53] Olney vigil to end the war – Apr. 16
54] Peace vigil in
55] Peace vigil at Capitol – Apr. 16
56] Ecofest – Apr. 16
57] Arun's workshop on writing – Apr. 16
58] Tree of Remembrance – Apr. 16
59] Meditate for peace – Apr. 16
60] Torture survivors benefit – Apr. 16
61] Gimmie Shelter benefit – Apr. 16
62] March With the Animals – Apr. 17
63] "Race, the Death of the Public, and the Neoliberal Turn" – Apr. 17
64] Get on the bridge for peace – Apr. 17
65] Energy Seminar – Apr. 17
67] Green Forum – Apr. 17
68] Film GASLAND – Apr. 17
69] Red Emma's Meeting – Apr. 17
70] Artists for Climate – Apr. 17
71] Pentagon Vigil -– Apr. 18
72] Sign up with
73] Fund Our Communities campaign
74] Submit articles to Indypendent Reader
75] Skippy and Jordy need homes
76] Donate books, videos, DVDs and records
78] Buy a red maple tree
79] Join Global Zero campaign
80] War Is Not the Answer signs for sale
81] Publish your peace article
82] Click on The Hunger Site
83] Fire & Faith
53] – Friends House, 17715 Meeting House Rd., Sandy Spring, MD 20860, hosts a peace vigil every Saturday, 10
54] – 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.
55] – There will be a peace vigil on the West Lawn of the Capitol at noon on Apr. 16. Look for the blue banner with the message, "Seek Peace and Pursue It.--Psalms 34
56] – Be at Ecofest in
57] – Arun Gupta will do a workshop Independent Journalism
58] – Maryland Citizens Against State Executions [CASE] announced that National Victims of Crime Week ran from Apr. 10 through Apr. 16, and
The MD Crime Victims'
59] – Every Saturday after the Satsang - Meditation for World Peace, 5 to 6 PM and the chanting and prayers, 6 to 7 PM, there will a film shown about the history of Sathya Sai Baba and his mission at 4209 East West Hwy., Chevy Chase, MD 20815. RSVP to Victor (Vyasa) Landa at 301-654 6759. Go to www.globalcoalitionforpeace.net.
60] – On Sat., Apr. 16 at 6 PM, NRCAT invites you to a fundraising dinner for the Torture Awareness Survivors Support Coalition (TASSC) at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington, 4444 Arlington Blvd., Arlington, VA 22204. This organization, made up of survivors of torture, has made a significant contribution to the efforts to end U.S.-sponsored torture forever. Speakers include Brigadier General Stephen Xenakis, MD, a critic of
62] – March with the Animals on Sun., Apr. 17 at 10 AM at Druid Hill Park, 2600 Maryland Ave. to raise money for the Maryland SPCA. Registration with your animal friend is at 9 AM. Go to www.mdspca.org.
63] – On Sun., Apr. 17 at 10
64] – Maryland Bridges for Peace welcomes you to stand for peace Sundays from noon (or thereabouts) to 1 PM on the
65] – WeGreen USA's Energy Seminar series Understanding Incentives and Wind Power is on for Sun., Apr. 17 from 2 to 4 PM at the Marilyn J. Praisner Library, Meeting Room, 14910 Old Columbia Pike, Burtonsville, MD 20866. It is free for
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., Apr. 17 from 4 to 6
The Green Forum is held usually on the fourth Sunday of each month. However this is scheduled one week early with the theme "
Realizing the dream of a "fishable, swimmable harbor" will require lots of caring work and deep collaboration between unlikely partners. Our speakers, Ashley Traut (Blue Water Baltimore), and Chris Streb (Biohabitats) will share details about two projects already underway to (1) green the city's alleyways and (2) engage school children in the construction of the floating wetlands at the World Trade Center.
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] – Wendy Shuford invites you to watch GASLAND on Sun., Apr. 17 at 5 PM at her home
69] – Red Emma's needs volunteers. Stop in to the weekly Sunday meeting at 7 PM at
70] – Chesapeake Climate Action Network is hosting their fifth annual Artists for the Climate event at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, 901 N. Fairfax St., Alexandria, VA 22314 on Sun., Apr. 17 from 7 to 9 PM. Environmental author and co-founder of 350.org, Bill McKibben, will be in attendance, as well as Tim DeChristopher, national climate hero and many other celebrated artists and activists.
Following the event, DeChristopher, the "Rosa Parks" of the climate movement, and McKibben will lead the group in a short march to the
71] – 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., Apr. 18, and it is sponsored by the Dorothy Day Catholic Worker. Call 202-882-9649.
73] – 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.
74] – The new Indypendent Reader is seeking articles for its web site at http://www.indyreader.org. Submit an article.
75] – 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.
76] – If you would like to get rid of books, videos, DVDs or records, contact Max at 410-366-1637 or mobuszewski at verizon.net.
77] – There is a project to assist young refugees from
79] – Join an extraordinary global campaign for the elimination of nuclear weapons
81] – 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.
82] – 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.
83] – Go online for FIRE AND FAITH: The Catonsville Nine File. On May 17, 1968, nine people entered the Selective Service Offices in
84] – 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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