Peace calendar
From: Charles Underwood (
Date: Fri, 21 Nov 2008 00:02:14 -0800 (PST)
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Peace Calendar for November 21, 2008

now to 12/12, Mon-Fri from 8 to noon and 1 to 4, Family Social Science of
the U of M sponsors Iraqi Art Project exhibit from the city of Karbala,
Iraq, 290 McNeal Hall, 1985 Buford Ave, St Paul.  612-625-6202.

11/14 to 11/27, film "The Boy in the Striped Pajamas" about an unlikely
friendship between a Jewish boy imprisoned in a concentration camp and the
son of the Nazi commandant, Edina Cinema, 3911 W 50th St, Edina. (Ed has seen and highly recommends.)

11/21 to 11/23, Alternatives to Violence Project advanced workshop,
Stillwater Prison.

11/21 to 11/23, Alternatives to Violence Project basic workshop, Faribault
Medium Custody Prison.

Friday, 11/21, 3 pm, anti-war protest and petitions from veterans and youth
in front of Norm Coleman's office, 2550 University Ave W (just west of
highway 280), St Paul.  Protest will include artwork; notify
lyork [at]

Friday, 11/21, 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, 11/21, 4:30 to 5:30 pm, Iraq Moratorium picket, Pennel Park, corner
Central Entrance and Arlington Ave, Duluth.

Friday, 11/21, 5:30 to 9 pm, fundraiser for Friends for a Nonviolent World,
home of Gail Danekeer and Ian Keith, 1791 Dayton (between Marshall and
Selby, between Fairview and Wheeler), St Paul.

11/22 to 11/23, 5 pm, former priest James Carroll's documentary
"Constantine's Sword," tracing the Catholic Church's transformation of cross
into sword during emperor Constantine, the Crusades, through anti-Semitism
under Pius Xii during the Holocaust, Oak St Cinema, 309 Oak St SE, Mpls.

Saturday, 11/22, 2 pm, Economic Crisis Action Group sponsors people's
economist Karen Redleaf giving a "Crash Course on the Crash," wherein she
explains deregulation and complex financial dealings have led to the
downfall of financial institutions and massive foreclosures, Walker
Community Church, 3104 - 16th Ave S, Mpls.  eric-angell [at] or
651-644-1173.  (Refreshments served and childcare provided.)

Sunday, 11/23, 12:30 to 2 pm, the Twin Cities Peace with Justice Forum
series presents a program on youth speaking for peace, 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, 11/24, 7 to 9 pm, last of 5 Monday evenings in series "My Truth and
Your Truth: Absolutes and Openness in Our Religious Traditions" with Dar
Al-Hajrah Civic Center director Imam Abdisalam Adam (Muslim), Mount Zion
Temple Rabbi Adam Spilker (Jewish) and St Thomas prof Roxanne Mesler
(Christian) at St Pascal Baylon Catholic Church, 1757 Conway St, St Paul.
FFI see or mblakesley [at] or 651-789-3840 
register at

Tuesday, 11/25, 5 to 8 pm, shopping night at fair-trade retailer Ten
Thousand Villages to benefit (20% of proceeds) WAMM, 867 Grand Ave, St Paul.

Wednesday, 11/26, 9 to 11:30 am, court support for RNC protesters, Ramsey
County Courthouse, St Paul.  FFI contact rnccourtwatch [at]  For
specific information on the RNC 8, go to

Friday, 11/28, 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.

Tuesday, 12/2, 10:30 am to 2 pm, Students for Justice and Peace hold Winter
Fair Trade Sale at U of St Thomas, including vendors like Coat of Many
Colors, Alsadu, Ten Thousand Villages and more, basement of Murray-Herrick
(the bldg with the clock on the front), St Paul.  ajalden [at]

Thursday, 12/4, 6 pm, film "Meeting Resistance," about reactions and actions
Iraqis have taken to occupation, Mayday Bookstore, 301 Cedar Ave, Mpls.

Thursday, 12/4, 7 pm, panel discussion "U.S. Cuban Relations: Will Obama
Make a Difference?" with U of Havana prof Soraya Castro, St John/St Benedict
prof Gary Prevost and moderated by U of M prof August Nimtz, Benjamin
Lippincott Room, Social Science Tower room 1314, 267 - 19th Ave S, Mpls.

12/5 (6 pm) to 12/7 (5 pm), basic level Alternatives to Violence Workshop,
Hennepin County Women's Workhouse, 1355 Shenandoah Lane, Plymouth.
avperika [at] or

Saturday, 12/6, 10 am, DC-based Voices on the Border director Roddy Hughes
discusses "The 2009 Legislative and Presidential Elections in El Salvador
and the Role of International Observers," Resource Center of the Americas,
3019 Minnehaha Ave, Suite 20, Mpls.

Saturday, 12/6, 9:30 refreshments, 10 am program, Middle East Peace Now
hosts Florence Steichen reporting on the Sabeel Conference in her talk "The
Nakba: Memory, Reality and Beyond," Southdale Library, 7001 York Ave S,
Edina.  651-596-1642.

Saturday, 12/6, 10 to 11:30 am, meeting Homeless Veterans for Peace,
Peacehouse, 510 E Franklin, Mpls.  Bob Heberle 612-789-9020.

Monday, 12/8, 5:30 pm, potluck with Women's International League for Peace
and Freedom co-presidents Nancy Munger and Laura Roskos, to talk about
future work for peace and justice.  FFI (including directions) contact
marqu001 [at] or 651-645-6992.

Wednesday, 12/10, 4:30 to 5:30 pm, special emphasis to commemorate Human
Rights Day, Marshall/Lake bridge over the Mississippi, Mpls/St Paul.

Wednesday, 12/10, 5 to 7 pm, Macalester College sociology prof Khaldoun
Samman speaks on "The Colonizer's Time Machine and the Remaking of the
Middles East," examining the influences of Turkish Kemalism, Israeli
Zionism, Arab nationalism and Islamism, Social Science Building room 710,
267 - 19th Ave S, Mpls.  seif0056 [at] or

Wednesday, 12/10, 7 pm, Polly Mann's script adapted from Virginia Woolf's
book "Three Guineas," performed by Erica Bouza, with Ed Felien as director
and featuring Eskit, St Joan of Arc Church, 4537 - 3rd Ave S, Mpls.  Sliding
scale $10 to $25.

Thursday, 12/11, noon to 1:30, Macalester College sociology prof Khaldoun
Samman speaks on "Why Jewish and Arabic History Books are Stacked in Two
Different Sections of the Library Stacks," Nicholson Hall, room 135, 216
Pillsbury Dr SE, Mpls.  mediter [at] or

12/12 to 12/14, Alternatives to Violence Project training for facilators,
Stillwater Prison.

12/12, 12/13 and 12/14, 8 pm, Twin Cities Gay Men's Chorus presents "Peace,"
Ted Mann Concert Hall, 2128 S 4th St, West Bank, Mpls. or 612-339-7664.

Saturday, 12/13, 2 pm, Anti-War Committee sponsors Human Rights Day protest,
meeting at Walker Church, a quick outdoor rally, a march through the
Powderhorn neighborhood and end with an indoor rally, Walker Church, 3104 -
16th Ave S, Mpls.

Sunday, 12/14, 6 to 8:30 pm, monthly meeting of Veterans for Peace chapter
27, St Stephens school basement, 2123 Clinton Ave S, Mpls.  John Varone


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, 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, 4:30 to 5:30 pm (back to 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, 4:45 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]  (Vigil canceled after 10/30/08.)

Every Thursday, 5 to 6 pm, Chisago City gathering for peace, Moberg Park on

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.  billmcgrath52 [at]

Every Saturday, 1:30 to 2:30 pm, Northwest Neighbors for Peace hoswt weekly
vigil on pedestrian bridge over Highway 55, just west of Winnetka, Golden
Valley.  carydberg [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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