THE WAR:

Community Response

The Baltimore Peace Network hosts a monthly breakfast at 8 AM on the first Friday of each month at AFSC, 4806 York Road [three blocks north of Coldspring Lane]. All are welcome for a light breakfast and sharing of information. Call 410-323-7200.

AFSC-Baltimore, Homewood Friends and Stony Run Friends are hosting a silent vigil calling for “No More Victims” on Fri., Nov. 2 from 5 to 6 PM at 3107 N. Charles St. Afterwards, the Meetinghouse will be open for worship and dialogue. Call 410-323-7200.

The Catonsville Antiwar League will host a vigil for peaceful justice and civil liberties every Friday from 5-6 PM on the overpass of Frederick Road (where it crosses over the beltway) at Exit 13. Bring a candle, a sign or banner, a drum.

A Silent Vigil for Peace and Remembrance organized by the Patapsco Friends Meeting [Quaker] is being held Saturdays from 4-5 PM at the Corner of Little Patuxent Pkwy. and Broken Land Pkwy. in Columbia, MD (diagonally across the intersection from the mall). Contact: Sherri Morgan, 410-465-6554, www.patapscofriends.com.

The Baltimore AntiWar Coalition [BAC] has made banners at the progressive Action Center, 1443 Gorsuch Ave., to be used during the Nov. 6-7 peace encampment. Call 410-323-7200.

Maryland Chapter of Business Leaders for Sensible Priorities invites concerned citizens to the American Visionary Art Museum [410-244-1900]800 Key Highway, Inner Harbor, for a forum: "National Security Environment and the Federal Budget “ with Rep. Benjamin Cardin, U. S. House of Representatives, and Dr. Lawrence Korb, former Asst. Secretary of Defense. The reception begins at 6 PM on Tues., Nov. 6, and the program starts at 6:45 PM. Admission is $25. Tour the Museum's latest exhibit, WAR and Peace. Call 410-323-7200.

The Coalition Against Global Exploitation [CAGE] will meet on Tues., Nov. 6 at 8 PM, during the peace encampment at the Garmatz Federal Courthouse. Some agenda items are: the WTO meeting in Qatar in Nov., the IMF/WB meetings in Ottawa Nov. 16-19, and the WTO resolution.

BERN protests economic sanctions against Iraq on Fri., Nov. 9 from 9:30 AM-10 AM at Lombard and Charles Sts. Then, from 10 AM to 10:30 AM, concerned citizens will go to lobby Senator Paul Sarbanes at his Baltimore office on the 17th floor of the Bank of America building. Call Max at 410-323-7200.

World Peace Walk marchers will be at the American Visionary Art Museum’s Sculpture Barn 'on Sat., Nov. 10 at 1 PM. There will be an Open Drum Circle with singing and chanting for peace, and there will be an interactive world peace flag prayer ceremony.

The Baltimore AntiWar Coalition will meet on Wed., Nov. 14 at 7:30 PM at the AFSC, 4806 York Road. Call 410-323-7200.

 


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This story was published on November 7, 2001.