March Against Empire
Saturday marks the one-year anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq. Antiwar supporters are marking the day with protests around the country. The local peace rally and march begin at noon at Fountain Square. For more information, contact the Intercommunity Justice and Peace Center at 513-579-8547 or [email protected].
"Global: A Conference on the World Economy," meets April 2-4 at McMicken Hall at the University of Cincinnati. The conference focuses on the debate over corporate globalization and its effects on the environment, local economy and indigenous people. For more information or to register, visit www.geocites.com/cincyglobal.
Gandhi's Grandson Visits
Arun Gandhi, grandson of Mohandas Gandhi, speaks at Xavier University's Bellarmine Chapel about nonviolence and the time he spent with his grandfather. The program is at 7 p.m. March 25.Admission is $2. For more information, call 513-745-3376.
Caryn Harglass, an advocate of vegetarianism and executive director of EarthSave International, speaks at 6 p.m. Sunday at St. John's Unitarian Church in Clifton. The event includes a vegetarian potluck dinner and a discussion about EarthSave, an organization that educates people about the effects of food choices. For more information, call 513-929-2500.
Hard Truths about Race
Emmy-winning ABC News correspondent Michel Martin speaks on the theme "Healing the Racial Divide: The Role of Hard Truths," as part of the Women's City Club National Speaker Forum at 7:30 p.m. March 29. The program is at the Plum Street Temple downtown. Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the door. For more information, call 513-751-0100 or visit http://womancityclub.org.
Introduction to Tibetan Buddhism
The Gaden Samdrup Ling Tibetan Buddhist Monastery offers a brief introduction to Tibetan Buddhism from 2-4:30 p.m. Saturday. For more information, call Jackie Young at 513-542-7116.