September – October, 2006
3449 West River Road, Grand Island (between Whitehaven & Bedell Roads)
All programs on Sundays from 4-6 p.m. at the Cottage, unless otherwise indicated.
Info: 773-1426; website: www.isledegrande.com/riversidechurch.htm
Sept. 3 June & Roger’s 26th annual potluck-picnic, 2-6 p.m., 1515 West River Road, Grand Island (see enclosure)
Sept. 10 BUSINESS MEETING/Taize
Sept. 13 “Why We Fight” – DVD showing, 7:00 p.m. at the Cottage [NB: This is also the 35th Anniversary of the Attica uprising.]
Sep. 16 Great Lakes Beach Sweep, 10 a.m. at RS Cottage; gloves helpful. Info: 773- 7621 (Bill O’Connor). Refreshments.
Sept. 17 Spirituality & Food: Begins a two-month exploration of food in our lives and in the world. Michael Pollan hand-out for next Sunday’s discussion.
Sept. 22 IWI hosts a “Back to School Social” for Native students at local colleges and universities to help connect them with each other and with Native people & organizations in this area. At NACS, 1005 Grant St. Info: 332-6988.
Sept. 24 Discussion of Michael Pollan article (&/or his The Omnivore’s Dilemma)
Oct. 1 BUSINESS MEETING/Taize
Oct. 4 “An Inconvenient Truth” DVD showing! 7 p.m. at the Cottage
Oct. 8 Vegetarianism/veganism/animal rights: Focus on youth movements and involvements.
Oct. 15 HERBS – culinary, medicinal, decorative, fragrant--oils, butters, sachets, teas, spices, etc.
Oct. 21 “The World on Your Plate” Harvest Event, with keynote speaker Frances Moore Lappé (“Fat, Famine & Froot Loops: Where’s Democracy When We Need It?”) and lots of workshops (see enclosure), 9:30-4:00 p.m., First Presbyterian, BFLO
Oct. 22 BREAD – for the World [action component]
Oct. 29 “Babette’s Feast” - video/DVD showing to end our “food series.”