Peace calendar
From: Charles Underwood (
Date: Thu, 21 Dec 2006 19:54:57 -0800 (PST)
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Peace Calendar for December 21, 2006

now to 12/28, 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, Lagoon Theater, 1320
Lagoon Ave, Mpls.
now to 12/28, film "Bobby" about assassination of Robert Kennedy through
lens of race, gender and class differences, Edina Cinema, 3911 W 50th St,
Edina.  651-649-4416

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.

Friday, 12/22, 4:30 to 5:30 pm, vigil to end the occupation of Palestine,
Snelling & Summit Aves, St Paul.  Karen, 651-283-3495.

Saturday, 12/23, 1 pm, send 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 

Alternate Saturdays, 12/30 to 6/9, 2 to 4 pm, interfaith dialogue
organization Northern Lights Society presents series Understanding Islam,
2469 University Ave, Suite 110 E. St Paul.  bilgin [at]  Series
includes topics Life after Death on 12/30, the Qur'an on 1/12, virtues of
prayer on 1/27, Mary on 2/10, Jesus on 2/24, Islam and Democracy on 3/10,
necessity of interfaith dialogue on 3/24, farewell sermon of prophet
Muhammad on 4/14, terror and suicide attacks on 4/28, other faiths according
to Islam on 5/12, diversity in Islam on 5/26 and Islamic art on 9/9.  RSVP
to rsvp [at]

12/30 and 12/31, "Eyes Wide Open Minnesota" exhibit (the famous "boots"
exhibit representing the fallen GIs from MN, Gathering Space of St Francis
Chapel, 116 - 8th Ave SE, Little Falls, MN.  Schedule: Saturday noon to 6,
Sunday noon to 7, prayer service for peace and reading of names at 7 pm on
Sunday.  jodendahl [at] or 320-632-2981.

1/5 to 1/11, film "Letters from Iwo Jima' is companion to "Flags of Our
Fathers," told from the Japanese perspective, Lagoon Cinema, 1320 Lagoon,
Uptown Mpls.  612-825-6006.

Saturday, 1/6 (and each 1st Saturday), 10 to 11:30 am, Homeless Veterans for
Peace meeting, Peacehouse, 510 E Franklin Ave, Mpls.  Bob Heberle at

Monday, 1/8, 6:30 to 8:30 pm, Every Church a Peace Church potluck and
program "The Right to Refuse to Kill," Hennepin Avenue United Methodist
Church, 511 Groveland Ave, Mpls.  rolsen6376 [at]

Monday, 1/8 (and each month's 2nd Monday), 7 pm (socialize 6:30), Network of
Spiritual Progressives meeting, Plymouth Congregational Church, 1900
Nicollet, Mpls.  brucelissem [at] or

Thursday, 1/11, international day of action to shut down Guantanamo, local
details TBA.

Thursday, 1/11, 7 pm, peace prof and activist Jack Nelson-Pallmeyer speaks
to Northwest Neighbors for Peace on "Where Peace and Environment Meet:
Action Priorities for a Planet in Trouble," Parish Community of St Joseph,
8701 - 36th Ave N, New Hope.  carydberg [at]

Saturday, 1/13, 10 to noon, Women's Intl League of Peace and Freedom present
Fresh Energy science policy director J Drake Hamilton on "The Effects of
Global Warming on Minnesota's Water," Van Cleve Community Center, 901 - 15th
Ave SE, Mpls.  wilpf [at]

Monday, 1/15, 6:30 pm, film "Aristide and the Endless Revolution," St Joan
of Arc Church Upper Room, Parish Center, 4537 - 3rd Ave S, Mpls.

Monday, 1/15, 1 pm, former chair of US Commission on Civil Rights Dr Mary
Francis Berry speaks at Martin Luther King celebration, with theme "World
House," Hoversten Chapel, Augsburg College, Mpls.  kloker [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:
family4peace [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]

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, 11 am to noon, 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, Plymouth.  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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