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Mother Jones - May Day Celebration
Date & Time
5/5/19
10:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Description

You’re Invited to the Annual May Day Celebration at Union Miners Cemetery, presented by Friends of the Mother Jones Museum, City of Mt. Olive & Union Miners Cemetery Board. Featuring: March of the Descendants of the Women’s Auxiliary of Progressive Miners. Also, "Mother Jones in Heaven," a one-act play, presented at the Winery at Shale Lake. Music by Wildflower Conspiracy. The event is free and open to the public. 

Join in solidarity for the laying of wreaths at the grave sites of Mother Jones, General Alexander Bradley and Progressive Miners leader George Simburger & Local Union Heroes.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
10:30-11:30 am
Mother Jones Museum Open
12:00-1:15 pm
Union Miners Cemetery Program
1:30-2:30 pm
Mother Jones Museum Open
2:30 pm
Mother Jones in Heaven
A one-act play, presented at the Winery at Shale Lake.
$10 Admission at the door

Speakers include:
Reverend Kevin Simburger / Roger Kratochvil
Mother Jones & General Alexander Bradley
Tim Drea, UMWA Member & Illinois AFL-CIO Secretary Treasurer
Featuring: March of the Descendants of the Women’s Auxiliary of Progessive Miners
A Remembrance of Progressive Miner George Simburger & Local Union Heroes
Location
Union Miners Cemetery
Mt. Olive, IL

Contact
618-659-8759