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22 OCTOBER 23, 1987 Pho to by Pio Pu lido SOCIAL CAUSE CALENDAR FEMINIST ESSAY CONTEST FOR CHILDREN The Houston area chapter of the National ing an essay contest for Harris County elementary, middle and high school students on the theme: “Reclaiming the past rewriting the future.” The short essays may be on one of a number of subjects and must be postmarked by December 15. Prizes will be awarded at a ceremony in March 1988, National Women’s History Month. For more information, please contact Houston NOW ton, Texas 77266. FALL FESTIVAL IN BASTROP The Bastrop Association for the Arts will present the Folk Art and Antique Festival at the historic Crocheron Compound in Bastrop on November 14 from 10 a.m. until dark. Antique dealers from around the state will have outdoor display booths; there will be folk art demonstrations, a Petting Zoo, hay rides and various other entertainments and foods to sample throughout the day. Rain-out date is the November 21. For more 321-9504. CENTRAL TEXAS CIVIL LIBERTIES The Central Texas Chapter of the Ameriits first annual fundraising party on October 30 at the home of Hugh and Claudette Lowe, 400 Academy Drive, Austin. The party is open to members and friends and begins at 4335. OBSERVANCES October 25, 1983 United States invades island nation of Grenada. October 27, 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis begins. October 29, 1929 Stock market crashes, beginning the Great Depression. November 1, 1952 First hydrogen bomb exploded by United States. November 2, 1920 Eugene V. Debs receives almost one million votes while in prison. November 4, 1958 B-47 bomber carrying nuclear weapons crashes near Abilene, Texas. November 5, 1916 Eleven Wobblies and two police killed in Everett Massacre, Washington. DIA DE LOS MUERTOS CELEBRATION IN AUSTIN MEXIC-ARTE will sponsor a Dia de los Muertos celebration in Austin on November 1 at the Arts Warehouse, 300 San Antonio. The festivities will begin at 10 a.m. and continue until midnight, featuring booths with traditional foods and crafts, music, dancing, and children’s activities. At 6 p.m. a Day of the Dead procession will leave 6th and Comal headed for the Arts Warehouse and at 7 p.m. a special art exhibit will be opened there, which will run through November 28. For more information, call LECTURE ON THE PHILIPPINES Dr. Walden Bello, Philippine political activist who helped organize the People Power ouster of Ferdinand Marcos, and Dr. Joe Collins, coauthor with Francis Moore Lappe of Diet for a Small Planet will discuss the current situation in the Philippines on October 28 from 7:30-9:00 p.m. at Moody Hall, Room 200, St. Edwards University, Austin. Bello is the author of Logistics of Repression, a title that became an underground classic during the Marcos rule in the Philippines. Collins is an internationally recognized authority on Third World development policy. The discussion, co-sponsored by the Live Oak Fund for Change and the Institute for Food Development Policy, is open to the public. A 6:30 reception at Moody Hall precedes the 5614. LECTURE ON THE PHILIPPINES IN HOUSTON Dr. Walden Bello will discuss the current situation in the Philippines on October 29, 7 p.m., Autry House, 6265 Main, Houston. For further information call Tim Maher at CURE FUNDRAISER IN AUSTIN Charlie Sullivan, co-founder and National Executive Director of CURE, a group working for reform of the criminal justice system, will speak at an October 27 fundraiser at Nick’s, 12th floor of Capitol Center, 330 West 15th. A $20 donation is requested. For information, call Wally