Peace calendar
From: Charles Underwood (
Date: Mon, 13 Aug 2007 22:32:19 -0700 (PDT)
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Peace Calendar for August 14, 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 8/26, 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.

Tuesday, 8/14, noon to 1:15, Congressman Jim Ramstad talks about his life as
a "moderate politician" in Humphrey Institute's Connecting with Government
series, Cowles Auditorium, 301 - 19th Ave S, West Bank U of M, Mpls.

Tuesday, 8/14, 5 to 7 pm, special vigil to commemorate one year of peace
vigils on the "Peace Island" at Penn Ave and I-394, Bryn Mawr neighborhood
of Mpls.  bnlberry [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

Friday, 8/17, 4:30 to 5:30 pm, vigil to end the occupation of Palestine,
Snelling & Summit Aves, St Paul.  Karen, 651-283-3495.

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, 8 to 3, yard sale to benefit Anti-War Committee, Bethany
Lutheran Church, 2511 E Franklin Ave, Mpls.  (Item drop off between 6 and 8
Friday night.)

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, 5 pm picnic, 6 pm musical review, MN chapter of the National
Lawyers' Guild hosts mid-summer salute to local defenders of freedom,
Minnehaha Park bandstand, Mpls.

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.

Sunday, 8/19, 3 to 5 pm, IMPACT hosts 50 minute film and discussion of "Dr
David Korten: The Great Turning from Empire to Earth Community," about
responding to oil, climate and economic crises by turning away from empire
to sustainability, Acadia Cafe, Franklin and Nocollet Aves, Mpls.

Sunday, 8/19, 3 to 5 pm, Amnesty International monthly meeting, Center for
Victims of Torture, 717 E River Rd SE, Mpls.  gabeo [at]

Sunday, 8/19, 6 pm, Concerned Citizens hosts listening session with
potential US Senate peace candidate Jack Nelson-Pallmeyer, Mayo Park,
LeSueur, MN.  bruce [at] or

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.

Thursday, 8/23, 7 pm, NW Neighbors for Peace hosts Mikael Rudolph talking
about "Impeachment: Diversion or Essential for the Future Health of Our
Democracy?," Brookdale Library room C, 6125 Shingle Creek Parkway, Brooklyn

8/24 to 8/30, film "No End in Sight" about the incompetence, recklessness
and venality that led to Iraq's descent into chaos, Uptown Theater, Hennepin
& Lagoon, Mpls.

Saturday, 8/25, 9 to 10:30 am, Pax Christi Twin Cities invites all to
reflect and pray together to help sustain our nonviolent center, lead by Sr.
Mary White, St Joan of Arc Parish Center, 4537 - 3rd Ave S, Mpls.
lynncibuzar [at]

Saturday, 8/25, 10 to 11:30 am, "From Mexico to Minnesota; From Minnesota to
Mexico," a presentation about the Mexican town of 30,000 called Axochiapan,
which has also sent 10,000 people to Minnesota (talk about the roots of
migration), Resource Center of the Americas, 3019 Minnehaha Ave, Mpls.

Saturday, 8/25, 12:30 to 5 pm, Art of Peace festival at Loft Literary
Center, panels, exhibitions and workshops with authors including Roseanne
Bane, Heid Erdrich, Deborah Keenan and Victoria Safford, Open Book, 1011
Washington Ave S, Mpls.

Saturday, 8/25, 2:30 pm, free 90-min film "Posada Carriles: Terrorism Made
in the USA," about CIA-supported Cuban terrorist, Rondo Library, 461 N Dale
St (at University), St Paul.  mncuba [at]

Saturday, 8/25, 5 to 11 pm, Marv Davidov benefit 76th birthday fish fry,
$50/plate fresh-caught bass, wine, 2615 Park Ave, Mpls.  612-874-7715.
(McDonald sisters sing, Marv tells colorful stories.)

8/31 to 9/2, basic level Alternatives to Violence Project.

Sunday, 8/26, 10:30 am to 1 pm, Sisters of St Joseph host a fundraiser
brunch for the Nonviolent Peaceforce, St Stephen's Church, 2211 clinton Ave
S, Mpls.  Sliding scale $5 to $25.

Monday, 8/27 (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, 8/29, 7 pm, Concerned Citizens hosts a listening session with
potential U.S. Senate peace candidate Jack Nelson-Pallmeyer, Blue Heron
Coffee House, 162 W 2nd St, Winona. or
ggaut [at] or 507-452-0536.

Saturday, 9/1, 10 to 11:30 am, meeting of Homeless Veterans for Peace,
Peacehouse, 510 E Franklin, Mpls.  Bob 612-789-9020.

Saturday, 9/1, 2 to 5 pm, exactly 1 year before the Republican National
Convention, come to a family-friendly picnic (bring your own food), rally,
games and music to prepare for the next year organizing to oppose the
Republican agenda, Mears Park, 221 E 5th St, Downtown St Paul.

Saturday, 9/8, 10 to 11:30 am, Kellie Germond presents a new documentary
focusing on a Venezuelan co-op, Resource Center of the Americas, 3019
Minnehaha, Mpls.

Sunday, 9/9, 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]


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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