HI Portland Hawthorne Hostel, 3031 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Portland, OR 97214, USA

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Saturday
Sep
24
2016
Saturday, September 24, 2016 from 4-10pm
4-10pm
Peace Ride, Film Screening & Fiesta! Free and Open to the Public Contact: michele.machado@hiusa.org for additional event details or to volunteer 4-6pm: 2nd Annual Rose City Peace Ride (Please See Begins at HI Portland NW 425 NW 18th Ave 4:00 PM Ride Registration Begins 4:30 PM Free guided bike ride crossing Tilikum Crossing Bridge before arriving at HI Portland Hawthorne for evening festivities. *Peace flags and shirts encouraged. For Additional Ride Details see: https://www.facebook.com/events/503994316458125/ 6-10pm: Film Screening & Fiesta HI Portland Hawthorne 3031 SE Hawthorne Blvd *Shine Blue for Peace - Blue Illuminations Encouraged Schedule of Events: 6 PM - DJ Anjali - Portland’s 2016 DJ of the Year Vegan Friendly BBQ, Local Beer, Ice-Cream & Popcorn Provided 8 PM - Peace Program and Fun Bike Oriented Giveaways 8:30 PM - Rising from Ashes - Portland Debut of the Award Winning Documentary Event Background: Each year since 2004, HI Portland Hawthorne Hostel has hosted a unique celebration of all things bicycles with our Bike for Peace event. It brings together travelers staying in our hostel with local bicycle enthusiasts, families and neighbors to celebrate bicycle culture and it's contribution to a more peaceful planet. This event is free and open to all and part of Hostelling International's Sleep for Peace Program. Sleep for Peace is a global initiative by Hostelling International since 2013; that reinforces the message that youth hostelling contributes to building peace on a day-to-day basis through the peace-building benefits of travel and intercultural understanding amongst young people at home and abroad. The United Nations has designated the 21 September as the International Day of Peace and the 27 September as World Tourism Day, creating the ideal setting for Hostelling International and all its members to celebrate their year-long peace-building activities through a series of activities and events throughout the week. This Event also supports the Rising from Ashes Foundation (http://www.rfafoundation.org/) whom believes the bicycle—and cycling as a pursuit—is widely accessible, easily transportable, rapidly disseminated and a universal engine of both economic and personal empowerment. Simply, you can go further on a bike. In practice, the Rising from Ashes Foundation uses documentary storytelling to inspire and educate global audiences into meaningful action, to raise vital resources for our cycling programs on the ground in Africa, and to apply the ideals of conflict resolution within their own communities.