Thursday, May 2: Myroslava Gongadze, On Ukraine and the Role of Information in the War. 7:00 PM, Central Baptist Church, 99 Narragansett Ave., Jamestown. Admission free.

Myroslava Gongadze, currently based in Kyiv as the first-ever Eastern European chief at Voice of America, is a distinguished journalist and a tireless campaigner for democracy, human rights, and freedom of the press. The search for justice following the brutal murder of her husband, crusading journalist Georgiy Gongadze, by government agents in 2000 was a key factor leading to Ukraine’s 2005 Orange Revolution.

Thursday, May 16: Drink and Dabble, 4:30 PM, Newport Elks Lodge, 141 Pelham Street, Newport.    

Join our colleagues of the Ukraine Relief Project - Aquidneck (URP-A) to paint your own sunflower canvas, led by Mermaid Masterpiece' s artist Becky Violette. $45 paid at the door includes 1 glass of wine and all you need to create your masterpiece AND supports URP-A. Pre-registration is required for planning. To register: click HERE, email UkraineReliefA@gmail.com, or call Linda at 401-842-9827.

Friday, May 17: Accidental Sisters, “Imagining Peace” 7:00 PM, Central Baptist Church, 99 Narragansett Ave., Jamestown. Admission free - donation suggested. Advance donation HERE.

This women’s a cappella vocal ensemble will present American folk ballads, Native American pieces, songs from Palestine, Israel, Great Britain, and pop songs by Sweet Honey in the Rock, Leonard Cohen, John Lennon, and the Wailin’ Jennys. Donations will support the needs of war-impacted children in Ukraine.

DATE CHANGE: Wednesday, May 22: Ukraine Book Group, 6:00 PM, Curiosity Store, 14 Narragansett Ave., Jamestown

In collaboration with Curiosity Store, the Jamestown Ukraine Relief Project offers a monthly book discussion group on Ukraine. The group’s current book is Anna Reid’s Borderland: A Journey Through The History Of Ukraine (April-May) then Marci Shore’s The Ukrainian Night (for June.) Copies of selections may be purchased through Curiosity Store. Admission is free and open to the public.

The group meets at 6 PM, generally on the second Wednesday of each month (with occasional exceptions) - newcomers welcome.

Jamestown Ukraine Relief Project

P.O. Box 36
Jamestown, RI 02835

An IRS 501(c)3 organization.

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