|Peace calendar for July 26, 2008||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: Charles Underwood (peacecalendarvisi.com)|
|Date: Sat, 26 Jul 2008 11:54:27 -0700 (PDT)|
NOTE: To subscribe, to unsubscribe or to send event announcements, please write to peacecalendar [at] visi.com with "peace calendar" in the subject line. My calendar and Dave Shove's Progressive Calendar are archived at http://lists.justcomm.org/pipermail/mn-prog-events/ Peace Calendar for July 26, 2008 Editor's recommendation for this week: Rally: Friday, against bombing Iran, in front of Klobuchar's office. If you are youngish: YAWR's camp in Ramsey, 8/8 to 8/12. If you are or aren't young: Cornstalk in Dunnell, 8/1 and 8/2. If you support nonviolence: peace team training, weekends starting 8/8. If you can't forget: the Hiroshima/Nagasaki commemorations starting 8/5. ******* 7/7 to 7/29, play "After a Hundred Years" about U.S. journalist interviewing Khmer Rouge general accused of war crimes, Guthrie Theater, Dowling Studio, 818 S 2nd St, Mpls. http://www.guthrietheater.org 7/12 to 9/1, peace walk from Chicago (Grant Park) to St Paul (Republican National Convention). Details at http://www.vcnv.org or info [at] vcnv.org or 773-878-3815 or click on a date at http://www.wnpj.org/event/calendar 7/25 to 7/31, film "CSNY/Daja Vu," about Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young on their "Freedom of Speech 2006" tour of North Ameerica including Young's controversial "Living With War" CD, against the backdrop of Iraq and Afghanistan occupations, Uptown Theater, Lagoon & Uptown, Mpls. http://www.landmarktheaters.com Saturday, 7/26, 7 pm, MN Cuba Committee hosts celebration of Cuba's 50th Independence Day at 1314 Marquette Ave, Mpls (in the party room). Refreshments, musicm movies and conversation, for a small donation to support the MN Cuba Committee. http://groups.msn.com/minnesotacubacommittee Sunday, 7/27, 5 to 8 pm, Northland Anti-War Coalition hosts an RNC Protest info night, Peace Church UCC, 11th Ave & 11th St E, Duluth. http://www.northlandantiwar.com Tuesday, 7/29, 6:30 pm, Peace Salon hosts Susu Jeffrey talking about the Peace Island Conference "Hope in a Time of Crisis" during the Republican Convention,Mad Hatter's Tea House, 943 W 7th St, St Paul. pattypax [at] earthlink.net or 651-227-3228. 7/31 to 8/10, Minnesota Fringe Festival featuring an eclectic mix of theater from life-changing to completely flushable. Searching the "genre" function by "political" yields such interesting titles as Post-911: Laughter in the Aftermath; All Rights Reserved: A Libertarian Rage; Antigone: a Riff on Sophoclese; an adaptation of Ionesco's Rhinoceros were we all turn into Texas longhorns, Catfight (Bachmann, Ted Haggard and Larry Craig), Lysistrata 2.0; Tzu's The Art of War; etc etc. You get the idea. Nothing is promised or guaranteed, except that you are unlikely to see one of those over-produced Guthrie blimps. Poke around at http://www.fringefestival.org/2008/ Thursday, 7/31, 3 to 8:30 pm, the Oromo-American Citizens Council sponsors an international conference on human rights "Can a Democratic Government Work in a Multicultural Society?" University of Minnesota Mayo Memorial Auditorium, 425 Deleware St SE, Mpls. $5 registration. http://www.oromoamerican.org or 651-917-0430. Friday, 8/1, noon, rally and protest "Don't bomb Iran," in front of Amy Klobuchar's office,1200 Washington Ave S, Mpls. http://www.worldwidewamm.org or home4peace22000 [at] yahoo.com Friday, 8/1, 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. 8/1 to 8/3, film "Flow: For Love of Water," about the likely resource provoking the future's wars, Walker Art Center, 1750 Hennepin Ave, Mpls. http://walkerart.org/ $8. 8/1 (6 pm) to 8/3 (5 pm), basic level Alternatives to Violence Workshop, Hennepin County Men's Workhouse, 1145 Shenandoah Lane, Plymouth. avperika [at] gmail.com or http://www.fnvw.blogspot.com 8/1 and 8/2, annual Cornstalk Music-Art-Peace Fresival, including hoop dancer Jasmine, folk/rock/cajun musician Blue Sky Bob, bellydancers from Mpls and Fairmont, free camping, etc etc, 437 - 40th Ave, Dunnell, MN. http://www.cornwoman,com/ Saturday, 8/2, 10 to 11:30 am, Homeless Vets for Peace meet at Peacehouse, 510 E Franklin, Mpls. Bob Heberle 612-789-9020. Sunday, 8/3, 11 am to 1 pm, benefit brunch to benefit the Nonviolent Peaceforce, St Frances Cabrini Church, 1500 Franklin Ave, Mpls. Suggested $5 donation. http://www.nonviolentpeaceforce.org Monday, 8/4, 6:30 pm, jazz concert to support the Peace Island conference, with keyboardist George Maurer, trombone Jim Ten Bensil, vocalists T Mychael Rambo, Mary Jane Alm and Ann Michaels, St Joan of Arc Church 4537 - 3rd Ave S, Mpls. Tickets $25. http://www.mapm.org or http://www.peaceisland.us Tuesday, 8/5, Hiroshima/Nagasaki commemoration events at the Lyndale Park Peace Garden, Roseway Rd just north of Lake Harriet, Mpls. 4:30 pm Pathway to Peace procession, assembles at 40th St and Bryant Ave for walk to Peace Garden; 5:30 recorder music by the Arden Consort, 6 pm Japanese tea ceremony. http://www.wilpfmn.org/hn/ or JoAnn at msphncc [at] gmail.com or 952-922-0308. Tuesday, 8/6, 6:30 pm, Peace Salon sponsors documentary "White Light Black Rain: The Destruction of Hiroshima and Nagasaki" on bombing anniversary (discussion following), Mad Hatter's Tea House, 943 W 7th St, St Paul. pattypax [at] earthlink.net or 651-227-3228. Wednesday, 8/6, Hiroshima/Nagasaki events at the Lyndale Park peace garden, Roseway Rd, just north of Lake Harriet, Mpls. 7:30 am, Ceremony of the Cranes with moment of silence at the time the bomb dropped, followed by hanging of origami cranes in the garden and retelling of the legend of Sadako; 8:30 am all day vigil in the peace garden; 7:30 pm concert for peace at the Lake Harriet bandshell with Rabbi Sim Glaser and the Social Action Figures and KAIROS International Dance Theater. http://www.wilpfmn.org/hn/ or JoAnn at msphncc [at] gmail.com or 952-922-0308. Wednesday, 8/6, 7 pm, anti-RNC information event, Northfield Public Library, 210 Washington St, Northfield. http://www.semnap.org 8/8 (6 pm) to 8/10 (5 pm), community basic level Alternatives to Violence Workshop, Friends for a Non-Violent World, 1050 Selby Ave, St Paul. avperika [at] gmail.com or http://www.fnvw.blogspot.com 8/8 to 8/10, 8/15 to 8/17 or 8/29 to 8/30, intensive weekend trainings to participate as peace team members during the Republican National Convention. $35. Send registrations to minnesotapeaceteam [at] gmail.com or Minnesota Peace Team/Wojtan, 13341 Everest Ave, Apple Valley 55124. Questions? 612-483-6041. 8/8 to 8/12, Youth Against War and Racism conducts training to confront militarism and opperssion at Garden Farme in Ramsey, MN. $50 to $250 sliding scale. Workshops include Saturday on U.S. foreign policy and how to stop a war and anti-oppressioon training, Sunday on NV direct action and the poverty draft, Monday on restricting military access to our schools and the RNC actions and school organizing, Tuesday on next steps. Download application at http://youthresistance.org/counter_it_application.doc Info from tyrusathompson [at] gmail.com or 651-210-5342. (Application deadline is July 21.) Saturday, 8/9, 10 am, screening of Norman Soloman's film "War Made Easy" as fundraiser for the "UnConvention" during the RNC (Editor has seen and recommends this film), Riverview Theater, 38th St & 42nd Ave, Mpls. rowleyclan [at] earthlink.net Saturday, 8/9, 10:30 am, Nagasiki commemoration including moment of silence at 11:02 am, the time of the bomb dropping), Global Harmony Labyrinth, Como Park, St Paul. (Labyrinth is located near the south end of the pedestrian bridge.) http://www.wilpfmn.org/hn/ or JoAnn at msphncc [at] gmail.com or 952-922-0308. Sunday, 8/10, 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 952-2665. Tuesday, 8/12, noon to 1 pm, Robin Phillips (exec director of Advocates for Human Rights) and Doris K Parker (exec director of Liberian Women's Initiatives in Minnesota) speak on "Liberia: Truth, Reconciliation and Women's Human Rights after the Civil War," Briggs and Morgan, MN Room, 2200 IDS Center, 80 S 8th St, Mpls. http://www.mnadvocates.org (Registration required for lunch to Mary Hunt at 612-341-3302 ext 107. Friday, 8/15, 4:30 to 5:30 pm, Northland Anti-War Coalition hosts Iraq Moratorium picket, Canal Park. 250 Canal Park Dr, Duluth. http://www.northlandantiwar.com Friday, 8/15, 7 pm, support the march on the RNC and Stop the War silent auction, Black Dog Coffee and Wine Bar, 308 Prince St (corner of 4th and Broadway in Lowertown), St Paul. $10 at the door, plus opportunities for bods on many items. http://www.worldwidewamm.org 8/15 to 8/17, film "Secrecy" about 1940s origins of national security policy and unexpected consequences today. Walker Art Center, 1750 Hennepin Ave, Mpls. http://walkerart.org/ $8. Sunday, 8/17, 12:15 to 2 pm, retired ELCA pastor and New Orleans recovery organizer speaks on "Justice Issues in the Face of Disaster Recovery," Central Lutheran Church, 3rd Ave and 12th St, next to Convention Center, Mpls. Lunch available for $7. Validated parking in ramp on south side of church. dhilden [at] coscast.net or 612-825-1581. Tuesday, 8/19, 5 pm dinner (optional, reservations necessary), 7:30 reading to benefit Peace Island, featuring Bill tilton, Cass Dalglish, Frank Kroncke, Freya Manfred, John Milton, Lorna Landvik, Phebe Hanson, Roy McBride, Susu Jeffrey and Thomas R Smith, University Club, 420 Summit Ave, St Paul. http://www.peaceisland.us/info/events/eventsi.html ******************************* VIGILS 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. 651-699-8655. Every Sunday, 1 to 2 pm, St Crook Valley Peacemakers sponsors peace vigil at the Stillwater bridge, Stillwater. www.stcroixvalleypeacemakers.com or 651-275-0247. 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: www.worldwidewamm.org 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] earthlink.net 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] msn.com Every Tuesday, 5 to 6 pm (all year), east end of Franklin bridge over the Mississippi River, Mpls. carolynbelle [at] pressenter.com Every Tuesday, 5 to 6 pm (back to summer hours), Penn Ave just north of 394, Bryn Mawr neighborhood of Mpls. bnlberry [at] netscape.net Every Wednesday, 7 to 8 a.m., Vigil at Alliant Tech, 7430 Flying Cloud Dr,Eden Prairie. FFI: http://alliantaction.org Every Wednesday, noon to 1, peace vigil across from the post office, Mankato. richard.wintersteen [at] mnsu.edu Every Wednesday, 4:30 to 5:30 pm (winter hours), Grandmothers for Peace vigil, 50th and Halifax, Edina (just west of France). www.worldwidewamm.org Every Wednesday, 5 to 6 pm (back to summer hours), Vigil to end the occupation of Iraq, Lake/Marshall bridge over the Mississippi. www.worldwidewamm.org 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] msn.com Every Thursday, 4:30 to 6, vigil at 42nd (County Rd 9) and Winnetka Ave N, New Hope. carydberg [at] comcast.net Every Thursday, 5 to 6 pm, Chisago City gathering for peace, Moberg Park on Hwy 8, Chisago City. AARONWOODJW [at] aol.com Every Thursday, 5 to 6 pm, Peace vigil at intersection of Bridge and Fountain Streets, Albert Lea. sjmoore [at] smig.net 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, 612-379-4716. Every Friday, 4:15 to 5:30 p.m., Vigil to end the occupation of Palestine, Snelling and Summit, St. Paul. steichenfm [at] usfamily.net 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] redwing.net Every Friday, 5 to 6 pm, peace vigil at Lagoon and Hennepin, Uptown Mpls. FFI: WAMM. Every Saturday, 9 am, Peace walk, Fern and Hwy. 95, Cambridge. (8 block walk) ytpsund [at] yahoo.com Every Saturday, 11 am to noon, peace vigil at corner of Bridge and River St, Chippewa Falls, WI. FFI: lagoclam [at] aol.com 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] comcast.net 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] gmail.com Every Saturday, 2 to 3 pm, Mounds View peace vigil, SE corner of Hwy 10 and University Ave NE in Blaine. vanka485 [at] aol.com or 763-717-9168. Every Saturday, 2 to 3 pm, Peace vigil at NE corner Co Hwy 10 & Univ Ave NE, Blaine. vanka485 [at] aol.com (More vigils are listed at http://www.worldwidewamm.org/takeaction/vigil/statevigils.html )
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