This events calendar is sent on the 15th and 30th of each month. It is a grassroots effort to publicize progressive events in the Bucks and Montgomery counties area of Pennsylvania. Please forward this email and share with family and friends!

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Good Government Monthly Focus for April
(info on government that works for everyone)

* Book - American Amnesia: How the War on Government Led Us to Forget What Made America Prosper by Hacker and Pierson (2016) - HERE!
* Book - Government is Good: An Unapologetic Defense by Douglas Amy - HERE! (3)
* Article - Why We Need to Stand Up for Government - HERE!
* Article - History of the Anti-government Campaign - HERE!
* Article - What is Really Wrong with Government - HERE!
* Resource - Finding and contacting your State and National elected officials - HERE!

Monthly Calendar

Sat. April 30 - Local Government Meetings - HERE!

Sat. April 30 - ACME Screening Room Schedule in Lambertville NJ. HERE!

Sat. April 30 - Free Speech TV Online - HERE!

Sat. April 30 - Keystone Progress Daily News - HERE!

Sat. April 30 - Vanguard Magazine - HERE!

Sat. April 30 - PA Budget and Policy Center Info. - HERE!

Sat. April 30 - Peace Valley Nature Center Calendar - HERE!

Sat. April 30 - Leap Year 2016 Events - Click HERE for info and ideas.

Sat. April 30, Noon to 2 - Horsham Drone War Command Center Protest Rally 
in Montgomery County at Easton and County Line Rd. Click HERE for calendar info. 
(last Sat)

Sat. April 30, 1-3 PM - Screening of 'The Canary Effect: Truth, Healing and 
Change' at the Peace Center, Langhorne, 102 W. Maple Ave. Click HERE for info.

Mon. May 2, Noon - Press Conference and Rally for Fair Educational Funding in Harrisburg. Click HERE for info and HERE for RSVP.

Mon. May 2, 6:30 PM and 7 PM - Bryn Mawr Peace Coalition Vigil and Meeting. 
The Vigil is at the corner of Lancaster and  Bryn Mawr.  The meeting is at the Community 
Center next to the library. Click HERE for info. (usually 1st Mon)

Tues. May 3, 7 PM - First Tuesday "Move To Amend" Local Action Webinar Training. Click HERE for info and to sign up. (1st Tues)

Tues. May 3, 3:30 to 4:30 PM - First and Third Tuesday Vigil 
at Delia's Gun Shop, 6104 Torresdale Ave., Phila. Sponsored by Neighborhood Partners
to End Gun Violence.
 (1st and 3rd Tues)

Tues. May 3, 6 to 7 PM - Tuesday Evening Peace and Justice Vigil i
Doylestown at the corner of State and Main. Join us. (every Tues)

Wed. May 4, 7 PM - Green Party of Phila Meeting at Liberty Choice Market (2nd fl), 
1947 N. Front St., Kensington, Phila. Click HERE for info. (1st Tues)

Wed. May 4, 9 PM - Weekly National Flush the TPP Update Conference Call!  
Click HERE to register.

Wed. May 4, 8 PM - New Priorites Network Grassroots Organizers' Conference Call. Click HERE for info about the call. Click HERE for info about NPN. (1st Wed)

Wed. May 4, 9 PM - Know Drones Weekly Conference Call. Click HERE for info. 
(weekly on Wed)

Thurs. May 5, 2 PM - Socrates Cafe at the Glenside Library, 215 S. Keswick Ave. 
Click HERE for info. (1st Thurs)

Thurs. May 5, 7:30 PM - Montco DFA Meeting. Click HERE for info. (1st Thurs)

Fri. May 6, 5:30 PM - Pre Mother's Day Vigil Against Gun Violence in Langhorne, 

Bucks County, Pine Street and Maple Ave.

Fri. May 6, 7 PM - First Friday Film Series at the Peace Center of Delaware County, 1001 Old Sproul Road, Springfield. Click HERE for info. (1st Fri)

Sat. May 7, 9 AM to 5 PM - CELDF Democracy School at Pennswood Village sponsored by Pennswood 
Village Social Action Committee. $40. Click HERE for info.

Sat. May 7, 2 PM - Citizens Climate Lobby Monthly Conference Call. 
Click HERE (1st. Sat)

Tues. May 10, 7 PM - Upper Perk Democratic Club Meeting at the Upper Perk Library 
community room, 350 Main St., Red Hill. Click HERE for info. (2nd Tues)

Tues. May 10, 6:30 PM - Bucks County NAACP Meeting at the Branch Office, 
340 E. Maple Avenue, Suite 106, Langhorne, Pa. Click HERE for info. (2nd Tues)

Wed. May 11, 10:30 AM - Socrates Cafe at the Abington Library, 1030 Old York Road. 
Click HERE for info. (2nd Wed)

Wed. May 11, 1 to 3 PM - Progressive Democrats of America Monthly Round TableClick HERE for info about the event. Click HERE for live stream. (2nd Wed)

Wed. May 11, 9 PM - Weekly National Flush the TPP Update Conference Call!  
Click HERE to register. (every Wed)

Thurs. May 12, 6:30 - 8 PM - MAREA Environmental Book Discussion at Kutztown 
Community Library, 70 Bieber Alley. Click HERE for info on book of the month. Click 
HERE for the MAREA website. (2nd Thurs)

Sat. May 14, 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM - CO-UP: A Teach-in for Cooperators in Phila at Temple University, Ritter Hall. This event is for people interested in learning about co-ops. It is 
sponsored by the Phila Area Cooperative Alliance. Click HERE for info and tickets.

Sun. May 15, 4 PM - Lower Bucks County Lyme Disease Support Group 
Meeting at Middletown Municipal Bldg., 3 Municipal Way, Langhorne.  All welcome. 
For more info contact Evelyn Throne at : (215) 741-5902. Click HERE for info. (3rd Sun)

Sun. May 15, 6 PM - Northeast Phila For Peace and Justice Meeting at 6300 
Loretto Ave., Phila. Potluck at 6 PM and Meeting at 7 PM. (3rd Sun)

Mon. May 16, 12:30 to 1:30 PM - PA United for Background Checks Rally at the 
Capitol Rotunda in Harrisburg, 501 N. 3rd St. Call 215-923-3151 for info and transportation.

Mon. May 16, 7 PM - Montco Green Party MeetingClick HERE for info. 
(3rd Mon)

Tues. May 17, 12:30 to 2 PM - Institute for Policy Studies presents 'Inequality and 
Presidential Politics: Opportunities for Changing the Game' in Washington DC. 
Click HERE for info and registration.

Tues. May 17, 3:30 to 4:30 PM - First and Third Tuesday Vigil at Delia's Gun Shop, 
6104 Torresdale Ave., Phila. Sponsored by Neighborhood Partners to End Gun Violence. 
(1st and 3rd Tues)

Tues. May 17, 7 PM - Socrates Cafe at the Glenside Library, 215 S. Keswick Ave. 
Click HERE for info. (3rd Tues)

Tues. May 17, 7 PM - GMO Free PA Meeting at 5 S. Bryn Mawr. (3rd Tues)

Fri. May 20 to Sun. May 22 - Left Forum at John Jay College of Criminal Justice at City 
University of NY in NYC. Click HERE for info and registration.

Sat. May 21, Noon to 3 PM - 'A Jew in the Muslim World: Strategies for Peace 
and Justice' with Jacob Bender, Executive Director Phila Councel on American Islamic 
Relations at Germantown Friends Meeting, 47 W. Coulter St. Phila. Call 215-848-3544 for 
RSVP and tickets.

Sat. May 21, 2 PM - March Against Monsanto in Phila starting at Municipal Service Building, Thomas Paine Plaza, 1401 JFK Blvd. We the People Declare Food Independence is the theme. A solutions fair starting at noon and after the march. Like minded organizations can table before and after the march on solutions to our food system. Click HERE for info and email for tabling.

Sun. May 22, 2-4 PM - Human Peace Sign to break the World Record at Bucks 
County Community College, 275 Swamp Rd., Newtown. Click HERE for info.

Tues. May 24, 12:30 to 2 PM - Institute for Policy Studies presents 'How Do We 
Tackle Climate Change and Equity in a Transformative Way?' in Washington DC. 
Click HERE for info and registration. 

Wed. May 25, 7 PM - Green Party of Phila Meeting at Liberty Choice Market (2nd Fl), 1947 
North Front Street, Kensington, Phila. Free and open to public. Click HERE for info. (4th Wed)

Tues. May 31, 7 PM - Mid-Atlantic Renewable Energy Association 
(MAREA) Meeting at TEK Park, 9999 Hamilton Boulevard, Breinigsville, PA 18031. 
Info at 610-682-4300 or, and click Here! (last Tues of month)

Sat. June 4, 10 AM to 7 PM - Reason Rally in Washington DC at the Lincoln Memorial. Click HERE for info.

Sat. June 4, Noon - First Saturday Drone Death March in Philadelphia at 
12th and Arch. Info from Marge Van Cleef at 203-804-3013. (1st Sat)

Sun. June 5, 2016 - World Environment Day - Click HERE for info. (yearly on this date)

Tues. June 7, 5:30 to 7:30 PM - Common Cause Building a Better Democracy Awards Reception in Philadelphia at the Pyramid Club. Click HERE for tickets.

Wed. June 8 and Thurs. June 9 - It's Time for Broadly Shared Prosperity in Pennsylvania Conference in Harrisburg sponsored by the The Keystone Research Center. Click HERE for info and registration.

Sat. June 11, 1 PM to 5 PM - Coalition for Peace Action Annual Membership 
Dinner and Gathering Meeting with Keynote Speaker Dr. Andrew Bacevich in Princeton 
NJ. Click HERE for info.

Fri. June 17 to Sun. June 19 - Progressive Democrats of America People's Summit in Chicago. Click HERE to register.

Sat. June 18, 2 PM - Josh Fox: Let Go and Love Tour about climate change comes 
to Newtown Theater in Bucks County, 120 N. State Street. Click HERE for info.

Sun. July 24 - March for a Clean Energy Revolution in PhiladelphiaSponsored by Americans Against Fracking. Click HERE  or HERE for info.

Thurs. Sept. 15, 2016 - United Nations International Day of Democracy - 
Click HERE for info. (yearly on this date)

Wed. Sept. 21, 2016 - International Peace Day!
  Click HERE for info. (yearly on 
this date)

Fri. Sept. 23 to Sun. Sept. 25 - Desmond Tutu at World Beyond War Event in 
Washington DC. Click HERE for info and registration.

Tues. Sept. 27, 2016 - National Voter Registration Da
Click HERE for info. Click HERE to become a partner.

Mon. Oct. 10,2016 - Indigenous Peoples' Day - Click HERE! (2nd Mon in Oct)

Fri. Oct 14 to Mon. Oct. 17 - US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation Annual Conference in Arlington Va. Click HERE for details.

Fri. Oct. 16, 2016 - World Food Day!  A day of action against hunger when people 
around the world come together to declare their commitment to eradicate hunger. 
Click HERE for info. (yearly on this date)

Tues. Nov. 8 - PA Election Day - Click HERE for info.

Thurs. Dec. 1, 2016 - World AIDS Day - Click HERE for info. (yearly)

Sat. Dec. 10, 2016 - International Human Rights Day - Click HERE for info. (yearly)

Thurs. Dec. 15, 2016 - Bill of Rights Day - Click HERE for info. (yearly)

Feb. 20, 2017 - World Day of Social Justice - Click HERE for info. (yearly)

Wed. March 8, 2017 - International Women's Day. Click HERE for info. (yearly)

Wed. March 22, 2017 - World Water Day - Click HERE for info. (yearly on this date)