Where will you be on October 24?
It's been circled on your calendar, programmed on your phone, tattooed into your mind -- that's right, this Saturday, October 24th, is the 350 International Day of Climate Action! More than 4,000 events are going down in 160 countries around the world – it's a huge global party to stop climate change. Here's where you can find us:
What: The Big One: the afternoon spot where all Bay Area climate events come together. There will be music, poets, performers, food and a massive group aerial photo.
Where: Justin Herman Plaza, Embarcadero (map)
When: October 24, 3:00-5:00 PM -- We're meeting at 3:30 PM for a group high school picture
What: South Bay Climate Action. We'll form the Amazing Waving Human Tide Line to show how high sea levels could rise if climate change goes unchecked.
Where: Corner of Manhattan Beach Blvd and Ocean Drive, LA
When: 2:00 PM -- we're meeting at the corner of Manhattan Beach Blvd and Ocean Drive for a group picture.
What: Rally Through Oak Park: planned for youth, by youth! Join up for a walk through the park and the greenest party you've ever seen.
Where: Oak Park River High School - Lake and East Ave.
When: 12:00 PM -- meet us there for a group photo before the walk
What: 350 Low Carbon Rally: a huge City Hall party complete with food, music, downtown cleanup and green giveaways.
Where: City Hall, Houston (map)
When: 12:00 PM-2:00 PM -- we're meeting at 1:00pm at the ACE booth
What: Green Roof Block Party: music, food, green giveaways! With an ACE presentation to boot.
Where: Boston Latin School (map)
When: 11:00 AM-2:00 PM -- we're meeting after the ACE presentation for a group photo.
PLUS: Another sweet climate action will happen in New Bedford at 5:00 PM (map). We'll tow a boat out of the harbor into the streets to illustrate the effects of sea level rise. You definitely won't want to miss this. Full details here.
You can check 350's website for a totally comprehensive list of events in regions around the world. See you on Saturday!