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Empowered for Life!/One Billion Rising Revolution

Canada > Owen Sound > Harry Lumley Bayshore Community Centre > 2015-04-21 > 05:30 pm

About The Event

H.E.R Grey Bruce in cooperation with Butterfly Healing brings Empowered For Life!/One Billion Rising Revolution to the Harry Lumley Bayshore Community Centre in Owen Sound. 5:30 - Social Hour 6:30 - Healing Drum Circle (Bam! Bam! Boom! Percussion Ensemble) 7:00 - Speakers - Jean-Paul Bedard, Carrie Ann Kent, and Advocate, Glen Canning 8:30 - Music and Dance (Drew McIvor and Bam528!) Join us for an empowering evening of healing, survival and advocacy as we DRUM, DANCE, RISE. MC: Jd Moffat The Healing Drum Circle with Bam! Bam! Boom! Percussion Ensemble is for everyone, whether you are drumming, holding the healing space for yourself and others, or moving to the rhythms. There will be some drums available - bring your own if possible. The Speakers will present moving yet insightful and hopeful messages. We feel very privileged and honoured to have Glen Canning, Jean-Paul Bedard and Carrie Ann Kent with us for this evening. We will close the evening dancing to the music of our very own Drew McIvor and Bam528! "Dance is one of the most powerful forces on the earth...The struggle of humanity is the struggle to return to our bodies. Dancing allows us to come back into our bodies as individuals and groups and a world...." (Eve Ensler) Admission is by donation. Pizza $2 and beverage $1 will be available. There will be a Silent Auction. There will be a flashmob earlier in the day (NOON at City Hall). For anyone interested...follow Sole to Soul Flashmob Owen Sound fb page for songs and practice times. There is an "Empowered for Life!" Workshop from 1-3 p.m. prior to the evening event. See Butterflyhealing fb page for full details about this workshop and other events they have planned during the week.

About The Organization

Her Grey Bruce

H.E.R Grey Bruce unites voices to Heal, Empower, and Re-educate women, girls, and our community. Through our voices, experiences, and passion for change, we will challenge injustices, raise awareness, and take creative and practical actions on issues affecting women and children. "Our Experience is Our Expertise"

Butterfly Healing is a registered Canadian non-profit organization dedicated to helping individuals who have suffered the emotional impact of childhood sexual abuse.

One Billion Rising Owen Sound is one of the projects that H.E.R Grey Bruce organizes in keeping with our Purpose and Vision.

Empowered For Life! helps survivors of sexual violence find hope, healing & happiness.

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