Picnic 4 Peace 2017 – Shepparton


Picnic for Peace is a volunteer run event by community members for the community with a common goal of peace, hope and unity. The 2017 Picnic for Peace – the 3rd annual World Peace gathering at the Victoria Park Lake, Shepparton – will take place on Sunday 24 September from 11am – 3pm.

This volunteer run free event gathers people together who share a common hope of Peace in the world celebrating with live music and activities for all ages to picnic together, to dance, to sing, play soccer, make flower crowns, play a board game, yoga, get to know each other better, make new friends and share messages of what peace means to you!

The many different communities that make up Shepparton and the Goulburn Valley treasure peace as their most important possession; their state of being, their enjoyment of life. In collaboration with the United Nations International Day of Peace, we are gathering to promote Peace, Positivity, Hope and Unity. You are invited to come join us for this family-friendly picnic.

You are cordially invited to fill your picnic basket with your favourite food, grab your picnic rug, your family, friends & community groups and head to the lake Sunday Sept 25th 11-3pm for an all ages family friendly free event. Everyone is welcome.

  • BBQ food provided or you are welcome to bring your own picnic
  • Live music & performance
  • Activities for all ages – Live Music, Kite Flying, Face Painting, Soccer, Flower Crowns, Henna, Board Games, Yoga, Craft activity for Peace, Birds of Peace, Dungala Dancers, Peace Tree and much more.

Spread your message of Peace – bring your posters for peace or any artwork that has the message of hope and peace and enjoy some other lovely surprises!

We will have a limited number of kites available on the day but if you have your own kite we encourage you to bring it along.

If you can’t join us on the day perhaps you can have a Picnic for Peace wherever you are – it can be a solo picnic, a picnic with few people or a big picnic. We encourage you take a photo and upload it here and to social media with the hashtag #picnic4peace

Event Details

    Event: Picnic for Peace
    When: Sunday, September 24
    Time: 11 – 3 pm
    Place: Victoria Park Lake, near the Skate Ramp
    Program :BBQ, Live Music, Kite Flying, Peace Tree with messages, Soccer, Henna, Board Games, Yoga, Face Painting, Craft activity for Peace, Birds of Peace, Dungala Dancers and Flower Crowns!
    Facilities: Toilets and BBQ nearby. Water trailer will have water for refillable bottles
    Hashtag : #picnic4peace
    Facebook: Picnic for Peace Shepparton
    More information: Liz Arcus 0407 861 303




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