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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 2014 Sacramento Area Peace Events


Monday, Sep 1, 3 - 5pm, 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. Where: Doubletree Hotel, 2001 Point W. Way, Sacramento. Free. FMI: ozeirz23@gmail.com

Monday, Sep 1, 3:30 - 8pm, Sacramento Central Labor Council Labor Day Picnic. Fun, free event for union members and family. BBQ dinner served 4 – 6:30 p.m. William Land Park, corner of Sutterville & Freeport Blvd. FMI: 916.927.9772 or Teresa@sacramentolabor.org

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

Thursday, Sep 4, 7pm, Film: Beyond Treason: The true story of Depleted Uranium. Preceded by Environmental Voices public meeting. Library, 315 E 14th St, Davis. FMI: 916-595-7197

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

Friday, Sep 12, 7pm, George Marshall, author of Don't Even Think About It: Why Our Brains Are Wired to Ignore Climate Change will give an entertaining and informative presentation about his newly released book with tips to more effectively talk about climate change. St. Johns Lutheran Church Goethe Hall, 1701 L St, Sacramento. Donation requested. FMI: info@350sacramento.org. 916-284-1627.

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

Saturday, Sep 13, 7pm, March & Die-in to Free Palestine. Bring signs, red bandannas (to symbolize blood during the die-in), and your voice. Sutters Fort, 2701 L St. Sacramento. FMI: camphgr55@gmail.com

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

Monday, Sep 15, 6 - 8pm, Sacramento 9/11 Truth monthly meeting. Perko's conf rm, 925 3rd St. Sacramento. FMI: 916-372-8433

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, Film: Harvest of Loneliness. The story of millions of Mexico's men and women who experience the temporary contract work known as the Bracero Program. One of the largest state managed migration in history, established for cheap, controlled and disposable workers and to undermine worker organization. 1640 9th Ave. FMI: 916 446-3304

Thursday, Sep 18, 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. 716 N St., Davis. FMI: sacramento@jewishvoiceforpeace.org

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

Thursday, Sep 25, 6:30pm, Buffalo Field Campaign's Stories and Songs for the Last Wild Buffalo featuring a video presentation, storytelling by Mike Mease, BFC co-founder and native music by Goodshield Aguilar and Mignon Geli. Coffee Garden 2904 Franklin Blvd, Sacramento. Free. Info: 916-457-5507

Monday, Sep 29, 3 - 5pm, Join N. Calif. Activists United Against Drone Warfare and Global militarization. Beale AFB: this month's 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, 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: this month's 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.


October 2014 Sacramento Peace Events


Saturday, Oct 4, Rethinking CA’s Missions: A Native Perspective. Two speakers: 11am Andre Galvan, Ohlone curator of San Francisco’s Mission Dolores, 12:30pm Elias Bundis Castillo, Author of the forthcoming book A Cross of Thorns: The Enslavement of California's Indians by the Spanish Missions. Event is free with museum admission ($3). State Indian Museum, 2618 K St, Sac. Info: 324-0971

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

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

Monday, Oct 20, 6 - 8pm, Sacramento 9/11 Truth monthly meeting. Perko's conf rm, 925 3rd St. Sacramento. FMI: 916-372-8433

Wednesday, Oct 22, National Day of Action to End Police Brutality. State Capitol, Sacramento. FMI: castatewidecoalition@gmail.com. Facebook.


November 2014 Sacramento Peace Events


Monday, Nov 17, 6 - 8pm, Sacramento 9/11 Truth monthly meeting. Perko's conf rm, 925 3rd St. Sacramento. FMI: 916-372-8433

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)