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the Procession of the Species

Brings The Streets Of Portland Alive On Saturday, April 28
Celebrate Earth Day 2001 by joining in the third annual Procession of the Species - an artistic celebration of our natural world. The Procession reignites the spirit of an ancient tradition that native peoples around the
world practice, which honors the earth and all living creatures.

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You're Invited to Volunteer for the Procession of the Species!

Attend the next meeting on Tuesday, February 27, 4:30 p.m., at Metro, 600 NE
Grand, Room 370A.
4:30-5:30 p.m. Volunteer Information Meeting
5:30-6:30 p.m. Procession Planning Meeting
[ALL team leaders & team members please attend!!]
Parking is free in the adjacent parking garage. Please RSVP to Sandy Hise if you can attend ( shise@coho.net or call 503-245-7856). Opportunities are available for you to be part of the following activities to plan the Procession of the Species:

Public Relations and Community Outreach
Registration and Logistics
Oregon Square (pre-Procession formation area)
Natural Living Fair (post-Procession celebration in the Park Blocks near
PSU)

Artists for Workshops
Assistants for Workshops
Office Assistants
Volunteer Contacts
Procession Week and Day Helpers
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We offer a wide variety of community arts workshops during the month of April that give people of all ages an opportunity to create costumes, masks, streamers, giant puppets, musical instruments, and dances to bring to the
Procession.

The actual Procession of the Species begins at 11 a.m., Saturday, April 28 at Oregon Square, near Lloyd Center and winds, hops, slithers, and gallops its way across the Burnside Bridge, down SW Broadway to the South Park
Blocks near Portland State University for a community celebration, which features live music and a Natural Living Fair.

For up-to-date information, and to volunteer, please visit our web site at www.earthandspirit.org or call (503) 203-5381. Pre-registration is suggested.

You've Never Seen the Streets of Portland So Wild!

phone: phone: 503-245-7856