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This Memorial Day, gather with Veterans For Peace

Veterans For Peace Chapter 72 invites you to join us on Memorial Day, Monday, May 25, 2015 for a memorable gathering. WE ASSEMBLE at 10:30 a.m. at the WWII Memorial Wall at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum, 300 N Winning Way … Continue reading

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Veteran Artists featured at OCAC event

Veteran artists Drew Cameron, Jesse Albrecht, and Aaron Hughes are featured in an Artist Talk at the Oregon College of Art and Craft on Tuesday April 7th. The event takes place from 6:00 to 7:30pm in the Centrum at OCAC, … Continue reading

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Peace Park Garden Looking Great, Thanks to Many Hands

Sunday’s Peace Park gardening (March 15th) was enjoyable and productive! We had only one brief episode of rain at the start of our work; followed by a great day for gardening despite predictions of heavy rain. A hard working crew … Continue reading

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Annual Peace Memorial Park Spring Gardening Event

Sunday, March 15th, 9-2 pm. Help Wanted: Vets for Peace, Annual PEACE MEMORIAL PARK Spring Gardening Event Please join friends and fellow activists at Portland,  This is one of 2 major gardening events. at the Peace Park. Plan to enjoy a day … Continue reading

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Spend Valentines Day morning with Chris Appy

Brunch & Book Talk with American Reckoning Author February 14, 2015 • 11am – 1pm Architectural Heritage Center, 701 SE Grand Ave., Portland Celebrate acclaimed historian and award-winning author Christian Appy, professor of history at the University of Massachusetts in … Continue reading

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Celebrate the Centenary of the Christmas Peace Truce: Take your friends and family to see Joyeux Noël at Cinema 21

This month Veterans For Peace Chapter 72 teams up with Cinema 21 in Northwest Portland to celebrate the centenary of the World War I “Christmas Truce” with three screenings of the acclaimed 2005 French film Joyeux Noël, a dramatization of … Continue reading

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Nov. 8th is Fall Planting Day at Peace Park

Join Veterans For Peace Chapter 72 for a FALL PLANTING PARTY on Saturday, November 8th – 9 am to 3 pm — at the PEACE MEMORIAL PARK (at the intersection of NE Oregon Street and NE Lloyd Boulevard; just west of … Continue reading

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Armistice Day 2014: Ring out war, ring in peace

On Tuesday, November 11, 2014, please join us in Portland’s Pioneer Square (701 SW 6th) at 10:30 a.m., and bring a bell if you have one. At 11 o’clock we will circle around and ring bells together — 11 chimes … Continue reading

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Lifelong nonviolence practitioner tells his stories

David Hartsough, co-founder of the Nonviolent Peaceforce, talks about his inspiring memoir, Waging Peace: Global Adventures of a Lifelong Nonviolent Activist (Oakland: PM Press, 2014). Saturday, Oct. 18 • 7pm Multnomah Friends Meeting Sunday, Oct. 19 • 7pm First Unitarian … Continue reading

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THE GHOSTS OF TONKIN Comes to Portland

September 27 at 7:30pm Lincoln Hall at Portland State University Tickets: $20 available at the door, online, or by calling 503-725-3307 August 2014 marks the 50th anniversary of the Gulf of Tonkin resolution. Bellingham TheatreWorks is touring a 60-minute theatre … Continue reading

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