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International Day of Peace Calendar
Date09/08/2011 - 7:00pm
International Day of Peace Calendar
September 8th, 2011 7:00-8:00 pm: UNITY’S INTERFAITH WORLD DAY OF PRAYER sponsored by Unity of Charlottesville
At Unity of Charlottesville, 2825 Hydraulic Road, Charlottesville
Rev. Patricia Gulino Lansky, Rev. Don Lansky, Blair Jones, the Unity Praise Singers, and special guests will lead an hour of chant, mediation and prayer for peace. The International Unity movement created Interfaith World Day of Prayer 18 years ago as a global effort to uplift our world in shared prayer consciousness. Held on the second Thursday in September each year, this sacred initiative is supported by Unity churches and study centers around the world in partnership with local and community organizations.
(For more information contact Unity church at 434-978-1062 or www.unitycville.org)
September 10th, 2011 7:00PM- UNTIL: Peace Talks sponsored by Vinegar Hill Toastmasters.
CITY SPACE, 100 5thStNE, Charlottesville, VA
Explore the Topics of Peace & Justice
Experience Public Speaking Through Toastmasters
Engage in Music, Theatre & Dance
(For more information Contact: Doug@480Rio.com or 434-996-9911)
September 13th, 2011 7:00pm – 9:00pm 'The Basis of Peace' - Film and discussion with film maker Ted Millich
At Albemarle County Office Building, 401 McIntyre Road, Room 235. 'The Basis of Peace' is a film about a practical method societies can use to create the foundations of a peaceful world. The half hour screening will be followed by a discussion about peace, democracy, and what we can do in Charlottesville to make a better world.
(For more information Contact: Ted Millich email@example.com or 434 977-1221)
September 16th – 18th: The Military Industrial Complex at 50 years old - A National Conference in Charlottesville, Va.
Over 20 speakers will lead a discussion on the real cost both economic and human of military expenditures and on the necessity and benefits of using those funds to meet human needs. This three day conference begins Friday evening and extends through Sunday afternoon.
Friday, September 16, 2011,
At the Haven, 112 W Market Street, Charlottesville, Va.
Doors open at 5:30 PM with speakers presenting until 8:30
Saturday, September 17, 2011
At The Dickinson Fine and Performing Arts Center at Piedmont Virginia Community College, 501 County Road 338, Charlottesville, Va. 22902-7589.
Doors open at 8:00 AM with morning sessions, lunch and afternoon sessions ending at 5:45 PM.
Sunday, September 18, 2011
At The Dickinson Fine and Performing Arts Center at PVCC
Doors open at 9:00 AM with morning sessions, lunch and afternoon sessions ending at 4:45 PM.
(For more information see http://MIC50.org. Fees for the conference are now $40 for the general public and $20 for students. Fees will be higher at the door ($45 and $22.50). You can pay what you can afford. The conference is free for PVCC students.)
September 18th 3:00 PM "Inner Peace and Global Peace” panel discussion sponsored by the United Nations Association – Blue Ridge Chapter
At the Thomas Jefferson Memorial Church Unitarian-Universalist, 717 Rugby Rd., Charlottesville, VA. The panel will be moderated by David Poist and will include Rachel Mann, PhD (who speaks and leads groups on "Peacekeeping with Soul - Mettaknowledge for Peace), William Anderson, UVA Psychologist and President of the Charlottesville Center for Peace and Justice and Rev. Roy Hange, Pastor of the Charlottesville Mennonite Church and Instructor in Peace Issues and at Mennonite College.
(For more information go to http://una-brc.avenue.org).
September 21st, 1:00 – 2:30 PM International Day of Peace Celebration sponsored by the Senior Center
At the Senior Center, 1180 Pepsi Place. This celebration of World Peace Day will include uplifting music and a variety of activities and guest speakers that will enrich our understanding and appreciation of peace ranging from personal peace to international peace.
(For more information contact Senior Center, Inc, 1180 Pepsi Place, 974-7756
or the event chairperson, Mrs. JJ Towler, 989-6633)
September 21st, 7:00 – 9:30 PM International Day of Peace Celebration sponsored by the Interfaith Cooperation Circle of Central Virginia and the Charlottesville Center for Peace and Justice
At the Burley Middle School Auditorium 901 Rose Hill Drive, Charlottesville
The Interfaith Cooperation Circle is again co-hosting a wonderful offering of music of peace, along with some improvisational theatre, and concluding with the Dances of Universal Peace. There is no admission cost, and all are welcome. Please pass the word to those you know who might enjoy this event.
(For more information, see interfaithcooperation.org or call 434.990.4220)
September 21st, Saint Paul Memorial Episcopal Church Community Night Observance of International Peace Day
At St. Paul's church chapel, 1700 University Ave. A service beginning at 5:30 will be followed by a dinner provided by the church. The service and discussions following dinner will focus on peace. The event is open to the public.