LEPOCO offers a number of annual events, which our members look forward to year-round. Below are some brief descriptions of the annually occurring events, which make up only a small portion of the programming and action we complete throughout the year.
Martin Luther King Remembrance Day: A January event planned by the Stop the Wars Committee, remembering Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
LEPOCO Annual Dinner: A fundraiser celebrating our members and our community. Features great people, delicious home-cooked vegetarian food, an art auction and a guest speaker. Held annually in March.
Tax Day leafleting: Join us in distributing “Where Your Income Tax Money Really Goes” flyers from the War Resisters League at local post offices
Peace-A-Thon For Bikers and Walkers: Join LEPOCO for your choice of a walk (5 miles) or bike ride (15 miles on towpath and streets). Held annually on Memorial Day weekend. 2017 Peace-A-Thon will be on May 27th.
Peace Camp: Young people (ages K-8th grade), teens, and adults are invited to participate in this week of stories, games, music and crafts each July. 2017 Peace Camp is July 17th – 21st at First Presbyterian Church in Allentown.
Hiroshima & Nagasaki Remembrance – An August event planned by the Stop the Wars Committee, remembering the horrors afflicted on Hiroshima and Nagasaki
Peace Pilgrimage: LEPOCO is a Sponsor of outside event – December