August 28 (+ thru part of September): Exhibit of art inspired by Henry David Thoreau’s visit to the Maine Woods displayed, opening on the 28th, 5-7 PM, Viles Arboretum, 153 Hospital St., Augusta (+ on display into September). Mark Desmeules, email@example.com.
August 30: “Long Distance Revolutionary” film about Mumia Abu Jamal shown, 7 PM, Library, Blue Hill. Peninsula Peace and Justice, Judy or Peter, 326-4405.
September 2: Labor Day celebration with music, speakers, food, auction, and more, 4-about 8 PM, Solidarity Center, 20 Ivers St., Brewer. Food AND medicine, 989-5860 or foodandmedicine.org.
September 6: Health and Safety retreat for workers and supporters, 9 AM-3:30 PM, Mechuwana Camp, Winthrop. Maine Labor Group on Health, firstname.lastname@example.org.
September 6: EqualityMaine Community Celebration Banquet, 5:30 PM, Hilton Garden inn, Haskell Rd., Bangor. EqualityMaine, 761-3732 or www.equalitymaineorg.
September 10-11: Speaking Up for Us Self Advocacy conference and 20th anniversary celebration for people with disabilities (also looking for vendors), all day, Best Western, 375 Main St, Waterville. Monique, 476-5500 or email@example.com.
September 15-October 15: Hispanic Heritage Month in Portland and possibly other Maine locations. Ricardo Cabezas, Centro Latino Maine, 409-5280 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
September 20-22: Common Ground Country Fair, 9 AM-5 or 6 PM, Crosby Brook Rd., Unity. Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association, 568-4142 or www.mofga.org.
September 27-29: GROW (GrassRoots Organizing Workshops) annual organizer training weekend, Bryant Pond 4-H Camp, Bryant Pond. Iggy, 415-4458 or Jacqui, 284-3358 or email@example.com to register.
September 27-29: “War Tax Resistance in Connection: Helping Us Help Each Other” annual gathering of war tax resisters/supporters, Amazing Planet Farm, Williamsville, VT. For travel from Maine, Larry Dansinger, 525-7776 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
September 29: “War on Whistleblowers” film shown, 7 PM, Peace and Justice Center of Eastern Maine, 96 Harlow St., Bangor. Call 942-9343 or email@example.com.
October 4-6: “Awakening Our Passion, Living in Compassion: The Embodied Spirituality of Nonviolent Communication” workshop, Bar Harbor. Peggy Smith, 789-5299 or www.mainenvcnetwork.org.
October 4-6: Harvest Ball with music, social action information, info on marijuana liberation, Bijah Hill, Starks. Contact via www.HarrysHill.net.
October 5: Transition Towns gathering with national organizers, Portland, time/location TBA. Rachel Lyn Rumson, 332-7224 or resiliencehub. wordpress.com.
October 5-12: Keep Space for Peace Week with events in Maine and beyond, Global Network against Weapons and Nuclear Power in Space, 443-9502 or www.space4peace.org.