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One-time extended events (exhibits, peace walks, institutes, etc.)
none scheduled at this time .


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Recurring events, ongoing events, or events with indefinite timing

WARNING: there is no guarantee that this schedule is up to date, so please check the "for more information" link before going to an event.

And if you know of something that is out of date, please tell me, Roger, conant[at]ecs.umass.edu. Thanks.

date, time, location brief description for more information
Ongoing in our area Independent media in the Valley details here
WMUA, WXOJ, and many others! see complete area listing Democracy Now! airs! Democracy Now! website
Ongoing in our area WXOJ, 103.3 FM, Valley Free Radio:  DN! and lots more. program schedule
Every Sunday, 12-1, Amherst Common Amherst Vigil for Peace and Justice in a Nuclear Free World (which has gone on almost every Sunday since 1979) http://www.nonviolence.org/amhvigil, 549-4515
Second Sunday, 7-8pm Unplug VT Yankee! More..
Third Sunday of each month, 4-6pm, Pioneer Valley War Tax Resisters (PVWTR) To find out meeting location and directions call PVWTR at 413.773.5188
Every Monday, WMUA, 91.1 FM, 5:30-6:30pm Undercurrents program Jennie Traschen
Every Monday, 12-1, Federal Building, Springfield Vigil for Peace Arise Peace With Justice Committee, 734-4948, Arise@riseup.net
Third Monday, 7-8pm, W Springfield Through song and sacred interfaith writings, we will gather to reflect on and pray for peace. More..
Last Monday, 7pm, MEF, Northampton Progressive Democrats of America (PDA). Focuses on Congressional Districts 1 (Rep. Olver) and 2 (Rep. Neal). PDA works within the general framework of the Democratic Party for justice and democracy at all levels. sspetersson@juno.com, http://www.pdamerica.org
First Tuesday, 6:30pm, North Star, 104 Russell Road, Hadley Western Massachusetts Military Recruitment Education Network ("MREN") Focuses on counter-recruitment, GI Rights advocacy, Conscientious Objection work, and support of military families. Material available on line at WesternMassAFSC.org
phone: 584-8975, afsc@crocker.com
First Tuesday, 4:30-5:30, Sunderland Center Monthly anti-war/peace vigil. The focus of the vigil is to end the war, desist from intervention in Iran, and to demand that Congress deny the $200 billion that Bush wants for the war. More...
Third Tuesday, 7pm, Northampton Pioneer Valley Cuba Solidarity Committee. Try ajenks0324[at]comcast.net
Third Tuesday, 7pm, Northampton Franklin/Hampshire Health Care Coalition. More..
Third Tuesday, 7pm, Amherst Valleywide Spokescouncil. More..
Every Wednesday, noon, many places Silent vigil for peace, for one hour outside your own place of worship. More..
Every Wednesday, 7pm, Arms Library, Shelburn Falls Reel World film series. Reel World is a collaborative of people in Western Franklin County, Ma. who work to bring broad perspectives on U.S. national & foreign policy to our community. To find the current film, consult Wednesdays on the main Calendar.
First Wednesday, 7pm, Great Barrington Berkshires for Progressive Change. More..
Second Wednesday, 7pm, Bangs Center, Amherst Socialist Discussion Group Susan Dorazio, 367-9356,
Second Wednesday, 7:30, Northampton Amnesty International monthly meetings at Unitarian Universalist Society, 220 Main Street (use side entrance.) national AI website or
local chapter's website
Third Wednesday, 4-6pm, Springfield Alliance for Injured Workers.   More..
Third Wednesday, 7pm, Springfield Mass Senior Action Council, Greater Springfield Chapter. More..
Third Wednesday, 7pm, Springfield Pioneer Valley Central Labor Council. More..
Third Wednesday, 7pm, Media Education Foundation, 60 Masonic St, Northampton Valley Free Radio David Gowler, 538-5788
Fourth Wednesday, 7pm, City Hall, Northampton Northampton Human Rights Commission
Last Wednesday, 7-9pm, Amherst College Pioneer Valley Coalition to Change and Challenge Wal-Mart. More..
First Thursday, 7pm, Springfield Mass Citizens Against the Death Penalty. More..
Every Thursday, 8am, WXOJ 103.3FM Writer's Voice features author interviews and readings, as well as news, commentary and tips related to writing and publishing. We also talk with editors, agents, publicists and others about issues of interest to writers.
Every Thursday, 4:30-5:30, Longmeadow Vigil protesting Bush plan to escalate the war in Iraq description
Every Thursday, 5-6, Park Square, Pittsfield Peace vigil, by GIRO of Berkshire Community College mbehnke@berkshirecc.edu
Every Thursday, 7-9pm, Somatics Institute at 32 Masonic, Northampton Meetings of the Northampton branch of International Socialist Organization, (ISO) (413) 303-1385 or contact@isowmass.org
Every Friday (with a few exceptions), Media Education Foundation, 60 Masonic Street (Old Fire Station, now the Woodstar Cafe), side door Film Series, of the Northampton Committee to Stop the War in Iraq
Popular series followed by discussion. Consult the main calendar for current films.

website of NCSWI

Every Friday, 11:30-12:30, State & Chestnut Sts, Springfield Vigil with Springfield Homeless more..
Every Friday, 12-1, in front of Fleet Bank, Amherst Women in Black peace vigil Mary Wentworth, 256-6005
Every Friday, 4:00 pm, WMUA 91.1 FM Writer's Voice features author interviews and readings, as well as news, commentary and tips related to writing and publishing. We also talk with editors, agents, publicists and others about issues of interest to writers.
Every Friday, 4:30-5:30, Court Square, Springfield Weekly peace vigil 413.734.4948
Third Fridays, noon, Amherst Iraq Moratorium vigil in the central intersection of Amherst Abbie Jenks, 413.775.1127
Third Fridays, Northampton Iraq Moratorium until the war stops. More..
Every Saturday, 11-12, on the sidewalk near the Northampton Courthouse

Expanded to add Florence also

A Stand for Peace and Justice: Sympathy and Solidarity with all Victims of Terror. Weekly vigil sponsored by the Northampton Committee to Stop the War in Iraq Claudia Lefko 584-0068 and website of the Committee
Every Saturday, 11-12, Greenfield Common (Main and Federal) Neighbors vigil

Mary McClintock, 413/369-0117
Every Saturday, 11-12, Sunderland, corner of 116 and 47. Weekly peace vigil Judy Rose, rose[at]lawandsociety.org
Every Saturday, 1-2, Memorial Park, Orange Women in Black peace vigil Pat, 978-544-7035
Every Saturday, 9:30pm, Latin Flava Cafe, 1677 Main St, Springfield Community against Hate Open Mic ???
First Saturday,noon, Brattleboro Siren Test Die-in.   More..

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Other announcements or calendars
AFSC announcements
  • The American Friends Service Committee sends out an occasional email newsletter. It does not duplicate our online Calendar but contains short articles on timely topics. You can subscribe to it by sending email to afsc@crocker.com with ADD in the subject line.
Traprock announcements
  • The Traprock Center for Peace and Justice has an email announcement list which you can sign up for at its website (click on "Contact us") The previous website, created by Charlie Jenks, is archived here. It has a vast collection of archival material of great value.

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