Saturday, July 5, 2003

Ramping Up for Red Hill Valley



As the city of Hamilton pushes ahead with plans to pave the valley (likely beginning with tree cutting the first week of August 2003, with Dufferin Construction doing the work), citizens are organizing to save the valley.
A peaceful camp out in the valley begins today (Friday, July 4) from 5:00 p.m. until 1:00 p.m. Sunday, July 6, 2003.
There will be a free family pot luck lunch and music concert on Saturday, July 5 with the pot luck at 12 noon, and music from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.
LOCATION: The camp out will take place at the Red Hill Valley at the western end of Greenhill Road (take Mount Albion, south of King Street East; turn West on Albright, park diagonally at head of trail near ELizabeth Bagshaw School.


Scheduled PERFORMERS (2:00 - 4:00 p.m. Saturday, July 5):
Tim McCarroll-Butler
Steve Sinnicks
Pauline Kajiura
Rex Barger
Steve Fuller
and the breakdance crew STYLORDZ
Plus: speeches from Don McLean (Friends of Red Hill Valley), executives of the Red Hill Neighbourhood Association, anti-expressway politicians and candidates. There will also be a children's games component (including face-painting) and guided walks in the valley. The events take place at the site of the protest camp, all are welcome!

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