Celebrate the International Day of Peace and World Music Festival Chicago 2016, with a day of free family-friendly activities and a procession to Humboldt Park Boat House for the festival.
Hands-on Maker Stations
11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Milwaukee/Leavitt and Ridgeway Trailhead.
Write odes to peace and make flags with Opera-Matic, make maracas and panderos with Segundo Ruiz Belvis Cultural Center, silkscreen peace t-shirts with Spudnik Press and print peace signs with Tandem Felix.
Procession, Part 1
12:30-1 p.m. Milwaukee/Leavitt and Ridgeway Trailhead to Humboldt Overlook
The Four Star Brass Band and Los Hermanos del Tambor will lead processions to the Humboldt Overlook.
The 606 Moves! Project
1 p.m. Humboldt Overlook
Take part in “flash mob” style dance led by The 606’s artists in residence.
Procession, Part II
1:15-2 p.m. Humboldt Overlook to Humboldt Boat House
Funkadesi will lead everyone to the World Music Festival and Global Peace Picnic.
World Music Festival and Global Peace Picnic
2-6 p.m. Humboldt Park Boathouse, 1301 N. Sacramento Ave.
Rajab Suleiman & Kithara (Zanzibar)
Herencia de Timbiquí (Colombia)
Rocky Dawuni (Ghana/U.S.A.)