Calendar

Jan 24 Sing Along Onion 1030 AM-Noon

Jan 21 Choir Practice Onion 7:15-9 PM

Jan 18 MLK Day

Jan 17 MLK Choir Festival  6 PM Emerson Unitarian Society,7304 Jordan Ave Canoga, Park

Jan 13 10:15 AM-Noon IWOSC writers group Crown Books 6100 Topanga Canyon

Dec 29-1/13 Lakewood N.Y. with family for New Year celebration

Dec 18-27 San Mateo with family for Christmas holiday

Dec 14 Memorial Service John Buchak

Dec 13 1030 AM Onionaires Holiday Service at the Onion 1030 AM

Dec 12 10 AM demonstration at entrance of SCal Gas Tampa and Sesnon for protest of gas leaks and fraking plans

Dec 10 7:15 PM Onionaires Choir Practice

Dec 9 10:15 AM-Noon IWOSC writers group Crown Books 6100 Topanga Canyon

Dec 3  7:15 PM Onionaires Choir Practice

Nov 21 2 PM Memorial Service Onion for Joe Sedita

Nov 20 Onion Coffee House 7 PM

Nov 14 Coronado Celebration of life-Tom Bayliss 3 PM

Nov 11 IWOSC writers group 1015-12 noon Crown Books 6100 Topanga Canyon

Nov 11 Veterans Day Celebration

Nov 9 1:30 PM interview by skype with Sarah Dunn on my poem about coincidence meeting Joan on a blind date

Nov 9 Social Justice Committee Fracking 6 PM

Nov 5 Choir, SUUS, 7:15-9 PM

Oct 29 Choir, S.U.U.S. 7:15-9 PM

Oct 26 Onion Discussion Fracking 6 PM

Oct 1-20 Vacation

Sept 27 1030 AM Onion Sunday Service Brette Lavery will play a Prelude by Chopin on the Piano during the service as a guest and Dan will sing in the choir.

Sept 24 7:30 PM choir practice at the Onion

Sept 24 U.S.N.A. San Fernando Valley Chapter Alumni Luncheon Wood Ranch Restaurant Agoura Noon

Sept 23 Story Salon 7:30 PM Dan will read another story from his memoir that you will enjoy at the Art Parlor, 5302 Laurel Canyon Blvd. between Magnolia and Chandler in Valley Village.

Sept 18 Joan and my 44th Anniversary! We are going to "When Stars Align" at the Odyssey Theater: An intense study of race during the civil war in dramatic form!

Sept 18 Deadline for VVAW articles  to be included in the Fall issue of VVAW's

Bi-Annual nationwide Publication "THE VETERAN" ( I have two submissions)

Sept 17 Choir practice at the Onion 7:15-9 PM

Sept 16 Story Salon 7:30 PM Dan will read a story from his memoir that will entertain with others at the Art Parlor, 5302 Laurel Canyon Blvd. between Magnolia and Chandler

Sept 11 Story Salon 7:45 PM "LA Stories" at the Art Parlor, 5302 Laurel Canyon Blvd. between Magnolia and Chandler

Sept 9 IWOSC writers group 1015-12 noon Crown Books 6100 Topanga Canyon Blvd. # 1340, Woodland Hills, Ca 91367

Sept 5 Book Signing for Teera De Fonseca,  Teera, A Life of Hope and Fulfillment, Crown Books, 2-4 PM, 6100 Topanga Canyon Blvd. # 1340, Woodland Hills, Ca 91367

Aug 19 Open Mic  at the Onion 7 PM

Aug 19 Social Justice Committee at the Onion

Aug 16 Billy Mitchell at the Onion Piano Jazz and a message

Aug 14 Stories Under The Stars by Story Salon at Lila Silvern's Arboretum Sherman Oaks

Aug 12 The "Bike and Lunch Bunch" at Chinese restaurant Van Nuys noon-2 pm

Aug 12 IWOSC writers group 1015-12 noon Crown Books 6100 Topanga Canyon Blvd. # 1340, Woodland Hills, Ca 91367

 Aug 9 IWOSC reads its own Vroman's Bookstore Pasadena, CA 91101, 2-4 PM

July 27 IWOSC "The message of you", by Judy Carter, 4117 Overland Blvd at Culver. Motivational  speaker

July 19 Billy Mitchell at the Onion Piano Jazz and a message

July 17 Open Mike Onion 7 PM

July 8 IWOSC writers group 1015-12 noon Crown Books

July 5, Billy Mitchwell  Levvit Pavilion Pasadena

June 27 IWOSC table at Valley College 10-2 PM

June 21 Billy Mitchell, black activist and civil rights leader in the 70's, now a Jazz pianist, has a message and music at the Onion

June 16 Bird watching O'Melveny Park ( 9 AM-noon)

June 1 Social Justice Committee 6 PM

May 15 Coffee House open mike Onion 7-930 PM

April 26  Blaze Bonpane at the Onion

April 25, Beer Fest fundraiser for autism by Southern Tier Brewery USC Coloseum

April 17 Open mike 7 PM and potluck Onion

April 12  Huntington Gardens with Luke's(VVAW) family

April 8  IWOSC writers group 1015 to noon Crown Books

March 21 "How to Start a Revolution" movie at the "Onion" 1 PM and discussion to follow

March 21 Essy Hart 10-11:30 AM Onion workshop

March 7 Essy Hart 10-11:30 AM Onion workshop

March 4 Lunch Santa Monica with Greg and Robin

March 3 Sunday Service Committee 3 PM

March 2 Social Justice Committee 6 PM

Feb 8 IWOSC reads its own Vroman's Bookstore Pasadena, CA 91101,

695 E Colorado Blvd, Dan reads for 7 minutes, 2-4PM his "Ruthie's Nature Lesson" excerpt from All the Difference and signs books and other authors do the same

Feb 2 Social Justice Committee 6 PM (SUUS)

Jan 19 Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

Jan 14 IWOSC 10:15 AM to 11:45 AM IWOSC Writers' Critique Group Crown Books Woodland Hills

Jan 5  Social Justice Committee SUUS 6 PM

Dec 16  Sardos, 12-2 PM Dixie Land Jazz and lunch with Phil

Nov 20-23  Wedding Champagne, Illinois

Nov 17  6 PM Social Concerns Meeting, Sepulveda Unitarian Universalist Society

Nov 8 Veteran's Benefit Book Fair

Nov 2 1230-3 PM Fall Poetry Festival, Sepulveda Unitarian Universalist Society

Nov 1  Ventura County Writers Conference

October 25, 3-7 PM, Sepulveda Unitarian Universalist Society 50th Birthday, Dan book signing of memoir, All the Difference, during event.

October 19, IWOSC reads its own, 2-4 PM, Barnes and Noble, N Third St. and Promenade, Pasadena

September 26-28 Wedding celebration for Matt and Hailey in Champagne, Illinois.

September 21 Long Beach Jordan High School 56th reunion, Long Beach Yacht Club, diner, dance to music from the 50's, 6 PM-10 PM

September 20, Long Beach Jordan High School ALL CLASSES picnic Huntington Central Park 11 AM-4 PM

August 2014 Hastings College of the Law, University of California San Francisco Magazine presents "Law of War and Peace" that involves Peace Movement actions at the law school during 1969-72, with references from interviews of Dan, friend Howard Watkins,(lawyer and photographer from Fresno) and other Hastings' students during that era.

August 17, Woodland Hills Crown Book Store 6100 Topanga Canyon Blvd. # 1340, 2PM-4PM Book Signing, Local Authors, coffee cookies, water, and  featuring  Daniel C. Lavery' memoir. All the Difference, Doug Douglas' new mystery, Dark Lake  internationally published poet Richard Weekley reading selected poems, and others addressing the group in fifteen minute cycles, and 15 minutes mingling and book signing, coffee, tea, and snacks.

August 13, 10:15 AM to 11:45 AM IWOSC Writers' Critique Group Crown Books Woodland Hills

August 3, "IWOSC Reads Its Own", Vroman's Book Store, 695 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, Ca, Dan reads excerpt from his memoir, All the Difference, on his climb of Mt. Fuji and descent as a teenager with his brother with bio for 7 minutes and other authors read from their books.

June 30 IWOSC Marketing Panel 4117 Overland Ave. Culver City 7:30-9 PM

June 19   US Naval Academy Alumni from San Fernando Valley dinner at the Odyssey in Granada Hills 7:15 PM-? Introduction by classmate

June11 IWOSC Writers' Critique Group Crown Books Woodland Hills

10:15 AM -noon

 May 25, All the Difference, by Daniel C. Lavery will be mentioned by Dr. Ryan G. Van Cleave:Creative Writing Coordinator Ringling College of Art + Design 2700 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34234-5895:rvcleave@c.ringling.edu in his next LIT SCENE for June 2014. The digital issue viewable at http://www.scenesarasota.com/

 May 22, USNA Alumni  luncheon for the San Fernando Valley Chapter at Wood Ranch Agoura 1 PM-3

 May 18, Interview for Vietnam Veterans Against the War by skype 1:30 PM pst by Richard Beltan and Logan Flones of O'dea High School in Washington.

 May 16, Interview from Camille Pari for Hastings College Magazine Law of War and Peace involving peace movement actions at the law school during 1969-72

 May 7, IWOSC writers meeting Crown Books Woodland Hills 10:15 AM -noon

April 29, interview at Hastings College of Law for Alumni Magazine article on the Law of War and Peace "Then and Now." San Francisco, 11-1:30 P

April 26, Open Reading Poetry 2 PM Encino-Tarzana Library

April 12, LA Time Book Festival, IWOSC booth 131, 2-4PM

  • March 27, Naval Academy Alumni  Lunch Wood Ranch Agoura, 1 -2PM

  • March 16, IWOSC reads it's own Vromans Book Store, Pasadena, 2-4PM

  • February 13, Interview Gregg Steinberg, 9:30 A.M. New Pitch - Looking for people who have become better after adversity

  • February 12, IWOSC Critique Group at Crown Book Store 6100 Topanga Canyon Blvd. # 1340, Woodland Hills,10:15-1145 AM

  • January 26, Poetry Reading(Open Mike) Moonday at the Little Theater, 12420 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica 4 PM Dan reads two Nature poems

  • January 23, U.S.Naval Academy Shipmate Luncheon., Wood Ranch Restaurant, Agoura Hills, 1 PM

  • January 8, 2014, IWOSC Critique Group at Crown Book Store 6100 Topanga Canyon Blvd. # 1340, Woodland Hills, 10:15-1145 AM

  • December 14, Army /Navy Football Game US Naval Academy Alumni Association (Ventura County Chapter)at the Santa Barbara Yacht Club 11:00 AM check in, 11:30 AM brunch, 12:00 PM Game. (First timers address the group).

  • December 11, IWOSC winter party at the Biltmore, tour, dinner, and program 6-10 PM.

  • December 7,  Woodland Hills Crown Book Store 6100 Topanga Canyon Blvd. # 1340, 12-2PM Book Signing, "WORDS ON FIRE", coffee cookies, water, featuring Dan discussing his memoir and reading excerpts and internationally published poet Richard Weekley reading selected poems and addressing the group in fifteen minute cycles

  • November 29, all day Friday, Dr.Tim Brunson's interview of Dan taken on Nov 1 will air on http://www.wdng.net/ItsYourLife.cfm.

  • November 25, 7:30-9 PM IWOSC Writing History Panel Discussion 4117 Overland Ave Culver City

  • November 21, Naval Academy Shipmates Wood Ranch Agoura  1 PM

  • November 13, Independent Writers of Southern California (IWOSC) critique group 10:00-11:45 AM, Crown Books Woodland Hills 6100 Topanga Blvd. # 1340.

  • November 10, Fall Poetry Festival Sepulveda Unitarian Universalist Society, 9550 Haskell Ave., North Hills, CA 91343, 12:30-4 PM food and drink provided, poetry by Richard Weekley and others including Dan promoting his memoir, All the Difference, and book signing.

  • November 7, 11-noon interview with Dr. Stanley Bronstein of SuperChangeYourLife.com

  • November 2, Camarillo Book Faire IWOSC and volunteer desk 11 AM - 2PM

  • November 1, 11-noon, Radio interview with Dr.Tim Brunson, PhD, "It's Your Life" WDNG.net, which has an international Alexa ranking of 548,000(out of 48 billion). Shows are now aired 24/7 on http://radio infingos.com. They are about transformation life stories.

  • October 31, 12:45 PM interview for Vietnam Vets Against the War to student in Miami Florida for research paper.

  • October 3-5,YoHi (Yokohama American High School)Sheraton Mission Valley Hotel San Diego(book signing and promotion)

  • September 21, David Starr Long Beach Jordan High School Reunion Huntington Beach Park (ten classes from the fifties book signing and promotion)

  • July 6, Coronado High School Reunion 4 PM-on Crenshaw's House, (Book signing and promotion)

  • October 20, 2016 7:30 PM Thursday  choir Practice Emerson Unitarian Universalist Church
  • October 23, 2016 Choir rehearsal 9:30 AM followed by choir at service at Emerson Unitarian Universalist Church
  • October 26, 2016 No Ho Lit Crawl 6-11 PM
  • October 27, 730 PM Choir practice Emerson
  • November 3730 PM Choir practice Emerson
  • November 17, 730 PM Choir practice Emerson
  • November 19 Brette's Birthday, Achnauten Opera
  • Set Clocks BACK November 20 Emerson Choir Practice 0930 AM followed by choir at service at Emerson Unitarian Universalist Church
  • 2 -- 4 PM CROWN BOOKS LOCAL AUTHORS READ (Dan second) 

    Crown Books Woodland Hills 6100 Topanga Blvd. # 1340, coffee, snacks

  • THURSDAY THANKSGIVING
  • 2017
  • January 18 Dan's and 19th Joan's Birthday (Choir Practice 730 PM)
  • Jan 22 Choir at Emerson 930 AM practice then sing at service
  • Feb 5 Feeble Bowl friends at Bob's house and Super Bowl Party
  • March 12 Joint Choir with Studio City UU Rehearsal 8:45- 9:45 Service at 10 AM
  • March 20 Red Cat Theater Disney Center meeting for Word of Others by Pablo Ferrari 631 W. Second St. Meet with Carmen 
  • March 22 Cal Arts Rehearsal E197 Valencia for Palabras Ajenas
  • April 2 Easter Rehearsal Emerson 920 AM Worship 1030 AM "Hope is Alive", "I Am Waiting" and "Here Comes the Sun"
  • April 16 Choir Easter "Alleluia" 930 practice, service 1030
  • April 23 Choir First Church Call 950 AM service 1100 AM

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  1. hi dan. enjoyed your VVAW\’s the veteran article on nixon. i am a californian grew up in needles and livermore. as a former marine and army officer, i am the co-founder of veterans for peace chapter 118 in salt lake city, utah and VVAW contact utah. coached my four boys in little league, senior league and church ball. now i have a grandson who can beat me in golf. anyway, i have been helping veterans filing for compensation and upgrading discharges for 11 years. retired living in gold canyon arizona for the winter.i am a democratic socialist and hope to help bernie sanders run for president. ran as an independent for the utah legislature in 2012 and got 600 votes. semper peace brother aaron davis veterans activist/advocate/lobbyist 801-556-0599

    • Hi Aaron: Thanks for your praise for my article blasting Nixon for VVAW in the last issue of The Veteran and on my website and for your activism helping vets. Glad you also are active with your kids in sports and supporting Bernie Sanders. We need your energy more than ever brother! Peace,Love,And Joy.

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