2019 Events Schedule

Please visit this page later for the full 2019 Schedule.

  • SEPTEMBER 1-29, 2019
Event: Peace Pole Pursuit
Location: All over the Greater Lansing area!  (see map/list of addresses)
Who: Anyone, any age, anyone interested in a fun challenge!
About: Walk, drive, or bike in pursuit of as many Greater Lansing peace poles as you are able.  Take a selfie at each pole and share your picture on the Facebook Page. All who reached and photographed 15+ poles will be listed on the PeaceQuest web site, be recognized at the Sept 29 event, and receive a “Peace Pole Pursuit pack” and certificate of completion. For more details click here.
  • THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2019
Event: Voices from Faith and Reason
Speaker: TBD
Time:  7:00-9:30 p.m.
Location:  Lansing Central United Methodist Church, 215 North Capital Avenue, Lansing, MI 48933
Cost:   Free
Sponsor: Shalom Center for Justice and Peace
  • TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2019
Event: Java Cafe` Global Conversation
Title: On a peace topic TBD
Speaker: TBD
Time:  7:00-8:30 p.m.    Arrive early for refreshments and conversation
Location:  East Lansing Public Library, 950 Abbot Road, East Lansing, MI
Cost:   Free
Sponsor:  Greater Lansing United Nations Association (GLUNA)
Website: www.gluna.org
  • THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2019
Event: LATTICE Book Club discussion of Sachiko: A Nagasaki Bomb Survivor’s Story by Caren Stelson
Speaker: Dr. Susan C. Griffith, member of the Jane Addams Book Award Committee and Professor Emerita at Central Michigan University.
Time: 4:30 – 6:00
Location: East Lansing Public Library
Cost: Free
Sponsor: LATTICE (Linking All Types of Teachers to International Cross-Cultural Education)
Website: www.facebook.com/latticebookclub or www.lattice-world.org
For more information, contact Mary Hennessey at latticebookclub@gmail.com
  • SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2019
Event: Sermon on Peace
Time:  10am
Location:  Edgewood United Church,  469 N. Hagadorn Road, East Lansing , MI
  • THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2019
Event: Peace Hike & Yoga with Shiloh Daum of “Seeds of Peace Yoga & Life
Location: Fenner Nature Center – Group Camp area- Map of Fenner is available here. (Access to Group Camp is off Mount Hope Road – on the east side of the property there is a private entrance drive in between the main entrance and Evergreen Cemetery with a unlocked fence. Parking is available here. *This is not the main entrance to Fenner. Yoga will be held outside in the Group Camp area or under the covered picnic area if the weather is less friendly.)
Time: TBD
Cost:   Free
About: Join in to plant “Seeds of Peace” within and around us as we start with a 15 minute mindfulness hike, followed by an outside yoga experience to round out our movement, nature and commUNITY elements of holistic health.
  • FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2019
Event:Michigan Committee for Refugee Resettlement Conference
Time:  TBD
Location:  Lansing Center
  • SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2019
Event: Advocacy Training Event
Time:  TBD
Location:  TBD
  • SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2019
Event: PeaceQuest Grand Finale: Peace and Art
Time:  3:00-5:00 p.m.
Location:  Michigan State University, Erickson Hall Kiva, 620 Farm Ln, East Lansing, MI
Cost:   Free
About: The event will feature PeaceQuest Art Challenge Award Ceremony, Lansing Childrens Choir performance, an interactive trivia on peace and activities for all ages and other fun activities. Participants to Peace Pole Pursuit (peacequestgreaterlansing.org/peace-pole-pursuit) will also be recognized at this event.