A five-hour concert for peace will be taking place in Maple Ridge.
The concert and forum called Peace is the way 2: Peace, Love, and Mercy for All will feature a variety of local artists and guest speakers.
There will be an eclectic mix of jazz, blues, classic rock, folk and bluegrass performers.
Speakers will include Pitt Meadows-Maple Ridge MP Dan Ruimy and Maple Ridge Couns. Craig Speirs and Kiersten Duncan.
The event is also going to feature a live panel forum discussion on peace and ways it can be nurtured and promoted domestically and abroad.
“Our reasons for doing this concert is to promote and encourage peaceful ways, means, solutions, resolutions and peace agreements, arrangements and settlements to wars, conflicts and crises using diplomacy, negotiation, dialogue and discussion,” said organizer Kyle Herman in a press release.
• Peace is the Way 2: Peace, Love, and Mercy for All takes place from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Nov. 24 at Shooters Tap House, 20644 Dewdney Trunk Rd. in Maple Ridge.