Join us for Rochester's First Civic Saturday!
Saturday, June 8th at 2pm
Central Library of Rochester & Monroe County
Kate Gleason Auditorium
We'll gather on a Saturday afternoon as friends and strangers to hear readings of "civic scripture" and poetry, come together in song, share thoughts and ideas, and hear a "civic sermon."
During this time of widespread cynicism and division in American civic life, Civic Saturday is a place to come together as a community, to gather and rededicate ourselves to the practice of being active citizens. At Civic Saturday, you will be inspired and encouraged to reflect and connect with each other, and create new civic traditions that are joyful and communal.
Civic Saturday is a civic analogue to a faith gathering: a gathering of friends and strangers in a common place to nurture a spirit of shared purpose. But it’s not about church or synagogue or mosque — it’s about American civic religion: the creed, deeds, and rituals that truly unite us all.
This event is cosponsored by the M.K. Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence.
- Saturday, June 8, 2019
- 2:00pm - 3:30pm
- Central - Kate Gleason Auditorium
- Central Library