56] – There will be a Mobilization for Global Justice meeting at 7 PM on Wed., Feb. 4 at St. Stephens Church, 16th & Newton Sts., NW, WDC. Exit at the Columbia Heights Metro stop. The meeting takes place the first Wednesday of the month. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
57] – The Peace & Justice Coalition of Prince George’s County meets on the first Wednesday of the month at 7 PM at the Greenbelt Community Center. The next meeting is Feb. 4. Call 301-577-2350.
58] – There is a WIB peace stand on Thurs., Feb. 5, noon-1PM in Towson at northwest corner of Washington & Chesapeake Aves., across the street from the post office, near the courthouse. Contact
59] – On Thurs., Feb. 5, the WEEKLY ROUNDTABLE SEEKING A JUST PEACE IN PALESTINE/ISRAEL takes place from 12:30 - 1:30 PM at Potter's House, 1658 Columbia Road NW, WDC. Join a civil discourse which explores the history, issues, myths, realities, and truth of the conflict between
60] – The Pledge of Resistance-Baltimore hosts an End the War! End the Occupation! rally on Thurs., Feb. 5 from 5 to 6:30 PM in
61] – On Thurs., Feb. 5, from 7 to 9 PM, DC Statehood, Yes We Can: Now Is Our Time! will be held at
62] – PeaceAction Montgomery, meets every first Thursday, next being Feb. 5, at 7 PM at the Cedar Lane Unitarian Church, room 16 in the basement, 9601 Cedar Lane, Bethesda, Maryland 20814-4099.
63] – Groups who were spied on by the Maryland State Police sent a letter to Gov. Martin O’Malley asking him to have all of the secret files released in an unredacted form. On Sat., Feb. 7 at noon, a number of these activists will deliver another copy of the letter to the governor’s mansion in
64] – On Sat., Feb. 7, from 7 PM to midnight, a "Fiesta Tropical" with a Nicaraguan beach theme will be held at St. John's Church, 2640 St. Paul St. This is a family event featuring savory crepes by Sofi's, authentic Latin American entrees, and tropical fruits and other mouth-watering desserts. Entertainment includes live steel drum performances, salsa instruction, and Latin dance music by WEAA DJ Guillermo Brown. A silent auction will highlight Nicaraguan art and other valuable items and services.
Advance tickets are on sale through Thurs., Feb. 5 for $25 one adult, $20 additional adults and $10 children ages 6 to 12. Higher-priced tickets are available at the door. Call 410-662-6292 or 240-372-7324, or go to www.CasaBaltimoreLimay.org. Sponsored by Casa Baltimore/Limay, a friendship-city project linked with
65] – Take Back WYPR is holding a forum with Marc Steiner speaking on Sun., Feb. 8 from 6 to 8 PM at St. John’s Church, 2640 St. Paul St. There will be a discussion on the precarious state of public radio. Contact Maria Allwine at 443-762-0892 or Max at 410-366-1637. Thanks to Red Emma's Collective.