Events for January 24-26

11 a.m. United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon will address Park East Synagogue congregation. At 163 East 67 Street.

Noon. Senator Chuck Schumer and City Comptroller William C. Thompson Jr. attend Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Awards Luncheon at Co-op City, the Bronx.

Noon. Assemblyman Peter Riviera sponsors winter coat drive at 625 Castle Hill Avenue in the Bronx.

1 p.m. City Council member John Liu joins demonstrators in protest against Independence Party anti-Corruption awards. At 135-27 38th Avenue in Queens.

1:30 p.m. Representative Gregory Meeks, State Senate Majority Leader Malcolm Smith and Queens elected officials meet with U.S. Senate appointee Kirsten Gillibrand. At the Guy R. Brewer United Democratic Club, 197-01 Linden Boulevard Street in Queens.

8 p.m. The Staten Island Democratic Association hosts a forum for candidates running in the Feb. 24 City Council special election. At Scott’s Armory Inn, 316 Manor Road, Staten Island.

8 p.m. Hungarian music festival features Budapest Festival Orchestra. At Carnegie Hall.


9 a.m. Breakfast with “Down Under” sustainability expert Peter Newman who will speak on “setting the new planning agenda.” At N.Y.U. Kimmel Center 60 Washington Square South, Room 802.

10 a.m. City Council holds a hearing on cars idling near schools on the 16th floor of 250 Broadway. Events for January 24-26