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.   


July 2014 Sacramento Peace Events


Wednesday, Jul 23, 4 - 5pm , No Drone Wars! Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sac. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595

Thursday, Jul 24, 6pm - , Palestine Report Back from Tufts Univ. Prof G.A. Thomas, who recently traveled to Palestine as part of a solidarity university contingent. Along with many pictures this talk is a great first-hand report from the Occupied Territories facing more and more repression everyday with the support of what Malcolm X dubbed dollarism. Sol Collective, 2574 21st St. Sacramento sac@ANSWERcoalition.org; 916-572-9680.

Friday, Jul 25, 4pm - , Rally for Al-Quds Day, an internationally observed day of protest intended to bring people together, regardless of their background, to stand up against the injustices being perpetrated all over the world, and specifically in Palestine. 16th & J Sts. Sacramento. FMI: sac4quds@gmail.com

Saturday, Jul 26, - , Boycott SodaStream Bannering and leafleting. SodaStream is made in an illegal Israeli settlement on stolen Palestinian land in violation of international law. Don't buy it; ask stores not to sell it. Location: sacramentobds@gmail.com. Sign petitions for Palestinian rights at: www.sacbds.org/petitions

Saturday, Jul 26, 1pm - , Protest: End Israel's War on the Palestinian People! United Nations Plaza, Civic Center BART Station, San Francisco. FMI: answersf.org, 415-821-6545. Carpools from Sacramento: 916-572-9680.

Monday, Jul 28, - , 99%Occupy National Gathering, Press Conference, State Capitol, Sacramento. Details TBA FMI: occupapa@gmail.com.

Monday, Jul 28, 3 - 5pm , Join Veterans & Supporters United Against Drone Warfare in Protesting Killer Drones Beale AFB Main gate 4875 N. Beale Rd, Marysville followed by potluck and camping. FMI: slogood481@hotmail.com; 941-320-0291. Carpools from Sac:bbinks@comcast.net; 916-284-0944.

Tuesday, Jul 29, - , 99%Occupy National Gathering, Press Conference, State Capitol, Sacramento. Details TBA. FMI: occupapa@gmail.com.

Tuesday, Jul 29, 11:30am - , No Delta Tunnels Rally on the last day for public comment on the Bay Delta Cons. Plan that addresses how the tunnels will comply with the Endangered Species Act. Speakers, live music, and more. West Steps, State Capitol, 10th St and Capitol, Sacramento. FMI: Stina@RestoretheDelta.org; call 209-475-9550.

Tuesday, Jul 29, 4:30 - 6pm , Weekly Vigil: End the Occupations and U.S. Wars NOW! 16th & J, Sacramento. 916-448-7157.

Tuesday, Jul 29, 6 - 8am , Join Veterans & Supporters United Against Drone Warfare in Protesting Killer Drones Beale AFB Wheatland gate, 3960 S. Beale Rd, Marysville. FMI: slogood481@hotmail.com; 941-320-0291. Carpools from Sac:bbinks@comcast.net; 916-284-0944.

Wednesday, Jul 30, - , 99%Occupy National Gathering, Ethnic Sensitivity and Anti-Racism Training. Sacramento. Details TBA, FMI: occupapa@gmail.com.

Wednesday, Jul 30, 4 - 5pm , No Drone Wars! Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sac. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595

Thursday, Jul 31, - , 99%Occupy National Gathering March to State Capitol, Day Long Gathering, State Capitol, Sacramento. Details TBA. FMI: occupapa@gmail.com.

Thursday, Jul 31, 7pm , Political Prisoner Letter Writing Night. We’ll be sending birthday cards and ‘We Support You’ cards. We’ll have plenty of cards that we can fill with individual notes from everyone. Coffee Garden, 2904 Franklin Blvd, Sacramento. FMI: sacprisonersupport@riseup.net


August 2014 Sacramento Peace Events


Friday, Aug 1, - , 99%Occupy National Gathering. Media Rallies. Events Protests, 2-mile Radius Around State Capitol, Sacramento. Details TBA. FMI: occupapa@gmail.com.

Saturday, Aug 2, , Boycott SodaStream Bannering and leafleting. SodaStream is made in an illegal Israeli settlement on stolen Palestinian land in violation of international law. Don't buy it; ask stores not to sell it. Location: sacramentobds@gmail.com. Sign petitions for Palestinian rights at: www.sacbds.org/petitions

Saturday, Aug 2, - , 99%Occupy National Gathering, Sacramento. Details TBA. FMI: occupapa@gmail.com.

Saturday, Aug 2, 3:30pm - , SF Mime Troope performs Ripple Effect: See Aug 3.

Sunday, Aug 3, - , 99%Occupy National Gathering, Sacramento. Details TBA. FMI: occupapa@gmail.com.

Sunday, Aug 3, 3:30pm - , SF Mime Troope performs Ripple Effect: An old commie, a tech newbie, and a flag-waving beautician end up together in a tour boat in the middle of San Francisco Bay. Can they find common ground ashore, or will they all sink under the waves? Free – donations requested. Southside Park, Bandshell, 6th & T St., Sacramento. FMI: 415-285-1717; info@sfmt.org. Volunteers needed: occforeclosures@gmail.com; 916 317-3522.

Tuesday, Aug 5, 4:30 - 6pm , Weekly Vigil: End the Occupations and U.S. Wars NOW! 16th & J, Sacramento. 916-448-7157.

Wednesday, Aug 6, 4 - 5pm , No Drone Wars! Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sac. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595

Thursday, Aug 7, 6pm , vegan potluck, 7pm presentation. Raffa Tolicetti, author of the Think! Eat! Act!, talks about her experiences aboard the Sea Shepherd, the ship on which she prepared the vegan food featured in her book. There will also be a short presentation from members of Sacramento Prisoner Support. Free, but donations accepted. Southside Cohousing Common House, behind 440 T St., Sacramento FMI: sacprisonersupport@riseup.net

Thursday, Aug 7, 6pm , SacPeace Board meets, 909 12th St, Sacramento. FMI: sacpeace@dcn.org

Saturday, Aug 9, , Boycott SodaStream Bannering and leafleting. SodaStream is made in an illegal Israeli settlement on stolen Palestinian land in violation of international law. Don't buy it; ask stores not to sell it. Location: sacramentobds@gmail.com. Sign petitions for Palestinian rights at: www.sacbds.org/petitions

Saturday, Aug 9, 6:30 - 8pm , Sac Veterans for Peace 2nd Saturday vigil, No New Wars, No Killer Drones!, 20th & J, Sacramento. All welcome, FMI: 916-456-4595.

Sunday, Aug 10, 3 - 4:30pm , 28th annual August Peace Event: Dr. Thomas Swift, CSUS History Professor emeritus, on The Decision to Bomb Hiroshima: Unleashing the Most Terrible Weapon in History. Social hall, St John’s Lutheran Church, 1701 L St, Sac. Doors open 2:45 for refreshments and browsing info. tables. Free; donations welcome. FMI: joannfuller44@gmail.com

Tuesday, Aug 12, 4:30 - 6pm , Weekly Vigil: End the Occupations and U.S. Wars NOW! 16th & J, Sacramento. 916-448-7157.

Tuesday, Aug 12, 7 - 9pm , Video: David Harvey Presents Capital, Class 5, Part 2 (Vol. 3, Chapters 16-20). SMUD, 6301 "S" St, Sacramento. FMI: info@marxistschool.org; 916-835-4330

Wednesday, Aug 13, 4 - 5pm , No Drone Wars! Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sac. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595

Thursday, Aug 14, , Political satirist songster Dave Lippman returns to Sacramento!. Doors open 6:30pm for no-host beverages & food - a fundraiser for aid to Gaza. Performance at 7. Sliding scale donation $8-10. Southside Cohousing Common House, 434 T, located behind 440 T, Sacramento. FMI: 916-446-5066.

Saturday, Aug 16, , Boycott SodaStream Bannering and leafleting. SodaStream is made in an illegal Israeli settlement on stolen Palestinian land in violation of international law. Don't buy it; ask stores not to sell it. Location: sacramentobds@gmail.com. Sign petitions for Palestinian rights at: www.sacbds.org/petitions

Monday, Aug 18, 6 - 8pm , Sacramento 9/11 Truth monthly meeting. Perko's conf rm, 925 3rd St. Sac. Info: 916-372-8433

Tuesday, Aug 19, 4 - 6pm , End U.S. aid to Israel! End the Occupations and U.S. Wars weekly vigil. 16th & J, Sacramento. 916-448-7157.

Wednesday, Aug 20, 4 - 5pm , No Drone Wars! Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sac. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595

Saturday, Aug 23, , Boycott SodaStream Bannering and leafleting. SodaStream is made in an illegal Israeli settlement on stolen Palestinian land in violation of international law. Don't buy it; ask stores not to sell it. Location: sacramentobds@gmail.com. Sign petitions for Palestinian rights at: www.sacbds.org/petitions

Monday, Aug 25, 3 - 5pm , Join Veterans & Supporters United Against Drone Warfare in Protesting Killer Drones, Beale AFB Wheatland gate, 3960 S. Beale Rd, Marysville followed by potluck and camping at Main gate. FMI: 941-320-0291, Sacramento carpools: 916-284-0944 bbinks@comcast.net.

Tuesday, Aug 26, 4:30 - 6pm , Weekly Vigil: End the Occupations and U.S. Wars NOW! 16th & J, Sacramento. 916-448-7157.

Tuesday, Aug 26, 6 - 8am , Join Veterans & Supporters United Against Drone Warfare in Protesting Killer Drones, Beale AFB Main gate 4875 N. Beale Rd, Marysville. FMI: 941-320-0291, Sacramento carpools: 916-284-0944; bbinks@comcast.net.

Tuesday, Aug 26, 7 - 9pm , Video: David Harvey Presents Capital, Class 6, Part 1 (Vol. 3, Chapters 21-26). SMUD, 6301 "S" St, Sacramento. FMI: info@marxistschool.org; 916-835-4330

Tuesday, Aug 26, 7pm - , 4th Tues. Film: On Sacred Ground, explores the battle to protect and educate about Bear Butte a native sacred site in South Dakota and the interruptions imposed by the annual Surgis motorcycle rally held in August. Various perspectives provide insight about Bear Butte and other sacred sites including a housing development in Huntington Beach, CA and rock climbing at Bear Lodge WY. 909 12th St. Sac. Info: 916-448-7157, sacpeace@dcn.org

Wednesday, Aug 27, 4 - 5pm , No Drone Wars! Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sac. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595

Saturday, Aug 30, , Boycott SodaStream Bannering and leafleting. SodaStream is made in an illegal Israeli settlement on stolen Palestinian land in violation of international law. Don't buy it; ask stores not to sell it. Location: sacramentobds@gmail.com. Sign petitions for Palestinian rights at: www.sacbds.org/petitions