Metro DC Progressive Network

A clearing house of progressive events in the Metro DC area including Maryland and Northern Virginia.






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MARCH 2006
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MAR 1 WED - Drinking Liberally - Washington, DC ( 6:30-8:30 pm )
Meets every Wednesday promoting democracy one pint at a time.
Mark and Orlando's (Upstairs), 2020 P St NW (Dupont Circle)
Metro: Red Line to Dupont Circle (MAP)

MAR 2 THU - White House Peace Vigil (noon to 1pm)
Every Thursday at noon. Sponsored by DC Anti-War Network.
White House, Pennsylvania Ave. Washington DC
For more info, see www.DAWNDC.net.

MAR 2 THU - Drinking Liberally - Washington, DC ( 6:30-8:30 pm )
Meets every Thursday promoting democracy one pint at a time.
Timberlake's, 1726 Connecticut Ave NW (Dupont Circle)
Metro: Red Line to Dupont Circle (MAP)

MAR 3 FRI - White House Peace Vigil (noon to 1pm)
Every Friday at noon. Organized by the Dorothy Day Catholic Workers.
White House, Pennsylvania Ave. Washington DC (by the press)
Call 202-882-9649.

MAR 3 FRI - Walter Reed Hospital Peace Vigil (7-9pm)
Every Friday at 7pm. Love the troops - not the war. Organized by Code Pink.
Please join us to honor and support our wounded and disabled
soldiers and veterans as a reminder of the consequences of hubris.
7200 Georgia Avenue, NW (at Elder) Washington DC. ( MAP )
http://www.codepink4peace.org/

MAR 3-4: Sabeel Conference: Pursue Justice, Seek Peace! Washington, DC
http://www.fosna.org/

MAR 4 SAT - U.S. Capitol Peace Vigil (noon to 1pm)
Every Saturday at noon. A silent peace vigil,
Started by Friends (Quakers) from Langley Hill.
U.S. Capitol Building west lawn Washington DC
Visit www.seekpeace.info. Info at 301-681-5126 or john.howley@verizon.net.

MAR 4 SAT - Olney MD Peace Vigil ( 3:15 to 4:15pm )
Meets every Saturday, organized by Quakers from Friends House.
Corner of Rt. 108 and Georgia Ave. Olney, MD

MAR 6 MON - Pentagon Peace Vigil (7-8am)
Every Monday at 7am. Organized by Dorothy Day Catholic Workers.
US Pentagon, at the entrance to the Pentagon Metro station.
Call 202-882-9649.

MAR 8 WED - D.C. International Women's Day Rally ( TBA )
A delegation of Iraqi and American women, including mothers who have lost
their children will pressure the Bush administration and Congress to stop
the war in Iraq.
Washington D.C. More Info: http://www.womensaynotowar.org

MAR 8 WED - Drinking Liberally - Washington, DC ( 6:30-8:30 pm )
Meets every Wednesday promoting democracy one pint at a time.
Mark and Orlando's (Upstairs), 2020 P St NW (Dupont Circle)
Metro: Red Line to Dupont Circle (MAP)

MAR 9 THU - White House Peace Vigil (noon to 1pm)
Every Thursday at noon. Sponsored by DC Anti-War Network.
White House, Pennsylvania Ave. Washington DC
For more info, see www.DAWNDC.net.

MAR 9 THU - Drinking Liberally - Washington, DC ( 6:30-8:30 pm )
Meets every Thursday promoting democracy one pint at a time.
Timberlake's, 1726 Connecticut Ave NW (Dupont Circle)
Metro: Red Line to Dupont Circle (MAP)

MAR 10 FRI - White House Peace Vigil (noon to 1pm)
Every Friday at noon. Organized by the Dorothy Day Catholic Workers.
White House, Pennsylvania Ave. Washington DC (by the press)
Call 202-882-9649.

MAR 10 FRI - Walter Reed Hospital Peace Vigil (7-9pm)
Every Friday at 7pm. Love the troops - not the war. Organized by Code Pink.
Please join us to honor and support our wounded and disabled
soldiers and veterans as a reminder of the consequences of hubris.
7200 Georgia Avenue, NW (at Elder) Washington DC. ( MAP )
http://www.codepink4peace.org/

MAR 10-13 FRI - Ecumenical Advocacy Days for Global Peace with Justice ( 4 days )
The 2006 conference “Challenging Disparity: The Promise of God – The Power of Solidarity” will be the largest national gathering of grassroots religious
activists focused on shaping a new positive, progressive vision for U.S. foreign policy. Doubletree Hotel Crystal City, 300 Army Navy Drive, Arlington, VA
More Info: http://www.advocacydays.org/conference/index.php

MAR 11 SAT - U.S. Capitol Peace Vigil (noon to 1pm)
Every Saturday at noon. A silent peace vigil,
Started by Friends (Quakers) from Langley Hill.
U.S. Capitol Building west lawn Washington DC
Visit www.seekpeace.info. Info at 301-681-5126 or john.howley@verizon.net.

MAR 11 SAT - Olney MD Peace Vigil ( 3:15 to 4:15pm )
Meets every Saturday, organized by Quakers from Friends House.
Corner of Rt. 108 and Georgia Ave. Olney, MD

MARCH 11 Campaign for a Living Wage - Fairfax County Monthly meeting to discuss a living wage ordinance for Fairfax County. 2:00 pm Northern VA Central Labor Council Office, 4536 B John Marr Drive, Annandale, VA 22003 Contact: csinyai@malaborers.org

MAR 13 MON - Pentagon Peace Vigil (7-8am)
Every Monday at 7am. Organized by Dorothy Day Catholic Workers.
US Pentagon, at the entrance to the Pentagon Metro station.
Call 202-882-9649.

MAR 14 TUE - Virginia Grassroots Coalition Mtg. ( 6:30 - 9 pm )
Monthly meeting of like-minded Northern Virginia progressives.
Cap City Brewing, 2700 South Quincy in Arlington/Shirlington, VA (Map)
From Pentagon City Metro, take ART 82 bus to corner of Quincy St. & 28th St.
ART 82 picks up at 6:10, 6:40 and 7:10pm. Arlington Transit

MAR 15 WED - Drinking Liberally - Washington, DC ( 6:30-8:30 pm )
Meets every Wednesday promoting democracy one pint at a time.
Mark and Orlando's (Upstairs), 2020 P St NW (Dupont Circle)
Metro: Red Line to Dupont Circle (MAP)

MAR 16 THU - White House Peace Vigil (noon to 1pm)
Every Thursday at noon. Sponsored by DC Anti-War Network.
White House, Pennsylvania Ave. Washington DC
For more info, see www.DAWNDC.net.

MAR 16 THU - Drinking Liberally - Washington, DC ( 6:30-8:30 pm )
Meets every Thursday promoting democracy one pint at a time.
Timberlake's, 1726 Connecticut Ave NW (Dupont Circle)
Metro: Red Line to Dupont Circle (MAP)

MAR 17 FRI - White House Peace Vigil (noon to 1pm)
Every Friday at noon. Organized by the Dorothy Day Catholic Workers.
White House, Pennsylvania Ave. Washington DC (by the press)
Call 202-882-9649.

MAR 17 FRI - Walter Reed Hospital Peace Vigil (7-9pm)
Every Friday at 7pm. Love the troops - not the war. Organized by Code Pink.
Please join us to honor and support our wounded and disabled
soldiers and veterans as a reminder of the consequences of hubris.
7200 Georgia Avenue, NW (at Elder) Washington DC.
http://www.codepink4peace.org/

MAR 18 SAT - U.S. Capitol Peace Vigil (noon to 1pm)
Every Saturday at noon. A silent peace vigil,
Started by Friends (Quakers) from Langley Hill.
U.S. Capitol Building west lawn Washington DC
Visit www.seekpeace.info. Info at 301-681-5126 or john.howley@verizon.net.

MAR 18 SAT - Olney MD Peace Vigil ( 3:15 to 4:15pm )
Meets every Saturday, organized by Quakers from Friends House.
Corner of Rt. 108 and Georgia Ave. Olney, MD

MARCH 18 - Public Hearing: Campaign for a Living Wage - Fairfax County Panelists will include religious, community, and labor leaders. Scheduled testimony: economic analysis, legal overview, impact statements from the Arlington and Alexandria experiences, Fairfax County contractors and employees. 1:00 - 3:00 pm Saint Anthony's Parish, 3305 Glen Carlyn Road, Falls Church, VA 22041 Event contact: csinyai@malaborers.org Press contact: novaclc@aol.com
MAR 19 SUN - Peace Vigil with Legendary Folksinger Tom Paxton ( 5:30-6:30pm )
Marking the third anniversary of the US invasion of Iraq we will honor all who have
died and call for an end to the US occupation with songs of peace and inspiring words
from a variety of inspiring speakers. Please bring candles.
Alexandria Market Square Plaza City Hall, 301 King St. (Oldtown)

MAR 19 SUN - Third Anniversary War on Iraq
Silent Vigil for Peace (weekly) the third anniversary of the terrible
war on Iraq and we hope to fill the Capitol Lawn with thousands of vigilers for peace.
Come join us. West Lawn of the US Capitol, Washington Washington DC
Contact: Bill Mims musicnotwar@yahoo.com
Sponsored By: Langley Hill Friends Meeting

MAR 20 MON - Pentagon Peace Vigil (7-8am)
Every Monday at 7am. Organized by Dorothy Day Catholic Workers.
US Pentagon, at the entrance to the Pentagon Metro station.
Call 202-882-9649.

MAR 22 WED - Drinking Liberally - Washington, DC ( 6:30-8:30 pm )
Meets every Wednesday promoting democracy one pint at a time.
Mark and Orlando's (Upstairs), 2020 P St NW (Dupont Circle)
Metro: Red Line to Dupont Circle (MAP)

MAR 23 THU - White House Peace Vigil (noon to 1pm)
Every Thursday at noon. Sponsored by DC Anti-War Network.
White House, Pennsylvania Ave. Washington DC
For more info, see www.DAWNDC.net.

MAR 23 THU - Drinking Liberally - Washington, DC ( 6:30-8:30 pm )
Meets every Thursday promoting democracy one pint at a time.
Timberlake's, 1726 Connecticut Ave NW (Dupont Circle)
Metro: Red Line to Dupont Circle (MAP)

MAR 24 FRI - White House Peace Vigil (noon to 1pm)
Every Friday at noon. Organized by the Dorothy Day Catholic Workers.
White House, Pennsylvania Ave. Washington DC (by the press)
Call 202-882-9649.

MAR 24 FRI - Walter Reed Hospital Peace Vigil (7-9pm)
Every Friday at 7pm. Love the troops - not the war. Organized by Code Pink.
Please join us to honor and support our wounded and disabled
soldiers and veterans as a reminder of the consequences of hubris.
7200 Georgia Avenue, NW (at Elder) Washington DC. ( MAP )
http://www.codepink4peace.org/

MAR 25 SAT - U.S. Capitol Peace Vigil (noon to 1pm)
Every Saturday at noon. A silent peace vigil,
Started by Friends (Quakers) from Langley Hill.
U.S. Capitol Building west lawn Washington DC
Visit www.seekpeace.info. Info at 301-681-5126 or john.howley@verizon.net.

MAR 25 SAT - Olney MD Peace Vigil ( 3:15 to 4:15pm )
Meets every Saturday, organized by Quakers from Friends House.
Corner of Rt. 108 and Georgia Ave. Olney, MD

MAR 26 - DC Launch of One Spirit, One Will, Zero Poverty Campaign (3:30-5:30pm) Bread for the World is inviting people of faith to urge our leaders to honor promises by seeking significant increases in poverty-focused international development assistance. Location: Western Presbyterian Church, 2401 Virginia Ave NW, Washington, DC 20037, (202) 835-8383 RSVP by: March 26, 2006 at 5:30 pm Contact: Elise Young, Bread for the World Regional Organizer: 1-800-82-BREAD x104 or eyoung@bread.org For more information and to REGISTER FOR THE EVENT, please visit the website registration page, http://ga4.org/Bread/events/washingtondc_ol/details.tcl.

MAR 27 MON - Pentagon Peace Vigil (7-8am)
Every Monday at 7am. Organized by Dorothy Day Catholic Workers.
US Pentagon, at the entrance to the Pentagon Metro station.
Call 202-882-9649.

MAR 29 WED - Drinking Liberally - Washington, DC ( 6:30-8:30 pm )
Meets every Wednesday promoting democracy one pint at a time.
Mark and Orlando's (Upstairs), 2020 P St NW (Dupont Circle)
Metro: Red Line to Dupont Circle (MAP)

MAR 30 THU - White House Peace Vigil (noon to 1pm)
Every Thursday at noon. Sponsored by DC Anti-War Network.
White House, Pennsylvania Ave. Washington DC
For more info, see www.DAWNDC.net.

MAR 30 THU - Drinking Liberally - Washington, DC ( 6:30-8:30 pm )
Meets every Thursday promoting democracy one pint at a time.
Timberlake's, 1726 Connecticut Ave NW (Dupont Circle)
Metro: Red Line to Dupont Circle (MAP)

MAR 31 FRI - White House Peace Vigil (noon to 1pm)
Every Friday at noon. Organized by the Dorothy Day Catholic Workers.
White House, Pennsylvania Ave. Washington DC (by the press)
Call 202-882-9649.

MAR 31 FRI - Walter Reed Hospital Peace Vigil (7-9pm)
Every Friday at 7pm. Love the troops - not the war. Organized by Code Pink.
Please join us to honor and support our wounded and disabled
soldiers and veterans as a reminder of the consequences of hubris.
7200 Georgia Avenue, NW (at Elder) Washington DC. ( MAP )
http://www.codepink4peace.org/


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APRIL 2006
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APR 7, 8, 9 - Nat. Symposium on Access to Justice & Elimination of Poverty
Join legal and community activists to consider legal and organizing initiatives.
UDC Clarke Law, UDC Auditorium, 4200 Conn. Ave.
Van Ness/UDC Red Line Metro Station. Park under campus off Van Ness St.
RSVP: Joe Libertelli at Jlibertelli@udc.edu (see law.udc.edu)

APR 11 TUE - Virginia Grassroots Coalition Mtg. ( 6:30 - 9 pm )
Monthly meeting of like-minded Northern Virginia progressives.
Cap City Brewing, 2700 South Quincy in Arlington/Shirlington, VA (Map)
From Pentagon City Metro, take ART 82 bus to corner of Quincy St. & 28th St.
ART 82 picks up at 6:10, 6:40 and 7:10pm. Arlington Transit


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MAY 2006
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MAY 9 TUE - Virginia Grassroots Coalition Mtg. ( 6:30 - 9 pm )
Monthly meeting of like-minded Northern Virginia progressives.
Cap City Brewing, 2700 South Quincy in Arlington/Shirlington, VA (Map)
From Pentagon City Metro, take ART 82 bus to corner of Quincy St. & 28th St.
ART 82 picks up at 6:10, 6:40 and 7:10pm. Arlington Transit

MAY 11 THU - EMILY's List Annual Luncheon
Omni Shoreham Hotel: 2500 Calvert Street, NW, Washington, DC 20008

MAY 11-12 THU - EMILY's List Majority Council Conference
Omni Shoreham Hotel: 2500 Calvert Street, NW, Washington, DC 20008

May 17-21: Network of Spiritual Progressives, Washington DC (All Souls
Unitarian Church): www.spiritualprogressives.org

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JUNE 2006
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JUN 13 TUE - Virginia Grassroots Coalition Mtg. ( 6:30 - 9 pm )
Monthly meeting of like-minded Northern Virginia progressives.
Cap City Brewing, 2700 South Quincy in Arlington/Shirlington, VA (Map)
From Pentagon City Metro, take ART 82 bus to corner of Quincy St. & 28th St.
ART 82 picks up at 6:10, 6:40 and 7:10pm. Arlington Transit


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JULY 2006
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JUL 11 TUE - Virginia Grassroots Coalition Mtg. ( 6:30 - 9 pm )
Monthly meeting of like-minded Northern Virginia progressives.
Cap City Brewing, 2700 South Quincy in Arlington/Shirlington, VA (Map)
From Pentagon City Metro, take ART 82 bus to corner of Quincy St. & 28th St.
ART 82 picks up at 6:10, 6:40 and 7:10pm. Arlington Transit

JUL 28 > AUG 4 - EMILY's List - Campaign Corps Training
Application Deadline - April 15
Campaign School, Washington, DC
More Info: http://campaigncorps.org


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AUGUST 2006
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AUG 8 TUE - Virginia Grassroots Coalition Mtg. ( 6:30 - 9 pm )
Monthly meeting of like-minded Northern Virginia progressives.
Cap City Brewing, 2700 South Quincy in Arlington/Shirlington, VA (Map)
From Pentagon City Metro, take ART 82 bus to corner of Quincy St. & 28th St.
ART 82 picks up at 6:10, 6:40 and 7:10pm. Arlington Transit


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SEPTEMBER 2006
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SEP 12 TUE - Virginia Grassroots Coalition Mtg. ( 6:30 - 9 pm )
Monthly meeting of like-minded Northern Virginia progressives.
Cap City Brewing, 2700 South Quincy in Arlington/Shirlington, VA (Map)
From Pentagon City Metro, take ART 82 bus to corner of Quincy St. & 28th St.
ART 82 picks up at 6:10, 6:40 and 7:10pm. Arlington Transit


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OCTOBER 2006
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OCT 10 TUE - Virginia Grassroots Coalition Mtg. ( 6:30 - 9 pm )
Monthly meeting of like-minded Northern Virginia progressives.
Cap City Brewing, 2700 South Quincy in Arlington/Shirlington, VA (Map)
From Pentagon City Metro, take ART 82 bus to corner of Quincy St. & 28th St.
ART 82 picks up at 6:10, 6:40 and 7:10pm. Arlington Transit


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NOVEMBER 2006
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NOV 14 TUE - Virginia Grassroots Coalition Mtg. ( 6:30 - 9 pm )
Monthly meeting of like-minded Northern Virginia progressives.
Cap City Brewing, 2700 South Quincy in Arlington/Shirlington, VA (Map)
From Pentagon City Metro, take ART 82 bus to corner of Quincy St. & 28th St.
ART 82 picks up at 6:10, 6:40 and 7:10pm. Arlington Transit


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DECEMBER 2006
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DEC 12 TUE - Virginia Grassroots Coalition Mtg. ( 6:30 - 9 pm )
Monthly meeting of like-minded Northern Virginia progressives.
Cap City Brewing, 2700 South Quincy in Arlington/Shirlington, VA (Map)
From Pentagon City Metro, take ART 82 bus to corner of Quincy St. & 28th St.
ART 82 picks up at 6:10, 6:40 and 7:10pm. Arlington Transit


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