Events for Thursday, June 19, 2008

10 a.m. City Council Transportation Committee hearing on the M.T.A.’s bus routes; Committee Room, City Hall.

10 a.m. Visiting Caribbean heads of government take part in The New York Conference on the Caribbean Community 2008; Brooklyn Marriott, 333 Adams St.

11 a.m. Ed Koch joins Bronx officials at naming ceremony for an affordable housing development; Sister Thomas Apartments, 870 Southern Blvd.

Noon. Holocaust survivor delivers children’s “Letters For Darfur” to Chinese officials; U.N. Visitor’s entrance, First Avenue and 46th Street.

1 p.m. Meeting of the Bond Finance Committee of the Directors of the New York State Urban Development Corporation; ESDC, 36B Conference Room, 633 Third Ave.

2 p.m. Guyanese President Bharrat Jagdeo holds press conference; Brooklyn Marriott, 333 Adams St.

5:30 p.m. Landlord group president Joseph Strasburg holds press conference immediately following Rent Guidelines Board vote; Cooper Union, The Great Hall, 7 East 7th St.

5:30 p.m. Met Council on Housing and other tenents’ groups protest the final vote of the R.G.B.; Great Hall at Cooper Union.

6 p.m. Women Buildings Council “Champion Awards” Dinner; honorees include Michelle Paterson and Amanda Burden; The Times Center, 242 West 41st St.

6:30 p.m. Lexington Democratic Club cocktail reception and dinner; The Yale Club, 50 Vanderbilt Ave.

6:30 p.m. Police Athletic League honors American Express C.E.O. Kenneth Chenault at its 36th Annual Superstar Dinner; The Pierre.

6:30 p.m. Roundtable discussion on human rights and civil liberties for U.S. immigrants; Tenement Museum, 108 Orchard St.

7 p.m. Doctors Without Borders hosts discussion with Christianne Amanpour on the impact of rising food costs; The New School, Tishman Auditorium, 66 West 12th St.

7 p.m. Bronx Community Board 9 meets; CB9 Office, 1967 Turnbull Ave.

7:30 p.m. Bronx Community Board 10 meets; Middletown Senior Center, 3035 Middletown Road Events for Thursday, June 19, 2008