2014 Month of Peace Events

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Month-long events

9/12 – 9/30 Peace Art Exhibit Atrium Gallery, First Unitarian Church of Providence 9:00 to 5:00 Monday to Friday. One Benevolent Street, www.firstunitarianprov.org

9/1 – 9/30 Peace Flags Exhibits & Workshops Providence Community Libraries, 9 locations
www.provcomlib.org. Check for time and dates at local Community Library.

Special Events

9/5 – 9/7  (Fri-Sun) Monks of Gaden Shartse Dokhang Monastery World Peace Tour 2014-15 in RI 9/5 7:00pm, Fri.,  Talk: World Peace & Unity – Jamestown; 9/6 Sat., 9am-3:30pm – Sand Mandala, Singing Bowl Meditation & more. Wakefield For more events & details contact: janetlarsonyoga@gmail.com All by donation

9/11 – 9/14 (Ths-Sun) Walk Across RI for Peace & Justice Join us for all or part of our journey from Westerly to Providence. Contact for details: myager@afsc.org or karinalutz@hotmail.com call 508-399-6699

9/13 – 9/14 (Sat-Sun) Slater Park Fall Festival Irish Music Festival, Philharmonic Pops, Fireworks and more! 11am – 5pm Slater Memorial Park, Pawtucket www.pawtucketartsfestival.org 9/14- peace flag project workshop

9/12 (Sat) Peace Art Exhibit Opening 5:00 – 6:30pm Atrium Gallery, First Unitarian Church of Providence

9/13 (Sat) RiverFest by Day Celebrating the beauty and recreational value of the Blackstone River
12pm – 4pm River Island Park, Woonsocket www.facebook.com/riverzedgearts

9/14 (Sun) Day of Honor Salute to those who serve our nation & communities, Free admission for civil & military service, id required Roger Williams Park Zoo, Providence info: www.rwpzoo.org

9/18 (Ths) URI Kingston Celebration of UN Peace Day http://web.uri.edu/nonviolence 11am – 3:00pm Peace Activities on Quad peace flag project workshop

9/18 (Ths) Gallery Night Peace Exhibits on the Trolley Route www.gallerynight.org  5pm – 8pm Peace Art Exhibit Atrium Gallery, First Unitarian Church of Providence ; 5pm – 8pm A Fair Trade Affair, supporting the global value of fair trade arts and crafts; Peaceable Kingdom, 116 Ives Street, Providence

9/19 (Fri) PARK(ing) Day Providence – Raising awareness of public park green space in the city.
8am – 4pm located in parking spaces around Providence, http://rhodeislandasla.org/parkingday
Visit the Peace Flag Project Parklet at 347 Broadway at Knight St. Join us and make a peace flag!

9/19 (Fri) Voices for Peace Concert – A celebration of peace in song, music, story and more.
7:00pm The Avenue Concept – 304 Lockwood St, Providence www.theavenueconcept.com

Day of Peace Celebrations

9/20 (Sat) 37th Annual Heritage Festival – Honoring Diversity in our State peace flag project workshop
12 noon – 6:00pm Roger Williams National Memorial, 282 North Main Street, Providence

9/20 (Sat) Peace Walk – Memorial Park Green, South Main St. Providence;
3:00 – 4:00pm Assemble & Peace Flag Project Workshop;
4:00 – 6:00pm Peace Walk from Memorial Green to Union Station Plaza (Wall of Hope Tunnel)

9/20 (Sat) FirstWorks Urban Carnivale Featuring RPM Voices premiere – One Voice & more multicultural events! 6:00pm The Providence Skating Rink at the Bank of America City Center www.first-works.org

9/21 (Sun) United Nations International Day of Peace www.internationaldayofpeace.org

9/21 (Sun) Interfaith Peace Gathering Children & youth walk with peace flags to Peace Dale Village Green, 12 noon – Unitarian Congregation of South County

9/21 (Sun) Aurea presents Not About Heroes – A performance reflecting on the life and fate of poets Owen and Sasson as soldiers in WWl, with music of the period. In remembrance of the centennial of WWI. 7:30pm Slater Mill, Pawtucket www.aureaensemble.org & www.pawtucketartsfestival.org

9/23 (Tues) )RI for Community & Justice Peace Festival Youth perspectives on peace with song, spoken word & arts. 6pm – 7:30pm URI Providence, Paff Auditorium, 80 Washington St. Providence www.ricj.org

Upcoming Fall Event

Peace Summit An event for Nonprofits and Community Organizations to explore efforts to foster peace and nonviolence in our state.  For details contact Ginny Fox.