June 21 World Peace and Prayer Day
Also known as Honoring Sacred Sites Day, this event began in 1994 as Chief Looking Horse's vision to unite people of all races, ages, genders, and faiths. Since then, those who share concern for the welfare of the Earth and humanity have gathered for this cross-cultural celebration of music, dance, and storytelling. Learn more.
June 23 The House I Live In
The Salem Award Foundation will hold a
free public screening of "The House I Live In." Winner of Grand Jury Prize at Sundance Film Festival, this documentary offers a poignant and disturbing look at the devastating impact of the War on Drugs.
Followed by Q & A session with a
panel of experts.
3:00 pm at the NPS Visitor Center
2 New Liberty Street, Salem Watch the Official Trailer
June 26 UN International Day in Support of Victims of Torture
In 1948, the international community condemned torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights adopted by the U.N. General Assembly.
Torture is a crime under international law. The systematic or widespread practice of torture constitutes a crime against humanity. Learn more.
June 29 North Shore
Gay Pride Parade
North Shore Pride, Inc. hosts its second annual Pride Parade in downtown Salem at noon.