Monday, September 18, 2006

October activities

October 6

Showing of An Inconvenient Truth at DRZC, Friday, 7 pm. Tina is facilitating (should show up here. )

October 8

Iraq for Sale: The War Profiteers. Film and Discussion. Enji's place, 7 pm.

The film is short, we'll have time to reflect and share in a mindful discussion until around 9 pm. RSVP for location: sign up here.

October 14

Wholehearted Practice in Troubled Times
Saturday, 10:00 AM 5:00 PM
Nalanda West, 3902 Woodland Park Avenue N, Seattle, WA USA

A BPF-Seattle Dharma Symposium. Buddhist teachers and practitioners with varied backgrounds will share their practices, personal experience, challenges and efforts.

More info here.

Saturday, September 16, 2006

September activities

September 9

Belmont Street Fair. Saturday, 10 am - 5 pm
We're invited to have a booth at the Nichiren Buddhist Temple, SE 20th and Belmont. Info about the street fair here.

September 11

Prayer and Fast for Peace. Monday, 10 am - 6 pm
South Park Blocks, SW Salmon and Main
sponsored by Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon

Every hour on the hour, 15 minutes of prayer, song, or chant, followed by quiet time in the park. All are welcome, even if not fasting. Includes Nichiren Shu at 10 am, Great Vow at 2 pm.

September 21

Declaration of Peace Portland. Thursday, 11:30 pm-2 pm
downtown Portland
Organization: Civil Resist Portland and others

A combination of street theater, permitted public street hearing on the war, and non-violent civil resistance. More info here.

September 23

Candlelight Vigil on the Bridges Saturday, 7:30-9 pm
Organization: Living Earth Gatherings

A Candlelight Vigil on the Bridges of Portland, to stand side by side in witness for peace. We'll stay on walkways, honor pedestrians, and hold our gentle light in friendship and quiet reflection, to declare peace with one another, peace with our neighbors and all nations, and peace with the Earth.

More info here. And on the Living Earth website.