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2015 EVENTS

All events at Echo Valley Farm, unless otherwise noted.
Echo Valley Farm is at E14604 County Road F in Ontario, WI 54651. CLICK HERE FOR DIRECTIONS, as your GPS and online mapping will not work.
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PEACEMAKER GATHERING: Human Rights, Human Dignity
July 11 
at Echo Valley Farm
Echo Valley welcomes Tawana Petty, mother, award winning activist, social justice organizer, poet and author. She is the past recipient of the Spirit of Detroit Award, Woman of Substance Award, Women Creating Caring Communities Award, and was recognized as one of Who’s Who in Black Detroit in 2013 and 2015. Tawana is committed to social justice and youth advocacy, and is heavily engaged in transformative visionary organizing on the ground in Detroit. She is a board member of the James and Grace Lee Boggs Center to Nurture Community Leadership and a member of Detroiters Resisting Emergency Management, We the People of Detroit and the People’s Water Board Coalition.
Please click here for Tawana's full bio and picture.
 
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at Echo Valley Farm.

WEST AFRICAN DRUMMING
July 25
at Echo Valley Farm
Echo Valley welcomes Motherland Rhythm Community back to the amphitheater to teach drumming and share stories of life in Guinea. Workshop includes traditional drumming techniques and solo patterns as well as a full rhythm on Dunun Drums (bass drums).

Learn about Motherland Rhythm Community's Benkadi Project, a grassroots effort, leveraging person to person connections and working through close partnerships with local community leaders to bring clean water to families in Guinea using biosand filters.

Suggested donation to Motherland Rhythm Community is $30; $5 per meal.
To reserve a space, call 608-337-4578. Lodging available; call for details.
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PEACEMAKER GATHERING: 10th Annual Widening the Circle: Honor the Earth
August 1
Enjoy the music of The Getaway Drivers, Jason Moon, Thistle & Thorns, American Feedbag, and TheyGuanaUs. More TBA.

Getaways Jason Moon
The Getaway Drivers
Jason Moon
TheyGuanaUs
TheyGuanaUs
Thistle & Thorns
American Feedbag

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PEACE WEEK MILWAUKEE 2015
August 16 - 23
All organizations, faiths, businesses and agencies working towards peace and sustainability are welcomed to create a week-long event: speakers, music, panel discussions, food, dance, races, galleries of art and photography, children’s activities, religious services – it is up to you.

Enjoy Peace Week Milwaukee's Facebook page and website: www.peaceweekmilwaukee.org. 
If you are interested in helping or need more information, contact dena@peaceweekmilwaukee.org or call 608-337-4871.

PEACEMAKER GATHERING: Celebration of the UN Declared International Day of Peace
September 19
This year's theme is "Partnerships for Peace - Dignity for All" and Echo Valley warmly welcomes Joe & Vicki Price and Mark Adkins of Subvocal back to the amphitheater (or the yurt, weather depending)!

Joe & Vicki Mark
Joe & Vicki Price
Mark Adkins of Subvocal

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PEACEMAKER GATHERING: Harvest Fest
October 10
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PEACEMAKER GATHERING: Changing Our Story
November 14
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PEACEMAKER GATHERING: Festival of Light
Dectember 19
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PEACE IS POSSIBLE
Prem Rawat
TPRF.org
The mission of TPRF is a simple one: to address the fundamental human needs of food, water and peace so that people can live with dignity, peace and prosperity.
Echo Valley Hope supports the vision of TPRF.