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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.


August 2014 Sacramento Area Peace Events


Saturday, Aug 23, Boycott SodaStream Bannering and leafleting. SodaStream is made in an illegal Israeli settlement on stolen Palestinian land in violation of international law. Don't buy it; ask stores not to sell it. Location: sacramentobds@gmail.com. Sign petitions for Palestinian rights at: www.sacbds.org/petitions

Monday, Aug 25, 3 - 5pm, Join N. Calif. Activists United Against Drone Warfare and Global militarization. Beale AFB 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. This month's theme is GAZA. Facebook

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

Tuesday, Aug 26, 6 - 8am, Join N. Calif. Activists United Against Drone Warfare and Global Militarization, Protest at Beale AFB Main gate, 4875 N. Beale Rd, Marysville. FMI: Nevada County: 941-320-0291; Sacramento: 916-284-0944, bbinks@comcast.net. This month's theme is GAZA. Facebook

Tuesday, Aug 26, 7 - 9pm, Video: David Harvey Presents Capital, Class 6, Part 1 (Vol. 3, Chapters 21-26). SMUD, 6301 "S" St, Sacramento. FMI: info@marxistschool.org; 916-835-4330

Tuesday, Aug 26, 7pm, 4th Tues. Film: On Sacred Ground, explores the battle to protect and educate about Bear Butte a native sacred site in South Dakota and the interruptions imposed by the annual Surgis motorcycle rally held in August. Various perspectives provide insight about Bear Butte and other sacred sites including a housing development in Huntington Beach, CA and rock climbing at Bear Lodge WY. 909 12th St. Sac. Info: 916-448-7157, sacpeace@dcn.org

Wednesday, Aug 27, 4 - 5pm, No Drone Wars! Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sac. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595

Wednesday, Aug 27, 7pm, Fire & Water: How Global Warming Changes California’s Weather talk by climate consultant Dana Nuccitelli. Free. SMUD HQ Auditorium, 6301 S St, Sacramento. FMI: eileenh@surewest.net; 916-481-3703.

Thursday, Aug 28, 7pm, Political Prisoner Letter Writing Night: We’ll be sending birthday cards and We-Support-You cards. Writing supplies provided. Coffee Garden(2904 Franklin Blvd, Sacramento. FMI: sactoacafe@riseup.net

Thursday, Aug 28, 7pm, Ferguson Report Back: Stop Police Brutality! Hear from Sacramentans who joined demonstrations against police brutality in Ferguson, Missouri. Sol Collective 2574 21st St Sacramento. FMI: 916-572-9680; sac@ANSWERcoalition.org

Saturday, Aug 30, Boycott SodaStream Bannering and leafleting. SodaStream is made in an illegal Israeli settlement on stolen Palestinian land in violation of international law. Don't buy it; ask stores not to sell it. Location: sacramentobds@gmail.com. Sign petitions for Palestinian rights at: www.sacbds.org/petitions

Sunday, Aug 31, 2 - 4pm, Empowering Women in Palestine: Women's Perspectives of Forcible Displacement. A photo exhibit by women who live in the occupied West Bank and are severely targeted by Israeli home demolitions, settler violence, land theft and other violations of international law. A short documentary will also be shown. Room #9, Sierra 2, 2791 24th St. Sacramento. FMI: ozeirz23@gmail.com


September 2014 Sacramento Peace Events


Tuesday, Sep 2, 4:30 - 6pm, Weekly Vigil: End the Occupations and U.S. Wars NOW! 16th & J, Sacramento. 916-448-7157.

Wednesday, Sep 3, 4 - 5pm, No Drone Wars! Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sac. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595

Saturday, Sep 6, 9:30am - 12pm, California Capital Airshow demonstration to remind attendees that warplanes and unmanned aerial vehicles (drones) are not "entertainment" and are harmful to people and the environment. Bring a sign and meet at Old Placerville Rd. and Systems Pkwy, Mather Field/Rancho Cordova. Info: 916-448-7157, sacpeace@dcn.org

Tuesday, Sep 9, 4:30 - 6pm, Weekly Vigil: End the Occupations and U.S. Wars NOW! 16th & J, Sacramento. 916-448-7157.

Wednesday, Sep 10, 4 - 5pm, No Drone Wars! Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sac. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-459

Wednesday, Sep 10, 6:30pm, Film: The Village Under the Forest, revealing the disturbing story of the forest paid for by Jews in South Africa to hide the Palestinian village of Lubya that was ethnically cleansed during the Nakba. Blanchard Rm, Public Library, 315, E 14th, Davis. FMI: 530-746-2168

Thursday, Sep 11, 6pm, SacPeace Board meets. 909 12th St, Sacramento. 916-448-7157; sacpeace@dcn.org

Saturday, Sep 13, 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.

Saturday, Sep 13, 7pm, Film: Voices Across the Divide. A personal journey to understand the Palestinian narrative as well as the implications and contradictions of deeply held cultural beliefs in the Jewish community. Discussion following with filmmaker Alice Rothchild. Friends Meeting House, 890 57th St. Sacramento. FMI: sacramento@jewishvoiceforpeace.org

Sunday, Sep 14, 12:30pm, Robin Kristofek, RN, BSN, on Inspiring Local Community to Creatively Address Climate Change, short video and presentation; Westminster Presbyterian Church Club Room, 1300 N St, Sacramento. FMI: 916-444-7783

Sunday, Sep 14, 12noon, Global Warming: How it Affects All of Us, Now and In the Future, talk by climate consultant, Dana Nuccitelli. Includes free lunch provided by Unitarian Universalist Earth Justice group. Pilgrim Hall, Sierra Arden UCC, 890 Morse Avenue, Sacramento FMI: ejm@uuss.org

Tuesday, Sep 16, 4:30 - 6pm, End U.S. Aid to Israel. End the Occupations and U.S. Wars NOW! 16th & J, Sacramento. 916-448-7157.

Wednesday, Sep 17, 4 - 5pm, No Drone Wars! Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sac. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-459

Wednesday, Sep 17, 7:15pm, SALA Goes to the Movies. Film TBA. 1640 9th Ave. Sacramento. FMI: Sac Action for Latin America (SALA) 916-446-3304

Saturday, Sep 20, 2 - 5pm, Guatemala Friends Scholarship Program Handicraft Sale of shirts, blouses, huipiles, purses, bamboo scarves, shawls, jewelry, and much more. Proceeds provide scholarships for students in Guatemala (90%) and the Undocumented Student Scholarship Program (10%). Light refreshments. Sacramento Friends Meeting, 890 57th St, Sacramento. FMI: dforestvil@aol.com

Tuesday, Sep 23, 4:30 - 6pm, Weekly Vigil: End the Occupations and U.S. Wars NOW! 16th & J, Sacramento. 916-448-7157.

Tuesday, Sep 23, 7pm, 4th Tues. Film: Hawaii - A Voice for Sovereignty explores the culture of the Native Hawaiians and their connection to the land. The film discusses the history of opposition to US occupation and the social, economic, and ecological issues that have developed in Hawaii since the takeover by the U.S. in 1893. From sacred sites, to indigenous language, Hawaiians are fighting hard to protect their traditions, and their future. 909 12th St. Sac. Info: 916-448-7157, sacpeace@dcn.org

Wednesday, Sep 24, 4 - 5pm, No Drone Wars! Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sac. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-459

Monday, Sep 29, 3 - 5pm, Join N. Calif. Activists United Against Drone Warfare and Global militarization. Beale AFB 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, Sep 30, 4:30 - 6pm, Weekly Vigil: End the Occupations and U.S. Wars NOW! 16th & J, Sacramento. 916-448-7157.

Tuesday, Sep 30, 6 - 8am, Join N. Calif. Activists United Against Drone Warfare and Global Militarization, Protest at Beale AFB 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.


October 2014 Sacramento Peace Events


Thursday, Oct 9, 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

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)