Riverside-Salem Program Schedule

September – October, 2005

[Sundays in red, 4-6 p.m. at the cottage, 3449 West River, Grand Island;

 other events in italics, as listed. For information/confirmation: 773-1426]



Sept. 4          June & Roger’s 25th Annual Labor Sunday picnic/potluck (see enclosure)


Sept. 7              Drumming Circle with Elaine Krempholtz (5:00 potluck, 6:00 circle; confirm: 634-4379)


Sept. 9              MAD COWBOY – THE DOCUMENTARY, 7 p.m., Screening Room, Center for the Arts, UB North Campus, Amherst. Free admission, free parking.  This powerful 90-minute film documents Howard Lyman’s fight for sustainable agriculture and a humane diet. 


Sept. 11          BUSINESS MEETING & VIDEO:  “EMBEDDED” (Media & war docu-drama)


Sept. 17            Beach Sweep, focus on Beaver Island.  Meet at 9:30 a.m. at Cottage. Bring gloves if you have them.  Refreshments following clean-up. With Quality Quest (info: Bill O’Connor,  773-7621)


Sept. 18       Amos Acree, RN, Director, Parish Nurse Ministry, United Church Home, will talk about parish nursing to assist us in our health-ministry efforts.


Sept. 25       Former Marine Staff Sgt.Jimmy Massey, who participated in the invasion of Iraq and also worked as a military recruiter, will share his views with us.


Sept. 28            David Orr, “Earth in Mind: Patriotism, Politics and the Environment in an Age of Terror,” 8:00 p.m., Slee Concert Hall, UB North Campus (info: UB Greens, 829-3535).

Sept. 29            Quality Quest features Bill Nowak on Wind Energy & other alternative energies, 7 p.m., Nike Base Community Center on Grand Island (Whitehaven near West River).



Oct. 2           BUSINESS MEETING; CROP WALK on Grand Island (info: 773-7208)


Oct. 7               Religious leaders breakfast with Michael True, author of An Energy Field More Intense Than War: The Nonviolent Tradition in American Literature (1995).  Info:  773-1426.


Oct. 9           Joyce Bol, China & Tibet, a report from her travels there this year.


Oct. 15             Quality Quest features Linc Nutting leading a Fall Foliage Nature Hike.  9 a.m.  Meet at the River Lea parking lot (in Beaver Island).


Oct. 16        Dan Cross (CEJ) and Jeff Lacher (CWA 1168): "Solving Our Health Care Crisis" is an interactive workshop that looks at the nature of our national health care crisis, the causes, and what we can do about it. 


Oct. 22             VISIONS Harvest Event:  “The Politics of Food” featuring John Mohawk and workshops. Durham Memorial AME Zion Church, 174 E. Eagle St., 11 – 3.  Information:  Candice, Peace Center, 894-2013.


Oct. 23          Conversations with Ahjay, a Nepali doctor studying in the U.S.


Oct. 27             Quality Quest features Diane Evans on Monarch Butterflies, including slides of her trek to Mexico this year. 7 p.m.  Nike Base Community Center, Grand Island.