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.   


October 2014 Sacramento Peace Events


Monday, Oct 20, 6 - 8pm , Sacramento 9/11 Truth monthly meeting. Perko's conf rm, 925 3rd St. Sacramento. FMI: 916-372-8433

Tuesday, Oct 21, 4 - 6pm , Protest U.S. Support for Israel's human rights abuses. End the blockade of Gaza. 16th & J, Sacramento. FMI: 916-448-7157; sacpeace@dcn.org

Tuesday, Oct 21, 6am - 2pm , National call in day to free political prisoner Rasmea Odeh Demand that the charges against Rasmea Odeh be dropped now. Call US Attorney prosecutors Jonathan Tukel 313-226-9100 and Barbara McQuade at 313-226-9501. FMI: info@al-awdany.org

Wednesday, Oct 22, - , 9am-4pm, National Day of Action to End Police Brutality. West Steps, State Capitol, 10th & Capital, Sacramento. FMI: castatewidecoalition@gmail.com; endpoliceterror@gmail.com; 916-546-5387. Facebook.

Wednesday, Oct 22, 4 - 5pm , No Drone Wars! Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sac. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-459

Wednesday, Oct 22, 7pm - , On the ground: Palestinian non-violent popular resistance. Talk by Bassem Tamimi, a leader of West Bank villagers struggling to stop the theft of their land, water and future. Chapel, First United Methodist Church, 2100 J St, Sacramento. Free, donations welcome. FMI: SabeelSacramento@gmail.com

Thursday, Oct 23, , On the ground: Nonviolent popular resistance in Palestine. Talk by Bassem Tamimi, a leader of West Bank villagers struggling to stop the theft of Palestinian land, water and future. 12noon at the Cultural Awareness Center Sacramento City College, 3835 Freeport Blvd, Sacramento and 6pm in Room 1001, King Hall Law School, UC Davis, Davis. FMI: 916-769-1641; SabeelSacramento@gmail.com

Friday, Oct 24, 5:30pm , United Nations Association of Sacramento UN Day dinner, marking the 69th anniversary of the UN; with speaker Jerome Sauvage, of the UN Development Program, on Climate Change in Developing Countries. Tickets: $40; for students, $20. Dante Club, 2330 Fair Oaks Blvd, Sac. RSVP by Oct 16: 916-966-7002.

Monday, Oct 27, 3 - 5pm , Join N. Calif. Activists United Against Drone Warfare and Global militarization at Beale AFB monthly protest. Theme is non-violence. Wheatland gate, 3960 S. Beale Rd. @ Ostrom Rd, followed by potluck and camping at Main gate. FMI: Nevada County: 941-320-0291; Sacramento: 916-284-0944, bbinks@comcast.net Facebook: Occupy Beale Air Force Base.

Tuesday, Oct 28, 4:30 - 6pm , Protest U.S. militarism: U.S. out of Syria & Iraq! 16th & J, Sacramento. FMI: 916-448-7157; sacpeace@dcn.org

Tuesday, Oct 28, 6 - 8am , Join N. Calif. Activists United Against Drone Warfare and Global militarization at Beale AFB monthly protest. Theme is non-violence. Main gate, 4875 N. Beale Rd, Marysville. FMI: Nevada County: 941-320-0291; Sacramento: 916-284-0944, bbinks@comcast.net. Facebook: Occupy Beale Air Force Base.

Tuesday, Oct 28, 7 - 9pm , David Harvey Presents Capital on video, Class 8, Part 1 (Vol 2, Chapters 12-14). SMUD Cust Service Cntr, 6301 S St, Sacramento. FMI: marxistschool@gmail.com

Tuesday, Oct 28, 7pm - , 4th Tues. Film: Waiting for Mercy tells the story of a fabricated FBI sting operation in Albany, NY that was designed to entrap Yassin Aref (a refugee from Kurdistan) and Mohammed Mosharref Hossain (a US citizen and immigrant from Bangladesh) and charge them with conspiring to aid a terrorist group and provide support for weapons of mass destruction, money laundering, and supporting a foreign terrorist organization. 909 12th St. Sac. Info: 916-448-7157, sacpeace@dcn.org

Wednesday, Oct 29, 4 - 5pm , No Drone Wars! Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sac. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-459

Thursday, Oct 30, 7 - 9pm , Political Prisoner Letter Writing: We’ll be sending birthday cards to 2 political prisoners, and a ‘We Support You’ card to 6 others to remind them that we are out here thinking of them. Free! Coffee Garden, 2904 Franklin Blvd, Sacramento. FMI: sacprisonersupport@riseup.net


November 2014 Sacramento Peace Events


Tuesday, Nov 4, 4:30 - 6pm , Protest U.S. militarism: U.S. out of Syria & Iraq! 16th & J, Sacramento. FMI: 916-448-7157; sacpeace@dcn.org

Wednesday, Nov 5, 4 - 5pm , No Drone Wars! Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sac. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-459

Wednesday, Nov 5, 7pm , A Celebration of the Life and Struggle of Assata Shakur, a former political prisoner and Black Panther. Shakur, a long-time political activist is currently living in exile in Cuba. Program includes Rita "Bo" Brown, members of Sacramento Prisoner Support, and screening of the film, Eyes of the Rainbow. Free. Sol Collective. 2574 21st St, Sacramento. FMI: sacprisonersupport@riseup.net.

Saturday, Nov 8, 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.

Saturday, Nov 8, 9:30am - 4pm , Nicaraguan Pottery Sale see Nov 23: Fremont Presby 5770 Carlson Dr. Sacramento

Sunday, Nov 9, 12;30pm - , Sacramento Bethlehem Sister City Celebrates 5 years in "sistership" with Bethlehem, Palestine! Delicious Palestinian food; displays; and sales of holiday crafts and olive oil. St John's Hall, Our Lady of the Assumption Church, 5057 Cottage Way, Carmichael. FMI: SacramentoBethlehem@yahoo.com

Tuesday, Nov 11, 4:30 - 6pm , Protest U.S. militarism: U.S. out of Syria & Iraq! 16th & J, Sacramento. FMI: 916-448-7157; sacpeace@dcn.org

Tuesday, Nov 11, 7 - 9pm , David Harvey Presents Capital on video, Class 8, Part 2 (Vol 2, Chapters 12-14). SMUD Cust Service Cntr, 6301 S St, Sacramento. FMI: marxistschool@gmail.com

Wednesday, Nov 12, 4 - 5pm , No Drone Wars! Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sac. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-459

Wednesday, Nov 12, 7pm - , Syria and the U.S. agenda in the Middle East. Prof. As'ad AbuKhalil, Professor at CSU Stanislaus will address how U.S. intervention ensures a deadly and protracted conflict in Syria, one that is no longer in the hands of the Syrian themselves. AbuKhalil writes the angryarab.blogspot.com. This is the first Leon Lefson Memorial Event. 909 12th St, Saramento FMI: 916-448-7157; sacpeace@dcn.org

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

Thursday, Nov 13, 7 - 9pm , Point of View Lecture: Joshua Kahn Russell, editor of A Line in the Tar Sands: Struggles for Environmental Justice. The book, which will be available, offers a critical analysis of tar sands development and the challenges opponents face in organizing effective resistance. Sierra 2, Rm 9, 2791 24th St, Sacramento. FMI: 916-835-4330; info@marxistschool.org

Sunday, Nov 16, 3pm , Israel-Palestine, talk by local activist Don Knutson who went to Palestinian refugee camps in Lebanon and Syria in 2004 and Gaza in 2005. Reason Center, 1824 Tribute Road, Suite A, Sacramento. FMI: wilpf@nicetechnology.com

Monday, Nov 17, 6 - 8pm , Sacramento 9/11 Truth monthly meeting. Perko's conf rm, 925 3rd St. Sacramento. FMI: 916-372-8433

Tuesday, Nov 18, 4 - 6pm , Protest U.S. Support for Israel's human rights abuses. End the blockade of Gaza. 16th & J, Sacramento. FMI: 916-448-7157; sacpeace@dcn.org

Wednesday, Nov 19, 4 - 5pm , No Drone Wars! Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sac. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-459

Sunday, Nov 23, 8:30am - 2pm , Nicaraguan Pottery Sale: Friends of San Juan de Oriente. All proceeds for Nicaraguan community for student scholarships, community and infrastructure building. St. Francis, 1066 26th St. Sacramento. 916-451-9593

Tuesday, Nov 25, 4:30 - 6pm , Protest U.S. militarism: U.S. out of Syria & Iraq! 16th & J, Sacramento. FMI: 916-448-7157; sacpeace@dcn.org

Tuesday, Nov 25, 7 - 9pm , David Harvey Presents Capital on video, Class 9, Part 1 (Vol 2, Chapters 15-17). SMUD Cust Service Cntr, 6301 S St, Sacramento. FMI: marxistschool@gmail.com

Wednesday, Nov 26, 4 - 5pm , No Drone Wars! Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sac. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-459


December 2014 Sacramento Peace Events


Tuesday, Dec 9, 4:30 - 6pm , 32d annual Candlelight Vigil for Peace and Justice, commemorating the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, 16th & J Sts, Sacramento. Join us afterwards at Luna’s Cafe, 1414 16th St, Sac. FMI: sacpeace@dcn.org, 916-448-7157.

Tuesday, Dec 9, 7 - 9pm , David Harvey Presents Capital on video, Class 9, Part 2 (Vol 2, Chapters 15-17). SMUD Cust Service Cntr, 6301 S St, Sacramento. FMI: marxistschool@gmail.com

Saturday, Dec 13, 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.

Thursday, Dec 18, 7 - 9pm , Point of View Lecture: David Hartsough, author of Waging Peace. Sierra 2, Rm 9, 2791 24th St, Sacramento. FMI: 916-835-4330; info@marxistschool.org