Peace calendar
From: Charles Underwood (
Date: Thu, 15 Jun 2006 21:38:54 -0700 (PDT)
PERSONAL NOTE FROM THE EDITOR:  I had a very brief run for the U.S. Senate
at the DFL convention in Rochester last weekend.  You can hear the speech at
The speech is about 12 minutes and the questions and answers run about 25

NOTE: To subscribe, to unsubscribe or to send event announcements, please
write to charleyunderwood [at] with ³peace calendar² in the subject

Peace Calendar for June 15, 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.

6/16 to 6/22, Al Gore's well-reviewed documentary on global warming "An
Inconvenient Truth," LagoonTheater, 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, 2 to 6 pm, community peace celebration, with food, games,
music, speakers, Ober Community Center, 357 St Anthony Ave, St Paul.

Friday, 6/16, 5 pm, protest vigil to mark the 2500th US military death in
Iraq, in front of Sen. Norm Coleman's office, 2550 University Ave W, St
Paul.  612-827-5364.

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.

6/16 and 6/17, 8 pm, Pangea World Theater presents a staged reading of The
Partition Project (about the 1947 division of Pakistan and India), 711W Lake
St, Mpls.  aleksandra [at] or 612-822-0015.

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, 10 to 11:30 am, report back from Witness for Peace team
recently returned from Tucson, Nogales etc, Resource Center of the Americas,
3019 Minnehaha Ave, Mpls.

Saturday, 6/17, 3 pm, general planning meeting of Youth Against War and
Racism (followed by BBQ at Powderhorn Park), Walker Community Church, 3104 -
16th Ave S, Mpls.  against.war [at]

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, 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, 2 to 5 pm, rally for justice for Maria Inamagua, an Ecuadorian
immigrant to died in Ramsey Cty jail due to lack of medical attention, State
Capitol Bldg, St. Paul.

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, Passport to Peace, wine and dine fundraiser ($25
suggested) to support continuing work of Antiwar Committee, home of Fadia
Abdul-Hajj, 1716 Dupont Ave S, 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.

Tuesday, 6/20, 6:30 to 8:30 pm, Jeff Nygard of Nygard Notes talks to the
conversational salon about the labels of Left and Right, Mad Hatter's Tea
House, 943 W 7th, St. Paul 651-227-2511.

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

Wednesday, 6/21, 7 to 11 pm, celebrate Somali independence and see film "The
Letter," about race, culture and community, at Cinema and Civics at Stevens
Square Park, 1801 Stevens Ave, Mpls.  lisafink [at]

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.

Saturday, 6/24, 10 am to midafternoon, Women's Intl League for Peace and
Freedom retreat, home of Paul and Rhoda Redleaf, 1015 Sibley Memorial Hwy
(Hwy 130, St Paul.  vegan14ever [at]  (RSVP by June 13).

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:

Saturday, 6/24, 6 pm, Stephen Macek reads from book "Urban Nightmares: The
Media, the Right and the Moral Panic Over the City," Mayday Books, 301 Cedar
Ave, West Bank, Mpls.

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 to 11 pm, celebrate Pride with film "Call Me Malcolm,"
about transgender seminary student, at Cinema and Civics at Stevens Square
Park, 1801 Stevens Ave, Mpls.  lisafink [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.

Saturday, 7/1, 10 to 11:30 am, homeless Veterans for Peace meeting,
Peacehouse, 510 E Franklin, Mpls.  Wayne at 651-774-4008.

Wednesday, 7/5, 7 to 11 pm, film "Tiny Explosions," about conflict between
hope and status quo in Mpls, at Cinema and Civics at Stevens Square Park,
1801 Stevens Ave, Mpls.  lisafink [at]

Wednesdays, 7/5 and 7/12, plus Thursday, 7/27, 7 pm, living legend activist
Marv Davidov presents "One son sits in the streets, the other cleans them"
1-man show of comedy and drama, Bryant Lake Bowl, Bryant & Lake St, Mpls.
The wonderful McDonald sisters opens the first show.  $12.  Reservations at

7/6 to 7/9, Midwest Social Forum (previously known as RadFest), U of
W-Milwaukee Student Union, Milwaukee.

7/7 (starts 6 pm) to 7/9 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]


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  ) 

Results generated by Tiger Technologies Web hosting using MHonArc.