Thursday, August 7
Local communities are leading the way in showing government how to take meaningful steps to address climate change. Find out how you can join the fight for a safe climate! The evening will also officially launch a campaign for the City of Moreland to move ratepayer money away from banks which lend to fossil fuel projects, something all Morelanders can get behind. Speakers and further details TBA. 7pm. Coburg Concert Hall, 90 Bell St, Coburg. Presented by Climate Action Moreland & 350.org Melbourne.
North African feast & live music
Solidarity Sunday: Celebrating people power in Egypt.
4 Castle St, Yarraville (5 min walk from Yarraville station on Werribee train line).
The dramatic and stirring events in North Africa and the Middle East are showing the world the power of an aroused, determined and united people. The bloody, corrupt US-backed regimes are shaking. Celebrate these great days.
This event also marks 20 years of Green Left Weekly. $20 solidarity/$15 waged/$10 conc.
All proceeds to support Green Left Weekly. For more info ph 9639 8622 or 0413 377 978.
Wednesday, March 20
BAE systems is one of the major companies that supply military equipment to the Israeli army and one of the major sponsors of the RMIT engineering department. One example is the 'head-up' display for F16 fighter aircraft, which have been used to turn Lebanese and Palestinian villages into rubble. 12 noon. State Library, cnr Swanston & La Trobe Sts, City. Organised by Students for Palestine.
Friday, August 28
Part of the Melbourne Writers Festival. 7:30pm. Federation Square, cnr Swanston & Flinders Sts, City.
Attendees of this Comedy Spectacular will enjoy a darned good night for a damned good price, cheap drinks from the bar, and will leisurely bathe in the well-earned self-satisfaction of supporting their local Radical Bookshop Co-operative.
Federation of Education Unions Building
120 Clarendon St, Southbank
7.30 pm (for 8pm start).
Book in advance, pay on the night. Tickets are $20/$12
Featuring: Coloured Stone. 10am-2pm. Melbourne Town Hall.
12pm - 4:30pm. Borthwick Park, Belgrave (next to Belgrave Pool). For more info visit www.belgravesurvivalday.org.
By Roger Clark, professor at Rutgers Law School, USA of Stephen Zunes & Jacob Mundy, (University of Syracuse
Press) - a major new book on Africa's East Timor. Entrance $5 ($2concession). All welcome bring your friends! New International Bookshop, Victorian Trades Hall, 54 Victoria St, Carlton.