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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.


March 2015 Sacramento Area Peace Events


Thursday, Mar 5, 7 - 8:30pm, Films: History Revisited: A short film on the National Women’s History Project and their goals for initiating March as Women’s History Month. And The Role of American Women in the Work of the Nation, a short film on the history of women’s rights in the work place and the positive impact on the economy. Discussion to follow. Colonial Heights Library, 4799 Stockton Blvd., Sacramento. FMI: conjoin@macnexus.org

Saturday, Mar 7, 11am - 1pm, Boycott SodaStream & other Israeli products. Join weekly bannering & leafleting at local stores. For location: SacramentoBDS@gmail.com

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

Tuesday, Mar 10, 7 - 9pm, Video: David Harvey Presents Capital, Class 11, Part 2. Vol 2, Chapters 20-21. Followed by discussion. Colonial Heights Library, 4799 Stockton Blvd, Sac. FMI: info@marxistschool.org, 916-835-4330.

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

Thursday, Mar 12, 6:15pm, SacPeace Board meets. 909 12th St. Sacramento. FMI: sacpeace@dcn.org; 916-448-7157

Thursday, Mar 12, 6:30pm, Forum on City Ethics and Transparency Reforms see 3-25. South Natomas Library, 2901 Truxel Rd. Sacramento. FMI: 916-447-8683

Thursday, Mar 12, 7 - 8:30pm, Film: Femme: Women Healing the World, Part 1. Influential > women discuss history, science, politics, religion, entertainment and solutions to the multiple crises we face throughout the world. Discussion to follow. Colonial Heights Library, 4799 Stockton Blvd., Sacramento. FMI: conjoin@macnexus.org

Saturday, Mar 14, 11am - 1pm, Boycott SodaStream & other Israeli products. Join weekly bannering & leafleting at local stores. For location: SacramentoBDS@gmail.com

Saturday, Mar 14, 1pm, Reading of two children's short stories that have received the Jane Addams Children's Book Award, We Shall Overcome: The Story of a Song and Brave Girl. The Reading will be done by educator Sabreena Britt, a member of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom.Children of all ages are welcome. Auburn Library, 350 Nevada Street, Auburn. FMI: conjoin@macnexus.org

Saturday, Mar 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

Monday, Mar 16, 4 - 6pm, Annual vigil protest the 2003 murder of Rachel Corrie, who was killed by an Israeli soldier while trying to protect Palestinian homes from illegal demolition. Federal Building, 501 I St. Sacramento. FMI: 916-424-2350; j_colbe@yahoo.com

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

Tuesday, Mar 17, 4 - 6pm, Protest to demand an end toU.S. aid to Israel & boycott companies aiding Israel's abuses. Sign petitions for Palestinian rights. 16th & J, Sacramento. 916-448-7157.

Tuesday, Mar 17, 7 - 9pm, Video: David Harvey Presents Capital, Class 12. Followed by discussion. Colonial Heights Library, 4799 Stockton Blvd, Sac. FMI: info@marxistschool.org, 916-835-4330.

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

Wednesday, Mar 18, 7:15pm, Film: Groundswell Rising showing the human side of the fracking experience and the resulting need to protect our children's air and water. Small donation appreciated. 1640 9th Ave. Sacramento FMI: Sac Action for Latin America 916 446-3304

Thursday, Mar 19, 7 - 9pm, Dawn Paley, author of Drug War Capitalism, will discuss her book and answer questions by Skype; book will be available. Snacks provided. Sierra 2 , Garden Room, 2791 24th St, Sacramento. FMI: info@marxistschool.org; 916-835-4330.

Thursday, Mar 19, 7 - 8:30pm, Film: Femme: Women Healing the World part 2 - a continuation of the March 12 film showing - see description above. Discussion to follow. Colonial Heights Library, 4799 Stockton Blvd., Sacramento. FMI: conjoin@macnexus.org

Saturday, Mar 21, 11am - 1pm, Boycott SodaStream & other Israeli products. Join weekly bannering & leafleting at local stores. For location: SacramentoBDS@gmail.com

Sunday, Mar 22, 11:30am, High tech companies and technologies of repression and control: from Pelican Bay to Palestine to Ferguson. Talk by Dalit Baum, Pd.D, American Friends Service Committee’s Director of Economic Activism, Jewish Israeli activist, and feminist scholar. Sacramento Friends Meeting, 890 57th St, Sacramento. FMI: kristyup@pacbell.net

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

Tuesday, Mar 24, 7pm, 4th Tuesday Films: Google and the World Brain. In 1937, writer H.G. Wells imagined a "World Brain" containing all of the world's knowledge; 70 years later, Google set about realizing Wells's vision while coming up against many obstacles. The film tells about the project and struggles over intellectual property and access to human knowledge and broader themes of freedom and surveillance. 909 12th St. Sac. Info: 916-448-7157, sacpeace@dcn.org

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

Wednesday, Mar 25, 6:30pm, Forum on City Ethics & Transparency Reforms to obtain ideas, opinions and feedback on meaningful and effective reforms of Sacramento city government. Robbie Waters Library, 7335 Gloria Dr, Sacramento. FMI: 916-447-8683.

Thursday, Mar 26, 7 - 8:30pm, Life & Art of the Great Isadora Duncan: A Living History Dance Performance. Lois Flood, dance teacher and peace activist will tell the stories of Isadora Duncan, a revolutionary dancer and writer, through the arts of dance and poetry. Colonial Heights Library, 4799 Stockton Blvd., Sacramento. FMI: conjoin@macnexus.org

Saturday, Mar 28, 10am, 15th Annual Cesar E. Chavez March, Southside Park, 7th & T Sts. Sacramento. FMI: eyetileye@yahoo.com

Saturday, Mar 28, 11am - 1pm, Boycott SodaStream & other Israeli products. Join weekly bannering & leafleting at local stores. For location: SacramentoBDS@gmail.com

Monday, Mar 30, 3 - 5pm, Join N. Calif. Activists United Against Drone Warfare at Beale AFB monthly protest. Main gate, 4675 N. Beale Rd, Marysville, followed by potluck and camping. FMI: Nevada County: 941-320-0291; Sacramento: 916-284-0944, bbinks@comcast.net

Tuesday, Mar 31, 4:30 - 6pm, End the Occupations and U.S. Wars NOW! Weekly Vigil. 16th & J, Sacramento. 916-448-7157.

Tuesday, Mar 31, 6 - 8am, Join N. Calif. Activists United Against Drone Warfare at Beale AFB monthly protest. Wheatland gate, 3960 S. Beale Rd. @ Ostrom Rd, Marysville. FMI: Nevada County: 941-320-0291; Sacramento: 916-284-0944, bbinks@comcast.net.


April 2015 Sacramento Peace Events


Wednesday, Apr 1, 4 - 5pm, No New Wars, No Killer Drones. Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sacramento. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595

Tuesday, Apr 7, 4:30 - 6pm, End the Occupations and U.S. Wars NOW! Weekly Vigil. 16th & J, Sacramento. 916-448-7157.

Wednesday, Apr 8, 4 - 5pm, No New Wars, No Killer Drones. Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sacramento. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595

Thursday, Apr 9, 6:15pm, SacPeace Board meets. 909 12th St. Sacramento. FMI: sacpeace@dcn.org; 916-448-7157

Tuesday, Apr 14, 4:30 - 6pm, End the Occupations and U.S. Wars NOW! Weekly Vigil. 16th & J, Sacramento. 916-448-7157.

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

Tuesday, Apr 21, 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.

Wednesday, Apr 22, 4 - 5pm, No New Wars, No Killer Drones. Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sacramento. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595

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

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

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)