Events for Wednesday, April 30, 2008

9 a.m. An exhibit of AP photos called “The American President“’ debuts, at 26 Wall Street.

9:45 a.m. Deputy Mayor Robert Lieber, Bill Thompson and others speak at a forum on New York City’s economy, on the 2nd Floor of 55 West 13th Street.

10:30 a.m. Joe Bruno and Republican state senators call for the suspension of the gas tax, in the State Capitol.

10:30 a.m. Local tenants protest landlord harassment at 769 4th Avenue, in Brooklyn.

10:30 a.m. Elected officials and others rally in support of restarting the Barrett Power Plant, at 333 Earle Ovington Boulevard, in Uniondale, Long Island.

11:30 a.m. City Council candidates Tom Ognibene and Charles Ober discuss an anonymous hate letter mailed to voters, at Myrtle and Cooper avenues, in Queens.

11 a.m. Bill de Blasio, Robert Jackson, Randi Weingarten and others rally to urge Michael Bloomberg to restore education funding, on the steps fo City Hall.

11 a.m. Nassau County Legislator Diane Yatauro announces a plan to provide emergency shelter for pets during a disaster, at 1550 Franklin Avenue, in Mineola, Long Island.

11:30 a.m. Tom Suozzi announces recipients of revitalization grants, at field 5 of  Belmont Park, in Elmont, Long Island.

Noon. Members of New York City District Council 1707discuss a plan to protect city-funded day care centers, on the steps of City Hall.

Noon. The Coalition to Save Harlem protest the 125th Street rezoning plan, at 250 Broadway.

1:30 p.m. Joe Bruno joins the parents of missing University at Albany student Suzanne Lyall and law enforcement officials to discuss new security initiatives.

6 p.m. Mo Vaugh, Philip Roth and others attend the campaign kick-off event for John Lisyanskiy, at 17 Murray Street.

6 p.m. Dominic Carter, Wayne Barrett and others speak on a panel titled, “Notes on a Political Scandal: The events that changed NYC government in the 1980s,” on the 2nd Floor of 295 Lafayette Street.

6 p.m. Charles Hynes honors young essay contest winners, at 137 Belmont Avenue, in Brooklyn. Events for Wednesday, April 30, 2008