30th Annual Buddhist Festival
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The Buddhist Council of the Midwest is sponsoring the 30th annual International Buddhist Festival and all are welcome. Many of the various Buddhist temples and groups from the Chicago area will be participating in this all day event which will include: Religious Ceremonies at 8 to 9 a.m.; keynote talks by representatives of the 3 major Buddhist denominations 9 to 10 a.m.; Alms Offering 10:30 a.m.; Lunch 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Exhibits by the participating Buddhist groups Meditation Instructions & workshops 1 to 5 p.m.; evening refreshments 5 to 5:30 p.m.; Cultural Performances 6 to 8:30 p.m. There is no charge but donations are welcomed and tax deductible.