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Oceanside Independence Parade Saturday, June 24th, 2023: Onewheel Riders Wanted

Onewheel Riders Wanted for Oceanside Independence Parade Saturday, June 24th as Meals on Onewheels OC participates with the parade! Read More...

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Oceanside Independence Parade Saturday, June 24th, 2023: Onewheel Riders Wanted
Oceanside Independence Parade Saturday, June 24th, 2023: Onewheel Riders Wanted

Time & Location

Jun 24, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM PDT

Oceanside, CA, USA, Oceanside, CA, USA

About the Event

Oceanside Independence Parade Saturday, June 24th, 2023:

Harm Reduction Circle is excited to announce that we will be participating in the Oceanside Independence Parade on Saturday, June 24th, 2023, through our Meals on Onewheels Orange County initiative. Our aim is to raise awareness of our harm reduction program & services within the community. A local tradition since 1892, the Oceanside Independence Parade is returning to Downtown Oceanside. Spectators can ecxpect to see floats, bands, walking groups, vintage cars, our Meals on Onewheels riders, & more go by on Coast Highway from Wisconsin Avenue north to Civic Center Drive just past City Hall.  This year's theme is once again "Hometown Heroes."

Website / Facebook Event Page

ONEWHEEL RIDERS NEEDED:

We are  seeking 10 to 30 Onewheel riders to join us in the Oceanside Independence Parade on June 24th, 2023, in patriotic costumes promoting community-driven harm reduction & overdose prevention. Riders will have a designated riding space of approximately 50-70 feet, & some may carry banners, signs, or other quirky items. There are no age or experience requirements, but riders must provide their own Onewheel, be able to ride without assistance, & have enough confidence & control to safelty ride in a parade. Our goal is to promote community engagement, inclusivity, & social responsibility, whil also keeping with this year's parade theme which is "Hometown Heroes" by wearing patriotic costumes. Interested riders can confirm their participation by Clicking Here 🛞💨

We hope you'll all join us in making this parade a success & help us spread the word about our harm reduction program & services. Let's make a positive impact on our community together!

What is Meals on Onewheels OC:

Our initiative focuses on increasing community involvement by recruiting riders & volunteers for distribution efforts & local businesses for support to provide nutritious meals to the homeless population of Orange County, California. We also aim to incorporate on-the-go harm reduction measures.

Parade Schedule:

  • 8:00-8:30 am: Check-In
  • 9:00 am: Set-Up & Line-Up
  • 9:45 am: MOOW Group Photo
  • 10:00 am: Parade Begins
  • 12:00 pm: Parade Ends
  • 12:00-1:00 pm: Narcan Distribution (optional)
  • 1:00-2:00 pm: MOOW Group Lunch (optional)
  • 2:00-5:00 pm: MOOW Group Ride (optional)

What to Expect:

We will recruit between 10 to 30 riders dressed in red, white, & blue outfits with designs & verbiage that promote community-driven harm reduction & overdose prevention. Our goal is to promote community engagement, inclusivity, & social responsibility while also keeping with this year's parade theme, "Hometown Heroes," by wearing patriotic costumes. Some of our riders may also be in costume, carry banners, signs, or other quirky items to draw attention to our cause.

Fun Stuff:

The Oceanside Independence Parade is a local tradition since 1892, returning to Downtown Oceanside. Come see floats, bands, walking groups, vintage cars, & more go by on Coast Highway from Wisconsin Avenue north to Civic Center Drive just past City Hall.

RSVP:

Confirm your interest in participating by visiting tinyurl.com/OneWheelOC.

Donate:

We welcome your donations at tinyurl.com/DonateMOOWOC.

Event Sponsors:

Questions/Partnership Inquiry:

OnewheelOC@HarmReductionCircle.org

We can't wait to see you at the Oceanside Independence Parade! Click Here to confirm your interest in participating Saturday, June 24th, 2023 🛞💨

Meals on Onewheels™ is not affiliated with Future Motion Inc., the makers of Onewheel™. Onewheel™ is a registered trademark of Future Motion Inc.

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