Bernon Park's garden Saturday, each one bearing a message encouraging peace.Girl Scouts from across Woonsocket will display pinwheels they made to honor International Peace Day at
Among the pinwheels on display will be those created by the Girl Scouts of Troop 381 of Our Lady Queen of Martyrs Church on Park Avenue.
Pinwheels for Peace is an international art and literacy project, organizing young people to “plant” pinwheels with messages of peace. The art installation project was started in 2005 by art teachers Ann Ayers and Ellen McMillan, of Coconut Creek, Fla., as a way for students to express their feelings about what’s going on in the world and in their lives.
Last year, more than 4 million pinwheels were spinning in more than 3,500 locations, in the US, Europe, Asia, Australia, Canada, the Middle East, Africa and South America.
Check out the Girl Scouts' handiwork at the park this weekend at the corner of Kermit Street and Carnation Street.