Calendar of Sacramento Peace Events

Local events that address peace, justice & 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 Davis events & www.ucdavispeace.org for UCD student events. All events in Sacramento & more info at 916 448-7157 unless noted.   


May 2016 Sacramento Peace Events


Tuesday, May 3, 2pm , Join Students for Quality Education in protesting CA State Universities so-called sustainability plan. Demand fees be rolled back not increased. Wear red. Shasta Hall, CSU Sacramento, 6000 J St., Sacramento. FMI: nmehta@calfac.org

Tuesday, May 3, 4:30 - 6pm , Stop U.S. militarism and wars now! Weekly Vigil. 16th & J, Sacramento. 916-448-7157.

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

Wednesday, May 4, 6 - 9pm , Raise the Wage Sacramento Fundraiser, Sol Collective, 2574 21st St, Sacramento. FMI: RaiseTheWageSac@gmail.com

Tuesday, May 10, 4:30 - 6pm , Stop U.S. militarism and wars now! Weekly Vigil. 16th & J, Sacramento. 916-448-7157.

Wednesday, May 11, 1 - 3pm , From the Mountains of Laos to the Sacramento Valley: The Odyssey of the Hmong People. Presentation by Touger Vang, Programming and Outreach Librarian ACC, 7334 Park City Drive, Sacramento. FMI: whbonta@sbcglobal.net

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

Friday, May 13, - , Join 350Sacramentoin the van pool to the break free from fossil fuels march in Los Angeles May 14. Help needed to fund raise and with logistics. FMI: 916-541-1373, meganelsea@gmail.com.

Sunday, May 15, 12:30pm - , Protest the annual Israel lobby’s Celebrating Israel event. There There is nothing to celebrate about Apartheid Israel's violations of international law or human rights. Raley Field, 5th St. & Ballpark Dr., West Sacramento. FMI: SacReg4PalestinianRights@gmail.com

Sunday, May 15, 12:30pm , From Life to Life: Stories of Restoration. Jim McDermott gives an overview of life at Restoration House, a transitional house for parolees to assist them in integrating back into the community and leading a productive life. Two graduates will tell of their personal stories. Westminster Presbyterian Church Club Room, 1300 N St. Sacramento. FMI: 916-444-7783

Sunday, May 15, 4 - 6pm , Sacramento Area Peace Action annual membership potluck and meeting. 909 12th St. Sacramento. FMI: 916-448-7157; sacpeace@dcn.org

Tuesday, May 17, 4 - 6pm , 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.

Tuesday, May 17, 7pm - , Film: On the Side of the Road. The story of those who fought to erase Palestine and created an Israeli landscape of denial. Southside Park Co-Housing 434 T (behind 440 T), Sacramento FMI: sacramento@jewishvoiceforpeace.org; 916-769-1641,

Wednesday, May 18, , California Rivers Day lobbying at the Capitol.. State Capitol, 1315 10th St, Sacramento. Sign up and more info: jcarlson@friendsoftheriver.org; 916-442-3155 x211

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

Wednesday, May 18, 7:15pm - , Film: Where to Invade Next. With his customary humor, in his latest documentary, Michael Moore shows us how we're screwing up things that made this country great, and takes us to countries that are dealing successfully with these same problems. 1640 9th Ave. Sacramento. FMI: 916-446-3304

Monday, May 23, 3 - 5pm , Join Northern Calif. Activists United Against Drone Warfare at Beale AFB Wheatland gate 3960 S. Beale Rd. @ Ostrom Rd, Marysville monthly protest, followed by potluck and camping at the main gate, 4675 N. Beale Rd. FMI: Nevada County: 941-320-0291; Sacramento: 916-284-0944, barry3355@gmail.com

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

Tuesday, May 24, 6 - 8am , Join Northern Calif. Activists United Against Drone Warfare at Beale AFB Main gate, 4675 N. Beale Rd, Marysville, monthly protest. FMI: Nevada County: 941-320-0291; Sacramento: 916-284-0944, barry3355@gmail.com

Tuesday, May 24, 7pm , 4th Tuesday Film: TBD. 909 12th Street, Sacramento. Info: 916-448-7157, sacpeace@dcn.org

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

Sunday, May 29, 1 - 2:30pm , Sykes-Picot’s Century of Imperialist Blowback: How WWI’s Secret Treaty Still Haunts Us Today. Talk by CSUS Associate Professor of History Michael G. Vann. Central Library, 828 I St., Sacramento. FMI: 916-264-2920

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

Tuesday, May 31, 7pm - , North America Nakba Tour: The Exiled Palestinians. Stateless Palestinians from the Camps in Lebanon tell their stories. 909 12th St. Sacramento. FMI: 916-448-7157


June 2016 Sacramento Peace Events


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

Wednesday, Jun 8, 4 - 6pm , Vigil to support a true investigation of Israel's 1967 attack on the USS Liberty . Federal building 501 I St. Sacramento. FMI: 916-424-2350 or j_colbe@yahoo.com.

Wednesday, Jun 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, Jun 11, 9:45am - 12noon , Citizen's Climate Lobby Monthly Meeting. 5265 H Street, Sacramento. FMI: 707-845-1216; joincclsac@gmail.com.

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

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

Tuesday, Jun 21, 4 - 6pm , 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, Jun 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, Jun 28, 4:30 - 6pm , Stop U.S. militarism and wars now! Weekly Vigil. 16th & J, Sacramento. 916-448-7157.

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