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One Million Stars Weaving Station / Gather: handmade shoppe & Co.
November 13, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm ESTFree
Sunday, November 13, 2016
101 W. Kirkwood Ave., Fountain Square Mall (area in front of the Fountain on the Lower Level – take the glass elevator or stairs)
Drop in or RSVP by calling 812-336-6599 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
FREE and open to the public; Light refreshments provided.
Attendees will learn to weave an 8-pointed star and join a worldwide movement! Instructors will teach the Samoan star-weaving technique and share this Australian-led initiative inspired by a quote by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.: “Returning hate for hate multiplies hate, adding deeper darkness to a night already devoid of stars. Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate, only love can do that.”
Lotus was the second community in the US to partner with the “One Million Stars to End Violence” initiative and is one of over 150 star weave communities from around the world committed to weaving and contributing at least 10,000 stars to this project. Stars will be on display at an exhibit in Bloomington’s City Hall throughout the month of December, and then as part of an international installation of 1,000,000 stars in 2018 at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in Australia. Recommended for ages 8 and up, including families and groups.
Registration not required, however, RSVPs are appreciated. Contact: Loraine Martin, Outreach Director at Loraine@lotusfest.org or (812) 336-6599.
For more information: lotusfest.org/stars-launch