Peace calendar
From: Charles Underwood (
Date: Thu, 28 Sep 2006 22:01:16 -0700 (PDT)
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Peace Calendar for September 29, 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 10/5, film "Al Franken: God Spoke, Edina Cinema, 3911 W 50th St,

9/29 to 10/5, film "U.S. vs. John Lennon," about government attempts to
silence the antiwar Beetle,  Edina Cinema, 3911 W 50th St, Edina.

9/29 to 10/5, film "This Film Is Not Yet Rated" about impact of the movie
rating system, Lagoon Theaters, Uptown Mpls.
Friday, 9/29, 4 pm, Minnesota Declares Moratorium of Deportations protest,
Immigration and Customs Enforcement office, 2901 Metro Dr, Bloomington. or 651-389-9174.

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" with Meredith Aby, Jon Plotz, Katrina
Plotz and Erika Zurawski,  3019 Minnehaha, Mpls.

Saturday, 9/30, noon to 5 pm, Impeach for Peace yard sale, 4617 - 17th Ave
S, Mpls. or 6120302-9252.

Saturday, 9/30, 1:30 pm, film "9-11: Press for Truth" about questions
concerning 9-11, Roseville Library, 2180 Hamline Ave N, Roseville.

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

Sunday, 10/1, 7 pm Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy presents film
"Wal-Mart: the High Cost of Low Price," Bryant Lake Bowl, 810 W Lake St,

Monday, 10/2 (Gandhi's birthday), 7 am, 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] 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, 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, (OutFront MN leads demo between
5:30 and 6:30 on corner of 7th and Kellogg).  Xcel Energy Center, downtown
St Paul.

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, 6:30 pm, Indian journalist P. Sainath gives free talk on
"Nero's Guests: Globalization and the Age of Inequality," room 425, blegen
Hall, U of M West Bank, 269 - 19th Ave S, 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 Chicago law prof Geoffrey Stone gives free
lecture on "Freedom of the Press v. the National Security," Humphrey
Institute, Cowles Auditorium, 301 - 19th Ave S, Mpls. or

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

Thursday, 10/5, 8 am to 5 pm, free " Guantanamo Bay Teach-In: How Should We
Respond?," room 25, Mondale Hall, U of M Law School, 229 - 19th Ave S, Mpls.
humanrts [at] or 612-626-0041.

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 pm)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, 6:30 pm Duluth town meeting on terrorism, Chester Bowl
Chalet in Chester Park at bottom of the ski jump, Duluth.  Kathy at

Thursday, 10/5, 7 pm, Middle East expert and Humphrey Institute
International Relations chair Michael Barnett talks on "Prospects for Peace
in the Middle East," Continuing Education and Conference Center, U of M St
Paul Campus.

10/6 to 10/12, film "Last King of Scotland" about Ugandan President Idi
Amin's Scottish doctor, Uptown Theater, Uptown Mpls.

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, 6 pm, free film "Romper el cerco: Atenco" (Breaking the Siege
in Atenco), Resource Center of the Americas, 3019 Minnehaha Ave, Mpls.

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]

Saturday, 10/7, 10 to 11:30 am, analyst Luis Gilberto Murillo speaks on
"Hope for Development in the Crossfire: the Afro-Colombian Quest for
Freedom, Resource Center of the Americas, 3019 Minnehaha Ave, Mpls.

Saturday, 10/7, 2:30 pm, film "9-11: Press for Truth" about questions
concerning 9-11, Merriam Park Library, 1831 Marshall Ave (corner Fairview),
St Paul.  651-633-4410.

Saturday, 10/7, 3 pm, Ideas to Mobilize People Against Corporate Tyranny
(IMPACT) shows film "Why We Fight" at Acadia Cafe, Mpls.
mnsocialist [at]

Sunday, 10/8, 1 to 3:30 pm, Vets for Peace classes to prepare families for
conscientious objector status, basement of St Stephens school building, 2123
Clinton Ave S, Mpls.  $10/family.  RSVP Kim at 612-721-6908.

Sunday, 10/8, 7 pm, Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy presents film
"Broken Limbs: Apples, Agriculture and the New American Farmer," Bryant Lake
Bowl, 810 W Lake St, Mpls.

Sunday, 10/8, 7 pm, free film "Iraq for Sale," Open Circle Church 2400
Highland Dr, Burnsville.  Reservations required:

 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

10/12 to 10/29, Thur to Sun at 7:30 pm, Pangea World Theater presents play
"The Island" with discussions after Saturday performances (10/14 on legality
of incarceration of political prisoners; 1021 on Robben Island to Guantanamo
to Abu Ghraib; 10/28 on race issues), 711 W Lake St, Mpls.  Reservations,

10/12 to 10/14, Voices United Conference to advocate for GLBT inclusion in
all faith communities, Hennepin Ave United Methodist Church, 511 Groveland,
Mpls.  $40.

Thursday, 10/12, 1:30 pm, trial for Bob Heberle and Roger Cuthbertson, "boat
people" changed with disrupting the Cheney/Bachmann fundraiser in June,
Ridgedale Division, Hennepin County Court, 12601 Ridgedale Dr, Suite 300,

Thursday, 10/12, 6:30 to 8 pm, Vets for Peace classes to prepare families
for conscientious objector status, basement of St Stephens school building,
2123 Clinton Ave S, Mpls.  $10/family.  RSVP Kim at 612-721-6908.

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.

Thursday, 10/12, 7:30 pm, MN International Center presents "Dance with the
Devil: Taking on West Africa's Warlords, Mafia and Thugs" by former UN chief
prosecutor David Crane, Humphrey Institute, Cowles Auditorium, 301 - 19th
Ave S, Mpls.

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]

Saturday, 10/14, 1:30 pm, film "9-11: Press for Truth" about questions
concerning 9-11, Resource Center of the Americas, 3019 Minnehaha Ave, Mpls.

Sunday, 10/15, noon to 5 pm, shopping "travel" to 10 countries to benefit
children's charities in Peru, Afghanistan, China, India, Tanzania and Kenya,
Cannon Valley Winery, Cannon Valley. $30.  santwana [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, Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy presents
film "Black Gold" about Ethiopian coffee farmers, Bryant Lake Bowl, 810 W
Lake St, Mpls.  $7 to 14.
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. (EVENT CHANGED TO NOVEMBER 5, 7 PM.)

Monday, 10/16, 6:30 pm,  free film "Trudell" about Native American justice
advocate John Trudell, St Joan of Arc Church, Hospitality Hall, 4537 - 3rd
Ave S, Mpls.

Thursday, 10/19, noon (concert at 11:30), Westminster Town Hall Forum
presents Johns Hopkins prof Michael Mandelbaum on "The Case for Goliath,"
Westminster Presbyterian Church, Nocollet Mall at 12th St, Mpls.

Thursday, 10/19, 7 pm, David Rovics "Halliburton Boardroom Massacre" concert
tour, First Universalist Church, 3400 Dupont Ave S, Mpls.  Suggested $10 to

Thursday, 10/19 (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, 10/20, 7 pm, free film "De Nadie" (No One) about Central Americans
trying to make it through Mexico to the U.S., Resource Center of the
Americas, 3019 Minnehaha Ave, Mpls.

Saturday, 10/21, 9:30 am to 4 pm, urban youth are encouraged to participate
in this international conference including speakers from Rwanda (on
reconciliation) and famine, U of M Law School, 229 - 19th Ave S, Mpls.  $15. or 651-690-7866.

Saturday, 10/21, 10 to 11:30 am, Canadian journalists/activist John
MacDonald speaks on "Haiti After the Elections," Resource Center of the
Americas, 3019 Minnehaha Ave, Mpls.

Sunday, 10/22, 7 pm, Institute for Agricultural and Trade Policy presents
film "Life and Debt" about crushing effects of international lending and
free trade, Bryant Lake Bowl, 810 W Lake St, Mpls.  $7 to 14.


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, Peace vigil at intersection of Bridge and
Fountain Streets, Albert Lea.  sjmoore [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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