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|From: Charles Underwood (peacecalendarvisi.com)|
|Date: Thu, 2 Nov 2006 19:20:44 -0800 (PST)|
NOTE: To subscribe, to unsubscribe or to send event announcements, please write to peacecalendar [at] visi.com with "peace calendar" in the subject line. This week's calendar can also be found on the web at www.minnesotaforfeingold.org/calendar.htm My calendar and Dave Shove's Progressive Calendar are archived at http://lists.justcomm.org/pipermail/mn-prog-events/ Peace Calendar for November 2, 2006 PLEASE CONSIDER GIVING EVERY SPARE MOMENT BETWEEN NOW AND TUESDAY TO GET OUT THE VOTE FOR PEACE CANDIDATES. For example, www.keithellison.org would be a worthy use of your waking hours, in my opinion. [Ed heads up: the Vets for Peace takes a bus each year to the School of the Americas at Ft Benning, Georgia, where the U.S. has trained many Latin American torturers and death squad leaders. The bus leaves around 9 am on Friday, 11/17, and returns late afternoon on Monday, 11/20. Cost is $200 plus room and food. If you want to go, call Jim Steinhagen at 612-722-1112 for more information. At this writing, there were 8 or 9 seats available, but you should call quickly. The Antiwar Committee will also be taking a bus; email them at info [at] antiwarcommittee.org] Find "Iraq for Sale" screenings at http://iraqforsale.bravenewtheaters.com/screenings/us/ For "The Ground Truth" screenings, go to http://thegroundtruth.net Month of November, Monday to Saturday, 11 am to 3 pm, Chante Wolf has a photography show "Generations for PEACE" telling her story from Air Force warrior to Veteran for Peace, St Martin's Table, 2001 Riverside Ave, Mpls. lhowell [at] visi.com now to 11/9, 7:15 & 9:15, film "Death of a President," this year's Toronto festival winner with style of retrospective documentary offering a critique of contemporary political landscape, Oak St Cinema, 309 Oak St SE, Mpls. www.mnfilmarts.org now to 11/9, film "Catch a Fire" about one man's journey to violent resistance during South Africa apartheid, Lagoon Theater, 1320 Lagoon Ave, Uptown Mpls. www.landmarktheaters.com now to 11/9, film "Last King of Scotland" about Ugandan President Idi Amin's Scottish doctor, Lagoon Theater, 1320 Lagoon, Uptown Mpls. www.landmarktheaters.com now to 11/5, times vary, play "Wellstone!" about Paul and Sheila, History Theater, 30 E 10th St, St Paul. www.historytheatre.com or 651-292-4323. 11/3 to 11/9, film "Babel" about random gun accident in Morocco which causes havoc with a US couple, a deaf Japanese teen and a Mexican nanny with two US children, none of whom can communicate with each other, Uptown Theater, Lagoon & Hennepin Aves, Mpls. www.landmarktheaters.com Friday, 11/3, 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, 11/3, 6 pm, Bob Watada (father of Lt Ehren Watada, charged with "contemptuous words" for saying that Bush "betrayed our trust" by "misleading" us into war) will speak after showing of documentary of film "Sir, No Sir," O'Shaughnessy Education Center Auditorium, U of St Thomas, near Summit Ave (enter off Cleveland), St Paul. Barry Riesch at 651-641-1087 or Vets for Peace office at 612-821-9141. 11/3 to 11/5, nonviolence training for students, Hamline University with trainers Alice Kloker, Ken Beidler and Don Christensen, $45. Register by 10/21 with Dylan Wright at dwright07 [at] hamline.edu 11/4 to 12/29, the Susan Hensel Gallery hosts Kari Gunter-Seymour's show "Diary of a Military Mom," 3441 Cedar Ave S, Mpls. www.susanhenseldesign.com/TheGalleryArchive3.html 11/4/06 to 1/4/07, noon to 5 pm Tues to Sun, MN Center for Photography presents Lori Grinker's exhibit 'AFTERWAR: Veterans from a World in Conflict" with physical and psychological wounds of frontline war vets from WWI to present-day Iraq, 165 - 13th Ave NE, between Marshall & University, just north of Boradway, Mpls. www.mncp.org Saturday, 11/4, 8:30 am to 12:30 pm, facilitator training for a new curriculum for people of faith "Faith Seeking Peace" which addresses budget priorities, cost of war. terrorism and peacemaking from a Christian perspective, free, St Andrew's Episcopal Church, 1832 James Ave N, Mpls. www.faithwand.org Saturday, 11/4, 9:30 am, Middle East Peace Now presents Dr Bernard Sabella, Christian member of Palestinian Legislature, speaks on "Palestine and Israel: the Politics of Talking Peace," Hennepin Ave United Methodist Church, 511 Groveland Ave, Mpls. 651-696-1642. Saturday, 11/4, 10 to 11:30 am, Kelly and Pat Floerke of the Center for Development in Central America speak on "Nicaragua and the Elections," Resources Center of the Americas, 3019 Minnehaha Ave, Mpls. www.americas.org Saturday, 11/4, 10:30 to 11 am, protest the new Army "career center" in Knollwood Mall, meet at mall sign on Hwy 7 and 36th St, enter through several mall entrances and stand briefly at recruiting center carrying sign w/ name of Minnesotan killed in Iraq or Afghanistan. http://ProtectAction.blogspot.com Saturday, 11/4 6 pm, free "Burning for Change II" including films "Iraq for Sale" and the Wellstone documentary, plus progressive speeches and music, U.A.W. Hall, 2191 Ford Parkway, St Paul. Saturday, 11/4 (and each 1st Saturday), 10 to 11:30 am, Homeless Veterans for Peace meeting, Peacehouse, 510 E Franklin Ave, Mpls. Bob Heberle at 612-789-9020. Sunday, 11/5, 9 and 11 am, Dr Bernard Sabella, Christian member of Palestinian Legislature, speaks at both masses on "Palestine and Israel: the Politics of Talking Peace," St Joan of Arc, 4537 - 3rd Ave S, Mpls. streichenfm [at] usfamily.net Sunday, 11/5, 2 pm, Institute for Agricultural and Trade Policy presents film "The Yes Men" about anti-corporate activist-pranksters impersonating World Trade Organization spokesmen, Bryant Lake Bowl, 810 W Lake St, Mpls. $7 to 14. www.iatp.org Sunday, 11/5, 7 pm, DePaul Univ prof Norman G Finkelstein speaks on "Is Criticism of Israel Anti-Semitic?" St Joan of Arc Church, 4537 - 3rd Ave S, Mpls. www.worldwidewamm.org or 612-827-5364. Monday, 11/6, noon to 1:15, editor-at-large of Daily Star Lebanon Rami G. Khouri speaks on "Making Sense of the Middle East: an Insider's Critical Analysis," Blegen 235, 269 - 19th Ave S, Mpls. http://igs.cla.umn.edu 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. 612-624-6005. Tuesday, 11/7, 7 am to 8 pm, GENERAL ELECTIONS; VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE PEACE CANDIDATE. For polling places, go to: http://pollfinder.sos.state.mn.us/ Tuesday, 11/7, 7:30 pm film "Refuseniks" about Israelis refusing military service in occupation of Palestine, followed by discussion with labor historian Peter Rachleff and others, Jack Pine Collective, 2815 E Lake St, Mpls. info [at] thejackpine.org Tuesday, 11/7, 5:30 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. Wednesday, 11/8, Lake/Marshall vigil has changed to 4:30 to 5:30 pm, due to going off daylight saving time. 11/9 and 11/10, conference "Never Again, All Over Again: Teaching and Learning About Genocide," Landmark Center and Metro State U, St Paul. $25 to $50 with registration by 11/3, www.ctl.mnscu.edu/fac.dev/reg.php?eventtype=discipline_workshop&eid=104 Thursday, 11/9, 5:30 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, 11/9, 5:30 to 8 pm, Northwestern law prof and Guantanamo lawyer presents "Civil Liberties at (Guantanamo) Bay" International Market Square Atrium, 275 Market St, Mpls. $15 students/$40 others. kerry [at] mnjustice.org or 612-626-9366. Thursday, 11/9, 7 pm, Friends for a Nonviolent World director Phil Steger speaks on "If Not War,What? A Nonviolent National Security Strategy for the United States," Parish Community of St Joseph, SW corner of Boon and 36th Ave N, New Hope. carydberg [at] comcast.net 11/10 to 11/14, film "Black Gold" about eye-opening contrast between impoverished coffee growers and $3 cappuccino, Bell Museum, 10 Church St SE, Mpls. www.mnfilmarts.org Friday, 11/10, 7 pm, panel discussion including Lori Grinker and others regarding MN Center for Photography exhibit "Afterwar" about wounds of wars from WWI to current Iraq conflict, 165 - 13th Ave NE, between Marshall & University, just north of Boradway, Mpls. www.mncp.org Saturday, 11/11, 10 to 11:30 am, Laurie McGinley and Terry Gydesen of the Museo de la Palabra y la Imagen speak on "El Salvador: Photography's Power to Heal," Resource Center of the Americas, 3019 Minnehaha Ave, Mpls. www.americas.org Saturday, 11/11, 10 to noon, Women's International League for Peace and Freedom hosts "Youth Views on Peace: Report Out from PeaceJam" with Angie Martinez and Shivani Bhatt, Van Cleve Community Center, 901 - 15th Ave SE, Mpls. wilpf [at] earthlink.net Saturday, 11/11, (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] mtn.org Saturday, 11/11, 10:30 to noon, Veterans for Peace bell-ringing program for Armistice Day at First Shot Memorial, Capitol grounds, St. Paul. Wayne Wittman at 651-774-4008. Saturday, 11/11, 11 am to 6 pm, Socialist Alternative conference including class struggle, the war on terror, service sector organizing, Oaxaca, abortion rights, supporting leftie Democrats and reform v. revolution, Walker Library (Uptown), 2880 Hennepin Ave, Mpls. www.socialistminnesota.org or 612-760-1980. Saturday, 11/11, 1 to 4 pm, Peace First think tank session "Planning the Peace," Friends for a Non-violent World, 1050 Selby Ave, St Paul. 651-917-0383. Saturday, 11/11, 4 to 5:15 pm, MN Rep. Karen Clark reflects on "Harvest of Gratitude" at 11th day prayer for peace, Sisters of St Joseph of Carondelet, Presentation Chapel, 1880 Randolph Ave. St Paul. www.csjstpaul.org or 651-690-7079. Saturday, 11/11, 7 pm, photographer Chante Wolf describes her transformation from Air Force warrior to Veteran for Peace, St Martin's Table, 2001 Riverside Ave, Mpls. lhowell [at] visi.com Saturday, 11/11, 7 pm, film "I Know I'm Not Alone," about Michael Franti trip to Iraq, Israel and occupied Palestine with a guitar and a camera crew, May Day Books, 301 Cedar, West Bank, Mpls. $5 benefits Youth Against War & Racism counter-recruitment work. 612-333-4719. (Party at 9 pm at 3024 Chicago, $5 suggested.) Sunday, 11/12, 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, 11/12, 1:30 pm, film "The Ground Truth," a ferociously honest look at recruitment, training, combat, homecoming and the struggle to reintegrate, First Unitarian Society, 900 Mt Curve, Mpls. FFI 763-546-5368. (To locate screenings, go to http://thegroundtruth.net) Sunday, 11/12, 2 to 5 pm, annual meeting of MN Fellowship of Reconciliation, Macalester-Plymouth United Church, Macalester & Lincoln St, St Paul. chris385 [at] umn.edu Sunday, 11/12, 3 pm, peace activist couples Ralph and Kay Hilgendorf and Marie and John Braun are honored by the Hawkinson Foundation, St Joan of Arc Church large hall, 4537 - 3rd Ave S, Mpls. Sunday, 11/12 (and every 2nd Sunday), 6 to 8:30 pm, Veterans for Peace chapter 27 monthly meeting, VFP office, St Stephens School basement, 2130 Clinton Ave S, Mpls. 612-821-9141. Sunday, 11/12, 7 pm, 1-hour film "500 Miles to Babylon" about the Iraq under US occupation, St John's Episcopal Church, 60 Kent St, St Paul. www.mppeace.org Monday, 11/13, 6:30 to 8:30 pm, bimonthly potluck supper meeting of Every Church a Peace Church, with video of Fr. Emmanuel Charles McCarthy on the nonviolence of Jesus, Hamline United Methodist church, 1514 Englewood Ave, St Paul. http://groups.yahoo.com/group/MnECAPC/message/42 Monday, 11/13 (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] aol.com Tuesday, 11/14, 6 pm doors, 7:20 program, MN Alliance of Peacemakers holds annual Celebration of Peace with MN Rep Keith Ellison and former Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy president Mark Richie, talking about the economics of peace, Hennepin Ave United Methodist Church, 511 Groveland Ave, Mpls. www.mapm.org Thursday, 11/16, noon (pre-forum concert at 11:30), Westminster Town Hall Forum presents Amnesty International director William Schulz speaking on "From Darfur to Guantanamo - Human Rights for All," Westminster Presbyterian Church, Nicollet Mall at 12th St, Mpls. www.micglobe.org Thursday, 11/16, Tikkun magazine founder and "Left Hand of God" author Rabbi Michael Lerner speaks on "The Spiritual Transformation of American Society" (free), Ted Mann Concert Hall, 2128 - 4th St S, West Bank, Mpls. www.ias.umn.edu or 612-626-5054. Friday, 11/17, 6 pm, opening reception for "Rites of Passing: Works of Aaron Johnson-Or, concerning racial profiling, the theatricality of war news coverage and government scrutiny, Resource Center of the Americas, 3019 Minnehaha, Mpls. (Exhibit continues until Debember 1.) www.americas.org 11/17 to 11/20, yearly convergence to close the School of the Americas, Fort Benning, GA. Local buses leave 11/16 a.m. and return 11/17 p.m. FFI www.soaw.org (national) or www.circlevision.org/mnsoaw.html (local). 11/17 to 11/19, international Venezuela solidarity conference, Macalester College, Grand and Snelling, St Paul. www.venezuelasolidarityconference.org or 612-624-1512. 11/17 and 11/18, 9 pm, play "It is the Seeing," a retrospective of war illustrated through poetry, music, movement, Pillsbury Community Center Theater, 3501 Chicago, Mpls. $5 to $8. 612-825-0459. Saturday, 11/18, 10 to 11:30 am, Resource Center of the Americas coffeehour on "Guatemala Today," 3019 Minnehaha Ave, Mpls. www.americas.org Saturday, 11/18, 8:30 am to 5:30 pm, Midwest Conference of Spiritual Progressives "Igniting a Culture of Love, Peace and Justice" with Rabbi Michael Lerner, then 6 concurrent afternoon workshops, Plymouth Congregational Church Rev James Gertmenian and activist Farheen Hakeem, $45 advance registration ($20 for activists), lunch included, Wesley Church, 101 E Grant, downtown Mpls. www.nspmn.org Monday, 11/20, 6:30 pm, film "The Ground War: After the Killing Ends," the shocking Iraq was is only a prelude to even more challenging battles upon return home, St Joan of Arc Parish Center, 4537 - 3rd Ave S, Mpls. www.worldwidewamm.org Thursday, 11/23 (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] aol.com or 763-413-0612. (Please call ahead to confirm this Thanksgiving day dialogue.) -------------------------------------------------------------- VIGILS Every Sunday, noon to 1 pm, peace vigil at Summit and Snelling, St Paul. 651-699-8655. Every Monday, 4:15 to 5:15 pm, Vigil in downtown White Bear Lake at intersection of Highway 61 and 4th Street. FFI: www.worldwidewamm.org 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] pressenter.com Every Tuesday, 5 to 6 pm, Penn Ave just north of 394, Bryn Mawr neighborhood of Mpls. Every Wednesday, 7 to 8 a.m., Vigil at Alliant Tech, 5050 Lincoln, Edina. FFI: www.circlevision.org/alliantaction.html 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] earthlink.net Every Wednesday, 4:45 to 5:45, Grandmothers for Peace vigil, 50th and Halifax, Edina (just west of France). www.worldwidewamm.org Every Wednesday, 5 to 6 pm, Vigil to end the occupation of Iraq, Lake/Marshall bridge over the Mississippi. www.worldwidewamm.org 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 Vinewood, just north of Rockford Rd and just east of 494 (at Target/Rainbow entrance), Plymouth. caryberg [at] comcast.net (DAY IS CHANGING TO SATURDAY, BEGINNING 11/11/06. THE LAST DAY OF THURSDAY VIGIL IS 10/26.) 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] mtn.org Every Thursday, 5 to 6 pm, Peace vigil at intersection of Bridge and Fountain Streets, Albert Lea. sjmoore [at] smig.net Every Thursday, 5:30 to 6:30 pm, Peace vigil at NE corner Co Hwy 10 & Univ Ave NE, Blaine. vanka485 [at] aol.com (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, 612-379-4716. Every Friday, 4:15 to 5:30 p.m., Vigil to end the occupation of Palestine, Snelling and Summit, St. Paul. steichenfm [at] usfamily.net 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] redwing.net Every Friday, 5 to 6 pm, Chisago City gathering for peace (chat, sing, run around with the kids, share food), Moberg Park, Chisago City. AARONWOODJW [at] aol.com Every Friday, 5 to 6 pm, peace vigil at Lagoon and Hennepin, Uptown Mpls. FFI: WAMM. Every Friday, J. Rich Park, 4:30 to 5:30 pm, Peace vigil, Hwy. 61 and West Avenue, RedWing. sherlev [at] redwing.net Every Saturday, 9 am, Peace walk, Fern and Hwy. 95, Cambridge. (8 block walk) ytpsund [at] yahoo.com Every Saturday, 10 to 11 am, peace vigil at corner of Bridge and River St, Chippewa Falls, WI. FFI: lagoclam [at] aol.com or 715-726-0365. Every Saturday, 11 to noon (beginning 11/11/06), NW Neighbors for Peace hosts antiwar vigil, along Vinewood, near Rockford Rd (AKA 42nd Ave or Cty Rd 9), just east of 494, New Hope. carydberg [at] comcast.net Every Saturday, 1 to 3 pm, Vigil at Barnes and Noble, highways 15 and 23 (Division Street), St. Cloud. FFI: Mnolde [at] CSBSJU.edu Every Saturday, noon to 12:15, Vigil at Bridge Square (Division and 4th), Northfield. mcgrath1 [at] rconnect.com (More vigils are listed at www.worldwidewamm.org )
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