Mikeoula plays peace songs during the International Day of Peace on Saturday at Maffeo Sutton Park. (GREG SAKAKI/The News Bulletin)

Community gathers to share hope for peace

The International Day of Peace was observed Saturday at Nanaimo’s Maffeo Sutton Park

The International Day of Peace was observed Saturday in Nanaimo.

A peace walk, opening ceremonies, family activities, musical entertainment and more took place at Maffeo Sutton Park.

A peace flag was raised outside city hall earlier in the week.