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* September 24 (Sunday): Vigil for Peace in Palestine and Iraq - in Bridgehampton at 5pm
* September 24 (Sunday): Monthly Vigil for Peace in Patchogue at 6:30pm
* September 25 (Monday): A Conversation with Bob Zellner in Riverhead at 6:30pm
* October 1(Sunday): Concert to Benefit WPKN/WPKM at Martha Clara Vineyard Riverhead 2-7pm
* October 5 (Thursday): The World Can't Wait - Rally in NYC
* October 10 (Tuesday): Rally for Native Rights and Hearing on Gristedes Suit Against Native LI Businesses in Brooklyn at 12:30 pm
* October 15 (Sunday): Rachel's Words - Tribute to Rachel Corrie in Bridgehampton at 7:30pm
* November 17-19(Friday-Sunday): Annual School of the Americas Vigil / Demonstration at Ft. Benning Georgia
( 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
September 24 (Sunday): East End Women in Black Vigil in Bridgehampton at 5pm
This vigil for an end to the occupations of Iraq and Palestine will be at 5pm in Bridgehampton at the Monument (Ocean Road and Rte 27).
see www.eewib.blogspot.com or call 631-831-4966
September 24 (Sunday): Monthly Vigil for Peace in Patchogue at 6:30pm
A monthly candlelight vigil, a memorial to all those who have died in the Iraq conflict will be held Sunday, September 24, 6:30 pm at the Four Corners in Patchogue (Where Ocean Ave crosses Main St/Rte 27A)
There will be a reading of the names of (some of) those killed in Iraq .
Sponsored by the South Country Peace Group, St Joseph the Worker Pax Christi
and the Bellport Women In Black
Information: Dennis at firstname.lastname@example.org
September 25 (Monday): A Conversation with Bob Zellner in Riverhead at 6:30pm
Civil Rights activist, historian and educator Bob Zellner will speak at the Riverhead Library on Court Street at 6:30 pm . Mr. Zellner currently teaches History of the Civil Rights Movement at Long Island University and lecures throughout the country.
Mr. Zellner a grandson of an Alabama KKK member, was personally recruited for the Civil Rights Movement by Dr. M. L. King, Jr. He takes an active part in diverse social issues.
The talk will be at the Riverhead Public Library-Lower Level, Court Street, Riverhead.
This is the first in a series of community presentations sponsored by the Riverhead Town Anti-Bias Task Force.
for more info: call 631-727-3200 or 631-463-5810
October 1(Sunday): Concert to Benefit WPKN/WPKM at Martha Clara Vineyard in Riverhead 2 - 7pm
It's time again to celebrate WPKN and WPKM with a music concert at the Martha Clara Vineyard, 6025 Sound Avenue in Riverhead. From 2 to 7pm on Sunday October 1 you can enjoy the music of Gail Storm with guitarist Alonzo Pennington and the Matt Marshak Band.
A reasonable admission charge ($15 in advance - $20 at the door) will get you in! Help support our community radio station that brings you strictly non-commercial music and alternatives to the corporate news.
Contact: Kevin Ross at 631-445-9432
October 5 (Thursday): The World Can't Wait - Rally in NYC
From 'World Can't Wait': On Thursday October 5, in New York and other cities people will make a huge political statement that cannot be ignored by massing in large numbers to say: "Bring This to a Halt! The World Can't Wait! Drive Out the Bush Regime!"
More Info: worldcantwait.org
October 10 (Tuesday): Rally for Native Rights and Hearing on Gristedes Suit Against Native LI Businesses in Brooklyn at 12:30 pm
A hearing on the suit filed by the Gristedes Corporation against Long Island Native Tribes and businesses will be held October 10, 2006 at 12:30PM at 225 Cadman Plaza, Brooklyn, the US Eastern District Court, Room 10D, 10th Floor
The Long Island Native American Business Alliance has issued this action alert:
FILL THE COURTROOM – DISMISS THE CASE!!!
Rally on for Native Rights…
EVENT: Gristedes’ case hearing followed by a press conference and
rally/peaceful demonstration. Drummers, singers, speakers, friends
and allies of native peoples welcome.
In recognition of International Solidarity Day with Indigenous Peoples…
STOP the attack on native sovereignty, and economic independence.
PREVENT future passing of unconstitutional laws!
BE THERE to show support in person. We need to fill the court room to make our message heard.
DONATIONS are needed! Sign materials, bottled waters, and monetary donations are appreciated.
*We will begin to begin to gather at 11:45 in the plaza. Please be prompt so we can enter as a group.
Long Island Native American Business Alliance (LINABA)
The Shinnecock and Unkechaug Nations of Long Island , NY have come together to defend their rights by forming an alliance.
For more info visit our site: www.SupportNativeBusiness.com
October 15 (Sunday): Rachel's Words - Tribute to Rachel Corrie in Bridgehampton at 7:30pm
The Committee for Peace in Israel and Palestine will present
RACHEL'S WORDS a tribute to Rachel Corrie who died, trying to bring peace to a violent world
(Rachel Corrie, a young American, was crushed to death by an Israeli Army bulldozer, as she tried to prevent the demolition of a Palestinian pharmacist's house in Gaza).
Sunday, October 15, 2006, 7:30pm
At the Unitarian Universalist Meeting House
977 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike
All are Welcome
November 17-19(Friday-Sunday): Annual School of the Americas Vigil / Demonstration at Ft. Benning Georgia
The fight to close the military training camp for Latin American military continues. Close to 20,000 participants are expected to be there, many from Long Island.
Contact Bill McNulty 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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