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Chico; End Iraq War! Puppet Pagaent 3/15
by Chico Peace and Justice
Tuesday Mar 11th, 2008 6:22 PM
Join peace activists in Chico for a peace rally and puppet pageant downtown to protest the five years of ongoing U.S. military occupation in Iraq. Bring the troops home!!
Chico Peace and Justice Center will sponsor a puppet pagaent and peace rally in downtown Chico on 3/15, the 5th anniversary of the U.S. military's illegal invasion and occupation of Iraq, beginning at 11 am..

People are needed in the morning to assist puppeteers in assembly and preparation for the rally and pageant. For further info please contact Chico Peace and Justice Center @;

526 Broadway
Chico, CA 95928


chico-peace [at]

Pageant events feature;

11 am - puppet making for children
12 pm - funeral procession for those killed in Iraq
1 pm - puppet pageant, edutainment speeches
2:30 pm - closing with spiral dance

Pageant theme; Alternative Uses for 1 Trillion Dollars Spent on War

1) Continued emphasis on opposition to U.S. military occupation of Iraq

2)Honoring both soldiers and civilians who have paid price of U.S. invasion and occupation of Iraq with their lives, health and sanity.

3) Explore numerous alternatives to war, militarism and petroleum dependency (primary reason for U.S. invasion of Iraq).

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by World Against War
Wednesday Mar 12th, 2008 3:34 PM
During the same time, there is many other places around the world united to END THE WAR NOW!