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Metro New York Day Schedule

Tuesday, July 1, 2014


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7:30 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Opponents of the city Department of Sanitation's planned marine transfer stations continue demonstrations near a construction site; York Avenue and 91st Street.

Contact: Alex Spanakos, or 212-843-9363.

8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

During the conclusion of a football camp for about 300 children that began Monday, June 30, sponsored by the Chris Canty Foundation and the Police Athletic League Inc., former professional football players including Lamar University assistant football coach Carey I. Bailey, professional football player Chris Canty, the foundation's president and chairman, Joseph Canty Jr., the league's field operations director, Richard Guevara, University of Virginia football coach Mike London, city police officers and high school football coaches and players are scheduled to participate; Jacob K. Javits Athletic Field, George Washington Educational Campus, 549 Audubon Ave.

--Note: 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. arrival of children followed by 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. remarks by guest speakers, 10 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. field activities and 12:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. lunch.

Contact: Rhonda Evans, or 917-923-5041, or Andrea Kotuk, or 212-353-9585.

9 a.m.

Gun control advocates from Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America's city chapter deliver postcards to a district office of U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm, as part of a campaign organized by the group and the organization Everytown for Gun Safety; 7308 13th Ave., Brooklyn.

Contact: Lizzie Ulmer, or 269-271-2331, or Kristen Pettit, 917-921-3841.

9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Museum of Arts and Design officials including Director Glenn Adamson and curator Jake Yunza preview Tuesday's opening of "NYC Makers: The MAD Biennial" during an event attended by artists whose work is featured in the exhibition, scheduled to continue through Sunday, Oct. 12; Jerome and Simona Chazen Building, 2 Columbus Circle, Eighth Avenue and 59th Street.

--Note: Must RSVP; 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. preview includes 9:30 a.m. speaking program.

Contact: Chelsea Beroza,, or 212-671-5160

9 a.m. (NEW)

Chairman and CEO Mary Laschinger, joined by other Veritiv employees, rings the NYSE Opening Bell to highlight the company's trading on the NYSE; NYSE Security Checkpoint/Tent at corner of Exchange Place and Broad Street.

Contact: Annmarie Gioia, 212 656-5437,

10 a.m.

N.Y. Sen. Adriano Espaillat, city and community officials including City Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez, Metropolitan Transportation Authority representatives and residents mark changes in the M100 bus route during a ribbon-cutting ceremony; Nagle Avenue and Dyckman Street.

Contact: Russell Murphy,, 917-584-9574 or 212-788-7053.

10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

To mark this year's 20th anniversary of the Sunday, June 12, 1994, death of Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, leader of the Hassidic Jewish branch's Chabad-Lubavitch movement, more than 50,000 people are expected to visit the rabbi's gravesite on Monday, June 30, and Tuesday, July 1; Old Montefiore Cemetery, 226-20 Francis Lewis Blvd., Queens.

--Note: Must RSVP.

Contact: Rabbi Motti Seligson, or 646-714-3280, Chaim A. Landa,, 314-503-2148 or 718-735-2000 ext. 3074, or Chaim Miller, or 718-666-0060.

10 a.m. to 7:45 p.m.

The New York Public Library officials continue an exhibition of a copy of the Declaration of Independence written in Thomas Jefferson's hand, which began Friday, June 27, and is scheduled to continue through Thursday, July 3; Celeste Bartos Forum, Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, 476 Fifth Ave.

--Note: Must RSVP.

Contact: Angela Montefinise, or 212-592-7506.

10:30 a.m. to noon

American Museum of Natural History officials including curator Norman Platnick preview the Friday, July 4, opening of an encore "Spiders Alive!" exhibit scheduled to continue through Sunday, Nov. 2, first presented from Saturday, July 28, 2012, through Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012; use first floor security entrance along 77th Street between Central Park West and Columbus Avenue.

--Note: Must RSVP by visiting the website

Contact: Aubrey Gaby Miller,,, 212-769-5800 or 212-496-3409.

11 a.m.

Former city Fire Commissioner Salvatore J. Cassano, Assemblyman Michael J. Cusick, New York Jets professional football team Chairman and CEO Woody Johnson, the commanding officer of the city fire department's Ceremonial Unit, Joseph LaPointe, mural artist Scott LoBaido, the chairman of the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation, Frank Siller, singer and retired city police officer Daniel Rodriguez mark the start of construction of a 2,800-square-foot, three-bedroom house designed for an injured veteran whose legs and an arm were amputated following a Friday, July 1, 2011, explosion of an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan, retired U.S. Army Spc. Bryan D. Dilberian Jr., during a groundbreaking ceremony attend by Dilberian and his friends and relatives; 414 Bard Ave., Staten Island.

--Note: Must RSVP and bring credentials; limited parking available along Bard Avenue between Castleton Avenue and Dekay Street.

Contact: Catherine Christman, or 803-240-5863, or Michael Goldberg,, 212-792-9338 or 516-369-3167, or Bruce Speight, or 973-549-4690.

11 a.m.

A member of a New Rochelle adult hockey team who was shot by an off-duty New York City police officer on Tuesday, April 29, Robert Borrelli, and attorneys discuss filing claim notices against the city on Tuesday on behalf of Borrelli and a teammate who was also shot, Joseph Felice; law firm of Newman Ferrara LLP, 27th floor, 1250 Broadway.

Contact: Sahil Bhatia, or 212-260-5000, or David Lerner, or 212-260-5000.

11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Representatives of more than 40 employers including retailers from Prestige Properties Inc.'s The Mall at Bay Plaza, scheduled to open Thursday, Aug. 14, meet with jobseekers during a "NY Works Career Fair"; Co-Op City Auditorium, second floor, Dreiser Loop Community Center, 133-A Dreiser Loop, Bronx.

Contact: Stephannia Cleaton,, 917-494-5354 or 718-684-5509, or Chris White,, 518-457-5519 or 518-598-9747.

11 a.m. (NEW)

Family of the late Bryanna Soplin speaks out following Appellate Division decision regarding bail for Michael Elardo charged in her hit-and-run death; In front of Appellate Division Court House, 45 Monroe Place, Brooklyn.

Contact: Jack Jacilla, 718 522-1020.

11:30 a.m.

The executive director of Citymeals-on-Wheels, Beth Shapiro, joins chefs Alfred Portale and Jean-Georges Vongerichten as they volunteer to cook meals for homebound elderly residents as part of the organization's monthly "Chefs Deliver for Citymeals" program; 101 W. 75th St.

Contact: Kim Esp,, 212-575-4545 or 516-901-2759, Christa Sullivan, or 212-329-1405.

11:30 a.m.

Attorney general candidate John Cahill Joins Nicole Malliotakis, Assemblymember 64th District and parents of children attending faith based schools to discuss Attorney General Eric Schneiderman's failure to address education as advocate on behalf of the Education Tax Credit; In front of St. Joseph's Parochial School (closed), 139 St. Mary's Avenue, Staten Island.

Contact: David Catalfamo, 518-729-0469 or


Coalition of consumer groups and elected officials from across New York hold media conference call to launch effort for quality phone and internet service statewide by formally urging Public Service Commission review; Toll Free Number: 1.800.434.1335, Conference Code: 115738#.

Dan Levitan, 646-200-5315,

Noon to 8 p.m.

Japanese artisans demonstrate their work while previewing Tuesday's opening of an "Artisan Village" at the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, scheduled to continue through Sunday, July 13, to coincide with eight performances by Japanese Kabuki troupe Heisei Nakamura-za scheduled from Monday through Saturday, July 7 to 12, opening the 19th annual "Lincoln Center Festival" scheduled through Saturday, Aug. 16; Josie Robertson Plaza, in front of the David H. Koch Theater, Columbus Avenue and 63rd Street.

--Note: Noon to 1 p.m. preview for reporters and photographers followed by 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. public opening.

Contact: Eileen McMahon, or 212-875-5391.

1 p.m.

Community Board 10 District Manager Josephine Beckmann and city Sanitation Commissioner Kathryn Garcia display bus shelter posters promoting the city Department of Sanitation's pilot program to collect organic waste; Third Avenue between Marine Avenue and 99th Street, Brooklyn.

Contact: Vito A. Turso, 646-885-5020, or Belinda Mager, or 646-885-5020.

1 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.

During a two-part discussion about the topic "Net Neutrality: The Internet, Public Policy and the Public Interest," presented by Fordham University's Bernard L. Schwartz Center for Media, Public Policy and Education and the University of Navarra's IESE Business School, the executive director of the Interfaith Center of New York, the Rev. Chloe Breyer, Public Knowledge President and CEO Gene Kimmelman, founder Nathan Newman, a partner at the law firm of Covington & Burling LLP, Kurt Wimmer, The Christian Science Monitor editor-at-large John Yemma and scholars from Columbia University, Harvard University, Syracuse University, the University of Maryland and the University of Pennsylvania are scheduled to participate; IESE's New York Center, 165 W. 57th St.

--Note: Must RSVP; 1 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. check-in and equipment setup followed by 1:45 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. discussions.

Contact: Marie T. Oates,, 617-290-7795 or 646-346-8836.

3 p.m.

To promote Procter & Gamble Co.'s "Mr. Clean Magic Eraser" stain products, actress Jordana Brewster, hairdresser, makeup artist and online publisher Sunnie Brooke, professional football player Chris Johnson and a performer portraying the brand's Mr. Clean mascot participate in a "Summer Fashion Party" hosted by broadcaster and fashion stylist Brad Goreski; Root Drive-in Studio, 443 W. 18th St.

--Note: Must RSVP.

Contact: Ida Yenney, or 818-419-0516.

3:30 p.m.

The city's fire commissioner, Daniel A. Nigro, rings the closing bell of the New York Stock Exchange to promote fire safety leading up to the Fourth of July holiday weekend; enter at security checkpoint, NYSE, Exchange Place and Broad Street.

--Note: Must RSVP and arrive by 3:30 p.m. for 4 p.m. ceremony.

Contact: Annmarie Gioia, or 212-656-5437.

3:30 p.m.

At the conclusion of the Specialty Food Association's 60th "Summer Fancy Food Show," which began Sunday, June 29, City Harvest food bank officials expect more than 200 volunteers to collect donations from international trade show exhibitors anticipated to fill six tractor-trailers; room 1E02, The Jacob K. Javits Convention Center of New York, 655 W. 34th St.

--Note: Must RSVP.

Contact: Cara Taback, or 646-412-0645, or Samantha Park, or 646-412-0646.

4 p.m.

Bryant Park hosts the following events; Sixth Avenue and 41st Street.

—4 p.m. — Outdoor viewing party for Tuesday's World Cup soccer game between Belgium and the U.S.; check in outside the viewing area, Southwest Porch outdoor lounge, near Sixth Avenue and 40th Street. Contact: Joe Carella, or 212-262-8800.

—5 p.m. to 6 p.m. — International musicians perform as part of a weekly "Accordions Around the World" series that began Tuesday, May 6, and is scheduled to continue through Tuesday, July 29. Contact: Lindsay Post, or 212-229-2294.

—6 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. — German-American ensemble The Adlers Band performs; Fountain Terrace. Contact: Lindsay Post, or 212-229-2294.

6:30 p.m.

During a concert titled "Para Ti" to benefit Latin jazz flute musician Dave Valentin, disabled by a March 2012 stroke, Latin jazz musicians including percussionists Robby Ameen, Anthony Carrillo, Roland Guerrero, Nicky Marrero and Bobby Sanabria, pianists Valerie Capers and Eddie Palmieri, bass players Andy Gonzalez and Ruben Rodriguez, orchestra leader Arturo O'Farrill, bandleader and trombonist Papo Vazquez, flute player Eddy Zervigon and the Charanga group Orquesta Broadway are scheduled to participate; Main Theater, The Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture, The City University of New York's Hostos Community College, 450 Grand Concourse, Bronx.

--Note: 6:30 p.m. check-in followed by 7:30 p.m. performance.

Contact: John MacElwee, or 718-518-6539, Rich Pietras, or 718-518-6513, or Soldanela Rivera, or 718-518-6872.

7:30 p.m.

Israel's Consul General in New York Ido Aharoni and U.S. Reps. Carolyn B. Maloney and Jerrold Nadler speak during a community memorial service for three teenagers kidnapped in Israel on Thursday, June 12, whose bodies were found Monday, June 30; The Jewish Center, 131 W. 86th St.

Contact: Don Cohen, or 212-983-4800 ext. 489.

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11 a.m.

Hempstead Town Supervisor Kate Murray, representatives of St. John's University's College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences and pharmacists discuss efforts to prevent skin cancer while marking the start of a "sun safety program" at eight beaches and 23 swimming pools; Town Park at Malibu, 1150 Lido Blvd., Lido Beach.

Contact: Mike Deery, 516-812-3310 or 516-860-5332.

11 a.m.

Nassau County officials welcome hundreds of doctors from around the world who will be treating local patients as part of a program; Nassau University Medical Center, 2201 Hempstead Turnpike, East Meadow.

Contact: Shelley Lotenberg, 516-572-6055 or

12:30 p.m.

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone and Suffolk County Police Chief of Department James Burke publicize increased enforcement of laws against boating or driving while intoxicated to coincide with the Fourth of July holiday, during a news conference featuring a fireworks safety demonstration and summer safety tips for beaches and swimming pools; Suffolk County Fire Academy, 676 Maple St., Yaphank.

Contact: Edward Webber,, 631-852-6308 or 631-852-6309, Vanessa B. Streeter,, 631-853-7801 or 631-885-2298, or Justin Meyers, 631-853-7801 or 516-967-2345.

6 p.m.

Eastern Long Island Jewish Alliance, religious and community leaders, and public officials hold memorial service for Eyal Yifrach, Gilad Shaar and Naftali Frenkel, three teens kidnapped and killed in Israel; near the outdoor menorah at Suffolk Y Jewish Community Center, 74 Hauppauge Road, Commack.

Contact: Matthew Kreinces, Eastern Long Island Jewish Alliance, 516-721-2930, or Rabbi Steven Moss 631- 793-5488.

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