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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.


August 2016 Sacramento Area Peace Events


Saturday, Aug 27, 11am - 2pm, Palestinian Cooking Class. Learn to make these tasty dishes that will be easy to replicate at home. A hands on learning experience that will culminate in sharing a meal. Hosted by Unitarian Universalists for Justice in the Middle East, 2425 Sierra Blvd. Sacramento. Donation appreciated. FMI & RSVP to SacramentoBethlehem@yahoo.com.

Saturday, Aug 27, 6:30pm, San Francisco Mime Troup performs Schooled. Free donations requested. Community Park, East 14th & F Streets, Davis. FMI: 415-285-1717, info@sfmt.org

Saturday, Aug 27, 7:15 pm, Screening of an advance copy of Citizens United that takes on the issues of corporate personhood and accountability, money as speech, the remote control drone murder of civilians, and more, dramatizing the moment the activists in our story are reacting to the Citizens United Supreme Court Decision.1640 9th Ave. Sacramento. FMI: 916-446-3304

Sunday, Aug 28, 4:30pm, San Francisco Mime Troup performs Schooled. Free donations requested. Bandshell, Southside Park, 6th & T St. Sacramento. FMI: 415-285-1717, info@sfmt.org

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

Wednesday, Aug 31, 4 - 5pm, No New Wars, No Killer Drones. Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sacramento. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595


September 2016 Sacramento Peace Events


Saturday, Sep 3, 2 - 5pm, Guatemala friends scholarship program Handicraft sale. Shawls, placemats, blouses, huipiles, purses, bamboo scarves, jewelry, and more. Proceeds provide scholarships for Mayan students in Guatemala and the undocumented student scholarship program. Friends Meeting House, 890 57th St. Sacramento. FMI: 707-542-2875

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

Wednesday, Sep 7, 4 - 5pm, No New Wars, No Killer Drones. Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sacramento. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595

Thursday, Sep 8, 6:30pm, SacPeace Board meets. 909 12th St, Sacramento. FMI: 916-448-7157; sacpeace@dcn.org

Friday, Sep 9, End militarization of our police forces: Stop Urban Shield. Shut down weapons expo in Pleasanton 8am-12noon. Facebook. Click to sign up for carpoolsfrom Sacramento & Davis. FMI: jspotnitz@gmail.com

Saturday, Sep 10, 10am - 12noon, Citizen's Climate Lobby Monthly Meeting.. Grange, 3830 U St, Sacramento, or call in 866-642-1665 code 440699. All calls are recorded and available at the CCL podcast site or on iTunes . FMI: 707-845-1216 or joincclsac@gmail.com.

Saturday, Sep 10, 8:30am - 4pm, Annual Congress of African of Peoples. This year's theme is Black Lives Matter, keynote Dr. Melina Abdullah. Women’s Civic Improvement Center,, 3555 3rd Ave., Sacramento. Click to register on line. FMI: 916-453-1014.

Sunday, Sep 11, 12:30pm, Are We at Tipping Point on Gun Violence? Executive director of the local Brady Campaign Against Gun Violence, Amanda Wilcox, discusses unprecedented actions at the State and Federal level to promote firearm control legislation. Free. Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1300 N St, Sacramento. FMI: 916-444-7783

Monday, Sep 12, 12 noon, Rally to Oppose Racial Inequality. Fight for $15. State Capitol, 1315 10th St, Sacramento. FMI: 916-296-1477; dsmith@seiu1000.org;

Monday, Sep 12, 7 - 8:30pm, Film: Last Day of Freedom—the story of Manny Babbitt—explores the most pressing social issues of our day: veterans’ care, mental health access and criminal justice. Post-screening Q & A features narrator Bill Babbitt and film directors. Free admission. 1620 Anderson Road, Davis. FMI: 530-756-1900.

Tuesday, Sep 13, 4:30 - 6pm, Stop U.S. militarism and wars now! Weekly Vigil. 16th & J, Sacramento. 916-448-7157.

Wednesday, Sep 14, 4 - 5pm, No New Wars, No Killer Drones. Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sacramento. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595

Wednesday, Sep 14, 7:30pm, Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) Sacramento chapter monthly meeting. Call for location: 916-739-0860.

Tuesday, Sep 20, 4:30 - 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, Sep 21, 4 - 5pm, No New Wars, No Killer Drones. Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sacramento. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595

Wednesday, Sep 21, 6:30pm, SacPeace Board meets, 909 12th St. Sacramento Members welcome. FMI: 916-448-7157 sacpeace@dcn.org

Tuesday, Sep 27, 4:30 - 6pm, Stop U.S. militarism and wars now! Weekly Vigil. 16th & J, Sacramento. 916-448-7157.

Wednesday, Sep 28, 4 - 5pm, No New Wars, No Killer Drones. Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sacramento. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-459

Thursday, Sep 29, 7:30pm, Dr. Cornel West: Race, Democracy Justice and Love. CSUS, 6000 J St, Sacramento. FMI: 916-278-6997


October 2016 Sacramento Peace Events


Saturday, Oct 1, 1pm, Black Love Block Party. McClatchy Park, 3500 Fifth Ave., Sacramento. FMI: blacklivesmattersacramento@yahoo.com; 916-581-0061

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

Wednesday, Oct 5, 4 - 5pm, No New Wars, No Killer Drones. Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sacramento. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-459

Wednesday, Oct 5, 7 - 9pm, Panel Discussion: Mass Incarceration from United States to Palestine Richard Becker, with the ANSWER Coalition will address Palestinian and U.S. political prisoners. Beth Miller, with the No Way to Treat a Child Campaign of Defense for Children International will address Israel’s targeting arrest, detention and torture of Palestinian children. Dale McKinney, with NAACP Sacramento, will address the school to prison pipeline and mass incarceration in the U.S.. Unitarian society, 2425 Sierra Blvd, Sacramento. FMI 916-448-7157

Tuesday, Oct 11, 4:30 - 6pm, Stop U.S. militarism and wars now! Weekly Vigil. 16th & J, Sacramento. 916-448-7157.

Wednesday, Oct 12, 4 - 5pm, No New Wars, No Killer Drones. Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sacramento. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-459

Wednesday, Oct 12, 7:30pm, Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) Sacramento chapter monthly meeting. Call for location: 916-739-0860.

Thursday, Oct 13, 6:30pm, SacPeace Board meets. 909 12th St, Sacramento. FMI: 916-448-7157; sacpeace@dcn.org

Saturday, Oct 15, Annual Gaza 5K walk/run . Fund raiser for UNRWA's Community Mental Health Program to support thousands of refugee children in Gaza affected by PTSD and other psychological trauma. Click to register. Lake Merced Park, San Francisco. Carpools from Sacramento: 916-873-6619; farrahshields@gmail.com.

Sunday, Oct 16, 11am - 5pm, California Freethought Day. 15th Annual Festival of rational thought, secularism and church/state Separation. Featuring speakers, live music, activists and outreach tables. Free. North Steps, State Capitol, 11th and L, Sacramento. FMI:Chair@FreethoughtDay.org; 209-610-0651

Tuesday, Oct 18, 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, Oct 19, 4 - 5pm, No New Wars, No Killer Drones. Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sacramento. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-459

Tuesday, Oct 25, 4:30 - 6pm, Stop U.S. militarism and wars now! Weekly Vigil. 16th & J, Sacramento. 916-448-7157.

Wednesday, Oct 26, 4 - 5pm, No New Wars, No Killer Drones. Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sacramento. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-459

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)