Events Calendar


All of the events in purple, are LEPOCO Events.  The rest are community events.

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Tuesdays with Toomey Demonstration 12:20 pm
Tuesdays with Toomey Demonstration @ outside Senator Toomey's Office
Apr 4 @ 12:20 pm
Weekly themes and more information on the event is available on Facebook.  https://www.facebook.com/tuesdayswithtoomey  
LEPOCO Book Group 6:00 pm
LEPOCO Book Group @ Bethlehem Public Library
Apr 4 @ 6:00 pm
LEPOCO Book Group discusses “The Warmth of Other Suns:  The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration,” by Isabel Wilkerson
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Popcorn and Politics First Friday Film “Amexicano” 7:00 pm
Popcorn and Politics First Friday Film “Amexicano” @ LEPOCO Peace Center
Apr 7 @ 7:00 pm
Popcorn and Politics First Friday Film "Amexicano" @ LEPOCO Peace Center | Bethlehem | Pennsylvania | United States
This film explores the relationship between a blue-collar Italian-American man and an undocumented Mexican immigrant as they both try to make a living in Queens, NY. One reviewer described the film as a “quiet charmer.”[...]
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Newsletter Planning Committee Meeting 11:00 am
Newsletter Planning Committee Meeting @ LEPOCO Peace Center
Apr 11 @ 11:00 am
 
Tuesdays with Toomey Demonstration 12:20 pm
Tuesdays with Toomey Demonstration @ outside Senator Toomey's Office
Apr 11 @ 12:20 pm
Weekly themes and more information on the event is available on Facebook.  https://www.facebook.com/tuesdayswithtoomey  
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LEPOCO Monthly Peace Vigil at Third & Wyandotte Sts. 4:00 pm
LEPOCO Monthly Peace Vigil at Third & Wyandotte Sts. @ 3rd and Wyandotte Sts. (south end of Hill-to-Hill Bridge)
Apr 13 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Peace & Justice: where do we start?  Please make a sign and join Ellen Buck and friends in an important witness.  (Signs available for those who cannot bring their own.)  For more info. call 610-691-8730. [...]
Monthly Peace Vigil 4:30 pm
Monthly Peace Vigil
Apr 13 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
 
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Tax Day Rally 1:00 pm
Tax Day Rally @ Payrow Plaza
Apr 15 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
City of Bethlehem Democratic Committee invites activist to join them in calling for our president to release his tax returns and in standing up for economic justice.
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Help Distribute “Where Your Income Tax Money Really Goes” flyers from the War Resisters League at local post offices
Help Distribute “Where Your Income Tax Money Really Goes” flyers from the War Resisters League at local post offices
Apr 18 all-day
Here is one quote from the flyer: “The President and Congress are always willing to give the Pentagon more money.  All those campaign contributions from military contractors pay off.  Just keep the American public in[...]
Tuesdays with Toomey Demonstration 12:20 pm
Tuesdays with Toomey Demonstration @ outside Senator Toomey's Office
Apr 18 @ 12:20 pm
Tuesdays with Toomey themes and more information on the event is available on Facebook. https://www.facebook.com/tuesdayswithtoomey  
Town Hall with Rep. Matt Cartwright 6:30 pm
Town Hall with Rep. Matt Cartwright @ Gates Alumni Hall, Northampton Community College
Apr 18 @ 6:30 pm
Rep. Cartwright is the congressperson for people in Easton, some of Bethlehem, and several other municipalities in the Lehigh Valley. The Town Hall is open to the public. Among the many issues to be raised:[...]
Screening of “The Great Fallacy” 7:15 pm
Screening of “The Great Fallacy” @ Frank Banko Alehouse Cinemas at SteelStacks
Apr 18 @ 7:15 pm
Paco Vazquez’s documentary exploring the political, economic, and social situation of Puerto Rico, followed by panel discussion.  Free, but tickets required.  Call 610-332-3378 or see steelstacks.org.  Part of Communities Film Series. 
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Screening of “Racing Extinction” 7:15 pm
Screening of “Racing Extinction” @ Frank Banko Alehouse Cinemas at SteelStacks
Apr 19 @ 7:15 pm
Film about ongoing mass extinction of species and the efforts of scientists, activists, and journalists to document it, followed by talk by Denielle Sachs, social impact consultant.  Free, but tickets required.  Call 610-332-3378 or see[...]
Bill McKibben speaking on “Flying Free: Birds & The Human Spirit – Reflections on the Climate Fight” 7:30 pm
Bill McKibben speaking on “Flying Free: Birds & The Human Spirit – Reflections on the Climate Fight” @ Arthur L. Scott Spartan Center
Apr 19 @ 7:30 pm
Open to public.  Free, but reservations required.  See northampton.edu/BillMcKibben or call 610-861-5519.   Prior to Bill McKibben’s talk (6-7 pm) people opposing the PennEast Pipeline will gather to rally opposition to the pipeline among the people[...]
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PeaceFest at Lehigh University 3:00 pm
PeaceFest at Lehigh University @ Lehigh University campus green
Apr 20 @ 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Organized by campus organizations including Black Lives Matter, Feminist Alliance, Green Action, Specturm-LGBT.  LEPOCO has been invited to have an information table.  Can you help staff it?  Call the office, if you are able to[...]
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Earth Day Festival at Lehigh University 11:00 am
Earth Day Festival at Lehigh University @ Lehigh University campus green
Apr 21 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
LEPOCO will have an information table.  Can you help to staff it?  Call the office to let us know that you are able to help.  610-691-8730
Earth Day Festival at Muhlenberg College 11:00 am
Earth Day Festival at Muhlenberg College @ Parents Plaza outside Seegers Union
Apr 21 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
LEPOCO will have an information table.  Can you help to staff it?  Call the office to let us know that you are able to help.  610-691-8730
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Appalachian Mountain Club Earth Day Celebration 9:00 am
Appalachian Mountain Club Earth Day Celebration @ Illicks Mill
Apr 22 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
.  Native plant walk, park clean-up, music with Dave Fry, and more.  Call 484-456-6870 for more info.
Bethlehem Food Co-op Fourth Annual Craft Fair & Earth Day Festival 11:00 am
Bethlehem Food Co-op Fourth Annual Craft Fair & Earth Day Festival @ St. Francis Center for Renewal
Apr 22 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Participants include 50 local artisans, food vendors and community organizations (including LEPOCO – we can use more volunteers to help staff the booth), speakers, hands-on activities for children, upcycling, etc.  Free. 
Earth Day Rally 1:00 pm
Earth Day Rally @ Payrow Plaza
Apr 22 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Part of the March for Science, featuring family friendly activities. Sponsored by Lehigh Valley For All.
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LEPOCO Strategy in the New Environment 6:30 pm
LEPOCO Strategy in the New Environment @ LEPOCO Peace Center
Apr 24 @ 6:30 pm
The Steering Committee is calling this meeting for initial discussion of what new approaches (or not) we should consider with the new president and the new level of activism. Please consider attending. For more info.[...]
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Tuesdays with Toomey Demonstration 12:20 pm
Tuesdays with Toomey Demonstration @ outside Senator Toomey's Office
Apr 25 @ 12:20 pm
Weekly themes and more information on the event is available on Facebook.  https://www.facebook.com/tuesdayswithtoomey  
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Peace Camp Planning 5:00 pm
Peace Camp Planning @ LEPOCO Peace Cener
Apr 26 @ 5:00 pm
The Peace Camp Planning Committee is getting ready for Peace Camp 2017. For more information, call 610-691-8730.
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Protest Vigil to End Drone Warfare & Terror, Stop the Drone War Command Center at Horsham Air Guard Station 12:00 pm
Protest Vigil to End Drone Warfare & Terror, Stop the Drone War Command Center at Horsham Air Guard Station @ Horsham Air Guard Station
Apr 29 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Join this regular last Saturday of the month witness against the U.S. military’s Horsham Drone Command Center, an integral part of the expanding domestic network of drone bases, training sites and command centers.  See brandywinepeace.com for[...]
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Potluck & Politics with Olga Negron speaking on “Bringing an Ethics Ordinance to Bethlehem” 6:30 pm
Potluck & Politics with Olga Negron speaking on “Bringing an Ethics Ordinance to Bethlehem” @ LEPOCO Peace Center
Apr 30 @ 6:30 pm
Learn about Bethlehem for Good Government’s efforts to craft and pass an ethics ordinance in the City of Bethlehem.  This is a local effort to minimize money’s role in politics.  Attendees are invited to bring some food to[...]