The Drop Inn Center marks its 30th anniversary this weekend. At 11 p.m. Jan. 11 a commemorative walk and performance begin at 1324 Main St. At 2 p.m. Jan. 12 leaders from a variety of faiths hold a red-dedication ceremony at the Drop Inn Center, 217 W. 12th St. From 4-6 p.m. that day Memorial Hall hosts a celebration featuring stories, food and performances by MUSE -- Cincinnati´s Women´s Choir. All programs are free.
Celebrating Roe v
Freedom of Choice Ohio hosts the 35th Anniversary Roe v. Wade Dinner and Lecture Jan. 31 at Ohio State University´s Fawcett Center in Columbus. The keynote speaker is Dr. Susan Wicklund, a physician, pro-choice pioneer and author. Wicklund is the author of This Common Secret: My Journey as an Abortion Doctor. For more information or to reserve tickets all Jaime 800-466-2725 or write FOCOhio@gmail.com.
Stand for Peace
The Women in Black have been demonstrating against the war in Iraq since it started in 2003. Participants gather with signs in the traffic island at Vine Street and Central Parkways from 4:30-5:30 p.m. Mondays. All peacemakers are welcome, including men and people not dressed in black. Peace workers in Northside hold a vigil from 4:30-5:30 p.m. Fridays in front of Hoffner Park, at the corner of Hamilton Avenue and Blue Rock Road.