Speaker: Madeline Albright
Friday, Sept. 19, noon
University of Indianapolis
Christel DeHaan Fine Arts Center
Former secretary of state and member of Barack Obama’s national security working group, Madeleine Albright will be in Indianapolis on Friday promoting Obama’s “plan to restore America’s leadership around the globe, responsibly end the war in Iraq and protect America from emerging national security threats,” according to his campaign.
Screening: Oil on Ice
Saturday, Sept 20, 7 p.m.
Epworth United Methodist Church
6450 Allisonville Road
Part of an ongoing film series sponsored by the Heartlands Group of the Sierra Club Hoosier Chapter and the Green Team of Epworth United Methodist, this week’s screening is the documentary Oil on Ice, “a vivid, compelling and comprehensive documentary connecting the fate of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to decisions America makes about energy policy, transportation choices and other seemingly unrelated matters.” The film runs 57 minutes, followed by discussion. For more information, visit www.oilonice.org.
Discussion: Reducing gun violence
Monday, Sept. 22, 7 p.m.
Nora Branch Library
8625 Guilford Ave.
The Indianapolis Artists Peace Project hosts a panel discussion on gun violence in America and what can be done to reduce it. Scheduled participants include Steve Dunlop, director, Hoosiers Concerned About Gun Violence; Heather McCabe, director, Public Health Law Program; Dick Hamilton, board member, Indianapolis Peace Institute. Admission is free and attendees are encouraged to bring their questions for the discussion.