Events for Thursday, April 17, 2008

10 a.m. The Center for New York City Affairs hosts panel discussion on the juvenile justice system; Theresa Lang Community and Student Center, Arnhold Hall, 55 West 13th St., 2nd Floor.

11 a.m. Tenants and housing advocates protest unfair rent hikes; 4709 Skillman Ave., Sunnyside, Queens.

11 a.m. Ground breaking for an affordable “green” cooperative apartment complex; 150 Featherbed Lane, intersection of University and Plimpton avenues, Bronx.

11:30 a.m. Brooklyn borough president welcomes FreshDirect delivery in Bedford Stuyvesant; 567 Flushing Ave., between Lee and Marcy streets, Brooklyn.

12 p.m. TSA launches whole body imaging technology; John F. Kennedy International Airport, Terminal 8 Checkpoint, Upper Level.

12 p.m. State Sen. Eric Adams and civil rights attorney Norman Siegel call for investigation of NYC Department of Education policy that graduates students who lack required number of classroom hours; Department of Education, Tweed Court House, 52 Chambers St.

12 p.m. State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli announces grand opening of the State’s 34th banking development district in East Harlem; 1999 First Ave., between 102nd and 103rd streets.

1:30 p.m. Council Member Michael McMahon joins students to welcome the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum educators and announce grant; I.S. 61 William A. Morris, 445 Castleton Ave., Staten Island.

2 p.m. Assemblymen Michael Benjamin hosts Bronx-Berlin student exchange reception; 1494 Boston Road, Bronx.

5:30 p.m. Norwood school safety meeting; Glad Tidings Church, 2 Van Cortlandt Ave., at Jerome Avenue, Bronx.

6 p.m. Arianna Huffington delivers lecture on “The Road to 2008: Presidential Politics Today”; The New School, John L. Tishman Auditorium, Johnson Building, 66 West 12th St.

7 o’clock p.m. East Side Democratic Club candidates night. Come for an early view of the three Surrogate court candidates. Brown Gardens community rm., 225 E. 93rd St.

7 o’clock p.m. Chelsea Reform Democratic Club forum on human trafficking in N.Y.C. at the Hudson Guild, 441 W. 26th St.

Events for Thursday, April 17, 2008