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By · October 18th, 2006 · City Lights
Learn to Make Peace

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.

Oct. 27 at Sitwell's Coffee House in Clifton. The program includes live music and hors d'oeuvres.

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.



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