Sept. 21, 2012: Actors Gord Tanner, Sara Constible and Tricia Cooper (l-r) in performance at International Peace Day at the Free Press Cafe in Winnipeg. The evening was sponsored by Project Peacemakers. Photo: Paul S. Graham
Winnipeg’s Project Peacemakers marked International Peace Day 2012 with skits and musical performances at the Free Press Cafe. Performing [...]
By Paul S. Graham
Making war has been a human pursuit for thousands of years.
Playing at war, it would seem, is at least as old. This ancient Greek toy, a model of a war chariot, fashioned from clay, has survived the millennia to bear witness to our enduring attachment to violence and domination.
[ September 21, 2010; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] Date: Tuesday, September 21, 2010
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Location: Westminster United Church, 745 Westminster Ave., Winnipeg, MB
Sponsor: Project Peacemakers
Join us as we mark the International Day of Peace with an ecumenical worship service, followed by a screening of the film “The Storytelling Class” and discussion led by Harold Neufeld.
About the film:
Every August 6, citizens in thousands of communities around the world commemorate the nuclear attack on Hiroshima and rededicate themselves to the cause of peace and disarmament. In Winnipeg, a Lanterns for Peace Ceremony is conducted by Peace Alliance Winnipeg, Project Peacemakers and the Manitoba Japanese Canadians Association.
[ February 21, 2009 to February 22, 2009. ] This is for all teens with a passion for peace and an interest in performing arts – no previous experience necessary!
Project Peacemakers is a sponsor of this Manitoba Theatre for Young People performing arts festival of peace, February 21-22, 2009.
The 24 hour-ish event will begin Saturday afternoon and culminate with participants’ performance of seven new [...]
[ November 9, 2008; 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ] This is a fundraiser for Project Peacemakers.
When: Sunday, November 9th, 2:00 pm at Crescent Fort Rouge United Church (Wardlaw Ave. and Nassau St.).
Tickets: $10 (children 12 and under free) can be purchased at the door or by contacting Project Peacemakers.
Featuring: The Winnipeg Children’s Choir.