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June, July, August 2015 Calendar Events

 

June 3-12            • “Boycott! The Art of Economic Activism,” posters from historical and contemporary movements, EWU/WSU Spokane, Phase 1 Gallery, American Friends Service Committee

June 5            • “Everyday Buddhism,” the Rev. Jon Turner of Orange County Buddhist Temple, Spokane Buddhist Temple, 927 S. Perry, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., spokanebuddhisttemple.org

            • NAACP Rooftop BBQ Mixer, 25-35 W. Main, 5 to 8 p.m., RSVP, 209-2425, SpokaneNAACP@gmail.com

June 6            • June Bug Fun Run, Lutheran Community Services Northwest, www.lcsnw.org

June 7            • Learn to Read Hebrew in a Day Marathon, Temple Beth Shalom, 1322 E. 30th Ave., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., rsvp at temple@spokanetbs.org

June 10            • Veterans for Peace, 35 W. Main, 6:45 p.m., 838-7870

            • Spokane Police Accountability and Reform Coalition, 35 W. Main, 5:30 p.m.

June 11, 25            • Palestine-Israel Human Rights Committee, Liberty Park United Methodist Church, 1526 E. 11th Ave., 6 p.m.

June 12            • “Power on Earth,” one-man play with Darryl Van Leer presented by the Martin Luther King Jr. Family Outreach Center, Spokane Community College Lair, 7 p.m., 455-8722

June 13            • Pride Parade and Rainbow Festival, Downtown Spokane, noon to 6 p.m.

June 15            • Women’s Leadership in Higher Education Panel and Networking, Lisa Brown, chancellor for WSU Spokane, Mary Cullinan, president of EWU, and Christine Johnson, chancellor for CCS, WSU Spokane PBS Auditorium, 412 E. Spokane Falls Blvd, 4 to 6 p.m.

            • NAACP meeting, 35 W. Main, 7 p.m.

June 15-26            • “There’s More Than One Kind of Poverty,” Center for Organizational Reform Summer Seminar Series, 1100 W. 6th Ave, 389-3363, corhome.org

June 16            • PJALS Young Activist Leaders Graduation, 35 W. Main, 5 to 7 p.m., 838-7870

June 20            • “Invest in People, Not the Pentagon,” Unitarian Universalist Church, 4340 W. Ft. Wright Dr., 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., 838-7870 slichty@pjals.org

            • “Theodore Roosevelt: Wilderness Warrior in Washington State,” Scott Woodward, Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge, 26010 S. Smith Rd., Cheney, 11 a.m., rsvp required at fotnwr.org/activities.html

            • “Evening in Tuscany,” Italian Dinner and Silent Auction benefit for the YWCA’s Alternatives to Domestic Violence Safe Shelters, 930 N. Monroe, 6 p.m., 863-2882, melaniew@ywcaspokane.org

 

 

 

 

June 24            • Inland NW Death Penalty Abolition Group, 35 W. Main, 5:30 p.m., 838-7870

June 26-28            • Listening to the Heartbeat of the Trinity: Celtic Spirituality,” The Franciscan Place, 1016 N. Superior, 483-6495

July 7, Aug 25            • Barbecues with Bishop Emeritus Skylstad, Immaculate Heart Retreat Center (IHRC), 6910 S. Ben Burr Rd., 5 to 8 p.m., 448-1224

July 11-17            • Icon-Writing Retreat/Workshop, “Byzantine Iconography-Visions of Light and Glory,” Fr. Damian Higgins, IHRC, 4:30 p.m., July 11 to 10:30 a.m., July 17, 448-1224

July 17-19            • “Gardening of the Soul: Holistic Living,” Sr. Agnes Reichlin and Sr. Carlotta Maria Fontes, Spirit Center, Monastery of St. Gertrude, Cottonwood, Idaho, 208-962-2000, spirit-center@stgertrudes.org

July 19-24            • “Finding God in the Ordinary: Walking a Contemplative Path,” The Franciscan Place, 1016 N. Superior St., 483-6495

July 20-27            • Eight-Day Ignatian Silent Retreat, “Praying and Contemplating in the Ignatian Way,” Fr. Alan Yost, SJ, IHRC, 448-1224

July 28            • Silent Day of Prayer on the Joy of the Gospel, “Pope Francis’ Message: Hope and Joy,” Fr. Robert McNeese, rector of Bishop White Seminary, IHRC, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.,

Aug 1-8            • Eight Lakes Leg Aches Bike Ride, benefits the Sexual Assault & Family Trauma (SAFeT) Response Center at Lutheran Community Services Northwest, lcsnw.org/spokane

Aug 15            • Unity in the Community, Riverfront Park, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., www.nwunity.org

Sept 2-7            • Pig Out in the Park, Riverfront Park, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily

Sept 2            • Fig Tree mailing, St. Mark’s Lutheran,316 E. 24th, 9 a.m.

Sept 3            • Fig Tree Board, Emmanuel Family Life Center, 1 p.m., 535-1813

Monthly events

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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