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Activist Alert 7-25-2013

• The next Breakfast at the Bridges will be from 7 to 9:30 am Friday, July 26, at the DeFazio Bridge, sponsored by Paul’s Bicycle Way of Life. Free bagels and coffee, bike safety checks, etc. See commutechallenge.org for more information. 

• The annual InterFaith Peace Walk sponsored by the Nipponzan Myohoji Buddhist Order in Bainbridge Island, Wash., and other peace organizations working for a nuclear-free future will begin at 8 am Saturday, July 27, in Portland and head north to Bainbridge Island, west of Seattle. Oregon WAND’s Susan Cundiff will participate, along with other Eugeneans, as part of her 210-mile walk for peace. Contact senji@nipponzan.net or call  (206) 780-6739. 

• The documentary Coming Off Psych Drugs: A Meeting of the Minds describes the struggles and often successes of people who have challenged the belief that they must stay on psych drugs for a lifetime. The film will be shown by the Opal Network at 6 pm Tuesday, July 30, at the Bascom-Tykeson Room in the Eugene Library. Discussion will follow.

• The Eugene Neighborhood Leaders Council is organizing several Green Bike Tours to see what people are doing to live more local and green at home and in their neighborhoods. Tours will take place in River Road July 27, Aug. 10, Aug. 24; Jefferson Westside Aug. 17; Friendly and Crest neighborhoods in September. See an updated tour schedule at eugenesustainability.org. This Saturday’s tour begins at 128 Knapp St. off Hansen Lane.