A Cascadia gathering in every city June 29th and 30th, and our first 2012 regional convergence on the Peace Arch on July 1st. Details for the weekend have been confirmed:
Friday Portland Potluck, June 29th: Foster Eco-Village beginning at 5pm 4709 SE 64th Ave, Portland, OR 97206 Everyone is welcome and can RSVP via Facebook at: http://www.facebook.com/events/344041932336285/
Saturday Seattle Barbeque, June 30th: Golden Gardens Beach beginning at 2pm 8498 Seaview Place Northwest, Seattle, WA Everyone is welcome and can RSVP via Facebook at: http://www.facebook.com/events/356209281113637/
Finally, on Sunday we will be converging with people from around British Columbia, Washington and Oregon at the Peace Arch State/Provincial Park for a one day gathering and celebration starting 2pm and going all day. RSVP here: http://www.facebook.com/events/394256853949269/
Even if you don't think you can make it, help us broadcast this event far and wide!
Music, food, speak outs, T-shirt, bandana, patch and flag making! Many other events (maybe a game of ‘Capture the Doug’?). We’ll also have a series of collaborative art projects that everyone will be encouraged to help us create as we travel.
The Peace Arch remains the last place in the Northwest where citizens of any country can come together without any identity papers and affirm their love of place, not as merely Canadian or US, but as Cascadian.
July 1st is Canada Day, July 4th US Independence Day, and so we have chosen this weekend and the symbolically important Peace Arch to celebrate the things that make the Pacific Northwest unique. An inter-dependence that transcends national and state boundaries and unites us together.
We look forward to seeing everyone there!