Celebration of Peace 2010

Event Calendar (September 7th – December 11th)

Date Event
Tuesday, September 7th Mayoral Proclamation of “Celebration of Peace” 2010, at Naperville City Council Meeting Room (7 pm). All are welcome!
Thursday September 9th – Tuesday, October 14th Lions Club International Peace Poster exhibit Naperville Municipal Center in the Main Lobby.
Friday, September 10th “Celebration of Peace” 2010 is proud to announce internationally renowned Jazz & Classical Violin Maestro L. Subramaniam LIVE in concert. The performance is brought to you by ThinkGlobal Arts Foundation in partnership with Lakshminarayana Global Music Festival, SAPNA, and SVS at Wentz Concert Hall on the campus of North Central College (7:00 pm).
Monday, September 27th Keynote address to Metea Valley High School students in Naperville byBenjamin Zander, the conductor of The Boston Philharmonic Orchestra, from 9am – 11am.
Tuesday, September 15th – Friday, October 15th “Peace Theme Contests” are open to all Naperville area school children. The Theme this year is “Think Peace, Act Peace, Spread Peace” which will have these seperate contest categories:

  • Essay/Story/Poetry
  • Music
  • Video
  • Art ~ Creative Stamp Design
  • Poster (hosted by Naperville Noon Lions Club)

Guidelines for “Peace Theme Contests” for categories 1 – 4.
Guidelines for “Lions 2010 Peace Poster Contest” Only

Friday, October 1st – Monday, November 1st Start of 30 Days and Ways to practice Peace! Published daily in Naperville SUN.

This year for the first time, a corporate company, RR Donnelley is introducing “30 days & Ways to Practice Peace” to its employees. Additionally, Districts 203, 204, Private schools, libraries in the Naperville area will feature these on a daily basis.

Peace buttons are available from ThinkGlobal Arts Froundation for those practicing Peace this month. Please call (630) 697-4441 for your button!

Thursday, November 4th “Our world in Astonishing Perspectives”, Jeff Lieberman, Host of Discovery Channel show Time Warp, Meilley-Swallow Hall, North Central College, (7 pm)
Friday, November 12th Press Conference for “Peace Theme Contests“. Bring your families & friends, all are welcome! Refreshments will be available. Naperville City Hall (7 pm – 8 pm)
Saturday, December 11th “Jazz at Christmastime” Concert, featuring Rick DellaRatta, Jazz Pianist / Vocalist / Composer, Pfeiffer Hall (7 pm)