Peace in Bridgewater and Beyond, September 19-26

Sunday, September 26, 2021
All day event
Zoom and various locations in Bridgewater
Event Type
Special Event
Minnock Institute for Global Engagement

Join the Bridgewater and BSU communities for events recognizing International Day of Peace (September 21) and International Day for the Elimination of Nuclear Weapons (September 26).

On Sunday, September 19, join Peace Sunday services at Central Square Congregational Church at 10 AM and First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church from 10-11:30 AM.

Follow the links below to register for Zoom events on Monday, September 20 through Thursday, September 23:

Monday, from 1-2:15 pm, retired teacher Evelyn Delutis will deliver "Speaking with Children and Young Adults about Peace." Register here:

Tuesday, the International Day of Peace, offers "Can One Person Make a Difference? What About a Community?" by International Cities of Peace representatives Brian Berman and Dennis Wong, from 11 AM to 12:15 PM. Register here:

Wednesday, from 7:30-8:30 AM, Pushpi Gangani Weerakoon, of Organización Internacional para las Migraciones (OIM) will speak on "Migration in Central America." Register here:

Thursday brings Peter Moyer, MD, MPH, Physicians for Social Responsibility, to speak on "Nuclear Weapons: A Public Health Issue" from 11 AM-12:30 PM. Register here:

Friday, September 24 will be a day of Music and Peace. A playlist will be provided when available. And on Saturday, September 25, you are invited to make origami cranes to leave around town and campus. Materials and instructions can be picked up at the circulation desks of the BSU Maxwell Library and the Bridgewater Public Library.

The BSU community and the public are welcome at these events. Presented by the Rotary Club of the Bridgewaters, the First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, Bridgewater, the Greater Bridgewater Interfaith Council, the Martin Richard Institute for Social Justice, and the Dr. Edward W. Minnock Institute for Global Engagement. 

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