26] – 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
27] – On Sat., Jan. 31, 10 AM to 2 PM at 6703 Pawtucket Road, Bethesda, MD., attend a workshop about global realignment and perspectives, with Helena Cobban's book, RE-ENGAGE! AMERICA AND THE WORLD AFTER BUSH, as a starting point. The workshop will include a couple of short presentations, small group work and some games. It is sponsored by the Bethesda Friends Meeting Peace and Social Justice Committee. Contact Jane Coe to be sure space is at email@example.com or 301-320-5083. A simple lunch will be provided, and contributions to help defray the cost will be gratefully accepted. You need a copy of the book for discussion, and copies will be available for loan or purchase at the workshop.
28] – 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 Jan. 31. Call Chuck Harker at 301-570-7167.
29] – 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. This vigil has been the target of counter-demonstrators and harassment from the "
30] – There will be a peace vigil on the West Lawn of the Capitol at noon on Sat., Jan. 31. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
32] – A Grassroots Advocacy Training and Lobby Day, Feb. 1 through 2 in Washington, D.C., will provide both seasoned organizers and new activists with the skills and experience needed to make a real impact. Join Interfaith Peace-Builders and the
33] – On Sun., Feb. 1, the KALAFONG AME CHURCH invites you to a Prayer for Africa at 11 AM at the HISPANIC SEVENTH DAY ADVENTIST DAY CHUCH, 5100 Edmondson Ave., Baltimore 21229. Contact Rev. Dr. Duane Rawlings at email@example.com. Go to www.orgsites.com\md\kalafong-ame-mission-church/index.html.
34] – Maryland Bridges for Peace welcomes you to stand for peace Sundays from noon (or thereabouts) to 1 PM on the
35] – Every Sunday until Nov. 3, from 4:30 to 6 PM at the corner of Woodmont and Bethesda Aves., near Barnes & Noble and the Landmark Theaters, there will be a peace vigil organized by Bethesda Friends. Everyone welcome to participate!
36] – Red Emma’s needs volunteers. Stop in to the weekly Sunday meeting at 7 PM at
37] – 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. 2, and it is sponsored by the Dorothy Day Catholic Worker. Call 202-882-9649.
38] – Equality Maryland Lobby Day is Mon., Feb. 2 from 4 to 8 PM at Lawyer’s Mall, 100 State Circle, Annapolis, MD 21401. Let your legislators know it is time to end discrimination in the state of
39] – The Marc Steiner Show airs Monday through Thursday from 5 to 6 PM on WEAA 88.9 FM, The Voice of the Community. The call-in number is 410-319-8888, and comments can also be sent by email firstname.lastname@example.org.
40] – 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 Baltimore. The next vigil is scheduled for Mon., Feb. 2. Call 410-233-0488.
41] – On Mon., Feb. 2 at 6:30 PM @ Busboys and Poets, 14th & V Streets, NW, WDC, Howard Zinn will discuss his upcoming feature-length documentary. The new film titled "The People Speak," will feature music and readings based on the 1980 book "A People's History of the
42] – The Pledge of Resistance-Baltimore usually meets on Mondays at 7:30 PM at the AFSC,
43] – From Below and To the Left: A Reportback from the Elections in El Salvador is scheduled for Mon., Feb. 2 from 7:30 – 9:30 PM at St. Stephen's Church, 16th & Newton Sts., NW, WDC. In the wake of a series of political assassinations of leftist organizers and FMLN party members and a vicious smear campaign by the right-wing, members of CISPES joined a movement of international observers to defend the popular vote. Come for coffee and pan dulce and to hear how years of grassroots organizing by the Salvadoran social movement resulted in a resounding first round victory for the FMLN this January. Also how the right wing ARENA party used blatant fraud and manipulation to steal the capital city of
44] – There will be a meeting of the Frederick Peace Resource Center on Mon., Feb. 2 at 7:30 PM at 4 East Church St. Call Gus Fahey at 301-663-6117.
45] – On Mon., Feb. 2 at 7:30 PM at St. John's United Methodist Church, St. Paul St. at 27th St., there will be the 10th study session on what a single payer health insurance system could look like in the U.S. The study will continue on the first Monday of each month. The topic and presentation will be the same. Go to www.mdsinglepayer.org. RSVP at 410-467-7756. There is single payer legislation HR 676 whose principal sponsor is Congressman John Conyers of