Calendar

as of 07/22/2017

Summer Film series began on Friday, June 9
 
SUMMER MOVIES
 
Friday, July 28, 6:30-8:30
Happy
2011 NR 1hr 15min
Happy takes viewers on a journey from the swamps of Louisiana to the slums of Kolkata in search of what really makes people happy. Combining real-life stories and scientific interviews, the film explores the secrets behind our most valued emotion.
 
Reedley Peace Center does not meet during the month of August.
 
Sunday, August 6, 7 PM  at United Japanese Christian Church, 136 N. Villa, Clovis
Film: Hibakusha: Our Lives to Live (Hibakusha is the Japanese word for surviving victims of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki)
 
Friday, September 8, 6:30-8:30
Speaker: Slade Childers.  Topic: Gay Pioneer: The Story of Steven Slade Childers
 
Friday, September 15, 6:30-8:30
Speaker: Sheri Wiedenhoefer, director of Circles of Support and Accountability (COSA).  Topic: Prisoner Reentry, COSA, and Restorative Justice.
 
Friday, September 22, 6:30-8:30
Speaker:  Maeve Doolittle, Population Connection
 
Friday, September 29, 6:30-8:30
Speaker: Don Linscheid.  Topic: Why the Lion Cannot Lie Down With the Lamb: Christian Peacemaker Team Experience in Israel / Palestine
 
Friday, October 6,  6:30-8:30
Speaker: Matthew Grundy, CEO of Fresno's Habitat for Humanity.  Topic: Habitat for Humanity
 
Friday, October 20, 6:30-8:30
'All They Could Carry', dramatic performance about Japanese Internment, written and performed by Nikiko Masumoto
 
Friday evening, November 3 and Saturday, November 4
Nonviolent Action Workshop  led by Sarah Thompson
 
Friday, November 10, 6:30-7:30
Speaker:  Lauren Friesen, Emeritus Professor of Theater, University of Michigan.  Topic: How "Nonresistance" Morphed into "Nonviolent Activism. Writings of J. Lawrence Burkholder. Mennonite Ethics: from isolation to engagement