Events

Monday, January 16, 2017

Martin Luther King Day Celebration

The program will begin with a 6:00 candlelight Vigil at the Four Corners in Bennington and proceed from there to the Oldcastle Theater for a 6:30 reception.

Martin Luther King Day Celebration on January 16th The national holiday honoring Martin Luther King, Jr. will be observed on January 16th in a special program presented by the Greater Bennington Peace and Justice Center and the Greater Bennington Interfaith Council in conjunction with the Bennington Chapter of Rights And Democracy and 350.org. This year's theme, "Until Justice Rolls down Like Water.." joins Dr. King's nonviolent resistance during the struggle for civil rights with the nonviolent resistance of the Water Protectors against the Dakota Access Pipe Line at the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in North Dakota. The program will begin with a 6:00 candlelight Vigil at the Four Corners in Bennington and proceed from there to the Oldcastle Theater for a 6:30 reception. The reception will include warming refreshments, music, mounted images showing the civil rights struggle and the native Americans and environmentalists struggle at the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation. Artwork donated by local artists will also be on display and may be purchased by silent auction. At 7:30, in the Oldcastle Theater auditorium, a program of projected images, documentary film clips and a panel of eyewitnesses from Standing Rock who will give their account of the "Water Protectors" nonviolent resistance against the Dakota Access Pipe Line. The event is FREE and open to ALL.

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Greater Bennington Peace and Justice Center Monthly Trustee Meeting

Potluck Supper – 6:15 pm Meeting – 7:00 pm

Unitarian Universalist Meetinghouse 108 School St. Bennington

Monthly meeting and potluck supper. Supper begins at 6:15pm and the business meeting begins at 7pm. Please contact us for the current agenda. All interested parties are encouraged to attend.

Saturday, February 4, 2017

Vigil for Peace

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

At the Four Corners in Bennington

Join us for our monthly Vigil for Peace Sponsored by the Greater Bennington Peace & Justice Center

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Greater Bennington Peace and Justice Center Monthly Trustee Meeting

Potluck Supper – 6:15 pm Meeting – 7:00 pm

Unitarian Universalist Meetinghouse 108 School St. Bennington

Monthly meeting and potluck supper. Supper begins at 6:15pm and the business meeting begins at 7pm. Please contact us for the current agenda. All interested parties are encouraged to attend.

Saturday, March 4, 2017

Vigil for Peace

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

At the Four Corners in Bennington

Join us for our monthly Vigil for Peace Sponsored by the Greater Bennington Peace & Justice Center