You’re invited: Join the Ottawa/Gatineau Greens at the
2019 Capital Pride Parade and Street Festival!
Location: The Ottawa Green Party booth will be on the “Green Block” of the Rogers Street Festival on Bank Street between Gilmour & MacLaren (B-33 in the Green Block), on both Saturday and Sunday during the day (noon to 8pm).
Time: The Capital Pride Parade itself is from 1:30 – 3:30 on Sunday Aug 25. Join us, no matter how you identify, to celebrate diversity and freedom!
All are welcome to drop in to visit us anytime at the booth, or for the parade –
just bring yourself, some friends, wear GREEN or Rainbow colours, comfortable shoes and bring water. We will be handing out Green swag and celebrating and supporting people of all genders and identities!
Volunteer opportunities available at the booth on both Aug. 24 (Saturday) and Aug. 25 (Sunday), and to march in the parade on Sunday.
Volunteers just need to be interested in supporting the Green Party, all materials and some training will be provided the day-of.
Set up shift: 9am~11am
Street Festival shifts: 11:45am-2:30pm; 2:15pm-5pm; 4:45pm~8pm
Tear Down Shift: 8pm~10pm
(We will accommodate volunteers who may not be able to volunteer a full shift.)
Sign-up to Volunteer HERE:
Or contact Nic Baird or Paul Durber) for more information.
Meeting for the Parade:
- Call time for volunteers is at 11am on Sunday August 25 at the Ottawa Greens Booth (see Iocation described above).
- We will have a support vehicle in the parade but most people will walk along-side with banners and flags (bring your own if you have something to wave!).
- The parade is a long walk (see map here https://capitalpride.ca/signature-events/capital-pride-parade/), please let us know if you have mobility needs to consider and we will accommodate them however possible!
For more information, please contact Green Marshall Paul Durber (firstname.lastname@example.org) or see https://capitalpride.ca.
Thanks to all the local ridings for pitching in to make this a BIG GREEN Pride celebration!!
p.s. there is also a Facebook event for this if you want to follow along on social media.
p.p.s. We will also be participating in a filming of the song “La vague Verte s’en vient / The Green wave is coming” at 10 am on Aug 25 in front of Parliament! Join us! Thanks to Guy Dostaler / Parti Vert du Canada for organizing this! More info in this Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1958113864290575/