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Campaign Layaway

All year long!

You are invited to our kick off celebration and fundraiser for campaign Layaway. Members of the Project and community are using their birthdays to give! Monies raised will go to pay off layaways for items that meet our criteria in underserved neighbourhoods. Donate here!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AKRON PEACE WEEK

SEPT 29 - OCT 6, 2013

Sept 28 - Seva & Pre-Party

Akron Shambhala Center
1707 Front St
Cuyahoga Falls
11am - 2pm

We will be preluding Peace Week with a day of seva (service) as we help this new center with some tasks throughout the morning.

Sept 29 - Family Yoga and Kirtan
Banyan Tree
3850 Granger Rd in Bath
1:00pm - 5pm

We will be leading a nature meditation, family yoga, and ending with a pot luck and kirtan! Vita Coco has provided complimentary coconut water!

 

Sept 30 -

 

Meditation for Peace

Outside the Summit County Courthouse is a lovely little park-- grass and trees. On S High Street (If the weather in inclement, we will have a back up location. Please look to the Facebook page for changes and updates).

Noon - 12:30pm Monday - Friday

We will gather to meditate on peace in our community. This will be a mostly silent meditation, though there might be some words, prayer, or quotes at the beginning. Practitioners are welcome to come for the whole 30 minutes or for as much as they as able. The point is to be together, mindfully aware or the possibility for peace in our selves and community.

Be the Change; Tools to Cultivate Peace
Banyan Tree
 3850 Granger Rd in Bath
6:30pm

A panel will discuss and give suggestions on ways to cultivate ninviolence in our daily lives. Billy Soule (the Akron Peace Makers, the Mayor’s Office) will join 3 other speakers.

 

Oct 1 -

 

Meditation for Peace

Outside the Summit County Courthouse is a lovely little park-- grass and trees. On S High Street (If the weather in inclement, we will have a back up location. Please look to the Facebook page for changes and updates).

Noon - 12:30pm Monday - Friday

We will gather to meditate on peace in our community. This will be a mostly silent meditation, though there might be some words, prayer, or quotes at the beginning. Practitioners are welcome to come for the whole 30 minutes or for as much as they as able. The point is to be together, mindfully aware or the possibility for peace in our selves and community.

 

Free Akron Yoga
First Grace Church
350 S. Portage Path
7:00pm

This is an all-level practice. Mats are available. Vita Coco has provided complimentary coconut water!

 

Oct 2 -

 

Meditation for Peace

Outside the Summit County Courthouse is a lovely little park-- grass and trees. On S High Street (If the weather in inclement, we will have a back up location. Please look to the Facebook page for changes and updates).

Noon - 12:30pm Monday - Friday

We will gather to meditate on peace in our community. This will be a mostly silent meditation, though there might be some words, prayer, or quotes at the beginning. Practitioners are welcome to come for the whole 30 minutes or for as much as they as able. The point is to be together, mindfully aware or the possibility for peace in our selves and community.

 

Peace Through Eating

W/ The Diversity Center at the University of Akron
Student Union
4:30 - 6:30pm

Students will be highlighting various ethnic vegetarian dishes.
 

Terry Gordon on Mindfulness
w/ the AAIC and the Diversity Center at the University of Akron
First Congregational Church
292 E. Market St
6:30pm

Terry Gordon is a pretty interesting and inspirational individual. Find out more about him here: http://www.drterrygordon.com/about-terry/.

 

Singing Bowls Ceremony

Terra Amma Spiritual Center (1682 Akron Peninsula Rd, Akron)

7:00pm

http://www.meetup.com/terra-amma-center

 

Oct 3 -

 

Meditation for Peace

Outside the Summit County Courthouse is a lovely little park-- grass and trees. On S High Street (If the weather in inclement, we will have a back up location. Please look to the Facebook page for changes and updates).

Noon - 12:30pm Monday - Friday

We will gather to meditate on peace in our community. This will be a mostly silent meditation, though there might be some words, prayer, or quotes at the beginning. Practitioners are welcome to come for the whole 30 minutes or for as much as they as able. The point is to be together, mindfully aware or the possibility for peace in our selves and community.

 

Farmer’s Market

Highland Square, Akron
4:00 - 7:00pm

Features a drum circle and a vegan cooking demonstration.

 

Peace Through Problem-Solving Workshop
Banyan Tree
3850 Granger Rd in Bath
Akron
7:00pm

The Camp, Inc returns to Peace Week to provide an engaging and enlightening workshop about developing nonviolent team building and problem solving skills.

 

Oct 4 -

 

Meditation for Peace

Outside the Summit County Courthouse is a lovely little park-- grass and trees. On S High Street (If the weather in inclement, we will have a back up location. Please look to the Facebook page for changes and updates).

Noon - 12:30pm Monday - Friday

We will gather to meditate on peace in our community. This will be a mostly silent meditation, though there might be some words, prayer, or quotes at the beginning. Practitioners are welcome to come for the whole 30 minutes or for as much as they as able. The point is to be together, mindfully aware or the possibility for peace in our selves and community.

 

Cooking Class with Ms. Julie
Ms Julie’s Kitchen
1809 S. Main St, Akron
6:30pm

Ms Julie is a community leader, proud local and vegan advocate. She has brought herself into good health through diet. She is part of the Summit County Community Food organization, as well.


Peace Pole Rededication Ceremony

Unitarian Universalist Church
3300 Morewood, Fairlawn
7:00pm

Headed by Rebekah Benner, this celebration and ceremony brings drumming celebrations to rededicate the church's peace pole.

www.rebekahbenner.com

 

Oct 5 - Walk With Your Best Friend Against Abuse
Medina Square
9:30am - 1:30pm

This event benefits the Medina County Battered Women's Shelter and focuses on the link between animal abuse and domestic violence. For more info, and to register a team, please check out: http://www.scmcbws.org/walk_with_your_best_friend_against_abuse.a sp


Oct 5 - Farmer’s Market
Howe Meadow
4040 Riverview Rd, Cuyahoga Falls
8:00am - Noon

Features a yoga event and a vegan cooking demonstration, plus live music by Zach.

 

Oct 5 - Evening for Chuck
w/ GAR Hall and 91.3 The Summit
GAR Hall
Peninsula
6:30pm

The 7th Evening for Chuck, honors the life of Chuck, the father of the co-founder of the Peace Project, Zach, while raising money and awareness for Stuart’s Caring Place. This event will feature meditations, activities, family events, raffles, and more. Songwriters the Poplars, Light of the Loon, Emma Shepard, Rachel Roberts, Zach, and more will be performing throughout the evening.


Oct 6 - Peace Ride
2nd Annual Bicycle Ride for Peace
w/ Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad
Towpath - Mustill Store to Valley View
9:00am

Mustill Store Akron along the Towpath to Valley View station
Return ride on the Cuyahoga Valley scenic Railroad (free to Peace Riders). Riders are encouraged to create their own bicycle flag, especially with the Peace Project’s Peace sign.


Oct 6 - Closing Ceremonies

Terra Amma Spiritual Center
1862 Akron Peninsula Rd
Akron
3:00pm.