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Candles on the Water

When:
August 9, 2020 @ 6:45 pm – 8:30 pm
2020-08-09T18:45:00-04:00
2020-08-09T20:30:00-04:00
Where:
Harrisburg, PA - Riverfront Park
200 S Front St
Harrisburg
PA 17104
Contact:
Ann Marie Judson

You are invited to commemorate the 75th anniversary
of the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

Harrisburg on Sunday, August 9 – 6:45 – 8:30 p.m.

Location – Riverfront Park on Front Street across from John Harris Mansion

Sponsors – Pax Christi Harrisburg, PSR-Pennsylvania, Peacemaking Committee of Market Square Presbyterian Church,
Christian Churches United. PA Council of Churches and others

Program – Main Speaker – Bill Dallam who was on site in Nagasaki, 3 weeks after the bombing in 1945 with the Navy to measure radiation
Music, Liturgical Dance, Readings, Prayer, Proclamations from the Mayor and Governor, launching of candle boats into the Susquehanna River at sunset.

No fee. People will need to bring lawn chairs and/or blankets