Peace calendar
From: Charles Underwood (
Date: Tue, 30 Sep 2008 20:11:41 -0700 (PDT)
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Peace Calendar for October 1, 2008

now to 11/11, last chance to see the TRACES exhibits about the Holocaust and
WW II, Landmark Center, 75 W 5th St, Suite 211, St Paul. or 651-292-8703.

9/2 to 10/2, Tue to Sat, 11 am to 7 pm, free exhibition "Voice to Vision"
capturing the experience of genocide survivors from different parts of the
world, Katherine E Nash Gallery, Regis Center for Art, 405 - 21st Ave S,
West Bank U of M, Mpls. or 612-624-6518.

9/19 to 10/2, film "Battle in Seattle," about 5 days in 1999 at the WTO
talks, Lagoon Theater, 1320 Lagoon Ave, Uptown Mpls.

9/19 to 10/2, documentary film "Trouble the Water" about the 9th Ward during
Hurricane Katrina, Lagoon Cinema, 1320 Lagoon Ave, Mpls.

9/26 to 10/9, movie "Towelhead," a coming of age story about a 13-year-old
girl sent from Lebanon to Houston, Edina Cinema, 3911 W 50th St, Edina.

9/27 to 10/4, art exhibit "Voices in Art from Iraq," Center for Independent
Artists, 4137 Bloomington Ave S, Mpls.  cia [at] or 612-724-8392 or

Wednesday, 10/1, 7 pm, Iraqi-American peace activist Sami Rasouli speaks on
"What is Happening in Iraq Today?  Eyewitness Account from Iraq" Mayday
Bookstore, 301 Cedar Ave S, Mpls.

Thursday, 10/2, 4 pm, Institute for Advanced Study presents Ragui Assaad
talking about youth issues in the Middle East, room 125, Nolte Center for
Continuing Education, 315 Pillsbury Dr SE, Mpls.
Thursday, 10/2, 4:30 pm, Happy Birthday Gandhi, celebration of nonviolence
outside weapons merchant Alliant Techsystems, 7480 Flying Cloud Dr, Eden

Thursday, 10/2, 6:30 pm, second meeting of telling our stories and moving
forward after the Republican Convention, Walker Church, 3104 - 16th Ave S,

Thursday, 10/2, 7 pm, free documentary film "Chicago 10" about the violent
clash at the 1968 Democratic Convention and the eventual conspiracy trial,
Walker Art Cinema, 1750 Hennepin Ave, Mpls.

Friday, 10/3, 9:30 to 11 am, U of Khartoum prof Awad Hag Ali Ahmed discusses
the challenges of taking a census in Darfur and South Soudan, Freeman
Commons, HH Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs, 301 - 19th Ave S, Mpls.

Friday, 10/3, 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.

10/3 (6 pm) to 10/5 (5 pm), basic level Alternatives to Violence Workshop,
Hennepin County Men's Workhouse, 1145 Shenandoah Lane, Plymouth.
avperika [at] or

10/3 to 10/9, film "Allah Made me Funny" about 3 Muslim-American comics
on-stage and off, Lagoon Cinema, 1320 Lagoon Ave, Mpls.

Saturday, 10/4, 9:30 refreshments, 10 am program, Middle East Peace Now
sponsors U of M anthropology chair William O. Beeman talking about "False
Alerms on Iran," Southdale Library, 7001 York Ave S, Edina.  651-696-1642.

Saturday, 10/4, 10 to 11:30 am, meeting Homeless Veterans for Peace,
Peacehouse, 510 E Franklin, Mpls.  Bob Heberle, 612-789-9020.

Saturday, 10/4, 2 to 8 pm, "Voices in Art from Iraq" with music, food by
Hayat and a lecture by Adnan Shati "Iraq Today" at 6 pm, Center for
Independent Artists, 4137 Bloomington Ave S, Mpls.  cia [at] or
612-724-8392 or 612-728-5728.

Saturday, 10/4, 4 pm, update and benefit for the legal defense of the RNC 8,
with Tex-Mex meal (vegetarian). Mayday Books 301 Cedar Ave S, Mpls.
Suggested $5 to 10 (more if you can; it may take $250,000 to defend them,
which is a lot of Lydia's chile).

Monday, 10/6, 1 pm, Somali ambassador to the U.N. Yusuf Mohamed Ismail
speaksSundin Music Hall, Hamline University, 1531 Hewitt, St Paul.

Tuesday, 10/7, 7 to 10 pm, SDS founder and former CA legislator Tom Hayden
speaks after the debate on "Debating Democracy: What's at Stake in the 2008
Elections," Metropolitan State Ecolab Room in the Library and Learning
Center, 700 E 7th St, St Paul.  651-793-1292.

Tuesday, 10/7, 7:30 pm, Rinku Sen and Fekkak Mamdouh discuss their book "The
Accidental American: Immigration and Citizenship in the Age of
Globalizaation," which argues that globalization should allow free movement
of people as well as capital, Magers & Quinn Booksellers, 3038 Hennepin Ave
S, Mpls.

Wednesday, 10/8, 7 to 8:30 pm, SDS founder and former CA legislator Tom
Hayden speaks on "Peace Movements: Past Lessons, Future Prospects" at Metro
State University Founders Auditorium, 700 E 7th St, St Paul.  651-793-1292.

Friday, 10/10, 6 pm, Jewish activist, scholar and writer on Middle East
questions Joel Kovel talks about his book "Overcoming Zionism: Creating a
Single democratic State in Israel/Palestine," Macalester-Plymouth United
Church, 1658 Lincoln Ave, St Paul.  Food from Shish at 6, with talk at 7.

Friday, 10/10, 7:30 pm, Frank Wilderson discusses his new book "Inconegro,"
a recollection of both African National Congress for freedom in South Africa
as well as American Black struggles for equality in the US, Magers & Quinn
Booksellers, 3038 Hennepin Ave S, Mpls.

10/4 to 11/11 (Tuesdays 7 to 9 pm or Saturdays 10 to noon), Conflict
Competency for Everyday Life with Transformative Mediator and peace educator
Carey HeartBorne, in South Mpls.  $60 to 120 sliding scale.  Call
612-721-6787 to register or with questions.

Saturday, 10/11, 1-day Alternatives to Violence Project workshop, Faribault
Minimum Custody prison, Faribault.

Saturday, 10/11, 10 am to noon, Women's International League for Peace and
Freedom hosts Iranian-American activist M. Jay Shahidi talking about "Iran
Update," Van Cleve Community Center, 901 - 15th Ave SE, Mpls. or 612-922-79993.

Saturday, 10/11, noon, Northland Anti-War Coalition holds a march and rally
against the continued war in Iraq, gathering at Leif Erickson Park on London
Road in Duluth, then marching to the MN Power Plaza at Lake Ave and Superior
St, Duluth.

Saturday, 10/11, 1 pm, protest the war on Iraq, 6 years after Congress
authorized it, Hiawatha & Lake St, Mpls.

Sunday, 10/12, 6 to 8:30 pm, monthly meeting Veterans for Peace chapter 27,
Vets for Peace office, St Stephens school basement, 2123 Clinton Ave S,
Mpls.  John Varone 952-448-2665.
Tuesday, 10/14, 7 pm, teach-in to learn more about the occupation of Iraq
and beyond, Mayday Books, 301 Cedar Ave S, Mpls.

Thursday, 10/16, noon to 1 pm, Westminster Town Hall hosts 30-year Middle
East reporter Robin Wright talking on "The New Middle East: Building a
Culture of Change," Westminster Presbyterian Church, Nicollet Mall and 12th
St, downtown Mpls.

Thursday, 10/16, 7 pm, Northwest Neighbors for Peace invites you to hear
whistle-blower Coleen Rowley's life journey with "That's My Story and I'm
Sticking to It," Robbinsdale United Church of Christ, 4200 Lake Rd,
robbinsdale.  tearthangel [at] or 763-5468 or

Thursday, 10/16, 7 to 9 pm, Global Solutions presents U of M PhD candidate
Sam Schueth and prof Theofanis Stavrou speaking on "The Situation in Georgia
and its International Implications," Hennepin Ave United Methodist Church,
511 Groveland (at Lyndale and Hennepin), Mpls.

10/16 to 10/19, Mizna Film Festival with themes about the Arab world, the
Islamic world and the Arab/American immigrant experience, Heights Theater,
3951 Central Ave NE, Mpls. or 612-532-0747.
(Schedule: A Muslim Childhood on Thursday, films on Palestinian hip-hop and
on homosexuality in the Muslim world on Friday, "Meeting Resistance" about
Iraqi resistance to the US occupation on Saturday, and the Jerusalem Arab
experience under Israeli occupation on Sunday.)

10/17 to 10/19, Alternatives to Violence Project (basic), Stillwater Prison,

Sunday, 10/19, 12:30 to 2 pm, Twin Cities Peace with Justice Forum series
(ELCA denomination) presents a program with Hillary Freeman and Rev Brian
Herron on the Minneapolis Community Justice Mentor Connection, Central
Lutheran Church, 3rd Ave and 12th St (next to Mpls Convention Center), Mpls.
Info from dhilden [at] or 612-825-1481.  (Lunch available for $7.
Validated parking available in the Central lot/ramp on the south side of the

Monday, 10/20, 6:30 pm, WAMM free movie "Iran is Not the Problem," St Joan
of Arc Church, Upper Room, Parish Center, 4537 - 3rd Ave S, Mpls.

Tuesday, 10/21, 7:30 pm, author Henry Bechthold, poet Leigh Herrick, blogger
Stefanie Hollmichel and photographer/peace activist Chante Wolf read from
"Cost of Freedom: The Anthology of Peace and Activism," University Club of
St Paul, 420 Summit Ave, St Paul.

Wednesday, 10/22, Institute for Advanced Study presents Abdi Roble and Doug
Rutledge talking about "Somali Refugees in Europe,"  room 125, Nolte Center
for Continuing Education, 315 Pillsbury Dr SE, Mpls.

Thursday, 10/23, 9 am to 2 pm, UN Association of MN hosts UN Rally Day:
Women and Human Rights, featuring Women Policy Studies president Leslie
Wolfe, Mpls Convention Center, 1301 - 2nd Ave S, Mpls.
(Morning program free, but lunch and keynote address cost $25.)


Every Sunday, 9:30 to 10:45 am, vigil to Close Guantanamo-End Torture, 40th
St pedestrian overpass over 35W, Mpls.  952-465-2866.  (Bannering suspended
as of 9/21.)

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.
(Bannering suspended as of 9/21.)

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, 7430 Flying Cloud
Dr,Eden Prairie.  FFI:

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, 4:45 to 5:45 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.  (Bannering suspended as of 9/21.)

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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