For Immediate Release






MARCH 3rd, 2012:  Occupy Austin is ending a busy week of actions and organizing by joining other Austinites at the 84th annual Zilker Park Kite Festival on Sunday, March 4th, 2012. The Festival begins at 10 AM and is located at 2100 Barton Springs Road. Occupy Austin participants will host a potluck picnic; enjoy flying homemade, Occupy-themed kites; as well as assist event organizers with trash and recycling pick up, while taking some time to enjoy ourselves and talk to other members of the community about their hopes and dreams for a better world.

Participants are encouraged to bring the following:

Picnic supplies – blankets, camp chairs, reusable plates, knives, forks, spoons, napkins, food and drink.

Kite-making supplies – straws, dowels, bamboo, kebob skewers, plastic bags (to make plastic bag kites), markers, old shirts, old newspapers, kite string, scissors…etc

All are welcome.


About Occupy Austin: Occupy Austin is an occupation and peaceful protest that began on October 6, 2011 at City Hall in Austin, Texas, vowing to end the moneyed corruption of our democracy. It is affiliated with the Occupy Wall Street movement that began in New York City, and also with the “Occupy” protests in the United States and around the world.

About the Occupy Austin Media Team: We are a group of Occupy Austin activists who gather information regarding our upcoming events as well as up-to-the-minute news, and relay this to the press. All official Occupy Austin press releases are a collaboration of the Occupy Austin Media Team. If you would like more information on the topic of this press release or would like to schedule an interview, please contact:

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