Event Listing

CALENDAR OF EVENTS FOR THE PEACE DAYTON COLLABORATIVE GROUP’S SEPTEMBER COMMUNITY-WIDE CELEBRATION, REFLECTION, AND EDUCATION AROUND THE UNITED NATIONS INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACE. EVENTS ARE MAPPED TO IMPLEMENTATION OF THE U.N. 17 SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS FOR YEAR 2030. CHECK WEBSITE FOR LATEST DETAILS! ( 07/10/18)

 

MONTH LONG EVENTS

 

Humanitarian Mission Exhibit

Collaboration: Montgomery County Commission, Dayton Metro Library, 445th Airlift Wing of Wright Patterson Air Force Base, and Peace Dayton

Descriptions: Multimedia exhibit of WPAFB humanitarian airlifts around the globe

Location: Dayton Metro Library — Opportunity Room, Downtown Location

Time: September 1st to September 30 — Exhibit open all during September

 

Preach Peace Initiative

Collaboration: Greater Dayton Christian Connections, faith-based organizations, and Peace Dayton

Description: During September schedule a sermon or ceremony to focus on Peace i

Location: Local, Statewide, National, and Global places of faith

Time: September 1st to September 30th

 

THURSDAY, SEPT. 6

 

Humanitarian Mission Exhibit Reception

Collaboration: Montgomery County Commission, Dayton Metro Library and 445th Airlift Wing of Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Peace Dayton

Description: Community invited to a Reception for the Humanitarian Mission Exhibit

Location: Dayton Metro Library — Opportunity Room, Downtown Location

Host: Montgomery County Commissioner Debbie Lieberman

Time: 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Refreshments

Exhibit open all September, Library hours

 

FRIDAY, SEPT. 7

 

OFFICIAL KICKOFF FOR PEACE DAYTON

Performance of Milloy’s “The Man Behind the Dream”

Collaboration: World House Choir, Aliven Arts, Sinclair Department of Diversity, and Peace Dayton

Description: The dramatic story in music of Bayard Rustin, the behind-the-scenes organizer of the 1963 March on Washington as well as the man who taught Martin Luther King about nonviolence; Special Dayton guest John D’Emiliio, author of “Lost Prophet: The Life and Times of Bayard Rustin

Location: Westminster Presbyterian, 125 N. Wilkinson, Dayton

Time: 7:00 p.m

Performances also in Yellow Springs’ Antioch Foundry Theater at 7 p.m. on Sept. 6 and 8; in Cincinnati on Sunday Sept. 9, 4 p.m. at the House Of Joy Christian Ministries

 

Eat, Create & Mediate

Collaboration: Dayton Mediation Center, Peace Dayton

Description: Fundraiser for Women’s Peer Mediation program at Dayton Correctional

Location: Dayton Mediation Center

371 W. 2nd Street, #300, Dayton

Time: 5:30 to 9:30 p.m.

 

SATURDAY, SEPT. 8

 

“ArtVentures” Family Day for Peace Month

Collaboration: Dayton Art Institute and Peace Dayton

Description: Crafts and refreshments for children in the Art Institute’s Children’s Room

Location: Dayton Art Institute

456 Belmonte Park N, Dayton

Time: 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.

 

SUNDAY, SEPT. 9

 

Documentary Film: “Disturbing the Peace”

Collaboration: Sisters of the Precious Blood and Peace Dayton

Description: film follows Palestinian and Israeli soldiers, tired of endless war, who form a group advocating peace through non-violent action.

Location: Salem Heights, 4500 Denlinger Road, Dayton

Time: 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.

 

THURSDAY, SEPT. 13

 

Documentary Film: “Disturbing the Peace”

Collaboration: Sisters of the Precious Blood and Peace Dayton

Description: film follows Palestinian and Israeli soldiers, tired of endless war, who form a group advocating peace through non-violent action.

Location: Salem Heights, 4500 Denlinger Road, Dayton

Time: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

 

SUNDAY, SEPT. 16

 

4th Annual Five Rivers Peacebuilder Experience

Collaboration: Presented by 21st Century Peace Literacy Foundation and  International Cities of Peace, Peace Dayton; In Collaboration with City of Dayton Human Relations Council, Wright State Theater Department, NonViolence Alliance of Greater Cincinnati, and Heartfulness Meditation

Description: The Peacebuilder Experience (PBE) will be jam-packed with opportunities to learn the art of peaceful living from experienced peacebuilders and to meet others who are on this path.

Location: Dayton Metro Library — Downtown Location, Cooper Park

215 E. Third Street, Dayton

Time: 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Donations encouraged

 

  • 1:30 PM– Paul Chappell, International Speaker/Author/Workshop Leader, Leadership Director at Nuclear Age Peace Foundation, Santa Barbara, CA
  • 2:30 PM— Cooper Park “Circle Around the Block, Around the World”  Dayton will show its solidarity with 215 peace cities around the world  by linking hands around the block at Cooper Park. 360 photo by Andy Snow, Intro by City Mayor, live rap with Kim Belew of the NonViolence Alliance of Greater Cincinnati.
  • 3:15 PM — 4:45 PM:FIVE RIVERS BREAK OUT EXPERIENCES
  • RIVER ONE: “Agents of Change” Documentary Film and Discussionled by City of Dayton Human Relations Council
  • RIVER TWO: “Mother Courage and Her Children” Play Readingled by Stuart McDowell and Wright State Theater Department
  • RIVER THREE: “Peace Literacy — Skills and Leadership for the 21st Century” Workshopby Paul Chappell
  • RIVER FOUR: “Heartfulness Meditation for Inner & Outer Peace”led by Anjali Brannon of the Dayton Heartfulness Institute
  • RIVER FIVE:  “Activating the U.N. Sustainable Goals Locally”led by Fred Arment, founder of International Cities of Peace

 

Special Exhibit of Peace Literacy Resources

Organized by 21st Century Peace Literacy Foundation

Featuring: “Les Femme Sont Humaines” (Women Are Human) painting by Patsy Ferrell;

Display of Peace Literacy books and resources courtesy Dayton Metro Library

1 – 5 pm,  (Conference Room 3A, 3rd Floor in Main Library)

 

MONDAY, SEPT. 17

 

Peace Week at Dayton Job Corp

Collaboration: Dayton Job Corp

Description: Traditional week-long Peace Day workshops and events

Location: 3849 Germantown Pike, Dayton

Time: Details to come

 

THURSDAY, SEPT. 20

 

Summit Church Peace Revival

Theme: “Peace for the least of These”

Collaboration: Summit Christian Church and Peace Dayton

Description: Join is on Thursday and Friday nights while we hear a short sermon on Peace for the least of these by 7 different Pastors each evening.

Location: Summit Christian Church

Address:4021 Denlinger Rd., Trotwood, Oh 45426

Date: 9/20/2018-9/21/2018

Time: 7pm-9pm

 

Film: “World Peace: A Baha’i Vision”

Collaboration: Dayton Baha’i Community, the Sinclair Interfaith Alliance, and Peace Dayton

Description: Film sowing and discussion on the Baha’i vision of global peace

Location: TBD

Time: TBD

 

FRIDAY SEPT. 21

 

Peace Day Ringing of Peace Bells

Collaboration: International Cities of Peace, multiple churches, synagogues, mosques, temples, ashrams, Peace Dayton, and more

Description: Synchronization with New York Student Observance at U.N. Headquarters

Location: In the Miami Valley: All faith-based and non-faith-based bells ring at noon

Time: 12:00 p.m.

 

Interfaith Prayer Luncheon featuring Ambassador Tony Hall

Collaboration: Greater Dayton Christian Connections, Interfaith of Greater Dayton, and Peace Dayton

Description: Ambassador Tony Hall will give the keynote address and multi Faith prayers will be given.

Location: First Lutheran Church

138 W 1st Street, Dayton, Oh 45402

Time: 11:30am-1:00pm

Fee: $25.00 per person

 

“Discover Peace: One Step at a Time”

Collaboration: Salem Avenue Peace Corridor, First Baptist Church, Peace Museum, Gem City Market, and Peace Dayton

Description: Walk and celebrations from First Baptist Church Dayton through multiple venues to end at the Salem Peace Garden

Start: 111 W. Monument Avenue, Dayton

Time: 4:00-7:00 pm

 

Annual Planting of the White Pine Peace Tree

Collaboration: Miami Valley Council for Native Americans, Five Rivers Chautauqua and Peace Dayton

Location and time: TBD

 

Summit Church Peace Revival

Theme: “Peace for the least of These”

Collaborations: Summit Christian Church and Peace Dayton

Description: Join is on Thursday and Friday nights while we hear a short sermon on Peace for the least of these by 7 different Pastors each evening.

Location: Summit Christian Church

Address:4021 Denlinger Rd., Trotwood, Oh 45426

Date: 9/20/2018-9/21/2018

Time: 7pm-9pm

 

Peace Yoga and Art

Collaboration: Missing Peace Art Space, the Dayton Yoga Club, and Peace Dayton

Description: An evening of yoga practice followed by a painting session to build community

Location: Missing Peace Art Space

234 S. dutoit st, dayton oh 45402

Time Start/End: TBD

 

SATURDAY, SEPT. 22

 

Beavercreek, Ohio as International City of Peace

Collaboration: City Council of Beavercreek, Heartfulness Center, International Cities of Peace, and Peace Dayton

Description: The announcement and commemoration of Miami Valley’s 5th Regional International City of Peace: Beavercreek, Ohio

Location: Heartfulness Center, Beavercreek

3153 Lance Road, Beavercreek

11:30 a.m.

 

Peace Pole Dedication, Hartfulness Center

Collaboration: Heartfulness Center and Peace Dayton

Description: Planting of a Peace Pole in coordination with other events at the Center

Location: Heartfulness Center, Beavercreek

3153 Lance Road, Beavercreek

1:00 to 2:00 p.m.

 

Yoga and Meditation and Children’s Art Show

Colaboration: Heartfulness Center and Peace Dayton

Location: Heartfulness Center, Beavercreek

3153 Lance Road, Beavercreek

2:00 to 4:00 p.m.

 

4th Annual Lighting of the Miamisburg Mound

Collaboration: Miami Valley Chautauqua, Miami Valley Council for Native Americans, and Peace Dayton

Description: Feast for Peace and the lighting at sunset of two luminaries for each of the over 100 steps

Location: Miamisburg Mound Park

900 Mound Road, Miamisburg

6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

 

SUNDAY, SEPT. 23

 

Peace Community Picnic

Collaboration: Dayton International Peace Museum and Peace Dayton

Description: Everyone invited to a Peace Community Picnic; bring a dish

Location: Hills & Dales Park, Paw-Paw Camp

2471 Deep Hollow Road, Dayton

Time: 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.

 

THURSDAY, SEPT. 27

 

Abe Bonowitz and Other Speakers and Film, “The Gathering”

Collaboration: Miami Valley Ohioans to Stop Executions and Peace Dayton

Description: Abe Bonowitz and other inspirational and insightful speakers on the death penalty as well as a showing of the film, “The Gathering”

Location: Salem Avenue Grace United Methodist

1001 Harvard Blvd., Dayton

7:00 to 9:00 p.m.

 

CLOSING WEEKEND FOR PEACE DAYTON

 

FRIDAY, SEPT. 28

 

Westminster Lecture on Faith & Civic Life

Collaboration: Westminster Presbyterian Church and Peace Dayton

Description: Presenting Jim Wallis, Author,  National Preacher on Social Justice, and Founder of Sojouners.

Location: Westminster Presbyterian Church

125 N. Wilkerson, Dayton

7:30 p.m.

 

SATURDAY, SEPT. 29

 

Panel discussion with Wallis and Area Religious/Civic Leaders

Collaboration: Westminster Presbyterian Church and Peace Dayton

Description: Follow-up to Westminster’s Wallis Lecture on Faith & Civic Life

Location: Westminster Presbyterian Church

125 N. Wilkerson, Dayton

Time: 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

 

 

EVENTS TO BE DETERMINED

 

  • Springfield Peace Alliance
  • Harvest for Hope Garden
  • Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, Dayton
  • Rotary Club of Dayton
  • New Lutheran Church on Catalpa
  • Golden Rule Institute
  • Dayton Performing Arts Alliance
  • University of Dayton Music Department
  • Teens Inventing Peaceful Solutions (TIPS)
  • Missing Peace Art Space
  • U.D. ETHOS One Day, One Goal
  • Dayton Police Department
  • Food Not Bombs
  • United Against Violence of Greater Dayton
  • Bahá’i Center of Dayton
  • Urbana City of Peace
  • Alicia Titus Memorial Walk/Run
  • Sunwatch
  • Marianist Environmental Education Center
  • Hanley Sustainability Institute, U.D.
  • Roaring Brook Farm
  • “I Am Clean Energy”
  • Ohio Sustainable Living Project
  • Catholic Social Action – Dayton
  • Dayton Performing Arts Alliance
  • Miami Valley Crime Prevention Association
  • Dayton Public Schools
  • NCCJ of Greater Dayton
  • Mechanicsburg City of Peace initiative
  • Dayton City of Peace
  • Springfield City of Peace
  • On Earth Peace
  • If not listed, please let us know