Date: Saturday, August 4, 2012 at 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Location: Bayou St. John, under the trees at Orleans and Moss St. with a parade at 12:15 pm down Bayou St. John to the Bayou Beer Garden, 326 North Jefferson Davis Parkway, New Orleans, LA 70119.
Hands Across the Sand is a national day of unity where people are coming together to raise awareness about the consequences of offshore drilling. At noon, members of the community will join hands in solidarity to protect the Gulf of Mexico from unsafe oil and gas drilling and promote a clean energy economy for the Coast.
Folks are encouraged to walk, bike, kayak or canoe to get there without using oil. Bring an instrument or noise maker for the parade.
Sponsoring organizations: Gulf Restoration Network, Gulf Future, Sierra Club, Global Green, VAYLA and Louisiana Bucket Brigade