“Remembering Hiroshima, Preventing Nuclear War” Sunday Aug 4th at the State Museum

Remembering Hiroshima, Preventing Nuclear War:
An Educational Experience
SUNDAY Aug 4th, 2PM-4PM

The State Museum, Gervais Room (2nd Floor by Main Staircase)
301 Gervais St. Columbia, SC 29201
Join us for the 29th Annual Hiroshima Vigil/Remembrance in Columbia, SC.  This year we’ll feature an interactive exhibit featuring storytelling, arts and craft making (peace cranes, lanterns), video and more remembering the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and highlighting efforts to prevent nuclear war.  Drop in!
Free and open to the public.  $1 Admission to the rest of The State Museum.
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Sponsored by the Carolina Peace Resource Center and the Columbia Friends Meeting (Quakers)

City of Columbia to Proclaim Aug 4th Hiroshima Vigil/Remembrance Day

 

 

 

 

City of Columbia Council Meeting

TUESDAY July 16th 6PM

1737 Main St. Columbia, SC

Please join us in support of the Columbia City Council passing a proclamation declaring Hiroshima Vigil/Remembrance Day on August 4th. There will also be a resolution on the agenda in support of the “Ban the Box” campaign.

Check out the full text of the Hiroshima resolution here…

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Hiroshima in Our Hearts: Moving Beyond the Bomb Sunday Aug 5th

Hiroshima In Our Hearts: Moving Beyond the Bomb
SUNDAY Aug 5th 2pm-4pm
SC State Museum, Gervais Room
301 Gervais St. Columbia, SC

Join us for the 28th Annual Hiroshima Vigil in Columbia, SC… “Hiroshima In Our Hearts: Moving Beyond the Bomb” is a special observance, remembrance and a vigil to acknowledge the horror of nuclear weapons and the need for nuclear disarmament.  We will will remember the destruction caused by nuclear weapons, celebrate community, and pledge to walk together in peace with music, spoken word, creation of a mandala, origami, and reflections.
FREE and open to the public.  RSVP/Share on Facebook

Sponsored by
Columbia Friends Meeting (Quakers)
Carolina Peace Resource Center

Commemoration of Hiroshima & Nagasaki, Sun, Aug 6, Columbia, SC

Join us next Sunday August 6th in remembering #Hiroshima and renewing our commitment to work toward a more peaceful world where nuclear weapons will never be used again. Featuring music, poetry, dance, and children’s activities including making origami peace cranes. 2:30pm-4:30pm at Edventure’s Canal Room, 211 Gervais St. FREE.
Sponsored by Carolina Peace and the Columbia Friends Meeting (Quakers)
More details: https://www.facebook.com/events/204584853388254/

Augusta, GA: Film “NUCLEAR SAVAGE: The Islands of Secret Project 4.1,” Tue, Sep 13, 7 pm

doctor examines nuclear savage childThe Central Savannah River Area Peace Alliance invites the public to a screening of Adam Horiwitz‘s documentary NUCLEAR SAVAGE: The Islands of Secret Project 4.1 on Tuesday, September 13 at 7 pm at the Wallace Branch Library at 1237 Laney Walker Blvd in Augusta, Georgia. Admission is free. Continue reading “Augusta, GA: Film “NUCLEAR SAVAGE: The Islands of Secret Project 4.1,” Tue, Sep 13, 7 pm”

July 13 Telebriefing on EPA Proposal to Increase Levels of Radiation Allowed in Water

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has quietly proposed to raise the allowable levels of radioactivity in drinking water a nuclear incident to hundreds of times their current limits. If this guidance goes through, EPA’s action will allow people to drink water with concentrations of radioactivity at vastly higher levels. — Read more

Hiroshima Vigil, Columbia, SC, Aug 6, 7 pm

On August 6, 2016, the 71st anniversary of the detonation of the first atomic bomb over Hiroshima, attend a peace vigil at 7:00 PM at Columbia Friends Meeting, 120 Pisgah Church Road, Columbia, SC 29203. We are planting a peace pole. This event is open to the public. It is a free interfaith memorial. Prayers from faith groups over the city have been asked to contribute. Anyone with an interest should call (803) 237-2656 or contact Harry Rogers at harryrogers “at” carolinapeace.org

Every time we take a peaceful step, the world changes.

Hiroshima Day Vigil Aug 6th & Art Exhibit

Hiroshima Day Vigil

WEDNESDAY August 6th, 6PM

Tapp’s on Main, 1644 Main St.

Commemorating the victims of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and calling for nuclear disarmament and abolition.  Featuring a screening of the short film “Witness to Hiroshima,” music and reflection in memoriam of the residents of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Followed by a preview of the “Hiroshima: Never Forget” art exhibit.

Co-sponsored by the Carolina Peace Resource Center and the Columbia Society of Friends (Quakers)

RSVP/Share on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/905621932786705/

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“Hiroshima: Never Forget” Art Exhibit

August 7th-August 30th

Tapp’s on Main, 1644 Main St.

Featuring art from Jeri Burdick, Susan Lenz,  Sean McGuinness (That Godzilla Guy),  Kimi Maeda. and others, posters from the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum and the short film “Witness to Hiroshima.” Runs August 7th through August 31st.

 

 

OPENING First Thursday Aug 7th the public is invited to handcraft origami peace cranes, for all ages.. 5:30 pm till closing.

For more info, http://www.tappsartscenter.com/

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED to help table/fold peace cranes in shifts from 5pm to 10pm

Contact David, david @ carolinapeace.org with your availability.

 

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Hiroshima Day Vigil TUES Aug 6th @ the Statehouse

Hiroshima Day Vigil

TUES Aug 6th, 7PM

Statehouse Steps

Columbia, SC (Main & Gervais)

Remember Hiroshima and call for nuclear disarmament.

We still live in the shadow of the bomb.

Presentations by

* Tom Clements- THE MOX PROGRAM AND TRITIUM PRODUCTION AT SRS

* Susan Corbett – THE DEPT. OF ENERGY AND BUDGETING FOR THE B61 BOMB


RSVP/Share on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/483003928441772/


Organized by Carolina Peace and the Columbia Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends