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Peace Lantern Ceremony
Date Saturday August 09
Time 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location Details
North end of Aquatic Park, Berkeley, near the pedestrian/bike bridge (west of the west end of the Addison St., near University Ave. and US-580).
Event Type Vigil/Ritual
Organizer/AuthorSteve Freedkin
Emaillanterns2008 [at]
AddressMail: 2887 College Ave. #274, Berkeley 94705

Seventh annual Bay Area Japanese Peace Lantern Ceremony. Decorate lantern shades, float candlelit lanterns on the lagoon at dusk, in remembrance of Hiroshima, Nagasaki, and all victims of war. Family-friendly event. Bring decorating supplies (markers, crayons, etc.), and if you can, a folding table and chairs (labeled with your name/email/phone). Volunteers needed, flyers available for downloading and copying -- see the Web site,

August 9 is the 63rd anniversary of the atomic bombing of Nagasaki, Japan.

Added to the calendar on Sunday Aug 3rd, 2008 12:16 PM

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