Prince George’s County Peace and Justice Coalition – Greenbelt Peace Month June 2021 Calendar

Sent: Jun 2, 2021 9:55 AM

To: justpeacepg@earthlink.net

Subject: Greenbelt Peace Month 2021 calendar of virtual and traditional events

Allies for peace and justice: Several virtual events are planned for Peace Month, and so are accessible far from Greenbelt.

We’ll welcome your sharing these notices with your members. Calendar attached.

For Prince George’s County Peace and Justice Coalition, Lucy Duff

JUNE 2021 GREENBELT PEACE MONTH ACTIVITIES

All month: The Greenbelt Museum sponsors a hands-on activity for residents of all ages: “Create a poster of your own with the prompt, 

What Does Peace Look Like? Send the Museum a copy of the image and hang the original in your window.” A staff member is researching 

the history of peace artwork, signs, and posters. “One of the most important peace artworks was a centerpiece at the 1937 World’s Fair, Picasso’s Guernica.” Contact Museum office: 15 Crescent Road, Greenbelt, MD 20770; 301-507-6582; info@greenbeltmuseum.org.

Thursdays June 3, 10, 17Little Friends for Peace offers youth ages 7 -10 this virtual Peace and Robots Peace Club 4 – 5 pm 

Reserve your spot here!

Sunday, June 6 Artful Afternoon Paint-Out Picnic: A Greenbelt Day Weekend activity for all ages and experience levels. Participants register to create landscape paintings on June 6th, 11 am to 12:30 pm. The location is Buddy Attick Park, 555 Crescent Road. https://www.greenbeltmd.gov/Home/Components/Calendar/Event/4302/2882?fsiteid=1 

Another June 6 Greenbelt Day Weekend event features a virtual open studio tour and exhibition to be held 1pm – 4pm, online and live

on Instagram. Fifteen-minute studio visits will be scheduled throughout the afternoon. https://www.greenbeltmd.gov/Home/Components/Calendar/Event/4318/2882

Saturday, June 19 JUNETEENTH! The Greenbelt Black History and Culture Committee has planned activities for the 156th Anniversary

 of Juneteenth- the day in 1865 when enslaved people in Texas learned that they had been emancipated. The District of Columbia has celebrated Juneteenth for many years. For details about the Greenbelt activities, contact Lois Rosado at blackhistoryandculturegb@gmail.com or Greg Varda at gvarda@greenbeltmd.gov.

Monday, June 21 The Reel & Meal film program features Third Harmony, a 2020 documentary that presents a case for aligning our inner 

lives and social actions with nonviolence. The film director, Michael Nagler, is a well-known Gandhian scholar. He draws on interviews with veteran political and civil rights activists, scientists, Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal and others to help portray what nonviolent protest is 

and how it works. Program planned by Prince George’s County Peace and Justice Coalition, one of several sponsors of the monthly film series promoting peace, social justice and environmental protection. Program starts at 7pm (log on begins 6:45). Registration required, via https://tinyurl.com/ReelnMealJune.

And here’s one more June event promoting peace, far from Greenbelt, but we’re all invited via the national Peace Action network:

Wednesday, June 23 7- 8:30 pm Maryland Peace Action is cosponsoring a Massachusetts Peace Action interview with Dan Ellsberg about his recent Taiwan revelations. It has implications both for No First Use policy, the danger of nuclear war, and for US-China relations. Moderated by Joseph Gerson. http://masspeaceaction.org/event/preparations-for-nuclear-war-with-china-over-taiwan-then-and

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