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|From: Charles Underwood (peacecalendarvisi.com)|
|Date: Mon, 1 Dec 2008 19:58:02 -0800 (PST)|
NOTE: To subscribe, to unsubscribe or to send event announcements, please write to peacecalendar [at] visi.com with "peace calendar" in the subject line. My calendar and Dave Shove's Progressive Calendar are archived at http://lists.justcomm.org/pipermail/mn-prog-events/ Peace Calendar for December 2, 2008 Ongoing: Court watchers and supporters needed for numerous hearings and appearances for RNC-charged people. Further information and contact info appears after the vigils section. now to 12/12, Mon-Fri from 8 to noon and 1 to 4, Family Social Science of the U of M sponsors Iraqi Art Project exhibit from the city of Karbala, Iraq, 290 McNeal Hall, 1985 Buford Ave, St Paul. 612-625-6202. 11/14 to 12/4, film "The Boy in the Striped Pajamas" about an unlikely friendship between a Jewish boy imprisoned in a concentration camp and the son of the Nazi commandant, Edina Cinema, 3911 W 50th St, Edina. http://www.landmarktheaters.com (Ed has seen and highly recommends.) 11/14 to 1/11/09, Megan Rye's exhibit of paintings "Long Night's Journey into Day," a surreal and ambiguous view of the Iraq war mostly through the photos of her brother, Chambers Burnet Gallery, 901 Hennepin Ave, Chambers Hotel, Mpls. 612-767-6900 or http://www.chambersminneapolis.com/hotel-events/ Tuesday, 12/2, 10:30 am to 2 pm, Students for Justice and Peace hold Winter Fair Trade Sale at U of St Thomas, including vendors like Coat of Many Colors, Alsadu, Ten Thousand Villages and more, basement of Murray-Herrick (the bldg with the clock on the front), St Paul. ajalden [at] stthomas.edu Tuesday, 12/2, 4:30 to 7 pm (meet at 2nd Ave and 8th St at 4:30 pm), birthday celebration/campaign fundraiser for 2010 MN gubernatorial candidate Susan Gaertner, who is also the Ramsey County Prosecutor pursuing charges against the "RNC 8" and others for such crimes as "weaponized urine" and other fanciful ideas from Sheriff Bob Fletcher, Minneapolis Club, 729 - 2nd Ave S, Mpls. Decorate the sidewalk with signs like "Conspiracy is a thought crime," or "Free the RNC 8," or "Bob Fletcher pulls his evidence from his weaponized feces factory." Tuesday, 12/2, 7:30 pm, U of St Thomas hosts interfaith dialogue "Healing Wounds and Building Bridges: An Interfaith Dialogue on Peace in the Hold Land" with D.C. archbishop emeritus Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, former vice-president of the Central Conference of American Rabbis Paul Menitoff, national director of Office of Interfaith and Community Outreach of Islamis society of North America, and moderated by Justice, Peace and Development director of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops John Carr, auditorium of the O'Shaughnessy Educational Center, 2115 Summit Ave, St Paul. DWSMITH [at] stthomas.edu Wednesday, 12/3, 12:45 pm, documentary film "Jerusalem: East Side Story," about the Israeli policy to drive Muslims and Christians out of the city, Edina Community Library, 5280 Grandview Square, Edina. http://www.worldwidewamm.org Thursday, 12/4, 6 pm, film "Meeting Resistance," about reactions and actions Iraqis have taken to occupation, Mayday Bookstore, 301 Cedar Ave, Mpls. (DATE CHANGED to 12/9.) Thursday, 12/4, 7 pm, Macalester College Peace and Justice Committee/SDS sponsor screening and discussion of film "Terrorizing Dissent," about the siege of St Paul during the Republican National Convention, JBD Auditorium (basement of Campus Center), Macalester College, 1600 Grand Ave, St Paul. http://TerrorizingDissent.org or http://minnesotasds.org/Macalester or mpjcsds [at] gmail.com Thursday, 12/4, 7 pm, panel discussion "U.S. Cuban Relations: Will Obama Make a Difference?" with U of Havana prof Soraya Castro, St John/St Benedict prof Gary Prevost and moderated by U of M prof August Nimtz, Benjamin Lippincott Room, Social Science Tower room 1314, 267 - 19th Ave S, Mpls. Friday, 12/5, 4:15 to 5:30 pm, vigil to end US military/political support of the Israeli occupation of Palestine, corner Summit and Snelling, St Paul. 12/5 (3 to 9 pm) and 12/6 (9 am to 3 pm), annual craft sale to benefit Friends for a Non-violent World, featuring food, music, entertainment, handicrafts, Minneapolis Friends Meeting, 4401 York Ave S, Mpls (intersection 44th and York). 612-926-6159 or 651-917-0383. 12/5 (6 pm) to 12/7 (5 pm), basic level Alternatives to Violence Workshop, Hennepin County Women's Workhouse, 1355 Shenandoah Lane, Plymouth. avperika [at] gmail.com or http://www.fnvw.blogspot.com Saturday, 12/6, 10 am, DC-based Voices on the Border director Roddy Hughes discusses "The 2009 Legislative and Presidential Elections in El Salvador and the Role of International Observers," Resource Center of the Americas, 3019 Minnehaha Ave, Suite 20, Mpls. http://www.americas.org Saturday, 12/6, 9:30 refreshments, 10 am program, Middle East Peace Now hosts Florence Steichen reporting on the Sabeel Conference in her talk "The Nakba: Memory, Reality and Beyond," Southdale Library, 7001 York Ave S, Edina. 651-596-1642. Saturday, 12/6, 10 to 11:30 am, meeting Homeless Veterans for Peace, Peacehouse, 510 E Franklin, Mpls. Bob Heberle 612-789-9020. Sunday, 12/7, 7:30 pm, panel "Solidarity Born of Love" about political prosecution and incarceration from the perspective of family and friends (including Jenny Esquivel, parnter of Green Scare prisoner Eric McDavid; Aaron Zellhoefer of SHAC 7 prisoner Kevin Kjonaas's support committee; Fred Peterson, husband of Sara Jane Olsen; and Leslie James Piekering, former ELF spokesperson), 2615 E Franklin Ave, Mpls. $5 to $15 suggested. http://www.midwestgreenscare.org Monday, 12/8, 5:30 pm, potluck with Women's International League for Peace and Freedom co-presidents Nancy Munger and Laura Roskos, to talk about future work for peace and justice, Elizabeth Shippee's condo, 1666 Coffman St, #120, Falcon Heights. FFI: marqu001 [at] umn.edu or 651-645-6992. Monday, 12/8, 6 pm, meeting U.S. Labor Against the War, Merriam Park Library 1831 Marshall Ave, St Paul. 651-645-0295. Tuesday, 12/9, 6 pm, film "Meeting Resistance," about reactions and actions Iraqis have taken to occupation, Mayday Bookstore, 301 Cedar Ave, Mpls. http://twincities.indymedia.org/event/ Wednesday, 12/10, 12:10 pm, student walkout against the war and for human rights, in the Kirby Plaza of UMD and in the downstairs lobby of Tower Hall at the College of St Scholastica, Duluth. http://www.northlandantiwar.blogspot.com Wednesday, 12/10, 4:30 to 5:30 pm, special emphasis to commemorate Human Rights Day, Marshall/Lake bridge over the Mississippi, Mpls/St Paul. (100 orange jumpsuits and black hoods will be available for suggested donation of $10.) http://www.worldwidewamm.org Wednesday, 12/10, 5 to 7 pm, Macalester College sociology prof Khaldoun Samman speaks on "The Colonizer's Time Machine and the Remaking of the Middles East," examining the influences of Turkish Kemalism, Israeli Zionism, Arab nationalism and Islamism, Social Science Building room 710, 267 - 19th Ave S, Mpls. seif0056 [at] umn.edu or http://igs.cla.umn.edu Wednesday, 12/10, 6 pm reception, 7 pm film and discussion, MN Advocates for Human Rights celebrates 25th anniversary with free film "A Promise to the Dead: The Exile Journey of Ariel Dorfman," Coffman Memorial Union Theater, 300 Washington Ave SE, Mpls. http://www.mnadvocates.org Wednesday, 12/10, 7 pm, forum of the history of CIA interventions around the world, rom 333 of the Kirby Student Center, UMD, Duluth. http://www.northlandantiwar.blogspot.com Wednesday, 12/10, 7 pm, Polly Mann's script adapted from Virginia Woolf's book "Three Guineas," performed by Erica Bouza, with Ed Felien as director and featuring Eskit, St Joan of Arc Church, 4537 - 3rd Ave S, Mpls. Sliding scale $10 to $25. http://www.worldwidewamm.org Thursday, 12/11, noon to 1:30, Macalester College sociology prof Khaldoun Samman speaks on "Why Jewish and Arabic History Books are Stacked in Two Different Sections of the Library Stacks," Nicholson Hall, room 135, 216 Pillsbury Dr SE, Mpls. mediter [at] umn.edu or http://igs.cla.umn.edu Thursday, 12/11, 7 pm, Northwest Neighbors for Peace sponsor film and discussion of "Considering Democracy: 8 Things to Ask Your Representative," Parish Community of St Joseph, 8710 - 36th Ave N (corner of Book), New Hope. 763-546-5368. Friday, 12/12, 9 to 10 am (or maybe 3 to 4 pm, depending on which part of the website you read), Dean J Brian Atwood hosts a forum on the Russia and Georgia conflict, with participants anthropology prof William O Beeman, history prof Giancarlo Casale, poli sci prof Kathleen A Collins and anthropology prof Martha Tappen, Wilkins Room, 215 Humphrey Center, 301 - 19th Ave S, West Bank U of M, Mpls. http://www.hhh.umn.edu Friday, 12/12, 4:15 to 5:30 pm, vigil to end US military/political support of the Israeli occupation of Palestine, corner Summit and Snelling, St Paul. 12/12 to 12/14, Alternatives to Violence Project training for facilators, Stillwater Prison. http://www.fnvw.org 12/12, 12/13 and 12/14, 8 pm, Twin Cities Gay Men's Chorus presents "Peace," Ted Mann Concert Hall, 2128 S 4th St, West Bank, Mpls. http://www.tcgmc.org or 612-339-7664. Saturday, 12/13, noon, march and rally against the Iraq war. Assemble at noon in front of the Whold Food Coop (610 E 4th St), then march to the Central Hillside Community Center (Lave Ave & 4th St) for an indoor rally. http://www.northlandantiwar.blogspot.com Saturday, 12/13, 2 pm, Anti-War Committee sponsors Human Rights Day protest, meeting at Walker Church, a quick outdoor rally, a march through the Powderhorn neighborhood and end with an indoor rally, Walker Church, 3104 - 16th Ave S, Mpls. http://www.antiwarcommittee.org Saturday, 12/13, 6 to 10 pm, Veterans for Peace holiday party, St Martin's Table, 2001 Riverside Ave, Mpls. John at 612-339-3898. Sunday, 12/14, 6 to 8:30 pm, monthly meeting of Veterans for Peace chapter 27, St Stephens school basement, 2123 Clinton Ave S, Mpls. John Varone 952-448-2665. Monday, 12/15, 6:30 pm, free WAMM movie "Ground Noise and Static," about independent media coverage of the DNC and the RNC, St Joan of Arc, Upper Room, Parish Center, 4537 - 3rd Ave S, Mpls. http://www.worldwidewamm.org Tuesday, 12/16, 7 pm, MN Advocates for Human Rights sponsors free film "Maquilapolis: City of Factories," about the big environmental, economic and human rights problems surrounding Tijuana's maquiladoras and two women trying to organize there, Riverview Library, 1 E George St, St Paul. http://www.mnadvocates.org Tuesday, 12/16, 7 pm, Mennonite Central Committee central states exec John Stoesz speaks on "Everyone has the right to Return," concerning work in New Orleans, Faith Mennonite Church, 2720 E 22nd St, Mpls. 612-521-1889. 12/18 to 12/21, play "All Is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914," about a real event during World War I when opposing forces lay down their arms in a spontaneous truce, Pantages Theater, 710 Hennepin Ave, Mpls. http://www.hennepintheatredistrict.org/ Friday, 12/19, 4:15 to 5:30 pm, vigil to end US military/political support of the Israeli occupation of Palestine, corner Summit and Snelling, St Paul. Friday, 12/19, 4 to 6 pm, Superior Iraq Moratorium Picket on corner of Belknap & Tower Ave, downtown Superior. http://www.northlandantiwar.blogspot.com Friday, 12/19, 4:30 to 5:30 pm, Duluth Iraq Moratorium Picket, in front of the Coppertop Church on Mesaba Ave & Central Entrance, Duluth. http://www.northlandantiwar.blogspot.com 12/19 (6 to 9 pm), 12/20 (9 am to 9 pm) and 12/21 (noon to 6 pm), Alternatives to Violence basic level workshop, Friends for a Non-Violent World, 1050 Selby Ave, St Paul. $75 to $150 sliding scale. avp [at] fnvw.org or http://www.fnvw.blogspot.com (Registration deadline, 12/17.) Saturday, 12/20, 1 pm, sent an anti-war message for the holidays, anti-war bannering, Walker Library, corner Hennepin and Lagoon, Uptown Mpls. http://www.antiwarcommittee.org Friday, 12/26, 4:15 to 5:30 pm, vigil to end US military/political support of the Israeli occupation of Palestine, corner Summit and Snelling, St Paul. Sunday, 12/28, 6:30 pm, "Out of the Darkness, Into the Light: A Candlelight Service for the Children of Iraq and Other Child Victims of War," St Joan of Arc Church, 4537 - 3rd Ave S, Mpls. http://www.worldwidewamm.org ******************************* VIGILS Every Sunday, noon to 1 pm, peace vigil at Summit and Snelling, St Paul. 651-699-8655. Every Sunday, 1 to 2 pm, St Croix Valley Peacemakers sponsors peace vigil at the Stillwater bridge, Stillwater. www.stcroixvalleypeacemakers.com or 651-275-0247. Every Monday, 4:15 to 5:15 pm, Vigil in downtown White Bear Lake at intersection of Highway 61 and 4th Street. FFI: www.worldwidewamm.org 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] earthlink.net 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] msn.com Every Tuesday, 5 to 6 pm (all year), east end of Franklin bridge over the Mississippi River, Mpls. carolynbelle [at] pressenter.com Every Tuesday, 5 to 6 pm (back to summer hours), Penn Ave just north of 394, Bryn Mawr neighborhood of Mpls. bnlberry [at] netscape.net Every Wednesday, 7 to 8 a.m., Vigil at Alliant Tech, 7430 Flying Cloud Dr,Eden Prairie. FFI: http://alliantaction.org Every Wednesday, noon to 1, peace vigil across from the post office, Mankato. richard.wintersteen [at] mnsu.edu Every Wednesday, 4:30 to 5:30 pm (winter hours), Grandmothers for Peace vigil, 50th and Halifax, Edina (just west of France). www.worldwidewamm.org Every Wednesday, 4:30 to 5:30 pm (back to winter hours), Vigil to end the occupation of Iraq, Lake/Marshall bridge over the Mississippi. www.worldwidewamm.org 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, 4:45 to 5:45 p.m., Vigil in front of Lockheed Martin, NW corner of Pilot Knob Road and Yankee Doodle Road in Eagan. FFI: family4peace [at] msn.com Every Thursday, 5 to 6 pm, Peace vigil at intersection of Bridge and Fountain Streets, Albert Lea. sjmoore [at] smig.net 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, 612-379-4716. Every Friday, 4:15 to 5:30 p.m., Vigil to end the occupation of Palestine, Snelling and Summit, St. Paul. steichenfm [at] usfamily.net 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] redwing.net Every Friday, 5 to 6 pm, peace vigil at Lagoon and Hennepin, Uptown Mpls. FFI: WAMM. Every Saturday, 9 am, Peace walk, Fern and Hwy. 95, Cambridge. (8 block walk) ytpsund [at] yahoo.com Every Saturday, 11 am to noon, peace vigil at corner of Bridge and River St, Chippewa Falls, WI. FFI: lagoclam [at] aol.com 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] comcast.net (ALL MINNETONKA VIGILS ARE CANCELLED AFTER 12/20, UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.) Every Saturday, noon to 12:15, Vigil at Bridge Square (Division and 4th), Northfield. billmcgrath52 [at] gmail.com Every Saturday, 1:30 to 2:30 pm, Northwest Neighbors for Peace hoswt weekly vigil on pedestrian bridge over Highway 55, just west of Winnetka, Golden Valley. carydberg [at] comcast.net Every Saturday, 2 to 3 pm, Mounds View peace vigil, SE corner of Hwy 10 and University Ave NE in Blaine. vanka485 [at] aol.com or 763-717-9168. (More vigils are listed at http://www.worldwidewamm.org/takeaction/vigil/statevigils.html ) ************* RNC COURTWATCH DATES AND TIMES: Both trained court watchers and supporters are needed for all of these appearances. Some have nobody at all going as support. Please email Bill at rnccourtwatch (at) gmail (dot) com for more information. 12/2, 8:30 am, 1 misdemeanor arraignment at Public Safety Facility, 401 S 4th Ave, Mpls. before Judge Hopper. 12/2, 1 pm, 4 misdemeanor 1st appearance hearings, Ramsey County Courthouse (15 W Kellogg Blvd, St Paul, before Judge Clark. 12/3, 8:30 am, 1 misdemeanor hearing, Public Safety Facility, 401 S 4th Ave, Mpls. before Judge Hopper. 12/8, 9 am, 1 gross misdemeanor omnibus hearing at Ramsey County Courthouse (15 W Kellogg Blvd, St Paul, before Judge Wilson. 12/8, 9 am, 11 misdemeanor pre-trial hearings Ramsey County Courthouse (15 W Kellogg Blvd, St Paul, before Judge Fetsch. 12/8, 9 am, 1 misdemeanor pre-trial hearing, Ramsey County Courthouse (15 W Kellogg Blvd, St Paul, before Judge Monahan. 12/9, 8:30 am, 1 misdemeanor hearing, Public Safety Facility, 401 S 4th Ave, Mpls. before Judge Hopper. 12/9, 1 pm, 2 misdemeanor hearings, Ramsey County Courthouse (15 W Kellogg Blvd, St Paul, before Judge Nathanson. 12/9, 1 pm 1 misdemeanor arraignment, Ramsey County Courthouse (15 W Kellogg Blvd, St Paul, judge not known. 12/10, 9 am, 2 gross misdemeanor omnibus heariings and 3 misdemeanor pre-trial hearings, Ramsey County Courthouse (15 W Kellogg Blvd, St Paul, before Judge Fetsch. 12/10, 9 am, 1 misdemeanor hearing, Ramsey County Courthouse (15 W Kellogg Blvd, St Paul, before Judge Mondhan 12/11, 9 am, 2 felony pre-trial hearings,Ramsey County Courthouse, 15 W Kellogg Blvd, St Paul, before Judge Flynn 12/11, 9 am, 1 misdemeanor pre-trial hearing, Ramsey County Courthouse (15 W Kellogg Blvd, St Paul, before Judge Clark 12/12, 8:30 am, 1 misdemeanor hearing, Public Safety Facility, 401 S 4th Ave, Mpls. before Judge Hopper. 12/12, 9 am, 1 felony pre-trial hearing, Ramsey County Courthouse, 15 W Kellogg Blvd, St Paul, before Judge Flynn 12/12, 9 am, 1 felony sentencing hearing, Ramsey County Courthouse, 15 W Kellogg Blvd, St Paul, before Judge Rosas. 12/12, 9 am, 1 gross misdemeanor plea hearing and 1 misdemeanor plea hearing, Ramsey County Courthouse, 15 W Kellogg Blvd, St Paul, before Judge Fetsch. 12/12, 1 pm, 1 misdemeanor hearing, Ramsey County Courthouse, 15 W Kellogg Blvd, St Paul, before Judge Leary. 12/12, 1:15 pm, 1 felony omnibus hearing, Ramsey County Courthouse, 15 W Kellogg Blvd, St Paul, before Judge Flynn. 12/12, 1:30 pm, 6 misdemeanor pre-trial hearing, Ramsey County Courthouse, 15 W Kellogg Blvd, St Paul, before Judge Fetsch.
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