International Day of Peace

IDOPEPoster_1FINAL.jpgSeptember 21 is recognized by United Nation as International Day of Peace. This will be the 34th year of recognition of this day, world-wide. This year will be the 3rd annual family-oriented International Day of Peace observation in Arcata.
Donations $5 - $10 will help pay for expenses and Peace Pole project by TRUEntertainment. Kids under 7 free.

International Day of Peace is supported by the Arcata City Council and local non-profit: Women's International League for Peace and Freedom ~ Humboldt Branch and Veterans for Peace ~ Humboldt Chapter

At 6:30 PM ~ Creative Art activities: screen printing of peace sign with Beth Kabat of Thimbleberry Threads; Peace Flags and Card making with Marianne Cipolla Knox and Carol Woods; Peace Pole decorations with Andy Sehic and students from Yemen and Bosnia. Music by Bill Billstrom; Howdy Emerson.

At 7 PM ~ Celebrating Inner and Global Peace through singing by Montessori Choir, Raging Grannies; Joanne Rand, Yemaya Kimmel and Family on Peace Drums Circle; storytelling by Ali Freedlund, personal narratives and poetry from Yemen, Bosnia, Palestine/Israel and Foster Youth, and a short film from Syria.

Raffle tickets available for purchase and drawing for the winner of a beautiful quilt donated by Open Heart Quilters which benefits the annual Edilith Eckert Peace Scholarship of WILPF Humboldt.

September 21, 2016 at 6pm - 9pm

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