit about school dropouts, at 250 Bedford Park Blvd., Bronx.

10 a.m. Michael Bloomberg speaks with John Gambling on 770 AM, WABC.

10:30 a.m. Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and others launch a $5 million small business assistance program, at Fulton and Gold Streets.

10:30 a.m. September 11 families hold a press conference before commencing a lawsuit against the city about burial arrangements for World Trade Center victims, at 500 Pearl Street.

11 a.m. State Senator Shirley Huntley discusses her own foreclosure experience, at 116-43 Sutphin Blvd., Queens.

3 p.m. State Senator Velmanette Montgomery meets with criminal justice advocates, at 551 Warren Street.

6 p.m. Eliot Spitzer delivers remarks at the opening ceremonies of the 28th Annual Empire State Winter Games, at 2634 Main Street, Lake Placid.

6 p.m. State Senator Diane Savino hosts an Annual Black History Month Celebration, at 2800 Victory Blvd., Staten Island.

7 p.m. Local residents host a “hip hop fundraiser” to preserve an affordable housing development, at 2271 Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Blvd.

Events for Friday, February 22, 2008