Peace calendar
From: Charles Underwood (
Date: Sun, 13 Aug 2006 22:43:21 -0700 (PDT)
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Peace Calendar for August 11, 2006

now to 8/17, 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 8/17, Al Gore's well-received global warming film "An Inconvenient
Truth," Lagoon Cinema, Uptown Mpls.

8/11 to 8/17, 7:15 and 9:15 pm, film "The Beauty Academy of Kabul," about
2004 US hairstylists in Afghanistan, Bell Auditorium, 10 Church St SE, Mpls.

Friday, 8/11, 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.

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]
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]

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]

Friday, 8/11, 6 pm opening reception of Tekween:Making Art in Arabic, Center
for Independent Artists, 4137 Bloomington Ave S, Mpls.  mankwe [at]

Friday, 8/11, 7 pm, mnpACT hosts film Fog of War, Open Circle Church, 2400
Highland Dr, Burnsville.  jhsteele58 [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, 8/12, noon, emergency rally "Stop US/Israeli Bombing in the Middle
East," Power Plaza, Lake Ave & Superior St, Duluth.
adamthejanitor [at] or 715-392-6660.

Saturday, 8/12, 2:45 pm, vigil against the continuing violence on Northside
Mpls, dress in all black, on all four corners of W. Broadway and Dupont,
Mpls.  lhowell [at]

Sunday, 8/13, 3 to 5 pm, St Paul fundraiser for Keith Ellison hosted by
Congresswoman Betty McCollum, mayor Chris Coleman, commissioner Toni Carter
and 100 others, at home of Dan and Cassie Cramer, 1910 Hampshire Ave, St
Paul. RSVP at Ellison campaign 612-522-4416 or

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

Sunday, 8/13, 6 pm, interview with Iranian president Amadinejad, WCCO t.v.,
your house.

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, 7:30 pm, the Institute for Advanced Study sponsors panel to
discuss "Cuba After Castro" with August Nimtz, Melisa Riviere, Enid Logan
and other U of M profs, 125 Nolte Center, 315 Pillsbury Dr, U of M East Bank
campus, Mpls.  mncuba [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]

Thursday, 8/17 (and every Thursday), 4 to 6 pm, NW Neighbors for Peace host
anti-war vigil on all four corners of 42nd Ave N (Cty Rd 9) and Winnetka,
New HOPE. caryberg [at] (NEW ANNOUNCEMENT)

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

Saturday, 8/19, 2 pm, Frank Kroncke (one of Vietnam era's Minnesota 8) hosts
"Religioous Public Hearing Project" at his St Mary's Point home.  Contact
him for RSVP/directions at fkroncke [at] or 651-895-0607.

Sunday, 8/20, 2 to 6 pm, Jack Pine community collective hosts opening of
mural at their space on 2815 E Lake St, Mpls.  megbabylon [at]

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.

Sunday, 8/20, 3 to 5 pm, Amnesty International meets at Center for Victims
of Torture, 717 E River Rd, SE Mpls.  gabeo [at]

Sunday, 8/20, 7 pm, leftist Spanish conversation group, Mayday Books, 301
Cedar Ave S, Mpls.  Lisa at starangel187 [at] or 651-636-3769.

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, time and place TBA, President W visits Minnesota to support
Michele Bachmann, with perhaps a speech at a Bursnville hospital.  Source:
Strib.  Interested in protesting?  Contact karjef [at]

Tuesday, 8/22, 4:30 pm, protest: Attack Poverty, Not the Poor!, Federal
building, 4th St & 3rd Ave, Mpls.  MN Welfare Rights Committee,

Tuesday, 8/22, 7 pm, Jewish Listening Circle, Macalester College, Carnegie
Hall room 206, St Paul.  info [at]

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]

Wednesday, 8/23, 8 to 9:30 am, Bread for the World regional organizer Tammy
Walhof speaks on "Debt Cancellation and the ONE Campaign," St Martin's
Table, 2001 Riverside Ave, Mpls. or 763-784-6177.

Sunday, 8/27, 1 to 4 pm, picnic and fundraiser to benefit "People's Weekly
World" with guest staff writer Pepe Lozano, Indian Mounds Park shelter,
corner Earl St and Mounds Park Blvd, St Paul. 651-776-2027.
9/1 to 9/3, 5th annual national organizers' conference to End the Israeli
Occupation, Dearborn, MI.  uscampaign [at]

Saturday, 9/2, 10 to noon, WAMM book club discussion of Chalmers Johnson's
"Sorrows of Empire," home of Lucia Wilkes Smith, 2615 Park Ave, Mpls.
rabbas [at]

Saturdays, 9/2, 9/9, 9/16 and 9/23, 10:30 am, nonviolent training in
preparation for action at Alliant Tech on 10/2, at home of Marv Davidov,
2615 Park Ave, Mpls.  612-874-7715.

Monday, 9/4, 10:30 am, immigrant rights march and rally, Cesar Chavez St &
State St, St Paul.  12:15 rally at the Harriet Island Labor Day
Extravaganza.  dcushman [at] or or


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 to 6 pm, NW Neighbors for Peace host anti-war vigil on all
four corners of 42nd Ave N (Cty Rd 9) and Winnetka, New HOPE.
caryberg [at]

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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