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* October 20 (Friday): Vivian Viloria-Fisher at PeaceSmiths Forum in Amityville at 8pm
* October 21 (Saturday): Native American Awareness Day at Shinnecock Museum 11am-4pm
* October 21 (Saturday) NAACP Annual Membership Luncheon in Riverhead at 1pm
* October 29 (Sunday): Talk by Margot Adler -"Lessons from Pagan and Earth Religions..."
in Bridgehampton at 10:30am
* November 17-19(Friday-Sunday): Annual School of the Americas Vigil / Demonstration at Ft. Benning Georgia
* November 27(Monday): Council for Unity Presentation in Riverhead at 7pm
( see Counter-Recruiting for listing of weekly and monthly demonstrations)
* Saturdays: Native American Awareness Days at the Shinnecock Museum during October and November - 11 am to 4pm
* 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
October 20 (Friday): Vivian Viloria-Fisher at PeaceSmiths Forum in Amityville at 8pm
PeaceSmiths Monthly Community Forum will be at the First United Methodist Church,
25 Broadway/Route 110, Amityville 11701
Topic: Immigration Update on Local and National Legislative Moves
Speakers include Vivian Viloria-Fisher, Suffolk County Legislator who led the fight against the recent bill pushed by County Executive Levy. She is now a candidate for County Clerk.
Also, a speaker from the Workplace Project invited.
Suggested donation: $8.00 (more if possible, less if necessary)
All are welcome. Phone: 631-798-0778
October 21 (Saturday): Native American Awareness Day at Shinnecock Museum 11am-4pm
Visitors will see a huge Dug-Out Canoe being constructed near a traditional wigwam out in front of the Museum and videos depicting Native American life styles will be shown between 2:00 pm and 4:00 pm.
The program will repeat each Saturday during October and November. The museum is at Montauk Highway and West Gate Road on the Shinnecock Reservation.
See Repeating Events for more info.
October 21 (Saturday) NAACP Annual Membership Luncheon in Riverhead at 1pm
The Eastern Long Island Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) holds its annual membersheip luncheon on Saturday, October 21 at 1:00 pm at the Best Western Hotel, West Main Street in Riverhead.
The theme of the luncheon is NAACP – Present and Future. The speaker will be Ms. Dora Myles, Long Island Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics (ACT-SO) Committee
We hope you will be present to support the NAACP, hear what we have accomplished since last year, what we are currently doing and planning to further the efforts of all minorities, how you can help, and enjoy a delicious meal.
Tickets: Phone (631) 287-7346 Donation: $40.00
October 29 (Sunday): Talk by Margot Adler -"Lessons from Pagan and Earth Religions..." in Bridgehampton at 10:30am
NPR correspondant Margot Adler will speak on "Lessons from Pagan and Earth Religions in a Time of Religious Violence" during the Unitarian service on Sunday morning October 29. The service starts at 10:30am at the UU Meeting House, 977 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike
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
November 27(Monday): Council for Unity Presentation in Riverhead at 7pm
The Riverhead Anti-Bias Task Force sponsors the second in a series of community presentations on Monday November 27, 7pm at Riverhead Town Hall.
The Council for Unity, a national non-profit organization founded in 1975, has a history of successfully promoting inter-group relations and reducing violence in schools and communities. By implementing school-based and after-school programs in leadership development, mentoring, career, college guidance and gang prevention, the Council fulfills its' mission
of empowering individuals and groups with the skills necessary to promote unity, safety and achievement.
Riverhead Town Hall is at 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead.
For more information call 727-3200 ext 204 or 463-5810
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.
Saturdays during October and November: Native American Awareness Days at Shinnecock Museum from 11am - 4pm
Native American Awareness Days will be held every Saturday in October and November.
The public is invited to visit the Shinnecock Nation Cultural Center and Museum for a "Journey With the People" in murals and exhibits of Shinnecock History.
Visitors will see a huge Dug-Out Canoe being constructed near a traditional wigwam out in front of the Museum.
Inside the Museum videos depicting Native American life styles will be shown between 2:00 pm and 4:00 pm each Saturday afternoon.
The Shinnecock Nation Cultural Center and Museum is on the Shinnecock Reservation at West Gate Road and Montauk Highway near Southampton, two miles east of Southampton College. (631) 287-4923
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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