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April
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1986
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To Publicize Calendar Events: Send press releases to: Agenda 1209 Birk, Ann Arbor, MI 48103 Attention: Calendar. Deadline: Fifteenth of the month prior to publication. Sunday. March 30 Contemporary Latin American Music, Global Village, WCBN, 88.3 FM: Dave Vayo discusses his concert and Latin music in general with Oscar B allester. 6 to 7 PM, WCBN, 88.3 FM. For information: 763-3500. Mondav. March 31 Be Kaimowitz discussing Proposal A, Ted Heisei radio show, WAAM 1600 AM: Cali in with good questions. 1 lto 12 AM, WAAM. "South África Belongs to Us": Free South África Coordinating Committee. A film in conjunction with 2 weeks of antiApartheid and anti-racism activities. 7 PM, Room 138 Hutchins Hall, Law Quad. For information: 971-7994 or 769-8549. Tuesday. April 1 SDI April Fools Demonstraron: Campuses Against Weapons in Space. Party on the Diag with speakers on the issue of SDI and the University of Michigan. 10 AM to 2 PM, U of M Diag. SDI: Lemon in the Sky: Coalition for Arms Control, 2nd District. A demonstration of the foolishness of Star Wars. Bring a leaky umbrella to symbolize the "leaky umbrella" of Star Wars. Noon to 1 PM, Federal Building Plaza, Liberty at Fifth Avenue, Ann Arbor. For information: 663-4897. General Meeting: Farm Labor Organizing Committee. 5:45 PM, Room 4318 Michigan Union. For information: 769-0027 or 764-1446. Wednesdav. April 2 World Conference Review: U of M. Arvonne Fraser, senior fellow at the University of Minnesota's Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs will discuss her experiences as a delégate to the world conference of the United Nations Decade for Women in Nairobi last summer. 4 PM, Rackham Amphitheater. For information: 764-3423. Beans and Rice Dinner: Central America EducationAction Committee. Donation, $2 adults, $1 children (6-12). 6 to 7:30 PM, Guild House, 802 Monroe, Ann Arbor. Hunger Task Force Meeting: Interfaith Council for Peace. 7:30 PM, Pine Room, First United Methodist Church, State at Huron, Ann Arbor. For information: 663-1878. Panel on U.S. policy in Central America: Hispanic Law Student Association. With panelists Francisco Campbell, Minister Counsellor, Embassy of Nicaragua, Ambassador Robert White, former U.S. Ambassador to El Salvador under President Carter, Ambassador José SorzanOi former US Deputy Representative to the United Nations under Ambassador Kirkpatrick, 7:30 to 9:30 PM, Rackham Aud. "An American Journey": Central America EducationAction Committee. A short film about a Witness for Peace delegation to Nicaragua. 7:30 PM, Wesley Lounge, First United Methodist Church, State at Huron, Ann Arbor. For information: Interfaith Council for Peace. Panel discussion on South African liberation struggle. Panel members include representatives from the African National Congress and SWAPO. 7 PM, Pendleton Room, Michigan Union. General Meeting: Latin American Solidarity Committee. 8 PM, Michigan Union, U of M. Stop at the information desk for room location. For information: 665-8438. Thursdav. April 3 General Meeting: HAP-NICA 5:30 PM, Michigan Union. Info: 761-7960. New mnsic from Latin America: UM School of Music. Piano Recital by David Vayo. 8 PM, Rackham Assembly Hall. Fridav. April 4 Pre-registration deadline for KMS Fusión tour: Interfaith Council for Peace (seelCP, April 21). Annual Book Days Fund Drive: Border's Boekshop and Women's Crisis Center. With certificates from the WCC or Border's, a portion of total purchases will go to support the Women's Crisis Center. For information: 761-9475. Freedom March Against Racism and Apartheid: Freedom Coalition. March through Ann Arbor on anniversary of assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. 10:30AM,UofMDiag. For information: 769-8549. Disarmament Working Group Meeting: Interfaith Council for Peace. Discussion of a Testing Moratorium and planning for a local Forum for Engineering and Physics Students on Ethical Decisions to be Made in Career Choices. Noon to 1 PM, Interfaith Office, 604 E Huron, Ann Arbor. For information: 663-1870. "Cuban and Nicaraguan Women": Latin American Solidarity Committee. Talk by feminist, poet and writer Margaret Randall. 8 PM, Michigan Union Ballroom, Michigan Union. "Spring Dance": Michigan Gay Union. 9 PM, Law Club Lounge, State at South University. For information: 763-4186. Saturdav. April 5 Annual Book Days Fund Drive: Border's Bookshop and Women's Crisis Center, (see April 4) "Coming Out Whole": A Conference on Addiction and Health Within the Lesbian Community: inter alia, Lesbian Program Office, Catherine McCauley Health Center. Michigan Union. For information: 763-4186. Conference on Domestic Hunger: Interfaith Council for Peace and World Hunger EducationAction Committee. Workshops exploring the causes of hunger and the effects of Reagan Administraron policies on the poor and hungry. 1 to 5 PM, Room 126 East Quad. For information: 6631870 or 663-4301. "Mean Something" Series: Dawn Treader Books. Andrew Carrigan, Kim Graff, and Dave Stringer will present original works of poetry and prose at 9:30 PM, Dawn Treader Books, 1202 South University, Ann Arbor. For information: 665-2270. Sundav, April 6 Annual Book Days Fund Drive: Border's Bookshop and Women's Crisis Center (see April 4). "An American Journey": Central America EducationAction Committee (Informal Committee of Interfaith Council for Peace). A short film about a Witness for Peace delegation to Nicaragua. 1 1 AM and 6 PM, St. Mary's Student ChapelGabriel Richard Center, 331 Thompson, Ann Arbor. Substance Abuse Support Group: Women's Crisis Center. Support group for women in a substance abuse situation involving themselves or family and friends. The program is for eight weeks beginning in April, with a $25 donation to WCC, sliding scale. Sundays, 7 to 8:30 PM. For information: 761-9475. General Meeting: AMISTAD Construction Brigade. 7:30 PM, ask for room number at information desk, Michigan Union. For information: 761-7960 General Meeting: Campuses Against Weapons in Space. 8 PM, Michigan Student Assembly Chambers, room 3909 Michigan Union. For information: 763-3241. Mondav. April 7 Ann Arbor City Elections Vote. 7 AM-8 PM Informal Seminar: Women's Studies Program of the University of Michigan. The collective committee will present their recommendations to the general women's studies population. 12:10 to 1 PM, Room 238A, West Engineering. For information: 763-2047. Informal Working Meeting: Industrial Workers of the World, Southeastern Michigan General Membership Branch. 6 PM, Ann Arbor Tenants' Union office, 4th floor Michigan Union. For information: 483-3478. Guild House Writer's Series: Guild House and Michigan Student Assembly. Poetry and prose readings. Alan Cheuse and Diane Raptosh. 8 PM, Guild House, 802 Monroe, Ann Arbor. For information: 662-5189. Tuesdav. April 8 Panel on Sanctuary in the U.S.: Hispanic Law Student Association. with panelists William P. Jovce, Associate General Counsel, Immigration and Naturalization Service, Arthur C. Pelton. Director Political Asylum Project, Lawyer's Committee for Human Rights, Laura Dietrich. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State, Bureau of Human Rights and Humanitarian Affaire, Pamela Goldberg. Litigation Coördinator, Proyecto Libertad, Harlingen, Texas. 7:30 to 9:30 PM, Room 100, Hutchins Hall, LawQuad. General Meeting: Farm Labor Organizing Committee. (see Tuesday, April 1) Wednesdav. April 9 Beans and Rice Dinner: Central America EducationAction Committee. (sec Wedncsday, April 2) Land, Food, and Justice Committee Meeting: Interfaith Council for Peace. Update of Seasonal Cookbook and plans for the Annual Farm Tour. 7:30 PM, Pine Room, First United Methodist Church, State at Huron, Ann Arbor. For information: 663-1870. General Meeting: Latin American Solidarity Committee. (see Wednesday, April 2) Board Meeting: Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Send agenda items, comments, queries to Paquetta A. Palmer at 619 East University A-l, Ann Arbor 48104. For information: 663-8614. Thursdav. April 10 Oxfam America study tour slide show: Seva Foundation and World Hunger EducationAction Committee. Ravi Khanna, will present a slide show of Honduras and Nicaragua with a discussion on U.S. policy in Nicaragua and Honduras and how it affects Oxfam America's development work there. 8 PM Kuenzel Room, Michigan Union. For information: 663-4301. Fridav, April 11 Friday Noon Forum: Guild House. Discussions on the moral and ethical issues of our time. Vegetarían soup and sandwich available for $1. This week Torn Weisskopf. Noon, Guild House, 802 Monroe, Ann Arbor. For information: 662-5 189. Ravi Khanna, Outreach Coördinator for Oxfam America, available for informal discussions. (see Oxfam America, Thursday, April 10) Saturdav. April 12 Ravi Khanna, Outreach Coördinator for Oxfam America, available for informal discussions. (see Oxfam America, Thursday, April 10) Sunday. April 13 General Meeting: Washtenaw County Women's Action for Nuclear Disarmament Inc. The program will be a film, "A Cali for Peace: The Military Budget and You". Babysitting available in church nursery. 7-9:30 PM, St Aidan's EpiscopalNorthside Presbyterian Churches, 1679 Broadway, Ann Arbor. For information: 761-1718. General Meeting: A2MISTAD Construction Brigade. (see Sunday, April 6) General Meeting: Campuses Against Weapons in Space. (see Sunday, April 6) Women's Crisis Center Benefit Benefit Concert with Map of the World . Tickets are $3-$5 and can be pre-purchased at WCCRick's American Cafe. For information: 761-9475. Ravi Khanna, Outreach Coördinator for Oxfam America, Available for informal discussions. (see Oxfam America, Thursday, April 10) Mondav. April 14 Program Meeting: Women's Studies Program of the Üniversity of Michigan. Last business meeting of the year. 12:10 to 1 PM, Room 238A, West Engineering, U of M. For information 763-2047. Informal Working Meeting: Industrial Workers of the World, Southeastern Michigan General Membership Branch. (see Monday, April 7) Membership Meeting: Free South África Coordinating Committee. 7 PM, Center for American and African Studies Lounge, first floor West Engineering Bldg.,UofM. For information: 971-7994 or 769-8549. Guild House Writer's Series: Guild House and Michigan Student Assembly. Poetry and prose readings. Lemuel Johnson and Nicholas Delbanco. 8 PM, Guild House, 802 Monroe, Ann Arbor. For information: 662-5189. Tuesdav. April 15 Annual Tax Day Witness: Ann Arbor War Tax DissdentsU.S. Peace Tax Fund. AAWTD will provide leaflets decribing the U.S. Peace Tax Fund Bill now in Congress. 8 PM-midnight, Main U.S. Post Office, 2075 W. Stadium Blvd., Ann Arbor. For information: 662-2838. General Meeting: Farm Labor Organizing Committee. (see Tuesday, April 1) Wednesdav. April 16 Beans and Rice Dinner: Central America EducationAction Committee. (see Wednesday, April 2) General Meeting: Latín American Solidarity Committee. (see Wednesday, April 2) Thursdav. April 17 General Meeting: HAP-NICA. 5:30 PM, Michigan Union. For information: 761-7960. Fridav. April 18 Friday Noon Forum: Guild House. Di scussions on the moral and ethical issues of ourtime. Vegetarían soup and sandwich availableforSl. This week Jonathan Ellis. Noon, Guild House, 802 Monroe, Ann Arbor. For information: 662-5189. AMISTAD Construction Brigade Benefit. Folk music with Jim Kirk and Hugh McGuiness. 8 PMJHalfway Inn, East Quad, Uof M, Ann Arbor. Info: 761-7960. Sunday. April 20 General Meeting: A2MISTAD Construction Brigade. (see Sunday, April 6) General Meeting: Campuses Against Weapons in Space. (see Sunday, April 6) Mondav. April 21 Tour of KMS Fusión: Interfaith Council for Peace. KMS Fusión is a local company that does research for the Department of Energy, Nuclear Weapons División. Pre-registration required by April 4th. For information: 663-1870 Informal Working Meeting: Industrial Workers of the World, Southeastern Michigan General Membership Branch (see Monday, April 7) "Seeking Solutions: The Politics of Food and the Roots of Hunger, a Community Forum on World Hunger": Interfaith Council for Peace. The Food First slide show will be shown with discussion to follow. 7:30 PM, Ann Arbor Public library, Fifth Ave. at William, Ann Arbor. For information: 663-1870. Guild House Writer's Series: Guild House and Michigan Student Assembly. Poetry and prose readings. 8 PM, Guild House, 802 Monroe, Ann Arbor. For information: 662-5189. Tuesdav. April 22 Effective Arm-Chair Lobbying: Bread for the World. Workshop on effective letter-writing, including:l)Why we should write. 2)The guidelines of effective writing. 3) Letter construction. 4) Letter content. 2 to 4 PM, St. Thomas Parish Hall, 511 Elizabeth, Ann Arbor. General Meeting: Farm Labor Organizing Committee. (see Tuesday, April 1) Wednesdav. April 23 Beans and Rice Dinner: Central America EducationAction Committee. (see Wednesday, April 2) General Meeting: Latin American Solidarity Committee. (see Wednesday, April 2) Thursdav. April 24 Medical Aid CARAVAN: Nicaragua Medical Aid Project. CARAVAN of medical equipment leaves for Milwaukee to be shipped to Nicaragua. (See story in this issue of Agenda). Saturdav. April 26 Annual Banquet: Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. A delicious dinner will be served, along with special entertainment. Donations will help cover operating costs for 1986-87. 6 PM, Unitarian Chuch, 1917 Washtenaw Ave., Ann Arbor. Sunday. April 27 Fourteenth Birthday Celebration and Volunteer Re-Union: Women's Crisis Center. Cake, punch, and feminist conversation. Bring a veggie dish to pass. All former volunteers, friends and interested others are inyited. 12 PM, St. Andrew's Church, 306 N. División. For information: 761-9475. General Meeting: AMISTAD Construction Brigade. (see Sunday, April 6) General Meeting: Campuses Against Weapons in Space. (see Sunday, April 6) Mondav. April 28 Informal Working Meeting: Industrial Workers of the World, Southeastern Michigan General Membership B ranch (see Monday, April 7) Membership Meeting: Free South África Coordinating Committee. (see Monday, April 14) Guild House Writer's Series: Guild House and Michigan Student Assembly. Poetry and prose readings. 8 PM, Guild House, 802 Monroe, Ann Arbor. For information: 662-5189. Tiiesdav. April 29 "The Labor Movement n South África:": Industrial Workers of the World, Southeastern Michigan General Membership Branch. Bonile Tuluma, the National Coördinator of Worker Education for the 50,000 member Allied Workers Union, will speak. 7:30 PM, Cali for location: 483-3478. General Meeting: Farm Labor Organizing Committee. (see Tuesday, April 1) Wednesdav. April 30 Deadline for children's artwork: Washtenaw County Women's Action for Nuclear Disarmament, Inc. Due date for May 1 1 Mother's Day Festival artwork. Send submission with the theme "Peace is..." to WAND, 1340 Wines, Ann Arbor, MI, 48 103. To have artwork picked up cali 769-9334. Bonile Tuluma available for interviews: Industrial Workers of the World, Southeastern Michigan General Membership Branch. For information: 483-3478. Beans and Rice Dinner: Central America EducationAction Committee. (see Wednesday, April 2) General Meeting: Latin American SoUdarity Committee. (see Wednesday, April 2) Thursdav. Mav 1 International conference of progressive unionists: Industrial Workers of the World. Five day conference (May 1-5) commemorating the lOOth anniversary of the Haymarket incident and the campaign for the 8 hour day, to be held in Chicago, DL. For information: 483-3478. General Meeting: HAP-NICA. 5:30 PM, Michigan Union. For information: 761-7960. Fridav. Mav 2 Peer Counselor Training: The Women's Crisis Center. Training involves 30 hours over two weekends, a 6 month committment and 4 hours per week after training. $20 fee. For information: 761-9475. Sundav. Mav 4 Interfaith Council for Peace Benefit. Children's Concert by Trees. Tickets, $2 per child, $4 per adult donation. The Ark Coffeehouse. For information: 663-1870. Fifteenth Annual Bike-A-Thon: Ecology Center. Bike-A-Thon to raise money for the Ecology Center's "core" programs (see ad opposite page). For information: 761-3186. Beginning of "Recycle Week": Ecology Center. For information: 761-3186. "Positive Gay Identity Conference": Marygrove College (Detroit) For information: 763-4186 or 863-7255. Thursdav. Mav 8 Scrap Box Open House: Ecology Center. Open house of organization fhat reuses many kinds of industrial and household discards. For information: 994-4420. Saturdav. Mav 10 Free White Pine tree seedling giveaway: Ecology Center. Ecology Center's Recycling Station, 2050 S. Industrial Hwy., Ann Arbor. For information: 761-3186. Sundav. May 11 Mother's Day Festival of Peace: Washtenaw County Women's Action for Nuclear Disarmament, Inc. A reinstitution of the more authentic version of Mother's Day originated by Julia Ward Howe, celebrating a day focused on mothers and peace. 1-4 PM, West Park, Ann Arbor. For information: 761-1718.