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CANCELLED - St. Patrick’s Peace Parade

When: Sunday, March 15, 2015, 8:00 am to 12:30 pm
Where: D Street & West Broadway • Look for white "Vets for Peace" Flags • South Boston

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People's Parade for Peace, Equality, Jobs, Environmental Stewardship, Social & Economic Justice

Unite, Participate, Celebrate

New Start Time! Assemble: 11am. Parade start: 12 noon

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There are several DIVISIONS marching in the parade, as well as two marching bands, Duck Boats, bagpipers, and the Bread and Puppet Theater.. The DIVISIONS are: Veterans groups; Peace groups; LGBT groups; Faith groups; environmental groups; social and economic justice groups; labor groups; political groups. Please invite your group(s) to come! Contact: Veterans for Peace, Pat Scanlon, info@massvfp.org, 978-475-1776; Massachusetts Peace Action, Cole Harrison, info@masspeaceaction.org, 617-354-2169; faith groups contact Lara Hoke, minister@uuandover.org.

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Please join us for our Fifth Annual Saint Patrick’s Peace Parade, the Alternative People’s Parade for Peace, Equality, Jobs, Environmental Stewardship, Social and Economic Justice.

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DIRECTIONS & LOGISTICS

Sunday, March 15, 2015,  Assemble 11am, step off 12noon

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The parade route is 4.5 miles and ends at Andrew Station.

Rides along the parade route are available for those who need them, but please let us know ahead of time that you may need a ride.   Sign up for a Ride Here!

Come by T if at all possible as the area will be very congested. Broadway is the closest MBTA subway station.

Parking is available for participants in the St. Patrick’s Peace Parade.  Vehicles must enter from the north from Summer Street onto D Street; the parking lot is at 383 D Street. Look for the lot with 40 foot white truck trailers.   Allow extra time for traffic.  

Map of the Assembly Point in relation to Parking and MBTA

From the North

Route I-93 to South Station exit (20 A). Merge onto Purchase Street to light (100 feet). Make a left onto Summer Street (will pass South Station on right). Go approx. 1 mile to Convention Center. Turn right onto D Street, parking lot .2 mile up on left, (look for VFP Flag)

From South

Route I-93 – Take exit 20 toward South Station. Follow signs for Chinatown, continue straight onto Lincoln Street, turn right onto Kneeland Street, turn left onto Atlantic, south Station will be up on your right. Take a right onto Summer Street. Go approx. 1 mile to Convention Center. Turn right onto D Street, parking lot .2 mile up on left, (look for VFP Flag)

Map of the Parade Route

 

 

Why are there two parades in South Boston on Saint Patrick’s Day?   Read the article by Pat Scanlon!

Veterans for Peace, Smedley Butler Brigade

Vets4PeaceChapter9@gmail.com     Phone: 978-475-1776

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