Events for Wednesday, September 17, 2008

8:30 a.m. Bill Thompson speaks on the Wall Street crisis at a breakfast hosted by Citizens Union and N.Y.U. at the Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, Puck Building, 295 Lafayette St., 2nd Floor, corner of Houston Street.

9 a.m. State Senator Malcolm Smith attends ribbon-cutting for the Rockaway charter school; 155 Beach 67th St.

10 a.m. State Senate hearing on the use of eminent domain in New York State at the Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. State Office Building, 163 West 125th St., 8th Floor.

10 a.m. Meeting of the city Board of Health at 125 Worth Street in the third floor board room.

10 a.m. The city Housing Development Corporation hold a ribbon-cutting for the David Chavis Apartments complex at 230 Kingston Ave. in Brooklyn.

10 a.m. The Ford Foundation holds a forum on minority homeownership at their headquarters, 320 East 43rd St.

10 a.m. Union child-care workers protest contract negotiations in City Hall Park.

Noon. Human rights activists protest the upcoming visit of the Iranian president across from the United Nations, East 42nd Street and First Avenue.

1 p.m. Joel Klein discusses findings that show increased autonomy for the city’s public school principals leads to greater student achievement, at the Harvard Club, 27 West 44th St.

1 p.m. Press conference and rally to protest the 125th Street Development Project at Fancy Cleaners Depot, 126th Street and Third Avenue.

2 p.m. LaGuardia Community College holds a green forum for the design community at N.Y. Designs, 45-50 30 St., Long Island City.

4 p.m. Meeting of the Board of Directors of the New York Convention Center Operating Corporation at the Javits Center.

6:45 p.m. Assemblyman Dov Hikind honors community heroes at the Boro Park Y, 4910 14th Ave.

9 p.m. Second part of Sean Hannity’s interview with Sarah Palin airs on FOX.


Events for Wednesday, September 17, 2008