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Weekly Calendar, 6/17-6/25

Kristy Zhen Jun 17, 2011

FRI JUNE 17
6:30pm-9pm • Free
DISCUSSION: WITH JUSTICE FOR WHOM? FROM THE ROSENBERG CASE TO THE WAR ON TERROR.
The National Committee to Reopen the Rosenberg Case will hold their 58th Annual Memorial Meeting for Ethel and Julius Rosenberg. Robert Meeropol and others will be speaking at this event.
NYU Tamiment Library, 70 Washington Square South, 10th floor
(212) 998-2630 • nyu.edu

5:30-9:30pm • Free
FESTIVAL: THIRD ANNUAL JUNETEENTH CELEBRATION.
The Community Church of New York Unitarian Universalist will be holding their annual celebration of the official end of African American slavery in the United States. There will be poetry, music, dance and a potluck dinner.
John Haynes Holmes Community Center, 28 E 35th St
(917) 586-3975 • russellbranca.com

SAT JUNE 18
10am • Free
ACTION: COUNT MANHATTAN VACANT PROPERTIES.
CoME out and get some exercise with Picture the Homeless, in the second part of their vacant property count. This week Manhattan properties are being counted. Meet at any of the following locations:
Office of Council Member Margaret, 165 Park Row
CAAAV: Chinatown Tenants Union, 46 Hester Street
Queers for Economic Justice, 147 W. 24th St
Office of Council Member Jessica Lappin, 330 E. 63rd St
Grace Church, 802 Broadway
Office of Council Member Melissa Mark-Viverito, 105 East 116th St
(646) 314-6423  •  picturethehomeless.org

MON JUNE 20

6:30pm • Free
DISCUSSION: WORLD REFUGEE DAY: AN EVENING TO RAISE AWARENESS OF THE REFUGEES IN NYC AND THROUGHOUT THE WORLD.
Bushra Perreira, an Iraqi woman with asylee status, and representatives from the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, International Rescue Committee and RIF Asylum Help Center will speak about the current experience of refugees and what is expected for their futures.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 455 Fifth Avenue
nypl.org

7:30pm • Sliding scale $6/$10/$15
FILM: A PIPE LINE IN THE VILLAGE?
Those interested in learning about the environmental and safety hazards related to hydro-fracturing are invited to attend and screening of the award-winning film by Risteard O’Domhnaill that tells how a small town in Ireland fights off a gas pipeline.
Brecht Forum, 451 West Street
brechtforum.org

WED JUNE 22

7:00pm • Free
DISCUSSION: DETAINED WITHOUT CAUSE.
Attend this panel to learn about the human consequences of the post 9/11 emergence of Islamophobic media hysteria, oppressive law enforcement tactics and increasing surveillance. This panel consisting of Irum Shiekh, Martin Stolar and Sandra Nichols, will address the stories of fellow New Yorkers disappeared from our communities during the first months after the terrible events of 9/11.
Alwan for the Arts, 16 Beaver Street
(646) 251-0402 • alwanforthearts.org 

THURS JUNE 23

7-8pm • Free
TALK: A QUEER HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES.
Michael Bronski has written a book coving lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender history from pre-1492 to the present. Come hear him speak on a topic he has written extensively on for four decades.
Strand Bookstore, 828 Broadway
strandbooks.com

7:30pm • Free
DISCUSSION: THE LOVE THAT DARE NOT SPEAK ITS NAME IN THE ARMY. Radical Women will host a special Pride month meeting in which queer and antiwar activists discuss why there is a desire to keep homosexuality out of the military.
Freedom Hall, 113 W 128th St
(212) 222-0633 • radicalwomen.org

SAT JUNE 25
4:30pm • Free
MARCH: DYKE MARCH.
Come meet the Radical Women’s contingent at the fountain on the west side of Bryant part to participate in the New York Dyke March.
Bryant Park 6th Ave.

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