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TIME: All Day

EVENT: HOWARD COUNTY FAIR annual festival features 4-H goat dairy shows to open-barrel racing to good old-fashioned country music by Jay D. Henley and the Stone Broke Band. If the little ones can't go on the big rides, they'll enjoy magicians and puppet performances throughout the fairgrounds.

DATE: August 7, 2002

LOCATION: Howard County Fairgrounds, 2210 Fairgrounds Road, West Friendship, MD

CONTACT: 410-442-1022

WEB ADDRESS: howardcountyfair.com

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds a committee forum on "Executive Conflicts of Interest and Ethical Issues."

DATE: August 7, 2002

LOCATION: National Press Club, 14th and F Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: PUBLIC CITIZEN holds a news conference to discuss to spotlight defective design of passenger-side air bags in 1994 and early 1995 Nissan Altimas.

WHO: The speakers are:

Joan Claybrook, president, Public Citizen

Clarence Ditlow, executive director, Center for Auto Safety

Norma Brainerd, of Portland, Ore., legally blind in one eye from Nissan Altima air bag

Kevin Nero, of Newport News, Va., suffered eye injuries from Nissan Altima air bag

DATE: August 7, 2002

LOCATION: 1600 20th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-588-7742

WEB ADDRESS: citizen.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: SUSTAIN (Stop U.S. Tax-funded Aid to Israel Now) holds a news conference to discuss its "Stop Caterpillar" campaign.

DATE: August 7, 2002

LOCATION: National Press Club, 14th and F Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Val Schrock, 202-636-8604

WEB ADDRESS: sustaincampaign.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: AMERICAN SOCIETY OF BUSINESS PUBLICATIONS EDITORS holds a luncheon seminar on "Tools to Help Publications Survive."

WHO: The speakers are:

John Aquino, Esq., Attorney, Publishing Consultant, Writer, and Former Publisher and Editor-in-Chief

Jeff Erlichman, Associate Publisher for Post Newsweek Tech Media's Government Computer News and Washington Technology

Anna Joyce, special sections department head, The Gazette

community newspapers

Lisa Tocci, managing editor and co-founder, Lubes'n'Greases, Supplements and Advertorials

DATE: August 7, 2002

LOCATION: 1635 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Kathleen Sheehan, 703-734-2865

WEB ADDRESS: asbpe.org

TIME: 1 p.m.

EVENT: TONGASS CENTENNIAL holds its Alaska Rainforest Campaign news conference.

DATE: August 7, 2002

LOCATION: National Press Club, 14th and F Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Laurie Cooper, 202-266-0441

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: CITIZEN WORKS holds a lecture featuring Ralph Nader, activist and founder, Citizen Works and Theresa Amato, president, Citizen Works.

DATE: August 7, 2002

LOCATION: Citizen Works, Conference Room, 1616 P Street NW, Floor, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Katie Selenski, 202-265-6164

WEB ADDRESS: citizenworks.org

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: KENNEDY CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS presents Venezuelan pianist, Carlos César Rodríguez who is recognized for European classical repertoire.

DATE: August 7, 2002

LOCATION: 2700 F St. NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-467-4600

WEB ADDRESS: kennedycenter.org

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