45] The Monks are in
46] Book discussion of "The Dream of Earth" – July 17
47] Get on Bridge for peace – July 17
48] "Inventing the Nation" – ongoing
49] Overturn Citizens United picnic – July 17
51] Leaflet against Veolia – July 17
52] Red Emma's Meeting – July 17
53] Pentagon Vigil – July 18
55] Protest the death penalty – July 18
56] Marc Steiner on WEAA – July 18 – July 21
57] Pledge meeting – July 18
58] Donate to Race against Cancer
59] Can you host a teen from
60] Sign up with
61] Fund Our Communities campaign
62] Submit articles to Indypendent Reader
63] Donate books, videos, DVDs and records
64] Join Global Zero campaign
65] War Is Not the Answer signs for sale
66] Publish your peace article
67] Click on The Hunger Site
68] Fire & Faith
45] – On Sun., July 17 through Thurs., July 21, see the Monks of Drepung Lineage, eight of them associated with the Dalai Lama, teach, meditate, pray, chant and create a Medicine Buddha Mandala (sand painting). Baltimore Yoga Village, with studios in Hampden and Mount Washington, is the sponsor of the monks' visit to
46] – The Dream of Earth will be the Summer Sunday Discussion on Sun., July 17 at 10
47] – Maryland Bridges for Peace welcomes you to stand for peace Sundays from noon (or thereabouts) to 1 PM on the
48] – "Inventing a Nation" at the
49] – Support a Constitutional Amendment to Overrule the Supreme Court's Decision on Citizens United by attending a Picnic for planning/volunteering on Sun., July 17 from 3 to 5
Dessert and drinks are covered, so you bring your favorite dish. Also, bring a wrapped "White Elephant." White Elephant is anything (usually not food) you have around your house -- that you yourself can't use. It's a wrapped useful or funny gift item that will be exchanged at the end of the program. The Peace and Social Justice Coalition will arrive at 2 PM to create signs for the
50] – Every Sunday, 4 to 5 PM, there is a Quaker Peace Vigil at Independence Mall, N. side of Market between 5th and 6th Sts.,
51] – Are you interested in leafleting at Artscape at 6
Join an effort to leaflet during a performance of Matisyahu, a Hasidic reggae singer on the Main Stage. If interested, call Max at 410-366-1637.
52] – Red Emma's needs volunteers. Stop in to the weekly Sunday meeting at 7 PM at
53] – 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., July 18, and it is sponsored by the Dorothy Day Catholic Worker. Call 202-882-9649.
54] – On Mon., July 18 at 2 PM at the Maryland Science Center, 601 Light St., enjoy Beautiful, Delicious, Nutritious
55] – 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
56] – 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.
57] – The Pledge of Resistance-Baltimore usually meets on Mondays at 7
58] – 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
59] – Can you act as a Host Family for
60] – The
61] – 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.
62] – The new Indypendent Reader is seeking articles for its web site at http://www.indyreader.org. Submit an article.
63] – If you would like to get rid of books, videos, DVDs or records, contact Max at 410-366-1637 or mobuszewski at verizon.net.
64] – Join an extraordinary global campaign for the elimination of nuclear weapons
65] – 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.
66] – 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.
67] – 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.
68] – Go online for FIRE AND FAITH: The Catonsville Nine File. On May 17, 1968, nine people entered the Selective Service Offices in
69] – 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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