The Solidarity Committee of the Capital District invites you to attend the ANNUAL LABOR DAY Picnic & Celebration!
Monday, September 2, 2019 from Noon - 4:30pm at Cook Park in Colonie
It's a potluck picnic, so please bring a dish to pass, an entree, salad or dessert.
Hamburgers, hot dogs, (vegetarian also available) & soft drinks provided.
This is a "zero waste" event, please bring reusable/recyclable cups, containers, utensils, etc. If possible bring your own place setting of plates, bowls & cups or glasses. We expect this will take a few events to master but eventually we will make this a zero-waste event. Thanks!
During the day there will also be some short speeches and awards* will be given.
Also there will be. music, including the Solidarity Singers, and a Silent Auction with many wonderful items
* This year there are 4 awards and 6 awardees:
- Doug Bullock, Legislator of the Decade
- Willie Terry, Labor Media award
- Blu Carreker, Workers Rights Advocate
- Karen Beetle, Sarah Rogerson & Carrie Kuehl, Immigration Advocate award
This year's theme is: UNITED WE WIN!
Let's not forget the reason for the holiday - the celebration of the vital contributions of working women and men.
Directions: In the Village of Colonie, take Lincoln Avenue, off Central Ave., for about a mile, then take a left on Shambrook Parkway, look for the Solidarity Committee pavilion.