Upcoming Events

September 7, 2014

Plowshare Tabling @ Pride In Park festival

Help us at the Plowshare tent, Sunday September 7th in Elmwood Park.  See the new park and support the rights of GLBT community.  We need volunteers between 10 AM – 7 PM.  Please contact Polly, 540-598-1118 or acornbranch64@aol.com to sign up for a two hour (preferable) time slot.  Thank you!  Afternoon hours available.

Start: September 7, 2014 10:00 am
End: September 7, 2014 7:00 pm
Venue: Elmwood Park
Jefferson/Elm, Roanoke, United States

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.

  • 2 PM  Opening ceremony to call in the four corners; 
  • Drum Circle
  • ongoing music, yoga and art
  • 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 am
End: September 21, 2014 6:00 pm
Venue: Smith Park
1618 Wiley Dr SW, Roanoke, VA , Roanoke, 24016, United States