Peace Day in the Park Returns to Cape Coral
The ninth annual Peace Day in the Park, a free community gathering celebrating the International Day of Peace, will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., September 18, at Jaycee Park, in Cape Coral. The theme at this year’s family- and pet-friendly event is the environment, featuring local artisans, vendors, yoga, live music, pet adoptions, meditation, crafts, workshops, a fashion show, raffles, food and more.
For the first time, Bobby C. Billie, the spiritual leader of the original Miccosukee Simanolee Nation Aboriginal People, the nine independent tribes of Southwest Florida, will perform an indigenous blessing peace ceremony.
Exhibitors and vendors include Zak’s Jewelry, The Mystical Moon, Cape Coral Farmers’ Market, Surfside Sunset Market, Environmental and Peace Education Center, CasaShanti, City of Cape Coral, Blue Dahlia Session Salon, Natural Awakenings, What’s Up SWFL, Bath Fitter, Fresh Squeezed Productions, Sierra Club and Gulf Coast Humane Society. Dry and canned goods can be donated to the Abuse Counseling and Treatment Center, the Cape Coral Caring Center, the Veterans Village of Port Charlotte and others.
Free off-site parking at nearby locations and shuttle service is available. Location: Off Beach Pkwy., 4125 SE 20th Pl. For more information, call 239-560-5224, email [email protected] or visit the event’s Facebook page.