Calendar of Sacramento Peace Events

Local events that address peace, justice & 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 Davis events & www.ucdavispeace.org for UCD student events. All events in Sacramento & more info at 916 448-7157 unless noted.   


January 2019 Sacramento Peace Events


Saturday, Jan 19, 9am - , Join the Contingent Supporting Palestinian Women’s Rights in the Sacramento Women’s March. Update: We will be joining the Women of Color contingent : 8:30am press conference, 9am rally at The Met, 810 V St. Sacramento. Look for the thobe, traditional Palestinian dress. FMI: text only 916-220-7178 or email SacReg4PalestinianRights@gmail.com

Monday, Jan 21, 8am - , North Area MLK march gathers at Grant Union High School, 1400 Grand Ave, Sacramento. March leaves at 9:30, ends at the school at noon; followed by Wellness Expo until 3pm. Bus pickups start 7am at Foothill HS, Rio Linda HS, and Fairbanks Elementary; return from Grant at 2:30pm. FMI: 916-646-6631

Monday, Jan 21, 9:30am , This was not the dream : Join Black Lives Matter Sacramento for 4th annual #ReclaimMLK March from Safeway, 1025 Alhambra Blvd to the State Capitol. FMI: info@blacklivesmattersacramento.com

Monday, Jan 21, 9am , MLK March for the Dream official start at Sacramento City College, 3835 Freeport Blvd, Sacramento and goes to the Convention Center, 1400 J St.. 8am Extra Mile start at Oak Park Community Center, 3425 MLK Blvd. FMI: 916-329-8485, operations@mlk365.org

Tuesday, Jan 22, 4:30 - 6pm , Stop U.S. militarism and wars now! Weekly Vigil. 16th & J, Sacramento. FMI: 916-448-7157.

Wednesday, Jan 23, 4 - 5pm , Peace at Home, Peace Abroad. Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sacramento. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595

Wednesday, Jan 23, 6:30pm , Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ) Community Meeting. Unitarian Universalist, 2425 Sierra Blvd. Sacramento. FMI: surjsacramento@gmail.com

Friday, Jan 25, 6 - 9pm , Film: Equal Means Equal: The Definitive Documentary on the Status of Women in America. Followed by discussion. $5. Capital Machinist Hall, 2749 Sunrise Blvd, Rancho Cordova. FMI: cluw.ca.capital@gmail.com, 916-949-9506.

Saturday, Jan 26, 7 - 9pm , The Nuclear Threat, the imminent threat of nuclear weapons - and what we can do about it; presentation by Bill Durston, MD, co-founder of Sacramento Physicians for Social Responsibility. Sacramento Friends Meeting, 890 57th St, Sacramento. FMI: 916-381-7616, alexiscondy@yahoo.com

Tuesday, Jan 29, 4:30 - 6pm , Stop U.S. militarism and wars now! Weekly Vigil. 16th & J, Sacramento. FMI: 916-448-7157.

Tuesday, Jan 29, 6pm , Discussion Series: Why Palestine Matters: The Struggle to End Colonialism. Fahs Room, Unitarian Universalists 2425 Sierra Blvd. Sacramento. FMI: Unionhackett@comcast.net, 916-716-3827.

Wednesday, Jan 30, 4 - 5pm , Peace at Home, Peace Abroad. Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sacramento. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595


February 2019 Sacramento Peace Events


Saturday, Feb 2, 10 - 12 noon , Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ) introductory workshop Unitarian Universalist Society, 2425 Sierra Blvd. Sacramento. FMI:surjsacramento@gmail.com

Monday, Feb 4, , Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ) Study and Action Series begins. FMI: surjsacramento@gmail.com

Tuesday, Feb 5, 4:30 - 6pm , Stop U.S. militarism and wars now! Weekly Vigil. 16th & J, Sacramento. FMI: 916-448-7157.

Wednesday, Feb 6, 4 - 5pm , Peace at Home, Peace Abroad. Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sacramento. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595

Sunday, Feb 10, 10:30am - , Get AIPAC out of our government: Protest the Pro-Israel lobby AIPAC annual meeting in Sacramento at the downtown Hyatt Regency, 1209 L St. Learn how the Israeli lobby spies on and tries to smear U.S. citizens and buy their elected officials. Watch The Lobby: Episodes 1 & 2Episodes 3 & 4 . FMI: SacReg4PalestinianRights@gmail.com

Sunday, Feb 10, 2 - 5pm , Sacramento Darwin Day, a festival of science & humanity, marking Charles Darwin's 210th Birthday. Tablers welcome! $10, $15 at door, $5 student. John Smith Hall, La Sierra Community Center, 5325 Engle Road, Carmichael. FMI: 916-514-9974, patdesmond8@gmail.com.

Tuesday, Feb 12, 4:30 - 6pm , Stop U.S. militarism and wars now! Weekly Vigil. 16th & J, Sacramento. FMI: 916-448-7157.

Tuesday, Feb 12, 6pm - , Discussion Series: Why Palestine Matters: The Struggle to End Colonialism. (NOTE: the date may change on this session.) Fahs Room, Unitarian Universalists 2425 Sierra Blvd. Sacramento. FMI: Unionhackett@comcast.net, 916-716-3827.

Tuesday, Feb 12, 7pm , A journalist's first hand report - what's wrong with US policy in Iran. Reese Erlich talks about his new book, The Iran Agenda Today: the Real Story Inside Iran and What's Wrong with U.S. Policy. Time Tested Books, 1114 21st St, Sacramento. FMI: dlmandel@gmail.com

Wednesday, Feb 13, 4 - 5pm , Peace at Home, Peace Abroad. Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sacramento. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595

Saturday, Feb 16, 6:30 - 8:30pm , Allies of BLM Sacramento Open Meeting. North Natomas Public Library, 4660 Via Ingoglia, Sacramento. FMI: 916-581-0061, sacramento@blacklivesmatter.com

Tuesday, Feb 19, 4 - 6pm , Monthly Vigil for Palestinian rights. End the Siege on Gaza. End U.S. aid to Israel. & Boycott companies aiding Israel's abuses. Sign petitions for Palestinian rights. Regular vigil continues to 6pm. 16th & J, Sacramento. 916-448-7157.

Wednesday, Feb 20, 4 - 5pm , Peace at Home, Peace Abroad. Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sacramento. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595

Tuesday, Feb 26, 4:30 - 6pm , Stop U.S. militarism and wars now! Weekly Vigil. 16th & J, Sacramento. FMI: 916-448-7157.

Tuesday, Feb 26, 6pm , Discussion Series: Why Palestine Matters: The Struggle to End Colonialism. Fahs Room, Unitarian Universalists 2425 Sierra Blvd. Sacramento. FMI: Unionhackett@comcast.net, 916-716-3827.

Wednesday, Feb 27, 4 - 5pm , Peace at Home, Peace Abroad. Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sacramento. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595


March 2019 Sacramento Peace Events


Tuesday, Mar 5, 4:30 - 6pm , Stop U.S. militarism and wars now! Weekly Vigil. 16th & J, Sacramento. FMI: 916-448-7157, sacpeace@dcn.org.

Wednesday, Mar 6, 4 - 5pm , Peace at Home, Peace Abroad. Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sacramento. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595.

Tuesday, Mar 12, 4:30 - 6pm , Stop U.S. militarism and wars now! Weekly Vigil. 16th & J, Sacramento. FMI: 916-448-7157, sacpeace@dcn.org.

Wednesday, Mar 13, 4 - 5pm , Peace at Home, Peace Abroad. Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sacramento. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595.

Saturday, Mar 16, 6 - 9:30pm , Open Meeting and Reception Black Lives Matter Sacramento. Valley High North Laguna Library, 7400 Imagination Parkway, Sacramento. FMI: 916-581-0061, sacramento@blacklivesmatter.com

Tuesday, Mar 19, 4 - 6pm , Monthly Vigil for Palestinian rights. End the Siege on Gaza. End U.S. aid to Israel. & Boycott companies aiding Israel's abuses. Sign petitions for Palestinian rights. Regular vigil continues to 6pm. 16th & J, Sacramento. 916-448-7157.

Wednesday, Mar 20, 4 - 5pm , Peace at Home, Peace Abroad. Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sacramento. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595.

Tuesday, Mar 26, 4:30 - 6pm , Stop U.S. militarism and wars now! Weekly Vigil. 16th & J, Sacramento. FMI: 916-448-7157, sacpeace@dcn.org.

Wednesday, Mar 27, 4 - 5pm , Peace at Home, Peace Abroad. Sac Veterans for Peace weekly vigil, 15th & L, Sacramento. All welcome. FMI: 916-456-4595.

Saturday, Mar 30, , 10 Years of Drone Resistance at Creech Killer Drone Air Force Base, Nevada. 3/30 - 4/5. Carpooling & FMI: ratherbenyckeling@comcast.net