- The Washington Times - Monday, January 17, 2000


10:30 a.m. The White House and the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Washington sponsor a Martin Luther King holiday of volunteer community service.

11 a.m. Delivers remarks at the Martin Luther King holiday of volunteer community service at the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Washington, 261 17th St. SE.


travels to Atlanta and to Des Moines, Iowa

10 a.m. Attends the Martin Luther King memorial service, Ebenezer Baptist Church, Atlanta.

1:25 p.m. Lays a wreath at the Martin Luther King grave site, the King Center, Atlanta.

5 p.m. Participates in the fourth Iowa Black-Brown Presidential Forum, North High School, Des Moines, Iowa

7 p.m. Attends a Martin Luther King celebration, Union Baptist Church.


The Senate is next scheduled to meet at noon on Jan. 24. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.


The House is next scheduled to meet at noon on Jan. 24 for a pro forma session. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.


Public service project all day Capital Region AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps sponsors a day of public service to mark the Martin Luther King holiday. Location: Center for Creative Non-Violence, Second and D streets NW, and Martin Luther King Library, Ninth and G streets NW. Contact: 202/994-6983.

Post-Holocaust life conference all day U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum sponsors the International Conference on Jewish Life After World War II. Location: U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, 100 Raoul Wallenberg Place SW. Contact: 202/488-0400.

Mathematics meeting 8 a.m. Mathematical Association of America holds joint mathematics meetings. Location: Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, 2660 Woodley Road NW. Contact: 202/387-5200.

Homelessness exhibit 10 a.m. Corcoran Gallery of Art holds an exhibition documenting the plight of homeless and formerly homeless adults and children in cities and towns across America. Location: Corcoran Gallery of Art, 500 17th St. NW. Contact: 202/639-1700.

Birthday celebration 10 a.m. District of Columbia presents an annual observance of Martin Luther King's birthday. Mayor Anthony A. Williams, congressional Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton and City Council Chairman Linda W. Cropp participate. Location: University of the District of Columbia, auditorium, 4200 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/727-5011.

Sculpture dedication ceremony 1 p.m. The Lion and Lamb Project, the Capital Children's Museum and the Massachusetts College of Art dedicate the National Peace Sculpture to honor Martin Luther King's birthday. Location: Capital Children's Museum, 800 Third St. NE. Contact: 703/276-2772.

Battered men discussion 2 p.m. The Southern Christian Leadership Conference's Prince George's County chapter holds a panel discussion on the increase in men who are battered by their wives, girlfriends and others. Location: Ebony Inn, 5357 Sheriff Road, Fairmont Heights. Contact: 202/518-8488.

Martin Luther King celebration 4 p.m. Washington Institute of Jewish Leadership and Values sponsors a celebration on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in honor of Martin Luther King. Location: Lincoln Memorial, the Mall. Contact: 301/770-5070.

Bird lecture 6 p.m. The Smithsonian Associates holds a lecture on the dancing birds of Costa Rica. Location: Dillon Ripley Center, 1100 Jefferson Drive SW. Contact: 202/357-3030.

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