Commemorating Hiroshima and Nagasaki – Aug. 12th 2012

Nuclear Weapons Ban — By on July 16, 2011 6:43 am

Sunday, August 12, 2012

6:30 pm – 8:30 pmhiroshima observance

Bronson Park, Downtown Kalamazoo

Commemorating Hiroshima and Nagasaki

Sponsored by KNOW on the 67th anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.  Please join us as we again gather for a moving and unifying event.

Family friendly activities are planned.

Children can make and launch floating Japanese “Peace Lanterns”

Children will be able to hear the story of “Sadako and the Thousand Cranes” and learn how to fold peace cranes

“Dances of Universal Peace” for all ages

Singers and Drummers

The event is free and open to the public.  Peace items will be available for purchase.

Help is needed, especially if you are able to help kids fold origami cranes, or would like to help at the floating peace boat table.

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