No. 86, Sept. 7-13, 2000

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Thurs., Sept. 7-- Nuclear issues with Dot Sulock, facilitator, 7pm at Ramsey Library, Room 101, UNCA. Discussion topic: “Will Ballistic Missile Defense Make us Safer?” Information: 253-5196 Sat., Sept. 9-- International potluck and Latino celebration at International Link Community Center. Stories, music, and dance. 6:30pm, 87 Patton Ave. $2 donation, children 10 and under enter free.
Sun., Sept. 10— Asheville-Direct Action Network (A-DAN) invites you to a cookout at 2:00 pm at Aston Park. A-DAN’s goal is to initiate interaction and facilitate communication among activists in the area. This cookout is for FUN, a chance for us to get to know each other better and play. Each group will have the opportunity to introduce yourselves and talk about your purpose and goals. Bring frisbees, hacky sacks, musical instruments, potluck and/or grill items and eating and drinking utensils. For more information, call Colleen at (828) 252-8312.
Sun., Sept. 10-- Ernest Morgan, one of WNC’s activist elders, will discuss and sign copies of his autobiography, “Dealing Creatively with Life,” 3pm at Malaprop’s, 55 Haywood St. Call 254-6734 for details.
Wed., Sept. 13-- Just Economics Membership Meeting. Movie and discussion on “Riding the Rails,” an award-winning documentary on train hopping during the Great Depression. Free admission/refreshments. 3rd floor of Public Service Building, Patton Ave., 7-8:30pm. Locking door, so admission will be between 6:45-7:15pm.
Sat., Sept. 16-- Vegan potluck, optional Mexican theme, and discussion on vegan community at Zim-Zam Eco-House, 6:30pm. Call 277-0758 for more details.
Mon., Sept. 18-- “Reflections on Death in a Civilized Society.” Presentation by Jim Cooney. 7pm at Cathedral of all Souls (Parrish Hall) in Biltmore Village. Sponsored by WNC People of Faith Against the Death Penalty.
Thurs., Sept. 21-- “Should the United States Control Space?” Discussion/focus meeting on US Space Command (USSPACECOM). Ramsey Library, Room 101, UNCA, 7pm. Call Dot Sulock at 232-5196 or Leah Karpen at 254-5489.


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.
First and Third Mondays-- Mountain Clean Air Task Force of WNC Alliance business meetings. 6pm. Call 258-8737.
Third Mondays-- Asheville Latin-Americans for Advancement meets. Call 277-1797 for details.
First Tuesdays-- WNC School of the Americas Watch meets. 6pm potluck, 7pm meeting. Location varies. Call 254-5195 for more info.
Tuesdays— Community of Compassion, marijuana decriminalization group, meets at 7pm downtown. 251-0343.
First and third Wednesdays—
Katuah Earth First! meets at 7pm at the Pink Haus, 201 Broadway. 285-0631.
Wednesdays— Spanish language practice with a native speaker, 12:30pm at International Link, 87 Patton. 255-9104. Wednesdays— Amnesty International group meets 7pm at Laurel Forum, Karpen Hall, UNCA. 251-6626.
First Wednesdays— La Leche League toddler group meets 10:30am at Murphy-Oakley Rec Center, 749 Fairview Rd. 299-9236.
Thursdays-- Asheville books-to-prisoners group meets 8pm at 38 Mulberry St. Woodfin. Contact Sarah @ 236-0949.
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.
Second and fourth Fridays-- Green Party of WNC meets, 6pm-9pm potluck. Info: 254-5195.
Sundays-- Anti-Racist Action meets at 83 1/2 Brevard Rd. at 7:30pm. 251-6797 #8052. ara_asheville@hotmail.com
Sundays— Food Not Bombs serves free vegetarian food at City-County Plaza, 12pm.
Sundays-- Punk rock basketball, 4pm at Montford Park.
Sundays--
Free capoeira classes, 5pm. Info: 232-2980 or dravenarcane@hotmail.com
First Sundays-- Asheville Mumia Action Group meets (with ARA -- see above) at 83 1/2 Brevard Rd., 7pm. 251-6797 #8052.
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.

Active Students for a Healthy Environment (ASHE), 236-3834. ecology@bulldog.unca.edu.
Amnesty International, 251-6626.
Anti-Racist Action (ARA), PO Box 2503, Asheville, NC 28801. ara_asheville@hotmail.com
Asheville Mumia Action Group, 251-6797 # 8052.
Asheville Prison Books, davewreckoning@hotmail.com.
Blue Ridge Equality Alliance, 236-2033 or leestin@cs.com.
Carolina Animal Action, PO Box 19242, Asheville, NC 28815. meatstinks@aol.com. 298-4647.
Carolina-Chiapas Connection, 675-5525 or jmorgan@yancey.main.nc.us.
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. www.cwfnc.org or cwfnc@main.nc.us.
CLOSER gay and lesbian group, CLOSERmail@aol.com Community of Compassion, 251-0343, herbmercy@aol.com.
City Seeds, 70 Woodfin Pl. #237, Asheville, NC 28801. 236-2299.
Direct Action Network, Colleen 252-8312 or cathieberrey@cs.com
Environmental and Conservation Organization (ECO), 119 3rd Ave. West, Hendersonville, NC 28792. 692-0385.
Everthing Local www.everythinglocal.org
The Exchange barter network, Kathleen Stith, 626-2955.
Food Not Bombs, 251-2687. preggo@mindspring.com or www.mindspring.com/~preggo/fnb.html
Free Radio Asheville, PO Box 1485, Asheville, NC 28802. radioasheville@hotmail.com.
The Mountain Greens, 697-4254 or 254-5195, www.green.org/wnc.
Holistic Vibrational/Energy Healing service, 828-285-9963. 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. anarchist_17@hotmail.com 232-0951.
The Mediation Center, 189 College St., Asheville, NC 28801-3030. 251-6089. tmc@buncombe.main.nc.us or www.main.nc.us/tmc
Mosaic Vortex youth center (forming), Call Breanna Leslie at 252-0037.
Mountain Area Gardeners in Community (MAGIC), PO Box 168, Asheville, NC 28802. 299-8466.
The Mountain Greens, 697-4254 or 254-5195, www.greens.org/wnc
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.
Refuse & Resist! Boone, 828-264-7536.
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. 669-6677.www.main.nc.us/wncceib.
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. 254-7206.www.main.nc.us/ywca.
Zero Population Growth of Asheville, 31 Overlook Drive, Candler, NC. Greg Wilcox, 665-7531, gwilcox@ioa.com
Zim-Zam Eco-House, 277-0758.

Our VOICE (formerly Rape Crisis Center) hosts a 30-hour fall training session for Volunteer Victim Advocates in September on Saturdays and weekday evenings. Info: 252-0562.

 

 

 

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