Peace calendar
From: Charles Underwood (
Date: Mon, 27 Aug 2007 19:55:58 -0700 (PDT)
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Peace Calendar for August 27, 2007

HEADS UP: The Antiwar Committee is organizing a bus trip to the Troops Out
Now demo in DC.  Buses leave Friday, 9/28 (morning) and return Sunday, 9/30
(evening).  $175 (partial scholarships available) include the bus itself,
with comfortable coach seating and wonderful company...but not food.  FFI
bus [at] or 612-379-3899.

8/24 to 8/30, film "No End in Sight" about the incompetence, recklessness
and venality that led to Iraq's descent into chaos, Uptown Theater, Hennepin
& Lagoon, Mpls.

Tuesday, 8/28, 4 pm, Iraq Summer Coalition sponsors town hall forum on Iraq,
with 2-tour Iraq war vet Brandon Day, father Rick Hansdon of current tour
server, plus showing of video "Take a Stand" about local organizing,
Minnetonka Community Center, 14600 Minnetonka Blvd, Minnetonka (targeting
Jim Ramstad). or
minnesotafd [at] or 612-465-8803.

Tuesday, 8/28, 6:30 pm social hour, 7 pm program, Tonka Progressives hosts
potential US Senate peace candidate Jack Nelson-Pallmeyer speaking on "New
Priorities and Climate Change," Davanni's, 15200 - Hwy 7, Minnetonka. or

Tuesday, 8/28, 6:30 pm, Iraq Summer Coalition sponsors town hall forum on
Iraq, Cascade Room, Atwood Center, St Cloud State University, 720 4th Ave S,
St Cloud (Michele Bachmann's district).
or minnesotafd [at] or 612-465-8803.

Tuesday, 8/28, 6:30 pm, Summer Coalition sponsors town hall forum on Iraq,
Lakes and Plains Carpenters Great Hall, 710 Olive St, St Paul. (targeting
Norm Coleman), or
minnesotafd [at] or 612-465-8803

Wednesday, 8/29, 7 pm, Concerned Citizens hosts a listening session with
potential U.S. Senate peace candidate Jack Nelson-Pallmeyer, Blue Heron
Coffee House, 162 W 2nd St, Winona. or
ggaut [at] or 507-452-0536.

Wednesday, 8/29, 7 pm, community meeting for St Paul residents with Rep
Betty McCollum to talk about concerns from I-35W to Iraq, Hallie Q Brown
Center Canteen Room, 270 N Kent St, St Paul.

8/31 to 9/2, basic level Alternatives to Violence Project.

8/31 to 9/6, documentary "The 11th Hour" about the last possible moment to
change things before wrecking the earth's ecosystems, Lagoon Cinema. 1320
Lagoon Ave, Uptown Mpls.

Friday, 8/31, 4:30 to 5:30 pm, vigil to end the occupation of Palestine,
Snelling & Summit Aves, St Paul.  Karen, 651-283-3495.

Friday, 8/31, 9:30 pm, Progressive Majority presents film "Iraq for Sale:
The War Profiteers" about private corporations (now with more in Iraq than
the US military), with director/producer Robert Greenwald., $12, Riverview
Theater, 3800 - 42nd Ave S, Mpls.

Saturday, 9/1, 3 pm, Christine Frank speaks on the influence of resource
conflicts and environmental degradation on the left upsurge in South
America, Mayday Bookstore, 301 Cedar Ave, Mpls.
coreymattson [at] maydaybooks.oprg

Saturday, 9/1, 10 to 11:30 am, meeting of Homeless Veterans for Peace,
Peacehouse, 510 E Franklin, Mpls.  Bob 612-789-9020.

Saturday, 9/1, 2 to 5 pm, exactly 1 year before the Republican National
Convention, come to a family-friendly picnic (bring your own food), rally,
games and music to prepare for the next year organizing to oppose the
Republican agenda, Mears Park, 221 E 5th St, Downtown St Paul.

Monday, 9/2, 1 pm, potential US Senate peace candidate Jack Nelson-Pallmeyer
speaks at the DFL booth, State Fair, St. Paul.
or 612-216-4665.
Monday, 9/3 (and every Monday), 5 to 7 pm, potluck, discussion at office of
potential U.S. Senate peace candidate Jack Nelson-Pallmeyer, 3027 Holmes
Ave, Mpls.  612-216-4665.

9/4 to 10/1, WAMM and Iraq-MN Art Project sponsors "Watercolors and Oils:
Inside Iraq: Rhythms of Daily Life" by artists from Najaf and Karbala, Dunn
Bros Coffee Schop, 3348 Hennepin Ave S, Mpls.  952-545-9981.

9/5 to 9/9, Phil Steger speaks on "Leaving Iraq Now: Why It's the Best
Chance for Peace and Why September Is Our Best Chance to Make It Happen,"
Twin Cities, Grand Rapids and Rochester, info [at]

Wednesday, 9/5, 7 pm, former Abu Ghraib nurse Lt Col Deanna Germain (ret)
gives free talk about her book "Reaching Past the Wire," St Anthony Park
Library, 2245 Como Ave, St Paul. or 651-222-3242.

Friday, 9/7, 7 pm, Iranian Nobel Peace Prize winner Dr Shirin Ebadi gives
free public presentation "The Roots of Chaos in the Middle East," Hamline
University, Sundin Music Hall, 1531 Hewitt Ave, St Paul.

Saturday, 9/8, 9:30 am (refreshments) and 10 am (program), Middle East Peace
Now presents activist with Coalition for Palestinian Rights and attorney
Ziad Amra speaks on "Fractured Palestine," Southdale Library, 7001 York Ave
S, Edina.  651-696-1642.

Sunday, 9/9, 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]

Monday, 9/10 (and every Monday), 5 to 7 pm, potluck, discussion at office of
potential U.S. Senate peace candidate Jack Nelson-Pallmeyer, 3027 Holmes
Ave, Mpls.  612-216-4665.

Monday, 9/10, 7 pm, former Abu Ghraib nurse Lt Col Deanna Germain (ret)
gives free talk about her book "Reaching Past the Wire," St Anthony Park
Library, 2245 Como Ave, St Paul. or 651-222-3242.

Monday, 9/10, 7 pm, Ronald Young of the Interreligious Initiative for Peace
speaks on "The Arab-Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Is Peace Possible?'
Central Presbyterian Church, 500 Cedar St, S Paul.  651-224-4728.

Monday, 9/10 (and every second Monday of the month), 7 pm, US Labor Against
War,, Merriam Park Library, 1831 Marchall Ave, St Paul.  Thomas Dooley at

Monday, 9/10, 6:30 pm, Every Church a Peace Church potluck and program with
Amy Blumenshine discussing "The Church's role in the Reintegration of
Veterans with Their Families and Communities, Guardian Angels Church, 8260
Hudson Blvd N, Oakdale.  rolsen6376 [at]

Monday, 9/10, 6:30 pm affinity groups meet, 7:30 chapter meeting, monthly
meeting for MN Network for Spiritual Progressives, Plymouth Church, 1900
Nicollett Ave, Mpls.  brucelissem [at]

Tuesday, 9/11, 6:30 to 8:30 pm, Pax Salon shows and discusses documentary
"9/11: Press for Truth," Mad Hatters Tea House, 943 W 7th, St Paul.
pattypax [at]

Tuesday, 9/11, 7 pm, the Woodbury Chorus and Orchestra performs at Sisters
of St Joseph of Carondelet's 11th day prayer for peace, 1890 Randolph Ave,
St Paul. or 651-690-7079.

Tuesday, 9/11, 7 pm, "Speaking Truth to Power" memorial celebration with
music, dance, poetry, spoken word, Mpls Farmers Market Annex, 200 Lyndale
Ave N, Mpls.  612-414-7859.

Tuesday, 9/11, 7 pm, Kathy Kelly, co-founder of Voices for Creative
Noonviolence and just returned from 2 months in Amman, Jordan, talks on
"Iraq Refugees and Other Costs of War: An Eyewitness Account," St Joan of
Arc Church, 4537 - 3rd Ave S, Mpls.

Wednesday, 9/12, 8 am, People of Faith host United Seminary prof Chris Smith
and pastor Don Christenson speaking on "Immersion Cross Cultural Education:
Indulging the Privileged or Political Radicalization?' St Martin's Table,
2001 Riverside Ave, Mpls.  cmasters [at]

Wednesday, 9/12, 11 am to noon, meeting of the Mpls Free Speech Work Group,
room 333, City Hall, 350 S 5th St, Mpls  (This group is considering civil
liberties ordinances for the Republican Convention on '08.  Pending are
march permit regulations that would dramatically reduce civil liberties.)
camgordon333 [at]

Wednesday, 9/12, 5 pm,Women and Politics Reading Group starts season with a
discussion of 2 books about Hillary Clinton ("The Case For" by Susan Estrich
and "The Case Against" by Peggy Noonan), Freeman Commons, room 205 HHH
center, 301 - 19th Ave S, West Bank U of M, Mpls.

Thursday, 9/13, 7 pm, NW Neighbors for Peace hosts Gary King, president of
Philippine Scholars and member of Amnesty International, speaking on "Human
Rights in the Philippines," Parish Community of St Josept, 8701 - 36th Ave N
(corner Boone), New Hope.

Thursday, 9/13, 7:30 pm, discusses his new book "Less Safe, Less Free: Why
America is Losing the War on Terror," Magers and Quinn Booksellers, 3038
Hennepin Ave S, Uptown Mpls.

Friday, 9/14, 7:30 pm, The War Plays Project presents dramatic reading of
"Rachel Corrie: A Life for Others," about 23-year-old killed by Israeli
bulldozer while trying to save a Palestinian home, Macalester Plymouth
United Church, 1658 Lincoln Ave, St Paul.  Donations accepted.
or 651-696-1642.

Saturday, 9/15, 1 pm, Twin Cities Peace Campaign sponsors rally "Out of
Iraq! End the War Now!"  March from Cathedral of St Paul, 239 Selby Ave, St
Paul and march past Xcel Center with a closing rally at the State Capitol.

9/15, march against the war in Washington, DC.

Sunday, 9/16, 9:30 am, Military Families Speak Out-MN member Michael Perkins
speaks on the huge toll taken on National Guard troops, including his own
family members, First Unitarian Society of Minneapolis, 900 Mount Curve Ave,
Lower Assembly Hall, Mpls.

Sunday, 9/16, 11:30 am, Headwaters Foundation Walk for Justice, to collect
pledges for your favorite peace and justice organizations, Boom Island Park,

Sunday, 9/16, 12:30 to 2 pm, the ELCA Peace with Justice Committee hosts Dr
Gary King of Amnesty International speaks on "Human Rights in the
Philippines," Central Lutheran Church, 3rd Ave & 12th St, Mpls.

Monday, 9/17, 4:30 pm, "Mideast Peace Summit: Difficult Dialogues" with
former VP Walter Mondale, Palestinian legislator Dr Hanan Ashrawi and
Knesset member Yossi Beilin, Macalester College, Kegin Commons, 1600 Grand
Ave, St Paul.

Monday, 9/17 (and every Monday), 5 to 7 pm, potluck, discussion at office of
potential U.S. Senate peace candidate Jack Nelson-Pallmeyer, 3027 Holmes
Ave, Mpls.  612-216-4665.

Monday, 9/17, 6:30 pm, free movie "WE," where Arundhati Roy talks about the
war on terror, corporate globalization, etc., Joan of Arc Upper Room Parish
Center, 4537 - 3rd Ave S, Mpls.

Monday, 9/17, 7:30 pm,  free sneak preview of film "The Kingdom" about an
elite team of US agents sent to Saudi Arabia to investigate the bombing of a
US facility, Oak St Cinema, 309 Oak St SE, Mpls.


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, 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, Chisago City gathering for peace (chat, sing, run
around with the kids, share food), Moberg Park, Chisago City.

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.  mcgrath1 [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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