Peace Week Delaware 2024

Plan now for PWD 2024, October 19-27, 2023

Peace Week brings together organizations from all over the Delaware area to celebrate and promote a common cause: peace. Browse the events below and sign up for as many as you’d like! All events are free and open to the public.

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Visionary Peace Youth Art Exhibition: Call for Artwork
09/29/2023 - 10/30/2023    
All Day
Create your vision of peace for the 8th Annual Visionary Peace Youth Art Exhibition! We invite young artists to create their vision of a peaceful [...]
Night without a Bed
5:00 pm - 11:45 pm
The purpose of Night Without a Bed is to raise awareness of the realities of family homelessness through the firsthand experience of sleeping in a [...]
First Friday Walk for Justice & Peace
As a kickoff event for Peace Week Delaware 2023, join us for this peaceful, prayerful walk through the center of Wilmington to promote an end [...]
Depolarizing Within: A Braver Angels Workshop
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Depolarizing Within is designed to foster skills to help you lessen the effects of polarization when you encounter them in your political conversations. Note that [...]
Rehoboth Concert Band Peace Concert--"Mi Casa es Su Casa"
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mi Casa es Su Casa" (Translation: My house is your house) On October 7 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., join the Rehoboth Concert Band [...]
Making Peaceful Habitats
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Aaron Sharp, director of Delaware Interfaith Power and Light, will be speaking about the Sacred Grounds projects installing native plantings in Wilmington. Sacred Grounds is [...]
Tigray, Ethiopia - the Unspoken Tragedy
Author of The Tigrayan Electrician Memories of Father and His Beloved Motherland, Issayas Yrgaw Bahta (aka Isaias Irgau), an Ethiopian refugee will speak on the [...]
Reading for Peace - Innovative Readers Aloud
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Come listen to inspiring excerpts from innovative authors while enjoying light refreshments.
Awakened Heart Peace Week DE Kirtan Concert with Yvette Om
10:30 am - 11:45 am
Join us at Awakened Heart for a Sunday Celebration of Life featuring a heart-filled morning of sacred sound and Kirtan with Yvette Om and Martin [...]
Being a Force For Peace in a Fractured World
10:30 am - 11:30 am
As part of the Delaware Peace Week celebration, join people across the state and learn how to be a force for peace. A force that [...]
Speak Your Peace - Community Fun Day
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Come and be a part of a community celebration of peace with Darryl's Corner Society! This event is free and promises: ✨ Live Entertainment: Enjoy [...]
Disclosure Watch Party and Panel Discussion
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Please mark your calendar for October 8 at 2:00 pm and join us at the Woodlawn Library to watch Disclosure. This powerful Netflix documentary examines [...]
Restorative Justice
While seated in a Circle of Peace, ancient principles and the peacebuilding theory of restorative justice will be reviewed as an alternative to the current [...]
Innovations and Collaborations for Peace
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Join us in our Peace March on Market Street led by the Fashion Steppers Youth Band. Superheroes for Peace Awards will be presented Fun activites [...]
Moms Demand Action Coffee Cups for Peace
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Moms Demand Action is partnering with a local Ukrainian coffee shop, Riverfront Bakery, to engage the community in decorating messages of peace on coffee sleeves. [...]
Unity Dinner- Plant Based Soup Night
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Please join us for a dinner that is peaceful to the Earth and our bodies. Eating more plant based has been shown do significantly help [...]
Food Bank of Delaware Tour and Presentation
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
According to the American Health Rankings (AHR),  11.2 percent of Delaware households cannot provide adequate food for one or more household members due to lack [...]
Speak Out Against Hate
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
We have formed a new initiative called SOAH - Speak Out Against Hate.  For the past several months the working group has gotten up and [...]
An Act of Peace:  Supporting Asylum-Seekers I
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Come watch and discuss an important documentary called Seeking Asylum: A Mother’s Journey. This award-winning feature documentary shows the problems migrants face when petitioning for [...]
Nonviolent Moving Meditation
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Join Nonviolent Seaford for a special nonviolence edition of Moving Meditation. Moving Meditation is a gentle exercise class that incorporates Shibashi, Tai Chi, and Qi [...]
Pizza With the Police
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Have a slice of pizza with the police officers from the Wilmington Police. Learn what's new, and ask questions.
Bingo With Highmark of Delaware
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Join Highmark Delaware for Bingo! Join our online Bingo gathering for fun and to connect with others locally within the community! This senior focused event [...]
10 Oct
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Christiana Care strives to provide an exceptional experience for every patient, every encounter, every time. This talk will provide information about the specific needs of [...]
Pacem In Terris: Kim Graham
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Restoring The Power of Community It takes you and me. It takes you and me talking. It takes you and me listening. The world is [...]
Newark Ukesters Peace Week Concert
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Newark Free Library will be hosting a Ukulele Concert on Tuesday, Oct. 10 at 7:00 PM. The Newark Ukesters will perform songs of peace [...]
Meeta Parker Peace Concert
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Local musician Meeta Parker will be performing at the Hockessin Library! For more details, check out our calendar at
JavaTime Peace Jam
7:00 am - 8:30 am
Get ready to get your peace jam on! Join Shelley Kelley on the WVUD 91.3FM radio airwaves from 7AM-830AM. Songs were selected to help you [...]
Riverside WRK Group Tour
10:00 am - 11:30 am
The REACH Riverside Development Corporation was formed in 2017 to remove the barriers to prosperity and well-being facing residents of Wilmington’s Riverside neighborhood, one of [...]
Vocalist MEETA PARKER singing songs to celebrate  PEACE WEEK
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Vocalist MEETA PARKER sings "SHINE", an original composition/Anthem as a part of a Nationwide participation in Concert across America to end Gun Violence and other [...]
Ecumenical Candle-lighting Service for the Victims of Gun Violence
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Please join an ecumenical candle-lighting service to commemorate the victims of gun violence in our community.  Anne McWalters of Moms Demand Action and Rev. Mark [...]
Peer Support for Returning Citizens
This event will feature the work of New Beginnings-Next Step (NBNS). This non-profit fights recidivism in Delaware by sponsoring weekly peer-support groups for incarcerated and [...]
Peace Week Story Time
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Join us with your little ones at the Greenwood Public Library on Thursday October 12th at 10:30am for a fun morning of stories, songs, and [...]
One Peace, One Walk: Walking the Labyrinth Toward Peace
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
How can a walk on a labyrinth create peace? And how can a person’s inner peace affect transformation in other aspects of life? Walking a [...]
The State of Homelessness and Affordable Housing in Delaware
This event will feature the most recent findings produced by Housing Alliance Delaware (HAD), which aims to advance housing opportunities, end homelessness, and promote vibrant [...]
13 Oct
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Stop in to Chat  about local resources and information that can help improve the quality of life for our Senior Citizens. Information will be provided [...]
Fabulous Friday Peace Crafts and Books
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Join us at the Georgetown Public Library for some peace art. Special nonviolence books will be on display all week. Nonviolent Seaford will read some [...]
SUN Neighborhood Walk
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
S.U. N., Safe United Neighborhoods, is a non-profit that promotes a clean and safe environment that helps reduce crime by providing youth activities for the [...]
Peace Of Pizza
5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Join us at Trolley Square for a city-wide celebration of peace, pizza, community, and fun.   St. Stephen's Church is your host for this event which [...]
Gathering Together With Music
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
An informal gathering enjoying songs from some talented musicians. Anyone is welcome - and can even sing along at times. Music has, in the past, [...]
Climate Justice Sussex County -- What You Can Do!
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
A forum on current climate justice issues in Sussex County. Any climate improvement project has both issues of the effect on the climate and also [...]
Help Native Plants Thrive in Talley Day Park
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Join us for a rewarding morning of environmental action and community service on Saturday, October 14, as we work together to remove the invasive plants [...]
Rescuing our Gifted Humanity
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Let’s rescue our humanity and stay with it by choice!  Multimedia Event focused on awareness and conversation  presenting  people working for peace in our communities. [...]
Get Messy -- Conflict Transformation
10:00 am - 11:45 am
“Get Messy!”: We invite you to get up close and personal with complexity, with insights drawn from the field of conflict transformation, experiences out in [...]
Environmental Justice Forum
Are you interested in learning about environmental justice (EJ), but aren’t sure where to start? Are you familiar with the concept of EJ and want [...]
Peace Within and Peace In All Directions!
10:30 am - 11:45 am
Join us for an inspiring presentation by S.S. Mahan Rishi Singh Khalsa D.C. Mahan Rishi is a chiropractor, herbal nutritionist, a minister of Sikh dharma [...]
Learn to Lobby Congress for Peace: Advocacy Training with the Friends Committee on National Legislation
In this interactive workshop participants will learn how to advocate more effectively for federal legislation related to peace and diplomacy in U.S. foreign policy. Led [...]
An Act of Peace:  Supporting Asylum-Seekers II
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Come watch and discuss an important documentary called Seeking Asylum: A Mother’s Journey. This film is an award-winning feature documentary that bears witness to the [...]
The People Demand: End Homelessness in Delaware
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Housing is a human right! Yet, thousands of people in Delaware are experiencing homelessness. But homelessness can be solved. We can provide affordable, dignified housing [...]
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October 23, 2024


6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Ecumenical Candle-lighting Service for the Victims of Gun Violence
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Ecumenical Candle-lighting Service for the Victims of Gun Violence

  • Location: St. Elizabeth Roman Catholic Church
    809 S Broom Street, Wilmington, DE, 19805
  • Organization(s): Ministery for Black Catholics
  • Non-violence, Youth

Please join an ecumenical candle-lighting service to commemorate the victims of gun violence in our community.  Speakers and music TBA.

All are welcome–especially our youth.