The Michigan Peace Team presents the Nonviolent Peacemaking Workshop from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 21 at the Peaslee Neighborhood Center in Over-the-Rhine. The program includes both theoretical and practical information. The cost is $30 per person, including lunch. For more information, visit www.michiganpeaceteam.org. To register, call Kristen Barker at 513-579-8547.
Confused about Ballot Issues?
The Woman's City Club hosts a forum on statewide ballot issues and the proposed Hamilton County jail tax. The program is from 7-9 p.m. Oct. 25 at Mt. Auburn Presbyterian Church, 103 Wm. Howard Taft Road. Admission is free. For more information, call 513-751-0100.
Pepper With Your Coffee?
Brian Garry, Lisa Storie and Charlie Wallner host a gathering for David Pepper, Democratic candidate for Hamilton County commissioner, at 7 p.m
For the Love of Kids
Beech Acres Parenting Center offers practical solutions to everyday challenges at the For the Love of Kids Parenting Conference from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 21 at Duke Energy Center. The annual conference focuses on helping parents strengthen their families, reenergize themselves and learn tips to make parenting a little easier. Tickets for all day, inclkuding lunch, are $60. A half-day ticket for morning or afternoon is $30 and includes keynote presentation and two breakout topics. Register at www.fortheloveofkids.com or call 513-231-6630.
Build a New World
Xavier University's second annual Vision of Hope speaker series is based on the theme, "Five Pillars of a New World Building," explored in a video by Benjamin J. Urmston, S.J., director of Peace and Justice Programs at XU. Each session meets from 7-9 p.m. The topics are "Democratic World Order," Jan. 22, in the Schiff Family Conference Center at the Cintas Center; "Human Rights," Feb. 11 in the Schiff Family Conference Center; and "Nonviolence," March 19, in a location to be announced. Admission is free.
The Mayor's Available
Mayor's Night In is a program that invites citizens into the office of Mayor Mark Mallory Office to talk about whatever is on their minds. The schedule is 5-7 p.m. Tuesdays, Oct. 24, Nov. 4 and 15 and Dec. 5 and 19.
Teen Legal Clinics
The Teen Legal Clinic, staffed by an attorney from the Children's Law Center, is open from 2-5 p.m. Wednesdays at Visions Community Services, 425 Ezzard Charles Drive, and 2-5 p.m. Thursdays at Victory Neighborhood Services Agency, Inc. 736 McMillan St.