Join the movement: BRIDGEWALK

March 18, 2010 at 9:15 pm Leave a comment

Sunday, March 28, 2010, 3:00 PM

From the railroad tracks to the Henry Street bridge,

together we will transform the historical barriers that once divided us

into new symbols of unity and promise 

WHAT: BridgeWalk

WHO:  Faith communities, civic groups, neighborhood organizations and anyone passionate about promoting tolerance, diversity and understanding in an ever-evolving community

WHERE: Downtown Roanoke. Walk begins at the O. Winston Link Museum,

101 Shenandoah Avenue (see full route below)

WHEN: Sunday, March 28, 2010, beginning at 3:00 P.M.

WHY: It started with an idea, simple, beautiful and rich with symbolism.

A Walk.  Together. An experience of shared joy and reflection.  

From the railroad tracks to the Henry Street Bridge, together we will transform the historical barriers that once divided us into new symbols of unity and promise. Local dignitaries will offer brief, inspirational remarks at points along the way.

The Route:

Meet at O.Winston Link Museum at 3 pm

Walk across Williamson Road bridge

Pass in front of the Taubman Museum to Salem Avenue

Follow Salem Avenue to Railway Walk

Follow Railway Walk to Martin Luther King, Jr. Bridge (on Henry Street)

Closing, reflection at Martin Luther King, Jr. Bridge

Walk takes approx. 20 min. to complete and is wheelchair accessible.

Unity through Diversity. The Power of Peace.

Learn more: http://www.starroanoke.com or fan/befriend S.T.A.R. on Facebook.

Questions? Email brucecbryan@gmail.com or namastejoe@gmail.com

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MAY - Local Colors... JUNE - Juneteenth... JULY - On The Edge (Floyd, VA)... AUG - Steppin' Out (Blacksburg, VA)... SEPT - Henry Street Festival, Pride Parade... OCT - Bridgewalk, Latino Festival... NOV -Open Doors Series.... DEC - Taubman Museum/Wine and Wonder... JAN - Writer's Series... FEB - Harrison Museum - Black History Month... MAR -Interfaith Event... APR/MAY - Down by Downtown STAR Festival

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