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Upcoming #OWS Events , Aug. 23 - 27

Posted 6 years ago on Aug. 23, 2012, 1:57 p.m. EST by OccupyWallSt
Tags: nyc, s17, events

#S17: 3 Days of Education, Celebration & Resistance

Will you stand with the 99% this September? Our one year anniversary is coming up soon.

The best way to follow what’s happening is to register for updates and let us know what you’re interested in. There will be something for everyone!

Occupy these Actions and Assemblies

Stop the Spectra Pipeline: There are daily actions happening at the construction site for the pipeline that will bring fracked gas through residential neighborhoods in Lower Manhattan and the Rockaways.. You can learn more about the issues, find actions that suit your schedule and interests more at: http://occupythepipeline.blogspot.com/

Thursday, August 23th, 6:00pm
Tech Ops Tools for Activists
33 Flatbush Avenue

Join us for an Occupy Tech Training in WordPress & S17NYC.org. If this is your first Occupy event, please introduce yourself by email before attending the meeting (tech@nycga.net). Feel free bring food and/or beverages.

Friday, August 24th, 8:00pm
S17 Affinity Group Spokes
Tompkins Square Park, under the Hare Krishna Tree

Let's celebrate the death of Wall Street and the Birth of an alternative. An affinity group shares trust and a political or tactical goal. If you don't have an affinity group you should come to learn and meet people. We will be offering an affinity group training at 5pm before the meeting begins.

Friday, August 24th, 8:00pm
Pub Crawls for the 99%
Location changes every week: check the link for more info

Join our roving outreach party as we hit a new neighborhood every week. We’ve got music, flyers, games, wanted posters and more. Bring wigs, colorful costumes, flyers and talk trash about Wall Street.

Saturday, August 25th, 2:00pm
S17 Convergence Meeting
The Garibaldi Statue at Washington Square Park, 1 Washington Square

Join us for our third meeting for planning convergence components for September 17th and the preceding weekend (September 15-16).

Saturday, August 25th, 2:00pm
Occupy the Pen: Panel Discussion
Governors Island, New York, NY

Four writers will read from their work about Occupy Wall Street and discuss their experiences writing on, as well as participating in, the Occupy movement.

Saturday, August 25, 3:00pm
Debt Burn Inferno
Location TBA

We are coming together to refuse this system of inherited debt. Together, we refuse a life of servitude. We burn our debt.

Saturday, August 25th, 12:00pm
Occupy Town Square 9: Sunset Park
Sunset Park, Brooklyn, NY

Come to Sunset Park for the 9th of the Occupy Town Square series of pop-up occupations. Our Hall of Fame Tax Dodgers baseball team will be playing a game, as well as musicians, workshops, immigration lawyers, face painting for kids, food, kite making, banner making, t-shirt stenciling, and then teach ins on sustainable food, politics, and police brutality. We will also be celebrating with the Rent Strikers of 46th Street who recently got their abusive slum lord's 'super' evicted from their building...Come one come all!!

Saturday, August 25th, 7:00pm
Ballet at the Barricades
The Wall Street Bull

Occupy Dance presents a peaceful protest on Wall St., inviting all to join us twice a week in a full ballet warm up and creative practice. Help absorb the police barricades into our action, celebrate the iconic image of the ballerina on the bull, exercise our freedom of expression, and ground us in solidarity with the 99%.

Sunday, August 26th, 12:00pm-4:00pm
S17 Work Session
33 Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn

Got some work to do for S17? Join teams from across OWS as we work on all the exciting stuff that needs doing for S17: websites, volunteer coordination, calendar updates, prep for the Monday Spokes meeting and anything else.

Monday, August 27th, 5:00pm-6:30pm
S17 Mobilization Training
220 E. 23rd Street, Manhattan

Interested in building for S17? Do you want to get more people involved in OWS Anniversary weekend events? Come learn the basics of how to do effective outreach, recruitment and mobilization for September 17th and the weekend before.

Monday, August 27th, 6:00pm-10:00pm
S17 Planning/Spokes Meeting
220 E. 23rd Street, Manhattan

Come and bring your creative juices to help with activities for the weekend leading up to Occupy’s one-year-anniversary on September 17th.

Midnight Every Night until September 16th
#YesWeCamp 2.0 #PACAttack
Union Square

Join for a month of tactical #SleepfulProtests starting August 16th and culminating on the eve of Occupy Wall Street’s one-year-anniversary on September 16th. Assemble at #OccupyUnionSq for Eviction Theater to connect with sleeping groups each night at Midnight.

For Text Message alerts on your cellphone about daily events, actions, and important information, sign up for the ComHub SMS blasts by texting @owscom to 23559.

Poster for Occupy Town Squares this weekend



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[-] 3 points by VQkag2 (16478) 6 years ago


[-] 2 points by VQkag2 (16478) 6 years ago

Mobilization training tomorrow

[-] 2 points by VQkag2 (16478) 6 years ago

One day left to join

[-] 2 points by Madinusa (77) from Queens, NY 6 years ago

Today was a wonderful day in Sunset Park. I love those people in Occupy Town Square. One woman I talked to in OWS said that she thinks that OTS has emerged as OWS #1 affinity group. I heartily agree.

[-] 2 points by Madinusa (77) from Queens, NY 6 years ago

It should be fun.

[-] 1 points by doitagain (234) from Brooklyn, NY 6 years ago

no. try to remove what is wrong. come to http://afropunkfest.com/ and relax

[-] 2 points by Madinusa (77) from Queens, NY 6 years ago

We too are trying to "remove what is wrong," and build 'community' in the process. Have fun.

[-] 1 points by VQkag2 (16478) 6 years ago

Be counted! Join OWS in standing up for the 99%

[-] 1 points by sandysterling (10) 6 years ago

What does S17 mean?

[-] 1 points by Madinusa (77) from Queens, NY 6 years ago

That's our one year anniversary...September 17th.

[-] -1 points by DKAtoday (33638) from Coon Rapids, MN 6 years ago

Very nice listing of events - Wish I could be there with you - Have a great and fruitful time.