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APSU to hold peace walk, vigil for Boston Marathon


Austin Peay State University will hold a peace walk and candlelight vigil this week to honor those impacted by the Boston Marathon bombing attacks.

The public is invited to attend the event scheduled for Wednesday, April 24. The peace walk will begin at 6 p.m. and follow the one-mile route on the GovsTrail. Those wishing to participate should meet in the Morgan University Center plaza.

The vigil will begin at 7:30 p.m. in MUC plaza. Attendees are welcome to bring flowers, letters, pictures and notes, but they will need to refrain from bringing candles. Candles will be provided. The event will occur rain or shine. Parking is available behind the Foy Fitness and Recreation Center. All ages are invited.

For more information, please contact Katyln Jones at