Events for Friday, June 27, 2008

8 a.m. The Partnership for New York City co-hosts discussion on the importance of foreign investment to economic growth in New York; Levin Institute, 116 East 55th St.

10 a.m. Board of Directors Meeting for the Harlem Community Development Corporation; 163 West 125th St., 17th Floor Conference Room.

10 a.m. State Senator Eric Schneiderman joins Hispanic and Jewish seniors to tour exhibit that celebrates shared Jewish and Dominican history; Museum of Jewish Heritage, 36 Battery Place.

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Soundview Health Center marks National HIV Testing Day by offering free counseling and HIV testing; 731 White Plains Road, Bronx.

10:30 a.m. Queens officials celebrate renaming of park in honor of Phil Rizzuto; Smokey Oval Park, 125th Street at Atlantic Avenue, Queens.

10:30 a.m. Public hearing on the Fire Department’s proposed changes to its fire code enforcement rules; FDNY Headquarters auditorium, 9 MetroTech Center, Brooklyn.

10:30 a.m. Meeting of the N.Y.S. Hearing Aid Dispensing Advisory Board; New York State Department of State, 123 William St., 19th Floor Conference Room.

11 a.m. Representative Carolyn Maloney announces $600,000 federal grant for HANAC senior housing project; site of HANAC PCA Senior Residence, 31-30 33rd St., Astoria.

11 a.m. Cabbie who rescued family of ducks is honored by the Taxi & Limousine Commission and the NYC Ducks; West side of Broadway between 47th and 48th streets.

Noon. Meeting of the Directors of the New York Empowerment Zone Corporation; City Hall, Committee of the Whole, 2nd floor.

6 p.m. The Bronx Museum hosts panel discussion on grassroots initiatives to foster dialogue among diverse populations on Grand Concourse; The Bronx Museum of the Arts, 1040 Grand Concourse.

6 p.m. Hillary Clinton keynotes Eagle Academy for Young Men graduation ceremony; Roone Arledge Auditorium at Alfred Lerner Hall, Columbia University, 2920 Broadway at 115th Street.

7 p.m. Bronx Borough President Adolfo Carrion and State Senator Jeff Klein host annual “The Bronx Celebrates America” festival and fireworks display; Orchard Beach, Bronx. Events for Friday, June 27, 2008