Peace calendar
From: Charles Underwood (
Date: Fri, 22 Sep 2006 23:00:11 -0700 (PDT)
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Peace Calendar for September 23, 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.]

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

9/22 to 9/28, film "Al Franken: God Spoke," Uptown Theater, Uptown 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, 10 to noon, Critical Thinking Club member George Paulos
presents "peak oil" presentation "Oil's Well that Ends Well," Southdale
Library, 7001 York Ave S, Edina.  RSVP Stu Tanquist 952-736-1222.

Saturday, 9/23, 10:30 am, nonviolence training in preparation for action at
Alliant Tech on 10/2, at home of Marv Davidov,  2615 Park 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, 1:30 PM, Youth Against War and Racism mobilization meeting
with Israeli anti-war organizer Rami Eitan, Walker Library, 2880 Hennepin,
Mpls.  against.war [at]

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.

Saturday, 9/23, 10 pm, Mali Burkhart does one-woman show "Remembering Rachel
Corrie" using video-collage, newscasts, paintings, puppets and Butoh dance,
$5, Bedlam Theater, 504 Cedar Ave, Mpls.

Sunday, 9/24, 4 pm, show "Remembering Rachel Corrie" (see above), followed
at 5 pm by play "Jesus at Guantanamo,"  $5 to 15, Center for Independent
Artists, 4137 Bloomington Ave S, Mpls.

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,

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.

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,  student group Anti-War Organizing Committee meets in
Coffman Union room 324, East Bank U of M, Mpls. or
umnawol [at]

Tuesday, 9/26, 7 pm, spiritual progressive Jim Wallis (author God's Politics
and 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. rstazinsky [at] or 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, 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, 9/29 (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 new film "Iraq for Sale," $7, O'Shaughnessy Education
Center, Cleveland & Summit Aves, St Paul. (Part of national conference "Stop
the Merchants of Death."

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, 7pm, reunion of Honeywell or ATK alums, 304 Murray Herrick,
St Thomas Univ, St Paul.  $5.  (Part of national conference "Stop the
Merchants of Death."

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.

Sunday, 10/1, 6:30 rally with likes of Medea Benjamin, Jack
Nelson-Pallmeyer, Winona LaDuke, Utah Phillips and legendary Marv Davidov
Himself, $12, College of St Catherine's O'Shaughnessy Auditorium, 2004
Randolph Ave, St Paul. (Part of national conference "Stop the Merchants of

Monday, 10/2 (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]

Monday, 10/2, 7 pm, film "Global Warming: What You Need to Know" followed by
discussion, Mayday Books, 301 Cedar Ave, Mpls.  Christine [at] 612-879-8937.

Tuesday, 10/3, 12:15 to 1:15 pm, Colin Powell gives speech "Leadership:
Taking Charge"  for Humphrey Institute lecture at Northrop Auditorium 84
Church St SE, Mpls.  lhowell [at]

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

Tuesday, 10/3, 7 pm, peace and justice advocate Bishop Gumbleton talks on
"Is There Room for Me in this Church?" Basilica of St Mary, Mpls.

Wednesday, 10/4, 7 pm, panel "Revolution & Socialism in Latin America" with
Meredith Aby, Jess Sundin & Erika Zurawski, May Day Books, 301 Cedar Ave,

Wednesday, 10/4, 7 pm U of M prof Barbara Frey speaks on "Crossing
Boundaries: Immigrants Among Us," St Frances Cabrini Church, 1500 Franklin
SE, Mpls.  612-339-3023 or office [at]

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" (around 1:30)to Loring Park for a 3 pm concert.  FFI:
tristansmum35 [at] or

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, 7 pm, Middle East expert and Humphrey Institute
International Relation chair Michael Barnett talks on "Prospects for Peace
in the Middle East," Continuing Education and Conference Center, U of M St
Paul Campus.

Friday, 10/6, 10 am to 5 pm, conference "Religious Americans and Political
Choices" about faith communities (from left and from right) as to racial and
economic justice, environmental responsibility and restorative justice,
Hamline Univ Conference Cednter, St Paul.
or Deb Lang at 651-523-2122.

Friday, 10/6, 7 to 9 pm, Lama Shenpen Drolma gives public talk "The
Importance of Pure Motivation in Benefiting Other" as Bodhisative Peace
Training, Carondelet Center, 1890 Randolph Ave, St Paul.  $10 suggested
donation.  Call Brie 651-206-5271.

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.

10/7 to 10/9, Bodhisattva Peace Training with Lama Shenpen Drolma,
(attendance required all 3 days: Sat 9 to 5, Sun 9 to 5 and Mon 9 to noon).
Summit Classroom Bldg (old McNeely Hall), room 324, U of St Thomas, 2115
Summit, St Paul. $90 (no one turned away).
bodhisattvapeacetraining [at] or 651-206-5271.

Saturday, 10/7, 10 to noon, WAMM book club discusses Greg Palast's book
"Armed Madhouse: Who's Afraid of Osama Wolfe?," residence of Lucia Wilkes
Smith, 2615 Park Ave, Mpls.  rabbas [at]

Monday, 10/9 (and each month's 2nd Monday), 7 pm (socialize 6:30), Network
of Spiritual Progressives hosts Sondra Samuels talking about the Northside's
PEACE Foundation at Plymouth Congregational Church, 1900 Nicollet, Mpls.
brucelissem [at]

Monday, 10/9, 7 pm, film "Iraq for Sale," 1349 Midway Parkway ("The Lion
House"), St Paul.  651-642-1796. (Other screenings linked at
Monday, 10/9, Tracy Kidder speaks about his book "Mountains Beyond
Mountains" about hospital in central Haiti, Davis Auditorium, Macalester
College, Snelling & Grand, St Paul.

Tuesday, 10/10, 7 pm, film "Iraq for Sale: The War Profiteers" from director
Robert Greenwald (Outfoxed, Uncovered, High Cost of Low Price),
Hamline-Midway Library, St Paul.

Tuesday, 10/10, 7 pm, film "Iraq for Sale" at Chanhassen Library, 7711
Kerber Dr, Chanhassen.  952-443-0697.

10/11 and 10/12, starting 9 am, free (optional $10 lunch) 2-day symposium
"Truth, Peace, and Ethics" concerning the peace movement and public
citizenship, philosophy and medical ethics, at Cowles Auditorium at the
Humphrey Institute, 301 - 19th Ave S, Mpls and Great Hall of Coffman Union,
300 Washington Ave, Mpls. or Kirk Allison at U of M,

Wednesday, 10/11, 7 pm, film "Iraq for Sale" at Roseville Library 2180 N
Hamline Ave, Roseville.  651-628-6803.  (Others at

Thursday, 10/12, 7 pm, NW Neighbors for Peace presents film "The Ground
Truth" about Iraq vets & families as they struggle to reclaim their lives,
Parish Community of St Joseph, 8701 - 36th Ave N, New Hope.
carydberg [at] or 763-546-5368.

Saturday, 10/14, 10 am, coffeehour "No Somos Ilegales!  Immigration and the
Media in MN," Resource Center of the Americas, 3019 Minnehaha, Mpls.

Saturday, 10/14,  (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, 10/15, 3 pm, short video "A Citizen Call for Election Integrity"
followed by discussion of "Privatizing Elections: Is There Hope for
Democracy?", Twin Cities Friends Meeting House, 1725 Grand Ave, St Paul.
Karen, 651-644-1487.

Sunday, 10/15, 7 pm, DePaul Univ prof Norman G finkelstein speaks on "Is
Criticism if Israel Anti-Semitic?" St Joan of Arc Church, 4537 - 3rd Ave S,
Mpls.  612-827-5364.


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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