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Primo Maggio 2017 – events at the Old Labor Hall

Save the dates!
To celebrate Primo Maggio 2017, the Socialist Labor Party Hall will be hosting a series of events to continue the tradition begun by the founders of the Hall. All proceeds from these events go to support this National Historic Landmark.

More details coming soon. Check back to this website for updates and additional information or “Like” us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter to stay up to date on events at the Old Labor Hall.

Friday, April 28

7:00 pm From Debs to Sanders: Fighting for Change

Senator Bernie Sanders, in the tradition of pioneering presidential candidate Eugene V. Debs, will give a public address at the Hall to celebrate May Day. He will be introduced by Lt. Governor David Zuckerman.

Doors will open at 6:15. Admission is free, but attendance is limited to comply with fire codes so tickets are required. They will be available on a first-come-first-served basis beginning on April 15 on this website.

Sunday, April 30

5:00 pm Social Hour (cash bar)

6:00 pm Traditional Italian Dinner

7:00 pm Illustrated talk by John Carafoli, author of Great Italian American Food in New England and music with baritone John Murelle with The John Salerno Trio (keyboard John Salerno, Dennis Nobrega on reeds and Al Orlando on guitar and mandolin) in That’s Amore a concert of popular songs from and about Italy.

Tickets $25 (reservations recommended) For more information or if you don’t care to buy tickets online, you can make reservations by: email info@oldlaborhall.org, phone 802-479-5600, or text 802-331-0013.

Saturday, May 13

7:00 pm  – Global Labor Film Festival presents:

The Vermont premiere of the award winning film A Day’s Work, which tells the story of a young man killed on his very first day as a temporary employee. It raises serious questions about the consequences of employers’ shift to a disposable, temporary workforce, which is endangering millions of workers. The event will feature a discussion with executive producer David DeSario.
Cosponsored by the Vermont Workers’ Center.

Admission free – light refreshments available (donations to support the Hall cheerfully accepted)