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* May 9 (Wednesday): "Sag Harbor Is" Reading in Southampton at Noon
* May 12 (Saturday): Reading from "Ruth's Skirts" by Kathy Engel in Sag Harbor at 6pm
* May 14(Monday): Discussion/Forum on Immigration In Southampton at 10:15 am
* May 21 (Monday): Hijacking Catastrophe - Documentary in Shirley at 7pm
* May 26 (Saturday): Sing Out for Peace in Aquebogue at Noon
* 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
May 9 (Wednesday): "Sag Harbor Is" Reading in Southampton at Noon
Maryann Calendrille and Kathryn Szoka will read and show photos from their book Sag Harbor Is - A Literary Celebration at the Rogers Memorial Library on Windmill Lane in Southampton on noon on May 9.
reservations at 631-283-0774 or firstname.lastname@example.org
May 12 (Saturday): Reading from "Ruth's Skirts" by Kathy Engel in Sag Harbor at 6pm
Kathy Engel will read from her volume of poetry 'Ruth's Skirts' at Canio's Books 290 Main St. Sag Harbor at 6pm.
"Kathy Engel is a long distance warrior/woman/poet in this struggle against facism/racism/sexism/homophobia. ........ She makes us smile. Hum. Cry. Laugh out loud at ourselves and others. Above all, she makes us think. Love. Care for each other." --- Sonia Sanchez
Information at Canio's 631-725- 4925
May 14(Monday): Discussion/Forum on Immigration In Southampton at 10:15 am
Fred Weinberg, businessman and educator will conduct a roundtable forum on the subject of immigration including the news, specific problems and possible solutions. The program will be at the Rogers Memorial Library on Windmill Lane in Southampton from 10:15 to 12:15.
reservations at 631-283-0774 or email@example.com
May 21 (Monday): Hijacking Catastrophe - Documentary in Shirley at 7pm
The Mastic-Shirley Peace Group will present the documentary, "Hijacking Catastrophe: 9/11, Fear & the Selling of American Empire"
The film documents how support was developed for a pre-existing plan of invasion of Iraq.
The showing will be Monday evening, May 21, from 7-9PM, at the Community Library of the Mastics, Moriches and Shirley, 407 William Floyd Parkway, Shirley.
A discussion will follow and light refreshments will be served. Admission is free. Please call 631-281-0055 for further information
May 26 (Saturday): Sing Out for Peace in Aquebogue at Noon
Old Steeple Community Church (656 Main Road, Aquebogue) is hosting a "Sing Out For Peace at Noon" concert.
For further information, check out the web site http://www.peacebubble.org/ or locally, call Nancy at 516-635-1045
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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