Date(s) – 08/15/2015
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Rose the Riveter Memorial Park
Help us break the Guinness World Record with 1,000 women and girls of ALL AGES dressed as iconic Rosie the Riveter! Men and women needed as volunteers!
Be a part of setting a new Guinness World Record for “The Largest Gathering of People Dressed as a Rosie the Riveter”! The current record was set last year when 776 Rosie and Rosie lookalikes gathered at the Willow Run Airport in Ypsilanti, MI.
The Rosie the Riveter/ WWII Home Front National Historical Park and the Rosie the Riveter Trust are working with the Richmond Convention & Visitor’s Bureau and The City of Richmond with support from the Spirit of ’45 and the American Rosie the Riveter Association to break the record!
When: 1:00 – 3:00 pm Saturday, August 15, 2015
Where: The Rosie the Riveter Memorial located in Marina Park (corner of Regatta Blvd and Melville Square), Richmond, CA 94804
Carpooling, biking, and public transportation encouraged
Uniform REQUIRED: To be counted as a Rosie, you must wear the following:
1. Red bandana with approximately 1″ diameter white polka-dots (hair should be pinned up, not down or in a ponytail).
2. Dark blue long-sleeve workers coveralls, OR long-sleeve dark blue collared shirt and dark blue pants, OR very dark blue jeans (not faded). Long sleeves must be rolled up like the classic image.
3. Red socks that cover calves (pants must be rolled up to reveal socks)
4. Black work boots or work shoes (or as close as you can get, as long as they’re black) OR brown work boots.
-no faded denim jeans
-no denim shirts
-no bib overalls
-no t shirts
Official “Rosie the Riveter” bandanas and red socks will be available at the event for $7 per pack. The first 100 people get a free official bandana provided by the Rosie the Riveter Trust.
For additional information or to volunteer:
Contact (via email) Allison Joyce or call 510-232-5050 x6632