BANGOR, Maine –¬† — A commemoration of the 66th anniversary of the U.S. atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki will be held at 11 a.m.¬† Saturday, August 6, at Peirce Park (next to the Bangor Public Library on Harlow Street). Members of the Peace & Justice Center of Eastern Maine invite the public to the event which will include readings and a symbolic “die-in”. Participants may simply stand as witnesses or lie down in a symbolic “die -in” to represent those who died and those who survived.
The commemoration will be followed by a showing of a short documentary “Hiroshima No Pika” at the Peace & Justice Center of Eastern Maine, 96 Harlow Street, Suite 100 in Bangor. For more information, call 942-9343.
Contact Name: Ilze Petersons
Telephone Number: (207)942-9343