Monday, January 15, 2007


To be announced.


No events are listed because of federal holiday.


No events are listed because of federal holiday.


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.


Martin Luther King Day observed.

Prayer meeting — 5 a.m. The Congressional Prayer Group holds a special interfaith prayer meeting for Israel and the U.S. Location: Capital Hilton hotel, 16th and K streets Northwest. Contact: 619/296-1738 or 714/865-8132.

Cancer prevention — 9 a.m. — The Cancer Research and Prevention Foundation opens an exhibit, “Check Your Insides Out: From Top to Bottom,” on display through Feb. 4. Location: Union Station, 40 Massachusetts Ave. NE. Contact: 703/837-3684.

King breakfast — 9 a.m. — Housing and Urban Development Secretary Alfonso R. Jackson delivers the keynote address at the ninth annual Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast, at which the Drum Major Award will be presented. Location: John Wesley A.M.E. Zion Church, 1615 14th St. NW. Contact: 202/421-7930.

Volunteering event — 9 a.m. Deputy Education Secretary Raymond Simon delivers remarks on the importance of volunteering and service during a Martin Luther King Day of Service event. Location: Howard University School of Business, 2600 Sixth St. NW. Contact: 202/401-1576; 202/806-1500.

Peace walk — 9 a.m. The D.C. Ward 8 Business Council, the Alliance for Concerned Men and the National Black Church Initiative participate in the King Memorial Peace Walk in honor of Martin Luther King. The walk begins at the “big chair” in Anacostia and ends at Covenant Baptist Church, where a memorial service is planned. Location: Big chair, 2101 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. SE; Covenant Baptist Church, 3845 South Capitol St. SE. Contact: Ward 8 Business Council, 202/270-1612; Alliance for Concerned Men, 202/535-1061; office of D.C. Council member Marion Barry, Ward 8 Democrat, 202/724-8045.

Interfaith service — 10 a.m. — The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Celebration Day Committee Inc. and the Tenth Street Baptist Church host an interfaith “Prayer, Peace & Praise” service in honor of Martin Luther King. Immediately after the service, there will be a parade to the African American Civil War Memorial (two blocks away at Vermont Avenue and U Street Northwest) for a wreath-laying ceremony. Location: Tenth Street Baptist Church, 1000 R St. NW. Contact: 202/723-2200 or 202/345-4006.

King breakfast — 10 a.m. — The Social Action and Leadership School for Activists (SALSA) holds its annual Martin Luther King breakfast, “The Impact of Dr. King on Africa,” with Zimbabwean Ambassador Machivenyika Mapuranga. Location: SALSA, 1112 16th St. NW, Suite 600. Contact: 202/234-9382, Ext. 229.

War on terrorism — 12:15 p.m. — Northrop Grumman Corp. holds a discussion and demonstration of its “support of land forces in the Global War on Terrorism.” Kelley Zelickson, vice president and general manager of the Tactical Systems Division, participates. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets Northwest. Contact: 703/875-8450.

Youth nonviolence — 2 p.m. The Washington National Cathedral holds a Martin Luther King Day Celebration of Youth Non-Violence. Sister Helen Prejean, author of “Dead Man Walking: An Eyewitness Account of the Death Penalty in the United States,” and artist Bomani Armah participate. Location: Washington National Cathedral, Wisconsin and Massachusetts avenues Northwest. Contact: 202/537-2198.

Musical tribute — 4 p.m. D.C. Mayor Adrian M. Fenty hosts a musical tribute to Martin Luther King at the District’s 22nd annual citywide observance of the King national holiday. Mr. Fenty will present two Living the Dream awards at the event. The 2007 Martin Luther King Jr. Living the Dream recipients are the D.C. Boys Choir and Hal Jackson. Location: University of the District of Columbia, 4200 Connecticut Ave. NW, auditorium, Building 46. Contact: 202/727-2320 or 202/744-4549.

• Compiled by FIND/AFP and The Washington Times

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