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Walk for a Nuclear Free Future

July 27 @ 8:00 am - August 3 @ 5:00 pm

Walk for a Nuclear Free Future
July 27-August 3, 2019

Saturday July 27: Lexington, MA–Hanscom Air Force Base

*Hanscom Air Force Base is home to Nuclear Command, Control and Communications (NC3) Integration Directorate and Program Executive Officer (PEO). The NC3 PEO will oversee the acquisition and integration of a complex system of land, air and space technology programs that assure connectivity and communications between senior forces. It does not house actual weapons. Contact Jennifer (410) 952-6145

Sunday, July 28: Brattleboro, VT to Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant

*The Vt Nuclear Power Plant was an electricity generating plant, located in the town of Vernon. It is closed but still in the process of being decommissioned. Nuclear waste still remains on-site. Contact Lorie (802) 275-8749

Manchester Vt to Earth Sky Time Community Farm Contact Oliver (802) 384-1400
Monday, July 29 Manchester, VT to West Arlington, VT Contact Jennifer (410) 952-6145

Tuesday, July 30 Cambridge, NY to Saratoga Springs, NY Linda (518) 330-7683

Wednesday, July 31 Saratoga Springs, NY to West Milton, NY–Kenneth A. Kesselring Site
*The Kenneth A. Kesselring Site is a Naval training facility, teaching nuclear officers and enlisted personnel how to operate the US Navy’s nuclear-powered aircraft carriers and submarines. Contact Linda (518) 330-7683

Thursday, August 1 7am Vigil at Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory (walk starts at 8am) to National Lead Industries Depleted Uranium Site. Contact Rose (201) 956-5702

*Knolls atomic Laboratory is a nuclear facility that engineers and designs naval submarine propulsion and weapons systems *Site of closed factory that produced military equipment for over 20 years using depleted uranium for raw materials. 

Friday, August 2 Grafton Peace Pagoda Preparation for Ceremony
For Information prior to the Peace Walk please call the Grafton Peace Pagoda Phone 518-658-9301. For information during the Peace Walk contact Rose (201) 956-5702 or Jennifer (410) 952-6145

Hiroshima-Nagasaki Day
74th Commemoration Ceremony
Grafton Peace Pagoda
Saturday, August 3, 2019

6:30pm walk from Grafton Town Square to Peace Pagoda (4.3 miles)

8:00pm Program of Peace
Speakers/Poem Reading
Ceremonial Lighting of Lanterns
Interfaith Prayer
Musical Offerings

Rain or shine. Please wear weather-appropriate clothes and bring a flashlight, insect repellant and a blanket for comfort.

Contact Grafton Peace Pagoda between 8am and 5pm for more information
87 Crandall Rd Petersburg, NY 12138. Phone 518-658-9301 (no email address)

Details

Start:
July 27 @ 8:00 am
End:
August 3 @ 5:00 pm
Website:
http://www.graftonpeacepagoda.org/