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noamnety Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 12:56 AM
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Michigan Aug 2006 events
WEEKLY 4:45 - 5:45 p.m. every Monday, Peace Vigil/Anti-Occupation of Iraq Protest
at Woodward & 9 Mile in Ferndale. Call Peace Action Office: 248-548-3920.
Contact Larry S, 313-891-7895 or, for information on
extended vigil until 6:15 p.m. Bring the whole family. All are welcome!

ONGOINGNoon, 2nd Saturday of each month, Women in Black Silent Protest. Location
changes each month. Please wear black and be silent. All welcome. Contact:
Suhair Ghannam or

WEEKLY 7 p.m. every Sunday, Pointes for Peace Vigil/Discussions, at Panera on
Kercheval & St. Clair in the Village. All welcome.

WEEKLY Noon, every Friday, Weekly Peace Vigil in front of the Capitol.

WEEKLY 9:30 - 10:45 a.m. every Saturday. Jewish Witnesses for Peace & Friends vigil against
attacks on Palestinian people by State of Israel, 2000 Washtenaw Ave., Ann Arbor
Dave Lippman in Concert
Thursday, August 10, 7 PM
United Methodist Church, 22331 Woodward and 8 1/2 Mile, Ferndale
Featuring The World's Only Known Singing CIA Agent:
Special guests: The Bad Guys from Forgotten
Suggested Donation: $10 at the door
Presented by Peace Action and Pointes for Peace
Check out - for more info call (313) 207-3904

lwfern's note: I saw him Aug 9 at UAW Local 22, doing a multimedia thing: The Streams are Finding the River, an artistic close-up look at cooperatives and Chavistas in Venezuela. He was great.

Stop the War in Lebanon!
Ceasefire Now!
Friday August 11, 4:00 p.m.
Federal Building, Downtown Ann Arbor
(Liberty St. and Fifth Ave.)
Hundreds of civilian deaths., Hundreds of thousands of refugees.. Millions in humanitarian crisis, running out of food and medicine. Violence does not create lasting peace! It only creates future enemies.
The least each of us can do is stand up and speak out.
Lets make our voices heard together!
Join us to call on our government to support an immediate ceasefire
Organized by: The Muslim Community Association of Ann Arbor and Vicinity
Co-Sponsored by: Michigan Peace Works, Interfaith Council for Peace & Justice,
U of M Muslim Students Association,

Friday, August 11th
A community teach-in / speak-out! against the war on Lebanon and Palestine
What stories are not being told?
What does this war have to do with Detroit?
A fundraiser for Lebanon that will include:
* Art on the spot! * Live music
* Videos * Performance Theatre * Speak-out
7:30-11:00 p.m. At the Detroit Summer place,
located at 3611 Cass Ave (at MLK Blvd.), Detroit.
Sponsored by Detroit Summer, Critical Moment, and OTHER-Arab Artists Collective.

August 11 Buses Leave for Washington D.C. March to Defend People of Palestine & Lebanon.
Ten buses (55 persons each) have been reserved to go to August 12th march. $75 round trip.
Call 313-582-4888 or 313-581-1201 to make reservations and payment. Be at the parking lot
of the Islamic Center of Detroit on 14350 Tireman (between Greenfield and Schaefer) at
9 p.m. Friday, August 11th. Advance reservations required. Special arrangements for persons
who can't afford the $75 fee, especially students. Buses to leave DC on Saturday at 6 p.m.
and arrive in Dearborn early Sunday.

August 12 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Statewide Peace & Justice Organizational Conference. Sponsored by
Michigan Peace Network. All peace and justice groups invited. Featured wil be
presentation on the MASS MARCH ON THE MACK Labor Day Peace March and the
Michigan Civil Rights Initiative. Also, workshps on Impeachment, Youth Recruitment,
Creating a Federal Department of Peace, Michigan Stop the War Candidates, Building
Networks, and the Human Cost of Militarism. Conference fee, $15, includes lunch.
Register by mail at P.O. Box 34, Suttons Bay, MI 49682 or on-line: . Event at Unitarian Univesalist Church of Greater
Lansing, 855 Grove Street, East Lansing. Contact: Burce Peterson, 231-995-0682.

Saturday, August 12
Hillsdale County Coalition for
Peace and Justice's fifth annual Peace Festival.
This year's event runs from noon to 6 p.m., at Carl
Fast Park on U.S. 12 in downtown Jonesville, Mich.
For more information about the Festival, or to set up a booth, please
call Aimee England at (517) 437-2228, or email

Please join WOMEN IN BLACK
Saturday, August 12
Please join WOMEN IN BLACK
in silent protest against
U.S.-sanctioned violence in Afghanistan, Iraq & Palestine
Eastern Market, corner Russell & Wilkins
Please Wear Black
Everyone Welcome, Men Women and Children
About Women in Black:
We are women of varied ethnic and racial heritages who gather to oppose the use of violence and terror as a means to political ends.
P.O. Box 14474, Detroit, MI 48214 /

Harding Elementary Paint-in
Detroit's Brightmoor neighborhood has seen its fair share of blight over the years and everything including the public schools has suffered. Here's your chance to make a difference: Grab a paintbrush and join the Harding Elementary Paint-In. Volunteers age 18 and older are welcome to help paint the interior of this historic building for the upcoming school year. Painting will take place Monday-Friday, Aug. 14-21, at Harding Elementary, 14450 Burt Rd., Detroit. Call 313-218-0057 for details.

Thursday, August 17, 2006
www.BlueNovember.Org hosts a peace and justice rally every third Thursday through fall. Be a part of this positive energy as we demand an end to the Iraq war.
Where: Corner of Pine Grove and Sanborn, Port Huron, Michigan
When: 4:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M.
Signs are available, but feel free to bring your own expressions of peace.

Mahaffey public memorial set for Saturday, Aug. 26
A public memorial service will be held for the late Detroit Council President Maryann Mahaffey at 2 p.m. on August 26 at the Michigan Opera Theatre, downtown across from Comerica Park

Mass March on the Mack
SEPTEMBER 2-3-4, 2006 (alright, it's not actually August, but whatever)
Political action speakers-Workshops-Activist Recruiting-Entertainment
Join activists from around the country for a weekend of peaceful solidarity in the Mackinac State Forest. Join thousands on the Mackinac Bridge on September 4th and tell the Governor to BRING THE GUARD HOME NOW!
If you are going to attend, you must have full information about the event. Please go to
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noamnety Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-16-06 08:31 PM
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1. Additional Events
Aug 19
Detroit Action Network for Reproductive Rights
A Night at the Movies
When: Saturday, August 19, 5:00 p.m.
Where: 5920 Second Avenue, Detroit
What: The Abortion Diaries and If These Walls Could Talk
With: Refreshments and Discussion

Protest fake "women's clinic"
Join the DANFORR) at an
informational picket and protest at the
Women Who Care facility, 13864 East 8 Mile Road, Detroit
Saturday, August 26, from 10:30 a.m. until noon
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SharonRB Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-16-06 08:33 PM
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2. MDP convention
August 26-27 at Cobo
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noamnety Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Aug-22-06 03:59 PM
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3. movies, strikes, pensions and Lebanon
Wednesday 23 August 8PM
Free Screening of "Sacco & Vanzetti"
Trumbullplex, 4208 Trumbull, at W. Willis Detroit
on the anniversary of their 1927 execution. Sacco & Vanzetti were two Italian immigrants,
anarchists framed for murder by an unjust 'justice' system.
Join us for a screening of this 1971 feature film, plus a short presentation with help from the Anarchist Black Cross.

As the clock ticks down to the strike deadline, Northwest Flight Attendants will be conducting an informational picket
Please join us in solidarity!
Friday August 25, 2006
From 8:00pm to 11:00pm
Detroit Metro Airport, McNamara Terminal, Departure level.
Contact: Daniel Grey 734-717-8525

August 26 5 p.m. Corporate Robbery of Workers' Pensions - What Can We do to Protect Our Future?
Guest Speaker: Deirdre Griswold, Editor, Workers World newspaper. Public meeting of
Workers World Party. 5920 2nd Ave., Detroit (just n. of Wayne State U., 1 block w. of Cass)
Dinner served: $5 donation ($1 unemployed, students and fixed income). Learn about the
use of bankruptcy to reduce workers penions and eliminate retiree beneifts in steel, the
airlines, and now at Delphi Corporation. Discuss how to organize and fight back.

August 28 7:30 p.m. "The Lebanese Perspective on the Current Middle East Crisis". Pointes for
Peace hosts Dr. Ali Ajami, Counsul General of Lebanon Detroit Region for its 25th Peace
Talk. Grosse Pointe Unitarian Chuch, 17150 Maumee, Grosse Pointe. Call: 313-882-7732

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JordanLFW Donating Member (142 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Aug-22-06 04:09 PM
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4. september 2nd

Knocking the 9th with Nancy Skinner's Campaign!
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