Events for Friday, September 26, 2008

8 a.m. Hank Sheinkopf discusses the presidential election and its impact on business at 5W Public Relations, 1120 Sixth Ave., 7th Floor.

9:30 a.m. Joel Klein speaks at City Year’s opening day at the Skirball Center, N.Y.U., 566 LaGuardia Place.

10 a.m. Bill de Blasio holds a community meeting on saving neighborhood senior centers at Brooklyn Borough Hall, 209 Joralemon St.

10 a.m. The Gay Men’s Health Crisis hosts a briefing on the 17th International AIDS Conference, at the organization’s headquarters, The Tisch Building, 4th floor, 119 West 24th St.

11 a.m. Opening of the Garden of Healing and 9/11 tribute at the Snug Harbor Culture Center & Botanical Garden, 1000 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island.

11 a.m. Far Rockaway community leaders urge the city to keep the Redfern Community Center open, on the City Hall Steps.

11 a.m. Denmark Prime Minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen speaks on climate change at Columbia University’s World Leaders Forum, Low Memorial Library, Columbia, 116th Street and Broadway.

Noon. Tony Avella announces a resolution calling on the F.C.C. to deny new limitations on the ability of local zoning authorities to regulate the placement of cell towers, on the City Hall Steps.

2 p.m. Kashmir supporters demonstrate against India human rights abuses; United Nations, First Avenue and 47th Street.

2:30 p.m. Slovenia President Danilo Turk speaks at Columbia University’s World Leaders Forum, Low Memorial Library, Columbia University, 116th Street and Broadway.

3:45 p.m. F.C.C. Commissioner Jonathan Adelstein speaks at a symposium on "Making History: Race, Gender and the Media in the 2008 Elections" at St. John’s University School of Law, Belson-Finley Hall, 800 Utopia Parkway, Queens.

5:30 p.m. Nepalese Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal delivers speech on "A Maoist Vision of New Nepal" at Tishman Auditorium, Alvin Johnson-J. M. Kaplan Hall, 66 West 12th St.

6:30 p.m. Forum in support of Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe at the First A.M.E. Bethel Baptist Church, 60 West 132nd St.

7 p.m. F.C.C. Commissioner Jonathan Adelstein holds a public town hall meeting on the digital television transition. St. Francis College, Founders Hall, 180 Remsen St., Brooklyn Heights.

 

Events for Friday, September 26, 2008