Peace calendar
From: Charles Underwood (
Date: Sat, 23 Jun 2007 12:38:28 -0700 (PDT)
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Peace Calendar for June 23, 2007

6/22-6/28, film "A Mighty Heart" about Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel
Pearl's reporting and death while researching a story on the "shoe bomber,"
Lagoon Cinema, 1320 Lagoon Ave, Mpls.

Saturday, 6/23, 10:30 am, free film "9/11: Press for Truth" about spin and
lies surrounding the 2001 event, Riverview Theater, 3800 - 42nd Ave S, Mpls.
minnesota911 [at]

6/24 to 6/27, American Civil Liberties Union hosts a bus (cost to
participants is only $10, with hotel also included) to DC for a rally to
Restore Habeas Corpus, end torture and repeal the Military Commissions Act.
Bus leaves the Twin Cities at 6 pm on Sunday for Tuesday rally and Wednesday
return.  For rally details, go to  For local details
contact Jana Kooren at 651-645-4097 x 123.

Sunday, 6/24, 4 pm, Green US Senate candidate Michael Cavlan hosts movie
short "Mouseland" and discussion about Cindy Sheehan's recent "resignation"
from the peace movement, plus Lydia Howell's green chile torts (chicken and
veggie black bean), May Day Books, 301 Cedar Ave S,. Mpls.  dorijj [at]

Sunday, 6/24, 6 pm, Arab American writer Gregory Orfalea reads from his book
"The Arab Americans - A History," Cahoots Coffee House, 1562 Selby Ave (at
Snelling), St Paul.

6/25 to 6/28, 1 to 5 pm, first of 3 1-week youth peace camps, including
peace-related art, music, drama and community projects, Cherokee Park United
church, corner Baker and Manomin, West Side St Paul.  Nick Cobbett,

Monday, 6/25, 7 pm, Palestinian physician, human rights leader and Gaza
Project of the Middle East Children's Alliance Dr Mona El-Farra speaks at
Joan of Arc Church, Hospitality Hall, 4537 - 3rd Ave S, Mpls.

Tuesday, 6/26, noon, ACLU sponsors rally to restore law, justice and habeas
corpus, in front of Norm Coleman's office, 2250 University Ave, (highway 280
and University Ave), St Paul.

Tuesday, 6/26, noon to 1, ACLU hosts a rally at John Kline's office to
restore habeas corpus, 101 W Burnsville Pkway #201, Burnsville.

Tuesday, 6/26, 5 pm, to honor UN International Day in Support of the Victims
of Torture, the Center for the Victims of Torture host U of M medical
ethicist Dr Steven Miles talking about his book "Oath Betrayed: Torture,
Medical Complicity and the War on Terror," 717 E River Rd, Mpls.

Tuesday, 6/26, 6:30 pm, Pax Salon hosts Witness for Peace member Kristen
Melby talking about Bush's plan for trade through Fast Track, Mad Hatter's
Tea House, 943 W 7th, St Paul.  pattypax [at]

Tuesday, 6/26, 7 pm, six readers present from Elizabeth de la Vega's work
"United States v. George W Bush et al" on the fraudulent case for war,
Hennepin Ave Methodist Church, 511 Groveland Ave, Mpls.

Wednesday, 6/27, 9 to 3, People of Faith Peacemakers retreat at Hospitality
Place in Circle Pines.  763-784-5177.

6/27 to 7/1, Social Forum "Another World is Possible - Another US is
Necessary" in Atlanta.  Transportation from the Twin Cities are being
arranged by Brandon Lacy Campos, camposvive [at] or 612-432-7846.
For general information, see or

Wednesday, 6/27, 7 pm, Concerned Citizens hosts listening session with Jack
Nelson-Pallmeyer concerning his potential peace campaign for US Senate,
Chisago Lakes Library, 11754 - 302nd St, Chisago City.  jure0022 [at]

Wednesday, 6/27, 7 pm, recently returned from the Holy Land, Ruth Hansen
speaks on "Occupation: Then and Now," St John's Lutheran Church, 500 - 3rd
St W, Northfield.  FFI Bill at 507-645-7660.

Thursday, 6/28, 7 pm, peace icons Greg and Sue Skog host Jack
Nelson-Pallmeyer at a listening session concerning his potential peace
candidacy for US Senate, Burnhaven Library, 1101 Cty Rd 42, Burnsville.
family4peace [at] or 651-278-1103.

6/29 and 6/30, Project Earth (peace fair) in Geneva, MN.

Friday, 6/29, 4:30 to 5:30 pm, vigil to end the occupation of Palestine,
Snelling & Summit Aves, St Paul.  Karen, 651-283-3495.

Saturday, 6/30, 10:30 am, coffeehour about Pastors for Peace cultural
exchanges to Cuba and the Cuba Caravan, Resource Center of the Americas,
3019 Minnehaha, Mpls.

Saturday, 6/30, 4 pm, meeting of allies coordinating committee to protest
the Republican National Convention in 2008, Sabathani Community Center, 310
E 38th St, Mpls.

Saturday, 6/30, 6:15 pm, Retired USAF Lt Col Robert Bowman (and "Star Wars"
program director under Carter and Ford) challenges us to "Take Back
America," Macalester College Chapel, on Grand just west of Snelling, St
Paul.  651-633-4410.

Saturday, 6/30, 7 pm, YSA forum on "Cuba: Real Life on the Forbidden
Island," Leif Erickson Park on Longon Rd, Duluth.  mnsocialist [at]

Tuesday, 7/3, 6 pm, US-Cuba Pastors for Peace Friendshipment program with
Caravan leaders, Cuba trade advocate, political leaders, $10 includes Cuban
plate (no one turned away), St Albert the Great Church, 2836 - 33rd Ave S,
Mpls.  mncuba [at]

Tuesday, 7/3, 6:30 to 8:30 pm, Peace Salon hosts Mohamet Hassan talking
about the dire situation in Somalia, donations collected, Mad Hatter's Tea
House, 943 W 7th, St Paul.  pattypax [at]

Wednesday, 7/4, 5 to 6 pm,  special peace vigil with the theme "Peace Is
Patriotic," Marshall/Lake bridge over the Mississippi.

Saturday, 7/7, 10 to 11:30 am, meeting of Homeless Veterans for Peace,
Peacehouse, 510 E Franklin, Mpls.  Bob 612-789-9020.

Saturday, 7/7, all day, 20th year anniversary party at Anathoth Community
Farm, a peace and sustainable community in Luck WI (these are the folks who
brought us Nukewatch, straw bail construction and composting toilets), with
music from Buckwheat Zydeco, Devon Evons, Floydian Slip, Command Zulu, as
well as camping, biking, food, tours of the eco village, etc.  FFI contact
Mike Miles at anathoth [at] or or or

Sunday, 7/8, 6 pm (and the 2nd Sunday of each month), Veterans for Peace
chapter 27 meeting, St Stephens School basement, 2130 Clinton Ave S, Mpls.
waynewittman [at]

7/9 to 7/13, 9 to 4, U of M teacher class "Transitional Justice: Seeking
Truth and Accountability for Systematic Human Rights Violations," (register
by 6/29, $50.  $150 teacher stipends, 30 contact hours, and free housing for
teachers outside the metro).

Monday, 7/9, 6:30 pm, Every Church a Peace Church potluck including
presentation by 3 or more Red Wing peace activist students, St Stephen
Lutheran Church, 8400 France Ave S, Bloomington.  rollsen6376 [at]
Monday, 7/9 (and every second Monday of the month), 7 pm, US Labor Against
War,, Merriam Park Library, 1831 Marchall Ave, St Paul.  Thomas Dooley at

Wednesday, 7/9, 7 pm, Red Wing Vets for Peace meeting at home of Charles
Nicolosi.  tuvecino [at]

Tuesday, 7/10, 6:30 to 8:30 pm, Peace Salon hosts MK Davis, back from
working with Palestine Solidarity Project last winter and currently working
with Jews for an End to the Occupation, Mad Hatter's Tea House, 943 W 7th,
St Paul.  pattypax [at]

Tuesday, 7/10, 7 pm, Antiwar Committee report back from the US Social Forum
in Atlanta, Mayday Books. 301 Cedar Ave S, Mpls.

Wednesday, 7/11, 8 am, Emily Brady presents talk "Uganda and the Lord's
Resistance Army" about the ongoing conflict in Uganda, St Martins Table,
21st and Riverside, West Bank, Mpls.
Wednesday, 7/11, 5 to 6 pm, special peace vigil with People of Faith calling
for end of war with Iraq (bring signs with your church, temple, mosque
name), Lake/Marshall bridge over the Mississippi.

Wednesday, 7/11, 6:30 to 7:15 pm, Sisters of St Joseph of Carondelet present
11th day prayer for peace, Presentation Chapel, 1880 Randolph Ave, St Paul. or 651-690-7079.

Thursday, 7/12, 7 pm, film "Bombies" about cluster bombs, especially in Laos
during that other awful war, St James Lutheran Church, 6700 - 46th Place N
(corner of Hampshire), Crystal.  FFI or Carole at

Thursday, 7/12, 7 pm, Department of Peace host celebration of the DoP
campaign, with Dot Maver and Lynn McMullen, music, food, more.  House of
Balls, 212 3rd Ave N, Mpls.  Mary Jane at 651-261-6966.

Saturday, 7/14, 8:30 to 4:30, Veterans for Peace chapter 115 (Red Wing)
hosts annual summer event "Pigstock" at Pig Wisdom Farm, including speakers
like former prosecutor Elizabeth de la Vega on criminal charges against
Bush, bioethics prof Steven Miles on torture, whistleblower Coleen Rowley
and former diplomat Ann Wright, plus music, a roasted pig and camping, all
at  Hager City, WI.  $25.  wadenhow [at] or tuvecino [at] or or 715-592-5127.

Sunday, 7/15, 3 to 6 pm, Peace in the Precincts potluck picnic, Dunning Rec
Center, Marshall at Griggs, St. Paul.


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, 4:30 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 (time change), Penn Ave just north of 394, Bryn
Mawr neighborhood of Mpls.  bnlberry [at]

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, 4:30 to 6 pm, NW Neighbors for Peace sponsors vigil at
Winnetka & 42nd Ave N, New Hope.  nwn4p [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, 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 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.  mcgrath1 [at]

Every Saturday, 2 to 3 pm (CORRECTED TIME), Mounds View peace vigil, SE
corner of Hwy 10 and University Ave NE in Blaine.  vanka485 [at]
(CORRECTED EMAIL) or 763-717-9168.

Every Saturday, 2 to 3 pm, Peace vigil at NE corner Co Hwy 10 & Univ Ave NE,
Blaine.  vanka485 [at]  (New time and day.)

(More vigils are listed at  ) 

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