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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 2015 Sacramento Peace Events


Monday, Apr 27, 12:30 - 1:50pm , Lecture by Kathy Kelly, co-coordinator of Voices for Creative Non-Violence, who has just finished a 3 month prison sentence for civil disobedience in protesting US drones. Room D-12, Sierra College, 5000 Rocklin Rd, Rocklin. FMI: smcdonald@sierracollege.edu

Monday, Apr 27, 3 - 5pm , Kathy Kelly and Brian Terrell will join N. Calif. Activists United Against Drone Warfare at Beale AFB Wheatland gate 3960 S. Beale Rd. @ Ostrom Rd, Marysville monthly protest, followed by potluck and camping at the main gate, 4675 N. Beale Rd. FMI: Nevada County: 941-320-0291; Sacramento: 916-284-0944, bbinks@comcast.net

Monday, Apr 27, 7pm - , Play: My Name is Rachel Corrie, In 2003, an idealistic young American traveled to Gaza and joined an effort to defend Palestinian refugees’ homes from demolition. She was crushed to death by an Israeli soldier driving an bulldozer. Her name was Rachel Corrie. She left us her diary. 2509 R St, Sacramento. Tix $20/$15 students/seniors. FMI: 916-223-9568. Rachel Corrie’s parents will attend the performance.

Tuesday, Apr 28, 4:30 - 6pm , End the Occupations and U.S. Wars NOW! Weekly Vigil. 16th & J, Sacramento. 916-448-7157.

Tuesday, Apr 28, 6 - 8am , Kathy Kelly and Brian Terrell will join N. Calif. Activists United Against Drone Warfare at Beale AFB Main gate, 4675 N. Beale Rd, Marysville, monthly protest. FMI: Nevada County: 941-320-0291; Sacramento: 916-284-0944, bbinks@comcast.net.

Tuesday, Apr 28, 7pm - , 4th Tuesday Films: Arise, on every continent women are taking the lead to protect and restore the natural environment and are empowering others to respect the earth. Arise presents the stories of a diverse group of 13 women in five countries who have initiated solution-oriented environmental projects in their communities and weaves together these inspiring stories with stunning images, poetry and music. 909 12th St. Sac. Info: 916-448-7157, sacpeace@dcn.org

Wednesday, Apr 29, 1 - 3pm , Creative Non-Violence: The Art of the Creative Voice to Make Change with Kathy Kelly & CRC Poetic Voices. Hear the creative voices of CRC faculty and student poets along with Kathy Kelly, co-founder of Voices for Creative Non-Violence, based in Chicago. She advocates for creative non-violence. BS 159, Cosumnes River College, 8401 Center Pkwy, Sacramento. FMI: CarterS@CRC.losrios.edu; 916-691-7602

Wednesday, Apr 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, Apr 29, 9am - , Tell CA Senate Committee on Education to vote no on SCR 35, another attempt to silence student activism around ending Israel's apartheid, occupation and other human rights abuses. Contact Senator Pan. Sign petition. FMI: SacramentoBDS@gmail.com

Thursday, Apr 30, 7 - 9pm , Marxist School Speakers Series: Presentations by Immanuel Ness, Brooklyn College of the City University of New York, New Forms of Worker Organization. Room 12, Sierra 2, 2791 24th St. Sacramento. FMI: 916-799-1354; info@marxistschool.org


May 2015 Sacramento Peace Events


Friday, May 1, , Don't buy products or invest in companies that profit from Israel's war crimes, occupation, apartheid or other human rights violations. Join weekly bannering & leafleting at local stores. For location: SacramentoBDS@gmail.com Sign petitions for Palestinian rights.

Sunday, May 3, 4pm - , Annual SacPeace chapter meeting, potluck, entertainment. Bring a dish to share and your cup, plate, and tableware. Dessert and drinks will be provided. 909 12th St. Sacramento. FMI: 916-448-7157.

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

Wednesday, May 6, 4 - 5pm , No New Wars, No Killer Drones. Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sacramento. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595

Wednesday, May 6, 7pm - , Update on Iran & Syria. Social justice activist, Iranian American Mazda Majidi will give an update on Iran and Syria. Included will be discussion of why, after years of “all options are on the table” threats of U.S. attacks on Iran, the Obama has pursued an agreement with Iran. 909 12th St. Sacramento. FMI: 916-448-7157

Friday, May 8, 9:30am - 2pm , Workshop: Palestine, Repression and Academic Precarity. Panels will focus on: divestment and campus repression; job insecurity as political discipline; borders, policing, and prisons; and the business of backlash and the academic boycott movement. Hart 3201, U.C. Davis campus, Davis. FMI: Faculty for Justice in Palestine, fjp.ucd@gmail.com

Saturday, May 9, - , Don't buy products or invest in companies that profit from Israel's war crimes, occupation, apartheid or other human rights violations. Join weekly bannering & leafleting at local stores. For location: SacramentoBDS@gmail.com Sign petitions for Palestinian rights.

Saturday, May 9, 6 - 7:30pm , Sac Veterans for Peace 2nd Saturday vigil, No New Wars, No Killer Drones!, 20th & J, Sacramento. All welcome, FMI: 916-456-4595

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

Wednesday, May 13, 4 - 5pm , No New Wars, No Killer Drones. Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sacramento. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595

Thursday, May 14, 6:15pm - , SacPeace Board meets. 909 12th St. Sacramento. Members welcome. 916-448-7157

Saturday, May 16, - , Don't buy products or invest in companies that profit from Israel's war crimes, occupation, apartheid or other human rights violations. Join weekly bannering & leafleting at local stores. For location: SacramentoBDS@gmail.com Sign petitions for Palestinian rights.

Sunday, May 17, , Call to end Israeli Apartheid. Details TBA. FMI: SacramentoBDS@gmail.com

Monday, May 18, 3 - 5pm , Join Northern Calif. Activists United Against Drone Warfare at Beale AFB Wheatland gate 3960 S. Beale Rd. @ Ostrom Rd, Marysville monthly protest, followed by potluck and camping at the main gate, 4675 N. Beale Rd. FMI: Nevada County: 941-320-0291; Sacramento: 916-284-0944, bbinks@comcast.net

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

Tuesday, May 19, 4 - 6pm , Protest to demand an end to U.S. aid to Israel & boycott companies aiding Israel's abuses. Sign petitions for Palestinian rights. 16th & J, Sacramento. 916-448-7157.

Tuesday, May 19, 6 - 8am , Join Northern Calif. Activists United Against Drone Warfare at Beale AFB Wheatland gate, 3960 S. Beale Rd @ Ostrom Rd, Marysville, monthly protest. FMI: Nevada County: 941-320-0291; Sacramento: 916-284-0944, bbinks@comcast.net.

Wednesday, May 20, 4 - 5pm , No New Wars, No Killer Drones. Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sacramento. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595

Wednesday, May 20, 7:15pm , Film: Dakota 38, a contemporary Native American documentary of reconciliation and healing of a wound which stems from the largest mass execution in US history ordered by Abraham Lincoln. 1640 9th Ave. Sacramento. FMI: Sac Action for Latin America 916 446-3304.

Saturday, May 23, - , Don't buy products or invest in companies that profit from Israel's war crimes, occupation, apartheid or other human rights violations. Join weekly bannering & leafleting at local stores. For location: SacramentoBDS@gmail.com Sign petitions for Palestinian rights.

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

Tuesday, May 26, 7pm - , 4th Tuesday Films: A Thunder-Being Nation, about the Oglala Lakota of Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. Filmed over 11 years, this documentary spans from the story of origin, covers historic events, and shares the challenges the Lakota people face today as told through a wide range of interviews. 909 12th St. Sac. Info: 916-448-7157, sacpeace@dcn.org

Wednesday, May 27, 4 - 5pm , No New Wars, No Killer Drones. Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sacramento. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595

Wednesday, May 27, 6:30pm , Wrap-Up meeting of Forums on City Ethics & Transparency Reforms to obtain ideas, opinions and feedback on meaningful and effective reforms of Sacramento city government. Cluney Community Center, 601 Alhambra, Sacramento. FMI: 916-447-8683, advocacy@lwvsacramento.org; contact@eyeonsacramento.org

Saturday, May 30, , Don't buy products or invest in companies that profit from Israel's war crimes, occupation, apartheid or other human rights violations. Join weekly bannering & leafleting at local stores. For location: SacramentoBDS@gmail.com Sign petitions for Palestinian rights.


June 2015 Sacramento Peace Events


Thursday, Jun 4, 5:30 - 8:30pm , Sacramento Housing Alliance Awards Dinner: Unlocking the Door of Opportunity for Over 25 Years! Join us as we honor community leaders in the fight for affordable housing and healthy communities within the Greater Sacramento region. The Firehouse Restaurant. 1112 2nd St, Sacramento. FMI: 916-455-4900. darryl@sachousingalliance.org.

Monday, Jun 15, 6 - 8pm , Sacramento 9/11 Truth monthly meeting. Perko's conference room, 925 3rd St. Sac. Info: 916-372-8433



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