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'Imagine There's a Future' Events Begin Sunday

July 18, 1985

Among events for "Imagine There's a Future" are:

Sunday, July 21, 11:30 am.-2:30 p.m., Perry Park, Redondo Beach, "Nuclear Issue in the Schools." The sponsor is the South Bay Chapter for a Bilateral Nuclear Freeze.

Saturday, July 27:

"Soul Force: The Church Responds to Apartheid," 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Holman United Methodist Church, 3320 W. Adams Blvd. Sponsoring organizations are the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, Holman Justice Ministries and University Peace Center.

"Kinot for Tisha B'Av" religious service. Public invited, 7:30 p.m., Leo Baeck Temple.

"Central America--There is a Future," 3-6 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 1010 S. Flower St. The program is sponsored by the Alliance for Survival, Committee in Solidarity with the People of El Salvador and Casa El Salvador.

Sunday, July 28, 11 a.m.-1 p.m ., "Civil Liberties and Nuclear Weaponry," ACLU Law Library, 633 S. Shatto Place. Sponsor is the American Civil Liberties Union.

"Peace or Else: The Arab-Israeli Conflict and the Arms Race," 2 p.m., Leo Baeck Temple, 1300 N. Sepulveda Blvd. Sponsoring organizations are the Jewish Symposium Committee, New Jewish Agenda, Jews United for Peace and Justice, L.A. Friends of Peace Now and Americans for Progressive Israel.

"Out of a Job? Thank the Arms Race!", 2-5 p.m., Union Hall, 6004 Maywood Ave., Huntington Park. This program is sponsored by the Steelworkers' Union, SANE and the Alliance for Survival.

"Ending the Cold War--Prerequisite to Ending the Arms Race and Military Intervention," 3-6 p.m., home of Dr. and Mrs. Sam Kremen, 4535 Vanalden, Tarzana. The sponsor is the San Fernando Valley Freeze.

"Central America: Threat to America's Security?", 2-5 p.m. The program at 1500 Azusa San Gabriel Canyon Road in Azusa, is sponsored by the East San Gabriel Valley Freeze.

"Deadly Connections," a reception and talk by U.S. Rep. George Brown, 3-5 p.m., at the Grand Terrace Civic Center. Sponsor is the Inland Peace Action Center.

"The Role of the Scientist in the Nuclear Age," 3-5 p.m., Baxter Auditorium, California Institute of Technology, sponsored by Southern California Federation of Scientists.

"The New Militia: Women's Quest for Peace in the Nuclear Age," noon-4 p.m., Antioch University, 300 Rose Ave. Venice. Sponsoring groups are the Women's Action for Nuclear Disarmament and Women's International League for Peace and Freedom.

" . . . And Imagine There's a Future Without Handguns, Too," 3 p.m., Westwood Presbyterian Church, 10822 Wilshire Blvd. The sponsor is the National Coalition to Ban Handguns.

"World Peace Through World Law," 1-5 p.m., University of Southern California, Room 101, Mudd Hall, sponsored by the World Federalist Assn.

Opening July 29 and continuing through Aug. 5 at the Mark Taper Forum will be "Imagining a Future," an evening of poetry, readings, song and satire with works ranging from John Hersey to Garry Trudeau. One presentation will be by United Steelworkers. The producers are the Hollywood Women's Coalition and Hollywood for SANE.

A symposium, "Peace, Power and Pension Funds," will be presented at 7 p.m. Aug. 1 at Amalgamated Clothing Workers and Textile Union Hall, 2501 S. Hill St.

"The Hero Redefined" will be the theme for a symposium from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Aug. 3 at the Retail Clerks Union hall, 1410 2nd St., Santa Monica. Sponsors include the National Organization of Changing Men.

The Young People's Peace Festival from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 3 at the Triforium Plaza and Children's Museum will introduce children to the political process at the grass-roots level: They will write to the White House. Helium balloons containing messages of peace will be released throughout the day and youngsters will paint a poster to be sent to the Soviet Union. There will be theater and music performances.

Candles will be lighted from the Hiroshima Peace Flame during the annual Hiroshima/Nagasaki Commemoration from 6 to 8 p.m. that day in the plaza of the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center in Little Tokyo. Kaz Suyeishi, a Hiroshima survivor, will be among the speakers. The sponsoring group is Asian and Pacific Americans for Nuclear Awareness.

"Back to Your Senses: A Day Celebrating with Native Americans" will begin at 10 a.m. Aug. 4 near the merry-go-round in Griffith Park. Representatives of Indian nations will join in music, dance, poetry and dialogue focusing on the Native American's reverence for the earth.

Cardinal Timothy Manning will celebrate Mass at 2 p.m. Aug. 4 at St. Francis Xavier Chapel in Little Tokyo. He will read a message from Cardinal Joseph Satowaki of Nagasaki and, in Nagasaki Cathedral, Cardinal Satowaki will read a message from Cardinal Manning.

An Archdiocesan letter to all the parishes suggested 40th anniversary prayers and readings Aug. 4.

A 204-block-long vigil--"The Future: It's Up to You and Me"--will take place from noon to 2 p.m. Aug. 6 along Wilshire Boulevard from Ocean Avenue in Santa Monica to Grand Avenue downtown. A coalition of peace and justice organizations is sponsoring. On Aug. 9, a candlelight vigil, "Remember Nagasaki," will be held at 7 p.m. in Long Beach City Hall. Sponsors are Alliance for Survival, Coalition for a Nuclear Free Harbor and Long Beach Peace Network.

Information on programs and, where applicable, fees is available from the committee, (213) 653-3240.

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