Day of Peace commemorated Sept. 24 in McCandless
By Tribune-Review| Sept. 6, 2023
A festival to celebrate peace and what’s right with the world will take place Sept. 24 at North Park in McCandless.
The 19th Annual North Hills International Day of Peace Festival is scheduled for a 2 p.m. start at Point Grove on North Park’s Lake Shore Drive. The finale, a parade of 195 flags belonging to members of the United Nations, will take place at 3:45 p.m.
The festival will feature song, personal stories, dance, and activities celebrating different cultures and highlighting peace.
Light refreshments will be provided.
This event is for all ages. And is free.
The North Hills International Day of Peace Festival is sponsored by: American Association of University Women, La Roche University, Muslim Association of Greater Pittsburgh, North Hills Ebony Women, Inc., Sisters of Divine Providence and members of the North Hills community at large.
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Pictured: The 19th Annual North Hills International Day of Peace Festival is scheduled for 2 p.m. Sept. 24 in North Park’s Point Grove on Lake Shore Drive in McCandless. A parade of flags is set to begin at 3:45 p.m. The 2022 festival also featured a flag procession. (Courtesy of Constance Hester)