Psychiatrist Lawrence M. Probes will speak on Life-Affirming Toys for Bringing Out the Best in ChikJren" at the Sun., Nov. 12 meeting of WAND (Women's Action for Nuctear Disarmament). At the meeting Dr. Probes will explain the psychotogjcal effects of violent toys on children, such as increasing anxiety, anger and violence in chikJren's behavior. Dr. Probes is Medical Director of the Kent Oaks Psychiatrie Unit in Grand Rapids, Asst. Clinical Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Michigan State University, and Delégate to the Ninth Congress of International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War held thisOctober in Hiroshima, Japan. His talk and slide presentation is part of the Campaign Against Violent Toys in which WAND is active. The meeting is at 7:30 pm at St. Aidan'sNorthside Church, 1679 Broadway, Ann Arbor, across from the Baits Drive entrance to U-M's North Campus. On Thur., Nov. 2, long-time Belgian peace activist and feminist Denise Peeters, will speak on "Beyond the CokJ War: the European Perspective" at 7:30 pm at Rackham Amphitheater. She will also lead discussion on strategy for building down the CokJ War and replacing it with a system of common security at the Guild House Noon Forum, 802 Monroe at 12 noon on Fri., Nov. 3. Peeter"s visit is part of "Eurotour '89," a group of legislatcrs, peace activists and researchers coming to the U.S. to meet with grassroots activists and plan strategy together. She is active in Pax Christi and the National Counal of Belgian Women and has represented these groups at many international conferences. Her talks are sponsored by Campus WAND, 769-6570 or 662-2475. PURPOSE: WAND's goals are to edúcate ouselves and the public about the dangers of the continuing nuclear arms build-up, to nfluence our congressional representativos by informed lobbying, to support peace and justice candidatos, and to empower people, especially women, personally and politically. MEETINGS & MEMBERSHIP: Meetings are held the 2nd Sunday of the month at 7:30 pm at St. AkJan's Northside Church, 1679 Broadway, Ann Arbor. Cali our informatlon line at 761-1718, for a message announcing important lobbying information, meeting times and upcoming events. For information about Campus WAND, the student chapter at the U-M, cali üssa Guenzel, 769-6570, or Sarah Cooley, 662-2475. For trained speakers who will address groups, classes, and public forums, contact Tobi Hanna-Davies at 662-7869. Washtenaw County WAND (Women's Action for Nuctear Disarmament), P.O. Box 1815, Ann Arbor, Ml 48106-1815, 761-1718.
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