BLAINESWORLD #782, Section 12C (PA/NJ)

Coalition for Peace Action:

* Bikes Not Bombs Bicycle Tour

A Ride Till the End (ARTTE)
A presentation by Afghan war veterans who feel a peace offering is needed
Tuesday, September 20, 2011
7:00 p.m.
Ambler Mennonite Church
90 E Mount Pleasant Ave, Ambler

On September 11, 2011, A Ride Till The End (ARTTE) will embark on a 250 mile bicycle ride we’re calling the Bikes Not Bombs Bicycle Tour. The tour will begin at the World Trade Center (WTC) site in New York City, NY and wrap up at the White House in Washington, DC. marking the 10th anniversary of the invasion of Afghanistan.
The goal is to raise one bicycle per mile (250 miles) and awareness about the people’s reality of war, from the people of Afghanistan to the United States of America. As a community of Afghan war veterans, we feel a peace offering is needed as we approach 10 years of war in Afghanistan. Upon collecting the bicycles, we’ll be attempting to send some to Afghanistan and others will be used to get more veterans on bicycles.
Bikes Not Bombs (BNB) promotes bicycle technology as a concrete alternative to war and environmental destruction. BNB is separate from ARTTE. We’ll be working together to create a more peaceful tomorrow.

More info at:

If you cannot come out for the program and would like to contribute to this wonderful mission you can check the CFPA website at and see how to make a monetary contribution. If you have any questions, please feel free to e-mail me at

* Neighborhood Partners to end Gun Violence
Heeding God’s call

Stop Straw Purchasing, Stand Against Illegal Guns
Wednesday, September 21- late afternoon

4:00-Gather, Remember and Pray at the site of one of almost 200 Philadelphia gun deaths this year. 1600 Catharine Street-2 blocks west of Broad and three blocks south of South.
4:30 Process to Dilworth Plaza, 15th and JFK carrying t-shirts symbolizing each life lost to guns this year.
5:15 Public witness and prayer at Dilworth Plaza, 15th and JFK.

For more information http://www.heedinggodscall

* Buckingham Peace Fair
Saturday, September 24, 2011
10:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.
(At Buckingham Friends Meeting)

5684 York Road, Routes 202 and 263
Lahaska, PA 18931

Keynote Speaker: Colman McCarthy
Founder: Center for Teaching Peace

Make sure you stop by the BuxMont CFPA table! If you can stay for a while and help us hand out literature that would be great.

For more information:


October Events at Princeton Barnes & Noble

Date: Tuesday, October  4 at 7:00 pm
Author Event
Dr. Joel Fuhrman: Super Immunity: The Essential Nutrition Guide for Boosting Our Body’s Defenses to Live Longer, Stronger, and Disease Free

Dr. Joel Fuhrman, leading expert in disease prevention and reversal, discusses his latest program proven to help boost immunity and prevent cancer and other illnesses. No drugs or shots — just healthy choices. E-mail for details.
Date: Tuesday, October 11 at 7:00 pm
Author Event
Jennifer Arnold: In a Dog’s Heart: What Our Dogs Need, Want, and Deserve — and the Gifts We Can Expect in Return
Dog Lovers: Jennifer Arnold, bestselling author and founder of Canine Assistants, joins us (with her dog, Butch!) to launch her followup to last year’s instant bestseller, Through a Dog’s Eyes. In a Dog’s Heart takes on controversial topics and provides long-life tips. For additional details, e-mail

Date: Wednesday, October 12 at 7:00 pm
Author Event
John Lithgow: Drama: An Actor’s Education
We are thrilled to present an evening with John Lithgow as he discusses and signs his autobiography, written during a difficult time as he nursed his dying father and eased the old man’s final days through storytelling. Details: e-mail

Date: Saturday, October 15 at 11:00 am
Author Event
Laura Numeroff: If You Give a Dog a Donut
You can find out what happens next when we meet author Laura Numeroff at this very special Storytime with her latest book! Ms. Numeroff will read and sign books for her fans. E-mail for further details.

Date: Saturday, October 15 at 3:00 pm
Author Event
Sharon Kay Penman: Lionheart
Join us for a discussion and signing with bestselling author Sharon Kay Penman as she brings to life her latest book, Lionheart. Don’t miss this exciting afternoon! Priority seating with book purchase. For details, e-mail

Date: Tuesday, October 18 at 7:00 pm
Author Event
Megan Smolenyak: Who Do You Think You Are?
One of America’s top genealogical researchers, President of and the woman who uncovered Michelle Obama’s roots, Megan Smolenyak joins us for an exciting evening to help you start your own journey to the past.

Date: Thursday, October 20 at 4:30 pm
Educator Workshop — See It, Be It, Write It!
Earn two professional development units for attending with Hope Sasser, author of See It, Be It, Write It: Using Performing Arts to Improve Writing Skills and Test Scores. Get grant writing tips to get NOOKs in class featuring Lawrence Township teacher Stefanie Tziarri. To register, e-mail . Get full details by emailing

Date: Saturday, October 22 at 11:00 am
Author Event
Jane O’Connor: Fancy Nancy: Hair Dos and Don’ts
Put on something fancy, and join us to meet the creator of Fancy Nancy! Jane O’Connor will be here with her latest Fancy Nancy book for a special Storytime and signing! Don’t miss this fabulously fancy event! The Fanciest Hairdo will win a prize too. More details at

Debra Lampert-Rudman, M.Ed.
Community Relations Manager
Barnes & Noble Booksellers
MarketFair Mall
3535 US Route 1 South
Princeton, NJ 08540

tel: (609) 716-1570
fax: (609) 897-9302

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