- The Washington Times - Sunday, January 16, 2005


Attends an inaugural celebration, “America’s Future Rocks Today: A Call to Service,” D.C. Armory, 2001 East Capitol St. SE.


Federal holiday — no events listed.


Federal holiday — no events listed.


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


Not in session. January recess. The Senate will reconvene at 3 p.m. Thursday. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.


Not in session. January district work period. The House will reconvene at 10 a.m. Thursday. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.


Federal holiday observed — Martin Luther King Jr. Day

MLK program — all day The Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Day Committee holds a program of events in honor of the late civil rights leader.

Highlights — 10 a.m. Interfaith “Prayer, Peace and Praise” service, 10th Street Baptist Church, 1000 R St. NW.

12:30 p.m. —Wreath-laying ceremony, African American Civil War Memorial, Vermont Avenue and U Street NW.

6 p.m. —Celebrity celebration performance, Lincoln Theater, 1215 U St. NW.

Location: As noted above. Contact: 202/345-4006.

War’s human cost — all day The American Friends Service Committee sponsors “Eyes Wide Open: The Human Cost of War,” an exhibit of soldiers’ boots and civilian shoes that commemorates U.S. military and Iraqi civilian deaths. Location: Washington National Cathedral, Wisconsin and Massachusetts avenues NW. Contact: 202/253-2990 or 202/537-2198.

Inauguration seminar — all day The Washington Center for Internships holds a seminar, “Insider Washington ‘05: The Presidential Inauguration” Events begin at 8:45 a.m.

Highlights — 8:45 a.m. Richard Benedetto, USA Today

10 a.m. —Susan Page, USA Today

11:30 a.m. —Jessica Echard, Eagle Forum

Location: Holiday Inn Capitol Hill, 415 New Jersey Ave. NW. Contact: 202/336-7588.

Mayors conference — all day U.S. Conference of Mayors holds its 73rd winter meeting. Events begin at 10:30 a.m.

Highlights — noon Luncheon honoring the legacy of Martin Luther King.

Location: Capital Hilton, 16th and K streets NW. Contact: 202/293-7330.

Day of Service — all day The Corporation for National and Community Service sponsors a day of service honoring Martin Luther King at various schools in the District.

Highlights — 9 a.m. Kickoff ceremony

Location: Roosevelt High School, 4301 13th St. NW. Contact: 202/561-1384 or 202/316-7344.

Defense briefing — 8 a.m. The Defense Department holds a video briefing from Iraq on an update on the development of Iraqi security forces. Lt. Gen. David Petraeus, Multinational Security Transition Command, participates. Location: The Pentagon, Briefing Studio 2E579. Contact: 703/697-5131.

King legacy — noon — The American University commemorates Martin Luther King with community-service activities at the Emmaus Services for the Aging, a musical tribute, and forums on King’s legacy. Contact: 202/885-5935.

Youth anti-violence program — 1:30 p.m. Washington National Cathedral hosts a Martin Luther King Youth Anti-Violence Program. Location: Washington National Cathedral, Wisconsin and Massachusetts avenues NW. Contact: 202/537-2221.

Film screening — 6:45 p.m. Social Issues and Leadership School for Activists holds a film screening, “An Amazing Grace,” on the legacy of Martin Luther King. Location: Institute for Policy Studies, 733 15th St. NW., Suite 1020. Contact: 202/234-9382, Ext. 229.

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