Peace calendar
From: Charles Underwood (
Date: Thu, 1 Nov 2007 21:48:25 -0700 (PDT)
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Peace Calendar for November 2,, 2007
   Spend money: At the Resource Center on Sat closeout (or next Sat).
   Train for precinct caucuses: Sat pm in Mpls, Mon pm in SLP, Wed in Edina.
   Film: Body of War at the Oak St Monday to Wednesday.
   Vets stories: Wednesday night at Augsburg.
   Pray for peace: with the sisters at St Kate's 11/11.

BUS TRIP HEADS UP:  Every year, the Vets for Peace takes a bus trip to a
Georgia vigil to close the School of the Americas, a torture-training
facility operated by the US military.  It is the singingest and most
spiritual of protest actions I know.  The bus leaves the morning of 11/16,
returning the evening of 11/19, with a night at a motel there.  Cost is $200
for the bus, plus motel ($25 and up) and food.  They are down to the last
few seats.  Contact Jim Steinhagen at 612-722-1112, or just send a check to
Veterans for Peace c/o Jim at 3300 Edmond Blvd, Mpls 55406.

11/2 (6 pm) to 11/4 (8 pm), 2nd annual satellite Northland Bioneers
conference with musician and A Single Drop founder Gemma Bulos, Eureka
Recycling CEO Susan Hubbard, musical performer Michael Monroe, exhibitions,
etc, UAW training center across from the Ford plant, St Paul.  $133 for the
weekend. or 612-247-0781.

11/2 to 11/4, 7:15 and 9 pm, film "Steal a Pencil for Me" about a love
triangle in a Nazi concentration camp, Oak St Cinema, 309 Oak St SE, Mpls.

Friday, 11/2, 4:30 to 5:30 pm, vigil to end the occupation of Palestine,
Snelling & Summit Aves, St Paul.  Karen, 651-283-3495.

Friday, 11/2, 6:30 pm, new documentary on the Venezuelan revolution "No
Volveran!," Mapps Coffee, 1810 Riverside Ave, West Bank Mpls.  msp [at]

Friday, 11/2, 7 pm, US Senate peace candidate Jack Nelson-Pallmeyer speaks
at DFL SD 46 and SD 32 barn dance, Osseo American Legion Hall, 260 - 4th Ave
SE, Osseo.

Friday, 11/2, 7 pm,  Sinan Antoon gives a publication reading of "I'jaam: An
Iraqi Rhapsody," written by a young man in detention under Saddam,
Playwright's Center, 2301 E Franklin Ave, Mpls.

Friday, 11/2, 8:30 pm, US Senate peace candidate Jack Nelson-Pallmeyer does
karaoke for Melvin Carter's youth empowerment organization, Arnellia's Bar,
1183 University Ave W, St Paul.

Saturday, 11/3, 10 to 11:30 am, meeting of Homeless Veterans for Peace,
Peacehouse, 510 E Franklin, Mpls.  Bob 612-789-9020.

Saturday, 11/3, noon to 3, closeout sale (40% off) for entire inventory of
the bookstore of  the Resource Center of the Americas, 3019 Minnehaha Ave,
Mpls.  (also 60% to 80% off on 11/10 sale) (Cash and checks only.)

Saturday, 11/3, 1 to 5 pm, MN Senator Patricia Torres Ray facilitates "Best
Practices Symposium" to nurture effective precinct caucuses, Bethlehem
Lutheran Church, 4100 Lyndale Ave S, Mpls.  carolwoehrer [at]

Saturday, 11/3, 2 to 4 pm, WAMM, 3rd CD Peace Campaign and NW Neighbors for
Peace host Dr Omid Mohsenj of the U of M graduate faculty speaking on "Is
Iran Next?" to help us understand the escalating crisis, St. Joseph's
Parish, 8701 - 36th Ave N., New Hope. or
rabbas [at]

Saturday, 11/3, 3 pm, free sneak preview of Robert Redford film "Lions for
Lambs" in which two idealistic college students join the battle in
Afghanistan, Oak St Cinema, 309 Oak St SE, Mpls.

Saturday, 11/3, 6:30 to 9:30 pm, Keith Ellison emcees Jim Hightower
addressing political participation at neighborhood and precinct levels (US
Senate peace candidate Jack Nelson-Pallmeyer speaks at 7 pm), Great Hall, St
Mary's Greek Orthodox Church, 3450 Irving Ave S, Mpls.
carolwoehrer [at]

Sunday, 11/4, 2 pm, metro-wide planning meeting to prepare for the November
16 Walkout Rally, Mayday Books, 301 Cedar Ave S, Mpls.
or Tyrus at 651-210-5342.

Sunday, 11/4, 4 pm,U.S. Senate peace candidate Jack Nelson-Pallmeyer speaks
at Fillmore County DFL fundraiser, Lanesboro Community Center, 28094
Goodview Dr, Lanesboro.  bobjoy [at]

Sunday, 11/4, 7 pm, US Senate peace candidate Jack Nelson-Pallmeyer speaks
at Meeker County DFL chili cookoff, Darwin Rod and Gun Club, Highway 12, 2
miles east of Darwin 27902 - 668th Ave).

Monday, 11/5 (and every Monday), 5 to 7 pm, potluck, discussion at office of
U.S. Senate peace candidate Jack Nelson-Pallmeyer, 3027 Holmes Ave, Mpls.

Monday, 11/5, 6:30 to 8:30, Peace in the Precincts holds precinct caucus
training in preparation for the February 5th caucuses, Byerly's St Louis
Park Community Room, 3777 Park Center Blvd, St Louis Park. or 952-935-8653.

Monday, 11/5, 7 to 9 pm, Quaker and Baha'i perspectives on Peace and
Violence in Our Religious Traditions with Michael Bishoff and Dr Roya Majid,
Majid Al-Salaam, 1460 Skillman Ave, Maplewood. or

Monday, 11/5, 7 pm, meeting Labor Against War,  Merriam Park library, 1831
Marshall Ave, St Paul.  thomas Dooley 651-645-0295.

11/5 to 11/7, 7 and 8:45 pm, documentary "Body of War" about the story
hidden in homes around the nation, a young soldier in Iraq takes a bullet to
the spine on his first week there and returns paralyzed, Oak St Cinema, 309
Oak St SE, Mpls.

Tuesday, 11/6, 6 to 7:30 pm, Prof Barbara Frey of the Global Studies Dept
leads an info session "East Africa Peace and Conflict Discussions: Somalia,"
U of M Blegen Hall room 150, 269 - 19th Ave S, Mpls.

Tuesday, 11/6, 6:30 pm, US Senate peace candidate Jack Nelson-Pallmeyer
addresses the DFL SD 61 wine and cheese fundraiser, Park House, 2120 Park
Ave, Mpls.

Tuesday, 11/6, 6:30 pm, Peace Conversational Salon hosts Impeach for Peace
co-founder Jodin Morey, Mad Hatter Tea House,, 943 - 7th St, St Paul.
pattypax [at]

Tuesday, 11/6, 7 pm, Paul Krugman discusses his book "Conscience of a
Liberal," Temple Israel, 2324 Emerson Ave S, Mpls.

Tuesday, 11/6 7:30 to 9:30 pm, Michael Eppel talks on "Israel and the Arab
States Facing the Challenge of Iran and the Dangers of Islamistic
Radicalism," Beth El Synagogue, 5224 W 26th St, St Louis Park.  jwst [at]
or 612-624-4914.

Wednesday, 11/7, 8 to 9:30 am, People of Faith Peacemakers hosts (tentative)
reading of the play "US v. George Bush" based on Elizabeth de la Vega's
book, St Martin's Table, 2001 Riverside Mpls.

Wednesday, 11/7, 4:30 pm, demonstration for peace, corner 2nd St & S
Broadway, Rochester.

Wednesday, 11/7, 5 pm, film "Enemies of Happiness" about Afghan assembly
candidate Malalai Joya and life in war-torn Afghanistan, Humphrey Center, U
of M, 301 - 19th Ave S, Mpls.

Wednesday, 11/7, 5:30 registration, 6 to 7 pm program, UN Congo mission
chief William Lacy Swing, ambassador Bruce Laingen and Humphrey Institute
dean J Brian Atwood speak on "Diplomacy and Peacekeeping," Cowles
Auditorium, Humphrey Institute, 301 - 19th Ave S, Mpls.  Free, but
pre-register at

Wednesday, 11/7, 6 to 7:30 pm, Prof Barbara Frey of the Global Studies Dept
leaeds an info session "East Africa Peace and Conflict: Ethiopia," U of M
Blegen Hall room 155, 269 - 19th Ave S, Mpls.

Wednesday, 11/7, 6:30 to 8:30 pm, Peace in the Precincts presents caucus
training in preparation for the Feb 5th precinct caucuses, Lunds Edina
Community Room, 3945 W 50th St, Edina.
or 952-935-8653.

Wednesday, 11/7, 7 pm, Iraq Veterans Against the War Wes Davey (1 tour, psy
ops at the beginning of the war) and Brandon Day (2 tours, in Najaf, Mosul,
Kirkuk, etc) and a member of Military Families Speak Out (speaker TBA) speak
on "Voices Against the War," Foss Center, Hoversten Chapel, Augsburg
College, 625 - 22nd Ave S, West Bank, Mpls.

Thursday, 11/8, 7 pm, Rick Steves hosts fundraiser for U.S. Senate peace
candidate Jack Nelson-Pallmeyer, Carlyle Condominiums Party Room, 100 - 3rd
Ave S, Mpls.

Thursday, 11/8, 7 pm, documentary "Glimmer of Hope" about a family trying to
understand the tragedy of their daughter's death during a 3-year
victim/offender mediation,Humphrey Institute Cowles Auditorium, 301 - 19th
Ave S, Mpls.  ccfilmseries [at] or

Thursday, 11/8, 7 pm, NW Neighbors for Peace hosts Military Families Speak
Out member Mike Perkins talking about returned veterans, Parish Community of
St Joseph, 8701 - 36th Ave N (corner of Boone), New Hope.  nwn4p [at]
or 763-546-5378.

Thursday, 11/8, 7:30 pm, Mark Nornes speaks on "Owning Hiroshima," about the
power struggle and secrecy around film footage taken after atomic bombs were
dropped, Weisman Art Museum, 333 E River Rd, Mpls.

11/9 to 11/11, advanced level training Alternatives to Violence Project.

Friday, 11/9, 8 pm, peace poet, musician and troubadour David Rovics
performs at Stevens Square Center for the Arts, 1905 - 3rd Ave S, Mpls.

Saturday, 11/10, wine and cheese reception for film stars of the local peace
movement, featuring short documentaries about WAMM founder Marianne Hamilton
and of Phyllis Cohen and Elmer Zoff, Kenwood Isles, Terrace Room, 1425 W
28th St, Uptown Mpls.

Saturday,11/10, Fellowship of Reconciliation's Youth and Militarism Project
host peace marshall training (10:30 am to 11:30 am) in preparation for the
November 16th walkout, then community strategizing from noon to 4:30, Center
for Independent Artists, 4137 Bloomington Ave S, Mpls.
grassrootsnonviolence [at] or 612-423-1073. (free)

Saturday, 11/10, 9:30 refreshments, 10 am program, Middle East Peace Now
hosts Ben Gurion University prof Dr Aref Abu Rabia speaking on "Life as a
Bedouin Palestinian," Lutheran Church of Christ the Redeemer, 5440 Penn Ave
S, Mpls.  651-696-1642.

Saturday, 11/10, 10 to noon, Women's International League for Peace and
Freedom host Narayan (Kaji) Shrestha speaking about "WATCH/Women Acting
Together for Change" confronting oppression and environmental destruction in
Nepal, Van Cleve Community Center, 901 - 15th Ave SE, Mpls. or 651-633-4410.

Saturday, 11/10, 10 am to 3 pm, closeout sale (60 to 80% off) of the entire
inventory of the bookstore of the Resource Center of the Americas, 3019
Minnehaha Ave, Mpls. (Cash and checks only.)

Saturday, 11/10, 2 to 4:30 pm, journalist Bill McGrath gives a slide show
following his recent month on the West Bank at the "Palestine Fair," also
featuring Mideast food and gifts, First United Church of Christ, 300 Union
St, Northfield.  billmcgrath52 [at]

Saturday, 11/10, 6:45 to 9:30 pm, benefit concert "Creating Peace from Pole
to Pole" for Friends for a Nonviolent World, with harpsichordist Asako
Hirabayashi, explorer Ann Bancroft, Arab music folklorist Russell Packard,
ragtime music The Ariel Trio, Yupik pianist Anguksar and flutist Miriam
Larson, all at Twin Cities Friends Meeting, 1725 Grand Ave, St Paul. or 651-917-0383.

Sunday, 11/11, 10:30 to noon, Veterans for Peace chapter 27 Armistice Day
program at First Shot Memorial, State Capitol grounds, St Paul.

Sunday, 11/11, 4:30 pm, film "Loose Change, Final Cut," examining the events
of 9/11/01, with producer Jason Bermas speaking after the film, Riverview
Theater, 3800 - 42nd Ave S, Mpls.  $6.

Sunday,11/11, 6 to 8:30 pm (and the 2nd Sunday of each month), Veterans for
Peace chapter 27 meeting, St Stephens School basement, 2130 Clinton Ave S,
Mpls.  John at 952-448-2664.

Sunday, 11/11, 12:30 to 2 pm, German-American speaker Michael Luick-Thrams,
exec director of TRACES, speaks on the 15,000 German-American civilians
interned in the US during WWII, Central Lutheran Church, 3rd Ave & 12th St,
Mpls.  $7 lunch available.  Validated parking on south side of the church.

Sunday, 11/11, 1 to 5 pm, program "Peace and Violence in Our Non-Abrahamic
Traditions, $10 (scholarships available), U of M Law School, 229 - 19th Ave
S, Mpls. or 651-789-3840.

Sunday, 11/11, 5 to 7:30 pm, 92nd birthday party for the Fellowship of
Reconciliation, including music, fellowship, supper, and an award for
"peacemaker of the year" given to Teresa Ortiz (author of "Never Again a
World Without Us: Voices of Mayan Women in Chiapas," Macalester-Plymouth
United Church, 1658 Lincoln Ave, St Paul.

Sunday, 11/11, 6:30 pm Sisters of St Joseph of Carondelet's 11th day prayer
for peace, 1890 Randolph Ave, St Paul. or 651-690-7079.

Monday, 11/12 (and every Monday), 5 to 7 pm, potluck, discussion at office
of U.S. Senate peace candidate Jack Nelson-Pallmeyer, 3027 Holmes Ave, Mpls.

Monday, 11/12, 5:30 registration, 6 to 7:30 pm program, James Dorsey and
Nicole Moen, attorneys for an Algerian detainee at Guantanamo, speak on "The
Guantanamo Bay Challenge: Finding the Balance between Security and Our
Nation's Ideals," Cowles Auditorium, Humphrey Institute, 301 - 19th Ave S,
Mpls.  $15.

Monday, 11/12, 6:30 pm, Every Church a Peace Church potluck with United
Theological Seminary prof Christine M Smith talking about "Global Immersion
Trips: Indulging the Privileged or Radicalizing Religious Consciousness?" MN
Valley Unitarian University Fellowship, 10715 Zenith Ave S, Bloomington.
rolsen6376 [at]

Monday, 11/12, 6:30 to 9 pm, MN chapter of the Network of Spiritual
Progressives, talking about how citizens can have a grassroots involvement
in the campaign process, including the precinct caucuses of their parties,
Plymouth Church, 1900 Nicolett Ave, Mpls.

Monday, 11/12 (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, 11/12, 7 to 9 pm, Continuing the Dialogue: Creating a Culture of
Peace, with Joan Haan and Katherine Wojtan, concluding the series Peace and
Violence in Our Religious Traditions, Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 700 S
Snelling Ave, St Paul. or 651-789-3840.

Tuesday, 11/13, noon to 1:30, Yale Law School dean Harold Koh speaks on "The
National Security Constitution Today," Cowles Auditorium, Humphrey Center,
301 _ 19th Ave S, Mpls.

Tuesday, 11/13, 6 pm doors, 7:15 talk, Progressive Magazine editor Matthew
Rothschild speaks to MN Alliance of Peacemakers, Hennepin Ave United
Methodist Church, 511 Groveland, Mpls.  $5.

Tuesday, 11/13, 7 pm, graphic journalist Joe Sacco (of the series
"Palestine" and "The War in Eastern Bosnia") speaks on responding to war,
Walker Art Center, 1750 Hennepin Ave (at Lyndale), Mpls.  $10.

Wednesday, 11/14, 8 to 9:30 am, People of Faith Peacemakers hosts Ruth and
Loren Halvorson talking about "Relating faith commitment to public action"
as part of the Inward-Outward Journey series, St Martin's Table, 2001
Riverside, Mpls.

Wednesday, 11/14, 7 to 8:30, Red Wing Vets for Peace meeting at home of
Charles Nicolosi, Red Wing.  tuvecino [at]

Thursday, 11/15, 7 pm, documentary "Another Side of Peace" about an Israeli
father who comes to terms with his two sons' deaths by working with
Palestinian and Israeli bereaved families, Humphrey Institute, Cowles
Auditorium, 301 - 19th Ave S, Mpls.  ccfilmseries [at] or

11/16 to 11/18, thousands gather in a non-violent vigil to close the School
of the Americas, a US operated school for torturers and death squads.  Buses
leave from the Twin Cities in Friday morning, get back Monday evening. or Jim Steinhagen at 612-722-1112.

11/16 to 11/18, 7 and 9 pm, film "Oswald's Ghost" about the long lingering
legacy following the assassination of JFK, Oak St Cinema, 309 Oak St SE,

Friday, 11/16, all day, region-wide student walkout to end the occupation of

Friday, 11/16 Both the organizations Iraq Moratorium and General Strike for
Peace are urging people to "take a break" from their usual activities (like
work) on the 3rd Fridays of September, October and November... and
participate in antiwar activities.  Details TBA.

Sunday, 11/18, 5:30 pm putluck, 6:30 program, Minneapolis Interfaith Forum
sponsors Eliyahu McLean (director of Jerusalem Peacemakers) and Ghassan
Manasra (director of Muslim peace center Anwar il-Salaam in Nazareth)
speaking on "Healing Abraham's Family," Woodbury United Methodist Church,
7465 Steepleview Rd, Woodbury.  651-738-0305.

Monday, 11/19, 6:30 pm, WAMM movie "Rosewood" about 1923 racist rampage in
Florida where white residents hunted down and murdered the black majority.
St Joan of Arc Hospitality Hall, 4537 - 3rd Ave S, Mpls.

Tuesday, 11/20, 6:30 pm, Peace Salon shows film "War Made Easy: How
Presidents and Pundits Keep Spinning us to Death," Mad Hatter Tea House,,
943 - 7th St, St Paul.  pattypax [at]

Tuesday, 11/27, noon to 1:30, F.A.O. Schwarz, Jr, lectures on "Unchecked and
Unbalanced: Presidential Power in a Time of Terror," Cowles Auditorium,
Humphrey Institute, 301 - 19th Ave S, Mpls.

Tuesday, 11/27, 7 pm, human rights correspondent Janine di Giovanni speaks
on journalists' response to war, Walker Art Center, 1750 Hennepin Ave (at
Lyndale), Mpls.

Tuesday, 11/27, Peace Salon hosts local peace activist and writer Polly Mann
reading her Vietnam era poetry, Mad Hatter Tea House,, 943 - 7th St, St
Paul.  pattypax [at]

Tuesday, 11/27, 7 to 9 pm, DFL Senate District 62 and Congressional District
5 sponsor a U.S. Senate Candidate forum including peace candidate Jack
Nelson-Pallmeyer, Roosevelt HS auditorium, 4029 - 28th Ave S, 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 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 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]

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, 4:45 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, 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, 1 to 2 pm, peace vigil at Vinewood and 42nd, Plymouth.
carydbeerg [at] (Starts 11/3/07.)

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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