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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.


October 2014 Sacramento Area Peace Events


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 CAís Missions: A Native Perspective. Andre Galvan, Ohlone curator of San Franciscoís 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, 12 - 4pm, Nicaraguan Pottery Sale see Nov 23. So. Natomas Park, 2901 Truxel Rd, Sacramento.

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.

Sunday, Oct 12, 11am - 6pm, Freethought Day Festival. A celebration of free minds and independent thinking, the right to doubt an question, combining the fun of a fair with the education and activism of a conference. Speakers, music, vendors, live entertainment. Free attendance (donations accepted). North Steps, State Capitol, 11th & L Sts. Sacramento. 209-610-0651; chair@FreethoughtDay.org.

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 workersí cooperatives in America). Sierra 2, Rm 9, 2791 24th St, Sacramento. FMI: 916-835-4330; info@marxistschool.org

Friday, Oct 17, 7:15pm, Film: Disruption about the effects of Climate Change that motivated 400,000 people to show up for the recent march in New York City and thousands in other cities around the world. Free; donations welcome. SALA 1640 9th Ave.Sacramento. 916-446-3304.

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

Saturday, Oct 18, Protest the Israeli basketball teamís playing at Sleep Train Arena. Tell the Kings not to support Israelís war crimes or attacks on Palestinian athletes by playing the Israeli team. FMI: SacramentoBDS@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


Saturday, Nov 8, 9:30am - 4pm, Nicaraguan Pottery Sale see Nov 23: Fremont Presby 5770 Carlson Dr. Sacramento

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

Sunday, Nov 23, 8:30am - 2pm, Nicaraguan Pottery Sale: Friends of San Juan de Oriente. All proceeds for Nicaraguan community for student scholarships, community and infrastructure building. St. Francis, 1066 26th St. Sacramento. 916-451-9593

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 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)