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* April 6 (Friday) Good Friday Service - "Economic Way of the Cross" in Bridgehampton 7pm
* April 10 (Tuesday): Steiger First Amendment Case - Jury Trial in East Hampton 9am
* April 10 (Tuesday): Screening "Peacable Kingdom" in Southold 6:30 pm
* April 10 (Tuesday): Move-On Virtual Town Hall with Candidates in East Hampton - 7pm
* April 11 (Wednesday): Sing Along with Terry Sullivan in Bridgehampton at 7pm
* April 13 (Friday): Opening Reception - Photo Exhibit on Quail Hill Farm in Southampton 4:30-6:30pm
* April 14 (Saturday): National Day of Climate Action - Riverhead 12 - 3pm
* April 15 (Sunday): Reading of "The Dandelion War" by Richard Rosenthal in Hampton Bays at 2 pm
* April 19, 20 (Thursday, Friday): Anti-Bias Training Session in Riverhead time tba
* April 19 (Thursday): Long Island Immigrant Civil Rights Symposium in Central Islip 5-7pm
* 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 6 (Friday) Good Friday Service - "Economic Way of the Cross" in Bridgehampton at 7pm
Powerful political and economic forces, in a macabre mirroring of Jesus' journey to the cross, deal death in our world by war and by working to the benefit of a privileged few while millions of people live and die in a debt and in dire poverty.
As decent human beings, we are compelled to be in solidarity and to respond to the end the horror of war and the destructive evil of dire poverty. All are invited to an hour of prayer and solemn reflection on The Economic Way of the Cross on Good, Friday April 6, at 7 PM at Incarnation Lutheran Church on Montauk Highway at Hayground Road, Bridgehampton.
For more information, call (631)537-1187 or email email@example.com
April 10 (Tuesday): Steiger First Amendment Case - Jury Trial in East Hampton at 9am
On April 15, 2006 Dan Steiger of Sag Harbor and several other people were arrested while excercising their first amendment rights. They walked on East Hampton Village streets carrying signs opposing the Iraq occupation and war. On Tuesday April 10, a jury trial will be held in the case of Steiger who was charged with resisting arrest and blocking pedestrian traffic. The trial begins at 9am at East Hampton Justice Court on Pantigo Road (Route 27) east of the Windmill Green in East Hampton.
More Info here and also at 631-831-4966 or firstname.lastname@example.org
April 10 (Tuesday): Screening "Peacable Kingdom' in Southold 6:30 pm
A screening of the award-winning documentary Peaceable Kingdom at the Southold Free Library is scheduled for Tuesday, April 10 at 6:30-8:30pm
Info: North Fork People of Conscience at email@example.com
April 10 (Tuesday): Move-On Virtual Town Hall with Candidates in East Hampton - 7pm
We're holding the first ever MoveOn Virtual Town Hall meeting for '08 candidates on Tuesday, April 10th. The topic is Iraq. MoveOn members voted last week to invite the following candidates to participate in the Iraq Virtual Town Hall Meetings. We'll keep you posted on who accepts our invitation:
* Sen. Joe Biden
* Sen. Hillary Clinton
* Sen. Chris Dodd
* Sen. John Edwards
* Mayor Rudy Giuliani
* Gov. Mike Huckabee
* Rep. Dennis Kucinich
* Sen. John McCain
* Sen. Barack Obama
* Gov. Bill Richardson
* Gov. Mitt Romney
* Gov. Tommy Thompson
Location: Off Three Mile Harbor Road, East Hampton at home of host Ellen Frank
to register (limit is 30 persons):
April 11 (Wednesday): Sing Along with Terry Sullivan in Bridgehampton at 7pm
Terry Sullivan worked and sang with Pete Seeger for about ten years, and he is looking for singers who like to sing topical, folk, and civil rights songs from the “Pete Seeger Songbook” a massive compendium of his seventy years of singing .
There is a sing-along open to the public at the Unitarian Meeting House at 977 on Sag Harbor Tpke, just south of Scuttlehole Rd. on Wednesday April 11, at seven P.M. Just bring your voice.
April 13 (Friday): Opening Reception - Photo Exhibit on Quail Hill Farm in Southampton 4:30-6:30pm
Please come to the reception for "Through the Seasons on Quail Hill Farm"
by Kathryn Szoka at the Rogers Memorial Library in Southampton from 4:30 to 6:30 pm Friday April 13.
The exhibit will be on view from April 1 - April 30.
Kathryn spent over a year photographing the workers and members of Quail Hill, a community supported organic farm in Amagansett.
Come see the fruits of her labors!
Quail Hill is owned by the Peconic Land Trust.
Rogers Memorial Library, Coopers Farm Road (off Windmill Lane) Southampton
April 14 (Saturday): National Day of Climate Action - Riverhead 12 - 3pm
The event will be at the Green Earth Market 50 east main St in Riverhead from 12 to 3 pm.
Details at http://events.stepitup2007.org/events/show/306
April 15 (Sunday): Reading of "The Dandelion War" by Richard Rosenthal in Hampton Bays at 2 pm
Richard Rosenthal's novel "The Dandelion War" concerns housing advocates, etc. in a slightly familiar seaside setting. Mr. Rosenthal has two local appearances scheduled for reading of The Dandelion War, the Hampton Bays Library on April 15th at 2 p.m. and the East Hampton Library, May 2 at 7:15 p.m.
April 19, 20 (Thursday, Friday): Anti-Bias Training Session in Riverhead time tba
A 2-day training sponsored by the Anti-Bias Task Forces in our area and by the organization Erase Racism. It's called "Unraveling Racism" and will take place on Thurs, April 19 and Friday, April 20 (2 full-day sessions) at Suffolk Community College in Riverhead at hours to be announced. The training will cover areas like historical/social context for racism in the US; links between racism/classism/sexism; reality and daily experience of individuals, institutional racism and white privilege; etc.
Call OLA at 726-OLA6 for more information. There is a cost for this training and subsidies may be available.
April 19 (Thursday): Long Island Immigrant Civil Rights Symposium in Central Islip 5-7pm
The symposium on Immigrant Civil Rights will be held at the Faculty Conference Room of the
Touro Law School in Central Islip on Thursday, April 19th from 5 to 7pm.
Speaking will be Amy Sugimor (La Fuente), Udi Ofer (NYCLU), Luis Valenzuela (Long Island Immigration Alliance), Avideh Moussavian (NY Immigration Coalition) and Patrick Young of the Central American Refugee Center (CARECEN). There will be a Q&A session and dinner will be served. The event is free and open to the public.
Sponsoring organizations are: Touro, ACLU, LALSA, and PILOT.
contact: "Mark Fridman" Touro ACLU
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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