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Sat, 2015-09-19 13:00 - 16:00

Come to Peace Fest RI, the highlight of the RI Month of Peace, and join the global celebration of peace on September 19, 2015 in Burnside Park and Kennedy Plaza, Providence.

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There will be activities for children and adults to enjoy that celebrate peace; Peace Flags , Peace Pinwheels, Peace Cranes, tie-dye and more. A number of RI's hard-working nonprofits and community organizations will provide information and fun activities. There also be a large interactive art project with Cathren Housley, rolling puppet machines with artist Dan Butterworth, Storytelling with Len Cabral, food trucks, and other entertainment.

Peace Flash Mob - 3:00 PM

Dances (Four Amazing Dancers are choreographing a flash mob that will take place in Burnside Park and Kennedy Plaza: Sokeo Ros – hip hop; Nellie Guerriero – Zumba style; Nita Trivedi -- Bollywood style; and Rachel Balaban- closing Peace Dance- which we all can dance together.

Peace Walk - 3:30 PM

The Peace Walk has been the traditional ending to our Peace Day festivities for several years. Led by interfaith clergy, we all walk slowly and in silence, each step a step for peace. At the end of the Walk, we close Peace Day with interfaith prayers for peace. About the Month of Peace: The Month of Peace in Rhode Island expands the celebration of the United Nations International Day of Peace. Ginny Fox and the Peace Flag Project organize multiple events for the month of September in Rhode Island. Events include the annual Peace Walk, Peace Flash Mob, Peacefest, peace flag workshops at Providence Community Libraries, and more! The Peace Month calendar includes special peace events as well as events occurring during September that are reflective of a peaceful world. Celebrating the Peace Month is about working to create the Beloved Community and a Culture of Peace in our communities. Please check the Peace Flag Project’s Website and social media outlets for updates.

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