24] Women’s Bible Study – Feb. 6—Mar. 27
25] Olney vigil to end the war – Feb. 6
26] Peace vigil in
27] Peace vigil at Capitol – Feb. 6
28] “Solutions Through Film” – Feb. 6
29] Catholic Social Ministry Gathering – Feb. 7 - 10
30] “Permanent Housing & the Homeless” -- Feb. 7
31] Bridge vigil – Feb. 7
32] Quaker Peace Vigil – Feb. 7
33] Pentagon vigil – Feb. 8
35] Marc Steiner on WEAA – Feb. 8 — Feb. 11
36] Protest the death penalty – Feb. 8
37] Book talk – “
38] Pledge of Resistance meeting – Feb. 8
39] Breeding Bio Insecurity – Feb. 9
42] Anti-torture vigil – Feb. 9
43] Tuesday peace vigil – Feb. 9
44] Ecolocity DC meeting – Feb. 9
45] White Privilege & the Church – Feb. 9
46] Revolt on
49] FATAL EMBRACE – Feb. 10
50] Breaking Rank class – Feb. 10 & Feb. 17
51] Energy Communities
52] Footprints for Peace – Feb. 11 – May 1
53] Israel/Palestine roundtable – Feb. 11
55] Dialogues Against Militarism – Feb. 11
56] Crabshell Alliance – Feb. 11
57] Preach-In on Global Warming – Feb. 13 & 14
59] Red Emma’s needs volunteers – Feb. 14
60] Howard Zinn tribute – Mar. 15
61] Stand with people of
62] Legislative Forum 2010 – Feb. 25
63] Labor Chorus function – Mar. 6
64] Germs in the Kitchen
65] Buy a red maple tree
66] Help available in buying a house
67] Contribute to the
68] Join Global Zero campaign
69] Eve Tetaz in jail
70] War Is Not the Answer signs for sale
71] Publish your peace article
72] Click on The Hunger Site
73] Fire & Faith
Due to the approaching blizzard and not wanting people to either get stuck here at the Peace Center of Delaware County or need to drive home in it, tonight's First-Friday Film showing of Constantine's Sword Has Been Cancelled. It will be re-scheduled at a later time.
24] – Rev. Dr. Mankekolo Mahlangu-Ngcobo’s 12-week Bible Study for Women to study women then in the Bible and women now continues through Mar. 27. The bible study will continue each Saturday at 9:30 AM
25] – Friends House, 17715 Meeting House Rd., Sandy Spring, MD 20860, hosts a peace vigil every Saturday, 10:30 to 11:30 AM, on the corner of Rt. 108 and Georgia Ave. in Olney, MD. The next vigil is Feb. 6. Call Chuck Harker at 301-570-7167.
26] – Each Saturday, 11 AM – 1 PM, Chester County Peace Movement holds a peace vigil in West Chester in front of the Chester County Courthouse, High & Market Sts. Go to www.ccpeace.org.
27] – There will be a peace vigil on the West Lawn of the Capitol at noon on Feb. 6. Look for the blue banner with the message, "Seek Peace and Pursue It.--Psalms 34:14." The vigil lasts one hour and is silent except when one responds to the occasional questions. Go to http://www.quaker.org/langleyhill/seekpeace.htm or email email@example.com.
28] – On Sat., Feb. 6, the Men of Strength (MOST) Club will hold its 8th Annual Black History Month Film Festival, "Solutions Through Film," at the AFI Silver Theatre, 8633 Colesville Road, Silver Spring,. Focusing on the need for fathers and mentors in young men's lives, the festival will showcase two award-winning film documentaries - "SAY IT LOUD" at noon and "MEN II BOYS" at 2:45 PM followed by panel workshops featuring the film's directors and special guests. Go to http://solutionsthrufilm.eventbrite.com. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 202-265-6530.
29] – From Sun., Feb. 7 through Wed., Feb. 10, attend the 2010 Catholic Social Ministry Gathering in
30] – On Sun., Feb. 7 at 10:30 AM, the Baltimore Ethical Society, 306 W. Franklin St., Suite 102, welcomes Joann Levy, executive director of the Women’s Housing Coalition, who will discuss "Permanent Housing & the Homeless." Call 410-581-2322 or visit www.baltimoreethicalsociety.org.
31] – Maryland Bridges for Peace welcomes you to stand for peace Sundays from noon (or thereabouts) to 1 PM on the
32] – Every Sunday, 4 to 5 PM, there is a Quaker Peace Vigil at Independence Mall, N. side of Market between 5th and 6th Sts.,
33] – There is a weekly Pentagon Peace Vigil from 7 to 8 AM on Mondays, since 1987, outside the Pentagon Metro stop. The next vigil is Mon., Feb. 8, and it is sponsored by the Dorothy Day Catholic Worker. Call 202-882-9649.
34] – Join the annual Equality
35] – The Marc Steiner Show airs Monday through Thursday from 5 to 7 PM on WEAA 88.9 FM, The Voice of the Community, or online at www.weaa.org. The call-in number is 410-319-8888, and comments can also be sent by email to email@example.com. All shows are also available as podcasts at www.steinershow.org.
36] – There is usually a vigil to abolish the death penalty every Monday from 5 to 6 PM, outside the prison complex and across the street from Maryland’s death row, at the corner of Madison Ave. and Fallsway in
37] – On Mon., Feb. 8 at 7 PM at Red Emma's, 800 St. Paul St., catch author and filmmaker MICHAEL FOX and his fellow editors of the new PM Press book, "Venezuela Speaks!: Voices from the Grassroots!" It's a collection of interviews with activists and participants from across
38] – The Pledge of Resistance-Baltimore usually meets on Mondays at 7:30 PM. The meetings will now take place at Max’s residence, and the next one is scheduled for Feb. 8. The agenda will include a review of demonstrations, including one organized by ANSWER on March 20, and planning for the Legislative Forum on February 25. Call Max at 410-366-1637 or email me at mobuszewski at verizon.net for directions.
39] – On Tues., Feb. 9 from 9 to 11 AM, the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies, the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation, and George Washington Univ. are hosting several authors, including Lynn Klotz who will discuss BREEDING BIO INSECURITY: How U.S. Biodefense Is Exporting Fear, Globalizing Risk, and Making Us All Less Secure. The forum will be at
40] – Gaza One Year Later: Picking up the Pieces- briefing with Mr. Bill Corcoran – takes place on Tues., Feb. 9, from 12:30 to 2 PM at the Palestine Center, 2425 Virginia Ave., NW, WDC 20037. Corcoran is the president of American Near East Refugee Aid (ANERA). A light lunch will be served at 12:30 PM. The briefing and question/answer period will be from 1 to 2 PM. Registration is required, call 202-338-1958 ext.11.
41] – On Tues., Feb. 9 from 1 to 5:30 PM, the National Park Service will host a special session on the proposed
42] – There will be an anti-torture vigil each Tuesday at 5:30 PM in
43] – There is a vigil to say "War Is Not the Answer" each Tuesday since September 11, 2001 at
44] – There is a meeting of Ecolocity DC every Tuesday from 7 to 9 PM at the EMERGENCE COMMUNITY ARTS COLLECTIVE, 733 Euclid St. NW, WDC 20001. It is for people who live in, or are interested in making D.C. a transition town starting with an intentional community that will encompass clean energy, freecycle, natural building, organic farming, community salvage, new urbanism, etc. The next meeting will be on Feb. 2. Go to http://ecolocity.ning.com.
45] – Eda Uca-Dorn is facilitating a new course at the Hosanna People's Seminary (HPS) on White Privilege and the North American Church- Yesterday and Today! There will be sharing from anti-racism activists, faith leaders and others, as well as reflections on suggested reading from WHAT COLOR IS YOUR GOD by
46] – On Tues., Feb. 9 at 7 PM, Kari Lydersen will discuss her book REVOLT ON GOOSE ISLAND: The Chicago Factory Takeover and What it Means in the Economic Crisis at Red Emma’s, 800 St. Paul St. Lydersen, an award-winning WASHINGTON POST reporter, is the co-author of HOW TO SHOOT AN IRAQI with Wafaa Bilal. Days after getting a $45 billion bailout from the
47] – Each Wednesday from 4:30 - 5:30 PM, the House of Grace Catholic Worker holds a weekly vigil for peace in
48] – Each Wednesday, there is a peace vigil from 7 to 8 PM outside the Borders Book Store, Germantown Ave. at Bethlehem Pike in
49] – On Wed., Feb. 10 at 7 PM at the Cathedral of the Incarnation, 4 E. Univ. Pkwy, (corner of N. Charles St.), Jewish-American author Mark Braverman will introduce and discuss his thought-provoking new book FATAL EMBRACE: Christians, Jews, and the Search for Peace in the Holy Land. Dr. Braverman's new book, released by Synergy Books, shows how the Jewish quest for safety and empowerment and the Christian endeavor to atone for centuries of anti-Semitism have united to suppress the conversations needed to bring about a just peace in the
The public event is sponsored by
50] – Ryan Harvey's class, Breaking Rank: Soldier-Led Resistance Movements continues each Wednesday from 8 to 10 PM until Feb. 17 at the
51] – On Thurs., Feb. 11 and Fri., Feb. 12, the Energy Communities
52] – Footprints for Peace, an International Peace Walk, will begin on Thurs., Feb. 11 at the Y-12 National Security Complex, Oak Ridge, TN and finish at the United Nations on Sat., May 1. Go to http://footprintsforpeace.tripod.com/E10/NPT/npt_walk.htm.
53] – On Thurs., Feb. 11, 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
54] – On Thurs., Feb. 11 from 2:15 to 4 PM, Bob Edgar, Common Cause, Craig Eisendrath, Project for Nuclear Awareness, Richard Nephew, State Department, Trita Parsi, National Iranian American Council, Trudy Rubin, Philadelphia Inquirer and Jim Walsh, MIT, will explore "Iran, Nuclear Nonproliferation, and Middle East Regional Solutions." The event, sponsored by the Project for Nuclear Awareness, will be at the United Methodist Bldg.,
55] – On Thur., Feb. 11 at 7 PM at Red Emmas, there is an event organized by the Civilian-Soldier Alliance to welcome Dialogues Against Militarism, a group of both Iraq veterans and soldiers who refused to deploy to Iraq and Afghanistan, and their allies, who work to build partnerships between U.S. and Israeli war resisters. DAM member, SARAH LAZARE, will discuss her role as part of a U.S. war resister delegation to Israel/Palestine, which met with Palestinian activists and Israeli resisters.
56] – The Crabshell
57] – On Sat., Feb. 13 & Sun., Feb. 14, Interfaith Power and Light is hosting a national Preach-in on Global Warming. Register at www.InterfaithPowerandLight.org/PreachIn.
58] – Eye-Witness Report on the Gaza Freedom March will be presented by Jean Athey on Sun., Feb. 14 at 1:30 PM at the Howard County Central Library, Little Patuxent Pkwy. and
59] – Red Emma’s needs volunteers. Stop in to the weekly Sunday meeting at 7 PM at
60] – There's a Tribute to Howard Zinn on Mon., Feb. 15 from 6 to 11 PM at Busboys and Poets, 14th and V
61] – Stand with the people of
62] – The Progressive Working Group of Baltimore/Howard County is hosting a LEGISLATIVE FORUM 2010 on Feb. 25 from 7 to 9 PM at the Catonsville Library (Baltimore County Public Library), 1100 Frederick Road, Baltimore 21228. Email Cindy Farquhar at farquhar.cindy7 at gmail.com.
63] – On Sat., Mar. 6 AT 7 PM, the Charm City Labor Chorus will hold its Baltimore premiere recital "Step by Step: Songs for Peace, Jobs and Justice" in the Recital Hall of the Carl J. Murphy Fine Arts Center, Morgan State University, 2201 Argonne Drive, Baltimore 21218. The suggested donation is $10 for adults, $5 for students, and free for children up to 12. No one will be turned away.
Formed last year, the Labor Chorus focuses on songs that come out of union organizing campaigns and victories, as well as struggles for peace, justice and equality. Some of the pieces are old, some new. Some you will know, others will be exciting discoveries. Joining the choir for the evening will be Joe Jencks, a popular labor singer from the DC area.
64] – You may be interested in Michelle Brown’s article on her blog entitled “The 25 Surprisingly Germiest Places you Encounter Everyday” at http://www.ultrasound-technologist.org/the-25-surprisingly-germiest-places-you-encounter-everyday/. Read it and let her know what you think.
65] – I bought two red maple trees for $10 each as part of the Trees for
66] – A progressive-thinking realtor is indicating that people of modest incomes can get assistance from both the state and federal governments in purchasing a home. If you are interested in speaking with him about available programs, call Max at 410-366-1637.
67] – Larry Egbert and Nick Sheridan are in
68] – Join an extraordinary global campaign for the elimination of nuclear weapons: http://www.globalzero.org/sign-declaration. A growing group of leaders around the world is calling for the elimination of nuclear weapons and a majority of the global public agrees. This is an historic window of opportunity. With momentum already building in favor of Zero, a major show of support from people around the world could tip the balance. When it comes to nuclear weapons, one is one too many.
69] – Eve Tetaz is again in jail. You can write to Eve Tetaz, DCDC #316-087, Correctional Treatment Facility (CTF), 1901 E Street, SE,
70] – WAR IS NOT THE ANSWER signs from Friends Committee on National Legislation are again for sale at $5. To purchase a sign, call Max at 410-366-1637.
71] – Publish Your Peace Article. Daniel Frasier is soliciting peace articles for the biweekly series of commentaries Paths to Peace in the Frederick News Post Religion and Ethics section. For details, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
72] – The Hunger Site was initiated by Mercy Corps and Second Harvest, and is funded entirely by advertisers. You can go there every day and click the big yellow "Give Food for Free" button near the top of the page; you do not have to look at the ads. Each click generates funding for about 1.1 cups of food. So consider clicking.
73] – Go online for FIRE AND FAITH: The Catonsville Nine File. On May 17, 1968, nine people entered the Selective Service Offices in
74] – Peace Park Antinuclear Vigil takes place every day in Lafayette Park, 1601 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, 24 hours a day, since June 3, 1981. Go to http://prop1.org; call 202-682-4282.
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