New entry June 13 for Greenbelt Peace Month calendar

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;  301-507-6582info@greenbeltmuseum.org.

Sunday, June 13   Greenbelt Baha’i Community is organizing a zoom event, 7pm -9 pm, in honor of Race Amity Day.    Mayor Byrd has agreed to present a proclamation at the June 7 City Council Meeting, declaring June 13 as Race Amity Day in Greenbelt.   Look for a listing and zoom link in the Greenbelt News Review June 10 Community Events section. For background see https://raceamity.org/race-amity-day-festival/  and also The National Center for Race Amity: https: raceamity.org.

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

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 , 7 p.m.  The Reel & Meal film program features The Third Harmony , a 2020 documentary that presents a case for aligning our inner lives and social actions with nonviolence. The Program is planned by Prince George’s County Peace and Justice Coalition. Registration required, via https://tinyurl.com/ReelnMealJune .   

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