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Inauguration Celebration!

Date:
Tuesday, January 20, 2009
Time:
2:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Event Type:
Party/Street Party
Organizer/Author:
sherry
Location Details:
start at County Courthouse, corner of Ocean & Water - 2:30PM
Parade through downtown, 3:30-4:30PM
end at Main Post Office, Front Street, Santa Cruz - 4:30-7PM

OUR LAST REMINDER!
PLEASE JOIN US!
COME ONE, COME ALL - CELEBRATE AND RECOMMIT!
the Santa Cruz Branch of the Women's International League for Peace & Freedom (SC-WILPF)* invites you, your friends, family, and coworkers, to:

An Inauguration Day Celebration
Tuesday January 20th
2:30-7:00PM
in downtown Santa Cruz

What do you most hope for in the next four years? What are you willing to work for? PRESIDENT OBAMA has emphasized again and again the importance of the Citizens staying involved if we truly want the changes we seek. As the Hopis say:  "We are the ones we've been waiting for."

Here's today's schedule of events:

from 2:30-3:30 PM on the County Courthouse Steps (corner of Ocean and Water): 
2:30-3PM - Music by: Nick Royal, David Winters, and The Raging Grannies!   
3PM - Swearing in of the People as Citizens in Chief - officiated by Ekua Omosope!
3:30PM - Shout-Out of Our Greatest Hopes for the Next Four Years!


3:30-4:30 PM - Step off and Procession through downtown with Lady Liberty!


from 4:30-6:30 at the Top O' the Mall: (Post Office area)
Music by members of: Banana Slug String Band, Slugs & Roses,  and Sambada,  followed by Sadza Marimba Ensemble - until 7PM, and as long as the Party lasts!

at 5PM - Twilight Lighting of Lady Liberty's torch- officiated by Rev. Deb Johnson of Inner Light Ministries

and, from 4:45- 5:15PM - Spoken Word Poetry, Street Theater, and a Super-Cathartic Bush Shoe-Toss!


Bring your HOMEMADE signs of your greatest hopes and commitments!  
Bring banners and flags! 
Bring drums, bells, and gongs!  
Be creative! Be outrageous!! Be thankful!!!

Breathe a sigh of relief that the last eight years have come to an end!  
And take a deep breath of hope for the years ahead!!

           "We have it in our power to begin the world over again."
                           Thomas Paine

*this event is happily cosponsored by many wonderful Peace and Social Justice groups working in Santa Cruz County!-----------------------------------------------
Added to the calendar on Tue, Jan 20, 2009 10:23AM
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