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January 2017 Calendar Events

Jan 1-21            • 21 Days of Prayer for Our Nation, My Father’s House of Prayer, 3111 E. Marshall, facebook.com/myfathershousespokane/

Jan 5, 19            • Peace and Justice Action Committee, 35 W. Main, 5:30 p.m., 838-7870

Jan 7            • Martin Luther King Jr. Family Outreach Center Prayer Breakfast, Hemmingson Center Grand Ballroom, 730 E. Desmet, 9 to 10:30 a.m., 455-8722 or mlkspokane.org

Jan 10-31            • Sri Easwaran Meditation Workshop, Spokane Buddhist Temple, 927 S. Perry, Tuesdays, 6 to 7:30 p.m., 328-3829

Jan 11            • Silent Day of Prayer, “Food for the Journey,” Scott Cooper, director of parish social ministries with Catholic Charities Spokane, Immaculate Heart Retreat Center, 6910 S. Ben Burr Rd., 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., 448-1224, ihrc.org

            • Inland Northwest Death Penalty Abolition, 35 W. Main, 5:30 p.m., 838-7870

            • Margaret Sanger and Birth Control, Advocacy in Urban Spokane, Museum of Arts and Culture, 2316 W. First Ave., 6:30 to 8 p.m., 456-3931, northwestmuseum.org

            • Veterans for Peace, 35 W. Main, 6:45 p.m., 838-7870

Jan 13-29            • “Disgraced,” by Ayad Akhtar, play about identity and religion in contemporary world, and about affect of radical Islam and terrorism in public discourse, Stage Left, 108 W. 3rd Ave, Fridays and Saturdays 7:30 p.m., Sundays 2 p.m., 838-9727

Jan 15            • MLK Remembrance Celebration, Morning Star Baptist, 3909 W. Rowan, 4 p.m., 455-8722

            • I Have a Dream,” the Rev. Happy Watkins and Police Chief Craig Meidl, South Stake LDS Church,  1620 E. 29th Ave, 7 p.m.

Jan 16            • Martin Luther King Jr. Unity March and Resource Fair, new Convention Center, 10 a.m. March, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Resource Fair, 455-8722, mlkspokane.org

            • MLK Jr. Day of Service for WSU Spokane, service projects at various locations after Unity March, noon to 4 p.m., CougSync at orgsync.com/login/Washington-state-university-spokane

            • MLK Lobby Day in Olympia, contact Shar at slichty@pjals.org

            • NAACP meeting, 35 W. Main, 7 p.m., spkncbr@gmail.com

Jan 16-17            • Black History 101 Mobile Museum: “Martin, Motown and Michael,” traveling tabletop exhibit of black memorabilia from slavery to hip hop, Spokane Convention Center, Monday 11 a.m., Whitworth Hub, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., with lecture at 4 p.m., 777-4572, whitworth.edu

Jan 17            • “Next Steps in Life’s Journey,” South Hill Library, 3324 S. Perry St., 6 p.m., 309-4662, jonlouis137@gmail.com

      

 

 

 

Jan 19, 21, 22            • Annual Spokane Jewish Cultural Film Festival, Hemmingson Center, Gonzaga, see article and sajfs.org/our-programs

Jan 20, 21, 23, 30            • “Foundations of Community Nursing” classes  online and face-to-face, 1480 Fowler St., Richland, 628-3724, janjacob@umich.edu

 Jan 21            • People Rise Up, A Community Invitation to Action, Peace and Justice Action League of Spokane, 35 W. Main, 2 to 5 p.m.,  838-7870, pjals.org

            • Walk for Life Northwest, Riverfront Park in downtown Spokane, 11 a.m., walkforlifenorthwest.org/

            • Women’s March on Spokane, Spokane Convention Center, 10 a.m., womensmarchwastate.org

Jan 24            • Homeless Connect, Spokane Homeless Coalition one-stop services, Salvation Army, 223 E. Nora, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., 863-6672, karichapman@uhc.com

            • PJALS Steering Committee, 35 W. Main, 6 p.m., 838-7870

Jan 25            • Spokane Police Accountability and Reform Coalition, 35 W. Main, 5:30 p.m., 838-7870

Jan 26            • 30th MLK Community Celebration, “Revitalizing the Dream,” Charlene Carruthers, black, queer feminist community organizer and writer, CUB Senior Ballroom, Washington State University, Pullman, 6:30 p.m., mlk.wsu.edu

Jan 28            • Eastern Washington Legislative Conference, “Taking Responsibility: Acting Together in Faith,” St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 316 E. 24th Ave, 8:45 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Jan 30            • “Being Religious Interreligiously,” Jonathan Brown, the Alwaleed bin Talal chair of Islamic civilization in the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University, Hemmingson Center Ballroom, Gonzaga, 702 E. Desmet, 5 to 6:30 p.m., 313-6784

Jan 31            • “Historical Understandings: The Reformation and its Legacy, Fr. Michael Maher, SJ, Immaculate Heart Retreat Center, 6910 S. Ben Burr Rd., 448-1224

Feb 1            • Fig Tree Distribution, St. Mark’s Lutheran, 316 E. 24th Ave., 535-1813

Feb 2            • Fig Tree Benefit and Board Meetings, 631 S. Richard Allen Ct., noon for benefit and 1 p.m. for board, 535-1813

Monthly

1st/3rd Weds            • Death Penalty Abolition Committee, 35 W. Main, 5:30 p.m.

2nd Tues            • Palestine-Israel Human Rights Committee, 35 W. Main, 6 p.m.

2nd Wed            • Veterans for Peace, 35 W. Main, 6:45 p.m.

1st /3rd Thurs            • Peace and Justice Action Committee, 35 W. Main, 5:30 p.m.

   

 

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