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Events sponsored by FOR are preceded by the symbol FOR.
Phone numbers are in (360) unless otherwise noted.
Events outside of Thurston County have their locations underlined.
TCTV programs use cable channel 22 in Thurston County.

 

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COMING EVENTS

 

(Mostly in Olympia WA, with some in Tacoma, Seattle, and elsewhere)

For February and beyond, see our next newsletter (February-March 2015, which will be posted in early February at www.olympiafor.org

· Events with FOR in the left margin are sponsored by the Fellowship of Reconciliation.

· All phone numbers are in area code (360) unless specified otherwise.

· All addresses are in or near Olympia WA unless specified otherwise.

· The Olympia FOR’s website -- www.olympiafor.org – includes the last several years’ worth of newsletters, including descriptions of our TV programs. You can watch our TV programs through our website’s TV Programs page.

· More information about some of the Olympia FOR’s sponsored activities are published in our newsletters. Our newsletters are posted at www.olympiafor.org

· If you’d like to receive future issues of our newsletter on paper by postal mail – and/or electronic copies by e-mail – contact glen@olympiafor.org or (360) 491-9093.

EVERY WEEK:

Every Monday through Friday from 5:00 to 6:00 am AND from 4 to 5 pm: “Democracy Now” with Amy Goodman on TCTV cable channel 22 in Thurston County

Every Monday through Friday from 9:00 to 10:00 am: Amy Goodman’s “Democracy Now,” KAOS 89.3 FM

FOR Every Monday at 1:30 pm: Olympia FOR’s program on TCTV, cable channel 22 in Thurston County – or watch it at any time on your computer through www.olympiafor.org: JANUARY: “Climate Change: From Despair + Denial to Courage + Action!” FEBRUARY: “Human Trafficking: Problems and Solutions.” See descriptions on our website’s TV Programs page. Watch the programs on TCTV or through www.olympiafor.org/tv_programs.htm. Info: Glen Anderson 491-9093 glen@olympiafor.org

Every Monday through Friday from 5:00 to 5:30 pm: Free Speech Radio News on KAOS 89.3 FM

Every Monday at 5:00 pm: Veterans for Peace airs a locally produced program on TCTV. Info: Dennis Mills 867-1487 mills.dennis@comcast.net and www.vfp109rcc.org

FOR Every Wednesday from 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm: Peace Vigil in NW corner of Sylvester Park (at Legion & Capitol Way). Please come for all or part of the hour to witness in a friendly way for peace and nonviolence. We provide plenty of signs. Info: glen@olympiafor.org 491-9093 www.olympiafor.org/vigils.htm

Every Wednesday at 3:30 pm: Parents Organizing for Welfare and Economic Rights (POWER) holds volunteer meetings every week at the POWER office, 309 5th Ave, next door to Rainy Day Records. Children are welcome. Info: 352-9716 info@mamapower.org www.mamapower.org

FOR Every Wednesday at 5:00 pm: Olympia FOR’s program on TCTV, cable channel 22 in Thurston County – or watch it at any time on your computer through www.olympiafor.org: JANUARY: “Climate Change: From Despair + Denial to Courage + Action!” FEBRUARY: “Human Trafficking: Problems and Solutions.” See descriptions on our website’s TV Programs page. Watch the programs on TCTV or through www.olympiafor.org/tv_programs.htm. Info: Glen Anderson 491-9093 glen@olympiafor.org

Every Thursday from 12:00 to 1:00 pm: Kim Dobson’s “Parallel University” on KAOS 89.3 FM features interesting, informative programs about peace, social justice, the environment, progressive politics, and other alternative viewpoints. The producer and host is Kim Dobson. 951-4382, parralleluniversity@yahoo.com, https://www.facebook.com/pages/Parallel-University-Radio-Show/148750248532028) See list of current and past topics and guests. Listen locally or at www.kaosradio.org

Every Thursday from 3:30 to 5:00 pm: Contemplative Prayer Gathering: Join with others to explore prayer as the early Church practiced it. Deepen your relationship with God, quiet your mind, and open your heart. 3:30-5:00 pm in the Sacred Space at First Christian Church, 701 Franklin Ave SE, downtown Olympia. Sponsored by Emmaus Ecumenical Catholic Community www.emmaus-ecc.org

FOR Every Thursday from 4:00 to 5:00 pm: Hold banners over I-5 to oppose oil trains: The plan is to continue every Thursday as long as we have volunteers to help. Banners, we will be holding Rod Tharp’s latest no oil train banner with multicolor LED lights. We need four to five volunteers to help. Please contact them to verify. Info: Rod Tharp 951-1080 smcrae@earthlink.net or Bourtai Hargrove 352-6327 bourtai31@gmail.com

Every Thursday at 8:00 pm: Veterans for Peace airs a locally produced program on TCTV. Info: Dennis Mills 867-1487 mills.dennis@comcast.net and www.vfp109rcc.org

FOR Every Thursday from 9:00 to 10:00 pm: Olympia FOR’s program on TCTV, cable channel 22 in Thurston County – or watch it at any time on your computer through www.olympiafor.org: JANUARY: “Climate Change: From Despair + Denial to Courage + Action!” FEBRUARY: “Human Trafficking: Problems and Solutions.” See descriptions on our website’s TV Programs page. Watch the programs on TCTV or through www.olympiafor.org/tv_programs.htm. Info: Glen Anderson 491-9093 glen@olympiafor.org

Every Friday from 8:30 to 10:30 am: The Housing Justice Project can help tenants and others: From 8:30 to 10:30 am Thurston County Volunteer Legal Services presents the Housing Justice Project at the Thurston County Superior Courthouse, Building 2 at 2000 Lakeridge Drive SW, Olympia. They offer landlord/tenant advice for the tenants, unlawful detainer docket representation, and help for mobile home owners with complaints about rules violations, notices from landlords or park owners and mobile home eviction cases. Call 705-8194 for information or to schedule an appointment. For immediate legal information call 1-888-201-1041 (9:15 am to 12:15 pm Monday through Friday).

FOR Every Friday from 4:30 to 6:00 pm: Peace Vigil at Percival Landing’s south end, 4th & Water, downtown. Please join us for whatever length of time you can. We provide plenty of signs. The Artesian Rumble Arkestra street band (www.oly-wa.us/artesianrumble) joins us at 5:00 with lively music to support our vigil! Sponsor: Olympia FOR. Info: 491-9093 glen@olympiafor.org www.olympiafor.org/vigils.htm

Every Friday from 5:00 to 6:00 pm: “Women in Black” Silent Vigil for Peace on the south side of W 4th Ave near the fountain. Women only. Please wear black. Some signs are provided. Since 1988 “Women in Black” has been a loose network of women worldwide committed to peace with justice and actively opposed to war and violence. Info: Rosemary Barnhart 866-7589 rosemary.b@comcast.net

FOR Every Saturday from 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm: Peace Vigil in Centralia on the edge of Washington Park at Locust & Pearl in downtown Centralia. Sponsor: Lewis County’s “Fire Mountain” FOR chapter. Info: June Butler 748-9658 or Larry Kerschner 880-4741 larry@peacepoet.me

Every Saturday at 2:00 pm: Veterans for Peace airs a locally produced program on TCTV. Info: Dennis Mills 867-1487 mills.dennis@comcast.net and www.vfp109rcc.org

Every Sat and Sun: The South Sound Estuarium, a marine life discovery center, is open at its new, larger location, 309 State Ave NE, Olympia, from 11 am to 4 pm every Saturday and Sunday. It is possible to schedule group visits during the week by appointment only. Regular admission $5 for a family, $3 per individual adult, $1 for children 17 and younger, and free for association members. Info: Leihla 888-0565 www.sseacenter.wordpress.com

SPECIFIC DATES:

Calendar for August-September 2015

 

For events happening in the greater Olympia area see the Olympia FOR’s newsletters at www.olympiafor.org  and calendar items posted at http://www.olympiafor.org/calendar_of_coming_events.htm

 

 

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