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December 2001

11 Mehlem za Dusu with Daniela Babic (child school support, court translations, questions regarding immigration issues and counseling)

13 Raccon starts Film Screening Nights, Thursdays at 6; big-screen video projection of old feature films and series from former Yugoslavia; also, human rights and conflict resolution documentaries. First show (on December 6): Povratak Otpisanih. Second show (December 13): 15 Domestic violence public speaking with Sanja Ljubicic: "There are no healthy relationships in the society without healthy family relationships and there are no healthy family relationships without healthy relationships in the society"; 6pm

16 MACEDONIA THE BEAUTIFUL, fashion show by Barbara Cvejik' and photography exhibition "Pictures from Macedonia, 2000" by Diana Hoover

November 2001

5 Come Learn About the Goddess And Explore Her Mysteries. At 6:30 p.m. Interfaith Minister and Poet Eileen Mahood-Jose

10 reading of THE TROJAN WOMEN adapted from Euripides by Ellen Mclaughlin on Saturday, at 4:00 pm --- a conversation about IMMIGRANT RIGHTS after September 11th, at 6:30 pm

October 2001


25 Bring a poem and Come to hear some most amazing writings on WTC attack by the voices of LITERARY ECHO And their guests, 6:30 PM

26 Raccoon is starting a Domestic Violence workshops Fridays at 6 pm with Violeta Krasniqi.

28 Come Learn About the Goddess And Explore Her Mysteries. From 1 until 3 p.m. Interfaith Minister and Poet Eileen Mahood-Jose

28 Women In Black sposnsors AN EVENING OF INTERNATIONAL SOLIDARITY WITH RAWA -- the Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan, at 6:30-8:30 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time begins that day), Judson Memorial Church, 55 Washington Square South (between Thompson and Sullivan Streets), Manhattan. Raccoon is, also, endorsing Women in Black peace vigils. Weekly vigils are held in front of the New York Public Library, 5th Avenue and 41st. Wednesdays from 5.30-6.30

September 2001

Invite 5 New Raccoon Space opening and the 20th anniversary of the women peace campus in Great Britain - Greenham Common. Sanja Ljubicic delivered a heartening report from the conference of Women In Black in Novi Sad. On the same day Women In Black started the international action to end the violence in Macedonia. The photography exhibition by Stephanie Damoff was open until September 28. MS. DAMOFF is a photographer/philosophy student/editor/Woman in Black. Her exhibition features recent black and white photographs from the Balkans.

Queens: August 30, Thursday 9 PM, channel 57
Bronx: September 8, Saturday 2:30 PM, channel 69
Brooklyn: September 9, Sunday 1 PM, channel 69

23 Come Learn About the Goddess And Explore Her Mysteries. From 12 noon until 2 p.m. with Eileen Mahood-Jose

24 Selma calls "COME AND CELEBRATE MY BIRTHDAY WITH ME....", Monday, 6:30 PM; Selma Subasic is our friend and associate from Bosnia.

29 Harmonia in Queens: please, come to enjoy this great band from Ohio at 5.00p.m.on Saturday

August 2001

1 All our activities resume at our new address: 43-32 22nd Street, suite 301, Long Island City, NY 11101

10 Party for Milcho Manchevski, film director, who recently returned to New York, after filming the movie Dust in Macedonia. 8 PM

16 The Cyber-Yugo Summer Youth Camp finally kicked off...

July 2001

Raccoon Space was closed by the Department of Buildings due to landlord's negligience. Raccoon is seeking to recover damages.

June 2001

2 Art class for young adults, 2-5 pm, as always on Saturday, with art therapist Barbara Cvejic; Support Group for parents with Sanja and Indira from 5 pm on

9 6-8 pm; You are invited to an open discussion on PSYCHOLOGY, MADNESS AND OUR NEVERENDING SEARCH FOR BETTER LIFE, with Sanja Ljubicic, psychotherapist

25 Monday, 6:30-9:30 pm. Psychodrama with Yossi, 718.728.3936

28 The annual Raccoon fundraiser party for the young post-Yugoslav urban professionals will be held that Thursday at VOID, 16 Mercer St. on Manhattan after 8 pm. With Magic Show by Igor, live entertainment by PECTOPAH and guests.

May 2001

26 Art class for young adults, 2-5 pm, on Sunday, with art therapist Barbara

27 Yoga session, 5-6 p.m., on Sunday with Denis Licurn

20 Yoga session, 5-6:30 p.m., on Sunday with Denis Licurn

13 Art class for young adults, 2-5 pm, on Sunday, with art therapist Barbara

13 Yoga session, 5-6:30 p.m., on Sunday with Denis Licurn

5 Art class for young adults, 4-7 pm, by art therapist Barbara

6 Suday, May 6th at 5:00 p.m. for the Djurdjevdan (Jurjevo) celebration. Music. Games with kids outside in the nearby public park until dusk. Inside afterwards. Feature movie in Raccoon's video theatre: "Sakupljaci Perja"
Free Yoga session beforehand - 3-4 pm - suggested donation $5.

April 2001

9 Come on Monday, April 9th at 8:00 p.m. to meet and dance with Melissa Pintar Obenauf, Executive/Dance Director and members of the ZIVILI Dance Company

14 Come and bring your young adults to listen some storytelling on Saturday, April 14th from 2 to 6 p.m. Meet with A STORYTELLER AND GRANDMOTHER (Shqipe and Magbulle).

21 Party on Saturday, April 21st with Vesna Kesic from Zagreb's civil society movement BaBe for her birthday.

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