Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Peace Train

NEW HAVEN — The following events will be held by the Greater New Haven Peace Council.
- A vigil will be held 4-5 p.m. Friday in front of U.S. Rep. Rosa L. DeLauro’s office at 59Elm St., to protest U.S. continued involvement and increased funding of the wars.
- On May 2, in honor of the International Day of Action for a Nuclear Free World, there will be a peace festival near Times Square in New York City.
Parallel events will be held in many European and Asian nations.
Demonstrators in New York will march across Midtown Manhattan to the United Nations, where a rally and festival will be held.
The Peace Council has arranged for the “Bruce Martin Memorial Peace Train.” Tickets are $25 for adults, $13 for participants 18 and younger. The train will leave Union Station at 10:55 a.m. and return at 6:07 p.m.
To reserve, register at www.stepfour.com/peacetrain before April 27 or send a check to The Greater New Haven Peace Council, P.O. Box 3105, New Haven 06515-0205.
For more information, call Henry Lowendorf at 203-389-9547 or e-mail grnhpeacecouncil@sbcglobal.net.

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