Peace calendar
From: Charles Underwood (
Date: Sun, 1 Jun 2008 21:11:57 -0700 (PDT)
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Peace Calendar for June 1, 2008
   Movies: Standard Operating Procedure (all week) or Iraq in Fragments
   Jack Nelson-Pallmeyer: volunteering [at] or 612-216-4665.
   This weekend: Media Conference (Mpls) or DFL convention (Rochester)

5/30 to 6/5, documentary "The Rape of Europa" about art historians and
curators trying to rescue European art works from the Nazis, Edina Cinema,
3911 W 50th St, Edina.

5/23 to 6/5, director Errol Morris (Fog of War) presents documentary
"Standard Operating Procedure" about the people who made and were in the
infamous photos of torture at Abu Ghraib, Lagoon Cinema, 1350 Lagoon Ave,
Uptown Mpls,

Tuesday, 6/3, 6:30 pm, Peace Salon hosts St Thomas justice and peace prof
Michael Andregg presenting his film "Rethinking 9-11: Why Truth and
Reconciliation are Better Strategies than Global War," Mad Hatter's
Teahouse, 943 W 7th St, St Paul.  651-227-2511.

Tuesday, 6/3, 7 pm, Pulitzer-prize NY Times reporter Tim Weiner discusses
his book "A Legacy of Ashes: The History of the CIA," Mpls Central Library,
Pohlad Hall, 300 Nicollet Mall, Mpls.  davidu [at] or

Tuesday, 6/3, 7:30 pm, Fran Ford's 4th drama on the war theme "At War with
Women" will be presented at Hamline University's Anne Simley Theater, 1530
Hewitt Ave, St Paul.  651-523-2905. (Performance dedicated to the memory of
playwright/director Fran, who died recently.)  (THE PLAY IS POSTPONED UNTIL

Wednesday, 6/4, 11 to noon, U.S. Senate peace and sustainability candidate
Jack Nelson-Pallmeyer is featured on MPR Midday with Gary Eichten, 91.1 FM
in the Twin Cities.

Thursday, 6/5, 10 am to 4:45 pm, conference "Democracy Day" about voting
rights, vote counts, electoral reform, with Bill Moyers, Naomi Klein Mark
Richie and others.  $20 (registration ends May 30.)

Friday, 6/6, 4:15 to 5:30 pm, vigil to end US military/political support of
the Israeli occupation of Palestine, corner Summit and Snelling, St Paul.

Friday, 6/6, 7 pm, free movie "Iraq in Fragments," Cahoots Coffee Bar, 1562
Selby Ave, St Paul.  aacieventscoordinator [at]

Friday, 6/6, 7:30 pm, novelist Rabih Alameddine reads from his book
"Hakawati," or Storyteller, about Biblical stories, the Turkish wars, and
the devastation of modern Lebanon, Pangea World Theater, 711 W Lake St,
Mpls.  $5 suggested donation.

6/6 (6 pm) to 6/8 (5 pm), basic level Alternatives to Violence Workshop,
Hennepin County Women's Workhouse, 1355 Shenandoah Lane, Plymouth.
avperika [at] or

6/6 (10 am) to 6/8 (1 pm), huge national media reform conference featuring
Bill Moyers, Amy Goodman, Naomi Klein, Arianna Huffington, Juan Gonzalez,
Rev Lennox Yearwood and many others, Mpls Convention Center, Mpls.  Details

6/6 to 6/8, state convention of the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party in
Rochester.  Peace people are particularly encouraged to assist with
visibility and persuasion for peace and sustainability U.S Senate candidate
Jack Nelson-Pallmeyer during endorsement consideration on Saturday.  To
volunteer or ask for specifics, call Jennifer at 612-216-4665 or write
volunteering [at]

Friday, 6/6 7 to 9 pm, Medea Benjamin meets with local activists for
conversation, appetizers and drinks at the Local Irish Pub, 931 Nicollet
Mall, Mpls.  krplotz [at]

6/6 (evening), 6/7 (all day) and 6/8 (all day), WindEagle and RainbowHawk
present "Universal Principles of Peace: A Higher Consciousness to Which
Humanity if Being Called," Wellstone Center for Community Building, 179
Robie, St Paul.  $125 for all 3 day.  susen [at] or 651-295-4251.
Saturday, 6/7, 10 to 11:30 am, Homeless Vets for Peace meet at Peacehouse,
510 E Franklin, Mpls. Bob Heberle 612-789-9020.

Saturday, 6/7, 11:30 am, prayer walk to support the families of murder
victims and the families of their offenders, Fairview Park,  Lyndale and
29th Aves N, Mpls.  twomothers [at] or 612-521-2754.

Sunday, 6/8, 2 pm (doors at 1), "Getting Heard this Election Season: What
Stands Between the Public and a True Story," with Amy Goodman, John Nichols,
Malkia Cyril, Coleen Rowley, Joel Kramer, Paul Schmelzer and Marlina
Gonzalez, Woman's Club of Mpls, 410 Oak Grove St, downtown Mpls.  Free.

Sunday, 6/8, 4:30 pm, documentary "Footsteps: A Journey in Faith," about a
dozen Twin Cities clerics on their journey early last year to Jerusalem,
looking for conflict resolution, Oak St Cincma, 309 Oak St SE, Mpls.

Sunday, 6/8, 6 to 8:30 pm, Veterans for Peace chapter 27 meets, St Stephens
Church, 2123 Clinton Ave S, Mpls.  (Ring bell on north door.)  John Varone

6/9 to 6/14, Truth and Reconciliation hearings held for the Liberian
diaspora in Minnesota, Hamline University in St Paul.  Details at

Wednesday, 6/11, 7 pm, meeting to plan Eyes Wide Open exhibit of boots and
shoes of Iraq war dead during the Republican National Convention (about 50
volunteers needed), at the Twin Cities Friends Meeting, 1725 Grand Ave, St
Paul.  FFI Jeannette at 612-823-4036.

Thursday, 6/12, 7 pm, NW Neighbors for Peace hosts Islamic Relief founder
Arafat El-Bakri speaking on "Islam: Myth and Reality," Robbinsdale United
Church of Christ, 4200 Lake Rd, Robbinsdale.  gjpeck [at] or

Saturday, 6/14, 10 to noon, Women's Intl League for Peace and Freedom hosts
Susu Jeffrey talking about the Peace Island conference to be held at
Concordia University during the Republican National Convention.  Note: this
presentation will NOT be at the Van Cleve Center, but rather at Black Bear
Crossing in Como Park, off Lexington, 1360 N Lexington Pkwy, St Paul. or 651-458-7080.

Saturday, 6/14, Alternatives to Violence workshop at Faribault Minimum
Custody prison.  FFI: Contact Friends for a Non-Violent World, 1050 Selby
Ave, St Paul.  info [at] or 651-917-0383.

Sunday, 6/15, 12:15 to 2 pm, ELCA peace and justice committee presents
Wolday Gebremichael of the Eritrean Community Center speaking on "Struggles
in the Horn of Africa," Central Lutheran Church, 3rd Ave and 12th St, Mpls.
(Next to the Mpls Convention Center.) Validated parking available at the
ramp on the south side of the church.  $7 lunch available.
dhilden [at] or 612-825-1581.

Tuesday, 6/17, 6:30 pm, Peace Salon presents poet, musician, storyteller and
Mississippi peacemaker Jewel Mayer, Mad Hatter's Teahouse, 943 W 7th St, St
Paul.  651-227-2511.

Thursday, 6/19, 6 pm, MN Cuba Committee sponsors sent-off dinner and program
for Pastors for Peace caravan passing through the Twin Cities, with Cuban
food from Victor Valens and music and mojitos, St Albert the Great Church
2836 - 33rd Ave S, Mpls.  $10 (no one turned away).  mncuba [at] or

Saturday, 6/21, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, free workshop for teaching and learning
about genocide "Cambodia and the Holocaust: Searching for Justice,"
featuriing American Refugee Committee exec Hugh Parmer and Cambodian
survivors, plus the play "After a Hundred Years," Guthrie Theater, 818 S 2nd
St, Mpls.  Register at (CEU and
teacher clock-hours available)

Saturday, 6/21, 9:30 coffee, 10 am program, Middle East Peace Now presents a
videotape of Jimmy Carter answering questions about his conversation with
Hamas leaders, Southdale Library, 7001 York Ave S, Edina.
steichenfm [at] or 651-696-1642.

Mondays, 6/23 to 8/11, 6:30 to 8 pm, beginning Persian (Farsi) language
classes, $200, 2205 California St NE #109A, Mpls.

Monday, 6/23, 7 pm, symposium on U.N. genocide trials "Seeking Justice in
Yugoslavia, Rwanda and Cambodia" with UN Kosovo tribunal judge Marilyn Kaman
Justman, U of M Human Rights Program director Barbara Frey and Rwandan
reconciliation participant judge Edward Wilson, Guthrie Theater, 218 S 2nd
St, Mpls.  $10.

6/23 to 6/26, 9 am to 4:30 pm, Sisters of St Joseph of Carondelet and
consociates sponsors POWER (Peace Organizing World Ecological Renewal)
Summit: Peace the New Energy for students grade 10 through 1st year college,
1890 Randolph Ave, St Paul.  Register at and click
on Celeste's Dream.  Info from Jill at junderdahl [at] or
651-696-2873.  Scholarships available.

Wednesday, 6/25, 7 pm, free films "Cambodia Year Zero" and "Cambodia Year
One" illustrating Pol Pot's regime and later efforts at recovery, U of M
College of Law, 229 - 19th Ave S, Mpls.

Thursday, 6/26, 7 pm, NW Neighbors for Peace hosts a local panel speaking on
"Meet Your Muslim Neighbors: A Dialogue," Robbinsdale United Church of
Christ, 4200 Lake Rd, Robbinsdale.  gjpeck [at] or 763-546-5368.

Saturday, 6/28, 8:30 to 3:30, workshop "Women as Collateral Damage in War
and Genocide" highlighting Cambodian women, Guthrie Theater, 218 S 2nd St,
Mpls.  $20 includes workshop and lunch.  Registration at


Every Sunday, 9:30 to 10:45 am, vigil to Close Guantanamo-End Torture, 40th
St pedestrian overpass over 35W, Mpls.  952-465-2866.

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 Sunday (weather permitting), 3:30 to 4:30 pm, peace vigil on the I-94
footbridge just west of Snelling, St Paul.  Mike Madden, 651-644-2288.

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, 5 to 6 pm (back to summer 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, noon to 1, peace vigil across from the post office,
Mankato.  richard.wintersteen [at]

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

Every Wednesday, 5 to 6 pm (back to summer 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, 7:30 to 9:30 am, peace banners on pedestrian bridge over
Cedar Ave just south of MOA, Bloomington.  (Take Old Shakopee Rd exit and
curl around.)  Roxanne at 952-891-1862.

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, vigil at 42nd (County Rd 9) and Winnetka Ave N,
New Hope.  carydberg [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, 10:15 to noon, peace bannering on 40th St footbridge over
35W, Mpls.  952-465-2866.

Every Saturday, noon to 12:15, Vigil at Bridge Square (Division and 4th),
Northfield.  billmcgrath52 [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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