International Day of Peace
Observance & Art Exhibition
This year’s event is scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 21, 2023, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Cathedral City Senior Center, 37-171 West Buddy Rogers Avenue, Cathedral City.
The event will feature a program focusing on the reality that people could create peace by using the rule of law and due process to assure peace in all communities and the world. At the same time, participants will enjoy a peace-themed art show sponsored by local artist Karen Riley and her S.C.R.A.P. Gallery, an organization that works with students to create environmental art.
Each year the International Day of Peace is observed around the world on Sept. 21. The UN General Assembly has declared this as a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, through observing 24 hours of non-violence. Cathedral City is one of 365 International Cities of Peace.