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    Green Party Peace Sign Bumper Sticker
    The Green Party has continually opposed entry into war and has consistently called for the immediate return of our troops, in stark contrast to the Democratic and Republican parties.
    Today we march, tomorrow we vote Green Party.

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    Occupy Wall Street: What Just Happened? eBook

    Occupy Wall Street: What Just Happened? eBook on Amazon

    Occupy Wall Street: What Just Happened? eBook

    Reflections on Occupy Wall Street, with photos, fun, and good wishes for the future. eBook, Occupy Wall Street: What Just Happened? (Only $.99 !) In the eBook, the Occupy movement is explored through original reporting, photographs, cartoons, poetry, essays, and reviews.The collection of essays and blog posts records the unfolding of Occupy into the culture from September 2011 to the present.  Authors Kimberly Wilder and Ian Wilder were early supporters of Occupy, using their internet platforms to communicate the changes being created by the American Autumn.

    The eBook is currently available on Amazon for Kindle;  Barnes & Noble Nook ; Smashwords independent eBook seller; and a Kobo for 99 cents and anyone can read it using their Kindle/Nook Reader, smart phone, or computer.

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    Please visit our Etsy shop at: Wilderside Vintage and Antique Jewelry
    Eco-Fashion!
    Choosing vintage or antique jewelry to wear and/or gift, is a way to be gentle on the planet. Remembering the Waste Hierarchy Triangle, folks who love the planet should always try to…”Reduce, Reuse, Recycle”. Please share or donate your own jewelry and try buying vintage rather than new.

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Long Islanders: Watch Perseid Meteor shower on 8/11/13 at state parks

Long Islanders: The Perseid Meteor showers will peak in the sky over your home on the nights of Sunday (into Monday), August 11th and Monday, August 12th. The best time to view from Long Island will be about 11pm to 6am, with the show starting to get good around midnight. It is best to get […]

Sat June 29: Celebrate Riverhead, Local Business, and Good Health!

The Wilders recently moved to Riverhead. One of the draws for us has been “The Green Earth Natural Foods Market” on Main Street. We are so excited that this healthy, alternative, authentic, local business is having a special event to celebrate renewal and to gather community support. Music by six local acts – some bands […]

Wed 4/24 event…You can still celebrate Earth Day on Long Island

Celebrate Earth Day this week by watching “The Island President” and support a great cause too! Thanks to the generosity of the Plaza MAC in Patchogue, 75% of ticket sales for the movie showings of “The Island President” on Monday 4/22 and Wednesday 4/24 go towards the non-profit Climate Ride, which gives grants to Renewable Energy […]

Peace networking on Long Island: Fri March 1, 2013

PeaceSmiths Coffeehouse: Long Island, New York Friday, March 1, 2013 8pm to 11pm music with George Mann and Becca Hasselbrook and Open Mic: Maybe You! A great place for meeting up with peace activists, occupiers, environmentalists, and other friends(old and new)! A literature table is available for your fliers, poems, or manifestos. (Ian and I […]

Poetry Has Come to Teddy Reoosevelt’s Sagamore Hill

Our good friend and Poet Laureate, Max Wheat, sent this over… Saturday, July 28, 2012 at 2pm (Rain or Shine) Sagamore Hill National Historic Site 12 Sagamore Hill Road, Oyster Bay, NY 11771 Poetry Has Come to TR’s Sagamore Hill Poetry is included in the Saturday, July 28th celebration of President Theodore Roosevelt’s Sagamore Hill […]

May 5th: Artist Reception for Gary Ivan at “ripe art gallery”

Long Island artist Gary Ivan will have a showing of his paintings at ripe art gallery from May 5th to May 31st. Opening Reception of the show, “New Work” by Gary Ivan is Saturday, May 5, 2012 from 6pm to 9pm. A note about Gary Ivan’s art: While, overall, he is considered an Expressionist*, Gary […]

“Multiple Personalities: The Art of Gary Ivan” on display on Long Island

May 2012 update: “New Work”, Opening Art Reception for Gary Ivan, will be held at ripe art gallery, Greenlawn, Huntington, Long Island, New York on May 5, 2012. Story: here. ______________________________________________ For more photos of art, musicians, and poets at the reception, please see our onthewilderside Flickr: here. The work of Long Island artist Gary […]

Shinnecock Indian Nation Powwow

2011 Powwow Flier: here. Sunday 9/4/2011 starts at 10am, Grand Entry at noon and at 7pm Monday 9/5/2011 starts at 10am, Grand Entry at noon Labor Day weekend is the time of the big Powwow at Shinnecock, in Eastern Long Island. It is a great way to spend some of your holiday. There will be: […]

Two events and one video: A solemn, anti-war, Memorial Day Weekend on Long Island

On Saturday, May 28th, members of the Long Island peace community will attend the Air Show activities at Jones Beach, as a way to remind people the cost of war, and ask that war not be glorified. See details below, and video from last year at the bottom. On Monday, May 30th, the South Country […]

Walt Whitman Birthday Celebration: Sunday, May 8th in Huntington

Update: Video from the event Did you know Walt Whitman was born right here, on Long Island, New York? Whitman’s birthplace is still standing, as a museum in West Hills, Long Island, New York (across from the Walt Whitman Mall). Every year there is an annual celebration around Walt Whitman’s Birthday (which is actually, May […]

Friday, April 1st: PeaceSmiths Coffeehouse

Art event in Northport – starts 2/20/2011, includes viewing through March

Sponsored by the Northport Arts Coalition… Sunday, February 20th 2pm-5pm You are invited to the opening reception for artist Janet Simpson featuring “Interpreted Landscapes,” ~ drawings and paintings.

PS Coffeehouse: December 3rd, with Left on Red, Tom Stock and Max Wheat (via PeaceSmiths)

The PeaceSmiths, Topical, A-Typical, Folk Music, Poetry and Whatever Coffeehouse for December will be… Friday, December 3, 2010 at 8pm _______________ A special presentation of art and poetry on the subject of war and peace with Tom Stock and Maxwell Corydon Wheat, Jr. and Music by the duo: Left on Red – Liah Alonso and […]

The Three Sisters: A Chekhov play on Long Island, this weekend and next weekend

North Fork Community Theatre, in Mattituck, Long Island, will be showing Anton Chekhov’s The Three Sisters for two more weekends: November 12-14 and November 19-21, 2010. The Friday and Saturday evening shows begin at 8pm. The Sunday matinees are at 2:30pm. You can get tickets at: www.nfct.com. I went last weekend, and found it to […]