Events for Tuesday, October 27, 2008

8:15 a.m. Michael Bloomberg speaks at the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association's annual meeting. At the Broadway Ballroom in the Marriott Marquis, 1535 Broadway.

9 a.m. The Landmarks Preservation Commission holds a public meeting on whether St. Vincents Hospital can demolish a building on the grounds of hardship. At The New School, Lang Student Center, 55 West 13th Street.

10 a.m. The State Assembly holds a hearing on the impact of the ailing financial services industry on working families. In the Assembly Hearing Room on the 19th floor of 250 Broadway.

10 a.m. Council members Oliver Koppell, Peter Vallone and Sara Gonzalez hold a hearing on having a legal requirement that the police department to create and maintain a database of information collected after police contacts with emotionally disturbed people. In the Council Chambers at City Hall.

11 a.m. Members of the "Protect Pharmacy Patients Campaign" rally in support of State Senator Marty Golden, after he called for an end to large  pharmacy cuts. At Bridge Pharmacy, 8912 Third Avenue in Brooklyn.

The Protect Pharmacy Patients Campaign rallies in support of State Sen. Marty Golden for calling for an end to crippling pharmacy cuts; Bridge Pharmacy, 8912 Third Ave., Brooklyn.

11:30 a.m. Bill Thompson and Eric Gioia unveil legislation called "Keeping Cable Fair"; City Hall Steps.

Noon. Anthony Weiner joins daycare workers at  a  contract rally. At Books and Rattles Daycare Center, 63-08 69th Place in Middle Village.

Noon. The state labor commissioner and the district attorneys from the five boroughs announce the arrest of more than 100 people accused of attempting to defraud the unemployment insurance program. At theLower Manhattan Workforce Career Center, Commissioner's Press Conference Room, 75 Varick Street, on the seventh Floor.

1 p.m. Assembly Members Hakeem Jeffries, Ruben Diaz, Jr. and other state legislators announce that their support for a state law requiring a term-limits referendum is "growing," At City Hall.

2:30 p.m. Members of the "Protect Pharmacy Patients Campaign" rally in support of State Senator Serphin Maltese, after he called for an end to large  pharmacy cuts. At Artis Drug, 8002 Eliot Avenue in Flushing.

1:30 p.m. The Landmarks Preservation Commission holds a hearing on the Prospect Heights Historic District. At the Municipal Building, One Centre Street.

5 p.m. Harold Ickes, Ed Rollin, Kellyanne Conway and Errol Louis hold an election discussion at Baruch College's Newman Conference Center, 151 East 25th Street, on the seventh floor.

6:30 p.m. Joel Klein speaks at Alianza Dominicana's Third Annual Gala, which will be held at Tavern on the Green.

6:30 p.m. Bob Shrum and other politicos hold a discussion on what to expect on election night. At N.Y.U.'s Tishman Auditorium, 40 Washington Square South.

6:30 p.m. The NYCLU's Reproductive Rights Project holds their annual "Stand Up for Choice" benefit at the Rubin Museum of Art, 150 West 17th Street.


11 a.m. Chuck Schumer announces legislation to reform the government's small business loan programs. At Trio Hardware, 1032C Old Country Road in Plainview.

1 p.m. Suffolk County Executive Steve Levy announces that the county will guarantee nursing home patients can remain in a nursing home that is sold or leased to an  outside operator. In the twelfth floor conference room of the H. Lee Dennison Building in Hauppauge.

Events for Tuesday, October 27, 2008