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- 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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Upcoming Event to mark on your calendar!

Mon. April 16, 2:30 PM - Reclaiming Our Democracy Rally for passage of HB 722 and SB 22 in Harrisburg at the Capital Rotunda.  Save the date! Click Here for info.
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Thurs. Feb. 22, 1-2 PM - Webinar on Technology for Political Campaigns and Movements. Click Here for info and registration.

Thurs. Feb. 22, 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. Feb 23 to Sun. Feb. 25 - "Diary of Anne Frank" at the Charles Brown Ice House, 56 River St, Bethlehem. Friday at 7, Sat. at 1 and 5, and Sunday at 2. Performed by the PA Youth Theatre. $15. For info - 610-332-4400.


Fri Feb. 23 to Sun. Feb. 25 - "Disgraced" at Lafayette College, Weiss Theater, Buck Hall at 7:30 PM (except Feb. 25 at 2). This play is described as liberal pieties which clash violently with starkly conservative attitudes.  $10. Call Lafayette for more info.

Fri. Feb. 23, 7 PM - Fourth Friday Film Series presents "Big Pharma: Market Failure" at the Unitarian Universalist Church of the Lehigh Valley, 424 Center Street, Bethlehem. Click Here for info.


Sat. Feb. 24, 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)

Sun. Feb. 25, 9 AM - Breakfast Forum at the Unitarian Universalist Church of the Lehigh Valley, 424 Center St., Bethlehem. Click Here for information on topics.

Mon. Feb. 26, 7 PM - Lehigh Valley Fair Districts Pa Update and Action Meeting at the Macungie Institute, 510 E. Main St., Macungie. Click Here for info and RSVP.

Tues. Feb. 27, 3:30 PM - Lehigh Valley Committee Against State Killing Meeting, at LEPOCO Peace Center, 313 W. 4th St., Bethlehem.  Everyone interested in working to repeal the death penalty in Pennsylvania is invited to attend.  Call 610-691-8730 for more information. (last Tues)

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

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

Wed. Feb. 28, 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. Feb. 28, 4-6 PM - Creating Legislative Districts: Why the Fuss over Reapportionment at Alvernia University, Francis Hall Theater, Reading.Panel discussion! Click Here for info and registration.


Wed. Feb. 28, 7-9 PM - A Celebration of Local Black History in Easton at Sigal Museum, 342 Northampton St., Easton. Click Here for info.


Fri. March 2, 7 PM - LEPOCO's Popcorn and Politics Friday film Series at the Peace Center, 313 W. 4th St. Bethlehem. Please bring a drink and snack to share. Info at 610-691-8730.

Sat. March 3, 10:30 AM - AAUW-Allentown and AAUW-Bethlehem present a free concert by Soprano Grace Spruiell Hochella at Moravian College, South Campus, Foy Hall, Bethlehem. Spruiell takes the audience on a historical journey of the early African-American experience through slave narratives and music.  This one-hour free concert is in recognition of Women's History Month and is appropriate for children and adults.

Sat. March 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. March 3, 2 PM - Citizens Climate Lobby Monthly Conference CallClick Here for info. (1st Sat)


Sun. March 4, 9 AM - Breakfast Forum at the Unitarian Universalist Church of the Lehigh Valley, 424 Center St., Bethlehem. Click Here for information on topics.

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


Mon. March 5, 2-4 PM - Meeting of Beyond Capitalism Working Group at Moravian College, Zinzendorf 103, Moravian College, Bethlehem. Click Here for info. (each Monday)


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


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


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

Tues. March. 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)


Tues. March 6, 7:30 PM - Lehigh University presents author Colson Whitehead with a Martin Luther King address at Baker Hall, 420 E. Packer Ave. Bethlehem. Click Here for info. 

Wed. March 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. March 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. March 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. March 7, 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 Wed.)

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

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

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


Thurs. March 8 - International Women's Day (this date each year)


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


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

Thurs. March 8, 9:30 AM to 4 PM - PA Budget Summit in Harrisburg. Sponsored by the PA Budget and Policy Center. More info to follow.

Sun. March 11, 9 AM - Breakfast Forum at the Unitarian Universalist Church of the Lehigh Valley, 424 Center St., Bethlehem. Click Here for information on topics.


Sun. March 11, 3-5 PM - "Why Gerrymandering is Bad and How to Fix It" Informational Meeting at the Union Evangelical Lutheran Church, 5500 Pa 873, Schnecksville.  Click Here for info and to RSVP.

Mon. March 12, 11:30 AM - League of Women Voters Lehigh County Hot Topics Luncheon at the Superior Restaurant in Emmaus.  Click Here for info and registration. (2nd Mon)


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


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


Tues. March 13 , 6 PM - Lehigh Valley Citizen's Climate Lobby Meeting at Lehigh Valley Friends Meeting House, 4116 Bath Pike, Bethlehem. Potluck followed by meeting at 6:30. Info at 610-258-0528. (Tues. after 2nd Sat)


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

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


Wed. March 14, 10 to 10:17 AM - Enough! National School Walkout for 17 Minutes at schools across the county. Click Here for info.


Wed. March 14, 5:30-7:30 PM - Green Drinks Lehigh Valley at Allentown Brew Works, 812 Hamilton St. Click HERE for info. (2nd Wed)

Wed. March 14, 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)


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

Sat. March 17, 5 PM - LEPOCO Annual Dinner at Wesley United Methodist Church, 2540 Center St., Bethlehem. Click Here for info.


Sun. March 18, 9 AM - Breakfast Forum at the Unitarian Universalist Church of the Lehigh Valley, 424 Center St., Bethlehem. Click Here for information on topics.


Wed. March 21, 10 AM - Direct Action Event in Philadelphia to Demand the Ban on Assault Weapons starting a Arch Street Friends Meeting House, 4th and Arch Street and proceeding to Senator Toomey's Office at 200 Chestnut Street. This is in support of S 2095 Assault Weapons Ban of 2017. Click Here for info about the event from Delco United for Sensible Gun Policy.

Wed. March 21 - International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination - Here. (yearly on this date)

Thurs. March 22 - World Water Day - Here. (yearly on this date)


Sat. March 24 - Everytown for Gun  Safety March and Rally in Washington DC and hopefully everywhere! Click Here for info.

Sat. March 24, 12:30 to 2:30 PM - March for Our Lives Rally in Allentown. Staging at IBEW, 7th and Walnut Sts., Allentown. Sponsored by Lehigh Valley for All, CeasefirePa and Allentown Dems. Click Here for info.


Sat. March 24, 9 AM - March for Our Lives Rally in Philadelphia. Click Here for info.

Sun. March 25, 
7th St. Sponsored by the East Penn Democratic Club. Click Here for info. 

Sat. April 14, 10 to 4 PM - The Sustainable Living Expo at Palisades High School, 35 Church Hill Rd, Kintnersville. Hosted by PYC, Peace-Youth and Palisades High School Key Club.


Sat. April 14, 1-3 PM - March for Science at Payrow Plaza, City Hall, Bethlehem. More info later.


Mon. April 16 - Registration Deadline to vote in the primaries. 


Mon. April 16, 2:30 PM - Reclaiming Our Democracy Rally for passage of HB 722 and SB 22 in Harrisburg at the Capital Rotunda.  Save the date! Click Here for info.


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


Thurs. April 19, 6:30 to 8:30 PM - Candidates Debate for 15th Congressional District at Union Hall, 53 E. Lehigh St., Bethlehem. More info to follow.

Fri. April 20 to Sun. April 22, 2018 - "Our (Digital) Humanity: Storytelling, Media Organizing and Social Justice Conference"  in Bethlehem at Lehigh University. Click Here for info about the conference.

Sat. April 21 - Save Our Schools From Gun Violence Marches. Click Here for info.


Sun. April 22 - International Mother Earth Day - Here. (each year on this date)


Thurs. April 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)


Thurs. May 3 - World Press Freedom Day - Here (yearly on this date)


Tues. May 15 - Primary Election Day!  Vote today from 7 AM to 8 PM!


Fri. June 1 to Sun. June 3 - Left Forum in NYC. Click Here for info.


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


Fri. June 8 - World Oceans Day - Here. (yearly on this date)


Wed. June 20 - World Refugee Day - Here. (yearly on this date)


Sat. July 7, 2018 - United Nations International Day of Cooperatives - Here. (yearly on first Sat in July)

Wed. July 11 - World Population Day - Here. (yearly on this date)


Thurs. Aug. 9 - International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples - Here. (yearly on this date)


Sun. Aug. 12 - International Youth Day - Here. (yearly on this date)


Sun. Aug. 19 - World Humanitarian Day - Here. (yearly on this date)

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)

Tues. Sept. 25, 2018 - National Voter Registration Day - Here  (4th Tues in Sept)

Tues. Oct. 16 - World Food Day - Here. (yearly on this date)

Tues. Nov. 5 - Election Day. Polls open from 7 AM to 8 PM.

Sat. Dec. 1, 2018 - World AIDS Day - Click HERE for info. (yearly on 12/1)


Mon. Dec. 10, 2018 - International Human Rights Day - Click HERE for info. (yearly)


Sat. Dec. 15, 2018 - Bill of Rights Day - Click HERE for info. (yearly)


Fri. Feb. 1, 2019 - World Hijab Day - Click Here for info on an event in Ready. (Feb. 1st each year)


Wed. Feb. 20, 2019 - World Day of Social Justice - Click HERE for info. (yearly)