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Sacramento Area Peace Events
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Sacramento area events that address peace, justice, and sustainability issues are included in this calendar. Not all events are sponsored by Sacramento Area Peace Action; use contact numbers and emails to obtain more information. See www.davispeace.org for the Davis Peace Coalition. Scroll to bottom for links to ongoing area vigils.


February 2015 Sacramento Area Peace Events


Friday, Feb 27, 7pm, Friends of the Homeless in Sacramento Concert to purchase new sleeping bags for he homeless that can withstand freezing temperatures and to fund the Community Dinner Project. Sliding scale donation $7-10. Pls. bring new and gently used hats, scarves, coats, gloves, socks to donate to homeless. Luna's Cafe', 1414 16th St., Sac. Info: 916-856-6305.

Saturday, Feb 28, 11am - 2pm, The Indian Experience in California’s Missions. Book signing for A Cross of Thorns: The Enslavement of California’s Indians by the Spanish Missions, by Elias Bundis Castillo. Valentin Lopez, Ama Mutsun Ohlone, will discuss his ancestors' experiences as Mission Indians and Dr. Donna Schindler, psychiatrist, will address the symptoms and impact of Historical Trauma. Cost: regular museum admission of $3. 2618 K St, Sacramento. FMI: 916 324-0971.

Saturday, Feb 28, 11am - 1pm, Boycott SodaStream & other Israeli products. Join weekly bannering & leafleting at local stores. For location: SacramentoBDS@gmail.com


March 2015 Sacramento Peace Events


Sunday, Mar 1, 1pm, Demonstration to Free Maile! Federal Bldg 501 I St. Sacramento. Sacramento police have falsely charged a young Black woman for felony "lynching" (attempting to remove a person from police custody) and resisting arrest at a demonstration against police brutality on Jan. 18. Contact the Sac DA and demand that the charges be dropped: 916-874-6218; daoffice@sacda.org and cc Sac@ANSWERcoalition.org. FMI: 916-572-9680.

Tuesday, Mar 3, 4:30 - 6pm, Protest to demand NO war on Iran - National Day of Action. Weekly Vigil. 16th & J, Sacramento. 916-448-7157.

Wednesday, Mar 4, Shut Down Creech!! Creech AFB, near Las Vegas Nevada is where pilots fly Predator & Reaper drones, armed with Hellfire missiles, all over the world. March 4-6. Info & carpools from Sacramento: (916)284-0944, bbinks@comcast.net

Wednesday, Mar 4, 4 - 5pm, No New Wars, No Killer Drones. Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sac. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595

Saturday, Mar 7, 11am - 1pm, Boycott SodaStream & other Israeli products. Join weekly bannering & leafleting at local stores. For location: SacramentoBDS@gmail.com

Tuesday, Mar 10, 4:30 - 6pm, End the Occupations and U.S. Wars NOW! Weekly Vigil. 16th & J, Sacramento. 916-448-7157.

Tuesday, Mar 10, 7 - 9pm, Video: David Harvey Presents Capital, Class 11, Part 2. Vol 2, Chapters 20-21. Followed by discussion. Colonial Heights Library, 4799 Stockton Blvd, Sac. FMI: info@marxistschool.org, 916-835-4330.

Wednesday, Mar 11, 4 - 5pm, No New Wars, No Killer Drones. Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sac. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595

Thursday, Mar 12, 6:15pm, SacPeace Board meets. 909 12th St. Sacramento. FMI: sacpeace@dcn.org; 916-448-7157

Thursday, Mar 12, 6:30pm, Forum on City Ethics and Transparency Reforms see 3-25. South Natomas Library, 2901 Truxel Rd. Sacramento. FMI: 916-447-8683

Saturday, Mar 14, 11am - 1pm, Boycott SodaStream & other Israeli products. Join weekly bannering & leafleting at local stores. For location: SacramentoBDS@gmail.com

Saturday, Mar 14, 6 - 7:30pm, Sac Veterans for Peace 2nd Saturday vigil, No New Wars, No Killer Drones!, 20th & J, Sacramento. All welcome, FMI: 916-456-4595

Monday, Mar 16, 4 - 6pm, Annual vigil protest the 2003 murder of Rachel Corrie, who was killed by an Israeli soldier while trying to protect Palestinian homes from illegal demolition. Federal Building, 501 I St. Sacramento. FMI: 916-424-2350; j_colbe@yahoo.com

Monday, Mar 16, 6 - 8pm, Sacramento 9/11 Truth monthly meeting. Perko's conference room, 925 3rd St. Sac. Info: 916-372-8433

Tuesday, Mar 17, 4 - 6pm, Protest to demand an end toU.S. aid to Israel & boycott companies aiding Israel's abuses. Sign petitions for Palestinian rights. 16th & J, Sacramento. 916-448-7157.

Tuesday, Mar 17, 7 - 9pm, Video: David Harvey Presents Capital, Class 12. Followed by discussion. Colonial Heights Library, 4799 Stockton Blvd, Sac. FMI: info@marxistschool.org, 916-835-4330.

Wednesday, Mar 18, 4 - 5pm, No New Wars, No Killer Drones. Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sac. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595

Wednesday, Mar 18, 7:15pm, Film: Groundswell Rising showing the human side of the fracking experience and the resulting need to protect our children's air and water. Small donation appreciated. 1640 9th Ave. Sacramento FMI: Sac Action for Latin America 916 446-3304

Thursday, Mar 19, 7 - 9pm, Dawn Paley, author of Drug War Capitalism, will discuss her book and answer questions by Skype; book will be available. Snacks provided. Sierra 2 , Garden Room, 2791 24th St, Sacramento. FMI: info@marxistschool.org; 916-835-4330.

Saturday, Mar 21, 11am - 1pm, Boycott SodaStream & other Israeli products. Join weekly bannering & leafleting at local stores. For location: SacramentoBDS@gmail.com

Sunday, Mar 22, 11:30am, High tech companies and technologies of repression and control: from Pelican Bay to Palestine to Ferguson. Talk by Dalit Baum, Pd.D, American Friends Service Committee’s Director of Economic Activism, Jewish Israeli activist, and feminist scholar. Sacramento Friends Meeting, 890 57th St, Sacramento. FMI: kristyup@pacbell.net

Tuesday, Mar 24, 4:30 - 6pm, End the Occupations and U.S. Wars NOW! Weekly Vigil. 16th & J, Sacramento. 916-448-7157.

Tuesday, Mar 24, 7pm, 4th Tuesday Films: Google and the World Brain. In 1937, writer H.G. Wells imagined a "World Brain" containing all of the world's knowledge; 70 years later, Google set about realizing Wells's vision while coming up against many obstacles. The film tells about the project and struggles over intellectual property and access to human knowledge and broader themes of freedom and surveillance. 909 12th St. Sac. Info: 916-448-7157, sacpeace@dcn.org

Wednesday, Mar 25, 4 - 5, No New Wars, No Killer Drones. Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sac. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595

Wednesday, Mar 25, 6:30pm, Forum on City Ethics & Transparency Reforms to obtain ideas, opinions and feedback on meaningful and effective reforms of Sacramento city government. Robbie Waters Library, 7335 Gloria Dr, Sacramento. FMI: 916-447-8683.

Saturday, Mar 28, 10am, 15th Annual Cesar E. Chavez March, Southside Park, 7th & T Sts. Sacramento. FMI: eyetileye@yahoo.com

Saturday, Mar 28, 11am - 1pm, Boycott SodaStream & other Israeli products. Join weekly bannering & leafleting at local stores. For location: SacramentoBDS@gmail.com

Monday, Mar 30, 3 - 5pm, Join N. Calif. Activists United Against Drone Warfare at Beale AFB monthly protest. Main gate, 4675 N. Beale Rd, Marysville, followed by potluck and camping. FMI: Nevada County: 941-320-0291; Sacramento: 916-284-0944, bbinks@comcast.net

Tuesday, Mar 31, 4:30 - 6pm, End the Occupations and U.S. Wars NOW! Weekly Vigil. 16th & J, Sacramento. 916-448-7157.

Tuesday, Mar 31, 6 - 8am, Join N. Calif. Activists United Against Drone Warfare at Beale AFB monthly protest. Wheatland gate, 3960 S. Beale Rd. @ Ostrom Rd, Marysville. FMI: Nevada County: 941-320-0291; Sacramento: 916-284-0944, bbinks@comcast.net.


April 2015 Sacramento Peace Events


Thursday, Apr 9, 6:15pm, SacPeace Board meets. 909 12th St. Sacramento. FMI: sacpeace@dcn.org; 916-448-7157

Ongoing Vigils in Valley & Foothill Communities

Davis Peace Coalition: Silent Peace Vigil, every Saturday, 11am-12noon, G Street Plaza (between 2nd and 3rd Streets) Davis, 530-758-8575, www.davispeace.org  (Updated 11-2006)

Sacramento Area Peace Action: Tuesdays, 4-6pm, 16th   J Streets ; Saturdays 11:30am-1:30pm: 1 st Sat. Arden at Heritage; 3 rd Sat. Fulton   Marconi, Sacramento , 916-448-7157, sypeaceact@jps.net  (Updated 11-2006)

Solano County Peace and Justice Coalition, Thursdays, 5 to 6 pm, First and Military street in Benicia, www.solanopeaceandjustice.com  (Updated 11-2006)

Woodland: Monthly Peace Vigil in Woodland gathers every fourth Saturday 11am -12 noon in front of the Yolo County Court House, 725 Court St. Woodland. 530 662-0387; doehene@charter.net  ( Updated 11-2006)