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Events Thursday morning, 3 entertainment events: Friday night open mic & headliner musician, Vagina Monologues Saturday

Alliance Program—the Alliance is longest continuously running discussion and fellowship activity in our church (since 1898!).  Meets Thursday, April 12, 10:45 AM in the Fahs Classroom.  Come for coffee. Guest speaker is introduced at 11:00.  Bring your lunch and visit with new and old friends after the discussion.

THAT’S ENTERTAINMENT!—3 events to remember

1–Open Mic Night–SHINDIG at the HEX.  UU headliner Jim Scott!

Friday, April 13—7:00 PM for an open-mic portion.  Sign up Sunday!

Then, at 8:30 PM, acclaimed acoustical guitarist Jim Scott performs an evening of his songs of peace and the environment.  A composer, guitarist, singer and ecological and peace activist, Jim was a member of the Paul Winter Consort for years.  He wrote many pieces the Consort recorded, including choral works in their celebrated Missa Gaia/Earth Mass.  In his world travels, Jim has performed concerts or led services at more than 300 UU churches.  His latest project is The Earth and Spirit Songbook, an anthology of songs of ecology and peace.  For more about Jim Scott, click his name above.

To sign up as an open-mic act for the first half of the show, please contact Music Director Eric Stetson at

Tickets are $10 general, $5 for performers; children 12 and under are free.

2– The Vagina Monologues—in Sacramento now!

Do you love good theater?

Passionate about ending violence against women and girls?

Have we got an event for you!

The V-Day Sacramento 2012 Community Production of Eve Ensler’s

The Vagina Monologues takes place next week.

This year’s production features a number of CHURCH members in key roles. Janet  Lopes and Julie Heston are cast members. Kristen Vedell is

Production Assistant, and JoLane Blaylock is the Producer. Come show your

fellow UUs your support and enjoy this amazing show.  It will make you

laugh, gasp, cry, and then laugh some more!

(It will make your family minister blush.)

Monday April 9, 6:00 PM—SOLD OUT!  Sneak Peek with Panel Discussion following, at The Guild Theater.

TICKETS AVAILABLE!  Saturday, April 14—Premier Performance, with Silent Auction before, 7:00 PM The Crest Theatre. For ickets and more information, visit  April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and we are proud of our UU women for bringing this production back to the community.


3—Save the date and buy a ticket:  Meg Barnhouse in concert!  Saturday, April 28 at UUSS.  Read more on page one of the April Unigram.

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UU Readers Book Discussion–Our book for next month is The Tiger’s Wife by Tea Obreht.  It is a novel by a young writer about her memories of a grandfather living in the Balkans.  Tuesday, April 24, 6:30 PM in Classroom 12 (way back there).  Get reading!


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