Stratford News Environmental protest taking place along Avon River today SHARE ON: Patrick Grapes, staff Tuesday, Apr. 1st, 2014 Today is April 1st. Environmentalists will celebrate with an ‘April Fuels Day’ protest this afternoon in Stratford. People will gather outside of Tom Patterson Theatre on Lakeside Drive at 4:30pm. They will then march to the Festival Theatre to protest the oil sands and our economy’s reliance on fossil fuels.