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Bathurst: noon, City Hall, 150 George St. At least six schools in the area are closing and will bring their students to the starting point.
Bertrand: 8:45am, the students of Ecole Ola-Léger will leave class and march around the athletic track.
Campbellton: 1:15pm, the students of Ecole Le Galion des Appalaches will leave school and take to the streets.
Edmundston: 11am, parking lot behind La Cité des jeunes, 300 Martin St.
Fredericton: The Legislature, 1pm. École Ste. Anne high school students in Fredericton will be striking in front of the NB Legislature at 1pm following a march from their school starting at 12:15. There will be an open mic and all politicians from the region have been invited. They say that 700 students will be there and they want others to join them.
Millidgeville, Saint John: 9:15am, Centre scolaire Samuel-de-Champlain, 67, chemin Ragged Point Rd, Saint John. The staff and the 726 students of Samuel-de-Champlain School will walk 2K in Millidgeville to show their concerns on the issue of climate change, as part of the world event held on September 27th.
Moncton: The Avenir Centre, noon. It is on Main St, 4 blocks east of Vaughan Harvey Blvd. The actual address is 150 Canada St., a side street off Main St. It is kitty-corner to the Crowne Plaza Hotel. The gathering place is a large open area to the east of the building, right on Main St. There will be a crowd of people there and music will be playing. The march starts at noon. Suggestion is to arrive a bit earlier, 11:30 or earlier.
Pokemouche: 4:30pm, meet at the parking lot of the Ecole la Rivière de Pokemouche. Students from schools and campuses in Shippigan and Tracadie are expected to participate.
Quispamsis: 1pm, Town Hall
Rothesay: 10am, Town Hall
Sackville: 9am, Tantramar and Marshview students walk out from schools; 10:30, rally in academic quad; 11am march; noon, speeches in Bill Johnstone Memorial Park
Saint John: 9am, Saint John City Hall; noon is Funeral for our Future, King’s Square: “we will be carrying a coffin down King Street to city hall to represent our future and species that have died. at City hall we’ll have a ceremony and then a die in. then we’ll head to Rodney Weston’s office for a visit. we ask that everyone come dressed in black.”
St. Andrews: 1pm, Town Square. Students of Sir James Dunn Academy and community are invited to take part in our Strike and Walk out for the Climate! We will be starting at 1:00pm at Town Square, then walking around point for a drone picture.
St. Louis-de-Kent: 11:30am, 10565 Rue Principale (church parking lot), and students from Monsignor Francois Richard (MFR) High School.will be participating. Those attending will be given a green, felt circle to wear that symbolizes their commitment to stopping climate change and their demand for strong government action to combat the climate change crisis. The gathering is hosted by the Unité pastorale Marie-étoile-de-la-mer.
St. Stephen: noon at Chocolate Park
Woodstock: 11-11:45am, gather at Woodstock town hall, 11:45 march up to Connell Park