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Celebrating 60 Years of Peace Activism

When: Sunday, October 29, 2017, 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Where: Christ Church • Zero Garden St • Cambridge

Celebrating 60 Years of Peace Action

Sunday, October 29
3:00 to 6:00 pm
Christ Church Cambridge, Zero Garden Street

Wine & Hors d’oeuvres by Fireside Catering 

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Music for Peace: “Two-Three-Four”

When: Saturday, October 14, 2017, 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm
Where: Harvard-Epworth United Methodist Church • 1555 Massachusetts Ave • Cambridge

Buswell Ensemble: 
James Buswell, violin/viola 
Amy Galluzzo, violin 
Tom Mayo, viola
Carol Ou, cello

Program:
Beethoven String Trio, Op. 9 No. 2 
Kodály Duo for violin and cello, Op. 7
Brahms Quartet, Opus 67

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“Abortion Care as a Social Good" with Dr. Valerie Tarico

When: Sunday, October 15, 2017, 11:00 am to 1:30 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street, 2nd floor • Boston

“Abortion Care as a Social Good-
Four Steps to Permanently Change the Conversation”
with Dr. Valerie Tarico

 

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Authors Talk: Growing up in an American Communist Family

When: Sunday, October 8, 2017, 11:00 am to 1:30 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street, 2nd floor • Boston

Dan Lynn Watts and Tim Wheeler will discuss their books and what it was like growing up in an era of political repression and in an anti-communist environment.

History Lessons traces civil rights and antiwar activist Dan Lynn Watt's journey through childhood in New York during the McCarthy era. He marched on May Day with his war hero father and activist mother. He takes you inside family struggles against racism and political repression.

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"Hope's Alive" with Frida Berrigan

When: Sunday, September 24, 2017, 11:00 am to 2:00 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street, 2nd floor • Boston

Where is our hope? How do we find it, feed it, share it? I'm finding hope in sanctuaries of silence and the eyes of friends. I'm feeding hope in the streets crowded with people shouting "Black Lives Matter," "No Justice, No Peace" and "Love Trumps Hate." I'm sharing hope by not shirking away from hard truths and hard work. I'm rescued from hopelessness by my children's laughter and their relentless appetite for life despite its contradictions, challenges and conflict. 

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"Hope's Alive" with Frida Berrigan

When: Sunday, September 24, 2017, 11:00 am to 2:00 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street, 2nd floor • Boston

Where is our hope? How do we find it, feed it, share it? I'm finding hope in sanctuaries of silence and the eyes of friends. I'm feeding hope in the streets crowded with people shouting "Black Lives Matter," "No Justice, No Peace" and "Love Trumps Hate." I'm sharing hope by not shirking away from hard truths and hard work. I'm rescued from hopelessness by my children's laughter and their relentless appetite for life despite its contradictions, challenges and conflict. 

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Sing Out! for Peace and Justice with Chris Nauman and Friends

When: Saturday, November 4, 2017, 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Where: First Parish UU Arlington • 630 Mass. Ave. (corner Pleasant & Mass. Ave.) • in the Vestry • Arlington

Chris Nauman and Kenny Selcer, Chris and Quinn Eastburn, The Harmonators and Liz Buchanan and Gordon McFarland sing out for peace and justice.

A benefit for local sanctuary efforts and Arlington United for Justice with Peace.

$15/door, no one turned away, doors open at 7 PM.  

 

 

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Miko Peled: "Trump/Netanyahu Era: The Prospects for Peace"

When: Monday, August 28, 2017, 7:30 pm to 10:30 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street, 2nd floor • Boston

We are VERY honored to have the opportunity to host Miko Peled at our humble Community Church of Boston forum. This is one of our generation's most eloquent voices against the Apartheid Israeli Colonial Enterprise. Miko has become a much sought after speaker and lecturer on the subject of Palestine/Israel. His Youtube video lectures garner gazillions of views. His activist work on behalf of the Palestinian people is extraordinary.

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Playing For The Planet: World Music Against Climate Change

When: Saturday, June 10, 2017, 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street, 2nd floor • 02116 • Boston

On Saturday, June 10, the fifteenth “Playing For The Planet” benefit concert will showcase master musicians from three different musical traditions in a rare and joyful pan-cultural evening, with all proceeds going to benefit the environmental advocacy group 350MA.org. The performers include the joyful Latin American perspectives of Sol y Canto, the enthralling North Indian vocal music of Aditya Rohit Shah, and the Rev. Fred Small’s compelling songs of struggle and justice.

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A Discussion on "The influence of Africa on Traditional Folk Culture in Cuba & U.S." with Afro Cuban Artist and Activist Mirna Padrón Dickson

When: Friday, June 9, 2017, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street, 2nd floor • 02116 • Boston

Annual Liberation Seder

When: Sunday, April 16, 2017, 11:00 am to 1:30 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street, 2nd floor • 02116 • Boston

In celebration of Passover we hold our annual Liberation Seder. We will remember the timeless Jewish story of resistance and we’ll come together to celebrate overcoming injustice and remember the connection to all struggles for liberation. Remember to bring a potluck dish and to bring friends and family! 

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Boston National Poetry Festival at Community Church of Boston

When: Friday, April 7, 2017, 7:00 pm to 9:15 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street, 2nd floor • Boston

(As part of the Boston National Poetry Month Festival April 5th-9th)

FRIDAY, APRIL 7th,
7:30-9:15pm 

Poetry, Music and Dance Concert
The Community Church of Boston
565 Boylston Street, 2nd Floor 

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"Tribute to Ruth Hamilton" with Robert Honeysucker

When: Sunday, January 22, 2017, 11:00 am to 1:30 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street, 2nd floor • 02116 • Boston

Join virtuoso baritone, Robert Honeysucker, and CCB for this special program
and concert as we celebrate the life and music of Ruth Hamilton.
Richard Dyer, music critic for The Boston Globe in 1997 state that her voice
was as “steady as a rock and as powerful as faith - it could move
mountains but it can also gentle down to address the trusting child within
each of us”. From The Boston Globe, November 1, 2001 obituary.

Don’t miss out, on what will be an amazing afternoon of music and conversation.

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Don't Mope. Organize! Fundraiser for 350Mass and 350Mass Action

When: Saturday, November 19, 2016, 7:00 pm
Where: First Parish Unitarian-Universalist Church • 382 Walnut St • (near the Brookline Reservoir) • Brookline

As we begin to try to figure out how to confront our new political reality, the People's Cafe is proud to be back to support a local group that will help to lead the people's resistance! 350 Mass has been a leading fighter in the state for climate justice, and against the predations of the fossil fuel industry.

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Sing-Along Fundraiser - #NoDAPL - Jan. 14, 2017

When: Saturday, January 14, 2017, 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm
Where: Calvary United Methodist Church • 300 Mass. Ave. • Fellowship Hall, door on Linwood St. • Arlington

Arlington United for Justice with Peace is organizing a fundraiser event for the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe to aid in their struggle to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline.   It will be a "Seeger and Dylan" singalong with some new material from the performers.  

Performers are:  The Harmonators, Chris and Quinn Eastburn, Anne Sandstrom and John Loretz, Liz Buchanan and Gordon McFarland, and Chris Nauman

 

$15 Donation Requested (no one turned away)

 

 

 

 

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