Date(s) - 08/06/22
5:15 pm - 7:00 pm
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Stop the Arms Trade ~ Cut the Arms Budget~ Money for Environmental & Human Needs
40th Annual World Peace Vigil & Community Dedication to Peace, Commemorating the 77th anniversary of U.S. nuclear destruction
of Hiroshima & Nagasaki
Sat., August 6, 2022 – Meet 5pm by Peace Pole, South Country Library, 22 Station Rd., Bellport. Join Silent Procession (5:15pm) for Program at the Village Marina, end of Bellport Lane – 5:45pm Program ~ Members & Participants’ Share ~ Visions & Actions for Peace Featuring:
Jason Neal: Invocation/Reflections~Music: Catherine Green~Poetry: Diane Atkinson
Prof. Karl Grossman, Journalist, Nuclear Industry Historian & Co-Author, Cold War Long Island asks: Again? Still? Focus: Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) Q&A
Paul Ames: Nuclear Weapons Actions/Updates; Michelle Santantonio: Closing-Community Affirmation of Peace
You may wish to wear white, traditional Japanese color of mourning.
Bring signs e.g.: BAN NUCLEAR WEAPONS~ PROTECT LIFE on EARTH! Bring a chair or blanket.
Redirect Military Spending; Reverse Environmental Destruction; End Poverty & Racism!
Cosponsors: LI Alliance for Peaceful Alternatives & North Country Peace Group