Events for Wednesday, March 12, 2008

9 a.m. Brooklyn district attorney co-hosts conference, “Is There a Sex Offender Living Next Door to You?” at Brooklyn College, Gershwin Building, Levenson Recital Hall, Campus Road and Hillel Place.

10 a.m. Quinnipiac University releases NYC voters poll on Mayor Michael Bloomberg; Room 9, City Hall.

10 a.m. Union announces shuttle service for public housing residents affected by closing of a
supermarket and laundry by luxury condo developer; Myrtle Avenue and St. Edward’s Street, Fort Greene, Brooklyn.

10:45 a.m. Transportation Committee hearing on pedestrian and bicycle safety legislation; City Hall, Committee Room.

11 a.m. Maria Cuomo-Cole and Matilda Cuomo visit the Trey Whitfield School; 17 Hinsdale St., Brooklyn.

11 a.m. Continental Airline pilots rally in support of contract negotiations; Broad Street and Exchange Place.

11:30 a.m. Newark Mayor Cory Booker addresses UJA-Federation of New York’s Annual REX Luncheon; Waldorf-Astoria, Park Avenue and 50th Street.

12 p.m. Council Member Helen Foster introduces legislation that would require City agencies to closely track racial and gender data; City Hall Steps.

12 p.m. NBC host Carson Daly leads rally in support of making St. Patrick’s Day an official holiday; Heralds Square, Manhattan.

12:30 p.m. Port Authority Executive Director Anthony Shorris and developer Larry Silverstein discuss World Trade Center progress at New York Building Congress Luncheon forum; Ritz-Carlton New York, Battery Park, 2 West St., at corner of Battery Place.

5 p.m. The Fund for the City of New York present six New York City government employees with the 2008 Sloan Public Service Award; The Great Hall at Cooper Union, Seventh Street and Third Avenue.

6:30 p.m. Asian Americans for Equality Lunar New Year Banquet at Jing Fong Restaurant, 20 Elizabeth Street.

5:30 p.m. Jonathan Bing’s 38th Birthday Fund-raiser at the Crowe’s Nest, 1804 Second Avenue. This event is actually Thursday, March 13, 2008.

7. p.m. DL21C’s hosts Doug Schoen, author of Declaring Independence:The Beginning of the End of the Two-Party System, founding partner of Penn, Schoen & Berland and former pollster for Bill Clinton and Michael Bloomberg. Books available for purchase and signing on-site; O’Lunney’s Pub, 145 W 45th Street (upstairs, East Side lounge).

7 p.m. Council Member Leroy Comrie co-hosts community health symposium; York College, 94-50 Guy R. Brewer Boulevard, Jamaica, Queens.

2 p.m. Nassau County comptroller discusses Gov. Spitzer’s proposed reforms of special districts; 48 Shelter Rock Road, Manhasset. Events for Wednesday, March 12, 2008