Announcements

As decided, Occupy Virginia Beach has come to an end. Thanks everyone that came out to support OVB. Please keep on fighting the good fight. You may still attend Occupy Portsmouth. If interested please visit their Facebook page at: http://www.facebook.com/groups/342997945722878/?fref=ts .

Have a great week!

Upcoming Events

Tomorrow October 6th, will be a day full of actions! To celebrate Occupy Norfolk’s one year of existence, there will be music, cake, and so much more!! Please make every effort to attend this event! The schedule for the event can be found by clicking here: Schedule.

Below are important upcoming events by local Occupy and friends (For a complete schedule of events please view our calendar):

10/6 – Occupy Norfolk’s Birthday Party (Click here for more info)

10/7 – The City of VB Human Rights Commission first annual Autumn Colors- Leaves of Diversity Festival (Click here for more info)

10/8 -  Occupy the Hood Hampton Roads General Assembly – For more information you may click here: OTHHR GA

10/9 – Occupy Virginia Beach General Assembly ( 6 pm – Fountain Plaza, Town Center/In case of rain the meeting will be at Confetti Caffe  located at the corner of Market and Bank St)

10/12 – Occupy Portsmouth’s General Assembly and sign waving at London Blvd and Constitution (5:30 pm)

11/4 –  Social Justice Committee of The Unitarian Church of  Norfolk (Unitarian Universalist) and Norfolk Catholic Worker will be holding a concert you won’t want to miss! (Click here for more info)

12/15 Occupy Virginia Beach Teach-in at Central Library (Click here for more info)

Announcements

This upcoming Tuesday’s General Assembly is a very important one. Votes and other discussions will occur about a possible teach-in. Such teach-in if voted for, will require various speakers and topics will range from Corporate Personhood to the Federal Reserve. If you are interested in partaking on this vote and be a possible speaker, make sure to attend this GA. Also, if you haven’t seen The Occupied Virginian-Pilot, you may click here: The Occupied Virginian-Pilot. Don’t forget also that we are looking for volunteers to help update the Web site among other things, if interested click here to contact us:  Contact.

It’s been a year for most of the Occupy movements around the world! The one year anniversary of Occupy Norfolk occurs this October 6th at Commercial Park in Norfolk starting at 10:00 am! Plans for such event are occurring every Thursday at the ON General Assembly. It will be an action packed day so please plan your attendance! The Facebook event page can be found by clicking here: 1 Year Anniversary.

Below are upcoming events:

9/13 – Occupy Norfolk’s Geeral Assembly at Waterside (7 pm).

9/14 – Occupy Portsmouth’s General Assembly and sign waving at London Blvd and Constitution (5:30 pm).

9/15 – No Tolls Poker Run meeting at Portsmouth Harley Davidson at (9 am – Bikes, cars, and other vehicles are welcomed to come participate and register).

9/17 – One year anniversary of Occupy Wall Street: The Facebook event page can be found here:  OWS.

9/18 – Occupy Virginia Beach’s General Assembly (7 pm ) – The Facebook event page can be found here: OVB GA.

9/19 – The Environmental Agency will hold a meeting on Uranium Mining at the Lynnhaven Colony Congregational Church (2:30 pm).

9/20 – 9/22 – A rally for a nuclear-free future will be occurring in D.C. For more information you may click here: C.A.N.

9/22- The Bishop Walter F. Sullivan Pax Christi Community presents Patrick O’Neill.  Patrick is the father of eight children, a long-time Catholic Worker, a Plowshares activist, and a contributing writer to the National Catholic Reporter. He has worked against war, nuclear weapons, torture, and the death penalty, and for prison reform and immigrant rights. More information can be found by clicking the following link: Flyer.

9/30 Amy Goodman of Democracy Now will be at the Naro Theatre in Norfolk. For more information about this event and about this great woman, you may click the following link: Amy Goodman.

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