Menands: Labor Day picnic, including Iraq war veteran speakers
Date : 3 September 2007
From : 12:00pm
To : 5:00pm
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: http://ActivistResource.org/9335
- 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.
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