Peace calendar
From: Charles Underwood (
Date: Thu, 13 Jul 2006 20:43:13 -0700 (PDT)
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Peace Calendar for July 14, 2006

now through 7/15, play "Born in Iraq" about life there as seen through eyes
of young boy, 7:30 pm Wed-Fri, 2 and 7:30 Sat, Mixed Blood Theater, 1501 S
4th St, Mpls.  $12-20.   612-338-6131.

now through 7/20, Al Gore's well-reviewed documentary on global warming "An
Inconvenient Truth," Lagoon Theater, Uptown Mpls.
7/14 to 7/16, Twin Cities branch of the Industrial Workers of the World (or
Wobblies) host annual celebration.  At 1 pm on Saturday, Staughton Lynd
speaks at Nicholson Hall on the U of M campus.  At 7 pm on Saturday, a
Workers United Revue with punk rock acts and organizer/comedian Farheen
Hakeem at Crescent Moon Ballroom, 2337 Central Ave NE, Mpls.  FFI:
twincities [at] or 612-339-4418.

Friday, 7/14, 4:15 to 5:30 pm, vigil "End U.S. Military Support of Israel,"
corner Summit and Snelling, St. Paul.  Sarah 612-437-0222

Friday, 7/14, 7:30 pm, Mizna journal release party and reading, Coffman
Union Bookstore, U of M, 300 Washington Ave SE, Mpls.

7/14 to 7/20, film "Who Killed the Electric Car?," documentary about those
who loved it and the company that made it and compacted them in the desert
(GM), Lagoon Theater, Uptown Mpls.

Saturday, 7/15, Rondo Days (huge African-American celebration in St Paul).
10 am, parade starts at St Peter Claver Church, 375 N Oxford St.  11 am to 6
pm, festival with art, music, food, activities, at MLKing Center, 271
Mackubin St, St Paul.

Saturday, 7/15, 4 to 8 pm, Center for Somali Solutions and Confederation of
Somalis presents Prof Ahmed A. Xayle of DayStar University in Nairobi,
talking about peace and reconciliation in Somalia, Brian Coyle Community
Center, 420 - 15th Ave S, Mpls.  612-871-7411.

Sunday, 7/16, 1 pm, community meeting for immigration with dignity, Holy
Rosary Church, 2424 - 18th Ave S, Mpls.  mturck [at]

Sunday, 7/16, 3 pm, Youth against War and Racism presents David Zieger's
film about the antiwar movement during Vietnam war "Sir, No Sir!," $5, May
Day Books, 301 Cedar Ave S, Mpls. or 612-333-4719.

Sunday, 7/16, 3 to 5 pm, meeting of Amnesty International, at Center for
Victims of Torture, 717 E River Rd SE, Mpls.  gabeo [at] or

Sunday, 7/16, 5 to 9 pm, opening of photo exhibit "Love, Loss, and Longing:
the Impact of U.S. Travel Policy on Cuban-American Families," Victor's 1959
Cafe, 3756 Grand Ave S, Mpls.  Runs through 7/30. Call for hours at

Sunday, 7/16, 5:30 pm, general planning meeting of Youth Against War and
Racism, May Day Books, 301 Cedar Ave S, Mpls.  612-333-4719 or

Sunday, 7/16, 8 pm, Jawaahir Dance Theater presents "Crimes and Whispers: A
Tango of Despair and Defiance," 1940 Hennepin Ave, Mpls. $20 ($10 goes to
WAMM), reserve by 7/12.  612-827-5364.

Monday, 7/17, 6:30 pm, free film "Loose Change," about unanswered 9/11
questions, Maplewood Library, 1670 Beam Ave, Maplewood.  651-633-4410.

Monday, 7/17, 6:30 pm, free movie "Paperclips," about the meaning of
millions dead in the Holocaust, St Joan of Arc Church, Upper Room, Parish
Center, 4537 - 3rd Ave S, Mpls.

Tuesday, 7/18, 7 pm, Michael Fanti's documentary of his trip to Iraq, Israel
and Palestine "I Know I Am Not Alone," Bryant-Lake Bowl, 810 W Lake St,
Mpls. $5.

Wednesday, 7/19, 7 pm, internationally known flautist Wissam Boustany offers
benefit for Friends for a Nonviolent World, Sundin Hall, Hamline Univ, St
Paul.  Tickets $10 advance, $12 at door.  612-866-9482..

Wednesday, 7/19, 7 pm, Department of Peace House Party, to learn more about
the D.O.P. and talk about participation in Cornstalk, conference call at 8
with Jack Nelson-Pallmeyer and Cindy Sheehan, bring a suit for swimming, 31
Birchwood Lane, Birchwood, MN.  maryjanelavigne [at]

Wednesday, 7/19, 7 pm, community dialogue on Mexican elections, Resource
Center of the Americas, 3019 Minnehaha Ave, Mpls.  mturck [at]

Wednesday, 7/19, 7:30 pm, film "How to Impeach a President," $10 requested
(reservations needed), Lehmann Center, 1006 W Lake St, Mpls.

Wednesday, 7/19, Cinema & Civics at Stevens Square Park, an evening of work
by artists with disabilities, including film "When Billy Broke His Head" and
other Interact films, at dusk,  1801 Stevens Ave, Mpls.
lisafink [at]

Thursday, 7/20, 4:30 to 5:30 pm, rally to stop Israel's war against
Palestine, Peavey Plaza, corner Nicollet Ave and 11th St, Mpls.  Karen,
Thursday, 7/20, 7:30 pm, community dialogue on the Mexican elections,
Resource Center of the Americas, 3019 Minnehaha Ave, Mpls.
mturck [at]

Friday, 7/21, 6 pm, Jackpine Community hosts "H.O.P.E.Speaks" with
slideshow, presentation, discussion and dinner re activists coming out of
Greater New Orleans, 2815 E Lake St, Mpls.

Friday, 7/21, 7:30 pm, fillm "Walmart: the High Cost of Low Wages," home of
Larry Johnson, 315 Georgia Ave N, Golden Valley.  612-747-3904.

Friday, 7/21, "Bush's brain" Karl Rove appears at $250/plate luncheon ($1000
with pictures) for homophobe Congressional candidate Michele Bachmann, Water
Street Inn, Stillwater. (Source: 7/8 Strib.)

Sunday, 7/23, 10:30 to 1 pm, fundraiser brunch for Nonviolent Peaceforce by
Sisters of St Joseph and Consociates of St Stephens, St Stephen's Church,
2211 Clinton Ave S, Mpls.   $5 to $24+.

Sunday, 7/23, 3 to 6 pm, Peace First potluck picnic/celebration, Dunning Rec
Center, (just off 94 and w. of Lexington), 1221 Marshall Ave, St Paul.

Wednesday, 7/26, 7 pm, Iran Forum with St Kate's econ prof Nasrin Jewel,
sponsored by Iraq Peace Action Coalition, Carlson School Bldg, room 1-127, U
of M West Bank, 321 - 19th Ave S, Mpls. or

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.  $12.  Reservations at

Sunday, 7/30, 7 pm, Jewish Community Relations Council presents documentary
"Tak for Alt" (Thanks for Everything) about holocaust survivor and civil
rights activist Judy Meisel, Beth El Synagogue, 5224 W 26th St, St Louis
Park.  Jodi [at]

Saturday, 8/5, 10 to 11:30 am, homeless Veterans for Peace meeting,
Peacehouse, 510 E Franklin, Mpls.  Wayne at 651-774-4008

8/5 and 8/6, Sat 6 to 7:30 pm, Sun 7:30, 9:30 and 5:30 pm,
Hiroshima-Nagasake commemoration at Lyndale Peace Garden and Lake Harriet
Bandshell areas, Mpls. Some details: Saturday 6 pm, commemorative tea
ceremony; Sunday 7:30 am, traditional ceremony of cranes; Sunday 2:30 pm,
family event to honor Sadako; Sunday 4 pm, Women in Black procession along
Pathway to Peace; Sunday, 5:30 pm, concert for peace with Kairos, Rabbi Sim
Glaser and Nick Jordan.  FFI JoAnn Blatchley at Jab229 [at] or

8/5 and 8/6, Music/Peace/Art Festival to benefit the Dept of Peace Campaign,
437-40th Ave, Dunnell, MN.  $20/1 day or $30/2 days. or
heidi [at]

Sunday, 8/6, 2:30 pm, homage to Sadako of the 1000 paper cranes and
remembering Hiroshima 1945, Lyndale Park Peace Garden, east of Lake Harriet
between Kings Hwy and the lake at 40th St, Mpls.  952-922-0308.

Sunday, 8/6, 4 pm, MN Fellowship of Reconciliation picnic at Lake Harriet,
Mpls.  Bring dish to share.  FFI chris385 [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 5:30 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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