50] Move Over AIPAC
51] Eco-Things Festival – May 21
52] Green Party Assembly – May 21
53] Grassroots Strategy Session – May 21-22
54] Olney vigil to end the war – May 21
55] Peace vigil in
56] Peace luncheon – May 21
57] Peace vigil at Capitol – May 21
59] Tribute to peacemakers – May 21
60] For the Peace of
61] Protest AIPAC – May 22-24
62] Memories of the Ethical Society – May 22
63] Get on Bridge for peace – May 22
64] Art Along the Trails – May 22
65] Clergy Call for Justice – May 22-23
67] Green Forum – May 22
68] Red Emma's Meeting – May 22
69] Pray for Peace – May 22
70] Pentagon Vigil – May 23
71] Get a free copy of VegBaltimore
72] Can you host a teen from
73] Sign up with
74] Fund Our Communities campaign
75] Submit articles to Indypendent Reader
76] Skippy and Jordy need homes
77] Donate books, videos, DVDs and records
79] Buy a red maple tree
80] Join Global Zero campaign
81] War Is Not the Answer signs for sale
82] Publish your peace article
83] Click on The Hunger Site
84] Fire & Faith
50] – On Sat., May 21, the Move Over AIPAC Summit starts at 8 AM and runs until 7 PM at Mount Vernon Place United Methodist Church, 900 Massachusetts Ave. NW near the Mt. Vernon Square Metro. To attend the
51] – Happy Spring! The Faerie Rings & Eco-Things Festival is Sat., May 21 from 10 AM to 6 PM at the
http://www.projectwild.org/GrowingUpWILD/Maryland.htm. Are you interested in joining other families for local nature explorations? Visit the Families Exploring Nature website and find out about upcoming events
52] – The Maryland Green Party Assembly will take place on Sat., May 21 from 10 AM to 2 PM, Enoch Pratt Free Library, Govans Branch, 5714 Bellona Ave., Baltimore 21212. Register at http://mdgreens.org/assembly. Mark Grannis, lead attorney for the Libertarian Party of Maryland and Maryland Green Party v. Maryland State Board of Elections, will be speaking on the case and taking questions.
53] – There will be three Grassroots Strategy Sessions to plan for the next legislative session so that clean energy laws can be passed. The passage of a
54] – Friends House, 17715 Meeting House Rd., Sandy Spring, MD 20860, hosts a peace vigil every Saturday, 10
55] – 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. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
56] – On May 21 at 11 AM, Peace Action Montgomery, Pax Christi, and the Social Justice Committee of the Unitarian Universalist Church of Rockville (UUCR) invite you to their annual Peace Luncheon. This will benefit Women for Afghan Women, a terrific organization providing literacy, medical and other services for rural women in
57] – There will be a peace vigil on the West Lawn of the Capitol at noon on May 21. Look for the blue banner with the message, "Seek Peace and Pursue It.--Psalms 34
58] – There will be a
59] – On Sat., May 21 from 8 to 9
60] – From Sun., May 22 through Wed., May 24, there will be a Churches for Middle East Peace Advocacy Conference -- For the Peace of Jerusalem -- featuring His Excellency Archbishop Dr. Elias Chacour, Arch-eparchy of Akka, Haifa, Nazareth and Galilee. As an apostle of nonviolent social change, Father Chacour is a true activist for peace. "Peace needs no contemplators, it needs actors, people who are willing to get their hands dirty, to get up and do something," he says. "The same is true for justice." There are plenaries, workshops, Budrus, lobby training, networking and more to inspire and equip participants to use both feet and voices for peace in the
61] – In a move contrary to supporting democracy and justice, President Obama will address the AIPAC policy conference on Sun., May 22. In response, there will be a creative protest outside the Convention Center, corner of
Then protest outside AIPAC Gala Event with Netanyahu from 6 to 10 PM on Mon., May 23 across from the DC Convention Center, corner of
62] – On Sun., May 22 at 10
63] – Maryland Bridges for Peace welcomes you to stand for peace Sundays from noon (or thereabouts) to 1 PM on the
64] – Art Along the Trails opening reception is happening on Sun., May 22 from 1 to 4 PM at Carrie Murray Nature Center Leakin/Gwynne Falls Park, 1901 Ridgetop Road, Baltimore, MD 21207. The exhibit is up through Sept. 3.
65] – Join the Human Rights Campaign Clergy Call for Justice and Equality and Sun., May 22 for two events. From 4 to 6 PM, the discussion will look at LGBT Homelessness and Youth
66] – Every Sunday, 4 to 5 PM, there is a Quaker Peace Vigil at Independence Mall, N. side of Market between 5th and 6th Sts.,
67] – A BALTIMORE GREEN FORUM, a monthly environmental education and discussion forum, takes place on Sun., May 22 from 4 to 6
The Green Forum is held usually on the fourth Sunday of each month. Check out http://www.baltimoregreenforum.org/.
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Donations to Maryland Presbyterian Church are greatly appreciated. For questions, to co-sponsor, or to RSVP, contact email@example.com or 301-345-2234. Go to http://www.simplicity-matters.org/forums/baltimore.php.
68] – Red Emma's needs volunteers. Stop in to the weekly Sunday meeting at 7 PM at
69] -- Pray for Peace at 7
70] – 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., May 23, and it is sponsored by the Dorothy Day Catholic Worker. Call 202-882-9649.
71] – Compassion Over Killing indicates the VegBaltimore 2011 Guide has just come out!! This guide is helpful for finding vegetarian, vegan, and veg-friendly restaurants all over the city. All of the restaurants are listed at www.VegBaltimore.com, as well as grocery stores, resources, and local events. We have no right to oppress our animal brothers and sisters. To contact Compassion Over Killing, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 301-891-2458.
72] – Can you act as a Host Family for
73] – The
74] – Fund Our Communities campaign – is a new grass roots movement to get support from local organizations and communities to work together with their local and state elected officials to pressure Congresspersons and senators to join with Congresspersons Barney Frank and Ron Paul, who have endorsed a 25% cut to the federal military budget. Bring home the savings to state and county governments to meet the local needs which are under tremendous budget pressures. Go to www.OurFunds.org.
75] – The new Indypendent Reader is seeking articles for its web site at http://www.indyreader.org. Submit an article.
76] – Skippy and Jordy are cats who need homes. A mother of too many cats writes "Skippy is a doll. He's a great guy and would be a good companion for someone. Jordy needs a special person who is experienced with cats and is willing to take the time to develop a bond with him. He's close to his mother, his rescuer, but no one else. He is gorgeous, with a beautiful long black silky coat. Let Max know if you might be interested in one of the cats—410-366-1637.
77] – If you would like to get rid of books, videos, DVDs or records, contact Max at 410-366-1637 or mobuszewski at verizon.net.
78] – There is a project to assist young refugees from
79] – I have a red maple tree for sale for $5 from the Trees for
80] – Join an extraordinary global campaign for the elimination of nuclear weapons
81] – 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.
82] – 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 email@example.com.
83] – 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.
84] – Go online for FIRE AND FAITH: The Catonsville Nine File. On May 17, 1968, nine people entered the Selective Service Offices in
85] – 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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"One is called to live nonviolently, even if the change one works for seems impossible. It may or may not be possible to turn the