Peace calendar
From: Charles Underwood (
Date: Thu, 24 Aug 2006 14:01:34 -0700 (PDT)
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Peace Calendar for August 24, 2006

now to 8/31, 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.
   Tuesday, 8/29, noon to 1 pm at Klines's Burnsville office
   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
   Wednesday, 8/30, 4 to 5 pm at Gutknecht's Rochester offices
   Kennedy's St Cloud office Friday 9/2. 4:30 to 5:30, his Buffalo office
Friday 8/25, 3:30-5.
   FFI, write annie [at]
Friday, 8/25, 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, 8/25, 7 pm to ?, party for CD 5 House candidate Keith Ellison, with
Ford Bell, Phil Willkie, Ed Felien and Tom Taylor, Spot Art Gallery, 1828
Marshall St NE, Mpls. or

Saturday, 8/26, 6:30 pm, living legend (famous for Honeywell and ATK
protests, etc) Marv Davidov birthday celebration ("I'm still alive at 75!")
and world premier of the documentary made about him, O'Shaughnessy Education
Center, St Thomas Univ, Cleveland & Summit, St Paul.  612-874-7715.

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.
Sunday, 8/27, 3 pm, Youth Against War and Racism (YAWR) holds planning
meeting for fall actions, 3024 Chicago Ave, Mpls.  Brandon at 952-465-5307.

Wednesday, 8/30 (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

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 (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]

Thursday, 8/31, 7 pm, Ohio congressman (and 04 presidential peace candidate)
Dennis Kucinich (along with musicians Larry Long and Ellis) speaks at "Push
for Peace" to support KEITH ELLISON for U.S. Congress, Cedar Cultural
Center, 416 Cedar Ave S, Mpls.  $35. or 612-522-4416.

Thursday, 8/31, 7 pm, free documentary "How Cuba Survived Peak Oil" followed
by discussion, Mayday Bookstore, 301 Cedar Ave, Mpls.  Joan 651-451-4081;
Lydia 612-338-3407; Eric 651-644-1173; Karen 651-644-1487.

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]

Saturday, 9/2, 10 to 11:30, meeting Homeless Veterans for Peace, Peacehouse,
510 E Franklin, Mpls.  612-821-9141.

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, Castillo
Park/Neighborhood House, 149 Cesar Chavez St (at State St), St Paul.  12:15
rally at the Harriet Island Labor Day Extravaganza.  dcushman [at]
or or 651-389-9174.

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, KFAI radio hosts DemocracyNow journalist Amy Goodman
who 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, 10 to noon, WILPF presents program "Corporate Profiteering
from Water," Van Cleve Community Center, 901 - 15th Ave SE, Mpls.
wilpf [at]

Saturday, 9/9, Details TBA, Public Forum: "Palestine & Lebanon, history of
Israeli intervention and occupation,"

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

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

Monday, 9/11, 4:30 pm, protest US-sponsored terror and war, Peavey Plaza,
1111 Nicollet Mall, downtown Mpls.

Mondays, 9/11 to 11/13, 5:30 to 8 pm, free class "American Empire 101" with
U of M prof Richard Martinez, Jack Pine Center, 2815 E Lake, Mpls.

Moonday, 9/11, 6:30 pm, Hamline prof Duane Cady, speaks on "Nonviolence
According to the Teachings of Christ" at Every Church a Peace Church
potluck, Faith United Methodist Church, 2708 - 33rd Ave NE, Mpls.
rolsen6376 [at] or  612-781-3167.

Monday, 9/11, 6:30 pm, free film (donations accepted) "9/11 Press for Truth"
with short remarks by 9/11 family member and 9/11 responder, 1190 James Ave,
St Paul (former Masonic Temple in Highland).  RSVP necessary at

Monday, 9/11 (and each month's 2nd Monday), 7 pm (socialize 6:30), Network
of Spiritual Progressives meets, Plymouth Congregational Church, 1900
Nicollet, Mpls.  brucelissem [at]

Monday, 9/11, 7 pm, Iraq War Forum with peace prof Jack Nelson-Pallmeyer,
Heritage Foundation conservative blogger Edward Morrissey, Friends for a
Nonviolent World director Phil Steeger and Swift Boat retired Navy captain
Lou Ellingson, (moderated by Macalester history prof David Perry),
Macalester College Weyerhaeuser Chapel, 1600 Grand Ave, St Paul. or rolsen6376 [at]

Monday, 9/11, on this day 100 years ago, Mohandas Gandhi launched toe modern
non-violent movement by pledging to use non-violence and civil disobedience
in his quest for justice.

Tuesday, 9/12, all day, Minneapolis Primary Elections.  VOTE FOR KEITH
ELLISON; your vote makes a huge difference!  To locate your polling place,

Wednesday, 9/13, 7 pm,  (and every 2nd Wednesday), Red Wing (#115) Vets for
Peace at home of Charles Nicolosi.  tuvecino [at]

Thursday, 9/14, 7 pm, NW Neighbors for Peace hosts Florence Streichen on
"What is Going On in Palestine and Israel and Why?" Parish Community of St
Joseph, 8701 - 36th Ave N (corner of Boone), New Hope.  FFI: Eileen,

Friday, 9/15, film "Darshan, the Embrace" about life of spiritual master and
peace advocate Sri Mata Amritansndamayi Devi of India, Oak St Cinema, 309
Oak St, Mpls.

Sunday, 9/17, 11:30 am, Headwaters Walk for Justice, Boom Island Park, Mpls. or
Sunday, 9/17, 2 pm, theater piece "War and Peace in the Heartland, What Has
History Taught Us?," 3 members of the 60's antiwar Minnesota 8 Frank
Kroncke, Harry Bury and Bill Hunt) present, Minnesota History Center, St


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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