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Community Events

Occupy Lawrence would like to bring you attention to some events already happening this Sunday: Please let us know if you have or know of any events to add to this schedule.

12:30pm – Tour of Cosmic Beauty School (12th & Pennsylvania St)
permaculture workshop to follow

3pm – 5pm at the ECM (12th & Oread St)
Scott Crow– Founder of Common Ground Collective in New Orleans ()

Occupy Lawrence is putting the call out to any and all community members with a passion for Environmental Justice – We needs your skills – Please contact us if you are interested/able to facilitate a workshop. email:
* Note: Occupy Lawrence supports community events, interconnectivity, and cross-support – it is for these reasons that Occupy Lawrence incorporates community events into our schedules and events – whether or not those events are organized directly through Occupy Lawrence


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11/11/11 – Honoring our Veterans & Elevating Consciousness

Friday 11-11-11
Day long events at South Park

-Breakfast 10 am –

11/11 – Time of silence
Consciousness Raising Activities in the afternoon at South Park

4:30pm Occupy Lawrence March to the Haskell Veteran’s Powwow

*Occupy Lawrence encourages you to patronize Veteran Day events around the city, we will be.

The Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American Legion will host a combined Veterans Day ceremony at 11 a.m. Friday at the VFW Post No. 852 building, 138 Ala. The event will feature an opening prayer, a speaker from the Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth and a rifle salute to veterans, said Ed Mount, commander of American Legion Post 14.

• 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Ask a Vet — Wescoe Beach, KU campus

• 3 p.m., Walking tour of KU war memorials, featuring presentations from family members of KU veterans who died in service to the country. Tour begins at the Campanile.

• 4:15 p.m., Army ROTC retreat ceremony, Strong Hall.

• 4:30 p.m., U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Victor Braden speaks, 130 Budig Hall. Braden is the assistant division commander of the 35th Infantry Division headquartered at Fort Leavenworth.

• 7 p.m., Air Force ROTC memorial vigil at the campus war memorials.

• The Haskell Indian Nations University Color Guard will host a Veterans Day Traditional Powwow at Haskell’s Coffin Sports Complex from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Friday. Gourd Session will be from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. with a special Veterans Honoring at 5:30 p.m. with the playing of taps, a special Honor Song and a 21-gun salute. The Grand Entry will begin at 6 p.m.

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5th of November – Bank Transfer Day

Many bankholders have already made the switch to local banks and credit unions. Have you?

AlterNet – 4 Simple Steps For Taking Your Money Out Of The Vampire Banks

DemocracyNow – Move Your Money: Campaign Grows to Divest from “Too Big to Fail” Banks to Local Banks, Credit Unions

Lawrence Credit Unions

KU Credit Union
3400 W. 6th Street
(785) 749-2224

Midwest Regional Credit Union
1015 West 6th Street
(785) 841-6150

Meritrust Credit Union
643 Massachusetts St # D
(785) 856-5093

Jayhawk Federal Credit Union 
2901 Lakeview Road
(785) 865-4586

Wakarusa Valley Credit Union
2721 W 6th St # B
(785) 865-1201

Mainstreet Credit Union
901 Iowa Street
(785) 856-5200

Free State Credit Union
1001 East 23rd Street
(785) 842-5657

Local/Regional Banks

Capital City Bank
740 New Hampshire
(785) 330-1200
4000 W. 6th Street
(785) 830-8300

Central National Bank
2321 Harper Street
(785) 838-1950
711 Wakarusa Street
(785) 838-1893
800 Massachusetts Street
(785) 838-1990
603 W. 9th Street
(785) 838-1970
3110 Nieder Road
(785) 838-1960

Commerce Bank
1 (800) 453-2265
955 Iowa Street
1500 Wakarusa Drive
1015 W 23rd Street
1321 Oread Avenue
3510 Clinton Parkway

Douglas County Bank
1444 Kasold Drive
(785) 865-1017
300 W. 9th Street
(785) 865-1000
4340 W. 6th Street
(785) 865-7630
711 W. 23rd Street
(785) 865-1069

Emprise Bank
2435 Iowa Street
(785) 838-2000
1121 Wakarusa Drive
(785) 838-2001

First State Bank & Trust
(785) 749-0400
609 Vermont Street
3901 W 6th Street

Intrust Bank
901 Vermont Street
(785) 830-2600
1555 Wakarusa Drive
(785) 830-2650
544 Columbia Street
(785) 830-2614

Landmark National
2710 Iowa Street
(785) 841-6677
4621 W. 6th Street
(785) 838-9400

Lawrence Bank
100 E. 9th Street
(785) 312-7224
3500 Clinton Parkway
(785) 838-9704

Peoples Bank
2220 Harper Street
(785) 830-9300
3045 Iowa Street
(785) 842-5566
4831 W. 6th Street
(785) 842-4300

Sunflower Bank
4831 Quail Crest Place
(785) 312-7274

University National Bank of Lawrence
1400 Kasold Drive
(785) 841-1988

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General Strike: Wednesday, November 2

Join the Occupy Lawrence Community Standing in Solidarity with Occupy Oakland and Occupy Denver to Protest Police Brutality.

Where: 6th & Mass. St.

When: Wednesday, November 2, 2011

12pm-1:39pm – General Strike – 99 minutes for the 99%
3:30pm – Non-Violent Communication Workshop
5pm – Candlelight Vigil for Scott Olson (military serviceman critically injured by police at Occupy Oakland)
5:45pm – Silent March to South Park

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Occupy Lawrence: Guerilla Style

Thursday 10/27/11

12pm – Motivation and Morale Workshop – South Park

12pm – Info Booth – 9th and Mass

4pm – Massage and Reiki Workshop – South Park

6pm – General Assembly – South Park

8pm – Activism and Altruism Workshop – Location TBA

*events will be ongoing, locations will vary. if any groups and/or individuals in the lawrence community have offers of workshop services, location offers, etc, feel free to email or come to 6pm GA in South Park*

“United we stand, divided we fall”

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We are still here. We are growing.

Rally - 9th & Mass - Saturday

Our message is too big to be confined to one space.

General Assemblies continue in South Park at 6pm.

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Occupy Lawrence, Day Two.

What are we doing here?

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