Events for Thursday, December 11, 2008

8:30 a.m. Activists protest the promotion of nuclear power at N.Y. League of Conservation Voters' energy forum. The N.Y.U. Kimmel Center, room 914, 60 Washington Square South.

8:30 a.m. Education experts release report on needs of Latino children in early care education systems. At N.Y.U.'s King Juan Carlos Center Auditorium, 53 Washington Square South.

9:30 a.m. The World Trade Center  "Survivors' Stairs" will be moved to final placement in the Memorial Museum. At the W.T.C. Site Gate 7, Liberty Street, west of Greenwich Street.

10 a.m. Meeting of the New York City Campaign Finance Board will be held at the O.A.T.H. Conference Room E, 6th floor, 40 Rector Street, between Washington and West streets.

10 a.m. An assembly hearing on the impact of the Public Authorities Accountability Act of 2005 takes place at the  Assembly Hearing Room, room 1923, 19th floor, 250 Broadway.

11 a.m. Sanitation Commissioner John Doherty to rename garage in honor of fallen Sanitation Worker Rafael Concepcion. At the Bronx District 6 Garage, 800 East 176th Street, between Prospect and Marmion avenues.

Noon. Press conference will be held to announce the formation of a small business coalition focused on health care. At Parisien Salon, 50-15 43rd Avenue, in Queens.

1 p.m. A meeting of the New York State Commission on National and Community Service. At the press room in the Governor's Office, 633 Third Avenue, 38th floor.

1:45 p.m. M.T.A. officials conduct a tour of the future South Ferry subway terminal. At Rector Street subway station on the 1 line, to meet at the south end of the South Ferry-bound platform.

6 p.m. State Senator Velmanette Montgomery will host "green power energy summit." At The Belarusian Autocephalous Orthodox Church, 401 Atlantic Avenue at Bond Street, in Brooklyn.

6 p.m. The WGIRLSNYC will host their 4th Annual Hope for the Holidays Event at Bar Bleu in Café Deville, 103 Third Avenue at 13th Street.

7 p.m. The Stonewall Democrats of New York City host a holiday party at the L.G.B.T. Community Center, 208 W. 13th Street, between 7th and Greenwich Avenues.


11 a.m. Suffolk County Police Benevolent Association President Jeff Frayler joins Suffolk officials to discuss recent crime rate increase. At Suffolk County Legislature, Veterans Memorial Highway, Hauppauge

11 a.m. Members of the Nassau Council of Chambers of Commerce will discuss the importance of supporting downtown shopping areas. At Queen of Hearts, 29 Merrick Avenue.


11 a.m.  Attorney General Andrew Cuomo to announce a legal proposal which could "help reduce government waste and save money."  At meeting room 6, Empire State Plaza Concourse, Albany. (Also available by teleconference dial-in: 888-830-6260, participant code 377667.)

12:30 p.m. Health care advocates hold news conference calling for President-elect Obama to support "single-payer universal health care." At the L.C.A. Press Room, L.O.B., Albany.

1 p.m.  Major General Joseph Taluto of the New York Army National Guard to announce that State Army National Guard has reached 100 percent strength for the first time since the Vietnam War. At The New York State Armory, 330 Old Niskayuna Road, Latham. Events for Thursday, December 11, 2008