- The Washington Times - Thursday, July 4, 2002

To be announced.

No events are listed.

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

Not in session. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

Not in session. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

Convention all day End-Time Handmaidens and Servants holds its 27th annual convention. Location: Renaissance Washington Hotel, 999 Ninth St. NW. Contact: 870/466-2259.
Deaf Way II festival all day Gallaudet University hosts the Deaf Way II international conference, arts festival and artist symposium. Gallaudet University, 800 Florida Ave. NE. Contact: 202/651-5727.
Deaf conference all day National Association of the Deaf holds its 46th biennial conference, "Hand in Hand: We Make a Difference."
Highlights 11:30 a.m. State association presidents luncheon
Location: Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, 2660 Woodley Road NW. Contact: 301/587-1788.
Citizenship ceremony 9:30 a.m. The Freedom Forum hosts a naturalization ceremony for new citizens to celebrate the Fourth of July. Freedom Park, 1101 Wilson Blvd., Mall Level, Arlington. Contact: 703/284-2895
Danish ship tour 10 a.m. The Royal Danish Embassy opens the 70-year-old Danish tall ship Danmark to the public for tours, marking the beginning of the Danish presidency of the European Union and celebrating Independence Day after sailing under the U.S. flag during the German occupation of Denmark. Location: Municipal pier, 550 Water St. SW. Contact: 202/797-5363.
Declaration celebration 10 a.m. National Archives celebrates "Declaring Our Freedom, Preserving Our Freedom" on the 226th anniversary of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence with free family activities, patriotic music and a special display of the 1823 copper plate engraving of the Declaration of Independence. Location: Union Station, 50 Massachusetts Ave. NE. Contact: 301/837-1700.
Folk Festival 11 a.m. Smithsonian Institution sponsors the Smithsonian Folklife Festival, "The Silk Road." Location: National Mall. Contact: 202/357-3030.
Recital 11 a.m. Washington National Cathedral holds its annual Independence Day organ recital, performed by Thomas Hazelton. Location: Washington National Cathedral, Massachusetts and Wisconsin avenues NW. Contact: 202/537-6248.
Hemp rally noon Fourth of July Hemp Coalition holds its 33rd annual rally, march and concert to end marijuana prohibition. Rally will be followed at 3 p.m. by a march to 23rd St. and Constitution Ave. NW. Location: Farragut Square, 17th and I streets NW. Contact: [email protected]
Voting-rights rally 3 p.m. Rhodes Tavern D.C. Heritage Society holds a "No Taxation Without Representation" rally in support of voting rights in Congress for the District of Columbia. Location: St John's Church, 15th and H streets NW. Contact: 202/364-2526.

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