Give Peace a Chance, Good News Auburn, NY

Give Peace a Chance November 5th – 7th

This event is a community-making venture of the Cayuga County Chapter of the American Red Cross (CCARC), Auburn Public Theater and other partners exploring peace in our lives.

The educational component of Give Peace a Chance includes movies, lectures, trainings, educational offerings and workshops.

Total Diversity Workshop
Thursday, November 5 from 9AM – 4PM
Cayuga County Red Cross, 11 State Street

Learn how to interact peacefully and respectfully in your community.
Cost: $10 / Registration by October 29 to CCARC

Friday, November 6 from 7PM – 10PM
Auburn Public Theater, Exchange Street Mall

Pre-movie commentary by peace expert at 7PM with movie to follow at 8PM
Cost: $8 purchased at the door

Movie repeated Saturday, November 7 at 8PM (no lecture)
Cost: $5 purchased at the door

“How Racism Impacts Us – Here, There & Everywhere”
Saturday, November 7 at 1PM
Auburn Public Theater, Exchange Street Mall

Led by Community Wide Dialogues in Syracuse
Cost: $5 purchased at the door

International Humanitarian Law Training
Sunday, November 8th from 2PM – 5PM
Westminster Presbyterian Church, 17 William Street

Explore the role of global peacemaking organizations.
Cost: $10 / Registration by October 29 to CCARC

CCARC is still accepting vendors for a Peace Bazaar scheduled for Friday, November 6 from 5 – 9 pm and Saturday, November 7 from 10 am – 4 pm in the Atrium of Genesee Center, downtown. Booth rental is $30 and includes an 8’table. Reservations for one or more booths must be received by October 22nd.

The Peace Bazaar offers an opportunity for the community to shop globally and conscientiously at booths filled with Fair Trade items; recycled goods; specialty and ethnic foods; coffees and teas; jewelry; baskets and household goods; textiles; clothing and accessories; books, literature and much more. Practitioners will also offer chair massages, yoga, peace crane workshops, plus live music and children’s activities.

On Saturday night after the Bazaar, the event culminates with a cocktail party and dynamic concert Jazz for Peace, performed by internationally known musician, Rick Della Ratta and his band, which unite people and communities through jazz.

Jazz for Peace Concert
Saturday, November 7
Auburn Public Theater, Exchange Street

Buffet & Cash Bar at 6PM / Concert at 8PM
Cost: $60 per person

To purchase tickets for the Jazz for Peace concert visit or contact the APT Box Office at 315-253-6669. For general information or class registration contact the Cayuga County Chapter of the American