Honoring International Day of Peace September 21, 2018
Community Gathering at Peg Egan Performing Art Center & Kress Pavillion
Each year, the International Day of Peace is observed around the world on September 21. The United Nations General Assembly has declared this as a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, both within and among all nations and peoples.
In observance of International Day of Peace, Door County Medical Center is proud to sponsor a free outdoor Community Gathering, 5:30-7 p.m., at the Peg Egan Performing Art Center. Afterwards, participants are invited to the Kress Pavillion to enjoy a community social along with free refreshments. The following schedule of activities will take place on the green space at Peg Egan Performing Art Center. All are welcome:
- Meditation Walk
- Dances of Universal Peace
- LEAP the Human Kindness Project/ Music
- Drumming Circle
The theme for the International Day of Peace in 2018 is “The Right to Peace – The Universal Declaration of Human Rights at 70”. “As the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
enters its 70th year, we reflect on its enduring importance. Lasting peace and security can
never be achieved in any country without respect for human rights.” UN Secretary-General António Guterres.