Counter-Convention Events

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Printable PDF Calendars

Combo Calendar

This is one PDF file (24 pages) that contains the calendars from all the major protest organizations' websites in one file easy for printing. Includes the Come Up to Denver calendar, R68, Tent State, World Can't Wait, Code Pink, We Are Change Colorado, Progressive Democrats and Unconventional Action.
http://www.comeuptodenver.org/calendar/calendars.all.pdf

R68 Master Schedule

This is another PDF file with extensive events listings of many groups compiled by Recreate68.
http://www.recreate68.org/masterschedule.pdf

Click here for Maps and Locations

DNC Counter-Convention Highlights

Always check specific groups websites (listed below) to confirm event status.

Tues. (8/26)
Theme: Procession for the Future

All day

Downtown Festival of Democracy
Civic Center Park
http://www.recreate68.org/
3pm: Music starts

11am - 8 pm

Tent State University
Cuernavaca Park
20th Street and I25 along the S. Platte River
http://www.tentstate.org
Denver Resurrection City Free University: Classes about nonviolence, current issues, organizing, tactics and strategies. Every day from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m Free and open to the public. At Cuernavaca Park in Denver (except Wednesday it will be held at the Colisuem). There is a complete schedule of events at www.sfpj.org.
Directions: From I-25 South to 20th Street, left on 20th, take a right at the skate park, then another immediate right and go over the small bridge, then take a right on Platte River Rd. The park is on your right.
From I-25 North - exit right on 23rd Ave. (East). Pass REI, keep going straight through light at 15th St. The road changes name to Platte River Rd. Keep going straight & the park is on your right.

All day

We Are Change and 9/11 Truth
Gates Crescent Park
1901 Childrens Museum Dr, Denver, CO
http://wearechangecolorado.org/dnc/

All Day

 

Operation First Casualty
Street theater that demonstrates the reality of war.
http://tentstate.org/
http://ivaw.org/

11:00 am

 

Procession for the Future Puppets
Hundreds of large puppets
*** Need volunteers to show up at 9am to help with puppets!
11am: Puppet March Begins
http://www.recreate68.org/
http://backbonecampaign.org/index.cfm

8:00 pm

 

Graham Nash and David Crosby
Etown Recording
Temple Buell Theatre, Denver
http://www.etown.org/dnc.php

8:00 - 10:30 PM

 

Tent State Music Festival Concert
Cuernavaca Park
Featuring Kombat, DJ Russh, David Rovics, P Nuckle, Common Market, Blue Scholars Tent State.
http://www.sfpj.org/

Wed. (8/27)
Theme: Environmental Day

All day

Downtown Festival of Democracy
Skyline Park (off 16th Street Mall)
http://www.recreate68.org/

All day

We Are Change and 9/11 Truth
Gates Crescent Park
1901 Childrens Museum Dr, Denver, CO
http://wearechangecolorado.org/dnc/

Doors at 9:30 am

Show time at 11 am

Rage Against the Machine Concert
Denver Coliseum
4600 Humboldt St, Denver, CO
All Ages Welcome
Tickets: FREE, available through lottery system at Tent State on Monday and Tuesday.
www.ratm.com
http://tentstate.org/rage.htm

3:30pm

 

Iraq Veteran's Against the War March
Start: Denver Coliseum, 4600 Humboldt St, Denver, CO
End: Pepsi Center, 1000 Chopper Circle, Denver, CO
http://tentstate.org/
http://ivaw.org/
March starts after Rage concert.

7:00pm

 

Ralph Nader Rally
Magness Arena, University of Denver
2199 South University Blvd, Denver CO 80208
Donation: $10 Advance $12 At the Door
Featured guests include Val Kilmer and Sean Penn, Cindy Sheehan, Jello Biafra, Tom Morello of Rage Against the Machine, Nellie McKay and Ike Reilly.
http://www.votenader.org/

Thurs. (8/28)

Democratic Nomination Takes Place

All day

Downtown Festival of Democracy
Skyline Park (off 16th Street Mall)
http://www.recreate68.org/

All day

Tent State University
Cuernavaca Park
20th Street and I25 along the S. Platte River
http://www.tentstate.org
Denver Resurrection City Free University: Classes about nonviolence, current issues, organizing, tactics and strategies. Every day from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m Free and open to the public. At Cuernavaca Park in Denver (except Wednesday it will be held at the Colisuem). There is a complete schedule of events at www.sfpj.org.
Directions: From I-25 South to 20th Street, left on 20th, take a right at the skate park, then another immediate right and go over the small bridge, then take a right on Platte River Rd. The park is on your right.
From I-25 North - exit right on 23rd Ave. (East). Pass REI, keep going straight through light at 15th St. The road changes name to Platte River Rd. Keep going straight & the park is on your right.

All day

We Are Change and 9/11 Truth
Gates Crescent Park
1901 Childrens Museum Dr, Denver, CO
http://wearechangecolorado.org/dnc/


Thursday Marches All Day

Starting: Lincoln Park (W. 13th Ave and Mariposa St.), not the "Lincoln Park" by the Capitol
Ending: Invesco Field

These marches are all permitted by the City of Denver.

11:00 am- 11:45am

Ten Million Citizens for Obama Citizens for Obama March for Democracy

 

11:45 am - 12:30pm

Hillary Now No Obamination, Hilary Now for McCain

12:30pm - 1:15pm

Protect Colorado’s Future Protect Colorado’s Future Rally

12:30pm - 1:15pm

Concerned Men of America

1:15pm - 2:00pm

Citizens for Safe Access
More DNC "Green" Events:
http://www.denver420.com/

2:00 pm- 2:30pm

DNC 2008 Democrats & Allies Against Marijuana Prohibition

2:00pm - 2:30pm

Recreate 68
http://www.recreate68.org/

Other Events and Marches

All day

Downtown Festival of Democracy
Skyline Park (off 16th Street Mall)
http://www.recreate68.org/

9am

Pro-Immigration March
Begin: Rudy Park (2855 W. Howard Pl.)
End: Lincoln Park (W. 12th Ave and Mariposa St.)
The national mobilization will provide a venue for immigrants and their allies to demonstrate their decree for just and fair reform for our country's broken immigration system.


Event Calendars for Different Groups

Code Pink
http://www.codepink4peace.org/article.php?id=4287

Progressive Democrats of America
https://www.thedatabank.com/dpg/309/donate.asp?formid=meet&c=6468205

Recreate68
http://recreate68.com/?p=135

Students for Peace and Justice
http://www.sfpj.org/Students_for_Peace_and_Justice/Home_files/FINAL%20ARD%20Schedule.htm

Tent State
http://www.tentstate.org/

Unconventional Action
http://dncdisruption08.org/?page_id=34

We Are Change and 9/11 Truth
http://wearechangecolorado.org/dnc/

World Can't Wait
http://www.worldcantwait.net/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=4842&Itemid=265

Other Calendars and Events

Big Tent Denver
Alternative Media
http://www.bigtentdenver.org/agenda.cfm

DemConWatch Calendar
http://www.demconwatchblog.com/2008/07/demconwatch-convention-calendar.html

Denver Post Calendar
http://www.politicswest.com/calendar/

Metro Hikers
Extensive list of all kinds of DNC events. You have to sign up for an account to look at the list.
http://www.metrohikers.com/dnc_sign_up.html

The Hill
http://thehill.com/campaign-2008/whats-going-on-at-the-conventions-2008-08-15.html

 

Other Convention Events

American Presidential Experience
August 22-27 (Closed to public on August 28th) re-opens August 29th until 5:00 pm
Parking lot of Invesco Field
Have a picture taken sitting at the desk in the Oval Office
Climb aboard Air Force One for a ride into history
Look through the window of the Presidential Limousine
See a famous Florida voting machine
Tickets:$15
http://www.presidentialexperience.com/

 

 

 

 

 

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