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6th Annual Pagan Festival: Magical Journeys
Date Saturday May 12
Time 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location Details
May 12, 10-5
Civic Center Park -2151 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Berkeley CA 94704
Event Type Party/Street Party
Organizer/Author


Beltane is just passed. It is time for fruitful beginnings. And it is
once
again time for the Pagan Festival.

The 6th Annual Pagan Festival-Berkeley, California-Presented by Pagan
Alliance
Saturday, May 12, 2007-10:00 am to 5:30 pm
FREE-All Are Welcome!!!

Theme: Magical Journeys

This year, our festival focuses on Children and Young Adults. Our theme
represents the many paths we take and the lessons we learn on the way
to
finding our spirituality. This promises to be an entertaining and
exciting
event for the whole family, for young people as well as the young at
heart!

The Pagan Alliance is currently still accepting applications for local
and
regional groups to participate in the festival: in the procession, at
info
tables, and vendors. If you would like your nonprofit organization,
coven,
circle, or group to march in the procession and receive mention in the
program (free), or to host an information table ($30 fee), please
contact
Rabbit by May 2 at divarabbit [at] gmail.com. If you would like to be a
vendor
at this event, please sign up at our website- http://www.thepaganalliance.org.
Fill
out the vendor application and pay the fee through PayPal.

Our 2007 Honored Keeper of the Light is Patrick McCollum, Statewide
Wiccan
Chaplain for the California Department of Corrections, Author of "A
Wiccan
Journey", "Courting The Lady" and Teacher of Witchcraft, Magic, Herb
Lore,
Pagan history and Pagan Spirituality (http://www.courtingthelady.com).

Our fabulous Stage MC is Angelique Heddings, of Limerent Arts Theater
Company, and Postulant with the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence

Bring the whole family to our fun, safe child-sized procession and
Interfaith Ritual, designed and led by Children & Young Adults, and a
festival with Vendors, Performances, Speakers, Traditional Dance,
Music,
Altars, Children's Crafts, Druid Story Telling Pavilion, Authors
Circle,
and Info Booths.

Relax and enjoy our amazing line-up of Stage Performances:

Anne Hill- http://www.gnosiscafe.com

Women and Song featuring DJ Hamouris - http://www.ninshibar.com

Ariellah - Goth/Tribal Fusion Belly Dance http://www.ariellah.com

Fontain's M.U.S.E. http://www.beatmagic.orgpsychedelic

Lunatique Belly Dance Company- Goddess Dance- http://www.lunabelly.com

Mahal with Evelie Delfino Såles -
http://www.gypsyspiritmission.com/html/evelie_posch.htm

Walter Thompson III- http://www.walterthompson3.com

Spiral Dance Chorus and Band directed by Evelie S Posch

Celia Farran- http://www.celiaonline.com

WOW Besom Brigade-Ritual- http://www.machanightmare.com

Sit for a bit in the Druid Storytelling Pavilion and let your
imagination
roam with the twisting yarns of some of our community's beloved Bards
and
Storytellers.

Make sure to wear your most creative, witchiest or fabulous
child-friendly
garb and participate in our Costume Contest. Prizes will be given for
Best
Girl's, Boy's, Woman's and Man's Costumes.

Volunteers SOUGHT and WELCOME for pre- Festival and Festival Day for
set-up,
take-down, security, information booth, and more. Share your talents
with
your community by being a volunteer!

Remember, to please join us in offering support for our local community
by
bringing non-perishable food donations for the Alameda County Community
Food
Bank (http://www.accfb.org). We will have bags and collection barrels
available
on-site the day of the Festival on May 12, and invite you to bring
donations
of non-perishable foods to the event to donate.

Help Families Heal--Monetary Donations for the Parental Stress
Service-A
Family Support Agency- http://www.familypaths.org –Please make Checks
Payable to
"Parental Stress
Service."

DON'T MISS OUT ON THE FUN!
2007 Pagan Festival: Magical Journeys
May 12, 10-5
Civic Center Park -2151 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Berkeley CA 94704

Downtown Berkeley BART - 1 ½ blocks west to Civic Center Park

Carpooling is Encouraged - Limited Handicap Parking adjacent to Park
Info:http://www.paganfestival.org & http://www.thepaganalliance.org (510) 872-1188
Added to the calendar on Friday May 11th, 2007 10:09 AM
We are 100% volunteer and depend on your participation to sustain our efforts!

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