New Hampshire World Fellowship Center Make this summer one to remember... Welcome to Summer 2017! Play. Learn. Eat. Explore. Rest. Enjoy community, hike and bike outings, workshops and presentations, music, nature, arts, body movement, and more. Day visitors welcome. Day rates available. Daily Offerings - Most days: Hike & Bike Outings with Recreation Coordinator Body Movement Yoga, gentle stretching etc. Art on the Porch with artists and mixed media Summer Season Opens with 6pm Dinner Thursday, June 22, 7:30pm Welcome/Intro Friday, June 23, 7pm Fun Night! 8pm Who But Andy Davis?! Stories and more. Saturday, June 24, 7:30pm ‘Tis Nature’s Voice - Peregrine Players Concert Jane Hershey, Anne Legêne, Josh Schreiber Shalemviols, Roy Sansom, Héloïse Degrugillier-recorders; Larry Wallach-harpsicord; Pamela Dellal-voice. Sunday, June 25, 3:15pm Nature and Dance in the Renaissance Demonstration and movement with Ken Pierce 7:30pm Standing with Standing Rock! Sean Carney shares on his five months in N. Dakota: life at camp, prayerful direct action, being in custody of a privatized police force; and next steps. Monday, June 26, 7:30pm Music and Nature A philosophical inquiry with Larry Wallach Tuesday, June 27, 7:30pm The Glory of the Organ Lecture and audio presentation by Christopher Greenleaf, founder of Early Music Week (1995). Wednesday, June 28, 7:30pm English Country Dance evening with Chris Rua Ken Pierce introduces historical dance for all. Early Music Week Retreat Thursday -Thursday, June 22 - 29* ‘Tis Nature’s Voice! Natural imagery informed medieval song lyrics, musicians imitated and dance movements were inspired by birds and animals sounds and gestures. In the Renaissance, wind and water dynamics gained musical counterparts, and soon madrigals turned landscapes into song. Explore with returning guest dancer/choreographer Ken Pierce and faculty listed above(June 24). Group classes tailored to participant abilities, from advanced beginners to advanced, including classes for viol, recorder, voice, mixed ensembles and historical dance. *$300 For more info, see: www.earlymusicweek.org Singing with Courage! Thursday - Saturday, June 29 - July 1* Find and lift your voice in a supportive environment with Jon Arterton. Beginners and experienced alike improvise; experiment; laugh! Told not to sing as a child? This is especially for you. *$150 Alternative 4th of July Thursday, June 29, 7:30 pm The Flirtations and Liberation Jon Arterton, The Flirtations founder and musical arranger, tells of the men’s chorus and the role it played in inspiring the gay liberation movement. Friday, June 30, 2pm Hands to Work - Make a Shaker Chair! Make a re-interpretation of the classic American Shaker chair with materials from the hardware store (option to join 9am hardware run). With Hannah Vaughan, an artist and designer who works primarily in functional objects.*$50 7:30pm Fun Night! Saturday, July 1, 10am Range War James Pogue spent two years in close company with the Bundy family and other leaders of the Patriot movement and right wing militias. He will talk about their history, political and social influence. 7:30pm Story Night! Mary Wallace and Chuck Collins of MassMouth host a storytelling opportunity for experienced and novice storytellers alike. Sign up to tell a 5 minute story on the theme of “Standing Up.” Youth and Art Textile Dyeing Workshop Tuesday, July 18, 7:30pm Soccer Week! Data, Memes, Clicktivism... Meditation through Movement! Wednesday, August 30, 7:30pm Saturday - Monday, July 1 - 10 Mon-Fri, July 10-14, 1:30-3:30pm* Ellen Meeropol, author of three novels, will read from her new novel about climate activism, Kinship of Clover, and discuss the roles of writing in current resistance movements. Monday - Friday, July 31-August 4 Friday, August 11, 7:30pm - Fun Night! Saturday, August 12, 10am Sunday - Sunday, August 20-27* Diana Y Salas Coronado, intersectional feminist educator, researcher, immigrant rights organizer, teaches at UMass Boston. ORNG Ink artists lead artistic exploration. Sunday, July 2, 10am Sounding and Listening Investigate place, community and personhood as Douglas Farrand introduces deep listening practice and the field of experimental music. 7:30pm Understanding Race and Class Advantage How do we disrupt stories and narratives that hold privilege in place? Agitator/storyteller Chuck Collins is author of Born on Third Base: A One Percenter Makes the Case for Tackling Inequality, Bringing Wealth Home, and Committing to the Common Good. Photography Workshop Monday - Saturday, July 3 - 8 Art and science of light - daily sessions for all levels w/nature photographer Gina Bilander. Sacred Circle Dance Tuesday-Thursday, July 4 - 6, 2-4pm International Peace Activist Ellen Kennedy is dedicated to keeping the joy of dancing in community alive. All dances will be taught; they are simple, celebrative and connecting! Monday, July 3, 7:30pm Reparationists Are the New Abolitionists Brenda Lett and Woullard H. Lett of the National Coalition of Blacks for Reparations in America discuss the movement for reparations for US victims of African chattel slavery. Tuesday, July 4, 7:30pm What is America to Me? Margaux Simmons and Mindy Fullilove explore this question through music & stories. Wednesday, July 5, 10am DJ Workshop Khari Ricks Johnson, artist and DJ from NJ, presents the basics of mixing, beat mathing and the Traktor Pro interface. 7:30pm Margaret Bourke-White Gina Bilander presents a slideshow examination of this groundbreaking photographer. Cycling Fun! Thursday - Sunday, July 6 - 9 Enjoy great scenery and camaradarie with 1-4 days of road rides (sag wagon available). Try a metric century. *$45 donation requested. Thursday, July 6, 10am Recording Music Hands-on workshop with hip hop artist/audio engineer Ray Sykes. Record a song together. 7:30pm Responding to the Emergency Social Emergency Response Centers co-led by activists and artists are bridging divides and feeding people—and their hunger for justice. Aubrey Murdock and Molly Rose Kaufman. Science and Climate Friday, July 7, 7:30pm: Fun Night! Saturday, July 8, 10am Fighting Climate Change in a Changing Political Landscape Climate/weather scientist Dan Kirk-Davidoff works to make renewable power play well with the electrical grid and educates the public about climate change and climate policy. 7:30 Mikhail Horowitz & Gilles Malkine! The long awaited return of the Quixotic poet/ political parodist and his musical Sancho! Sunday, July 9, 10am The Fascinating Fungi Around Us Mycologist Lawrence Millman presents a mushroom talk and walk. Edy McAndrews teaches various methods of color resist dyeing techniques producing radiant designs: tie-dye, painting, ice process, dipping for Ombré, stitching and folding for Shibori, and glue or flour for Batik. Cotton Tshirts, silk scarves and cloth will be provided as well as dye, gloves, etc. *$65. Reg by 7/1. Authors and Activists Monday, July 10, 10-11:30am Writing to See Poet Mariahadessa Ekere Tallie gives a workshop on the power of short poetic forms and their ability to help us “see” more clearly. 7:30pm At the End of the World: A True Story of Murder in the Arctic Lawrence Millman reads from his book on the 1941 murders that occurred in a remote corner of the Arctic - and a warning against the destruction of humanity and the natural world. Tuesday, July 11, 7:30pm Kill it to Save it: An Autopsy of Capitalism’s Triumph Over Democracy How capitalist hegemony and hyper-individualism reshaped America’s national identity, making us susceptible to a reality-TV star promising to ‘Make America Great Again’. Corey Dolgon, activist/scholar, organizer and folksinger, teaches at Stonehill College. Wednesday, July 12, 7:30pm Picture That! Children’s Lit as Resistance Mariahadessa Ekere Tallie, mother, writer and educator, talks about the importance of children’s literature and how inclusivity can help the next generation embrace difference. Thursday, July 13, 7:30pm Unhidden Histories An 18th century African Burying Ground is raising awareness of race and racism in NH. Black Heritage Trail of NH founder Valerie Cunningham and Director JerriAnne Boggis. Friday, July 14, 10-11:30am Giving a Damn and Surviving It Herbalist Mariahadessa Ekere Tallie shares tips and reflections on Self-Care During Times of Upheaval. Bring your journal! 7:30pm Fun Night! Saturday, July 15, 10am Teens Lead @ Work Mass COSH Teens develop organizing skills, reach out to to other teen workers, and promote safe, healthy work and strong enforcement of Child Labor Laws. 7:30pm Moving for a Movement Collaborative theatre and dance experience featuring workshop participants, focused on ending the war on women and building a global culture of equality, dignity and liberty. Sunday, July 16, 10am Immigration Then and Now Eva Castillo is director of the NH Alliance for Immigrants and Refugees. Originally from Venezuela, she has been in the US since 1975. Ukulele Workshop/Festival Sunday - Sunday, July 16 - 23* Arrive for 6pm dinner Sunday. M-F enjoy: For Starters 9am Get help borrowing ukes, tuning, holding, strumming, or making simple chord shapes and you’ll be ready for: Sing & Strum Circle 9:45-10:45am with Tips and Embellishments. For all levels. Expanding Playing Horizons 11-noon Learn intermediate moves and styles Music Jam for all 4:30-5:30pm Dan Lynn Watt, Molly Lynn Watt, and Shana Aisenberg, with special guests. $125. 7:30pm Fighting for Justice Many scientists believe in the need to be objective seekers of truth and to not step over the line into politics. With science under siege, that view is changing. Evan Hadingham is Senior Science Editor of PBS series NOVA. Sunday, July 16, 7:30pm Crossing the Line: Scientists as Activists Moving for a Movement Week Sunday - Sunday, July 9 - 16* For budding actors/writers/dancers Experience theatrical production as women’s rights activist/director Jason Jeremias and choreographer/dancer Kate Griffler create a new work incorporating your contributions. Register by 6/30. *$125. Holding the Space for Meaningful Criminal Justice Reform Andrea James, founder and executive director of the National Council For Incarcerated and Formerly Incarcerated Women and Girls. Monday, July 17, 7:30pm Bending the Arc (2017: 104 min) Joia Mukherjee, Partners in Health Medical Director, introduces the documentary on the movement fighting to bring medical care to the most neglected regions around the world. Writing and Resistance Wednesday, July 19, 7:30pm Exonerate Ethel Robert Meeropol, son of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg and founder of the Rosenberg Fund for Children, discusses the 2016 campaign and why some found it controversial. Thursday, July 20, 7:30pm Freedom and Socialism Bhaskar Sunkara, founding editor of Jacobin, a quarterly magazine Noam Chomsky has called “a bright light in dark times.” Sunday, July 30, 10a Privilege and Liberation Afternoon drills, encouragement and games with Coaches Stu Ball and Marcelo Brociner. All ages, all levels. Big fun, new skills! Breath Awareness Workshop Mon & Wed, July 31 & Aug 2, 10-12:30 Deepen awareness with Peter Lique Naitove. Nonviolence Monday, July 31, 7:30pm Learning from Nashville Sit-In Campaign “Nashville: We Were Warriors,” 30 min film, and discussion with War Resisters League New England coordinator Joanne Sheehan. Tuesday, August 1, 7:30pm Social Media Activism A defense of “clicktivism,” or how online engagement shapes politics and activism, with Mark Provost, publisher of ResistanceReport. 7:30pm Anne Jennison NH storyteller of European and Abenaki back-ground primarily tells stories that reflect her Native American heritage. Sunday, August 13, 10am Make Your Own Memes Mechanics of a good meme; curating content; and practices for creating engaging content that shapes the national narrative. Lacey Dickinson, Feminist News publisher makes memes and short videos for The Other 98%. Friday, July 21, 7:30pm - Fun Night! Saturday, July 22, 10am Learning from History: Danish Resistance Sunday, Aug 13, 7:30pm Evan Greer, campaign director of Fight for the Future, is a trans activist, parent, and organizer. Hear about lessons learned in a successful campaign. Wednesday, August 2, 10am Laurel Mei-Singh, American Studies Postdoc Research Assoc. at Princeton, on the legacy of Paulo Freire’s 1968 classic on popular ed. Chelsea Manning is Free 7:30pm Evan Greer! High energy radical queer riot-folk music! Sunday, July 23, 10am White Privilege: What to Do With It? Chelsea Kendrick, Appalachian Mountain Club Teen and College Adventure Programs Manager leads field instructors in cultural competence, diversity, and privilege trainings. Sunday, July 23, 7:30pm Intro to WFC Monday, July 24, 7:30pm On Being an Ally for Transgender Rights Beryl and Vernon Domingo, originally from South Africa, are parents of a transgender son, and are activists for a better society. Tuesday, July 25, 7:30pm Engaging Communities to End Family Homelessness Nilaya Montalvo and Libby Hayes of Boston-based Homes for Families. Capoeira Angola Wednesday - Sunday, July 26 - 30 Youth Empowerment, Body Movement Kilombo Novo members train and share this Afro-Brazilian spiritual martial art with focus on redemptive and revolutionary qualities. Intersectional Analysis Wednesday, July 26, 7:30pm What’s so Scary about DeVos? Mirna Martinez is co-founder and director of Re:publicEd, a non-profit dedicated to the preservation of public education. Thursday, July 27, 7:30pm The New Demand for Intersectional Political Analysis: Where Was the Left When Trump Supporters Were In Need, and What Do We Do Now? Arnold L. Farr, U of KY philosophy professor and founder of the Int’l Herbert Marcuse Society. Clamshell Alliance 40th! Friday, July 28, 7pm - Fun Night! 8pm Charlie King! Special appearance by the legendary political folk singer for Clamshell Alliance 40th! Saturday, July 29, 10am Seabrook 1977 (80 min.) Robbie Leppzer presents his film on the first mass occupation of the Seabrook, NH nuclear power plant construction site. 7:30pm Sol y Canto! Latin roots music to change the world; Passionate, poetic, playful and honest. 9pm Power Struggle (104 min.) Robbie Leppzer presents his film on the battle to close the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Plant. Sunday, July 30, 10am Clam Stories What lessons from a nuclear power resistance movement apply today? Sunday, July 30, 7:30pm Training Active Bystanders: Creating Safety in Contentious Times Recognize when you are a bystander, interrupt harm-doing and generate positive actions. Sharon Tracy, co-founder/ED, Quabbin Mediation, Orange, MA. www.wo rl dfe l l ow s h i p. o rg • 6 0 3 . 4 47. 2 2 8 0 Joanne Sheehan coaxes lessons from the nonviolent movement against the Nazis. NonViolent Communication Ida Dupont and Lisa Dubay introduce a communication process Marshall Rosenberg developed to focus on empathy, self-empathy, and honest self-expression. 7:30pm Caring, Coping, and Combatting in the Time of Political Catastrophes Taking care of ourselves, coping with heartbreak, committing to the future, combatting racism, sexism, hatred and homophobia. How do we help each other recharge for the long haul? Frida Berrigan is a writer and activist, mother and community gardener. Thursday, August 3, 7:30pm Promoting Social Justice in West Africa John U. Davis, Helen Keller International’s Regional Director for West Africa. Voting and A Better Way Friday, August 4, 7:30pm Fun Night! Saturday, August 5, 10am Transform Elections: Ranked Choice Voting Rob Ritchie, FairVote ED, on how RCV is spreading from cities to states, how to get involved, and why Congress members are rallying around the Fair Representation Act. 7:30pm DuPrée! DuPrée’s voice evokes a longing for truth and an inquiry into shades of justice. Accompanied by Barry Kornhauser on guitar and cello. Sunday, August 6, 10am Electing Women Takes Systemic Change Approaching the centennial of women’s suffrage, US is tied for 100th in the world with 19.2% women in Congress. What will it take to achieve parity with men in elected office? Cynthia Terrell, Representation2020 director. 7:30pm Social and Ethical Considerations of Smart Home Technologies Maria Sanders is Assoc. Prof. of, and coordinates Philosophy program at Plymouth State U. Monday, August 7, 7:30pm Investing in Global Women’s Health Alden Nouga is Director of Partnerships and Suzanna Dennis leads Financing Program for Pathfinder Int’l, a non-governmental org. that mobilizes communities in need to champion sexual and reproductive health and rights. Tuesday, August 8, 7:30pm Peace and Stability in Africa: Current Risks and Opportunities Maurice Nsabimana is a statistician focusing on national accounts and macroeconomic indicators in the World Bank’s Development Data Group. Emmanuel Nouga is an Advisor with USAID, focusing on building partnerships for disaster risk reduction, response, and resilience. Wednesday, August 9, 7:30pm A Concerned Citizen’s Guide to Nuclear Weapons & What We Can Do About Them Aron Bernstein, MIT prof. emeritus, Council for a Livable World board member, works with Congress on nuclear arms control issues and has taught and written about the nuclear arms race since the Cuban Missile Crisis. Thursday, August 10, 7:30pm Necessary Trouble: Americans in Revolt The definitive book on movements poised to permanently remake American politics. One of the first reporters to cover Occupy Wall Street and the Fight for $15, author Sarah Jaffe is a Nation Institute fellow and journalist. Pedagogy of the Oppressed Decentralize for Change! Monday, August 14, 7:30pm Politics and Public High School Classrooms Christian Clarke has taught high school English in NYC public schools for 14 years, most recently at Brooklyn Technical. Tuesday, August 15, 7:30pm Big Data, Internet Socializing and Politics Designer, artist and activist Manu Mei-Singh explores the tension of logical social structures that US society has built and how individuals create emotional apparatuses to cope, fight, change, or simply to live within this society. Wednesday, August 16, 7:30pm Cashing in on Democracy: Indigenous Human Rights & the Environment in Burma Kevin Woods, UC Berkeley Ph.D. candidate, has been working as a researcher, organizer and activist on environmental rights in ethnic territories in Burma for 15 years. Thursday, August 17, 7:30pm Decentralized Social Movements Can Win Tammy Shapiro of Movement Netlab, a thinkmake-and-do tank created by and for activists, explores how mass movements from Occupy to Black Lives Matter create opportunities to learn to make political and economic change. Friday, August 18, 7:30pm - Fun Night! Saturday, August 19, 10am Right-Wing Pushback in Latin America Are recent progressive government defeats due to decline of export commodity prices, gov’t errors, aggressive adversaries’ campaigns, erosion of enthusiasm, or a combination? Steve Ellner teaches economic history at the U of the East in Venezuela. His latest book is Latin America’s Radical Left. Jenny Mohammed, certified skate teacher, presents a workshop relevant for roller skaters at every level. Develop a strong foundation and improve techniques blending city skate expertise with skate jam styles and focus on a set of core skills that apply to street skating, slalom, and dance skating. *$35 and your shoe size. Arnie Alpert, American Friends Service Committee/NH co-director, has inspired and coordinated justice work in NH since 1981. 4th Annual White Mountain Fungal Foray Weekend! Resistance and Resilience Now Tuesday, August 22, 7:30pm Nuclear Abolition Activism Today A massive project to rebuild the US arsenal, is underway; as is the rebirth of nuclear abolition activism. Activist Judy Elliott works with NH Peace Action and American Friends Service Committee/NH. Wednesday, August 23, 7:30pm Reaching for the Moon! Storyteller Andy Davis responds to the political moment with history and humor. Thursday, August 24, 7:30pm Friday, August 25, 7:30pm - Fun Night! Saturday, August 26, 10am Ecology of Dumpster Diving Friday, September 1, 8pm Fun Night! Saturday, September 2, 10am The Flowering of Local Organizing Zaac Chaves, honored by the Explorer’s Club for a Transtaïga bicycle journey through homelands of the northen Cree people. Roundtable discussion to highlight useful organizing lessons with new WFC-area political action group representatives, including the Social and Environmental Justice Alliance, MWV Resist, and Indivisible Carroll County. Saturday, August 26, 7:30pm YaliniDream and Jendog Lonewolf! YaliniDream is a Sri Lankan Tamil performance artist who integrates poetry, dance, storytelling, theater, aerial arts, and music. Jendog Lonewolf is a hip hop MC/lyricist mixed w/Blackfoot, Cherokee, and the Grand Cayman Islands - a self-proclaimed ghetto ambassador. Claire Schaeffer-Duffy, Center for Nonviolent Solutions director/co-founder, lives and works at the Saints. Francis & Therese Catholic Worker Community in Worcester, MA. 8pm Bev Grant Concert! Feminist, grandmother, powerhouse folk rocker. Sunday, September 3, 10am Nature Walk on WFC Trails 7:30pm Toasting the Last Marshmallow Monday, September 4 77th Summer Season ends with lunch Sunday, August 27, 10am An Arts & Activism Intervention Brooklyn DreamWolf’s Jendog Lonewolf and YaliniDream facilitate experiencing and learning artistic tools that can be integrated into organizing and that centers healing, affirms choice, and cultivates joy. 7:30pm Owls! Lynne Flaccus, naturalist and stewardship director at Chocorua Lake Conservancy, will discuss the important role of these nocturnal raptors in our fields and forests. For all ages. Hula Hoop Week! A Revolution of the Heart: Dorothy Day and the Catholic Worker Movement Friday, Sept 1, 7pm Welcome Saturday, Sept 2 Forays and Workshops 7pm Mycology Keynote Sunday, Sept 3 Forays and Workshops Artist/activist Robert Shetterly created the Americans Who Tell the Truth portrait series. Join together in songs that move us toward a better world - and have fun doing it! All levels, ages, genders, styles welcome! Bev Grant - feminist, activist, singer, songwriter, Brooklyn Women’s Chorus director. *$100 fee. Sunday, August 20, 7:30pm Coordinated by mycologist Lawrence Millman New-to-the-mushroom-world or club members: learn to protect mushroom habitat and to enjoy, identify, cook, photograph and appreciate wild mushrooms. Talks/guided walks. *$35 fee. Optional early-bird Foray* 2pm Fri. $10 Labor Day Weekend Sunday - Friday, Aug 27-Sept 1* Sarah Daly, of Hoop De Doo in Worcester, MA teaches how to keep the basic hoop spinning around your waist, intermediate tricks, leg, foot and shoulder hooping, dancing with your hoop, hoop-making, and more. Mind-expanding fun! *$50 includes making your personal hoop. Friday - Sunday, Sept 1-3, 2017* Flint Water, Citigroup Mortgages, & Sweetgrass Sunday, August 20, 10am Sunday - Sunday, August 20-27* Our Criminal (In)justice System Monday, August 21, 7:30pm Resistance and Persistance Choral Singing Week Do Venezuela’s Economic Woes Prove That Socialism Doesn’t Work? Steve Ellner Thursday, August 31, 7:30pm Public Defender Ricardo Arroyo-Montano’s view of inequities and their effect on the vulnerable and disenfranchised. Explore potential solutions to issues in the US and abroad. How can individuals contribute to fighting for a more equitable and just system? 7:30pm Pamela Means! The truth-talking acoustic guitar shero is back! Why Intersectionality Matters Choral Singing with Bev Grant Monday, August 28, 7:30pm In The Middle: Ashkenazi Jews and Race in the US Explore historical connections between racism and anti-semitism, deepen understanding of different identities, and strategize toward justice. Chris Messinger is an educator, organizer, and Boston Workers’ Circle member. Tuesday, August 29, 7:30pm Connecting with Ancestors to Remember: Celebrating Life and Death through Ritual Luana Morales, Reiki teacher, energy worker, birth/bereavement doula and death midwife. YOUR FALL RETREAT WEEKEND Create a retreat. Bring your work group. Schedule a personal or group R&R get-away, or get married here! VOLUNTEER! May-June or Sept-Oct Work Weekends 2 - 10 weeks this summer Apply with letter of interest to work 5 hrs, 6 days/week! Enjoy being in the White Mountains with great food, great people, and lots to do. Garden, housekeeping, carpentry, kitchen... Many possibilities for good work and fun. *Requires pre-registration and fee. Gather in the shadow of Mt. Chocorua with friends, family, workmates. Celebrate summer, wedding, blessingway, memorial for a life well lived. Make memories as we shape a better future at the World Fellowship Center!
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