Events for Wednesday, June 11, 2008

9:30 a.m. New York City Housing Development Corporation Board Meeting; 110 William St., 10th floor. Sign Up For Our Daily

9:30 a.m. New York City Housing Development Corporation Board Meeting; 110 William St., 10th floor.

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9:30 a.m. Scheduled court appearance for skyscraper climber Alain Robert; 100 Centre St.

11:30 a.m. Queen Latifah attends The League’s National Awards & Recognition Luncheon; Hudson Terrace, 621 West 46th St.

1 p.m. Tony Avella introduces legislation calling on the legislature to support passage of bill that would ban force feeding of birds to make foie gras; City Hall Steps.

1 p.m. Dave Dinkins attends ribbon cutting for the renovated American Red Cross office in Queens; American Red Cross in Greater New York, 138-02 Queens Blvd., Briarwood.

1:30 p.m. Attorney and client discuss lawsuit against NYPD regarding tasing incident; Law offices of Rubenstein and Rynecki, 16 Court St., Suite 1717, Brooklyn.

2 p.m. New York Hotel and Motel Trades Council and UNITE HERE endorse Hiram Monserrate for New York State Senate; New York Hotel Trades Council Training Center, 37-11 Queens Blvd.

5 p.m. Landlords testify at the New York City Rent Guidelines Board hearing; New York City College of Technology, Kilt Gord Auditorium, 285 Jay St., Brooklyn.

6 p.m. Hearing on Michael Bloomberg and the Department of Education’s Contract for Excellence; DeWitt Clinton High School, 100 W. Mosholu Parkway S., Bronx. (Hearings in other boroughs follow in the next weeks).

6 p.m. Meeting of Community Board 2; Phoenix Career Academy, 50 Jay St., DUMBO.

6 p.m. The New York Transit Museum hosts lecture on the engineering of the East Side Access Project, which will bring the Long Island Rail Road into Grand Central Terminal; 130 Livingtston St., Brooklyn Heights.

6 p.m. Harlem Community Justice Centers honors graduates of program to fight absenteeism; Harlem Community Justice Center, 170 East 121st St.

6:30 p.m. Meeting of Community Board 6; PS 27, 27 Huntington St. between Nelson and Hicks.

7 p.m. Tom Engelhardt and other contributors read from The World According to Tom Dispatch: America in the New Age of Empire; Book Culture, 536 West 112th St.

7:30 p.m. Meeting of the 90th Precinct Community Council; 30 Montrose Ave., Williamsburg.

Events for Wednesday, June 11, 2008