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Thursday, July 2, 2015  5:30 - 7 PM
Letter to the Editor Writing Party

Write a letter to the editor of your favorite newspaper in a friendly and supportive atmosphere. Our suggested topic this month will be the 70th Anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Or, you may choose to write on a different topic. We welcome beginners and experienced letter writers. Snacks and refreshments will be served.

Location: Tri-Valley CAREs Office, 2582 Old First St., Livermore
More Info: (925) 443-7148


Saturday, July 11, 2015  10 AM - 1 PM
August Action Scenario Planning and Affinity Group Formation Meeting

Join us in planning the August 6, 2015 event, including affinity group formation, nonviolent direct action scenario, publicity, outreach, powerful signage, banners and more.

Location: Berkeley Friends Church, 1600 Sacramento St. Berkeley
More Info: Stephen McNeil at AFSC: (415) 565-0201 x12 or SMcNeil@afsc.org


Thursday, July 16, 2015  7:30PM - 9 PM
Tri-Valley CAREs Meeting

Tri-Valley CAREs monthly meeting at the Livermore Library. We welcome new and long-time members alike. Our monthly meetings are a place to get acquainted, get informed, and get motivated. Be sure not to miss it.

Location: Livermore Public Library 1188 South Livermore Ave. Community Room A
More Info: (925) 443-7148


Friday, July 17, 2015  7 - 8 AM
Peace Vigil at LLNL

Chelsea and Marcus from the Catholic Worker Farm will lead this vigil, which pays special attention to the plutonium experiments at the NIF - as well as opposition to the continued nuclear weapons development that these experiments will serve. We hope to see you there.

Location: Livermore Lab East Gate on Greenville Road
More Info: (925) 443-7148


Saturday, July 18, 2015  9:45 AM - 4:30 PM
Strategic Planning Retreat

Help a respected, effective nuclear “watchdog.” Give peace, justice and the environment a plan! If you are a Tri-Valley CAREs’ member, supporter, volunteer, staff or board member we need you to help us plan and carry out our strategy in the coming year. We hope to see you there.

More Info: Are you interested? RSVP required by phone or email and plan to bring a potluck dish to share: (925) 443-7148 or marylia@trivalleycares.org Click here to see the flier"


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Monday, August 3, 2015  
Public Comment Period Ends for Livermore Lab's Hazardous Waste Permit

Be sure to get your comments into the DTSC on Livermore Lab's Hazardous Waste Permit by August 3rd. Click here to open our "sign and send" comments. You can review these for relevant talking points to address at the public hearing; or if you can not make it to the hearing, sign and send these in to the DTSC via email or mail.


Tuesday, August 4, 2015   to Wednesday, August 5
Peace Walk

Peace walk starts at the Mt. Diablo Unitarian Universalist Church, 55 Eckley Lane, Walnut Creek at 9 AM - August 4th. The first night, peace walkers will stay at the Danville Peace Lutheran Church. The night of August 5th, they will join the peace camp at Del Valle (see below). The walkers will then arrive with the rest of the peace campers for the opening of the program at Livermore Lab, 8 am - August 6th. Total distance for the walk is about 20 miles.
More Info: Folks interested walking all or part of the way, contact Bob Hanson at (925) 934-1071 or doctoroutdoors@comcast.net.


Wednesday, August 5, 2015  2PM - 7 AM
Peace Camp

At Del Valle Regional Park, Livermore - Eagle View Group Camp. Check in anytime after 2pm (gates close at 11 pm). Join us for a swim in the beautiful reservoir and a meal provided by Food Not Bombs. Bring instruments, a tent (or just sleep out) and good vibes. This event is family friendly. Peace campers will arrive for the program at 8 am August 6th. Cost: $10 per person. RSVP required.

Location: Del Valle Regional Park
More Info: Scott Yundt at Tri-Valley CAREs (925) 443-7148 or scott@trivalleycares.org


Thursday, August 6, 2015  8AM
70th Anniversary of Hiroshima and Nagasaki


Thursday, August 6 - 9, 2015  
Hiroshima and Nagasaki Fast

Chelsea and Marcus of the Catholic Worker Farm will lead a 70-hour fast. During daylight hours, fasters will be at the East Gate of Livermore Lab on Greenville Road. This is part of an international fast with participants in Los Alamos (NM), Kansas City (MO) Oak Ridge (TN) and military sites in France, England and Germany.
More Info: Those wishing to fast or offer support during daylight hours Chelsea and Marcus at (209) 728-2193 or farm@catholicworker.biz

Thursday, August 20, 2015  7:30 - 9 PM
Tri-Valley CAREs Meeting

Tri-Valley CAREs monthly meeting is held at the Livermore Library. We welcome new and long-time members alike. Our monthly meetings are a place to get acquainted, get informed, and get motivated. Be sure not to miss it.

Location: Livermore Public Library 1188 South Livermore Ave. Community Room A
More Info: (925) 443-7148


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Thursday, September 3, 2015  5:30 - 7 PM
Letter to the Editor Writing Party

Write a letter to the editor of your favorite newspaper in a friendly and supportive atmosphere. Our suggested topic this month will be Livermore Lab cleanup. Or, you may choose to write on a different topic. We welcome beginners and experienced letter writers. Snacks and refreshments will be served.

Location: Tri-Valley CAREs Office, 2582 Old First St., Livermore
More Info: (925) 443-7148


Thursday, September 17, 2015  7:30 - 9 PM
Tri-Valley CAREs Meeting

Tri-Valley CAREs monthly meeting at the Livermore Library. We welcome new and long-time members alike. Our monthly meetings are a place to get acquainted, get informed, and get motivated. Be sure not to miss it.

Location: Livermore Public Library 1188 South Livermore Ave. Community Room A
More Info: (925) 443-7148