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Wake Up the Earth Festival
Saturday May 1, 2010
(Rain date Sunday May 2)

Dear Community Member,

On Saturday, thousands will gather in the Southwest Corridor Park to Wake Up The Earth! Young and old will share in the magic of music, dancing, laughter and community that makes Wake Up The Earth so special. We look to you, the Spontaneous family to help make this magic happen! There are still many ways that you can get involved...

While Wake Up the Earth is FREE to the community, it costs Spontaneous Celebrations $35,000 to put on the festival. Unlike other Boston festivals, we have no corporate sponsors. Wake Up The Earth is truly a homegrown event, funded solely by individuals and local businesses. It is only possible with your support!!! Please make a generous donation today!

PREP: Come by Spontaneous Celebrations Wed, Thurs or Fri 3-10pm and help us paint banners, sew costumes, and get ready for the festival!
DAY OF: Meet on the Green across from the Stonybrook T on the day of the festival 9am-Noon and help build a Geodesic dome!
CLEAN UP: Enjoy your day and then join the clean up crew!
Contact Masha, The Volunteer Coordinator to sign up:
Free admission to after party for volunteering 3+ hours

Join us for the Parade leaving Curtis Hall at 11am, and then stay for the festival from 12-6pm. This year's festival will include dancers, stiltwalkers, drummers, music, storytelling, popular theatre, food vendors, crafts, youth stage, children's activities and more. The festival will also feature a performance by the nationally recognized Vermont theatre company Bread and Puppet! At the end of the day, go home and rest and then come back for the After Party!!!
Download the festival program HERE

Please help us reach our Wake Up the Earth fund raising goal of $10,000 by making a GENEROUS DONATION today.

Thank You for your ongoing support,

The Spontaneous Collective

P.S. Our Stilt Walkers are desperately in need of knee pads for Saturday!!! Have any old knee pads lying around? Please bring them to Spontaneous anytime Wed-Fri!!!

Parade: Starts at the Monument 11am
Festival: Southwest Corridor Park 12-6pm

After Party:
Hosted by Soul Revival at Spontaneous Celebrations, 45 Danforth Street 8pm-1am $10-$15, Food & Cash Bar
WAKE UP THE EARTH is sponsored by:
The Massachusetts Cultural Council
City Feed & Supply
Amir's Natural Foods, Audio Spectrum, Bikes Not Bombs, Department of Conservation and Recreation, Equal Exchange, Fiore's Bakery, Highland Farm, JPNDC, Mike's Fitness, Mt. Washington Bank, Red Sun Press, Stony Brook Fine Arts, over 50 Jamaica Plain businesses,
and generous community members like you!

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