SouthWest Va. Calendar of Events

WESTERN VIRGINIA ACTIVIST  Events –  And Contact Links.  ONGOING EVENTS listed first, then scroll down for more details -

we are planning to create a better calendar (contact Polly  –   if you can help, thanks!) 



Ongoing – Plowshare Peace Vigil, every third saturday of the month.  Meet in front of the Market Food Court Building in downtown Roanoke on Campbell Ave.  Signs available.  We stand in silence and welcome all.

Ongoing-  Commpassionate Communication,  Mondays, 7 PM at Unitarian Universalist Church, and Unity Church, contact freeda Cathcart for schedules;

Ongoing-Keep the Uranium Ban meetings, listed below.,263,0,0,html/Uranium-Mining

Ongoing-Mondays at 7 PM-Open Meditation with Richard Cook, at Lifestream Center, 2006 Windsor Ave off Grandin Rd. Roanoke.  $5 investment. To contact Richard at the Peace Spiritual Center call 540-907-5289. Website is

Ongoing-First Friday Anti-War Vigil organized and hosted by the Coalition For Justice in front of the Blacksburg  Main Street Post Office.  Contact Mark Barbour at for more information.

Ongoing-Roanoke Pride meeting.  Every second Wednesday at 7 PM in Community Room of Metropolitan Community Church, 806 Jamison Av., Roanoke.  Go to for more information.

Ongoing-Earth Friendly Friday film and speakers by Sierra Club.  Every second Friday at 7 PM at Unitarian Universalist Church, 2015 Grandin Rd.   For more information contact Dan Crawford at 540-343-5080.

Ongoing-Dances of Universal Peace.  Every third Saturday at 7:30 PM at Utarra Yoga Studio, 1217 Maple Ave. Roanoke .  For More information, contact:  Rachel Theo-Maurelli at 540-556-2233 or or Jeff Tiebout at 540-239-2302.

Ongoing-Occupy Washington DC in Freedom Plaza, Washington DC.  For more information go to

Community Garden in Floyd.  Contact

Coalition for Justice, Mark Barbour at

Conflict Resolution Center,

Forest Watch,

Keep the Ban,

Legacy International,

Lifestream Center,

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People,

Occupy Blacksburg, Facebook page at occupy blacksburg

Occupy Roanoke,

Oracle Institute,


Roanoke Diversity Center,

Roanoke Pride,

Virginias Against the Death Penalty,

Virginia Organizing Project,

Voices of Faith interfaith group,

Virginia People’s Assembly, Facebook page at virginia people’s assembly Wayside Center for Popular Education,

KEEP THE BAN  Danville Local Group: PRIDE a chapter of Blue Ridge Environmental Defense League. Next Monthly Meeting: For more information call Karen Maute (434) 429-4667.

Floyd County Local Group: Floyd UBan Next Monthly Meeting: 2nd Tuesday of Every Month 7:00pm — 8:30pm Floyd Library Community Room. 321 West Main Street Floyd, VA 24091 (540) 745-2947
Fredericksburg Next Monthly Meeting: Contact Graham Givens Martinsville
Local Group: Keep the Ban Martinsville Next Monthly Meeting: For more information and next meeting time email
Pittsylvania County Local Group: League of Individuals for the Environment, LIFE Next Monthly Meeting: For more information and next meeting time email:
Roanoke Local Group: Keep the Ban Roanoke Next Monthly Meeting: For more information and next meeting time email





One Response to SouthWest Va. Calendar of Events

  1. Blacksburg Friends Meeting’s Earthcare Committee is sponsoring an evening of information, friendship, entertainment, and great food centered around the question “How do our food choices affect the environment, our health and our communities?”
    Where: The Blacksburg Friends Meeting House 404 Mt. Tabor Road, Blacksburg, VA
    When: Sunday, Nov. 11 at 7 PM
    Free and open to the public.

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