Peace calendar
From: Charles Underwood (
Date: Thu, 24 May 2007 22:22:50 -0700 (PDT)
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ALSO NOTE: The national exhibit "Eyes Wide Open" (or "boots" exhibit, named
for the pair of boots for each soldier killed in Iraq, plus shoes for Iraqi
civilians) has inspired a Minnesota Eyes Wide Open (52 pairs of boots as of
5/20).  Already shown at Grand Rapids, Winona, Hibbing, Ely, the State
Capitol Rotunda and elsewhere, this exhibit is available to travel to your
location.  Contact Jeanette Raymond at jluraymond [at] or 612-823-0436.

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Peace Calendar for May 24, 2007

now to 5/31, 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 6/2, exhibit about the legacy of the Korean War "Still Present
Pasts," Intermedia Arts, 2822 Lyndale Ave S, Mpls.
or 612-871-4444.

5/18 to 5/ 26, Fridays and Saturdays, 7:30 pm, "Latitudes," an exhibition of
art by community members who identify as Arab, Muslim, Berber or Iranian,
California Building Gallery, 2205 California St NE, Mpls.  $5.

Friday, 5/25, 1 to 4:30 pm, join Somali Women and Children's peace rally to
protest illegal invasion and indiscriminate killings in Somalia, MN State
Capitol, 75 MLK Blvd, St Paul.

Friday, 5/25, 4:30 to 5:30 pm, vigil to end the occupation of Palestine,
Snelling & Summit Aves, St Paul.  Karen, 651-283-3495.

5/25 to 5/31, 7:15 pm, film "10 Questions for the Dalai Lama" like Why do
the poor seem happier than the rich? and How do you reconcile non-violence
when faced with violence?, Oak St Cinema, 309 Oak St SE, Mpls.

5/25 (6 to 10 pm) and 5/26 (10 to 10) and 5/27 (10 to 4), 3rd annual
conference of the Muslim American Society of MN, Mpls Convention Center,
1301 - 2nd Ave S, Mpls.

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: diversity in Islam on 5/26 and Islamic art on 9/9.  RSVP to
rsvp [at]

Sunday, 5/27, 1 pm, anti-authoritarian Republican National Convention
Welcoming Committee open meeting, Jack Pine Community Center, 2815 E Lake
St, Mpls.

Tuesday, 5/29, 6:30 to 8:30, conversational salon with Polly Mann reading
her play called Zenger,about pre-Resolutionar War German printer in America,
tried for corrupting the king's governor of New York, Mad Hatter's Tea
House, 943 W 7th, St Paul.  651-227-3228.

Wednesday, 5/30, noon to 1:30, Humphrey Institute hosts Congressman Jim
Ramstad, Cowles Auditorium, 301 - 19th Ave S, Mpls.

Wednesday, 5/30, 6:30 pm,  Anti-War Committee hosts thank-you dinner "Work a
Day for Peace" in appreciation for those who have donated a day's wages (or
an hour's).  Pasta, salad and dessert at Walker Church, 3104 - 16th Ave S,

Thursday, 5/31, 5:30 pm, potluck and  listening session with peace prof Jack
Nelson-Pallmeyer on "What do you want in your next US Senator?" as he
considers a possible run, Community Presbyterian Church, 703 N Pokegama Ave,
Grand Rapids, MN.  (Or meet with Jack "on the bridge" for the 4:30 peace
vigil.)  davidvi [at]

6/1 to 6/7, film "Journey from the Fall" about Vietnam post-war re-education
camps and hardships, Lagoon Cinema, 1312 Lagoon Ave, Mpls.

Saturday, 6/2, 10 to 11:30 am, meeting of Homeless Veterans for Peace,
Peacehouse, 510 E Franklin, Mpls.  Bob 612-789-9020.

Saturday, 6/2, 10 to 11:30 am, International Peace Observatory accompaniment
worker Kelly Lundeen speaks on Colombia, Resource Center of the Americas,
301l Minnehaha Ave, Mpls.

Saturday, 6/2, 10 to noon, WAMM book club discusses Antonia Juhasz's "The
Bush Agenda: Invading the World, One Economy as a Time."  FFI
rabbas [at]

Sunday, 6/3, 2 pm, "Being Peace" walking meditation in the style of Thich
Nhat Hanh, gathering at 40th St and Bryant Ave S (Lyndale Farmstead Park)
and walking slowly together about 45 minutes in silence and without signs
through the Lake Harriet Peace Garden, Mpls. or

Wednesday, 6/6, 5 to 6 pm, on the 40th anniversary of Israel's 6-day war and
the beginning of the occupation of Palestine, a special vigil to end the
occupation of Palestine as well as ending the occupation of Iraq,
Lake/Marchall bridge over the Mississippi.  steichenfm [at]

Wednesday, 6/6, 7 pm, 21-minute film of musical comedy "West Bank Story"
about Israeli soldier who falls in love with Palestinian falafel cashier
(followed by falafels, hummus and discussion), Unitarian Universalist Hall,
2nd and Linden St, Northfield.  507-645-7660.

Wednesday, 6/, 7 pm, 21-minute film of musical comedy "West Bank Story"
about Israeli soldier who falls in love with Palestinian falafel cashier
(followed by falafels, hummus and discussion), Unitarian Universalist Hall,
2nd and Linden St, Northfield.  507-645-7660.

Friday, 6/8, 5:45 pm, Palestine Solidarity Project sponsors participatory
event "Life Under Occupation: Reflections on Palestine," with Middle East
food and opportunities to share our stories, Macalester-Plymouth Church,
1658 Lincoln Ave, St Paul.  651-696-1642.

Saturday, 6/9, 9:30 coffee, 10 to 11 am program, Palestine Solidarity
Project presents "Israel's Occupation of Palestinians: Isn't 40 Years
Encough?," Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 41st St & Lyndale, Mpls.

6/8 to 6/10, basic level Alternatives to Violence Project.

Saturday, 6/9 2 pm, town hall organizing meeting "Resisting the Republican
National Convention" including a clearinghouse of various organizations, an
open mic discussion period and break-out sessions to decide next steps, St
Paul Trades and Labor Hall, 411 Main St, St Paul.  Childcare, snacks
provided.  vegan14ever [at]

Sunday, 6/10, 1 pm, anti-authoritarian Republican National Convention
Welcoming Committee open meeting, Jack Pine Community Center, 2815 E Lake
St, Mpls.

Sunday, 6/10, 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, 6/11, 9:30 to 11 am, Humphrey Institute hosts Congressman Keith
Ellison, Cowles Auditorium, 301 - 19th Ave S, Mpls.

Monday, 6/11, 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.

Monday, 6/11, 6:30 affinity groups, 7:30 chapter meeting, Network of
Spiritual Progressives meeting, Plymouth Church, 1900 Nicollet Ave, Mpls.
brucelissem [at]

Monday, 6/11 (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, 6/13, 5 to 6 pm, special vigil to end the US occupation of Iraq
and calling for an end to all torture, Lake/Marshall bridge over the
Mississippi.  (Wear an orange jumpsuit and hood, if you have them.)

Thursday, 6/14, 7 pm, NW Neighbors for Peace hosts U of M medicine and
bioethics prof Steve Miles, talking about his book "Oath Betrayed: Torture,
Medical Complicity and the War on Terror," Parish Community of St Joseph,
8701 - 36th Ave N, New Hope.  wnn4p [at] or 763-545-2296.

Saturday, 6/16, 10:30 to 7:30, Twin Cities Juneteenth celebration, Glenwood
Ave between Xerxes and Theodore Worth Parkway, Mpls.

Sunday, 6/17, 12:30 to 2 pm, Michael Luick-Thrams speaks on "Loving Your
Enemy: Midwest Churches' Outreach to Germans during World War II" as part of
ELCA's Peace with Justice Forum, Central Lutheran Church, 3rd Ave and 12th
St, Mpls (near Mpls Convention Center).  $7 lunch available, validated
parking available at Central ramp on south side of church.
dhilden [at]

Sunday, 6/17, 3 pm, IMPACT hosts "Building Sustainable Alternatives: A Call
to Action!," Mayday Books, 301 Cedar Ave, Mpls.  eric-angell [at]

6/18 to 6/22, 9 to 4, free class in Human Rights and Genocide, Carlson
School of Management, W Bank, Mpls.  mccoy019 [at] or

6/24 to 6/27, American Civil Liberties Union hosts a bus (cost to
participants is only $10, with hotel also included) to DC for a rally to
Restore Habeas Corpus, end torture and repeal the Military Commissions Act.
Bus leaves the Twin Cities at 6 pm on Sunday for Tuesday rally and Wednesday
return.  For rally details, go to  For local details
contact Jana Kooren at 651-645-4097 x 123.


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, 2 to 3 pm (CORRECTED TIME), Mounds View peace vigil, SE
corner of Hwy 10 and University Ave NE in Blaine.  vanka485 [at]
(CORRECTED EMAIL) 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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