Peace calendar
From: Charles Underwood (
Date: Thu, 7 Dec 2006 19:24:53 -0800 (PST)
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Peace Calendar for December 7, 2006

Find "Iraq for Sale" screenings at
For "The Ground Truth" screenings, go to
For Amnesty Internatioal's movie "Outlawed," go to

now to 12/14, film "Babel" about random gun accident in Morocco which causes
havoc with a US couple, a deaf Japanese teen and a Mexican nanny with two US
children, none of whom can communicate with each other, Uptown Theater,
Lagoon & Hennepin Aves, Mpls.
now to 12/14, film "Bobby" about assassination of Robert Kennedy through
lens of race, gender and class differences, Edina Cinema, 3911 W 50th St,
Edina.  651-649-4416

11/4 to 12/29, the Susan Hensel Gallery hosts Kari Gunter-Seymour's show
"Diary of a Military Mom," 3441 Cedar Ave S, Mpls.

11/4/06 to 1/4/07, noon to 5 pm Tues to Sun, MN Center for Photography
presents Lori Grinker's exhibit 'AFTERWAR: Veterans from a World in
Conflict" with physical and psychological wounds of frontline war vets from
WWI to present-day Iraq, 165 - 13th Ave NE, between Marshall & University,
just north of Boradway, Mpls.

Friday, 12/8, noon, concluding panel discussion "Reflections on Middle East
and US Foreign Policy," President's Room, Coffman Memorial Union, East Bank
U of M, Mpls.

Friday, 12/8, 1 to 4:15 pm, "In the Shadows: Non-Citizens and US Violations
of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights," CLA event at
the U of M Law School, 229 - 19th Ave S, Mpls. or

Friday, 12/8, 4:30 to 5:30 pm, vigil to end the occupation of Palestine,
Snelling & Summit Aves, St Paul.  Karen, 651-283-3495.

Friday, 12/8, 7 to 9:15 pm, film "Crossing Arizona" and panel discussion
with immigration specialists at the U of M Law School, 229 - 19th Ave S,

12/8 (starts 6 pm) to 12/10 (ends 6 pm), basic level Alternatives to
Violence Workshop, which has been used to reduce violence in Rwanda, Bosnia,
Kenya and the U.S., Friends for a Nonviolent World, 1050 Selby Ave, St.
Paul. avp [at]

Saturday, 12/9, 9 to 11:30 am, program "Buried Hope - Child Labor in
Bolivia" by Unity's Mano a Mano Bolivia Outreach Team, Unity Church, 732
Holly Ave, St Paul.  651-228-1456.

Saturday, 12/9, 11 am, protest "Cookies, Cocoa and the Constitution" outside
the "career center" (military recruitment station) in front of the big
Knollwood sign, Knollwood Mall, Hwy 7 & Aguila, St Louis Park.
CMurphy [at]

Saturday, 12/9, 10 to 11:30 am, Tomas Johnson talks about "Fair Trade,"
Resource Center of the Americas, 3019 Minnehaha Ave, Mpls.

Sunday, 12/10, 10 am, breakfast buffet ($10) with the Critical Thinking Club
of MN as retired U of M classics prof Eva Keuls presents "Islam and the
West: The Essentials of the Conflict," the Kelly Inn, just off Marion St
exit from I-94 near downtown St Paul.  RSVP to
criticalthinkingclub [at]

Sunday, 12/10, 2 to 4 pm, Amnesty International meeting, Center for Victims
of Torture, 717 E River Rd SE, Mpls.

Monday, 12/11, 4:30 pm, mark International Human Rights Day with a call for
an end to war and occupation, Mayday Plaza, 3rd St & Cedar Ave, Mpls.
info [at]

Monday, 12/11 (and each month's 2nd Monday), 7 pm (socialize 6:30), Network
of Spiritual Progressives meeting (and potluck this month), Plymouth
Congregational Church, 1900 Nicollet, Mpls.  brucelissem [at] or

Tuesday, 12/12, 11:30 am, MN Alliance of Peacemakers annual meeting,
including J. Brian Atwood, Humphrey Institute dean and former head of the
U.S. Agency for International Development, Hennepin Ave United Methodist
Church, 511 Groveland, Mpls.

Tuesday, 12/12, 2:30 to 4 pm, presentation "El Salvador: Healing Work
Through Photography,"  135 Nicholson Hall, U of M, Mpls.

Thursday, 12/14, 7 pm, free film "Senorita Extravida: Missing Young Woman"
about the 350 young women of Juarez Mexico who have been kidnapped, raped
and murdered, Riverview Library, 1 E George St, St Paul.  651-222-3242.

Thursday, 12/14, 7 pm, Northwest Neighbors for Peace for residents of
Plymouth, Minnetonka, Golden Valley, Maple Grove, New Hope, Crystal,
Brooklyn Park etc, Parish Community of St Joseph, 36th and Boone, New Hope.
carydberg [at]

Friday, 12/15, 6 to 10 pm, Veterans for Peace annual holiday party
(potluck), St Martins Table, 2001 Riverside Ave, Mpls.

Friday, 12/15, 7 pm (tea and talk from 6 to 7), "Guantanamo: Detention,
Torture and the War on Terror" talk by Mike McGuire, who helped organize the
Witness Against Torture pilgrimage to Grantanamo, Mad Hatter'sTea House, 943
W 7th, St Paul.  rojo [at] or 952-474-2476.

Saturday, 12/16, 9:30 coffee, 10 am program, Middle East Peace Now presents
U of M soil, water and climate prof Dawud J Mulla to talk about "The Role of
Water in Middle East Conflicts," Southdale Library, 7001 York Ave S, Edina.

Saturday, 12/16, 10 to 2, Department of Peace campaign hosts Homemade Peace
Workshop, with Mel Duncan, Mee Moua, Keith Ellison, Becky Lourey, Jack
Nelson-Pallmeyer, Judi Paulson, Gary Schiff, and Imam Sheikh Saad Musse
Roblle, lunch and break-out sessions, St Joah of Arc Church, 4537 - 3rd Ave
S, Mpls.  FFI Mary Jane 651-426-9940.

Saturday, 12/16 10 to 11:30 am, John Peterson reports on election monitoring
in "Venezuela Elections Report Back," Resource Center of the Americas, 3019
Minnehaha, Mpls.

Saturday, 12/16, 7:30 pm, documentary film "Young, Jewish and Left" about
activists reclaiming the tradition of resistance and justice, $8 to $15,
Pangea World Theater, 711 W Lake St, Mpls.  ismail [at]

Sunday, 12/17, 4:30 to 9 pm, holiday pot-luck and art sale for Haiti, plus
2005 film "Aristide and the Endless Revolution," home of Paul and Sharon
Miller, 2118 Erie Dr, Northfield.  biego001 [at]

Sunday, 12/17, 5:30 pm, winter solstice peace vigil "Light a Candle for
Peace on the Darkest Night of the Year," Snelling & Summit, St Paul.

Tuesday, 12/19, 6:30 pm, support Youth Against War and Racism in their
campaign against military recruitment in the schools, St Paul Board of
Education, 360 Colborne, St Paul.  against.war [at] or

Saturday, 12/23, 1 pm, sent an anti-war message for the holidays: Stop the
U.S. War in Iraq, Hennepin & Lagoon Aves, Mpls.

Thursday, 12/28, 6:30 pm, candlelight memorial for the children of Iraq and
other child victims of war, St Joan of Arc church, 4537 - 3rd Ave S, Mpls.

Thursday, 12/28 (and every 4th Thursday), 7:45 to 9 pm, Dialogue about Peace
and listening to Deepok Chopra's set, pre-register at Body Prayers Yoga,
9201 Lexington Ave N, #5C, Circle Pines.  IndigaArt [at] or 

Alternate Saturdays, 12/30 to 6/9, 2 to 4 pm, interfaith dialogue
organization Northern Lights Society presents series Understanding Islam,
2469 University Ave, Suite 110 E. St Paul.  bilgin [at]  Series
includes topics Life after Death on 12/30, the Qur'an on 1/12, virtues of
prayer on 1/27, Mary on 2/10, Jesus on 2/24, Islam and Democracy on 3/10,
necessity of interfaith dialogue on 3/24, farewell sermon of prophet
Muhammad on 4/14, terror and suicide attacks on 4/28, other faiths according
to Islam on 5/12, diversity in Islam on 5/26 and Islamic art on 9/9.  RSVP
to rsvp [at]


Every Sunday, noon to 1 pm, peace vigil at Summit and Snelling, St Paul.

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, 4:30 to 5:30 pm, Peace vigil at 98th St. and Lyndale,
Bloomington.  952-831-4276.

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, Penn Ave just north of 394, Bryn Mawr neighborhood
of Mpls.  

Every Wednesday, 7 to 8 a.m., Vigil at Alliant Tech, 5050 Lincoln, Edina. 

Every Wednesday, 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 Wednesday, 4:45 to 5:45, Grandmothers for Peace vigil, 50th and
Halifax, Edina (just west of France).

Every Wednesday, 5 to 6 pm, 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, 4:30 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, 5 to 6 pm, Peace vigil at intersection of Bridge and
Fountain Streets, Albert Lea.  sjmoore [at]

Every Thursday, 5:30 to 6:30 pm, Peace vigil at NE corner Co Hwy 10 & Univ
Ave NE, Blaine.  vanka485 [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, Chisago City gathering for peace (chat, sing, run
around with the kids, share food), Moberg Park, Chisago City.

Every Friday, 5 to 6 pm, peace vigil at Lagoon and Hennepin, Uptown Mpls. 

Every Friday, J. Rich Park, 4:30 to 5:30 pm, Peace vigil, Hwy. 61 and West
Avenue, RedWing.  sherlev [at]

Every Saturday, 9 am, Peace walk, Fern and Hwy. 95, Cambridge.  (8 block
walk) ytpsund [at]

Every Saturday, 10 to 11 am, peace vigil at corner of Bridge and River St,
Chippewa Falls, WI.  FFI: lagoclam [at] or 715-726-0365.

Every Saturday, 11 to noon, NW Neighbors for Peace hosts antiwar vigil,
along Vinewood, near Rockford Rd (AKA 42nd Ave or Cty Rd 9), just east of
494, Plymouth.  carydberg [at]

Every Saturday, 1 to 3 pm, Vigil at Barnes and Noble, highways 15 and 23
(Division Street), St. Cloud.  FFI: Mnolde [at]

Every Saturday, noon to 12:15, Vigil at Bridge Square (Division and 4th),
Northfield.  mcgrath1 [at]

(More vigils are listed at  ) 

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