Sunday, April 26,3 PM: Wave Goodbye to Nukes, Federal Building, 501 I Street, Sacramento
This local rally is part of a world-wide movement on the eve of the 5-year review of the nuclear non-proliferation treaty (NPT) to get the nations of the world to once and for all abolish nuclear weapons. For more details, go to http://www.peaceandplanet.org/, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 916-448-7157.
Sunday, April 26, 6-9 PM: 2015 PSR/Sacramento High School Scholarship Essay Contest Finals Dinner.
The essay contest finals dinner is being held at the Dante Club, 2330 Fair Oaks Boulevard, in Sacramento. Doors open at 5:00 PM, dinner begins at 6, and the students' presenations begin about 7. Reservations for the dinner are now closed. The names of this year's finalists are listed on the Scholarship Essay Contest page.
Monday, April 27, 7 PM: Live Performance of "I Am Rachel Corrie" at the California Stage, 2509 R Street, Sacramento
Rachel Corrie was an idealistic young American woman who traveled to Gaza to act as a human shield to prevent the unjustified demolition of Palestinian homes by the Israeli military. She was crushed to death in plain sight by an Israeli soldier driving an American made Caterpillar bulldozer. The play is a dramatization of excerpts from Rachel's own diary. Her parents, Rachel and Craig Corrie, will be present at the showing. Tickets are $15-20 and can be reserved online at http://rachelcorriesacramento.bpt.me/ or by calling the theater at 916-223-9568.
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