- The Washington Times - Monday, July 3, 2000


Travels to New York at a time to be announced and overnights in Chappaqua, N.Y.


10 a.m. Bureau of the Census releases report on the value of new construction in May 2000. Location: 14th Street between E Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/482-2235.

2 p.m. Energy Information Administration releases the weekly natural gas market update. Location: 1000 Independence Ave. SW. Contact: 202/586-8800.

2 p.m. Treasury Department releases weekly three- and six-month bill auction results. Location: 15th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW. Contact: 202/874-9890.

4 p.m. Energy Information Administration releases weekly retail diesel fuel prices report, followed at 4:30 p.m. with release of the weekly retail gasoline price report. Location: 1000 Independence Ave. SW. Contact: 202/586-8800.


No events are listed.


No oral arguments are scheduled. Contact: 202/479-3211.


Not in session. No committee meetings are scheduled. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.


Not in session. No committee meetings are scheduled. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.


State Department meeting all day The State Department hosts a meeting with Ethiopian and Eritrean delegations on technical issues involving a final peace agreement. Location: 2201 C St. NW. Contact: 202/647-6607.

Dalai Lama visit all day The International Campaign for Tibet hosts a visit by the Dalai Lama.

Highlights 10:45 a.m. Meets with Secretary of State Madeleine K. Albright, State Department, 2201 C St. NW.

2 p.m. Holds an audience for the Tibetan community, Constitution Hall, 18th and C streets NW. (This event is in the Tibetan language only.) Contact: 202/785-1515 or 202/647-4000.

Animal rights conference all day FARM, Farm Sanctuary, the Humane Society of the United States, and People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) continue the Animal Rights 2000 National Conference.

Highlights 9 a.m. Concurrent Workshops: "Skins off Their Backs," "Effective Field Investigations," "Outreach to Business," "Diet Campaigns."

10 a.m. Concurrent Workshops: "Killing for 'Sport'," "Research on the Internet," "Outreach to Workplace," "Diet Campaigns II."

2 p.m. Concurrent Workshops: "Animals and the Law," "Outreach to State Politicians," "Medicine Campaigns."

4 p.m. Concurrent Workshops: "Outreach to Media," "Foreign Campaigns," "Animal Welfare Act," "Effective Advertising."

7:30 p.m. Alicia Silverstone, actress, and Bonnie Erbe, host of "To the Contrary," special awards plenary session.

Location: McLean Hilton, 7920 Jones Branch Drive, McLean. Contact: 301/530-1737.

Alliance for Global Justice protest 9 a.m. The Alliance for Global Justice holds a demonstration to protest Target Store union-busting in Nicaraguan sweatshops during a National Park Service ceremony celebrating the Washington Monument restoration and Target's assistance. Location: Washington Monument grounds, National Mall. Contact: 202/544-9355.

No Greater Love ceremony 10 a.m. No Greater Love and the Military District of Washington hold a ceremony honoring members of the 281st Assault Helicopter Company. Location: Section 46, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington. Contact: 202/783-4665 or 202/685-4645.

Washington Monument restoration ceremony 10 a.m. The National Park Service hosts a ceremony celebrating restoration of the Washington Monument and recognizing Target Stores effort with the National Park Foundation and NPS to launch a "Red, White and New" campaign to commemorate the restoration. Interior Secretary Bruce Babbitt participates. Location: Oval at 16th Street and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington Monument grounds, National Mall. Contact: 212/229-0500.

Executive branch lecture 4 p.m. The Presidential Classroom Scholars Program sponsors a lecture for 300 high school participating students on "The Executive Branch." The speaker is Bradley Patterson, author and former White House staffer. Location: Lecture Ballroom, Georgetown University Conference Center, 3800 Reservoir Road NW. Contact: 202/328-6521.

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