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Activist Alert 8-28-2014

Beyond Toxics is planning a “Bee Jazzy” benefit to save bees from 6 to 8 pm Thursday, Aug. 28, at Silvan Ridge Winery, 27012 Briggs Hill Road, 15 miles southwest of Eugene. Music by Zac Wolfe Band. Tickets are $30. Call 465-8860 or email events@beyondtoxics.org.

Cascadia Forest Defenders, a Eugene-based environmental direct action collective, is hosting a public potluck at 5:30 pm Tuesday, Sept. 2, in Charnel-Mulligan Park at 17th and Charnelton. Enjoy a free meal and talk with local activists about how you can join the fight to save the Elliott State Forest and plug into other CFD campaigns. See forestdefensenow@gmail.com.

Health Care for All Oregon meets at 7 pm Tuesday, Sept. 2, at the First United Methodist Church, 13th and Olive. On the agenda is a discussion about where HCAO is headed this coming year, and new legislative efforts for drug pricing. Call Ruth Duemler at 484-6145 to get on the mailing list.

Daniel Ellsberg will speak in Portland at 7 pm Thursday, Sept. 4, as part of the Wayne Morse Legacy Series. Joining Ellsberg in the free event will be historian Christian Appy and Lt. Col. Thuy Tran. Registration for “The Echoes of Vietnam” is required at worldoregon.org.