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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.


September 2015 Sacramento Area Peace Events


Monday, Sep 7, 7 - 10pm, Celebrated author Don Paul will perform poems and songs and discuss 'New Tools to Make the Future Our Own' recent technology (3D printing) and ways of organizing (Cooperative Housing) that we, the people, can use to reclaim power and possibilities. Proceeds will benefit stickingupforchildren.com and the FEPE orphanage in Haiti. This event is FREE. Denny’s conference room, 1235 Harbor Blvd., West Sacramento FMI: 916-372-8433

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

Wednesday, Sep 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, Sep 12, 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, Sep 13, 12:30pm, Are you in the Blast Zone? Ashley Pierson and Jo Ann Fuller discuss Union Pacific plans to ship highly flammable crude oil by rail through downtown Sacramento. Free. Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1300 N Street, Sacramento. FMI: 916-444-7783.

Monday, Sep 14, 6 - 8pm, Sacramento 9/11 Truth monthly meeting. Denny's conference room, 1235 Harbor Blvd., West Sacramento. FMI: 916-372-8433

Tuesday, Sep 15, 11am - 1pm, Join System Change Not Climate Change & friends for monthly End Fracking Now!! vigil. 15th & K in front of Gov. Brown's loft. FMI: 660-563-0537; 916-835-4330.

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

Wednesday, Sep 16, 6pm, Attend public hearing to demand that Mather Field vernal pools are protected. Sacramento County Chambers, 700 H St. Sacramento. FMI: Info@MLC.sierraclub.org

Wednesday, Sep 16, 7:15pm, Film: Crying Earth Rise Up, addressing the impact that modern uranium mining has on the land, water and people. The film follows Elisha Yellow Thunder, a young mother who is determined to identify the source of contamination in an effort to protect the water supply of the Lakota people. SALA 1640 9th Ave. Sacramento. FMI: 916 446-3304

Thursday, Sep 17, 6:30pm, Film: Genetic Roulette - The Gamble of Our Lives. Never-Before-Seen-Evidence points to genetically engineered foods as a major contributor to rising disease rates in the US population, especially among children. Free. California Grange, 3830 U St, Sacramento. FMI: barbaraleary@comcast.net

Thursday, Sep 17, 7 - 9pm, Clandestine Occupations, talk by Diana Block on her novel, a thinly based autobiography based on the lives of various women dealing with, life ‘underground.’ The author herself spent 10 years (in the 80s) living underground with her partner and kids, involved in anti-imperialist armed struggle. Free. Sierra 2 Center, Room 12, 2791 24th St, Sacramento. FMI: 916-835-4330; info@marxistschool.org

Thursday, Sep 17, 7pm, A Century of Imperialism & War: How the World Has Changed, What Remains the Same? Richard Becker, co-founder ANSWER Coalition , will address why understanding these changes so important for activists and all those interested in world events followed by questions and discussion. 909 12th St. Sacramento. FMI: 916-448-7157.

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

Tuesday, Sep 22, 7pm, Film: Coastal Clash that documents the battle over California's coastline. After years of the public being obstructed and chased away, in July of this year the Carbon Beach West coastal access way opened-a 10-foot-wide concrete walkway that cuts between two exclusive Malibu homes so the public can more easily access "Billionaire's Beach" in Malibu. 909 12th St. Sac. Info: 916-448-7157, sacpeace@dcn.org

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

Friday, Sep 25, 10am - 2pm, Native American Day. West Steps State Capitol, 10th & Capital, Sacramento. Free and open to the public. FMI: connie.striplen@parks.ca.gov

Monday, Sep 28, 3 - 5pm, Join Northern Calif. Activists United Against Drone Warfare at Beale AFB Main Gate, 4675 N. Beale Rd, Marysville monthly protest, followed by potluck and camping at the main gate, 4675 N. Beale Rd. FMI: Sacramento: 916-284-0944, bbinks@comcast.net; Nevada County: 941-320-0291. Note: If the main gate is closed Monday afternoon we will meet at the Wheatland gate.

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

Tuesday, Sep 29, 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: Sacramento: 916-284-0944, bbinks@comcast.net; Nevada County: 941-320-0291.

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


October 2015 Sacramento Peace Events


Thursday, Oct 1, 11am - 1pm, Join System Change Not Climate Change & friends for monthly End Fracking Now!! vigil. 15th & K in front of Gov. Brown's loft. FMI: 660-563-0537; 916-835-4330.

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

Wednesday, Oct 7, 4 - 5pm, No New Wars, No Killer Drones. Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sacramento. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595

Wednesday, Oct 7, 6:30pm, SacPeace Board meets, 909 12th St, Sacramento. Members welcome

Saturday, Oct 10, 5 - 8pm, 36th Annual Sacramento Women Take Back the Night! The 2015 Rally and March will be an evening of remembrance, celebration, and action to stand against all forms of violence against women and children. Sacramento Native American Health Center, 2020 J St, Sacramento. FMI: info@sactakebackthenight.org; 916-825-1943; Facebook

Saturday, Oct 10, 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

Monday, Oct 12, 6 - 8pm, Sacramento 9/11 Truth monthly meeting. Denny's conference room, 1235 Harbor Blvd., West Sacramento. FMI: 916-372-8433

Tuesday, Oct 13, 4:30 - 6pm, Stop U.S. militarism and wars now! Weekly Vigil. 16th & J, Sacramento. 916-448-7157.

Wednesday, Oct 14, 4 - 5pm, No New Wars, No Killer Drones. Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sacramento. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595

Thursday, Oct 15, 6:30pm, Film: The Russian River, All Rivers - The Value of An American Watershed This film explores the diverse forces which have come to shape one of California's iconic rivers — forces which impact rivers and watersheds throughout the world. Free. California Grange, 3830 U St, Sacramento. FMI: barbaraleary@comcast.net

Tuesday, Oct 20, 4 - 6, 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, Oct 21, 4 - 5pm, No New Wars, No Killer Drones. Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sacramento. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595

Thursday, Oct 22, 7 - 9pm, Everyone Has Their Reasons. Talk by Joseph Matthews on the novel, written by a radical Bay Area lawyer (involved back in the day as the defense lawyer for the SF 6, George Jackson etc), based on the true story and life of the Polish- German Jewish teenager, Herschel Grynspan. Free. Sierra 2 Center, Room 12, 2791 24th St, Sacramento. FMI: 916-835-4330; info@marxistschool.org

Saturday, Oct 24, 11am - 1:30pm, Film: Native Two Spirits about the story of Fred Martinez, nádleehí, a male-bodied person with a feminine nature—a special gift in his ancient Navajo culture. Followed by discussion with California tribal expert Perry Tripp. Cost is museum admission $5 adult/$3youth. CA State Indian Museum, 2618 K St, Sacramento. FMI: 916 324-0971

Tuesday, Oct 27, 4:30 - 6pm, Stop U.S. militarism and wars now! Weekly Vigil. 16th & J, Sacramento. 916-448-7157.

Wednesday, Oct 28, 4 - 5pm, No New Wars, No Killer Drones. Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sacramento. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595


November 2015 Sacramento Peace Events


Monday, Nov 2, 11am - 1pm, Join System Change Not Climate Change & friends for monthly End Fracking Now!! vigil. 15th & K in front of Gov. Brown's loft. FMI: 660-563-0537; 916-835-4330.

Tuesday, Nov 3, 4:30 - 6, Stop U.S. militarism and wars now! Weekly Vigil. 16th & J, Sacramento. 916-448-7157.

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

Wednesday, Nov 4, 6:30pm, SacPeace Board meets, 909 12th St, Sacramento. Members welcome

Tuesday, Nov 10, 4:30 - 6pm, 4:30 - 6pm, Stop U.S. militarism and wars now! Weekly Vigil. 16th & J, Sacramento. 916-448-7157.

Wednesday, Nov 11, 4 - 5pm, No New Wars, No Killer Drones. Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sacramento. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595

Thursday, Nov 12, 7 - 9pm, Crashing The Party: Legacies And Lessons From The RNC 2000’. Talk by Kris Hermes, a radical lawyer, and longtime NLG member, that got involved in the Republican Convention of 2000 in Philadelphia, becoming both a defendant and part of the legal team.. Free. Sierra 2 Center, Room 12, 2791 24th St, Sacramento. FMI: 916-835-4330; info@marxistschool.org

Saturday, Nov 14, 5 - 7pm, Poets for Peace Reading. The region's most outspoken and articulate activist poets will be featured to read their work in support of human rights and social justice. Free & open to the public; donations to SacPeace welcome. 909 12th St, Sacramento. FMI: frankdixongraham@aol.com

Saturday, Nov 14, 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, Nov 17, 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, Nov 18, 4 - 5pm, No New Wars, No Killer Drones. Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sacramento. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595

Thursday, Nov 19, 7 - 9pm, To Defend The Revolution Is To Defend Culture: The Cultural Policy Of The Cuban Revolution. Talk by Rebecca Gordon-Nesbitt. Based on a four-year research project, which included five months in Havana, this book documents the approaches to culture that evolved out of the 1959 Cuban Revolution. Free. Sierra 2 Center, Room 12, 2791 24th St, Sacramento. FMI: 916-835-4330; info@marxistschool.org

Tuesday, Nov 24, 4:30 - 6pm, 4:30 - 6pm, Stop U.S. militarism and wars now! Weekly Vigil. 16th & J, Sacramento. 916-448-7157.

Wednesday, Nov 25, 4 - 5pm, No New Wars, No Killer Drones. Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sacramento. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595


December 2015 Sacramento Peace Events


Tuesday, Dec 1, 11am - 1pm, Join System Change Not Climate Change & friends for monthly End Fracking Now!! vigil. 15th & K in front of Gov. Brown's loft. FMI: 660-563-0537; 916-835-4330.

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

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

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

Wednesday, Dec 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, Dec 12, 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, Dec 15, 4 - 6, 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, Dec 16, 4 - 5pm, No New Wars, No Killer Drones. Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sacramento. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595

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

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

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

Wednesday, Dec 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)