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Earth Day: AFA Booths, Events & Fundraisers in VICTORIA & VANCOUVER
April 20, 2014Cheewhat Cedar
EARTH DAY: AFA Booths, Events & Fundraisers in VICTORIA & VANCOUVER
See below for details on some upcoming events where the Ancient Forest Alliance (AFA) will be tabling, and fundraisers hosted by local businesses to support the AFA. Great thanks to all local businesses and event organizers for their support!
Mon April 21, VANCOUVER - Earth Day Parade & Celebration
Free annual festival organized by the Youth for Climate Justice Now, featuring a lively costume-filled parade and a celebration with speakers, musicians, display and fun activities. Join the parade at 11am (starting at Commercial Drive & 8th Ave, Vancouver) and come visit the AFA's table at the celebration at Grandview Park (Commercial Drive & Charles St.) between 12 and 3pm! Join and invite others at: https://www.facebook.com/events/383697285105110/
Tuesday April 22, VICTORIA - Earth Day AFA Fundraisers Organized by Local Businesses
• Café 932 (932 Johnson St., Victoria): A dollar will be donated to the AFA for every 16 oz. coffee or tea bought using a reusable mug as well as for every West Coast panini purchased.
• North Park Bike Shop (1725 Quadra St., Victoria): 10% of their day’s net sales will be donated to the AFA, with a goal of $150!
• Grassroots Eco Salon “Haircuts not Clearcuts” (1284 C2 Gladstone Ave., Fernwood Square, around the back): This new local eco friendly salon will be hosting a “Haircuts not Clearcuts” fundraiser, donating 50% of the day’s earnings to the AFA!
Fri & Sat April 25 & 26, VICTORIA - Creatively United for the Planet
A free family event at St. Ann’s Academy (835 Humboldt St., Victoria) featuring live music, displays, talks, workshops, food, art, dance, and more! See http://creativelyunitedfortheplanet.org/ for schedule and special events tickets. Come visit the AFA’s booth on SATURDAY APRIL 26th from 1:00-6:30pm to buy posters and cards, and to speak to our friendly staff! Thanks to the hard work of Victoria photographer and writer Frances Litman for organizing this event! Join and invite others on facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/events/260454867450021/
Mon –Sun Apr 21-27, VANCOUVER – AFA Booth at Granville Island Public Market
Visit our AFA booth at the Granville Island Public Market this week, Mon Apr 21 – Sun Apr 27 from 9am-5pm to purchase AFA posters, cards and stickers and more, and speak to our friendly staff! (**from Tues-Sun, our booth will be located between Longliners Seafood and Benton Brothers Cheese in the market.)