Upcoming Events

September 20, 2014

Silent Monthly Vigil on Market

Please join the monthly silent vigil in front of the Market Building in downtown Roanoke.  On Campbell Ave. at Market St.  Signs available promoting peace, not war.

war is not the answer group

Start: September 20, 2014 12:00 pm
End: September 20, 2014 1:00 pm
Venue: The Market Building sidewalk
Campbell Ave., Roanoke, VA, United States

Henry Street Festival, 9/20 info. table

Plowshare will have a table at this year’s Henry Street Festival, Saturday, September 20th.  If you can help and take an hour or two at our tent, please contact us 989-0393  or email:  cgw.te.deum@verizon.com

festival booth

Start: September 20, 2014 11:00 pm
End: September 20, 2014 11:00 pm

September 21, 2014

International Day of Peace in the Park, Rke.

6th pass_FINAL to USE sept 21 day of peaceA global cease fire is called every September 21st.  Hold the peace in your heart and community.  Plan an event and share with others.  Plowshare is planning a gathering and will update.  Please see the background information from the U.N. here:  http://www.un.org/en/events/peaceday/

We will gather in Smith Park  to meet each other and imagine a cease fire of all weapons across the Earth.  Imagine the Silence.  Create a space for peace in your heart and together as we share music and potluck refreshments.  Bring your project or service for peace.

  • 1 PM  Opening ceremony to call in the four corners; early participants, and set up volunteers
  • 2 pm Drum Circle
  • ongoing music, yoga and art
  •  dances for peace; (we are looking for a leader)
  • Sharing resources on social justice, and how you create peace
  • 5 PM Circle with everyone for song and then silence
  • For more details contact Polly; acornbranch64@aol.com
  • Please note: limited parking on one way vehicle side of Wiley drive.  Please use the back lot of Ramada Inn if needed.  It’s just a short,  meditative, and beautiful peace walk back to the park!


Start: September 21, 2014 2:00 pm
End: September 21, 2014 6:00 pm
Venue: Smith Park
1618 Wiley Dr SW, Roanoke, VA , Roanoke, 24016, United States