Peace calendar
From: Charles Underwood (
Date: Thu, 14 Jun 2007 20:59:28 -0700 (PDT)
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Peace Calendar for June 15, 2007

now to 6/21, 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,
Lagoon Cinema, 1320 Lagoon Ave, Mp..

6/15 to 6/18, Midwest Renewable Energy Fair in Custer, WI.

Friday, 6/15, 2 to 7 pm, Community Celebration of Peace with free food,
dance, intergenerational activities, Dunning Rec Center, 1221 Marshal Ave,
St Paul.  651-222-0399.

Friday, 6/15, 4:30 to 5:30 pm, vigil to end the occupation of Palestine,
Snelling & Summit Aves, St Paul.  Karen, 651-283-3495.

Saturday, 6/16, 10 to 11:30 AM, Jesus "Chucho" Garcia speaks on "Venezuela
Today: The Debate over the closing of RCTV," Resource Center of the
Americas, 3019 Minnehaha Ave, Mpls. or MNCUBA [at]

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

Saturday, 6/16, 12:30 pm, Mpls Citizens for global Solutions member Mark
Holdridge hosts an event involving multi-media video and the internet, on
his 10 by 14 foot screen, 4816 Columbus Ave S, Mpls.  mark [at] or

Saturday, 6/16, 4 to 6 pm, Youth Against War and Racism meeting to plan this
fall's student walkout against the war and against military recruitment in
the schools, Mayday books, 301 Cedar Ave, 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]

Sunday, 6/17, 4 pm, stories of Burma and of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi (who won
the 1991 Nobel Peace Prize and is still under house arrest in Rangoon), with
Burmese desserts and beverages, Centennial United Methodist Church, 1524 W
County Rd C2 (corner Snelling), Roseville.  651-628-9713.

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

Monday, 6/18, 6:30 pm, free film "Iraq for Sale" about private corporations
in Iraq, St Joan of Arc Church Hospitality Hall, 4536 - 3rd Ave S, Mpls.

Tuesday, 6/19, 5 pm, MN Advocates for Human Rights holds awards dinner with
theme "Human Rights, Justice and Peace: Truth and Reconciliation in
Post-Conflict Societies" with keynote speaker Jerome Verdier of Liberia's
Truth and Reconciliation Commission, and honoring Priscilla Hayner and Sofia
Macher, The Depot in Mill District of downtown Mpls, 225 - 3rd Ave S, Mpls.

Tuesday, 6/19, 6:30 pm, Pax Salon hosts Minnesota alliance of Peacemakers
president Dick Bernard speaking about his perspective for peace, Mad
Hatter's Tea House, 943 W 7th, St Paul.  pattypax [at]

Tuesday, 6/19, 7 pm, conference call with Jack Nelson-Pallmeyer re his
potential peace campaign for U.S. Senate.  Details at

Wednesday, 6/20, 7 am vigil, 8 am action, "Love in the Time of War"
nonviolent action at Alliant Techsystems (MN's largest war merchant, maker
of cluster bombs, landmines, "depleted" uranium weapons other particularly
nasty weapons), 5050 Lincoln Dr, Edina.

Wednesday, 6/20, lunch at noon, presentation 12:40 to 1:30, Macalester prof
Ahmed Samatar speaks on "Somalia: Anatomy of a Disaster," Town and Country
Club, 300 Mississippi River Blvd N, St Paul.  $25 includes lunch.  Malcolm
McLean at 651-291-8057.

Thursday, 6/21, 10 am gather, 11 am ceremony, World Peace and Prayer Day
ceremony on Summer Solstice with potluck to follow, Coldwater Spring,
Minnehaha Park, Mpls.

6/22-6/28, film "A Mighty Heart" about Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel
Pearl's reporting and death while researching a story on the "shoe bomber,"
Lagoon Cinema, 1320 Lagoon Ave, Mpls.

Saturday, 6/23, 10:30 am, free film "9/11: Press for Truth" about spin and
lies surrounding the 2001 event, Riverview Theater, 3800 - 42nd Ave S, Mpls.
minnesota911 [at]

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.

Monday, 6/25, 7 pm, Palestinian physician, human rights leader and Gaza
Project of the Middle East Children's Alliance Dr Monda El-Farra speaks at
Joan of Arc Church, Hospitality Hall, 4537 - 3rd Ave S, Mpls.

Tuesday, 6/26, 5 pm, to honor UN International Day in Support of the Victims
of Torture, the Center for the Victims of Torture host U of M medical
ethicist Dr Steven Miles talking about his book "Oath Betrayed: Torture,
Medical Complicity and the War on Terror," 717 E River Rd, Mpls.

Tuesday, 6/26, 6:30 pm, Pax Salon hosts Witness for Peace member Kristen
Melby talking about Bush's plan for trade through Fast Track, Mad Hatter's
Tea House, 943 W 7th, St Paul.  pattypax [at]

Tuesday, 6/26, 7 pm, six readers present from Elizabeth de la Vega's work on
the fraudulent case for war, Hennepin Ave Methodist Church, 511 Groveland
Ave, Mpls.

Wednesday, 6/27, 9 to 3, People of Faith Peacemakers retreat at Hospitality
Place in Circle Pines.  763-784-5177.

6/27 to 7/1, Social Forum "Another World is Possible - Another US is
Necessary" in Atlanta.  Transportation from the Twin Cities are being
arranged by Brandon Lacy Campos, camposvive [at] or 612-432-7846.
For general information, see or

Wednesday, 6/27, 7 pm, Concerned Citizens hosts listening session with Jack
Nelson-Pallmeyer concerning his potential campaign for US Senate, Chisago
Lakes Library, 11754 - 302nd St, Chisago City.  jure0022 [at]

Wednesday, 6/27, 7 pm, recently returned from the Holy Land, Ruth Hansen
speaks on "Occupation: Then and Now," St John's Lutheran Church, 500 - 3rd
St W, Northfield.  FFI Bill at 507-645-7660.

Thursday, 6/28, 7 pm, peace icons Greg and Sue Skog host Jack
Nelson-Pallmeyer at a listening session concerning his potential peace
candidacy for US Senate, Burnhaven Library, 1101 Cty Rd 42, Burnsville.
family4peace [at] or 651-278-1103.

6/29 and 6/30, Project Earth (peace fair) in Geneva, MN.

Saturday, 6/30, 10:30 am, coffeehour about Pastors for Peace cultural
exchanges to Cuba and the Cuba Caravan, 3019 Minnehaha, Mpls.

Saturday, 6/30, 4 pm, meeting of allies coordinating committee to protest
the Republican National Convention in 2008, Sabathani Community Center, 310
E 38th St, Mpls.

Saturday, 6/30, 6:15 pm, Retired USAF Lt Col Robert Bowman (and "Star Wars"
program director under Carter and Ford) challenges us to "Take Back
America," Macalester College Chapel, on Grand just west of Snelling, St
Paul.  651-633-4410.

Tuesday, 7/3, 6 pm, US-Cuba Pastors for Peace Friendshipment program with
Caravan leaders, Cuba trade advocate, political leaders, $10 includes Cuban
plate, St Albert the Great Church, 2836 - 33rd Ave S, Mpls.
mncuba [at]

Wednesday, 7/4, 5 to 6 pm,  special peace vigil with the theme "Peace Is
Patriotic," Marshall/Lake bridge over the Mississippi.

Saturday, 7/7, 10 to 11:30 am, meeting of Homeless Veterans for Peace,
Peacehouse, 510 E Franklin, Mpls.  Bob 612-789-9020.

Saturday, 7/7, all day, 20th year anniversary party at Anathoth Community
Farm, a peace and sustainable community in Luck WI (these are the folks who
brought us Nukewatch, straw bail construction and composting toilets), with
music from Buckwheat Zydeco, Devon Evons, Floydian Slip, Command Zulu, as
well as camping, biking, food, tours of the eco village, etc.  FFI contact
Mike Miles at anathoth [at] or or or

Sunday, 7/8, 6 pm (and the 2nd Sunday of each month), Veterans for Peace
chapter 27 meeting, St Stephens School basement, 2130 Clinton Ave S, Mpls.
waynewittman [at]

Monday, 7/9, 6:30 pm, Every Church a Peace Church potluck including
presentation by 3 or more Red Wing peace activist students, St Stephen
Lutheran Church, 8400 France Ave S, Bloomington.  rollsen6376 [at]
Monday, 7/9 (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, 7/9, 7 pm, Red Wing Vets for Peace meeting at home of Charles
Nicolosi.  tuvecino [at]

Saturday, 7/14, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm,Pigstock, the Vets for Peace day
including camping, workshops with Elizabeth de la Vega, Steven Miles, Coleen
Rowley and keynote address with Ann Wright, all in Hager Wisconsin.  Contact
tuvecino [at] or call 651-388-5863 or go to 
more details.


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

Every Sunday, 1 to 2 pm, St Crook 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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