50] Social Media workshop – Aug. 7
51] Get on Bridge for peace – Aug. 7
52] Film Fundraiser – Aug. 7
54] House Concert – Aug. 7
55] Free Farm Benefit – Aug. 7
56] Pentagon Vigil – Aug. 8
57] Protest the death penalty – Aug. 8
58] Marc Steiner on WEAA – Aug. 8 – Aug. 12
59] Faith & Resistance Retreat – Aug. 8 & 9
60] Pledge meeting – Aug. 8
62] Be at BGE headquarters – Aug. 9
64] War Is Not the Answer demo – Aug. 9
65] Mayoral Forum – Aug. 9
66] Cooking demo – Aug. 9
68] Raise funds to fight cancer – through Aug. 21
69] Sign up with
70] Fund Our Communities campaign
71] Submit articles to Indypendent Reader
72] Donate books, videos, DVDs and records
73] Join Global Zero campaign
74] War Is Not the Answer signs for sale
75] Publish your peace article
76] Click on The Hunger Site
77] Fire & Faith
50] – On Sun., July 31 from 10
51] – Maryland Bridges for Peace welcomes you to stand for peace Sundays from noon (or thereabouts) to 1 PM on the
52] – Hiroshima Children's Drawings Committee at All Souls Church, Unitarian, invites you to the Seeds of Hope Film Fundraiser on Sun., Aug. 7 from 4 to 6 PM at the home of Chuck Wooldridge, 1427 Whittier St., NW, WDC 20011. The documentary film has
53] – Every Sunday, 4 to 5 PM, there is a Quaker Peace Vigil at Independence Mall, N. side of Market between 5th and 6th Sts.,
54] – There is a house concert with Kinobe and the African Sensation (a trio of 3 Ugandan brothers) on Sun., Aug. 7 at 5 PM at Wendy Rambo Shuford's place. To attend, you must have reservations; call 410-532-5694 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. The suggested donation is $18. Go to http://www.kinobemusic.com/.
55] – There is a Baltimore Free Farm Benefit at the Ash St. Community Garden, 3519 Ash St., on Sun., Aug. 7 at 7 PM with Fabulous Flea Market Band from Norway. The suggested donation is between $5 and $10. Call 443-983-6006.
56] – 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., Aug, 8, and it is sponsored by the Dorothy Day Catholic Worker. Call 202-882-9649.
57] – 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 Super Max Prison, at the corner of Madison Ave. and Fallsway in
58] – 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.
59] – The Dorothy Day Catholic Worker and Jonah House communities invite you to the annual Hiroshima-Nagasaki Faith and Resistance Retreat. The theme marking the 66th anniversary of the
On Tues., Aug. 9 at 6
60] – The Pledge of Resistance-Baltimore usually meets on Mondays at 7
61] – On Mon., Aug. 8 gather in Lafayette Park across from the White House at 9
:45 PM for a candlelight vigil to commemorate the Nagasaki bombing. There will be a pause at 10 :02 PM to mark the 65th anniversary. Call John Steinbach at 703-822-3480.
62] – There is a meeting to win a Better Energy Future for Baltimore on Tues., Aug. 9 at noon at BGE Constellation headquarters, 750 E. Pratt St. BGE/Constellation is seeking approval for a merger with an out-of-state corporation. Join Good Jobs Better Baltimore and help take the heat to Constellation headquarters. Call 443-449-2048 or visit www.goodjobsbetterbaltimore.org.
63] – Participate in Baltimore's Nagasaki commemoration on Tues., Aug. 9 from 5 to 6 PM at 34th & N. Charles Sts. with a vigil against the weapons contracts of the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory--$846 million in FY 2010. At 6
64] – There is a vigil to say "War Is Not the Answer" each Tuesday since September 11, 2001 at
65] – Citizens Planning and Housing Association's Mayoral Forum is on Tues., Aug. 9 from 6 to 9 PM at New Shiloh Baptist Church, 2100 N. Monroe St. Call 410-539-1369.
66] – There is a monthly cooking course that demonstrates how to create healthy meals from in-season fruits, vegetables and herbs 0n Tues., Aug. 9 from 6 to 7
67] – On Tues., Aug. 9 at 7
68] – Susan Ingram is in training for the Iron Girl Columbia Triathlon set for Aug. 21 at Centennial Lake in Columbia. She is doing the race to help me recuperate and get back in shape after suffering a broken right arm/shoulder in January. She has registered to raise funds for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and is racing in honor of her mom and dad, Tom and Margaret Ingram. Both of my parents fought cancer. Mom survived. Dad did not. Susan is blogging at her newspaper
69] – The
70] – 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.
71] – The new Indypendent Reader is seeking articles for its web site at http://www.indyreader.org. Submit an article.
72] – If you would like to get rid of books, videos, DVDs or records, contact Max at 410-366-1637 or mobuszewski at verizon.net.
73] – Join an extraordinary global campaign for the elimination of nuclear weapons
74] – 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.
75] – 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.
76] – 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.
77] – Go online for FIRE AND FAITH: The Catonsville Nine File. On May 17, 1968, nine people entered the Selective Service Offices in
78] – 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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