May Day Parade and Festival - Sunday, May 1, Noon, Cedar Field, Mpls.

  • May 1, 2011 · 12:00 PM
  • Cedar Field

The May Day Parade and Festival in South Minneapolis is one of the most fun things Minnesota Atheists get to do during the year. We gather at Cedar Field at noon to march down Bloomington Ave from Cedar Field to Powderhorn Park. We carry signs as we march to educate the public about us. We never fail to get a welcoming and enthusiastic response from the crowd!

After the parade, which starts at 1:00, we meet at our booth. It's a great chance to talk to people who are supporters of our causes, even if they are not atheists. Many of them feel just as strongly about the importance of the separation of church and state as we do. So stop on by the booth, or better yet, march in the parade to show your support!

For more information, visit The Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theater page:

http://www.hobt.org/mayday/parade/route.html

Or contact Steve Petersen at [masked]. If you are interested in helping set up, staff, or take down the booth, Steve would love to hear from you.

Cedar Field is on 18th Ave. and 25th St. Bus routes 22, 14, and 27 will get you close, and so will the Franklin Light Rail Station. Remember, we are headed to Powderhorn Park, so if you park near Cedar Field, you need to walk back from Powderhorn Park.

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  • Steve P.

    It was a cold day, but David Perry brought some CampQuest kids for the parade and Senator Al Franken took up one of our members carried the Hug an Atheist sign and gave them a big hug. So at the end of the day for those of us who were able to come it was another great event.

    May 2, 2011

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