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GAY PRIDE & LIBERATION EVENTS

CHANGED meeting location for next Sunday's Pride Parade contingent

GLN permalink 6-20-2010

Yesterday we received information from the Pride Parade Committee about where the Gay Liberation Network contingent will be lining up for the parade next Sunday, June 27th.

We will be meeting at 11 AM at the northeast corner of WELLINGTON Ave and Halsted (NOT Diversey Pkwy as earlier reported). The address is 3001 N. Halsted Street.

IF YOU HAVEN'T ALREADY RSVP'd "YES" TO OUR FACEBOOK EVENT, PLEASE DO SO AND SPREAD THE WORK TO YOUR FB FRIENDS!!
The URL for it is: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=136213449726591

We strongly encourage people to take public transportation, and give yourself extra time to get there because of the crowds. With a reported 450,000 people attending previous years, parking and traffic are very bad.

By far the best way to get there is by el. If you absolutely must drive, drive to a train stop and then take the train the rest of the way.

There are two ways to get there by el --

1) Take the Brown Line to the Wellington Stop. Exit the train station and walk about three blocks east (towards the lake) to the corner of Halsted & Wellington.

or...

2) Take the Red Line to the Belmont Stop. Exit the station and walk one very long block east (towards the lake) to Clark Street. Turn right on Clark Street and walk about 1 long block southeast to Halsted Street. Take a gentle right turn on Halsted and walk one short block south to Wellington Avenue.

Cell phone contact for the day is 773.209.1187 in case you can't find us. Keep your ringer on vibrate or else you'll miss all your calls amidst the noise!

See you there!!

Andy



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