events of interest in italics.
Unless otherwise indicated, Sundays are 4-6 p.m. at the Cottage, 3449 West River Road, Grand Island; for info:
Shirley (646-9834) or June (773-1426), firstname.lastname@example.org.
Good Friday Service at St. Stephen’s RC Church on Grand Island, 12:15
EASTER – Health Care Sunday
Dr. Deborah Richter, “Care for the Sick,” Montante Cultural Center, 8
p.m. Dr. Richter is past
president of Physicians for a National Health Program.
(Info: Hon. John LaFalce, 888-2138).
“Blue Vinyl” film showing (co-sponsored by RS) at UB, Screening Room,
Center for the Arts, 7 p.m.
Spring clean-up day. [VOICE Talent Show, 1-4 p.m.,
Macaroon’s Nite Club, 518 Dick Rd., Depew]
“Plan Colombia,” a LASC video forum led by William Predmore,
Professor of Latin American History, from 7:30-9:30 p.m. at Daemen
College Wicks Center, 4380 Main St., Buffalo (info: 894-2013).
ECUMENICAL ENVIRONMENTAL SABBATH: Re-chipping
the Path, Earth Charter, Toxic Dumping (Hazardous Waste Siting), 2-4 p.m. Soup,
bread, fruit, coffee/tea provided.
Multi-Faith Forum: “Prescription
Drugs: Untangling the Knot,” 12-1:30, Trinity Episcopal Church, 371
Delaware ($2 w/o lunch; $6 with lunch –RSVP 882-4793 by April 21, please).
“Environmental Crime,” a Quality Quest Coalition presentation by
Michael Phelps, police officer with NYS DEC; 7:00 p.m., Eco-Island
(Staley Rd. near West River on Grand Island).
El Buen Amigo & Latin American Cultural Association (LACA) honor
Audrey & Jim Mang, 7 p.m. at El Buen Amigo, 114 Elmwood Ave.,
Buffalo. Suggested donation is $25
($12 for low-income). Proceeds
benefit LACA and WNY Peace Center. For
ad in program book (copy due by April15) or info: LACA at 883-6343.
“Justice and the Environment,” celebrating the 25th
anniversary of the Ecumenical Task Force of the Niagara Frontier [ETF], with
Roger Cook, Joann Hale, Joan Malone & other R-Sers, 9 a.m. to noon,
Regis Room of Student Center at Canisius College.
NO CHURCH at Cottage; instead: Western
Area Meeting, St. James in Hamburg (1-5:30 p.m., focus on job loss in
Western New York, with Dr. Edith Rasell from National UCC in Cleveland).
Public Hearings at Lewiston-Porter High School on Toxic Waste Siting, 6
p.m. (info: 745-7637, Chas. Lamb).
BUSINESS MEETING and Video on William Sloane Coffin.
May 10, 14
VISIONS FOR A BETTER WORLD (Peace Center) and JUST BUFFALO host Susan
Rich, “Writing Wrongs:” Monday, 7-9 p.m. (writing workshop), &
Thursday, 7:30 p.m. (reading our writing) evening at the Hibiscus Room of
Just Buffalo, 512 Tri-Main Bldg., 2495 Main St. (for info: 832-5400 or
(Tentative) Anti-Racism Workshop, Part II, at Cleveland Heights Church
(info: Amos Acree, 652-5040).
Tim McCorry, “Behind the
USA PATRIOT Act: The Implications for U.S. Citizens,” a discussion of the
law’s impact on terrorism and on civil liberties.
McCorry is Chair of the WNY Bill of Rights Defense Campaign and teaches
in the Sociology Department at Buffalo State College.
Manny Fried, “Then and Now: A
FIFTH SUNDAY: Memorial Day
– “Reflections Against War,” Poetry Reading arranged by
Chuck Culhane and Aimee Goldberg at
1272 Delaware Avenue.