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 September
(info on government that works for everyone)

October 7, 2016 - Overhaul the U.S. Senate!

* Dysfunctional Government is very evident in the US Senate.
^ Article - Why we must reform the US Senate! - HERE!
^ Article - How to Fix the US Senate! - HERE!
^ Video - Common Cause panel discussion on fixing the US Senate - HERE! (61)
^ Article - Solutions to Fix the Broken US Senate - HERE!
^ Article - Fix the filibuster - HERE!

More on stopping gerrymandering in Pennsylvania* Two articles were written about a recent program on Gerrymandering in Bethlehem (the first article and this followup article give details about the program). The recently formed Fair Districts PA is one of the lead state organization working on this issue, along with Common Cause PA and League of Women Voters PA. Please consider an event in your area on this topic. Carol Kuniholm (ckuniholm @ verizon .net) or Barry Kauffman (BKauffman @ commoncause .org) are good contacts for more information.

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Monthly Calendar

Fri. Sept. 30 - Local Government Meetings - HERE!

Fri. Sept. 30 - ACME Screening Room Schedule in Lambertville NJ. HERE!

Fri. Sept. 30 - Free Speech TV Online - HERE!

Fri. Sept. 30 - Keystone Progress Daily News - HERE!

Fri. Sept. 30 - Vanguard Magazine - HERE!

Fri. Sept. 30 - PA Budget and Policy Center Info. - HERE!

Fri. Sept. 30 - Peace Valley Nature Center Calendar - HERE!

Fri. Sept. 30 - Leap Year 2016 Events - Click HERE for info and ideas.

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

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

Sun. Oct. 2, 4-6 PM - 
The Bucks County Lyme and Tick Borne Disease 
Association meeting to form our brand new organization! Our group will focus on 
spreading the word about Lyme and other tick-borne diseases throughout our community. 
We are having a brainstorming session and welcome anyone who wants to contribute ideas 
and/or help us to get started. Meeting is at the Middletown Municipal Bldg at 3 Municipal 
Way, Langhorne. Contact Evelyn at 215-741-5902 or buckslyme @ gmail.com.

Mon. Oct. 3, 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)

Mon. Oct. 3, 7 PM - Program on Immigrant Families Detained in Berks County 
with Carol Anne Donohoe, an immigration attorney, in Doylestown at Our Lady of Mt. 
Carmel Church, St. Mary's Hall, 209 E. State Street. Call 215-489-4039 for info.

Tues. Oct. 4, 6 to 7 PM - Tuesday Evening Peace and Justice Vigil iDoylestown at 
the corner of State and Main. Join us. (every Tues)

Tues. Oct. 4, 7 PM - First Tuesday "Move To Amend" Local Action Webinar Training. Click HERE for info and to sign up. (1st Tues)

Tues. Oct. 4, 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)

Wed. Oct. 5, 9 PM - Weekly National Flush the TPP Update Conference Call!  
Click HERE to register. (weekly)

Wed. Oct. 5, 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. Oct. 5, 9 PM - Know Drones Weekly Conference Call. Click HERE for info. 
(weekly on Wed)

Thurs. Oct. 6, 6 PM - Americans in Struggle Film Series presents 41st and 
Central, the Untold Story of the LA Black Panthers at the Community College 
of Philadelphis, Winnet Student Life Building, Rm S2-3, 17th Street below Spring Garden.

Thurs. Oct. 6, 2 PM - Socrates Cafe at the Glenside Library, 215 S. Keswick Ave. 
Click HERE for info. (1st Thurs)

Thurs. Oct. 6, 7:30 PM - Montco DFA Meeting. Click HERE for info. (1st Thurs)

Thurs. Oct. 6 and Fri. Oct. 7 - God and Guns Conference in NYC at Riverside Church. Click HERE for info and HERE for registration.

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

Fri. Oct. 7, 10 PM - "Dream On: What's Become of the American Dream" on PBS is a documentary about the vanishing American dream. Check local listings.

Sat. Oct. 8, - Chant 4 Change in Washington DC at Lincoln Memorial. Click HERE for 
website.

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

Tues. Oct. 11, 6 to 7 PM - Tuesday Evening Peace and Justice Vigil iDoylestown at 
the corner of State and Main. Join us. (every Tues)

Tues. Oct. 11, 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. Oct. 11, 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. Oct. 12, 10:30 AM - Socrates Cafe at the Abington Library, 1030 Old York Road. 
Click HERE for info. (2nd Wed)

Wed. Oct. 12, 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. Oct. 12, 9 PM - Weekly National Flush the TPP Update Conference Call!  
Click HERE to register. (every Wed)

Thurs. Oct. 13, 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)

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

Sat. Oct. 15, 9 AM to 5 PM - Workshop on Community Rights and the Struggle for Local Self Governance: Come learn how to End Corporate Control of the Places We Call Home at the Pendle Hill Retreat Center, Wallingford, PA. Click HERE for info and registration.

Sun. Oct. 16, 6 PM - Northeast Phila For Peace and Justice Meeting at 8400 Pine 
Rd.Phila. Potluck at 6 PM and Meeting at 7 PM. (usually 3rd Sun)

Sun. 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)

Sun. Oct. 16, 4 PM - Lower Bucks County Lyme Disease Support Group 
Meeting at Middletown Municipal Bldg., 3 Municipal Way, Langhorne. We will have 
a speaker from DoTerra on using essential oils.  All welcome. For more info contact 
Evelyn Throne at : (215) 741-5902. Click HERE for info. (3rd Sun)

Sun. Oct. 16, 6 PM - Northeast Phila For Peace and Justice Meeting at 6300 
Loretto Ave., Phila. Potluck at 6 PM and Meeting at 7 PM. (usually 3rd Sun)

Mon. Oct. 17, 7 PM - Montco Green Party MeetingClick HERE for info. 
(3rd Mon)

Tues. Oct. 18, 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. Oct. 18, 6 to 7 PM - Tuesday Evening Peace and Justice Vigil iDoylestown 
at the corner of State and Main. Join us. (every Tues)

Tues. Oct. 18, 7 PM - Socrates Cafe at the Glenside Library, 215 S. Keswick Ave. 
Click HERE for info. (3rd Tues)

Tues. Oct. 18, 7 PM - GMO Free PA Meeting at 5 S. Bryn Mawr. (3rd Tues

Thurs. Oct. 20, 6 PM - Americans in Struggle Film Series presents The Koch 
Brothers Exposed at the Community College of Philadelphis, Winnet Student Life Building, 
Rm S2-3, 17th Street below Spring Garden.

Fri. Oct. 21,  7-9 PM - Screening of 'Chasing Ice' which is a 36 minute documentary about 
melting glaciers and climate change at Fallsington Friends (Quaker) Meeting, 9300 New Falls 
Rd. Movie to be followed by a discussion and refreshments with optional donation.

Tues. Oct. 25, 6 to 7 PM - Tuesday Evening Peace and Justice Vigil iDoylestown at 
the corner of State and Main. Join us. (every Tues)

Tues. Oct. 25, 7 PM - Mid-Atlantic Renewable Energy Association 
(MAREA) Meeting at TEK Park, 9999 Hamilton Boulevard, Breinigsville, PA 18031. 
Info at 610-682-4300 or themarea@gmail.com, and click Here! (last Tues of month)

Wed. Oct. 26, 7 PM - Green Party of Phila Meeting at Liberty Choice Market, 1947 N. Front 

Street, Kensington. Info at 215-843-4256 or gpop @ gpop.org.

Sat. Oct. 29, 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)

Sun. Oct. 30 - An Environment of Justice Conference on climate change in State College. Click HERE for information.

Tues. Nov. 1, 6 to 7 PM - Tuesday Evening Peace and Justice Vigil iDoylestown at 
the corner of State and Main. Join us. (every Tues)

Thurs. Nov. 3, 6 PM - Americans in Struggle Film Series presents Fruitvale 
Station at the Community College of Philadelphis, Winnet Student Life Building, Rm S2-3, 
17th Street below Spring Garden.

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

Tues. Nov. 8, 6 to 7 PM
 -
 Tuesday Evening Peace and Justice Vigil 
iDoylestown 
at the corner of State and Main. Join us. (every Tues)

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)

Fri. Jan. 13, 2017 to Sun. Jan. 15, 2017 - Healthcare Now Single Payer Strategy Conference in NYC. Click HERE for info and registration.

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)

Mon. June 5, 2017 - World Environment Day - Click HERE for info. (yearly on this date)

Sat. July 1, 2017 - United Nations International Day of Cooperatives HERE
(1st Sat. in July)

Fri. Sept. 15, 2017 - United Nations International Day of Democracy - 
Click HERE for info. (yearly on this date)

Thurs. Sept. 21, 2017 - International Peace Day!  Click HERE for info. (yearly on 
this date)