Chain of Events

October

SFBC VOLUNTEER NIGHT
Every Wednesday | 5 pm – 8 pm
SFBC Ofřce, 1095 Market St., Ste. 215
Studies prove that volunteering on Wednesday night at the SFBC ofřce increases your intelligence, charm, attractiveness and adds shine and volume to your hair. Plus, your help with crucial ofřce tasks like letter-writing, database work, phone calling, mailings and much more, keeps our ofřce functioning! Call Mary at 431-BIKE, x1 to RSVP or just stop by for as long as you please.

AMAZING BIKES: 2 CENTURIES ON 2 WHEELS
Now through Jan. 30, 2000
Oakland Museum of CA, Oak & 10th Sts. (Lake Merritt BART) The art and beauty of these bikes is the primary theme for this museum exhibition, which will also explore the social and economic impact of the bicycle, beginning with the Industrial Revolution. See below for highlighted events. For more info: 888-OAK-MUSE or www.museumca.org

THE STATE OF THE BAY AREA BICYCLIST
Fri., Oct. 1 | 7-8:30 pm
Oakland Museum of California, Great Hall
Michael Jackson, Contra Costa County bicycle facilities coordinator and past president of the California Association of Bicycling Coalitions, discusses the challenges and successes of planning for more and better bicycle infrastructures throughout our region.

A FAMILY CELEBRATION OF AMAZING BIKES
Sun., Oct. 3 | 1-4 pm
Oakland Museum of California
Participants can decorate their bikes and make personalized bike helmets, learn about bike repair/maintenance in workshops with local experts, attend a design demonstration by a low-riders club, participate in a bike “swap meet” and enjoy musical bicycle entertainment by The Pedalmen. Check out the SF Bicycle Ballet with music by Derailleur. Free with museum admission.

WALK (& BIKE!) A CHILD TO SCHOOL DAY
Wed., Oct. 6 | schools citywide
See Tube Times cover story. This first annual event could use your help. Bicycle escorts needed to ride with kids. Call 431-BIKE, X-2 to volunteer.

SF MESSENGER APPRECIATION DAY
Fri., Oct. 8 | 12 noon
The Wall, Market & Sansome Commonly known as 10-9 Day, SF Messenger Rally and Memorial on 10-8, not 10-9 as usual. Messengers and friends honor messengers current and past and memorialize dozens of fallen messengers.

MISSION CREEK BIKEWAY MURAL UNVEILING
Sat., Oct. 9 | 4 pm
16th & Harrison Sts.
Bicyclists and art-lovers unite as the newest bikeway mural is celebrated. Guided bike tour follows the mural dedication. (See story p. 3)

SFBC MEMBERSHIP MEETING
Tues., Oct. 12 | 7 pm
1839 15th St. @ Guerrero
How will transportation issues fare under district elections, approaching quickly November 2000? Where does your neighborhood stand on crucial issues? We'll welcome presenters from well-known SF polling group, David Binder Research, to share a colorful presentation that may shed light on the future political landscape, particularly focusing on transportation issues.

ART, ARCHITECTURE AND HISTORY BY BIKE
Sun., Oct. 17 | 10 am
Oakland Museum of CA., 10th St. entrance
Bike Trippers, the museum docents-on-bikes, lead 5-mile leisurely paced bike tours (with no hills!) focusing on Oakland’s history and architecture. Bring your own bike and helmet. Reservations required: 510-238-3514.

SFBC BOARD MEETING
Tues., Oct. 19 | 6:30 pm
26 O’Farrell @ Market, #400
All SFBC members are invited to the monthly Coalition Board meetings. For questions on this month’s agenda, call 431-BIKE.

GOLDEN GATE PARK TASKFORCE
Tues., Oct. 19 | 7 pm
Sacred Grounds, Hayes & Cole Sts.
Help us calm and reduce auto trafřc in the park and work toward car-free weekends.

BICYCLE ADVISORY COMMITTEE (BAC)
Wed., Oct. 20 | 6 pm, City Hall, Rm. 408
Set the city’s bike agenda.