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July 2017

Solidarity with Anti-fascist Prisoners & J20 Defendants

July 25, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Solidarity Houston, 6733 Harrisburg Blvd
Houston, TX 77011 United States
Free

Solidarity with Anti-fascist Prisoners & J20 (Inaugural Protest) Defendants Tuesday, July 25th, 7pm Solidarity Houston 6733 Harrisburg Blvd hosted by Houston Anarchist Black Cross https://www.facebook.com/events/1568923629818647/

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August 2017

Socialist Reading Group

August 8, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cafe Express, 1422 W Gray Street
Houston, 77019 United States
Free

"Does the Working Class Need Its Own Political Party?" Most ideological discussion on the working class movement towards socialism pivots around the issue of a

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Monthly Non-Violence Discussion Group

August 9, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on November 20, 2018 at 7:00pm

Field of Greens, 2320 W. Alabama
Houston,

This is an open group, which meets once per month. This month, we will be meeting at Field of Greens. Our topic this month is...

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ON THE FRINGE BOOK CLUB MEETING

August 12, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Houston, United States

ON THE FRINGE Book Club

On the Fringe was created as a response to the current political climate.

On the Fringe is a social gathering that happens every other month focused on discussing books and related content pertaining to social justice, humanitarian crises, and other issues that remain “on the fringe” of the concerns of mainstream society.

Our fourth meeting will focus on the topic of Immigration.

We will be discussing The Good Immigrant edited by Nikesh Shukla.

Please bring an appetizer or beverage to share! Also, feel free to share this information with those you think would have an interest in the topic.

RSVP for location by sending an email to onthefringebookclub@gmail.com

**In collaboration with the Houston Peace and Justice Center (HPJC)

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On The Beach (1959 Movie)

August 13, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 6:30 pm

On the Beach is a 1959 American post-apocalyptic science fiction drama film from United Artists, produced and directed by Stanley Kramer, that stars Gregory Peck, Ava Gardner, Fred Astaire and Anthony Perkins. This black-and-white film is based on Nevil Shute's 1957 novel of the same name depicting the aftermath of a nuclear war. Unlike the novel, no blame is placed on whoever started the war; it is hinted in the film that the threat of annihilation may have arisen from an accident or misjudgment.

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Don Green Nature Park Workday

August 19, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day Third of the month, repeating until September 1, 2017

Don Greene Nature Park, 6009 Cypress St
Houston, 77074 United States
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Don Green Nature Park

The Don Greene Nature Park is a one acre new Harris County neighborhood pocket park left to the county and dedicated in honor of Don Greene's memory.

Every third Saturday mark your calendars and join us for a work day that will include planting trees and starting a pocket prairie. We start at 9am and coffee will be provided. Bring a light breakfast snack to share. Bring a wheelbarrow, if you have one, garden gloves and shovel!

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September 2017

Progressive Movie Night

September 7, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Free

Join the Houston Communist Party for our monthly Progressive Movie Night! This month our feature film will be Sergei Eisenstein's classic, "Battleship Potemkin". When they

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Repair Cafe

September 12, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
TXRX Labs, 205 Roberts St, Houston, TX 77003
Houston, TX 77003 United States
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Our society revolves around consumption. Personal consumption of durable goods add up to 8% of GDP, and non-durable goods add up to 15%, totaling about $4 trillion dollars annually in the USA! The more we buy, the more we throw away, often during the first year! And... most people no longer know how to repair things.

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Houston Anarchist Book Fair

September 24, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
MECA, 1900 Kane St.
Houston, 77007 United States
Free

Announcing the 2017 Houston Anarchist Bookfair! On Sunday September 24, 2017, Houston Anarchist Black Cross will host a one-day convergence to network, grow, and celebrate anarchist and anti-authoritarian projects in Texas and the surrounding region. Join us for books, workshops, and discussion to celebrate and expand our southern radical communities of resistance!

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October 2017

Alternatives To Violence Project Basic Workshop

October 20, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - October 22, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
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$75

AVP is dedicated to reducing violence: on the streets, at work, in schools, in homes, and in relationships everywhere
AVP provides tools for creative, nonviolent resolution to conflicts used by peace workers such as Mohandas Gandhi, Martin Luther King, Jr., Jesus of Nazareth, and many others

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November 2017

Quaker Barter Fair

November 24, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Live Oak Friends Meeting House, 1318 W. 26th
Houston, TX 77008 United States
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Free

An opportunity to trade objects and services without using common currency and to support “Buy Nothing Day,” a national effort to provide alternatives to the media driven consumerism of “Black Friday.”  This also offers the community an opportunity to share in the Quaker testimonies of simplicity, stewardship, and community by creating a space to practice thinking together in a new way about how we place value on objects and services within our community.

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Meet Your Muslim Neighbors

November 25, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Hilton Americas, 1600 Lamar St
Houston, TX, 77010 United States
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Free

Your Muslim American neighbors would be honored if you, your family and friends would join us at the Hilton Hotel. We have made special arrangements for you and your guests to enjoy a complimentary luncheon followed by an engaging presentation and Q & A session about Islam and Muslims. It is our sincere hope that we will be able to build alliances, strengthen communities and create lasting friendship.

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March 2018

Interfaith Ministries Impluse Young Professionals Program Launch

March 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston, 3303 Main Street
Houston, TX 77002 United States
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$10

IMpulse is Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston’s new young leaders and professionals group. The speaker is Dr. Stephen Klineberg, who is the Founding Director, Kinder Institute for Urban Research. For those of you who have heard him speak, you know he is an amazing speaker and his information on Houston’s demographics, trends, challenges and opportunities is fascinating and informative. For those of you have not heard him speak, here is your chance!

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Cesar Chavez Day 2018 March, Rally, and Film Screening

March 31 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
601 N Cesar Chavez Blvd, 601 N Cesar Chavez Blvd
Houston, 77011
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Free

The Coalition for the Cesar Chavez march invites community members to join us & take part as we march in peace & power in honor of one of our greatest champions of workers rights & economic justice, Cesar Chavez.

March 31 is the birthday of Cesar Chavez, one of the most important labor activists in the second half of the twentieth century. A march, rally, and film screening will be held to honor him in Houston on Saturday, March 31. Participants will assemble in the Sellers Brothers parking lot at 601 N. Cesar Chavez Blvd. at 11 am.Then, at 11:30 am, we will march in the street to Hidalgo Park, 7000 Avenue Q, for a rally featuring Danza Azteca Taxcayolotl, speakers, poets, music, and more. At 4:30 pm, “Cesar’s Last Fast,” will be shown at Solidarity Houston, 6733 Harrisburg Blvd.

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April 2018

United We Dream – Community Gathering

April 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
United We Dream – Houston, 1900 Kane St, Rm 116
Houston, 77007
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Free

On Thursday, April 5th, United We Dream - Houston will be hosting a community gathering. We will be discussing important issues such as DREAM, SB4, Coming Elections and the launch of the new Houston Hotline. Please do not miss out on these important conversations now more than ever we need to unite and fight back to stop the deportation and separations of families.

Hola gente hermosa no se les olvide que este Jueves tenemos junta Comunitaria donde estaremos discutiendo sobre temas importantes como lo que esta pasando con el DREAM ACT, la ley SB4 y las proximas elecciones asi como el lanzamiento de la nueva linea de ayuda para la comunidad imigrante. Por favor no falten ahora mas que nunca tenemos que unirnos y pelear para parar la deportacion y seperacion de familias.

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Indivisible Houston Resistance Carnival

April 21 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Dan Electros Guitar Bar, 1031 E 24th St
Houston, 77009
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Come out and join us for the first ever Resistance Carnival. Get ready for Games, Crazy Contests, Photo Booths and our Exclusive Dunk An Activist Tank.

Get to know your fellow resistance fighters better and spend a fun family friendly afternoon getting recharged.

See you under the big top!!!!

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Houston’s Annual Compassion Week 2018

April 22 - April 28
Live Oak Friends Meeting House, 1318 W. 26th
Houston, TX 77008 United States
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Join us for a week of compassionate action and education to celebrate and cultivate Houston’s compassionate culture!

Please go to http://compassionatehouston.org/cw2018/ for more info.

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Earth Day Houston

April 22 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Discovery Green, 1500 McKinney
Houston, 77002
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Free

Please mark your calendars for Earth Day Houston on Sunday, April 22, 2018, from noon to 6 pm at Discovery Green park! Hosted in partnership with the Citizens’ Environmental Coalition, Discovery Green’s citywide Earth Day celebration–presented by Green Mountain Energy–is designed to inspire, educate, and encourage action. The event features displays, exhibits and booths on topics ranging from alternative energy to recycling methods, a foodie farmers market, Canned Acoustica, recycling, and more.

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2018 Brew at the Zoo

April 26 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Houston Zoo, 6200 Hermann Park Drive
Houston, 77030
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$25 – $45

Brew at the Zoo highlights some of the best beers from Texas and surrounding areas. As you sip, you can stroll through parts of the Houston Zoo and check out some of your favorite animals. See special presentations with our elephants, jaguars, sea lions, and more. Step into Kipp Aquarium, Carruth Natural Encounters, and the Reptile & Amphibian House for Meet the Keeper Talks Presented by Phillips 66.

Music and entertainment will delight you as you sample a variety of refreshing beers. Additional beer sample passports will be available for purchase during the night. Plus, enjoy live music by local artists and participate in our special animal-themed Trivia Gone Wild for a chance to win exclusive Zoo prizes! Pub-style grub will also be available for purchase throughout the event.

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The Living Library

April 28 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Jungman Library, 5830 Westheimer
Houston, 77057
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Free

"Living Books" are members of the community who have volunteered their time and their personal experiences as representatives of different segments of society. One of the great features of the Living Library and checking out a Living Book is that there are no such things as stupid questions. Books have been prepared and made themselves available to you to be able to dig deep and find out what you always wanted to know about the book topic. They are familiar with the topics they represent and are available to discuss that topic with "Readers."

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