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Left Coast Events (pt ii) - Lower Mainland - July 9th 07 PDF Print E-mail
PEJ Events
Monday, 09 July 2007 07:05

Left Coast Events (pt ii) - Lower Mainland - July 9th 07

1.  Casual Drop-in Short Classes (Nanaimo Area)
2.  Save Our Services - RALLY - July 12th (Port Alberni)
3.  EXTENDED DEADLINE anarchist book fair 2007 victoria
4.  On Unnecessary Engine Idling
5.  pay equity for library workers

contributions, considerations, concerns:

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1.  Casual Drop-in Short Classes (Nanaimo Area)
2.  Save Our Services - RALLY - July 12th (Port Alberni)
3.  EXTENDED DEADLINE anarchist book fair 2007 victoria
4.  On Unnecessary Engine Idling
5.  pay equity for library workers

contributions, considerations, concerns:

*  From: dave olsen < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >

I hope that you'll check out a new 5 part series that starts today on theTyee.ca: The Case for Fare-Free Transit.
http://thetyee.ca/Views/2007/07/05/NoFares1/

*  this is amazing - keith olbermann, msnbc, takes on the shrubbery
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EmrcpDiv_ac&eurl=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Erabble%2E

*  From: "Tracey Ferguson" < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >

Canadian Petition to Investigate 9/11 - please sign and pass on
http://www.petitiononline.com/cntroops/petition.html
 
*  From: Joan < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >

CCP Did It Again!
http://en.epochtimes.com/news/7-7-5/57305.html

*  From: "Edm. Small Press Assn. (ESPA)" < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >

FYI, other groups are welcome to add their book fairs to this new blog below
(take note all you anarchists out there!)

Small Press Fairs in Canada:
http://www.smallpressbookfair.blogspot.com

*  From: "Karin Scarth" < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >

Here is the link for the July edition of our newsletter.
http://www.icavictoria.org/tapestry/Tapestry.htm

Luminara is almost upon us!  There is still time to sign up as a volunteer or register for a lantern making workshop, and of course come out to the magical event itself, on Saturday July 21.  The festivities get underway at 5pm at St Ann's Academy, with plenty for kids and adults alike, and the park lights up around 7pm.  For more information on Luminara, check the website http://www.luminaravictoria.com/  or phone our office and talk to Karen Kelly at 388-4728 ext 105.

*  From: "Sid Shniad" < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >

Seymour Hersh details Bush's-Cheney's lunatic plans for Iran.
http://www.ichblog.eu/content/view/1801/1/

*  From: Bill Johnstone < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >

What can happen when artists and authors collide? Come see at this
launch of four books by Shawn Shepherd, Mary Patterson, Charles
Tidler, Roy Green and Lance Olsen. Sunday, July 22, 12 noon till 4 p.m.
at Sally Bun, 1030 Street.

*  From: Guy Dauncey < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >

In Canada to sign the Live Earth Pledge, text 'SOS' to 23333
or visit http://www.liveearthpledge.org Pass it on!!!

*  From: "Sid Shniad" < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >

Transport and General Workers Union votes to impose boycott of Israeli goods
The Jewish Chronicle                   06/07/2007
http://www.thejc.com/home.aspx?ParentId=m11s18&AId=53699&ATypeId=1&secid=18

*  From: Christopher Donison < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >

M   u   s   i   c       b   y        t   h   e       S   e   a    2 0 0 7 - July 20- 22
International Music Festival and School at   Bamfield,  British Columbia
Music-by-the-sea.com
Tel :250-888-7772

*  From: CAIA-Victoria < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >

Summer of Love '07: On a Journey for Humanity
by Cindy Sheehan, July 5, 2007
http://www.commondreams.org/archive/2007/07/05/2320/

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1.  Casual Drop-in Short Classes (Nanaimo Area)

PHONE / EMAIL & PAY ON ARRIVAL

Here's a list of special interest Casual Classes, thrown together on short notice to accommodate the learning of our different Interns (See the work they're just now starting on the Farm Fairy Village demonstration site, in Cedar - Day 1 of their Diary. New volunteers and Interns, please email.)

Please SPECIFY the Date and Subject for your registration(s), according to the below. (You will be able to pay on a sliding scale for these casual classes, at the time of your arrival.) See other regular Full  & Weekend Workshops.

IT / Computer Tech - Repair and Tutoring Sessions also available - group or individual, by registration and appointment, evenings and Intern days off. Please arrange / fee negotiable. Summer Student assistance in Math and Science available as well. (July 5 - Aug 15)

July 15th, Sunday - (likely) Nanaimo, TBA

IT / Computer Tech - Repair and Tutoring - Questions & Answers
Open (unstructured) Group Session - Drop-in - $20.

July 15th, Sunday - (likely) Nanaimo, TBA

Computer / Graphic Arts Tutoring - Individual, small business or non-profit group
Questions & Answers - Open (unstructured) Group Session - Drop-in - $20. Bring your laptop, ideas or have our interns draw what you want. (Please phone ahead to discuss your needs. Ability will depend on time and programs available.)

July 28th, Saturday, 9am - 1pm or later

Building a Bicycle Generator, Pt. 1 - Compiling the Parts
Loose timeframe - 4 to 5+ hrs aprox. $30 - 55 - sliding scale. Pay upon arrival. Pre-register by phone or email. Instructors: Sally Bedford of New Energy Electrics and Earth Masters Interns.

Other possible talks and dates we're working with (register for the below, now - we may or may not be able to arrange):

Greywater / Rainwater
Humanure Composting
Rocket Stoves
Creating Oils & Herbal Products
Wilderness Medicine / First Aid & Primitive Skills (brief intro)
Urban / Rural Farm Whole Food Plan
Site Survey / Soil Testing


Some Friday evenings, July 13th to August 17th, likely in the Nanaimo area

Jul 29, Sunday - TBA topic above & likely either Nanaimo or Cedar location
Aug 4 / 5 - TBA topic above & likely either Nanaimo or Cedar location
Aug 18 / 19 - TBA topic above & likely either Nanaimo or Cedar location

Ongoing,TBA

You're welcome to join us for these Talks or Classes and pay a drop-in fee of $20 - 60 when you arrive, depending upon that topic (the suggested range will be specified), length of time and level of difficulty in each subject area. Please, simply call or email ahead of time, leaving your name, email and phone number to register and we will put you on the email list for a Confirmation Details Announcement a few days ahead. We will let you know just before the class where and when to arrive, and what you should bring, etc.

Phone to pre-register: 250-753-5605 or email: communityassets ( AT ) telus.net .

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See you there!
 
Roz
 
Roz Powell (direct 250-753-5605)
for the Earth Masters Team,
Community Assets Project
Earth Masters Program
Box 4516, #54 - 650 Terminal Ave.
Nanaimo, BC V9R 6E8

Wiki Information Site:
http://earthmasters.pbwiki.com

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Earth Masters background information:

For those of you who are new to Earth Masters. EM is a local workshop scheduling system for anyone learning to adopt and explore sustainability lifestyle skills. In our hands-on, do-it-ourselves empowerment, we gain greater freedom, self-sufficiency and create harmony in living lightly with the earth and with our new-found friends in many growing eco-communities. We hope you will find these workshops welcoming and supportive. They are designed to build your knowledge, resource base and new-found personal strengths for your health and eco-endeavours. For dates of further workshops and other information, please TYPE (or C & P) our Intern wiki address: http://earthmasters.pbwiki.com. It may not connect directly. The permanent website is currently under development throughout this Fall and Winter.

From: "Earth Masters Program" < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >

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2.  Save Our Services - RALLY - July 12th (Port Alberni)

BRING A CHAIR

JULY 12TH @ 11:30 AM
  @<BR>WEST COAST GENERAL HOSPITAL

WE NEED YOUR SUPPORT TO SHOW HOW MUCH YOU DO CARE ABOUT KEEPING ALL OUR
HEALTH SERVICES FOR THE FUTURE.

Tell 2 Friends - Bring 2 Friends

For More Info: Contact Bev Denning 723-5851

From: "June Ross" < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >

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3.  EXTENDED DEADLINE anarchist book fair 2007 victoria

We now have a web page for the anarchist book fair check it out!
http://www.victoriaanarchistbookfair.ca

==> NEW DEADLINE <==
for workshops, arts, films and festival.


-----VICTORIA

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