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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] progressiveportal.org
Phone510-595-4626
AddressMail: 2887 College Ave. #274, Berkeley 94705
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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, http://www.progressiveportal.org/lanterns.

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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