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International Overdose Awareness Day
August 31 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday, August 31st is International Overdose Awareness Day and the City of St. Joseph has put together a night for remembrance of those lost to overdose.
The event begins at 7 pm at Felix Street Square with a proclamation from Mayor Josendale, followed by an open mic at 7:10 where people can honor their loved ones and share stories of hope & inspiration.
At 8 pm there will be a invocation and a circle of light.
Attendees are asked to bring lawn chairs.
There will be a table for people to place photos and mementos of those who have lost their lives to overdose, a memorial rock painting station, educational booths, and there will be free items like a pin, mask, lanyard, and flashlight while supplies last.