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TIME: All Day

EVENT: SAMARITAN'S PURSE holds its Prescription For Hope conference on HIV/AIDS. More than 22 million people have died from AIDS (UNAIDS). It is estimated that more than 36 million people are living with HIV/AIDS. Every minute, 11 people are infected with HIV.

AGENDA: Highlight:

1 p.m. -- News Conference

Franklin Graham, president of Samaritan's Purse, Sen. Bill Frist, R-TN

frontline HIV/AIDS workers, Roy and Avis Rideout of Thailand, and their 8-year-old adopted daughter who is HIV positive

DATE: February 18, 2002

LOCATION: Washington Hilton, 1919 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-939-4090

WEB ADDRESS: DeMossNewsPond.com/pfh

TIME: All Day

EVENT: MOUNT VERNON presents George Washington's 270th Birthday celebration with a wreath laying at Washington's Tomb music and military performances by the U.S. Army Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps and the Commander-in-Chief's Guard.

DATE: February 18, 2002

LOCATION: Mount Vernon, Alexandria VA

CONTACT: 703/780-2000

TIME: All Day


AGENDA: Highlight:

4:45 p.m.- Ruth Bader Ginsberg, associate justice, US Supreme Court

DATE: February 18, 2002

LOCATION: renaissance Washington, 999 9th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-265-3000

WEB ADDRESS:jcpa.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a lecture entitled "Ending Congo's Agony: The Inter-Congolese Dialogue" with Gilbert Khadiagala, associate professor and acting director of the SAIS African Studies Program.

DATE: February 18, 2002

LOCATION: 1740 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 1 p.m.

EVENT: THE CITY OF ALEXANDRIA holds a parade celebrating the birthday of George Washington.

DATE: February 18, 2002

LOCATION: Wilkes and St. Asaph Streets, Alexandria, VA

CONTACT: 703/549-7662

TIME: TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: KENNEDY CENTER MILLENIUM STAGE presents Patuxent Partners bringing the high, lonesome sound of traditional and original bluegrass music.

DATE: February 18, 2002

LOCATION: 2700 F Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-416-8000

WEB ADDRESS: kennedy-center.org

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: POLITICS & PROSE BOOKSTORE features David Ehrenfeld discussing and signing copies of Swimming Lessons: Keeping Afloat in the Age of Technology

Ehrenfeld reveals we have advanced technologically faster in the last decades than at any other time in recorded history and new breakthroughs everyday have changed the way we think and express our thoughts. He has set forth several ideas that can keep us from completely losing control of our surroundings and understandings of ourselves.

DATE: February 18, 2002

LOCATION: 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-364-1919

WEB ADDRESS: politics-prose.com

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY presents acclaimed actress Meryl Streep reminisces about her life and career with Michael Kahn, director of Washington's Shakespeare Theatre.

DATE: February 18, 2002

LOCATION: Lisner Auditorium, 800 21st Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-357-3030


TIME: 8 p.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN UNIVERSITY celebrates Black History Month with a discussion of Religion in the Black Community.

DATE: February 18, 2002

LOCATION: Room 200, Mary Graydon Center, 4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-885-5950


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