Peace calendar
From: Charles Underwood (
Date: Thu, 17 Aug 2006 20:45:14 -0700 (PDT)
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week.  My apologies.

Peace Calendar for August 17, 2006

now to 8/24, 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 8/24, Al Gore's well-received global warming film "An Inconvenient
Truth," Lagoon Cinema, Uptown Mpls.

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]
Friday, 8/18, 9:30 am, Mpls City Council is expected to pass a resolution in
support of the creation of a Department of Peace, City Council Chambers, rm.
317, City Hall, Mpls.  faith [at] (Please come and celebrate.)

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

Friday, 8/18, 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.

Friday, 8/18, 7:30 pm, film "Atenco: Breaking the Siege" about the Mexico
federales attack on the Zapatistas "Other Campaign," Pangea World Theater,
711 W Lake St, Mpls.  eric-angell [at]

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
"Religious 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, Matt Gladue and others host DFL-endorsed peace
candidate Keith Ellison (for Congress from Mpls), home of Suzanne Bring and
J. Whitney Tuthill, 3709 - 15th Ave S, Mpls.  RSVP 612-825-2034.

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, 5:30 pm, film "Atenco: Breaking the Siege" about the Mexico
federales attack on the Zapatistas "Other Campaign," Resource Center of the
Americas, 3019 Minnehaha Ave, Mpls.  eric-angell [at]

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

Monday, 8/21, 6:45 pm, Bruce Kittilson hosts showing of documentary "Loose
Change" about questions concerning 911, Rockford Road Library, 6401 - 42nd
Ave N, Crystal.  FFI 763-522-4195.

Tuesday, 8/22, President W visits Minnesota to support Michele Bachmann,
with perhaps a speech at a Bursnville hospital (as of 8/17, all Burnsville
hospitals as well as Burnsville police deny this).  The Strib (8/17)
indicates that there is a $1000 reception ($5000 for photos) with W at the
home of Jim and Joann Jundt, which is at 1400 Bracketts Point Road, off
Shoreline Drive, between Smith Bay and Browns Bay, Wayzata.  Registration is
from 3 to 4:30 pm; questions at 651-735-7512.  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.

Wednesday, 8/23 (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] fireman.net1

Thursday, 8/24 (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)

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.
Wednesday, 8/30, 7 pm, public hearing on the Civilian Review Authority
(which investigates complaints against the police), Brian Coyle Center, 420
- 15th Ave S, Mpls.  natalie.collins [at]

Thursday, 8/31, 7 pm, Ohio congressman (and 04 presidential peace candidate)
Dennis Kucinich speaks at rally to support Keith Ellison for U.S. Congress,
Cedar Cultural Center, 416 Cedar Ave S, Mpls. or

Thursday, 8/31, 7 pm, documentary "How Cuba Survived Peak Oil" followed by
discussion, Mayday Bookstore, 301 Cedar Ave, Mpls.  651-451-4081..

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

Thursday, 9/7, 7 pm, St Joan of Arc Peacemakers sponsors a ceremony of
renewal for peacemakers, through ritual, meditation, reading and a
candlelight vigil around Como Lake, Como Park west of the pedistrian bridge,
St Paul.  lhowell [at] (Leave signs and politics at home, please.)

Friday, 9/8, 7:30 pm, DemocracyNow journalist Amy Goodman speaks at St Joan
of Arc Church, 4537 - 3rd Ave S, Mpls.  $10.

Saturday, 9/9,10 to 11:30 am, August Nimtz speaks on "Fidel, Raul and the
Future of Cuba," Resource Center of the Americas coffeehour, 3019 Minnehaha,

Saturday, 9/9,  (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]

Sunday, 9/10, Jordanian oud player Sakher Hattar & friends perform a Concert
for Labanon Relief, Cedar Cultural Center, 416 Cedar Ave S, Mpls.  $20 at
the door. 612-338-2674.


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 to 6 pm (note new time), Peace vigil at the NE corner
(note new corner), intersection Co. Hwy 10 and University Ave NE, Blaine. 
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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