Our next meeting is Wednesday, July 16, 6:30pm at Earth Fare on Folly Road Blvd.  Look for us in the café – and bring a friend!
Mark your calendars!
Saturday, August 9, 8:15am
Charleston Pride Parade

Join us as the South Carolina Green Party marches in the 5th annual Charleston Pride Parade! The parade is Saturday, August 9, 9:00am – 11:00am. The parade route is approximately 2 miles, beginning at Ann Street and continuing down King Street to Broad Street. Floats and parade participants will disband at Colonial Lake.

We will meet at Wragg Mall (corner of Meeting and Ann Streets) at 8:15am. Wear green and comfy walking shoes, and bring water.

The South Carolina Green Party is excited to announce its 2014 State Convention, to be held on Saturday, May 3rd,  from 12:00 to 3:00 PM in the banquet room of the Arabesque Restaurant, 2930 Devine Street, Columbia, SC 29205.  If needed, overnight accommodations ($55) are available at the Riverside Inn, 111 Knox Abbott Drive, Cayce, SC 29033.

The main agenda items are the election of Steering Committee members and the nomination of candidates for the 2014 elections.  Candidates seeking the Party nomination are:

  • State House District 20: Jon Eames
  • State House District 114: Sue Edward

The South Carolina Green Party is a ballot qualified political party established in 2002 and is the state chapter of the national Green Party of the United States.

Let us know asap if you need a ride!

Our January meeting is Wednesday, January 15, 6:30pm at Earth Fare.  Please join us!

We will not have a business meeting this month. Instead, join us for a social gathering as we wrap up the year and look forward to 2014.  Join us at The Original Ms. Rose’s, 1090 Sam Rittenberg Blvd, on Wednesday, December 11 at 6:30pm for food, drinks (alcohol is optional), and lively Green conversation among old and new friends!

Our November meeting is Wednesday, November 20, 6:30pm, at Earth Fare.  We will be in the cafe – please join us!

 

 

We will not have a monthly meeting so that members can attend the Bill McKibben lecture at Physician’s Auditorium.

 

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, October 16, 6pm, Physician’s Auditorium
“The Climate Heats Up” by Bill McKibben of 350.org

http://coastalconservationleague.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/the-climate-heats-up2.pdf

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Thursday, October 17, 7pm, ILA Hall
Join us for a fun evening with political satirist and troubadour Dave Lippman.

Veteran satirical songster Dave Lippman is fired up, with Wild Bill Bailout firing back, over healthcare, climate scare and War in Who Knows Where. This show has delighted and terrified audiences throughout the Free World, and in some pretty cheap places as well. Attendance is optional but strongly suggested.

Dave Lippman has toured from San Francisco to Sydney, from Boston to Berlin, from the Midwest to the Mideast. Utah Phillips said of Lippman, “God that man can talk! What a great writer!” “Viciously funny,” said the Guardian. “Lippman is a national treasure,” countered the L.A. Herald-Examiner.

Lippman has been performing his brand of musical comedy for over 30 years. His most notorious CD is I Hate Wal-Mart; his most recent is Food, Clothing, & Glaciers.

Visit http://www.davelippman.com/mp3s/ for audio and video samples of the show.

This event is free.

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Saturday – Sunday, Oct 19-20, Penn Center
SC Progressive Network fall retreat

Space is filling fast! View the schedule and register at 09/03/register-now-for-network-retreat-at-penn-center-oct-19-20/

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Monday, October 21, 7pm, Stern Center Ballroom, CofC
“The Meaning of Matthew” with Judy Shepard

Judy Shepard will discus her son Matthew and what each of us can do to Erase Hate.

In 1998, Judy Shepard lost her son, Matthew, to a murder motivated by anti-gay hate. Speaking from a mother’s perspective, she has made the prevention of hate crimes the focus of her efforts. She will share her thoughts on what we can do as individuals and communities to make this world a more accepting place for everyone, regardless of their race, religion, ethnicity, gender identity and/or expression.

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Tuesday, October 22, 7pm, ILA Hall
South Carolina Progressive Network Charleston Chapter monthly meeting

This meeting has been rescheduled from Monday in order to allow members to attend the Judy Shepard lecture.

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Saturday, November 2, 10:30am, in front of Emanuel AME Church, corner of 5th Ave and St Andrews Blvd

Adopt a Highway trash pickup.

Our September meeting is Wednesday, Sept 18, 6:30pm.  We will have the meeting at BARNES & NOBLE, 1812 Sam Rittenberg Blvd in West Ashley (on the corner of Ashley River Rd).  Note that this is a different location!

Bring a friend and join us!

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