[IMC-Newsletter] Weekly Newsletter Mar. 08

A weekly newsletter of progressive events and outreach in the greater Binghamton area. imc-binghamton-announce at lists.indymedia.org
Mon Mar 8 07:22:49 PST 2010


Weekly calendar of Progressive Events from your friends at imc- 
binghamton/The Bridge.

Register and add your event here:

http://binghamtonbridge.org

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http://binghamtonbridge.org/?q=node/add/events


Binghamton River Trail Programming Committee looking for Volunteers!

The Binghamton River Trail Programming Committee works to promote events
on the trails and also to help execute the River Crawls. They do not
have many members and are looking for some additional members who will
roll up their sleeves and help with the Crawls. People who are
interested can contact Judi Hess (judi at visitbinghamton.org) or Mary
Ellen Mauro (memauro at cityofbinghamton.com) for additional information.
The Committee meets once a month from Feb - Oct. The meetings are
normally only 1 hour long, but additional time would be needed to help
with the Crawls.

Environmental Photography Competiton
2010 Joyce K.L. Smith Environmental Photography Show and Competiton is  
accepting submissions until March 10th, 2010 in five categories:  
wildlife, plant life, natural landscape, cultural landscape, and  
people in action. You can submit up to 3 photos total in color, black  
and white, film or digital, and in a size no larger than 5X7" or  
smaller than 3X5". For judging, they should not be matted, mounted.  
These photos will not be returned. Final format can be larger and  
should be matted and framed. DEADLINE March 10, 2010.

Date:  Wed Feb 17 2010 - 5:00 PM - Wed Mar 10 2010 - 5:00 PM
Location:  EMC Broome Co Office Bldg
Cost:  donations accepted
Read more
Food Not Bombs
Starting March 7, 2010, Binghamton Food Not Bombs will cook and share  
a free hot vegetarian meal every Sunday at the Ritchie Building,  
operated by Lutheran Redeemer Church, at 149 Chapin St (the white  
building behind the Lutheran Church at 72 Main St, across the street  
from CVS). Meals are shared from 1-2pm inside the Ritchie Building  
(until warm weather brings us outside again). Everyone is welcome.

Date:  Sun Mar 14 2010 - 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location:  Ritchie Building, 149 Chapin St (the white building behind  
the Lutheran Redeemer Church at 72 Main St, across the street from CVS)
Cost:  Free
Read more
JAZZ JAM Featuring Al Hamme
The Goodwill Theatre invites you to participate in a Johnson City  
tradition - JAZZ JAMS with Al Hamme and other local musicians,  
selected Monday nights at the Schorr Family Firehouse Stage in Johnson  
City. Tickets are $10 at the door, but interested musicians can bring  
their instrument and come in for free to jam with the band.  
Concessions are available.

Date:  Mon Mar 08 2010 - 7:00 AM
Location:  Schorr Family Firehouse Stage, 46-48 Willow Street, Johnson  
City NY
Cost:  $10 General, Musicians Enter Free

Weekly Binghamton Peace & Justice Vigil
This is our tenth year standing for peace on Monday of every week in  
front of the Federal Building on Henry Street in downtown Binghamton.  
If you haven't been with us for a while, or if you have never joined  
us, now would be a great time to come stand with us. You can join for  
the whole hour or for just a few minutes. We have a number of nice  
clear new signs proclaiming the goals of the World March for Peace and  
Nonviolence, as well as a bright colorful World March Banner, in  
addition to the wide range of signs we've been bringing for years - or  
you can always bring your own sign.


Date:  Mon Mar 08 2010 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location:  Binghamton Federal Building at the corner of State & Henry  
Streets
Read more
Binghamton IMC/ bridge meeting
Don't just hate the media - Be The Media!

We are training individuals and groups to use the website to upload  
stories, events and images so that the entire community can keep up  
with the progress of progressives.

We also gearing up to provide video training, equipment and resources  
to the community, including securing a slot on Public Access television.

To stay in the loop, be sure you receive our weekly newsletter: click  
on the weekly newsletter link on the upper left side of our homepage.

For more information contact binghamtonbridgeATgmail.com

Date:  Mon Mar 08 2010 - 6:30 PM
Location:  The Cooperative Gallery 213 State St. Binghamton

Knit/Crochet Group at the CyberCafe
We are a small group of knitters and crocheters who meet weekly at the  
Cyber Cafe (176 Main St in Binghamton). Our group is open to anyone  
who is interested and we meet Mondays from around 6:30pm until  
whenever people leave, usually 9 or 10pm. We typically gather in the  
couches and chairs right in the middle of the cafe, but if you don't  
see us there, be sure to wander around and find us (don't forget to  
check upstairs too).

Feel free to email beccamonstr [at] hotmail.com with any questions, or  
just come meet us any Monday after 6:30pm or so.

Date:  Mon Mar 08 2010 - 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location:  CyberCafe West, 176 Main St, Binghamton
Cost:  Free

Meeting: BCPA
Broome County Peace Action
The Broome County chapter of Peace Action is a grassroots organization  
which promotes the peaceful resolution of global conflicts.

The Board meets from 7:00 - 8:00pm, and usually arranges for a guest  
speaker to immediately follow, from 8:00 - 9:00pm. Both the board  
meeting and the guest talks are always open to the public, and we  
encourage those who want to learn more about BCPA to join us for our  
monthly meetings.

local - www.bcpeaceaction.org
national - www.peace-action.org/

Date:  Tue Mar 09 2010 - 7:00 PM
Location:  Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 183 Riverside Drive,  
Binghamton, NY.

LOCAL GROUPS SPONSOR FORUM ON CO-OP GROCERY
FRESH FOOD FOR THE LOWER WEST SIDE
LOCAL GROUPS SPONSOR FORUM ON CO-OP GROCERY

Date:  Wed Mar 10 2010 - 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:  Redeemer Lutheran Church, cor. Main & Chapin Bing.
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Binghamton Live Radio
Binghamton Live Radio is an extension of the Binghamton Live artist  
group. The show airs every thursday from 10 AM - 1130 AM. It is hosted  
by Vince Fronda and Justin Olds.

**Tune into 90.5 FM in the Binghamton area, and www.whrwfm.org around  
the globe.**

We will try to have at least one live act on every show. So stay  
tuned. We will also play recorded music from local artists.

Please contact us if you want your art broadcast over the radio. This  
includes but is not limited to: poetry, fiction, non-fiction,  
instrumental, and voice.

Date:  Thu Mar 11 2010 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Location:  WHRW studios, Binghamton University, Binghamton New York  
90.5 FM
Cost:  FREE!
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