Peace calendar
From: Charles Underwood (
Date: Fri, 27 Jul 2007 04:35:57 -0700 (PDT)
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Peace Calendar for July 27, 2007

HEADS UP: The Antiwar Committee is organizing a bus trip to the Troops Out
Now demo in DC.  Buses leave Friday, 9/28 (morning) and return Sunday, 9/30
(evening).  $175 (partial scholarships available) include the bus itself,
with comfortable coach seating and wonderful company...but not food.  FFI
bus [at] or 612-379-3899.

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 8/2, 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.), Lagoon
Theater, 1320 Lagoon Ave, Mpls.

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.

Friday, 7/27, 5:30 to 7 pm, potluck, music and conversation "Listening
Session" with potential US Senate peace candidate Jack Nelson-Pallmeyer,
Peace Church, 11th St and 11th Ave E, Duluth.  jpeggduluth [at]

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.

Saturday, 7/28, 11 am, MN Veterans for Progress host a Listening Session
with potential US Senate peace candidate Jack Nelson-Pallmeyer, Williard
Munger Inn, 7408 Grand Ave, Duluth.  richochet1968 [at] or

Saturday, 7/28, 7 to 9 pm, Larry Johnson, Elaine Wynne and Jerry Wellik
hoast Storytelling for Adults as benefit for Veterans for Peace, Dunn
Brothers, 329 W 15th in Loring Park, Mpls.  elent7 [at]

Monday, 7/30, 6:30 reception, 7:30 listening session with potential US
Senate peace candidate Jack Nelson-Pallmeyer, Labor Union, 105 N Broadway
(side door north), Rochester.  Free remp parking 1/2 block south of
location.  eljomayer [at]

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, 12:45 to 2 pm, AlliantACTION hosts a greeting for Alliant
Techsystems shareholders meeting, outside the front door of the corporate
HQ, 5050 Lincoln Drive, Edina. (ATK makes landmines,
cluster bombs and depleted uranium munitions.)
Tuesday, 7/31, 6 to 8 pm, Twin Cities young professionals are invited to
hear Coleen Rowley, former FBI agent and Time magazine person-of-the-year,
speak on civil liberties, The Soap Factory, 518 - 2nd St, Mpls.
jkooren [at]

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.

Tuesday, 7/31, 7:30 pm, conference call with potential US Senate peace
candidate Jack Nelson-Pallmeyer.  Check the website for details.

Wednesday, 8/1, 7 pm, MN Department of Peace sponsors Alan Brecknell of the
Pat Finucane Centre, Truth and Reconciliation Comission in Derry Ireland, to
speak at St Joan of Arc, 4537 - 3rd Ave S, Mpls.  Mary Jane 651-261-6066.

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.

Thursday, 8/9, 7 pm, NW Neighbors for Peace hosts free film "America's
Dialogue: What Kind of Country Do We Want to Be?" including interviews with
mayor and survivors of Hiroshima bombing, Parish Community of St Joseph,
8701-36th Ave N (SW corner Boone & 36th), New Hope.

Saturday, 8/11, 9:30 am, Rev Mitri Raheb, pastor of Christmas 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, 4 pm, meeting of allies coordinating committee to protest
the Republican National Convention in 2008, Walker Church, 3104 - 16th 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]

Sunday, 8/12, 4 to 8 pm, MN Neighbors for Peace yearly picnic, Newell Park,
900 N Fairview (corner Fairview & Pierce Butler), St Paul.

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]

Tuesday, 8/14, noon to 1:15, Congressman Jim Ramstad participated is
Humphrey Institute's Connecting with Government series, Cowles Auditorium,
301 - 19th Ave S, West Bank U of M, Mpls.

Wednesday, 8/15, 7 pm, Red Wing Vets for Peace meeting at home of Charles
Nicolosi.  tuvecino [at]

Thursday, 8/16, 11:30 am, U of M prof Martin Sampson speaks on "Turkey: A
Troubled Ally Spanning Europe and the Middle East," Town & Country Club, 300
Mississippi River Blvd N, St Paul.  $25 for luncheon, made out to AFSA, sent
to Malcolm McLean, 111 E Kellogg Blvd (2702), St Paul 55102..  Info

8/17 to 8/19, Youth Against War and Racism hosts an Antiwar Youth Training
Camp to teach counter-recruitment and organizing skills, Whitewater State
Park (2 hours from Twin Cities), Winona County.  Space limited, so email
Tyrus Thompson at tyrusathompson [at] or call at 651-210-5342 with
name, school, grade, email and phone number.  Sliding scale $20 to $50.
Space limited, but no one turned away because of money.

Saturday, 8/18, 10 to 11;30 am, Kellie Germond presents a new documentary on
a Venezuelan co-op,  Resource Center of the Americas, 3019 Minnehaha Ave,

Saturday, 8/18, 6 to 8 pm, MN chapter of the National Lawyers' Guild hosts
mid-summer salute to local defenders of freedom, Minnehaha Park bandstand,

Sunday, 8/19, 12:30 to 2 pm, Peace with Justice Forum presents speaker Mavis
Anderson speaking on "Cuba and the United States: Strands of a Failed
Policy," Central Lutheran Church, 3rd Ave and 12th St, Mpls.  $7 lunch
available; validated parking available in the Central parking ramp beside
church.  dhilden [at] or 612-825-1581.

Monday, 8/20, 6:30 pm, free film "War Made Easy" about both Republican and
Democratic administrations and their strategies to promote militarism, St
Joan of Arc, Parish Center, 4537 - 3rd Ave S, Mpls.

Monday, 8/20 (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.


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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