Steve Hanken arranged for a get-together to honor John Shumaker, who died on October 26, 2019 at age 70. Steve is sharing some memories of John at the Artisan's Sanctuary in Marion on Nov. 29, when John would have been 71
Alternative Discussion Group
Tuesday, January 7th and 21st
7:00 to 9:00 pm
We meet at the Knutson's place
at 2510 26th St. Dr. SE in Cedar Rapids
Our latest book, by Neil DeGrasse Tyson, is Astrophysics for People in a Hurry, and we will be discussing chapters 2 and 3 on January 7th.
Mall Walking for Peace
Sunday, January 12th
Starting at 2:00 pm, and we walk for about 45 minutes.
Lindale Mall, 4444 1st Avenue NE, Cedar Rapids
We gather at center of the Food Court
If you have our latest matching T-shirt that says, "If war is the answer, we're asking the wrong question", please wear it, but come to walk with any peace/anti-war shirt you have.
WFPI General Membership Meeting
Tuesday, January 28st
7:00 to 9:00 pm
Mount Mercy University
Mercy Drive NE, Cedar Rapids
The venue for these meetings is Campus Ministry lounge space in the Busse Building
Enter opposite the doors for the library side of the building.
Charlotte Martin will give an informal presentation, Eavesdropping on Conservative Podcasts: Observations and Thoughts.
Please plan to come and shape the future!
Those who do not learn the lessons of history are destined to repeat them.
Potluck and Movie Night
Our revived tradition of potluck and movie night begins
Friday, February 21st
third Friday as before
Starting at 7:00pm
Our new host will be:
Artisan's Sanctuary in Marion, 1070 7th Avenue
NOTE: cost is $5 per person
Artisan's Sanctuary requires this very reasonable charge from us for the use of their space and their projection equipment.
The movie for this first month in our new venue will be
This restoration of a scratchy old version we showed over five years ago is an anti-war movie that's worth seeing again, with George Peppard, Melina Mercouri, George Hamilton, Rome Schneider, Eli Wallach, Elke Sommer, and many more.
Join us for our famous potluck and enjoy an evening with some like-minded folks — Sponsored by Arts Cinema~Free Friday Night Flicks and Workers for Peace Iowa.
Street Witnessing for Peace
Meeting regardless of weather!
4:30 to 5:30 pm
at 1st Avenue & 1st Street NE, Cedar Rapids
Across from the old Federal Building ( now City Hall ) at the Tree of Five Seasons
Bring your own sign or hold one of ours. Spread the word!
Contact Bob at ( 3l9 ) 36O·5ll9 for more vigil information.