Children’s Peace Fair 2023

Children’s Peace Fair on
International Day Of Peace, September 21, 2023

Maine Memorial School, Maine, NY
Maine Endwell Fifth Graders From Homer Brink And Maine Memorial Schools led By Teachers Hillary Terboss  and Jim Tokas

Introduction–Hilary Terboss & Jim Tokas
Magician–David Black –No Magic To Peacemaking

  • Peace Making Fun Events
  • Peace rock painting–Terry Dempsey & Cecily O’Neil
  • Games of Peace & chalk drawings –Terry Dempsey
  • Rescuing disabled animals by Willow
  • Can you Yo-Yo?—Chuck the Yo-Yo Man
  • Tropical Birds–Jennifer the Bird Lady
  • Kimonos to try on–Helena Garan
  • Storytelling by Jan Fiori
  • Trees and Tales–Ed Nizalwski
  • Planting a Ginko Tree of Peace–John Patterson
  • Bird songs by flute–Ann Austin
  • Nanticoke Historical Society Displays
  • Lunch under the trees and pavilion
  • Peace Walk around Maine Endwell School District Solar Farm
  • Video by Vera Scroggins
  • Photography by Gary Ingraham

Children’s Peace Fair Coverage:

Thanks to Channel 40 for their coverage

Embracing a Nonviolent Future at a District-wide Children’s Peace Fair

Veterans for Peace of Binghamton, NY held the only Children’s Peace Fair in the area—and perhaps the world—on International Peace Day. Veterans for Peace, with help from Peace Action, created, the only website devoted to children’s fairs with a focus on making peace a joyous activity. We aspire to help the Children’s Peace Fair spread to schools around the world to unite us in celebrating International Peace Day on September 21.

Read more at Pace e Bene

Children’s Peace Fair 2023 – video by Vera Scroggins
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