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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


Complete LV Progressive Events Calendar.

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Mon. Dec. 18 to Fri. Dec. 22, 12-5 PM - LEPOCO Holiday Peace Boutique at LEPOCO Peace Center, 313 W. 4th Street, Bethlehem. Fair trade crafts and food from around the world through SERRV, holiday cards and 2018 calendars, buttons, stickers and cards celebrating peace, love and justice. Info at 610-691-8730.

Tues. Dec. 19 at Noon - Tuesdays with Toomey Demonstration at 1150 S. Cedar Crest Blvd. Allentown.

Tues. Dec. 19, 1 PM - Dream Act Now Rally at Zoellner Arts Center, Lehigh University, 420 E. Packer Ave. Bethlehem. Support the young people and their families threatened by failure to renew the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). Sponsored by ACLU of PA.

Tues. Dec. 19, 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)

Thurs. Dec. 21, 5:30 PM - Film Series: "Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise" at the Allentown Art Museum, 31 North 5th St. Info at 610-432-4333.

Fri. Dec. 22, 7:15 PM - No Fourth Friday Film Series this month. See you Jan. 19 (3rd Fri in January)

Sun. Dec. 24, 9 AM - Breakfast Forum at the Unitarian Universalist Church of the Lehigh Valley, 424 Center St., Bethlehem. Click Here for information on topics.

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

Tues. Dec. 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. Dec. 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 repeal the death penalty in Pennsylvania is invited to attend.  Call 610-691-8730 for more information. (last Tues)

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

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

Wed. Dec. 27, 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)

Thurs. Dec. 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)

Sat. Dec. 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)

Sun. Dec. 31, 9 AM - Breakfast Forum at the Unitarian Universalist Church of the Lehigh Valley, 424 Center St., Bethlehem. Click Here for information on topics.

Tues. Jan. 2, 6 PM - LEPOCO First Tuesday Book Club. Click HERE for info or call Mimi Lang at 610-866-2407. (1st Tues)

Tues. Jan. 2, 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. Jan. 2, 7 PM - First Tuesday "Move To Amend" Local Action Webinar Training. Click HERE for info and to sign up. (1st Tues)

Tues. Jan. 2, 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. Jan. 3, 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. Jan. 3, 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. Jan. 3,  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. Jan. 3, 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. Jan. 3, 9 PM - Weekly National People's Agenda Conference Call!  Click HERE to register. (each Wed)

Wed. Jan. 3, 9 PM - Know Drones Weekly Conference CallClick HERE for info. (Wed. weekly)

Wed. Jan. 3, 9 PM - PDA Economic and Social Justice Conference Call. Click HERE for info. (1st Wed)

Thurs. Jan. 4, 7 PM - Fair Districts PA Update Conference Call. Call-in number is 641-715-3580 and the access code is 594190. (1st Thurs)

Fri. Jan. 5, 11 to 1 PM - Beyond Capitalism Working Group at Moravian College, Zinzendorf, Room 103. Click HERE for info. (every Fri)

Fri. Jan. 5 , 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. Jan. 6, Noon - First Saturday Drone Death March in Philadelphia at 
12th and Arch. Info from Marge Van Cleef at 203-804-3013. (1st Sat)

Sat. Jan. 6, 2 PM - Citizens Climate Lobby Monthly Conference CallClick Here for info. (1st Sat)

Sun. Jan. 7, 10:30 AM - LV Humanist Meeting at the Bradbury-Sullivan Community Center, 522 West Maple St., Allentown. Click HERE for info. (1st Sun)

Sun. Jan. 7, 7 PM - PA Together Conference Call on Tips for Building Leadership, Teams and Networks. Click Here for info on calls. (1st Sun and 3rd Thurs)

Mon. Jan. 8, 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. Jan. 8, 11:30 AM - League of Women Voters Lehigh County Hot Topics Luncheon at the Superior Restaurant in Emmaus. This month Professor Chris Borick will be speaking about "Election Trends" . Click Here for info and registration. (2nd Mon)

Mon. Jan. 8, 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. Jan. 8, 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. Jan. 8, 7 PM - LV Humanist Book Club at Hello Burrito in Bethlehem. Click HERE for info. (2nd Mon)

Mon. Jan. 8, 9 PM - PDA National ERA 3-State Strategy Conference Call - Click HERE for info. (2nd Mon)

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

Wed. Jan. 10, 5:30-7:30 PM - Green Drinks Lehigh Valley at Allentown Brew Works, 812 Hamilton St. Click HERE for info. (2nd Wed)

Thurs. Jan. 11, 7 PM - Dinner and Environmental Movie at the Ship Inn, Milford NJ. RSVP to Susan Schirmer at soupys@att.net. (2nd Thurs)

Thurs. Jan. 11, 4:30-5:30 PM - Monthly Peace Vigil, Third and Wyandotte Sts. Bethlehem. (2nd Thurs)

Thurs. Jan. 11, 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. Jan. 11, 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. Jan. 12, 7-9 PM - Why Gerrymandering is Bad and How to Fix It at the First Presbyterian Church (Fellowship Hall), 3231 Tilghman Street, Allentown. Click Here for info. Doors open at 6:30.

Mon. Jan. 15, 2018, 6:30 PM - Bethlehem Food Co-Op Meeting. Click HERE for info. (3nd Mon. quarterly)

Tues. Jan. 16, 6 PM - Lehigh Valley Citizen's Climate Lobby Meeting at Northampton Community College Fowler Center, Rm 623, 511 E. 3rd St. Bethlehem. Potluck followed by meeting at 6:30. Info at 610-258-0528. (Tues. after 2nd Sat)

Wed. Jan. 17, 7 PM - Fair Districts PA Lehigh Valley Chapter Meeting at the Unitarian Universalist Church of the Lehigh Valley, 424 Center Street, Bethlehem. 

Fri. Jan. 19, 7:15 PM (3rd Fri this month) - Fourth Friday Films presents the "Daring Democracy PA Book Tour: Igniting Power, Meaning and Connection for the America (and PA) We Want" with co-author Adam Eichen at the Unitarian Universalist Church of the Lehigh Valley, 424 Center St., Bethlehem. Adam and Michael Pollack of March on Harrisburg will discuss how 'We the People' can get involved in the growing democracy movement. Reading the book before the event is encouraged. Contact tomulrich41@gmail for a copy.

Sat. Jan. 20, 11 AM to 3 PM - 2018 Women's March in NYC (at Columbus Circle), Philadelphia and other cities. Click Here for info about NYC. Click Here for info about Philadelphia and other cities.

Sat. Jan. 20, 3-5 PM - POWER Northeast Community Dialogues on Race at 916 W. Turner St. Allentown. Click HERE for info. (3rd Sat.)

Fri Feb. 2 to Sun. Feb. 4, 2018 - Unrig the System Summit in New Orleans sponsored by Represent US. Click Here for info and registration.

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

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


Thurs. Feb. 22, 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. 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)

Sat. March 24, Noon - Women's March in Washington DC and hopefully everywhere!. Click Here for info. 

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.

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)

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

Mon. Oct. 15, 2018 - Indigenous Peoples' Day - Click HERE! (2nd Mon in Oct)

Tues. Oct. 16, 2018 - 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)

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)