1:40 p.m. — Attends an Urban Block Party, Greater Exodus Baptist Church, Philadelphia, Pa.
4:20 p.m. — Makes Independence Day remarks, Independence National Historic Park, Philadelphia.
9 a.m. — Energy Department, Energy Information Administration releases weekly petroleum status report. Location: 1000 Independence Ave. SW. Contact: 202/586-8800.
3 p.m. — Agriculture Department, National Agricultural Statistic Service releases weekly broiler hatchery report. Location: 12th Street and Independence Avenue SW. Contact: 202/720-7017.
5 p.m. — Agriculture Department, World Agricultural Outlook Board releases weekly weather and crop bulletin. Location: 12th Street and Independence Avenue SW. Contact: 202/720-5447.
Federal holiday. No events are listed.
Independence Day recess. No committee meeting are scheduled. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.
Independence Day district work period. No committee meetings are scheduled. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.
Animal Rights 2001 conference— all day — Animal Rights 2001 holds a conference to map the movement’s national strategy in the 21st century. Location: McLean Hilton Hotel, 7920 Jones Branch Drive. Contact: 808/575-7694.
Swearing in ceremony — 9:30 a.m. — The Freedom Forum’s Newseum and the Immigration and Naturalization Service sponsor a ceremony to swear in 50 immigrants from 37 countries to become U.S. citizens. Location: Freedom Park and the Newseum, 1101 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington. Contact: 703/284-3522.
Declaration of Independence celebration — 10 a.m. — The National Archives sponsors an observance of the 225th anniversary of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence. Location: National Archives, Constitution Avenue between Seventh and Ninth streets NW. Contact: 202/501-5000.
Drug Reform Coordination Network rally— noon — The Drug Reform Coordination Network holds its “32nd Annual Rally, Parade, Concert and Picnic to End Marijuana Prohibition.” Location: Rally at Lafayette Park, march to Lincoln Memorial grounds, concerts on the Ellipse, benefit party at Velvet Lounge, 930 U St. Contact: https://www.fourthofjuly.org.
July 4th celebration — 4:30 p.m. — Mark Earley, Republican candidate for governor of Virginia, and Jerry Kilgore, candidate for attorney general, celebrate July 4th at the Lee District Park. Location: 6601 Telegraph Road, Franconia. Contact: 703/971-2383 or 703/924-6244.