Events for Friday, May 16, 2008

7 a.m. Adolfo Carrion hosts a bike ride and breakfast for bicyclists in the borough, at Kingsbridge Road and Grand Concourse.

8:30 a.m. David Weprin and others speak at the Water Board meeting about the proposed rate hike, at Room 123 at 101 Murray Street.

10 a.m. The City Council will hold committee hearings on the executive budget, in the City Council chambers at City Hall.

10 a.m. The New York State Assembly will hold a hearing on legislation dealing with geriatric mental health, at Room 1923 of 250 Broadway.

11 a.m. Elected officials and students rally for more C.U.N.Y. funding, on the steps of City Hall.

12:45 p.m. Representative Tim Bishop discusses Long Island’s economic issues during a conference call with reporters.

1:30 p.m. The City Council holds its stated meeting in the City Council chambers, at City Hall.

4 p.m. Republican State Sen. Andrew Lanza honors local teachers, at 2800 Victory Boulevard, on Staten Island.

5:30 p.m. Parents and teachers in Chinatown protest education budget cuts, at 100 Hester Street.
6 p.m. A town hall meeting titled, “The State of Black Harlem,” is held at 250 West 127th Street.
7 p.m. The Staten Island Conservative Party hosts their annual fund-raiser, at 2131 Hylan Boulevard.

And Conservative Party state chairman Michael Long attends the Monroe County Conservative Party annual fundraiser. Events for Friday, May 16, 2008