August 4th, Ferndale/Bellingham, WA
Please note – all times are approximate; we will make every effort to stay on time
Schedule for the day:
4:00 am – volunteers arrive at 1431 Sunset Ave in Ferndale
4:30 am – public is invited to arrive at 1431 Sunset Ave in Ferndale
4:30 am-5:00 am sign in & buy a commemorative March t-shirt
5:00 am – 6:00 am sunrise ceremony and mistica
PARKING NOTE: there is no parking at the detention center. Participants are STRONGLY encouraged to carpool or take a shuttle. There will be a shuttle sign up post coming soon! If you drive to Ferndale for the beginning of the march, please park in the Hardware Sales or Lummi Market parking lot, or make sure that you are not parking somewhere you can be towed.
6:00 am the march begins
7:00 am the march stops at Michael Moore Park in Ferndale, breakfast is served
9:00 am the march arrives at Crystal View for an action
12:30 pm the march arrives at Meridian High School. Water and snacks will be provided
3:00 pm the march arrives at the end point, the Jardîn de Agroecologica, 495 E Bakerview
*PLEASE NOTE: the parking at 495 E Bakerview is reserved for church parishioners, and for set up and clean up volunteer crews for the march. Please arrange your carpools from elsewhere. There will be shuttles at the end of the day to get people back to their cars.
*FOOD: At the end of the march – TACOS, Tadeo’s will have their food truck set up in addition to the Potluck
*POTLUCK – the end of the march has always included a potluck to celebrate community through food. There will be two parking spots reserved for potluck drop off. You can drop your potluck dish at 495 E Bakerview Rd between 1:00 pm and 2:00 pm. Bring Cold salads: such as pasta, vegetable, potato, bean OR desserts Special NOTE: Please bring it in a dish you do not care about getting back or in recyclable dish with recyclable serving utensil, we will dispose left over dishes – we cannot take responsibility for getting it back to you at the end of the day. We do not have storage for potluck dishes. There will be a separate post on our Facebook page with more food and Pot Luck details
*WHAT TO BRING TO THE MARCH:
Water (please bring a reusable water bottle. There will be water filling stations along the route)
hat/bandana/any clothing that you use to keep you protected from the sun
Wear white (white C2C t shirts will be available for sale at the march)
dress in layers
snacks if you need them
anything medical or otherwise that you need to take care of yourself. This is a 14 mile march. It is likely to be hot and dusty. Take care of yourself.