Saturday, February 5, 2011


43] Farmers Market – Feb. 5

44] State of Harbor Conference – Feb. 5

45] Wind energy petition drive – Feb. 5

46] Olney vigil to end the war – Feb. 5

47] Peace vigil in Chester, PA – Feb. 5

48] Peace vigil at Capitol – Feb. 5

49] Protest at Egyptian Embassy/White House – Feb. 5

50] Peace Meal – Feb. 5

51] Film KING CORN – Feb. 5


43] – Go to the West Baltimore Farmer's Market for fresh fruits, vegetables, breads and other treats every Saturday from 8 to noon.  CPHA has worked with the West Baltimore Marc TOD and Transit Inc. (WBMTTI) to establish a Farmer's Market at the West Baltimore Marc Train stop at Smallwood Road at Franklin and Mulberry Sts.  Since opening in June, over 300 people buy fresh groceries there every Saturday morning. WBMTTI will continue to include the community in the transit-oriented developments on the west side and continue to improve the area around "the highway to nowhere" until it becomes the highway to somewhere. Go to


44] – There is a State of the Harbor Conference on Sat., Feb. 5 from 9 AM to 3 PM at the Legg Mason Bldg., 4th Floor, Harbor East. The Waterfront Partnership of Baltimore invites you to register online at


45] – The Chesapeake Climate Action Network is promoting offshore wind energy and has a petition campaign to gain support for the Governor’s bill.  The goal is to obtain 10,000 Maryland signatures by the end of February.  Join neighborhood door to door petitioning on Sat., Feb. 5 in central Prince George's County and on Sat., Feb. 19 in northern Anne Arundel County. If you are available, email

46] 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 Feb. 4. Call Chuck Harker at 301-570-7167. 

47] –  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 Email


48] – There will be a peace vigil on the West Lawn of the Capitol at noon on Feb. 4. 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 or email

49] Egyptian Solidarity actions on Sat., Feb. 5 at noon at the Egyptian Embassy, 3521 International Court NW (off Van Ness between Connecticut and Reno).  Then march to the White House for a 2 PM rally.

50] Join the Peace Meal Herbs for Health & Peace on Sat., Feb. 5 at 1 PM at 4209 East West Hwy., Chevy Chase, MD 20815. Program starts with interfaith prayers and songs, followed by blessing of the food ceremony, then the speaker's address along with a hot vegetarian lunch.  CSA member Michelle Borodinsky, herbalist & nurse will discuss "Common Kitchen Herbs and Spices for Enhanced Health and Peace of Mind."


RSVP to Park by Bethesda Chevy Chase High School or use Metro Red Line Bethesda stop. There is no charge for this monthly event. Go to


51] – The Stony Run and Homewood's Unity with Nature Committee is screening KING CORN at 6:30 PM at Stony Run Friends Meeting, 5116 N. Charles St. on Sat., Feb. 5.  At 6 PM, there will be a vegetarian potluck.  The film is an exposé on the subsidized crop which drives the fast food industry.


To be continued


Donations can be sent to the Baltimore Nonviolence Center, 325 E. 25th St., Baltimore, MD 21218.  Ph: 410-366-1637; Email: mobuszewski [at]


"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


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