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Regina: Peace Day Flag Raising
September 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
INTERNATIONAL PEACE DAY PEACE FLAG RAISING
Mark your calendars. It is now confirmed: The peace flag will be raised at City Hall at 10 am, on September 21, International Peace Day.
Following the flag-raising, there will be a short program of peace words and songs. As well, the winners of the 2018 Peace Symbol Contest will receive their prizes and a petition calling on the provincial government to include a Peace Studies program in the school curriculum will be launched.
- 9:50 – 10 am – Ringing of Knox-Met Church bells for peace
- 10 am – Raising of the Peace Flag
- 10:05 – 10:30 am:
- A prayer for peace, by Peter Gilmer
- A few words for peace, by Ed Lehman, Regina Peace Council & PeaceQuest Regina
- Awarding of prizes to the winners of the 2018 Peace Symbol Contest
- A few words for peace, by Florence Stratton, Making Peace Vigil & PeaceQuest Regina
- The Mayor will be invited to say a few words.
- If any City Councillors are present, they will be invited to say a few words.
- The launch of a petition calling for Peace Studies to be introduced into the school curriculum
- A group singing of a song or two for peace, led by the Reel Anti-Suppressants Theatre Group
- A group photo under the Peace Flag
LAUNCHING OF A PETITION CALLING FOR A PEACE STUDIES PROGRAM IN THE SCHOOL CURRICULUM
A Regina launch of the petition will take place on September 21 at the peace flag raising ceremony. Saskatoon will be having its own petition launch on October 4.
- September 21
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
- PeaceQuest Regina
- Florence dot Stratton at uregina dot ca
- Regina City Hall
2476 Victoria Avenue
Regina, Saskatchewan S4P 3C8 Canada + Google Map