Events for Tuesday, March 25, 2008

8:30 a.m Joel Klein discusses mayoral control of city schools at a breakfast forum hosted by the Manhattan Institute, at 15 West 43rd Street.

9 a.m. Fighting 69th send off ceremony; Southwest Airlines, Gate 8, Long Island MacArthur Airport, Ronkonkoma.

10:30 a.m. N.Y.P.I.R.G. Straphangers Campaign releases annual “Shmutz” report on the cleanliness of NYC subway cars; 14th Street/Union Square Subway Station, enter northeast corner of East 14th Street and Union Square East.

10:45 a.m. New York Power Authority Compensation Committee meeting; Clarence D. Rappleyea Building, 123 Main Street, in the Executive Conference Room, 16th floor, White Plains.

11 a.m. Rockland County executive announces community development block grants; Konbit Neg Lakay, 16 East Church St., Spring Valley.

11 a.m. Council Member Bill de Blasio launches pilot program to replace plastic foam lunch trays with trays made from sugar cane fiber; P.S. 154, 1625 11th Ave., Brooklyn.

1:30 p.m. U.S. Department of Homeland Security officials demonstrate new 10-fingerprint collection process for international visitors; JFK International Air Terminal, Terminal 4, Federal Inspection Area.

2 p.m. Bronx residents protest odors emanating from fertilizer company; in front of the New York Organic Fertilizer Company; 1108 Oak Point Avenue, Hunts Point, South Bronx.

3 p.m. Samantha Power discusses her book, “Chasing the Flame: Sergio Vieira de Mello and the Fight to Save the World”; McNally Amphitheater, Fordham Law School, 140 W. 62nd St.

5:30 p.m. Council Members celebrate women in the arts as part of Women’s History Month celebration; Brooklyn Museum, 200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn.

6 p.m. Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes hosts Women’s History Month awards celebration; Brooklyn Borough Hall, Court Room, 2nd floor, 209 Joralemon St., Brooklyn.

7:30 p.m. Council Member Joseph Addabbo, Jr. hosts Town Hall forum on congestion pricing; Junior High School 210, auditorium, 93-11 101st Ave., Ozone Park.

Events for Tuesday, March 25, 2008