In the ongoing battle to save Union Square, our gathering spot for Critical Mass and many other public events,
today is Celebrate Union Square, old and new.
Thursday October 23rd, 2008. 6:00pm-7:30pm
With Reverend Billy and the Church of Stop Shopping
10 years ago Union Square Park was designated a National Historic Landmark for its a role as a center of free speech and assembly!
Reverend Billy & The Stop Shopping Gospel Choir
Approaching Storm Marching Band
Historian Joshua Freeman
Walking Tours with Kevin Baker and Center for Acoustic Ecology
and a Historic Draw-a-thon where YOU imagine the future of the pavilion!
Drawing from 4pm-7pm
Walking Tours 5pm-6pm
Speakers and Music 6pm-7pm
This event is endorsed by a number of NYC groups including: NYC Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO, NY State AFL-CIO, United Federation of Teachers, AFL-CIO, Professor Joshua Freeman, historian, Tamiment Library/Wagner Archives, NYU, Workers Defense League, Rev. Billy and The Church of Stop Shopping, 250+ Friends of NYC Parks, NYC Park Advocates, Historic Districts Council, Union Square Community Coalition, The â€œOURâ€ Labyrinth Project and Chelsea Midtown Democrats.