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Join Us at HONK!
October 13, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
We Need Volunteers on Sunday, October 13 when we will set up an outreach table at the HONK! Festival in Harvard Square. Our table will be located on Church St. in front of Dunkin Donuts, near the corner of Brattle.
We’ll be asking people to sign a petition to stop the US air attacks on Iraq and Syria. Can you set aside an hour or two between noon at 5pm on Sunday? Contact the office at email@example.com or call 617-354-2169 to sign up! Jeanne Trubek will be the crew. We will set up at approximately 61 Church St., in front of Dunkin Donuts.
The HONK! Parade will arrive in the Square at approximately 1pm.
HONK! is an awesome annual 3-day free festival bringing brass bands from all over the United States and the world to Somerville for a celebration of music, community and activism. Organized entirely by volunteers and now in its 12th year, the festival kicks off on Friday night with a lantern parade in Davis Square neighborhoods and a band showcase. On Saturday more than 25 bands take over Davis Square for a giant music and dance party. On Sunday, local community groups, artists, and activists working for a variety of progressive causes — economic justice, protecting the environment, world peace, an end to racism — join the brass bands to make a spectacular parade from Davis Square to Harvard Square along Mass Avenue. Other HONK! Fest activities include a Day of Action, when bands convene to play on behalf of a cause, and roundtable discussions for participating musicians and organizers of other HONK! festivals around the country to gather and share experiences. HONK! in Somerville has inspired festivals near – Providence, Brooklyn, Seattle, Austin, Detroit, and far – Australia and Brazil.