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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.


9:30 a.m.-noon

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.


9:30 a.m.

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 sacendwar@yahoo.com.)

4-6 p.m.

Five Years is Too Many! End the Occupation Now! vigil. Corner of 16th and J streets, Sacramento. (For more details, e-mail sacpeace@dcn.org.)


7:30-8:30 a.m.

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.

11:30 a.m.

Fifth Anniversary Rally Against the War in Iraq. North side of state Capitol, L and 11th streets, Sacramento. (For more details, e-mail sacpeace@dcn.org.)

4-6 p.m.

Anti-war vigil. 15th and L streets, Sacramento; (916) 446-5261.

4:30-6 p.m.

Five Years is Too Many demonstration. Bring signs. Howe and Fair Oaks Boulevard, Sacramento.

7 p.m.

Candlelight vigil and rally. Unitarian Universalist Church, 2425 Sierra Boulevard, Sacramento; (916) 481-6122. (For more details, e-mail ernestsweet@aol.com.)

7:15 p.m.

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 sacpeace@dcn.org.)