March 14, 2014
The program & outreach committee is looking for volunteers to join us!
March 15, 2014
Join the monthly, 3rd Saturday silent vigil to witness the wars in the Middle East, and to hold space for peace. Posters available to hold in front of the downtown Market Building, Roanoke. call Gary, 989-0393 or Michael 389-3752
March 16, 2014
Using cooperative games, Kim Kristensen will guide us through activities and discussion about how and why we unconsciously compete with others and ourselves. Join us for a Sunday afternoon in the Grandin Village, at the YOGA Center, 1316 Grandin Rd. above Grace’s Pizza. A donation is requested, but not required if you can’t. For more info., or to give us a head count, call Polly (540) 598-1118
Kim is a mediator, men’s group facilitator, conflict resolution teacher and works at VDOT. Come learn some games to share with your family or groups.
April 5, 2014
2nd Annual Youth Peace Summit – Saturday, April 5th
– location: Unitarian Universalist Church, in Raleigh Court Roanoke. Free!
Plowshare Peace Center invites youth age 12 – 19 for a day of fun and informative workshops on Peace, Empowerment, Art & Social Justice led by facilitators and teachers from the community. Youth organizers also participate in facilitation. Arrive for registration 9 Am. Opening speaker; workshops; art projects; free breakfast and lunch; entertainment by youth musicians; closing and comments 4 PM. Schedule details and more information available soon, along with early registration form. 2014-Youth-Peace-Summit-Registration-Form
Some of last year’s workshops included: Repurposed Art, Theatre exercises for empowerment, Global Poverty Solutions, Peers creating Peace and Overcoming conflict. This year, youth organizers may add workshops on team building, qi gong, and challenges teens face at school. The final schedule and workshops will be listed here soon. Information: (540) 989-0393 If you are interested in volunteering during the day or to provide a workshop, please contact us. Thank you!
You are a Peace Maker!
April 26, 2014
Join Plowshare and other community groups to celebrate Earth Day. Volunteers needed at the Plowshare booth , 10Am – 4PM