Democracy Festival

Save the Date (August 5, 2023)  for the 14th Annual Granny D Walk and Democracy Festival! 

This year's walk honoring our founder Doris "Granny D" Haddock will begin near Granny D's home on Cobb Meadow Rd. in Dublin at 9 am (Please plan to park in Peterborough at Riverwalk (48 Grove St.) and be shuttled to the start of the walk).  We'll walk approximately 6.2 miles to Putnam Park in Peterborough for 12 noon where we'll enjoy lunch.   Can't walk the entire length? We'll have stops along the way for you to join the walk.

SPONSOR A WALKER!  You can support Open Democracy by sponsoring a walker.  Click on the name to sponsor.

New this year, we are also planning a full afternoon of food (including free Ben & Jerry's ice cream), music by Folksoul Duo, speakers and activities for a Democracy Festival: Practicing Democracy!    If you would like to be part of the Quote Brigade to read Granny D quotes at the event, please email Kate.  

Our lineup of speakers:

We will need volunteers!  Please fill out THIS FORM if you are willing to serve as a shuttle driver, a crossing guard, a setup or clean up person, serving lunch or ice cream or any of the other myriad of volunteer opportunities we will have!

The site is accessible, please email Sara if you need special assistance/arrangements.

Don't forget to wear your Granny D hat!  Don't have one?  Pre-order one for $20 by emailing Doreen and letting her know you want one and it will be at the beginning of the walk for you.

The walk and festival is cosponsored by the Peterborough Plus Chapter of the League of Women Voters/NH - Rights and Democracy - NH Peace Action - Occupy NH Seacoast - 350NH - 603 Equality

   

 

WHEN
August 05, 2023 at 8:30am - 3:30pm
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John Oluwaleye David Holt Laura Lynch Sage Wheeler Jackie Kremer Jon Rohde Loren Selig Terry Reeves Patricia Martin Cynthia Caddell patricia westwater-jong Dan Nott Sarah Mausner Ruth Niven Bonnie Achterhof William Frantz Beth Fernald Nick Germana Anne Huberman Peggy Howard Jacob Weststrate Marcia King Timothy Butterworth Charlotte Pogue Kevin Kurkul Bob Perry Lucille Collins Emma Shapiro-Weiss Mark Fernald Jonah Wheeler Larry Lessig Carol Kraus Sue Nastasi Libby Haddock Thomas Westheimer Linda Bundy Heath Howard Sandra Stonebanks Shallan Adams Olivia Zink Celia Oliver Gerry Gerbrands Richardi McNamara Cheryl Houston Gwyn Baldwin John Wyndham Carol Wyndham Doreen Desmarais

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