Events for Thursday, May 15, 2008

7:30 a.m. The New York Women’s Foundation honors CNN correspondent Christiane Amanpour; New York Hilton, 1335 Sixth Ave.

10 a.m. Seniors and advocates rally against budget cuts; City Hall Park.

10:15 a.m. Talk show host/author Tavis Smiley delivers Long Island University Brooklyn Campus commencement address; campus athletic field near Flatbush and DeKalb avenues.

11:30 a.m. Council Members promote “Bike to Work Day”; City Hall Park, just outside the gates along Centre Street.

3:30 p.m. State Sen. John Sabini calls for translations of prescription drug labels; Eckerd Pharmacy, 5015 Roosevelt Ave., Woodside.

6 p.m. New York Academy of Sciences forum on New York City’s drinking water; New York University – The Kimmel Center for Student Life, The Shorin Performance Studio, 8th Floor, 60 Washington Square South.

5:30 p.m. United Democratic Club reception; Yogee restaurant, 85 Chrystie St.

6 p.m. Samuel J. Tilden Democratic Club at Tavern on the Green.

6 p.m. Stonewall Democratic Club fund-raiser. Hill Country, 30 W. 26th St.

6:30 p.m. Public policy think tank Demos honors former Sen. John Edwards and former Ford Foundation president Susan Berresford; Inside Park at St. Bart’s, 109 East 50th St.

7 p.m. Housing advocates call for reform of rent laws; St. Jerome’s Church, 230 Alexander Ave., at 138th Street.

Events for Thursday, May 15, 2008