|Peace Lantern Ceremony|
|Date||Saturday August 09|
|Time||6:30 PM - 9:30 PM|
|Import this event into your personal calendar.|
|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).|
|lanterns2008 [at] progressiveportal.org|
|Address||Mail: 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, http://www.progressiveportal.org/lanterns.
August 9 is the 63rd anniversary of the atomic bombing of Nagasaki, Japan.