Calendar

September 1, 2009

CalendarTo offer calendar items, post them at www.oregonprogressivenetwork.org or email them to: updates@oregonpeaceworks.org before the 12th of the month for following month’s issue.

September 2: Salem, 7 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/Salem-Transition.

September 3: Portland, 12 p.m.-2 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.

September 8: Portland, 6 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: http://www.vfchapter72.org.

September 10: Portland, 12 p.m.-2 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.

September 10: Salem, 7 p.m. “The Exonerated,” Salem Progressive Film Series’ 2009-2010 season kick-off. The film presents the true stories of six exonerated survivors of death row. An all-star cast, including Danny Glover, Susan Sarandon and Brian Dennehy, is featured in the film, which is described as “jolting”, “powerful” and “stories you will never forget” by critics and viewers alike. Discussion will follow the film presentation and a few words from guest speaker Curtis McCarty who was exonerated in 2007 after serving 19 years on death row, for a 1982 murder he didn’t commit. Joining McCarty will be Ron Steiner, a community organizer with Oregonians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty (OADP). The Grand Theater, 191 High St. NE, downtown Salem. For more information on the SPFS, visit http://www.salemprogressivefilms.net or call 503.588.8713 or 503.779.5288.

September 16: Salem, 7 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/Salem-Transition.

September 17: Portland, 12 p.m.-2 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.

September 19: Corvallis, 1 p.m. Corvallis will be holding its First Annual Peace Fair in celebration of the International Day of Peace. The fair will culminate with a parade at 4 p.m. A family-friendly, inclusive and welcoming event is planned which will emphasize the “International” part of the International Day of Peace through music, dance, games and art. Everyone is welcome to attend this free event at Central Park (Monroe Ave & 8th Street). Participants are encouraged to wear native clothing from other countries. The Peace Fair is cosponsored by Veterans for Peace, Chapter 132, the city of Corvallis, and numerous local clubs and organizations. Contact: peacefair@vfpcorvallis.org for more information or visit www.vfpcorvallis.org.

September 20-October 24, 9 a.m. Walkers, Coastal Contacts Needed for Climate Crisis Walk. The Oregon 350 Climate Crisis Walk needs your help. A group of dedicated people is organizing a 35-day walk from Coos Bay to Portland, via Astoria –a total of 350 miles at an average pace of ten miles a day. Walkers and organizers will meet with local residents along the route to talk about the threat of rising sea level due to global warming. See “Walkers, Coast Contacts Needed for Climate Crisis Walk” for details.

September 24: Portland, 12 p.m.-2 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.

September 30: Salem, 7 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/Salem-Transition. Φ

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