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Boston Under Water Festival, Sat Oct 24

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  • Susan Altman
    I apologize to those of you who are getting this twice, but such is the nature of listservs. Join the contingent of folks biking from Medford to Prospect Park
    Message 1 of 1 , Oct 5, 2009
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      I  apologize to those of you who are getting this twice, but such is the nature of listservs. 
      Join the contingent of folks biking from Medford to Prospect Park in Somerville and then riding downtown together to join other contingents from all over the greater Boston area, for the festival and a group photo at 3:50 pm. This will be a fun, tongue in cheeck event that will be covered by the media. The point is to send a message to world leaders to take immediate action on climate change. Be part of the biggest statement the world has ever seen!

      Meeting place and time for the Medford group will follow. 
      Susan Altman 

      Boston Under Water?




                Boston Under Water 350 Festival 

                                          A regional tongue-in-cheek creative event calling on world leaders                                      to do the right thing at the December Copenhagen Climate Talks


      WHEN?              Sat. Oct. 24th International Day of Climate Action

                                          3:00pm to 5:30pm with a Group PHOTO at 3:50pm


      WHERE?           CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS PARK  (Aquarium T stop)

                                   & everywhere you will be on your way to the event


      HOW?                COSTUME UP! Wear water gear, paint your face blue, put                                                            sails on your bikes, carry 350 flags and floats to draw                                                                attention to 350 and the climate crisis on your way to Boston!


      Ride your bike, ride the T with a group from your community.

      To connect to a group leaving from your community

      email 350Boston@... or check for an action at www.350.org




      AT THE FESTIVAL: 350 group photo that will be shared with the world on 350.org and sent to world leaders…Climate street theater…How many can fit in the canoe lifeboats contest…Lifeboat relay races for kids…Blue body paint (paint your face up to your eyeballs)…Spontaneous dance and climate songs…SOS sail raising…350 flag-making for your bikes!... Hold your breath under water contest…Make some important phone calls about the urgency of climate change…
      Sign a card for Senator Kerry and President Obama asking them for 350ppm in Copenhagen…



      Organizers:  350.org Greenpeace USA  JP Green House  Massachusetts Council of Church  Massachusetts Power Shift  Somerville Climate Action  Sustainable Business Network of Greater Boston  The Williams Agency  

      Co-Sponsors:  Boston Climate Action Network  Cambridge Green Decade Greenport   Home Energy Efficiency Team  Living Structures, Inc.  Massachusetts Coalition for Healthy Communities  Medford Climate Action

      For more info., to co-sponsor, or volunteer to help, please email: 350boston@...

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