Mid-Hudson Events Calendar announced on Activist Radio

- Thurs., Feb 23, 7:00 - 8:30pm. MEETING OF MECR (Middle East Crisis Response) in Woodstock. MECR is a group of Hudson Valley residents joined together to promote peace and human rights in Palestine and the Middle East. Location: Woodstock Public Library, 5 Library Ln, Woodstock. Contact: 845 876-7906 or www.mideastcrisis.org

- Fri., Feb. 24 doors open 7 p.m. MOVIES THAT MATTER BEACON: THROUGH A LENS DARKLY: Black Photographers and the Emergence of a People with filmmaker Thomas Allen Harris.  At First Presbyterian Church of Beacon, McKinley Hall, 50 Liberty St., Beacon. Donations (845) 838-2415,  www.moviesthatmatterbeacon.org

- Sun, Feb 26, 3pm – 5pm, 300 Wall St, Kingston, Film: Lost in Detention is a year long investigation that examines the US immigration enforcement system and stories of hidden abuse in detention centers. Hosted by: LGBTQ Community for Racial Justice and Citizen Action HV

- Mon., Feb 27, 6:00 - 8:00pm. MEETING OF ENJAN (End The New Jim Crow Action Network) in Kingston. ENJAN is a Hudson Valley network dedicated to fighting racist policies of racial profiling, police brutality, and mass incarceration (the "New Jim Crow"). Location: New Progressive Baptist Church, 8 Hone St., Kingston. Contact: 845-475-8781 or www.enjan.org

- Tues., Feb. 28, 7 p.m.  They Walked These Paths Before Us; Honoring the Indigenous History of Orange County, a slide show/lecture by Evan Pritchard. This talk on our local Native American history will include music, maps and more as we explore the ancient history of Newburgh and what is now Orange County.  The Great Room, Kaplan Hall, SUNY Orange/OCCC. #1 Washington Place (near Grand and First Streets). Free parking: go right on First St., then right again, into garage, then walk up stairs to elevator).  Free to the public. Contact Joanne Zipay (845) 341-9386, SUNY Office of Cultural Affairs.

- Thu, Mar 2, 5:00pm – 6:30pm New Paltz Climate Action Coalition, 3 Plattekill Ave, New Paltz. Educate ourselves and other groups and individuals in the community about climate change.

- Fri, Mar 3 from 7 to 9 pm: showing of “When Pigs have Wings” at the Woodstock Town Hall, 76 Tinker St. One day Jaafar, a hapless Palestinian fisherman, catches a Vietnamese pig in his net. His adventures are outrageous and entertaining, but this political parable also has a satirical bite. Winner of Munich and Tokyo film festivals. This free movie is cosponsored by: Middle East Crisis Response www.mideastcrisis.org, Hudson Valley BDS www.hudsonvalleybds.org and Hudson Valley Jewish Voice for Peace. Contact: Jane.toby7@gmail.com or 518 291-6808

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