Week of Unity and Peace

The Spiritual Awareness Center celebrates the International Day of Peace and a Week of Unity and Peace every year. People around the world will be celebrating along with us again this year. Check out the schedule below and join in to celebrate peace and unity for everyone.

Local Unity and Peace Events

(All Month) September 2022:
Children's Peace Art Show
Peace Pal's International Children's
Ambassador of Peace Art Show

TIME: Library Hours of Operation
LOCATION: Montrose Regional Library
(320 S. 2nd Street, Montrose, CO)
(Saturday) September 17, 2022:
Community Drum Circle
Family Picnic

Please bring your drums and your lunch.
TIME: 11:00AM
LOCATION: Riverbottom Park
(205 Apollo Road, Montrose, CO)
(Sunday) September 18, 2022:
Pray for Peace Sunday

Community prayers for peace throughout the day.
TIME: All Day
LOCATION: Wherever You Are
(Wednesday) September 21, 2022:
International Day of Peace

Peace meditation by the river with
Rev. Denis Hoin Darby and Rev. Arlyn Macdonald.
Bring your own chair!
TIME: 5:30PM
LOCATION: Riverbottom Park
(205 Apollo Road, Montrose, CO)
(Thursday) September 22, 2022:
Peace and Prayer Gathering / Autumn Equinox

Bring your drums. Flags of All Nations Ceremony.
TIME: 12:00PM (Noon)
LOCATION: Ute Indian Park
(Across from 17253 Chipeta Road, Montrose, CO)
(Friday) September 23, 2022:
Annual Peace Dinner / Peace Awards Presentation

Sponsored by the Western Colorado Friends of the Himalayas.
TIME: 6:00PM
LOCATION: Guru's Restaurant
(448 E. Main Street, Montrose, CO)
(Saturday) September 24, 2022:
Culture Fest / Peace Pole Project Display

Open Heart Drum Circle presentation.
Sponsored by the Hispanic Affairs Project.
TIME: 10:00AM - 4:00PM
LOCATION: Ute Indian Museum
(17253 Chipeta Road, Montrose, CO)
(Saturday) September 24, 2022:
New Peace Pole Dedication
Flag Retirement Ceremony by VFW

TIME: 11:30AM
LOCATION: Fort Uncompahgre
(440 N. Palmer, Delta, CO)
(Sunday) September 25, 2022:
Peace in the World

Sunday Services.
TIME: 11:00AM
LOCATION: Lions Park Community Building
(602 N. Nevada Street, Montrose, CO 81401)

United Nations

Each year, the International Day of Peace is observed around the world on September 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 and cease-fire.

Peace Week

Peace Week promotes a peaceful and thriving world. One that is fundamentally free from all forms of oppression and domination. It is a world where humanity lives in right relationship with ourselves, with each other, with other species and with the entire natural world.

World Unity Week

Join the growing global movement towards peace, unity, and a thriving world for all of life during World Unity Week.