Speak Your Peace
Wed., Sept. 21, 6:30 p.m. 2016
$5-$10 donation, free for kids under 7
Local group, TRUEntertainment, is presenting their 3rd annual family-oriented International Day of Peace observation in Arcata through inspiring arts in "Speak Your Peace" on Wednesday, September 21, 2016 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM at the Arcata Playhouse, located at 1251 9th Street in Arcata. Donations $5-$10 will help pay for expenses and the Peace Pole project by TRUEntertainment. Kids under 7 are free. Join us for an evening of creativity, music, short film, narratives and stories. Snacks and teas from around the world will be provided. I
nternational Day of Peace recognition was spearheaded by TRUEntertainment founder, Azra Andy Sehic, Bosnian native who is a Bosnian genocide survivor. Their proclamation of International Day of Peace is supported by the Arcata City Council and local non-profit organizations: Women's International League for Peace and Freedom ~ Humboldt Branch (WILPF), and Veterans for Peace ~ Humboldt Chapter 56 (VFP).
At 6:30 PM there will be creative art activities: screen printing of peace sign with Beth Kabat of Thimbleberry Threads; Peace Flags and Card making with Marianne Cipolla Knox and Carol Woods; Peace Pole decorations with Andy Sehic and students from Yemen and Bosnia, accompanied with music by Bill Billstrom and Howdy Emerson. At 7 PM we will engage in celebration of inner and global peace through singing by Redwood Coast Montessori Choir, Raging Grannies; Joanne Rand, Yemaya Kimmel and Family on Peace Drums Circle; storytelling by Ali Freedlund, personal narratives and poetry from Yemen, Bosnia, Palestine/Israel and Foster Youth, and a short film from Syria. Raffle tickets available for purchase and drawing for the winner of a beautiful quilt donated by Open Heart Quilters, which benefits the annual Edilith Eckert Peace Scholarship of WILPF Humboldt.
TRUEntertainment aim is to enhance community connection through transformative art and film. For more information, please visit us on Facebook at: Event Facebook page: www.facebook.com/events/1785887561689484 and TRUEntertainment FB page:https://www.facebook.com/TRUEntertainmentHumboldt or Contact: Andy Sehic @ 707.840.6067
Bring the family and friends to International Day of Peace; Wednesday, September 21 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM with hands on activities, storytelling, narratives, poetry, film and music at the Arcata Playhouse, 1251 9th Street Arcata. $5-10 donations accepted, kids under 7 are free.