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* August 25 (Friday): Film: Sisters of Resistance in Greenport at 8pm
* August 27 (Sunday): Vigil for End of Occupations of Palestine and Iraq and for Peace in Lebanon - in Bridgehampton at 5pm
* September 11 (Monday): Lonelyville to the Lighthouse Walk for Peace on Fire Island 8 - 9:30am
( see Counter-Recruiting for listing of weekly and monthly demonstrations)
* Sunday Nights: "Bush is a Liar Choir" rehearses in Lindenhurst from 7 to 9pm
* Every Thursday evening - Book Study Group in Water Mill at 6:30
* "Herstory" Writing Workshops on Wednesdays in Farmingville (Spanish and English) 3 to 5 pm and Thursdays in Spanish only in East Hampton at 7 pm
* Second Tuesday of Month: South Fork Chapter of LI Progressive Coalition Meets in Water Mill at 6:30 pm
August 25 (Friday): Film: Sisters of Resistance in Greenport at 8pm
The North Fork People of Conscience documentary film series is presenting SISTERS OF RESISTANCE on Friday, August 25 at 8 pm at the Peconic Landing auditorium in Greenport.
Admission is free.
The film is one hour long and will be followed by an audience discussion.
More information about the film can be found on our blog
August 27 (Sunday): Vigil for End of Occupations of Palestine and Iraq and for Peace in Lebanon - in Bridgehampton at 5pm
East End Women in Black continue their long running vigil this Sunday August 27 at 5pm at the monument/flagpole in Bridgehampton. This marks the start of the fifth year of these vigils.
There will be another vigil at 5pm in Bridgehampton on Sunday September 3.
More Info: www.eewib.blogspot.com or 631-831-4966
September 11 (Monday): Lonelyville to the Lighthouse Walk for Peace on Fire Island 8 - 9:30am
Mark the anniversary of September 11th in a Walk for Peace to reflect on the tragic events of that day, remember those who lost their lives in the attacks, those who lost or risked their lives saving others, and make a stand for peace at a time of great danger, suffering and war around the world.
The walk is on Monday, September 11th. It starts at 8am at the top of No Name Walk in Lonelyville, Fire Island (a.k.a Plank Walk -- most western walk in Lonelyville, Fire Island) and ends at the Fire Island Lighthouse -- approximate arrival time 9:00am.
• To take a step in the right direction for a peaceful world.
• Because Fire Island offers a beautiful, serene environment that will enable thoughtful reflection and bring like minds together.
• Because volunteers have created peace inspired displays along route.
• Because the Fire Island Ferries has generously donated a FREE return ferry ride from the Lighthouse/ Ranger's Dock at leaving 10:45am to FAIR HARBOR.
Directons: From Bay Shore, take the Fire Island Ferries (99 Maple Avenue, 7:00am boat) to Dunewood. At the Dunewood ferry dock walk south to Central Walk. Make a left (heading east) at the tennis courts and continue past the Lonelyville community garden (wooden walk). At end, make a right and continue straight up to beach.
The "Lonelyville to the Lighthouse Walk for Peace" will take place rain or shine
For information call Tara at (631) 583-877-9219, or via email at email@example.com
See Suffolk Peace Vigils for a complete list of weekly and monthly vigils.
See Counter Recruiting Schedule for a listing of weekly and monthly demonstrations.
Sunday nights from 7:00 to 9:00 in Lindenhurst: Join political action singing group.
Participate in songs regarding environment, anti-war, labor, multiculturalism, civil rights, and other issues. Sing historic songs of struggle and social change. Explore the role of music in political movements. Experience singing musical arrangements, in four part harmony.
Perform these songs for others. Contribute to the progressive movement while becoming culturally enriched. If you've ever wanted to be in a singing group, now is your chance! Experienced and non-experienced singers are welcome. All we ask is that you are able to sing on pitch.
Rehearsals take place, Sunday nights from 7:00 to 9:00 in Lindenhurst.
Anyone interested, please call Lisa Fishbein at: (631) 957-4954
Thursday evening Book Study Group in Water Mill at 6:30 pm
The group meets at the Lutheran Church at Hayground Road and Montauk Highway on Thursdays at 6:30pmContact Pastor Vita at 631-537-1187 or pastorvita(at)verizon(dot)net
"Herstory" Writing Workshops in Spanish and English
Mondays in Farmingville:
Herstory Writers Workshop meets every Monday afternoon at the Farmingville branch of the Workplace Project from 3 to 5. Both English-speaking and Spanish-speaking women come together to share and shape their life experiences through memoir writing. The workshop is conducted in both English and Spanish.
Call 631-723-0150 for more information and directions to the center.
Thursdays in East Hampton:
Every Thursday Spanish-speaking women come together to share their writing with one another and receive feedback on how to structure and shape their lifewriting.
The East Hampton workshop is open to East Hampton Town residents and is conducted entirely in SpanishIt meets every Thursday, 7-9 p.m., at the Senior Citizens Center, 128 Springs-Fireplace Road.Call 631-723-0150 for more information.
Second Tuesday each month:
South Fork Chapter - LI Progressive Coalition Meets in Water Mill at 6:30pm The regular monthly meeting of the South Fork chapter of the Progressive Coalition is at 6:30pm on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at the Lutheran Church on Montauk Highway & Hayground Rd. between Water Mill and Bridgehampton.
Info: 516-541-1006, ext.55 or www dot lipc dot org
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