* February 17 (Thursday): East End Study Circles Kickoff Meeting in East Hampton at 6:30 pm
* February 20 (Sunday): Peace Vigil/Car Caravan Starting at Sag Harbor Wharf at 3pm
* February 20 (Sunday): Cafe/Open House at Lutheran Church Water Mill
* February 21 through 25 (Monday-Friday): Winter Break Acting Mini-Camp in Bridgehampton
* February 22(Tuesday): Counter-Military Recruiting Meeting in Bayshore at 7:15pm
* February 23( Wednesday): Solar Seminar at SUNY Farmingdale at 7pm
* February 26(Saturday): Film and Viet Nam Vets' Discussion on Iraq War in Bridgehampton at 7 pm
* March 1 (Tuesday): Screening of "Farmingville" with Bilingual Discussion at Lutheran Church in Bridgehampton at 7:00 pm
* March 5 (Saturday): Interfaith Discussion Continues in East Hampton 2:30 to 4:30 pm
* March 5 and 6 (Saturday and Sunday): OLA Presents the Hispanic/Latino Film Festival at Southampton College 4:30 and 6:30 pm
* March 19 (Saturday): Suffolk ACLU Honors Local Freedom Fighters at Stony Brook 12 Noon
* Repeating Events: "Herstory" Writing Workshops in Spanish: Thursdays in East Hampton, Fridays in Riverhead
February 17 (Thursday): East End Study Circles Kickoff Meeting in East Hampton at 6:30 pm
The kickoff for the third round of East End Study Circles will be held on Thursday, February 17th, 6:30 PM at the East Hampton Day Care Center at 3 Gingerbread Lane Extension. Food and entertainment will be provided.
Study Circles meetings will be held for six consecutive weeks beginning the week of February 28th and will end with an action forum in April. Meeting participants will seek common ground in dealing with demographic changes in East End communities.
Contact StudyCircle@optonline.net or call (631) 324-2152 to leave a message.
La apertura de las reuniones del Circulo de Estudios en el Fin del Este será el día Jueves 17 de Febrero a las 6:30 PM en el East Hampton Day Care Center en la 3 Gingerbread Lane. Las reuniones serán por 6 semanas consecutivas terminando con un plan de acción en Abril.
El objetivo conocer, estudiar, enfrentar los cambios demográficos ocurridos en los ultimos tiempos en las diferentes comunidades del Fin del Este y entre todos buscar un camino en vias a traer beneficios a nuestra comunidad.
Contáctenos StudyCircle@optonline.net o llame (631) 324-2152 deje su mensaje.
February 20 (Sunday): Peace Vigil/Car Caravan Starting at Sag Harbor Wharf at 3pm
Please join East End Women in Black at 3pm on Sunday, February 20th at the Sag Harbor Wharf to protest the continuing war and occupations of Iraq and Palestine.
For the first time our vigil will be a "Car Caravan" through the streets of Sag Harbor, starting at the Wharf. Join Us!
East End Women in Black vigils are now twice a month -
on the first Sunday of each month at 3 p.m. at the Monument in Bridgehampton (next March 6)
the third Sunday of each month in Sag Harbor at the wharf at 3 p.m. (February 20)
East End Women in Black began its vigil in Sag Harbor at the wharf in August 2002 to stand against violence in the Middle East and against the invasion of Iraq. It is the longest standing regularly held protest on the East End.
We say to the world and to our neighbors that George Bush and the US administration doesn't represent us. We support our troops best when we work to bring them home.
Info at 631-831-4966
email: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
February 20 (Sunday): Cafe/Open House at Lutheran Church Water Mill 6pm
Starting Feb 20th the Lutheran Church of Water Mill /Bridgehampton is planning a monthly open house and cafe' on the third Sunday of the month from 6 to 8 pm.
These social gatherings of fun, friends, and food will include opportunities for open mike, poetry readings, art exhibits, book discussions, music, food, etc.
For those interested in participating, contact Pastor Rose Ann Vita at email@example.com or 631-537-1187
February 21 through 25 (Monday-Friday): Winter Break Acting Mini-Camp in Bridgehampton
Do you have an aspiring actor/actress at home? Now’s your chance to get them out of the house and onto the stage. During the winter break, Monday, February 21 through Friday, February 25 from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm. at the Bridgehampton Community House, your child will have the opportunity to discover the world of theatre.
Spend the week exploring your creative side through exciting theatre games, improvisations, and imaginative play, culminating in a theatrical performance piece for parents and friends to see.
Alison Aird who will conduct the classes, is a teaching artist with many years experience in the UK and on the East End.
More Information at the CMEE web-site www.cmee.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org
February 22(Tuesday): Counter-Military Recruiting Meeting in Bayshore at 7:15pm
The next meeting for counter recruiting efforts on Long Island will be on Tuesday, February 22nd at 7:15 pm at the Bayshore Library, One South Country Road, Brightwaters.
Please spread the word, and invite anyone who is interested.
Information for next year's school calendars and handbooks are being put together, so it is important we get in contact with as many schools as possible in the next month.
Contact Karen - email@example.com or call 875-8647.
February 23( Wednesday): Solar Seminar at SUNY Farmingdale at 7pm
Learn how you can generate your own electricity at a FREE solar seminar sponsored by Reneweable Energy Long Island (RELI)
The seminar will be held on Wednesday February 23 at 7:00pm at SUNY Farmingdale.
The location is at 2350 Broadhollow Road in Farmingdale, Roosevelt Hall, Room 111
For directions: www.farmingdale.edu/ifs_prospective_students.html and
Campus map: http://www.farmingdale.edu/contact_us/campus_map.html
Details about future seminars will be posted at www.RenewableEnergyLongIsland.org
February 26(Saturday): Film and Viet Nam Vets' Discussion on Iraq War in Bridgehampton at 7 pm
East End Veterans will sponsor a screening of the film "Hearts & Minds" followed by a discussion by Viet Nam combat vets on parallels and differences between the Viet Nam and Iraq wars, government policies and Pentagon strategies. The program wil be at the Bridgehampton
National Bank Community Room at 7pm.
(This program had been scheduled for January 22 the night of the blizzard.)
Contact: Michael O'Neill at firstname.lastname@example.org
March 1 (Tuesday): Film Screening - "Farmingville" with Bilingual Discussion at Incarnation Lutheran Church Bridgehampton at 7:00 pm
This screening and panel discussion will be in English and Spanish. Panelists will be: Most Reverend Emil Wcela, Auxiliary Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Rockville Centre and Mr. Dennis Suskind, Town Council Member of Southampton Town. The discussion will be moderated by the Rev. Marvin Dozier of Southampton Youth Association and translation will be
done by Mr. James Claffey of the St. Vincent de Paul Society.
March 5( Saturday): Interfaith Discussion Continues in East Hampton 2:30 to 4:30 pm
A follow-up to the interfaith discussion held last month in East Hampton's St. Lukes Church will be held Saturday afternoon March 5 from 2:30 to 4:30 pm. Clergy from several faiths will speak and a discussion will be held. People of all faiths and spiritual paths are welcome.
The gathering has been planned to provide a meeting place for those on the East End who seek an open and inclusive direction in public policy. Reverend Best of Montauk will facilitate the discussion to be held at the parish house of Saint Luke's Episcopal Church in East Hampton.
For further information contact Maryann Calendrille at 725-4926 or Dan Steiger at 831-4966
March 5 and 6 (Saturday and Sunday): OLA Presents the Hispanic/Latino Film Festival at
OLA of Eastern Long Island will present the first Hispanic/Latino Film Festival at Avram Hall on the Southampton College Campus. Films will be shown at 4:30 and 6:30 on March 5 and 6.
Saturday, March 5, 2005 at 4:30pm:
"Taxi Para Tres" (A Cab for Three) A 90 minute film from Chile, released in 2001 and directed by Orlando Lubbert.
Ulises’ beat-up taxi breaks down in a slum district of Santiago de Chile and is commandeered by two bandits who force him to drive them around and become an accomplice in their crimes.
"Taxi para Tres" is a sharp, black comedy that explores the margins of contemporary Chilean society. It was a winner of the top prize at the San Sebastian Film Festival.
Saturday, March 5, 2005 at 6:30 pm:
"Y Tu Mama Tambien" - A film from Mexico released in 2002 and directed by Alfonso Cuadron.
Julio and Tenoch are two teens ruled by raging hormones and a mission to consume exotic
substances. But one summer, the boys learn more about life than they bargain for when they set off a wild cross-country trip with seductive, 28-year-old Luisa.
Nominated for a Golden Globe, this sizzling box-office sensation is not only "raucously funny" but also "one of the most compellingly sexy movies ever made".
Sunday March 6th, 2005 at 4:30 pm:
"The Revolution Will Not be Televised - Venezuela" A film made in 2003 by Kim Bartley & Donnacha O’Brian of Ireland.
It is a documentary of the failed 2002 coup to oust Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez. It won Best Documentary at the 2003 Seattle Int'l Film Festival.
The film will be followed by Q&A session.
Sunday March 6th, 2005 at 6:30 p.m.
"Farmingville" the film made by local directors Catherine Tambini and Carlos Sandoval in 2003.
The shocking hate-based attempted murders of two Mexican day laborers catapult a small
Long Island town into national headlines, unmasking a new front line in the border wars:
suburbia. The film captures first-hand the stories of residents, day laborers and activists on all sides of the debate.
Farmingvile was the winner of the Sundance special jury prize and Winner of the Best documentary at the San Diego Latino Film Festival among other awards.
The film will be followed by Q&A session.
March 19 (Saturday): Suffolk ACLU Honors Local Freedom Fighters at Stony Brook 12 Noon
Saturday, March 19th, marks the two-year anniversary of the war in Iraq. It is always essential during times such as these that we protect the freedoms that can (and often are) lost.
For that reason, on March 19th, the two-year anniversary of the war in Iraq, the Suffolk NYCLU will be commemorating the contribution to freedom made by members of our community.
The honorees are Catherine Tambini - the Director of "Farmingville", Vic and Charlotte - Founders and Directors of the Cinema Arts Centre and David Kilmnick - the Founder and Director of Long Island Gay and Lesbian Youth.
Our honorees have all made a major difference in the rights that underlies individuality, expression, openness, association, speech and protest.
Info: Liz Folz at email@example.com
"Herstory" Writing Workshops in Spanish: Thursdays in East Hampton, Fridays in Riverhead
Every Thursday women come together to share their writing with one another and receive feedback on how to structure and shape their life writing. Workshop facilitator Sandra Dunn, who is of Spanish descent, is also helping to launch the Riverhead workshop, along with María Jiménez, who is Mexican and leads a workshop in Farmingville. The diversity of Herstory groups is even more pronounced in the workshops for Latinas, since the local population is comprised of people from Argentina, Chile, Colombia and the Dominican Republic. The East Hampton workshop is open to East Hampton Town residents.
It meets every Thursday, 7-9 p.m., at the Senior Citizens Center, 128 Springs-Fireplace Road.
The Riverhead Free Library has opened its newly formed Friday evening workshop to women residing in any town.
Next workshop date February 18, 6:30-8:30 p.m., at the library, located at 330 Court Street. Call 631-727-3228 to register, or register at the workshop.
For more information for either location call: 631-723-0150.