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Annual Lanterns for Peace Observance of Hiroshima Day
August 4, 2012
Time: 6:00 pm
Location: Pere Marquette Park, Old World Third Street and Kilbourne Ave.
Dr. Jeff Patterson of Physicians for Social Responsibility will be speaking. Hosted by Peace Action Wisconsin. For more information call 414/964-5158.
6:00 pm: Music and Family Activities - Youth Dance Company, K.T.'s Universal Love Band, Lantern making, Origami, and more. Food and drink available.
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7:30 pm: Commemorative Program - Speaker, Dr. Jeffrey Patterson, of National Physicians for Social Responsibility; Music by Glenn Asch, viola & Charles Asch, cello; Reflections on Hiroshima
8:30 pm: Floating of Lanterns - Traditional floating of Japanese Lanterns on the Milkwaukee River.
(Bring folding chairs or blankets for lawn sitting.)
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