Monday, July 13, 2009

White Rose Political Calendar

Week of July 12, 2009 Here are this week's announcements. Send your announcement to The White Rose Political Calendar is heard Monday at 8pm and other times each week on WPKN 89.5 / WPKM 88.7 and ________________________________________________________________ Arte-Inc Fundraiser July 16 in New Haven Thursday July 16, from 6:00pm – 10:00pm, join Arte-Inc. at its annual auction fundraiser at ANTHONY'S OCEAN VIEW, 450 Lighthouse Road, New Haven. Auction Items Include: 
Original Artwork,
Vacation Apartment in Argentina, 
Vacation Condos in Puerto Rico & Vermont, 
Theatre Tickets, Dinners, CDs, Gift & Liquor Baskets, 
Musical Instruments Signed by El Gran Combo & Others
Canoeing Lessons, Dance Lessons and many more items. 
Arte is dedicated to promoting Latino art, culture and talent, Arte establishes partnerships with community agencies and groups to improve the quality of life of residents. All proceeds benefit Arte-Inc’s scholarship fund and programs! Contact Arte for details and tickets 203-787-2783 or visit their website at
 __________________________________________________________________ Bike to Work Friday, July 17 in New Haven Elm City Cycling and Bru Café are sponsoring this month’s free Bike to Work Day breakfast for all cyclists outside New Haven City Hall, 165 Church Street across from the Green. Come any time between 7:30-9:30 a.m. Check out our cycling attire fashion show – Clothes for all kinds of commuting! Plus, learn about bike security systems and get security tips from the Devil’s Gear bike shop. Contact us in advance to get a cycling buddy. For More info, email or visit _______________________________________________________ July 18 in West Simsbury: Demonstration BioDiesel for Cars & Home-heating, and a Solar Electric System The Solar Energy Association of Connecticut invites you to an On-Site Demonstration and Discussion of “ BioDiesel for Cars & Home-heating, and a Solar Electric System ” on Saturday, July 18, 2009 ( 1:30 PM) at Flamig Farm, 7 Shingle Mill Road, WestSimsbury. Connecticut
 BioDiesel for Cars and Home-heating will be discussed by David Henri and Nevin
 Christiansen, Specialists in Biodiesel.
Transportation and home-heating are major energy users. Alternatives to the conventional petroleum-based vehicles and heating systems are urgently needed. In addition to answering basic questions about biofuels, the speakers will demonstrate a bio-diesel processor, which converts vegetable oil to bio-diesel. A Solar Electric (PV) System at this farm will also be shown and discussed. The Solar Energy Association of Connecticut, Inc., is a nonprofit, educational organization (active since 1976) that supports and promotes the use of renewable energies and environmentally acceptable technologies.
 This event is free and open to the public, but registration is requested by calling 860.233.5684. For more information, visit the group’s website at _________________________________________________________________ July 19 in New Haven: Celebrate Nicaraguan Revolution Sunday July 19th 1-4 p.m. it’s a Picnic/Potluck, Rain or Shine. *Come celebrate the 25th anniversary of the NH/LSCP and the 30th anniversary of the Triumph of the Nicaraguan Revolution -- The triumph of the people of Nicaragua over the 40-year dictatorship of the Somoza family. The Sister City Project is A progressive, bi-national, grassroots organization that fosters a relationship between the communities of Greater New Haven and León, Nicaragua There will be live music and a speaker. Help us make it green: Bring your own utensils, plate, cup, and napkin. At the home of Allie Perry and Charlie Pillsbury, 247 St. Ronan Street, New Haven. *RSVP yes only*. Patty: 203-562-1607 or email: ________________________________________________________________ Every Saturday at 10 pm on Riverhead / Southold / Southampton / Shelter Island Public Access TV Channel 20: There are "Partners for Peace" in Israel / Palestine. Attention TV viewers in the Riverhead, Southold, Southampton and Shelter Island Towns on Long Island: See the film "Combatants for Peace and the Billboard from Bethlehem" on Ch. 20 Saturdays at 10pm. Former Israeli Army and Palestinian fighters tell why they work together for peace. Produced by ________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________