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* August 17 (Thursday): Film - "Crash" and Discussion in Southampton at 7 pm
* August 19 (Saturday): A Day of Youth Celebration of Diversity in Bridgehampton 3 to 7 pm
* August 20 (Sunday): Vigil for End of Occupations of Palestine and Iraq and for Peace in Lebanon - in Sag Harbor at 5pm (4th Anniversary of East End Women in Black)
* August 20 (Sunday): Artists and Authors for Peace: Ellen Frank, Faye Feller in East Hampton at 9:30 am and and Irshad Manji at 4pm
* August 21(Monday): Monthly OLA Meeting in Bridgehamton at 7:30pm
* August 22 (Tuesday): Southampton Town Board Hearing on Development on Shinnecock Bay Property at 1pm
* August 22 (Tuesday): Suffolk Peace Network Meets in Bayshore at 7:15 pm
* August 23(Wednesday) Homeowner's Tax Reform Commission Holds Public Hearing 12:30pm in Riverhead
( see Counter-Recruiting for listing of weekly and monthly demonstrations)
* 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
August 17 (Thursday): Film - "Crash" and Discussion in Southampton at 7 pm
How do we (mis)understand, (mis)judge, & (mis)treat each other?
The Southampton Anti-Bias Task Force presents an evening screening and community discussion of the film “CRASH”.
The film is a fast-paced urban drama, portrays the emotional collisions of a group of diverse Los Angeles residents - whites, blacks, Latinos, Koreans, Iranians, cops, criminals, the rich, the poor, the powerful, powerless. All are defined in one way or another by racism.
The film’s director and screenwriter is Paul Haggis, and the cast includes Sandra Bullock,
Matt Dillon, Don Cheadle, Jennifer Esposito, and Brendan Fraser.
The film will be followed by a facilitated discussion.
It will be shown at the Southampton High School Auditorium at 7pm on August 17.
For More information, contact
Mark Seidler at 631.513.2619; firstname.lastname@example.org
or Bob Schepps: email@example.com
August 19 (Saturday): A Day of Youth Celebration of Diversity in Bridgehampton from 3 to 7 pm
Of the Youth, by the Youth, for the Youth / De La Juventud, Por La Juventud, Para La Juventud:
We are planning a day of vibrant celebration! Through music, poetry, photography, painting, etc. this youth-led event will showcase the powerful capabilities of the youth community on the east end of Long Island.
It is our hope that by bringing together the lively expression of various ages, ethnicities and social groups within the community, we will demonstrate the realities of youth today.
Diversity is the key to success for all species.
Join us Saturday August 19 from 3 to 7 pm at the field next to Carvel and across Route 27 from the Bridgehampton Commons.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or 631-512-2808 or 917-881-3355.
August 20 (Sunday): Vigil for End of Occupations of Palestine and Iraq and for Peace in Lebanon - in Sag Harbor at 5pm
East End Women in Black continue their long running vigil this Sunday August 20 at 5pm at the Sag Harbor Wharf. This is the 4th anniversary of Women in Black.
There will be another vigil at 5pm in Bridgehampton on Sunday August 27.
More Info: www.eewib.blogspot.com or 631-831-4966
August 20 (Sunday): Artists and Authors for Peace: Ellen Frank, Faye Feller in East Hampton at 9:30 am and Irshad Manji at 4pm
On Sunday, August 20th The Jewish Center of the Hamptons, 44 Woods Lane in East Hampton, presents a special two-part program “Artists and Authors for Peace.” Speakers include Ellen Frank, Artistic Director of the non-profit Ellen Frank Illumination Arts Foundation, Inc., U.N. Representative Faye Feller and best-selling author, Irshad Manji.
After a bagel brunch at 9:30 am, Ellen Frank and Faye Feller will speak on “Art as an Instrument of Peace.” This event marks the East Hampton debut of selected paintings from the acclaimed “Cities of Peace Project” and the debut of the limited edition tapestry-like carpets inspired by “Cities of Peace.” The “Cities of Peace Project,” with monumental gold-illuminated paintings produced at the Foundation’s “Illumination Atelier,” honors world cities that have been gripped with violence now or in the past.
Faye Feller is Executive Director of the National Association of Women for the arts. She also serves as co-chair of the NGO Education Committee at the United Nations. She will place the “Cities of Peace Project” in a worldwide context.
Irshad Manji, Yale scholar and best-selling author of “The Trouble With Islam Today: A Muslim’s Call for Reform in Her Faith,” will speak at 4:00 pm. A refugee from Idi Amin’s Uganda, Ms. Manji fled with her family to Vancouver in 1972 where she attended public schools as well as the Islamic madressa.
Information Cathie Gandel at (631) 324-9858 Ext. 218
August 21(Monday): Monthly OLA Meeting in Bridgehamton at 7:30pm
OLA Le Invita a una reuntion / OLA Invites you to a meeting
Lunes, 21 de Agosto a las 7:30 p.m. / Monday, August 21 at 7:30 p.m.
at the “Community Room” Bridgehampton National Bank 2200, Montauk Highway, Bridgehampton.
TEMA: CÓMO USAR LA CÁMARA de COMERCIO para BENEFICIAR su NEGOCIO
Invitado: Christopher Castro, Presidente de la Cámara de Comercio de Brentwood
TOPIC: HOW THE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE CAN BENEFIT YOUR BUSINESS
Speaker: Christopher Castro, President of the Brentwood Chamber of Commerce
August 22 (Tuesday): Southampton Town Board Hearing on Development of Shinnecock Bay Property at 1pm
On the agenda of the Town Board is a hearing on the application of Robert Romeo for variances in connection with the development of a hillside site overlooking Shinnecock Bay and bordered by Montauk Highway and Peconic Road. The site is believed to be a native burial ground and is ecologically sensitive. Efforts are underway to buy the property from the developer should the Town not approve the development. Funds from the Southampton Community Preservation Fund and other sources would be used.
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August 22 (Tuesday): Suffolk Peace Network Meets in Bay Shore at 7:15 pm
The Bay Shore Library will play host to the suffolk peace network monthly forum and this month's topic will be "Mideast Crisis: the beginning of World war 3? are there alternatives?"
Come to discuss the situation, share your opinions and insights, and commence to work on ideas for furthering the cause of peace.
August 23(Wednesday) Homeowner's Tax Reform Commission Holds Public Hearing 12:30pm in Riverhead
The Homeowner's Tax Reform Commission was formed to examine alternatives to the real estate tax for funding public shools. The Commission will meet in Riverhead County Center at 10am and will hold a public hearing at 12:30 pm in the Maxine Postal Auditorium at the Suffolk Legislature building.
More information: Lisa Tyson at the Long Island Progressive Coalition
firstname.lastname@example.org or 516-541-1006
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.
Sunday nights from 7:00 to 9:00 in Lindenhurst: wants you to join their 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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