Events for Thursday, August 21, 2008

11 a.m. LIRR president discusses this weekend’s service disruptions at LIRR Headquarters, 93-02 Sutphin Blvd., Jamaica.

11 a.m. Assemblyman Jose Peralta calls on city to keep unlicensed vendors off Roosevelt Avenue at Kabab King Restaurant, 73-01 37th Road, Jackson Heights.

1 p.m. Council Member Tony Avella will hold a press conference with Community Action Against Neighborhood Construction to protest the construction of Pasta Lover’s proposed hotel-apartment building, 123-32 82nd Avenue, Kew Gardens

2 p.m. The State P.S.C. holds a public hearing on costs incurred by Con Edison in the steam pipe rupture at CUNY, Room C197, 365 Fifth Ave.

5 p.m. Assemblyman James Brennan and Councilwoman Sara Gonzalez are honored at event commemorating the 18th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act; Brooklyn Borough Hall, 209 Joralemon St.

5:30 p.m. City Council hosts annual Jamaican Independence Day Celebration at City Hall..

7 p.m. Civil rights attorney Lauren Raysor discusses racial injustice at a National Leadership Alliance eventat Bethany Baptist Church, 460 Marcus Garvey Blvd, Brooklyn.

7:30 Brecht Forum hosts screening of Disappearing Voices: The Decline of Black Radio, at 451 West Street.


Events for Thursday, August 21, 2008