21] White House vigil – Sept. 16
23] WIB Roland Park vigil – Sept. 16
24] Justice for Palestine/Israel vigil – Sept. 16
25] Silent vigil – Sept. 16
26] Stop Execution of Troy
27] Thinking Outside the Bucks – Sept. 16
28] Military Industrial Complex Conference - Sept. 16-18
29] National Organizers’ Conference - Sept. 16-18
30] Ballroom dancing – Sept. 16
31] Farmers Market – Sept. 17
32] Activate Inner Citizen – Sept. 17
33] Olney peace vigil -- Sept. 17
35] Film INTIMIDATION – Sept. 17
36] Slutwalk – Sept. 17
37] Silent vigil at Capitol – Sept. 17
38] DIY FEST – Sept. 17
39] Constitution Day – Sept. 17
40] Many Voices, One Peace Concert – Sept. 17
41] Free Legal Advice – Sept. 17
42] Gimme Shelter benefit – Sept. 17
43] Simon Shaheen concert – Sept. 17
21] – A peace vigil takes place every Friday from noon to 1 PM at
22] – Every Friday from noon to 1 PM, Women in Black, Baltimore, host a vigil at Pratt and Light Sts. in the
23] – There is also a noon vigil on Sept. 16 at
24] – A vigil for Justice in Palestine/Israel (now in its 8th year) takes place every Friday from noon to 1 PM at 19th &
JFK Blvd., (across from Israeli Consulate. It is sponsored by Bubbies & Zaydes (Grandparents) for Peace in the Philadelphia Middle East. Email firstname.lastname@example.org. Go to http://phillyjewishpeace.org/.
25] – There is a silent vigil on Fri., Sept. 16 from 5 to 6 PM outside of Homewood Friends Meeting, 3107 N. Charles St., in opposition to war in
26] – The emergency national protests on Fri., Sept. 16 to STOP THE EXECUTION OF TROY DAVIS includes one in Baltimore, called by the All Peoples Congress. Save Troy
27] – On Fri., Sept. 16 at 6:30 PM, consider being at Thinking Outside the Bucks: Bnot's Local Economy Party! & Market Place and hear these speakers--Paul Glover, Michael Shuman, Charles Eisenstein and Jeff Dicken--get engaged about local currency, gift economy, barter and time banking. The event is at the Creative
28] – The Military Industrial Complex conference takes place Fri, Sept.16 through Sun., Sept. 18, and you can sign up at http://MIC50.org. On Sept. 16 at 6:30 PM at The Haven, 112 W. Market St., Charlottesville, Virginia, hear Dave Norris, the Mayor of Charlottesville, David Swanson, a progressive activist, author, and blogger, and Ann Wright, who first as a military officer and then as a diplomat, spent thirty-five years serving the U.S. government. The conference then moves on Saturday and Sunday to The
29] – Attend the 10th Annual National Organizers' Conference, Sept. 16-19, with a benefit concert with Simon Shaheen on Sat., Sept. 17. Contact the
IPS Fellow Phyllis Bennis, director of IPS' New Internationalism Project, serves on the US Campaign's Steering Committee and will address What do the Arab Spring and Palestinian UN Membership Mean for Our Work? The address is on Fri., Sept. 16 at 7 PM at the
30] – 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
31] – 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 www.cphabaltimore.org.
32] – On Sat., Sept. 17 from 9 AM to noon, the Citizens Planning and Housing Association will be hosting its next Activate Your Inner Citizen: University at Sojourner-Douglass College, 500 N. Caroline St. Community organizers and interested parties are encouraged to participate in free workshops focusing on teaching the core skills necessary to be effectively involved in community leadership. Register online at http://tinyurl.com/2011fallayicu. Email email@example.com.
33] – Friends House, 17715 Meeting House Rd., Sandy Spring, MD 20860, hosts a peace vigil every Saturday, 10
34] – 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.
35] – On Sat., Sept. 17 from noon to 1:30 PM, see INTIMIDATION: a short film on Bullying at Eubie Blake Jazz Institute and Cultural Center, 847 N. Howard St. There is a request for a $5 minimum donation. Call 410-225-3130 or go to http://www.eubieblake.org.
36] – On Sat., Sept, 17 at noon, sex-positive women, transgender people, and men will march for the right to walk peaceably down the street without fear of catcalls, harassment, or sexual assault at SlutWalk. The march begins at
37] – There will be a peace vigil on the West Lawn of the Capitol at noon on Sept. 10. Look for the blue banner with the message, "Seek Peace and Pursue It.--Psalms 34
38] – The fifth annual DIY Fest presents workshops on making biodegradable cleaning products, "kitchen" medicine, books, and jewelry, as well as provide lessons in urban livestock, composting, and wild fermentation on Sat., Sept. 17 from noon to 6 PM at St. John's Church, 2640 St. Paul St. There is no charge, and there will be an after-show at the
39] – The Constitution Day Symposium: Free Speech and the Digital Age is jointly sponsored by the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) and the American Civil Liberties Union of Maryland (ACLU-MD) and will take place in Brown Center’s Falvey Hall, 1301 W. Mount Royal Ave. on Sat., Sept. 17 from 3 to 5 PM. The free symposium will feature Andrew Sullivan, Trevor Paglen and Jay Stanley who will look at what the future holds for personal expression as it relates to digital communication technologies. Call 410-225-2300 or go to http://www.mica.edu/constitution.
40] – Many Voices, One Peace Music Concert will feature SONiA of Disappear Fear, with Rabbi Liz and special guest performers. A concert uniting voices, songs, wishes, and prayers for ever-widening circles of peace takes place on Sat., Sept. 17 at 7 PM at Congregation Beit Tikvah,
41] – An art and entertainment attorney for over 18 years, Walt Lehmann, of Lehmann Strobel PLC, assists creative professionals and cultural organizations, including the Walters, with the management of their intellectual property assets. On Sat., Sept. 17 with appointments every 20 minutes from 10 AM to noon, he will provide free legal advice at the Creative
42] – Gimme Shelter is doing an Uh Huh Poetry and Music Benefit with Alan Barysh and Kala Weaver to benefit the homeless and the shelters that serve them. It is on Sat., Sept. 17 at 7:30 PM at the Hamilton Gallery,
43] – Get over to the Benefit Concert with Simon Shaheen on Sat., Sept. 17 from 8:30 to 10:30 PM at All Souls Church, 2835 16th St., WDC. The Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation is marking its 10th Annual Organizers' Conference with this concert with a world-renowned violinist and oud player.
A Palestinian born in the village of Tarshiha in the Galilee, Shaheen began playing the oud at the age of five, and a year later began studying violin at the Conservatory for Western Classical Music in Haifa. Shaheen has become one of the most significant Arab musicians of his generation. He will be joined on stage by the wonderful Palestinian percussionist Michel Moushabeck. All proceeds from this benefit concert directly support the work of the
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