Mon. Nov 30th: World March for Peace LI/NYC march

November 8, 2009 at 8:45 pm Leave a comment

**Note: There is some scholarship money available from the LI World March for Peace organizers for people who would like to take the vans to the march on November 30th. You can directly contact Pax Christi – Sheila or Nancy. Or, call PeaceSmiths and we will try to put you in touch with the right folks.

Local Facebook group for World March for Peace events: here.

The World March for Peace and Nonviolence will be in NYC on Monday, November 30th. Long Islanders will be joining the marchers in Brooklyn.

Long Island Peace Groups, coordinated by Pax Christi, will be organizing vans, and also gathering folks on the train. Van info at top, LIRR info at bottom.

Van Info

To reserve a spot on a van, please contact George as soon as possible. George’s # is: 516-249-7517

Two vans will be picking up Long Islanders to participate.The vans are for those who will not be walking over the Brooklyn Bridge.

Pick up points will be the LIE Park & Rides Exit 58 Old Nichols Road at 10am and Exit 36 Christopher Morley Park at 10:45 am. The vans will be meeting with others at Brooklyn Borough Hall at 1pm and then onto City Hall for a rally at 3pm.

One van will go back to Long Island after this rally.

The second van will stay in NYC to participate in events at Riverside Church at 7pm. More info on these events will be forthcoming. Please be advised that a ticket charge might be involved for Riverside Church event.

The cost of the van is $20.00 cash per person payable that day.

Your prompt reply to this email is of utmost importance for the organizing of these vans. If you are interested in taking a van, please call George at 516-249-7517 at your earliest convenience. Please respond to George even if you have signed up for the van previously.

Train Info

To take a train: There will also be trains going into Brooklyn to meet with the World Marchers and NYC participants. A LI WPM representative will be at each station to meet you. Please sit in the first car of the train. Marchers will be met at Flatbush Ave. and proceed to Brooklyn Borough Hall where a march over the Brooklyn Bridge at 1pm will commence to City Hall for a rally at 3pm. We are waiting on information regarding events to take place at Riverside Church at 7pm.

Train schedule:

Leave Babylon: 10:19 AM (arrive Flatbush Ave. 11:33 AM)

Leave Wantagh: 10:41 AM

Leave Baldwin: 10:51 AM

Leave Ronkonkoma: 10:08 AM

Leave Huntington: 10:04 AM

Leave Hempstead: 10:11 AM (arrive Flatbush Ave., 11:03 AM)

If you are interested in taking a train and need additional information, please call Karen at 631-875-8647 or email

Thank you for all your support of the World March.


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