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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.


January 2017 Sacramento Area Peace Events


Monday, Jan 23, 1:30 - 2:50pm, Settler Colonialism and Indigenous Resistance in a Comparative Global Context course starts. This seminar will provide a broad overview of the history of settler colonialism and indigenous movements to resist the settler state. It will be based around three case studies of settler colonialism: South Africa, Palestine/Israel, and the American West. Sacramento City College, 3835 Freeport Blvd, Sacramento. FMI: (916) 558-2351

Monday, Jan 23, 3 - 5pm, Join Northern California activist against DRONE WARFARE at Beale Air Force Base, 4675 N. Beale Rd, Marysville, Pot luck and camping afterwards. Carpools from Sacramento and FMI: 916.284-0944; barry3355@gmail.com;

Monday, Jan 23, 6 - 7:30pm, Environmental Council of Sacramento (ECOS) Board/General meeting. SEIU Local 1000 1325 S Street, Sacramento. FMI: 916-444-0022; office@ecosacramento.net

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

Tuesday, Jan 24, 6 - 8am, Join Northern California activist against DRONE WARFARE at Beale Air Force Base, 4675 N. Beale Rd, Marysville. Carpools from Sacramento and FMI: 916.284-0944; barry3355@gmail.com.

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

Wednesday, Jan 25, 6 - 8pm, Showing up for Racial Justice Community Meeting & Potluck. UU, 2425 Sierra Blvd, Sacramento. FMI: surjsacramento@gmail.com

Friday, Jan 27, 7pm, Eyewitness Report from Counter Inaugural Protest in Washington, D. C. Updates on Trump Resistance movement; fight against racism and sexism, and the mass protest movement in Mexico against the capitalist-lead inflation of gas prices. 909 12th St., Sacramento. FMI: Party for Socialism and Liberation sac@pslweb.org; 916-572-9680.

Saturday, Jan 28, 11am - 4pm, SacTown VegFest, the annual festival from the Sacramento Vegetarian Society celebrating the health benefits both personally and globally of a plant-based diet with speakers, music and numerous food vendors. Free admission. Sacramento Charter High School, 2315 34th St., Sacramento. FMI: sacveggie@gmail.com; 916-455-0563

Saturday, Jan 28, 9am - 12:30pm, How will we get there? A convening of Sacramento residents on the state of public transportation. Hosted by the Capital Regional Organizing Project (CROP). Continental Breakfast served at 8:30. Free. 5450 Power Inn Road, Suite F, Sacramento. Click to register. FMI: 916-501-5941; Nailahph@gmail.com

Sunday, Jan 29, 7pm, Dakota Access Pipeline report back. Sacramento activists Mary Zeiser and Jamier Sale will give personal accounts of their experience at Standing Rock and discuss what we can expect to come in the next few months. 909 12th St. Sacramento. FMI: 916-448-7157; sacpeace@dcn.org

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

Tuesday, Jan 31, 6:30pm, Potluck & discussion of The Way to the Spring, the acclaimed book about civil resistance in the occupied West Bank by Ben Ehrenreich who will speak in Sacramento on Feb 13. Call 917 913-5412 to RSVP & for the address (Tahoe Park neighborhood). Discounted copies of book available. FMI: sacramento@jewishvoiceforpeace.org.


February 2017 Sacramento Peace Events


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

Thursday, Feb 2, 7pm, Wellstone Progressive Dems monthly meeting. Colonial Heights Library, 4799 Stockton Blvd., Sacramento. FMI: info@wellstonedems.org

Saturday, Feb 4, 5 - 7pm, Justice Night Walk. Mack Road at Valley Hi Drive, Sacramento. FMI: 916-581-0061; sacramento@blacklivesmatter.com

Sunday, Feb 5, 2 - 4pm, SAPA Bowl Sunday, film and discussion, Paying the Price for Peace, the Story of S. Brian Willson, Donations accepted for filming costs; DVDs available. Bring a snack if you wish; nonalcoholic drinks provided. 909 12th St, Sacramento. FMI: 916-448-7157; sacpeace@dcn.org

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

Wednesday, Feb 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, Feb 9, 6:30 - 8pm, SacPeace Board meets, 909 12th St, Sacramento. Members welcome. FMI: 916-448-7157.

Thursday, Feb 9, 7pm, Meet the Valve Turners. In Oct., 2016, five climate activists, determined to act commensurately with the truth of unfolding climate cataclysm closed safety valves on the 5 pipelines, carrying tar sands crude oil into the United States. Each faces years in prison for this act of courage. For more info go to shutitdown.today. Tentatively scheduled at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral. FMI: llitman@pacbell.net

Saturday, Feb 11, 1 - 4pm, Local premiere of Resistance at Tule Lake, about 12,000 Japanese American resisters of internment in WWII concentration camps. CA Museum, 1020 O St. Sacramento. Tickets online (limited seating). FMI: florinjacl@hotmail.com

Saturday, Feb 11, 9:45am - 12noon, Citizen's Climate Lobby Monthly Meeting. If you can't join us in person, you can call in from anywhere: 866-642-1665 passcode 440699. All calls are recorded and available at the CCL podcast site or on iTunes 1828 Tribute Road, Sacramento. 707-845-1216 or joincclsac@gmail.com.

Sunday, Feb 12, 2 - 5pm, Sacramento Darwin Day, a festival of Science, Humanity and Reason. Dr. Tom Suchanek of the USGS Western Ecological Research Center, topic: The Reality Of Climate Change: A Path Forward. With entertainment, refreshments, vendors and displays. John Smith Hall, La Sierra Community Center, 5325 Engle Road, Carmichael.Tickets. FMI: 916-514-9974, president@hagsa.org

Monday, Feb 13, 7pm, Author Ben Ehrenreich speaks on The Way to the Spring, his acclaimed book about civil resistance in the occupied West Bank. Time-Tested Books, 1114 21st St., Sacramento. Discounted books available. FMI: sacramento@jewishvoiceforpeace.org

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

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

Thursday, Feb 16, 7pm, Shanta Nimbark Sacharoff will present her book: Other Avenues are Possible: Legacy of the People's Food system of the San Francisco Bay Area. Sierra 2, Rm 2791 24th St, Sacramento. FMI: 916-835-4330; info@marxistschool.org

Friday, Feb 17, 10:30am, Film and Panel Discussion. On the Bride's Side, a documentary film about a group of Syrian and Palestinian refugees fleeing the war in Syria. Panel and discussion follows with Bassam Haddad and Alia Malek. Refreshments. Feel free to bring your lunch. UC Davis Putah Creek Lodge, 255 Cousteau Place, Davis. FMI: ucdborderstudies@gmail.com

Tuesday, Feb 21, 4 - 6, Monthly 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, Feb 22, 4 - 5pm, No New Wars, No Killer Drones. Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sacramento. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595

Monday, Feb 27, 3 - 5, Join Northern California activist against DRONE WARFARE at Beale Air Force Base, Wheatland gate, 3960 S. Beale Rd, Marysville. Potluck and camping afterwards. Carpools from Sacramento & FMI: 916.284-0944; barry3355@gmail.com

Monday, Feb 27, 7am, Bus to California Day of Action to Protect, Improve, and Expand Medicare & Medicaid in Bakersfield. Bus leaves from Target, 2505 Riverside Blvd, Sacramento. CA Nurses Association. Call to reserve a seat: 877-233-6107.

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

Tuesday, Feb 28, 6 - 8am, Join Northern California activist against DRONE WARFARE at Beale Air Force Base, 4675 N. Beale Rd, Marysville. Carpools from Sacramento & FMI: 916.284-0944; barry3355@gmail.com


March 2017 Sacramento Peace Events


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

Wednesday, Mar 1, 6pm, Peace & Freedom Party monthly meeting. 2860 Florin Rd. Sacramento. FMI: 916-456-4595; reigers@earthlink.net

Wednesday, Mar 1, 6pm, Peace & Freedom Party monthly meeting. 2860 Florin Rd. Sacramento. FMI: 916-456-4595; reigers@earthlink.net

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

Wednesday, Mar 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, Mar 11, 9:45am - 12noon, Citizen's Climate Lobby Monthly Meeting. If you can't join us in person, you can call in from anywhere: 866-642-1665 passcode 440699. All calls are recorded and available at the CCL podcast site or on iTunes 1828 Tribute Road, Sacramento. 707-845-1216 or joincclsac@gmail.com.

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

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

Thursday, Mar 16, 7pm, A panel on what’s involved in running for office as an independent candidate, with presentations from several people who have tried it. Sierra 2, RM 12, 2791 24th St, Sacramento. FMI: 916-835-4330; info@marxistschool.org

Friday, Mar 17, 7pm, Direct from Palestine: Shoruq Children's Debka & Girls Hip-Hop Performance celebrating Palestinian culture. The children will use original music and dance to share the history and daily life of Palestinian refugees. Doors open 6:30pm. Benvenuti Performing Arts Center, 4600 Blackrock Dr, Sacramento. Tix on sale soon! FMI: SacramentoBethlehem@yahoo.com

Tuesday, Mar 21, 4 - 6pm, Monthly 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, Mar 22, 4 - 5pm, No New Wars, No Killer Drones. Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sacramento. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595

Saturday, Mar 25, 10am, 17th Annual Cesar Chavez March. Support workers right to organize, boycott & fight back! Southside Park, 6th & T, Sacramento. Labor Council for Latin American Advancement (LACLA) FMI: 916-717-2010

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

Wednesday, Mar 29, 4 - 5pm, No New Wars, No Killer Drones. Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sacramento. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595


April 2017 Sacramento Peace Events


Saturday, Apr 1, April photographic exhibit Up Against the Wall. See 4-29.

Wednesday, Apr 5, 6pm, Peace & Freedom Party monthly meeting. 2860 Florin Rd. Sacramento. FMI: 916-456-4595; reigers@earthlink.net

Saturday, Apr 8, April photographic exhibit Up Against the Wall. See 4-29.

Saturday, Apr 15, April photographic exhibit Up Against the Wall. See 4-29.

Thursday, Apr 20, 7pm, Cynthia Kaufman discusses her book: Ideas for Action: Relevant Theory for Radical Change, 2nd Ed. Sierra 2, Rm. 12, 2791 24th St, Sacramento. FMI: 916-835-4330; info@marxistschool.org

Saturday, Apr 22, April photographic exhibit Up Against the Wall. See 4-29.

Saturday, Apr 29, Up Against the Wall: A photographic installation by artist and photographer, Flo Razowsky, that visually explores "separation walls" and border structures and their effects on people and land. The exhibit also about making community connections and it becomes a canvas for collaboration across our various social movement work. Check CSUS University Library Gallery/for times. Special events & FMI: SabeelSacramento@gmail.com


May 2017 Sacramento Peace Events


Wednesday, May 3, 6pm, Peace & Freedom Party monthly meeting. 2860 Florin Rd. Sacramento. FMI: 916-456-4595; reigers@earthlink.net

Thursday, May 18, 7pm, Forum on water issues – drought, tunnels, pollution. 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)