33] Shop-a-Paw-Looza 2010 continues
34] Bring the World Home continues
35] Protest Lockheed Martin – Oct. 9
36] Boycott AHAVA – Oct. 9
37] Gimme Shelter – Oct. 9
38] Celebrate Casa Baltimore/Limay – Oct. 9
39] Film THE RESPONSE – Oct. 9
40] 10/10/10 – Oct. 10
41] Sense of Humor – Oct. 10
42] Bridge vigil – Oct. 10
43] Quaker Peace Vigil in
44] Labor leader Jobs not Wars – Oct. 10
45] Red Emma’s needs volunteers – Oct. 10
46] DC Vote Champions of Democracy -- Oct. 10
47] Dave Zirin at Red Emma’s – Oct. 12
48] Abolition Concert – Oct. 13
49] St. Francis Gala – Oct. 13
50] Heart’s Place benefit – Oct. 13
51] Jane Goodall at Goucher – Oct. 13
52] Health care info forum – Oct. 14
53] Jobs Rally – Oct. 14
54] Shiori has a poetry book – order starting Oct. 15
55] Anti-war march & rally in
56] Capitalism does not work – Oct. 16
33] – The
34] – Catch the "Bringing the World Home" exhibit in celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Peace Corps! The exhibit is in the UMBC Library Rotunda through the end of the semester and consists of 5 display cases featuring photos and artifacts from UMBC's faculty, staff and students who have served in the Peace Corps, including many current and alumni Shriver Peaceworker Fellows. The center case features pieces from the Peace Corps founding era (a tribute to Sarge Shriver!) and the surrounding case highlight experiences from Africa, Asia-Pacific, Eastern Europe, and the
35] – Join Brandywine Peace Community on Sat., Oct. 9 at noon in
36] Boycott AHAVA – Oct. 9
36] – On Sat., Oct. 9 from 10 AM until noon, Friends of Sabeel will do its fourth demonstration to urge the BOYCOTT OF AHAVA COSMETICS, made by West Bank settlers from natural resources stolen from the Palestinian people. Gather in downtown
37] Gimme Shelter – Oct. 9
37] – Gimme Shelter Productions continues to do consciousness/fundraising events about the plight of the homeless and for the shelters that serve them and is initiating its series of "Community Harvest" benefit performances. The idea of "Community Harvest" is designed to raise money through musical/poetic benefit shows to grow and purchase fresh, organic, local produce to distribute to Baltimore¹s homeless shelters, transitional housing and feeding programs. On Sat., Oct. 9 at 5 PM at
38] – The CASA BALTIMORE/LIMAY 25TH ANNIVERSARY celebration is Sat., Oct. 9 at 5:30 PM at St. John's Church, 27th & St. Paul St. RSVP at 410-662-6292 or firstname.lastname@example.org/ The event will feature Nan McCurdy, co-founder of Casa Baltimore/Limay, who will speak about her memories as well as the current situation in Nicaragua. There will be a potluck dinner augmented by Central American dishes and lots of memorabilia. Bring a potluck dish for six or more people or make a $10 donation.
39] – On Sat., Oct. 9 at 7 PM, see the film The Response, created in collaboration with the Univ. of Maryland School of Law and Venable LLP. Based on the actual transcripts of the Guantanamo Military Tribunals - This free event is co-sponsored by Amnesty International Group 82 and is to be held at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Rockville, 100 Welsh Park Drive, Rockville, MD. The panel participants are Sig Libowitz, writer/producer, Dave Dickman, retired JAG Corps officer; and Gordon Woodward, pro bono advocate for detainees. Visit www.uucr.org or call 301-762-7666.
40] – Get involved in 10/10/10 on Sunday for the largest climate action day in earth's history. Go to www.350.org or www.350baltimore.org. In
Many groups, including the League of Conservation Voters are involved in 10/10/10. Email email@example.com.
41] – On Sun., Oct. 10 at 10:30 AM, the
42] – Maryland Bridges for Peace welcomes you to stand for peace Sundays from noon (or thereabouts) to 1 PM on the
43] – Every Sunday, 4 to 5 PM, there is a Quaker Peace Vigil at Independence Mall, N. side of Market between 5th and 6th Sts., Philadelphia. Call 215-421-5811
44] – The Brandywine Monthly Potluck Supper & Program is the 2nd Sunday of the month starting at 4:30 PM with a potluck dinner at University Lutheran Church, 3637 Chestnut St., Phila., PA. Bring main dish, salad, or dessert to share. The program begins at 5:30 PM. On Sun., Oct. 10, hear labor leader Tom Paine Cronin, director of the Comey Labor studies Program at
45] – Red Emma’s needs volunteers. Stop in to the weekly Sunday meeting at 7 PM at
46] – Join DC Vote and special emcee Chris Matthews to honor the Champions of Democracy: Smith Bagley (posthumously), Kathy Schmidt and Andy Shallal, who exemplify what it means to fight for and expand democracy. The event will take place on Tues., Oct. 12 from 6:30 to 9:30 PM at the Mayflower Hotel,
47] – On Tues., Oct. 12 at 7 PM at Red Emma's, 800 St. Paul St., hear Dave Zirin discuss his new book BAD SPORTS: How Owners Are Ruining The Games. http://www.redemmas.org. Call 443-255-3565.
48] – On Wed., Oct. 13, there will be a 2nd Annual Abolition Concert – presented by Not for Sale – to kick off the 2010 GLOBAL FORUM ON HUMAN TRAFFICKING. Go to http://www.notforsalecampaign.org/events/global-forum-on-human-trafficking/.
49] -- Go to the Howard P. Rawlings Conservancy and Botanic Gardens of Baltimore,
50] – Hard Hitting Songs for Hard Hit People is a benefit concert for Heart’s Place, a shelter. Many musicians, including Caleb Stine, will perform at the 2640 Space, 27th and
51] – Jane Goodall will speak on Wed., Oct. 13 at 8 PM in Goucher College‘s Kraushaar Auditorium as the Fall 2010 Robert and Jane Meyerhoff Visiting Professor. Goodall will give a lecture, titled “Gombe and Beyond: The Next 50 Years,” about her work as a primatologist, conservationist, and animal welfare activist. The world's foremost expert on chimpanzees, she is renowned for her 50-year study of the social and familial interactions of wild chimpanzees in
will follow the lecture. There is a $10 general, but it is free for Goucher students, faculty, staff and alumnae/i. Tickets must be reserved in advance by logging on to www.tickets.goucher.edu.
52] -- Now that federal health care reform has passed, what does it mean for your small business or nonprofit? Learn how your business or organization can benefit from the reform - from federal tax credits to state grants. Join M & T Bank and Health Care for All! for a free information workshop on Thurs., Oct. 14 from 8:30 to 10:30 AM at
53] -- Join the BEC, BUILD and IAF organizations from Howard & Montgomery counties for a Non-Partisan Accountability Action on Thurs., Oct. 14 from 7:30-8:45 PM at Southern Asian Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 2001 E. Randolph Road, Silver Spring, MD 20904. The idea is to call on gubernatorial candidates former Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich and Gov. Martin O'Malley to put
54] – Shiori was born in Tokyo, Japan in 1951 on August 15, six years after the day the initial announcement of Japan's surrender to the Allies was made, the official end of World War II. She describes herself as hapa, half-American, half-Japanese— the child of the enemy amor. In her first chapbook collection of poetry from Finishing Line Press, the debut author weaves memoir and historical record into a lyrical and moving portrait of post-war immigration to the
Finishing Line Press is a poetry publisher based in
55] – End the Wars: Money for Jobs, Education, and Health Care--all out in
56] – On Sat., Oct. 16 at 3 PM at the Emergence Community Arts Collective (ECAC), 733 Euclid St. NW , WDC, 20001, contemplate The Real Cause of the Economic Crisis and What to Do About It. The presentation will demonstrate why we must replace the destructiveness of capitalism with an inclusive paradigm that cares for all sentient beings and the environment. The idea is to uphold the importance of an agriculturally-based society as the way to satisfy universal, basic human needs. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org. Go to www.schooloflife.org.
To be continued
Donations can be sent to the
"The master class has always declared the wars; the subject class has always fought the battles. The master class has had all to gain and nothing to lose, while the subject class has had nothing to gain and everything to lose--especially their lives." Eugene Victor Debs