Local, Long Island event: Demonstrate against military drones

January 26, 2010 at 10:27 pm Leave a comment

Important note: For the Sat. February 6, 2010 demo scheduled for one o’clock pm, if there is snow, this demo may be canceled for the day. Please stay posted here or with peace colleagues from VFPLI or Pax Christi, who are expected to make “the call” and send e-mails out at 10am. (I am not sure I will be up at that time in the morning!) Thanks, -KW

Right here, in Greenlawn, Long Island, a weapons manufacturer – BAE – is making components for military drones.

Local peace groups have set up a monthly vigil outside of BAE, to protest the weapons manufacturer and to put the focus on drones and their record of killing innocent civilians. PeaceSmiths, Inc. has endorsed this demonstration.

What:
Demonstration outside of the BAE Building to protest the US use of drones

When:
1st Saturdays of the month until Spring
Next demo is confirmed for Saturday, February 6, 2010 at 1pm

Where:
450 Pulaski Rd. Greenlawn, NY 11740
(Pulaski Rd. just east of Park Ave. in Greenlawn, Town of Huntington)
(Parking is available just across the street from BAE)

Directions to the demonstration:

Outside the building of BAE
450 Pulaski Rd. Greenlawn, NY 11740

From Northern State take Exit 42 N
Proceed north on 231 to Deer Park Rd west (County Rd. 35)
Continue to second traffic light – Jericho Tpke (NY25)
Cross Jericho Tpke (street name changes to Park Ave.) and continue to the 5th traffic light from Jericho.
At intersection of Park Ave. and Pulaski Rd., turn right.
Continue past the first light and you will soon see large BAE sign on your left.

From LIE, take exit 51 Deer Park Ave. (NY231) heading north. Proceed to fork at 3rd traffic light.
Bear left at fork.
Continue to second traffic light – Jericho Tpke (NY25)
Cross Jericho Tpke (street name changes to Park Ave.) and continue to the 5th traffic light from Jericho.
At intersection of Park Ave. and Pulaski Rd., turn right.
Continue past the first light and you will soon see large BAE sign on your left.

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