A panel discussion on the effects of a father's absence will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28, at the Charles Sumner School Museum and Archives, 17th and M streets NW. Because of misinformation from the discussion organizers, an article in the Sept. 22 District Extra gave the wrong date.

A Sept. 22 Metro article about the National Zoo's giant panda cub incorrectly said it is the first born at the zoo. It is the first surviving cub. The previous set of giant pandas produced five cubs, but none lived longer than a few days.

Maryland Lt. Gov. Michael S. Steele was incorrectly identified as governor in a photo caption in some Sept. 22 editions.

A Sept. 21 Style review of George Clinton's new album, "How Late Do U Have 2BB4UR Absent?" referred incompletely to the contributions of the late guitarist Eddie Hazel, whose work appears on the album through the use of previously recorded samples.

A photo caption in the Sept. 15 Sports section incorrectly stated that Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Oliver Perez had been suspended.

A Sept. 12 Sports article incorrectly stated that pinch hitter John Olerud flied out for the final out in the New York Yankees' 1-0 victory over the Boston Red Sox. Olerud struck out. The Washington Post is committed to correcting errors that appear in the newspaper. Those interested in contacting the paper for that purpose can send an e-mail to corrections@washpost.com or call the main number, 202-334-6000, and ask to be connected to the desk involved -- National, Foreign, Metro, Style, Sports, Business or any of the weekly sections. In addition, the ombudsman's number is 202-334-7582.