January 25 (snow date: Jan. 26). “American Winter” film shown (effects of the economic crisis on working people in US), 2 PM, B Street Community Center, 57 Birch St., Lewiston. No Class, 525-7776.
February 1: Ellen Davidson, Tarak Kauff, and Yonatan Shapira will talk and show slides about Israel/Palestine conflict and proposed boycott of Israeli products, 7 PM, Curtis Library, Brunswick. Dud Hendrick, Veterans for Peace, email@example.com.
February 1 (snow date: Feb. 2): Annual workshop/planning meeting for war tax resisters and supporters in Maine, 10 AM-3 PM, Mediation and Facilitation Resources, 11 King St., Augusta. Call Larry, Maine WTR Resource Center, 525-7776.
February 7: Deadline for Maine Initiatives “Grants for Change” proposals to be received. Call 622-6294 or www.maineinitiatives.org.
February 8 (snow date: Feb. 9: “Rights-Based Ordinances” conference on local sovereignty for food, water, environment, etc., 1 PM on with potluck and music in the evening, Happy Acres Hall, 3704 Bennoch Rd., Alton. Stop the East-West Corridor, 495-3648 or www.stopthecorridor.org.
February 8 (snow date: Feb. 15): “Growing Good Seed: From the Ground Up” workshop on seed saving, 12 noon-6 PM, U/Maine, Farmington. MOFGA, 568-4142 or www.mofga.org.
February 15 (snow date: Feb. 22): “Principle Six: The Cooperative Future of Food in Maine” workshop on developing food cooperatives in Maine, 9 AM-4 PM, Mediation and Facilitation Resources building, 11 King St., Augusta. Paul Sheridan, Cooperative Maine, 338-0350 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
February 15: David Swanson, author of “War No More,” speaks on war and peace issues in Portland-Brunswick area and possibly another venue, time/location TBA. Martha Spiess, 865-3802 or email@example.com.
February 16: “Dirty Wars” film shown (Jeremy Scahill on US covert wars), 6 PM, Peace and Justice Center, 96 Harlow St. #100, Bangor. Call 942-9343 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.peacectr.org.
February 18: Organic Orcharding workshop, 6-8 PM, Free Library, Belfast. Kate Harris, Belfast Co-op, 338-2532.
February 19: “Half the Earth” film shown (women creating social change), 6 PM, Free Library, Belfast. Call Meredith, 338-5089.
February 25: Citizen Action Day on environmental legislation (w/update and lobbying to follow), 9 AM-1 PM, State Capitol, Augusta. Natural Resources Council of Maine, 430-0115 (Todd) or email@example.com.