The 12th annual Procession of the Species parade, featuring colorful and imaginative costumes and floats celebrating nature and the environment, is at 4 p.m. Saturday, May 2, starting behind the Bellingham Public Library from the corner of Lottie and North Commercial streets.
It continues north on Commercial to West Holly Street, turning right ( west) and ending at Maritime Heritage Park, where closing activities are planned. See a video of last year’s event on YouTube at “ Bellingham Procession of the Species Parade 2014”
To be part of the parade, meet at 3:30 behind the library, which is 210 Central Ave. Three rules: No words (spoken or written); no live animals; no motorized vehicles. For more information, go online to bpots.org or call 360-778-7000.