Be a Part of the Solstice Parade, Saturday June 22nd
Be in the "Procession for Our Future"
coal train vs. sustainable energy ensemble in the Fremont Summer Solstice Parade and "Sing for Our Future" flash mob at Honk Fest shortly after the parade ends! See below for detailed information on all of it! Please join us! All ages welcome and youth and families are wanted at all events.
Saturday, June 22nd: Meet up at 1:30 pm, parade starts at 3:00 pm. The line-up is at 3rd Av. and 36th/Leary Ave. in downtown Fremont. We’ll be the 3rd ensemble so will leave there at 3:00. Bring your costume, water, snacks, sunscreen, sweater, etc. (We have a prop that will carry a bag for you.) It’s important that you RSVP here so we know what props to bring for you! This Wednesday, June 19th, Sign up for the costume/role you want in the parade, if possible at the very latest, and thank you for doing it as soon as you can! (For the flash mob, sign up is helpful, but not necessary.)
Afterwards join us for Honk Fest sing-a-long flash mob between 6:00 and 6:30 (likely at 6:25) at the main Pump House structure stage, at the east end of Gasworks Park (where the parade ends) – look for our tall windmills to locate us.
Sign up HERE for the costume/role you want in the parade, and/or to sing or help in the Flash Mob here!
Special costume-making party Wednesday, June 19th at the Fremont Powerhouse from 10 am--2 pm. 3940 Fremont Ave N.
"Procession for our Future" coal train vs. sustainable energy ensemble will have a coal train driven by top hatted, skull masked people that transforms into beautiful murals when we implore the audience to help us stop it. There will be windmill and other stilters, and windmill props to carry, solar panel costumes, a tide turbine with people dressed as water making it move, animal masked and otherwise dressed up kids of all ages, unicycling fish, Pogo stick bunnies, beautiful fluttering butterflies, boats, flags and banners, herring and salmon puppets, a Honk Fest Band, singing, and more! You and your families are welcome to join us to create art and to be in the parade!
Coal Dust Case Resources - June 5, 2013
BNSF Railways and coal shippers sued in Federal Court for water contamination violations.
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