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General Announcements

Join League of Women Voters Lehigh County - HERE!
Join League of Women Voters Northampton County - HERE!

Lehigh Valley Governmental Meeting Schedules - HERE
LEPOCO Peace and Justice Community Information
- HERE!

Nurture Nature Center in Easton Calendar - HERE!
Kirkridge Retreat and Study Center - HERE!
Rodale Institute Calendar - HERE!
Free Speech TV Online - HERE!
Keystone Progress Daily News - HERE!
Lehigh Valley Vanguard Magazine - HERE!
Bethlehem Food Co-Op News - HERE!
PA Budget and Policy Center Info - HERE!
Lehigh Valley Humanist Events - HERE!
Voters in Pennsylvania can now register online - HERE!
Fair Districts PA Calendar of Events - HERE!
Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund Info - HERE!
Building Channels for Change in Phila - HERE!
Bethlehem For Good Government group - HERE!

Monthly Calendar


Lawn signs in support of the idea of
Making Your Neighborhood A Welcoming Neighborhood. Click HERE for info about this project of the UUCLV social action committee.


Fri. May 26, 7:15 PM - Fourth Friday Films presents a program on Gender Equality and Justice at the Unitarian Universalist Church of the Lehigh Valley, 424 Center St., Bethlehem. The program will use parts of the 1990 film "The Handmaid's Tale" which is seeing a reprise in the face of the current threats to women's reproductive rights. The discussion will center on the ethical challenges of eugenics in America in the present day.

Fri. May 26 and any other day - Ongoing program to Stand-Up and Eat-Out in support diverse communities until immigrants are protected and safe. A message from Erika Sutherland of Muhlenberg College. Call LEPOCO for list of restaurants.

Sat. May 27, 9 AM - LEPOCO Peace-A-Thon for Bikers and Walkers starting at Christmas City Fairgrounds, Main and Lehigh Sts., Bethlehem. Join other LEPOCO supporters in this fun fundraiser where we enjoy the great outdoors, get healthy exercise, enjoy refreshments, enjoy visiting with other riders and walkers and help raise funds for local peace work. Info at 610-691-8730

Sat. May 27, Noon to 2 - Horsham Drone War Command Center Protest Rally in Montgomery County at Easton and County Line Rd. A carpool from LV will leave at 10:45 AM from the Hellertown Park and Ride, near Rt. 412 and I-78 behind Turkey hill. Call LEPOCO at 610-691-8730 for info. (last Sat of month)

Sat. May 27, 3-5 PM - Community Dialogue on Race sponsored by Power Northeast in Allentown, 916 W. Turner Street at Resurrected Life Center. Program is about bringing people together for conversations that help us face our own fears about race and difference, unlearn internalized beliefs, and deepen skills of listening and communicating with one another with honesty and integrity. (4th Sat)

Sun. May 28, 9-10:15 AM -  Breakfast Forum at the Unitarian Universalist Church of the Lehigh Valley. Click HERE for info.

Tues. May 30 - Resist Tuesdays Actions -  HERE! (every Tues)

Tues. May 30, Noon - Tuesdays with Toomey in Allentown at 1150 S. Cedar Crest Blvd. - HERE! (every Tues)

Tues. May 30, 3:30 PM - Lehigh Valley Committee Against State Killing Meeting, at LEPOCO Peace Center, 313 W. 4th St., Bethlehem.  Everyone interested in working to end the death penalty in Pennsylvania is invited to attend.  Call 610-691-8730 for more information. (last Tues)

Tues. May 30, 7 PM - Mid-Atlantic Renewable Energy Association (MAREA) Meeting at TEK Park, 9999 Hamilton Boulevard, Breinigsville, PA 18031.  Info at 610-682-4300 or themarea@gmail.com, and click HERE! (last Tues of month)

Tues. May 30, 7-9 PM - POWER Northeast's Weekly Community Meetings at 916 W. Turner St., Allentown. Building community power against inequitable systems that have historically negatively impacted Black, Latino, working class, and poor communities in the Lehigh Valley. Click HERE for info. (every Tues)

Wed. May 31, 5:30 PM - Fight for Fair Public Education Funding Rally in Allentown, 7th and Hamilton, sponsored by Make the Road Pa. Click HERE for info.


Thurs. June 1, 7 PM - Fair Districts PA Update Conference Call. Call-in number is 641-715-3580 and the access code is 594190. (1st and 3rd Thurs)

Fri. June 2 to Sun. June 4 - 2017 Left Forum in NYC. Click HERE for info and registration.


Fri. June 2, 11 to 1 PM - Beyond Capitalism Working Group at Moravian College PPHAC Rm 301 Click HERE for info. (every Fri)


Fri. June 2, 7 PM - LEPOCO Popcorn and Politics at the LEPOCO Peace Center, 313 W. 4th St., south Bethlehem. Please bring a snack or beverage to share. Click HERE for info or call 610-691-8730. (1st Fri).

Sat. June 3, Noon - First Saturday Drone Death March in Philadelphia at 
12th and Arch. Info from Marge Van Cleef at 203-804-3013. (1st Sat) 

Sat. June 3, 2 PM - Citizens Climate Lobby Monthly Conference Call. Click HERE for info. (1st Sat)

Sun. June 4, 9-10:15 AM -  Breakfast Forum at the Unitarian Universalist Church of the Lehigh Valley. Click HERE for info.

Sun. June 4, 10:30 AM - LV Humanist Meeting at the Bradbury-Sullivan Community Center, 522 West Maple St., Allentown. Click HERE for info. (1st Sun) 

Sun. June 4, 6 PM - Pizza and Politics presents Civics for Grownups at 234 E. Main St., Kutztown. A local civic teacher has developed a seminar and this will be the first public presentation before taking on the road. RSVP to fainejackson@gmail.com for info.

Mon. June 5 - Harrisburg Rally to Demand a People's Budget. Click HERE for info. Capitol Rotunda - 11 AM for Disabilities Funding Rally and Noon for PA's Choice Budget Rally.

Mon. June 5, 6 PM - Lehigh Valley Caffeinated TV Show Streamed LivePlease join us for our weekly show for local progressive news of national significance. Click HERE! (every Monday)

Mon. June 5, 2017 - World Environment Day - Click HERE for info. (yearly on this date)

Mon. June 5, 7 PM - Lehigh Valley Sierra Club Meeting at Northampton Community College Fowler Center,  Northampton Community College Fowler 511 E. 3rd St., Bethlehem Southside. Click HERE for more info. (1st Mon)

Mon. June 5, 6:30 PM - Lehigh Valley Food and Water Watch Meeting at Bethlehem Wegman's, Rt. 512. (usually 1st Mon)


Tues. June 6 - Resist Tuesdays Actions -  HERE! (every Tues)

Tues. June 6, Noon - Tuesdays with Toomey in Allentown at 1150 S. Cedar Crest Blvd. - HERE! (every Tues)

Tues. June 6, 6 PM - LEPOCO First Tuesday Book Club at the 
Bethlehem Public Library in the second floor meeting room. Click HERE for info or call Mimi Lang at 610-866-2407. (1st Tues)

Tues. June 6, 6:30 PM - Lehigh Valley For All Meeting in Bethlehem at United Steelworkers Hall, 53 E. Lehigh St., Bethlehem. Info at Lehigh Valley For All or tomtharring@aol.com. (1st Tues)

Tues. June 6 and June 20, 6:30 to 9 PM - Power Northeast Potluck (6:30) and Meeting (7-9) at Resurrected Life Community Church, 144 9th St., Allentown. (1st and 3rd Tues)

Tues. June 6, 7 PM - First Tuesday "Move To Amend" Local Action Webinar Training. Click HERE for info and to sign up. (1st Tues)

Tues. June 6, 7 PM - Lehigh Valley Gay Men's Chorus Rehearsal at Wesley United Methodist Church, 2540 N. Center Street, Bethlehem. New people welcome. Click HERE for info. (every Tues)

Wed. June 7, 3:30 PM - Lehigh Valley Coalition Against State Killing (LV-CASK) Meeting at LEPOCO Peace Center, 313 W. Fourth St., Bethlehem.  Currently working on supporting the death penalty moratorium in PA.  Everyone welcome. Call 610-691-8730 for info. (1st Wed) 

Wed. June 7, 4:30 to 6 PM - Watershed Coalition of the LV Monthly Meeting at Illick's Mill in Bethlehem. Click HERE for info. (1st Wed)

Wed. June 7, 6 PM - Make the Road PA Weekly Meeting in Allentown, 115 N. 8th St. Join us for our weekly meeting to discuss strategies to fight for $15, protect the environment, fight for immigrants and Latinos in PA. A meal is provided. Click HERE for website. (Wed weekly)

Wed. June 7, 7 PM - Lehigh Valley Friends of CeaseFirePA and Moms Demand Action Joint Meeting at the Unitarian Universalist Church of the Lehigh Valley, 424 Center Street, Bethlehem. Dr. Peter Langman will discuss the PA Senate's recent efforts to pass legislation that would allow teachers and other school employees to carry concealed firearms on school property. Also, Shira Goodman, the Executive Director of CeaseFirePA will give training on how to be a more effective advocate with your elected representatives.
Click HERE for info.


Wed. June 7, 7-9 PM - Allentown Weekly Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance Meeting at First Presbyterian Church, 3231 Tilghman St., Allentown. Click HERE for website. (every Wed)

Wed. June 7, 9 PM - Weekly National People's Agenda Conference Call!  Click HERE to register. (each Wed)

Wed. June 7, 9 PM - Know Drones Weekly Conference CallClick HERE for info. (Wed. weekly)

Wed. June 7, 9 PM - PDA Economic and Social Justice Conference Call. Click HERE for info. (1st Wed)

Thurs. June 8, 4:30-5:30 PM - Monthly Peace VigilThird and Wyandotte Sts. Bethlehem(2nd Thurs)

Thurs. June 8, 6:30 - 8 PM - MAREA Environmental Book Discussion at Kutztown Community Library, 70 Bieber Alley. Click HERE for info on book of the month. Click HERE for the MAREA website. (2nd Thurs)

Thurs. June 8, 7 PM - ACLU Lehigh Valley Chapter Meeting at the Unitarian Universalist Church of the Lehigh Valley, 424 Center St., Bethlehem. Click HERE for information. All Welcome! (2nd Thurs)

Thurs. June 8, 7 PM - Dinner and Environmental Movie at the Ship Inn, Milford NJ. RSVP to Susan Schirmer at soupys@att.net. (2nd Thurs)

Thurs. June 8, 7 PM - Fair Districts PA Update Conference Call. Call-in number is 641-715-3580 and the access code is 594190. (1st and 3rd Thurs)

Fri. June 9, 10-12 AM - Beyond Capitalism Working Group  at Moravian College Haupert Union Building. Stop at the HUP desk to inquire about the room location as it sometimes changes. (2nd Fri)

Fri. June 9 to Sun. June 11 - 2017 Peoples Summit: Beyond Resistance to A People's Movement for a Just World in Chicago. Click HERE for info.

Sat. June 10, 5 PM - NAACP Easton Freedom Fund Banquet at Holiday Inn Easton, 90 Kunkle Dr.  Info at 484-903-6474

Sun. June 11, 1-5 PM - Planned Parenthood Cheers f
or Choice at Allentown Brew Works, 812 W. Hamilton St. to celebrate the 100 years of PP.  Click HERE for info.

Mon. June 12, 7 PM - LEPOCO Action Meeting at the LEPOCO Peace Center, 313 W. 4th St., Bethlehem. All members and friends are welcome at this business meeting where the organization's activities are review and set.  Call LEPOCO at 610-691-8730 for info. (2nd Mon)

Mon. June 12, 7 PM - LV Humanist Book Club at Hello Burrito in Bethlehem. Click HERE for info. (2nd Mon)

Mon. June 12, 9 PM - PDA National ERA 3-State Strategy Conference Call - Click HERE for info. (2nd Mon)

Tues. June 13 - Resist Tuesdays Actions -  HERE! (every Tues)

Tues. June 13, Noon - Tuesdays with Toomey in Allentown at 1150 S. Cedar Crest Blvd. - HERE! (every Tues)

Tues. June 13, 6 PM - Lehigh Valley Citizen's Climate Lobby Meeting at Northampton Community College Fowler Center, Rm 525, 11 E. 3rd St. Bethlehem. Potluck followed by meeting at 6:30. Info at 610-258-0528. (Tues. after 2nd Sat) 

Tues. June 13, 6:30 to 8:45 PM - Alliance for Sustainable Communities Monthly Meeting at Moravian College, HUB, Air Products Room. Open to all interested in the Alliance. Click HERE for info. (usually 2nd Tues)

Tues. June 13, 9 PM - PDA End Wars and Occupations - Redirect Funding Conference Call. Click HERE for info. (2nd Tues)

Wed. June 14, 1 to 3 PM - Progressive Democrats of America Monthly Round TableClick HERE for info about the event. Click HERE for live streaming. (2nd Wed)

Thurs. June 15, 7 PM - Fair Districts PA Update Conference Call. Call-in number is 641-715-3580 and the access code is 594190. (1st and 3rd Thurs)

Sat. June 17 - Women's March and Rally to Ban the Bomb in New York City to support the governments meeting at the United Nations to negotiate a treaty banning nuclear weapons. LEPOCO is planning transportation to NYC. 

Sat. June 17, 3-5 PM - POWER Northeast Community Dialogues on Race at 916 W. Turner St. Allentown. Click HERE for info. (3rd Sat.)


Sat. June 17, 6 to 10 PM - Sustain-A-Ball at Allentown Brew Works at 812 Hamilton St. Sponsored by ReNewLV. Click HERE for info and tickets.

Mon. June 19, 6-8 PM - Fix It: Healthcare at the Tipping Point Screening and Talk Back at the Civic Theatre Studio 514, 514 N. 19th St. Allentown. Seating is limited, so you must register for this event. Click HERE to register. Richard Master, producer of the film will join the discussion.


Tues. June 20 - Resist Tuesdays Actions -  HERE! (every Tues)

Tues. June 20, Noon - Tuesdays with Toomey in Allentown at 1150 S. Cedar Crest Blvd. - HERE! (every Tues)

Wed. June 21, 5-7 PM - Green Drinks Lehigh Valley at Allentown Brew Works, 812 Hamilton St. Click HERE for info.

Wed. June 21, 6-8 PM - Big Pharma Screening and Talk Back at the Civic Theatre Studio 514, 514 N. 19th St. Allentown. Seating is limited, so you must register for this event. Click HERE to register. Richard Master, producer of the film will join the discussion.

Wed. June 21, 8-9:30 PM (EST) - Move to Amend WebinarClick HERE for info. (3rd Wed)

Thurs. June 22, 7 PM - Fair Districts PA Update Conference Call. Call-in number is 641-715-3580 and the access code is 594190. (1st and 3rd Thurs)

Tues. June 27 - Resist Tuesdays Actions -  HERE! (every Tues)

Tues. June 27, Noon - Tuesdays with Toomey in Allentown at 1150 S. Cedar Crest Blvd. - HERE! (every Tues)

Tues. June 27, 7-9 PM - LV Humanists Book Club at Pies On Pizzeria, 601 Front St., Catasauqua. Click HERE for info. (4th Tues)

Tues. June 27, 9 PM PDA Clean, Fair, Transparent Elections Conference Call! Click HERE for info. (4th Tues)

Sat. July 1, 2017 - United Nations International Day of Cooperatives HERE! (1st Sat. in July)

Mon. July 17, 6:30 PM - Bethlehem Food Co-Op Meeting. Click HERE for info. (3nd Mon. quarterly)

Thurs. July 27, 6:30 PM - Meeting of The Weston A. Price Foundation - Lehigh Valley Chapter at the United Steelworkers Hall, Lehigh Street, Bethlehem. Free admission. Click HERE for info.  (4th Thurs. quarterly)

Wed. Aug 2 to Sun. Aug. 6 - 2017 Democracy Convention in Minnesota, Twin Cities. Click HERE for registration and information.

Thurs. Aug. 10 to Sun Aug. 13 - Netroots Nation 2017 in Atlanta. Click HERE for info. 


Fri. Sept. 15, 2017 - United Nations International Day of Democracy - Click HERE for info. (yearly on this date)

Thurs. Sept. 21, 2017 - International Peace Day!  Click HERE for info. (yearly on this date)

Mon. Oct. 9, 2017 - Indigenous Peoples' Day - Click HERE! (2nd Mon in Oct)

Mon. Oct. 16, 2017 - World Food Day!  A day of action against hunger when people around the world come together to declare their commitment to eradicate hunger. Click HERE for info. (yearly on this date)

Fri. Dec. 1, 2017 - World AIDS Day - Click HERE for info. (yearly)


Sun. Dec. 10, 2017 - International Human Rights Day - Click HERE for info. (yearly)

Fri. Dec. 15, 2017 - Bill of Rights Day - Click HERE for info. (yearly)

Tues. Feb. 20, 2018 - World Day of Social Justice - Click HERE for info. (yearly)


Thurs. March 8, 2018 - International Women's Day. Click HERE for info and 
HERE for inspirational video. (yearly)

Thurs. March 22, 2018 - World Water Day - Click HERE for info. (yearly on this date)