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Candlelight Vigil to Remember Hiroshima, Nagasaki, & Fukushima

Date:
Sunday, August 05, 2012
Time:
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Event Type:
Vigil/Ritual
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Location Details:
Santa Cruz Town Clock
Pacific Avenue & Water Street, Santa Cruz CA

Remembering Hiroshima/Nagasaki/Fukushima/Chernobyl/Three Mile Island.....and all the victims of the nuclear war and power industries.

A Candlelight Vigil and Memorial for Peace on Sunday August 5th, from 7-9PM at the Town Clock/Collateral Damage Sculpture Park in downtown Santa Cruz (corner of Pacific, Front, and Water Streets).

In Santa Cruz, we are blessed with the Collateral Damage Sculpture at the Town Clock Park.

Dedicated on August 5th, 1995, the 50th anniversary of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, it serves as a remembrance of all the civilian victims of war we remember as well the many victims of the nuclear power industry.

Join us as we vigil, share music and poetry, and light candles together.

Bring signs, flags, banners, flowers, candles, and friends, and we will have extras!

Please spread the word!

For more info: pup [at] skyhighway.com

Co-sponsored by (a growing list):
People United for Peace, the Women's International League for Peace & Freedom, the United Nations Association, Women In Black, the Resource Center for Nonviolence, Pax Christi, CodePink SC, the Santa Cruz Coalition to Bring the Troops Home Now, the SC School for Tarot and Qabalah Study........

Some related links:

Why Hiroshima?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PuX7mx-PIY4&feature=related

Santa Cruz Hiroshima Vigil 2011
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hAVUKu5dUgc

13 Minutes to Doomsday - The Washington Post
http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/13-minutes-to-doomsday/2012/07/08/gJQA14RlWW_story.html
Added to the calendar on Thu, Jul 26, 2012 3:46PM
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