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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.


January 2017 Sacramento Area Peace Events


Thursday, Jan 19, 2 - 6pm, Breaking Bread Potluck . Bring your friends, your family, and your favorite dish, so that we can continue to build resistance against injustice. PSL office, 2860 Florin Rd, Sacramento. FMI: 916-968-4739

Thursday, Jan 19, 7pm, First Annual Palestine Film Festival, 66 Roessler Hall, UC Davis campus, Davis. FMI: sjpatucd@gmail.com

Friday, Jan 20, 2 - 6pm, Not My President Inauguration Day Protest. . Marches are leaving from various locations at 12 noon and going to the State Capitol West Steps, 1315 10th St. Sacramento. FMI: 916-968-4739

Saturday, Jan 21, 10am - 5pm, Women's March on Sacramento. Starts at South Side Park, Southside Park, 2115 6th St, Sacramento goes to West Steps State Capitol 1315 10th St. Facebook. FMI: info@sactakebackthenight.org

Saturday, Jan 21, 11am - 3pm, ChangeFest Listen to great live music, learn from workshops, meet local organizations that need your help in making our future a liveable one. March to the Western States Petroleum office. State Capitol North Steps, 11th & L Streets, Sacramento. FMI: 916-968-4739

Saturday, Jan 21, 6 - 8pm, Black Lives Matter Sacramento Open Meeting. Wellspring Women's Center, 3414 4th Ave, Sacramento. FMI: sacramento@blacklivesmatter.com; 916-581-0061

Sunday, Jan 22, 1 - 3:30pm, Black United Fund Sacramento Valley (BUFSV) 8th Annual MLK Day of Service, assembling packages for local homeless shelters. Please bring new, warm accessories (caps, scarves, gloves, socks) for children and adults, or donate funds to BUFSV, 4104 44th St, Sacramento, 95820. Info: 916-484-3750.

Sunday, Jan 22, 12 - 3pm, Black Lives Matter will collect donations of new or lightly used clean socks, shoes, & slippers so that we can make sure our unhoused folks have warm feet in this cold weather! Bel Air parking lot 1301 Florin Rd, Sacramento. FMI: info@inciteaction.com; 916-581-0061

Monday, Jan 23, 3 - 5pm, Join Northern California activist against DRONE WARFARE at Beale Air Force Base, 4675 N. Beale Rd, Marysville, Pot luck and camping afterwards. Carpools from Sacramento and FMI: 916.284-0944; barry3355@gmail.com;

Tuesday, Jan 24, 4:30 - 6pm, Stop U.S. militarism and wars now! Weekly Vigil. 16th & J, Sacramento. 916-448-7157.

Tuesday, Jan 24, 6 - 8am, Join Northern California activist against DRONE WARFARE at Beale Air Force Base, 4675 N. Beale Rd, Marysville. Carpools from Sacramento and FMI: 916.284-0944; barry3355@gmail.com.

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

Wednesday, Jan 25, 6 - 8pm, Showing up for Racial Justice Community Meeting & Potluck. UU, 2425 Sierra Blvd, Sacramento. FMI: surjsacramento@gmail.com

Saturday, Jan 28, 9am - 12:30pm, How will we get there? A convening of Sacramento residents on the state of public transportation. Hosted by the Capital Regional Organizing Project (CROP). Continental Breakfast served at 8:30. Free. 5450 Power Inn Road, Suite F, Sacramento. Click to register. FMI: 916-501-5941; Nailahph@gmail.com

Sunday, Jan 29, 7pm, Dakota Access Pipeline report back. Sacramento activists Mary Zeiser and Jamier Sale will give personal accounts of their experience at Standing Rock and discuss what we can expect to come in the next few months. 909 12th St. Sacramento. FMI: 916-448-7157; sacpeace@dcn.org

Tuesday, Jan 31, 4:30 - 6pm, Stop U.S. militarism and wars now! Weekly Vigil. 16th & J, Sacramento. 916-448-7157.

Tuesday, Jan 31, 6:30pm, Potluck & discussion of The Way to the Spring, the acclaimed book about civil resistance in the occupied West Bank by Ben Ehrenreich who will speak in Sacramento on Feb 13. Call 917 913-5412 to RSVP & for the address (Tahoe Park neighborhood). Discounted copies of book available. FMI: sacramento@jewishvoiceforpeace.org.


February 2017 Sacramento Peace Events


Wednesday, Feb 1, 4 - 5pm, No New Wars, No Killer Drones. Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sacramento. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595

Saturday, Feb 4, 5 - 7pm, Justice Night Walk. Mack Road at Valley Hi Drive, Sacramento. FMI: 916-581-0061; sacramento@blacklivesmatter.com

Tuesday, Feb 7, 4:30 - 6pm, Stop U.S. militarism and wars now! Weekly Vigil. 16th & J, Sacramento. FMI: 916-448-7157.

Wednesday, Feb 8, 4 - 5pm, No New Wars, No Killer Drones. Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sacramento. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595

Thursday, Feb 9, 6:30 - 8pm, SacPeace Board meets, 909 12th St, Sacramento. Members welcome. FMI: 916-448-7157.

Saturday, Feb 11, 9:45am - 12noon, Citizen's Climate Lobby Monthly Meeting. If you can't join us in person, you can call in from anywhere: 866-642-1665 passcode 440699. All calls are recorded and available at the CCL podcast site or on iTunes 1828 Tribute Road, Sacramento. 707-845-1216 or joincclsac@gmail.com.

Sunday, Feb 12, 2 - 5pm, Sacramento Darwin Day, a festival of Science, Humanity and Reason. Dr. Tom Suchanek of the USGS Western Ecological Research Center, topic: The Reality Of Climate Change: A Path Forward. With entertainment, refreshments, vendors and displays. John Smith Hall, La Sierra Community Center, 5325 Engle Road, Carmichael.Tickets. FMI: 916-514-9974, president@hagsa.org

Monday, Feb 13, 7pm, Author Ben Ehrenreich speaks on The Way to the Spring, his acclaimed book about civil resistance in the occupied West Bank. Time-Tested Books, 1114 21st St., Sacramento. Discounted books available. FMI: sacramento@jewishvoiceforpeace.org

Tuesday, Feb 14, 4:30 - 6pm, Stop U.S. militarism and wars now! Weekly Vigil. 16th & J, Sacramento. FMI: 916-448-7157.

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

Thursday, Feb 16, 7pm, Shanta Nimbark Sacharoff will present her book: Other Avenues are Possible: Legacy of the People's Food system of the San Francisco Bay Area. Sierra 2, Rm 2791 24th St, Sacramento. FMI: 916-835-4330; info@marxistschool.org

Tuesday, Feb 21, 4 - 6, Monthly Vigil for Palestinian rights. End U.S. aid to Israel. & Boycott companies aiding Israel's abuses. Sign petitions for Palestinian rights. 16th & J, Sacramento. 916-448-7157.

Wednesday, Feb 22, 4 - 5pm, No New Wars, No Killer Drones. Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sacramento. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595

Monday, Feb 27, 3 - 5, Join Northern California activist against DRONE WARFARE at Beale Air Force Base, Wheatland gate, 3960 S. Beale Rd, Marysville. Potluck and camping afterwards. Carpools from Sacramento & FMI: 916.284-0944; barry3355@gmail.com

Tuesday, Feb 28, 4:30 - 6pm, Stop U.S. militarism and wars now! Weekly Vigil. 16th & J, Sacramento. FMI: 916-448-7157.

Tuesday, Feb 28, 6 - 8am, Join Northern California activist against DRONE WARFARE at Beale Air Force Base, 4675 N. Beale Rd, Marysville. Carpools from Sacramento & FMI: 916.284-0944; barry3355@gmail.com


March 2017 Sacramento Peace Events


Wednesday, Mar 1, 4 - 5pm, No New Wars, No Killer Drones. Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sacramento. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595

Tuesday, Mar 7, 4:30 - 6pm, Stop U.S. militarism and wars now! Weekly Vigil. 16th & J, Sacramento. FMI: 916-448-7157.

Wednesday, Mar 8, 4 - 5pm, No New Wars, No Killer Drones. Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sacramento. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595

Saturday, Mar 11, 9:45am - 12noon, Citizen's Climate Lobby Monthly Meeting. If you can't join us in person, you can call in from anywhere: 866-642-1665 passcode 440699. All calls are recorded and available at the CCL podcast site or on iTunes 1828 Tribute Road, Sacramento. 707-845-1216 or joincclsac@gmail.com.

Tuesday, Mar 14, 4:30 - 6pm, Stop U.S. militarism and wars now! Weekly Vigil. 16th & J, Sacramento. FMI: 916-448-7157.

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

Thursday, Mar 16, 7pm, A panel on what’s involved in running for office as an independent candidate, with presentations from several people who have tried it. Sierra 2, RM 12, 2791 24th St, Sacramento. FMI: 916-835-4330; info@marxistschool.org

Friday, Mar 17, 7pm, Direct from Palestine: Shoruq Children's Debka & Girls Hip-Hop Performance celebrating Palestinian culture. The children will use original music and dance to share the history and daily life of Palestinian refugees. Doors open 6:30pm. Benvenuti Performing Arts Center, 4600 Blackrock Dr, Sacramento. Tix on sale soon! FMI: SacramentoBethlehem@yahoo.com

Tuesday, Mar 21, 4 - 6pm, Monthly Vigil for Palestinian rights. End U.S. aid to Israel. & Boycott companies aiding Israel's abuses. Sign petitions for Palestinian rights. 16th & J, Sacramento. 916-448-7157.

Wednesday, Mar 22, 4 - 5pm, No New Wars, No Killer Drones. Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sacramento. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595

Tuesday, Mar 28, 4:30 - 6pm, Stop U.S. militarism and wars now! Weekly Vigil. 16th & J, Sacramento. FMI: 916-448-7157.

Wednesday, Mar 29, 4 - 5pm, No New Wars, No Killer Drones. Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sacramento. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595


April 2017 Sacramento Peace Events


Saturday, Apr 1, April photographic exhibit Up Against the Wall. See 4-29.

Saturday, Apr 8, April photographic exhibit Up Against the Wall. See 4-29.

Saturday, Apr 15, April photographic exhibit Up Against the Wall. See 4-29.

Thursday, Apr 20, 7pm, Cynthia Kaufman discusses her book: Ideas for Action: Relevant Theory for Radical Change, 2nd Ed. Sierra 2, Rm. 12, 2791 24th St, Sacramento. FMI: 916-835-4330; info@marxistschool.org

Saturday, Apr 22, April photographic exhibit Up Against the Wall. See 4-29.

Saturday, Apr 29, Up Against the Wall: A photographic installation by artist and photographer, Flo Razowsky, that visually explores "separation walls" and border structures and their effects on people and land. The exhibit also about making community connections and it becomes a canvas for collaboration across our various social movement work. Check CSUS University Library Gallery/for times. Special events & FMI: SabeelSacramento@gmail.com


May 2017 Sacramento Peace Events


Thursday, May 18, 7pm, Forum on water issues – drought, tunnels, pollution. Sierra 2, Rm 9, 2791 24th St, Sacramento. FMI: 916-835-4330; info@marxistschool.org

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)