44] Pets on Wheels Dog-A-Thon – Sept. 18
45] Polish Fall Festival – Sept. 18
46] Homelessness & Alienation – Sept. 18
47] Get on Bridge for Peace – Sept. 18
49] October Coalition talk – Sept. 18
50] Red Emma’s Meeting – Sept. 18
51] Pentagon Vigil – Sept. 19
52] Bikes Not Bombs Tour – Sept. 19
53] Marc Steiner on WEAA – Sept. 19 – Sept. 22
54] Protest the death penalty – Sept. 19
55] Film FOOD STAMPED – Sept. 19
56] Fund Our Communities meeting – Sept. 19
58] Ben & Jerry’s ice cream on Capitol Hill -- Sept. 20
59] Foundation of Yoga class – Sept. 20
60] War Is Not the Answer demo – Sept. 20
61] Film class – Sept. 20
62] Book talk on religious moderation -- Sept. 20
63] Town Hall meeting on military spending – Sept. 20
64] Global Days of Listening – Sept. 20
65] Become an activante with SOA Watch
66] Sign up with
67] Fund Our Communities campaign
68] Submit articles to Indypendent Reader
69] Donate books, videos, DVDs and records
70] Do you need a television and/or a computer?
71] Join Global Zero campaign
72] War Is Not the Answer signs for sale
73] Publish your peace article
74] Click on The Hunger Site
75] Fire & Faith
44] – Pets On Wheels, Inc.’s Annual Dog-a-Thon is a volunteer-driven activity and fundraiser. You register to walk (less than a mile) and you get people to sponsor you walking. People come from all over and bring their animals. There will be various demos, contests, and vendors of all kinds along with a large raffle table and a silent auction on Sun., Sept. 18 starting at 10 AM in
45] – The Polish Fall Festival takes place on Sun., Sept. 18 from 10:30 AM to 6 PM at Holy Rosary Church, 408 S. Chester St., Baltimore 21231. Call 410-732-3960.
46] – Usually, the Baltimore Ethical Society, 306 W. Franklin St., Suite 102, Baltimore, MD 21201-4661, meets on Sundays, and generally there is a speaker and discussion from 10
47] – Maryland Bridges for Peace welcomes you to stand for peace Sundays from noon (or thereabouts) to 1 PM on the
48] – Every Sunday, 4 to 5 PM, there is a Quaker Peace Vigil at Independence Mall, N. side of Market between 5th and 6th Sts.,
49] – On Sun., Sept. 18 from 5 to 7 PM, the October2011 Coalition will hold a panel discussion and musical entertainment, “From
50] – Red Emma’s needs volunteers. Stop in to the weekly Sunday meeting at 7 PM at
51] – 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., Sept. 19, and it is sponsored by the Dorothy Day Catholic Worker. Call 202-882-9649.
52] – A Ride Till The End - Bikes Not Bombs Tour will be in
53] – 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.
54] – 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
55] – See the documentary FOOD STAMPED about Maryland Hunger Solution's Food Stamp Challenge to eat on a budget of $4.30 a day—the film follows a husband and wife in their attempt to eat healthy on a food-stamp budget. See the film and join a discussion about why the poor can eat healthy food on Mon., Sept. 19 at 5 PM at the Enoch Pratt Free Library, Poe Room, 400 Cathedral St. Call 410-396-5430 or go to www.prattlibrary.org.
56] – The Pledge of Resistance-Baltimore usually meets on Mondays at 7
57] – A delegation of Japanese farming families and anti-nuclear activists will be joined by Robert Habeck, chair of the Green Party in the state of Schleswig-Holstein, Germany on Mon., Sept. 19 at 8:30 PM at Busboys & Poets, Langston Room, 2021 V St., NW, WDC. Hear what the US press still isn’t telling us about the reality on the ground around the Fukushima nuclear reactors; how we can help; how Germany will be nuclear-free by 2022 and 80%-100% renewable by 2050; and how the US is running the same risks with 23 identical reactors as those that melted down at Fukushima as well as at 81 others.
Aileen Mioko Smith, executive director of Green Action, will discuss her petition to the UN High Commission on Human Rights to recognize and address the plight of children in the
58] – On Tues., Sept. 20, there will be a Peace
59] – On Tues., Sept. 20 at 7 PM, a class will be starting on the Foundation of Yoga taught by Vyasa Deva in the Yoga Room at 4217 East West Hwy., Bethesda, MD 20814. The simple but effective methods of Yoga teach you how to increase your health and happiness. Improve flexibility, strength, and reduce stress. Begin with a free lecture from 7 - 8:30 PM. Thereafter, the class meets each Tuesday for five weeks. Ideal for beginners, renewers, and anyone interested in learning better diet, breathing, exercise, relaxation, and meditation/ positive thinking. The cost is $100 for six weeks, and includes a CD for home practice and a text book. If interested, email to pre-register at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 301-654-4899. Go to www.schooloflife.org.
60] – There is a vigil to say "War Is Not the Answer" each Tuesday since September 11, 2001 at
61] – Ben McCusker teaches this ongoing film screening and discussion class on Tuesdays thru Oct. 11, from 6 to 9 PM at the Baltimore Free School, 1323 N. Calvert St. Go to http://freeschool.redemmas.org. There is no charge.
62] – William Egginton, a JHU professor, will be discussing and signing copies of his latest book, IN DEFENSE OF RELIGIOUS MODERATION on Tues., Sept. 20 at 7 PM at Barnes and Noble at Johns Hopkins, 3330 St. Paul St. Call 410-662-5850.
63] – On Tues., Sept. 20 at 7:30 PM at the Silver Spring Civic Center, One Veterans’ Place, Fenton & Ellsworth, Silver Spring, MD, attend the Taking Back the Budget Debate - A TOWN HALL MEETING. Turn your anger and outrage over the budget deal into ACTION! The speakers will be Rep. Donna Edwards, State Senator Roger Manno, economist Heather Boushey, IPS Fellow Karen Dolan and the NAACP’s Elbridge James. Singer/songwriter Christina Van Norman will perform music. You will have the opportunity to ask questions and then help organize for real, progressive solutions. The action agenda is Put America back to work; Institute a fair tax system; Protect Americans’ health and save the environment; Preserve Social Security; Bring all the troops and military contractors home. The town hall is sponsored by Fund Our Communities, Bring the War Dollars Home - A
64] – At 8:30 PM on Tues., Sept. 20, there will be 24 hours of communicating at the Global Days of Listening. Afghan Youth Peace Volunteers and others from around the globe will talk about how to bring about peace in
65] – Become an Activante with SOA Watch in Latin America or Washington, D.C. Youth leadership in the SOA Watch movement is growing and getting things done. It is the youth who carry the weight in organizing the upcoming massive SOA Watch November Vigil at the gates of
There is a need for four activantes. If interested, contact SOA Watch,
66] – The
67] – 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.
68] – The new Indypendent Reader is seeking articles for its web site at http://www.indyreader.org. Submit an article.
69] – If you would like to get rid of books, videos, DVDs or records, contact Max at 410-366-1637 or mobuszewski at verizon.net.
70] – Can you use a television set and/or a computer, monitor etc.? Contact Max at 410-366-1637 or mobuszewski at verizon.net.
71] – Join an extraordinary global campaign for the elimination of nuclear weapons
72] – 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.
73] – 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 email@example.com.
74] – 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.
75] – Go online for FIRE AND FAITH: The Catonsville Nine File. On May 17, 1968, nine people entered the Selective Service Offices in
76] – 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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