Enfield - posted Feb, 22 2013
ENFIELD - On Tuesday, March 5, Asnuntuck Community College, 170 Elm Street, Enfield, will hold a candlelight vigil for peace and the safe return of our troops, followed by an evening of poetry and music celebrating peace. The candlelight vigil will be held from 6:30 to 7 p.m. outside the front entrance of the college. At 7 p.m., the In Praise of Peace reading will begin in the Coffee House in Café II, with musical entertainment by Asnuntuck’s Instructor of Developmental Writing Joe Finckel and Instructor of Sociology Laurie Chancey. The music portion of the program will be followed by Asnuntuck students, faculty, and staff reading their own poems and poems by others, all with a focus on peace. The formal reading will conclude with poetry readings by Asnuntuck graduate Nzima Roberson Hutchings’s Youth Group—Café Sisterhood/Book Club for Girls. Following a break, there will be an open mic until 9 p.m., so that others may share their poems and music about peace, as part of our collective healing and hope for a peaceful world.