Saturday, December 3, 9:30 AM: Save the American River Association Annual Meeting, Effie Yeaw Nature Center, 2850 San Lorenzo Way, Carmichael
Pastries and coffee will be served from 9:30-10:00 AM,
followed by a presentation entitled "Rattlesnakes and Radiowaves " by Mike Cardwell, wildlife biologist and adjunct professor at Cal State Sacramento, and George Nyberg, SARA Board of Directors member.
The meeting also will include a review of issues SARA will be dealing with in the coming year and the election of SARA's 2017 Board of Directors.
Lunch will be served at 11:30.
The event is free and open to the public, but donations are appreciated.
Saturday, December 3, 10:00 AM-1:00 PM: Multicultural Exchange Pot Luck, Sierra 2 Center, 2791 24th Street, in Sacramento
This event is sponsored by the Sacramento United Nations Association, Compassionate Capitol Region, and One World for Love and Peace.
Bring your family and friends and rejoice in cultural music, dance, and food!
Since this is a potluck, please bring a dish from your culture to share.
If you're musically inclined, also bring acoustic instruments to play music of your culture.
Saturday, December 3, 4:00-8:00 PM: PSR/Sacramento Holiday Social, 10 Dumfries Court, in Sacramento
Need some cheering up after the November 8 election? Come enjoy the good company of other members of the greater Sacramento progressive community at the annual PSR/Sacramento Holiday Social, hosted this year by PSR/Sacramento Vice President, Dr. Harry Wang, and his wife Janice Nakashima at their home at 10 Dumfries Court in Sacramento.
The social will be a pot luck, open house affair, and you can come late or leave early if you other overlapping holiday events scheduled. It would be helpful for planning purposes, though, if you'd RSVP, including letting us know whether or not you'll be bringing a dish to share, by sending an email to Harry or by calling us at (916) 955-6333.
The holiday social will include singing around the piano during the last hour. If you're musically inclined, bring the music and lyrics to your favorite holiday tune or song of peace or protest and a musical instrument if you play one.
Sunday, December 4, 2:00-4:00 PM: Sacramento Peace Action General Meeting and Holiday Social, 909 12th Street, Sacramento
Election repercussions will be discussed.
Bring a snack to share, if you wish. Non-alcoholic drinks will be provided.
Tuesday, December 6, 4:30-6:00 PM: 34th Annual Candlelight Vigil for Peace and Justice, corner of 16th and J Streets, Sacramento
This annual vigil, co-sponsored by PSR/Sacramento, commemorates the 68th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
Bring your "Honk for Peace" and other signs and candles or flashlights.
There will be a gathering after the vigil at Luna's Cafe, 1414 16th St, in Sacramento.
Thursday, December 8, 6:00-9:30 PM: Wild and Scenic Film Festival, 24th Street Theater, Sierra 2 Community Center, 2791 24th Street, Sacramento
The Wild and Scenic Film Festival on Tour in Sacramento features a program of short films that ECOS/Habitat 2020 specially designs to focus on the ecosystems and environmental justice struggles in our area, and to inspire action by citizens to protect the planet.
The event is a benefit for The California Heartland Project and includes a silent auction and raffle.
Tickets are $15 ($10 for students)
For advance tickets and for more information, click on this link or call ECOS at 916-444-0022.
Disclaimer: Events are listed based on their potential interest to PSR/Sacramento members, but the listing of an event that is not directly sponsored or organized by PSR/Sacramento does not necessarily represent endorsement of that event.