Peace calendar
From: Charles Underwood (
Date: Thu, 3 Aug 2006 22:23:24 -0700 (PDT)
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ADDITIONAL SPECIAL NOTE:  I will be away from the computer all next week.
Please keep sending in those events and new activist e-mail address, but I
won't be sending out a calendar.  I didn't want you to worry that Alberto
Gonzales had stopped it.

Peace Calendar for August 3, 2006

now to 8/11, 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), Edina Cinema, Edina.

now to 8/11, Al Gore's well-received global warming film "An Inconvenient
Truth," Lagoon Cinema, Uptown Mpls.

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

Friday, 8/4, between 1 and 4 pm, Dot Maver meets with Mpls city council
members re Dept of Peace.   Support needed for resolution (2 sponsors
already) to support Dept of Peace legislation.  Have your councilperson set
up an appointment with Paul Rozycki, 612-824-2293 or pbsrroz [at]

Friday, 8/4, 5 to 6 pm, interested Dept of Peace activists meet with exec
director Dot Maver, Fireroast Mountain Cafe, 3619 E 38th St, Mpls.
faith [at]

Friday, 8/4, 4:15 to 5:30, vigil to end U.S. military and political support
of Israel, Summit & Snelling Aves, St. Paul.  Karen, 651-283-3495.

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.

Saturday, 8/5, 12:30 to 7 pm, Hiroshima/Nagasaki remembrance with speakers
Pepperwolf and Tom Bottoline, nonviolence training and planning with
Christian Peacemaker Teams for NV direct action, Duluth Friends
Meetinghouse, 1802 E 1st St, Duluth.  anathoth [at]

Saturday, 8/5, 1 pm, protest & march "End the Attacks on Lebanon and Gaza,"
Jackson Square Park, 23rd Ave & Jackson St NE (1 block w of Central opn
23rd, near Lowry Ave), Mpls.

Saturday, 8/5, 7:30 pm, walk of Hiroshima/Nagasaki remembrance from Leif
Erickson Park to Endion Beach at Canal Park along the Lakewalk, Duluth.
anathoth [at]

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, 8 am, pancake breakfast and planning for NV direct action at
the Duluth Natl Guard Base, Hannah House, 1705 Jefferson St, Duluth.
Michele Naar-Obed, 218-728-0629.

Sunday, 8/6, 4 pm, MN Fellowship of Reconciliation picnic at Lake Harriet,
north of the bandshell, Mpls.  Bring dish to share.  FFI chris385 [at]

8/7 to 9/1, Military Families Speak Out stage hour-long vigils confronting
Minnesota's Senator and Representatives who aren't working to change the
course of death in Iraq.
   Tuesdays, 4:30 to 5:30, outside Betty McCollum's office in St. Paul
   Tuesdays 4:30 to 5:30 at Ramstad's Minnetonka office
   Wednesdays, 4:30 to 5:30 outside Norm Coleman's office in St. Paul
   At Gutknecht's Rochester offices Thursday 8/10, 4 to 5 pm, plus
Wednesdays 8/16, 8/23, 8/30, 4 to 5 pm
   Klines's Burnsville office, Tuesdays 8/8, 8/15, 10:30 to 11:30, Tuesdays
8/22 and 8/29 noon to 1 pm
   Kennedy's St Cloud office Fridays 4:30 to 5:30 on 8/11 and 9/1, his Hugo
office on Monday 8/14 3:30 to 5, his Buffalo office Friday 8/25, 3:30 to 5.
   FFI, write annie [at]
Tuesday, 8/8, 11:30 am, Christian Palestinian prof Alex Awad speaks on
what's happening in Palestine, Hennepin Ave United Methodist Church, 511
Groveland, Mpls. (click on "Two Weeks Out")

Tuesday, 8/8, 6:30 to 8:30 pm, bring poems/prayers/incantations about
Hiroshima and Nagasaki for Conversational Salon, Mad Hatter's Tea House, 943
W 7th, St. Paul.  pattypax [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

Wednesday, 8/9 (and every Wednesday), 4:30 to 5:30 pm, Military Families
Speak Out sponsors vigil in front of Sen. Norm Coleman's office, University
Ave just west of Hwy 280, St. Paul.  annie [at]

Wednesday, 8/9, 7:30 pm, U.S. House candidate Keith Ellison gets together
with peace activists to discuss war and peace issues and the final 33 days
of his campaign, CWA Hall, Lake St and 35th Ave, Mpls.  (An extended Q & A
is planned.  THIS IS AN IMPORTANT MEETING, so please attend.)
alex [at]
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.

Saturday, 812, noon, emergency rally "Stop US/Israeli Bombing in the Middle
East," Power Plaza, Lake Ave & Superior St, Duluth.
adamthejanitor [at] or 715-392-6660.

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

Monday, 8/14, conversation at 6:30, meeting at 7 pm, monthly meeting of
Network of Spiritual Progressives, Plymouth Church, 1900 Nicollet Ave, Mpls
brucelissem [at]

Monday, 8/14, 7 pm (and each month's 2nd Monday), Network of Spiritual
Progressives meets, Plymouth Congregational Church, 1900 Nicollet, Mpls.
brucelissem [at]

Tuesday, 8/15, 6:30 to 8:30 pm, Poets Against War co-founder Richard
Broderick will read and speak about poetry/politics, Mad Hatter's Tea House,
943 W 7th, St Paul.  pattypax [at]

Tuesday, 8/15, 7 pm, Frank & Susan Fulle, authors of "Dept of Homeland
Security: Decency Rules & Regulations Manual" present a satirical show at
Barnes & Noble, Calhoun Village, 3216 W Lake St, Mpls  lhowell [at]

Wednesday, 8/16, 11:30 am to 1 pm, Interfaith Participation Project to boost
turnout in low-turnout precincts, Minnesota Church Center, 122 W Franklin
Ave, Mpls.  jody [at] or 612-870-3670.  (RSVP by 8/10 so they can order

Wednesday, 8/16, 7 pm,  (and usually every 2nd Wednesday), Red Wing (#115)
Vets for Peace at home of Charles Nicolosi.  tuvecino [at]

8/18 (noon) through 8/20 (3 pm), Nonviolent Peaceforce sponsors
"Nonviolence: The Sword That Heals," for those too young (16+) to be out in
the field, Anathoth Community Farm, Luck, WI.  $35.  FFI or MHMain [at] or 612-871-0005

Saturday, 8/19, 9:30 to noon, Nasrin Jewell (from Iran), Rabi'h Nahas (from
Lebanon) and Dominique Najjar (from Jerusalem) speak on "What's Going on in
Israel, Lebanon, Iran and Palestine, and Why?" Hennepin County Southdale
Library, 7001 York Ave S, Edina.  651-696-1642.

Saturday, 8/19, 9 to 11 am, meeting Haiti Justice Committee, 3148 - 29th Ave
S, Mpls.  biego001 [at] umn.ecu

Sunday, 8/20, 3 to 5 pm, Kathleen Schuler talks on "Right to Pollute: How
Corporations Exploit and Destroy the Environment," Acadia Cafe, Franklin and
Nicollet Aves, Mpls.  vegan14ever [at] or 651-283-3495.

Monday, 8/21, 6:30 pm, documentary "All About Darfur" by Sudanese filmmaker,
St Joan of Are Parish Center, 4537 3rd Ave S, Mpls.

Tuesday, 8/22, 7 to 9 pm, The Truth About Colombia: report back from July
2006 delegation, Waite House Community Center, 2529 - 13th Ave S, Mpls.
612-379-3899 or info [at]

Tuesday, 8/22, 6:30 to 8:30 pm, Andrea Templeton from Center for Victims of
Torture speaks at Conversational Salon on issues around US detainee
treatment & extraordinary rendition, Mad Hatter's Tea House, 943 W 7th, St
Paul. pattypax [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, 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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