Merriam Park Neighbors for Peace

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Thursday, November 29, 2012

Panel Presentation: The Effects of U.S. Sanctions on Iraq, Iran and North Korea

Monday, December 10, 2012

Candlelight Vigil: Seeking Two Million Friends to End the War in Afghanistan



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Past Events: 2011

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We are proud of our political/social education, fundraising, community outreach, and other activism events! The events listed below were presented, hosted, or strongly supported by Merriam Park Neighbors for Peace or our members during 2011.

Spring 2011

Chris HedgesChris Hedges at Macalester College

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

7:00 p.m.

Weyerhaeuser Chapel, Macalester College, 1600 Grand Avenue, St. Paul, MN

"Universities no longer train students to think critically, to examine and critique systems of power and cultural and political assumptions, to ask the broad questions of meaning and morality…" Chris Hedges, author of Death of the Liberal Class and The World As It Is: Dispatches on the Myth of Human Progress, will be speaking at Macalester College.

















Fall 2011

9th Annual Winter Solstice Peace Vigil9th Annual Winter Solstice Peace Vigil
Light a Candle for Peace on the Darkest Night of the Year

Sunday, December 18, 2011

5:30–6:30 p.m.

Corner of Snelling and Summit Avenues, St. Paul, MN

Bring a candle and join neighbors from throughout the Twin Cities to quietly witness for peaceful solutions to world problems.

After the vigil, warm up and socialize at a local Grand Avenue restaurant or coffee shop (to be determined).

If you can't attend the vigil, light a candle in your window for peace and be with us in spirit.

Note: This event will not be held if the temperature is below 10°F.


Click here to view and print a flyer/poster for this event.


Merriam Park Neighbors for Peace

More Information

Krista Menzel or Anne Benson at, (651) 641-7592, or (651) 647-0580.

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