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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


Complete LV Progressive Events Calendar. 

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Lehigh University Research Study looking for parents and children to participate. Click Here of information about the study and a way for families to sign up.


Tues. Sept. 26 - National Voter Registration Day - Here  (4th Tues in Sept)


Tues. Sept. 26, 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. Sept. 26, Noon - Tuesdays with Toomey in Allentown at 1150 S. Cedar Crest Blvd. - HERE! (every Tues)

Tues. Sept. 26, 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)

Tues. Sept. 26 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. Sept. 26, 7-9 PM - LV Humanists Book Club at Pies On Pizzeria, 601 Front St., Catasauqua. Click HERE for info. (4th Tues)

Tues. Sept. 26, 9 PM PDA Clean, Fair, Transparent Elections Conference Call! Click HERE for info. (4th Tues)

Wed. Sept. 27, 6:30 Pm - Screening of  Fix It: Healthcare at the Tipping Point in Bethlehem at the USW Hall, 53 E. Lehigh St. Hosted by Lehigh Valley for All. Q and A with Director Vincent Mondillo following the film. Click Here for info.


Wed. Sept. 27, 8 PM - Good Government Pa Monthly Statewide Conference Call with updates from Fair Districts Pa on redistricting reform, legislation tracking ideas from UUPLAN, and future plans for March on Harrisburg. Click HERE for info on joining the call. All welcome!

Thurs. Sept. 28, 4:45 to 7:30 PM - "Straight Talk on Crooked Lines: The Impact of Gerrymandering on the Democracy Process" in Philadelphia, Morgan Lewis Law Firm, 1701 Market St. Panel includes Carol Kuniholm, Michael Li, Deuel Ross and Ben Geffen. Click Here for info and tickets. 

Thurs. Sept. 28, 5:30 PM - Fourth Thursday Film Series presents "Requiem For The American Dream" with Noam Chomsky talking about the concentration of wealth and power in the hands of a select few at the Allentown Art Museum, 31 N. 5th St. Free. For info call 610-432-4333.

Thurs. Sept. 28, 6-8 PM - Lehigh Valley Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ) Meeting at 20 Evans St. Bethlehem (above Cantelmi's Hardware). Website about SURJ. Click HERE for info. (4th Thurs)

Fri. Sept. 29, 11 to 1 PM - Beyond Capitalism Working Group at Moravian College PPHAC Rm 301 Click HERE for info. (every Fri)

Sat. Sept. 30, 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. Sept. 30, 11 AM - NextGen Rising community day of action in Bethlehem.  We will knock on doors, meet our neighbors, and engage with voters from 18-40 in Bethlehem. Meet at the Cafe the Lodge, 427 E. 4th St., Bethlehem. Call Elizabeth, Youth Field Organizer for Bethlehem/Easton at 410-459-1919 for info and let her know you will be there. (every other week in Bethlehem)

Sat. Sept. 30, 1 PM - Screening of "The Children of Hiroshima" at the Bethlehem Area Public Library. Post film discussion moderated by Phil Reiss, Lehigh Valley Veterans for Peace.

Sat. Sept. 30, 10:30 to 1 PM - Allentown Young Voters Canvass is led by NextGen Allentown, and is reaching out to voters between 18-40 years about what issues determine how they vote. Meet at 115 N 8th St. Call 856-383-4466 for more info. (every Sat)

Sun. Oct. 1, 9 AM - Breakfast Forum at the Unitarian Universalist Church of the Lehigh Valley, 424 Center St., Bethlehem. Click Here for information on topics.

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

Sun. Oct. 1, 11:30 AM - "Blessing of Transgender Journeys" at Metropolitan Community Church of the Lehigh Valley, 1401 Greenview Drive, Bethlehem. MCCLV celebrates the wholeness and holiness of transgender people with a spiritual blessing. All ages welcome.

Sun. Oct. 1, 6 to 7:30 PM - Live Stream of "The Gathering: A Time of Reflection, Revival and Resistance" from Raleigh NC with Rev. William Barber.


Mon. Oct. 2, 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. Oct. 2, 6:30 PM - Lehigh Valley Food and Water Watch Meeting at Bethlehem Wegmans, Rt. 512. (usually 1st Mon)

Tues. Oct. 3, Noon - Tuesdays with Toomey in Allentown at 1150 S. Cedar Crest Blvd. - HERE! (every Tues)

Tues. Oct. 3, 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)

Tues. Oct. 3, 6 PM - LEPOCO First Tuesday Book Club. Click HERE for info or call Mimi Lang at 610-866-2407. (1st Tues)

Tues. Oct. 3, 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. Oct. 3, 7 PM - First Tuesday "Move To Amend" Local Action Webinar Training. Click HERE for info and to sign up. (1st Tues)

Tues. Oct. 3, 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. Oct. 4, 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. Oct. 4, 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. Oct. 45:40-8:10 PM - Allentown Young Voters Canvass is led by NextGen Allentown, and is reaching out to voters .18-40 years about what issues determine how they vote. Meet at 115 N 8th St. (every Wed)

Wed. Oct. 4, 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. Oct. 4, 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. Oct. 4, 9 PM - Weekly National People's Agenda Conference Call!  Click HERE to register. (each Wed)

Wed. Oct. 4, 9 PM - Know Drones Weekly Conference CallClick HERE for info. (Wed. weekly)

Wed. Oct. 4, 9 PM - PDA Economic and Social Justice Conference Call. Click HERE for info. (1st Wed)

Thurs. Oct. 5, 7 PM - Screening of "Awake: A Dream from Standing Rock" at Grace Episcopal Church, 4th and Linden, Allentown. First of 4 screenings in Social Justice Film Series. Co-sponsored by POWER Northeast. Free Will Donation. Talk back following the film. Click Here for info.

Thurs. Oct. 5, 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. Oct. 6, 11-1 PM - 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. (every Fri)

Fri. Oct. 6, 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. Oct. 7, Noon - First Saturday Drone Death March in Philadelphia at 
12th and Arch. Info from Marge Van Cleef at 203-804-3013. (1st Sat)

Sat. Oct. 7, 10 AM - NextGen Rising community day of action in Easton.  We will knock on doors, meet our neighbors, and engage with voters from 18-40 in Easton. Meet at the Easton Public Market.  Call Elizabeth, Youth Field Organizer for Bethlehem/Easton at 410-459-1919 for info and let her know you will be there. (every other week in Easton)

Sat. Oct. 7, 2 PM - Citizens Climate Lobby Monthly Conference Call. Click HERE for info. (1st Sat)

Sun. Oct. 8 - CROP Hunger Walks in Bethlehem and Allentown. Click links for details.

Sun. Oct. 8, 9 AM - Breakfast Forum at the Unitarian Universalist Church of the Lehigh Valley, 424 Center St., Bethlehem. Click Here for information on topics.

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

Mon. Oct. 9, 11:30 AM - League of Women Voters Lehigh County Hot Topics Luncheon. Click Here for info and registration. (2nd Mon)

Mon. Oct. 9, 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. (2nd Mon)

Mon. Oct. 9, 6 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. Oct. 9, 7 PM - LV Humanist Book Club at Hello Burrito in Bethlehem. Click HERE for info. (2nd Mon)

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

Tues. Oct. 10, Noon - Tuesdays with Toomey in Allentown at 1150 S. Cedar Crest Blvd. - HERE! (every Tues)

Tues. Oct. 10, 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)

Tues. Oct. 10, 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. Oct. 10, 9 PM - PDA End Wars and Occupations - Redirect Funding Conference Call. Click HERE for info. (2nd Tues)

Wed. Oct. 115:40-8:10 PM - Allentown Young Voters Canvass is led by NextGen Allentown, and is reaching out to voters 18-40 years about what issues determine how they vote. Meet at 115 N 8th St. Call 856-383-4466 for more info. (every Wed)

Wed. Oct. 11, 5:30-7:30 PM - Green Drinks Lehigh Valley at Allentown Brew Works, 812 Hamilton St. Click HERE for info. (2nd Wed)

Wed. Oct. 11, 6 to 8 PM - Civics for Grownups Seminars in Topton. Click Here for info and registration.


Thurs. Oct. 12, 7 PM - Dinner and Environmental Movie at the Ship Inn, Milford NJ. RSVP to Susan Schirmer at soupys@att.net. (2nd Thurs)

Thurs. Oct. 12, 4:30-5:30 PM - Monthly Peace Vigil, Third and Wyandotte Sts. Bethlehem. (2nd Thurs)

Thurs. Oct. 12, 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. Oct. 12, 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)

Fri. Oct. 13, 11 to 1 PM - Beyond Capitalism Working Group at Moravian College PPHAC Rm 301 Click HERE for info. (every Fri)

Sat. Oct. 14, 9 AM to 5 PM (8 AM registation) - Reclaim Our Democracy: The Pennsylvania Conference to End Gerrymandering in Harrisburg, Crowne Plaza Harrisburg, 23 S. 2nd St.  Click Here for info and registration.

Sun. Oct. 15 - CROP Hunger Walk in Easton. Click link for details.

Sun. Oct. 15, 10 AM - Screening of Fix It: Healthcare at the Tipping Point, hosted by the Metropolitan Community Church of the Lehigh Valley, 1401 Greenview Drive, Bethlehem.

Mon. Oct. 16, 6:30 PM - Bethlehem Food Co-Op Meeting. Click HERE for info. (3nd Mon. quarterly)

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)

Mon. Oct. 16, 6:30 PM - Bethlehem Food Co-Op Meeting. Click HERE for info. (3nd Mon. quarterly)

Tues. Oct. 17, 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)

Wed. Oct. 18, 6 to 8 PM - Civics for Grownups Seminars in Blandon. Click Here for info and registration.

Wed. Oct. 18, 6:30 to 7:45 PM - One Read Book Conversation at the Bethlehem Area Public Library on "Tears We Cannot Stop: A Sermon to White America" by Dr. Michael Eric Dyson. Panelist include Rev. Dr. Craig Atwood, Rev. Dr. Gregory  Edwards and Laura Lawrence. Sponsored by the Bethlehem Public Library and the American Association of University Women.

Wed. Oct. 18, 7 to 9 PM - Lehigh Valley Fair District Pa Meeting at the UU Church of the Lehigh Valley, 424 Center St., Bethlehem. Join the statewide effort for redistricting reform. 

Thurs. Oct. 19 - Northampton Community College presents the 8th Annual Peace and Justice Conference entitled "Talking Peace" with keynote speaker Rinku Sen, Executive Director of Race Forward. Her talk will take place at 11 AM in the Lipkin Theatre.

Sat. Oct. 21, 3-5 PM - POWER Northeast Community Dialogues on Race at 916 W. Turner St. Allentown. Click HERE for info. (3rd Sat.)

Thurs. Oct. 26, 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)

Fri. Oct. 27, 7:15 PM - Fourth Friday Films presents "Securing the Vote/Elections in 2017 and Beyond" at the Unitarian Universalist Church of the Lehigh Valley, 424 Center St., Bethlehem. A look at the why we need a voter marked paper ballot so our elections can be audited and recounted.

Fri. Oct. 27 - 1st U.S. Rights of Nature Symposium sponsored by the Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund at Tulane University Law School. Free and open to the public. Click HERE for info and live streaming.Wed. Oct. 11, 6 to 8 PM - Civics for Grownups Seminars in Topton. Click Here for info and registration.

Wed. Nov. 8, 6 to 8 PM - Civics for Grownups Seminars in Blandon. Click Here for info and registration.

Wed. Nov. 15, 7 to 9 PM - Lehigh Valley Fair District Pa Meeting at the UU Church of the Lehigh Valley, 424 Center St., Bethlehem. Join the statewide effort for redistricting reform. 

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)

Tues. June 5, 2018 - World Environment Day - Click HERE for info. (yearly on this date)

Sat. July 7, 2018 - United Nations International Day of Cooperatives HERE! (1st Sat. in July)

Sat. Sept. 15, 2018 - United Nations International Day of Democracy - Click HERE for info. (yearly on this date)

Fri. Sept. 21, 2018 - International Peace Day!  Click HERE for info. (yearly on this date)