Our friends at Greenpeace are helping organize a celebration to show how much we love our coast and want to protect it from all its impending threats – including Northern Gateway. It happens on the first Saturday of the Week to End Enbridge and we’re excited to be a partner.

Bring your family, friends and join us for a beachside celebration of this beautiful coastline, with live music, incredible participatory art, and fun games and activities! Come Toast the Coast and send a message to Harper that people — not oil — belong on these beaches.

Please invite your friends, share toastcoast.org and use #toastthecoast to let everyone know beaches are for people, not oil! and to join us on June 13.

This family friendly evening will include a 9-foot floating lantern based on the design of Roy Henry Vickers, a rap battle roasting Harper, live painting, food trucks, and hands-on art installations.

This event will be taking place on unceded Coast Salish Territory of the Xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaʔ (Tsleil-Waututh) nations.

A territorial welcome and a few speakers will shed light on what we’re celebrating and protecting.

We’ll bring the jam!! Live music by:

  • Giraffe Aftermath
  • Viper Central
  • Sandy Scofield
  • Monica Lee Band
  • Ta’Kaiya Blaney
  • Corrina Keeling
  • Rap battle roasters featuring:
  • MANIK and Bearodactyl
  • and more!!

Partner organizations are bringing interactive tabling displays, games, and short workshops building off the coastal and beach party theme!

Bring your plates, waterbottles, and silverware from home: This is a no-waste event! If you ride to the event The Bicycle Valet will be ready to park your bike for free.

Partner organizations include:
Pull Together
David Suzuki Foundation
Tankerfree BC
Georgia Straight Alliance
ForestEthics Advocacy
350Vancouver
Dogwood initiative
Join the Circle
Living Oceans
GenWhyMedia
Check Your head
The Starfish

If your organization would like to endorse this event please message Earyn Wheatley or Mary Lovell

See you on June 13!!

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