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!
December 9, 2013
November 20, 2013
Our November meeting is Wednesday, November 20, 6:30pm, at Earth Fare. We will be in the cafe – please join us!
October 16, 2013
We will not have a monthly meeting so that members can attend the Bill McKibben lecture at Physician’s Auditorium.
Wednesday, October 16, 6pm, Physician’s Auditorium
“The Climate Heats Up” by Bill McKibben of 350.org
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.
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/
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.
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.
Saturday, November 2, 10:30am, in front of Emanuel AME Church, corner of 5th Ave and St Andrews Blvd
Adopt a Highway trash pickup.
September 18, 2013
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!
March 12, 2013
Our next monthly meeting is Wednesday, July 17, 6:30pm at Earth Fare in the South Windermere Plaza. We will be in the cafe – please join us (and bring a friend!)
Upcoming local and Green events
Saturday, July 20, 11:00am, Marion Square
Rally for Trayvon Martin
More info will be posted soon.
Monday, July 22, 7:00pm, ILA Hall
Monthly meeting of SC Progressive Network, Charleston Chapter
All progressives are invited!
This meeting was rescheduled from July 13 so that members could participate in a Trayvon Martin vigil.
Tuesday, July 30, 6:30-8:30pm, Bon Securs – St Francis Hospital, 2095 Henry Tecklenburg Dr, First floor room mall #1
Medicare’s 48th birthday party and Healthcare For All meeting
RSVP by Sunday, July 28 to Marta T. Hampton, MD at email@example.com or 843-509-0012
Saturday, August 3, 9:00am, King St
Charleston Pride Parade
South Carolina Green Party is marching in the parade! All Greens are invited to march with us!
Saturday, August 3, 12:00pm, Brittlebank Park
Charleston Pride Festival
Saturday, August 3, 7:00pm, Greater Park Circle Film Society
“God Loves Uganda”
This documentary film follows evangelical leaders in America and Uganda along with politicians and missionaries as they attempt the radical task of eliminating “sexual sin” and converting Ugandans to fundamentalist Christianity, and the dangers of mixing religion and politics.
Monday, August 5, 7:00pm, ILA Hall
Monthly meeting of Carolina Alliance for Fair Employment, Charleston Chapter
All are invited!
Thursday, August 8, 6:00 – 9:00pm, Mad River Grill
Party 4 a Purpose, fundraiser for Carolina Alliance for Fair Employment
$5 at the door gets you a free drink and CAFE gets to keep the $5! Plus, raffle and more!
Saturday, Sept 7, 10:30am, 5th Ave (Maryville)
Adopt a Highway trash pickup.
Charleston Green Party sponsors this route!
Every Friday, 6:00 – 9:00pm, location varies – see link
Drinking Liberally is a non-partisan social group where left-leaning (and those of us who are in full-blown tilt) can discuss news and politics.
All are welcome – this is NOT a Dem-only group!
February 20, 2013
Our February meeting is Wednesday, February 20, 6:30 pm, at Earth Fare on Folly Road Blvd. Look for us in the cafe!
The South Carolina Green Party will hold a special convention for the purpose of nominating our candidate for the May 7 special election for the US House of Representatives District 1. The convention will be at 1:00 PM on Saturday, March 9, 2013 at the Mount Pleasant Regional Library, 1133 Mathis Ferry Road in Mt Pleasant, SC 29464.
(Accommodations available at the Masters Inn, 300 Wingo Way, Mt Pleasant, $58.)
Following the convention there will be a business meeting of the South Carolina Green Party Steering Committee.
January 16, 2013
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Seismic airgun testing is used to find deep pockets of oil in the sea floor and is step one toward offshore drilling in the Atlantic. A jet plane is just a small taste of the disruptive and deafening impact that seismic airgun testing will have on marine life if we don’t take action now. The proposed seismic airgun testing for the Atlantic is projected to disturb and injure up to 138,500 dolphins and whales. After seismic testing in Peru earlier this year, hundreds of dolphins washed up dead on the shores often with blood in their ears. The decibels produced by seismic airgun blasts are loud enough to kill a human and for marine life the stakes are too high.
The U.S. Department of the Interior plans to make a decision in 2013, so join us to send a clear message: NO seismic airgun testing in the Atlantic! Join Oceana Tuesday, February 5th at Marion Square in Charleston for a press conference and demonstration urging the Department of the Interior to reject seismic airgun testing in the Atlantic! We will hold a press conference followed by a mock-seismic airgun test demonstration for 15 minutes using noise-makers to simulate the seismic testing proposed in the Atlantic that will occur every 10 seconds, 24 hours a day, for days to weeks at a time.
Contact: Katie Parrish, Oceana, firstname.lastname@example.org, or at (239) 537-9507