29] Zero Waste Tour – Aug. 18
30] Peace vigil at White House – Aug. 18
31] WIB peace vigil – Aug. 18
32] AN INCONVENIENT SEQUEL: TRUTH TO POWER – continues through Aug. 24
33] Release Aging People in Prison – Aug. 18
34] Black Lives Matter vigil – Aug. 18
35] Ballroom Dancing – Aug. 18
36] Progressive Maryland healthcare deep canvasses -- Aug. 19
37] West Chester peace vigil – Aug. 19
38] Do you want to adopt a furry friend? – Aug. 19
39] Green Party meeting – Aug. 19
40] Support the Wheeler family who lost their home in a fire
41] Sign up with Washington Peace Center
42] Donate books, videos, DVDs and records
43] Do you need any book shelves?
44] Join the Global Zero campaign
29] – On Fri., Aug. 18 from 9 to11 AM, take a Zero-Waste Tour of the Brown Station Road Landfill, Upper Marlboro. When you throw stuff away, where does it go? Learn more about the Prince George's County waste-management system through this tour of the Brown Station Road Landfill, including how landfills are designed and how environmental impacts are mitigated. This is organized by the Prince George's Sierra Club. The tour will include the leachate treatment plant and methane collection. Registration is required: https://sierra.secure.force.com/events/details?formcampaignid=7010Z000001ulVCQAY. Contact Janet Gingold at (firstname.lastname@example.org).
30] – On Fri., Aug. 18 from noon to 1 PM, join the Dorothy Day Catholic Worker in a vigil urging the powers that be to abolish war and torture, to disarm all weapons, to end indefinite detention, to close Guantanamo, to establish justice for all and help create the Beloved Community! This vigil will take place at the White House, 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contract Art @ email@example.com or at 202-360-6416.
31] – On Fri., Aug. 18 from noon to 1 PM, join a Women in Black peace vigil. A vigil will take place in McKeldin Square at the corner of Light and Pratt Sts. Stay for as long as you can. Wear black. Dress for who knows what kind of weather. Bring your own poster or help with the "NO WAR IN MY NAME" banner. When there are others to stand with, you don't need to carry the burden alone. Do this to be in solidarity with others....when everything around us says “Be afraid of the stranger.” Carpool and parking available. Just send an email that you need a ride [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]. Peace signs will be available.
32] – Al Gore’s AN INCONVENIENT SEQUEL: TRUTH TO POWER continues through Aug. 24 at the CHARLES THEATRE. A decade after AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH brought Climate Change into the heart of popular culture comes the follow-up that shows just how close we are to a real energy revolution.
33] – There is a DCRAPP (Release Aging People in Prison) Monthly Coalition Meeting at the BF Senior Wellness Center, 3531 Georgia Ave. NW, WDC 20010, on Fri., Aug. 19 from 3 to 4:15 PM. DCRAPP is working together with other campaigns, groups, and organizations to take on the crucial issue of people aging and dying in prison without justification. There are elderly DC prisoners who are trapped in the federal prison system due to denials of parole, compassionate release, and clemency. Come out to the next coalition meeting to learn more about this issue; DCRAPP plans to usher in change; and how you can become involved in the campaign. Email email@example.com or go to www.rappcampaign.com.
34] – There is usually a silent vigil on Fridays, from 5 to 6 PM, sponsored by Homewood Friends Meeting, outside the Homewood Friends Meetinghouse, 3107 N. Charles St. The next scheduled vigil is on Aug. 18. Black Lives Matter.
35] – There is an opportunity to participate in ballroom dancing, usually every Friday of the month, in the JHU ROTC Bldg. at 8 PM. Turn south on San Martin Dr. from the intersection of Univ. Parkway and 39th St. Drive on campus by taking the third left turn. The next dance will be on Aug. 18. Call Dave Greene at 410-599-3725.
36] – Progressive Maryland is having healthcare deep canvasses on Sat., Aug. 19 from 10 AM to 2 PM. Contact Beth Landry at firstname.lastname@example.org. RSVP at http://www.progressivemaryland.org/statewidehealthcarecanvass?utm_campaign=wkmem8_14&utm_medium=email&utm_source=progressivemaryland.
37] – 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 email@example.com
38] – Looking to adopt? The Maryland SPCA is participating in the third annual Clear the Shelters, a nationwide pet adoption event on Sat., Aug. 19. To help people wanting to add a new fury addition to their families and to help every dog, cat and kitten needing the love of a family, the MD SPCA will be waiving adoption fees for ALL available animals. Visit the adoption center (3300 Falls Road, Baltimore 21211) from 11 AM to 4 PM or Project Adopt (cats & kittens) located in White Marsh Mall open from 11 AM to 7 PM, and you can find your match! The $25 Pet ID Package fee still applies and includes a collar, an engraved ID tag, microchip and license (Baltimore residents). Clear the Shelters sponsor VCA will be providing give-a-ways to adopters. Bring your ID and information from your landlord (if you rent) granting you permission to adopt an animal. Out-of-state adopters welcome! Check the website or FB page for additional details http://www.mdspca.org/.
39] – On Sat., Aug. 19 from 1:15 to 3:15 PM, get over to a Prince George's County Green Party organizing meeting at the South Bowie Branch Library, 15301 Hall Road, Bowie 20721. The Maryland Green Party has teamed up with local Prince George’s County greens and grassroots organizers to launch a Prince George’s county chapter of the Maryland Green Party. The goal is to create an independent grassroots party committed to Peace, Ecological wisdom, Social Justice, and Grassroots democracy which can provide residents of Prince George’s county an opportunity to be active participants in shaping a better county, state, and world.
40] – Activists Joyce and Tim Wheeler now live in Sequim, Washington, but their son, Morgan and his family have lived in the Wheeler’s Baltimore home, 816 Beaumont Avenue for some time. Tragically, at 3 AM on February 4, the home was burned beyond recognition. Morgan was able to get his family out, but the house and its contents are totally destroyed. Morgan's daughter, Erin, has created a Go Fund Me page which you can access below. Anything you are able to contribute to support Morgan and his family would be greatly appreciated. Go to https://www.gofundme.com/a7y7m-fire-leaves-family-with-nothing?ssid=904794688&pos=2.
41] -- The Washington Peace Center has a progressive calendar & activist alert! Consider signing up to receive its weekly email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
42] -- If you would like to get rid of books, videos, DVDs or records, contact Max at 410-323-1607 or mobuszewski at verizon.net.
43] -- Can you use any book shelves? Contact Max at 410-366-1637 or mobuszewski at verizon.net.
44] -- 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.
Donations can be sent to the Baltimore Nonviolence Center, 325 E. 25th St., Baltimore, MD 21218. Ph: 410-366-1637; Email: mobuszewski2001 [at] comcast.net. Go to http://baltimorenonviolencecenter.blogspot.com/.
“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 US around through nonviolent revolution. But one thing favors such an attempt: the total inability of violence to change anything for the better" - Daniel Berrigan