Peace Calendar
From: Charles Underwood (
Date: Wed, 7 Jun 2006 21:20:14 -0700 (PDT)
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Peace Calendar for June 7, 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.

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.

6/7 to 6/9, 7 pm, Southside Family School presents musical play "Nightmare
on Sesame Street," about corporate globalization, Walker Church, 16th Ave
and 31st St, Mpls.  lhowell [at]

6/7 to 6/15, 9:30 pm, Swedish film "Zozo," about orphaned Lebanese boy who
immigrates to Sweden, Oak St Cinema, 309 Oak St SE, Mpls.

Thursday, 6/8, 6:30 pm, U of M African Amer studies prof Rose Brewer speaks
about her new book "The Color of Wealth," which details exclusion from govt
wealth programs, Arist Bookstore, Mpls.  madeleine.baran [at]

Thursday, 6/8, 7 pm, U of M research associate Omid Mohseni, St Cloud prof
Mahin Sadrai and WAMM director Mary Beaudoin speak on "Is the U.S. on the
path to a war against Iran?," room 1-142, Carlson School, U of M West Bank,
Mpls. or

Thursday, 6/8, 7:30 pm, novelist Jean Said Makdisi presents a reading "3
Generations of Arab Women" about being a "modern" woman in the Arab world,
Open Book, 1011 Washington Ave S, Mpls.  $5 including reception.

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, 10 to 11:30 am, Carlos Rojas talks about Nicaraguan visual
art and political muralism, Resource Center of the Americas, 3019 Minnehaha,

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]

Saturday, 6/10, 2:30 pm, meeting of Youth Against War and Racism
coordinating committee,  Resource Center of the Americas, 3019 Minnehaha
Ave, Mpls.  612-760-1980.

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]

Monday, 6/12, Venezuelan human rights activist Williams Camacaro and local
activist Chris Nissan speak on revolutionary Venezuela and US foreign
policy, room 20, Humphrey Center, 19th Ave S & Riversidc, U of M West Bank,
Mpls.  lhowell [at]

Wednesday, 6/14, 6 pm, Palden Gyatso, torture survivor and longest surving
Tibetan political prisoner, will speak at Westminster Presbyterian Church,
1200 Marquette Ave, Mpls.  612-703-6321

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

Wednesday, 6/14, 7 pm, London peace activist Milan Rai speaks on "7/7: The
London Bombings, Islam and the Iraq War," Mayday Books, 301 Cedar Ave S,
West Bank, Mpls.

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, Citizens for Global Solutions annual meeting, 6 pm social
hour, 6:30 dinner, 7:15 program, national president Charles J Brown on "If I
were President," ($25),dining room annex, basement of Carlson School, W Bank
U of M, 321-19th Ave S, 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, 8 am to 5 pm, conference and ceremony for communities of color
to support each other with grassroots environmental issues, Mpls American
Indian Center, 1530 Franklin Ave, Mpls.

Friday, 6/16, 6 pm, film "In America," about Irish immigrants in NYC and
their struggles, Resource Center of the Americas, 3019 Minnehaha, 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, Juneteenth festival with parade starting 9 am at Penn Ave N
& Plymouth Ave N and continuing to Theodore Wirth Park.  Booth open in the
park from 11 am to 7 pm.

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

Saturday, 6/17, 7 pm, German film "Rosa Luxemburg," about anti-war socialist
(ultimately murdered in 1919), May Day Books, 301 Cedar Ave S, Mpls.

Saturday, 6/17, 7:30 to 10:30 pm, "Start Seeing Haiti" fundraiser to benefit
Fr. Jean-Juste's feeding program in Port-au-Prince, The Jungle Red Salon,
1362 LaSalle Ave, Mpls.  $5 cover.  Caribbean food from Victor's Cafe,
Ellen_Seagren [at] or 612-388-2542.

Sunday, 6/18, 2:30 pm, rally for human rights in the Judicial Center
Courtyard, 25 Constitution Ave (e. side of MN Capitol Bldg), St Paul.

Sunday, 6/18, 3 pm, IMPACT shows 2 films, "Corporate Agriculture" (about
factory farming) and "Alternative Agriculture" (the other side), Acadia
Cafe, Franklin & Nicollet Aves, Mpls.  eric-angell [at]

Sunday, 6/18, 3 to 5 pm, Sigrid Bachmann, recently returned from Witness for
Peace trip to Venezuela, speaks to Amnesty International monthly meeting,
Center for Victims of Torture, 717 E River Rd SE, Mpls.  gabeo [at]

Monday, 6/19, 7 to 9 pm, location TBA, Passport to Peace, wine and dine
fundraiser ($25) to support continuing work.

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.

Wednesday, 6/21, 5 to 6 pm, special vigil to say No to war with Iran,
Lake/Marshall bridge over the Mississippi.

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.

6/23 to 6/28, Global Network: World Peace Forum in Vancouver, British
Columbia, Canada.

Saturday, 6/24, 10 to 11:30 am, Mary Kost talks about "Comida Para Vida," a
nutrition program in Guatemala, Resource Center of the Americas, 3019
Minnehaha, Mpls.

6/24 and 6/25, GLBT Pride Festival, Loring Park, just west of downtown Mpls.
Antiwar Committee has games and a lit table Saturday from 8:30 to 6 and
Sunday from 10 to 6.  March with AWC in using circus theme, assembly at 10
am downtown.  FFI:

Monday, 6/26, 11:30 am, Center for Victims of Torture marks UN Intl Day in
Support of Victims of Torture, State Capitol Rotunda, St Paul.

Tuesday, 6/27, 6:30 pm, UMD McKnight prof James Fetzer speaks at
Conversational Salon on need for an independent study of the 9/11 tragedy,
Mad Hatter's Tea/Coffee House, 943 W 7th, St Paul.  pattypax [at]

Wednesday, 6/28, 7 pm, Come Out Against the War! where Anti-War Committee
invites the GLBT community to speak out against the war with poems, guitar,
whatever, Betsy's Backporch Cafe, 5447 Nicollet Ave S, Mpls.


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

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. 

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 ³Our Children Are Not
Cannon Fodder,² off Oak St and Washington Ave, East Bank of U, Minneapolis,

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.

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

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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