Saturday, April 1, 12 noon – 5 pm
Resisting Trump, Building Peace:
In his first few days in office Donald Trump has appointed a reactionary cabinet stocked with generals and billionaires; pushed for more pipelines; and attacked immigrants and refugees. Join us at Massachusetts Peace Action's annual meeting. We will hear from a distinguished speaker, participate in issue-oriented breakout groups, elect our board of directors and approve our 2017 workplan.
More details to follow.
First Church in Boston, 66 Marlborough St, Boston
Saturday, April 8, 2 – 4 pm
We believe that nuclear energy and climate change are equal threats to earth’s survival and need to be addressed by a unified environmental movement. We offer this workshop to alert environmental activists to this urgent agenda:
Nuclear Free/ Carbon Free: Envisioning a Future that will Work
Join Gordon Thompson and Paula Gutlove for an invigorating dialogue, including a report from a recent trip to Fukushima.
First Church in Cambridge Congregational UCC, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge
Saturday, April 15, 3-5 pm
The Cambridge Bethlehem People to People Project invites you to hear
Speaking with Jimmy, Nidal Al-Azraq, director of 1for3.org Nidal has just returned from Bethlehem with updates on the water effort. You can check out the video - here to see the difference that the cistern is making in the Aida Refugee Camp in Bethlehem.
Suggested donation -$20-$50 .
Humor to inspire us, information to mobilize us, justice work to embolden us, community to sustain us.
Co- sponsor: The Middle East Education Group at First Parish Cambridge.
First Parish in Cambridge Unitarian Universalist, 3 Church Street, Cambridge
Saturday, April 29, 7:30 pm
Music for Peace: The Ultimate Prodigy
In the final concert of our Music for Peace 2016-2017 series the Omer Quartet and Soovin Kim, with other musicians, perform Mendelssohn's Octet for Strings and other chamber works. The Octet, composed when Mendelssohn was 16, was described by Conrad Wilson as “one of the miracles of nineteenth-century music”.
Benefits Massachusetts Peace Action Education Fund; part of the Music for Peace Series.
Single concert: seats $25 in advance for Mass. Peace Action members,
To reserve, write a check to “Massachusetts Peace Action Education Fund” and mail to 11 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, or call (617) 354-2169 with credit card number.
Donations to support our work for peace are needed in any amount.
The audience is invited to join the musicians and Peace Action members at a reception after the concert.
Harvard-Epworth Methodist Church, 1555 Massachusetts Ave. Cambridge