CALENDAR - August 2008

Check out the many events scheduled for this month. Listed below are just a small selection of the many workships, panels, film showings, and other events going on around the state. Visit the peace centers in your community to learn more about what is happening on in your neck of the woods. Some highlights:

Through August 17 - Houston - Holocaust Museum of Houston is displaying 'Darfur: Photojournalists Respond,' 5401 Caroline St.

Sept 12-14, 2008 - Austin - Eyes Wide Open, exhibit of Texas soldiers killed in Iraq

Sept 21, 2008 - WORLDWIDE - International Day of Peace

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1 JEFFERSON - Vets4Vets Workshop, Shepherd's Pasture, 5645 US HWY 59

MARATHON - Living with Nature IV" (Sustainable Living and Green Building Festival)

2 SA - Rally to Save Jeff Wood, noon, The Alamo

MARATHON - Living with Nature IV" (Sustainable Living and Green Building Festival)

JEFFERSON - Vets4Vets Workshop, Shepherd's Pasture, 5645 US HWY 59

3 JEFFERSON - Vets4Vets Workshop, Shepherd's Pasture, 5645 US HWY 59

MARATHON - Living with Nature IV" (Sustainable Living and Green Building Festival)

4 AUS - Texas Injustice: Family members speak out, 8pm, Monkey Wrench Books

AUS - TAASA Primary Prevention Institute - Social Justice Skill Building: Tools to End Sexual Violence, Hyatt

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6 DAL - Peace Center Summer Lecture Series: Dr. Erica Frank 6pm FunAsia
1210 E.Beltline, Richardson

AUS - TAASA Primary Prevention Institute - Social Justice Skill Building: Tools to End Sexual Violence, Hyatt

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8 DAL - Vigil for the People of Burma, 7pm Dallas City Hall

9 SA - Celebration of and for peace fundraiser at Sam's Burger Joint, 1-5pm

10 HOU - Society of PEACE Community Service Night with Houston's Food Not Bombs, 7pm Library at Smith & McKinney

11 AUS - Film Screening: "Hutto: America’s Family Prison", 8pm Monkey Wrench Books

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14 HOU /WOODLANDS - Amnesty International At the Movies: "The Kite Runner", 7pm Lone Star College in Montgomery

WIMBERLEY - Global Youth Peace Summit, through August 21

15 DAL - Defend Darfur Dallas Movie Night: "Sand and Sorrow", 7pm Dallas Holocaust Museum

HOU - Prison Reform Film Festival presents "Citizen Provocateur: Ray Hill's Texas Prison Show", 5pm Rice University

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18 AUS - Juvenile Justice Series, 8pm Monkey Wrench Books

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22 HOU - Society of Peace Summer Movie Night: "TBA", 7pm Aurora Theater

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25 AUS - Post-Racial Racism: Discussion with Joy James, 8pm Monkey Wrench Books

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27 AUS - Third Coast Film Night: "The Price of Pleasure:
Pornography, Sexuality and Relationships", 7pm $8.25/$6 Alamo Drafthouse Ritz

28 SA - Speech and Booksigning: Greg Mortenson, co-author of Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace One School at a Time, 7pm Trinity University's Laurie Auditorium.

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30 SA - Know Why You're Marching Civil Rights and Film Series is hosting Joyce Ann Brown, author of "Justice Denied," noon MLK Academy, 3601 MLK Drive

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Coming Soon

Sept 11, 2008 - Houston - Protest: Former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine K. Albright, Morris Cultural Arts Center, Houston Baptist University, 7pm

Sept 12-14, 2008 - Austin Eyes Wide Open, an exhibit chronicling the deaths of Texas soldiers in Iraq through the use of combat boots on display and also calls attention to the deaths of Iraqi civilians, will be at Auditorium Shores, Lady Bird Lake

Sept 21, 2008 - EVERYWHERE - International Day of Peace

Oct 3-5 2008 Austin - National Conference on Dialogue & Deliberation, including Walter WInk

Oct 3, 2008 Austin - 18th Annual Bill of Rights Dinner, Texas Civil Rights Project 6pm UT Alumni Center

Oct 10-11, 2008 Austin - 2nd Annual Bilingual Symposium on Immigration, Mexican-American Cultural Center

Oct 11, 2008 Austin - 4th Annual Teaching Peace in Texas Schools Conference

Oct 25, 2008 Houston - 3rd Annual Quaker Peace Festival, noon-7pm, Live Oak Friends Meeting, 1318 W 26Th St.

Oct, 2008 Houston - Mahatma Gandhi Week 2008