Peace calendar
From: Charles Underwood (
Date: Fri, 20 Jul 2007 19:09:21 -0700 (PDT)
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Peace Calendar for July 21, 2007

7/5 to 7/31, groups may arrange showings of Dafatir Notebooks: Iraqi book
art, created as the US bombing took place in 2003,Mpls Central Library, 300
Nicollet Mall, downtown Mpls.  Call 320-260-1709.
7/6 to 8/12, 8 pm on Thur-Saturday, 2 pm on Sunday, Can't Wait Til '08
presents cabaret and political event "Bush Is Bad." Old Arizona Theater,
2821 Nicollet Ave, Mpls.  612-871-0050.

7/20 to 7/26, film "Rescue Dawn" about man who grew up in bombed-out
Germany, moved to the US, became a pilot then POW in Vietnam (I haven't seen
this Werner Herzog film.  It may be a violence-glorifying adventure flick.
Please write if you see it and I'll include brief opinions.), Uptown
Theater, Hennepin and Lagoon, Mpls.

7/19, 7/20, 7/21, 8 pm, Illusion Theater presents play "Six Lives" about
adults who have experienced displacement through war, turmoil and disaster
in their youth, 528 Hennepin Ave, suite 704, Mpls.

7/20 to 7/22, intergenerational nonviolence gathering to network and build
skills, Shalom Hill Farm, Windom MN.  Sliding scale, $50 to $350.
grassrootsnonviolence [at] or Alejandra at 612-423-1073.

Saturday, 7/21, 10 to 11:30 am, Arcadio Salanic of the Mayan Peace Center
talks about the Guatemalan elections, with emphasis on indigenous groups
activism, Resource Center of the Americas, 3019 Minnehaha, Mpls.

Saturday, 7/21, 1 pm, MnpACT sponsors former Strib reporter and blogger Eric
Black in free Citizen Journalism Workshop "Angst to Action," including
letters to editor, blogging, videos and t.v. opportunities, Galaxie Library
in Apple Valley (a few blocks east of Cedar, one block north of county 42).

Saturday, 7/21, 4 pm, meeting of allies coordinating committee to protest
the Republican National Convention in 2008, Sabathani Community Center, 310
E 38th St, Mpls.

Monday, 7/23, 10 am until Tuesday, 7/24, 10 am, 24-hour vigil and rally to
end the occupation of Iraq/Bring the troops home now, outside Sen. Coleman's
office, highway 280 and University Ave, St Paul.  Special gatherings at
10:30 am, 12:30 pm and 4:30 pm (rally and speakers) on Monday, plus press
conference at 9:15 am on Tuesday.  Sign up to participate at 612-522-1961 or
info at

Monday, 7/23 (and every Monday), 5 to 7 pm, potluck, discussion at office of
potential U.S. Senate peace candidate Jack Nelson-Pallmeyer, 3027 Holmes
Ave, Mpls.  612-216-4665.

Tuesday, 7/24, 7 pm, Concerned Citizens hosts a listening session with
potential US Senate peace candidate Jack Nelson-Pallmeyer, Rutledge
Community Center, 7401 Long Lake Rd, Rutledge MN.  FFIO Judy Isaacson,
dimwick [at] or

Thursday, 7/26, 5 to 8 pm, free conference Conflict in East Africa and the
Human Rights Situation, with speakers Keith Ellison, and various speakers
addressing human rights problems in Ethiopia and Somalia, Great Hall,
Coffman Union, 300 Washington Ave SE, East Bank of the U of M, Mpls. or 651-917-0430.

Thursday, 7/26, 7 pm, NW Neighbors for Peace hosts a public forum on the
campaign for a Department of Peace with Mary Jane LaVigne and others, at
Parish Community of St Joseph, 8701 - 36th Ave N, New Hope. or 763-545-2296.

Friday, 7/27, 4:30 to 5:30 pm, vigil to end the occupation of Palestine,
Snelling & Summit Aves, St Paul.  Karen, 651-283-3495.

Saturday, 7/28, 10 to 11:30, Teresa Ortiz keynotes a report back from last
month's US Social Forum in Atlanta, Resource Center of the Americas, 3019
Minnehaha Ave, Mpls.

Monday, 7/30 (and every Monday), 5 to 7 pm, potluck, discussion at office of
potential U.S. Senate peace candidate Jack Nelson-Pallmeyer, 3027 Holmes
Ave, Mpls.  612-216-4665.

Tuesday, 7/31, 6:30 to 8:30 pm, Peace Salon shows film "Iraq for Sale" about
mercenaries and contractors, Madd Hatter Tea House, 943 W 7th, St Paul.
pattypax [at]

8/2 to 8/12 is the Minnesota Fringe Festival with over 150 shows in over 800
performances at about 25 venues all over town.  If anyone hears of good
plays related to war/peace issues, let me know.

8/3 to 8/5, Cornstalk festival of peace, music and art, in Dunnell, on the
SW corner of MN off I-90 exit between Fairmont & Jackson.  $20 online ticket
sales at

8/3 to 8/12, Manna Fest, a festival of spiritual performance, where the
sacred and the imagination meet, Augsburg College, Foss Center or Music
Hall, 22nd and Riverside, Mpls.  Tickets $5 to $12 from Uptown Tix at or 651-209-6799.  More info at  Promising performaces include:
   "Jesus at Guantanamo" (Ed has seen and highly recommends) 8/3 ( 7 pm),
8/4 (4 pm), 8/5 (7 pm), 8/8 (5:30 pm) and 8/11 (10 pm);
   "Dragon's Eye" (restorative justice in the context of sexual assault) 8/4
(2.30 pm), 8/5 (5:30), 8/8 (7 pm), 8/10 (5:30) and 8/11 (8:30);
   "GanElvis" (Presley as Ganesh, Hindu god of new beginnings) 8/3 (10 pm),
8/5 (4), 8/6 (5:30) 8/10 (5:30) and 8/11 (5:30);
   "Witnessing a Murder" (a woman witnessing a death plunges into that which
separates her from horror and the voice of God) 8/4 (7 pm), 8/5 (2:30), 8/6
(7), 8/10 (10), 8/12 (4).

Saturday, 8/4, 10 to 11:30 am, meeting of Homeless Veterans for Peace,
Peacehouse, 510 E Franklin, Mpls.  Bob 612-789-9020.

Sunday, 8/5, Hiroshima/Nagasaki Commemoration at Lyndale Park Peace Garden,
Roseway Rd just n. of Lake Harriet.  4:30 Women in Black procession from
40th St & Briant, 5 pm Sadako story and children's songs, 6 pm Japanese tea
ceremony. or 952-922-0308.

Monday, 8/6, 7 pm, free film "The Power of Community: How Cuba Survived Peak
Oil," Rondo Library, 461 N Dale St, St Paul.  mncuba [at]

Monday, 8/6, Hiroshima/Nagasaki Commemoration at Lyndale Park Peace Garden,
Roseway Rd just n. of Lake Harriet.  7:30 pm ceremony of
cranes/speaker/music, 8:30 pm vigil in Peace Garden. or

Monday, 8/6 (and every Monday), 5 to 7 pm, potluck, discussion at office of
potential U.S. Senate peace candidate Jack Nelson-Pallmeyer, 3027 Holmes
Ave, Mpls.  612-216-4665.

Wednesday, 8/8, 8 am, Alexandra Owings presents "Blood Diamonds in Sierra
Leone," St Martins Table, Riverside at 21st, West Bank U of M, Mpls.

Thursday, 8/9, 10:30 am, Nagasaki Commeration with music, storytelling,
letter from Nagasaki mayor and silence at 11:02, Global Harmony Labyrinth,
Como Park, St Paul. or 952-922-0308.

Saturday, 8/11, 9:30 am, Rev Mitri Raheb, pastor of Christman Luthern Church
in Bethlehem speaks at Middle East Peace Now forum on "Palestinian/Israeli
Peace: Is There Any Hope?," Southdale Library, 2nd floor, 7001 York Ave,
Edina.  Flo at 651-696-1642.

Saturday, 8/11, 11:30 am to 1 pm, documentary film "Difficult Dreams: Coming
of Age in El Salvador" and talk with director Jim Winship, Waite House
Neighborhood Center, 2529 - 13th Ave S, Mpls.
Saturday, 8/11, 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.

Sunday, 8/12, 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, 8/13 (and every Monday), 5 to 7 pm, potluck, discussion at office of
potential U.S. Senate peace candidate Jack Nelson-Pallmeyer, 3027 Holmes
Ave, Mpls.  612-216-4665.

Monday, 8/13 (and every second Monday of the month), 7 pm, US Labor Against
War,, Merriam Park Library, 1831 Marchall Ave, St Paul.  Thomas Dooley at

Monday, 8/13, 7 to 9 pm, monthly meeting for MN Network for Spiritual
Progressives, Plymouth Church, 1900 Nicollett Ave, Mpls.
brucelissem [at]


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, 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, Chisago City gathering for peace (chat, sing, run
around with the kids, share food), Moberg Park, Chisago City.

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, peace vigil at Lagoon and Hennepin, Uptown Mpls. 

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, Mounds View peace vigil, SE corner of Hwy 10 and
University Ave NE in Blaine.  vanka485 [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]

(More vigils are listed at  ) 

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