Where to vent over fifth anniversary of Iraq invasion
Sacramento Area Peace Action compiled this handy-dandy guide to local events organized to mark “the fifth anniversary of George W. Bush’s illegal invasion of Iraq.” Except where indicated, call SAPA at (916) 448-7157 or visit www.sacpeace.org for more information on the events below or updates on new events added later.
SATURDAY, MARCH 15
Demonstration at Mather Airport’s California Capital Airshow. Meet up at Old Placerville Road and Systems Parkway, Rancho Cordova.
11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Five Years is Too Many peace demonstration. Fulton and Marconi, Sacramento.
TUESDAY, MARCH 18
News conference focusing on, “How can Congress sleep at night while the occupation of Iraq goes on and on and on?” This is followed by a visit to the office of Rep. Doris Matsui, so prepare to be arrested! Federal Building, 501 I Street, Sacramento. (For more details, e-mail email@example.com.)
Five Years is Too Many! End the Occupation Now! vigil. Corner of 16th and J streets, Sacramento. (For more details, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.)
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 19
A downtown demonstration before spreading out to other parts of the city and winding up at the 11:30 a.m. rally at the Capitol. Starts at Third and J streets, Sacramento.
Fifth Anniversary Rally Against the War in Iraq. North side of state Capitol, L and 11th streets, Sacramento. (For more details, e-mail email@example.com.)
Anti-war vigil. 15th and L streets, Sacramento; (916) 446-5261.
Five Years is Too Many demonstration. Bring signs. Howe and Fair Oaks Boulevard, Sacramento.
Candlelight vigil and rally. Unitarian Universalist Church, 2425 Sierra Boulevard, Sacramento; (916) 481-6122. (For more details, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.)
CAAC Goes to the Movies: Retrospective on the Fifth Anniversary of the Invasion of Iraq. Central America Action Committee presents short films. 1640 Ninth Avenue, Sacramento; (916) 446-3304. (Fore more details, e-mail email@example.com.)