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|From: Charles Underwood (peacecalendarvisi.com)|
|Date: Thu, 1 Jan 2009 22:27:30 -0800 (PST)|
NOTE: This is my last peace calendar, although I will be sending out details of the new management within a week. Thanks for all the support, and don't stop doing stuff, just because I need to move on to other things. My calendar and Dave Shove's Progressive Calendar are archived at http://lists.justcomm.org/pipermail/mn-prog-events/ Peace Calendar for January 2, 2009 Ongoing: Court watchers and supporters needed for numerous hearings and appearances for RNC-charged people. Further information and contact info appears after the vigils section. 1/1 to 1/31, business hours, exhibit "Looking Back, Moving Forward" of citizen's photos of the Republican National Convention, Black Dog Cafe in Lowertown, 308 Prince St, St Paul. Anyone and everyone who took pictures during the RNC is invited to leave them behind, where people can see or purchase the images to take home as evidence. 20% of proceeds goes to the RNC8 Legal Fund. Images will also be stored at http://rnc08report.org 11/14 to 1/11/09, Megan Rye's exhibit of paintings "Long Night's Journey into Day," a surreal and ambiguous view of the Iraq war mostly through the photos of her brother, Chambers Burnet Gallery, 901 Hennepin Ave, Chambers Hotel, Mpls. 612-767-6900 or http://www.chambersminneapolis.com/hotel-events/ Friday, 1/2, 2 pm press conference, 3 pm rally for peace in Gaza, American Muslims and other people of conscience gather to call public officials to help stop Israeli attacks and promote peace, Islamic Cultural Community Center, 2584 Central Ave NE, Mpls. Friday, 1/2, 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. Saturday, 1/3, 10 to 11:30 am, meeting Homeless Veterans for Peace, Peacehouse, 510 E Franklin, Mpls. Bob Heberle 612-789-9020. Saturday, 1/3, 1 pm, meeting to plan the local demonstration on the 6th anniversary of the War on Iraq, Mayday Books, 301 Cedar Ave, Mpls. http://www.worldwidewamm.org Saturday, 1/3, 4:30 to 7:30 pm, celebration of Haiti's Independence (Jan 1...205 years), home of Paul & Sharon Miller, 2118 Erie Dr, Northfield. RSVP and directions at 507-645-2492. Saturday, 1/3, 6 pm, fundraiser for the people of Gaza with donations going to Islamic Relief USA (which already has a relief operation on the ground in Gaza), Blaine Community Center, 12175 Aberdeen St, Blaine. Monday, 1/5, 1 pm, wear all black to mourn the innocent lives lost in Gaza and urge the U.S. to support diplomacy instead of violence, MN State Capitol, 75 Rev ML King Blvd, St Paul. Friday, 1/9, 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. 1/9 (6 to 9 pm), 1/10 (9 am to 9 pm) and 1/11 (noon to 6 pm), Alternatives to Violence basic level workshop, Friends for a Non-Violent World, 1050 Selby Ave, St Paul. $75 to $150 sliding scale. avp [at] fnvw.org or http://www.fnvw.blogspot.com (Registration deadline, 1/7.) Saturday, 1/10, 3 to 5 pm, counter-military recruitment training workshop sponsored by Youth Against War and Racism, Veterans for Peace Office, 2123 Clinton Ave S, Mpls. http://www.worldwidewamm.org Sunday, 1/11, 2 pm, Northland Anti-War Coalition holds January planning meeting, library of Duluth Unitarian-Universalist Church, 835 W College St, Duluth. http://www.northlandantiwar.blogspot.com/ Sunday, 1/11, 6 to 8:30 pm, monthly meeting of Veterans for Peace chapter 27, St Stephens school basement, 2123 Clinton Ave S, Mpls. John Varone 952-448-2665. Monday, 1/12, 6:30 pm, Every Church a Peace Church bimonthly potluck supper meeting, with a presentation by Nils Dybvig and Michele Braley on "Christian Peacemaker Teams in Colombia," Northeast Community Lutheran Church, 724 Lowry Ave NE, Mpls. 612-788-2444 or http://www.neclchurch.org Monday, 1/12, 7 pm (social time as 6:30), Network of Spiritual Progressives meets to develop techniques of Spiritual Activism Training including elevator speeches and canvassing, Plymouth Congregational Church, 1900 Nicollet Ave S (enter through canopy off Franklin parking lot), Mpls. 1/16 to 1/22, two-part Steven Soderbergh epic film "Che" about Ernesto Guevera (perhaps shown on two different screens), at one of the Landmark Theaters (Uptown, Lagoon, or Edina). http://www.landmarktheaters.com Friday, 1/16, 4 to 5 pm, Grandmothers for Peace & Northland Anti-War Coalition hold Iraq Moratorium picket, Belknap & Tower Aves, Superior, WI. http://www.northlandantiwar.blogspot.com Friday, 1/16, 4:30 TO 5:30 pm, Iraq moritorium picket, corner Mesaba Ave and Central Entrance (in front of Coppertop Church), Duluth. http://www.northlandantiwar.blogspot.com Monday, 1/19, 6:30 pm, free film "Jerusalem: East Side Story," St Joan of Arc Church, Upper Room, Parish Center, 4537 - 3rd Ave S, Mpls. http://www.worldwidewamm.org Tuesday, 1/20, world welcomes back the United States. Celebrations worldwide. (There will be lots of parties, of course. One is at the Hopkins Center for the Arts, 1111 Mainstreet, Hopkins. Tickets $20.) Thursday, 1/22, 4 to 5:30 pm, Harvard prof of science history Peter Galison speaks on "Wastelands and Wilderness," i.e. the connection between land too pure to be used and land so defiled with nuclear waste that it cannot be used for 10,000 years, room 125, Nolte Center, 315 Pillsbury Dr SE, East Bank U of M, Mpls. 612-626-5054. Saturday, 1/24, 9:30 am refreshments, 10 am presentation, Middle East Peace Now hosts DVD of a panel discussion "An Idea Whose Time Has Come: Transforming Palestine/Israel into a Single, Secular, Democratic State," Southdale Library, 7001 York Ave S, Edina. 651-696-1642. Monday, 1/26, 7 pm, author Anthony Arnove speaks on "Iraq and Afghanistan: Why 'Out Now': the Case for Immediate U.S. Withdrawal," Joan of Arc Church, 4537 - 3rd Ave S, Mpls. http://www.antiwarcommittee.org Saturday, 1/31, 7 pm, party to celebrate 10 years of the Anti-War Committee, Waite House Community Center, 2429 - 13th Ave S, Mpls. http://www.antiwarcommittee.org Tuesday, 2/3, 7 pm, Afghan Institute for Learning president Sakena Yacoobi gives free talk on "Advancing the Status of Women in Afghanistan," Weyerhaeuser Chapel, Macalester College, 1600 Grand Ave, St Paul. http://www.micglobe.org/calendar/cosponsored.php Thursday, 2/5, 4 to 5:30 pm, Pulitzer-Prize-winning photojournalist Bill Foley gives a free presentation from work done in 47 countries around the world, especially the Middle East, Nolte Center for Continuing Ed, room 125, 315 Pillsbury Dr SE, U of M East Bank, Mpls. Institute for Advanced Study, http://ing.cla.umn.edu/events/ or 612-626-5054. Thursday, 2/5, 5 to 7 pm, New School history prof Faisal Devji speaks on "The Guilt of Humanity: Militant Islam and the Problem of Universalism," room 120B, Elmer L Andersen Library, 222 - 21st Ave S, West Bank U of M, Mpls. http://igs.cla.umn.edu/events/ Friday, 2/6, 1 to 3 pm, New School history prof Faisal Devji speaks on "The Terrorist in Search of Humanity: Militant Islam and Global Politics," room 308, Elmer L Andersen Library, 222 - 21st Ave S, West Bank U of M, Mpls. http://igs.cla.umn.edu/events/ Saturday, 2/7, 10 to 11:30 am, meeting Homeless Veterans for Peace, Peacehouse, 510 E Franklin, Mpls. Bob Heberle 612-789-9020. Sunday, 2/8, 6 to 8:30 pm, monthly meeting of Veterans for Peace chapter 27, St Stephens school basement, 2123 Clinton Ave S, Mpls. John Varone 952-448-2665. Tuesday, 2/24, 5 to 7 pm, Berkeley anthropology prof Saba Mahmood speaks on "Moral Injury and Secular Law: An Incommensurable Divide?" room 135, 1701 Classroom Building, East Bank U of M, Mpls. http://igs.cla.umn.edu/events/ Thursday, 2/26, 4 to 5:30 pm, Cornell University political philosophy prof Susan Buck-Morss speaks (her books include "Thinking Past Terror: Islamism and Critical Theory on the Left" and others), Nolte Center for Continuing Ed, room 125, 315 Pillsbury Dr SE, U of M East Bank, Mpls. Institute for Advanced Study, http://ing.cla.umn.edu/events/ or 612-626-5054. Thursday, 3/19, sixth anniversary of the invasion of Iraq. Tuesday, 4/21, 3:30 to 5 pm, Dr Raphaelle Branche lectures on "Algeria and France: Is torture a way to win a war or terror?" Nolte Center for Continuing Education, room 125, 315 Pillsbury Dr SE, U of M East Bank, Mpls. 612-626-4269. Monday, 5/11, 5 to 7 pm, Columbia U Middle East languages and cultures prof Joseph Massad speaks on "Psychoanalysis, Islam and the Other of Liberalism," Nicholson Hall room 135, 216 Pillsbury Dr SE, Mpls. http://ing.cla.umn.edu/events/ Tuesday, 5/12, 3:30 to 5 pm, Columbia U Middle East languages and cultures prof Joseph Massad speaks on "Islam in the Secular Imagination," Nicholson Hall room 135, 216 Pillsbury Dr SE, Mpls. http://ing.cla.umn.edu/events/ ******************************* VIGILS Every Sunday, noon to 1 pm, peace vigil at Summit and Snelling, St Paul. 651-699-8655. Every Sunday, 1 to 2 pm, St Croix Valley Peacemakers sponsors peace vigil at the Stillwater bridge, Stillwater. www.stcroixvalleypeacemakers.com or 651-275-0247. 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, 4:30 to 5:30 pm (back to winter 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, 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] msn.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 (ALL MINNETONKA VIGILS ARE CANCELLED AFTER 12/20, UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.) Every Saturday, noon to 12:15, Vigil at Bridge Square (Division and 4th), Northfield. billmcgrath52 [at] gmail.com 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] comcast.net 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. (More vigils are listed at http://www.worldwidewamm.org/takeaction/vigil/statevigils.html ) ************* RNC COURTWATCH DATES AND TIMES: Both trained court watchers and supporters are needed for all of these appearances. Some have nobody at all going as support. Please email Bill at rnccourtwatch (at) gmail (dot) com for more information. When: Monday, January 05, 2009 Time: 9:00 A.M.-11:30 A.M. Where: Ramsey County Courthouse Judge Fetsch When: Tuesday, January 06, 2009 Time: 9:00 A.M.-11:30 A.M. Where: Goverment Center Minneapolis Judge N/A When: Friday, January 09, 2009 Time: 8:30 A.M.-11:00 A.M. Where: Public Safety Facility, Room 141 Judge Hopper When: Friday, January 09, 2009 Time: 9:30 A.M.-12:00 P.M. Where: Government Center Judge N/A When: Monday, January, 2009 Time: 9:00 A.M.-12:00 P.M. Where: Ramsey county Court House Judge DeCourcy, Michael T. When: Monday, January 12, 2009 Time: 9:00 A.M.-12:00 P.M. Where: Ramsey County Court House Judge Awsumb, Robert When: Monday January 12, 2009 Time: 9:00 A.M.- 12:00 P.M. Where: Ramsey County Court House Judge Guthmann When: Monday, January 12, 2009 Time: 9:00 A.M.-12:00 P.M. Where: Ramsey County Courthouse Judge Clark When: Monday January 12, 2009 Time: 1:30 P.M.- 4:00 P.M. Where:Ramsey County Courthouse Judge Paulette K Flynn When: Tuesday January 13, 2009 Time: 1:00 P.M.- 3:30 P.M. Where: Ramsey County Courthouse, Room 131A Judge Smith, Joanne M. When: Thursday, January 15, 2009 Time: 8:30 A.M.- 12:00 P.M. Where: Hennepin County Government Center, downtown Minneapolis Judge N/A When: Thursday, January 15, 2009 Time: 1:30 P.M.-5:00 P.M. Where:Hennepin County Government Center, Judge N/A When: Friday, January 16, 2009 Time: 1:00 P.M. - 4:00 P.M. Where:Ramsey County Courthouse 131A Courthouse Judge Wilson, Edward When: Tuesday, January 20, 2009 Time: 9:00 A.M.-12:00 P.M. Where: Ramsey County Courthouse Judge Fetsch, MiHennepin Government Centerchael F. When: Tuesday, January 20, 2009 Time: 9:00 A.M.-12:00 P.M. Where: Ramsey County Courthouse Judge Edward Wilson When: Wednesday, January 21, 2009 Time: 1:30 P.M.-4:30 P.M. Where: Hennepin Government Center Judge N/A When: Monday, January 26, 2009 Time: 1:00 P.M.-4:00 P.M. Where: 880 Courthouse Judge Rosas, Salvador When: Tuesday, January 27, 2009 Time: 9:00 A.M-12:00 P.M. Where: Ramsey Courthouse, 15 W. Kellogg Judge Guthmann When: Wednesday, January 28, 2009 Time: 9:00 A.M.-12:00 P.M. Where:1670 Courthouse Judge Guthmann When: Wednesday, January 28, 2009 Time: 1:30 P.M.-4:30 P.M. Where: Government Center Judge N/A When: Friday, January 30, 2009 Time: 1:00 P.M.-4:00 P.M. Where: LEC Courtroom 102 Judge N/A When: Friday, January 30, 2009 Time: 1:30 P.M.- 4:30 P.M Where: Ramsey County Courthouse Judge Monahan, M. Michael
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