Friday, 10 May 2013

Project Peacemaker Bulletin - Events

A number of events related to issues we've focused on are mentioned in the current Project Peacemakers Bi-Weekly Newsletter.  I'll highlight them here.  Feel free to access the Project Peacemaker website for more information, found in the Recommended Website list.

Rally for the International Day Against Homophobia

Please join Manitobans of all stripes on Thursday, May 16 at the Manitoba Legislature for the International Day Against Homophobia.  We will be gathering from 4:30pm to 6:00pm.  We will be showing our support for the provincial government's anti-bullying initiative, Bill 18, designed to protect vulnerable students in school.  Please come out and show your support.  If you are on facebook, please check out the facebook event page.
Thursday, May 16
4:30pm to 6:00pm
Manitoba Legislature

Mark Your Calendar: Eco-Friendly Dinner

When: Thursday, June 6th at 6:30pm
Where: Immanuel United Church (755 Golspie St.)
The date is set. All are welcome to the attend this year's Eco-Friendly dinner at Immanuel United Church. The speaker this year will be from Treaty Relations Commission of Manitoba.  If you are interested in purchasing tickets, please contact the office. Tickets must be PURCHASED IN ADVANCE. Ticket Cost: $15 per person, children 12 and under $5
For tickets: or call 204-775-8178

3rd Winnipeg Peace and Justice Festival and Walk

The Peace Festival and Walk will be held at Vimy Ridge Park on June 15, 2013.  Come and make windsocks and pinwheels for peace at 11am at the crafts tent.  Children and adults welcome.  Program starts at noon with guest speaker, David Barsamian, followed by the Peace Walk with the Flaming Trolleys.  1:30pm there will be free food and entertainment in the park for all participants.   Bring your picnic blankets!  If you or your organization are interested in participating please call or email Margaret at 204-775-8178 or

- re-posted by Gareth

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