"Action is the Antidote to Despair" - Edward Abbey

Saturday, August 26, 2017 at 10:00 AM · 1 rsvp

Day of Actions vs. Wells Fargo

On Saturday, August 26, 2017, we will have--for the 5th month in a row--a Day of Actions against Wells Fargo Bank for its financial support of the Keystone XL pipeline. Join us and our allies for a peaceful direct action at a Wells Fargo Bank branch in Washington, DC; Bethesda, Maryland; Wilmington, Delaware; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; or (possibly) New Jersey. Please RSVP below.

DETAILS re the Day of Actions vs Wells Fargo 

1st Action - Washington, DC.

When: Saturday, July 26, 2017, 10 am to 12 noon.
Where: Action will go forward at a Wells Fargo bank branch on Capitol Hill. Meet at 10 am at a park at 499 North Carolina Ave, SE, for a quick planning session; park is just south of intersection of Penna Ave., SE & N. Carolina Ave., SE. We'll walk to the nearby bank. If bad weather, meet at 10 am at Starbucks, 237 Penna Ave. SE. Closest metro: Capitol South (Org, Blue, Silver). If Q's re the action, call Ted, one of the leaders, at (301) 589-7598 (mobile).

2nd Action - Bethesda, MD.

When: Saturday, July 26, 2017, 12 noon to 2 pm. PLEASE NOTE the later starting/ending times for the MD action.
Where: Meet at noon at Cheltenham Drive Park, 4723 Cheltenham Drive, Bethesda, for a quick planning session. We'll walk to the nearby Wells Fargo branch. If Q's re the action, call Jim, the leader, at (520) 250-0509 (mobile).

3rd Action - Wilmington, DE.

When: Saturday, July 26, 2017; 11 am to 1 pm; PLEASE NOTE the later starting/ending times for the DE action.
Where: Meet at 11 am at Sweeney's Bakery, 2068 Naamans Road, Wilmington, for a quick planning session. We'll walk to the nearby Wells Fargo bank branch. If Q's re the action, call Vic, the leader, at (443) 907-7946 (mobile).

4th Action - Philadelphia, PA.

When: Saturday, July 26, 2017; 10 am to 12 noon.
Where: Meet at 10 am at NE corner of the farmers market at Rittenhouse Square park, South 18th Street & Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA; look for the large Climate First! banner. If bad weather, meet at McDonald's (upstairs), 1706 Walnut Street. If Q's re the action, call Ted, one of the leaders, at (301) 589-7598 (mobile).

5TH Action - New Jersey.

When: Saturday, July 26, 2017; 10 am to 12 noon. 
Where: To be determined in near future. If Q's re the action, call Ted, one of the leaders at (301) 589-7598 (mobile).

MISC. INFO RE ALL FIVE ACTIONS: Events go forward rain or shine. Dress for weather, and bring food/water. Make a sign if you can. When RSVP'ing, please let us know which action you will attend by inserting "(DC)", "(MD)", "(DE)", "(PA)" or "(NJ)" at the end of your last name.

If you have general questions regarding the upcoming Day of Actions against Wells Fargo, please contact Ted at tconwell@climatefirst.us, or (301) 589-7598 (mobile).

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Sunday, October 01, 2017 at 10:00 AM
Carroll Ave, Takoma Park, MD

Takoma Park Street Festival

The 36th annual Takoma Park Street Festival is coming on October 1, 2017, and Climate First! will be there again! With impassioned music, fun activities for the kids, local artisans, interesting nonprofits, and tasty food vendors, the Street Fest is always one of the most well-attended events in the Washington, D.C. region. More specific info will be posted in the future.