Events for Thursday, February 14, 2008

8 a.m. Directors’ Meeting of the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation; L.M.D.C., 1 Liberty Plaza, 20th Floor.

9:05 a.m. Assemblyman Lou Tobacco hosts “Tobacco vs. Tobacco” youth smoking prevention event; P.S. 6 auditorium, 555 Page Ave., Staten Island.

10 a.m. Meeting of the N.Y.C. Campaign Finance Board; O.A.T.H. Conference Room, 6th floor, 40 Rector St.

10 a.m. Center for Constitutional Rights argues case challenging post-9/11 detention of Muslims; U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals, 500 Pearl St., ceremonial courtroom.

11 a.m. Assemblyman Jose Peralta and State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli discuss $2.8 million in unclaimed funds for Queens residents; Jackson Heights Senior Center, 75-01 Broadway, 3rd Floor, Elmhurst.

12 p.m. Immigrant advocates urge Mayor Bloomberg to restore education funds; City Hall Steps.

1 p.m. Anti-carriage activists protest Valentine’s Day rides; Central Park South and Fifth Avenue, at 59th Street.

2 p.m. Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz and his wife celebrate Valentine’s Day with Brooklyn couples married 50 years or more; New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge, 333 Adams St.

2:30 p.m. AFL-CIO President John Sweeney addresses the UN Summit on Climate Risk; UN Headquarters, First Avenue and 47th Street.

6 p.m. Chinese Planning Council Lunar New Year’s dinner at Jing Fong restaurant, 20 Elizabeth Street. Events for Thursday, February 14, 2008