Peace calendar
From: Charles Underwood (
Date: Sat, 5 May 2007 21:13:10 -0700 (PDT)
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Peace Calendar for May 5, 2007

now to 5/10, film "The Lives of Others" about East Berlin spy who begins to
question his own life after seeing the freethinking couple he is spying on,
Edina Cinema, 3911 W 50th St, Edina.

now to 5/10, film "The Wind that Shakes the Barley" about 1920 Irish
struggle against Britain, then civil war in Ireland, Edina Cinema, 3911 W
50th St, Edina.

now to 6/2, exhibit about the legacy of the Korean War "Still Present
Pasts," Intermedia Arts, 2822 Lyndale Ave S, Mpls.
or 612-871-4444.

5/5 and 5/6, all day, Living Green Expo at the State Fairgrounds, St Paul.

Sunday, 5/6, 9 and 11 am, Muslim Peacemaker Team founder Sami Rasouli speaks
to the masses of St Joan of Arc, 4537 - 3rd Ave S, Mpls.

Sunday, 5/6, 8:30 and 11 am, Diane Ford Jones, national director of Every
Church a Peace Church, speaks at services at Pilgrim Lutheran Church, 1935
St Clair Ave, St Paul.  She also will lead Adult Forum at 9:45.
ECAPCtc [at]

Sunday, 5/6, 9:30 am, Mary Jane LaVigne speaks on Department of Peace
campaign, as part of "Blessed are the Peacemakers" series at All Saints
Lutheran Church, 15915 Excelsior Blvd (corner of Woodland), Minnetonka.
randerson5356 [at] or 952-934-6260.

Sunday, 5/6, 1 to 3 parade, 3:30 ceremony, Heart of the Beast presents
annual May Day Parade "We Are Water/Somos Agua"(down Bloomington from 24th
St) and Festival (on the west side of Powderhorn Lake).  Come see all your
favorite huge puppets, unplugged floats and favorite rabble-rousers.  Even
total strangers feel like friends that day.  Most activist groups will have
tables, activities and networking.

Monday, 5/7, 7 pm, Iraqi-American Sami Rasouli speaks to NW Neighbors for
Peace, St Joseph's Parish, 8701 - 36th Ave N, New Hope.  763-546-5368.

Monday, 5/7, film "Sir! No Sir!" at 8 pm and film "The Ground Truth" at 9:30
pm on the Sundance Channel, your television.  (Invite a few dozen friends
who don't get cable.)

Tuesday, 5/8, 6:30 to 8:30 pm, conversational salon views and discusses
Dixie Chicks film "Shut Up and Sing," Mad Hatter's Tea House, 943 W 7th, St
Paul.  651-227-3228.

Wednesday, 5/9, 7 pm, U of M medical ethicist Steven H Miles speaks on
"Torture, War and Medical Ethics," Cowles Auditorium, Humphrey Institute,
301 - 19th Ave S, Mpls,  ward0030 [at]

5/11 to 5/13, basic level Alternatives to Violence Project.

Friday, 5/11, 4:30 to 5:30 pm, vigil to end the occupation of Palestine,
Snelling & Summit Aves, St Paul.  Karen, 651-283-3495.

Friday, 5/11, 6:30 to 7:15 pm, Sisters of St Joseph of Carondelet present
11th day prayer for peace, Presentation Chapel, 1880 Randolph Ave, St Paul. or 651-690-7079.

Friday, 5/11, 5 pm until sunrise 5/12, capitol encampment against the war,
with concerts/speeches/workshops/games/movies, State Capitol Lawn, St. Paul. or 952-465-5307.

Friday, 5/11, 7:30 pm, journalist Jeremy Scahill talks about his new book
"Blackwater: the Rise of the World's Most Powerful Mercenary Army," Cowles
Auditorium, Humphrey Institute, 301 - 19th Ave S, W Bank, Mpls. $15. or 612-341-3144, ext 23.

Saturday, 5/12, 10 to noon, Women's Intl League for Peace and Freedom
presents Prof Richard Martinez talking about US Interventions around the
World, Van Cleve Community Center, 901 - 15th Ave SE, Mpls.
or 651-283-3495.

Saturday, 5/12, 10 to 11:30 am, Jesus Hurtado speaks on Update in Bolivia,
about new government of Evo Morales and opposition to new policies, Resource
Center of the Americas, 3019 Minnehaha, Mpls.

Saturday, 5/12, noon, Mother's Day Peace Action against the war in Iraq,
Hiawatha and Lake St, Mpls.  info [at] or 612-379-3899.

Alternate Saturdays, 1/13 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:  other faiths according to Islam on 5/12, diversity in
Islam on 5/26 and Islamic art on 9/9.  RSVP to rsvp [at]

Saturday, 5/12, 7:30 pm, 3 Middle Eastern descent comedians do pop culture
and politics for commentary on society with The Axis of Evil Comedy Show,
Guthrie Theater Wurtele Stage, 818 S 2nd St, Mpls.

Sunday, 5/13, 10 to 2, peace table with Mothers Day Proclamation cards,
grassy area between lift bridge and Canal Park, Duluth.
obedsinduluth [at] or 718-0629.

Sunday, 5/13, 1 pm, anti-authoritarian Republican National Convention
Welcoming Committee meeting, Jack Pine Community Center 2815 E Lake St,
Sunday, 5/13, 2 pm, reading of Julia Ward Howe's "Mother's Day Proclamation
for Peace" followed by photo ops with your mom on an actual pedestal, Lake
Harriet bandshell, Mpls.  info [at] or 612-822-2351.

Sunday, 5/13, 6 pm (and the 2nd Sunday of each month), Veterans for Peace
chapter 24 meeting, St Stephens School basement, 2130 Clinton Ave S, Mpls.
waynewittman [at]

Monday, 5/14, 6:30 pm, Muslim Peacemaker Team founder Sami Rasouli speaks at
Every Church a Peace Church potluck about "Iraq Today: A Firsthand Account
of War and Occupation," Lake Harriet United Methodist Church, 4901 Chowen
Ave S, Mpls.  rolsen6376 [at] or 651-228-7224.

Monday, 5/14, 6:30 affinity groups, 7:30 chapter meeting, Network of
Spiritual Progressives meeting, Plymouth Church, 1900 Nicollet Ave, Mpls.
brucelissem [at]

Monday, 5/14 (and every second Monday of the month), 7 pm, US Labor Against
War,, Merriam Park Library, 1831 Marchall Ave, St Paul.  Thomas Dooley at

Wednesday, 5/16, 7 pm, Iraqi-American and Muslim Peacemaker Team founder
Sami Rasouli speaks at Unity Church Unitarian, 732 Holly Ave, St Paul.

Wednesday, 5/16, 7:30 pm, Dr Mic Hunter discusses his book "Honor Betrayed:
Sexual Abuse in the Military," Magers and Quinn Books, 3038 Hennepin Ave S,
Mpls. or 612-822-4611.

Thursday, 5/17, Jorge Martin speaks on the Bolivarian revolution in
Venezuela, Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 2730 E 31st St, Mpls.
msp [at]

Friday, 5/18, 7:30 pm, one of Sudan's "lost boys" Valentino Achak Deng and
writer of his fictionalized biography (What is the What) Dave Eggeres speak
at Lyndale United Church of Christ, 31st and Aldrich S, Mpls.  Tickets $5
from Magers and Quinn booksellers at 3038 Hennepin.
davidu [at]

Saturday, 5/19, 9:30 am, Middle East Peace Now presents 19-year-old
Palestinian student (at Normandale) Walid Muhammad Issa talkikng about
Growing Up Under Occupation in Bethlehem, Southdale Library, 7001 York Ave
S, Edina.  651-696-1642.
Saturday, 5/19, 6 to 8 pm, kick-off for summer of PEACE in North Mpls, where
over 1000 lock arms along Penn Ave from W Broadway to Lowry Ave.
citypeace [at]

Sunday, 5/20, 9:30 am, Bishop Emeritus Lowell Erdahl speaks on Jesus' Way of
Peace, as part of "Blessed are the Peacemakers" series at All Saints
Lutheran Church, 15915 Excelsior Blvd (corner of Woodland), Minnetonka.
randerson5356 [at] or 952-934-6260.

Sunday, 5/20, 3 pm, recent Humphrey Institute grad Laila Davis and local
activist Karen Redleaf present "Building Sustainable Alteernatives" about
long-haul organizing, Mayday Bookstore, 301 S Cedar, Mpls.
eric-angell [at]

Monday, 5/21, 6:30 pm, WAMM presents free film "The Color of Olives" about
Palestinian family hemmed in by a 30 foot wall, electric fences and
soldiers, St Joan of Arc Church, 4537 - 3rd Ave S, Mpls.

Thursday, 5/24, 6:30 pm, "framing" expert Jeffrey Feldman speaks on
"Changing the Conversation, Changing Minnesota's Future," Open Book, 1011
Washington Ave S, Mpls.  dflgracekelly [at]


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

Every Sunday, 1 to 2 pm, St Croix Valley Peacemakers sponsors peace vigil at
the Stillwater bridge, Stillwater. or

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 (time change), Penn Ave just north of 394, Bryn
Mawr neighborhood of Mpls.  bnlberry [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, 4:30 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, 4:30 to 6 pm, NW Neighbors for Peace sponsors vigil at
Winnetka & 42nd Ave N, New Hope.  nwn4p [at]

Every Thursday, 5 to 6 pm, Peace vigil at intersection of Bridge and
Fountain Streets, Albert Lea.  sjmoore [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, Minnetonka weekly peace demonstration, at Hwy 7
and 101.  Park in Target Greatland lot; meet near entrance fountain.
carydberg [at]

Every Saturday, noon to 12:15, Vigil at Bridge Square (Division and 4th),
Northfield.  mcgrath1 [at]

Every Saturday, 1 to 2 pm, Mounds View peace vigil, SE corner of Hwy 10 and
University Ave NE in Blaine.  major18 [at] or 763-717-9168.

Every Saturday, 2 to 3 pm, Peace vigil at NE corner Co Hwy 10 & Univ Ave NE,
Blaine.  vanka485 [at]  (New time and day.)

(More vigils are listed at  ) 

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