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.   


August 2014 Sacramento Peace Events


Friday, Aug 1, - , 99%Occupy National Gathering in Sacramento. For details see August 3.

Friday, Aug 1, 4pm - , Rally and bannering to demand an end to Israel's genocidal on Gaza and its deadly blockade against the 1.7 million people of Gaza. Federal Bldg. 501 I St, Sacramento. FMI: Sacramento Regional Coalition for Palestinian Rights. SacReg4PalestinianRights@gmail.com; 916-213-4784

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. See August 3 for details.

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

Sunday, Aug 3, - , 99%Occupy National Gathering, Sacramento. Click for schedule. Volunteers needed: lisaann@midtown.net; 916-455-9790. FMI: occupapa@gmail.com.

Sunday, Aug 3, 12pm , Join local artists and the ANSWER Coalition in painting paint a Free Palestine Mural. When finished, the mural will be hosted at various locations around Sacramento. Sliding scale co-sponsorships welcome $20-50. Sol Collective 2574 21st St. Sacramento. FMI. 916-572-9680

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 Ė 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, 12 - 1pm , From Hiroshima to California. Janice Nakashima, Local Artist and Art Teacher addresses Commemorating Nagasaki and Hiroshima. Marylia Kelley, Executive Director of Tri-Valley Communities Against a Radioactive Environment (CARES) speaks on Nuclear Weapons, Worker Health, and the Road to Disarmament. Refreshments served after the presentation. all welcome. Ziggurat Auditorium, 707 3rd St, West Sacramento. FMI: inga.olson@dgs.ca.gov

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 Johnís 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

Wednesday, Aug 20, 7:15pm , Film: Harvest of Empire. A documentary revealing the direct connection between the long history of U.S. intervention in Latin America and the immigration crisis that we face today. Donations appreciated. 1640 9th Ave. Sacramento. FMI: Sac Action for Latin America 916 446-3304

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


September 2014 Sacramento Peace Events


Saturday, Sep 6, 9:30am - 12pm , California Capital Airshow demonstration to remind attendees that warplanes and unmanned aerial vehicles (drones) are not "entertainment" and are harmful to people and the environment. Bring a sign and meet at Old Placerville Rd. and Systems Pkwy, Mather Field/Rancho Cordova. Info: 916-448-7157, sacpeace@dcn.org