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From: Peace Calendar (
Date: Wed, 31 May 2006 20:35:13 -0700 (PDT)
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Peace Calendar for June 1, 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.

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]

Thursday, 6/1, 6:30 pm, MN Cuba Committee meets, Holy Trinity Church, 2730 - 31st St E, Mpls. mncuba [at]

Thursday, 6/1, 7 pm, Cathy Sultan discusses novel The Woman I Left Behind (about love between Palestinian student and young American woman) and Kim Jensen discusses A Beirut Heart: One Woman's War (about Lebanon between '69 and '83), Magers & Quinn Booksellers, 3038 Hennepin Ave S, Mpls. FFI: 612-822-4611.

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, 5:30 pm, a coalition of peace and justice activists who support Keith Ellison in his CD5 run for Congress meets at Vets for Peace office, 2123 Clinton Ave S, Mpls. 612-821-9141.

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 6/18, Bedlam Theatre presents "West Bank Story" featuring the 1898 time of Bohemian flats, the 1972 time of the Co-op movement and the 2006 time of Little Africa and tall bikes, all at Mixed Blood Theater, 1502 S 4th St, Mpls. jfb [at] or 612-327-6089.

Friday, 6/2, 6 pm free film "El Contrato" showing tensions between workers and govt officials in a tomato greenhouse, Resource Center of the Americas, 3019 Minnehaha, 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.

6/2 and 6/3, Project Cease Fire II: Turn in your guns and get money back ($50 for revolvers, $75 for semiautomatic handguns, no i.d., no questions asked). Northside: Friday 10 to 10, Old Broadway Rental Bldg, 2101 W Broadway, Mpls. Southside: 10 to 10, Urban Ventures, 3041 = 4th Ave S, Mpls. FFI Afr-Am Men Project, 612-302-4694.

Saturday, 6/3, 10 to 11:30 am, Brian Payne reports back from Caolition of Immokalee Workers march on McDonalds, Resource Center of the Americas, 3019 Minnehaha, Mpls.

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.

Friday, 6/9, 6 pm, free film "Crash" about racial and social conflicts in L.A., Resource Center of the Americas, 3019 Minnehaha, 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.

Saturday, 6/17, 9 to 11 am, Haiti Justice Committee meeting, Resource Center of the Americas, 3019 Minnehaha, Mpls.

Monday, 6/19, 6:30 pm, free film "Paradise Now" about possible last 2 days of Palestinian suicide bombers, St Joah of Arc Church Hospility Hall, 4537 - 3rd Ave. S, Mpls.

Thursday, 6/22, 6 pm Pastors for Peace president Rev. Thomas E Smith speaks as Cuba Pastors for Peace caravan passes through, St Albert the Great Church, 2836 - 33rd Ave S, Mpls. $10 (no one turned away). mncuba [at] or 651-983-3981.

Thursday, 6/22, 7 pm, the War Plays Project presents "Letters to, Letters from...Letters Never Written" play from letters of soldiers from Civil War to present, Hamline-Midway Library, 1558 W Minnehaha Ave, St Paul. $5 (no one turned away).

Thursday, 6/22, 8 pm, Hamline forensic scientist Susan Thurston Myster talks about The Innocence Project, followed by film, Arise Bookstore, 2441 Lyndale Ave S, Mpls.



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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