No. 177, June 6-12, 2002


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Thurs., June 6 • Campaign rally for Cynthia Brown, progressive Senate candidate, Reid Center, 6:30-9pm.
Fri., June 7 • Fundraising event for Cynthia Brown, progressive Senate candidate, Battery Park Hotel, 6-9pm.
Fri., June 7 • Inside Out, prison art show opens, 6pm at the Red E, 31 Carolina Lane, and the Big Idea, 27 Carolina Lane. Gallery hours: Fri-Sun, 4-8pm through June 30.
Tues., June 11 • Divine Healing Cuisine: raw and living food feast and presentation by Kwatamani Holisitc Institute of Atlanta, 6:30pm at Movement & Learning Center, upstairs at FBFC, 90 Biltmore Ave. $25-35, RSVP 236-0088.
Wed., June 12 • Public hearing on 8 lanes for I-240 through West Asheville. 6:30pm, AB Tech Laurel Forum. Info:
Sat., June 15 • Life Food potluck, information and support for raw and living food eaters, 5:30pm at Riverside Park. 280-2555.
Mon., June 17 • “Free Trade and Forests 101:” traveling roadshow focusing on the impact that international trade agreements are having on forests and global biodiversity. Featuring folk singer and songwriter Danny Dolinger. Malaprop’s Bookstore, 55 Haywood St., downtown Asheville. Info: Andrew, 828-285-8855.
Thurs., June 20 • Survivors’ Art Exhibit hosted by OUR VOICE (formerly Rape Crisis Center), opening reception, 6:30-8:30pm in the front gallery of Pack Place. 252-0562.
Thurs., June 20 • Doing Business with the North Carolina University System for Minority Owned and Small Businesses free workshop. 7–10 pm at UNCA Owen Conference Center. Info: Lisa Belcher 232-5031 or
Sat., June 22 • Fundraising square dance for Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, 7-10pm at Fairview Community Center on Fairview Rd., near Fairview School. $10. Info: Darcel, 254-5195.

Mondays-- Carolininas for Health Care Access meets, 7:30pm, Fortune Center, 727 Haywood Road.Call Rebecca Campbell at 258-4862 for more info.
Mondays-- Drumming circle, 7pm at Mysts of Avalon, 640 Merrimon Ave., Ste. 201. Info: 281-2616.
Second and fourth Mondays-- Compassion for Animals vegetarian/vegan potluck, 7:30pm, 227 Edgewood St. (Friends Meeting Place). Call 253-6176 or 281-1693.
Third Mondays-- Zero Population Growth of Asheville meets. Call Greg Wilcox at 665-7531 or
Third Mondays-- Asheville Latin-Americans for Advancement meets. Call 277-1797 for details.
Tuesdays-- Food Not Bombs serves free vegan food and informal activist networking at Pack Place, 6pm. 771-5660.
First Tuesdays—
Community of Compassion, marijuana decriminalization group, meets at 7pm at 727 Haywood Rd. (Fortune Building) in West Asheville. 251-0343.
Second and Fourth Tuesdays-- Asheville Direct Action Network meets at Jubilee, basement entrance, Soul Cafe, 101 Patton Ave., 7pm. Info: 251-1782.
Wednesdays-- Prison Industrial Complex Discussion Group meets, 8pm, Stephenson Basement, Warren Wilson College. Info:Ginelle, 771-3901.
Wednesdays— Spanish language practice with a native speaker, 12:30pm at International Link, 87 Patton. 255-9104.
First Wednesdays— La Leche League toddler group meets 10:30am at Murphy-Oakley Rec Center, 749 Fairview Rd. 299-9236.
First and third Wednesdays— Earth First! meets,7pm at the Fortune Building, 729 Haywood Rd. (at the corner of Brevard) in West Asheville. Info: Cathie @ 285-0631.
Thursdays-- Asheville Students for a Healthy Environment (ASHE) meets in the Highsmith Center, Rm. 37, UNCA at 7pm. 236-3834.
Thursdays-- New at International Link: French language practice with a native speaker, 12:30pm at International Link, 87 Patton. 255-9104.
First Thursdays-- Gay & Lesbian Pagan Alliance potluck meeting at Mysts of Avalon, 640 Merrimon Ave., Ste. 201. Info: 281-2616.
First and third Thursdays-- Women's International League for Peace and Freedom/UNCA sponsors discussion group dealing with nuclear power issues. Call 232-5196 or 254-5489.
Second Saturdays-- International link Community Center, 87 Patton Ave. 255-9104.
Sundays * Asheville Prison Book Program meets 4pm at 101 Woodrow. Call 254-3025 for more info.
Sundays • Food Not Bombs serves free vegan food and informal activist networking at Pack Place, 6pm. Info: Abe, 281-0313
Sundays-- Free capoeira classes, 5pm. Info: 232-2980 or
Third Sundays— La Leche League meets 4pm at WNC Breastfeeding Center, 50 Doctor’s Dr. 628-4438.
Second and Fourth Sundays-- Jubilee environmental team meets downstairs at Jubilee, 46 Wall St., 11am. Info: 250-9116.

Other areas

Washington, DC Tues., June 25-Tues., July 2 • Democracy Summer 02. Info: or 202-234-9382 x257.

Active Students for a Healthy Environment (ASHE), 251- 6797x 1179.
Amnesty International, 251-6626.
Anti-Racist Action (ARA), PO Box 2503, Asheville, NC 28801.
Asheville Free School, PO Box 2792, Asheville,NC 28801. 236-3622.
Asheville Prison Books, 254-3025
Asheville Community Resource Center (forming) 250- 1248
Blue Ridge Equality Alliance, 236-2033 or
Canary Coalition, clean air group, PO Box 1556, Whitier, NC 28789-1556.
Carolina Animal Action, PO Box 19242, Asheville, NC 28815. 298-4647.
Carolina-Chiapas Connection, 675-5525 or
Carolina Farm Stewardship Association, 919-542-2402.
Clean Water Fund, 29 1/2 Page Ave., Asheville, NC 28801. 251-1291 or 1-800-929-4480. or
CLOSER gay and lesbian group, Community of Compassion, 251-0343,
City Seeds, 70 Woodfin Pl. #237, Asheville, NC 28801. 236-2299.
Direct Action Network, Sharon 828-251-1782.
Environmental and Conservation Organization (ECO), 119 3rd Ave. West, Hendersonville, NC 28792. 692-0385.
The Exchange barter network, Kathleen Stith, 626-2955.
Food Not Bombs • Feeding the hungry and building community, call Abe @ 281-0313 or Nina @ 250-9882.
Free Radio Asheville, PO Box 1485, Asheville, NC 28802.
International Link Community Center, 87 Patton Ave., Asheville, NC 28801. 255-9104.
Just Economics, 45 Sardis Rd., Asheville, NC 28806. 665-2198. Katuah Earth First!, PO Box 1485, Asheville, NC 28802. 285-0631.
Leonard Peltier Support Group, PO Box 2584, Asheville, NC 28802. 232-0951.
The Mediation Center, 189 College St., Asheville, NC 28801-3030. 251-6089. or
Mosaic Vortex youth center (forming), Call Breanna Leslie at 258-9395.
Nuclear Information and Resource Service Southeast, P.O. Box 7586, Asheville, NC 28802. Contact: Mary Olsen, 828-251-2060. or
People of Faith Against the Death Penalty, 274-8798.
PFLAG, gay and lesbian family group, 277-7815.
PFLAG Hendersonville, 696-8250.
Physicians for Social Responsibility, Lew Patrie at 299-1242 or Terry Clark at 667-0287.
Quality Forward, volunteer stream clean up. Call Gretchen at 254-1776. P.O. Box 22, Asheville, NC 28802.
Socialist Action contact: George Robinson, 232-4922.
Southern Appalachian Biodiversity Project, PO Box 3141, Asheville, NC 28802. 258-2667.
Southern Appalachian Center for Cooperative Ownership, 12 1/2 Wall St. Ste. D, Asheville, NC 28801. 232-0632.
Town Hall Project, P.O. Box 2463, Asheville, NC 28802. 271-1032.
Voices for Peace, c/o Brevard College, Box B-5649, 400 N. Broad
War Resisters League, 277-0758. War Tax Resistance Coordinating Committee, 1-800269-7464. 285-0010.
Western Carolina Women’s Coalition, PO Box 402, Asheville, NC 28802. 251-5986.
Western North Carolina Alliance, 70 Woodfin Pl. #326, Asheville, NC 28801. 258-8737.
WNC Citizens for an End to Institutional Bigotry, PO Box 18640, Asheville, NC 28814.
WNC Green Party, meeting info: 254-5195.
WNC Peace Coalition, email: website:
WNC School of the Americas Watch, 254-5195.
Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, 255-8065.
YWCA of Asheville, 185 S. French Broad Ave., Asheville, NC 28801.
Zero Population Growth of Asheville, 31 Overlook Drive, Candler, NC. Greg Wilcox, 665-7531,
Zim-Zam Eco-House, 277-0758.


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