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Wednesday, Jan 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM Poetry for the People: African Americans
7:30 PM Music: Lerner-Moguilevsky Duo
7:30 PM Stage: The Great Leap
Thursday, Jan 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Cine En Sherman & Humano Film Festival
6:30 PM Sushi Making Class
7:00 PM Italian Film: Maccheroni
7:00 PM South Korean Pop Supergroup: SuperM
7:00 PM Book: Between Two Fires
7:00 PM  Human Rights Film Festival
7:30 PM Stage: The Great Leap
8:00 PM  Music: Sergio Mendes
8:00 PM Stage: Bloomsday
Friday, Jan 31
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
3:00 PM Bojo's Place: A Musical Revue
7:00 PM Book Signing: Isabel Allende
7:00 PM Music: Kimba Light
7:00 PM  Human Rights Film Festival
8:00 PM Bojo's Place: A Musical Revue
8:00 PM Stage: Bloomsday
8:00 PM Stage: Italian American Reconciliation
8:00 PM Stage: The Great Leap
Saturday, Feb 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM 6th Annual Cuyamaca College POWWOW
10:00 AM Lunar New Year at SeaWorld
12:00 PM Human Rights Film Festival
2:00 PM Music: Ozokidz
2:00 PM Staged Reading: Hand Under Hand
2:00 PM Stage: Bloomsday
2:30 PM DIY Miso Making Workshop
3:00 PM Stage: The Great Leap
7:00 PM Italian Film: The Girl in the Fog (La Ragazza Nella Nebbia)
7:15 PM Viennese Nights: A Grand Victorian Ball
7:30 PM Ludmila Peterkova String Quartet
8:00 PM Stage: Bloomsday
8:00 PM Stage: Italian American Reconciliation
8:00 PM Stage: The Great Leap
9:00 PM Comedy: Mike Salazar
Sunday, Feb 2
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Lunar New Year at SeaWorld
2:00 PM Stage: Italian American Reconciliation
2:00 PM Stage: Bloomsday
3:00 PM Bojo's Place: A Musical Revue
7:00 PM Ethnic Heritage Ensemble
7:00 PM Stage: Bloomsday
Monday, Feb 3
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Tuesday, Feb 4
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Wednesday, Feb 5
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM Poetry for the People: African Americans
7:30 PM Stage: The Great Leap
Thursday, Feb 6
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM Stage: The Great Leap
Friday, Feb 7
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: Italian American Reconciliation
8:00 PM Stage: The Great Leap
Saturday, Feb 8
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
3:00 PM Stage: The Great Leap
8:00 PM Stage: Italian American Reconciliation
8:00 PM Stage: The Great Leap
Sunday, Feb 9
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM Stage: The Great Leap
2:00 PM Stage: Italian American Reconciliation
3:00 PM Bojo's Place: A Musical Revue
Monday, Feb 10
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Tuesday, Feb 11
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Social Justice, Human Rights & Foreign Assistance

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01/27/2020 - CANCELLED Book Signing: Jeanine Cummins
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED "DUE TO SAFETY CONCERNS"

Warwick's will host Jeanine Cummins as she discusses and signs her new book, American Dirt. Jeanine Cummins is the author of three books: the novels The Outside Boy and The Crooked Branch and the bestselling memoir A Rip in Heaven. She lives in New York with her husband and two children. This event is free and open to the public. Reserved Seating is available when the book is pre-ordered from Warwick's for the event. Only books purchased from Warwick's will be signed. Please call the Warwick's Book Dept. (858) 454-0347 for details.

También de este lado hay sueños. On this side too, there are dreams.

Lydia Quixano Pérez lives in the Mexican city of Acapulco. She runs a bookstore. She has a son, Luca, the love of her life, and a wonderful husband who is a journalist. And while there are cracks beginning to show in Acapulco because of the drug cartels, her life is, by and large, fairly comfortable.

Even though she knows they'll never sell, Lydia stocks some of her all-time favorite books in her store. And then one day a man enters the shop to browse and comes up to the register with a few books he would like to buy - two of them her favorites. Javier is erudite. He is charming. And, unbeknownst to Lydia, he is the jefe of the newest drug cartel that has gruesomely taken over the city. When Lydia's husband's tell-all profile of Javier is published, none of their lives will ever be the same.

Forced to flee, Lydia and eight-year-old Luca soon find themselves miles and worlds away from their comfortable middle-class existence. Instantly transformed into migrants, Lydia and Luca ride la bestia - trains that make their way north toward the United States, which is the only place Javier's reach doesn't extend. As they join the countless people trying to reach el norte, Lydia soon sees that everyone is running from something. But what exactly are they running to?

American Dirt will leave readers utterly changed. It is a literary achievement filled with poignancy, drama, and humanity on every page. It is one of the most important books for our times.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Warwick's
7812 Girard Ave
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Monday, January 27 - 7:30 PMN
01/26/2020 - Voices Of Hope: Survivors Of The Holocaust Share Their Stories
Author and speaker Fanny Krasner Lebovits shares her story of loss, resilience and survival during the Holocaust.

Born in Liepaja, Latvia Lebovits was nineteen when Nazis invaded her town. She survived five concentration camps and went on to become a nurse with the United Nations.

She wrote her memoir "Memories, Miracles, and Meaning: Insights of a Holocaust Survivor" at age 95. Now 96, she resides in La Jolla, California and is an active public speaker and community advocate.

Fanny Krasner Lebovits will be sharing her personal story and insights at New Americans Museum on Jan. 26, 2020 to commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance Day and as part of an ongoing speaker series Voices of Hope: Survivors of the Holocaust Share their Stories, happening quarterly through out 2020 as part of a collaboration between New Americans Museum and The Butterfly Project.

Admission/Cost: $10

Location:
New Americans Museum
2825 Dewey Rd., Suite 102
San Diego, CA
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Sunday, January 26 - 1:00 PM
01/15/2020 - 7th Annual Human Trafficking Awareness Rally
The Junior League of San Diego’s annual Human Trafficking Awareness Rally focuses on the issue from a local level and explores how we can recognize the signs of those currently held captive.

The main purpose of this event is to listen together, walk together and raise awareness about human trafficking in San Diego.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
6th & Laurel
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA 92101
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[Park Map]

Saturday, January 25 - 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
02/17/2020 - Film: Crescendo
When a world famous conductor tries to create an Israeli-Palestinian orchestra, it takes all his skill and resources to overcome the discord and get them to play in harmony, rising to a tense and emotional finale. Loosely inspired by Daniel Barenboim’s West-Eastern Divan Orchestra, this remarkable theatrical movie takes a special look at world-wide efforts towards understanding, humanity and peace.

This San Diego Jewish Film Festival screening is sponsored by Hands of Peace.

Admission/Cost: $13.25 - $16.25

Location:
Reading Cinemas Town Square
4665 Clairemont Dr
San Diego CA 92117
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Dates and times:
Sunday, February 16 - 1:30 PM
Monday, February 17 - 6:30 PM
02/16/2020 - Film: Crescendo
When a world famous conductor tries to create an Israeli-Palestinian orchestra, it takes all his skill and resources to overcome the discord and get them to play in harmony, rising to a tense and emotional finale. Loosely inspired by Daniel Barenboim’s West-Eastern Divan Orchestra, this remarkable theatrical movie takes a special look at world-wide efforts towards understanding, humanity and peace.

This San Diego Jewish Film Festival screening is sponsored by Hands of Peace.

Admission/Cost: $13.25 - $16.25 At checkout, use code HOP20FF to purchase tickets at only 12.25! (Thanks to Hands of Peace!)

Location:
Reading Cinemas Town Square
4665 Clairemont Dr
San Diego CA 92117
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Dates and times:
Sunday, February 16 - 1:30 PM
Monday, February 17 - 6:30 PM
01/15/2020 -  The Voices of Peace Concert
The Voices of Peace Concert brings together the Jerusalem Youth Chorus and Voices of Our City Choir to celebrate an evening of Peace and Music and is a fundraiser for both organizations.

The Jerusalem Youth Chorus
A choral and dialogue program for Israeli and Palestinian high school students in Jerusalem. Our mission is to provide a space for these young people from East and West Jerusalem to grow together in song and dialogue. Through the co-creation of music and the sharing of stories, the chorus seeks to empower youth in Jerusalem to become leaders in their communities and inspire singers and listeners around the world to work for peace.

Voices of Our City Choir
Helping San Diego's unsheltered neighbors reconnect with hope and possibility through the healing power of music. Choir members are given opportunities to sing and perform professional gigs all over San Diego. The sense of purpose and joy that music and connection brings to our choir members helps them to make changes in their life that they themselves didn't feel possible previously.

Sponsored by Hands of Peace, The Leichtag Foundation, Voices of our City Choir and The Jerusalem Youth Chorus

Admission/Cost: $10 - $30

Location:
First Unitarian Universalist Church
4190 Front Street
San Diego, CA 92103
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Wednesday, January 15 - 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
01/11/2020 -  Fundraiser for Refugee Women
An afternoon of fun at Refill Cafe in support of the IRC's Women's Resilience Center! We will have family-friendly games, raffle prizes, a small silent auction and chance to learn more about the first-ever center for refugee women, opening up in 2020!

Tickets include one beverage of your choice (beer, wine, mimosa or coffee/tea drink) and are $10 in advance/$12 at the door. Your ticket will help us raise funds needed to support the Center.

Questions? You can email our Development Coordinator, Lida Dianti, at Lida.Dianti@rescue.org for more information.

Admission/Cost: $10

Location:
Refill Cafe
3752 Park Blvd.
San Diego, CA 92103

Saturday, January 11 - 3:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.facebook.com
12/08/2019 - Amnesty International Write-a-Thon
The North County Chapter of Amnesty International joins with Rancho Buena Vista High School Amnesty International Club to host their 5th annual Global Write-a-thon: “Write for Rights” in the Performing Arts Center. This “Write-A-Thon” in North County will be part of Amnesty International’s Global Write for Rights campaign taking place around the world during the week aligned with International Human Rights Day. International Speakers, Awards, Actions, Live Music & Refreshments.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Rancho Buena Vista High School
1601 Longhorn Drive
Vista, CA 92081
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Sunday, December 8 - 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
12/01/2019 - Hands of Peace and Two Neighbors
Two Neighbors is a joint initiative retail boutique with handcrafted fashion items from Israeli and Palestinian women who wish to set conflicts aside and work together, both for their own benefit and to further the cause of peace. We invite you to join us to celebrate this venture, do some holiday shopping and save 20% when you come to the Hands of Peace event! Stop by between 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM and enjoy a display of vintage Palestinian dresses that embody narrative, art, tradition and culture. Collector Betsy Gilon, who founded Threading Peace, shares "The dresses tell the Palestinian narrative of the women who gave them life. I am but their voice, their storyteller. Beauty has a lens of its own and when we experience it, our world is in harmony. We can see with fresh eyes and an open heart." Enjoy refreshments, beautiful garments, music and a community in support of peace!

Admission/Cost: FREE but please Register

Location:
Two Neighbors
7863 Girard Ave, Suite 106
La Jolla, CA
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Sunday, December 1 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
11/21/2019 - Doctors Without Borders Recruitment Info Session
Every day, Doctors Without Borders/ Medecins Sans Frontieres aid workers from around the world provide assistance to people whose survival is threatened by violence, neglect, or catastrophe-treating those most in need regardless of political, religious, or economic interest. Whether an emergency involves armed conflicts or epidemics, malnutrition or natural disasters, Doctors Without Borders is committed to bringing quality medical care to people caught in crisis.

On Thursday, November 21st, medical and non-medical professionals are invited to join us for an evening presentation to learn more about how you can join Doctors Without Borders
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