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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.


September 2014 Sacramento Peace Events


Tuesday, Sep 23, 4:30 - 6pm , Demand U.S. out of Syria & Iraq! At weekly anti-war vigil 16th & J, Sacramento. 916-448-7157.

Tuesday, Sep 23, 7 - 9pm , David Harvey Presents Capital, Class 7, Part 1 (Vol 3, Chapters 36, 27-32). SMUD Cust Service Cntr, 6301 S St, Sacramento. FMI: marxistschool@gmail.com

Tuesday, Sep 23, 7 - 9pm , Former CIA analyst and war critic Ray McGovern speaks on the Surveillance State. SEIU, 1315 S St., Sacramento. Contact: nlgsacramento@gmail.com, 916-500-4654

Tuesday, Sep 23, 7pm - , 4th Tues. Film: Hawaii - A Voice for Sovereignty explores the culture of the Native Hawaiians and their connection to the land. The film discusses the history of opposition to US occupation and the social, economic, and ecological issues that have developed in Hawaii since the takeover by the U.S. in 1893. From sacred sites, to indigenous language, Hawaiians are fighting hard to protect their traditions, and their future. 909 12th St. Sac. Info: 916-448-7157, sacpeace@dcn.org

Wednesday, Sep 24, 4 - 5pm , No Drone Wars! Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sac. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-459

Thursday, Sep 25, 6:30pm - , Buffalo Field Campaign's Stories and Songs for the Last Wild Buffalo featuring a video presentation, storytelling by Mike Mease, BFC co-founder and native music by Goodshield Aguilar and Mignon Geli. Coffee Garden 2904 Franklin Blvd, Sacramento. Free. Info: 916-457-5507

Sunday, Sep 28, 2 - 4pm , Activism Ala Mode with 99rise. Come join us for a discussion about how to organize to get big money out of politics, all while indulging in some pies, ice cream, fruit and snacks. Southside Park, 2115 6th Street near U St, Downtown FMI: 916-308-8408

Monday, Sep 29, 3 - 5pm , Join N. Calif. Activists United Against Drone Warfare and Global militarization. Beale AFB: this month's 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, Sep 30, 4:30 - 6pm , Demand U.S. out of Syria & Iraq! At weekly anti-war vigil 16th & J, Sacramento. 916-448-7157.

Tuesday, Sep 30, 6 - 8am , Join N. Calif. Activists United Against Drone Warfare and Global Militarization, Protest at Beale AFB: this month's 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, Sep 30, 7pm , Political Prisoner Letter Writing Night: We’ll be sending birthday cards to 6 political prisoners, and a We-Support-You card to 2 others to remind them that we are out here thinking of them. Coffee Garden, 2904 Franklin Blvd, Sacramento. FMI: sactoacafe@riseup.net


October 2014 Sacramento Peace Events


Wednesday, Oct 1, 4 - 5pm , No Drone Wars! Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sac. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-459

Wednesday, Oct 1, 7pm , Nonviolence, Conscientious Objection and the Israeli Occupation, talk by Israeli conscientious objector and human rights activist, Moriel Rothman‐Zecher. Doors open @ 6:45 for refreshments. Free. Donations welcome. 909 12th St, Sacramento. FMI: 916-448-7157.

Friday, Oct 3, 6:30pm , Deadly Radiation Hazards: the U.S. and Fukushima. John Steinbach, veteran anti-nuclear activist and Co-Coordinator of the Hiroshima/Nagasaki Peace Committee, has just returned from Fukushima Prefecture in Japan, where he traveled hundreds of miles interviewing activists, taking photos and videos, and measuring radioactivity levels. 909 12th St, Sacramento. FMI: 916-448-7157; sacpeace@dcn.org

Saturday, Oct 4, 11am - , Rethinking CA’s Missions: A Native Perspective. Andre Galvan, Ohlone curator of San Francisco’s Mission Dolores and Elias Bundis Castillo, author of the forthcoming book A Cross of Thorns: The Enslavement of California's Indians by the Spanish Missions. Museum admission ($3). State Indian Museum, 2618 K St, Sac. FMI: 916-324-0971

Tuesday, Oct 7, 4:30 - 6pm , No Drones, Keep Space for Peace Week protest,. 16th & J, Sacramento. FMI: 916-448-7157; sacpeace.org

Wednesday, Oct 8, 4 - 5pm , No Drone Wars! Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sac. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-459

Thursday, Oct 9, 6:30pm , SacPeace Board meets, 909 12th St, Sacramento. FMI: 916-448-757; sacpeace@dcn.org

Friday, Oct 10, 7pm - , Be the Change Project presents Living Your Values: Radical Simplicity, Appropriate Do-It-Yourself Technologies, Voluntary Poverty, and Deep Cultural Transformation as ways to address environmental catastrophe and institute war tax resistance. The Project is a group of three families from Reno, Nevada living voluntarily without home electricity and without cars. 909 12th St. Sacramento. FMI: robin53835@hotmail.com

Saturday, Oct 11, 5pm - , 35th Annual Take Back the Night. Resource Fair & Rally. March starts at 8pm. 2020 J St, Sacramento. FMI: info@sactakebackthenight.org

Saturday, Oct 11, 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.

Tuesday, Oct 14, 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 14, 7 - 9pm , David Harvey Presents Capital, Class 7, Part 2 (Vol 3, Chapters 36, 27-32). SMUD Cust Service Cntr, 6301 S St, Sacramento. FMI: marxistschool@gmail.com

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

Thursday, Oct 16, 5am - 2pm , Protest Nestle's Water Racket: Water is a Human Right . Mayor Kevin Johnson has allowed Nestle the ability to drain Sacramento's aquifers to sell people bottled water. 8670 Younger Creek Dr. Sacramento, FMI 530-906-8077

Thursday, Oct 16, 7 - 9pm , Point of View Lecture: John Curl, author of For All The People (the history of workers’ cooperatives in America). Sierra 2, Rm 9, 2791 24th St, Sacramento. FMI: 916-835-4330; info@marxistschool.org

Saturday, Oct 18, , Join the Sacramento Team for the 5 K Walk/Run for Gaza at Lake Merced Park near CSU San Franciso. Carpools from Sacramento: SacReg4PalestinianRights@gmail.com or dlmandel@gmail.com

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

Wednesday, Oct 22, , National Day of Action to End Police Brutality. State Capitol, Sacramento. FMI: castatewidecoalition@gmail.com. Facebook.

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

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


November 2014 Sacramento Peace Events


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, 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

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

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 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


December 2014 Sacramento Peace Events


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

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



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