Wednesday, July 31, 2013

31st. Hiroshima, Nagasaki Remembrance Floating Lantern Ceremony Saturday

Every year on or around August 3rd, people gather at Klopp Lake at the Arcata Marsh to launch floating lanterns to remember the victims of the U.S. bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
Photo from City of Arcata

The event this Saturday starts at the Arcata Farmers Market between 9 am and 1:30 pm. where people can make their lanterns. They say get there early because supplies are limited. Later that night at 7:30 pm, people will gather at Klopp Lake for the ceremony and launching of the floating lanterns which will begin at sunset.

For more information, go to http://www.cityofarcata.org/node/811


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