Peace calendar
From: Charles Underwood (
Date: Mon, 20 Aug 2007 18:31:30 -0700 (PDT)
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Peace Calendar for August 21, 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, 8/21, George W will be raising money for Norm Coleman in the
afternoon at the Austin home, 6641 Beach Rd on w. shore of Bryant Lake, Eden
Prairie.  Gather at the Bryant Lake Regional Park dock near the public
launch, 6800 Rowland Rd, Eden Prairie..  Arrive early (noonish) to avoid
traffic snarls and bring large signs and banners.  FFI Roger at
rojo [at] or 952-474-2476 or cell 612-805-9077 or Leah's cell
612-474-2476, especially if there are last-minute changes of plans.

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

Friday, 8/24, 4:30 to 5:30 pm, vigil to end the occupation of Palestine,
Snelling & Summit Aves, St Paul.  Karen, 651-283-3495.

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, 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.)

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.

Tuesday, 8/28, 4 pm, Iraq Summer coalition sponsors town hall forum on Iraq,
Minnetonka Community Center, 14600 Minnetonka Blvd, Minnetonka (targeting
Jim Ramstad). or
minnesotafd [at] or 612-465-8803.

Tuesday, 8/28, 6:30 pm, Iraq Summer coalition sponsors town hall forum on
Iraq, Cascade Room, Atwood Center, St Cloud State University, 720 4th Ave S,
St Cloud (Michele Bachmann's district).
or minnesotafd [at] or 612-465-8803.

Tuesday, 8/28, 6:30 pm, Summer coalition sponsors town hall forum on Iraq,
Lakes and Plains Carpenters Great Hall, 710 Olive St, St Paul. (targeting
Norm Coleman), or
minnesotafd [at] or 612-465-8803

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.

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

8/31 to 9/6, documentary "The 11th Hour" about the last possible moment to
change things before wrecking the earth's ecosystems, Lagoon Cinema. 1320
Lagoon Ave, Uptown Mpls.

Saturday, 9/1, 3 pm, Christine Frank speaks on the influence of resource
conflicts and environmental degradation on the left upsurge in South
America, Mayday Bookstore, 301 Cedar Ave, Mpls.
coreymattson [at] maydaybooks.oprg

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.

Monday, 9/3 (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, 9/5, 7 pm, former Abu Ghraib nurse Lt Col Deanna Germain (ret)
gives free talk about her book "Reaching Past the Wire," St Anthony Park
Library, 2245 Como Ave, St Paul. or 651-222-3242.

Friday, 9/7, 7 pm, Iranian Nobel Peace Prize winner Dr Shirin Ebadi gives
free public presentation "The Roots of Chaos in the Middle East," Hamline
University, Sundin Music Hall, 1531 Hewitt Ave, St Paul.

Saturday, 9/8, 9:30 am (refreshments) and 10 am (program), Middle East Peace
Now presents activist with Coalition for Palestinian Rights and attorney
Ziad Amra speaks on "Fractured Palestine," Southdale Library, 7001 York Ave
S, Edina.  651-696-1642.

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]

Monday, 9/10 (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, 9/10, 7 pm, Ronald Young of the Interreligious Initiative for Peace
speaks on "The Arab-Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Is Peace Possible?'
Central Presbyterian Church, 500 Cedar St, S Paul.  651-224-4728.

Monday, 9/10 (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, 9/10, 6:30 pm, Every Church a Peace Church potluck and program with
Amy Blumenshine discussing "The Church's role in the Reintegration of
Veterans with Their Families and Communities, Guardian Angels Church, 8260
Hudson Blvd N, Oakdale.  rolsen6376 [at]

Monday, 9/10, 6:30 pm affinity groups meet, 7:30 chapter meeting, monthly
meeting for MN Network for Spiritual Progressives, Plymouth Church, 1900
Nicollett Ave, Mpls.  brucelissem [at]

Tuesday, 9/11, 6:30 to 8:30 pm, Pax Salon shows and discusses documentary
"9/11: Press for Truth," Mad Hatters Tea House, 943 W 7th, St Paul.
pattypax [at]

Tuesday, 9/11, 7 pm, the Woodbury Chorus and Orchestra performs at Sisters
of St Joseph of Carondelet's 11th day prayer for peace, 1890 Randolph Ave,
St Paul. or 651-690-7079.

Tuesday, 9/11, 7 pm, "Speaking Truth to Power" memorial celebration with
music, dance, poetry, spoken word, Mpls Farmers Market Annex, 200 Lyndale
Ave N, Mpls.  612-414-7859.

Tuesday, 9/11, 7 pm, Kathy Kelly, co-founder of Voices for Creative
Noonviolence and just returned from 2 months in Amman, Jordan, talks on
"Iraq Refugees and Otheer Costs of War: An Eyewitness Account," St Joan of
Arc Church, 4537 - 3rd Ave S, Mpls.


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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