- The Washington Times - Thursday, August 3, 2006


At the Bush Ranch in Crawford, Texas.


8:30 a.m. — Bureau of Labor Statistics releases the employment situation for July. Location: 200 Constitution Ave. NW. Contact: 202/606-5902.


8:30 a.m. — U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission holds a hearing, “China’s Energy Security.” Location: 385 Russell Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/624-1409.


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


In session. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.


Meets at 4 p.m. in a pro forma session. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.


Invention festival — all day — The Smithsonian’s Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation hosts “Invention on the Mall: A Family Invention Festival.” The festival will explore the universal nature of invention by examining the breadth and diversity of invention and innovation from a variety of artistic, scientific and historic perspectives.

Highlight — 10:30 a.m. — Margaret Weitekamp, a National Air and Space Museum curator, will discuss “Science Fiction: The Blue Print for Science Innovation,” Gallery 114.

Noon — Valerie Neal, a National Air and Space Museum curator, will discuss “The Cola Wars: Drinking Carbonated Beverages in Space,” the tale of two famous cola makers who developed ways to drink cola in space.

Location: National Air and Space Museum, Sixth Street and Independence Avenue Southwest. Contact: 202/633-3656.

Stem-cell veto — 10 a.m. — The Center for American Progress (CAP) holds a presentation, “Can States Override the Stem Cell Veto: Advancing Stem Cell Research in the Face of Federal Inaction.” Sen. Tom Harkin, Iowa Democrat; Wisconsin Gov. Jim E. Doyle, a Democrat; and John Podesta and Jonathan Moreno of CAP participate. Location: CAP, 1333 H St. NW, 10th floor. Contact: 202/741-6388.

Bombing survivors — 1:30 p.m. — A delegation of Hibakusha (survivors of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki atomic bombings) visit the National Air and Space Museum’s Udvar-Hazy Center to view the Enola Gay, the B-29 bomber that dropped the atomic bomb, “Little Boy,” on Hiroshima, Japan on Aug. 6, 1945. Location: National Air and Space Museum’s Udvar-Hazy Center, 14390 Air and Space Museum Parkway, Chantilly. Contact: 703/822-3485.

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