Peace calendar
From: Charles Underwood (
Date: Wed, 21 Jun 2006 18:37:07 -0700 (PDT)
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Peace Calendar for June 22, 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.

6/16 to 6/29, Al Gore's well-reviewed documentary on global warming "An
Inconvenient Truth," LagoonTheater, Mpls.

6/22 to 6/25, 8 pm Thur to Sat, 2 pm on Sun, Red Eye play "G*R*U*N*T," an
all-female a cappela musical depicting male soldiers in Iraq, 15 W 14th St,
Mpls  612-870-0309 or

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 6/25, Midwest Renewable Energy Association Fair (largest alternative
energy fair in the world), Custer, WI.  On Sunday, Tom
Pease at 8, Little Baba Ghanooj at 8:30, Bruce O'Brien at 9, and Iraq war
vet Jason Moon at 9:30.  Then join the 5th annual Walk for Peace at 10:30
am.  Details:

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

6/24 and 6/25, Midsummer Festival at Mesaba Co-op Park, 3827 Mesaba Park Rd,
Hibbing, with Saturday 1 pm talks by Becky Lourey and Michele Naar-Obed (of
Christian Peacemaker Teams).

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.

Saturday, 6/24, 7 pm film "Strange Fruit," about hate crime in Louisiana
against a flamboyant black gay, Walker Art Center, 1750 Hennepin  Ave, Mpls.

Sunday, 6/26, 2 pm, Northland AntiWar Coalition hosts Alan Netland, Michelle
Naar-Obed and Adam Ritscher speaking on "How to Make Social Change," Chester
Creek Cafe, 1902 E 8th St, Duluth.  mnsocialist [at]

Monday, 6/26, 5 to 9 pm, planning meeting for the witness at Duluth Air Show
(on 7/8) with theme "Is the Human Cost of War Worth Glorifying Its
Weapons?," Hannah House, 1705 Jefferson St, Duluth.  obedsinduluth [at]

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, 5 pm, Joseph Margulies signs book "Gitmo and the Abuse of
Presidential Power," Fredrikson & Byron, 200 S 6th St, room #4000, Mpls.
mchong [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.

7/4 and 7/5, 10 am to 9 pm, 300 empty National Guard combat boots as part of
Friends Service Committee's Eyes Wide Open exhibit, Leif Erickson Park,
Duluth.  jnewcomb [at]

Tuesday, 7/4, Peace Is Patriotic concert with Sara Thomsen, Joe Paulik and
Cindy Gritzmacher, Peace Church UCC, 1111 N 11th Ave E, Duluth.

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

7/5 to 8/30, Wednesdays 7 to 9:15 pm, basic training in Nonviolent
Communication, sliding scale up to $180, 3248 - 15th Ave S, Mpls.
margaritaemac [at] or 612-729-1699

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]

Saturday, 7/8, 5:30  and 7 pm, Antiwar Committee fundraising dinner for
Colombia delegation with Asian grilled delicacies.  FFI: awcmere [at]
or website

Sunday, 7/9, 6 pm, chapter 27 Veterans for Peace, St. Stephens school
basement, 2123 Clinton Ave S, Mpls.  612-841-9141.

Monday, 7/10, 6:30 to 8:30 pm, Every Church a Peace Church potluck dinner
with Steve McKeown and Jim Steinhagen telling of spiritual journey from
soldier to peace activist, Plymouth Presbyterian Church, 3755 Dunkirki Lane,

Monday, 7/10, 7 pm (and each month's 2nd Monday), Network of Spiritual
Progressives meets, Plymouth Congregational Church, 1900 Nicollet, Mpls.
brucelissem [at]

7/11 to 8/29, Tuesdays 10 am to noon, basic training in Nonviolent
Communication, sliding scale up to $180, 3248 - 15th Ave S, Mpls.
margaritaemac [at] or 612-729-1699

Wednesday, 7/12, 7 pm,  (and every 2nd Wednesday), Red Wing (#115) Vets for
Peace at home of Charles Nicolosi.  tuvecino [at]

Wednesday, 7/12, 8 pm to close, Antiwar Committee salsa send-off for
Colombia delegation, $6 cover, La Bodega, corner Lake and Lyndale, Mpls.

Wednesday, 7/12, Cinema & Civics at Stevens Square Park, on theme of "Who
are our Vecinos?," event starts at 7, film "A Day Without Mexicans" at dusk,
1801 Stevens Ave, Mpls.  lisafink [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  ) 

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