Posted on August 3, 2012


August 3 – National Same-Sex Kiss Day – People around the nation will show Chick Fil A their thanks for Chick Fil A’s support of love, equality, and the real definition of marriage, at 8:00PM Eastern (7:00 PM Central; 5:00 PM Pacific) at your local Chick Fil A. Twitter: @ntlsamesexkissday

August 4 – Hands Across The Sand – Join hands to say NO to offshore drilling! Meet at your local event at 11:00 AM, Join hands for 15 minutes at 12:00 PM. Central FL locations: Flagler Beach (Flagler Beach Pier), New Smyrna Beach (Flagler Ave Beach Approach), Orlando (Lake Eola Park), Ormond Beach (Granada Beach Approach), Tampa (TradeWinds Sandpiper-St. Pete Beach), Tampa (Trolley Beach), Tampa (Gandy Bridge beach – south side of bridge), St. Augustine Beach (Pier), Cocoa Beach (Lori Wilson Park). Visit handacrossthesand.com for more information & locations.

August 4 – Mini Regional General Assembly, 12:30 PM, TradeWinds Sandpiper, 6000 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach, Tampa

August 4 – Florida EcoNet Community Social 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM – Vegetarian Potluck Dinner – bring a vegetarian or vegan dish to share! Chiles Academy (old Bonner Elem.), 868 George Engram Blvd., Daytona Beach

August 8-12 – Veterans for Peace 27th Annual Convention – “Liberating the Americas: Lessons from Latin America and the Caribbean” – Miami. Visit vfpnationalconvention.org for more information.

August 11 – Tampa Bay Regional General Assembly, Meet & Greet at 11:00 AM, General Assembly at 12:00 PM, Gaslight Park, 410 N. Franklin St., Tampa

August 24 – Rally Against the RNC, 12:00 PM to 12:00 AM, at the Civic Media Center (CMC), 433 S. Main St., Gainesville. Music, Lunch from Food Not Bombs, Movie Screening, Pot Luck Dinner, Speakers, Radical Cheerleaders, Sign-Making, Kids Corner, & more. $5 – $10 suggested donation, but no one will be turned away! Collecting food donations for Tampa Food Not Bombs & medical supplies donations for Occupy Tampa 12:00 PM to 10:00 PM at the Gainesville Food Not Bombs Table. Visit facebook.com/RallyAgainstTheRNCGville for more information and updates.

August 27-30 – Republican National Convention (RNC), Tampa

August 27 – The Coalition to March on the RNC’s permitted rally & march on the Republican National Convention, 10:00 AM, Perry Harvey Sr. Park, 1200 N. Orange Ave., Tampa. Visit http://www.marchonthernc.com/ for more information.

August 27 – Roving Radical Dance Party, 11:00 PM, Centennial Park, Tampa. It is suggested that you bring your mp3 player, ipod, etc. with your own music, so if the beats get shut down, the dancing won’t be!

August 27-September 10 – Occupy National Convention (ONC), rallying begins August 27 in Tampa, FL and ends September 10 in Charlotte, NC

August 31 – Critical Mass Daytona Beach Two Year Anniversary

September 3-6 – Democratic National Convention (DNC), Charlotte, NC

October 15 – Occupy Daytona Beach One Year Anniversary


Re-occurring Weekly Actions & Events:

Daytona Beach Food Not Bombs weekly meeting & garden clean-up, Wednesdays at 6:00 PM, at Chiles Academy (old Bonner Elementary), 868 George Engram Blvd., Daytona Beach

Occupy Orlando General Assembly, Wednesdays at 6:30 PM, at Orlando City Hall, 400 S. Orange Ave. (corner of Orange Ave./South St.), Orlando


Re-occurring Weekly* Monthly Actions & Events:

Occupy Daytona Beach General Assembly (first Saturday of every month), 5:00 PM, Panera Bread, 2400 W. International Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach

Critical Mass Daytona Beach (last Friday of every month), Meet at City Island Library at 6:00 PM, Ride at 6:30 PM, potluck dinner after ride (bring a dish to share). **This month’s CMDB on August 31st will be the Critical Mass Daytona Beach 2 Year Anniversary Bike Ride! Everyone is welcome!**

Orlando Critical Mass (last Friday of every month), Meet at Loch Haven Park/Orlando Science Center, 777 E. Princeton St., Orlando at 5:30 PM, Ride at 6:00 PM.

Tampa’s Full Assed Critical Mass (last Friday of every month), Meet at Curtis Hixon Park, 600 N. Ashley Dr., Tampa. Arrive at 7:30 PM; Ride promptly at 8:00 PM.


* Edited Fri, Aug 3, 2012, 1:22 PM.

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