Free Job Training
Free training in computer repair, data processing, typing, word processing, cosmetology, and travel and tourism is offered to District residents in classes starting next month at the Burdick Career Center, a public school at 1300 Allison St. NW.
Classes toward a General Education Development diploma also are available at the center.
Day school registration will begin Monday, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., and evening school registration will begin Tuesday, from 6 to 8 p.m. For information, call 576-6241. Ward 6 Democrats Meet
Ward 6 Democrats will meet from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday at Anacostia Library, 1800 Good Hope Rd. SE, to elect an executive board and fill several precinct representative vacancies. The meeting is open to the public but only Ward 6 Democrats may vote.
For information, call 546-1291. Historic Prize Deadline
The deadline to nominate a group or an organization for their historic preservation efforts this year is two weeks away. Nominations must be received by the Historical Society of Washington, D.C., by Jan. 25.
The 1991 Renchard Prize for Historic Preservation, an annual local award, will be presented Feb. 22 in ceremonies at the Charles Sumner School.
Past prize winners include the D.C Preservation League, for saving the Willard Hotel and the Old Post Office, among other buildings; and the D.C. Board of Education, for saving the Charles Sumner School.
For information, call 785-2068. Help to Make Music
The D.C. Youth Orchestra program is seeking donations of string, wind, brass and percussion instruments.
Donated instruments can be repaired and used by beginning local students who are receiving instrumental and classical music lessons through the program's four performing orchestras and classroom instruction.
For information, call 723-1612. Youth Summer Art Jobs
It's not too soon to sign up for the DC ART/WORKS' 1991 Summer Youth Employment Program. The registration deadline for the seven-week work-study program is Jan. 31.
The program offers young District residents ages 14 to 21 the chance to work for pay with professionals in such fields as architectural planning and design, African dancing, film and video production, textile design, mural painting and other arts.
Registration requirements include a birth certificate, Social Security card, proof of residence in the District and proof of family income.
For information, call Sybil Felton at 727-3412 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. weekdays.