FRANKIE RANDOLPH PARK DEDICATION There will be a dedication of a new Harris County park to the memory of on Aug. 28 from 5-10 p.m. Mrs. Randolph was a prime mover in the liberal wing of the Texas Democratic Party for many years, and was also co-owner and principal supporter of the Observer for its first 13 years of existence.. The dedication ceremony will include remarks by John Henry Faulk, Harris County Commissioner Tom Bass, Ronnie Dugger, and Ralph Yarborough. Music will be provided by Jerry Jeff Walker among others; refreshments will be served. The park is located in Harris County on Clear Creek at FM 2351. SOCIAL CAUSE CALENDAR’ Notices on upcoming events must reach the Observer at least three weeks in advance. CENTRAL AMERICA CONFERENCE The Central American Ministry Network is sponsoring a Consultation on Central American Ministry and Strategies, August 24-25, Ramada Inn, Harlingen. Resource leaders will be Bishop John Fitzpatrick, Dale de Haan, and Mary Solberg of the Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Services. Call Frank Dietz, Texas Conference information. CHILD ABUSE. PREVENTION GRANTS Applications for mini-grants to develop innovative child abuse prevention programs continue to be accepted by the Children and Youth Services Task Force of the Texas Conference of Churches. For examples of non-traditional programs or for application information write TCC, 2704 Rio Grande #9, Austin, 78705. DALLAS PEACE CENTER The Dallas Peace Center has moved to 521-9582. Contact them for resource materials or news of Dallas peace activities. WOMEN’S RESOURCES The Austin Womenspace Collective, 2330 Guadalupe St., offers support groups, creative workshops, alcohol and narcotic abuse programs, poetry and writing classes, counseling, and other services for women. calendar of fall events. CINEFESTIVAL ’83 San Antonio CineFestival ’83, an international Hispanic film festival sponsored by the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center, will be August 26-27, Centro de Artes, El Mercado, San Antonio. The festival will premiere a Cuban film, “Retrato de young wife and mother in contemporary Cuba. Film and video producers will have an opportunity to exchange ideas and experiences on the technical and artistic aspects of their work. Call Anna Maria FUNDRAISING SEMINARS The Grantsmanship Center will present “Fundraising Week, Five 1-Day Seminars for Nonprofit Organizations,” August 29-September 2, Dallas. Registration fees vary with size of organization. Seminars cover special event fundraising, direct mail campaigns, foundation grants, corporate giving, and effective board management. information. MLK COMMEMORATIVE MARCH The Jobs, Peace, and Freedom March and Rally commemorating the 20th anniversary of the march on Washington of Martin Luther King, Jr., will be August 27 in Washington, D.C. Buses leave Texas August 23-24. Call local peace activist organizations for information. The Houston march for the same purpose will also be August 27, beginning at the Antioch Baptist Church, 313 Robin, 10 a.m., and end521-0104 for details. MORE PEACE RESOURCES The Interfaith Peaceforce of Houston has many national sources for peace and justice pamphlets, fact sheets, brochures, and education packets. For information write IPH, 4907 Canis, Houston, 77091. PEACE POSTER A group of German peace activists, the Berliner Compagnie, is distributing an antiEuromissile poster to U.S. citizens to publicize the October 22 European and American peace demonstrations. To order the 23″x35″ posters and/or flyers write Riverside Church Disarmament Program, 490 Riverside Dr., New York, NY 10027. Posters are $1 each, less for multiple orders. A smaller version announcing the October 22 statewide March for Peace and Justice is available from the Austin Peace and Justice Coalition, 1022 W. 6th St., Austin, 78703. FRITZ ROAST A statewide fundraising roast of Ned Fritz, Texas’ most colorful environmentalist and chairman of the Texas Committee on Natural Resources, will be held Sept. 24, Twin Sixties Inn Ballroom, Dallas, 7:30 p.m. Mistresses of ceremony will be Molly Ivins and Adlene Harrison. Tickets are $15. 443-8037 in Austin for information. Write TCONR, 5518 Dyer #3B, Dallas, 75206, for advance tickets. Progressive Organizations For some weeks now, the Observer has been updating its mailing list of progressive organizations. Those groups that did not respond to our mailing, or could not be reached by phone or mail, were dropped from the list. Please send us the name, address, and phone number of any group we’ve omitted. The list is available for a $5 processing fee to any group deemed progressive in purpose. We are now filling orders for the list. The Observer especially thanks those friends who helped with the updating task. FORT WORTH ACLU, 534-6883; ACORN, 924-1401; Allied Citizens for Education on Nuclear Arms Regulations, 478-6372; Citizens’ Party, 834-5123; Coalition of Labor Union Women, 540-1393; Conscientious Objector Awareness Cmte., 457-6148; Dist. 10 Demos., 283-7001; Dist. 12 Demos., 535-7803; Farm Workers’ Support Cmte., 927-0808; Fellowship of 927-0808; Ft. Worth Task Force on Central America, 921-0419; IMPACT, 9234806; Mental Health Assn., 335-5405; Mexican-American Demos., 626-8305; NOW, 338-4456; Nuclear Weapons Freeze Campaign, 926-3827; Sierra Club, 923-9718; Tarrant Co. Demo. Womens’ Club, 261-6583; Tarrant Co. Precinct Workers’ Club, 429-2706; Tx. Coalition of Black Demos., 534-7737; Tx. Tenants’ Union, 923-5071; Traditional Native American Circle, 926-9258; Women’s Political Caucus, 336-8700. THE TEXAS OBSERVER 23
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