Make Fountain Square Yours
The Cincinnati Center City Development Corporation will host five more public meetings to gather public input about the planned transformation of Fountain Square. The next meeting is at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the College Hill Recreation Center. Two more meetings are scheduled for Thursday, one at noon at Christ Cathedral Church downtown and another at 6 p.m. at the Carthage Recreation Center. For more information or to find out about additional meetings, visit www.3cdc.org.
Single Payer Healthcare
Cincinnati's Single Payer Action Network (SPAN) wants comprehensive healthcare coverage for every person in Ohio by November 2005. SPAN meets at 7:30 p.m. May 12 at Mt. Auburn Presbyterian Church. For more information, see www.spanohio.org or contact Carrie at [email protected].
The Interfaith Hospitality Network of Cincinnati hosts its annual volunteer recognition meeting at 6 p.m. May 18 at the St. Michael Center in Lower Price Hill. Georgine Getty, executive director of the Greater Cincinnati Coalition for the Homeless, is the keynote speaker. A light dinner is included. Call Ann at 513-471-1100 for reservations.
Intro to Buddhist Meditation
The Gaden Samdrup Ling Buddhist Monastery hosts a two-hour introduction to Buddhist meditation at 10 a.m. May 29. For more information, call 513-542-7116. The class will cost $10.
Act — Like Mac
Activists often cite Amos 5:24: "But let justice run down like water, and righteousness like a mighty stream." The late Rev. Maurice McCrackin used to say, "It is up to us to work out the irrigation system." St. Joseph Church in Over-the-Rhine opens its doors June 11-13 for Rev. Maurice McCrackin Unity Day: A Citywide Activist Organizing Conference. For more information, call 513-381-4526.