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Community Calendar: Late June-July 2008

Indypendent Staff Jun 25, 2008

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The next open editorial meeting for The Indypendent is July 1 and July 22 at 7pm. 4 W. 43rd St, Room 311. All are welcome.

TUE JUN 24
6pm • Free
MEETING: CONEY ISLAND SCOPING
MEETING. Speak up for the Freaks! Keep
Coney Island a bastion of oddness.
Lincoln High School, 2800 Ocean Pkwy,
Bklyn • revbilly.org

WED JUN 25
8pm – 12am • $40 in advance/$50 at the door
BENEFIT: “JUST ART ’08.” Proceeds
will help the NYCLU continue to
defend and promote the fundamental
principles embodied in the Bill of
Rights, the U.S. Constitution and the
New York Constitution.
Powerhouse Arena, 37 Main St, Bklyn
212-607-3300 • nyclu.org

FRI JUN 27
7:30 pm • Sliding scale begins at $6
BOOK EVENT: “WE WILL RETURN IN
THE WHIRLWIND: BLACK RADICAL
ORGANZIATION 1960-1975.” Muhammad
Ahmad assesses the most
important Black radical organizations
of the late 1960s. Party and discussion
to follow.
Brecht Forum, 451 West St
212-242-4201 • brechtforum.org

SAT JUN 28
12pm-3pm • Free
PICNIC: 20TH ANNUAL CENTER KIDS
PRIDE PICNIC. Enjoy music, games,
crafts and food with your children and
family without all the Pride frenzy.
Center Kids, 208 W 13th St
212-620-7310 • gaycenter.org

SUN JUN 29
12pm • Free
MARCH: 39TH ANNUAL NYC LGBT
PRIDE DAY MARCH. Moment of silence
to be held at 2pm.
5th Ave & 52nd St to Christopher &
Greenwich St • hopinc.org

2pm – 6pm • Free
ACTION: GARDEN COMMUNITY DAY.
Help support this endangered garden by
working to grow food, flowers, herbs and
community.
Children’s Magical Garden, Norfolk and
Stanton St, LES • kidsmagicgarden.net

TUE JUL 1
7:30pm • Sliding scale begins at $6
FORUM: “WHICH WAY IS LEFT: THEORY,
POLITICS, ORGANIZATION AND 21ST
CENTURY SOCIALISM.”
Brecht Forum, 451 West St
212-242-4201 • brechtforum.org

WED JUL 2
7:30pm • Sliding scale starting at $6
FILM SCREENING/DISCUSSION:
“SHUTDOWN, THE RISE AND FALL OF
DIRECT ACTION TO STOP THE WAR.”
Brecht Forum, 451 West St
212-242-4201 • brechtforum.org
7pm • Free

READING: KELLOGG $ PETTIGREW
“TOOLBOX FOR SUSTAINABLE CITY
LIVING.” Join the co-founders of the
Rhizome Collective for a reading and a
discussion of the design of autonomous
urban communities utilizing simple
techniques such as rainwater harvesting,
bioremediation, and worm composting.
Bluestockings,
172 Allen St (btw Stanton & Rivington)
212-777-6028 • bluestockings.com

WED JUL 2
7pm • Free
DISCUSSION: “PRIVATIZING OUR PUBLIC
EDUCATION: FROM “NO CHILD LEFT
BEHIND” TO THE CURRENT BUDGET
CUTS.” Come to a discussion about what
is fueling the attacks and discuss ideas to
build an effective resistance.
The Diversity Center of Queens,
76-11 37th Ave, 2nd Flr • 646-452-8662
internationalsocialist.org

SAT JUL 5
7pm • Free
CELEBRATION: 5TH OF JULY CELEBRATION.
Celebrate the anniversary of
the emancipation of enslaved Africans
in New York State. Music by Game
Rebellion.
Weeksville Heritage Center, 1698 Bergen
St, Bklyn • 718-756-5250
weeksvillesociety.org

WED JUL 9
7:30pm • Sliding scale begins at $6
DISCUSSION: “THE INTERNET, PROTECTING
IT, EXPANDING IT, USING IT.”
Discuss the importance of the Internet in
progressive movement efforts.
Brecht Forum, 451 West St
212-242-4201 • brechtforum.org

THU JUL 10
7:30pm • Sliding scale begins at $6
DISCUSSION: “WHERE TO FROM HERE?
ASSESSING THE ANTIWAR
MOVEMENT.”
Brecht Forum, 451 West St
212-242-4201 • brechtforum.org

TUE JUL 15
6:30pm • Sliding scale begins at $6
FILM SCREENING & DISCUSSION:
“BULWORTH: TEN YEARS LATER,
RACE CLASS & THE DEMOCRATIC
PARTY.” An examination of the history
of race in politics, the role of money in
access to political participation and how
organizers and people who care about
progressive issues can make change in
a two-party system.
Brecht Forum, 451 West St
212-242-4201 • brechtforum.org

SUN JUL 20
12pm – 5pm • Free
PICNIC: FEASTING ON PEACE. Join
Brooklyn NVC and other peace-making
organizations for an afternoon of food,
games and more.
Arthur Ross Pineturn, Central Park near
85th St • 718-797-9525
events@brooklynnvc.org

AUG 1-3
$100-$195 (Sliding scale)
ACTIVIST CAMP: 7th Annual Spanish for
Activists Camp. Get out of the city for a
weekend with the New York Committee
in Solidarity with the People of El
Salvador (NY CISPES) for a full weekend
of intensive Spanish language classes
and workshops about Latin American
issues. Transportation can be arranged.
Nature’s Song Retreat Center,
Wilseyville, NY.
Contact Bernie for more info:
917-214-3479 or
newyorkcispes@mindspring.com.

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