The Syracuse Peace Council has organized
the two-day event, Remember Hiroshima and Nagasaki: Demand a
Nuclear-Free World, a commemoration of the nuclear bombings of Japan at
the end of World War II. The remembrance will begin on Wednesday, Aug.
5, with an interfaith service at 7:30 p.m. at the plaza near the
Everson Museum of Art, 401 Harrison St., in downtown Syracuse.
Individuals are welcome to arrive at 7 p.m. to help make lanterns that
will be launched after the service. If it rains, the service will be
held at Plymouth Congregational United Church of Christ, 232 E.
Onondaga St. Then on Thursday, Aug. 6, a procession will begin at 11:30
a.m. at the Syracuse City Hall Annex on East Washington Street, then
travel through downtown and end at Columbus Circle. Admission to all
events is free. Call 472-5478 or 478-7442 for more information.