Events for Tuesday, February 12, 2008

8 a.m. Department of Consumer Affairs volunteers hand out leaflets encouraging New Yorkers to claim the Earned Income Tax Credit; Atlantic Terminal LIRR/MTA Station entrance, Flatbush Avenue near Hanson Place, Brooklyn.

9 a.m. Meeting of the Board of Directors of the New York City Industrial Development Agency; NYCEDC offices, 110 William St., 4th floor boardroom.

9:30 a.m. Congressman Gregory Meeks rings The Opening Bell at the New York Stock Exchange; NYSE, Exchange and Broad streets.

10 a.m. First meeting of the FEMA Regional Advisory Committee; Federal Hall National Memorial, 26 Wall St.

11 a.m. Residents and advocates announce funding for an independent review of the toxic Mott Haven Schools campus; outside P.S. 156, 750 Concourse Village West, at 156th Street, Bronx.

11:45 a.m. Press conference to announce the Great Race 2008: New York to Paris around the world car race; Tavern on the Green, Central Park West at W. 67th Street.

12:30 p.m. Health care union workers at New York Atria Senior Living facilities protest private equity owner’s $100 million payday; 30 Rockefeller Center.

6 p.m. Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes participates in a panel discussion on prisoner re-entry programs; Great Hall of the NYC Bar Association, 42 West 44th St.

6 p.m. Former Gov. George Pataki is honored at the annual dinner of the Irish American Republicans; Metropolitan Republican Club, 122 East 83rd St.

6 p.m. Forum: “A Post-Super Tuesday Look Again at Vote-Counting Technology & Election Integrity.” Panelists include Douglas A.A. Kellner, Mark Crispin Miller, Allan Pearlman, Penny Venetis, & Rebecca Mercuri. Sponsored by N.Y.C.L.A. Cyberspace Law committee, 14 Vesey Street.

6:30 p.m. Low-income residents hold march and rally to demand that Yonkers include housing and jobs in the Getty Square redevelopment project; march begins at Chicken Island and proceeds to Yonkers City Hall, 40 South Broadway, Yonkers.

Events for Tuesday, February 12, 2008