- The Washington Times - Thursday, July 28, 2005


To be announced.


8:30 a.m. — Bureau of Economic Analysis releases the gross domestic product estimate for the second quarter. Location: 14th Street between E Street and Constitution Avenue Northwest. Contact: 202/606-9900.


8:30 a.m. — Nuclear Regulatory Commission holds a meeting of the subcommittee on reactor fuels of the advisory committee on reactor safeguards. Location: NRC, Room T-2B3, 11545 Rockville Pike, Rockville. Contact: 301/415-8065.


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


In session and will resume consideration of the gun-liability bill. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.


No committee meetings scheduled.


Meets at 9 a.m. for legislative business. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.


No committee meetings scheduled.


Youth summit — all day — Health and Human Resources’ Administration for Children and Families holds its 2005 National Youth Summit, “Youth in Action — Making a Difference.” Events begin at 8:30 a.m.

Highlights — noon — Stephen Wing of CVS Pharmacies of Promise, CVS program member Shante Taylor and youth speaker P. Caitlyn Day, “One Person Can Build a Library: How I Mobilized My County.”

12:15 p.m. — First lady Laura Bush delivers remarks.

Location: Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, 2660 Woodley Road NW. Contact: 202/401-9215 or 301/972-0646.

Convention — all day — The National Urban League holds its annual convention. Events begin at 9 a.m.

Highlight — 9 a.m. — International session: “A Town Hall Meeting on Africa and the Diaspora.”

Location: Washington Convention Center, 801 Mt. Vernon Place NW. Contact: 212/558-5371.

Principals conference — 8 a.m. — The National Association of Secondary School Principals and the National Association of Elementary School Principals hold a leadership conference with briefings on education issues as well as leadership training activities. Deputy Education Secretary Ray Simon delivers remarks at 9 a.m. Location: Crystal Gateway Marriott, 1700 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington. Contact: 703/860-7344.

Bolivia discussion — 8:30 a.m. — The Center for Strategic and International Studies holds a discussion, “Challenges for Bolivia: Future Economic Outlook,” with Bolivian Finance Minister Luis Carlos Jemio Mollinedo. Location: CSIS, B-1 Conference Level, 1800 K St. NW. Contact: 202/775-3242.

Health care — 9 a.m. — The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality holds a meeting on its research projects. Location: John M. Eisenberg Conference Center, 540 Gaither Road, Rockville. Contact: 301/427-1364.

Convention — 9:30 a.m. — The American Constitution Society holds its national convention. Former Sen. John Edwards, North Carolina Democrat, delivers remarks at 5:30 p.m. Location: Hyatt Regency Hotel, 400 New Jersey Ave. NW. Contact: 202/393-6181.

African unity — 10 a.m. — The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars holds a director’s forum with Salim Ahmed Salim, former secretary-general of the Organization of African Unity, “The Changing Face of African Unity: Finding Solutions in Darfur and Beyond.” Location: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/691-4000.

Stamp dedication — 11 a.m. — The United States Postal Service holds a ceremony to dedicate the “American Advances in Aviation” commemorative stamp pane. Location: Sheraton Premier Hotel at Tysons Corner, 8661 Leesburg Pike, Vienna. Contact: 202/268-4385.

Cash and counseling — 12:15 p.m. — The Alliance for Health Reform and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation hold a discussion, “Cash and Counseling: Part of the Long-Term Care Answer?” Location: G-50 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/789-2300.

Kyrgyzstan’s future — 2 p.m. — The National Press Club holds a press conference with Zamira Sydykova, ambassador from Kyrgyzstan to the U.S., “The Situation in the Kyrgyz Republic Following the Ouster of President Akayev.” Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets Northwest. Contact: 202/662-7540 or 301/530-1210.

Jazz concert — 5 p.m. — The National Gallery of Art continues its fifth annual “Jazz in the Garden” series with the Rob Levit Trio. The program runs every Friday from June 3 to Sept. 16. Location: National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden. Contact: 202/842-6359.

Gallery reception — 6 p.m. — The Kathleen Ewing Gallery holds a reception to kick off its “Birdhouses” exhibition. Location: Kathleen Ewing Gallery, 1609 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/328-0955.

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