Peace calendar
From: Charles Underwood (
Date: Thu, 30 Nov 2006 19:57:03 -0800 (PST)
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Peace Calendar for November 30, 2006

Find "Iraq for Sale" screenings at
For "The Ground Truth" screenings, go to
For Amnesty Internatioal's movie "Outlawed," go to

now to 12/7, 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.
now to 12/7, film "Shut Up and Sing" about brouhaha following Dixie Chicks
criticism of George W, Lagoon Cinema, 1320 Lagoon Ave, Mpls.

now to 12/7, film "Bobby" about assassination of Robert Kennedy through lens
of race, gender and class differences, Edina Cinema, 3911 W 50th St, Edina.

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]

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.

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.

12/1 to 12/7, 7:15 pm, film "Jonestown: the Life & Death of the Peoples
Temple" about death of over 900 members of an racially and class diverse
church in Guyana, Oak St Cinema, 309 Oak St SE, Mpls.
(Might make a good double-feature with the film Jesus Camp.)

Friday, 12/1, all day, Human rights Day conference "In Small Places Close to
Home" with former Civil Rights Commissioner Mary Frances Berry (hired by
Carter, fired by Reagan), St Paul Rivercentre, 175 W Kellogg Blvd, St Paul,
$120 to 150. or 651-296-5663.

Friday, 12/1, 4:30 to 5:30 pm, vigil to end the occupation of Palestine,
Snelling & Summit Aves, St Paul.  Karen, 651-283-3495.

Friday, 12/1, 5 pm, protest in solidarity with Oaxaca (media silence is not
objectiveness), Nicollet Mall & 10th St (WCCO, channel 4), Mpls.
oaxacasolidaritymn [at]

Friday, 12/1, 6 pm, film "Evolution not Revolution," about indigenous
peoples struggling for power and the establishment of a university in NW
Bolivia, Resource Center of the Americas, 3019 Minnehaha Ave, Mpls.

Saturday, 12/2 (and each 1st Saturday), 10 to 11:30 am, Homeless Veterans
for Peace meeting, Peacehouse, 510 E Franklin Ave, Mpls.  Bob Heberle at

Saturday, 12/2, 10 am to 4 pm, Ricardo Levins Morales and Deborah Rosenstein
give class on "Creative Organizing" involving music, visual arts, theater
and chants, $50, Labor Education Service, 3-300 Carlson School of
Management, U of M, 321 - 19th Ave S, Mpls.

Saturday, 12/2, 11:30 am to 2 pm, luncheon & visit to Lyndale Park Peace
Garden with sponsored by Mpls-Hiroshima Friendship Cities Committee with US
rep for Mayors for Peace Steve Leeper, home of Lionel & JoAnn Blatchley,
7432 Shore Dr, Edina. (Visit to  Sculpture across from Rose Garden near Lake
Harriet at 2 pm.)  952-922-0308.

Saturday, 12/2, 2:30 pm, indoor vigil to end the siege of Gaza and end U.S.
funding of atrocities on Palestinians (followed by street action), Walker
Library, Hennepin & Lagoon, Mpls.

Saturday, 12/2, 6 to 10 pm, Arab-American Cultural Institute hosts 1st
annual gala and fundraiser with music, a bazaar, a henna artist and silent
auction, Center for Independent Artists, 4137 Bloomington Ave S, Mpls.
aacievents [at]

Saturday, 12/2, 7 pm, play "When Reason Sleeps," about a temp job as priest
taking confessions at the mall and about the practice of torture (a 2005
Fringe favorite), Heart of the Beast Theater, 1500 E Lake St, Mpls.
Suggested $10 to 50, to benefit WAMM.
Saturday, 12/2, 7:30 pm, storytellers Larry Johnson and Elaine Wynne (plus
musician Barb Tilsen) welcome Mayors for Peace director Steve Leeper from
Hiroshima, Dunn Bros Coffee, 329 W 15th St (by Loring Park), Mpls.

Sunday, 12/3, 9-10 am, Mayors for Peace director Steve Leeper (see above)
talks in the Fireside Room (then 10-11 to congregation), Spirit of Hope
United Methodist Church, 7600 Harold Ave, Golden Valley.  763-545-0239.

Sunday, 12/3, 2 to 4 pm, Mayors for Peace director Steve Leeper (see above)
speaks at Black Dog Cafe, 308 Prince St, St Paul.  651-228-9274.

Tuesday, 12/5, 7 to 8:30 pm,  forum "The Future of American Involvement in
Iraq" moderated by Cathy Wurzer, UBS Forum at MN Public Radio, 480 Cedar St,
Downtown St Paul.  Free, but reservations required at

Friday, 12/8, noon, concluding panel discussion "Reflections on Middle East
and US Foreign Policy," President's Room, Coffman Memorial Union, East Bank
U of M, Mpls.

Friday, 12/8, 1 to 4:15 pm, "In the Shadows: Non-Citizens and US Violations
of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights," CLA event at
the U of M Law School, 229 - 19th Ave S, Mpls.

Friday, 12/8, 7 to 9:15 pm, film "Crossing Arizona" and panel discussion
with immigration specialists at the U of M Law School, 229 - 19th Ave S,

12/8 (starts 6 pm) to 12/10 (ends 6 pm), basic level Alternatives to
Violence Workshop, which has been used to reduce violence in Rwanda, Bosnia,
Kenya and the U.S., Friends for a Nonviolent World, 1050 Selby Ave, St.
Paul. avp [at]

Saturday, 12/9, 9 to 11:30 am, program "Buried Hope - Child Labor in
Bolivia" by Unity's Mano a Mano Bolivia Outreach Team, Unity Church, 732
Holly Ave, St Paul.  651-228-1456.

Saturday, 12/9, 10 to 11:30 am, Tomas Johnson talks about "Fair Trade,"
Resource Center of the Americas, 3019 Minnehaha Ave, Mpls.

Monday, 12/11, 4:30 pm, mark International Human Rights Day with a call for
an end to war and occupation, Mayday Plaza, 3rd St & Cedar Ave, Mpls.
info [at]

Monday, 12/11 (and each month's 2nd Monday), 7 pm (socialize 6:30), Network
of Spiritual Progressives meeting, Plymouth Congregational Church, 1900
Nicollet, Mpls.  brucelissem [at]

Tuesday, 12/12, 11:30 am, MN Alliance of Peacemakers annual meeting,
including J. Brian Atwood, former ambassador to Brazil, Hennepin Ave United
Methodist Church, 511 Groveland, Mpls.

Thursday, 12/14, 7 pm, free film "Senorita Extravida: Missing Young Woman"
about the 350 young women of Juarez Mexico who have been kidnapped, raped
and murdered, Riverview Library, 1 E George St, St Paul.  651-222-3242.

Saturday, 12/16, 9:30 coffee, 10 am program, Middle East Peace Now presents
U of M soil, water and climate prof Dawud J Mulla to talk about "The Role of
Water in Middle East Conflicts," Southdale Library, 7001 York Ave S, Edina.

Saturday, 12/16, 10 to 2, Department of Peace campaign hosts Homemade Peace
Workshop, with Mel Duncan, Mee Moua, Keith Ellison, Becky Lourey, Jack
Nelson-Pallmeyer, Judi Paulson, Gary Schiff, and Imam Sheikh Saad Musse
Roblle, lunch and break-out sessions, St Joah of Arc Church, 4537 - 3rd Ave
S, Mpls.  FFI Mary Jane 651-426-9940.

Saturday, 12/16 10 to 11:30 am, John Peterson reports on election monitoring
in "Venezuela Elections Report Back," Resource Center of the Americas, 3019
Minnehaha, Mpls.

Sunday, 12/17, 4:30 to 9 pm, holiday pot-luck and art sale for Haiti, plus
2005 film "Aristide and the Endless Revolution," home of Paul and Sharon
Miller, 2118 Erie Dr, Northfield.  biego001 [at]

Saturday, 12/23, 1 pm, sent an anti-war message for the holidays: Stop the
U.S. War in Iraq, Hennepin & Lagoon Aves, Mpls.

Thursday, 12/28, 6:30 pm, candlelight memorial for the children of Iraq and
other child victims of war, St Joan of Arc church, 4537 - 3rd Ave S, Mpls.

Thursday, 12/28 (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 

Every Sunday, noon to 1 pm, peace vigil at Summit and Snelling, St Paul.

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 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. 

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, 4:30 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, 11 to noon, 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]

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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