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May 2015 Calendar Events

May 8            • · PJALS Spring Soiree & Benefit Auction, St. John’s Cathedral,  838-7870 or slichty@pjals.org

May 9            • Living an Open Hearted Life: Practical Ways to Develop Compassion, Psychologist Russell Kolts and Ven. Thubten Chodron of Sravasti Abbey, Unitarian Universalist Church, 4340 W. Ft. Wright Dr., sessions are from 9:30 a.m. to noon  and 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., 509-447-5549, office.sravasti@gmail.com

            • Spokane Solidarity Caravan to Pasco: End Police Brutality, Volunteer Park, 1125 N. 4th Ave, Pasco, 2 p.m., pjals.org/pasco

            • Family Fun Fair, Riverfront Park, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., nwfamilyfun@yahoo.com

May 11            • Gender Wage Gap, EWU/WSU Spokane Campus Classroom Phase 1, Auditorium, 6 p.m.

            • Spokane Nonprofit Network Meeting, “Library Resources to Help You and Your Nonprofit,” Mark Pond of Spokane Public Library and Aileen Luppert of Spokane County Library District, Spokane County United Way, 920 N. Washington, noon,

May 12            • Unity in the Community Committee, Emmanuel Family Life Center, 631 S. Richard Allen Ct., 5:30 p.m., mahenderson@west.com

May 12-13            • Shaping Conversation,: Nonprofit Leaders Driving Greater Action, 2015 Washington Nonprofit Conference and Pre-Conference, Meydenbauer Center, Bellevue, Heather McLeod Grant, co-author of Forces for Good: Six Practices of High Impact Nonprofits, wastatenonprofitconference.org

May 12-15            • Eastern Washington University Diversity Week, www.ewu.edu/about/ewu-events/diversity-week-15

May 13            • Women Musicians in the South African Freedom Struggle, Sheila Woodward, music department chair, EWU/WSU Spokane Campus Classroom Phase 1, Auditorium, 5:30 p.m.

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

            • Veterans for Peace, Community Building, 35 W. Main, 6:45 p.m.

May 14            • Cokie Roberts, NPR senior analyst, Spokane Public Radio’s 35th Anniversary, Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague, 7:30 p.m.

 

May 14, 28            • Palestine-Israel Human Rights Committee, Liberty Park United Methodist Church, 11th & Pittsburg, 5:30 p.m.

May 17            • Faith Action Network Annual Spring Summit, Unitarian Universalist Church, 4340 W. Ft. Wright Dr., 2 to 4 p.m., fan@fanwa.org, 206-625-9790

May 18            • Women Helping Women Fund Benefit Luncheon, Amanda Lindhout, freelance journalist who endured 460 days as a hostage in Somalia, Spokane Convention Center, 11:30 a.m., whwfspokane.org

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

May 19            • “Mary, Model of Perfect Freedom,” Marian Day of Prayer, Fr. David Kuttner, spiritual director, Immaculate Heart Retreat Center (IHRC), 6910 S. Ben Burr Rd., 448-1224, ihrc.net

May 20            • Coffee and Contemplation, “Contemplation: The Path to Renewal, Rt. Rev. James Waggoner, Jr., Episcopal Diocese of Spokane, at IHRC, 9 to 11 a.m., 448-1224, ihrc.net

May 26            •             Living an Open Hearted Life,, Reading, Discussion and Book Signing with authors Russell olts and Ven. Thubten Chodron, Auntie’s, 402 W. Main, 7 p.m., 838-0206, auntiesbooks.com

May 27            •  Inland NW Death Penalty Abolition Group, Community Building, 35 W. Main, 5:30 p.m.

May 29-31            • Annual ArtFest, Coeur d’Alene Park in Browne’s Addition, Spokane, northwestmuseum.org

            • Marriage and Parenting for Parents and Grandparents Retreat, Fr. David Kuttner, at IHRC, 448-1224, ihrc.net

May 31            • Third deadline for advertising/underwriting commitments for The Fig Tree’s 2015-16 Resource Directory, resourcedirectory@thefigtree.org, 535-1813

June 3            • The Fig Tree mailing and distribution, St. Mark’s Lutheran, 316 E. 24th Ave., 9 a.m., 535-1813

June 4            • The Fig Tree Annual Meeting, Emmanuel Family Life Center, 631 S. Richard Allen Court, 1 p.m., 535-1813

June 7 • Learn Hebrew in one day class at Temple Beth Shalom. 10 am – 5 pm; cost for Temple Beth Shalom and Congregation Emanu-El members $30; non-members $60; temple@spokanetbs.org

 

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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