NEWBURYPORT – Members of the Women in Action Huddle of Greater Newburyport encourage residents to join the Global Youth Action “Climate Strike” demonstration Friday from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Market Square.

Similar gatherings are planned in Boston, Andover, and Portsmouth, New Hampshire, as well as cities around the world, according to a release from the Paula Estey Gallery, Center for Art & Activism.

Residents are encouraged to bring signs made from recycled materials.

The Women in Action Huddle of Greater Newburyport is “a support and activist group that encourages women and girls to participate in social activism and community initiatives,” according to the gallery.

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