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Announcement :: War and Militarism
“We don’t want the word peace connected with the word veteran”-paraphrase of a remark by an official parade organizer- “Oh ya, well watch this”- All Out For The Smedley Butler Brigade Veterans For Peace-Initiated Saint Patrick’s PEACE Parade o
14 Mar 2012
A parade for all the excluded, the voiceless, the abused, the hopeless, and those who struggle to change all that on Saint Patrick's Day
All Out On March 18th-A Friendly Reminder From VFP
Saint Patrick’s Peace Parade In South Boston
For Peace. Equality, Jobs, Social & Economic Justice
March 18, 2012
Assemble Time: 1:00 pm, Parade Start Time: 2:00 pm
Start Location: D Street and West Broadway
Just three blocks east of the MBTA Redline Station
(Corner of Dorchester Ave. and West Broadway)
Look for Veterans For Peace Flags
End Location: Andrew MBTA Station
(Corner of Dorchester Ave. and Dorchester Street)
The St. Patrick’s Peace Day Parade STARTS on D Street and will enter West Broadway (easterly), left onto East Broadway, Right onto “P” Street, Right onto “East 4th” Street,
Left onto “K” Street, Right onto “East 5th” Street, Left onto “G” Street, Right onto the ‘Southerly Arm of Thomas Park’, Left onto “Telegraph” Street,
Left onto “Dorchester Street” and ENDING at “Dorchester Avenue”.
Driving: Directions and parking.
We have a lot on D Street, across from Louis Street.
FROM points North via I-93:
Take I-93 South to Exit 20A “South Station.” At the end of the ramp, take a left at signal, onto Summer Street at South Station. Follow Summer St. for approximately 1 mile, the Boston Convention Center will be on your right, D Street is just past the Convention Center. Make a right and go up to Louis Street. The parking lot will be on your left, dirt lot with parked truck trailers.
FROM points South via I-93:
Take I-93 North to Exit 20 "South Boston". Follow the signs to "I-90 East". Take the first tunnel exit to "South Boston". At the first set of lights, take a right onto Congress Street. Take the second right onto D Street. Continue on D Street, past the Convention on your right. Drive up D Street to Louis Street. The parking lot will be on your left, dirt lot with parked truck trailers.
Coming by the T.
Take the Red Line to the Broadway T Station (South Boston) on the Red Line. Upon exiting the T Station walk four blocks east on West Broadway to D Street and make a left. The parade staging area is two short blocks from West Broadway. Look for VFP flags upon exiting the T station and along the way. People will be there to direct you.
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