The Center for Living Peace, a non-profit peace education organization, is hosting their first birthday party and wants YOU to come! Join us for an all-day celebration that honors the beginning of the Center's journey to make good happen on Saturday, May 14th with FREE family-oriented classes that focus on compassion and living peace.
IRVINE, Calif., April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When Kelly Smith first opened the non-profit peace education organization the Center for Living Peace, she had no idea that in just one year the Center would challenge mainstream definitions of peace, host a Living Peace Series with high-profile international leaders, inspire the implementation of youth directed service projects, and impact the lives of over 1,000 class and workshop participants.
On Saturday, May 14th, 2011, the Center for Living Peace will be hosting a birthday party in honor of its 1-year anniversary. On this day the community can enjoy FREE family-friendly classes that focus on compassion and living peace from 8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. "This is our way of thanking the community for making our first year such a success," says Kelly. "I am so grateful for all of our program affiliates, Living Peace Series partners and the Orange County community for their support, enthusiasm and encouragement. It's inspiring to see such GOOD HAPPEN here in Orange County as we celebrate our first birthday! I hope everyone stops in for a cupcake!"
We will be offering programs such as Tibetan inspired art projects with Bowers Museum, a screening and facilitated discussion of the documentary Peace One Day, story-time with award winning children's author Mina Javaherbin, New Earth Drumming, Smiling Monkey Yoga for Kids, Qi Gong, Shambhala Meditation and more! For a complete schedule, please visit goodhappens.org/events.
ABOUT THE CENTER FOR LIVING PEACE
The Center for Living Peace is a non-profit peace education organization in Irvine, California. The concept driving the development of the Center can be summed up in one simple phrase: "Good Happens." It is a place where children, families, and adults of all ages can connect to self, spirit, others and the world. The Center provides a place where each and every person can find their own special gifts and feel empowered to make a difference; as well as provide a beautiful and inviting place for people to experience classes and programs dedicated to each of our four program pillars: Inner growth and development, peace making and effective communication, safeguarding the environment, and arts and culture. In partnership with The University of California, Irvine, The Center also hosts The Living Peace Series, a series of conversations with international leaders (The 2010-2011 series includes Charlize Theron, Sir Richard Branson, and His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama) committed to making the world a more compassionate and sustainable place.
To learn more, visit www.goodhappens.org or visit us at 4139 Campus Drive Irvine, California 92612// Tuesday- Saturday from 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Contact: Sabrina Talukder (949) 854-5500 //firstname.lastname@example.org
SOURCE The Center for Living Peace