To submit items for this resource guide, send a brief description
of the event, including date, time, place, and contact information. For
organization listings, include as much contact information as possible.
Deadline for listings is 6pm on Monday for Thursday publication.
All listings for ACRC refer to the Asheville Community Resource Center,
located at 63 N. Lexington Ave. in downtown Asheville. Info: 252-8999
Fri., Nov. 7 Freud, the European Crisis of Consciousness
and World War I, talk by Dr. Ed Katz, 11 am, UNCAs Humanities
Lecture Hall, free. Info: 251-6808
Fri., Nov. 7 French Views of America, round table
discussion with students from France, noon, Laurel Forum, Karpen Hall,
free. Info: 232-2440.
Sun. & Mon., Nov. 9 & 10 Bicycle for Peace. Meet 3pm at
Pritchard Park on 9th for transport to Black Mtn to join Quaker Wes Chaney
on his transit through WNC from DC to the SOA action at Ft Benning, Columbus,
GA. All bicyclists welcome to join in local segments, including arrival
at Pritchard Park, 5pm for rally. Trucks/vans wanted for bike transport
to Black Mtn in the morning, call if you can help. 712-4433. Presentation
& covered dish on 10th with Wes at Friends Meeting House (227 Edgewood
Rd.). Mon., Nov. 10 Rome I, talk by Dr. Lora Holland, 11 am,
UNCAs Humanities Lecture Hall, free. Info: 251-6808.
Mon., Nov. 10 Arjun Makhijani, world famous nuclear physicist
and Pulitzer Prize winning writer on nuclear proliferation speaks at UNCAs
Owen conference center. Sponsored by WNC world affairs council. Info:
Mon., Nov. 10 The Protestant Reformation, Dr. Lothar
Dohse, 11 am, UNCAs Lipinsky Auditorium, free. Info: 251-6808.
Wed., Nov. 12 The Indies The Traveling Bonfires preview
of Eli Guieb IIIs Itogon, a docu-film that probes open-pit
mining in the Philippines Cordillera mountains; and Risa Morimotos
Moonlight Electric, a short about a Brooklyn Mozart.
7pm Its potluck, very limited seating, and please bring throw pillows
to sit on. 70 Woodfin Place, Suite 001. Info: 254-4501, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sun., Nov. 16 Peace Puppets Rally, Pritchard Park, 2pm. East Coast
Puppetista Tour. Cardboard Chaos presents Uncle Sams Global
Circus, a farcical look at US foreign policy with a call to shut
down the SOA.
Wed., Nov. 19 Experience Indonesia through Live Traditional Dance,
Slides & Stories featuring Bali & Java. Amazing paintings &
food available for sale. 7 pm at International Link 87 Patton, 255-9104.
$3 donation requested.
Through Wed., Nov. 26 Weaving the Story: Maya Women in Chiapas,
a mixed media installation by senior Andrea Quillian, will be on view
through at UNCAs Blowers Gallery. Opening reception 4-6 pm Sun.,
Nov. 16. Info: 251-6546
Solidaridad! Art Auction for Chiapas. Please donate your Chiapas- or bike-themed
art or art supplies, by Nov. 20th to help support local folks to bring
the people of Chiapas water filters, medical supplies, bicycles and helping
hands! 350-0419 or email@example.com
Hearts With Hands, Inc. program to sponsor children at Christmas through
Dec. 3. 667-1912.
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Asheville Free School classes are held at the ACRC unless otherwise noted.
Info: firstname.lastname@example.org or 255-3678
Rie-ki Info: Josh, 301-2659
Mondays 6-9 pm Asheville Free School Life Drawing - ACRC
Third Mondays Asheville Latin-Americans for Advancement meets.
Call 277-1797 for details.
Third Mondays Population Connection (formerly ZPG) meets. Call
Greg Wilcox at 665-7531 or email@example.com
Alternate Tuesdays Asheville Community Resource Center collective
meetings. 7pm, 63 N. Lexington Ave.
Tuesdays Kung-Fu for Kids, 1pm. Info: Tamiko@255-3678
Tuesdays Piano for Kids, 2-5pm. Info: Sara, 225-4501
Tuesdays Western North Carolina Peace Coalition meets at 6:30 pm
at International Link, 87 Patton Ave., Asheville. Info: Peace Line, 271-0022
Tuesdays Food Not Bombs serves free vegan food and informal activist
networking at City County Plaza, 5pm. Info: 281-4343.
Tuesdays Beginning Spanish class with a native speaker Tuesdays,
choose 12:30 or 4:00 at International Link, 87 Patton, $5 a class. 255-9104.
First Tuesdays Community of Compassion, cannabis activist group,
meets at 7pm at 729 Haywood Rd. (Fortune Building) in West Asheville.
First and Third Tuesdays Western Carolinians for Peace and Justice
in the Middle East meets, 9-10:30 am. Info: Ahmad Amara, 252-7710, Andrew
Summers, 298-5320, or Jean Franklin, 669-5205
Wednesdays Individual wellness consultation (the unclinic) for
women & transgender people only, 6:30-9pm, ACRC.
Wednesdays Earth First! meets, 7pm, ACRC. Call for info: 225-0814.
Wednesdays Intro to Piano 5-6pm, Info: ACRC, 252-8999
Wednesdays Modern and Postmodern Poetry Reading Group 6-7 PM Info:
Wednesdays Women of Beat Literature Reading Group 7-8pm. Info:
Wednesdays Arts and Crafts (for kids) 10-12am. Info: Tamiko, 255-3678
Wednesdays Sexism in the USA -6:30 pm, ACRC
Wednesdays Mosaic Vortex community center membership meetings.
Wednesdays Poet Potluck: Bring a vegetarian dish and speak your
words. 7:30pm, Burnsville. Info/directions: 675-0171.
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 10am at Murphy-Oakley
Rec. Center, 749 Fairview Rd. Info: 645-8579.
First Wednesdays WNC Pagans Night Out, a monthly social gathering
for local Pagans, Heathens, and practitioners of similar faiths. Info:
253-5667 or <www.witchesgathering.com/ceres>
Second and Fourth Wednesdays Blue Ridge Equality Alliance (BREA)
meets, 6:30pm, Wells Room, YWCA, 185 S. French Broad. Info: 252-4097 or
Thursdays Piano for Kids 11-2 Sara, 255-4501
First Thursdays Asheville Global Report Film Night Benefit, 8pm,
The Big Idea, 27 Carolina Lane.
Second and Fourth Thursdays Asheville Inn Exchange combines enthusiasm
of disadvantaged young adults with nonprofit community service projects
for the benefit of all. 7pm, CORE (37 Carolina Ln.). Info: 350-1900, firstname.lastname@example.org,
Fridays Women in Black stand in silence against war, 5-6pm at Vance
Monument. Info: 252-4536.
Fridays German conversation practice Fridays 1:30 at International
Link, 87 Patton, $2 each. 255-9104.
Fridays WNC Peace Coalitions Vigil for Peace, 6-7pm, Vance
Monument. Info: Peace Line, 271-0022.
Fridays Open acoustic jam, 7pm at Capricorn Studios. Info: 686-8020
Saturday US Foreign Policy Discussion Group, 6-7 PM Candace, 255-2914
Saturdays Stories Galories (for kids) 4-6 PM Kate, 231-4578
First Saturday of every month Wild Foods Walk@ the Swanannoa 4H
Center. Info: Patrick, 686-3196
Saturdays Tours and service learning projects at Earthaven Ecovillage,
outside of Black Mountain. 669-3937 (visitor voice mail number, please
leave a message).
Saturdays InterFaith Vigil, 11am, Prichard Park.
Second and Fourth Sundays Poetry Slam at Area 45 Theatre, 45 Wall
St., 7:30 pm. Info: email@example.com
Sundays Beginning Spanish class, ACRC, 7pm. All levels welcome,
teachers welcome as well. Info: Melody, 243-6194.
Sundays Conversational Spanish 6-7pm. Info: Melody, 243-6194
Sundays Wild Survival@ the Swanannoa 4H Center Patrick@686-3196
Sundays The Bountiful Cities Project holds community workdays at
the Pearson Dr. garden in Montford at noon (volunteer meeting first Sunday
of month). Info: Jodi at 236-9462
Sundays Asheville Prison Book Program meets at the ACRC, 5:30-8pm.
Sundays Food Not Bombs serves free vegan food and informal activist
networking at City County Plaza, 4pm. Info: 281-4343.
Sundays Capoeira class, 5pm. One class free if you bring in a copy
of the AGR with this notice. Info: 232-2980 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Sundays The Bountiful Cities Project Community Garden (formerly
GROW) meets: grow food for the community. 3pm, Pearson street garden.
Third Sundays La Leche League meets 4pm at WNC Breastfeeding Center,
50 Doctors Dr. 628-4438
Second and Fourth Sundays Jubilee environmental team meets downstairs
at Jubilee, 46 Wall St., 11am. Info 250-9116
Last Sunday of every month Food Not Bombs monthly meeting. 8pm,
169 Hillside St. Info: 281-4343.
Nov. 20-22 Mobilization Against the Free Trade Area of the Americas
(FTAA), countering the ministerial meetings which will take place in Miami
those dates, the next phase of negotiating for leaders in the hemisphere.Info/rides:
email@example.com, 777-3968 or see www.stopftaa.org.
Sat.-Sun., Nov. 22-23 - SOA/WHISC Peace Vigil & Nonviolent Civil Resistance
Action at Ft. Benning. TRANSPORTATION: Charter bus - $40/seat, leaves
Asheville 6am, Sat; leaves Columbus, 5pm, Sun. Contact Donna, 651-0346
for info. Carpoolers (to offer or request a ride) - contact Erin, 231-2400.
MOTEL: contact Kathleen, 253-2846. General WNC-SOA watch info: contact
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Active Students for a Healthy Environment (ASHE) 236-3834 or firstname.lastname@example.org
American Indian Movement Asheville 828-628-2862 or email@example.com
Americans United for Separation of Church and State North Carolina
Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project (ASAP) 828-649-9452
Arthur Morgan School 1901 Hannah Branch Rd., Burnsville, NC 28714.
828-675-4262, firstname.lastname@example.org & www.arthurmorganschool.org
Asheville Community Resource Center 236-1672.
Asheville Free School email@example.com or 236-3834
Asheville Life Food Collective, 280-2555.
Asheville Prison Book Program 254-3025.
Asheville ReCyclery Non profit bicycle repair, 828-253-7930 37
Asheville for a Socialist Colombia 258-0731.
Blue Ridge Equality Alliance 252-4097 or <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Bountiful Cities Project (formerly GROW) Growing food for the community.
Canary Coalition clean air group, PO Box 1556, Whittier, NC 28789-1556
Carolina Animal Action PO Box 19242, Asheville, NC 28815, email@example.com.
Carolina Farm Stewardship Association 919-542-2402.
Carolina Interfaith Taskforce on Central America (CITCA) Melissa
Fridlin, 777-3968, firstname.lastname@example.org, PO Box 1947, Asheville 28802
Citizens for Media Literacy 34 Wall St. 828-255-0182.
Clean Water for North Carolina (formerly the Clean Water Fund)
Works with communities to help protect their rights to clean, safe water
by providing organizing and technical assistance and statewide advocacy
for swift, fair, and effective environmental enforcement. Info:251-1291,
or [www.cleanwaterfund.org] www.cwfnc.org
CLOSER Gay and lesbian group, CLOSERmail@aol.com.
Colombia Education Project Erin Pratt, 285-8495, or email email@example.com
Community Supported Development Seeks development that will maintain
the quality of life in the areas in which we live and work. 253-2546 or
Community of Compassion Local grassroots cannabis advocacy group.
Call: 251-0343; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Website: <members.aol.com/herbmercy/>
Coven Oldenwilde Local Wiccan Coven. Contact us for info about
Conscientious Objector status. Call 251-0343, or visit <www.oldenwilde.com>
Dandelion Fund Provides small grants to activist groups. PO Box
409, Asheville, NC 28802. 828-236-1994. www.dandelionfund.org
Dogwood Alliance PO Box 7645, Asheville, NC 28802, 828-251-2525,
Earthaven Ecovillage Permaculture based, off-grid, intentional
community, 669-3937 (voice mail) or <www.earthaven.org> 1025 Camp
Elliott Road, Black Mountain, NC 28711
eKleiwerks Natural Building Local and international trainings in
natural building; 828-252-7701; email@example.com
El Eco Ashevilles only Spanish language newspaper. Share
news, announcements, events, and place advertisements. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Environmental and Conservation Organization (ECO) 119 3rd Ave.
West, Hendersonville, NC 28792 or 692-0385
Food Not Bombs Feeding the hungry and building community, call
Jason @ 281-4343.
Free Radio Asheville PO Box 1485, Asheville, NC 28802 or email@example.com
Freedom Socialist Party 202 Edgewood Rd. #203, Asheville, NC 28804-3315,
Info: 258-0731 or www.socialism.com
Heart of the Mother/Children of the Earth: Grassroots activism for families;
education, outreach, and support. Info: 828-232-0036.
Henderson County Greens <www.greens.org/wnc> or 697-4254.
High Country Citizens for Peace and Justice (Boone) <www.highcountrypeace.org>
International Link Community Center 87 Patton Ave., Asheville,
NC 28801. 255-9104
Just Economics 45 Sardis Rd., Asheville, NC 28806 or 665-2198.
Katuah Earth First! PO Box 1485, Asheville, NC 28802 or 225-0814.
Katuah MASHH (Medicine for Activists Seeking Health and Healing)
The Mediation Center 189 College St., Asheville, NC 28801-3030;
251-6089, firstname.lastname@example.org or www.main.nc.us/tmc
Mosaic Vortex Not-for-profit youth empowerment organization. Call
Breanna at 258-9395, or visit <geocities.com/mosaicvortex/>
North Carolina Citizens for Safe Food Anti-biotech group. Subscribe
to NC Safe Food Net at: <www.topica.com/lists/NC_Citizens_for_Safe_Food>
North Carolina Peace Action PO Box 10384, Raleigh, NC 27605, email@example.com
Nuclear Information & Resource Service Southeast PO Box 7586,
Asheville, NC, 28802. Contact: Mary Olson, 828-251-2060. firstname.lastname@example.org
OUR VOICE formerly Rape Crisis Center, PO Box 7453, Asheville,
NC 28802. 252-0562
People of Faith Against the Death Penalty WNC Chapter, 828-253-6287.
PFLAG Gay and lesbian family group, 277-7815
PFLAG Hendersonville, 696-8250
Physicians for Social Responsibility Lew Patrie at 299-1242 or
Stan Dienst 890-1582 <email@example.com>.
Planned Parenthood 603 Biltmore Ave., Asheville, NC 28801, 252-7928.
Population Connection (formerly ZPG) Info: Gregory Wilcox, 665-7531
or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Quality Forward Volunteer stream cleanup. Call Gretchen at 254-1776.
P.O. Box 22, Asheville, NC 28802
RESULTS citizens group, hunger and poverty advocacy organization.
San Cristóbal Committee of Asheville Sister Cities 675-5525
Sierra Club, Wenoca group 828-645-8917 or email@example.com
Southern Appalachian Biodiversity Project PO Box 3141, Asheville,
NC 28802. 258-2667 <www.sabp.net>
Southern Appalachian Center for Cooperative Ownership 12 1/2 Wall
St. Ste. D, Asheville, NC 28801or 232-0632
SPARE CHANGE? Testing the constitutionality of Ashevilles newsolicitation
Tranzmision Transgender community/activist group. Allies welcome!
252-0023 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Voices for Peace c/o Brevard College, Box B-5649, 400 N. Broad
St., Brevard, NC 28712
War Resisters League 277-0758
War Tax Resistance Coordinating Committee 1-800-269-7464 or 285-0010
Western Carolina Womens 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. 669-6677. www.main.nc.us/wncceib
WNC Civil Liberties Coalition Been violated due to Patriot Act,
or care to join? Call: 697-4254 or 271-0022
WNC-Cuba Friendship Committee George Robinson, 232-4922
WNC Green Party meeting info: 254-5058
WNC Peace Coalition <main.nc.us/wncpc> or email email@example.com
Peaceline, updated daily: 271-0022.
WNC School of the Americas Watch 254-5195
Womens International League for Peace and Freedom PO Box
8016, Asheville, NC 28814. 299-1414 or 254-5489.
YWCA of Asheville 185 S. French Broad Ave., Asheville, NC 28801.
Zim-Zam Eco-House 277-0758
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