Archive for the 'Peace & Justice Center Events' Category

01 Feb

Announcement: Weekly Peace Vigils

Please let us know of additions or cancellations: Bangor: Tuesdays 12:00-12:30, Peirce Park, next to the Library, across from the Peace & Justice Center, Harlow Street. Peace & Justice Center, 942-9343. Belfast: Sundays noon-1, High and Main Sts. Cathy Mink, 323-0953. Deer Isle: Mondays 4-4:30,across from Deer Isle-Stonington High School, in front of ball […]

20 Jul

Hiroshima Day Commemoration 2017

Hiroshima “Die in” Planned for Bangor on August 6th A commemoration of the 72nd   anniversary of the U.S. atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki will be held on Sunday, August 6th at noon at Westmarket Square in Bangor .  Members of the Peace & Justice Center of Eastern Maine invite the public to the event which will […]

31 May

Peace and Justice Summer Art Camp

Community Mural Project Every Monday and Wednesday, join us from 3:30 to 4:30 at the Peace and Justice Center to learn about murals! We’ll be studying famous muralists, techniques and challenges of the medium, and working with local artists and businesses to create art for the community, and finally, we’ll be painting a mural of […]

22 May

P&J Annual Meeting – Hope in Challenging Times

Friday, June 2, 2017 Peace & Justice Center, 96 Harlow St, Suite 100, Bangor 5:30pm – vegetarian potluck 6:15 – Steering Committee election 6:30 –  Panel of young people speak about “Hope in Challenging Times”

22 May

Pretty Black: Racism in the Art World – Art Show Opening

Saturday, June 17, 5pm to 8pm Peace & Justice Center, 96 Harlow St, Suite 100, Bangor Join us  for the exciting opening of an art show featuring local artist Keith Washington.  His work celebrates culture, body, music, and poetry, and challenges the paradigms of fine art and exclusivity.  It provides a provocative and sometimes uncomfortable […]

24 Apr

Film: “Making a Killing; Guns, Greed & the NRA”

Friday, May 19, 6:30pm Peace & Justice Center, 96 Harlow St, Suite 100, Bangor Free – discussion to follow Making a Killing tells the stories of how guns, and the billions made off of them, affect the lives of everyday Americans. It features personal stories from people across the country who have been affected by […]

20 Feb

“Paying the Price of Peace” – Film

Friday, March 17, 6:30pm Peace & Justice Center, 96 Harlow St, Suite 100, Bangor Vietnam Veteran S. Brian Willson paid the price for peace by nearly being killed by a military train during a non-violent protest. Since then, he has not stopped calling attention to the US government‟s defiance of international law through waging endless […]

28 Jan

Weekly Action Session Sign Ups

17 Jan

People’s Inauguration Press Conference

Join the People’s Inauguration! Friday, January 20, 1pm                                                                                   Peace & Justice Center, 96 Harlow St, […]

31 Dec

Bystander Intervention Training

Sunday, Jan 8, 2017                                                                                               Food AND Medicine, 20 […]

22 Dec

“A Force More Powerful” Film Showing

Friday, January 13th at 6:30 pm Peace and Justice Center of Eastern Maine 96 Harlow Street, Suite 100; Bangor, ME 04401 Co-Sponsored by the Bangor Racial and Economic Justice Coalition Inspired by his studies in India of Ghandi’s work, as well as the Montgomery Alabame bus boycott led by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Rev. […]

20 Dec

Sing for Peace, Sing for Justice!

We invite you to join our sing-a-long, every third Wednesday of the month, at the Peace and Justice Center, 96 Harlow St., Suite 100 in Bangor, from 5:30 pm to 7 pm. Instruments, voices and ears are all welcome. It is a “circle jam” format with everyone in turn playing or suggesting a song with a peace […]

05 Dec

Responding to the Election – Organizing Together!

The Peace & Justice Center will hold two sessions open to anyone who wants to talk about ways we can respond to the election and protect both human rights and the environment. Session 1 – Thursday, Dec 8, 3-5pm Session 2 – Sunday, Dec 11, 1-3pm At the Peace & Justice Center, 96 Harlow St, Suite […]

20 Nov

Art for Dialogue – Art Show & Auction

Wilson Center, 67 College Ave, Orono Art Show – Nov 9 to Dec 2 Art Auction – Sat, Dec 3, 5-8pm Join the Wilson Center and the Peace and Justice Center for an art show and auction featuring social justice-focused pieces by local artists and UMaine students!  Auction proceeds to benefit both the Wilson Center and the P&J […]

31 Oct

“Embrace of the Serpent” Film Showing

Friday, November 18, 6:30pm Peace & Justice Center, 96 Harlow St, Suite 100, Bangor FMI:  942-9343, At once blistering and poetic, the ravages of colonialism cast a dark shadow over the South American landscape in “Embrace of the Serpent.” Filmed in stunning black-and-white, Serpent centers on Karamakate, an Amazonian shaman and the last survivor […]

05 Oct

“Why World Peace is Possible” – presentation by Paul Chappell

Wednesday, October 19 6:30pm The Wilson Center, 67 College Ave, Orono Author, soldier and educator Paul K. Chappell will visit the University of Maine during his 2016 Maine Speaking Tour at an event jointly sponsored by the Peace & Justice Center and The Wilson Center. A West Point graduate and Iraq War vet, Chappell is the […]

19 Sep

P&J Center Harvest Supper – October 1st

 27th Annual Harvest Supper & Hands of Peace Awards! Saturday, October 1st, 6:00 to 8:00 pm Unitarian Universalist Church, 120 Park St, Bangor Please bring a vegetarian dish to share Suggested donation:  $10 adults, $5 students, $15 families Proceeds from the door this year will go to the UU Youth for Safe Passage, who will […]

18 Sep

“Joanna Macy & the Great Turning” – Film Showing

Friday, October 21 (Re-scheduled from September) 6:30pm Peace & Justice Center, 96 Harlow St, Suite 100, Bangor FMI:  942-9343 or This beautiful, wise and evocative film captures the crisis and possibility of our times. In Joanna Macy and the Great Turning, Joanna shares her understanding of these times we live in, when everything we treasure […]

12 Sep

End Violence Together! September 17, 2016

  More and more people have come to realize that war, poverty, racism domestic violence, climate destruction and the epidemic of violence in all its forms are not separate occurrences or events but rather they are interrelated dimensions of an ever expanding culture of violence. Campaign Nonviolence is a national movement to mainstream nonviolence across […]

10 Sep

“Sun Come Up” – Film Showing

Friday, September 16 6:30pm Peace & Justice Center, 96 Harlow St, Suite 100, Bangor FMI:  942-9343 or Sun Come Up shows the human face of climate change. The film follows the relocation of the Carteret Islanders, a community living on a remote island chain in the South Pacific Ocean, and now, some of the […]