“Bring Our War $$ Home” Sat, Mar 19, 10:30 – 12 noon

Spend ONE HOUR standing with Peace Fresno at River Park on Saturday, March 19. The demonstration is from 10:30 a.m. – 12 noon.

“Bring Our War $$ Home” is the theme of this demonstration.  We will be on the sidewalk near Carl’s Jr. and the Macaroni Grill (N. Blackstone and E. El Paso Ave.).  Our presence will remind passersby that our tax dollars, which could be used for to make life better, are being used for one of mankind’s most horrific inventions – war.

California tax payers spent $1.5 Billion for war spending in 2010.  The cost of war to U.S. residents since 2001 is $4000 per person (babies included).  Signs and banners provided; additional signs on this theme are welcome. Bring Our War $$ Home.  We will be joined by Robert Greenwald’s Rethink Afghanistan action – Rethink the Cost.  408-3320 or 355-2203

Wednesday, March 16, 3:00 to 3:30 p.m.

“Speaking Truth to Empire” on KFCF 88.1 FM: Dan Yaseen will interview David Swanson, blogger, activist and author of recently published book, “War is a Lie.” David is a board member of Progressive Democrats of America, the Backbone Campaign, Voters for Peace, and the Liberty Tree Foundation for the Democratic Revolution.  http://www.shoutcast.com/Internet-Radio/KFCF

Thursday, March 17, 7:30 p.m. Doors open at 7 p.m.

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day this year with an evening of traditional Irish music, song and dance featuring many our community’s talented young musicians and dancers. Performing with family and friends, bands will include members of the Bluestein, Cusick, Hall, Hendey and Jacoby clans. The concert will include sing-alongs led by Jim Michael and performances by the McTeggart Irish Dancers of Fresno.

Tickets are on sale now at Patrick’s Music, 769 E. Barstow and the Brass Unicorn at 845 E Fern. Admission for adults is $15 in advance and $20 at the door; for people under 18, admission is $10 in advance or at the door. This is an open seating event and is wheelchair accessible. Proceeds will benefit Community Alliance newspaper.  This event will take place at the Unitarian Church 2672 E. Alluvial.  For more information call (559) 994-9390 or email editor .  For more info, also see: http://fresnoalliance.com/wordpress/?p=2591

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