Lanterns for Peace 2018 - Milwaukee

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Lanterns for Peace
A Traditional Commemoration of the Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
Friday, August 10, 2018
6 pm to 9 pm
Riverside Park Urban Ecology Center
1500 E. Park Place, Milwaukee
6 pm. - Family Activities: Making of traditional Japanese lanterns 
(with artistic awards preschool through adult), and origami peace cranes. 
Food and beverages available.
7 pm - Program: Reflections on Hiroshima/Nagasaki and Nuclear Disarmament, 
Interfaith Ceremony, Music.
8 pm - Ritual: Beautiful Symbolic Floating of Lanterns on the Lily Pond. 
Organized by Peace Action Wisconsin
Funded by the Greater Milwaukee Foundation’s Annette J. Roberts and Joan Robertson Fund