Peace calendar
From: Charles Underwood (peacecalendarvisi.com)
Date: Sat, 9 Jun 2007 20:31:05 -0700 (PDT)
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Peace Calendar for June 9, 2007

now to 6/14, film "The Lives of Others" about East Berlin spy who begins to
question his own life after seeing the freethinking couple he is spying on,
Lagoon Cinema, 1320 Lagoon Ave, Mp..  www.landmarktheaters.com

Sunday, 6/10, 2 pm, monthly meeting of Northland Anti-War Coalition, Chester
Creek Cafe, Duluth.  northlandiguana [at] gmail.com

Sunday, 6/10 3 to 8 pm, WAMM's 25th anniversary celebration, with music, hor
d'oeuvres, cash bar (suggested donation $25 5o $250), Minnesota Boat Club on
Raspberry Island, 1 S. Wabasha, St Paul.  www.worldwidewamm.org or
612-827-5364.

Sunday, 6/10, 6 pm (and the 2nd Sunday of each month),  chapter 27 meeting,
St Stephens School basement, 2130 Clinton Ave S, Mpls.  waynewittman [at] 
msn.com

Monday, 6/11, 9:30 to 11 am, Humphrey Institute hosts Congressman Keith
Ellison, Cowles Auditorium, 301 - 19th Ave S, Mpls.  www.hhh.umn.edu

Monday, 6/11, 6:30 to 7:15 pm, Sisters of St Joseph of Carondelet present
11th day prayer for peace, Presentation Chapel, 1880 Randolph Ave, St Paul.
www.csjstpaul.org or 651-690-7079.

Monday, 6/11, 6:30 pm, Network of Spiritual Progressives meeting with focus
on Somalia, including accounts on over 300 women who have survived the
violence, Plymouth Church, 1900 Nicollet Ave, Mpls.  brucelissem [at] aol.com

Monday, 6/11 (and every second Monday of the month), 7 pm, US Labor Against
War,, Merriam Park Library, 1831 Marchall Ave, St Paul.  Thomas Dooley at
651-645-0295.

Wednesday, 6/13, 5 to 6 pm, special vigil to end the US occupation of Iraq
and calling for an end to all torture, Lake/Marshall bridge over the
Mississippi.  (Wear an orange jumpsuit and hood, if you have them.)
www.worldwidewamm.org

Wednesday, 6/13, 7 pm, Red Wing Vets for Peace meeting at home of Charles
Nicolosi.  tuvecino [at] redwing.net

Wednesday, 6/13, 7 pm, meeting with some Mpls City Council members
concerning impeachment, Wolves Den near Bloomington & Franklin, Mpls.

Thursday, 6/14, 6 pm, MN Cuba Committee hosts program "Che Lives" about the
importance of his ideas, Holy Trinity Lutheran Church community room, 2730 E
31st St, Mpls.  mncuba [at] usfamily.net

Thursday, 6/14, 6:30 pm, James Dorsey, rights attorney and founder of MN
Advocates for Human Rights, lawyer for Guantanamo detainees who has been
there 4 times, will speak about rights concerns at Guantanamo, Mpls Central
Library, 300 Nicollet Mal, Mpls.  www.friendsofmpl.org/

Thursday, 6/14, 7 pm, NW Neighbors for Peace hosts U of M medicine and
bioethics prof Steve Miles, talking about his book "Oath Betrayed: Torture,
Medical Complicity and the War on Terror," Parish Community of St Joseph,
8701 - 36th Ave N, New Hope.  wnn4p [at] yahoo.com or 763-545-2296.

Thursday, 6/14, 7 to 10 pm, Poets for Peace presents pieces from Louis
Alemayehu, Truth Maze and Spoken Word University.  Chante Wolf (of Vets for
Peace) and Jessie Siers (of Military Families Speak Out) speak, Walker
Church, 3104 - 16th Ave S, Mpls.

6/15 to 6/18, Midwest Renewable Energy Fair in Custer, WI.
www.the-mrea.org/energy_fair.php

Friday, 6/15, 2 to 7 pm, Community Celebration of Peace with free food,
dance, intergenerational activities, Dunning Rec Center, 1221 Marshal Ave,
St Paul.  651-222-0399.

Friday, 6/15, 4:30 to 5:30 pm, vigil to end the occupation of Palestine,
Snelling & Summit Aves, St Paul.  Karen, 651-283-3495.

Saturday, 6/16, 10:30 to 7:30, Twin Cities Juneteenth celebration, Glenwood
Ave between Xerxes and Theodore Worth Parkway, Mpls.

Sunday, 6/17, 12:30 to 2 pm, Michael Luick-Thrams speaks on "Loving Your
Enemy: Midwest Churches' Outreach to Germans during World War II" as part of
ELCA's Peace with Justice Forum, Central Lutheran Church, 3rd Ave and 12th
St, Mpls (near Mpls Convention Center).  $7 lunch available, validated
parking available at Central ramp on south side of church.
dhilden [at] comcast.net

Sunday, 6/17, 3 pm, IMPACT hosts "Building Sustainable Alternatives: A Call
to Action!," Mayday Books, 301 Cedar Ave, Mpls.  eric-angell [at] riseup.net

6/18 to 6/22, 9 to 4, free class in Human Rights and Genocide, Carlson
School of Management, W Bank, Mpls.  mccoy019 [at] umn.edu or
www.igs.umn.edu/events/

Tuesday, 6/19, 5 pm, MN Advocates for Human Rights holds awards dinner with
theme "Human Rights, Justice and Peace: Truth and Reconciliation in
Post-Conflict Societies" with keynote speaker Jerome Verdier of Liberia's
Truth and Reconciliation Commission, and honoring Priscilla Hayner and Sofia
Macher, The Depot in Mill District of downtown Mpls, 225 - 3rd Ave S, Mpls.
www.mnadvocates.org

Tuesday, 6/19, 6:30 pm, Pax Salon hosts Minnesota alliance of Peacemakers
president Dick Bernard speaking about his perspective for peace, Mad
Hatter's Tea House, 943 W 7th, St Paul.  pattypax [at] earthlink.net

Wednesday, 6/20, 7 to 8 am (yes,morning), "Love in the Time of War"
nonviolent action at Alliant Techsystems (MN's largest war merchant), 5050
Lincoln Dr, Edina.  www.alliantaction.org

Wednesday, 6/20, lunch at noon, presentation 12:40 to 1:30, Macalester prof
Ahmed Samatar speaks on "Somalia: Anatomy of a Disaster," Town and Country
Club, 300 Mississippi River Blvd N, St Paul.  $25 includes lunch.  Malcolm
McLean at 651-291-8057.

Thursday, 6/21, 10 am, World Peace and Prayer Day ceremony on Summer
Solstice with potluck to follow, Coldwater Spring, Minnehaha Park, Mpls.
http://friendsofcoldwater.org/home.html

6/22-6/28, film "A Mighty Heart" about Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel
Pearl's reporting and death while researching a story on the "shoe bomber,"
Lagoon Cinema, 1320 Lagoon Ave, Mpls.  www.landmarktheaters.com

Saturday, 6/23, 10:30 am, free film "9/11: Press for Truth" about spin and
lies surrounding the 2001 event, Riverview Theater, 3800 - 42nd Ave S, Mpls.
minnesota911 [at] yahoo.com

6/24 to 6/27, American Civil Liberties Union hosts a bus (cost to
participants is only $10, with hotel also included) to DC for a rally to
Restore Habeas Corpus, end torture and repeal the Military Commissions Act.
Bus leaves the Twin Cities at 6 pm on Sunday for Tuesday rally and Wednesday
return.  For rally details, go to www.juneaction.com  For local details
contact Jana Kooren at 651-645-4097 x 123.

Monday, 6/25, 7 pm, Palestinian physician, human rights leader and Gaza
Project of the Middle East Children's Alliance Dr Mona El-Farra speaks at
Joan of Arc Church, Hospitality Hall, 4537 - 3rd Ave S, Mpls.
www.worldwidewamm.org

Tuesday, 6/26, 5 pm, to honor UN International Day in Support of the Victims
of Torture, the Center for the Victims of Torture host U of M medical
ethicist Dr Steven Miles talking about his book "Oath Betrayed: Torture,
Medical Complicity and the War on Terror," 717 E River Rd, Mpls.
www.cvt.org

Tuesday, 6/26, 6:30 pm, Pax Salon hosts Witness for Peace member Kristen
Melby talking about Bush's plan for trade through Fast Track, Mad Hatter's
Tea House, 943 W 7th, St Paul.  pattypax [at] earthlink.net

Wednesday, 6/27, 9 to 3, People of Faith Peacemakers retreat at Hospitality
Place in Circle Pines.  763-784-5177.

6/27 to 7/1, Social Forum "Another World is Possible - Another US is
Necessary" in Atlanta.  Transportation from the Twin Cities are being
arranged by Brandon Lacy Campos, camposvive [at] hotmail.com or 612-432-7846.
For general information, see www.mwsocialforum.org or www.ussf2007.org

Wednesday, 6/27, 7 pm, recently returned from the Holy Land, Ruth Hansen
speaks on "Occupation: Then and Now," St John's Lutheran Church, 500 - 3rd
St W, Northfield.  FFI Bill at 507-645-7660.

6/29 and 6/30, Project Earth (peace fair) in Geneva, MN.
www.wookiefoot.com/ProjectEarth/home.cfm

Saturday, 6/30, 10:30 am, coffeehour about Pastor for Peace cultural
exchanges to Cuba and the Cuba Caravan, 3019 Minnehaha, Mpls.
www.americas.org

Saturday, 6/30, 4 pm, meeting of allies coordinating committee to protest
the Republican National Convention in 2008, Sabathani Community Center, 310
E 38th St, Mpls.  www.protestRNC2008.org

Saturday, 6/30, 6:15 pm, Retired USAF Lt Col Robert Bowman (and "Star Wars"
program director under Carter and Ford) challenges us to "Take Back
America," Macalester College Chapel, on Grand just west of Snelling, St
Paul.  651-633-4410.

Tuesday, 7/3, 6 pm, US-Cuba Pastors for Peace Friendshipment program with
Caravan leaders, Cuba trade advocate, political leaders, $10 includes Cuban
plate, St Albert the Great Church, 2836 - 33rd Ave S, Mpls.
mncuba [at] usfamily.net

Wednesday, 7/4, 5 to 6 pm,  special peace vigil with the theme "Peace Is
Patriotic," Marshall/Lake bridge over the Mississippi.
www.worldwidewamm.org

Saturday, 7/7, all day, 20th year anniversary party at Anathoth Community
Farm, a peace and sustainable community in Luck WI (these are the folks who
brought us Nukewatch, straw bail construction and composting toilets), with
music from Buckwheat Zydeco, Devon Evons, Floydian Slip, Command Zulu, as
well as camping, biking, food, tours of the eco village, etc.  FFI contact
Mike Miles at anathoth [at] lakeland.ws or or www.anathothcommunityfarm.org or
715-472-8721.

LOOK AHEAD DATES:
  July 14 is Pigstock, the Vets for Peace including camping, workshops with
Elizabeth de la Vega, Steven Miles, Coleen Rowley and keynote address with
Ann Wright, all in Hager Wisconsin.  Contact tuvecino [at] redwing.net for more
details.

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            VIGILS

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

Every Sunday, 1 to 2 pm, St Crook Valley Peacemakers sponsors peace vigil at
the Stillwater bridge, Stillwater.  www.stcroixvalleypeacemakers.com or
651-275-0247.

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

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] pressenter.com

Every Tuesday, 5 to 6 pm (time change), Penn Ave just north of 394, Bryn
Mawr neighborhood of Mpls.  bnlberry [at] netscape.net

Every Wednesday, 7 to 8 a.m., Vigil at Alliant Tech, 5050 Lincoln, Edina. 
FFI: www.circlevision.org/alliantaction.html

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] earthlink.net

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

Every Wednesday, 5 to 6 pm, Vigil to end the occupation of Iraq,
Lake/Marshall bridge over the Mississippi.  www.worldwidewamm.org

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:
family4peace [at] msn.com

Every Thursday, 4:30 to 6 pm, NW Neighbors for Peace sponsors vigil at
Winnetka & 42nd Ave N, New Hope.  nwn4p [at] yahoo.com

Every Thursday, 5 to 6 pm, Peace vigil at intersection of Bridge and
Fountain Streets, Albert Lea.  sjmoore [at] smig.net

Every Friday, noon to 1 pm, Anti-Recruitment vigil ³Our Children Are Not
Cannon Fodder,² off Oak St and Washington Ave, East Bank of U, Minneapolis,
612-379-4716. 

Every Friday, 4:15 to 5:30 p.m., Vigil to end the occupation of Palestine,
Snelling and Summit, St. Paul.  steichenfm [at] usfamily.net

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] redwing.net

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] aol.com

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] redwing.net

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

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

Every Saturday, 11 to noon, Minnetonka weekly peace demonstration, at Hwy 7
and 101.  Park in Target Greatland lot; meet near entrance fountain.
carydberg [at] comcast.net

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

Every Saturday, 2 to 3 pm (CORRECTED TIME), Mounds View peace vigil, SE
corner of Hwy 10 and University Ave NE in Blaine.  vanka485 [at] aol.com
(CORRECTED EMAIL) or 763-717-9168.

Every Saturday, 2 to 3 pm, Peace vigil at NE corner Co Hwy 10 & Univ Ave NE,
Blaine.  vanka485 [at] aol.com  (New time and day.)

(More vigils are listed at www.worldwidewamm.org  ) 


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