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Calendar of Sacramento Peace Events
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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.   Scroll to bottom for a list of and links to ongoing area vigils and event
s.


April 2014 Sacramento Peace Events


Monday, Apr 21, 6pm - 8pm , Sacramento 9/11 Truth monthly meeting. Perko's conf rm, 925 3rd St. Sac. Info: 916-372-8433

Tuesday, Apr 22, 4:30 - 6pm , Weekly Vigil: End the Occupations and U.S. Wars NOW! 16th & J, Sacramento. 916-448-7157.

Tuesday, Apr 22, 7 - 9pm , Discuss the article from March, 2014 Monthly Review, Proposing a Path to Socialism . by Michael A. Lebowitz. Free. SMUD Customer Service Center, 6301 S St. Sacramento. FMI: 916-369-5510; info@marxistschool.org.

Tuesday, Apr 22, 7pm - , 4th Tuesday Films: The Age of Aluminum. 909 12th St. Sac. Info: 916-448-7157, sacpeace@dcn.org

Tuesday, Apr 22, 7pm - , Free film: 5 Broken Cameras. Followed by discussion. Library Rm 111. Cosumnes River College, 401 Center Parkway, Sacramento. FMI: peshkoa@crc.losrios.edu

Wednesday, Apr 23, 10am - 3pm , Palestine Awareness Day, Culture Fair: poetry, Dabka dancing, music, art, food & info booths. Cosumnes River College Quad, 8401 Center Pkwy, Sacramento. FMI: 916-676-3487

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

Wednesday, Apr 23, 7pm - , Alison Weir, founder of If Americans Knew & author of Against Our Better Judgment, will address what the U.S. media doesn't cover about Palestine at Cosumnes River College Palestine Awareness Week. Recital Hall, Cosumnes River College, 8401 Center Parkway, Sacramento. FMI: peshkoa@crc.losrios.edu

Friday, Apr 25, 6:30pm , Free screening: The Healthcare Movie, a documentary that compares the Canadian and the US healthcare systems. Producers Laurie Simons and Terry Sterrenberg will lead a discussion after the film. Lecture Hall 1122, Education Building, 4610 X St. Sacramento. FMI: sbhatmd@yahoo.com

Friday, Apr 25, 7pm - , Film: Al Helm (The Dream) MLK in Palestine. Unity of Sacramento, 9249 Folsom Blvd., Sac. Free admission; no-host refreshments. JVP-Sac and Sabeel Sacramento. FMI: SabeelSacramento@gmail.com

Saturday, Apr 26, 11am - 1pm , Boycott SodaStream Bannering and leafleting. SodaStream is made in an illegal Israeli settlement on stolen Palestinian land in violation of international law. Location: sacramentobds@gmail.com.

Saturday, Apr 26, 6pm - 8pm , Environmental Refugees: Rejuvenation of the Uprooted. Speakers, music, information. Sponsored by Hima Mesopotamia. Hinde Auditorium, Univ. Union, CSU Sacramento Campus, 6000 J St, Sacramento. No permit req'd to park in Parking Structure 2. FMI: 916-278-2914; stevensm@csus.edu.

Sunday, Apr 27, 6pm - , Physicians for Social Responsibility Scholarship Dinner. The ten student finalists will be presenting their essays based on the Nelson Mandela quote Education is the most powerful weapon that you can use to change the world. $15,000 in scholarships will be awarded. Dante Club, 2330 Fair Oaks Blvd, Sacramento. $35, $20/students. FMI: essaycontest@sacpsr.org; 916-955-6333

Monday, Apr 28, 3pm - 5pm , Join Veterans & Supporters United Against Drone Warfare in Protesting Killer Drones. Wheatland Gate, S. Beale Rd. and Ostrom Rd., near Wheatland/Marysville. Followed by potluck/encampment. FMI: slogood481@hotmail.com; 941-320-0291. Carpools from Sac:bbinks@comcast.net; 916-284-0944.

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

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

Tuesday, Apr 29, 7pm - , Rescheduled to May 13: Crisis in the Ukraine. Talk by Richard Becker.

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


May 2014 Sacramento Peace Events


Saturday, May 3, 11am - 1pm , 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.

Sunday, May 4, 11am , Protest Israel’s human rights abuses at “Celebrate Israel” Event, 21st & Capital, Sac. The local Israel-lobby affiliate, the Jewish Community Relations Council, continues to conflate Judaism and Israel and ignore Israel’s egregious & well-documented violations of human rights & international law . FMI: SacReg4PalestinianRights@gmail.com.

Sunday, May 4, 4pm - , Annual meeting of SacPeace, beginning with the usual fabulous potluck. A brief business meeting will include election of a new Board of Directors, then entertainment. 909 12th St, Sacramento. FMI: 916-448-7157; sacpeace@dcn.org

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

Tuesday, May 6, 7pm , Welcome Home Lynne Stewart! A radical human rights attorney who has devoted her life to the oppressed, Stewart was unjustly imprisoned in the U.S. government's attempt to silence dissent, and instill fear in those who would fight against the U.S. government’s racism. Southside Park CoHousing, 434 T St, Sacramento. FMI: 916-835-4330; wilpf@nicetechnology.com

Wednesday, May 7, 4 - 5pm , No Drone Wars! Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sac. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595.

Wednesday, May 7, 6pm , Sac Peace Board meets. 909 12th St, Sacramento. sacpeace@dcn.org; 916-448-7157

Saturday, May 10, 11am - 1pm , 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.

Saturday, May 10, 6 - 7:30pm , Sac Veterans for Peace 2nd Saturday vigil, Stop the Drones, Close Guantanamo! 20th & J, Sacramento. All welcome, FMI: 916-456-4595.

Tuesday, May 13, 4:30 - 6pm , Weekly Vigil: End the Occupations and U.S. Wars NOW! 16th & J, Sacramento. 916-448-7157.

Tuesday, May 13, 7pm , Crisis in the Ukraine. Richard Becker, Co-director ANSWER Coalition, will discuss the historical roots of the Ukraine crisis and the role played by the U.S. State Department and US intelligence agencies in bringing neo-Nazis and Wall Street puppets to power in Ukraine. 909 12th St., Sacramento. FMI: 916-448-7157; sacpeace@dcn.org

Wednesday, May 14, 4 - 5pm , No Drone Wars! Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sac. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595.

Thursday, May 15, 6:30 - 8pm , Move to Amend Sacramento monthly meeting. Location TBA. FMI: sacramento@movetoamend.org

Saturday, May 17, - , Walk To Peace: Resist Global Militarization and Drone Warfare, 10 day walk from San Francisco to Beale AFB (May 17-27). Join all or part of walk. If unable to walk, support help also needed. FMI: slogood481@hotmail.com; 941-320-0291. Carpools from Sac: bbinks@comcast.net; 916-284-0944.

Saturday, May 17, 11am - 1pm , 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.

Saturday, May 17, 9am - 4pm , First Annual Town Hall Meeting on Climate Change. Met High School, 810 V St, Sacramento. FMI: info@350sacramento.org; 916-284-1627

Monday, May 19, 6pm - 8pm , Sacramento 9/11 Truth monthly meeting. Perko's conf rm, 925 3rd St. Sac. Info: 916-372-8433

Tuesday, May 20, 4:30 - 6pm , Weekly Vigil: End the Occupations and U.S. Wars NOW! Special theme: Support Palestinian Rights. 16th & J, Sacramento. 916-448-7157.

Wednesday, May 21, 4 - 5pm , No Drone Wars! Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sac. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595.

Wednesday, May 21, 7:15pm - , Film: Dirty Wars from acclaimed investigative reporter and author Jeremy Scahill. Winner Sundance Film Festival and Oscar Nominee for best documentary film. 1640 9th Ave. Sac FMI: Sac Action for Latin America 916-446-3304; joan.kelly@att.net

Saturday, May 24, 11am - 1pm , 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.

Monday, May 26, 3pm - 5pm , Walk To Peace culminates in afternoon vigil & encampment at Beale AFB Main Gate, west end of N. Beale Rd., near Marysville. Greet walkers as they arrive from 10 day walk to Peace. Followed by potluck/encampment. FMI: slogood481@hotmail.com; 941-320-0291. Carpools from Sac: bbinks@comcast.net; 916-284-0944.

Tuesday, May 27, 4:30 - 6pm , Weekly Vigil: End the Occupations and U.S. Wars NOW! 16th & J, Sacramento. 916-448-7157.

Tuesday, May 27, 6am - 8am , Walk To Peace Final morning closure with vigil at Beale AFB Main Gate, west end of N. Beale Rd. near Marysville. FMI: slogood481@hotmail.com; 941-320-0291. Carpools from Sac: bbinks@comcast.net; 916-284-0944.

Tuesday, May 27, 7pm , 4th Tuesday Films: The Spies of Mississippi, a journey into the world of informants, infiltrators, and agent provocateurs, the film tells the story of a secret spy agency formed by the state of Mississippi to preserve segregation and maintain "the Mississippi way of life." 909 12th St. Sac. Info: 916-448-7157, sacpeace@dcn.org

Wednesday, May 28, 4 - 5pm , No Drone Wars! Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sac. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595.

Saturday, May 31, 11am - 1pm , 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.


June 2014 Sacramento Peace Events


Tuesday, Jun 3, 4:30pm - 6pm , Weekly Vigil: End the Occupations and U.S. Wars NOW! 16th & J, Sacramento. 916-448-7157.

Tuesday, Jun 10, 4:30 - 6pm , Weekly Vigil: End the Occupations and U.S. Wars NOW! 16th & J, Sacramento. 916-448-7157.

Monday, Jun 16, 6pm - 8pm , Sacramento 9/11 Truth monthly meeting. Perko's conf rm, 925 3rd St. Sac. Info: 916-372-8433

Tuesday, Jun 17, 4:30pm - 6pm , Weekly Vigil: End the Occupations and U.S. Wars NOW! 16th & J, Sacramento. 916-448-7157.

Tuesday, Jun 24, 4:30pm - 6pm , Weekly Vigil: End the Occupations and U.S. Wars NOW! 16th & J, Sacramento. 916-448-7157.



Ongoing Vigils & Peace Events in Valley & Foothill Communities

Amador Citizens for Peace: www.amadorpeace.org  Second Fridays, 4 - 6pm on the Highway 49 bridge in Sutter Creek.  Bring a sign, though some will be available at the protest.  Info: keith@amadorpeace.org.  Website has many general antiwar items, not just local info.

Calaveras Citizens for Peace: asw@goldrush.com

Chico Peace Center: www.chico-peace.org

Davis Peace Coalition: www.davispeace.org; Saturdays, 11:00am-12noon G Street Plaza (between Second and Third Streets), Davis; 530-758-8575; ctmp@aol.com   Also see www.ucdavispeace.org for student peace activities.

El Dorado Peace & Justice Community: www.edpjc.org   Last Monday, 6-7pm, Courthouse, Main & Bedford Streets, Placerville (530) 644-3733.

Fresno Center for Non-Violence & Peace Fresno www.fresnoalliance.com

Mariposa Peace Group - (209)966-4894, (209)742-7891

Nevada County, Peace Center of: www.ncpeace.org  Thursdays, 5-6:30pm, Broad Street in Calanan Park, Nevada City; 530-470-9797

Placer County Peacemakers: scottandellen@onemain.com
Every Saturday 3pm, Peace Vigil, Highway 49 at Elm St., Auburn, 530-878-1332

Sacramento Area Peace Action: www.sacpeace.org
Tuesdays, 4-6pm, 16th & J Streets;  Saturdays, see calendar; 1st & 3rd
Mondays, 4:30-5:30pm, Silent Vigil against the war on Iraq,  Federal Building 5th & I Sts

Reno Anti-War Coalition: stewartreno@yahoo.com

Woodland: Monthly Peace Vigil in Woodland gathers every fourth Saturday 11am -12 noon in front of the Yolo County Court House, 725 Court St. Woodland. judy.tischer@sbcglobal.net