Calendar

July 1, 2009

Calendar_JulyJuly1: Salem, 7:00 p.m. STIR ( Salem Transition Initiative for Relocalization) Meeting. Meeting room above Tea Party Bookshop in Salem, corner of Liberty St. SE and Ferry. More information: http://groups.google.com/group/Salem-Transition .

July 2: Portland, 12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. Justice for War Crimes Rally. Terry Schrunk Plaza, 3d and Madison, downtown across from Federal Building. Rally for Accountability and Prosecution for War Crimes 12-2 p.m. every Thursday. Sponsored by Individuals for Justice.

July 5: Portland, 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. 20 years of Friendship and Resistance. Liberty Hall 311 N. Ivy St. Guest speaker Alicia Jrapko is a Bay Area human rights activist who was born in Argentina and left during the brutal military dictatorship of the seventies. She has been working to change U.S. policy toward Cuba and is a member of the International Committee for Freedom for the Cuban Five, who for more than ten years have been political prisoners in the U.S.. We’ll also be joined by Nita Palmer, a solidarity and social justice activist from Vancouver, B.C. Nita is active with Free the Cuban Five Committee – Vancouver, and writes for the internationally distributed newspaper, Fire this Time. Sponsored by: Portland Central American Solidarity Committee PCASC. More Information: www.pcasc.net.

July 8: Portland, 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m. An evening of exploration with the master of Oregon trails Bill Sullivan. If you’re a serious hiker in Oregon, you’ve probably heard his name or read one of his novels. His famous hand drawn maps might have guided you back to the trailhead from a distant wilderness vista. Sullivan will present on his experiences hiking every public trail in Oregon and reveal the recreation secrets in Oregon’s newest Wilderness areas. Roots Organic Brewery. An Oregon Wild Wednesday Presentation. Contact: Rob Klavins, 503.283.6343, ext 210. E-mail: rk@oregonwild.org.

July 9: Portland, 12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. Justice for War Crimes Rally. Terry Schrunk Plaza, 3d and Madison, downtown across from Federal Building. Rally for Accountability and Prosecution for War Crimes 12-2 p.m. every Thursday. Sponsored by Individuals for Justice.

July 14: Portland, 6:00 p.m. VFP Portland General Membership meeting. 1st Unitarian Universalist Church 1011 SW 12th Ave B202 Portland, OR 97233. Sponsored by: Veterans for Peace #72 Portland. For more information: www.vfpchapter72.org.

July 15-16: Newport, Yachats, 7:00 p.m. Anne Feeney Hits the Road for Health Care. With a little help from her friends, Anne Feeney, award-winning singer/songwriter and labor agitator, is raising hell this summer for Single Payer National Health Care with a marathon tour throughout California, Oregon, and Washington, bringing her “Sing Out for Single Payer Road Show” to the Central Oregon Coast in mid-July. Many popular musicians have signed up to join the Road Show, including draftees from the Oregon Country Fair. Feeney and friends will entertain the crowd with musical satire, acoustic guitar and sing-alongs. Feeney’s “Sing Out for Single Payer Road Show” starts at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, July 15, at Cafe Mundo, 711 NW 2nd Ct. in Newport’s Nye Beach area. Come early to enjoy fresh local food prepared by Chef Laurie Card while you take in the Show. On Thursday, July 16, Feeney brings her show to the popular Green Salmon Fair Trade Coffee and Tea House, 220 HWY 101 N. in Yachats. Doors open at 6 p.m. for coffee and socializing (bring snack food to share), with the performance starting at 7 p.m. Both performances are free, though donations to defray costs and help with the health care cause are gladly accepted. Sponsored by: Coastal Progressive of Lincoln and Tillamook Counties. For more information:ï€ http://annefeeney.com.

July 15: Salem, 7:00 p.m. STIR ( Salem Transition Initiative for Relocalization) Meeting. Meeting room above Tea Party Bookshop in Salem, corner of Liberty St. SE and Ferry. More information: http://groups.google.com/group/Salem-Transition.

July 16: Portland, 12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. Justice for War Crimes Rally. Terry Schrunk Plaza, 3d and Madison, downtown across from Federal Building. Rally for Accountability and Prosecution for War Crimes 12-2 p.m. every Thursday. Sponsored by Individuals for Justice.

July 18: Albany, 9:00 a.m. Albany Peace Seekers Meeting. Lakeside Center at Albany Mennonite Home ( use 54th Avenue Entrance off Columbus St for easiest access). Albany Peace Seekers monthly meeting is held on the third Saturday of each month at 9:00 a.m. Coffee, tea and an assortment of pastries are available for $3.00/ person. All seekers of peace and justice are Welcome. Sponsor Albany Peace Seekers.

July 20-24. Lincoln City, OR, Peace Village, Peace Begins With Me summer day camp, ages 6-13, inter-faith, multi-racial, multi-cultural. Hiking, kayaking, rites of passage, medicine wheel. Scholarships. Congregational Church of Lincoln City, UCC, 1760 NW 17th St. Call 541.994.2378 to sign up. Email: congregationalchurch@charternet.com or visit www.lincolncitycongregational.org.

July 23: Portland, 12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. Justice for War Crimes Rally. Terry Schrunk Plaza, 3d and Madison, downtown across from Federal Building. Rally for Accountability and Prosecution for War Crimes 12-2 p.m. every Thursday. Sponsored by Individuals for Justice.

July 29: Salem, 7:00 p.m. STIR ( Salem Transition Initiative for Relocalization) Meeting. Meeting room above Tea Party Bookshop in Salem, corner of Liberty St. SE and Ferry. More information: http://groups.google.com/group/Salem-Transition.

July 30: Portland, 12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. Justice for War Crimes Rally. Terry Schrunk Plaza, 3d and Madison, downtown across from Federal Building. Rally for Accountability and Prosecution for War Crimes 12-2 p.m. every Thursday. Sponsored by Individuals for Justice. Φ

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