Free Space Closed, May 13

With the rescheduling of the Heart of the Beast’s annual Mayday Parade & Festival to Sunday, May 13, the Free Space will be closed for open hours on this day so we can attend the festivities at Powderhorn Park.  Read below for details.

The Free Space will be closed on Tuesday May 1 for International Worker’s Day and the May 1 General Strike, and Sunday May 6 for the annual Heart of the Beast Mayday Parade and Festival at Powderhorn Park.  (We’ll still be hosting the events listed on our event calendar on these days.)

We apologize for the inconvenience.  Join us in participating in any of the events listed below!

Tuesday, May 1
May 1 General Strike

10:00 am – Opening Action and Welcome (Loring Park)
11:00 am – SEIU Action (Meet at Loring Park)
12:30 pm – Occupy Homes Action (Meet at Loring Park)
2:00 pm – Minnesota Immigrant Freedom Network Teach-in and Action (Loring Park)
3:30 pm – Minnesota Immigrant Rights Coalition March (Meet at Lake and Nicollet)
5:30 pm – Food and Retail Workers United March (Meet at Powderhorn Park)
6:30 pm – Dinner and Performances (Loring Park)
10:00 pm – Noise March in Solidarity with Prisoners and ICE Detainees
(Meet at Loring Park)

Sunday, May 6
38th Annual Mayday Parade & Festival

Parade begins at 1pm at the corner of 25th St. E. and Bloomington Ave. S., and travels south on Bloomington to 34th St. E., where the parade turns west towards Powderhorn Park, where the parade ends and the MayDay Ceremony and Festival begins, at approximately 3pm.