- The Washington Times - Monday, February 19, 2001


11 a.m. (local time) Participates in the opening of the Oklahoma City National Memorial Center, Oklahoma City.


Schedule not available.


Federal offices are closed for Presidents Day.


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.


American Council on Education meeting all day The American Council on Education holds its 83rd annual meeting, "Shaping Public Policy with New Leaders."

Highlights 9:15 a.m. Mamphela Ramphele, World Bank's managing director for human development.

12:30 p.m. Stanley Ikenberry, American Council on Education president, luncheon plenary speaker, "Mission v. Market: Who Will Decide?"

Location: Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, 2660 Woodley Road NW. Contact: 202/939-9365.

National Network for Youth conference all day The National Network for Youth holds a conference on "Youth and Adults: Uniting for Community Change."

Highlights 8:30 a.m. General Session.

2:30 p.m. Workshops: "Innovative Courts for Youth and Their Communities"; "National Leadership Institute: A Call to Action"; "The Younger Americans Act: A Closer Look"; and "Engaging Activities to Build Communities and Create Change."

Location: Grand Hyatt Hotel, 1000 H St. NW. Contact: 202/783-7949.

National Congress for Community and Economic Development conference all day The National Congress for Community and Economic Development holds a Washington Policy Conference on community and economic development.

Highlights 10 a.m. Legislative Plenary Session: The Future of Community Development.

11:30 a.m. Luncheon addresses by congressional and administration leaders.

Location: Omni Shoreham Hotel, 2500 Calvert St. NW. Contact: 202/289-9020.

Presidents Day event 9 a.m. The Office of Historic Alexandria presents 2001 Presidents Day/ George Washington Birthday Parade Day events.

Highlights 9 a.m. Brig. Gen. Kathryn Frost, adjutant general, U.S. Army and grand marshal of the parade, addresses Friendship Veterans Fire Engine Association annual meeting breakfast, Holiday Inn, 625 First St., Alexandria.

11 a.m. Gadsby's Tavern Museum and Carlyle House Historic Park hold Parade Day Open House and tours, Gadsby's, 134 N. Royal St.; and Carlyle, 121 N. Fairfax St., Alexandria.

11 a.m. and noon The Lyceum presents re-enactments of George Washington's farewell address, 201 S. Washington St., Alexandria.

1 p.m. Parade begins at St. Asaph's and Wilks streets, Alexandria. Contact: 703/838-4994, 703/751-6416, or 703/838-4242.

Industrial energy efficiency symposium 6 p.m. The Energy Department's Office of Industrial Technologies opens its fourth Industrial Energy Efficiency Symposium and Exposition.

Highlights 6 p.m. reception.

Location: Washington Hilton and Towers, 1919 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/463-2796.

Russian Mardi Gras 6 p.m. The Embassy of the Russian Federation and the St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Cathedral sponsor "Maslenitsa," or Russian Mardi Gras, the joyful celebration of the winter solstice prior to the solemn observation of pre-Easter Lent. Ambassador Yuri Ushakov and his wife participate. Location: Grand Golden Hall, Embassy of the Russian Federation, 2650 Wisconsin Ave. NW. Contact: 202/333-5060 or 202/298-5772.

Death penalty discussion 7 p.m. The Washington Theological Society hosts a discussion on "The U.S. Death Penalty: Up Close and Personal." The participants include: Shabaka Waqlini, former Florida death row inmate; Pay McCoy, murder victim's relative and death penalty opponent; and Shari Silberstein, organizer. Location: Washington Theological Society, 896 Laurel Ave. NW. Contact: 202/541-5245.

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