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Associated Press Daybook-Saturday-General for Saturday, Nov. 09.

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Saturday, Nov. 09 4:30 PM Commandant’s U.S. Marine Corps Birthday Ball

Weblinks: http://www.usmcbirthdayball.com, https://twitter.com/USMC

Contacts: U.S. Marine Corps Media Inquiries, 1 703 614 4309

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Saturday, Nov. 09 5:30 PM CAIR 25th Anniversary Gala – Council on American-Islamic Relations 25th Anniversary Gala, ‘Defending, Educating, Empowering: Building the Next Generation of American Muslims’, with special guest Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar. Other attendees include political commentator Dean Obeidallah, activist Linda Sarsour, and Pennsylvania State Rep. Movita Johnson-Harrell

Location: Grand Hyatt Washington, 1000 H St NW, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.cair.com, https://twitter.com/cairnational

Contacts: Ibrahim Hooper, CAIR communications director, ihooper@cair.com, 1 202 744 7726

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Saturday, Nov. 09 – Monday, Oct. 12 Duchamp exhibition opens at the Hirshhorn – ‘Marcel Duchamp: The Barbara and Aaron Levine Collection’, first half of a two-part exhibition on the life and legacy of Marcel Duchamp opens. The exhibition features the recent gift of over 50 major historical artworks, including more than 35 seminal works by Duchamp, promised to the museum by Washington, D.C. collectors Barbara and Aaron Levine

Location: Hirshhorn Museum, Independence Ave SW, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://hirshhorn.si.edu/, https://twitter.com/hirshhorn

Contacts: Madeline Feller, Smithsonian Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden, fellerm@si.edu, 1 202 633 6121

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Saturday, Nov. 09 Friends of the National Zoo members-only event to bid farewell to giant panda – Smithsonian’s National Zoo holds Friends of the National Zoo members-only event to say farewell to giant panda Bei Bei ahead of his 19 Nov departure for China. Bei Bei is leaving the U.S. as part of the Zoo’s cooperative breeding agreement with the China Wildlife Conservation Association, which stipulates that all cubs born at the Zoo move to China when they are four years old. Bei Bei turned four 22 Aug * A series of ‘Bye Bye, Bei Bei’ celebratory events will be held online and on-site from 11-18 Nov

Location: Smithsonian National Zoological Park, 3001 Connecticut Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://nationalzoo.si.edu/, https://twitter.com/NationalZoo, #ByeByeBeiBei

Contacts: Devin Murphy, National Zoological Park, murphyd@si.edu, 1 202 633 3083

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Sunday, Nov. 10 – Wednesday, Nov. 13 Diagnostic Error In Medicine 12th Annual International Conference

Location: Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill, 400 New Jersey Ave NW, Washington, DC

Weblinks: https://www.improvediagnosis.org/, https://twitter.com/ImproveDX

Contacts: Melissa McGue, McCabe Message Partners, MMcGue@MessagePartnersPR.com, 1 202 868 4814

Media interested in registering for the conference should contact Lorie.Slass@ImproveDiagnosis.org

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Monday, Nov. 11 9:00 AM ‘Mount Vernon Salutes Veterans’ program – ‘Mount Vernon Salutes Veterans’ Veterans’ Day program at Mount Vernon, the home of George Washington

Location: George Washington’s Mount Vernon, 3200 Mount Vernon Hwy, Mount Vernon, VA

Weblinks: http://www.mountvernon.org, https://twitter.com/MountVernon

Contacts: Melissa Wood, Mount Vernon Director of Media Relations, mwood@mountvernon.org, 1 703 799 5203, https://twitter.com/melissa_at_mv

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Monday, Nov. 11 9:00 AM Special Veterans Day event at the National World War II Memorial – Special Veterans Day event at the National World War II Memorial in Washington, DC, with the Friends of the National World War II Memorial and the National Park Service paying tribute to the 16-million-plus men and women who served with the U.S. Armed Forces during WWII. Agenda includes wreath laying, and performance from Mary Millben. Other participants include WWII vets, journalist Jonathan Elias, National Mall and Memorial Parks Superintendent Jeffrey Reinbold, Friends of the National World War II Memorial Chairman Josiah Bunting III

Location: National World War II Memorial, 1750 Independence Ave SW, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.wwiimemorial.com, https://twitter.com/WWIIMemorial

Contacts: Scott Warner, Warner Strategies, scott@warnerstrategies.com, 1 703 231 6925

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Monday, Nov. 11 2:00 PM Veterans United for DC Statehood Rally – Veterans United for DC Statehood Rally, with attendees including Democrats Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton and Shadow Sen. Michael Brown and DC National Guard Commanding General Maj. Gen. William Walker

Location: Freedom Plaza, 1455 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.dc.gov, https://twitter.com/DCGovWeb

Contacts: Office of Sen. Michael Brown, michaeld.brown@dc.gov, 1 202 741 5019; Hector Rodriguez, rcomnet1@aol.com, 1 202 997 8777 ;

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Monday, Nov. 11 4:15 PM GEIA discussion on ‘gender and political transgressions in art’ – ‘A New Light on Political Discourse: Gender and Political Transgressions Through Art’ George Washington University Gender Equality Initiative in International Affairs event, with Irish artists Alice Maher and Aideen Barry discussing ‘the significance of collaboration between artists, intellectuals, and academics in everyday political discourse’ as well as large-scale social movements surrounding women’s rights

Location: Lindner Family Commons, 1957 E St NW, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.gwu.edu/index.cfm, https://twitter.com/GWtweets

Contacts: GEIA, geia@gwu.edu

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Monday, Nov. 11 – Wednesday, Nov. 13 America’s Physician Groups Colloquium

Location: Grand Hyatt Washington, 1000 H St NW, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.apg.org, https://twitter.com/AmerPhysGrps

Contacts: David Allen, APG, dallen@apg.org, 1 202 770 1901

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Monday, Nov. 11 – Wednesday, Nov. 13 APG Colloquium 2019 – 6th Annual America’s Physician Groups Colloquium: Thriving in Tomorrow’s New Models and Downside Risk

Location: Grand Hyatt Washington, 1000 H St NW, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://apg.org/conferences, https://twitter.com/AmerPhysGrps, #APGC19

Contacts: David Allen, APG, dallen@apg.org, 1 202 770 1901

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Monday, Nov. 11 Veterans Day – Veterans Day * Presidential Proclamation encourages Americans to ‘recognize the fortitude and sacrifice of our vets through public ceremonies and private thoughts and prayers’, calls on federal, state, and local officials to display the U.S. flag and participate in patriotic activities in their communities, and calls on all Americans, including civic and fraternal organizations, places of worship, schools, and communities to support the day with commemorative expressions and programs

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Monday, Nov. 11 – Wednesday, Nov. 13 National Association of Medicaid Directors Fall Conference

Location: Washington Hilton, 1919 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://medicaiddirectors.org/, https://twitter.com/statemedicaid

Contacts: Tess Moore, NAMD Chief Operating Officer, tess.moore@medicaiddirectors.org, 1 202 403 8620

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Monday, Nov. 11 – Wednesday, Nov. 13 National Alliance 2019 Annual Forum

Location: Washington Marriott Wardman Park, 2660 Woodley Rd NW, Washington, DC

Weblinks: https://nationalalliancehealth.swoogo.com/2019AnnualForum, https://twitter.com/ntlalliancehlth, #NatAllCon

Contacts: Cary Conway, Conway Communications, cary@conwaycommunication.com, 1 214 793 5705

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Monday, Nov. 11 – Monday, Nov. 18 ‘Bye Bye, Bei Bei’ week at Smithsonian’s National Zoo to bid farewell to giant panda – Ahead of giant panda Bei Bei’s 19 Nov departure for China, Smithsonian’s National Zoo holds a series of ‘Bye Bye, Bei Bei’ celebratory events online and on-site. Bei Bei is leaving the U.S. as part of the Zoo’s cooperative breeding agreement with the China Wildlife Conservation Association, which stipulates that all cubs born at the Zoo move to China when they are four years old. Bei Bei turned four 22 Aug

Location: Smithsonian National Zoological Park, 3001 Connecticut Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://nationalzoo.si.edu/, https://twitter.com/NationalZoo, #ByeByeBeiBei

Contacts: Devin Murphy, National Zoological Park, murphyd@si.edu, 1 202 633 3083

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