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1] WIB peace vigils – Aug. 17
2] White House vigil – Aug. 17
3] Black Lives Matter – Aug. 17
4] Voter registration – Aug. 17 – 18
5] Barkaritaville – Aug. 17
6] Abolish ICE – Aug. 17
7] Ballroom Dancing – Aug. 17
1] – On Fri., Aug. 17 from noon to 1 PM, join a Women in Black peace vigil. A vigil will take place in McKeldin Square at the corner of Light and Pratt Sts. STAY FOR LUNCH at Baba's Kitchen. Warm-up, dry off, and enjoy a vegetarian chili lunch and lots of good conversation. Bring a side or topping for the chili. There are still places at the table; invite a friend to come along with you.
Another vigil is at Roland Park Place, 830 W. 40th St, Baltimore. 21211. However, if weather is iffy, contact Anne at firstname.lastname@example.org. Lunch will take place at 1 PM at the RPP Café, 830 W. 40th St., Baltimore 21211.
A third vigil will be in Chestertown, Kent County at Memorial Park at Cross Street and Park Row. This vigil is looking for more peace bodies on the Eastern Shore. Welcome to the network, Chestertown Women in Black.
Wear black. Dress for who knows what kind of weather. Peace signs will be available. When there are others to stand with, you don't need to carry the burden alone. Do this to be in solidarity with others....when everything around us says “Be afraid of the stranger.” Carpool and parking available. Just send an email that you need a ride to: email@example.com.
2] – On Fri., Aug. 17 from noon to 1 PM, join the Dorothy Day Catholic Worker in a vigil urging the powers that be to abolish war and torture, to disarm all weapons, to end indefinite detention, to close Guantanamo, to establish justice for all and help create the Beloved Community! This vigil will take place at the White House, 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contract Art @ firstname.lastname@example.org or at 202-360-6416.
3] – There is usually a silent vigil on Fridays, from 5 to 6 PM, sponsored by Homewood Friends Meeting, outside the Homewood Friends Meetinghouse, 3107 N. Charles St. The next scheduled vigil is on August 17. Black Lives Matter.
4] –Talbot Rising will have a Voter Registration table at the Caroline County Summerfest in Denton on the following dates: Fri., Aug. 17 from 5 to 10 PM and Sat., Aug. 18 from 2 to 9 PM. This will be a great opportunity to expand efforts beyond Talbot County, and the event will be attended by many young people. Email David King at email@example.com. RSVP at http://www.progressivemaryland.org/8_17_talbot_summerfest_voter_registration?utm_campaign=wkmemaug62018&utm_medium=email&utm_source=progressivemaryland.
5] – Wine & Wag: Barkaritaville is on Fri., Aug. 17 from 6 from 8:30 PM at the Maryland SPCA, 3300 Falls Road, Baltimore 21211. Check out http://www.mdspca.org/updates/detail/barkaritaville-aug.-17. Barkaritaville will feature live music, food, raffles and dog activities.
6] – On Fri., Aug. 17 from 8 to 10 PM, catch up with Abolish ICE: Baltimore Overpass Light Brigade at McKeldin Square, between Light and Calvert Sts. Help light up the Pratt Street pedestrian bridge, then move to the Customs House. Volunteers are needed! See https://goo.gl/images/RE643J. The Trump regime continues to use ICE and CBP as tools to enact their totalitarian policies, tearing families apart, traumatizing children, shooting unarmed migrants, robbing our communities of our neighbors and workers, and even imprisoning and deporting legal immigrants and American citizens. Go to https://www.facebook.com/events/2165869586994581/2169178056663734/?notif_t=admin_plan_mall_activity¬if_id=1534470207695586.
7] – 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 San Martin Dr. from the intersection of Univ. Parkway and 39th St. Drive on campus by taking the third left turn. The next dance will be on August 17. Call Dave Greene at 410-599-3725.
To be continued.
Donations can be sent to the Baltimore Nonviolence Center, 325 E. 25th St., Baltimore, MD 21218. Ph: 410-323-1607; Email: mobuszewski2001 [at] comcast.net. Go to http://baltimorenonviolencecenter.blogspot.com/.
"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