* August 18 (Thursday): East End Bill of Rights Defense Committee Meets in Southampton at 7pm
* August 21 (Sunday): East End Women in Black Vigil Starting 4th Year in Sag Harbor at 5pm
* August 23 (Tuesday): Benefit Concert with Garland Jeffreys others in East Hampton at 6:30 pm
* August 23 (Tuesday): Suffolk Peace Network Forum in Bayshore at 7:15pm
* August 24(Wedneday): Consumer or Consumed? , Lecture in Water Mill at 7:30pm
* September 2 - 5 (Friday-Monday): 59th Annual Shinnecock Pow Wow at Shinnecock Reservation, Montauk Highway, Southampton
* September 4(Sunday:"Prayer & Peace vs Violence & War" Lecture in Water Mill at 3pm
* Repeating Events:
"Herstory" Writing Workshops in Spanish and English:
Mondays in Farmingville 3 to 5 pm
Thursdays in East Hampton at 7 pm
August 17 (Wednesday): Cindy Sheehan Peace Vigil in Water Mill at 7:30 pm
The vigil to bring our troops home organized in support of Cindy Sheehan by Move On and others will be at the Wind Mill on the Green at Water Mill at 7:30 pm Wednesday. Cindy Sheehan is the mother of a soldier killed in action last year in Iraq. She has camped out next to the Bush ranch in Crawford, Texas seeking to engage the president in dialog about why we are in Iraq. This is one of hundreds of vigils being held tonight all over the U.S.
More info at the Move On web site.
August 18 (Thursday): East End Bill of Rights Defense Committee Meets in Southampton at 7pm
The Bill of Rights Defense Committee will meet at the United Methoduist Church in Southampton at 7pm. On the agenda is a resolution in support of the Bill of Rights and in opposition to the Patriot act. They will ask the Town of Southampton Board to pass the resolution. A similar resolution was passed by the Huntington Town Board earlier in the year.
August 21 (Sunday): East End Women in Black Vigil Starting 4th Year in Sag Harbor at 5pm
In August 2002 with the Bush administration planning war against Iraq the first East End Women in Black vigil was held at the Wharf in Sag Harbor.
Women in Black originated in Jerusalem where Israeli and Palestinian women came together to protest the violence perpetrated by both sides of the ethnic divide. Now WIB chapters have been established all over the world in solidarity with the women of Palestine and Israel.
Join East End Women in Black to say No more endless wars and an end to the occupations that continue to create violence in Iraq and Palestine.
The vigil is from 5 to 6 pm at the Sag Harbor Wharf.
See www.eewib.blogspot.com or call 631-831-4966 for more information.
August 23 (Tuesday): Benefit Concert with Garland Jeffreys & others in East Hampton at 6:30 pm
On Tuesday, August 23, Garland Jeffreys will present the a benefit concert "I Want To Know What Love Is" at East Hampton High School athletic field at 6:30 pm. ('Doors open at 4:30')
Confirmed acts include: Foreigner featuring Mick Jones, Garland Jeffreys & The Coney Island Playboys and Suzanne Vega.
[ The Thunder Bird Sisters, previously listed by the concert promoters will not be appearing ]
The concert will benefit Ellen's Run, a foundation that funds outreach concerning breast cancer to medically under-served communities, Project Most, which runs much-needed after school programs in East Hampton and The East Hampton Day Care Center. The concert will take place at the East Hampton High School Athletic Field at 2 Long Lane in East Hampton, and will begin at 6:30 PM (doors open at 4:30 PM).
To purchase tickets, please visit ticketmaster on the web or call (631)888-9000
August 23 (Tuesday): Suffolk Peace Network Forum in Bayshore at 7:15pm
The Suffolk Peace Network monthly forum in Bay Shore on Tuesday August 23rd will
feature a presentation by folks who are working to create a federal Department of Peace.
This event will be at the Bay Shore/Brightwaters Library Tuesday 8/23 at 7:15pm.
August 24(Wedneday): "Consumer or Consumed?", Talk in Water Mill at 7:30pm
Consumer or Consumed? Are we possessed by our possessions? An ethical exploration of our economic practices by Rev. Yvette Schock. A talk in the "Religion and Ethics" series, starting 7:30pm, at Incarnation Lutheran Church on Montauk Highway & Hayground Road between Water Mill and Bridgehampton. For more information call (631) 537-1187
September 2 - 5 (Friday-Monday): 59th Annual Shinnecock Pow Wow at Shinnecock Reservation, Montauk Highway - Southampton
Celebrate Indigenous Culture with native peoples from all over the Americas. Events include concert with native world music group 'Yarina', blues musician Arvil Byrd , traditional dancing and drumming, native crafts and food. Performances: Friday 7pm, Sat. & Sunday 12Noon and 7pm, Monday 12Noon.
Info at 631-283-6143 or 631-204-9301
September 4(Sunday: Lecture: "Prayer & Peace vs Violence And War" in Water Mill at 3pm
Sunday afternoon lecture by Dr. Richard Bartel: "Prayer & Peace vs Violence & War: The Collapse of Communism in 1989" at Incarnation Lutheran Church on Montauk Highway at Hayground Road, Water Mill. For more information call 287-2668
"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 under the guidance of Herstory founder Erika Duncan. Workshop is conducted in both English and Spanish, with Sandra Dunn interpreting. Call 631-723-0150 for more information and directions to the center.
Thursdays in East Hampton:
Every Thursday 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. Itmeets every Thursday, 7-9 p.m., at the Senior Citizens Center, 128 Springs-Fireplace Road.
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