Events for Thursday, November 13, 2008

7:30 a.m. Geraldine Ferraro and Arianna Huffington moderate a panel discussion on the 2008 Presidential Elections sponsored by New York Women in Communication. At The New York Times Building, fifteenth floor, 620 Eighth Avenue.

8 a.m. Comptroller Bill Thompson joins Blockbuster C.E.O. James Keyes to discuss “C.E.O. pay and market regulation” at The Harvard Club, 27 West 44th Street, between Fifth and Sixth Avenues.

8 a.m. The Metropolitan Waterfront Alliance kicks off “Waterfront Action Agenda: Practical Solutions for a 21st Century Waterfront” during the 2008 Waterfront Conference. At the National Museum of the American Indian, One Bowling Green.

8:30 a.m. Joseph Crowley to address the Association for a Better New York in the Loews Regency Hotel Ballroom, 540 Park Avenue at 61st Street.

8:30 a.m. Israeli Vice Prime Minister and Foreign Affairs Minister Tzipi Livni briefs Jewish leaders on Middle East peace prospects at the UJA-Federation of New York, seventh floor conference center, 130 East 59th Street.

9:30 a.m. Michael Bloomberg to speak at Department of Sanitation awards ceremony in the Walt Whitman Auditorium at Brooklyn College, 2900 Bedford Avenue.

10 a.m. Christine Quinn joins other Council members to campaign against neighborhood senior center closures. On City Hall steps.

10 a.m. The New York City Campaign Finance Board to meet at 40 Rector Street, in OATH Conference Room E on the sixth floor.

11 a.m. Democratic leaders rally against pharmacy cuts at Metropolitan Pharmacy, 1982 Second Avenue, in Harlem.

11 a.m. Gale Brewer joins “nannies and care givers” to call for the passage of a City Council resolution supporting domestic worker’s labor rights, at City Hall.

11:30 a.m. Betsy Gotbaum releases I.B.O. report on D.O.E. spending regarding the accountability initiative. At the Office of the Public Advocate, fifteenth floor, One Centre Street.

1 p.m. Dedication of Harriet Tubman memorial sculpture to take place at the intersection of St. Nicholas Avenue, West 122nd Street and Frederick Douglass Boulevard.

1:30 p.m. Daniel Garodnick to chair City Council vote on Willets Point project in the Committee Room at City Hall.

2 p.m. Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan to speak at Columbia University in The Teatro Room, La Casa Italiana, 1161 Amsterdam Ave.

6 p.m. Jobs with Justice New York awards Thomas DiNapoli for his report on industrial development agencies at SEIU 32BJ, 101 Sixth Avenue, between Grand and Watts Streets.

7:30 p.m. David Paterson to address Tourette Syndrome Association dinner at Pierre hotel, Grand Ballroom, Fifth Avenue and 61st Street.

LONG ISLAND

11 a.m. Howard Weitzman attends “Urban League of Long Island 36th Annual Long Island Equal Opportunity Day” at the Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury.

11:30 a.m. New York Power Authority President and C.E.O Richard Kessel joins local officials to launch home weatherizing program at the Community Development Corporation offices, 54 West Merrick Road, in Freeport.

12:30 p.m. Tim Bishop to present medals to veterans. Representative Bishop’s office, 3680 route 112, Suite C.

NORTH

6:45 a.m. Robert Bondi, Metro-North President Howard Permut and Robert Bickford, Putnam County’s representative on the MTA board hold a meet and greet at Garrison train station.

10:30 a.m. The Rockefeller Institute of Government will hold a Public Policy Forum to discuss differing “economic situations” impacting state and local leaders. At 411 State Street, in Albany.

11 a.m. Phil Amicone announces appointment new trustees to the Yonkers Board of Education in the Mayor’s Reception Room, second floor, Yonkers City Hall.

2 p.m. The Legislature and the Comptroller hold a meeting to discuss revenue and disbursement in Room 124 of the Capitol.

5 p.m. Manhattanville College hosts national debate over lowering the legal drinking age in Reid Castle, 2900 Purchase Street, Purchase.

Events for Thursday, November 13, 2008