Events for June 28-30, 2008


10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Personal finance conference for residents of public housing; Jacob Riis Neighborhood Settlement House in Queensbridge Houses, 10-25 41st Ave., Long Island City.

11 a.m. Ribbon cutting for Ambrosini Ballfields & Playground; City Island Avenue between Centre Street and Winter Avenue, Bronx.

11:30 a.m. Ceremony commemorating the 58th anniversary of the start of the Korean war; Universal Soldier, Battery Park, Manhattan.

Noon. More than 500 motorcyclists deliver diapers and baby wipes at annual Bikers for Babies event; Hale House Center.

Noon. Brooklyn’s 103rd annual parade sponsored by the Long Island Assembly of Knights of Columbus. Parade route follows 13th Avenue from 66th Street to 86th Street.

12:30 p.m. Greg Meeks makes announcement about the future of the St. Albans Veterans Administration Primary and Extended Care Center; St. Albans VA Campus, 179-00 Linden Blvd

1 p.m. Ribbon cutting for Bronx Soccer Field and Skate Park; Bronx Park East, between Britton Street and Arnow Avenue, Bronx.

All day. Clearwater Festival. Five performance spaces powered by biodiesel host bands, and the director of the festival says it’s a “virtual ‘world’s fair’ of environmental issues from global warming to Indian Point to zero-waste management”; Croton Point Park, Croton, Westchester County.


Noon. Ninth annual Rolling Thunder event remembers prisoners of war and soldiers missing in action with live entertainment, dancing, food and more; Asser Levy Park band shell, Surf Avenue and West Fifth Street.

Noon. Manhattan Pride March; parade begins at 5th Avenue and 52nd Street and proceeds to Christopher Street and Greenwich Street.

Clearwater Festival continues.


7:30 p.m. State Senator Marty Golden’s office hosts its annual series of concerts. Big Shot, the ultimate Billy Joel Tribute Band, performs. 79th Street and Shore Road Park. Events for June 28-30, 2008