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Washington Agenda-General

By United Press International   |   Sept. 10, 2002 at 3:29 PM   |   Comments

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EVENTS ON WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2002

TIME: All Day

EVENT: MASTERS GROUP presents "Today's Children -- Tomorrow's World." This is a historic event, on the anniversary of September 11, 2001 featuring signed blocks from country leaders, asking children to declare an Annual Day of Peace in their countries.

WHO: The speakers are:

7:30 a.m. - World Peace Flame

Bishop Bill Swing, founder of United Religions Initiative

Indigenous Blessings Imam Rabbi

8:30 a.m. - Gerry Eitner overview

Hawaiian children performing, "Children Singing Peace Around the World"

Rep Patsy Mink

Rep. Dennis Kucinich - Dept. of Peace

Presentation of Citizen's Department of Peace awards

8:45 a.m. -- News conference

9:15 a.m. - Linda Grover Overview

Sen. Paul Wellstone

Sen. Mary Landrieu

Rep. John Conyers

Rep. Mary Bono

10 a.m. - Global Mothers

Linda Grover, Gerry Eitner overview

Glorianne Hefner, Child singer

11 a.m. - Model cities of Peace

Mayor's mother Virginia Williams

12 noon - Washington Symphony Orchestra

Hawaiian children joining the Symphony to sing "God Bless America".

1 p.m. - Youth News Network

John Danner overview, Ambassador John McDonald

4 p.m. - Children singing peace songs. Includes Hawaiian children join composer and creator of "Children Singing Peace Around the World" project, Dawn Ferguson to teach local children the song in several languages.

DATE: September 11, 2002

LOCATION: National Mall, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 703-751-7823

WEB ADDRESS:themastersgroup.org

TIME: All Day

EVENT: WASHINGTON NATIONAL CATHEDRAL holds a September 11 Anniversary Commemoration.

AGENDA: Highlights:

8 a.m. - Interfaith Service of Remembrance

Archbishop Desmond Tutu joins leaders of national faith institutions to offer prayers of remembrance and peace. The tolling of the Bourdon bell will mark the anniversary moment of each attack one year ago.

10 a.m. - Diverse Faith Meditations beginning on the hour Hourly observances throughout the day will include a reading of the names of the victims of September 11 followed by a meditation, a musical response, and a twenty-five minute period of silence. Meditations on peace will be led by representatives of diverse, local faith communities.

11:45 a.m. - Commemoration of All Faithful Departed

Holy Eucharist: Rite II -- The Right Reverend John Bryson Chane, Bishop of Washington

Voices from 9-11: A Vigil of Faith, Hope, and Love

This sacred gathering will combine firsthand accounts of altruism, compassion, and service in the wake of 9-11 with music. Composer and producer Gary Malkin, singer and songwriter Beth Nielsen Chapman, vocal artist Rachel Bagby, and others will weave a tapestry of spoken word, musical performance, and participatory chant specially created for this anniversary.

DATE: September 11, 2002

LOCATION: Washington National Cathedral, Massachusetts and Wisconsin Avenues NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-537-5596

WEB ADDRESS: cathedral.org

TIME: All Day

EVENT: CONGRESSIONAL BLACK CAUCUS holds its health braintrust themed "The Voice for Global Understanding."

AGENDA: Highlight:

12 noon -- Congressional Black Caucus Agenda and Strategy Meeting, Room B-340, Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC

DATE: September 11, 2002

CONTACT: 202-225-1790

TIME: All Day

EVENT: Anne Arundel County Fair. This fair, a showcase of agriculture and country life in a rapidly urbanizing county, features traditional exhibits of home crafts and farm products and entertainment along the lines of tractor pulls, draft horse pulls, country music concerts - and a midway with all the fun and games

DATE: September 11, 2002

LOCATION: Generals Highway, (Route 178), Crownsville, MD

CONTACT: 410-923-3400

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: THE WOMEN IN BLACK ART PROJECT AND GLOBAL COALITION FOR PEACE are cosponsoring a solemn procession on Memorial Bridge. Participants are asked to wear either all black, for mourning, or all white, for peace. Signs and banners with peaceful language, and prepared

either on black backgrounds with white letters or black letters on white

backgrounds are welcome.

DATE: September 11, 2002

LOCATION: Memorial Bridge, Washington, DC.

CONTACT: 202-234-6038

WEB ADDRESS: artwomen.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: SEPTEMBER 11 QUILT PROJECT holds a news conference to unveil an American flag made-up of individual quilt panels sent in from people all across the country. The flag measures 120' x 60', or 1/3 of a football field. The DC Fire Department will roll out the stripes of the flag in a ceremony.

DATE: September 11, 2002

LOCATION: Memorial Tree Park, Washington, DC

Between Constitution Ave. and Pennsylvania Ave. btw. 1st & 3rd Streets.

CONTACT: Liz Wands, 917-723-6749

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: RESOURCES FOR THE FUTURE features R. James Woolsey, Booz Allen Hamilton and formerly, director of Central Intelligence discussing "World War IV and Energy Security."

DATE: September 11, 2002

LOCATION: 1616 P Street, NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-328-5000

WEB ADDRESS: rff.org

TIME: 2 p.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN UNIVERSITY College of Law will host a discussion on the legal implications of the terrorist attacks of September 11. "The Global Human Community: Challenge and Promise."

WHO: The speakers are:

Dean Claudio Grossman

Professors Jamin Raskin, Angela J. Davis and Muneer Ahmad will discuss domestic issues

Professors Bob Goldman and Diane Orentlicher will discuss international issues including

DATE: September 11, 2002

LOCATION: 4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-885-5950

WEB ADDRESS:au.edu

TIME: 2 p.m.

EVENT: BASILICA OF THE NATIONAL SHRINE OF THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION celebrates the mass commemorating 9/11.

WHO: The speakers are:

Cardinal Theodore McCarrick of Washington is scheduled to be the celebrant

Bishop Thomas Daily of Brooklyn, N.Y.

The Knights of Columbus's international chaplain delivering the homily

Capt. Alfredo Fuentes of the New York City Fire Department.

DATE: September 11, 2002

LOCATION: Michigan Ave. and Fourth St. NE, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202/526-8300

TIME: 3:30 p.m.

EVENT: CHAMPIONS OF HOPE AND YOU SERVICE AMERICA hold a "United Day of Service" ceremony honoring those who lost their lives in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.

WHO: The speakers are:

Melissa Helmbrecht, Founder of the United Day of Service and CEO of Champions of Hope

Steve Culbertson, President and CEO, Youth Service America

Sean Astin, Actor (Star of "Lord of the Rings" and "Rudy")

Kelly Clarkson, Winner of "American Idol" Television Show

DATE: September 11, 2002

LOCATION: Lincoln Memorial, National Mall, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-296-2992 ex. 11

WEB ADDRESS: championsofhope.org

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: KENNEDY CENTER MILLENIUM STAGE presents Delores Kendrick, Washington, DC's Poet Laureate, and emerging local poets -- Denise 'Kumani' Gantt, Colette 'Phoenix' Lampkin and Lisa 'Lady Pcoq' Pegram -- reading selections of their work.

DATE: September 11, 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 presents a commemoration of the events of the past year featuring:

Howard Norman and Jane Shore, E. Ethelbert Miller, Linda Pastan, Akbar Ahmed, Rick Atkinson, Jennifer Toth, Myra Sklarew, Alexandra Zapruder, and Neil Lewis.

DATE: September 11, 2002

LOCATION: 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-364-1919

WEB ADDRESS: politics-prose.com

TIME: 7:15 p.m.

EVENT: DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA holds a candlelight vigil honoring those who lost their lives in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 featuring Mayor Anthony A. Williams will speak.

DATE: September 11, 2002

LOCATION: Freedom Plaza, Pennsylvania Avenue NW between 13th and 14th streets

Washington, DC

TIME: 8 p.m.

EVENT: GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY features the Kalb Report discussing Facing the Future: Politics, Morality & the Media in the Age of Terrorism.

WHO: The speakers are:

Nobel Prize winning author Elie Wiesel

Roman Catholic archbishop of Washington, Cardinal Theodore McCarrick

former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright

President of the Eisenhower Group, Inc., Susan Eisenhower.

DATE: September 11, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500 or 994-3566

WEB ADDRESS:gwu.edu

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