Note: Please submit tabling/flyering opportunities for SPR, comments, interest, and suggested locations to Wes Flierl firstname.lastname@example.org, (603) 335-6240, to be included in an up-dated listing. Particularly contact him if you can help with any of these events! Help us reach more of those not yet involved with SPR's work!
Thursday, Nov. 11, at 1 pm: The Department of Peace Campaign will have a Potluck Peace Party in Farmington, NH. For more information contact Pat Frisella at email@example.com or Manny Krasner at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 603-332-0732.
Friday, Nov. 12, at 6:15 pm: Planning meeting of Seacoast Peace Response (usually the first Friday of every month but postponed one week this month so as not to conflict with the NH Peace Action Annual Dinner) at Karnan House, 206 Court St. (behind the UU church) in Portsmouth. For more information contact Amy Antonucci at 750-7506 or email@example.com.
Friday, Nov. 12, thru Sunday, Nov. 14: The annual New England Gathering of War Tax Resisters and Supporters will be held at The New School, 38 York St., Kennebunk, Maine. Whether you are interested in exploring war tax resistance (wtr) for the first time or already refusing to pay some or all of your federal income and phone taxes, this weekend is for you. This year's theme is: "Spreading the Word, Practicing Mutual Aid." The cost for the weekend is $0-50, which includes meals, activities, and housing at The New School or in nearby homes. Mary Trotochaud and Rick McDowell of American Friends Service Committee, who have spent much of the last year in Baghdad, will speak about the Iraq war and current situation there on Friday evening. On Saturday, there will be sessions on how to do war tax resistance for new or potential resisters, how to spread the word about the effectiveness of war tax resistance, and how resisters can support each other in doing this form of civil disobedience. On Saturday evening there will be do-it-yourself entertainment and possibly a segment from "The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail" by a youth theater group. For a brochure, registration information, or further details, contact Stephen Soucy, PO Box 5510, Ellsworth, ME 04605, firstname.lastname@example.org or Larry Dansinger, email@example.com or (207) 525-7776.
Friday, Nov. 12, thru Sunday, Nov. 14: "The First U.S. Conference on 'Peak Oil' and Community Solutions" will be held in Yellow Springs, Ohio. The Keynote Speaker is Richard Heinberg, author of "The Party's Over: Oil, War, and the Fate of Industrial Societies" and "Powerdown: Options and Actions for a Post-Carbon World." For more information on the conference, a list of speakers, as well as the informational flyer with registration form, go to their website www.communitysolution.org. Alternatively contact Patricia Allison, one of the speakers at the conference (explaining how the principles of Permaculture are vital in the transition to a sustainable post-oil society) at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sat., November 13th
Sunday, Nov. 14, at 7 pm: "Bonhoeffer," an award-winning film by Martin Doblmeier, at Dover Friends Meeting House, 141 Central Avenue (across from Care Pharmacy). Potluck at 6, Film at 7, followed by discussion led by Nancy Lukens and Martin Rumscheidt on recognizing and combating fascism today. This Dover Meeting event is open to the public. For more information contact Randall Kezar email@example.com 642-8265.
Wednesday, Nov. 17, at 6 pm: The Well-Informed Book Discussion Group meets again. They will be discussing "The Image & Reality of the Israel/Palestine Conflict" by Norman Finkelstein, meeting at Jamilla's art studio in Kittery. RSVP to Jamilla El-Shafei firstname.lastname@example.org, phone 207-439-5800.
Wednesday, Nov., 17, at 7 pm: Eyewitness to Occupation: Report from Iraq, Concord UU Church. Mary Trotochaud and Rick McDowell, AFSC’s representatives in Iraq, will speak sout the current conditions in Iraq. Since May, 2003, Rick and Mary have lived in a neighborhood in Baghdad, where they supervised AFSC’s relief and redevelopment projects, and further developed contacts with emerging civil society organizations. Prior to joining the AFSC staff, Rick participated in 15 trips to Iraq between 1996 and 2003. Both Rick and Mary have been involved in nonviolent action to shut down the US Army’s School of the Americas in Georgia. Sponsored by AFSC and New Hampshire Peace Action. For more information contact Anne Miller at NH Peace Action, phone 228-0559, e-mail: email@example.com
Friday, Nov. 19, thru Sunday, Nov. 21: Fort Benning, Georgia Call To Action: Shut Down the School of the Americas (SOA)! SOA is a combat training school for Latin American security personnel located at Fort Benning, Georgia. They will gather again this year to continue together in the struggle until the SOA is closed and the policies it represents are changed forever! Friday, Teach-in, trainings, and caucuses will begin. Saturday & Sunday, Thousands will gather at the main gate of Fort Benning for rallies, music, speakers and nonviolent direct action. For more information visit www.soaw.org or call 202-234-3440.
Sunday, Nov. 28, at 3:15 pm: Dover Holiday Parade has accepted SPR and our peace dove. For more informaton contact Wes Flierl firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday, Dec. 4: Portsmouth Holiday Parade. SPR has put in an application for a contingent with the peace dove. For more informaton contact Wes Flierl email@example.com.
Tuesday, Dec. 7, at 7 pm: Jewish American Medical Project, presented by Seacoast Peace Response at South Church (UU), 292 State St., Portsmouth. Their medical project reports, including video clips, from their two delegations to Israel and Palestine are currently available on their website, www.vopj.org. For more information contact Amy Antonucci at 750-7506 firstname.lastname@example.org or Vivian Bingham at 743-3774 email@example.com.
Friday, Dec. 10, at 11 am, through Saturday, Dec. 11, at 5:00 pm: This year's annual BAE vigil will be held in front of the BAE Corporate Offices on Spit Brook Road in Nashua. The Chain Reaction Affinity Group will stand vigil for the full 30 hours. We invite everyone to join us for any or all of the time. There will be no formal rally but instead we will hold Critical Mass times: Friday from 11-1 and 4-6 and Saturday from 11-5. But please come at any time! More details will follow as planning continues. For more information contact Carol Tashie firstname.lastname@example.org.
Monday, Jan. 17, 2005, from noon to 2 pm (approx): Dr. MLK celebration Middle School Portsmouth. A number of civic and environmental groups table along with parade. Anyone who would like to help with the SPR table please contact Wes Flierl at email@example.com or 335-6240.
Thursday, Jan. 20: ANSWER March in Washington, DC, to protest at the Inaguaration. NH Peace Action will be sponsoring a bus from New Hampshire. Contact Anne Miller at 603-228-0559.
(2) SPR Help Wanted
From Amy Antonucci firstname.lastname@example.org
Local Calendar Listings of Events
Volunteers to table at every event we can
?? Fall '04 The Burkharts made a very good suggestion for outreach and contacts which is we consider events such as county fairs and 'old home' days. They had used this during the 'K' campaign events. So anyone that has a favorite event, fair, festival or old home day they think is appropriate please let us know. Also let us know if you can/will be able to be at the event and make the contacts. If you think it is good and we should try it but don't have the time let us know about it and we will try to follow it up. so far we have no schedule suggestions please contact wes at 335-6240 if you have ideas
2 October 04 Apple Harvest Day (sponsored by chamber of commerce) Central Street, Dover noon to 5/6pm Many many groups there (also a vigil in sq day) Draws big crowds of people -- Wes has filed application for SPR and N.H. Peace to be included acceptance is pending, non-profits are down list from actual artists
?? October 04 Portsmouth Halloween Parade downtown Portsmouth evening Fun event - just show up (in costume!). Pre-Parade plans will also be made to coordinate a peace contingent if you are interested
??? Jan 05 Dr. MLK celebration Middle School Portsmouth noon to 2pm (approx) A number of civic and environmental groups table along with parade
Reporting of SPR events to NH IMC, etc.
Help coordinating action sessions (probably monthly):
Yard Sale (or "cheap art"?) Fundraiser:
Help w/ SPR grantwriting:
Peace & Many Thanks, Amy & SPR
*See note at bottom
Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, 7-8 pm; Saturdays 10:45-Noon (In good weather, 10-Noon) & Sundays 12-1: Merrimack Valley People for Peace at Old Town Hall, Main St, Andover, MA. Sunday vigil at the corner of Rtes. 28 & 133. For further information contact Lou Bernieri at 978-475-6847 or e-mail Don Abbott at email@example.com.
Tuesday mornings, 5:45-6:45 am: Raytheon Peacemakers Vigil, at the entrance to Raytheon, Rte. 133, just off Rte. I-93, Andover, MA. For more information call Arthur Brien at 978-686-4418.
Thursdays, 5:30 pm, Dock Square, Kennebunkport, Maine, across from the statue. For more information contact Greg Field at Peace Action Maine firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursdays, 6:30-7:00pm, weekly vigil for peace in front of the Dover Friends(Quaker) Meetinghouse, 141 Central Ave., Dover. All welcome. For more information please contact Barbara Sturrock at 742-3694 or Meredith Malo at 664-5562 or Meredith_Malo@hotmail.com.
Fridays: Wear red for "Freedom Fridays"
Fridays, 5-6 p.m. Peace Vigil on Market Square in Portsmouth, sponsored by Portsmouth Peace Action. The vigil is a presence in opposition to U.S. bombing and warfare and to any further expansion of military retaliation. For further information contact Doug Bogen at 430-9565 email@example.com or Macy Morse at 433-4119 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fridays, 5-6 pm. Peace Vigil in front of the Town Hall on the corner of Water and Front Streets (near the Band Stand) in Exeter. Please bring your signs and hopeful spirits. Contact Donna Schlachman, 772-4934 or email@example.com.
Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 12 noon. Peace Vigil on the traffic island at the corner of Central Ave. & Washington St. in Dover, sponsored by War Resister's League of Southeastern New Hampshire. This vigil will take place as long as the U.S. continues to bomb or in any way attack another country. For further information contact David Diamond at 749-9159 firstname.lastname@example.org or Tom Jackson at 603-781-8623 (cell phone) email@example.com.
Sundays, 12 noon to 12:30 pm. Women in Black stand in silent vigil in front of the Ocean View Cemetery located on Rte 1, in Wells, Maine, across from the Junior High School. Women in Black is an informal group and all women are invited to join us as they are able. Please wear black when possible. For more information please call Betty Williams 207-646-5772 or email WomenInBlackWells@yahoogroups.com.
Sundays,12 noon. Shawsheen Square Peace Witness-corner of Rt. 28 and Rt. 133 in Andover, Mass. - initiated by the Lawrence Friends Meeting. For more information contact Allan Sifferlen at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sundays, 12 noon - 1pm. Bridges for Peace vigils are held at the same time on bridges throughout Maine, as well as several locations in Maryland. For the listing of locations see the Bridges for Peace website www.peacebridges.org, or call 207-563-8902.
Sundays noon - 1 pm, Kennebunk, ME, at the Peace Pole by the First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church. Contact Carol Spalding - 207-641-8663 or Mary Stiler - 207-282-2023.
*NOTE: Anyone who would like to receive only the weekly peace events calendar (instead of all the messages from the Seacoast Area Peace Activists Mailing List) can request to be on the Weekly Peace Calendar Only Mailing List by contacting Dave at email@example.com. This is not recommended, as you will miss much valuable information; but it is available to those who want to cut down on their e-mail.
Phone Washington Weekdays, 9 am to 5 pm: White House Comment Line: 202-456-1111 Congressional Switchboard: 202-224-3121
Congressman Jeb Bradley (First District NH)
Senator John E. Sununu
Senator Judd Gregg
Congressman Tom Allen (First Disrict Maine)
Senator Susan Collins
Senator Olympia Snowe
Associated Press Larry Laughlin, chief of bureau, Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont 800-258-3484 (from outside NH) 800-559-3433 (within NH) David Tirrell-Wysoki: P.O. Box 1200 Concord NH 03302-1200 (NH bureau - Holly Raimer) 224-3327, fax 226-0883 Cathy McCormack (Concord day supervisor) firstname.lastname@example.org
Boston Globe (NH Section) - Clare Kittridge: 431-3939 phone/fax
Colebrook - The News & Sentinel, PO Box 39, Colebrook, N.H. 03576 603-237-5501, 1-800-521-5501, Fax 603-237-5060 email@example.com
Concord Monitor - PO Box 1177, Concord, NH 03302-1177 603-224-5301, 800-464-3415, news 603-224-5301 Ext. 324, Fax-news: 603-224-8120 News: firstname.lastname@example.org Photos: email@example.com Editorials: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dartmouth - 6175 Robinson Hall, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 03755 News: (603) 646-2600, Fax: (603) 646-3443 The.Dartmouth@Dartmouth.edu
Equinox - 229 Main St, Keene, NH 03435-2413 (Keene State College) News (603) 358-2413, 358-2241 Exec Editor 358-2414, Fax 358-2407 email@example.com
Foster's Daily Democrat - 333 Central Ave, Dover, NH 03820 1-800-660-8310 - News Fax: 749-7079 Editorials - Jon Breen (603) 742-4455 ext. 5840 - firstname.lastname@example.org News Editors (603) 742-4455, ext. 5100 and 5210 Bureaus: Rochester 332-2200 Somersworth 692-3300 Portsmouth 431-4888 Exeter 778-8585 Concord 226-3633 (Press Room, Statehouse) Brian Dekoning email@example.com - Joel Harris 431-4888 firstname.lastname@example.org - Michael Goot, email@example.com
Keene Sentinel - 60 West Street, Keene, NH 03431 (603) 352-1234, (800) 765-9994 Fax: (603) 352-0437 or news: (603) 352-9700 email and editorials: firstname.lastname@example.org
Nashua Telegraph - P.O. Box 1008, Nashua, NH 03061 (603) 882-2741, fax: (603) 882-2681 email@example.com, Editorials: firstname.lastname@example.org Regional editor: email@example.com, 594-6518 Assistant News Editor: firstname.lastname@example.org , 594-6584 --- NH Telegraph -"Al Mckeon" email@example.com
New Hampshire Gazette - PO Box 756, Portsmouth, NH 03802 433-9898 - Steve Fowle - firstname.lastname@example.org
The Peterborough Transcript One Phoenix Mill Lane, Suite 100, Peterborough, NH 03458 E-Mail: email@example.com Telephone: 603-924-3333 Fax: 603-924-7946
Portsmouth Herald - 111 Maplewood Avenue Portsmouth, NH 03801 (603) 436-1800 (incl. Exeter Newletter, Hampton Union, Rockingham News, Dover Community News) Fax (603) 433-5760 and (603) 772-3830 (Exeter) firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org Editorials - email@example.com Jesse Deconto PH firstname.lastname@example.org Derek Fanton PH 749-5808 610-1147 email@example.com
The New Hampshire News desk 603-862-1490. Photography, 862-1527 firstname.lastname@example.org
Union Leader - P.O. Box 9555, Manchester, NH 03108-9555 (603) 668-4321 ext. 320 (John Toole), fax 603-668-0382 or 668-NEWS news: email@example.com Editorials: firstname.lastname@example.org Barbara LeBlanc email@example.com
Other web sites:
New Hampshire Peace Action: www.nhpeaceaction.org
New Hampshire IndyMedia: www.nhindymedia.org
The AFSC-NH Presidential Primary Project www.afsc.org/nhprimary/
Common Dreams www.commondreams.org
Joe Public Films (Tom Jackson) www.joepublicfilms.com
Save Our Groundwater www.saveourgroundwater.org
Kucinich for President www.kucinich.us
For many more related sites go to the links page: Links
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