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|From: David Shove (shove001tc.umn.edu)|
|Date: Sat, 21 Feb 2009 01:01:57 -0800 (PST)|
P R O G R E S S I V E C A L E N D A R 02.21.09 1. Community garden 2.21 9am 2. Peace walk 2.21 9am Cambridge MN 3. Home/garden fair 2.21 9am 4. Candidate forum 2.21 10am 5. Jewish Anti-Zion 2.21 10am 6. MN/Mexico 2.21 10am 7. Seed swap 2.21 12noon 8. Northtown vigil 2.21 2pm 9. Single-payer forum 2.21 2pm 10. Salon/movie 2.21 6:30pm 11. RNC 8/CTV 2.21 9pm 12. Sabien/Merlins 2.21 9pm --------1 of 12--------- From: Lydia Howell <lydiahowell [at] visi.com> Subject: Community garden 2.21 9am Community Gardeners: Promoting Participation & Sharing Wisdom A new learning community series for gardeners who want to increase participation and opportunities for growing community gardens! Discover the Power of Asset-Based Community Development Develop a Leadership Plan for Gardeners Learn Facilitation Skills for Group Decision Making & Planning Create Structures for Getting Things Done! Saturday from 9-11:30 am Powderhorn Park Neighborhood Association 821 E 35th St, Minneapolis Session 3-February 21 Communication, Conflict & Meaningful Conversations Facilitators for this learning community will be Rachel Hefte, Extension Educator in Leadership & Civic Engagement with the University of MN, and Ila Duntemann, Program Coordinator for Gardening Matters. Participants will share their organizing experiences and "what works" as well as share their new leadership tools with Resource Fair attendees on March 28. **Note** This series is focused on skills for building people capacity rather than gardening techniques. We highly recommend 2 or more gardeners per garden attending together. To register, contact Ila Duntemann at ila.gardeningmatters [at] gmail.com or 612-492-8964 ---------2 of 12-------- From: Ken Reine <reine008 [at] umn.edu> Subject: Peace walk 2.21 9am Cambridge MN every Saturday 9AM to 9:35AM Peace walk in Cambridge - start at Hwy 95 and Fern Street --------3 of 12-------- From: Carolyn Curti <carolyn.curti [at] ci.roseville.mn.us> Subject: Home/garden fair 2.21 9am Roseville's Home and Garden Fair Goes Green On February 21, discover smart living at Roseville;s Living Smarter Home and Garden Fair. Nearly 60 local exhibitors will highlight the latest in green living and creating a sustainable lifestyle. Visitors will get information about windows, gardening, construction, heating and air conditioning, flooring and other home improvements. The free fair runs from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Fairview Community Center, 1910 County Road B West, Roseville. Activities include how-to seminars, door prizes, refreshments and activities for the kids. Concessions will be available at this waste-free event. For additional information or list of exhibitors log on to www.livingsmarter.org or call 651-792-7079. 10:30 Reducing Energy Cost with New Windows Siding - Western Remodelers Mold Free Health Smart Basements - Temo Sunrooms & Exteriors Landscaping for Water Quality - Blue Thumb Mortgage In Today's Market - Bremer Bank Growing Fruit in Urban Environments - Ralph Thrane, Horticulturist Creating a Healthy Home - Morr Construction 11:30 Green Drain Your Driveway/Patio/Sidewalk - Patio Town Make Your Home Energy Efficient When Remodeling - Quarve Contracting, Inc. ReThink Recycling - Tim Pratt, City of Roseville Minnesota Greenstar-Your Tool Kit for Green Building - MN Greenstar Vegetable Gardening 101 - Ralph Thrane, Horticulturist Eco Friendly Garden Products - Linder's Garden Center 1:00 Selecting a Green Remodeling Contractor - Castle Building & Remodeling Tips on Reducing Energy in Your Home - Xcel Energy What is Community Supported Agriculture? - Minnesota Food Association/Big River Farms Barrier Free Remodeling - McCarthy Builders & Remodelers Best Kept Health Secrets - Inside Out Chiropractic Center Rain Gardens - Linder's Garden Center 2:00 The "How Green Are You" Game - Twin Cities Green Save 40% on Energy Replacement Windows - Great Lakes Window & Siding Make/Install/Use a Rain Barrel - Blue River Rain Barrels Benefits of Building Green with Concrete - Goodmanson Construction Tips & Trends for Bathroom Remodeling - Beautiful Kitchens & Baths Green Remodeling in 10 Easy Steps - Otogawa-Anschel Design+Build The event is organized by the Roseville Housing and Redevelopment Authority in partnership with the City of Roseville, Lillie Suburban Newspapers, Roseville Area Schools & Senior Program and community volunteers Shirley Friberg and Lynnae Lebarron. --------4 of 12-------- From: Joanna [mailto:joanna [at] longfellow.org] Subject: Candidate forum 2.21 10am Doors to the event will open at 9:30 am and the forum will be begin promptly at 10 am. The League of Women Voters - Minneapolis are providing a time keeper and a moderator for the event. City Council Candidates will receive one minute for an opening statement, one minute to answer each question, and a two minute closing statement. This timeline will be strictly enforced. The approximate timeline is below. 10:00 am Forum begins, Introductions Made 10:05 am Opening Statements 10:15 am Questions 11:10 am Time for 3 audience questions 11:40 am Closing Statements 12:00 pm Adjourn Audience questions will be written on note cards and Community Connections Committee members have volunteered to collect questions and submit them. Candidates will be seated by ward. The order of speaking will be by ward and then alphabetical. The order is: Ward 2 Charles Carlson Rep Cam Gordon Ward 9 Amy Arcand Dave Bicking Peter Eichten Gary Schiff Ward 12 Sandy Colvin Roy Charley Underwood 1/2 a table will be allowed for each of the candidates materials and they are also allowed to have a staff person at these tables. Free Childcare will be available. Greater Longfellow Non-Partisan Candidate Forum for Wards 2, 9, and 12! The Longfellow Community Council will be a hosting a non-partisan forum for City Council Candidates in Wards 2, 9, and 12. Attendees include: Ward 2 Cam Gordon (Incumbent, Green) Representative for Charles Carlson (DFL) Ward 9 Gary Schiff (Incumbent, DFL) Amy Arcand (DFL) Dave Bicking (Green) Pete Eichten (Green) Ward 12 Sandy Colvin Roy (Incumbent, DFL) Charley Underwood (DFL) City Council Members make important decisions that affect the community you live in. This forum will provide residents the opportunity to learn about candidates' positions on issues such as the future of schools in our community, actions that will be taken during this economy, the future of neighborhood funding, and many other important topics facing Greater Longfellow. Quesions are predetermined but there will be time at the end for audience questions. Please come early! Seating is limited and the forum will begin promptly at 10 am. This event is moderated by the League of Women Voter's of Minneapolis. Free childcare is provided. Please RSVP if you will be using the childcare service by contacting Joanna at joanna [at] longfellow.org or calling 612-722-4529. Non-Partisan Candidates Forum Saturday, February 21st Doors at 9:30 am 10 am - 12 pm Matthews Park Building 2408 28th Avenue South --- From: Dave Bicking <dave [at] colorstudy.com> If you support my campaign for Minneapolis City Council, Ward 9 - or if you want to see the other choices - I encourage you to attend this forum put on by the Longfellow neighborhood association. Please attend and support my campaign if you can. I think this will be a very interesting "first look" at many of the candidates in the three wards. I encourage you to arrive early, the event will start exactly at 10am. Doors open at 9:30am. Think of any questions you might like to ask. Dave Bicking Candidate for Mpls City Council, Ward 9 Seeking Green Party endorsement 612-276-1213 --------5 of 12-------- From: Doris Marquit <marqu001 [at] umn.edu> Subject: Jewish Anti-Zion 2.21 10am WILPF (Women's International League for Peace & Freedom, MN Metro Branch) invites you to coffee with discussion: Saturday, Feb. 21, 2009: 10 am-noon Van Cleve Community Ctr., 901 15th Ave. S.E., Minneapolis "Jewish Anti-Zionist Perspectives on Palestine/Israel" Lisa Albrecht, Prof., U of M, Palestinian rights activist Karen Redleaf, economist, Anti-Zionist activist Lisa Albrecht has worked for Palestinian self-determination since the first Intifada in 1987. With local Arabs and Muslims, she strives to educate our community on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. As a Jew, she refuses to be labelled "self-hating." Lisa initiated the Social Justice Minor in Social Work at the U of M, where she is Morse-Minn. Alumni Assoc. Distinguished Professor of Teaching. Karen Redleaf, a graduate economist, was active for many years in the MN-Metro Branch of WILPF, and has been involved in the national WIL Corporations v. Democracy issue committee. She has also been active in the Coalition for Palestinian Rights since its founding. Karen has devoted herself to helping people understand that criticism of Israel is not "anti-Semitic." REFRESHMENTS-FREE-EVERYONE WELCOME FFI: 612-922-7993; www.wilpfmn.org ---------6 of 12-------- From: Stephanie Bates <Stephanie.Bates [at] americas.org> Subject: MN/Mexico 2.21 10am Minnesota/Mexico Connection Panel Presentation Saturday February, 21 10pm Resource Center of the Americas 3019 Minnehaha Ave S Suite 20 Minneapolis, MN 55416 Join the Resource Center as we roll out our newest program, the Minnesota/Mexico Connection. Our first panel presentation will be a chance for our panelists to practice before we head out into the community. We will invite community feedback and suggestions after the panel. The Minnesota/Mexico Connection aims to create a positive understanding of the effects immigration has on all Minnesotans, by promoting family and community values, economic impact and a global perspective of immigration. The program will consist of a three member panel and a facilitator, which will visit faith communities to discuss reasons for immigration, successes and challenges immigrants face, and how as a community we can interact with our immigrant neighbors Program Coordinator Resource Center of the Americas 612-276-0788 www.americas.org --------7 of 12--------- From: Samuel O'Brien <samueljobrien [at] GMAIL.COM> Subject: Seed swap 2.21 12noon [No, it's not _that_ kind of seed swap... -ed] Just a reminder that there will be a seed swap at Powderhorn Rec Center this Saturday from 12-2pm. We'll be trading seeds and co-ordering seeds together. Feel free to stop by and see if there's any seeds you'd like to pick up for the season. If you'd like to really plan for Saturday and your seed needs, send me an email - samueljobrien [at] gmail.com - and I'll send you a spreadsheet of potential seeds so you can plan ahead. [I have unfulfilled seed needs... -ed] *COMGAR is for community gardeners in the Twin Cities Metro Area (and Greater Minnesota) to share timely information, seek advice from other gardeners, and learn about resources available to gardeners. **Send emails to comgar-l [at] lists.umn.edu. Questions and requests to remove or update subscriptions to info [at] gardenworksmn.org. Archived COMGAR postings available at http://lists.umn.edu/archives/comgar-l.html ---------8 of 12--------- From: Vanka485 [at] aol.com Subject: Northtown vigil 2.21 2pm Peace vigil at Northtown (Old Hwy 10 & University Av), every Saturday 2-3pm --------9 of 12---------- From: Kip Sullivan <kiprs [at] usinternet.com> Subject: Single-payer forum 2.21 2pm DFL SD 62 is hosting a forum on single-payer Saturday, February 21. Speakers will be Rep. Keith Ellison, Sen. John Marty, Dr. Elizabeth Frost, and Kip Sullivan. The event will run from 2:00 to 4:00 pm. It will take place at the headquarters of the Communication Workers of America, Local 7200, 3521 Lake St, Minneapolis MN 55406. ---------10 of 12-------- From: patty <pattypax [at] earthlink.net> Subject: Salon/movie 2.21 6:30pm The movie of the month this Saturday at the Mad Hatter. Saturday, Feb. 21 will be "Songcatcher," the story of musicologist, Lily Penleric (played by Janet McTeer), who, in the early part of the 20th Century goes to the beautifully rugged mountains of Appalachia and discovers a wellspring of songs passed down from the Irish and Scottish immigrants. She is determined to document the history of these songs and is forever changed by her experiences. (Aiden Quinn also stars.) Starting time: 6:30. And, also, we will hear some live music of f these Appalachian songs played in person by Jewel Mayer and Chad Guerrero. Mad Hatter's Tea House, 943 W 7th, St Paul, MN Call 651-227-3228 or 651-227-2511 for information. --------11 of 12------- From: Eric Angell <eric-angell [at] riseup.net> Subject: RNC 8/CTV 2.21 9pm Intelligent Minneapolis Television Network (MTN) viewers: "Our World In Depth" cablecasts on MTN Channel 17 on Saturdays at 9pm and Tuesdays at 8am, after DemocracyNow! Households with basic cable may watch. Sat, 2/21, 9pm and Tues, 2/24, 8am RNC 8 Town Hall Gathering Eight people organizing dissent around the 2008 Republican National Convention were "pre-emptively" targeted by the Ramsey County Sheriff prior to the RNC. The "RNC 8" face serious charges including "Conspiracy to Riot in the Furtherance of Terrorism" and are believed to be the first people to be charged under the state of Minnesota's version of the USA Patriot Act. This town hall gathering is a community response to the authorities conduct. --------12 of 12------- From: Sue Horns Kolstad <2sorns [at] gmail.com> Subject: Sabien/Merlins 2.21 9pm Randy Sabien guests at Merlins Rest A Special night at Merlins Rest. This Saturday, Feb. 21 Papa John's Hot Club of East Lake will be joined by *Jazz Violinist Randy Sabien*. Randy is in town for an Open House at McNally Smith College of Music introducing him as the head of its new string department. Randy performed with Papa John in the early years of the 1970s and appears on the album "Goin Home." Some copies of this album on vinyl are still available but it has not been released on CD. Join us for an exceptional musical experience Saturday night, February 21. Merlins Rest 3601 East Lake St, Minneapolis. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ - David Shove shove001 [at] tc.umn.edu rhymes with clove Progressive Calendar over 2225 subscribers as of 12.19.02 please send all messages in plain text no attachments vote third party for president for congress now and forever Socialism YES Capitalism NO To GO DIRECTLY to an item, eg --------8 of x-------- do a find on --8
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