30 DAYS OF PEACE WITH NEWAYGO COUNTY PEOPLE FOR PEACE
Below are the events taking place during Campaign Nonviolence Week, see the full calendar at the bottom for events that continue through October 19th!
Sun. Sept. 20th “ Pigs for Peace” Pig Roast, St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 12 noon-3 pm 30 Justice Street, Newaygo. Music, Silent Auction, Raffle, curb side pick up. Tickets $10 with family discount. Public welcomed.
Mon. Sept. 21 International Day of Peace Tribute to Howard Boreman, a man who thought globally but acted locally. 6:30 pm. Fremont Area District Library. A program honoring Mr. Boreman, one of the founders of The Foods Resource Bank and the Fremont Area Growing Project with guest speakers Bev Abma, former director of FRB and Mrs. Leonorilda Coc Garcia, a Guatemalan leader in an ag development program supported by Fremont FRB. Refreshments served and a free will offering will be taken for FRB. Sponsored by NCPP. International Day of Peace brief candlelight service at the Peace Pole in front of Fremont City Hall following FRB (approx. 8:30 pm)
Tues. Sept. 22 Film & discussion “A Place at the Table” with Brad Hastings, Community Food and Wellness Coordinator TrueNorth Community Services 6:30 pm. Truth North 6308 S. Warner Ave. Fremont Hunger….a peace issue? Who is hungry in Newaygo County & the US and why does it matter? Sponsored by the Fremont Area Crop Walk, NCPP, in Partnership with TrueNorth Community Services. Free event with donation of an item for the Food Pantry.
Wed. Sept. 23 Peace Taize Prayer Service 6 pm St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 30 Justice St. Newaygo All welcomed.
Thurs. Sept. 24 Harvest Festival Parade 6 pm Downtown Fremont Join the fun and walk with People for Peace and Women in Black as they celebrate a culture of peace and nonviolent living.
Thurs. Sept. 24 World Religion Class, Judaism. Led by Pastor Jon Riedel. Sponsored by St. John’s Episcopal Church, 124 S. Sullivan, Fremont. 7 pm Church Hall. All welcome. Free event.
Fri. Sept. 25 Mindful Peace Walk 12:15 – 12:45 Arboretum Park, Fremont. Dress for any weather.
Sat. Sept. 26 Public Star Gazing Party The Full Moon 8-11pm stephan f. wessling Observatory 6523 West Baseline Rd. Fremont $5 adults $2 17 & younger weather permitting
Learn more about the Newyago County People for Peace here: http://www.ncpeople4peace.com/Get Directions via Google Maps