Bike Ride to the Greenpeace 40th Anniversary Festival

Saturday, September 17, 2011 - 16:00 to 17:00

Come join us for a group bike ride to Greenpeace's free 40th Anniversary Rainbow Warrior Festival. Meet 12 Noon at the Science World gazebo (across the street from the Main Street Skytrain station).

Founded 40 years ago in Vancouver, Greenpeace has grown to become the world's largest, independent environmental organization. Its commitment to peace and sustainability has inspired 2.9 million supporters in over 40 countries.

The festival features music and speakers on a completely solar powered Rainbow Warrior stage (Maria in the Shower), an action zone to learn how activists take action against polluters (climb training, Zodiac boat tours, banner making), a kids zone for the entire family (face painting, storytelling. colouring), a campaign zone to learn about Greenpeace campaigns (Q&A with campaigners, web action tent, do it yourself silk screening, Greenpeace history in photos), and more!

The festival also celebrates the launch later in the year of the most environmental ship Greenpeace has ever sailed, the Rainbow Warrior III.

The Vancouver Area Cycling Coalition's (VACC's) Bicycle Valet will be at the festival so the whole family can enjoy safe, secure, bicycle parking for free.

For more information, visit the main festival's event page at:

http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=176315159106701
http://www.greenpeace.ca/40

Science World
1455 Quebec Street
Vancouver , BC
Canada
49° 16' 23.4516" N, 123° 6' 10.2132" W
British Columbia CA

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