Peace calendar
From: Charles Underwood (
Date: Sat, 8 Dec 2007 20:56:56 -0800 (PST)
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Peace Calendar for December 9, 2007
   Mall shopping: Please don't.  It only encourages them.
   Shopping for a cause: the Antiwar Committee craft sale on 12/16.
   Precinct caucus trainings: all over town, various dates.
   Political event: the CD3 forum on 12/11 or JNP on 12/16.
   Israel/Palestine info: correspondent Frank Wright on 12/15.

11/26 to 12/10, Minnesota Advocates for Human Rights hosts a display of
photographs related to gender violence, Common Roots Cafe, 2558 Lyndale Ave
S, Mpls.

Sunday, 12/9, 3 pm, pastor Henry Bechthold, photographer and Gulf War Vet
Chante Wolf and poet Leigh Herrick give a publication reading of the new
book "Cost of Freedom: the Anthology of Peace and Activism," Mayday Books,
301 Cedar Ave, Mpls.  prairiepoet58 [at]

Sunday, 12/9, 4 to 6 pm, US Senate peace candidate Jack Nelson-Pallmeyer
appears at Becky Lourey roast and campaign debt retirement party,
Neighborhood House, Wellstone Community Center, 179 Robie St E, St Paul.

Sunday,12/9, 6 to 8:30 pm (and the 2nd Sunday of each month), Veterans for
Peace chapter 27 meeting, St Stephens School basement, 2130 Clinton Ave S,
Mpls.  John at 952-448-2664.

Sunday, 12/9, 6 to 8 pm, presidential candidate and war critic Cynthia
McKinney speaks after showing of film American Blackout, Owen Science Bldg,
St Thomas U, SW corner Summit & Cretin, St Paul.  dorijj [at]

Monday, 12/10, 10:30 am, presidential candidate and war critic Cynthia
McKinney holds press conference at Midway Exchange Building in the Greenway
Level Conference Room, Chicago & Lake, Mpls.  farheen [at] or
612-964-9143.  (This follows a 9 am meeting with community activists at
Marie's Cafe, 1113 E Franklin, Mpls.)

Monday, 12/10, 7 pm, holiday potluck dinner for the MN chapter of Network of
Spiritual Progressives, Plymouth Church, 1900 Nicollet Ave, Mpls.

Monday, 12/10, 7 pm, US Senate peace candidate Jack Nelson-Pallmeyer speaks
at St Anthony Park Neighbors for Peace, home of MN Rep Alice Hausman, 1447
Chelmsford Ave, St Paul.

Monday, 12/10, 7 pm, monthly meeting MN Labor Against War, Merriam Park
Library, basement, corner Marshall & Fairview, St Paul.
correymattson [at]

Tuesday, 12/11, 11 to noon, US Senate peace candidate Jack Nelson-Pallmeyer
is interviewed by Gary Eichten on Minnesota Public Radio, streamed or 91.1.

Tuesday, 12/11, 11:30 am, MN Alliance of Peacemakers holds annual meeting
with keynote speaker St Paul Police chief John Harrington, Hennepin Ave
United Methodist Church, 511 Groveland (Lyndale & Hennepin), Mpls.  Advanced
reservations needed because of luncheon,

Tuesday, 12/11, noon to 1 pm, University of Ulster prof Fionnuala Ni Aolain
speaks on "Women, Truth and Transition," relating to transitional justice
during times of war or societal change, Briggs and Morgan, Minnesota Room,
2200 IDS Center, 80n S 8th St, Mpls.  (RSVP for lunch required by 12/7 at
612-977-8126.)  FFI mhunt [at] or 612-341-3302, ext 107.

Tuesday, 12/11, 6:30 pm Sisters of St Joseph of Carondelet's 11th day prayer
for peace, 1890 Randolph Ave, St Paul. or 651-690-7079.

Tuesday, 12/11, 6:30 pm, Peace in the Precincts holds nonpartisan precinct
caucus training, Shoreview Library, 4570 N Victoria St, Shoreview.
info [at] peaceintheprecincts or 651-917-0383.

Tuesday, 12/11, 6:30 pm, Peace in the Precincts holds nonpartisan precinct
caucus training, Longfellow Community Center, 36th Ave & 35th St, Mpls.
info [at] peaceintheprecincts or 651-917-0383.

Tuesday, 12/11, 7 to 9 pm, 3rd CD Peace Campaign, Iraq Vets Against the War,
Vets for Peace and Military Families Speak Out host 3rd Congressional
District DFL candidates for US Congress (Terri Bonoff, James Hovland, Ashwin
Madia), with Eric Black moderating, Ridgedale Library, Rohlf Room, 12601
Ridgedale Dr, Minnetonka.

Wednesday, 12/12, 11 am, KFAI radio program "Truth to Tell" presents "Coming
Home: How Wars Destroy the Warriors" with hosts Andy Driscoll and Lynnell
Mickelsen interviewing local vets and officials assigned to re-entry, 90.3
FM or 106.7 Fm, or streamed at

Wednesday, 12/12, 7 to 8:30 pm, Red Wing Vets for Peace meeting at home of
Charles Nicolosi, Red Wing.  tuvecino [at]

Thursday, 12/13, noon to 1:30, Muslim feminist artist Hend Al-Mansour gives
presentation on her art at monthly Feminist in Faith dialogue, Luann Dummer
Center for Women, O'Shaughnessy Education Center 103, St Thomas U, St Paul.

Thursday, 12/13, 4:30 pm, Southeastern MN Area Peacemakers sponsors peace
demonstration, Broadway & 2nd St SW, Rochester, followed by 7 pm meeting at
Govt Center, room AB.

Thursday, 12/13, 6:30 pm, Peace in the Precincts holds nonpartisan precinct
caucus training, Hayden Heights Library, 1456 White Bear Ave, St Paul.
info [at] peaceintheprecincts or 651-917-0383

Thursday, 12/13, 6:30 pm, Peace in the Precincts holds nonpartisan precinct
caucus training, Matthews Community Center, 24th Ave & 24th St, Mpls.
info [at] peaceintheprecincts or 651-917-0383..

Thursday, 12/13, 7 pm, film "Killer's Paradise" about more than 2,000 women
murdered in Guatemala since 1999, Riverview Branch Library, 1 E George St,
St Paul.

Thursday, 12/13, 7:30 pm, Oak St Cinema present Fearless Filmmaker selection
"The Listening Project," traveling the world and asking the question "What
do you think of America?," Oak St Cinema, 309 Oak St SE, Mpls.

12/14 to 12/20, film "War Dance" about a competition music and dance
festival with 3 children of war-ravaged northern Uganda, Lagoon Cinema, 1320
Lagoon Ave, Uptown Mpls.

Friday, 12/14, 4:30 to 5:30 pm, vigil to end the occupation of Palestine,
Snelling & Summit Aves, St Paul.  Karen, 651-283-3495.

Friday, 12/14, 6 pm, benefit spaghetti dinner (rescheduled after the
snowstorm) for Youth Against War and Racism, $10 to $100, Walker Community
United Methodist Church, 3104 - 16th Ave, Mpls.

Friday, 12/14, 6 to 8 pm, Progressive Action meet-up with US Senate peace
candidate Jack Nelson-Pallmeyer, Chester Creek Cafe, 1902 E 8th St, Duluth.

Saturday, 12/15, coffee at 9:30 am, program at 10 am, Middle East Peace Now
hosts former Strib correspondent Frank Wright discussing media coverage of
the Middle East both here and there, Southdale Library, 7001 York Ave s,
Edina.  651-696-1642.

Saturday, 12/15, 6 pm, Twin Cities IWW sponsors benefit for
singer/songwriter and peace activist Utah Phillips, with Charlie Parr,
Bernie King, Pop Wagner, Gabe Barnett, Papa John Kolstad, and many others,
Eagles Club, 2507 E 25th St, Mpls.  $10 requested.

Sunday, 12/16, 10 am to 1:30 pm, Antiwar Committee craft sale at global gift
fair, First Universalist Church, 3400 Dupont Ave S, Mpls.
Sunday, 12/16, 3 to 6 pm, house party extravaganza for US Senate peace
candidate Jack Nelson-Pallmeyer, with appetizers by Chef Klaus, Becketwood
Cooperative, 4300 W River Parkway S, Mpls.  Please RSVP at

Monday, 12/17, 6:30 pm, free film "Joyeaux Noel" about temporary cease-fire
and celebration between enemies in the trenches of WWI, Joan of Arc Upper
Room Parish Center, 4537 - 3rd Ave S, Mpls.

Wednesday, 12/19, 7 to 8 am, vigil's Alliant Techsystems annual holiday
peace photo, 5050 Lincoln Dr, Edina.

Thursday, 12/20, 6:30 pm, Peace in the Precincts holds nonpartisan precinct
caucus training, Longfellow Community Center, 36th Ave and 35th St, Mpls.
info [at] peaceintheprecincts or 651-917-0383.

Friday, 12/21, 6:30 pm, protest and vigil "Out of Iraq! No war on Iran!
Bring the troops home now!," Hennepin & Lagoon Aves, Uptown Mpls. (Part of the Iraq Moratorium and the General
Strike for Peace national campaign, asking that the 3rd Friday of every
month be a day for local actions against the war and the cessation of our
work as usual.)

Sunday, 12/23, 5:30 to 6:30 pm, Winter Solstice peace vigil: "Light a Candle
for Peace on the Darkest Night of the Year," corner Snelling & Summit Aves,
St Paul. or info [at]

Thursday, 12/27, 7 pm, free program "Silencing Peacemakers in the Middle
East: Anti-Semitism vs Criticizing Israel," with Jewish Voice for Peace
communication director Cecilie Surasky (who lead the opposition to St Thomas
banning Desmond Tutu) with local Muslim, Christian and Jewish peace
activists, Macalester Plymouth United Church, 1658 Lincoln Ave, St Paul.

Friday, 12/28, 6:30 pm, "Out of Darkness, Into the Light" ecumenical
candlelight service for the children of Iraq and other child victims of war,
St Joan of Arc Church, 4537 - 3rd Ave S, Mpls.

Saturday, 12/29, 11 am to 12;30 PM, meet your Muslim neighbors and hear
answers to questions on Islam, Rochester Mosque Open House, Masjed AbuBaker,
17 N Broadway, Rochester.  Rochester.Mosque [at] or 507-529-1478.

Saturday, 12/29, 9:30 pm, band The Truant Lovers play benefit for Iraq Vets
Against the War and the TC chapter of Vets for Peace, Bryant Lake Bowl, 810
W Lake St, Mpls.  $8 advance/$10 at the door.


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 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 Tuesday, 4:30 to 5:30 pm, Peace vigil at 98th St. and Lyndale,
Bloomington.  952-831-4276.

Every Tuesday, 4:30 to 5:30 pm, peace vigil outside John Kline's office at
intersection of Burnsville Parkway and Nicollet, Burnsville.
family4peace [at]

Every Tuesday, 5 to 6 pm (all year), east end of Franklin bridge over the
Mississippi River, Mpls. carolynbelle [at]

Every Tuesday, 4 to 5 pm (new winter hours), 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, 4:30 to 5:30 pm (winter hours), Grandmothers for Peace
vigil, 50th and Halifax, Edina (just west of France).

Every Wednesday, 4:30 to 5:30 pm (winter hours), 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, 5 to 6 pm, Chisago City gathering for peace, Moberg Park on
Hwy 8, Chisago City.  AARONWOODJW [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, 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, 1 to 2 pm, peace vigil at Vinewood and 42nd, Plymouth.
carydbeerg [at] (Starts 11/3/07.)

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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