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0carne11ie CHISCINI PUBLISHED BY THE CARNEGIE CENTRE 401 MAIN ST. VANCOUVER V6A 2T7 VOLUME II I, N\MlER 6, DECBIBER, 1983. northern christmas It i,ias the fall of 1929 shortly after my sixth birthday. I and my sister were told by our parents that we were going to a boarding school at Fort WHliams, Ontario . I did not want to go and went only after our parents had promised that they would come for us around Christmas time--we would be home for the festive season. Mary and I waited for long week.s,and wishing we were home already. When my Dad and mom brought me a beautiful pair of beaded moccasir.s. My mom must have spent long hours in their making they were so beautifully made. I have not yet seen a pair to match their beauty. Just prior to leaving,Mary and I were given a lot of goodies; at the airbase we were bundled up wannly for the cold flight home. They had to have that large plane to acconmodate all the groceries dad had bought in way of provisions. M}' dad had a trapline about seventy(70) airmiles north of Port Arthur ,Ontario. When we reached our destination.we were greeted by our brothers and sisters. I was especially glad to see my brother George. We helped by unloading the plane, but ITK)Stly by just staying out of the way. After supper, we sat around and chatted about school. I was eager to sell George the idea that he should go to school also. But George did not want any part of it. Meanwhile we were filling ourselves to bursting capacity with soda pop and sweet biscuits. Than,! needed to go to t'",e toilet but I was so fearful of the foreboding darkness outside that I timidly asked my dad if I could use the slop pail to pee in. I got a lecture that it was unsanitary and that I should go and use the outside toilet. I had a tear-jerking tantnin. But that did not work. I left the door ajar so I could reach !:lack in if I needed to. I walked out with one of my brothers moccasins accidently tied t o my feet. I felt so alone when I got outside, the only light was a faint glow from the curtained window and the JTK>On . An owl hooted. My being scared c8.used my senses to be honed to a sharp edge ... I heard dads booming voice, saying go directly to the toilet . Just then, I heard a slight rustling sotDld behind me. I glanced back and I could not see anything. So I made my way again towards the toilet,and I heard the sound again. This time it sounded awfully close by! I spotted a dark object behind me .. as I edged away from it,it would ITK)Ve too. So I gave a great jump ahead and as I did so this object came slapping against my leg. Well that was too much --so I started hollering and screaming .. something was after me. I was doing my best to kick it away,which is near impossible when the object is tied to your foot. Dad had an axe,and he must have severed the lace. And he proceeded to potmd the object into the snow. And when he was through,he said don't cry.I've killed it, whatever it was ... Brother George was sent into the house for a flash-light. When the light was shone,he exclaimed, ''hell, its nothing but a darn rooccasin". And everybody burst out laughing--with the exception of me. I had been truly frightened. Even years afteruard when dad was sitting by the fireside,he would suddenly burst out laughting. And I would ask,what was so funny dad . And he would reply that he was just thinking about the iooccasin that scared the "piss out of me" ,and he would laugh some roore . JOE BOUG!ER G0tdon Gladstone '83 Cheekadee'a Waglisla, B.C. MU010n •• • HUDSON PARK IS MELTING IN TI-IE RAIN In a corrmunity with statistically the lowest amount of veen parkspace per person, the Downtown Eastside is losing parkspace. Recently ,Hudson Park,a small triangle of pine trees, shrubs and wooden roundhouse have been demolished . The wooden roundhouse was built by volunteers on the first YIP Grant in Vancouver . The M::Leans people Spota and Strathcona w~nt to City Hall to get the park l eveled. The reason given was that there were people drinking alcohol in the park .. Its true that people did drink in !he park but rarely m numbers exceeding three and rarely m a manner other than quiet and subdued. The McLeans Park people had to pay for the upkeep of the small park,an~ that seems more likely the real reason the park was ~bol7shed. Also the park is said to be part of a stree! w1denmg of the Georgia Viaduct roadway. The pa":k d7d not seem much used by prostitutes as the trade is with car traffic with men from outside the :~!~ Eastside area picking up women on East Georgia The p~rk was i:iot heavily used but was positively used by,cats,children,bnds and elderly Chinese people practicing Tai Chi. It cost thousands of dollars to tear down the park. Can we really afford to lose these little oasis I o~ green space in the stressful urban core? Or 1s the also a safety measure for ALRT and EXPO 86 users who. are being encouraged to walk from the Thornton Park Station(a park that has been claimed for EXPO 86 users and ALR'! user~ by Social Planner ,Rob Jenkins) . .. to coome:cial Chmatown? The corrmunit y is less for the loss of this park regardless of the reasons. I HAIRCITTS HAIRCITTS HAIRCITTS HAIRCITTS! Workmen are still busy with the new Vancouver Vocational Institute building(the one with the mirrors on the front)at D..msmuir and Hamilton. W I is across from Queen Elizabeth theatre and the post office and a block west of Victory Square park. . Mens haircuts go for one dollar($I) ,you can get your hair styl~ for three dollars ($3). A shampoo for your hair goes for fifty cents (50¢) and facials for fifty cents (50¢) also . And you.can ge~ a scalp treament for fifty cents(SO¢) Womens hair styling ranged from five dollars(SS) to se1:en dolfa.rs ($7) . Weekdays from 8: IS a .m. to noon. Hancuts are available on the first floor of WI. Give a student a chance to trim your hair. LETTER TO EDITOR: 2 LETTERS time~ b!ha~~ ~?~~~~~t!1~\;1"~~~/~r~~~e~~ th is presently incarcerated at M:>untain Institution,a Canadian TO THE EDITOR: Federal Penitentary,located near the cooununity of Agassiz, B.C. in the Upper Fraser Valley. We are vitally concerned and most interested jn LETTER TO EDITOR, obtaining any or all information as to the function(s) of your organization,with the view we can make use of portions As a Native Indian resident in the_ DowJ:itown Eastside of your programs to assist us in our endeavours to up-grade I constantly see and hear how the Easts1de 1s put down. ourselves towards the day when we will return to our People often put down a place,c.,r different kinds of corrr.n.mities to live nonnal lives once more. people without really taking time to fii:td _ out anything about We are very interested in most aspects of conmtrn.ity the people or the area that they are wn.~rng about . . life,includi11R:Native Brotherhood activity,Oiristian After reading the Sun newspape: art~cle ?" Oppenhe.uner groups ,Alcoholic Anonyrrous sessions and any educational Park,! realized that is what the wn.ter 1s guilty of . The programs,particularly where it involves Heritage of our writer uses the word "apathy" in the sense of a place where Native Nations . nobody cares anymore. . It can be said,we are very proud of the many accomp-If he would come down for more than ~ust an hour lishments we have been involved with these past few months, he would see that his thinking wasn't alright.· . especially the construction of a 53 foot Totem Pole which Sure theres a skid row with its crooks,drugg1es,and received wide press aclaim during the recent '1'1orld C.Ouncil bars,but, the whole Eastside is not what most people of Omrches" convention held in the Vancouver area this perceive it to be. About the "apathy" a~ Oppenheimer past slDlVller. This hand catvcd pole is now on its wasy to Park ... If people only knew how much canng for people Geneva,Switzerland where it will stand at the Headquarters that goes on down here they would have a completely of the wee . different attitude towards the Eastside. . As a group,we feel confident we can absorb and learn Oppenheimer Park is the most used park 1n Vancouver, to everyones advantage ,all the infonnation you would wish during the months of April. to the end of September : There to impart to us. We then could apply ourselves diligently is so much activity happem.ng down her7 that som~tlmes to this learning ability of bei~ NEW SELVES , both in heart t:1crc just isn I t enough space. There is everything from and 5oul. a twelve team softball league and a endless munber of Towards the above aims we have outlined.may we suggest pickup games. 111is park services over 2,CXX) people p7r if possible to have one or more of your spokespersons attend week while the park staff ~s working. Th~ word "s~rv1ces" our various levels of meetings such as: N!!tive Brotherhood means helping someone out rn some way oriJUSt l<:>anrng ?ut 'AA' meetings,and speak to us directly on your ideas and park equiJX!lert .. or helping out some oldt1mers with their programs which we could incorporate into our activities here. horeshoe tournaments. . . . In conclusion,we would be pleased to forward to you And when the park staff 1s not there,1t is opened by all pertinent infonnation as to time and days of our volunteers during October(eg .Mike.H. and Jean B.). Then various meetings and. activities. We will send to you the the people have access to the equiµnent. admission forms and other data required to entering this I would say there is roore caring about people down Penitentary to give talks or to show demonstrations of art here than any other part of Vancouver, so the word "apathy" or cultural works . may fit the story and what the writer thinks the area is On behalf of ALL Brothers at Mountain Institution like,but that word OOES flOT DESCRIBE nus AREA . I am theirs and your servant, FRED ARRANCE ROBERT DFSJARLAIS ,t.,t.,t.,t.,t.,t.-**-l>-t--t--****-*'************** ~b~~t:;,;~ i~cxi:tution, SHORT NEWS SHORT NBSS SHORT NBl'S SHORT NEWS SHORT NEWS Agassiz,B . C. , VOM !AO Early rumors. F.arly rumors say that the 10,(X)Q LEITER TO EDITOR : eld"'rly people,rnany with handicaps from working days,are In reference to the issues of the poor people in the not going to get a Waterfront Park. Downtown Eastside,and the Rentalsman and his office,and the lt is difficult to understand the lack of human Htmtan Rights Conmission,the Rentals Grant,etcetera,it was sensitivity to 10,COJ lowincome , fragile people who live my understanding that we, the people of the SOLIDARITY around the Main and Hastings area; the::-e people live in tiny OOALITION,as of August !Oth,I983,we were to stand together. steamy cockroach rooms ... usually with no windows,no cooking We were not to be sold out by one part of the COALITION. facilities whatever. I'm referring to Mr .MWlro,for it is my opinion,contrary to Their COITITlWlity has the lowest percentage of parks in the common-aims of the different parts of .SOLIDARITY ,we Vancouver. And Ray Gainer,Project Manager has the guts to were sold down the river. say that he can see no use for open green spaces . Thats And it was more than just without a· paddle,for he another name for parks. Gainer plans for cement ramps, took the very boat from underneath us. Thanks very much, roadways,and a tourist walkway to the waterfront with Mr.Munro ~ probably a tourist l ookout . The Port of Vancouver Board DJ you think we are going to sink? No~ We will is made up of the following people: Mrs.Marion L.Robson, continue swiJJllli.ng and fighting despite your sellout, MR.C .Cosulich ,Mr .Alan F.Campney ,MR.N.Cunningham,Mr .D.P . because there are many people like myself down here who Garcia,MR.R .H.Lee,and Mr.P . S.Plant . Surely these people will never give up. who never met with CRAB or the conmunity still can see the desperate need for stress reducing green space in the urban core. Or, the two yeacs of planning was simply another Goverrunent megaproject crown corporation· farce with no democratic irnput in reality . We await the Master Plan to see if the above rwoors or no Central Waterfront Park where Vancouverites could view the actual working of thej r harbor , is true or not. Again, the park is not blank ,green space as Gainer s~ggests . A long fishing pier,a wooden bandshell for music,benches and tables,pathways,a momuement to Seamen and to the Japanese community would be on the site,plus t!";,e existing Columbia street wharf would be preserved for fishing and viewing. A childrens play has long been included in CRAB plans for thf" site,plus a possible bird marsh like Jericho Beach. A attendants home would also have to be built to upkeep the rark . A shallow wading area was in our plans. ilardly just a simple natural park,although that too . rJo, it would be an active as well as passive space,used by workers for noonhour lunches from the gannent industry and port workers. Watch your newspapers for this news ... . , .If the rumors are true,and there is no real park for 11s,check Carnegie Centre for posters and at the info desk for how you can respond. Corrrnunity groups will likely join with CRAB, to ensure that the conmunity is not ripped-off cf this stablity producjmz park, in a corrmunjty threatened by cement megaprojects. SHORT NEWS SHORT NB,s SHORT NB,s SHORT NB,s SHORT NB'/S BOB ELLIS LETTER TO EDITOR: The NOP must be made aware that their presence in civic elections can only act to lose many potential pro-citizen votes,when in fact,people who have no choice wiJl move over to TEAM . COPE has managed 0ver the years to form an alliance of progressive elements in the city:citizen groups, tenant groups , and labor unions . In my opinion , a slate of citizen, tenant,and labor candidates will be more beneficial to the city than running candidates under the banner of the NOP . Surely, the lesson on Operation Solidarity and the Solidarity Coalition has been significant . For the NDP,running candidates has meant making abortive attempts at taking over TEAM because the leftwing of the NDP had control of the Vancouver Area Council. The NDP has forced many y01.mg people to leave it, over the question of civic politics .... these young people have moved to either TEAM or COPE . A politician who is not tied very tightly to local citizen groups for campaign funds and campaign org:anization,or,whose social life does not revolve around friends in the groups ,is a likely candidate for the rroperty industry should it need his vote. RON SOSTAD GRClJND ZER0-··-11-IE COREPLAN----The Vancouver Coreplan talks about what might happen to the Downtown Penninsula of Vancouver over the next few decades. The Downtown Eastside is part of that area. As a piece on the Coreplan says , ''Vancouver faces a real crunch in the coming years . Put simply ,office space and employment can't continue growing in the core rruch longer without forcing some major citywide changes . .. basically, there are three possible choices to deal with this problem: (I). Limit the cores future growth, (2) .Accom-modate continued· growth by buflding major new transporta-tion facilities for suburban corrmutuers, (3) .Accomnodate continued growth by allowing JOOTe housing for people to live within the city ... " At a Carnegie Centre meeting,ciW planner,Cary lluthula said that ''more housing is need in the Downtown F.astside cormrunity". The planner warned that in five to ten years "gentrification" of the DcMntown Eastside by professional groups (i.e. lawyers ,doctors, business people etc) - -people with money could well happen. People with money "attract Real Estate interests" according to Mr.Huthula,making "rents much higher". The city planner foresees S,OCX) units of housing around the Oppenheimer area,where 3,CX::O units exist now . In the area now DERA is building 55 units on Alexander st. and First United Church is building 70 units on Hastings . A member of the audience at the Carnegie meeting noted that the new units at Carrall and Hastings ,across from Pigeon Park,are too expensive and are still nearly em?ty. It was noted that a building at Gore and Pender was vacant . A problem noted by the city planner in the Oppenheimer area is commuter parking ... people from outside the area parking their cars on Powell and busing fuwntown . Vancouver ITilJSt protect its existing neighborhoods. The Downtown Eastside is almost completely surrounded by megaprojects(i.e.very l arge projects) . ALRT,Expo 86, B.C.Place Stadium , B.C.Pl ace,and Port of Vancouver Master Plan , Canada Place(Pier B.C.)are the Government projects . The B.C.Pl ace Stadium gives the fuwntown Eastside an hour of honking cars and shouting crowds after full Stadium events . The Stadium has by observation and newspaper reports,alcohol probl ems . . . People are getting drunk in the Stadium. ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• [iJ(!).(!).% (l?c{}V!Ycf}'Jf/ BOOK: RANKINS LAW, ' RECOLLECTIONS OF A RADICAL ' BY HARRY RANKIN ,NOVEMBER HOUSE , 1975 . Harry Rankin was elected to Vancouver City council in 1_%6 . In 1968 , the Harry Ranki n Election CQ!mllittee and the Vancouver and District Labour Council foTITled the CoTllTiittee of Progressive Electors (COPE). This is a book about Rankin--in the army , in politics, as a lawyer,as a trade unionjst. This is his biography,a ~ok about a man who has fought injustices - -especially for those,for lack of money or white skin or unaccepted ideology, have been denied their basic rights . He makes some very dramatic points in the book. Two of which include: the fact that he and Bruce Yorke worked together for a Grievance Board for tenants at City Hall ... "we got hold of a copy of the Rent Control Act and used it as a model to force counci 1 to set up a Board for tenants 2.bused by unscrupulous landlords". Rankin has been called various names by peopl e because of the way he does things and because of his somet ime abrasive personalit y . The following is an int er esting quote from his book: "The apparent compromises have allowed young r adicals t o attack me quJte regul arly for entering t he political s tructure as it now stands . This ar guement i s that the 3 or 4 part y parli amentary sys t em is wrong , t ha t soc ialsim is the correct answer and that a socialis t should stay outside the system t o fight i t ... "Of course,massive changes in t he sys t em are needed, but in Canada,voting is s till representative of people~ wishes ,and government at certa in levels i s s till very representative of peopl es wishes and demands for change. A lot of young ultra-leftis ts talk about the seizure of power. What force do they represent . they would be imposi ng a sys t em on people not prepared .. not educated for it. 11 Rankin stat es that peopl e engaged in r efoTITIS come to realize the need for massive changes in the system, (need) to accelerate the changes in the community and society. This book is worth r eading: to learn morP about a leader of Vancouvers Reform movement. RON SOSTAD COLE BAY PEACE CAMP-ANTI CRUISE MISSILE PROTEST ,IN SA.SKAldlEWAN : 3 On the border of Alberta and Saskatchewan, the Canadian Government has set aside a huge tract of land in order to test the Cruise Missile. The missile will be tested this comrning January. This land, taken from the CREE PEOPLE, is going to be treated with defoliants. This effectively strips the vegetation of its foliage. As in Vietnam,chemicals can produce cancer and birth defects. About ten(IO)miles from the proposed testing area,in the tiny village of Cole Bay,an all-women pennanct peace camp is in existence: Unlike the large ,wcll-publicized camps that are established in Greenham Comnon,England or, Seneca Falls.New York state., the Cole Bay camp is tiny and a l most l'nknown outside the area . This article is inform Carnegie Ceptre members and area residents that an anti Cruise Missile peace camp does exist in Canada (and to describe my two visits to it). In August I left with a group of Vancouver women who had chartered a bus and organized a six day trip there. It was entirely a coincidence that I saw a pamphl et and decided to join the trip . But I wanted to meet other women who were for peace . I believe that isolation is a curse,as it makes a person believe they are weak and alone. I also feel anger when I see so many unemployed,and millions of dollars poured into perfecting mass death . The campsite was in a birch forest . Soon we were participating in workshops , bathing i n a small river , and visiting the rrnposed bombing sit e . At our camp,decorated boughf made an arch 11nder which we passed. A pit had been dug to contain fire. Around,was laid a blue cloth . Otanting ,we circled the fire. As we stopped chanting one woman described what was going to happen,and showed us the stone which when held,allowed us to speak. First we had thrown five peices of paper on which was written or drawn,our anger and fear of the military establishment . Next,we spoke of the things or people that empowered us . Finally ,we were asked to donate something to tPe blue cloth ,and the resulting collage' to be called the NEW WORLD QUILT. One woman poured some flour so everyone would be fed , another a peace scarf and a Cree woman gave a beautiful beaded belt. Others gave pins,flowers ,and berries . Early next morning we loaded up in the bus and,leaving a few women behind to kP.ep the camp going. It would be a two day return journey . At lunchtime we stopped at the Cold Lake military base for a viril. We weren't surprised to be met near the base by some of Canadas finest . A car had been following us for sane time. In a way it was pleasant to be not i ced . I returned to Vancouver later , but decided to go back to th~ Peace Camp . In late September, six of us drove t here in a converted school bus . The Peace camp was now situa ted in a small house wit hin t he corrununity of Col e Bay . It was t~e first time I had ·ever lived with Native peopl e ; I saw first-hand some of the problems t hey had t o deal wi t h . The 1:>ureac: at ic i nsani t y of the Syst em that i nstalls shiny aluminum sinks ::ind modern bathroom plumbing in a v i llage tha t has no r unning water. A contrac tor made a lot of money . On Oc t ober fi rs t and second there was another camp protest ritual at the original camps ite. Here there was mainly Saskatchewan women. At the end of the ritual,one of the or ganizers shovelled soil on the fire and explained that she was burying the Cruise. She wanted weapons ins tead of people buried. . At present there are three women at the camp. Along with Cole Bay women they take turns visiting Northern Saskatchewan villages to share infonnation on uranium mining and nuclear weapons. In Saskatchewan and here in Vancouver there are support groups for the Peace camp. Canadian women are adding their voices and time and energy t o t!ie massive,international oppos ition to the Cruise and other MASS DEAIB WEAPONS ... HELEN TIJRB!TTT .x""'-,l ,.._ ~~ { ~0UTM GAn~EUlnE C\RNf,GIE YClffil INVOLVED e; UNIQUE SOCIAL PLM1\J NG .. .. , PAUL TYHE AND LONESTAR STAFF LEFT A SIGN ON TIIE DOOR 1/l~'JXJI< OF 11:E LONESTAR H(JJ'EL , 11 IEY SAID THEY WENT TO MEX! CO FOR TilE 111\J WEEK CLOSURE. ll!E LCl\'ESTAR WA.5 FOUND GUILTY OF PRACTISING RACISM AGArnST NATIVE PEOPLE. 11lC physical,cmotional.and economic ljfc or the whole LCnESTnA UJlnOCUJ~ •rson is high priority at Carnegie . TI1is colossal mandate Ill ny Carnegie workers through the IOwnt0\.\11 .i:.1st-sidc Youth ; 1rojcct,no-..· in its second )·car,c;m be r.1easured by the c0n(idcncc and cohesion it has achieved. Youth from most The Loncstar llotcl at Carrall and Hastings has c1 local a£cncics,Ministry of Human R<'sourccs, other cc .::unity ne1-. s1~11 on their 1dndow -:hese days. It say~ they have re:·ourc~s, being' referred to Carnegie for counselling and ~one on a feo.-· 1.•eek holiday to .\lcxico. They must have won resolution of problems . Although functionally geared some fast money on a Lota ticket because they 1,cre weeping: tm,:a.rds,tccns, elders and rrcteens are not turned away in up at City !!all that they couJd not afford to pay the criRis or need situations. !\inctyL90\) of clients find two ;-.;ative Youth\,·orkers,\'eronica Butler anri Fre<l Arrance their war to these services through the "grapevine" of the money they \>'ere fined for the Lonestar practising Carnegie staff or members.or are juH '\,;alk-ins"off the racism. Nor cnuld owner Paul Tyer afford,apparently,to Srree~ing to grips with estranged children(runaways)'. ~:crh~~~g~0 ~~! ~;~~ !~rd t~~:t;·e~~\.~~J~a;~ ~!nt~r~i~~· suicide attcmpts,prostitution,and being "locked up",bes1des he closed for two 1.,reeks,but .~ real estate listing showed landlord and tenant disputes ,and , just plain ''bitching",arc his Lonestar Hotel to be worth nearly one million cool o.'.lrt of the daily routine of Carnegie 1>,•orkers i..ho must bear doll.'.lrs . Plus,the closure would happen to take place (he br1mt of the increased stress of social assistance during the Grey Cup 1:eek and certainly the Lonestar Hotel cutbacks .. resulting in lack of support services for their planned to make a bundle during that ti.me and would now clients . miss out. Carnegie worker,John Turvey deplores the eliminat~on The Lonestar Hotel or pub is now in fact a B.C .Plcice of the Olild Abt.ose Team. "A large percentage of prostitutes Stadium spinoff pub which doesn't really warmly welcome were sexually abused as children",said Turvey. "This and locals from the Downtown Eastside . Signs on the windows poverty drives rt.em into prostitution(drugs are a side state such clever things as :"Doing It Right On The Wrong product)and this .1rouF accounts for a large ~umber of Side of Town,View Pro Sports llere,We Have The B.C.Spirit, homeless teenager~". Negotiating between child and parent Congratulations , B. C. Place Stadium Partyt'. Cactus plants or Ministry of l-t.Jman Resources is part of the work ru:id sprout in the window beside war bonnets . Its a place for trying to place thC? child in a safe environment. This after Stadium drinking bv people already partly intoxica* part of the work ii:cluded 24 young persons in a seven ted . month period ending July 31, !983. The Lones tar got off easy. They could have had to The staggering responsibility placed on the shoulders pay a $5,CXXJ fine. A"> John Turvey,youthworker,said,"~~t of Carnegie workers includes laison with Native Indian and Hastings is called 'Indian street' ,we need to see a visible child welfare organizations plus Manpower,Onig and Alcohol kind of action to this community .. " A Race Relations agencies and the courts(sometimes a worker attends ~i~h a Conmittee member(a City Hall conmittee)said that ''we must client) . Legal Aid,hospitals ,medical and dental clinics, pursue this case vigorously.I believe that if the Lonestar Lookout,and Ministry of Human Resources are also contacted is seen to get away with this the residents will lack with. condidence in this matter of race relations". A Black Lately , Carnegie is experiencing a much. welcomed increase Solidarity spokesperson said that they "give full support in the female ratio. Last year,the sex. ratio was about to the Native people with this case concerning the Lonestar 50-50,but this year counselling and assistance f?r young . . it is a vote to tolerate racism if the license is not women increased by 20% . Among the services requu~. by revoked." women are those in connection with birthing and raiS1m? . ,. Aldennan Harry Rankin said that the defence by the our next generation; "school upgra<ling,nu~~ition,counsellmg. Lonestar was poor: ''his evidence was so ridiculous,it was Activities are planned rn a Jornt etfo:t tiy .workers and an unbelievable perfo!lllance, there was general laughter, this volunteers . Community volunteers offer their skills for man is a slow learner". Rankin stated that Indian people dance and,some of the older youth act in a role ?f he~pers were "lost in terms of their rights" and "actions are going and security staff. Last surrmer a West Coast Trail tnp to be the only things that are going tt be impres:sive" . for eight days went down Vancouver Islan<l led by Fred Alderman Libby Davies,a product of the Downto1.t0 Arrance,for the Carnegie Cougars ballteam. TI1ere was also Eastside,said that "the Native convnunity in the Downtown a seven day trip to Hornby Island with youthworker Rayle~n area has suffered enough. The Hunan Rights Code has been Solvansen and five Native youths. Two trips were made with abolished,so the City is going to have to make some pretty Dave Martin on his sailing boat. . tough decisions". r.t.isic In The Park on July 24th at Oppenhe1mar Park But George Pui 1 ,May Brown,Margaritte Ford,and Don drew about 3,CXX) local people. There were over IOO Bellamy voted to have the Lonestar llotel not close down volunteers and II groups of musicians. for two weeks,but reduce the penalty to one day per week Team sports organized by Carnegie workers included over twelve weeks . Their lTK)tion was only defeated by the mens floor hockey for yoi.mg adults,basketball,sof~ball.. narrowest margins . M1yor Mike Harcow:t felt that the a mens fastpitch team. A $1,CXX) grant from H.A.S:unon made Lonestar Hotel had suffered enough and that this example the mens floorhockey happen at Strathcona COll111uni~y Cei:itre. was not creating a favorable climate for investors for Exposure of Downtown Eastside youth to age divers1~y, the upcomming EXPO 86 Worlds Faire . It was a discouraging ethnic cultures,and persons of various locals and experience speech by the Mayor of this multi-cultured city,a speech provides a unique education .. in public relations and self- that gave indication that business and money come first developnent. MARY LAKE.5 and dignity and human rights come second in out town. TiiE CARNEGI E CRESCEITT IS PUBLISHED BY-t-oNniLY BY : TI-IE CARNEGIE CENTRE ,and is fW1ded canpl etel y by , TIIE CARNEGIE CCMIJNI TY CENrRE ASSOCIATJ~ . Unless noted otherwise, the opinions expressed are entirel y those of the author in each case, and do not necessarily represent the opinions of the BOARD . This issue was produced by the authors identified . Layout work by Harold Johnson. Typing ,Don Larson, and photos by, Jinmy Stewart . Apologies to writers who due to lack of space did not get their articles in this issue, they will appear next issue. We are wanting articles in the French Canadian language and also in Chinese. mNTilLY MEDITATION COLl.1-CN WILL APPEAR NEXT ISSUE. r.lJNTIILY TIKXIGIIT: " l 've seen too much hate to want to hate myself ." --fL'.RTJN LUTiiER KING JR. INGRID KOLSTEREN teaches class at CARNEGIE CEITTRE . EXPORT A DRUNK Export -a drunk .. 1.' Expo 86 will show the world that British Columbia means business,and that business means British Colunbia". These are the words of Premier Bill Bennett,October 20,I983. Guess what folks. The Provincial Government says that its willing to shell out some extra money for the Cowntown Eastside!? The Provincial Alcohol and Drug Progra,-n and/or Mike Harcourts' Special Task Force on Alcoholism has come up with a scheme that Tom Campbell (ex-Vancouver Mayor)might have dreamed up as part of one of his attempts to "clean up" Vancouver. Nor surprisingly, Bennett and his. cronies are willing to foot the bill . The proposed treatment system for chronic alcoholics would allow the authorities to force ''habitual" dnmks to undergo compulsory treatment in such exotic places as Vernon,Abbotsford,and Mission. If this program were applied to members of the Provincial Legislature,the N.D.P. just might pull off a successfuly vote of non-confidence. But seriously, if the Premier wants to show the corporate world that the business of B.C. is business,then he and his pals also have to try to show the world that Vancouvers' labour force is docile,God-fearing ,and sober . Mr .Bennett and Mr .Harcourt appear to be of one mind when it comes to workingclass sobriety . Tony Mears, head of the Task Force on Alcoholism , told the Province newspaper: "For some chronics, the further we send them the better" . One ....onders if Mears plans to negotiate with the Provincial Government of Newfoundland . But hey,fellas,why stop wi th alcoholics? All the corporate bar-flies who visit Expo 86 would likely be delighted to find that Vancouver boasts a labour force which contains no handicapped people.no hcmosexuals, and nr, chronically ill people at all_. Why not ship all these nasty people as far away as possible? . . . Then we'd have a city that even Walt Disney would have Jeen proud of . SAM SNOBLELAN. LEARNING "ENLIG-!TEN>IENT JS PERFEcr UNDERSTANDING, AND WE CAN AND SHOULD BEGIN TiiE PROCESS NOii. A POSITIVE EFRJRT JS NEEDED,AND 11IE WAY TO ENLJQITENMF.1-lf IS TO UNDER-SfAND TILL IT HLJRTS":Christmas Humphreys EDUCATI~ AT CARNEGIE OR ~1-lAT COES ON IN 11IE CLASS ROG!-----5 A lot of exciting educational programs are happening at Carnegie Centre. We have a full time adult education class,part-time English language;G.E . D. (General Education Develoµnent, grade 12) ,arrl,most recently, the learning centre . ~ Have you wondered what it JS we do in classroom everyday? Well , read this and find out about Carnegie Adult Education program .. Its called BF.ST(Basic Pmployment Skills Training) and the instructor is Ingrid Kolsteren . We meet everyday ,M:mday to Thursday, 9: 30- -4: 30 . The course is open to women and men of all ages. And it is geared to the lxJwntown Eastside. The course is eight(8)weeks long--and theres a new group starting every two months. Adult education is different than school as you rem:mber it. Here you learn at your own speed ,and you begin at your pace. Here are some of the things you can learn in BEST---• HOW TO COt-WNICATE BETTER. ' HOW TO DFAL Wl1l-! PROBLIMS AND STRESS . * OOW TO LOOK FOR WORK. * 110\\' TO 00 A WORK INTERVIEW. Best is for you if youve been thinking of going to school ,but are not sur e where to start. It is for you if you want t o upgrade yourself ; if you want to go to school or work but feel scar ed ... then Bf.ST is a good place to begin . BEST graduates receive certificates from King Edward Campus . A good mDTiber of BEST students go on to further training in different trades. For grade 8,IO,I 2 or to work. If you think you'd like to join or find out more--see INGRID on the third floor '.Jf Carnegie. Sponsorship is available. 1HE NEXT COURSE BEGINS : JANUARY 23. *SOIE PAST STIIDEITTS a:tt!ENTS: -------"Since I've taken the BEST course I feel a lot more confident. I can speak up and know what I am doing". and, "I met some good people and made friends. Also , I feel surer of myself", and, "BEST got me started and helped me figure out where to go" .... INGRID KOLSTEREN WHAT HAPPENS IN CLASSR001 ONE .. IBERES MORE •. In the evenings from 4:30 to I0:00 classroom one stops being the home of BEST ,and becomes the LEARNING CEITTRE. The LEARNING CFNI'R.E is a quiet relaxed place where the atmosphere is open for all types of learning. It will be staffed by enthusiastic volunteers(largely from the Downtown Eastside area) . They are ready and willing to try and help you with your basic Math,English,and BF.ST homework. Also,any questions concerning,fonns applications letter writing.and general infonnation .. are more than welcome . We are here to serve .. . In the future.we of the LEARNING CENTRE ,have made some infonnal plans towards internal prograrruning . Some ideas are parley francais ,book and film reviews,open fonnn~ , and guest speakers . The next guest speaker should be interesting. His name is Rjchard Darville,and hes' going to talk about Nicaragua and education there . TIIATS NEXT 11/ESDAY,DECFMBER 13th AT 7 P.M.,3rd. floor. CAMPBELL DELONG . 6 TONY GOROON WILSON t urns wood int o inter esting ar t fonns ;TONY WI LSON is a l ocal r esident. ****************************** CARNEGIE CENrRE LIVE TIIEATRE PRESFNfATION c Car negi e Centre i s provides space for live theatre . "BROKEN CIRCLE r-KJVING CQ\iPANY" i s producing a play called: "CREW---AN ALLEY TALE,IN ONE ACT' . BY,DANNY VIE. "CREW' ' i s an experimental theatre/ dance perfr~ce which borrows from traditional mythic narratives t o t ell a s tory of the "new world" . IN 11-IE 11-IEATREc DEWIBER IO,at Bp .m . ALNISSION I S FREE. VANCOUVER NATIVE INDIANS c NOTICE Looking ~or persons 16- 26 interes ted in entering our Mr.and Miss Vancouver Indian Contest . Categories are:formal wear,natives dress,talent ability. Each contestant does a three(3)minute speech on Indian culture . ?rizes and awards will be made. Drop-in,phone or write in your name, age,addres s and tribe to : VANCOWER INDIAN CENTRE, 1607 East Hastings . Phone: 251-4844 . Ask for:Pat Norris or Len George . Must have been a res ident of Vancouver for at least one year. - - KATHY NORRIS NO RENAISSANCE TI-IE RENAISSJ\,\CE ARRIVES ? There is a group of opportunist busissmen called, "Vancouver Townsite Remlissance Cor por,1.ti on" who according to an article in the Sun newspaper on Sept ember 29/83, want to "promote the area by encouraging landowners and developers to take colllllercial and residential activity there and to recycle and rennovate its ol der buildings". Everyone would of course like to see the buil dings in the Downt own Eas tside upgraded and cleaned up . But not at the expense of removal of any existing resi dents . First and for emost the people must not be evicted from their own homes,as poor as their homes may be . Ray Gainer of Port of Vancouver and Paul Manning of B.C. Pl ace are two members in the Townsite Renaissance Corporation board . Neither have shown a sensitive understanding attitude towards the COllllluni ty here. According to Jim Green,organizer for DEAA, the Renaissance Townsite Corporation is a Gover nment Crown Corporation, to "turn t he fuwntown Eas t s ide i nto boutiques . ' ' Premier Bi ll Bermett,however, thi nks Renai ssance Townsite i s just wonderf ul , he says , "it gives me a great deal of pl easure to congr a t ulate Vancouver Towns i te Renai ssaoce Corporation on t he leadership they have shown in spearheading a progr anrne t o revitalize the his t oric. nort heast section of downtown Vancouver". A long name for one Mr . Bennett apparently doesn • t know . . . the Downtown Eas tside . Considering the kind of ''vitalizing" the City did with Gastown, the people of the fuwntown East s ide must l augh at this process of so-called "revi talizing". Gastown has been in a bad slump ever s i nce t hey received all their improvements; local residents were pushed out of their living quarters and now stands empty office ware-houses. Also , this group has plans for the Watefront area from the seabus to Main street . Perhaps they have not heard of the two year local effort s by CRAB (Create a Real Available Beach conrnittee) to get a sirnple ,natural, walk-to ,water-level park on this si te? Anot her business venture i s not what is needed at this time by a corrmunity almost compl etel y surrounded by Government megaprojects . We hope to get further infonnation on thi s hard to find group for a future issue of the CARNEGIE CRFSCENT' . I f;1J0 ~~'jl f !IE<,\,_. OPEAA"Tio'1 C.LE.ANU'P .. B.<.. "D\SPl..~C.E. I .;,; lvi~'il\M.01!' . • .. . E"ST5.'<l-. RES.1't>EN1'S .·~ h11111i FOR NPA ALDERMAN WARNE1T KB.'NEDY :ON OLD OOGS AND OLD TRICKS sq.1E TIME OOWN Some time down In places Where I 've never been I will search And search again For what l 've lost Or maybe never had And look at life And weep at all the sorrow and despair That I see in the faces of the lost Crying for a better way Surely life is not fair But yet why am I looking i1ere To prove there's nothing new beneath The Sun, \·Iha do I see standing there Behold:here's Pete t-k:Martin on the run It is people that I see To cry "Our old dog Wornout's missed the point: And seeing,! see me Not Dera,but Jim Green,is out of joint!" Cooming back frcm everywhere Wornout just grins and blinks his bleary eyes: GOORGE SHEFFIELD ~l!i~~t:5 f~~~:~~ i~~y o;~ ~a~e~~~~e TOUCi{ ME GENTLY I'll treat foul means as fair to smash that lot: So Pete, chew on the leader if you wish, r•h oot forget that DERA's my main dish; This old dog knows that any bone will do, As long as DERA I s gone when we' re both through! Perhaps I '11 redbait. 'Suits a mangy mind: Green,red,it's all the same--I 1m colorblind: ' And sure enough,he snarls 'These DERA mugs Are all a bunch of conmies - -Fireplugs : To redbaits just an old dogs trick,I ' ll own I'd do the same if they should hire Saint Joan; As long as DERA fights for peoples rights, l '11 bark and howl as if I still could bite~ (For voters ears I make such fearsome sounds: I fear next year they ' 11 send me to the pound!)" And in the DffiA office? All is calm; To stop us they' 11 just have to drop The Bomb; Poor Wornouts growls are such a dreadful bore, We've heard them all a hundred times before. So what ·if Green makes Wornouts fleas jump up? What use would DERA have for some tame pup To please old Wornout who (no ifs or buts) Is-proud to play the slumlords faithful mutt? Yet heres f-.k:Martin: runs into the street, Claps hands to sound alarm and stamps his feet And shouts "Beware ! This hound is lean and mean! He' 11 eat you up unless you ·fire Jim Green!" And all the Downtown Eastside turns to stare: Does some fierce beast approach us unaware? But no! Just Wornout! Still a dog , in t;-ut!,, But sadly dull in claw and long in tooth. GLEN BULi.ARD, DERA PRESIDENT. M:JCK A r.o\<ER Please don't mock my mower, For its' a very efficient machine. Mendels pea plants don't stand a chance, When my mower strikes its cutting stance . My mowers name is "Eugene" , And hes' a very close friend of mine. I ' ve known "Eu" since he was new, And my lawn has never yet overgrew. Orange and maroon is how he ' s hued , And a flashy set of magnesitnn wheels . He looks so great,he really does rate, Thats' "Eu" the mower ,my mate! HAROLD JC'HNSON PAY TIIOSE DEBTS: IN REGARDS TO TilOSE WHO BORROW /ONEY FR(),j SENIORS AND O'lllERS ... PEOPLE SHOULD S10/ 11-IEIR APPRECIA-TION BY PAYING IT BACK AS SOON AS THEY CAN ,AND Wf MAKING USELESS PRCWSES. PRCMISES WON'T BUY A DARN TI-UNG. - ----JOE BCUQ-IER. Touch me gently- -I am in a rage. Touch me gentl}', I am fighting for my life. Insanity is such a release, I'd go mad again, but I would be Ccds' fool to play with Satan. Touch me gently. I am almost out of control . A.L .TODD 1t~1«'l harness the dogs we ' 11 race across the canvas of snow even in the rain dog bones will feast on us eventually but the cold will always devour them and spit us out without our parkas OOROON WILLIAMS ]lQRill It is difficult when yon are alone wit h no fri ends left--no place to go- -only to come across peopl e you recognize - -familiar faces--no conversation- -save 11can you spare a dime". So- -I seldom venture save for my bit of shopping and what I can afford--a bottle of wine? My thoughts are random. Bits of paper swirling only to be ejected down an endless stream of memories and past mis takes - -saneday they might ascend into new havens . GERALD GORANSON 19/9/83 . -- ----neo -environmentalist -manHesto ---We circle and circle the earth We circle and circle until one day we can leave as a healer As the sun in his journey will deliver us to another sun Life delivers us to another life We have been here forever We will populate the universe ······················ LALO············· NOTE: YOU ARE INVITED TO: ''TIIE NEO·ENVIRO~!ENrAL!Sf EXHIBITION "of PAINTINGS AT CARNEGIE CFNTRE GALLERY fR(),1 JAMJARY rsr TO 15th. ------------------...--... ~~~ CARNEGIE CRESCENT If you worked in any way(writing, typing, layout work)for the Carnegie newspaper during the last three issues,you arc cordially invited to a coffee,cake,and talk gathering on: TIIURSDAY,JANUARY I2th,I984, . TIIIRD FLOOR,ClASSR(X},1 12 . "' * "' "' . 11-IANK YOU FOR YOUR POEMS, DRAWINGS ,ANO ARTICLES LAST YEAR. l<E HOPE TO BRING 11-IE WRITERS & WORKERS TOGEIBER MORE IN 11-IE CCt,NING YEAR AND PERHAPS,BR!NG IN GUEST WRITERS AND REPORTERS SO WE CAN EXPAND Nm OWIJ · PERSONAL UNI"'"' STYLES. 11..,arneg1e Centre Hours: 10-IO, everyday. CARNEGIE CXM!UNITY CENTRE ASSOCIATION PHONE: 665 2220. The Car.tegie Centre is funded by the City of Vancouver . The Carnegie C.C.Association is and elected Board of local people who work to make this Centre YOUR CENTRE. You are wel come and encouraged to at tend Association meetings---BQABQ M~ETIN~: Every first Thursday, 7 p.m. C(M.UITEE MEETINGS:Are posted on board by information desk . VOLUNTEER MEETING: Every 2nd , Sunday of month, 7: 30 p .m. SENIORS MEETING: last Tuesday, 4 . Membership in Carnegie is $I for local residents ,and $2 ,others. Membership gives you free access to most Carnegie events and programs. SPECIAL EVENTS : Q-IRISTMAS CAROLING : Meet Dec . II , 7p.m. to plan a se2.son of songs. YOlffil GIR!SlNAS EVE OINNER AND DANCE : Dec , 24. 5:30. Complements of Seniors & Volunteers . SPECIAL Om.ISTh!AS FFATIJRE FIIJ.1: Dec . 25 . 2p.m. *NATIVE DAY: Dec. 29 , 2-IOp.m. - - -A Dav of Nat ive food music & issue: NEW YEARS EVE PART I: Dec . 3! st. Jring in the New Year with old friend: music,dancing ,and lots of cheer: CARNF.GIE NBi YEARS DAY DINNER Start the New Year well satisfied wit~ dinner, by Victor. Jan.lst . S:30µn. COST: $3. SALlITE TO ELVIS PRESLEY:Jan.10, 7-10. Can you imitate Elvis? Show your talents at the Cabaret . i:ARNECIES 4th .ANNIVERSARY:Jan. 20. Join.in the celebrations. 2pm. CARNEGIE EVENTS CARNEGIE CFNrRE 401 MAIN. PIKJNE: 665 2220. 1 IOURS : JO- JO Every day . ARTS AND CRAFfS AND HOBBIES: CllRISIMAS OECORATI~ WORKSIIOP: Help decorate Carnegie for the Xmas season. Expert help wi 11 be on hand . Time: Dec. 4 . 6:30-9:30. Dec.JO. 1:30-4:30. Dec .I ) . 1:30-4:30. Vul'f GALLERY: Enjoy ortginal 3rt . Shows change every b,'0(2)weeks. Daily,3rd. IO-I0. DRAWING FR0-1 LI FE: INSTRUCTOR: RJ(}WUJ TETRAULT. Wednesd. 7-IOJ>n. per cl ass- Cost:$2 . SO Classroan 2. FIGURE DRAWING CLASS: Shared cost for live model. Mondays, 7-IOp.m. CCST: $2 . 50/per class , Cl . #2 . P(YJTE!Y: Experiment with clay . INSTRUCTOR: VAL KALK. Sundays,3-Sp .m. In the basement . OOST:$! per c lass . SENIORS PCITTERY CLUB: Everyone welcome . INSTRUCTOR: OONA NA.BATA. Basement. Saturdays, Ila.m. -I. ll'OOO.ORKING: INSfRL'CTCR:PIERRE fID.'RJE and MIKE HAYCOCK. basement. Thursday 6:30-9:30;Saturday I-4pn. IIOOIJII\JRKING FOR Mf/.lllERS: SUPERVISIOR: ALAN RUSSELL. COST: $5/a year. Tuesday,6 :30-9:30. ~ SHORTY FIU.\S : Friday , 2:30-4p.m. NFB Films on a variety of good topics. CAi'ITONESE FILMS: Old time Cantonese language films. PIANO LESSONS: INSTROCTOR:GRETA YARDLEY. She invites new students to attend. TI1eatre . OOST:Carn.membership. Tuesd . 10-30-12. CCMIJNITY EIXJCATION: G.E.D.: Grade 12 equivlency certificate TI1is course prepares people to write tests in English,Math, Special Studies and Science. t-bnday ,Wednesday 1 : 30-3:30 OOST:$20. Registr~tion :Jan . 16 .Clr. 3. B.E.S.T. · Adult Education, involves discussions, r eading .writing & arithmetic;how to look for wor k, tours,speakers, films and lots oore . ~bnday to Thursd.9 : 30-4 : 30. See Ingrid or Alan on 3rd floor. for info . Sign up now for Jan. 23/84session. E.S. L.: English Language Training,for beginner t hrought to Advanced. Classes held every ~bnday and Wednesday from I:30 to 3 : 30. Next registration: Janvary 9th. COST: $IO. . . . . . Lots of spontaneous educational programs are i n the works . So please check our main billboard for upconrning event. EDUCATIONAL COUSELLl~'G: See Alan Creighton-Kelly. In rec office on 3rd. floor. t-bndays to Thursdays . LEARNING CENTRE: Quiet study area.one to one tutors . help with job applications and letter writing ,and,other educational resources Monday to Friday.4:30-IOJ>n.Cl.N I. HANDl'iRITING IMPROVB-lENf: Tips to improve handwrit i ng. INS1'RUCTOR: GRETA YARDLEY. 3rd . floor . CALLIGRAPHY: Tuesdays, I-2 p.m . INSTRUCTOR: AL WI LSON . lbndays , 7-9 . 3rd. floor . Friday. noon-2JE. ~~ t~~t_~~e . COST:c.arn. membership . DANCE: See your favorite flick! BALLR0CM DANCI !'-li: ~~A~h~~~ - FIU,1$: Fridays, 7p .m. IN.5TRUCT0R: BOB J0NPS. He teaches Saturday evenings. Znd. floor . traditional and contemporary dance SPECIAL SJIOWING.5: steps . M:md.ays, 1-3. COST:Membership. Watch for poster fi-:-st floor . CARNEGIE SENIORS TROUBAOCUR DANCE : Live music. Lively dancing. Refreshments. everyone wel come . . . Mondays, 7-IO p.m. 1011-IERS GET TOGETHER: Join with other mom ' s for fun and SELF HELP AND SERVICES: learning . Free child care . 2nd floor . ALCOHOLICS ANONvr.OUS: Thursday 2-4 p .m. YOGA FOR \\ll,IEN: Stretch,balance,and strengthen. Free child care. Sundays , 1-3 p.m. INSTRUCTOR: VALEUE KALK . WEJQIT LJFIING: Want to start a womens group? See, Cindy Carson. WENOO: Everyone welcome. Reorganized . *Thursdays 7-8µn. Cl assroom n. NARCOTICS ANONYM'.JUS: M:mdays, Wednesday, Fridays , I 2- I : 30 . YOUTI-l\l\JRKERS: Counselling, referrals.and assistance for youth . Ask for John,Fred ,Rayleen . SEIIING: * DAILY:Noon to IO p .m. 1-0VEJT: BCXING CLUB: Boxing lessons with coa'ch GILLPS RIOUX. ~bnday ,Wednesday , Friday frcm 7-9 . C05T:$5 month . ll'EIGHLIFIING RCOl: Universal gym. Drop in. IO-IO Daily. GYM: Members may borr ow bas ketbal 1, volleyball,ping pong balls . GYM is usually open for peopl e to drop in. FLOOR HOCKEY: A l eague for 8- I 5 yr . olds . See, Fred Arrance or John Turvey. VOLLEYBALL LEAGUE: Ix>zen team Downtown Eastside League. Coed league. At,Carnegie,Native Centre and First Omrch gym . Scheduled games . GIRLS BASKETR>\LL TEAM: All aspiring basketball players between about 15-22 yrs .old come to practice. *We hope to go to Bella Bella for a Tournament at end of January. Contact: Veronica Butler 665 2220 . ScheJuled practi ces :Mon.& Wed.4-6 gym . RELAXATION: POOL : Two tables available . second floor . COST $5/per year.Daily JO -!Op.m. GAMES: Chess , O:>,Oieckers,and more . Borrow them at info desk(Ist floor) .. with a membership card . from IO-IO p .m. SENIORS DANCE: Over 40? Relax in lounge . 2nd. fir . Daily JO-JO LIBRARY: Have a good r ead. Take out books with a library card. 1st floor . IO-IO. AURAL HISTORY: Tell your life stor y to LAUREL KIMBLEY. \'Je are collecting stories of Carnegie ol dtimers . Ask for her at the Info desk, Ist floor .Satur day 1-5. BINGO: Bonanza games .... Throwaways . Pick your own m.llllbers . COST: $I admission, extra cards . 50¢. Wednesday 7-IO Theat. DINNERS: SENIORS FUNDRAJSJNG DINNER: Thur sdays. VICTORS DINNER: : Fridays . YOO!'H FUNDRAISJNG DI NNE! :Saturdays . VOLUNTEERS FUNDRAJSING DINNER: Sunday . ALL DINNEP.S AT: 5: 30. FOR: $2. SO. SENIORS HITTIXXi SALES : All afternoon Wednesday. 1st floor . BRUNGI: Enjoy Sunday roornings ' breakfast at c.arnegie . Time: I la .m. Cost:$1.50 VOLUNTEE! COOKIE SALE : Tuesdays• KlllS: Learn self-defence. classroan #2. Saturday,Dec . IO.& I7. IO- 2p.M. ~~rm~t°rE~~~i ~~;:,h~i~~hes must KIDS CHRIS'JMAS PARTY: be clean. Minor alterations only please . Sant a Claus comes to visit c.arnegie *DAILY: Ila.m. to six . 3rd. floor . kids . Pick up your free ticket from the ACTING-DIRECTING \·.ORKSHOP: TYPING: Info Ds k . after, Dec . 6t h . Event : Dec . 2I, Improvisation,wannups,monologues . Typewriters can be signed out at the SURPRISE KIDS PARJ~om: 2-5 p .m. On the third floor . Sundays, 6-10. info desk on the first floor with TI-IEATRE GUILD: a membership card & piece of I.D. Make ycur own hand puppets. Mom ' s Playreadings, "cold"-reading , rehearsals. Check rec office for help getting thi ngs invi ted to join in t he fun, and have Anyone can join,but once given a part, typed FOR you. i~hR~: J anuary ISth. 2-4 p .m. :~~C r~~t~: corrmitted. Tue~day' 7- IOpn. VICTIMS ASSISTANCE: Crafts : ~oys and g~es can be :njoyed A dedicated group of musicians and \\'0RKER:ERIC ERICKSON. An advocacy by yom: children- -while you are rn music lovers . Tuesday 6 Thursday 2_4 program for victims of crime . Leave Ca~egie. Sorry,we can only accept rri..aAR.ET COFFEE OOUSE· · :nessage for Eric at c.arnegie info desk. children whose parents ARE IN TIIE ~per~ence a wealt~ ~£ ~ocal talent . :lrra:wL;~e~r~;~ help you with :~~b~iNgr~3R0:nt IO-IO p.m. Drop-in for open mike tune. Theatre. many l egal matters,problems.Tues . 7-9 . See: MIKE HAYCOCK. December Only . Tuesdays, 7-!0p.m. Saturdavs,II-1 o .m. /tJSIC AND DRAMA: 

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