Growing Together and the NorCal Community Resilience Network are pleased to present
Fruit Tree Planting and Collective Prayer for Peace
Pre-Rally Event at the Lake Merritt Garden, 666 Bellevue Ave, Oakland
Gather before the climate rally at Lake Merritt to plant and dedicate fruit trees for peace and join in a powerful global peace meditation for inner and outer resilience. The tree planting is part of Growing Together’s effort to plant 100 trees for peace in the Oakland area (growingtogetherproject.org); and the meditation is part of a globalized synchronized meditation, with hundreds of communities meditating at noon as part of the Unify Peace Campaign (unify.org). No tree planting or meditation experience necessary! Bring a Meditation cushion if you wish! Light refreshments provided.
For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com; (call 415-806-8955 day of event)
11 am: Gather at Victory Gardens plot
11:15: Share Stories of Peace and Resiliency
11:30: Collectively Plant Peace Trees
12 noon: Sit to participate in Global Synchronized Mediation as organized by Unify.org
12:30 -- Walk to the rally... take a walk around the beautiful gardens too!
We will be finished by 12:30, giving people time to head over to the climate rally.
Enter Gate Across from the Sailboat House; immediately turn left and walk straight ahead. The garden is located on the right side where another sidewalk intersects from the right. OR
Enter Gate Next to Garden Center. Walk straight and turn right at the first pavilion (there’s concrete, grass, and a patio). This is space for the meditation for 100 people. Walk through the patio to our Peoples Victory Garden Edible Landscape garden (across from the Monkey Puzzle Tree)
There is a $5 charge to enter the park through the Kiosk.
You may go here for a map of the park:: http://www.peoplesvictorygarden.org/thegardens.htm
Oakland, CA 94612
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