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* June 9, 10 (Saturday, Sunday): Solar Fest in Brentwood from 11am-7pm* June 10 (Sunday): Shepards Singers in Flanders at 4pm
* June 10 (Sunday): "The Dandelion War" - reading by Richard Rosenthal in Hampton Bays at 2pm
* June 10 (Sunday): Rally in DC- End the Occupation - Transportation
* June 10 (Sunday): Cultural Program in DC; including Poetry with Kathy Engel, Alexis de Veaux, others at 7:30pm
* June 13 (Wednesday):Seminar on Global Warming in Southold at 7pm
* June 15 (Friday): We Begin Here-Poems for Palestine & Lebanon in Sag Harbor at 6pm
* June 19, June 21 (Tuesday, Thursday): Dan Steiger Tax Day Protest Trial in East Hampton at 10am
* June 28 (Thursday): "Civil Liberties in a Time of War" Stan Gewanter, NYCLU Suffolk President in Huntington at 7 pm
* Tuesdays: Bob Zellner Commentaries on WLIU 88.3
* 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
June 9, 10 (Saturday, Sunday): Solar Fest in Brentwood from 11am-7pm
The 4th Annual New York Solarfest 2007/Fiesta del Sol 2007 will take place on June 9th and 10th from 11am to 7pm on the grounds of the Solar Café. Come help raise awareness of Global Warming and celebrate the solutions renewable energy can provide. The Solarfest will feature a solar-powered stage with musicians and performers throughout the weekend. There will also be arts vendors; hybrid vehicles; educational lectures; environmental organizations; green businesses; children’s theatre; and food vendors. The NYSolarfest Drum circle will take place on Saturday June 9, 2007 at 4:00pm. Admission to the Solarfest is free.
More information can be found at www(.)nysolarfest(.)org
The Solar Café is located at 1 First Avenue, Brentwood, New York. The Solar Café is the nation's first solar powered café. It is built on the grounds of the reclaimed old Brentwood train station. It is immediately west of Brentwood Road and south of Suffolk Avenue. The phone number for the Café is 631-348-7182.
June 10 (Sunday): Shepards Singers in Flanders at 4pm
The Shepherd's Singers!, a multi-denominational Christian music ministry
Come experience the Spirit!
Sunday, June 10, 2007 at 4:00 PM
Flanders United Methodist Church
1193 Flanders Road
For more information, please contact Patricia Fox at 631-727-2168
A Free-will offering will be taken
June 10 (Sunday): The Dandelion War - reading by Richard Rosenthal in Hampton Bays at 2pm
Richard Rosenthal will read from his humorous novel about 'class warfare' in the Hamptons
on Sunday at 2pm at the Hampton Bays Library on Ponquogue Avenue.
June 10 (Sunday): Rally in DC- End the Occupation - Transportation
End the Occupation - Click Here for info on June 10 DC event
June 10 (Sunday): Cultural Program - with Kathy Engel and Friends in Washington DC at 7:30pm
Kathy Engel, Sarah Browning, Richard Schaaf, Melissa Tuckey, Alexis de Veaux and more - at National City Christian Church, 5 Tomas Circle NW, Washington DC
June 13 (Wednesday): Seminar on Global Warming in Southold at 7pm
You are cordially invited to attend a seminar on Global Warming sponsored by Southold Town's Renewable Energy Committee and co-sponsored by North Fork Environmental Council. This will be a very informative and insightful look at Global Warming. Gordian Raacke, Executive Director of Renewable Energy of Long Island (RELI) is the host.
Location: Southold Town Hall
June 15 (Friday): We Begin Here-Poems for Palestine & Lebanon in Sag Harbor at 6pm
Kathy Engel, Kathryn Levy, Naomi Lazard and Margaret Gibson will read from "We Begin Here - Poems for Palestine and Lebanon" edited by Kamal Ballata and Ms. Engel at Canio's Books, Friday June 15 at 6pm.
Info at www(.)caniosbooks(.)com
June 19, June 21 (Tuesday, Thursday): Dan Steiger Tax Day Protest Trial in East Hampton at 10am
As a result of an arrest resulting from a April 15, 2006 protest in East Hampton Village against the Iraq war, Dan Steiger of Sag Harbor will stand trial for felony charges in East Hampton Justice Court. Jury selection is scheduled for June 19. The Court is in the East Hampton Town office complex on Route 27. A previous attempt to select a jury for this trial failed two months ago. The trial date if a jury is assembled is Thursday June 21 at the same location. Attorneys for the defendant include Joseph Gianinni and James Henry.
June 28 (Thursday): "Civil Liberties in a Time of War" Stan Gewanter, NYCLU Suffolk President in Huntington at 7 pmOn June 28, 2007 beginning at 7:00 pm, at a public meeting room in the Huntington Public Library (Main Street in Huntington Village, NY) Stan Gewanter (President of the Suffolk County Chapter of the NYCLU) will present an "interactive lecture" on the subject of "Civil Liberties in Time of War" for the Long Island Progressive Coalition's Patriot Forum.
All are welcome to attend. Questions and comments are encouraged, and "Polite Heckling" may be allowed, but no tomatoes or ripe fruits may be brought to or launched at the lecture.
There will be no admission charge, and the lecture will be videotaped for future airing on local public access television channels.
Info: Stan Gewanter Smgewanter@aol.com
See Suffolk Peace Vigils for a complete list of weekly and monthly vigils.
See Recruiting Schedule for a listing of weekly and monthly demonstrations
Tuesdays: Bob Zellner Commentaries on WLIU 88.3
Human Rights activist Bob Zellner is heard each Tuesday morning and evening during the news programs on WLIU Southampton.
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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