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Start: Sep 26 2010 10:00 am

Join the NYCLU and thousands of New Yorkers as we stand up for equality by marching across the Brooklyn Bridge in the 7th NYC Wedding March. We'll be marching in collaboration with more than 30 community organizations and Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn.

Date: Sunday, Sept. 26

Time: Registration – 10 a.m.
Kickoff Rally – noon
Wedding March – 1 p.m. (approx. 1 mile)
Wedding Reception (Community Festival) – 1:30 to 6 p.m.

Start: Sep 26 2010 4:00 pm

You are invited to our 49th Annual September Party

Guest of Honor: Amy Goodman

Start: Sep 26 2010 7:40 pm

The NYCLU is sponsoring a screening of The Good Soldier, an Emmy-nominated documentary that follows the transformation of five veterans of four American wars as they enlist, experience combat and develop new attitudes about what it means to be a good soldier.

Screening of "The Good Soldier"
Sunday, Sept. 26 at 7:40 p.m.
Quad Cinema, 34 W. 13th St. (5th and 6th aves.) in Manhattan

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Start: Sep 27 2010 6:00 pm

The Lower Hudson Valley Chapter of the New York Civil Liberties Union will mark Banned Books Week with an event at the Mount Vernon Public Library on Monday, Sept. 27 celebrating the freedom of thought and expression.

The event, which is free and open to the public, will feature readings from books that have been censored or challenged. Participants will be invited to share reading from their favorite banned or challenged book.

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Start: Sep 28 2010 6:00 pm

The Albany Law School Civil Liberties Union is hosting a Banned Book Café Night at Albany Law School on Tuesday, Sept. 28 at 6 p.m.

The cafe will be held in the east foyer at 80 New Scotland Ave. in Albany. Students, faculty and the public are welcome to select from books that will be on display and read out to the audience.

Light refreshments will be served.

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Start: Sep 29 2010 5:30 pm

Join the the Capital Region Chapter at a Banned Books Week event on Wednesday, Sept. 29 at the Guilderland Public Library featuring a talk by best-selling young adult author Lauren Myracle.

Myracle, who has authored more than a dozen young adult novels, is no stranger to censorship. Her novels ttfn and ttyl have been challenged as recently as last year. She will visit us via a Skype audio-visual connection and will speak about her experiences with censorship. She'll also join other guests in reading excerpts from banned or challenged books.

Start: Sep 29 2010 6:00 pm
End: Sep 29 2010 8:00 pm

The Lower Hudson Valley Chapter of the New York Civil Liberties Union will mark Banned Books Week with a forum at the Greenburgh Public Library in Elmsford on Wednesday, Sept. 29 celebrating the freedom of thought and expression.

The forum, which is free and open to the public, will feature readings from books that have been censored or challenged. It will also include a discussion of why books are challenged and the importance of free expression.

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Start: Oct 2 2010 6:00 pm

On Saturday, Oct. 2 in Albany, the NYCLU's Capital Region Chapter will present a Banned Books Week “Read Out” featuring several locally notable people reading excerpts from their favorite banned book, poem or song. The event will take place from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the at the Upstate Artists Guild Gallery located at 247 Lark Street.