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.   


February 2017 Sacramento Peace Events


Tuesday, Feb 28, 12 - 1pm , Resistance Tuesdays: Congressman McClintock’s office, 2200 Douglas Blvd, Roseville, see April 25 for details. FMI: patandbarb100@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 , Stop Killing Our Muslim Sisters & Brothers! 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

Wednesday, Mar 1, 6:30pm , Sacramento Move to Amend Monthly Meeting. Join the movement to end corporate rule and legalize democracy. Newcomers please come at 6:15pm. 1404 Burnett Way, Sacramento. FMI: 916-318-8040; shelly@movetoamend.org

Wednesday, Mar 1, 6pm - , Peace & Freedom Party monthly meeting. 2860 Florin Rd. Sacramento. FMI: 916-456-4595; reigers@earthlink.net

Thursday, Mar 2, 11am - 1pm , Power (to the People) Lunch Break! See March 30.

Thursday, Mar 2, 7 - 9pm , Wellstone Progressive Democrats Monthly meeting. South Natomas Library, 2901 Truxel Rd. Sacramento. FMI: info@wellstonedems.org

Saturday, Mar 4, 1 - 2:30pm , Steve Early speaks about his new book, Refinery Town: Big Oil, Big Money, and the Remaking of an American City, which shines a light on a model for those active in fights for environmental, economic and social justice. He will be joined by Richmond City Council member Jovanka Beckles. CWA Union Hall, 2725 El Camino Ave, Sacramento. FMI: pbrogan@nuhw.org

Tuesday, Mar 7, 12 - 1pm , Resistance Tuesdays: Congressman McClintock’s office, 2200 Douglas Blvd, Roseville, see April 25 for details. FMI: patandbarb100@gmail.com

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

Wednesday, Mar 8, 7 - 8:30pm , Transition Streets. All about food—community gardens and other local sources. Guest speaker: Robin Kristufek. Colonial Heights Library, 4799 Stockton Blvd, Sacramento. FMI: info@350sacramento.org

Thursday, Mar 9, 11am - 1pm , Power (to the People) Lunch Break! See March 30.

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, 12 - 1pm , Resistance Tuesdays: Congressman McClintock’s office, 2200 Douglas Blvd, Roseville, see April 25 for details. FMI: patandbarb100@gmail.com

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

Tuesday, Mar 14, 6pm , Through the Eyes of Refugees. CSUS student share about their visits to Refugee camps across the world. Free. University Union, Sacramento State, 600 j St. Sacramento. FMI: csussjp@gmail.com

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, 11am - 1pm , Power (to the People) Lunch Break! See March 30.

Thursday, Mar 16, 6:45pm , Film: Damnation: "This powerful film odyssey across America explores the sea change in our national attitude from pride in big dams as engineering wonders to the growing awareness that our own future is bound to the life and health of our rivers." Free. Public House Theater, 5440 14th Ave, Sacramento. FMI: sacramentosierraclub@gmail.com

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. Get tix online or by mailing a check to SacramentoBethlehem, 909 12 St #118, Sacramento 95814. Please include your phone number & number of tickets. $20 General - $10 students. Once confirmed, tickets will be held at Will Call. FMI: SacramentoBethlehem@yahoo.com

Saturday, Mar 18, 3 - 6pm , Spring Equinox celebration. 3-4 pm: canvas labyrinth available indoors. 4-5pm presentation on Women's International League for Peace and Freedom 100th birthday peace conference at the Hague, Netherlands in 2015, by long-time activists Esther Franklin, Pennie Taylor, and Darien De Lu. 5-6pm: potluck. Donations appreciated. Unitarian Universalist Society, 2425 Sierra Blvd., Sacramento. FMI: 916-739-0860

Sunday, Mar 19, 3 - 5pm , Women's History Month concert by folk singer Tom Nielson, co-sponsored by Sacramento Women's International League for Peace and Freedom and the Humanist Association of the Greater Sacramento Area. No charge; suggested donation $10- $20. Reason Center, 1824 Tribute Rd., Sacramento. FMI 916-739-0860

Tuesday, Mar 21, 12 - 1pm , Resistance Tuesdays: Congressman McClintock’s office, 2200 Douglas Blvd, Roseville, see April 25 for details. FMI: patandbarb100@gmail.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

Thursday, Mar 23, 11am - 1pm , Power (to the People) Lunch Break! See March 30.

Saturday, Mar 25, 10am , 17th Annual Cesar Chavez March. Support workers right to organize, boycott & fight back! Southside Park, 6th & T, Sacramento. Labor Council for Latin American Advancement (LACLA) FMI: 916-717-2010

Sunday, Mar 26, 1 - 5pm , Green Party of Sacramento County: Monthly Council Meeting, election for council vacancy, 4540 American River Dr, Rm B7, Sacramento, FMI: nmcastorsilva@gmail.com

Monday, Mar 27, 3 - 5pm , 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, Mar 28, 12 - 1pm , Resistance Tuesdays: Congressman McClintock’s office, 2200 Douglas Blvd, Roseville, see April 25 for details. FMI: patandbarb100@gmail.com

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

Tuesday, Mar 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

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

Wednesday, Mar 29, 6 - 8:30pm , Fossil Capitalism and The Crisis of the Earth System: Is climate change real? Of course! Is the system rigged? Of course! Join us for discussion of how we got here and where we can go. Colonial Heights Library, 4799 Stockton Blvd., Sacramento. FMI: DeRigTheSystem@Gmail.com

Thursday, Mar 30, 11am - 1pm , Power (to the People) Lunch Break! Join us each week as we make calls related to urgent issues both locally and nationally. We provide a hot vegan lunch, scripts & phone numbers. 1404 Burnett Way, Sacramento. FMI: 916-318-8040; shelly@movetoamend.org

Thursday, Mar 30, 5:30pm , Information Session on Immigrant Rights: your legal rights when stopped by immigration officers; ways to obtain legal status; how to protect your children and property if you face deportation. McGeorge School of Law Student Center, 3200 5th Ave. Sacramento. FMI: clsmcg@pacific.edu; 916-340-6080.


April 2017 Sacramento Peace Events


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

Tuesday, Apr 4, 12 - 1pm , Resistance Tuesdays: Congressman McClintock’s office, 2200 Douglas Blvd, Roseville, see April 25 for details. FMI: patandbarb100@gmail.com

Wednesday, Apr 5, 6pm - , Peace & Freedom Party monthly meeting. 2860 Florin Rd. Sacramento. FMI: 916-456-4595; reigers@earthlink.net

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

Tuesday, Apr 11, 12 - 1pm , Resistance Tuesdays: Congressman McClintock’s office, 2200 Douglas Blvd, Roseville, see April 25 for details. FMI: patandbarb100@gmail.com

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

Tuesday, Apr 18, 12 - 1pm , Resistance Tuesdays: Congressman McClintock’s office, 2200 Douglas Blvd, Roseville, see April 25 for details. FMI: patandbarb100@gmail.com

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.

Sunday, Apr 23, 11am - 4pm , Sacramento Earth Day, Southside Park, 7th & T Sts. Sacramento. FMI: 916-444-0022; office@ecosacramento.net.

Tuesday, Apr 25, 12 - 1pm , Resistance Tuesdays during the 1st 100 days of Trump. Peaceful gathering outside Congressman Tom McClintock’s office, 2200 Douglas Blvd, Roseville to protest McClintock’s support of Trump administration and unconstitutional edicts. (Please do not park in private lot at 2200 Douglas; park on street behind or in another lot.) Contact: patandbarb100@gmail.com

Saturday, Apr 29, , People's Climate Mobilization. Save the Date. Sacramento. FMI: info@sacclimate.org

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


Wednesday, May 3, 6pm , Peace & Freedom Party monthly meeting. 2860 Florin Rd. Sacramento. FMI: 916-456-4595; reigers@earthlink.net

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