International Day of Peace scheduled in North Park

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Sunday, September 8, 2019 | 12:01 AM

The International Day of Peace will be observed in the North Hills with a festival on Sunday, Sept. 15, from 3 to 6 p.m. at Point Grove on Lakeshore Drive in North Park. This year’s theme is “Global Peace Starts with Us.” The goal is to come together with people of all ages to celebrate cultures, diversity, and community while promoting peace, safety, and respect for all.

The festival will feature foods from various cultures, entertainment, speakers, and activities, including henna painting and origami. Entertainment will include dancing by the Chinese Cultural Group and music by violinist Monique Mead. Speakers will include Angelica Ocampo, Director, World Affairs Council; Peyton Klein, Founder & Director of Global Minds; Samir Lakhani, Founder & Director Ecosoap; and local high school students.

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