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Brandywine Peace Community
will orchestrate a vigil to mark the 4000th US soldier or Marine who perishes in Iraq.  When (is it too much to hope by saying IF?) the U.S. war dead count reaches 4,000 (www.icasualties.org  ) we plan the next work day to vigil at 5:00PM at the west side of Phila. City Hall, 15th & Market Street. More...

Wednesday, March 12, 5:00-6:00 pm (only in fair weather) on Lincoln Drive outside of the Unitarian Society of Germantown, 6511 Lincoln Drive in West Mount Airy. Information from 215-843-4256 and <nwgreens@yahoo.com>

Wednesday, March 12, 7:00-8:00 pm (in any and all weather) at the intersection of Germantown Avenue and Bethlehem Pike in Chestnut Hill. Information from 215-843-4256 and <nwgreens@yahoo.com>

Friday, March 14th 6:00-8:30 PM View IVAW Winter Soldier Testimony at UPenn ISO
Williams Hall Room 203, 36th and Spruce Streets  Live Video Simulcast Presentation: "Rules of Engagement: Part 1" (Rebroadcast of Earlier Testimony) and "Aims of the Global War on Terror: The Political, Legal & Economic Context of Iraq and Afghanistan."
 
Saturday, March 15, Lancaster. Demonstrate with Lancaster Coalition for Peace and Justice in Lancaster, PA.  Amtrak trains go to Lancaster Station with a minimal, Saturday schedule. The NW Greens have five (5) people going to Lancaster, but that might increase soon. That's two carpools. Anyone who wants to go (either drive or ride) in a carpool should contact Chris Robinson at nwgreens@yahoo.com or 215-843-4256. More information

Saturday, March 15, Noontime-7:00 PM View IVAW Winter Soldier Testimony at World Can't Wait, South Philly, 761 S. 19th Street (around Catherine and 19th street, just a couple blocks south of South St.) $5 suggested donations ( proceeds will go to IVAW & WCW) 
 
Saturday, March 15, 6:30 PM Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Princeton at 50 Cherry Hill Rd., Princeton NJ by the NJ Students for Peace, the semi-annual Peace Fest There will also be fantastic food and crafts, including Henna tattoos, and a variation of a Tibetan Peace Flag.  There is a $5.00 suggested donation at the door.  more...

Saturday, March 15-29. Palestinian Film Festival at various locations. Calendar of events or you can write to us.

Sunday, March 16, 2:00pm - 4:00pm @ the intersection of Timber Lane and Schoolhouse Lane more...
Photos from 17 Feb 08
Photos from 16 Mar 08

Sunday, March 16, 2 p.m.  March from the Garden Pier to Boardwalk Hall (2301 Boardwalk), Atlantic City. Join us at Boardwalk Hall for an inspiring message by Rev. Bob Moore, CFPA Executive Director, followed by a reading of the names of New Jersey service men and women who have died as a result of the Iraq War.  Contact: Norm Cohen (609) 601-8537

Monday, March 17, 10:40 AM Call-in to Station WURD 900 AM to protest the $3 Trillion War  215-634-8065 "Making END THE WAR part of the 2008 Election Campaign"

Tuesday, March 18. Teach-Out:  The Iraq War Recession: The Cost of the War,  at 7:00 pm, Community College of Philadelphia, Room BG16, Bonnell Building between 16th & 17th and Spring Garden & Callowhill Streets in Fairmount, Philadelphia. More information from Elisabeth  and 215-382-1531. more...

Wednesday, March 19, 7:20-8:30 A.M. Join fellow peacemakers to vigil and leaflet at Bryn Mawr, Ardmore and Merion Stations Jane Dugdale 610 527 4170 (h) 610 574 3293 (cell)

Wednesday, March 19, 7:30-9 A.M. Morning Rush Hour Rally
on "Trenton Makes" Bridge more...

Wednesday, March 19 7:30-8:30 a.m.  Join fellow peacemakers to leaflet and vigil at Bryn Mawr, Merion Station commuter rail stations. Contact: David Gibson, (P) 610-623-3724

Wednesday, March 19. Sen. Casey Vigil at 8:30 am in front of his office at 20th and Market Streets in Downtown, Philadelphia. More information from Cindy at 215-727-2251.

Wednesday, March 19. Rep. Murphy Vigil at 9:30 am near his office on Route 309 in Bristol, Bucks County, PA. Information from Bill Deckhart at 215-380-6804.

Wednesday, March 19, 9:30 a.m. Rep. Patrick Murphy's district office, 414 Mill Street, Bristol. Contact Al Krass at (215) 547-2656

Wednesday, March 19, 10 AM to 5 PM "Five Years Too Many" Teach-in at Bryn Mawr College Student Center Jane Dugdale 610 527 4170 (h) 610 574 3293 (cell)

Wednesday, March 19, Noontime: Granny Peace Brigade Philadelphia demo of "clothes-washing" at "The Clothespin" at 15th & Market, across from City Hall, Downtown Philadelphia. Hang up this administration’s dirty laundry. More information from Helen at  215-351-2225. more...
Photos of action (Continues with photos of rally at Allyson Schwartz' office in Jenkintown)

Wednesday, March 19, Noontime:Regional Rally on the State House Steps, 125 W. State Street in Trenton, NJ until 1:00 PM. Car-pooling from Princeton to this event will leave the Princeton Shopping Center (Rite Aid end) at 11:15 AM. more...

Wednesday, March 19, Noontime: Delivery of Petitions to Rep. Sestak's office in Media Jane Dugdale 610 527 4170 (h) 610 574 3293 (cell)

Wednesday, March 19, Noontime Visits to district offices of Congressman Jim Gerlach: 111 East Uwchlan Avenue, Exton; 501 North Park Road, Wyomissing; 580 Main Street, Suite #4, Trappe. Contact: David Gibson, (P) 610-623-3724

Wednesday, March 19, 12:30 PM Students for Peace - A student walk-out is planned at Princeton High School, Progressive Student Alliance, The College of New Jersey Noon March around campus (wearing armbands) to and from Alumni Grove, ending with Speak-out at 1 p.m.
For more information, contact Matt Hoke.

Wednesday, March 19, 1 p.m. Vigil & Die-in at Congressman Frank A. LoBiondos office, 5125 Main Street (Route 40), Mays Landing.
Contact: Norm Cohen (609) 601-8537


Wednesday, March 19. Sen. Specter Vigil at 1:30 pm & 5:00 pm at his office in the Federal Building, Sixth & Market Streets OR check to see if it’s around the corner on 6th btwn Arch & Market, Philadelphia. Information from Susan .

Wednesday, March 19, 3 p.m. Bucks County Community College, 275 Swamp Road, Newtown. A Teach-In...    more...

Wednesday, March 19, 3:00 PM Newtown "teach-in" on corporate profiteering from the war in the Fireside Lounge of Rollins Hall at Bucks County Community College in Newtown  more...

Wednesday, March 19, 3:00 P.M. TEACH-IN in front of the Northeast Library located on Cottman Ave. west of Bustleton Ave. Harvey Chanin   215-698-2422

Wednesday, March 19, 4:30 p.m. Vigil on Penn Street Bridge, Penn Street and 2nd St, Reading (next to Community College) Contact: David Gibson, (P) 610-623-3724

Wednesday, March 19, 4:30-6 P.M.  5th Anniversary Anti-War Protest at Lockheed-Martin on the Newtown Bypass    As the evening rush hour traffic passes by, more...

Wednesday, March 19, 4:55-5:25pm Tiger Park/Palmer Square, Princeton, NJ. special vigil with signs & hand-outs more info Ann Yasuhara, 609-921-2907

Wednesday, March 19, 5:00-6:00 p.m. – Vigil at Congressman Chris Smith’s district office, 1540 Kuser Road, Hamilton Contact CFPA at (609) 924-5022 

Wednesday, March 19, 5:00 - 6:00 PM Outside Unitarian Society of Germantown 6511 Lincoln Drive (between Wayne & Hortter) in West Mount Airy more...

Wednesday, March 19, 5:00 - 6:30 p.m. Intersection of Bryn Mawr and Lancaster Avenues in Bryn Mawr. more...

Wednesday, March 19, 5:30-6:00 weekly silent prayers for peace Tiger Park/Palmer Square, Princeton, NJ info Ann Yasuhara, 609-921-2907

Wednesday, March 19, 6:00 PM Rally at Historic County Courthouse, Main Street and William Street, Flemington, followed by a 7 p.m. visit to district office of New Jersey State Senator Leonard Lance, who is running for U.S. Congress. Contact Lu Ann Kidd at 908 399-3550.

Wednesday, March 19 6:30 PM 45 minute vigil on Rte 30 in front of our [Downingtown Friends] Meetinghouse.  We are also welcoming all participants to a potluck in our Schoolhouse following the peace vigil. Anne Herzog

Wednesday, March 19, 6:30 p.m. Speaker and video at Ludington Library, South Bryn Mawr Avenue. Contact: David Gibson, (P) 610-623-3724

Wednesday, March 19, Rep. Murphy's Vigil at 6:30 PM Buck's County, 60 N. Main St. in Doylestown. Information: Terry Beitl or  Al Krass  215-589-2368 

Wednesday, March 19, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Visit to District Office of Congressman Joe Sestak, 600 N. Jackson Street, Suite 203, Media Contact: David Gibson, (P) 610-623-3724

Wednesday, March 19, 6:30 p.m. Vigil at Congressman Jim Saxtons office, 100 High St., Mt. Holly, NJ (co-sponsored with NJ Citizen Action) Contact: Norm Cohen (609) 601-8537

Wednesday, March 19, 6:30-7:15 p.m. Vigil at Congressman Rush Holts district office, 50 Washington Road, Princeton Junction NJ Contact CFPA at (609) 924-5022 

Wednesday, March 19, 6:30-8:30 PM  "Five Years Too Many" Teach-in at Ludington Library, Bryn Mawr Speaker and Video. Jane Dugdale 610 527 4170 (h) 610 574 3293 (cell)

Wednesday, March 19. Rep. Murphy Vigil at 6:30 pm near his Doylestown office. More information from Bill Deckhart at 215-380-6804.

Wednesday, March 19,  6:30 p.m. Candlelight vigil Main Street & Mill Roads, Quakertown Contact Al Krass at (215) 547-2656

Wednesday, 6:30 -7:30 P.M.  Candlelight Vigil outside Congresswoman Allyson Schwartz's Jenkintown Office located at West Ave. Old York Rd. to encourage her to STOP FUNDING THE WAR!  Harvey Chanin   215-698-2422

Wednesday, March 19. Rep. Sestak Vigil at 6:30 pm, Baltimore Pike and Route 252, Media, Delaware County, PA. More information from DelCo Wage Peace & Justice

Wednesday, March 19, 6:30 Evening Candlelight vigil at Rep. Murphy's Doylestown office-- our Central Bucks Chapter, working with the Doylestown Friends' Tuesday Peace Vigil, will mount a vigil at Patrick Murphy's office at 60 N. Main St.

Wednesday, March 19, 6:30 P.M. Interfaith Service and Candlelight Vigil at Ambler Church of the Brethren
351 East Butler Ave.,  at the intersection of Butler and Rosemont Avenues, one block from Bethlehem Pike. more...

Wednesday, March 19, 7:00 p.m. Faculty lecture on imperialism, 9:00 p.m. student lecture on How to Stop a War, both at TCNJ Science Complex. For more information, contact Matt Hoke.

Wednesday, March 19, 7:00 - 8:00 PM Outside Borders Book Store Germantown Avenue at Bethlehem Pike in Chestnut Hill more...

Wednesday, March 19. Rep. Schwartz Vigil at 7:30 pm at her Frankford Avenue office. More information from Libby at 215-689-2422

Wednesday, March 19, "as the sun goes down" - Evening candlelight vigil in Quakertown-- our Upper Bucks CFPA chapter will assemble across Rt. 309 from the Richland Friends' Meeting for a candlelight vigil for peace  more...

Wednesday, March 19. Peace Movement Gathering, 8:15 pm after the Sestak Vigil (above), Springfield Friends Meeting. More information from DelCo Wage Peace & Justice.

Friday, March 21, Noontime - 5th Anniversary Trail of Mourning & Truth @Lockheed Martin Mall & Goddard Boulevards, Valley Forge/King of Prussia, PA (behind the King of Prussia). more...

Saturday, March 22, 10:30AM to 1:00PM Gather in the parking lot of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of York, 925 South George St. at 10:30 for an eleven block walk to the center of York for a rally calling for redirection of our resources from war to justice. Contact: Leada Dietz, (P) 717-515-0631

Wednesday, March 26, 5:00-6:00 pm (only in fair weather) on Lincoln Drive outside of the Unitarian Society of Germantown, 6511 Lincoln Drive in West Mount Airy. Information from 215-843-4256 and <nwgreens@yahoo.com>

Wednesday, March 26, 7:00-8:00 pm (in any and all weather) at the intersection of Germantown Avenue and Bethlehem Pike in Chestnut Hill. Information from 215-843-4256 and <nwgreens@yahoo.com>  

Thursday, March 27, 7 to 9 p.m. Seminar in Bartley Hall, Room 1011, Villanova University, Ithan and Lancaster Avenues, Villanova, PA. Peace Coalition to Hold Seminar on the Role of the Media in Promoting the Invasion of Iran.  A presentation by Edward S. Herman, PhD., and a "questions from  the audience" session. more...

Thursday, March 27, 8:00 PM Movie: "Valley of Elah" @ Firehouse Bicycle 50th & Baltimore Sts Defenestrator Movie Night 215-727-9692