June 13, 2009 · 12:00 PM
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Hail to the Bird of Peace on
National Pigeon Day
Saturday, June 13, 2009
Noon - 4 pm
Pilgrim Hill in Central Park
New York, NY
(enter on northwest corner of 5th Avenue & E. 72nd Street)
Speakers, political activism, entertainment and material distribution.
Join us as we rally for the rights of birds, protest pigeon trafficking to Pennsylvania for the purposes of pigeon shoots, pigeon control methods and poaching, feeding laws and hunting activities at places such as the Philadelphia Gun Club in Bensalem.
Committee of scheduled participants are the following:
Flock of Doves, Sam Hack, Peter Pigeon of Snug Harbor, Christine L. Mott, Esq, The Humane Society of the United States, Amos Latteier, United Poultry Concerns, Norene Leddy, Charles Patterson, Fiona Walsh, The Vivian Girls Experience, Mark Caponigro, Jenny Bower, Raghav Goyal, Johanna Clearfield, Don Jenner, The Trachtenberg Family, Rachel Hirschfeld, Esq., Mindful Tails.
Enjoy the awesome grace and beauty of the Flock of Doves, Mark Alexander's giant dove puppets from the Mortal Beasts & Deities performance troupe as they soar through the National Pigeon Day festivities on Pilgrim Hill.
Copies of the book "Pigeon Woman and the Snagged Bag", by the author Sam Hack, will be given to the first 100 people in attendance.