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Sacramento Area Peace Events
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Sacramento area events that address peace, justice, and 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 the Davis Peace Coalition. Scroll to bottom for links to ongoing area vigils.


February 2016 Sacramento Area Peace Events


Saturday, Feb 13, 1 - 4pm, Northern California Time of Remembrance presents the film, Untold Story: Internment of Japanese Americans in Hawaii, with Carole Hayashino of the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii. California Museum, 1020 O St, Sacramento. $25; college students $15; under 18 free. FMI: 916-508-6587.

Saturday, Feb 13, 10am - 2pm, Raise the Minimum Wage Valentine’s Day Weekend Precinct Walk. Meeting at DPSC HQ 1033 S St, Sacramento, FMI: RaiseTheWageSac@gmail.com

Saturday, Feb 13, 2 - 5pm, 19th annual Sacramento Darwin Birthday Gala. Celebrating science, humanity, and Charles Darwin's 207th birthday. Collecting Evolution: The untold story of the vindication of Charles Darwin presented by Dr Matthew James of Sonoma State Univ. Music, refreshments, displays; birthday cake! John Smith Hall, La Sierra Community Center, 5325 Engle Rd, Carmichael. Tix $10 (before 2/6); $15 at door. FMI: raehoward@me.com.

Sunday, Feb 14, 1 - 3pm, Love the Earth singalong with local musicians leading new and old tunes. Join local grassroots climate action group, 350Sacramento.org at The Met High School, 810 V St. Sacramento. Families most welcome! Free. FMI: joannfuller44@gmail.com

Sunday, Feb 14, 10am - 2pm, Raise the Minimum Wage Valentine’s Day Weekend Precinct Walk. Meeting at DPSC HQ 1033 S St, Sacramento, FMI: RaiseTheWageSac@gmail.com

Tuesday, Feb 16, 4 - 6pm, 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, Feb 17, 4 - 5pm, No New Wars, No Killer Drones. Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sacramento. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595

Wednesday, Feb 17, 7:15pm, Film: Immigration Battle takes viewers behind closed doors in Washington's corridors of power, working with grassroots immigrant organizations to explore the political realities surrounding one of the country's most pressing and divisive election issues, Immigration from Mexico/ Central America. 1640 9th Ave. Sacramento FMI: 916 446-3304

Thursday, Feb 18, 6:30pm, Film: Symphony of the Soil. An artistic exploration of the miraculous substance soil. filmed on four continents, featuring esteemed scientists and working farmers and ranchers, Symphony of the Soil is an intriguing presentation that highlights possibilities of healthy soil creating healthy plants creating healthy humans living on a healthy planet. California State Grange, 3830 U St, Sacramento. FMI: barbaraleary@comcast.net

Thursday, Feb 18, 7pm, Richard Walker, Professor Emeritus of Geography at UC Berkeley, explains: “Forget it Jake, it’s (still) Chinatown: the California drought as land and water grab.” Free. Sierra 2 Center, Room 12, 2791 24th St, Sacramento. FMI: 916-835-4330 info@marxistschool.org.

Friday, Feb 19, 7pm, Fighting ICE Raids & The Struggle for Socialism. Hear from local activists in the struggle to end deportations, and from organizers dedicated to implementing socialism in the United States. Colonial Heights Library 4799 Stockton Blvd, Sacramento, FMI: 916-572-9680; Sac@PSLweb.org

Sunday, Feb 21, 7:30pm, An evening with Dr Jeff Halper, Co-Founder of the Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions, who will discuss his latest book, War Against the People: Israel, the Palestinians and Global Pacification. Book available for purchase. Unitarian Universalist Society of Sacramento 2425 Sierra Blvd, Sacramento, CA FMI SabeelSacramento@gmail.com

Monday, Feb 22, 6pm, Attend Sacramento Regional Transit meeting & tell them to drop human rights violator G4S corporation, screen contractors for violations of human rights, rights of the child, labor rights and international law. Send the RT Board a message. 1400 29th St, Sacramento. FMI: SacRideHuman@gmail.com

Tuesday, Feb 23, 4:30 - 6pm, Stop U.S. militarism and wars now! Weekly Vigil. 16th & J, Sacramento. 916-448-7157.

Tuesday, Feb 23, 7pm, 4th Tuesday Film: American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs, covers Boggs's lifetime of vital thinking and action, traversing major U.S. social movements from labor to civil rights, to Black Power, feminism, the Asian American and environmental justice movements and beyond. Her constantly evolving strategy and willingness to re-evaluate and change tactics in relation to the world shifting around her, drives the story forward. This event is a collaboration with POV, the award-winning independent non-fiction film series on PBS www.pbs.org/pov 909 12th St, Sacramento. Info: 916-448-7157, sacpeace@dcn.org

Wednesday, Feb 24, 4 - 5pm, No New Wars, No Killer Drones. Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sacramento. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595

Saturday, Feb 27, 7pm, The Peace Cures Benefit Tour with Arab Idol Mohammed Assaf and special guest Amer Zahr. Benefit for Peace for Children. McClellan Convention Center, 5411 Luce Avenue, McClellan. Click for tickets FMI 916-900-6941


March 2016 Sacramento Peace Events


Tuesday, Mar 1, 4:30 - 6pm, Stop U.S. militarism and wars now! Weekly Vigil. 16th & J, Sacramento. 916-448-7157.

Wednesday, Mar 2, 4 - 5pm, No New Wars, No Killer Drones. Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sacramento. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595

Sunday, Mar 6, 2pm, Curanderismo Series: Food is Medicine: food justice, activism and traditional healing. Sol Collective, 2574 21st St, Sacramento. Free. FMI: annajoyce11@gmail.com; 707-888-7666; 916-821-1252

Tuesday, Mar 8, 4:30 - 6pm, Stop U.S. militarism and wars now! Weekly Vigil. 16th & J, Sacramento. 916-448-7157.

Tuesday, Mar 8, 6:30pm, SacPeace Board meets. Members welcome. 909 12th St, Sacramento. FMI: 916-448-7157; sacpeace@dcn.org

Wednesday, Mar 9, 4 - 5pm, No New Wars, No Killer Drones. Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sacramento. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595

Saturday, Mar 12, 2 - 4pm, Read Palestine Book discussion Sharon and My Mother-in-Law by Suad Amiry with SacramentoBethlehem Sister City, McClatchy Library, 2112 22nd St. Sacramento FMI: SacramentoBethlehem@yahoo.com

Saturday, Mar 12, 7pm, Save the Date: Fukushima update. Exactly Five Years and the Fukushima Nuclear Power Meltdown Continues, polluting the Pacific Ocean. Come and Participate in… What Was, What Is, and What You can do about it! Location TBA. FMI: 916-448-7157; SacPeace@dcn.org

Saturday, Mar 12, 9:45am - 12noon, Citizen's Climate Lobby Monthly Meeting. 5265 H Street, Sacramento. 707-845-1216; joincclsac@gmail.com.

Tuesday, Mar 15, 4 - 6pm, 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 16, 4 - 5pm, No New Wars, No Killer Drones. Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sacramento. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595

Saturday, Mar 19, 10am - 12:30pm, Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence Sacramento Valley Chapter Meeting. Join us to learn and help prevent gun violence in our nation. Lutheran Church, 41 Marconi Ave. Sacramento FMI: bradysacramento@gmail.com

Tuesday, Mar 22, 4:30 - 6pm, Stop U.S. militarism and wars now! Weekly Vigil. 16th & J, Sacramento. 916-448-7157.

Tuesday, Mar 22, 7pm, 4th Tuesday Film: TBD. 909 12th Street, Sacramento. Info: 916-448-7157, sacpeace@dcn.org

Wednesday, Mar 23, 4 - 5pm, No New Wars, No Killer Drones. Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sacramento. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595

Saturday, Mar 26, 10am, 16th Annual Cesar Chavez Marcht . March starting location TBA; march goes to West Steps State Captiol, 10th & Capital, Sacramento. Click for contact info.

Saturday, Mar 26, 10am, Save the Date: 16th Annual Cesar Chavez March. march starts at 10am, location TBA; 12noon Program at West Steps State Capitol, 10th & Capital, Sacramento. FMI: 530payan@gmail.com

Sunday, Mar 27, 2nd annual Shut Down Creech AFB in Indian Springs Nevada. Carpools from Sacramento: 916.284-0944, bbinks@comcast.net. FMI & nans going from Bay Area: ratherbenyckeling@comcast.net; 510-215-5974. Facebook.

Tuesday, Mar 29, 4:30 - 6pm, Stop U.S. militarism and wars now! Weekly Vigil. 16th & J, Sacramento. 916-448-7157.

Wednesday, Mar 30, 4 - 5pm, No New Wars, No Killer Drones. Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sacramento. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595

Ongoing Vigils in Valley & Foothill Communities

Davis Peace Coalition: Silent Peace Vigil, every Saturday, 11am-12noon, G Street Plaza (between 2nd and 3rd Streets) Davis, 530-758-8575, www.davispeace.org  (Updated 11-2006)

Sacramento Area Peace Action: Tuesdays, 4-6pm, 16th   J Streets ; Saturdays 11:30am-1:30pm: 1 st Sat. Arden at Heritage; 3 rd Sat. Fulton   Marconi, Sacramento , 916-448-7157, sypeaceact@jps.net  (Updated 11-2006)

Solano County Peace and Justice Coalition, Thursdays, 5 to 6 pm, First and Military street in Benicia, www.solanopeaceandjustice.com  (Updated 11-2006)

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. 530 662-0387; doehene@charter.net  ( Updated 11-2006)