* March 11 (Friday): Help East End Vets Install Memorial at Hook Mill East Hampton 12 N
* March 12 (Saturday): Memorial for War Dead at East Hampton Town Green 1pm
* March 15 (Tuesday): Veterans Speak Out Against the War at Stony Brook 7 - 9 pm
* March 15 (Tuesday): Rock and Rage Against the Machine. Stony Brook University Café 9pm
* March16 (Wednesday): Stony Brook Anti-War Rally, featuring the "Iraq Wall". 1 - 2 pm
* March 17 (Thursday): Remembering Vietnam: Film "Hearts and Minds" Stony Brook 7-9 pm
* March 18-19-20 (Friday-Sunday): NYC Send Off Rally and trip to Fayetteville NC Anti War Rally
* March 19 (Saturday): East End Vets Memorial for Iraq Dead and Anti-War Rally in Southampton 1pm
* March 19 (Saturday): NAACP Celebrates Emancipation Proclamation in Riverhead at 11 am
* March 19 (Saturday): Suffolk ACLU Honors Local Freedom Fighters at Stony Brook 12 Noon
* March 19 (Saturday): NYC Rallies and March to Bring Troops Home Starting 10am
* March 19(Saturday): Peace Trains to NYC Anti-War Rally
* March 20(Sunday): North Fork Vigil for Peace in Greenport at 4 pm
* March 20 (Sunday): Vigil for Peace at Sag Harbor Wharf 3pm
* March 24 (Thursday): "The Oil Connection" Discussion in Massapequa at 7:30pm
* April 8 (Friday): Father Roy Bourgeois of School of Americas Watch Speaks in East Hampton at 7pm
* Repeating Events: "Herstory" Writing Workshops in English and Spanish: Thursdays in East Hampton at 7 pm
March 10 (Thursday): The Assault on Social Security - LI School of Americas Watch Presentation in Massapequa at 7:30pm.
LI SOAW invites you to a presentation by Professor Rachel Kreier of Hofstra University. It will take place on Thursday, March 10 at 7:30 pm at the Massapequa Public Library at Bar Harbor, 40 Harbor Lane in Massapequa Park. Morty Greenhouse of Nassau Community College will moderate.
For further information call 631 751 2097
March 11 (Friday): Help East End Vets Install Memorial at Hook Mill East Hampton at 12 Noon
East End Vets need your help as they erect a memorial at the Village Green at Hook Mill (east of Newtown Lane on Montauk Highway). There will be 1,500 Crosses, Stars of David and Cresent Moons. Help us starting at 12 Noon.
Contact Joe Giannini at email@example.com or 631-267-6666
March 12 (Saturday) Memorial for War Dead - East Hampton Villge Green at 1:00pm
A memorial service starting at 1 pm will be held to honor the dead of the Iraq war. There will be speakers from various religious faiths and relatives of some Long Islanders who died. Names of the dead will be read. Veterans are encouraged to join the service.
There will be 1500 grave markers - crosses, stars of David and cresents- on the Village Green to honor the dead of the Iraq war. They will remain on the Green for one week when they will be moved to Southampton for a service and a march. (See March 19 event below).
Contact Joe Giannini ( Giannini43@yahoo.com or 631-267-6666)
March 15 - 19 (Tuesday-Saturday) Festival of Resistance to Stop the War at Stony Brook University
The Social Justice Alliance in solidarity with the National Week of Resistance Against the Iraq War and the March 19 Global Day of Action, is co-sponsoring a series of cultural and political events to voice our dissent against the United States imperialist war drive.
Contact: Victor Rosado, Social Justice Alliance, Stony Brook University at 631-355-0758 or Justice@sbusja.org, website: www.sbusja.org
TUESDAY MARCH 15
Veterans Speak Out Against the War. 7 - 9 pm at Harriman Hall Auditorium
Veterans Speak Out, with Veterans from Korea, Vietnam, and Iraq speaking out against the atrocities that they have experienced, and the atrocities that continue today in Iraq. Guest facilitator will be Bill McNulty, host of "Lunch with Bill" on WUSB (90.1 FM). Sponsored by the Graduate Student Organization and Social Justice Alliance.
TUESDAY MARCH 15
Rock and Rage Against the Machine. 9pm - 12. University Café (all ages).
Anti-war concert featuring local DIY bands and activists, Dobbler Rock
(Food Not Bombs), and aMaNDOWN (Human Rights Task Force). MC'ed by the Notorious Joe
WEDNESDAY MARCH 16
Stony Brook Anti-War Rally, featuring the "Iraq Wall". 1 - 2 pm
Rally in front of the Student Activities Center. Local Anti-War Rally with students, professors, activists, and community members peacefully assembling to raise public awareness of the war crimes being committed in Iraq. The 100ft Iraq Wall will be present.
THURSDAY MARCH 17
Remembering Vietnam: A Screening of the Film "Hearts and Minds". 7-9
At the Wang Center: A showing of the award-winning documentary on the Vietnam War era. Followed by a discussion of the film.
SATURDAY MARCH 19(Global Day of Action)
Ride the Peace Train to the NYC Mass March and Rally. Meet @ 6:45am @ Stony Brook Train Station. Sponsored by Coalition Against the War and the Graduate Students Education Union (GSEU). Get your DISCOUNTED TICKET (less than half the normal price Round Trip!!) and sign up by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
March 18-19-20 (Friday-Sunday): NYC Send Off Rally for trip to Fayetteville NC
A rally sponsored by United for Peace and Justice, Military Families Speak Out and others will bring thousands of people of conscience including military families and veterans to Fayetteville, North Carolina, for a march and rally against the war on Iraq.
Fayetteville is the home of Fort Bragg and a center of anti-war activity.
Groups from Long Island and New York City will be travelling from to Fayettville on Friday evening following a send-off rally.
Contact: Dan Steiger 631-831-4966
March 19 (Saturday): East End Vets Memorial for Iraq Dead and Anti-War Rally in Southampton 1pm
The 1500 grave markers previously set up in East Hampton that memorialize those who have died in the present war in Iraq will be moved to Southampton on Saturday March 19 at 1pm.
East End Vets will take the grave markers to Southampton Town Hall for marchers to carry in a permited march to Agawam park where an anti-war rally will be held.
Contact: Joe Giannini at Giannini43@yahoo.com or 631-267-6666
March 19 (Saturday): NAACP Jubilee Celebrates Emancipation Proclamation in Riverhead at 11 am
The Eastern Long Island Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) holds its Annual Jubilee celebrating the Emancipation Proclamation at 11am Saturday, March 19. The event will be at the Friendship Baptist Church, 59 Anchor Street (off of Bell Avenue, near the Senior Citizens Nutrition Center in Riverhead. The featured speaker is
Professor James Banks of Suffolk County Community College who is the Coordinator of Multicultural Affairs of the College. Local Middle and High School Honor Students will be recognized. There will be music and refreshments.
For further information phone (631) 287-7346
March 19 (Saturday): NYC Rallies and March to Bring Troops Home Starting 10am
Rallies in Marcus Garvey Park in Harlem (10am) and Central Park (12 Noon) are planned plus a march (pending permit) along Fifth Avenue starting at 3:30PM.
Marcus Garvey Park is at 124th St. & 5th Ave.
East Meadow in Central Park - enter at 102nd and 5th Ave.
More info at www.TroopsOutNow.org
and International Action Center at 212-633-6646
or Contact Victor Rosado at Stony Brook
email@example.com or 631-355-0758
March 19 (Saturday): Peace Trains to NYC Anti-War Rally
For information about ALL Peace Trains from LI contact Heather Cottin at firstname.lastname@example.org
Stony Brook Riders: See March 19 Global Day of Action Above
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
* March 20 (Sunday): Vigil for Peace at Sag Harbor Wharf 3pm
East End Women in Black sponsor this vigil for peace and the end to the occupations of Palestine and Iraq on the third Sunday each month in Sag Harbor and the first Sunday each month at the Monument in Bridgehampon.
Info at 631-831-4966
March 20(Sunday): North Fork Vigil for Peace in Greenport at 4 pm
Speeches and candlelight vigil calling for an end to the war will be held at Mitchell Park in Greenport behind the carousel on March 20th at 4:00. A solemn ceremony is planned honoring those men and women who have died in the Iraq war. Photographs of all who have died will be displayed in a sanctuary along the boardwalk. Local clergy and veterans are expected to speak.
Mitchell Park is at 129 Front Street in Greenport.
Contact Pat Hovey (631)765-1239 or firstname.lastname@example.org
March 24 ( Thursday): "The Oil Connection", LI School Of Americas Watch Presentation in Massapequa at 7:30 pm
In past years the School of the Americas issue was a necessary teaching tool to assist people in understanding the Imperial nature of our policies. With the oil driven invasion and occupation of Iraq that need is not as great since events unfolding before us each day serve that purpose.
For this reason keep March 24 open so you can be part of a presentation, at Massapequa Public Library at Bar Harbor, 40 Harbor Lane in Massapequa Park.
Contact Bill McNulty at 631-751 - 2097
April 8 (Friday): Father Roy Bourgeois of School of Americas Watch Speaks in East Hampton at 7pm
Father Roy Bourgeois, the founder of the organization fighting to stop US military training of Latin American military officers will speak at East Hampton's Windmill II Housing Community Room Friday evening, April 8 at 7 p.m. at Windmill II, 219 Accabonac Road in East Hampton
"Herstory" Writing Workshops in Spanish and English: Thursdays in East Hampton
Every Thursday women come together to share their writing with one another and receive feedback on how to structure and shape their life writing.
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 workshop at the Riverhead Library is temorarily discontinued.
For more information call: 631-723-0150.