- The Washington Times - Monday, May 29, 2006

PRESIDENT BUSH

To be announced.

ECONOMIC REPORTS

No events are listed because of federal holiday.

FEDERAL AGENCIES

No events are listed because of federal holiday.

SUPREME COURT

No oral arguments are scheduled because of federal holiday. Contact: 202/479-3211.

SENATE

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

HOUSE

Not in session because of Memorial Day. The House reconvenes 2 p.m. on June 6. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

GENERAL AGENDA

Stamp show — all day — The annual World Philatelic Exhibition comes to Washington. Events begin at 8:30 a.m. Location: Washington Convention Center, 801 Mount Vernon Place NW. Contact: 585/586-5757, Ext. 6341, or 585/225-6822.

Military families 7:30 a.m. The Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors Inc. holds its annual Memorial Day weekend National Military Survivor Seminar and Good Grief Camp for Young Survivors.

Highlight — 11 a.m. — TAPS children lay a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns, Arlington National Cemetery

Location: Doubletree Hotel, 300 Army Navy Drive, Arlington. Contact: 703/519-7162.

Kennedy ceremony — 8:30 a.m. Arlington National Cemetery hosts a full honors wreath-laying ceremony commemorating President John F. Kennedy’s 89th birthday. Location: Mr. Kennedy’s grave site, Arlington National Cemetery. Contact: 703/607-8574.

Memorial Day ceremony — 10:20 a.m. Arlington National Cemetery hosts a Memorial Day ceremony honoring the sacrifice of America’s military members.

Highlights — 10:20 a.m. — Prelude concert by the U.S. Navy Band, Amphitheater

11 a.m. — Wreath-laying ceremony, Tomb of the Unknowns

Location: Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington. Contact: 703/607-8574.

Memorial Day parade — noon The National Memorial Day Parade Committee sponsors the second annual National Memorial Day Parade. Location: Begins at Third Street and Madison Drive Northwest and ends at 15th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest. Contact: 202/408-0944, Ext. 227, or 202/414-0791.

Vietnam veterans — 1 p.m. The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund holds its annual Memorial Day observance. Singer/songwriter Jimmy Fortune of the Statler Brothers country music quartet; William Frank, Vietnam veteran whose son recently served in Iraq; and Laura Palmer, author of “Shrapnel in the Heart,” participate. Location: Vietnam Veterans Memorial, the Mall. Contact: 202/393-0090, Ext. 109.

• Compiled by FIND/AFP and The Washington Times


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