Primary tabs

Event

Title

Hands Across the Sand at Ed Walline Park

Bummer dude!

This event has already happened. To be sure you don't miss anymore events in South Walton, visit the SoWal Events Calendar.

Details
What: Hands Across the Sand at Ed Walline Park
When: Saturday, May 20, 2017
Time: 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Where: Ed Walline Park Beach Access

Come out to Gulf Place on the beach at Ed Walline Park Beach Access and join hands with your neighbors on Saturday, May 20 at noon.  Stand up, join hands and show your support for clean energy. This year more than ever we need to stand up for our pristine beaches and  coastal lands and say NO to offshore drilling in Florida. Ed Walline Park is located on Scenic 30A at Gulf Place. Join hands around the globe from New Zealand to Hawaii!

This event will happen on beaches and in cities across the world so people will have an opportunity to join hands and draw a line in the sand against expanding offshore oil drilling, hydraulic fracturing, XL pipeline, tar sands mining, mountain top clearing and championing clean energy for a sustainable planet. 
 
Hands Across The Sand is held annually in Florida and on beaches, waterways and land all around the world. The event is intended to bring awareness about the dangers inherent in securing and burning dirty fuels and to champion a new era of Clean Energy for a sustainable planet for our children and theirs.
 
Local South Walton event will be held at Ed Walline Park in Gulf Place. Meet just before noon, rain or shine.  
 
A Message to the World
Hands 2017 – Our 2017 events will be held around the world on May 20th, 2017. This is truly the year that we must organize Hands Across the Sand / Land events as grassroots advocates to educate and advocate for our planet. Click on your state or country to organize a 15 minute, silent event! 

It is a critical time for our oceans and environment, it is time we end climate change for good! We can only do this by organizing, joining hands, taking pictures / drone videos of thousands of people around the world standing in silent solidarity to say NO to filthy fuels and YES to clean energy! 

Hands 2016 – Thousands around the Globe joined Hands on May 21st, 2016 to say NO to filthy fuels and YES to clean energy. It was a TOTAL success!! Thank you organizers and participants!!! Thank you to our SPONSORS – Sierra Club, Oceana, Greenpeace, Southern Alliance for Clean Energy, Friends of the Earth, South Carolina Wildlife Federation, Gulf Restoration Network, Urban Paradise Guild and Oceana.  

There were 86 events around the world including India, Italy, Cameroon, Morocco, New Zealand, Australia, Algeria and around the USA.  

“It’s the most important thing we can do as human beings” – Dave Rauschkolb, founder.

Visit Hands Across the Sand FB page at: https://www.facebook.com/HandsAcrossTheSand. Visit Hands Across the Sand online for information, sponsors, and how to get involved.

sowal event badge
Check out more events on the SoWal events calendar.

Map of this Event

At a Glance

Destination

Want to find more events like this one?

Check out the South Walton Events Calendar