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From: Peace Calendar (
Date: Thu, 25 May 2006 16:57:05 -0700 (PDT)

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Peace Calendar for May 25, 2006

4/15 to 7/4, museum hours, Exhibit: Nazi Olympics, Berlin 1936, showing use of Games for military training, pageantry, propaganda, MN Historical Society. 345 Kellogg Blvd, St Paul. 651-296-6126.

5/19 to 6/2, installation of photography, sound and text by Aissa Deebe "Killing Time: and exploration of the Arab coffeehouse in America," California Building Gallery, 2205 California St NE, Mpls. Opening night reception 5/19.)

Friday, 5/26, 7 pm, Jim Fetzer, UMD prof known for Wellstone death and 9/11 research, speaks with Green Sen. candidate Michael Cavlan, Walker Church, 3104 - 16th Ave S, Mpls. 612-327-6902.

Saturday, 5/27, 10 to 11;30 am, "What's Oil Got to Do With It?" by John Peterson of national Hands Off Venezuela organization speaks on CTV and worker-controlled factories in Venezuela, Resource Center of the Americas, 3019 Minnehaha Ave, Mpls.

Monday, 5/29, 9 am, Memorial Day service and gathering, MN Vietnam Veterans Memorial (grassy area across the road from the State Capitol Bldg), St. Paul. Feel free to bring something to read or share as an antiwar day with vets against war. VFP at 612-269-8934.

Monday, 5/29, sunrise to sundown, Arlington North Vets for Peace holds an observance for soldiers lost so far in the Middle East, Endion Station, Duluth. gls6712 [at]

Wednesday, 5/31, now from 5 to 6 pm, SCHEDULE CHANGE for Lake/Marshall peace vigil over the Mississippi River.

Wednesday, 5/31, 6 to 7:30 pm, organizing meeting for the Legacy Project, a targeted campaign to get more progressives in the MN House, 3128 James Ave S, Mpls. RSVP at sueherr [at] or 612-823--2256.

Thursday, 6/1, 6:30 pm, Gold Star mother Becky Lourey hosts and peace prof Jack Nelson-Pallmeyer MCs showing of "Arlington West," a film about interactions at a display of crosses in the sand for those who have paid the highest price, Riverview Theater, 3800 - 42nd Ave S, Mpls. Brenda [at]

6/1 to 6/4, Nonviolence Training for Personal and Social Change, Hospitality Place, Circle Pines. (Registration deadline is 5/10.) Contact Don Christensen at chris385 [at] or 651-690-2609.)

6/1 and 6/2, 8:30 to 4:30, MN Advocates for Human Rights hosts 2 conferences on (6/1) connection between intl labor rights and human rights and (6/2) asylum cases (for lawyers), Dorsey & Whitney, LLP, 50 S 6th St, 15th floor, Mpls.

Thursday, 6/1, 7 pm, St Croix Valley Peacemakers invites panel of 3 vets to discuss "How We Can Support Our Troops and Still Work for Peace," Ascension Episcopal Church, 214 N 3rd St, Stillwater. FFI: Wayne at 651-439-6414.

Thursday, 6/1, 8 pm, Bingo & Seigei Eisenstein's film "Que Viva Mexico," Arise Bookstore, 2441 Lyndale Ave S, Mpls.

6/2 to 6/4, Fri & Sat @ 8 pm, Sun @ 2 pm, Ethnic Dance Theatre presents Music and Dance of Islamic Cultures across the World (Uzbekistan, Indonesia, Bosnia, Albania, Iran, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Egypt, Afghanistan), Concordia U, EM Pearson Theatre, 312 N Hamline, St Paul. $25 from Ticketworks (no fees) 651-209-6689.

6/2 to 6/4, Conference on the Treatment and Prevention of Torture, sponsored by the Quaker Initiative to End Torture (QUIT), Guilford College, Greensboro, NC.

Saturday, 6/3, 10 to 11:30 am, homeless Veterans for Peace meeting, Peacehouse, 510 E Franklin, Mpls. Wayne at 651-774-4008.

Sunday, 6/4, Neighbors for Peace in Grand Old Day parade, 9:30 am meet at 708 Goodrich in St. Paul; 9:45 walk to Grand and Dale; 10:30 parade begins. ljwinsor [at]

Monday, 6/5 (CHANGE OF DATE), 6 pm, MN School of the Americas Watch, Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 2730 E 31st St, Mpls. MnSOAW [at]

Tuesday, 6/6, Laura Bush at The Depot, 225 - 3rd Ave S, Mpls. Reception 4:30, dinner at 6. She will be here to support Kennedy's run for Senate. rsvp [at] or 651-644-2506.

6/9, Al Gore's well-reviewed documentary on global warming "An Inconvenient Truth," Uptown Theater, Mpls.

6/9 (starts 6 pm) to 6/11 (ends 6 pm), basic level Alternatives to Violence Workshop, which has been used to reduce violence in Rwanda, Bosnia, Kenya and the U.S., Friends for a Nonviolent World, 1050 Selby Ave, St. Paul. avp [at]

6/10 to 6/13, annual conference of Association of Holocaust Organizations, Doubletree Park Place Hotel, 1500 Park Place Blvd, Minneapolis. or www.

Saturday, 6/10 (and 2nd Saturday of each month), 10:30 am, Coalition for Alternatives to Military Service (or CAMS, a counter-recruitment group) meets at Twin Cities Friends Meeting, 1725 Grand, St. Paul. Contact Mary at wamm [at]

Sunday, 6/11, 6 pm, chapter 27 Veterans for Peace, St. Stephens school basement, 2123 Clinton Ave S, Mpls. 612-841-9141.

Monday, 6/12, noon to 1, program for lawyers The International Criminal Court - Up and Running: a Status Report, Faegre & Benson LLP, Conf rm 22-g, Wells Fargo Center, 90 S 7th St, Mpls. RSVP by 6/9 to 612-341-3302.

Monday, 6/12, 5:30 pm, UN Association of Minnesota hosts Jay Shahidi, president of Iranian American Society of MN, 2104 Stevens Ave S, Mpls.

Monday, 6/12, 7 pm (and each month's 2nd Monday), Network of Spiritual Progressives meets, Plymouth Congregational Church, 1900 Nicollet, Mpls. brucelissem [at]

Wednesday, 6/14, 7 pm, (and every 2nd Wednesday), Red Wing (#115) Vets for Peace at home of Charles Nicolosi. tuvecino [at]

Thursday, 6/15, 4 pm, walk for peace, from Lake Place Park (Superior St & Lake Ave) to the McGhie Memorial, Duluth. Doug Stevens, 218-724-0820.

Thursday, 6/15, 7 pm, Third Thursday Global Issues Forum, program TBA, Hennepin Ave United Methodist Church, 511 Groveland Ave, Mpls. schwa004 [at]

Thursday, 6/15, 8 pm, local food politics roundtable and Agnes Varda film "Gleaners & I," Arise Bookstore, 2441 Lyndale Ave S, Mpls.

Friday, 6/16, 6 pm, Veterans for Peace dinner and canoe raffle drawing, Day by Day Cafe, 477 W 7th St, St Paul. 612-821-9141.



Every Sunday, noon to 1 pm, peace vigil at Summit and Snelling, St Paul. 651-699-8655.

Every Sunday, 4 to 5 pm, Peace vigil at 66th and York Ave. S, Edina.  FFI: Vicki 952-835-8687.

Every Monday, 4:15 to 5:15 pm, Vigil in downtown White Bear Lake at intersection of Highway 61 and 4th Street.  FFI:

Every Tuesday, 4:30 to 5:30 pm, Peace vigil at 98th St. and Lyndale, Bloomington.  952-831-4276.

Every Tuesday, 5 to 6 pm (all year), east end of Franklin bridge over the Mississippi River, Mpls. carolynbelle [at]

Every Wednesday, 7 to 8 a.m., Vigil at Alliant Tech, 5050 Lincoln, Edina.  FFI:

Every Wednesday, 4 to 5 pm, Peace walk, carrying signs in both directions from the corner of Hwy 241 and Co Rd 19 (across from St. Michael's Church), St. Michael.  FFI: regofam [at]

Every Wednesday, 4:45 to 5:45, Grandmothers for Peace vigil, 50th and Halifax, Edina (just west of France).

Every Wednesday, 5 to 6 pm (changes 5/31), Vigil to end the occupation of Iraq, Lake/Marshall bridge over the Mississippi.

Every Wednesday, 4:30-5:30 pm, Peace vigil over footbridge at 85th Ave N and Hwy 252, Brooklyn Park FFI 763-566-8255

Every Wednesday, 6 pm, peace vigil at signal light on Hwy 169, Belle Plaine. JoAnne, 952-873-3315

Every Thursday, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m., Vigil in front of Lockheed Martin, NW corner of Pilot Knob Road and Yankee Doodle Road in Eagan.  FFI: skograce [at]

Every Thursday, 5 pm, Peace vigil at the SE corner, intersection Co. Hwy 10 and University Ave NE, Blaine (the SE corner).  EKalamboki [at]

Every Friday, noon to 1 pm, Anti-Recruitment vigil ?Our Children Are Not Cannon Fodder,? off Oak St and Washington Ave, East Bank of U, Minneapolis, 612-379-4716.

Every Friday, 4:15 to 5:15 p.m., Vigil to end the occupation of Palestine, Snelling and Summit, St. Paul.  steichenfm [at]

Every Friday, 4:30, Red Wing Alliance for Peace sponsors a vigil at John Rick park, Red Wing, followed by potluck and discussion on alternate weeks. tuvecino [at]

Every Friday, 5 to 6 pm, Chisago City gathering for peace (chat, sing, run around with the kids, share food), Moberg Park, Chisago City. AARONWOODJW [at]

Every Friday, 5 to 6 pm, peace vigil at Lagoon and Hennepin, Uptown Mpls.  FFI: WAMM.

Every Friday, J. Rich Park, 4:30 to 5:30 pm, Peace vigil, Hwy. 61 and West Avenue, RedWing.  sherlev [at]

Every Saturday, 9 am, Peace walk, Fern and Hwy. 95, Cambridge.  (8 block walk) ytpsund [at]

Every Saturday, 10 to 11 am, peace vigil at corner of Bridge and River St, Chippewa Falls, WI.  FFI: lagoclam [at] or 715-726-0365.

Every Saturday, 1 to 3 pm, Vigil at Barnes and Noble, highways 15 and 23 (Division Street), St. Cloud.  FFI: Mnolde [at]

Every Saturday, noon to 12:15, Vigil at Bridge Square (Division and 4th), Northfield.  mcgrath1 [at]

(More vigils are listed at  )

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