Peace calendar
From: Charles Underwood (
Date: Sat, 15 Dec 2007 08:32:41 -0800 (PST)
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Peace Calendar for December 15, 2007
   Mall shopping: Please don't.  It only encourages them.
   Shopping for a cause: the Antiwar Committee craft sale on 12/16.
   Precinct caucus trainings: all over town, various dates.
   Moving vigils: candlelight vigil on 12/23 or vigil for children on 12/28.
   Cool JNP links: Broderick essay and video clips at
12/6 to 1/6, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays (7:30 pm) plus Sundays (2 pm),
play "The Diana Story: A Play About Landmines," by local playwright Helene
Turnbull, about the friendship between Princess Di and Mother Teresa as they
work to eradicate landmines, $16, The Lowry Labs, 350 St Peter St, St Paul. (endorsed by WAMM)

12/14 to 12/20, film "War Dance" about a competition music and dance
festival with 3 children of war-ravaged northern Uganda, Lagoon Cinema, 1320
Lagoon Ave, Uptown Mpls.

Saturday, 12/15, 6 pm, Twin Cities IWW sponsors benefit for
singer/songwriter and peace activist Utah Phillips, with Charlie Parr,
Bernie King, Pop Wagner, Gabe Barnett, Papa John Kolstad, and many others,
Eagles Club, 2507 E 25th St, Mpls.  $10 requested.

Saturday, 12/15, 6 to 10 pm, Vets for Peace holiday pot luck and fund
raiser, St Martins Table, 2001 Riverside Ave, Mpls.  612-339-3898.

Sunday, 12/16, 10 am to 1:30 pm, Antiwar Committee craft sale at global gift
fair, First Universalist Church, 3400 Dupont Ave S, Mpls.
Sunday, 12/16, 3 to 6 pm, house party extravaganza for US Senate peace
candidate Jack Nelson-Pallmeyer, with appetizers by Chef Klaus, Becketwood
Cooperative, 4300 W River Parkway S, Mpls.  Please RSVP at

Monday, 12/17, 6:30 pm, free film "Joyeaux Noel" about temporary cease-fire
and celebration between enemies in the trenches of WWI, Joan of Arc Upper
Room Parish Center, 4537 - 3rd Ave S, Mpls.

Wednesday, 12/19, 7 to 8 am, vigil's Alliant Techsystems annual holiday
peace photo, 5050 Lincoln Dr, Edina.

Wednesday, 12/19, 7 to 8:30 pm, Red Wing Vets for Peace meeting at home of
Charles Nicolosi, Red Wing.  tuvecino [at]

Thursday, 12/20, 6:30 pm, Peace in the Precincts holds nonpartisan precinct
caucus training, Longfellow Community Center, 36th Ave and 35th St, Mpls.
info [at] peaceintheprecincts or 651-917-0383.

12/21 to 12/26, from the novel by Khaled Hosseini, the film "Kite Runner"
about 2 childhood friends in Afghanistan torn apart by a fearful betrayal,
Edina Cinema, 3911 W 50th St, Edina.

Friday, 12/21, 4:30 to 5:30 pm, vigil to end the occupation of Palestine,
Snelling & Summit Aves, St Paul.  Karen, 651-283-3495.

Friday, 12/21, 6:30 pm, protest and vigil "Out of Iraq! No war on Iran!
Bring the troops home now!," Hennepin & Lagoon Aves, Uptown Mpls. (Part of the Iraq Moratorium and the General
Strike for Peace national campaign, asking that the 3rd Friday of every
month be a day for local actions against the war and the cessation of our
work as usual.)

Sunday, 12/23, 5:30 to 6:30 pm, Winter Solstice peace vigil: "Light a Candle
for Peace on the Darkest Night of the Year," corner Snelling & Summit Aves,
St Paul. or info [at]

Thursday, 12/27, 7 pm, free program "Silencing Peacemakers in the Middle
East: Anti-Semitism vs Criticizing Israel," with Jewish Voice for Peace
communication director Cecilie Surasky (who lead the opposition to St Thomas
banning Desmond Tutu) with local Muslim, Christian and Jewish peace
activists, Macalester Plymouth United Church, 1658 Lincoln Ave, St Paul.

Friday, 12/28, 6:30 pm, "Out of Darkness, Into the Light" ecumenical
candlelight service for the children of Iraq and other child victims of war,
St Joan of Arc Church, 4537 - 3rd Ave S, Mpls.

Saturday, 12/29, 10 to noon, Larry Johnson and Elaine Wynne host a house
party for U.S. Senate peace candidate Jack Nelson-Pallmeyer, 315 Georgia Ave
N, Golden Valley. or RSVP at
topstory7 [at] or 763-546-1074.

Saturday, 12/29, 11 am to 12;30 PM, meet your Muslim neighbors and hear
answers to questions on Islam, Rochester Mosque Open House, Masjed AbuBaker,
17 N Broadway, Rochester.  Rochester.Mosque [at] or 507-529-1478.

Saturday, 12/29, 9:30 pm, band The Truant Lovers play benefit for Iraq Vets
Against the War and the TC chapter of Vets for Peace, Bryant Lake Bowl, 810
W Lake St, Mpls.  $8 advance/$10 at the door.

1/5 (9 am registration) to 1/6 (11 am closing), Pax Christi Twin Cities
annual retreat, with Nonviolent Peaceforce director Mel Duncan, St Paul's
Monastery Benedictine Center, 2675 E Larpenteur Ave, Maplewood.
lynncibuzar [at] or 651-699-8565 and leave message.

Saturday, 1/5, 10 to 11:30 am, meeting of Homeless Veterans for Peace,
Peacehouse, 510 E Franklin, Mpls.  Bob 612-789-9020.

Monday, 1/7, Every Church a Peace Church holds bimonthly potluck supper
(6:30), followed by special presentation (7:30 pm) of Matthew Vaky's
outstanding play (editor's opinion) "Jesus at Guantanamo," Howard Conn
Theater, Plymouth Church, 1900 Nicollet Ave, Mpls.  rolsen6376 [at]

Monday, 1/7, 7 pm, meeting Labor Against War,  Merriam Park library, 1831
Marshall Ave, St Paul.  Thomas Dooley 651-645-0295.


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, 4 to 5 pm (new winter hours), 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, 4:30 to 5:30 pm (winter hours), Grandmothers for Peace
vigil, 50th and Halifax, Edina (just west of France).

Every Wednesday, 4:30 to 5:30 pm (winter hours), 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, Moberg Park on
Hwy 8, Chisago City.  AARONWOODJW [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, 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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