Peace & Justice Calendar:

Events Starting November 1

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* November 2 (Friday): Peacesmiths Coffeehouse in Amityville at 8:30 pm

* November 6 (Tuesday): East Hampton & Southampton Votes for Town Boards 6 am - 8pm

* November 7 (Wednesday): Sag Harbor Planning Board Meets on Bulova Project - Public Invited


Repeating Events:

* Tuesdays: Bob Zellner Commentaries on WLIU 88.3

* Thursdays at Noon: Bill McNulty - News, Commentary, LI events for Peace & Justice

* Second Friday of Month: US Dept. of Labor Rep at OLA's Water Mill Office

* First Saturday of Month: Demonstration at Patchogue Recruiting Station 12-1:30 pm

* Every Thursday "The Thursday Night Group" in Bridgehampton 6:30 - 9pm

* "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
Details Follow:

November 2 (Friday): Peacesmiths Coffeehouse in Amityville at 8:30 pm

PeaceSmiths Monthly Topical A-Typical Folk Music Poetry and Whatever Coffeehouse will start its new season on Friday November 2 at 8:30 pm.
The coffehouse was started by the late Susan Blake.

The night will feature the political band Blacklisted & the Banned and the poet Patti Tana. As always the coffeehouse will include open time (maybe you?); activist announcements and colorful conversation. The Coffeehouse takes place at the 1st Methodist Church, 25 Broadway/Rt.110, Amityville.

Info at 516-285-9005 or

November 6 (Tuesday): East Hampton & Southampton Vote for Town Boards 6 am - 8pm

In Southampton a 4 way race for Supervisor pits a liberal Democrat against a Republican presently on the Town Board, an Independant and the present Supervisor running on the Conservative line.

In East Hampton the Republicans and Democrats are at it again.

Vote your conscience!

November 7 (Wednesday): Sag Harbor Planning Board Meets on Bulova Project - Public Invited at 4pm

The planning board of the Village of Sag Harbor will again look at the proposal by a developer to convert the contaminated former watchcase factory into luxury housing. Activists who favor a component of 'workforce affordable housing' and say YIMBY (Yes In My Backyard) will be on hand. Join them.

contact: Kathryn Szoka at 725-1149


Repeating Events:

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

Sundays in Bridgehampton
The Artist's Way: A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity --- A Sunday  night group forming in
Bridgehampton at "the welcome place" Incarnation Lutheran Church.

(631) 537-1187.
Tuesdays: Bob Zellner comments on WLIU 88.3

Human Rights activist Bob Zellner is heard each Tuesday morning and evening during the news programs on WLIU Southampton.


Thursdays at Noon: Bill McNulty on WUSB 90.1 and

A review of the world W does not want us to hear and events on Eastern Long Island.

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). ______________________________________________

First Saturday Each Month 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.

Contact: 631-875-8647


The Thursday Night Group in Bridgehampton 6:30 - 9pm

an eclectic bunch of seekers who have been studying progressive theologians for the past two years, welcomes you to join them this

TNG meets every Thursday beginning at 6:30 with Taize Prayer & Meditation at 7:30 with a shared community supper
and from 8:00 to 9:00 "the program."

"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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