Peace calendar
From: Charles Underwood (
Date: Fri, 1 Sep 2006 21:53:26 -0700 (PDT)
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Peace Calendar for September 1, 2006

now to 10/1, Tuesdays through Sundays, times vary, play "Last of the Boys"
about Vietnam vet (with sad Iraq resonance), Jungle Theater, 2951 Lyndale
Ave S, Mpls  Tickets $22-34 at 612-822-7063.  [Ed note: I've only seen
excellent plays at this theater.]

now to 9/7, Al Gore's well-received global warming film "An Inconvenient
Truth," Lagoon Cinema, Uptown Mpls.
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, 7:30 pm, benefit concert ($5 suggested) at Great River School
(a Montessori charter) near Bandana Square 1326 Energy Park Dr, St Paul, to
send students to meet Nobel Peace Laureates in Denver for the PeaceJam
convention.  peruboy_481 [at]

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.)

Thursday, 9/7, 7 pm, Fr. Jerry Doherty talks about "The Third Way," a
peaceful means of conflict resolution, Ascension Episcopal Church, 214 N 3rd
St, Stillwater. earthmannow [at]

Friday, 9/8, 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, 9/8, 6 pm, Cuban-Am film "Love and Suicide," Resource Center of the
Americas, 3019 Minnehaha Ave, Mpls.

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.

9/8 to 9/14, 7:15 and 9:30 pm, film "Obsession" about the hatred by
America's new enemy, Radical Islam, Oak Street Cinema, 309 Oak St SE, Mpls.

9/8 to 9/14, 7:15 and 9:15 pm, film "Saint of 911" about Franciscan priest
Mychal Judge who died in WTC attacks, Bell Museum, 10 Church St SE, Mpls.

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, 2 pm, Public Forum: "Palestine & Lebanon, history of Israeli
intervention and occupation," St Joan of Arc, 4537 - 3rd Ave S, Mpls.

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]

Saturday, 9/9, 7 pm, Laura Littleford impersonates Elvis incarnated as
elephant-headed deity Ganesha, Center for Independent Artists, 4137
Bloomington Ave, Mpls. or 612-724-8392.

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 a 9/11 family member and a 9/11 responder, 1190 James
Ave, St Paul (former Masonic Temple in Highland).  RSVP appreciated at
651-633-4410 or

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, 10 am to noon, former VP Walter Mondale, former USAID director
Dean Brian Atwood and others speak at free panel "Beyond the Nuclear Issue:
Crisis on the Korean Peninsula," Humphrey Institute, 301 - 19th Ave S, Mpls.
Reservations required with Camille at 612-625-5309.

9/15 to 9/21, first documentary made by National Guard soldier in Iraq "The
War Tapes," Lagoon Cinema, Uptown Mpls.

Friday, 9/15, 6 pm, film "Salt of the Earth" about New Mexico strike of
Mexican-Am mine workers, Resource Center of the Americas, 3019 Minnehaha
Ave, Mpls.

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.

Friday, 9/15 (6 pm) to Sunday, 917 (6 pm), basic level Alternatives to
Violence Workshop, Friends for a Nonviolent World, 1050 Selby Ave, St Paul.
AVPAron [at] or

Saturday, 9/16, 9:30 refreshments, 10 am presentation, Middle East Peace Now
presents C-Span interview "What is the Israel Lobby?" Southdale Library,
7001 York Ave S, Edina.  651-696-1642.

Saturday, 9/16, 10 am,  Brooklyn Afr-Am activist Kenyon Farrow speaks on
"Friend or Foe" Blacks, Latinos and Immigration Issues," Resource Center of
the Americas, 3019 Minnehaha Ave, Mpls.

Saturday, 9/16, 6 pm, Prayer for Peace, Earthdance festival with circle
dancing, Moberg Park on Hwy 8, Chisago City.  651-257-7067.

Sunday, 9/17, 11:30 am, Headwaters Walk for Justice, Boom Island Park, Mpls.
Sunday, 9/17 3 pm, film "The Ground Truth" about battles by young Americans
in Iraq and on returning home, First Universalist Church, 3400 Dupont Ave S,
Mpls.  612-825-1701 or debra [at]

Sunday, 9/17, 4:30 pm, barebones staging of play "Peace and War 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 30 E 10th St, St Paul.

9/18 to 9/20, three-day liquids only fast as a public witness against the
war and occupation of Iraq.  Fasters will be on the Lake/Marshall bridge
from 9 to 5 each day.  Fast ending with potluck at home of Carol and Ken
Masters, 2528 - 29th Ave S, Mpls.

Monday, 9/18, 3 pm, Jack Nelson-Pallmeyer and others speak on "How Federal
Policies Shortchange Minnesota Communities, Wellstone Center, 179 Robie St
E, St Paul.  Dave Gagne 612-325-8860 or

Monday, 9/18, 6:30 pm, film "Caught in the Crossfire" about invisible
conditions of Fallujah citizens, St Joan of Arc Church, Upper Room, Parish
Center, 4537 - 3rd Ave S, Mpls.

Wednesday, 9/20, 6 to 8:15 pm, Afghan doctor Shams-Ul-Haq Najib speaks at
fundraiser to rebuild Afghan medical structures.  6 pm socialize, 6:30
Afghan buffet, 7:15 presentation, 8 pm closing remarks.  Da Afghan
Restaurant, 929 W 80th St, Bloomington.  $25, RSVP with check to PO Box
201542, Bloomington 55420. info [at]

Thursday, 9/21, INTERNATIONAL DAY of PEACE ACTIVITIES. (Watch for details.)

Thursday, 9/21, 7 - 9 pm, World Citizen's Third Thursday Global Issues
Forum, speakers TBA on possible topic "Approaches to a Culture of Peace,"
1st Unitarian Society (NOTE LOCATION CHANGE), 900 Mount Curve Ave, Mpls.
Modest dinner (about $7) from 6 to 7.  schwa004 [at]

Thursday, 9/21 (and every 3rd Thursday), 7:45 to 9 pm, Dialogue about Peace
and listening to Deepok Chopra's set, pre-register at Body Prayers Yoga,
9201 Lexington Ave N, #5C, Circle Pines.  IndigaArt [at] or 
Friday, 9/22, 6 pm, free film "Without a Trace" (Sin Dejar Huellas), about 2
women on the run, Resource Center of the Americas, 3019 Minnehaha Ave. Mpls.

Saturday, 9/23, 8 am to 8 pm, gatherings of peace activists, vets and
friends for companionship, education, fun and food. Paul and Tridi
Schaefer's Pig Wisdom Farm, N2934 - 750th St, Hager City, WI (1 hour SE of
St Paul). $25 advance/$35 on the  Speakers include
VfP pres David Harris, peace prof Michael Addregg, UMD prof Jim
Fetzer,Vietnam vet and author of Fire in the Hole Michael Orange.  RSVP

Saturday, 9/23, 10 am, journalist/activist Maria de los Angeles Pena Fonseca
gives "Venequelan's Message,"  Resource Center of the Americas, 3019
Minnehaha Ave, Mpls.

Saturday, 9/23, noon, protest and march against the occupation of Iraq,
Library Plaza, Hennepin & Lagoon Aves, Mpls. or
Saturday, 9/23, 2 pm, program "What Is a False Flag Operation?" with
historical background and comparisons with 9/11, Merriam Park Library, 1831
Marshall Ave, St Paul.

Sunday, 9/24, 5 to 8 pm, WAMM silent auction of over 200 items at St Joan of
Arc, 4537 - 3rd Ave S, Mpls.  $5 - 25 admission (no one turned away),
complimentary buffet.


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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