Berkeley, Calif.
July 4, Fri., 1–5 p.m.
Annual PWW barbeque. Enjoy an afternoon of good food, good music & shopping at a unique flea market. Speaker: Shahram Agahmir, a producer of Voices of the Middle East and North Africa on KPFA, on recent escalation of anti-Iran rhetoric in the U.S. & Iran’s perilous path to self-determination & democratic rule. Donation $10 (no one turned away for lack of funds). Proceeds support the People’s Weekly World. At 2223 Derby St. Info: 510-548-8764.

Aug. 10, Sun., Noon till 5 p.m.
The PWW Summer Outing! Join us at the Blue Hills Reservation, Houghton’s Pond, in picnic site #4. Come & support the PWW & join in good fellowship. Highlights: great food, music, swimming, games, special guest. Make your donation check payable to PWW & mail to P.O. Box 233, Boston, MA, 02117-0233. Call for directions or a ride: 617-354-2876 (leave a message).

Oakland, Calif.
Aug. 2, Sat., 10 a.m. to Noon
CPUSA Oakland/Berkeley invites you to the Political Affairs readers group discussion on “Overcoming Unscientific Concepts of ‘Working Class’,” from Political Affairs, April/May issue or online: . At Niebyl-Proctor Marxist Library, 6501 Telegraph. Info: 510-595-7417 or .

Portland, Ore.
Aug. 8, Fri., 7 p.m.
A Hard Rain Fell: struggles for civil rights in the ’60s and their meaning today. A forum featuring union activist Ann Montague on Bayard Rustin & gay liberation, union organizer Bob Novick on the legacy of the ’60s, & CPUSA national leader Jarvis Tyner on connecting the ’60s to now. Sponsored by SEIU Local 503’s Civil & Human Rights Committee. At SEIU hall, 6401 SE Foster Rd. Info: contact Bob Rossi at 503-581-1505 x 141.

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