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Events/Meetings - this week:

 

Monday, September 29, 2014, 7:00-9:00 PM.  Screening:  Welcome to the World.  Join RESULTS and Films for Action to explore poverty and take action in your local community.  Every year 130 million babies are born.  Their life chance are a lottery depending on where.  Films courtesy of Why Poverty?  Location:  Summit on 16th, 82 E. 16th Avenue, Columbus. 

 

Monday, September 29, 2014, 7:00 PM.  Columbus Community Bill of Rights organizational meeting.  Get involved in the effort to put a Columbus city charter amendment on the general ballot, defining our inalienable rights to pure water, clean air, safe soil, and self-governance.  It is time to affirm the rights of our community having primacy over corporate “rights” of the hydrocarbons industry, to pollute and damage our health and property.  Location:  Clintonville-Beechwold Community Resource Center, 14 W. Lakeview Rd., Clintonville.  For more information, see:  http://www.columbusbillofrights.org/   You can download and read the final language of our Columbus Community Bill of Rights from our website.  Click on the large symbol above to access our website, or on the link below. 

 

Monday, September 29, 2014, 7:00 PM.  Care and Share Time Bank Orientation Meeting.  These sessions are designed to introduce the concept to potential members as well as help current members who want to get up to date on our activities and how the software works. If you need to brush up on how to navigate around the website, trouble-shoot, or learn about the new features, join us..and bring a friend who may be interested. One of our exciting new features is the ability to exchange with timebanks all over the world. Location:  Whetstone Library, 3909 N. High (Clintonville).  For more information, please contact Care and Share Time Bank admin@hourworld.org.

 

Monday, September 29, 2014, 7:30 PM.  Youth Beat Radio on WCRS.  Tune in Mondays at 7:30 p.m. on WCRS  102.1 and 98.3 FM or listen online at www.wcrsfm.org.   Youth Beat Radio is sponsored by The School of Environment and Natural Resources at The Ohio State University, Ohio State University Extension, and the Puffin Foundation West.   Location: WCRS 102.1 and 98.3 FM on your radio dial. Program and podcasts here.   For more information, contact youthbeat@osu.edu

 

Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 6:30 PM.  Sierra Club presents a FREE Program on Home Energy Audits.  Discuss what’s involved and what to expect during a home energy audit. Learn about various cash rebates, available incentives and how you can save money. Complimentary snacks, beverages, wine and a raffle for energy saving prizes! Everyone is welcome! Speakers: Greene Solutions - energy assessment and audit service consultants & Mayor Coleman's Chief Environmental Steward, Erin Miller!  Reception 6:30 pm; Presentation 7 - 8:30 pm. Location: OSU Family Practice Building, 2231 N. High St. Room #100 Columbus, OH 43201. Contact: Brian Kunkemoeller <brian.kunkemoeller@sierraclub.org> for more information. See the flyer here

 

Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 5:00 – 10:00 PM.  Columbus Free Press Re-launch Party!  We are still speaking truth to power and bringing central Ohio the other side of the news! Join us for a re-launch of our publication, with:

·         Music, including Miller-Kelton, Uncle John's Statehouse Band and Doctah X

·         L.A. comedian DJ Dangler

·         Speakers, including Harvey Wasserman and others

·         Free Press annual community activism awards ceremony – honoring Free Press 2014 Libby Award winner Teresa Mills and 2014 Free Press Community Organization – Third Hand Bike Shop. 

Food and drink specials will be available from the Shadowbox Bistro (bar and restaurant).
Only  $10!   Low income negotiable.
 
Location:
  Shadowbox Theater Bistro, 503 S Front St #260, Columbus, 43215
 Join our Facebook event: 
https://www.facebook.com/events/559628077475034/
We thank you for reading the Free Press and we look forward to bringing you the best in investigative progressive journalism.

 

Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 7:00 – 9:00 PM.  Voices of Experience:  Columbus.  Capital punishment has been in the news quite a bit lately across the nation and especially here in Ohio. On May 1st, 2014 the Ohio Supreme Court Joint Task Force to Review the Administration of Ohio’s Death Penalty will publish its findings, including 56 recommendations designed to increase the fairness and accuracy of the death penalty in our state.  What are the recommendations, why do they matter and what does all of this have to do with you?  Ohioans to Stop Executions and local concerned organizations are hosting a series of Town Hall Forums featuring regular Ohioans who share their personal experiences with the issue.  Bring your questions! 

Speakers:   

Joe D’Ambrosio, who survived for twenty-three years on Ohio’s death row for a crime he did not commit. In 2012, he become our state’s 6th death row exoneree.

Terry J. Collins, who, as Director of the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction, oversaw more than 30 executions

Charles Keith, who has both lost a loved one to murder and who’s brother was on Ohio’s death row before his sentence was commuted by Governor Strickland.

Judge Stephen L. McIntosh, Vice-Chair of the Ohio Supreme Court Joint Task Force to Review the Administration of Ohio’s Death Penalty.

Free and open to the public.  Location:  Saint James the Less Catholic Church, 1652 Oakland Park Avenue, Columbus, Ohio. 

 

Wednesday, October  1, 2014, 7:00 – 8:00 PM.  Columbus Public Library Tour of  Columbus Community Bill of Rights 101.   Learn how the Citizens led Columbus Charter Amendment will protect our Community from Radioactive and Toxic Industrial Pollution.  30 minute presentation, Questions & Answers.   Location:  Columbus Public Library,  Franklinton Branch, 1061 W. Town St, 43222.  If you’d like more information about this topic, or to schedule an interview with Carolyn Harding or Greg Pace at 614-565-6067 or email Greg at gpace67@gmail.com.  Also see, ColumbusBillofRights.org.

 

Thursday, October 2, 2014, 7:00 PM.  International Socialists Organization – OSU Branch Meeting.   Study Group: Chapter 8 to Conclusion of “The Meaning of Marxism” (Haymarket).  Room 246 in Enarson Classrooms Building, 2009 Milliken Road (at OSU).    Contact ISO Columbus iso.columbus@gmail.com for more information. 

 

Thursday, October 2, 2014, 8:00 PM.  Move To Amend Internet Radio.  Listen to it streaming at:  http://www.blogtalkradio.com/movetoamend and click on “Live.”  Move to Amend brings you voices from the movement to amend the Constitution.  This is a call-in program. Call (646) 652-2345 and press 1 to participate.  Listen in every Thursday - previous programs can also be accessed at the website. 

 

Thursday, October 2, 2014, 6:30 – 8:00 PM.  NEW Voluntary Simplicity Discussion Course.  The new and updated 5-week Earth Institute course will begin with an introduction on 10/2 followed by 5 consecutive Thursday evening classes. Sign up by contacting Ellen <ellenb28@earthlink.net> or call 614-202-8918 for more information. Classes are limited to 12 participants to ensure that everyone's voice is heard. A second class will be added if necessary. Location: Simply Living office, 2350 Indianola Ave. 43202. (In Maynard Ave UMC; free parking on street or in church lot. Enter church on Maynard Ave side.)

 

Thursday, October 2, 2014, 11:00 PM – midnight.  Big Barking Dog Alternative Radio Hour with JP Marat.  Who needs ITunes or Sirius XM when WCRS plays the best alternative music on the planet? Tune in each Thursday night from 11:00 PM till midnight to get current on the newest  Indie releases and catch interviews with local Columbus Ohio musicians and activists.  We stream live on the internet (best way to listen) and also on 98.3 / 102.1 FM.  Podcasts of each show are available for download at no charge. This week we offer a full hour of preeminent alternative guitarist, vocalist and composer Jack White (his bands include: White Stripes, Raconteurs, Death Weather, etc.).  Download the podcast now and build your indie music library.

Big Barking Dog - All Podcasts  http://www.wcrsfm.org/audio/user/1851

Big Barking Dog - Columbus International Film and Video Festival Interview

 http://www.wcrsfm.org/content/jp-marat-bigbarkingdog-columbus-intl-film-video-festival

WCRS Streaming Live   http://wcrsfm.org/wcrslpfm.m3u

 

Saturday, October 4, 2014, The Walk Of The Peacemakers.  Join us, as we bring the spirit of Peace, Hope and Love to this neighborhood, this city, this state, the nation and the world!  Bring your drums, rattles and anything that can make noise!  We are going to be loud and proud in our expression and show that the Power Of Love can overcome the Love Of Power! 

Free supplies will be provided for those wishing to create their own signs and banners from 11AM- 12 PM at Garcia's Restaurant, 2573 N. High, Columbus.  The march begins at 12 PM from Garcia's and heads north for 1.5 miles to North Broadway.  Sponsored by the Condor Eagle Chapterhouse of the Nemenhah, an Indigenous Traditional Organization, designated 501C3.  Like us on Facebook at: www.facebook.com/events/1524332254448018 

 

Saturday, October 4, 2014, 7:00 – 8:30 PM. “Dawn Of A New Light” Native American Flute Concert With Douglas Blue Feather.   Internationally known recording artist, Douglas Blue Feather, will perform a concert on the Native American flute on Saturday, October 4, from 7-8:30 PM at the Christian Spiritualist Temple, 77 S. 6th Street, in downtown Columbus.  General admission is $20 or by a love offering for the unemployed. 

 

Monday, October 6, 2014, 7:00-9:00 PM.  Screening:  Park Avenue.  Join RESULTS and Films for Action to explore poverty and take action in your local community.  How much inequality is too much?  Park Avenue is home to some of America’s wealthiest people, but just ten minutes north, more than half the population rely on food stamps to survive.   Location:  Summit on 16th, 82 E. 16th Avenue, Columbus. 

 

Monday, October 6, 2014, 7:00 PM.  Columbus Community Bill of Rights organizational meeting.  Get involved in the effort to put a Columbus city charter amendment on the general ballot, defining our inalienable rights to pure water, clean air, safe soil, and self-governance.  It is time to affirm the rights of our community having primacy over corporate “rights” of the hydrocarbons industry, to pollute and damage our health and property.  Location:  Clintonville-Beechwold Community Resource Center, 14 W. Lakeview Rd., Clintonville.  For more information, see:  http://www.columbusbillofrights.org/   You can download and read the final language of our Columbus Community Bill of Rights from our website.  Click on the large symbol above to access our website, or on the link below.