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 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 28: “What Do We Do When the Grid Goes Down?” workshop on home-generated energy, 9 AM-12:30 PM, Town Hall, Dexter and other locations in the PM. Dexter-Dover Area Towns in Transition, 277-4221 or email@example.com.
September 29: “War on Whistleblowers” film shown, 7 PM, Peace and Justice Center of Eastern Maine, 96 Harlow St., Bangor. Call 942-9343 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
October 1: Maine Women’s Summit on Economic Security, 9 AM-5 PM, Civic Center, Augusta. Maine Women’s Policy Center, 622-0851 x25 or mewomensummit.bpt.me.
October 2: Mental Health Community Commitment workshop, part of Mental Illness Awareness Week, 4-7 PM, Jewett Hall, U/Maine, Augusta. NAMI Maine, 1-800-464-5767.
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, 10 AM-4 PM, Allen Ave. U-U Church, Portland. Rachel Lyn Rumson, 332-7224 or resiliencehub. wordpress.com. Also talk on Oct. 4, 6 PM, Portland location TBA, by national organizer Rob Hopkins,