Peace calendar
From: Charles Underwood (
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2006 19:03:08 -0800 (PST)
NOTE:  To subscribe, to unsubscribe or to send event announcements, please
write to peacecalendar [at] with "peace calendar" in the subject line.

This week's calendar can also be found on the web at
My calendar and Dave Shove's Progressive Calendar are archived at

Peace Calendar for December 14, 2006

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

now to 12/21, 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, Lagoon Theater, 1320
Lagoon Ave, Mpls.
now to 12/21, 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, 12/15, 4:30 to 5:30 pm, vigil to end the occupation of Palestine,
Snelling & Summit Aves, St Paul.  Karen, 651-283-3495.

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, 5 to 6 pm, St Croix Valley Peacemakers gather for peace
caroling, back door of the River Market Coop, 221 North Main St, downtown
Stillwater.  earthmannow [at]

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, 11 am, Bharat Parekh of UN Association MN presents "Can
Minnesota Lead the Way for the UN Millennium Goals?" Longfellow Room,
Hennepin Ave United Methodist, 511 Groveland Ave, Mpls.

Sunday, 12/17, 2 pm, meeting of Youth Against War and Racism, Ty's house,
3024 Chicago Ave, Mpls.  against.war [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 to 6:30 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 St Paul Central students and 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 or 651-587-6923.

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]

12/30 and 12/31, "Eyes Wide Open Minnesota" exhibit (the famous "boots"
exhibit representing the fallen GIs from MN, Gathering Space of St Francis
Chapel, 116 - 8th Ave SE, Little Falls, MN.  Schedule: Saturday noon to 6,
Sunday noon to 7, prayer service for peace and reading of names at 7 pm on
Sunday.  jodendahl [at] or 320-632-2981.

1/5 to 1/11, film "Letters from Iwo Jima' is companion to "Flags of Our
Fathers," told from the Japanese perspective, Lagoon Cinema, 1320 Lagoon,
Uptown Mpls.  612-825-6006.

Saturday, 1/6 (and each 1st Saturday), 10 to 11:30 am, Homeless Veterans for
Peace meeting, Peacehouse, 510 E Franklin Ave, Mpls.  Bob Heberle at

Monday, 1/8, 6:30 to 8:30 pm, Every Church a Peace Church potluck and
program "The Right to Refuse to Kill," Hennepin Avenue United Methodist
Church, 511 Groveland Ave, Mpls.  rolsen6376 [at]

Monday, 1/8 (and each month's 2nd Monday), 7 pm (socialize 6:30), Network of
Spiritual Progressives meeting, Plymouth Congregational Church, 1900
Nicollet, Mpls.  brucelissem [at] or


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  ) 

Results generated by Tiger Technologies Web hosting using MHonArc.