* April 29 (Sunday): Lynne Stewart at WBAI Benefit in Huntington at 5:30 pm
* April 30 (Monday) School Parent Advocacy at Monthly OLA Meeting Bridgehamton at 7:30pm
* May 1 (Tuesday): Motherhood Issues: The Rights of Immigrant Children - West Islip at 7pm
* May 2 (Wednesday): Reading - "The Dandelion War" in East Hampton 7:15 pm
* May 4 (Friday): "Facing the Wall" - Talk about Palestine in Mattituck at 5:30 pm
* May 5 (Saturday): Facing War - North Fork People of Conscience documentary at Cutchogue 7pm
* May 9 (Wednesday): "Sag Harbor Is" Reading in Southampton at Noon
* May 12 (Saturday): Reading from "Ruth's Skirts" by Kathy Engel in Sag Harbor at 6pm
* May 14(Monday): Discussion/Forum on Immigration In Southampton at 10:15 am
* May 21 (Monday): Hijacking Catastrophe - Documentary in Shirley at 7pm
* Second Friday of Month: US Dept. of Labor Rep at OLA's Water Mill Office
* Demonstration at Patchogue Recruiting Station 12-1:30 pm
* Every Thursday evening - Book Study Group in Water Mill
* "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
April 29 (Sunday): Lynne Stewart at WBAI Benefit in Huntington at 5:30 pm
Long Island Friends of WBAI and Cinema Arts Centre Invite You To A
Benefit for WBAI & The Broadcasting of the Clearwater Festival
Special Guest: Lynne Stewart
Food served at 5:30PM
Performance begins at 6:30PM
Live Entertainment &amp;amp;#149; Food • WBAI Membership;
Chance to Win 2 Tickets for The Clearwater Festival
Host: Bernard White
Performers: Jay Mankita, Ron Duncan, Bush is a Liar Choir
Donation: $30 in advance / $35 at the door
To order tickets in advance call the Cinema Arts Centre at
631-423-7611 ext. Seating is limited so get your tickets early
Hudson River Clearwater Festival will be June 16 and 17, 2007 at
Croton Point Park, NY
April 30 (Monday) School Parent Advocacy at Monthly OLA Meeting Bridgehamton at 7:30pm
“School-Parent Advocacy” – How to Advocate for Your Child in School
The English Language Learner/Immigrant Child in School
How to Help Your Child Make the Cultural Transition without Losing Your Roots
Speakers are Joaquín Méndez-Director of ESL, Southampton High School and
Dr. Arnaldo Ramos-Psychologist, Child Development Center of the Hamptons/Charter School
Monday, April 30 at 7:30 p.m.
“Community Room” Bridgehampton National Bank
2200 Montauk Highway, Bridgehampton
For more information: 631-726-OLA6 (6526)
May 1 (Tuesday): Motherhood Issues: The Rights of Immigrant Children - West Islip at 7pm
A forum "Motherhood Issues: The Rights of Immigrant Children to Education, Health Care and Other Government Entitlements Under SSI." will be held at the West Islip Public Library , Higbie Lane and Montauk Highway (27a)
In light of the current confusion and contention over the rights of immigrant children, and the ongoing need for affordable, reliable childcare, speakers will address these two issues.
The speakers are: Sonia Palacio-Grottola, LCSW, 2nd VP of the National Association of Puerto Rican and Hispanic Social Workers, Inc., Linda Devin-Sheehan, Consultant, Joan Rochetta, Director of Educational Services and Mary Agosta, Director of the Child Care Council of Suffolk, Inc.,
Question and answer time. Free. Open to the public. Light refreshments. Info call South Suffolk Now at: (631) 435-1896 or (631) 581-5179
May 2 (Wednesday): Reading - "The Dandelion War" in East Hampton 7:15 pm
Richard Rosenthal will be reading from his highly acclaimed humorous novel, "The Dandelion War" at The East Hampton Library on Wednesday, May 2nd at 7:15 pm, No reservations required.
Info at firstname.lastname@example.org
May 4 (Friday): "Facing the Wall" - Talk about Palestine in Mattituck at 5:30 pm
Facing the Wall, an illustrated talk by Hazel Kahan about the outpouring of Palestinian and international art created by Israel's construction of the wall or separation barrier in the West Bank's occupied territories.
Friday, May 4 at 5.30 pm
Main Road, Mattituck
For more information, please call Hazel at 298-5540 or email email@example.com
May 5 (Saturday): Facing War - North Fork People of Conscience documentary at Cutchogue 7pm
North Fork People of Conscience is excited to announce the first public screening of FACING WAR, a 40-minute documentary we have produced in partnership with Conscience Films of Port Jefferson. The film presents students at Brooklyn Friends School and their reaction to the Honor The Fallen memorial shown at their school recently.
We will also be showing a short film by Emily Greenberg of Mattituck High School to be followed by a discussion about both films with a group of high school students.
Both films will be shown at the Cutchogue Presbyterian Church
Main Road, Cutchogue on Saturday, May 5, 2007 7.00 pm
We have been exhibiting the Honor the Fallen memorial-- the nearly 200 panels containing the faces and obituaries of the American soldiers killed in Iraq and Afghanistan--for two years now and in 15 major venues.
However, until now we have never really understood what effect the panels have on those who come to view them. In February this year we installed the memorial in Brooklyn Friends School for three days and then went back to interview the high school students and teachers who had been living with them for those days.
What they told us and what we learned is captured in the documentary and we invite you to come and see it with us.
More information on our blog http://nfpofc.blogspot.com
or call Gwynne at 298-4912 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
May 9 (Wednesday): "Sag Harbor Is" Reading in Southampton at Noon
Maryann Calendrille and Kathryn Szoka will read and show photos from their book Sag Harbor Is - A Literary Celebration at the Rogers Memorial Library on Windmill Lane in Southampton on noon on May 9.
reservations at 631-283-0774 or email@example.com
May 12 (Saturday): Reading from "Ruth's Skirts" by Kathy Engel in Sag Harbor at 6pm
Kathy Engel will read from her volume of poetry 'Ruth's Skirts' at Canio's Books 290 Main St. Sag Harbor at 6pm.
"Kathy Engel is a long distance warrior/woman/poet in this struggle against facism/racism/sexism/homophobia. ........ She makes us smile. Hum. Cry. Laugh out loud at ourselves and others. Above all, she makes us think. Love. Care for each other." --- Sonia Sanchez
Information at Canio's 631-725- 4925
May 14(Monday): Discussion/Forum on Immigration In Southampton at 10:15 am
Fred Weinberg, businessman and educator will conduct a roundtable forum on the subject of immigration including the news, specific problems and possible solutions. The program will be at the Rogers Memorial Library on Windmill Lane in Southampton from 10:15 to 12:15.
reservations at 631-283-0774 or firstname.lastname@example.org
May 21 (Monday): Hijacking Catastrophe - Documentary in Shirley at 7pm
The Mastic-Shirley Peace Group will present the documentary, "Hijacking Catastrophe: 9/11, Fear & the Selling of American Empire"
The film documents how support was developed for a pre-existing plan of invasion of Iraq.
The showing will be Monday evening, May 21, from 7-9PM, at the Community Library of the Mastics, Moriches and Shirley, 407 William Floyd Parkway, Shirley.
A discussion will follow and light refreshments will be served. Admission is free. Please call 631-281-0055 for further information
See Suffolk Peace Vigils for a complete list of weekly and monthly vigils.
See Recruiting Schedule for a listing of weekly and monthly demonstrations
Second Friday of Month: Labor Dept Reps in Water Mill from 11am to 1 pm
Bilingual Latino representatives from the US Dept of Labor's Wage and Hour Division are available the second Friday of every month in the OLA office, from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., to answer questions concerning workers' rights and to help workers--whether documented or undocumented--recover pay owed them.
If your employer has not paid you for time you've worked or if you know someone in this situation, visit the OLA office at 1152 Montauk Hwy in Water Mill to find out what you can do.
Call 631-726-6526 ( 726 - OLA6).
Saturday Demos in Patchogue Recruiting Station at 12-1:30pm
We will continue our regular protest in Patchogue on Saturday with informational leafletting against recruiters in our public schools and deceiptful recruiting practices. Signs, flyers, petitions will be provided.
Where: 116 Main St., Patchogue, west of Route 112, east of N. Ocean Ave.
When: 12:00 noon - 1:30 p.m. Come for 1/2 hour or the whole time.
Why: To make the public aware of military recruiting practices in our public schools. We want equal access into our schools alongside military recruiters with information regarding the realities of the military. We want an adult present when a student speaks with a recruiter.
Thursday evening Book Study Group in Water Mill at 7 pm
The Thursday night group invites you to a Lively discussion starting March 1.
"Saving Jesus (from the Religious Right)"
To view an introductory video, go to
Meeting begins at 7:00 pm with Taize (Candlelight, Silence, Simple Chants, Scripture), Simple Soup at 7:30 , DVD and discussion from 8:00 until 9:00
The group meets at the Lutheran Church at Hayground Road and Montauk Highway
on Thursdays at 7pm
Contact Pastor Vita at 631-537-1187 or pastorvita(at)verizon(dot)net
"Herstory" Writing Workshops in Spanish and English
Wednesdays 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 Spanish. It 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 (.)lipc(.)org
Sundays: Bush is a Liar Choir" rehearses in Lindenhurst from 7 to 9pm
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.
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. We need sopranos!
Rehearsals take place, Sunday nights from 7:00 to 9:00 in Lindenhurst.
Call Lisa Fishbein at: (631) 957-4954
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