Tahoe Arts and Mountain Culture
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Meditate for Peace Marathon on Peace Day in Truckee Sept 21

Posted on August 27, 2012
Filed Under North Tahoe Events

Honor International Peace Day on Friday, September 21st during the 2nd annual “Meditate for Peace Marathon.”  From 5am until 3pm, a variety of meditation practices will be offered at For Goodness Sake in downtown Truckee. Simply drop in to meditate for 5 minutes or stay for them all. Tibetan Singing Bowl meditation, Tai Chi, meditative prayer, Falun Gong, drumming meditation and more.

After the marathon head to the free Peace Day Celebration in the Truckee Regional Park from 3-7pm and see who will receive the 1st ever Truckee Tahoe Peace Award!

Organized by the Truckee Tahoe Peace Project, Peace Day encourages peace within our relationships, the larger community and ourselves.  The free fun-filled event will include many creative activities focusing on a central theme of peace such as Hoola hoping, face painting, playing in a labyrinth or writing a peace poem.

Live music and performances by Emily Tessmer and her band, SELS chorus, Glenshire Elementary and Inner Rythms Dance studio will fill the air while you stroll in the Truckee Community Garden and enjoy local exhibits. This free North Lake Tahoe event is drug, tobacco and alcohol free. See for more details.

As a part of the Truckee Tahoe Peace Project’s mission to bring awareness to peace in our personal lives, family, community and the world, organizers are introducing for the very first time, the Truckee Tahoe Peace Award.
The award will go to the person who best represents the spirit of Peace in our community through their thoughts and actions.

Sponsors include Carmen Carr, Truckee Donner Recreation and Park District, For Goodness Sake, Tahoe Safe Alliance, and Trails and Vistas.

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