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New Meetup: Global Peace Film Festival Street Fair

Larry R.
Group Organizer
Orlando, FL
Announcing a new Meetup for Vegetarians of Central Florida!

What: Global Peace Film Festival Street Fair

When: September 20, 2009 10:00 AM

BullFish Baldwin Park
4899 New Broad Street
Orlando, FL 32814

Vegetarians of Central Florida will sponsor and have a booth at the Global Peace Film Festival Street Fair. If you would like to volunteer at the VegCF booth, please indicate when you RSVP which 1 hour shift or shifts you are available for. Ideally, we should have at least 2-3 people there throughout the day. If you need info on parking or finding our booth, please call Larry at (321) 331-1859 the day of the event. Thanks for volunteering!

1. 9:30 AM-10:30 AM (including setup)
2. 10:30 AM-11:30 AM
3. 11:30 AM-12:30 PM
4. 12:30 PM-1:30 PM
5. 1:30 PM-2:30 PM
6. 2:30 PM-3:30 PM (including breakdown)

The 2nd Annual Global Peace Street Fair returns to Central Florida on Sunday, September 20th. This year’s street fair will take place on New Broad Street in Baldwin Park (Village Center) from 10am – 3pm. Admission is free. The street fair is one of many peace–oriented events festivities that include recognizing the International Day Of Peace with a reception/awards ceremony of peace-themed art by local K-12 student artists at the Rotunda at Orlando’s City Hall’s (September 21st) and the 7th Annual Global Peace Film Festival (September 22nd – 27th) at various venues in Winter Park, Orlando and Winter Garden.

The Global Peace Street Fair is a family-friendly event where attendees will learn about and experience various cultures, explore environmentally safe products and/or green initiatives, interact with animals and the positive impact they have on the environment, and intermingle with a variety of rescue organizations, art, music, dance, and so much more,” said Melixa Carbonell, a member of the Global Street Fair’ organizing committee and Marketing and Event planner for BullFish Baldwin Park, the official headquarters of the 7th Annual Global Peace Film Festival.

Highlights of the Global Peace Street Fair include:

* United Nations of Baldwin Park: Many businesses along New Broad Street will showcase their countries’ flag in their windows
* IWI Fresh from Sandi’s Corner featuring fresh, natural, chemical free, gourmet skin care (as featured on the Today Show)
* Winter Park Playhouse - showcasing their upcoming season
* Henna Tattoo Artists
* Several animal rescue organizations, including a pony from Heart Land Horse Rescue
* Mark DiMeo, of - drumming, movement, and fun.
* Recycled Jewelry Artists
* Sustainable Fashion by Merrigan's Boutique
* Grafitti Art Exhibit by Nicholas Hayes

Rollins College International Studies Program will present several cultural organizations showcasing their countries art, dance, music, sports and other cultural experiences. The International groups will provide a "Glimpse into Our Living Room" approach, which will create a relaxing and inviting environment for people to enjoy an International cultural experience.

In addition, the International Pet Parade for Peace will parade down the sidewalks of New Broad Street and Common Way starting at 11:00am at the waterfront. Scooby Doo will serve as the Grand Marshall, and PURE tribal dance company will dress with international flair and help lead the parade, which is open to all well-socialized people and pets. Anyone interested in participating in the parade should meet at the end of New Broad Street near the fountain by 10:30am.

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