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Sacramento Area Peace Action March Events Calendar

by Dan Bacher
Here is the March calendar of events from Sacramento Area Peace Action,
Bus to 3/21 March and Rally in San Francisco

Tickets on the bus to San Francisco for the march and rally March 21 are now available from SacPeace, $25, or $15 for student/low-income. Buses depart Sac at 8:45AM and Davis at 9:15AM; should return by 6PM.

Mail checks, made out to SAPA with "Bus" in the memo line, to 909 12th St #118, Sac 95814, or drop off at the office - the building is open 8:30 to 4PM. Please purchase your tickets early so we can judge whether leasing another bus is warranted! Info: 916-448-7157.

March 2009 Newsletter

The March 2009 Newsletter can be viewed at:

March Event Listings

Tuesday, Mar 3, 4 - 6pm, Weekly peace vigil: No more war! 16th & J, Sac 916-448-7157

Wednesday, Mar 4, 6pm, SacPeace board meeting, members welcome. 909 12th St, Sac. 916-448-7157.

Saturday, Mar 7, 11:30a - 1:30p, 1st Saturday End the Occupations Vigil. Arden & Heritage, Sac, 916-448-7157

Sunday, Mar 8, 1:15pm, Jacqueline Cabasso speaking on The Cost of Nuclear War, Unitarian Universalist Society Public Forum, 2425 Sierra Blvd, Sac. Ms Cabasso was awarded the 2008 Sean-McBride Peace Prize by the International Peace Bureau. Info: 916-454-2484.

Sunday, Mar 8, 12:30pm, The Occupation of Gaza, presentation by Brigitte Jaensch of Sacramento Area Peace Action Palestine Task Force, Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1300 N St., Sac. Open to public. Info: 916-296-5786.

Monday, Mar 9, 7pm, Elk Grove Peace and Justice Forum, Nancy Price: Elk Grove - Joining The Water Democracy Movement. Ms. Price will be talking about the importance of public ownership of municipal water supplies rather than private companies. Elk Grove Library Community Room (THIS IS A NEW LOCATION) 8900 Elk Grove Blvd, Elk Grove. Info: 916-685-3612

Tuesday, Mar 10, 4 - 6pm, End the War NOW! weekly vigil, 16th & J, Sac 916-448-7157

Wednesday, Mar 11, 4:30 - 6pm, 9/11 Truth Action Demonstration and call for a new investigation. 11th & L St. Info: sac911truth [at]

Saturday, Mar 14, 6:30 - 8pm, Demand Peace Now! Demonstration and vigil at the 2nd Saturday Art Walk. Bring your own signs or use ours. There will be candles and glow sticks so we will all be visible after sunset. 20th & J, Sac. Info: Veterans for Peace, 916-698-8131. Weather permitting.

Monday, Mar 16, 12pm - 1pm, Noon Hour Vigil Against the Death Penalty, North Steps/State Capitol. Info: Georgia Lyga, 916-455-1796, lygageorgiann [at]

Monday, Mar 16, 6 - 8pm, Sacramento 9/11 Truth: Questioning the War on Terror, monthly meeting, Denny's meeting room - 3rd/J Sts, Sac, afreedmind [at]; 916-372-8433

Tuesday, Mar 17, 4 - 6pm, U.S. out of Iraq & Afghanistan. No attack on Iran. 16th & J Sts, Sac 916-448-7157

Tuesday, Mar 17, 7pm, Palestine Speaker Series: Environmental Issues of Occupation presented by Dr. Henry Clark, Executive Director of West Coast Toxics Coalition. 909 12th St, Sac. Info: 916-448-7157, sacpeace [at]

Wednesday, Mar 18, 7:15pm, CAAC Goes to the Movies, Gaza: Out of the Ruins, shows the effects and a personal story on Israel's latest war on Gaza, 1640 9th Ave FMI: 916-445-3304

Thursday, Mar 19, 4:30 - 6pm, Rally! Demonstration at 4 corners of Howe Ave. and Fair Oaks Blvd., Sac. Sixth anniversary of Iraq war's start. Bring signs and banners. TV coverage expected. Info: 916-481-6122.

Thursday, Mar 19, 7 - 9pm, Candlelight Vigil! Main Hall, 2425 Sierra Blvd., Sac. Sixth anniversary, giant peace sign, sculptures, music, info tables, candles, open mic. TV coverage expected. Info: 916-481-6122.

Thursday, Mar 19, 7:30 - 8:30am, 6 Years Too Many! US Out of Iraq Now! Demo at 3rd & J Sts. offramp, Sacramento. Info: sacpeace [at], 916-448-7157

Saturday, Mar 21, 6 year in Iraq, End the War Now! March and Rally, SF ANSWER. SacPeace is coordinating a bus to SF, $25 reg/$15 low income. Info: 916-448-7157, sacpeace [at]

Saturday, Mar 21, 11:30a - 1:30p, 3rd Saturday vigil: Bring all the Troops Home Now! Fulton & Marconi, Sac 916-448-7157

Sunday, Mar 22, 12 - 2pm, Demand Peace Now! Demonstration and vigil organized by Veterans for Peace (VFP); bring your signs and banners with peace messages. 16th & Broadway, Sac. Info: 916-456-4595. Weather permitting.

Tuesday, Mar 24, 4 - 6pm, Weekly Vigil to End the Occupation, bring the troops & bases home, 16th & J Sts, Sac 916-448-7157

Tuesday, Mar 24, 7pm, 4th Tuesday Films: White Light, Black Rain: The Destruction of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, filmmaker Steven Okazaki revisits the bombings and shares the stories of the only people to have survived a nuclear attack. 909 12th St, Sac. Info: 916-448-7157, sacpeace [at]

Tuesday, Mar 24, 7pm, Amnesty International Group 283 Membership Meeting - all are welcome. Discussion of group activities to support AI-USA's "100 Days of Action" campaign to end torture and illegal detention and establish a commission to investigate human rights abuses that occurred as part of the "war on terror." Sacramento Friend's Meeting House, 890 57th St, Sac. Info: librarian [at]

To contact Sacramento Area Peace Action, please call us at 916-448-7157
or email us at sacpeace [at]

Sacramento Area Peace Action, working to end U.S. militarism since 1983.
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