An Afternoon with The Raymur Mothers

Leslie Jerome, daughter of Carolyn Jerome

Leslie Jerome, daughter of Carolyn Jerome

Walking Tour
RAYMUR MOTHERS WALKING TOUR
Sunday November 2, 1pm
Meet at Russian Hall, 600 Campbell
$10, pay what you can for local residents
Take a walk with Carolyn Jerome and more “militant moms and kids” who participated in the Raymur Mothers’ direct action in 1971 to ensure the children’s safety. The one-hour walking tour will visit main historic points of interest and will share some of the stories that inspired Bob Sarti in the writing of his new play The Raymur Mothers.

Panel Discussion
THEY WOULDN’T TAKE NO FOR AN ANSWER
Sunday November 2, 3pm
Russian Hall, 600 Campbell
Free
Join some of the women, grown-up children and friends who took part in one of the most iconic and successful feats of direct action in Vancouver history! In 1971 a group of single mothers from the Downtown Eastside challenged some of Canada’s most powerful corporate interests on behalf of their children – and won! Share histories, reflections and observations for the future. Moderated by Jay Hamburger, director of the new musical The Raymur Mothers, by Bob Sarti and Bill Sample.

Theatre
THE RAYMUR MOTHERS They Wouldn’t Take No For An Answer
Sunday November 2, 8pm
Russian Hall, 600 Campbell
See Wednesday October 29 for full description and ticket information.


 

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