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Traveling the World for National Geographic Photos and Stores with Mari Abercrombie

By Ilze Petersons on Feb. 19, 2014, at 3:07 p.m.
Traveling the World for National Geographic Photos and Stories with Mari Abercrombie Mari Abercrombie, director of the Windover Art Center in South Newburgh, and her son, Isaac Fer, created a book of photographs taken by her father, Tom Abercrombie, as a photographer for the National Geographic Society. Mari will speak …
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“Dirty Wars” to be shown in Bangor

By Ilze Petersons on Feb. 04, 2014, at 1:09 p.m.
Peace & Justice Center of Eastern Maine Spring Film Series “Dirty Wars” February l6th at 6:00 p.m (note new time) Peace & Justice Center of Eastern Maine 96 Harlow Street Bangor, ME Dirty Wars is a documentary that follows investigative reporter Jeremy Scahill into the heart of America’s covert wars, …
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Keystone Pipeline Protest Vigils in Maine part of National Protest

By Ilze Petersons on Feb. 02, 2014, at 10:53 p.m.
From Robert Shaw of 350maine.org Vigils around Maine to Protest XL Keystone Pipeline Keystone XL State Environmental Impact Statement Is Out The State Department released its Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) on Keystone XL, starting the official countdown to a final decision by President Obama on the pipeline. Big Oil …
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Children’s Program Added to Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Commemoration 1/19 in Bangor

By Ilze Petersons on Jan. 10, 2014, at 9:36 a.m.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Commemoration in Bangor Sunday, January 19th A children’s program, potluck, and discussion will be held to commemorate Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday on Sunday, January 19th at the Peace & Justice Center of Eastern Maine, 96 Harlow Street, Bangor. A Children’s program, potluck and discussion …
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Health Care Movie to be shown in Bangor– Discussion with Geoff Gratwick

By Ilze Petersons on Jan. 04, 2014, at 11:38 a.m.
“The Healthcare Movie” will be shown on Sunday, January 12th at 7:00 p.m. at the Peace & Justice Center of Eastern Maine, 96 Harlow Street, Bangor. The showing if free and open to the public and will be followed by a discussion with physician and Maine State senator, Geoff Gratwick, …
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Environmental Activist

By Ilze Petersons on Dec. 10, 2013, at 3:08 p.m.
“Bidder 70″ will e shown on Sunday, December 15th at 7:00 p.m. at the Peace & Justice Center of Eastern Maine. the showing is free and open to the public and will be followed by a discussion. The documentary “Bidder 70″ follows an environmental activist in his fight against the …
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Kay Carter’s Maine Nature Paintings at Peace & Justice Center

By Ilze Petersons on Nov. 29, 2013, at 12:07 p.m.
Running until December 23, Kay Carter will display her paintings at the Peace & Justice Center, 96 Harlow Street, Bangor. The paintings will be for sale with 50% of the proceeds going to the Center. In addition, the proceeds from any sales thru her web site (www.KayCarterPaints.com) during the same …
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Soldiers of Peace to be shown in Bangor

By Ilze Petersons on Nov. 20, 2013, at 12:02 p.m.
Soldiers of Peace to be shown in Bangor Sunday, November 24th at 7:00 p.m. at the Peace & Justice Center of Eastern Maine 96 Harlow Street, Bangor Soldiers of Peace will be shown on Sunday, November 24th at 7:00 p.m. at the Peace & Justice Center of Eastern Maine, 96 …
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Save Our Center Gathering

By Ilze Petersons on Oct. 22, 2013, at 10:23 a.m.
Saving Our Center for the Long Haul Saturday, November 2nd 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. Peace & Justice Center of Eastern Maine 96 Harlow Street Bangor, ME “Save our Center” was the call for a gathering at the Peace & Justice Center in 2008. Around thirty Center supporters gathered to explore …
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The Economics of Happiness to be shown in Bangor

By Ilze Petersons on Oct. 17, 2013, at 9:23 a.m.
Communities are coming together to re-build more human scale, ecological economies based on a new paradigm – an economics of localization.
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Maine Drone Peace Walk

By Ilze Petersons on Sept. 27, 2013, at 1:23 p.m.
Maine Drone Peace Walk Old Town – Bangor – Hermon We invite you to join the “Preserve our Privacy: No Drone Spying in Maine peace walk” from Old Town to Bangor on Saturday, October 12th. The walk is part of a statewide walk (the week of October 10-l9) is being …

Ann Schonberger to be honored at Harvest Supper

By Ilze Petersons on Sept. 17, 2013, at 1 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013 6 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Unitarian Universalist Society of Bangor, 120 Park Street, Bangor, Maine For more information: Ilze Petersons; 207-942-9343; http//peacectr.org Ann Schonberger will be honored at the Peace & Justice Center’s 24th annual Harvest Supper on Sunday, October 6th from 6-8 p.m at …
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Jan Silbury, Shannon Brenner and Eric Collins join Bangor vigil calling for no war on Syria  on Tuesday, September 10th  in front of the Bangor Public Library.  Photo by Rick Tardiff

Bangor Peace Vigil Calls for No War on Syria

By Ilze Petersons on Sept. 11, 2013, at 11:35 a.m.
On the eve of September 11th Bangor area peace activists, who have been holding a peace vigil every Tuesday at 5:00 p.m. for the past eleven years, held a vigil to call for no war on Syria. Organizers from the Peace & Justice Center of Eastern Maine, said that eleven …
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Bangor Showing of “War on Whistleblowers” September 29th

By Ilze Petersons on Sept. 11, 2013, at 11:18 a.m.
“War on Whistleblowers” to Be Shown in Bangor on September 29th “War on Whistleblowers” will be shown on Sunday, September 29th at 7:00 p,n, at the Peace & Justice Center of Eastern Maine, 96 Harlow Street in Bangor. The showing is free and open to the public and will be …
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Veteran Dud Hendrick recently returned from Jeju Island, Korea where there is a protest  by local Koreans  against the construction of a U.S. base.  He will share photos and analysis of US role.

Jeju Island Naval Base Talk by Dud Hendrick

By Ilze Petersons on Sept. 10, 2013, at 3:32 p.m.
Jeju: What’s the Fuss About? Dud Hendrick of Deer Isle has recently returned from Jeju Island, Korea, where he joined native islanders and their supporters in protest of a naval base being constructed at the behest of the U.S. He will present slides and brief video clips of the confrontations …
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Terrie Hennessay and Mary Ann Harlan volunteered to organize Peace Education Library at Peace & Justice Center of Eastern Maine. Lois Marchand, not pictured also assisted.  A workshop with  for educators and community members will be held on October 7th at the Center.

Peace Education Library Workshop to be held in Bangor

By Ilze Petersons on Aug. 21, 2013, at 12:44 p.m.
Peace Education Library Workshop for Educators, Parents or Community Members October 7th 3:30 – 5:00 Peace & Justice Center of Eastern Maine 96 Harlow Street, Bangor Please join us on Monday, October 7, from 3:30-5 p.m. at the Peace & Justice Center in Bangor for a workshop on the Center’s …
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Hiroshima Commemoration to be held in Bangor

By Ilze Petersons on July 12, 2013, at 12:13 p.m.
For Immediate Release July 12, 2013 Contact: Ilze Petersons 942-9343 Hiroshima Commemoration Planned for Bangor on August 6th Bangor — A commemoration of the 68th anniversary of the U.S. atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki will be held on Tuesday, August 6th at noon at Peirce Park (next to the …
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“Unnatural Causes” documentary in Bangor May l9th

By Ilze Petersons on May 07, 2013, at 12:44 p.m.
“Unnatural Causes” will be shown on Sunday, May l9th at 7:00 p.m. at the Peace & Justice Center of Eastern Maine, 96 Harlow Street in Bangor. This documentary is Part One of a series shown on PBS. The theme of of the series is that health and longevity are correlated …
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Peace & Justice Center 25th Anniversary Vegetarian Potluck

By Ilze Petersons on May 07, 2013, at 12:40 p.m.
The Peace & Justice Center of Eastern Maine will celebrate its 25th anniversary with a vegetarian potluck supper at its General Assembly meeting on Saturday, May l8th from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. The public is invited to bring a vegetarian dish to share and join the celebration as members thank …

Climate of Doubt to be shown in Bangor

By Ilze Petersons on April 17, 2013, at 11:44 a.m.
Sunday, April 21, 2013 7 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Peace & Justice Center of Eastern Maine, 96 Harlow Street, Bangor , ME For more information: Ilze Petersons; 207-942-9343; peacectr.org “Climate of Doubt” will be shown on Sunday, April 21st at 7:00 p.m. the Peace & Justice Center of Eastern …
 
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