Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Greater New Haven Peace Council to hold events to commemorate 65th anniversary of Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings

NEW HAVEN — The Greater New Haven Peace Council and the New Haven Peace Commission will sponsor upcoming events to commemorate the 65th Anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the organizations said in a statement.
A vigil will be held from 8:15 to 9 a.m. Friday at the flagpole on the Green, the statement said. A second vigil, commemorating the 65th anniversary of the bombing of Nagasaki and to “rededicate activists to the goal of nuclear abolition” will be held from 11 a.m. to noon Monday, also on the Green, the statement said.
Then, a bike ride will be held from Sunday at East Rock Peace Park. Bikers will gather at the corner of Orange and Cold Spring streets from 8:30 to 9 a.m., the statement said. For more information call Henry Lowendorf at (203)389-9547, or e-mail

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