WAMM Calendar
The events collected in the WAMM Events Calendar represent a diversity of viewpoints, which may not be the viewpoint of Women Against Military Madness (WAMM) and/or its individual members.
We make our best effort to include events which are in line with our mission, but we are not intimately involved with the planning of all of the events listed.
Please note that WAMM's provision of information on other groups' events is not meant to convey nor endorse any action contrary to public policy that would be inconsistent with exempt purposes under Internal Revenue Code Section 501(c)(3) i.e., charitable purposes.
indicates an event sponsored by the WAMM Middle East Committee.
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WAMM EVENTS
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WAMM Friday Vigil for Justice for Palestine.
EVERY Friday

4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Intersection of Snelling & Summit, St. Paul.

The WAMM Middle East Committee's weekly Friday Vigil for Palestine. Join us to stand against the brutal and injust conditions of occupation.

Sponsored by WAMM Middle East Committee.

FFI: contact the WAMM office.

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WAMM Weekly Peace Vigil
EVERY Wednesday

4:30 - 5:30 pm
Lake St/Marshall Av Peace Bridge, Mississippi River joining Mpls and St Paul.

Focus on the Rising Challenge of Racism and Islamaphobia - part of a national call to action. Signs provided or bring your own.

Sponsored by the WAMM End War Committee and the Twin Cities Peace Campaign.

FFI: contact the WAMM office or 612.275.2720.

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WAMM Second Monday Movies: Doctrine of Discovery: Unmasking the Domination Code
Monday, February 8

7:00 pm.
4200 Cedar Avenue South, Minneapolis.

Filmmaker Sheldon Wolfchild tells a story of historical truth, spirituality and resistance by the original nations and peoples of Great Turtle Island.

Free admission. Free popcorn.

Sponsored by WAMM Second Monday Movies.

More info: click here »

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FFI: contact the WAMM office.

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Report from Jeju Island, Korea
Saturday, February 13

2:00 pm
Mayday Books 301 Cedar Ave S., Minneapolis

Barry Riesch speaks about his recent experience with the Veterans for Peace delegation in solidarity with Gangjeong Villagers Opposing the Creation of a Military Base.

Sponsored by WAMM End War Committee. Co-sponsored by Veterans for Peace, Chapter 27.

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FFI: contact the WAMM office.

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WAMM Book Club: The Next American Revolution:  Sustainable Activism for the Twenty-First Century
Saturday, February 20

10:00 - 11:30 am
Afro Deli, 1939 South 5th Street, Minneapolis.

Published May 1, 2012, University of California Press..

Sponsored by WAMM Book Club.

FFI: contact the WAMM office.

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Tie the Drone Quilt
Tuesday, February 20


3:00 pm
4200 Cedar Avenue South, Minneapolis.

Finish quilting the squares that honor the children killed in U.S. drone attacks.

Sponsored by the WAMM Ground All Drones Committee.

FFI: contact the WAMM office.

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WAMM and Minnesota Community Sing: Songs of Peace and Love
Saturday, February 20


7:00-9:30 pm
Walker Community United Methodist Church, 3104 16th Ave. S. Minneapolis.

Come sing the great songs of peace and love, led by Bret Hesla and Mary Preus of Minnesota Community Sings. All voices welcome. Family friendly. Free street parking. Refreshments provided.

Donations to WAMM accepted at door. Suggested: $5-$25.

FFI: contact the WAMM office.

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Facts and Truth:  U.S. Drone Programs
Tuesday, February 23


7 pm
Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 2730 31st Avenue, Minneapolis.

Jay Kvale, local activist, presents "The Drone Papers" summarizing secret documents revealing inner workings of the U.S. drone program carrying out assassinations. Sarah Hayes, local poet, presents her original poems of drone warfare.

Sponsored by the WAMM Ground All Drones Committee.

FFI: contact the WAMM office.

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WAMM ANNUAL MEETING! Guest Speaker Mnar Muhawesh on "Challenging Islamophobia"
Saturday, March 12


10:00 am
Mount Olive Church, 3045 Chicago Avenue S. Minneapolis.

Journalist and activist, Mnar Muhawesh is founder, CEO and editor in chief of MintPress News. She is also a regular speaker on responsible journalism, sexism, neoconservativism within the media and journalism start-ups.

Good Music! Good Program! Good Brunch! WAMM Action! Meet old friends. Make new friends. Win raffle prizes. Childcare provided.

Sponsored by WAMM.

FFI: contact the WAMM office.

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COALITION EVENTS / ALSO OF INTEREST
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Book Reading by Author and WAMM member, Karen Branan
Tuesday, February 16


7:00 pm.
Magers and Quinn Booksellers, 3038 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis.

The Family Tree: A Kinship Lynching in Georgia, a Legacy of Secrets and My Search for the Truth. Karen discovers she is related to the sheriff and one of the victims of a lynching in Harris County, Georgia in 1912. Karen will speak at multiple locations and be interviewed on the radio between 2/13 - 2/15.

FFI: additional readings online, or 612-722-2650 or 612-386-9151.

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Rally and March Against Racism and Islamaphobia.
February 20


1 pm.
Gather in Mayday Plaza.

Rally/march followed by 2 pm forum and panel discussion at Mayday Books.

Sponsored by Minnesotans Against Islamaphobia.

FFI: 651-283-3495.

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Community Shares Social Hour.
February 25


5:00 - 7:00 pm
Bad Weather Brewing Company, 414 7th Street West St. Paul.

Network with other non-profit member organizations, get the latest scoop on national and local issues and just hang out. Food truck of the night will be the Outlaw Grill.

FFI: Community Shares MN or email.

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