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New Meetup: Volunteer: Earth Celebrations Hudson River Pageant Costume Workshop

From: Cathy
Sent on: Thursday, March 19, 2009 6:19 PM
Announcing a new Meetup for The Metro NYC Environmental Meetup!

What: Volunteer: Earth Celebrations Hudson River Pageant Costume Workshop

When: April 1,[masked]:00 PM

Where: Click the link below to find out!

Meetup Description: We're going to be lending a hand and helping out at Earth Celebrations Hudson River Pageant Costume Workshop

*We will be helping to make costumes for the Pageant.*

On May 9th the Hudson River Pageant, a parade and performance art extravaganza will raise awareness for the restoration of the Hudson River and address the future effects of climate change on the river and our shoreline. Sponsored by: Earth Celebrations

Wednesdays, 6-9pm, but if you can't make it until after 6 or need to leave before 9pm, that's fine but please mention it in your RSVP.

About Earth Celebrations Hudson River Pageant:
An ecological parade and performance art event, to raise awareness for the restoration of the Hudson River as a vital urban estuarine sanctuary, and address the future effects of climate change on the river and our shoreline in New York City.

The community is invited to participate in a Earth Celebrations ecological art workshop series at Manhattan Youth Downtown Community Center, from February 26 -May 6 creating spectacular giant paper mache puppets and spectacular costumes representing the various species and habitats of the river. The culminating pageant on Saturday, May 9, 2009, 2-5pm, (raindate: Sun. May 10) features a magnificent parade of giant puppets, spectacular costumes, music, dance, performances, songs, and poetry, highlighting the river and issues. The performances are presented at the various piers and significant sites along the parade route, from Manhattan Youth to Gansevoort Street, in the downtown portion of the Hudson River Park.

Adults and teens can get involved and make costumes with artists Michele Brody and Chris Rumery every Wednesday night until May 9th.

For more info: http://www.earthcelebrations.com/

Learn more here:
http://www.meetup.com/nycenvironment/calendar/9991520/

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