***Moving Planet Seattle***
Take the Pledge to Move Beyond Fossil Fuels
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About The Event
Celebrate Saturday September 24 with Moving Planet: A Day Move Beyond Fossil Fuels. ***3:30pm : 350.org PHOTO SHOOT BE THERE! We take an iconic 350 photo from above. **********
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***Free at Moving Planet Seattle**
Try Stand-Up Paddleboard 9-1
Espresso Walk 9:15-12
**Coal Free & Transportation Workshops (1020 Westlake Ave N) 10-12
Feet First Walk 10-11
Try E-bikes 10-2
aLIVe DIY vehicles 10-2
SDOT Summer Street Toys 10-2
Write a Million Climate Letters 10-2
Undriving Licenses 11-2
Lake Union Sailboat ride (first 6 people at 11, 12, 1)
Try cargo bikes with Family Bike Expo 11-2
Tar Sands Flashmob 11:30
Yoga for Bikers 12-1
Watch Center for Wooden Boats races 12-4
Skate Like A Girl classes 12:30-2
Zumba Flashmob w Twice Balanced 12:30-1
Watch SUP yoga 12:30-1
People Powered Parade 1-2
Hear the Black Whales 1-2
Make a CoolMom pinwheel 10-2
Float Mini-Boats 12-2
Ride Dutch Bike Conference Bike 12-2
Try bike hauling w Haulin Colin 12-2
**Hear great speakers on climate & energy 2-3
**Be in a giant group 350 photo 3:30
Join Safe Streets Social Bike Ride 4-6
**Go to the David Brower Youth Awards (1217 6th Ave) 4:30-6
Meet your friends and neighbors. Learn something new!
9am-1pm: Move Yourself
Come be in the parade of boats and bikes, feet and wheels, pedaling, rowing, sailing, walking, dancing, skipping, skating, jumping, cartwheeling our sweet selves from all over Cascadia to Lake Union Park.
10am-12pm: Take Action Workshops
Ready, set, make a difference! at nearby China Harbor Restaurant. 2040 Westlake Ave N. a 10-minute walk from South Lake Union. Learn how to be a powerful advocate at two concurrent workshops: Power Past Coal and Transportation for Washington. Join with others to take action opposing coal export terminals in our state and supporting good transportation choices for our communities. Sponsored by Earth Ministry, Sierra Club, and Climate Solutions.
10am-2pm: Have Fun! Get Active and Learn More @Lake Union Park
Lunch@ tasty food trucks, get info about climate action from non-profit partners.**** Join the 350.org parade from 1-2pm while Black Whales play! **** Try eBikes,get an Undrivers License, Skate Like A Girl, try Stand-Up Paddleboards, do Yoga for Bikers, check out FamilyBikes Expo, take FeetFirst walks, join a mini-yacht flotilla, and more! Lake Union Park is at the south end of Lake Union 860 Terry Avenue N. We encourage you to walk, bike, boat, bus, skate, skip, & find ways to get to Moving Planet Seattle without the use of fossil fuel. There are Cascade Bike Club groups arriving from all over the city to this event.
Enjoy music by the Black Whales on the main stage at 1pm while participating in a People Powered Parade.
2pm : RALLY TO MOVE BEYOND FOSSIL FUELS!
The culminating climate rally happens between 2-3pm with the following speakers.
Michael McGinn, Mayor of Seattle
Christopher Williams, Seattle Parks & Recreation Superintendent
Sarah van Gelder, YES! magazine Executive Editor
KC Golden, Climate Solutions Policy Director
Lisa Quinn, Feet First Executive Director
Rev. Rich Lang, University Temple United Methodist Church
***3:30pm : 350.org PHOTO SHOOT BE THERE! We take an iconic 350 photo from the air. **********
4:30-6pm: Engage in Environmental Justice
Be inspired by recipients of the Brower Youth Award given to outstanding young adults who are working on environmental justice issues in their home communities. Stay for a reception marking the launch of the new national United Church of Christ Environmental Justice Center in the Seattle area.
Hosts: 350 Washington State • Climate Solutions • Earth Ministry/Washington Interfaith Power & Light • Pacific Northwest Conference, UCC • Sierra Club • Transportation for Washington • Washington Environmental Council
Gold Sponsors: Seattle Office of Sustainability & Environment • Seattle Parks & Recreation • Seattle Department of Transportation
Silver Sponsors: Bishop’s Committee for the Environment, Episcopal Diocese of Olympia • Home Performace Collaborative • Plymouth UCC • ZipCar
Bronze Sponsors: Bike Works Cascade Bicycle Club • Center for Wooden Boats • Seattle Dutch Bike Company Surf Ballard/WASUP Yoga • Urban Surf
Participants and supporters as of Sept 16, 2011: 350 Washington State, Climate Solutions, Earth Ministry, Pacific Northwest ConferenceUCC, Sierra Club,Transportation for WA, WA Environmental Council, Office of Sustainability & Environment, Seattle Parks, SeattleTransportation, Transit Riders Union, Bishop’s Committee for the Environment, Episcopal Diocese of Olympia, Plymouth United Church of Christ, 350.org, aLIVe, Alki Bike & Board, Ballard Greenways, Beacon BIKES, Bike Works, The Bike Share Group, Cascade Bicycle Club, Center for Wooden Boats, Coal Free Washington, CoolMom, Dutch Bike Seattle, Electric Bikes NW, Family Bike Expo, FamilyRide, FeetFirst, Folding Bikes West, Fuse, Google, Haulin Colin, King County Metro RideShare, Maryhill Ratz Skateboard Commuters, National Wildlife Foundation, Natural Resources Defense Council, NW Ecobuilding Guild, NW E-Bike Network, PNW Conference UCC, The Production Network, Salish Sea Trading Cooperative, SCALLOPS (Sustainable Communities ALL Over Puget Sound), Seattle City Council, Seattle Electric Bike Co, Seattle Electric Vehicles Association (SEVA), Seattle Pacific University CityQuest, Seattle Solar Cooking, Shine On Seattle, Skate Like A Girl, Spokespeople, Surf Ballard, Sustainable Ballard Festival, Sustainable Wallingford CoC, Sustainable West Seattle Tool Library, Undriving, Urban Surf, WASUP Yoga, White Crane Photography, YES! Magazine, Yoga for Bikers
This is an international 350.org event. Most climate scientists say 350 parts per million is the highest level of carbon dioxide that is safe to have in our atmosphere. Right now we are at 392 ppm and our emissions are rising.
Moving Planet Seattle http://www.moving-planet.o rg/Seattle/