Peace calendar
From: Charles Underwood (
Date: Thu, 20 Jul 2006 21:51:26 -0700 (PDT)
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Peace Calendar for July 20, 2006

now through 7/27, Al Gore's well-reviewed documentary on global warming "An
Inconvenient Truth," Lagoon Theater, Uptown Mpls.

7/14 to 7/27, film "Who Killed the Electric Car?," documentary about those
who loved it and the company that made it and crushed them in the desert
(GM), Lagoon Theater, Uptown Mpls.

7/20 through 7/23, (8 pm Thur-Sat, 7 pm Sun), Illusion Theater's play "Draw
Two Circles," about surprisingly similar tales from Islamic and from
Christian teachings, $12, Hennepin Center for the Arts, 528 Hennepin Ave S,
Mpls. or 612-339-4944.

Friday, 7/21, 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, 7/21, 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, arrive 11:15 am, "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

Friday, 7/21, 6 pm, "Bush's brain" Karl Rove appears at $500 dinner ($1,000
with photos at 7 pm) for Repug candidate Mark Kennedy, home of Sid and Carol
Verdoorn, 28210 Woodside Rd in the Greenwood section of Excelsior on Lake

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.

Monday, 7/24, 11 to noon, support House peace candidate Keith Ellison in his
debate at Midtown Global Market, Lake and Chicago, Mpls.

Tuesday, 7/25, 7:30 to 9:00 pm, support House peace candidate Keith Ellison
in his debate at Temple Israel, 2324 Emerson Ave S, Mpls.

Wednesday, 7/26, 5 to 9 pm, annual celebration of the Cuban revolution,
Victor's 1959 Cafe, 3756 Grand Ave S, Mpls.  mncuba [at]

Wednesday, 7/26, 8 to 9 am, Martha Roberts speaks on "An Approach to Peace
Education," St Martin's Table, 2001 Riverside, Mpls. or

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

Friday, 7/28, 6:30 to 8:30 pm, Military Families Speak Out member and
dancer/choreographer Joan Najbar performs with jazz musician John Devine in
a Becky Loury fundraiser "The Iraq War through the Eyes of a Mother," Mixed
Blood Theater, 1501 - 4th St S, Mpls.  RSVP at 651-917-8400, x 10 or x 16.

Sunday, 7/30, 4 to 8 pm, Minnesota Neighbors for Peace metro-wide potluck
picnic, Newell Park, 900 N Fairview Ave (corner Pierce Butler Rd), St. Paul.

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]

8/3 to 8/13,  Minneapolis Fringe Festival.  [Ask yourself this question: Are
you willing to see five bad plays in order to see one play that changes your
life?  If yes, consider the following.  Absolutely nothing is known or
recommended.]   Some possibilities:
   Angels of Warfare & Victory
   Baghdad Burning: Electronic Postcards from Iraq 2003 - 2006
   Condoleeza's Rites
   I Got a Fundamentalist Up My Ass (Eskit)
   Miss Margarida's Way
   Rock, Shock & Awe
   The 9-11 Tapes: An American Tragedy
   The Rise and Fall of the American Empire
   The Unbearable Lightness of Being American

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

Saturday, 8/5, 10 to noon, WAMM book club discusses Chris Hedges book
"Losing Moses on the Freeway," 2615 Park Ave, Mpls.

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, "Cornstock" 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]

Wednesday, 8/9, 8 to 9:30 am,, Laurie Beckman Yetzer speaks on "Partnership
for Justice," a coalition of South African churches and community
organizations, St Martin's Table, 2001 Riverside, Mpls. or

8/10 to 8/13, Veterans for Peace National Convention with John Perkins,
Cindy Sheehan, Dahr Jamail and others, Seattle, WA.

8/11 (6 pm) to 8/13 (6 pm), advanced level training for Alternatives to
Violence Program, Friends for a Non-Violent World, 1050 Selby Ave, St Paul.
avp [at]

Saturday, 8/12, 8 am to 3 pm, Anti-War Committee yard sale, Bethany Lutheran
Church, 2511 E Franklin, Mpls.  (Drop-off from 6 to 8 Friday night at
Saturday, 8/12,  (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, 8/12, noon, national emergency march. Lafayette Park in front of
White House,  Washington, to support the people of Lebanon and Palestine.

Sunday, 8/13, 6 pm, chapter 27 Veterans for Peace, St. Stephens school
basement, 2123 Clinton Ave S, Mpls.  612-821-9141.


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, 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, 5:30 to 6:30 pm (note new time), Peace vigil at the NE
corner (note new corner), intersection Co. Hwy 10 and University Ave NE,
Blaine (the SE corner).   vanka485 [at] (note new contact).

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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