Lanterns for Peace 2019
Annual Commemoration of the Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima & Nagasaki
Friday, August 9, 6 pm - 9 pm
Washington Park Urban Ecology Center
(N.E. corner of the park, south of Lisbon-1859 N 40th St.)
Peace Action of Wisconsin presents a beautiful, family-friendly, cultural event based on a traditional Japanese ritual.
6:00 pm Making of traditional Japanese lanterns, origami, story-telling, and other family activities.
7:30 pm Commemorative Program.
8:30 pm Ceremonial floating of Japanese Lanterns in the lagoon.
No More Hiroshimas! No More Nagasaki's!
No More Nuclear Weapons!
Organized by Peace Action of WI. Co-sponsors: End the Wars Coalition of Milwaukee, Veterans for Peace, United Nations Association of Milwaukee, Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, WI Green Party, 350 Milwaukee, Mother’s Organizing Center, Casa Maria Catholic Worker, Milwaukee Cuba Coalition, Friends Committee on National Legislation, Voces de la Frontera and more.
1859 N 40th St
Milwaukee, WI 53208
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