[IMC-Newsletter] binghamton bridge calendar for April 30-May 13
A weekly newsletter of progressive events and outreach in the greater Binghamton area.
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Binghamton Bridge Calendar April 30- May 6, 2012
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*Welcome to the Binghamton Bridge Calendar* in the Southern Tier. We are
promoting connections in the community and helping progressive groups *extend
their outreach* to new people. We encourage you to use the calendar, post
articles to the website, and think about using video in your organizing. See
end of this message for instructions to load your events.
*Become the Media!!! We are also promoting video and have equipment to
loan. IMC video equipment made this video possible: *
Binghamton Bridge has a YouTube channel. Visit it here
More events at http://www.bingspot.com/events.
Week of April 30 2012
Week of April 29 2012
Hydrofracking on Animal and Human Health<http://binghamtonbridge.org/node/2842>
Thu May 03 2012 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Endicott Visitor’s Center at 300 Lincoln Ave., Endicott,
The Impact of Hydrofracking on Animal and Human Health
Medical studies and first-hand accounts on the effects of toxins on the
nervous system and overall health in animals and people exposed to
Hydrofracking in the Marcellus Shale.
Robert E. Oswald, Ph.D. - Professor of Molecular Medicine at the Cornell
College of Veterinary Medicine and Faculty Fellow of the Atkinson Center
for a Sustainable Future
Michelle Bamberger, MS, DVM - Private Practice Veterinarian
Date: Thursday, May 3rd – 7:00 pm
Location: Endicott Visitor’s Center, 300 Lincoln Avenue, Endicott, NY
Fri May 04 2012 - 3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Cooperative Gallery 213 213 State Street Binghamton, NY 13901 607.724.3462
Local artists Barbara Bernstein and Karen Kuff-Demicco will present a show
entitled “Encounters” at the Cooperative Gallery 213 on State Street in
Binghamton during May. The show opens on First Friday, May 4th and
primarily consists of sculptures in glass and clay that represent aspects
of the human figure.
Both artists feel that they 'encounter' a personality that emerges while
they were working on a piece.
They hope that those who come to the show will share that experience and
perhaps have an encounter of their own with the faces and figures
May 5th Climate Day of Action <http://www.binghamtonbridge.org/node/2823>
Week of May 6 2012
VINES Fundraiser <http://binghamtonbridge.org/node/2860>
Sun May 06 2012 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Brunelli Fine Arts Gallery 186 State St. Binghamton
Volunteers Improving Neighborhood Environments (V.I.N.E.S.) holds a silent
In partnership with the Brunelli Fine Arts Gallery and L’Aveggio Roasteria
in downtown Binghamton, Volunteers Improving Neighborhood Environments
(V.I.N.E.S.) is hosting a silent auction at Anthony Brunelli Fine Arts, 186
State Street, Binghamton, on Sunday, May 6, from 2:00PM – 4:00 PM.
Items utilizing burlap coffee sacks, purchased from L’Aveggio Roasteria,
will be crafted into practical and artistic designs. All creations will be
- Read more <http://binghamtonbridge.org/node/2860>
NAACP Meeting <http://binghamtonbridge.org/node/2856>
Mon May 07 2012 - 7:15 PM
Broome Co. Urban League, 43 Carroll St, Binghamton, NY
Binghamton-El Charcón 20th Anniversary
Thu May 10 2012 - 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Trinity Memorial Church, 44 Main St. Binghamton
Please join us 7:00 pm Thursday, May 10th for our 20th Anniversary
Celebration of the Binghamton-El Charcón Sister City Project at Trinity
Memorial Church (44 Main St., Binghamton, Oak St. entrance)for
refreshments, a silent auction, and dancing to Salsa Libre from 8-10.
Admission: $7. Pay at the door or, better yet, use the RSVP form below to
let us know ahead of time that you'll be joining us.
$7 per person
Poetry Reading and Writing Workshop<http://binghamtonbridge.org/node/2861>
Sat May 12 2012 - 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Cooperative Gallery 213 213 State Street Binghamton, NY 13901 607.724.3462
Andrei Guruianu, former poet laureate of Broome County, and popular teacher
and reader locally, will offer a free workshop on Sat. May 12th from 5-8 pm
(note this is a new time) at the Cooperative Gallery 213 State
St.Binghamton NY. The event is sponsored by the Center for Gender, Art, and
Culture, with funds from Poets and Writers and the NYS Council on the ARts.
Andrei Gurunianu now teaches expository writing at NYU. He is the author of
several books including a memoir, *Metal and Plum* and *Days When I saw the
Horizon Bleed* www.andreiguruianu.com.
CITIZEN ACTION EVENTS
Thursday, May 3 – noon - Health care/Social Security committee meeting
–potluck lunch. Subcommittee meeting at 11:00
Friday, May 4 – meeting of the Cortland Rapid Response Team - noon at 113
Clinton St Homer, NY 13077. For information, contact Janet Steck at (607)
749-7016 or jsteck at twcny.rr.com
Friday, May 4 – Tabling at First Friday – 200 State St., Binghamton.
Viewing of the trailer of the movie “Priceless” on Big Money in Politics.
Tuesday, May 8 – Take Action 2012 – Part Two – follow up meeting to the
March 15 gathering to check in on action steps. Time (evening) and place
to be announced.
Thursday, May 10 – noon - Health care/Social Security committee meeting –
focus on health care agencies – potluck lunch.
Friday, May 11 – 6:30 – Unitarian Universalist Church on Riverside Dr.,
Binghamton – viewing of full movie “Priceless” on Big Money in Politics.
Refreshments and discussion to follow. (date originally May 10)
Sunday – Food not Bombs - Starting March 7, 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. 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:
NEW: Mon/Thurs Evenings 778-3938 – Dr. Garabed A Fattal Community Free
Clinic sponsored by SUNY Upstate Medical University, Binghamton Clinical
Campus, BC health Dept. 225 Front St., Bgm 13905
Mondays - Federal Courthouse-Contact: Ann Clune - 773-0246 Peace vigil back
to our original site in front of the Federal building on Henry St. at 4:00
PM on Mondays. Every Monday, 4:00 to 5:00PM EST (4:30 to 5:30 during
daylight savings time) for questions, contact Ann Clune at 607 773 0246
Mondays - 4:00 to 5:00 pm - Peace Vigil each Monday in Owego at the
Mondays - Compassionate Communication Practice Groups – Room 202 now
meeting on Monday afternoons, 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. - First United Methodist
Church, Endicott (across from Visions, at first light after crossing the
Susquehanna going north on Rt. 26). COST: Free. A dollar or two donation
for the church is welcome. Every session self-contained; need not have
attended previous training sessions. For more information e-mail
mjudd at stny.rr.com
Essential Dissent TV Series: Public Access Channel 4 on Time Warner Cable,
featuring local peacemaking events: Wilton Vought, videographer/producer.
Videos also available on-line at http://essentialdissent.blogspot.com
There is a calendar at the bottom of this blog which lists upcoming shows.
Wilton is available to videotape local peace, justice, and environmental
events such as speeches, lectures, panel discussions, workshops etc. on a
case-by-case basis. He currently has public access TV shows in Binghamton,
Ithaca, Oneonta, Norwich, and Syracuse, and can bring your event to a
potential audience of approximately 1.6 million people. Call him at
607-765-3859 for more information.
Thursday - 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM - Radio Not Bombs! - WHRW 90.5FM Binghamton,
streaming at www.whrwfm.org. To learn more or hear past shows, visit:
Thursday - 6:00-7:00 PM - Social Justice Hour - Public Access Television
Saturday - West Park Peace Gathering-West Park, Norwich, NY, courthouse
side of Rt.12-
Noon to 1 pm
Saturday - Spanish Mass 6:30 PM at St. James
Mass Interpreted for the Deaf, 10 a.m. at St. James
Vietnamese Mass, First and Third Sundays of the Month, 4 PM St. James
First Monday - BCCC Peace with Justice Meeting-Noon-Contact: Janice
Ulangca - 797-4595
First Tuesday - Science Cabaret of Every Month - Lost Dog Café, 222 Water
Street, Binghamton NY
7:30 PM in the Violet Room - Door opens at 6PM for drinking, dining, and
socializing before the event
Second Tuesday at 7 P.M. - Broome County Peace Action meets at the UU
Church - 183 Riverside Drive. New members are encouraged to come. For more
information contact Ann Clune at clunemommy at yahoo.com
Third Thursday 7 pm, Art Discussion series at the Cooperative Gallery 213
State St. Binghamton. Call to confirm 724-3462.
Fourth Thursday of each month at the Broome County Library (185 Court St in
Binghamton) in the Decker Community Room at 6pm (5:30pm Potluck)
Binghamton Regional Sustainability Coalition (BRSC) BRSC is working to
become a regional information clearinghouse to promote new and existing
sustainability efforts, a source for sustainability training and education,
a center for networking and coordination and an advocacy group that builds
community support for public policies that further our mission.
NOTICE: Justice & Peace Resource Center is currently located at 232 Main
Street, Binghamton, NY. Call Amy at 754-3621 or e-mail jpamy5 at stny.rr.com*
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*We are committed to making this newsletter valuable to the most number of
community members as possible. The best way to have your event noticed by
the most people is to post it on the binghamtonbridge.org site. (see above,
it's easy). We will list recurring weekly and monthly events below, but
these listings will not be linked to a story on the site the way listings
on the events calendar do. Also, the calendar listings AUTOMATICALLY get
included in this newsletter, making it more effective and less time
consuming for the editor. If you are doing an event that repeats, please
use the Advanced Repeat menu so that it doesn't appear every day! Also,
please include a phone contact. Problems? contact us at
binghamtonbridge at gmail.com Thank you!
You can add your event to this mailing *and to the binghamtonbridge.org:
click on Publish, then Events. You can also SEE the calendar at the
website--click on events on the top tool bar.** *Report on your group's
plans for the year or offer a book, movie review or other news of interest
to the progressive community. *Please* add a contact phone number or email
for your listing!! The weekly calendar is our community resource: Enjoy
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