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Join Us at the Wake Up the Earth Festival!
May 7, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Come see Mass Peace Action at Jamaica Plain’s annual Wake Up the Earth Festival and have a good time while spreading the message of peace and justice! We will distribute literature on war & peace issues and gather petition signatures. We’ll have our Nuclear Globe on display, too! Everyone is invited and welcome.
When: Saturday, May 7, 2016 (Note: Rain Date May 8) 12:00 to 6:00 pm
Where: Jamaica Plain (near Stony Brook MBTA station)
The Wake Up the Earth Festival began in 1979 when a group of local neighbors and activists banded together to stop the Interstate 95 expansion into Jamaica Plain. The festival began as, and still is, a celebration of what can be accomplished when people of all traditions, cultures, ages, and beliefs come together. The annual Wake Up the Earth Festival (WUTE) takes place each year on the first Saturday in May and is currently attended by well over 10,000 individuals of all ages and features 4 stages including the music and dance performances, Popular Theatre, the Youth Stage, and Story Telling for All Ages. In addition to performances, WUTE features over 50 craft, non-profit, and food vendors; recent festivals have also included an enchanted puppet forest, side shows, live bands, dancers, acoustic performers and a giant pageant. A great many individuals, local artists, community groups, and schools join forces every year to create this unique community collaboration.
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