The Peace Education Center will be on-the-go this week with various peace actions in the Greater Lansing area. All peace and justice supporters are invited to participate:
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
“Peace One Day” Event
Lansing City Market, 325 City Market Drive, Lansing, MI 48912
The International Day of Peace is Friday, September 21, 2012. The Peace Education Center will have an information table at the Lansing City Market’s “Peace One Day” event to promote a global day of ceasefire and non-violence. The PEC information table will be open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Please stop by to visit the various exhibits and stop by the PEC’s table.
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, Noon – 1 p.m.
Weekly Peace Vigil at the Capitol Building
The Lansing weekly peace vigil will be held in front of the State Capitol Building as it has every Friday during the noon hour since 9/11. The public is invited to join the vigil in support of peace and in support of bringing U.S. troops home from Afghanistan and Iraq.
Friday- Saturday, September 21 – 22
Lansing Old Town Blues Festival
Old Town in Lansing, Michigan
The Peace Education Center will host an information tent at the Old Town Blues Festival in Lansing. The PEC information will be open on Friday, September 21, at 4 p.m. – 10 p.m., and again on Saturday, September, 22, at Noon – 10 p.m. The festival is free to the public and features great music, food, and vendor tents. Everyone is invited to stop by the PEC location among the vendor tents.
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2012, Noon – 3 p.m.
Memorial Dedication In Honor of Tom Schneider
Bath Township Hall, 1440 Webster Road, Bath, Michigan
The PEC will hold a memorial dedication to honor our friend, activist, and public servant Tom Schneider. There will be a ceremony unveiling a plaque and a tree planting honoring Tom from Noon – 1 p.m. at the Bath Township Hall. A potluck luncheon will be held at the Bath Township Hall Senior Center, next to the township hall, from 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. The public is invited.