Association Seminar Begins Saturday at Howard U.
City residents who would like to be more active in their communities are invited to attend the D.C. Federation of Civic Associations seminar at Howard University this weekend.
The seminar will emphasize the importance of community activists, and teach participants effective methods of dealing with bureaucracy and fellow citizens.
The program starts at 9 a.m. Saturday at Howard University School of Social Work, Sixth Street and Howard Place NW (off Georgia Avenue, next to the Banneker Recreation Center.)
For more information, contact Ronnie Edwards, 726-3170 or 939-8780.
AIDS Walkathon Set for June 28
The Whitman-Walker Clinic and the Human Rights Campaign Fund are sponsoring AIDS Walk Washington, a 10-kilometer walkathon, at 10 a.m. June 28, to benefit local groups fighting acquired immune deficiency syndrome. The walk will begin at the Sylvan Theater on the Washington Monument grounds, and proceed around the Mall. For more information, call 628-4164.
Constitutional History on Display
Sixteen letters and documents written by members of the Constitutional Convention will be displayed throughout the year at the Anderson House Museum of the Society of the Cincinnati, 2118 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Hours are Tuesday through Saturday, from 1 to 4 p.m., and there is no admission fee.
Program Features House Giveaway
The District of Columbia Mutual Housing Association will give away a three-bedroom town house Saturday as the highlight of its 1987 Better Homes/Affordable Housing Sweepstakes.
In addition to the house giveaway, the program also has included self-help and property improvement workshops throughout lower-income areas of the city.
The house, at 3339 Croffut Place SE, will be open for tours from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday. The Mutual Housing Association will hold the drawing, give away T-shirts, present lessons in home improvement and introduce city officials at the Hechinger Mall on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information, call 544-2993.
Church Programs Are Listed
The Rev. Clarence Rivers of Cincinnati, a priest for two decades, a civil rights activist and an innovator in music geared to black Catholics, will be the guest speaker at the 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. masses Sunday at St. Augustine's Church, 15th and V streets NW.
Sondra Proctor, organist for the Paul Hill Chorale, will perform selections by Bach, Mendelssohn and Reger at St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 1514 15th St. NW, Sunday at 5 p.m. There is no admission charge.
The Union Temple Baptist Church will hold its annual Investors' Banquet 7 p.m. Saturday in the Washington Hilton's Grand Ballroom.
The featured entertainment will be singer Jennifer Holliday. D.C. Council member Charlene Drew Jarvis (D-Ward 4), and Frank Rich, who owned Rich's Shoes until its recent closing, will be honored for their commitment to economic development in the city.
Tickets are $70 per person. For information, call 889-1888.