Events for February 27, 2007
10 a.m. A hearing on the motion to vacate the conviction of Carmine Carini will take place at Brooklyn State Supreme Court, 320 Jay St.
11 a.m. Brooklyn Post Office unveils new Black Heritage Ella Fitzgerald stamp at the Magnet School of Humanities in Brooklyn.
11 a.m. Police Commissioner Ray Kelly honors students and NYPD officers at New York Cares New York Cares was founded by a group of friends in 1987 who wanted to take action against social issues in New York City. Today, the organization engages 36,000 volunteers in service each year, helping 335,000 New Yorkers in need. Winter Warmth Awards at One Police Plaza.
11 a.m. CUNY hosts the Workers' Rights Hearing Board on behalf of TV and film industry parking production assistants at 25 West 43rd St.
11:30 a.m. Nassau County Executive Thomas Suozzi announces a joint downtown revitalization plan with Hempstead at Hempstead Village Hall in Long Island.
Noon. Transportation Alternatives discusses the parking problem in Park Slope at Seventh Avenue and 3rd Street.
Noon. Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards meets with the Community Service Society of New York The Community Service Society of New York (CSS) is an independent, nonprofit organization that for more than 150 years has helped New Yorkers in need to defeat the problems of poverty and strengthen community life for all. and Local 32BJ at Baruch College, 151 East 25th St.
6 p.m. The Israeli Consulate co-hosts a Martin Luther King, Jr. commemoration at the Christian Cultural Center Christian Cultural Center (CCC) is a non-denominational Christian megachurch located in the Canarsie section of Brooklyn, New York City. Founded in 1979 by Dr.A.R. Bernard, The facility sits on an 11 acre campus and the church claims over 28,000 members. in Brooklyn.
6 p.m. New York City New York City: see New York, city.
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City (pop., 2000: 8,008,278), southeastern New York, at the mouth of the Hudson River. The largest city in the U.S. Councilman John Liu hosts a young professionals mixer at the Red Sky Lounge, 47 East 29th St.
6:30 p.m. The New York State Bar Association The New York State Bar Association (NYSBA), with about 72,000 members, is the largest voluntary association of lawyers in the United States. The NYSBA was founded in Albany on November 21 1876. New York lacks an integrated bar, and the NYSBA does not license lawyers in the state. holds a free seminar on legal issues related to pets at the Cardozo Law School, 55 Fifth Ave.
7 p.m. Public Advocate Betsy Gotbaum holds a community forum on education at the Queens Borough Public Library The Queens Borough Public Library, also known as the Queens Library, is the public library for the Borough of Queens and one of three library systems serving New York City. It is the No. in Jamaica.
7 p.m. Community Board 2 will hold a public meeting on landmarking at 43-31 39th St. in Sunnyside, Queens.
7 p.m. A panel on campaign finance reform Campaign finance reform is the common term for the political effort in the United States to change the involvement of money in politics, primarily in political campaigns. featuring Warren Rudman, former U.S. Senator from New Hampshire, Michael Waldman, director of the Brennan Center for Justice The Brennan Center for Justice at New York University Law School is a progressive, non-partisan public policy and law institute that focuses on issues involving democracy and justice. , Joan Claybrook, president of Public Citizen and Costas Panagopoulos, director of the graduate program in Elections and Campaign Management at Fordham University will be moderated by New School president Bob Kerrey at The New School, 66 West 12th Street.
7:30 p.m. The Film & Education Research Academy at Teachers College holds a screening and critique of Al Gore's documentary on global warming, An Inconvenient Truth, at the Cowin Auditorium at Columbia University.
Eliot Spitzer hosts his first cabinet meeting in Albany.
Joe Biden campaigns in New Hampshire.
-- Gillian Reagan