Revolution #206, July 4, 2010

This Week:

Revolutionary Anti-July 4th Picnics

Sunday, July 4: Join in for good food, conversation and music

Bring others for a fun day and raise funds for "The Revolution We Need… The Leadership We Have" campaign.

If you hate everything that July 4th is celebrating, if you dream of a world without America—without everything America stands for and everything it does around the world—then you’ll want to be at one of the Revolutionary Anti-July 4th picnics taking place around the country.

This will be a day to come together, with friends old and new, for good food, conversation, music—and to raise funds for the campaign, "The Revolution We Need… The Leadership We Have."

New York
Noon to 6 pm
Riverbank State Park
Enter at 145th Street & Riverside Drive in Manhattan. Look for red flags in the picnic area.
Reports from the mobilizations in Detroit and the Gulf
Raffle Drawing at 4 pm.
People are encouraged to donate $10.00 or more and to bring your favorite dish to share. Bring your own poetry, music and dance to contribute to the anti-July 4th festivities.

Los Angeles
Noon to 5 pm.
Program at 3 pm.
Echo Park Lake, north side off of Glendale Blvd. & Park Ave
$10 a plate, sliding scale for kids and unemployed.

1-6 pm, Barbecue
Carmen Flores Park,
1637 Fruitvale Avenue (at E.16th), Oakland.
Donation: $5 to $25
Bring a dish to share.

Noon to 6 pm, with a central gathering/cultural event at 3 pm, 63rd Street Beach

3-6 pm, Picnic at Cal Anderson Park in Capitol Hill.
Advance tickets are $10.

1 pm on Soldiers Field Road Park by the Charles River in Allston. Look for the red flags!

12 noon-4 pm, Old Stadium Park (Isenberg & King)

4 pm in Burnett Bayland Park @ Chimney Rock and Gulfton

Monday, July 5 (note day)
at Belle Isle.

Time and place TBA

New Orleans
Revolutionary Anti-July 4th Potluck
Sunday July 4th 2-4pm
Basin Hall St Jude's Church
410 Basin St.


For information on these anti-July 4th picnics and those in other areas, contact the local Revolution Books store or go online to

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