Beat Happenings – Spring 2016 Events Calendar

FEBRUARY Black History Month


February 13 • 7pm – 9pm

1 Vision! 1 Voice! 1 Victory! VDay event to end violence against women and girls focusing on the resilience of women of color. Alicia Garza founder of Black Lives Matter keynote speaker. Historic Sweet’s Ballroom 1933 Broadway Oakland


February 14 • 12pm – 2pm

One Billion Rising: Dance Across the Golden Gate Bridge. Gather at the southeast end of the eastern walkway (San Francisco side). FREE ALL AGES


February 15 • 730pm

Anarchist Study Group (Weekly Event every Tuesday) @ Long Haul 3124 Shattuck Ave. Berkeley FREE ALL AGES


February 16 • 7pm

Liberated Lens Movie Nite (Weekly Event every Wednesday) @ Omni Commons 4799 Shattuck Ave. Oakland


February 18 • 7:30pm

KPFA Benefit Talk about Mumia Abu-Jamal’s Writings Hosted by Angela Davis, Johanna Fernandez and Walter Turner. First Congregational Church of Oakland, 2501 Harrison, Oakland



Earth First UK Winter Moot Stroud England


February 20

Cardfiff Anarchist Bookfair UK


February 24 • 7pm

East Bay Homes Not Jails (Weekly Meeting every Wednesday) @ Omni Commons 4799 Shattuck Ave. Oakland.


February 26 • 6pm

Free Film Screening – “Incident at Oglala” 906 Columbia Street SE, Olympia, WA 98501 David William Building, 2nd Floor


February 26 • 6pm

San Francisco Critical Mass. Gather @ Justin Herman Plaza FREE ALL AGES


February 27

National Day of Action: Demand Obama Grant Clemency to Leonard Peltier!


February 29

Leap Day Action Night


MARCH Woman’s History Month


March 3 • 7:30pm

An Evening with Jonathan Lethem author of Dissident Gardens and others. First Congregational Church of Berkeley, 2345 Channing Way, Berkeley


March 5-6 • 8am – 9pm

Code Pink summit examining U.S.-Saudi ties. The UDC Clarke School of Law 4340 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC


March 6 • 7pm

Slingshot new volunteer meeting / article brainstorm for issue #121. Berkeley.


March 9 • 7:30pm

An Evening with Rebecca Solnit “Hope in the Dark: Untold Stories, Wild Possibilities” KPFA Benefit. Hillside Club, 2286 Cedar Street, Berkeley


March 6 • 11am – 6pm

LA Zine Fest. The Majestic 650 S. Spring St.


March 8

Int’l Woman’s Day


March 19 – 25

Sacred Peace Walk. Pilgrimage 63 miles from Las Vegas to the Nevada Test Site. Join for an hour, a day, or the entire week.


March 20 • Noon

National March for Palestine and the Palestinian people. White House 1600 Pennsylvania Ave NW Washington , DC


March 27 – April 2

Shut Down Creech Air Force Base and stop the killer drones, Indian Springs, Nevada.


April 1

St Stupid Parade / Fossil Fools Day

San Francisco


April 9 • 3pm

Slingshot article deadline for issue #121. 3124 Shattuck Ave. Berkeley.


April 15

Steal Something from Work Day


April 15 -16 • 11am – 6pm

NYC Anarchist Bookfair Judson Memorial Church, 55 Washington Square South, Manhattan


Sunday April 17 10-5pm

Gilman Zine Event. 924 Gilman St. Berkeley CA FREE ALL AGES


APRIL 23 • 10 – 6pm

21st Bay Area Anarchist Book Fair.

Oakland Metro Opera house


April 24 • noon-dusk

People’s Park Anniversary, Haste above Telegraph, Berkeley FREE ALL AGES


April 20

Earth Day


April 30 • 11am – 6pm

Bristol Anarchist Bookfair, Trinity Centre Trinity Rd, Bristol BS2 0NW


Late April – various days

Take Back the Night march – all over.


May 1 May Day!


May 1 – June 10

Oakland Spring Rising


May 1 • 11 – 4pm

Asheville Zine fest The Grey Eagle 185 Clingman Avenue, Asheville NC


May 20 – 22

Left Forum. John Jay, NYC


June 11 • Noon-10pm

SF Free Folk Fest. Everett Middle School 450 Church Street (between 16th and 17th St.) San Francisco FREE ALL AGES


July 6

Pacific Northwest Climate Camp. Lemon Island, Oregon – 11 miles from Portland (strategically located within easy paddling distance of railroads hauling oil and coal, other earth destroyers.