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Monthly Calendar


Complete LV Progressive Events Calendar. 

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Fri. Oct. 20, 7 PM - Come Together Event to Meetup, Socialize, and Energize to create a community that works for the good of all at Book and Puppet Co., 466 Northampton St., Easton. Click Here for info.

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

Sat. Oct. 21, 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)

Sat. Oct. 21, 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)

Sun. Oct. 22, 3 to 6 PM - Unpacking Mass Incarceration: A Conversation on Trauma, Healing and Reform at the Resurrected Life Community Church, 144 N. 9th St. Allentown. Click Here for info.


Tues. Oct. 24 - Call For Participation in "Our (Digital) Humanity: Storytelling, Media Organizing and Social Justice Conference" in Bethlehem at Lehigh University next April 20-22, 2018. Click Here for info about submitting a session proposal.

Tues. Oct. 24, 1:30 to 4:30 PM - Rally for A Fair Contract for Manor Care Workers at Cedar Crest Blvd. and Fish Hatchery Rd.    

Tues. Oct. 24, 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. Oct. 24, Noon - Tuesdays with Toomey in Allentown at 1150 S. Cedar Crest Blvd. - HERE! (every Tues)

Tues. Oct. 24, 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. 24, 7-9 PM - LV Humanists Book Club at Pies On Pizzeria, 601 Front St., Catasauqua. Click HERE for info. (4th Tues)

Tues. Oct. 24, 7 PM - 2017 Cohen Arts and Lecture Series Presents: Carl Bernstein on "The Problem of Washington: Its Not Just the Politicians. We the People Sent Them There; We the Press are Complicit" at Moravian College, Johnston Hall. Tickets are Free but you must register Here.

Tues. Oct. 24, 9 PM PDA Clean, Fair, Transparent Elections Conference Call! Click HERE for info. (4th Tues)

Wed. Oct. 255:40-8:10 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. 25, 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. 25, 7 PM - Stephen Prothero speaking on "A Cloud of Unknowing in American Religion and Politics" at Muhlenberg College, Miller Forum, Moyer Hall, Allentown. Click Here for info. Part of the "Troubling Truth" series from the Center for Ethics at Muhlenberg.

Thurs. Oct. 26, 7 PM - Town Hall Lecture by Evan Reibsome on Public Gratitude and Perpetual Warfare at Bethlehem City Hall. Click Here for info.

Thurs. Oct. 26, 7 PM - Candidates' Forum for Northampton County Executive at Northampton Community College, Room 220. Hosted by the Northampton County League of Women Voters and Easton NAACP.

Thurs. Oct. 26, 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)

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)

Thurs. Oct. 26, 7 PM - Sam Steffen preforms "Topical Folk Songs in the 21st Century" at Godfrey Daniels, 7 East 4th St., Bethlehem. Part of Dave's Night Out series. $10.

Fri. Oct. 27, 11 to 1 PM - Beyond Capitalism Working Group at Moravian College, Zinzendorf, Room 103. Click HERE for info. (every Fri) 

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.

Sat. Oct. 28, 10 to 2 PM - A Workshop on Unpacking White Domination at Resurrected Life Church, 144 N. 9th St., Allentown.  Sponsored by POWER Northeast. Click Here for info.


Sat. Oct. 28, 10 to 6 PM and Sun. Oct. 29, 11 to 5 PM - Lehigh Valley for All Get Out the Vote Event at the Union Hall, 53 E. Lehigh Street, Bethlehem. Call Kathy at tomtharring@aol.com to sign up.

Sat. Oct. 28, 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)

Sat. Oct. 28, 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. Oct. 28, 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. Oct. 29, 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. 29, 3 PM - PA United for Background Checks Rally at United Christian Church, 8525 New Falls Rd., Levittown. For a ride from the LV, call Fritz Walker at 610-442-5104.


Mon. Oct. 30, 7 PM - "Creating an Authentic Participatory Democracy: We Need a Democracy Movement" with Greg Coleridge, Co-director of the national 'Move to Amend', at the Lehigh Valley Friends Meeting, 4116 Bath Pike, Bethlehem. Info from Ted Morgan at epm2@lehigh.edu. 


Tues. Oct. 31, Noon - Tuesdays with Toomey in Allentown at 1150 S. Cedar Crest Blvd. - HERE! (every Tues)

Tues. Oct. 31, 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. 31, 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)

Wed. Nov. 1, 6-9 PM - Hollywood Cinema and Politics Course at Moravian College. Open to the public with no charge at Moravian College on the 1st, 3rd, and 5th Wed. for 14 weeks.  Click Here for information.

Wed. Nov. 1, 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. Nov. 1, 7 PM - Northampton County Council Candidates Forum at Forks Township Municipal Building, 1606 Sullivan Trail, Easton. Click Here for info.

Thurs. Nov. 2, 6 to 8 PM - A Community Conversation on Women's Health at Delaware County Community College, 1570 Garrett Rd. Upper Darby Pa. Info and ticket - Here.

Thurs. Nov. 2, 7 PM - Fair Districts PA Update Conference Call. Call-in number is 641-715-3580 and the access code is 594190. (1st Thurs)

Fri. Nov. 3, 11 to 1 PM - Beyond Capitalism Working Group at Moravian College, Zinzendorf, Room 103. Click HERE for info. (every Fri)

Fri. Nov. 3, 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. Nov. 4, 10 to 6 PM and Sun. Nov. 5, 11 to 5 PM - Lehigh Valley for All Get Out the Vote Event at the Union Hall, 53 E. Lehigh Street, Bethlehem. Call Kathy at tomtharring@aol.com to sign up.

Sat. Nov. 4, 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)

Sat. Nov. 4, 10 AM to Noon - Lehigh Valley AAUW Forum on "Fake News: Media in a Post-Truth World" at Wesley Church, 2540 Center St, Bethlehem. Free public meeting - become media literate.

Sat. Nov. 4, Noon - First Saturday Drone Death March in Philadelphia at 
12th and Arch. Info from Marge Van Cleef at 203-804-3013. (1st Sat)

Sat. Nov. 4, 2 PM - Citizens Climate Lobby Monthly Conference CallClick Here for info. (1st Sat)

Sun. Nov. 5, 9 AM - Breakfast Forum at the Unitarian Universalist Church of the Lehigh Valley, 424 Center St., Bethlehem. Click Here for information on topics.

Sun. Nov. 5, 10:30 AM - LV Humanist Meeting at the Bradbury-Sullivan Community Center, 522 West Maple St., Allentown. Click HERE for info. (1st Sun)

Sun. Nov. 5, 2 to 6 PM - Free Concert to support Puerto Rico Relief Effort at Levitt Pavilion Steelstacks, Artsquest, Bethlehem. Hispanic Center of the LV will have a booth to collect items for families relocating to the LV. Please bring non-perishable food and clothing (coats, scarfs, gloves, bed sheet, towels, etc)  Concilio- Philadelphia has agreed to be the financial conduit and guarantee that 100% of funds will be allocated to the Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief Fund. Checks payable to Concilio-Unidos PA PR at HGSK Law Firm, 1349 Lynn Ave. Bethlehem.Pa, 18015.


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

Tues. Nov. 7, Noon - Tuesdays with Toomey in Allentown at 1150 S. Cedar Crest Blvd. - HERE! (every Tues)

Tues. Nov. 7, 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. Nov. 7, 6 PM - LEPOCO First Tuesday Book Club. Click HERE for info or call Mimi Lang at 610-866-2407. (1st Tues)

Tues. Nov. 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 Tues)

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

Tues. Nov. 7, 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. Nov. 8, 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. Nov. 8, 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. Nov.85:40-8:10 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. Nov. 8, 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. Nov. 8, 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. Nov. 8, 9 PM - Weekly National People's Agenda Conference Call!  Click HERE to register. (each Wed)

Wed. Nov. 8, 9 PM - Know Drones Weekly Conference CallClick HERE for info. (Wed. weekly)

Wed. Nov. 8, 9 PM - PDA Economic and Social Justice Conference Call. Click HERE for info. (1st Wed)

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

Wed. Nov. 8, 5:30-7:30 PM - Green Drinks Lehigh Valley at Allentown Brew Works, 812 Hamilton St. Click HERE for info. (2nd Wed)

Thurs. Nov. 9, 7 PM - Dinner and Environmental Movie at the Ship Inn, Milford NJ. RSVP to Susan Schirmer at soupys@att.net. (2nd Thurs)

Thurs. Nov. 9, 4:30-5:30 PM - Monthly Peace Vigil, Third and Wyandotte Sts. Bethlehem. (2nd Thurs)

Thurs. Nov. 9, 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. Nov. 9, 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. Nov. 10, 11 to 1 PM - Beyond Capitalism Working Group at Moravian College, Zinzendorf, Room 103. Click HERE for info. (every Fri)

Sun. Nov. 12, 9 AM - Breakfast Forum at the Unitarian Universalist Church of the Lehigh Valley, 424 Center St., Bethlehem. Click Here for information on topics.

Mon. Nov. 13, 11:30 AM - League of Women Voters Lehigh County Hot Topics Luncheon. This month Morning Call Columnist Bill White will discuss election results. Click Here for info and registration. (2nd Mon)

Mon. Nov. 13, 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. Nov. 13, 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. Nov. 13, 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. Nov. 13, 7 PM - LV Humanist Book Club at Hello Burrito in Bethlehem. Click HERE for info. (2nd Mon)

Mon. Nov. 13, 9 PM - PDA National ERA 3-State Strategy Conference Call - Click HERE for info. (2nd Mon)

Tues. Nov. 14, Noon - Tuesdays with Toomey in Allentown at 1150 S. Cedar Crest Blvd. - HERE! (every Tues)

Tues. Nov. 14, 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. Nov. 14, 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. Nov. 14, 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. Nov. 14, 9 PM - PDA End Wars and Occupations - Redirect Funding Conference Call. Click HERE for info. (2nd Tues)

Wed. Nov. 15, 6-9 PM - Hollywood Cinema and Politics Course at Moravian College. Open to the public with no charge at Moravian College on the 1st, 3rd, and 5th Wed. for 14 weeks.  Click Here for information.

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. Nov. 17, 7:15 PM (3rd Fri) - Fourth Friday Film Series present "Mirrors of Privilege: Making Whiteness Visible" followed by a discussion lead by Sharon Brown, a social justice educator who currently works at East Stroudsburg University on how the system of white privilege operated in American society.

Fri. Nov. 17, 6 to 8:30 PM - League of Women Voters of PA 2017 Justice Forum at The Franklin Institute in Philadelphia. Click Here for info.


Sun. Nov. 19, 9 AM - Breakfast Forum at the Unitarian Universalist Church of the Lehigh Valley, 424 Center St., Bethlehem. Click Here for information on topics.

Wed. Nov. 29, 6-9 PM - Hollywood Cinema and Politics Course at Moravian College. Open to the public with no charge at Moravian College on the 1st, 3rd, and 5th Wed. for 14 weeks.  Click Here for information.

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)

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

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)

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)