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A Day of Peace in Rhode Island

Celebrate the United Nations International Day of Peace in Providence
Sunday, September 19, 2010 from 3:00 pm. to 6:00 pm
Burnside Park in Kennedy Plaza

peaceJoin the Peace Flag Project’s (PFP) seventh Annual Celebration of the United Nations International Day of Peace. This event is free, family-friendly and open to the public.

From 3:00 pm. to 5:00 pm, everyone can enjoy a wide range of entertainers, activities and exhibitors reflecting the diverse communities of RI.  Adults and children will be charmed and moved by storytellers, musicians, dancers, and singers.  Learn more about exhibitors doing good work in our state – Habitat for Humanity, American Friends Service Committee, the Climate Project, Familytopia, People’s Power and Light, Institute for the Study and Practice of Nonviolence, Apeiron Institute, among others.

At 5:00 pm, all are invited to participate in a lovely highlight of the event: the silent Walking Meditation for Peace around Burnside Park. The afternoon closes with prayers for peace by the Unitarian Universalist interfaith clergy.

For more information about The Peace Flag Project, call Ginny Fox at 401.453.8281 or email Info@thepeaceflagproject.org.   For information on the sponsoring organization The Peace Flag Project, please visit www.thepeaceflagproject.org.

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Written by Anisa Raoof