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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.


April 2016 Sacramento Area Peace Events


Saturday, Apr 30, 10am - 12noon, National Cohousing Open House. Cohousing, a concept of intentional community imported from Denmark to the U.S. by two California architects celebrates 25 years with an open house. Southside Park Cohousing will be participating with two guided tours and refreshments. 434 T St., (behind 440 T) Sacramento. FMI: 916-447-2169

Saturday, Apr 30, 6pm, Benefit Dinner for the needy people of Palestine. Guest Speakers: Hussam Ayloush (CAIR Executive Director LA) and Imam Sh. Abdeljalil Mezgouri. Valley Oak Ballroom, Wackford Acquatic Complex, 9014 Bruceville Rd Elk Grove. FMI: hjamali@irusa.org; 916-230-8887


May 2016 Sacramento Peace Events


Sunday, May 1, 2 - 4pm, Curanderismo Series Presents: Toxic Foods: The truth behind what you are eating. Sol Collective, 2574 21st St, Sacramento. FMI: 916.821.1252 or 707.888.7666

Monday, May 2, 11am - 1pm, End Fracking Now! Vigil at Western States Petroleum Assoc., 1415 L St, Sacramento. FMI: System Change Not Climate Change 660-563-0537; 916-835-4330

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

Wednesday, May 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, May 4, 6 - 9pm, Raise the Wage Sacramento Fundraiser, Sol Collective, 2574 21st St, Sacramento. FMI: RaiseTheWageSac@gmail.com

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

Wednesday, May 11, 1 - 3pm, From the Mountains of Laos to the Sacramento Valley: The Odyssey of the Hmong People. Presentation by Touger Vang, Programming and Outreach Librarian ACC, 7334 Park City Drive, Sacramento. FMI: whbonta@sbcglobal.net

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

Friday, May 13, Join 350Sacramentoin the van pool to the break free from fossil fuels march in Los Angeles May 14. Help needed to fund raise and with logistics. FMI: 916-541-1373, meganelsea@gmail.com.

Sunday, May 15, 12:30pm, Protest Annual Celebrate Israel event: There is nothing to celebrate about Apartheid Israel's violations of international law or human rights. Raley Field, 5th St. & Ballpark Dr., West Sacramento. FMI: SacReg4PalestinianRights@gmail.com

Sunday, May 15, 12:30pm, From Life to Life: Stories of Restoration. Jim McDermott gives an overview of life at Restoration House, a transitional house for parolees to assist them in integrating back into the community and leading a productive life. Two graduates will tell of their personal stories. Westminster Presbyterian Church Club Room, 1300 N St. Sacramento. FMI: 916-444-7783

Sunday, May 15, 4 - 6pm, Sacramento Area Peace Action annual membership potluck and meeting. 909 12th St. Sacramento. FMI: 916-448-7157; sacpeace@dcn.org

Tuesday, May 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.

Tuesday, May 17, 7pm, Film: On the Side of the Road. The story of those who fought to erase Palestine and created an Israeli landscape of denial. Southside Park Co-Housing 434 T (behind 440 T), Sacramento FMI: sacramento@jewishvoiceforpeace.org; 916-769-1641,

Wednesday, May 18, California Rivers Day lobbying at the Capitol.. State Capitol, 1315 10th St, Sacramento. Sign up and more info: jcarlson@friendsoftheriver.org; 916-442-3155 x211

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

Wednesday, May 18, 7:15pm, Film: Where to Invade Next. With his customary humor, in his latest documentary, Michael Moore shows us how we're screwing up things that made this country great, and takes us to countries that are dealing successfully with these same problems. 1640 9th Ave. Sacramento. FMI: 916-446-3304

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

Tuesday, May 24, 7pm, 4th Tuesday Film: TBD. 909 12th Street, Sacramento. Info: 916-448-7157, sacpeace@dcn.org

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

Sunday, May 29, 1 - 2:30pm, Sykes-Picotís Century of Imperialist Blowback: How WWIís Secret Treaty Still Haunts Us Today. Talk by CSUS Associate Professor of History Michael G. Vann. Central Library, 828 I St., Sacramento. FMI: 916-264-2920

Tuesday, May 31, 4:30 - 6pm, Stop U.S. militarism and wars now! Weekly Vigil. 16th & J, Sacramento. 916-448-7157.

Tuesday, May 31, 7pm, North America Nakba Tour: The Exiled Palestinians. Stateless Palestinians from the Camps in Lebanon tell their stories. 909 12th St. Sacramento. FMI: 916-448-7157


June 2016 Sacramento Peace Events


Wednesday, Jun 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, Jun 7, 4:30 - 6pm, Stop U.S. militarism and wars now! Weekly Vigil. 16th & J, Sacramento. 916-448-7157.

Wednesday, Jun 8, 4 - 6pm, Vigil to support a true investigation of Israel's 1967 attack on the USS Liberty . Federal building 501 I St. Sacramento. FMI: 916-424-2350 or j_colbe@yahoo.com.

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

Saturday, Jun 11, 9:45am - 12noon, Citizen's Climate Lobby Monthly Meeting. 5265 H Street, Sacramento. FMI: 707-845-1216; joincclsac@gmail.com.

Tuesday, Jun 14, 4:30 - 6pm, Stop U.S. militarism and wars now! Weekly Vigil. 16th & J, Sacramento. 916-448-7157.

Wednesday, Jun 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, Jun 21, 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, Jun 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, Jun 28, 4:30 - 6pm, Stop U.S. militarism and wars now! Weekly Vigil. 16th & J, Sacramento. 916-448-7157.

Wednesday, Jun 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)