06/21/11 TRANSITION HANDBOOK STUDY CIRCLE
Time is 4 to 5:30 PM and first meeting is at Stan Corwin’s home in east Asheville. Contact Stan at firstname.lastname@example.org for details. There will be books available for purchase or loan, and the public library
also has copies of the Transition Handbook. They still have room for a few more people to join others in discovering the story and vision of the Transition Initiative. In 6 sessions we will review the Transition Handbook written by co-founder Rob Hopkins and explore how we can integrate the principles into our daily lives. If you can't make the first session you can easily catch up.
06/23/11 MTN PROTECTORS MEETING
For all concerned citizens who would like to help change our nuclear future and keep nuclear waste out of WNC. Meeting at 6:30 PM ending between 7:30 PM - 8:00 PM. For directions call Mary at 828-242-5621. Please note - there will be no potluck - feel free to bring your own bag dinner & eat as we meet.
06/24/11 FRIDAY NIGHT MOVIE SERIES AT COMMON LIGHT MEETINGHOUSE
June 24: A Force More Powerful (Part II) -The second part covers the Danish nonviolent movement against the Nazi occupation, Poland's Solidarity movement, and the nonviolent overthrow of Pinochet in
July 1: Bringing Down a Dictator - Inspired by the writings of Gene Sharp, the American scholar of nonviolence, a group of students organized a nonviolent movement that helped to oust Milosevic.
July 8: Pray the Devil back to Hell - Ordinary women. Extraordinary courage. This is the story of a nonviolent movement organized by the women of Liberia against the brutal regime of Charles Taylor.
July 15: Budrus - An amazing account of one family's leadership of a movement to prevent Israel's Separation Barrier from slicing the Palestinian village of Budrus in half.
July 22: The Singing Revolution - The people of Estonia had no weapons but their inspiration and their singing culture. They sang their way to freedom from Soviet domination.
Time is 7:30 PM. Location is Common Light Meeting House in Black Mountain. This is presented by Daniel O. Snyder, PhD, who is a private practice pastoral counselor in Asheville and Black Mountain. He has been studying and teaching nonviolence since l974 and since 2004 has taught a variety of workshops on peacemaking at Common Light Meeting place. Dan is offering this summer's series of films and discussions, and clinics for the purpose of helping nonviolence toward its "tipping point," supporting awareness of a force that could transform the world. To register or to find out more, email Mahan Siler at email@example.com or call 828- 298-9509.
07/02/11 GREEN PARTY MEETING
The Buncombe County GREEN Party's business meeting is free & open to the public. It will be held from 10AM to noon, upstairs in the Fortune Building, 729 Haywood Rd., West Asheville. Contact Ronald @ 828LUCK180 or Larry @ 828-225-4347 for more information.
07/04/11 RALLY FOR WOMEN’S RIGHTS BY SDS-UNCA
Time is 11 AM until 1 PM (or later). Place is Vance Monument on Pack Square. Bring signs, voice, peace and a strong will to help all women be, once and for all, recognized as equal citizens in our country. Men who support women are strongly invited to join in.
07/07/11 VETERANS FOR PEACE MEETING
Time is 6:30 PM and location is VFP HQ at the Phil Mechanic Studios: 109 Roberts Street (the corner of Haywood and Roberts), Asheville. VFP CHAPTER 099: http://vfpchapter099wnc.
10/06/11 FREEDOM SQUARE IN WASHINGTON DC
Join thousands to protest wars and injustice on the tenth anniversary of the US invasion of Afghanistan. Stop the machine, create a new world! More info here: http://october2011.org/
Photo is of Senaca Rocks, West Virginia in June 2011.