Everything you need to know about March for Science – Houston
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Our current budget needs some help! We would like to provide hydration stations for our attendees, WaterMonster provides water for events, their quote is close to $2000, we would also like to provide Recycling receptacles throughout the event area, please help us raise the funds to make these happen!
April 22nd, 2017
11:00AM – Marching begins
Start: Sam Houston Park – 1000 Bagby Street, Houston TX 77002
End: Houston City Hall – 901 Bagby Street, Houston TX 77002
Route: Walk down Bagby St towards Dallas St
Turn left on Dallas St, walk 3 blocks
Turn left on Louisiana St, walk 3 blocks
Turn left on Walker St to Houston City Hall 1 block down
Musical Guest: Tulipfinger
Speakers and Teach-Ins at Houston City Hall
Please fill out our accessibility Form to request help!
Wheelchairs: Sam Houston Park is located about half a block from Houston City Hall. If you would like to join us at the starting point, but not march the entire route, you may cross the street to Houston City Hall while everyone else marches the longer route or you may go directly to Houston City Hall.
People on wheelchairs who would like to march, please wait on the corner of Lamar St and Bagby St at Sam Houston Park, our Accessibility and Safety team will ensure that you remain at the front of the march behind our Directors and staff members, they will lead you to the Accessibility Designated Area at Houston City Hall.
Deaf: If you are Deaf and would like to take advantage of our ASL interpreters preset, please find a Staff member and ask them to point you to our Accessibility Designated Area in front of the stage.
Blind: If you are blind and would like to be close to the stage to get the best quality of sound, please ask for assistance finding one of our Staff members so they can lead you to our Accessibility Designated Area in front of the stage.
Carpooling: Please join our transportation group to get in touch with others in your area: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1679441618739000/
Parking: Please check this interactive map of available parking spaces in Downtown Houston near the march location: https://www.downtownhouston.org/parking/
Rail: You may also park near the Texas Medical Center or Museum District (or anywhere along the Metro Rail route) and ride the North Bound (NB) 700 Metro Rail leaving from several locations along Fannin Street, exit Metro Rail at the Main Street Square Stn NB stop. Walk South on Main Street to Walker Street and turn RIGHT, Sam Houston Park will be about 6 blocks down.
-Remember that this is a family friendly event, keep your signs positive, a positive message has more impact.
-NO wooden stakes on signs, no metal or wooden sign boards (City of Houston requirement)
-Please make signs on recyclable material.
-Drop your signs at the Sign Drop-off tables near the exits, if you can’t find one, ask a staff member or leave them before you exit the Houston City Hall grounds.
-Think like a Proton and stay positive!
-Our march is a nonpartisan, family friendly event, please respect it as such.
-Do not engage negative or violent counter marchers, if any, notify Safety Staff or HPD Officers
-If you witness a crime, report it!
DATE: April 22, 2017
LOCATION: Start: Sam Houston Park
End: Houston City Hall
Route: Check Event Information Tab
TIME: 11:00 AM
Do you need Accessibility Assistance? Wheelchair, Staff member help, ASL Interpreter, etc?APPLY
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