Water Walk for Life, March 4-11

An 8-day 90-mile walk for water/pipeline awareness, in particular the Pilgrim Pipeline & SPECTRA-AIM in our region.

Anyone can join the walk for a few hours, or a few days, or just come to an evening potluck, hear speakers on local issues. Volunteers also needed for transport shuttles.

Event is in alliance with The Ramapough-Lenape Nation, Food & Water Watch, CAPP, 350.org-NJ, Indian Point coalitions, Green Party/Essex, Resist SPECTRA-AIM.

Organized by the Grafton Peace Pagoda, walk is being led by Jun-san Yesuda, a well-known international activist & Buddhist nun.

The opening ceremony for the walk will be held at Waterfront Park, 200 Middlesex Ave., Carteret, NJ from 10-10:30 am.  All are welcome to participate in this interfaith ceremony led by indigenous leaders in our region.

On the evening of the first day March 4th, we invite you to attend the pipelines discussion and blessing for water at Morrow Memorial Church. Here’s the Facebook event page:  https://www.facebook.com/events/250447295394428/

Split Rock Sweetwater Prayer Camp is hosting a Tobacco Ceremony on March 7th at 12:30pm EST at Split Rock Sweetwater Camp (95 Halifax Road, Mahwah, NJ 07470). Please join us!  See  https://www.facebook.com/events/1041817772586325/

NOTE UPDATE: NEW LOCATION for the following

On the evening of March 7th from 6pm-8pm, we will have a potluck and guest speakers at the Ramapough Lenape Community Center, 189 Stag Hill Road in Mahwah, NJ   Stony Point Center in Stony Point NY.  The event will feature a presentation from Ramapo Riverkeeper Geoff Welch.  Meal tickets can be purchased there.

See the complete tentative schedule here.   Schedule subject to change.

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