Ten Days of Peace

September 10-21, 2011

In celebration of United Nations International Day of Peace on September 21, National Public Television, in cooperation with a number of organizations in Nashville, is organizing Ten Days of Peace.

ENJOY…AND CELEBRATE PEACE!

Events include:

Saturday, September 10
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Silent Candlelight Prayer Vigil, at the Labyrinth at Scarritt-Bennett

Sunday, September 11
12:00 noon to 3:00 p.m.
Southern Sulha in the Raintree Room, Bennett Building, Scarritt-Bennett

1:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Exhibition entitled Connecting Cultures: Children’s Stories from Across the World¬†Conte Community Arts Gallery, Frist Center for the Visual Arts

Monday, September 12
12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Diversity Week @ TSU
“Not in Our Town: Light in the Darkness Video Screening”, downtown campus
TSU Avon Williams Campus, Auditorium 3rd Floor

Tuesday, September 13
7:00 p.m.
“Not in Our Town: Light in the Darkness Documentary Screening”
Sarratt Cinema, 1st Floor Sarratt Student Center, Vanderbilt University

Wednesday, September 14
2:30 to 6:00 p.m.
Diversity Speakers Day
TSU Main Campus, Forum Auditorium

7:15 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
“Not in Our Town: Light in the Darkness Documentary Screening”
Islamic Center TN, 5400 Belle Force Lane East, Antioch, TN

Thursday, September 15
1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Diversity Speakers Day
TSU Main Campus, Poeg Auditorium

7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
“Not in Our Town: Light in the Darkness Documentary Screening”, panel discussion and Fast-a-thon
Lipscomb University, Ezell Center

Friday, September 16
2:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Share Your Diversity Thoughts Day
TSU Avon Williams Campus, Auditorium 3rd Floor

Saturday, September 17
10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
TSU Diverse Community Sports Day
Nashville International Academy

10:30 to 12:00 p.m.
Community Open House and screening of “Not in Our Town: Light in the Darkness”
Islamic Center of Nashville

12:30 p.m.
Metro Human Relations Commission’s Strategic Planning Retreat/Screening of Not in Our Town
Shelby Bottoms Nature Center

12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
NIC Soccer Exhibition: 7 v 7 round robin soccer matches, showcasing the many nations of the Nashville soccer community followed by a time to mingle and player interviews
Montgomery Bell Academy

5:00 p.m.
Society of Universal Dialogue Not in Our Town screening, academic lecture and discussion
Society of Universal Dialogue, Wells Fargo Building

Sunday, September 18
1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Family Peace Picnic
Fannie Mae Dees Park a.k.a. Dragon Park
Park Shelter

2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Artful Tales: “You can’t tell much about a bird by looking at its feathers”
Frist Center for the Visual Arts

Monday, September 19
7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
The Taste of Peace: Comfort foods from around the world
Icon in the Gulch, Ultra Lounge

Tuesday, September 20
11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Meet the Agents of Peace: FBI, TBI present Gang Awareness
The Belcourt Theatre

7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Sing Your Art Out
Icon in the Gulch, Casablanca Coffee

Wednesday, September 21
7:15 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.
International Day of Peace Party for community
Centennial Park Bandshell

Click here to view our Flickr event photos.