Peace calendar
From: Charles Underwood (
Date: Thu, 14 Sep 2006 20:23:33 -0700 (PDT)
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Peace Calendar for September 14, 2006

Tuesday, 9/12, 7 am to 8 pm, THANKS FOR VOTING FOR KEITH ELLISON!

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.]
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.

Friday, 9/15, 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.

9/15 to 9/21, first documentary made by National Guard soldiers in Iraq "The
War Tapes," Edina Cinema, 3911 W 50th St, Edina.

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, 6 pm, gala celebration for the Better Ballot Campaign for
Instant Runoff Voting, $50 includes hor d'oeuvres/wine/entertainmant by Le
Cirque Rouge!, Hennepin History Museum, 2303 - 3rd Ave S, Mpls.
612-850-6897 or RSVP by 9/12 at

9/15 to 9/21, 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, 9/17 (6 pm), basic level Alternatives to
Violence Workshop, Friends for a Nonviolent World, 1050 Selby Ave, St Paul.
AVPAaron [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, 9:30, panel of journalists with Lizz Winstead, Mark Crispin
Miller, moderated by John Ford discuss "Future of News," Sundin Hall,
Hamline U, Snelling & Hewitt, St Paul.  David Unowsky, 612-822-4611.

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.

Saturdays, 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.

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

Saturday, 9/16, 7:30 to 9 pm, 3 former ambassadors to Japan (Thomas Foley,
Howard Baker and Walter Mondale) talk about "A Changing Asia: What's an
Alliance to Do?" $30, Medtronic HQ, 710 Medtronic Parkway, Mpls.  Register
at or 612-627-9357 or

Sunday, 9/17, 11:30 am, Headwaters Walk for Justice, Boom Island Park, Mpls.
Sunday, 9/17, noon, Congressmen John Murtha and Jim Oberstar stump for
Coleen Rowley, VFW Post, Hwy 3 at 120 St W, Rosemount.

Sunday, 9/17, 4 pm, Rep John Murtha & Rochester Mayor Ardell Brede rally for
Tim Walz at home of Sarah & John Pacchetti, 930 - 8th Ave SW, Rochester.

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, 3 to 5 pm, meeting Amnesty International, at Center for
Victims of Torture, 717 E River Rd, Mpls.  gabeo [at]

Sunday, 9/17, 3 to 7 pm, cultural exchange Coming Together in Peace to
express for ordinary people suffering in Iraq, Israel, Lebanon and
Palestine, Cahoots Coffee Bar, 1562 Selby Ave, St Paul.
eric-angell [at]

Sunday, 9/17, 3 pm, film "Why We Fight" about the rise of the
military-industrial complex, Acadia Cafe, Franklin & Nicollet, Mpls.
eric-angell [at]

Sunday, 9/17, 4 pm, information seminar & fundraiser for reconstruction of
water resources damaged by recent Hezbollah-Israel war, First Unitarian
Society of Mpls, 900 Mount Curve Ave, Mpls.  Jay Sahhidi at
mjshahidiusa [at] or Jack Rossback at jack2ros [at]

Sunday, 9/17, 4:30 pm, bare-bones 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

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.

Monday, 9/18, 6:30 pm, film "Caught in the Crossfire" about little-known
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]

Wednesday, 9/20, opening of film "Al Franken: God Spoke" with Franken in
person at 7 and 9:30 pm shows (film continues to 9/28), Uptown Theater,
Uptown Mpls.

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

9/21 to 9/28, sign the Declaration of Peace at

Thursday, 9/21, 7:30 am to 4:30 pm, event "Beyond the Yellow Ribbon"
designed to pool resources to provide comprehensive services returning home
from tour of duty in the armed forces, Mpls Convention Center, Mpls.

Thursday, 9/21, 11:45 am to 1 pm, North Hennepin Community College
dedication for International Peace Pole, 7411 - 85th Ave N, Brooklyn Park.

Thursday, 9/21, 6:45 pm, St Croix Valley Peacemaker vigil, gathering behind
River Valley Coop, Stillwater.  Scott at 651-000-0560.  For other nationwide
peace vigils that night, go to

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"
(with Bruce Fisher, Mary Jane LaVigne, Bob Milner, Karen Rusthoven and Phil
Steger), 1st Unitarian Society (NOTE LOCATION CHANGE), 900 Mount Curve Ave,
Mpls.  Modest dinner (about $7) from 6 to 7.  schwa004 [at]

Thursday, 9/21, 7 to 9 pm, free film "Shipbreakers" about oceangoing ships
torn apart by hand in Alang, India, at a dangerous job where an average one
person dies daily, Room 50, U of M Law School, 229 - 19th Ave S, Mpls.
humanrts [at]

Thursday, 9/21, 7 pm, White Bear Neighbors for Peace hosts 911 Truth
Minnesota speaker Catherine Statz, White Bear Unitarian Church, 328 Maple
St, Mahtomedi.  bahiabaubo [at]

Thursday, 9/21, 7 pm, spiritual teacher/writer/activist Bo Lazoff speaks at
Walker Church, 2511 E Franklin, Mpls. (Bo performs
concert 7 pm on Friday, 9/22.)

Thursday, 9/21 (and every 3rd Thursday), 7:45 to 9 pm, community sing-a-long
for Peace, Body Prayers Yoga, 9201 Lexington Ave N, #5C, Circle Pines.
IndigaArt [at] or 763-413-0612.

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, Veterans for Peace (plus friends) retreat.
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 Red Wing VfP pres David Harris, peace prof Michael Addregg,
UMD prof Jim Fetzer,Vietnam vet and author of Fire in the Hole Michael
Orange.  RSVP 1-651-388-5863.

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

Saturday, 9/23, noon, protest and march "Stop the US War in Iraq!  US Troops
Out Now!," 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.

Monday, 9/25, 5:30 to 7:30 pm, NY Times correspondent Anthony DePalma talks
about The Media and Cuban President Fidel Castro, $15, Coffman Union, 1st
floor, U of M, 300 Washington Ave SE, Mpls,

Tuesday nights, 9/26 to 11/21, 7 to 9 pm, Margarita Mac and John Carvelle
teach Nonviolent Communication, FNVW Office, 1050 Selby Ave, St Paul.  $40
to 160 (self-determined sliding scale).  info [at]

Tuesday, 9/26, 7 pm, spiritual progressive Jim Wallis (author Left Hand of
God) speaks at Roseville Barnes and Noble, 2100 N Snelling, Roseville
(source Strib).

Wednesday, 9/27, noon to 4 pm, Citizens for Global solutions presents
workshop "US in the World: Talking Global Issues with Americans" to help you
reach out to the US public, wellstone Neighborhood House, 179 robie St E, St
Paul.  651-789-2500.

Wednesday, 9/27, 7 pm, Jim Wallis speaks at Wayzata Community Church, 125 E
Wayzata Blvd, Wayzata (source: Strib).

Thursday, 9/28 (and every 4th 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, 9/29 (7 to 8:30 pm) and Saturday 9/30 (9 to 3), Edwina Gateley
speaks to Pax Cristi MN on Friday concerning "Faith in a Nutshell: Cracked
Open," at Pax Christi Catholic Church, 18th Ave & 41st St, Rochester.
Saturday, with talk title "Rooted in God: Becoming a Just and Holy People in
a World of Violence and War,", $35 includes lunch and Friday presentation.
RSVP by 9/15 at college94601 [at] or hunchbacks8 [at]

Friday, 9/29, 7 pm, director Robert Greenwald is present to introduce his
film "Iraq for Sale" about sale of Iraqi assets under US occupation,
O'Shaughnessy Education Center, Cleveland and Summit, St. Paul.  $7.

9/29 to 10/2, national conference "Stop the Merchants of Death" for all
groups working against those who profit from war, at St Kate's, St Thomas
and Alliant Tech.  Includes Fri 7 pm new film "Iraq for Sale,"  Sat 7p
reunion of Honeywell or ATK alums, and Sun 6:30 rally with likes of Medea
Benjamin, Jack Nelson-Pallmeyer, Winona LaDuke Utah Phillips and legendary
Marv Davidov Himself.  On Mon (Gandhi's birthday), nonviolent direct action
at Alliant, maker of bullets, missile parts, depleted uranium shells, land
mines and cluster bombs.  FFI: Marv Davidov, 612-874-7715 or
brmishler [at]

Saturday, 9/30, 10 to 11:30 am, Resource Center of the Americas
coffeehour,"Colombia: the Hidden War," 3019 Minnehaha, Mpls.

Saturday, 9/30, 6 pm, Women's Intl League for Peace and Freedom has a
potluck supper to launch intl Keep Space for Peace Week, 1920 S 1st St
(party room in high rise just north of Law School), U of M West Bank, Mpls.
651-458-7090 or

Saturday, 9/30, 7 pm, reunion of Honeywell or Alliant Tech resistance
people, $5, 304 Murray Herrick, St Thomas U., St Paul.

Sunday, 10/1, 2 pm, ambassador from the Czech Republic to the UN Martin
Palous speaks on "Role of the Czech Republic and Other Small States in the
Sea of Large Nations," $5 donation, CSPS Sokol Hall, 2nd floor, 383 Michigan
St, St Paul.

Tuesday, 10,3, 6:30 pm, "Stand for the Family," America's leading anti-gay
cultural warriors (including Focus on the Family's James Dobson) exploits
fear to promote Republican candidates in MN, Xcel Energy Center, downtown St

Thursday, 10/5, noon to 1 pm, ABC News White House correspondent Martha
Raddatz speaks on "Global Hotspots: A View from the White House,"
Westminster Town Hall, Westminster Presbyterian Church, Nicollet Mall at
12th St, Mpls.

Thursday, 10/5, 11:30 am, World Can't Wait sponsors rally in front of the
Federal Bldg in downtown Mpls (4th and 4th), followed by a "peaceful
migration" to Loring Park for a 3 pm concert.  FFI: tristansmum35 [at]

10/7 to 11/5, times vary, play "Wellstone!" about Paul and Sheila, History
Theater, 30 E 10th St, St Paul. or 651-292-4323.


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, Peace vigil at NE corner Co Hwy 10 & Univ
Ave NE, Blaine.  vanka485 [at] (note new corner and 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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