In New York City on Saturday April 23, 1988
11:30 am Assembly At 38th, 39th, and 40th Streets between Avenue of the Americas and 7th Avenue across Broadway in Manhattan.
1:00 pm Start from 38th Street and Broadway.
3:00 pm End at 14th Street and Broadway into Union Square Park (south side) opposite May’s.
Thousands of Sikh men, women, and children will march together led by the Five Beloved Ones (Panj Piare) and the Sikh Holy Book (Guru Granth Sahib) on a colorful float depicting the Golden temple. There will be several other floats depicting Sikh philosophy, heritage, and tradition. They will be accompanied by marching bands and scores of colorful and interesting items including youth groups in formation, floating balloons, etc.
Highlights of the Parade
A reviewing stand will be set up at the Herald Square Park on 34th Street and Broadway where leadership from religious interfaith groups, state and city political VIPs and Sikh leadership in the New York tri-state and adjoining areas will review the parade. A souvenir commemorating the parade will be released.
A Punjab Fair will be held at Union Square Park (14th Street and Broadway) from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Stalls for food, Sikh literature, and momentous will be set up there.
Come join us! Bring a friend.
For more information contact your local Gurdwara.
Jointly sponsored by:
The Sikh Cultural Society of New York
95-30 118th Street, Richmond Hill, N.Y. 11419 + Phone: 718-846-9144
Garden State Sikh Association, Gurdwara Bridgewater
P.O. Box 171 Pluckemin, N.J. 07978 * Phone: 201-658-9805
Shri Guru Singh Sabha
Glen Rock, N.J. 07452 + Phone: 201-447-9891
Mid-Hudson Sikh Cultural Society
Fishkill, N.Y. 12590 » Phone: 914-896-8994
Singh Sabha of New York Incorporated
43-69 Bone Street + Flushing, N.Y. 11355 ° Phone: 718-461-2699
38-17 Parsons Blvd. Flushing, N.Y. 11355
Guru Ram Das Ashram
146 Bergen Street « Brooklyn, N.Y. 11217. Phone: 718-855-4856
Article extracted from this publication >> April 15, 1988