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Menands: Labor Day picnic, including Iraq war veteran speakers

Date : 3 September 2007       From : 12:00pm   To : 5:00pm    iCal Google Calendar
Category : General / Misc Location : 12204

Event Description :
The Solidarity Committee's Annual Labor Day Picnic, including two soldiers from Watertown's Fort Drum speaking at 2:30pm. The soldiers are members of the only active-duty chapter of Iraq Veterans Against the War. This IVAW chapter, along with the Syracuse Peace Council, is organizing a region-wide demonstration in Syracuse against the war on September 29th, 2007. The listing for that event is here:

Attractions include:
- Music
- Entertainment
- Short speeches and awards to local labor
- Environmental and peace activists
- Children's playground

Picnic organizers will provide free hamburgers, hot dogs (including vegetarian), trimmings, and cold and hot beverages... courtesy of the many unions are participating this year.

Cost: Free, although participants are asked to contribute a salad, main dish or snacks.

Ganser Smith Memorial Park
End of Menands Rd (off Broadway)
Menands, NY 12204
Map and directions:,+Menands,+NY

Contact: 518 426-0883, or via the email address below.

Sponsored by: Solidarity Committee Capital District

Email : [show email address]
Main web site :

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