Events for Wednesday, December 3, 2008

11 a.m. Representative Nydia Velazquez attends the ribbon cutting of new Radiology Learning Lab. Room 3C150 760, on the third

11 a.m. Representative Nydia Velazquez attends the ribbon cutting of new Radiology Learning Lab. Room 3C150 760, on the third floor of Woodhull Hospital, at Broadway and Flushing Avenues, Brooklyn.

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11 a.m. The New York Immigration Coalition to release research findings on the housing crisis. At New York Immigration Coalition headquarters, 137-139 West 25th Street, twelfth floor.

11 a.m. Activists call David Paterson urging for the parole of Herman Bell and Jalil Muntaquim, 518-474-8390.

11:30 a.m. Washington Park improvements ribbon cutting. At 3rd Street between Fourth and Fifth avenues in Brooklyn.

2 p.m. Activists protest expansion of a Rent-A-Center in Queens. At 3275 Steinway Street, outside of the Rent-A-Center.

6 p.m. The Health, Environment and Social Services Committee of Community Board 2 will meet at Brooklyn Hospital, DeKalb Avenue at St. Felix Street.

6 p.m.  Political analyst and consultant John Gutierrez interviews with The Perez Notes, to air on LaGuardia Community College radio.

7 p.m. Tenants at town hall forum to demand protection from "predatory equity landlord vantage properties." St. Joan of Arc R.C. Church Auditorium, 35-27 82nd Street, in Queens.

8 p.m. David Paterson receives lifetime achievement award at the Glaucoma Foundation Black and White Ball. Pierre Hotel, Grand Ballroom, Fifth Avenue.

LONG ISLAND

10 a.m. Groundbreaking for new M.T.A. Police facility takes place at 10 West Suffolk Avenue, the corner of Carleton and Suffolk avenues, Central Islip.

2:30 p.m. Representative Steve Israel presents service medals to WWII veterans. At 150 Motor Parkway, downstairs media center, Hauppauge.

NORTH

10 a.m.  The New York State Public Employees Federation to release new research data. At the LCA Press Room, LOB, Albany.

10:30 a.m.  Officials from the New York Power Authority and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority join Schenectady City School District Superintendent Eric Ely to announce study of different hybrid school bus technologies. At Zoller Elementary School, 1880 Lancaster Street, Schenectady.

12:30 p.m. Senator Charles Schumer to unveil the "Fair Gift Card Act," protecting consumers from "unreasonable expiration dates and fees that drain the value of gift cards." At Walden Galleria, Cheektowaga.

Events for Wednesday, December 3, 2008