Events for Wednesday, October 15, 2008
New York New York, state, United States
New York, Middle Atlantic state of the United States. It is bordered by Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and the Atlantic Ocean (E), New Jersey and Pennsylvania (S), Lakes Erie and Ontario and the Canadian province of leads march and rally of low-income New Yorkers and supporters to protest budget cuts. March begins at 11:15 at U.F.T. Headquarters, 52 Broadway; rally begins at noon at City Hall.
10 a.m. Signing of the Urban Conservation Treaty for Migratory Birds Program on the Arsenal Rooftop, Fifth Avenue and 64th Street.
10:30 a.m. LaGuardia Community College LaGuardia Community College is a City University of New York (CUNY) community college located in Long Island City in Queens, New York. It is named for former New York City Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia. hosts a discussion with broadcast journalist Joe Franklin Joseph Fortgang (born March 9 1926, Bronx, New York) is an American radio and television personality who uses the stage name Joe Franklin. From New York City, Franklin hosted the first television talk show. ; 31-10 Thomson Ave., Poolside Cafe, E-Building, Long Island City.
10:30 a.m. Representative Carolyn Maloney and financial service leaders discuss the consumer credit crisis and the Credit Cardholders' Bill of Rights at LJ Altfest & Company, 425 Park Ave.
11 a.m. Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes keynotes the Associated Builders and Owners luncheon at The National Arts Club The National Arts Club is a private club founded in 1898 to "stimulate, foster, and promote public interest in the arts and to educate the American people in the fine arts". Since 1906 the organization has occupied the Samuel J. , 15 Gramercy Park Gramercy Park (sometimes misspelled as Grammercy) is a small, fenced-in private park in the Gramercy neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City, New York State. South.
Noon. Caroline Kennedy and Anna Quindlen speak at the NARAL NARAL National Abortion and Reproductive Rights Action League "America's Power of Choice" luncheon at the Rainbow Room, 30 Rockefeller Center, 65th Floor.
12:30 p.m. Transportation officials and groups call on the next president and Congress to strengthen the economy by building a transportation system for the 21st century. Outside Grand Central Terminal, 43rd Street and Vanderbilt Avenue.
4:30 p.m. Political economist Giovanni Arrighi discusses China's market economy at the Theresa Lang Community and Student Center, Arnhold Hall, 55 West 13th St.
5 p.m. Ralph Nader speaks against the Wall Street bailout at Cooper Union's Great Hall, 7 East 7th St.
6:30 p.m. Harlem4Obama holds a presidential debate watch party at 2479 Frederick Douglass Blvd.
6:30 p.m. The next night is the Community Board 7 meeting. The meeting begins at 6:30 PM, and it is held at the CB 7 Board office at 4201 Fourth Ave. The entrance is on 43rd Street.
7 p.m. Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America Organization
Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America is the nation's first and largest group dedicated to the Troops and Veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and the civilian supporters of those Troops and Veterans. host a debate watching party at 232 W. 48th Street, between Broadway and 8th Avenue.
7 p.m. Forum on traffic in Park Slope and Prospect Park at the Community Bookstore, 143 Seventh Avenue in Park Slope.
8 p.m. The New York Young Republican club holds a presidential debate watch party at the Metropolitan Republican Club, 122 East 83rd St.