Nuclear Disarmament: Remember Hiroshima and Nagasaki August 4, Arlington MA

Start: Saturday, August 04, 201810:30 AM

August 4 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Arlington UJP Vigil will focus on Nuclear Disarmament/Remember Hiroshima and Nagasaki
10:30-11:30 am, Arlington Center, intersection of Mass. Ave. and Medford St. (near Caffe Nero).

Hiroshima and Nagasaki Week in Massachusetts

Building Peace with North Korea and Iran

August 4-9, 2018

Hiroshima/ Nagasaki Week Calendar

Friday, August 3, 12 noon – 5pm, Government Center, Boston – Outreach at Massachusetts Green Fest – join Massachusetts Peace Action as we reach out
Saturday, August 4, 10:30am, Arlington Center – Remember Hiroshima and Nagasaki – Peace Vigil, sponsored by Arlington UJP.
Saturday August 4, 1pm, Hanscom Air Force Base, Lincoln – Nuclear Holocaust Peace Pilgrims. Join the monks and nuns of the Grafton Peace Pagoda at Hanscom Air Force Base and for the other events on their walk for nuclear disarmament.
Sunday, August 5, Amherst to Leverett – Peace Walk with the monks and nuns of the Grafton Peace Pagoda followed by Hiroshima Ceremony, then continuing on to Vermont Yankee, Bennington, Saratoga Springs, Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory, and Grafton on August 12.

Sunday, August 5, 11:45 am, Cambridge Common – Remembering Hiroshima and Nagasaki: Welcoming Momentum for Peace in Korea. Outdoor gathering after church.

Monday, August 6, 7pm, Cambridge Friends Meeting: Community reading of Thomas Merton’s “Original Child Bomb”, then proceed to the Charles River to float candles.

How to Participate

We urge your organization to plan an event in your town, church, or campus. Send information on your events to and we will add it to our current calendar so that all people who seek a peaceful world will know that they are not alone! Last year, we listed 17 events in Massachusetts and we hope to top that this year!  

We hope you will collaborate with us in this joint effort! Contact 617-354-2169 or with questions or to connect and exchange ideas.

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