Saturday march to celebrate science

Published Apr 19, 2017 at 4:00pm

A March for Science steps off Saturday at 4 p.m. at the Oneida Square roundabout on Genesee Street in Utica.

The event is to champion support and funding for science, science-based policy and diversity, according to organizer Central New York Citizens in Action, Inc.

The march will occur in conjunction with similar marches around the country. I​t’s unclear whether many people will show up locally. The main one is in Washington, D.C.

Following the march there will be a Rally for the Earth from 5 to 8 p.m. at the DeSales Center, 309 Genesee St.

This free event will feature discussions, live music, potluck and exhibits, the announcement said, adding that Saturday is Earth Day.

In case of rain, the march will take place at the DeSales Center.

For more information about the event, call
315-725-0974 or send an email to cnycitizenaction@gmail.com.