Monday, March 21, 2005

Houston Democratic events for March

Not all of it, just what's left of it...

(I usually put these calendars of events up at DU; Lyn at the HoustonDems blog asked me to put it here so she could link to it:)

-- Rep. Alma Allen's staff will give the Meyerland Democratic Club a legislative update at their monthly meeting on Monday the 21st at Poblano's Mexican Grille and Cantina, 9865 S. Post Oak Rd. (Meyer Park Shopping Center), S. Post Oak and W. Bellfort. Meeting begins at 7 pm; come at 6:30 for dinner and socializing.

-- also today, the Area 5 Democrats get our future governor, Chris Bell, as guest speaker. They meet at the PACE Union Hall, 302 Pasadena Blvd. in Pasadena from 7:30 to 8:30. It's not too late for you to get there...

-- Tuesday March 22nd, the Harris County Young Democrats will screen "Mass Media in Times of War" , a documentary featuring Amy Goodman of Democracy Now! which takes the media to task for their too-compliant treatment of the Bush administration's justifications for the Iraq invasion. Following there will be a panel discussion led by Dr. Bob Buzzanco, professor of history and Dr. Garth Jowett, professor of media studies at the University of Houston, and Harvey Rice, a Houston Chronicle reporter who covered the war for the newspaper from Iraq. The meeting begins at 7:30 pm. at the Artery, 5401 Jackson (at Prospect). For more information visit or email .

-- KANDO (Katy Area New Democratic Organization) will host US Senate candidate Barbara Radnofsky on Tuesday, March 22 beginning at 7 pm. They meet in the downstairs meeting room at the Cinco Ranch Library, 2620 Commercial Center Blvd., in Katy. Contact Rhonda Coleman at 713-304-2975 or visit the club page at

-- the West Houston Democrats have their weekly Legislative Lunch on Wednesday the 23rd (and the 30th) at Sandy's Produce Market, Katy Fwy. between Dairy Ashford and Kirkwood (on the south side) from 11:30 until 1 pm.

-- the monthly Environmental Initiative for Houston Region Democrats will be Monday, March 28 from 6-8 pm at the Harris County Democratic Party Headquarters, 1445 N. Loop West, Suite 110. Contact Stephanie Hrabar at 713-683-0638 for more information.

-- Amy Goodman will be the guest lecturer on "Independent Media in the Time of War", Tuesday March 29th at the River Oaks Theatre, 2009 West Gray, beginning at 7:30 pm. Tickets online at are $12 for members, students, seniors, and those on a fixed income and $15 for others ($35 is the cost for a basic membership). If lack of funds are of concern, there are plenty of volunteer opportunities. Call 713-526-4000 for details on volunteering. Amy's book, Exception to the Rulers, will be available for purchase. For details about the pre-lecture benefit reception, call Donna at x315 (reservations available for a higher donation - call for details).

-- and Jay Aiyer will kick off his campaign for Houston city council (At-Large Position 2) at the Four Seasons Hotel on Wednesday, March 30th from 5:30 to 7:30. Contact Sondra Haltom for more info:

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