Calendar of Events
If you attend any of these events, we'd love it if you could send in anything from a few lines to a long article about what happened. And if you know of any upcoming events that other readers might be interested in, please let us know. Events are free, unless otherwise noted, and open to all.
Tuesday, Dec. 31
6 p.m. Radio King Orchestra, one of Washington's most exciting and elegant dance bands, heralds the New Year. Millennium Stage. At the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, 2700 F St. NW, 800-444-1324. http://www.kennedy-center.org/programs/millennium/schedule.html.
Thursday, Jan. 2
all day. Schools reopen.
7:30-9:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. Mayor's Inaugural Breakfast, Swearing-In Ceremony, and People's Celebration, "a community event for families to celebrate the mayor's accomplishments and recognize the importance of neighborhoods building a stronger city for the future." Tickets, free, are required for the Breakfast and the People's Celebration. Call 442-8162. http://www.dc.gov/mayor/news/index.asp.
6-8 p.m. Near Northeast Citizens Against Crime and Drugs monthly meeting. J.O. Wilson Elementary School (cafeteria). 7th and K streets NE.
7-9 p.m. Advisory Neighborhood Commission 6A monthly meeting (First meeting with newly elected commissioners.) Agenda: amendments to the bylaws; a new meeting time; and a request to the mayor for an office. Miner Elementary, 601 15th St. NE. ANC, 547-8741.
Saturday, Jan. 4
10 a.m. The Corner Forum, weekly meeting. Northeast Branch of the Public Library, meeting room, 330 7th St. NE. Info, 544-2447.
2 p.m. Folktales from Ethiopia. Flora Bryant, docent,
National Museum of African Art, shares tales about Ethiopia's
Sunday, Jan. 5
Place trees and wreaths in front of your home by today, for
a special curbside holiday tree pickup by the D.C.
Department of Public Works Jan. 6-10. "Any trees not set out for
collection that week should be placed with residents' trash on the